SiriusXM celebrates Billboard Hot 100 60th anniversary with pop-up special!

Channel to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Billboard’s Hot 100 chart

Caitlin Carter
July 25, 2018

SiriusXM will air a pop-up special celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Billboard Hot 100 chart on channel 3.

Listeners will hear a chronological playback of Billboard Hot 100 number one hits starting from the chart’s August 4, 1958 debut up through today – including the inaugural chart-topper, Ricky Nelson’s “Poor Little Fool” as well as other decade-defining hits such as “The Twist” by Chubby Checker, “I Want You Back” by Jackson 5, Queen’s “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” Madonna’s “Vogue,” “What a Girl Wants” by Christina Aguilera, and Ed Sheeran’s “Perfect.”

The limited-run special, which launches Tuesday, July 31 at 12 PM ET on SiriusXM and runs through Sunday, August 5, coincides with special Hot 100 60th Anniversary content that is set to go live on on Thursday, August 2.