‘Billboard Top 500 Summer Hits’: Soak up the greatest songs of the season

Hear hits by The Beatles, Mariah Carey, Madonna, Rihanna and more.

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SiriusXM Editor
June 17, 2022

It’s time to soak up the greatest summer songs of all time with the red-hot return of our limited-engagement channel Billboard Top 500 Summer Hits — relaunching Thursday, June 16.

Once again, SiriusXM’s teaming up with Billboard to count down, from No. 500 to No. 1, the hottest summer classics from 1958 through 2021 based on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Tune in to hear sizzling songs from the biggest bands and artists from the last eight decades, such as The Beatles, Bee Gees, Mariah Carey, Drake, Elton John, Madonna, Katy Perry, Elvis Presley, Rihanna, Rolling Stones, Usher and (fittingly) Donna Summer.

The first week of the Billboard Top 500 Summer Hits channel (June 16-22) will be available on Channel 104 and the SXM App. The channel will then continue exclusively on the SXM App through Labor Day (September 5).

A week ago, Billboard brought back the Songs of the Summer chart, with Harry Styles ushering in this year’s summery summary at No. 1 with “As It Was,” which holds atop the latest list. The 20-position chart tracks the most popular titles based on cumulative performance on the weekly streaming-, airplay- and sales-based Hot 100 chart from Memorial Day through Labor Day (this year encompassing charts dated June 11 through Sept. 10). At the end of the season, the top song of the summer will be revealed.

Check out more summer-themed music programming from SiriusXM here