1946 in music

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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1946.

Events[edit]

Singer Billie Holiday backstage in 1946

Albums released[edit]

Biggest hit songs[edit]

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the limited set of charts available for 1946.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Perry Como Prisoner of Love 1946 United States US 1940s 1 – Mar 1946, US BB 1 of 1946, US 1 for 3 weeks May 1946, POP 17 of 1946, Europe 73 Of The 1940s
2 Frank Sinatra Five Minutes More 1946 United States US 1940s 1 – Aug 1946, US 1 for 2 weeks Sep 1946, POP 10 of 1946, Europe 11 of the 1940s, US BB 15 of 1946, RYM 43 of 1946
3 Vaughn Monroe Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow! 1946 United States US 1940s 1 – Dec 1945, US 1 for 5 weeks Jan 1946, US BB 4 of 1946, POP 4 of 1946, Europe 48 of the 1940s
4 Nat King Cole (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons 1946 United States US 1940s 1 – Nov 1946, US 1 for 1 weeks Feb 1947, US BB 3 of 1946, POP 13 of 1946, RYM 15 of 1946
5 The Ink Spots To Each His Own 1946 United States US 1940s 1 – Sep 1946, US 1 for 1 weeks Sep 1946, US BB 8 of 1946, POP 24 of 1946, Europe 92 of the 1940s

Top hit records[edit]

Frank Sinatra in 1946
Nat King Cole in 1946

Other recorded popular music[edit]

Published popular music[edit]

Classical music[edit]

Opera[edit]

Musical theater[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jenkins, Lyndon (2005). While Spring and Summer Sang: Thomas Beecham and the music of Frederick Delius. Aldershot: Ashgate. ISBN 0754607216. , pp. 99–100