This is a list of artists who topped the Billboard Artist chart in the United States. The Billboard Artist chart combines performance across the Hot chart, the Billboard album chart, and the Internet-centric Social 50 chart. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia's notability guideline for stand-alone lists. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention.
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This is a comprehensive listing that highlights significant achievements and milestones based upon Billboard magazine 's singles charts, most notably the Billboard Hot This list spans the period from the issue dated January 1, to present. The Billboard Hot began with the issue dated August 4, , and is currently the standard popular music chart in the United States. These charts, which ranged from 20 to slots, were phased out at different times between and Though technically not part of the Hot chart history, select data from these charts are included for computational purposes, and to avoid unenlightening or misleading characterizations. In , for the 50th anniversary of the Hot , Billboard magazine compiled a ranking of the best-performing songs on the chart over the 50 years, along with the best-performing artists. Also shown are the artists placing the most songs on the overall "all-time" top song list. Source: .