List of Billboard number-one singles of 1941

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This is a list of number-one songs in the United States during the year 1941 according to The Billboard.

The National Best Selling Retail Records chart was the first to poll retailers nationwide on record sales.

The new chart was advertised as a trade service feature, based on the "10 best selling records of the past week" at a selection of national retailers from New York to Los Angeles.

Shown is a list of songs that topped the National Best Selling Retail Records chart in 1941.

Issue date Song Artist(s) Ref.
January 4 "Frenesi" Artie Shaw and His Orchestra [1]
January 11 [2]
January 18 [3]
January 25 [4]
February 1 [5]
February 8 [6]
February 15 [7]
February 22 [8]
March 1 [9]
March 8 [10]
March 15 "Song of the Volga Boatmen" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra [11]
March 22 "Frenesi" Artie Shaw and His Orchestra [12]
March 29 "Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy)" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell [13]
April 5 [14]
April 12 [15]
April 19 [16]
April 26 [17]
May 3 [18]
May 10 [19]
May 17 [20]
May 24 [21]
May 31 [22]
June 7 "My Sister and I" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly [23]
June 14 "Maria Elena" [24]
June 21 "Daddy" Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye with the Kaye Choir [25]
June 28 "My Sister and I" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly [26]
July 5 "Maria Elena" [27]
July 12 "Daddy" Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye with the Kaye Choir [28]
July 19 [29]
July 26 [30]
August 2 [31]
August 9 [32]
August 16 [33]
August 23 [34]
August 30 "Green Eyes (Aquellos Ojos Verdes)" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell [35]
September 6 [36]
September 13 [37]
September 20 [38]
September 27 "Blue Champagne" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly [39]
October 4 "Piano Concerto in B Flat" Freddy Martin and His Orchestra [40]
October 11 [41]
October 18 [42]
October 25 [43]
November 1 [44]
November 8 [45]
November 15 [46]
November 22 [47]
November 29 "Chattanooga Choo Choo" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Tex Beneke and the Four Modernaires [48]
December 6 [49]
December 13 [50]
December 20 "Elmer's Tune" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Ray Eberle and the Modernaires [51]
December 27 "Chattanooga Choo Choo" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Tex Beneke and the Four Modernaires [52]

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References[edit]

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  4. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending January 17, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 25 January 1941. p. 11. Retrieved 2 May 2018. 
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  17. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending April 18, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 26 April 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 4 May 2018. 
  18. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending April 25, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 3 May 1941. p. 13. Retrieved 4 May 2018. 
  19. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending May 2, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 10 May 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 4 May 2018. 
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  22. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending May 23, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 31 May 1941. p. 11. Retrieved 4 May 2018. 
  23. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending May 30, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 7 June 1941. p. 10. Retrieved 8 May 2018. 
  24. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending June 6, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 14 June 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 8 May 2018. 
  25. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending June 13, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 21 June 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 8 May 2018. 
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  29. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending July 11, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 19 July 1941. p. 10. Retrieved 8 May 2018. 
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  31. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending July 25, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 2 August 1941. p. 10. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
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  42. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending October 10, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 18 October 1941. p. 11. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  43. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending October 17, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 25 October 1941. p. 10. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  44. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending October 24, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 1 November 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  45. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending October 31, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 8 November 1941. p. 10. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  46. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending November 7, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 15 November 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  47. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending November 14, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 22 November 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  48. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending November 21, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 29 November 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
  49. ^ "Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending November 28, 1941" (PDF). The Billboard. Cincinnati, Ohio. 6 December 1941. p. 10. Retrieved 11 May 2018. 
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