2004 Billboard Music Yearbook


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2004 Usher-ed in a whole new era on the Pop Singles and Albums charts…

… Teen Pop throbbed to new acts such as Ryan Cabrera, Ashlee Simpson and JoJo

… Newcomers Gretchen Wilson and Big & Rich colored Country with their “redneck” sound

… Incubus, Three Days Grace and Velvet Revolver took dead aim on Rock radio

… The Dance charts jumped with veterans Janet Jackson, Annie Lennox and Madonna scoring big Club Play hits

… Dido, Sheryl Crow and Five For Fighting filled Adult Contemporary with the most-played hits

… And “American Idols” were anything but idle, as Fantasia, Clay Aiken, Diana DeGarmo and Kimberley Locke sold the most singles

It’s all here – the full story of 2004 on the Billboard music charts.

Eleven comprehensive, artist-by-artist listings cover all of the titles that debuted in 2004 on these major Billboard singles and albums charts: “The Billboard Hot 100” (Pop Singles), “Country Singles & Tracks,” “R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks,” “Adult Contemporary Singles,” “Hot Dance Club Play,” “Mainstream Rock Tracks,” “Modern Rock Tracks,” “Bubbling Under The Hot 100,” “The Billboard 200” (Pop Albums), “Country Albums” and “R&B/Hip-Hop Albums.”

Plus Great Special Sections

… #1 Hits are listed for Billboard’s 10 major charts.

Pop and Country Annual Sections rank, in numerical order according to the highest position reached, all titles that peaked in 2004 on the “Hot 100” and the “Hot Country Singles & Tracks” charts, respectively, with basic chart data and other essential information.

Master Song Title Section lists every single or track to appear in the 8 major singles sections.

Rankings of the Top Artists & Top Hits of each category, plus a Time Capsule that highlights the year’s notable events in news, sports, movies and television, and Entertainment Obituaries.

Additional information

Weight .75 lbs
Dimensions 6 × .5 × 9 in




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