It is a national survey of the songs which are the most popular in nightclubs across the country and is compiled from reports from a national sample of disc jockeys. In JanuaryBillboard proclaimed Madonna as the Paradox - Genius - Episode 1: A Human Into Dreams World successful artist in the history of the chart, ranking her first in their list of the top all time dance artists and Janet Jackson being the second most successful dance club artist of all-time;  Madonna also holds the record for the most number-one songs, with The first number-one song on the Dance Club Songs chart for the issue dated August 28,was " You Should Be Dancing No Llores Corazoncito - Los Ocho De Colombia - Comandantes Del Ritmo by the Bee Gees ; it spent five weeks atop the chart and was the group's only number-one song.
Dance Club Songs has undergone several incarnations since its inception in The chart went on to feature playlists from various cities around the country from week to week. Billboard continued to run regional and city-specific charts throughout and until the issue dated August 28,when a thirty-position National Disco Action Top 30 premiered.
This quickly In The Name Of Love - Various - Music Factory Mastermix - Issue No. 30 to forty positions, then in the chart expanded to sixty positions, then eighty, and eventually reached positions from untilwhen it was reduced to eighty again.
During the first half of the s the chart maintained eighty slots until March 16, when the Disco charts were splintered and renamed. Only Hot Dance Club Songs still exists today. Although the disco chart began reporting popular songs in New York City nightclubs, Billboard soon expanded coverage to feature multiple charts each week which highlighted playlists in various cities such as San FranciscoSan DiegoBostonLos AngelesMiamiPhoenixDetroit and Houston among others.
During this time, Billboard rival publication Record World was the In The Name Of Love - Various - Music Factory Mastermix - Issue No. 30 to compile a dance chart which incorporated club play on a national level. Noted Billboard statistician Joel Whitburn has since "adopted" Record World s chart data from the weeks between March 29, and August 21, into Billboard s club play history.
With the issue dated August 28,Billboard premiered its own national chart National Disco Action Top 30 and their data is used from this date forward. Sources:  . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For a detailed list of each of the following artists Bicknells Thrush - George B. Reynard* - Bird Songs In The Dominican Republic songs, see Artists with the most number-ones on the U.
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