List of Billboard number-one singles of 1941

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This is a list of number-one songs in the United States during the year 1941 according to Billboard magazine.

The "National List of Best Selling Retail Records" was the first to poll retailers nationwide on record sales.

The new chart was advertised as a "trade service feature," based on the "10 best selling records of the past week" at a selection of national retailers from New York to Los Angeles.

Shown is a list of songs that scored highest on the National List of Best Selling Retail Records chart.

Issue date Song Artist(s) Reference
January 4 "Frenesi" Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
January 11
January 18
January 25
February 1
February 8
February 15
February 22
March 1
March 8
March 15 "Song of the Volga Boatmen" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
March 22 "Frenesi" Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
March 29 "Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy)" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
April 5
April 12
April 19
April 26
May 3
May 10
May 17
May 24
May 31
June 7 "My Sister and I"
June 14 "María Elena"
June 21 "Daddy" Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra
June 28 "My Sister and I" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
July 5 "María Elena"
July 12 "Daddy" Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra
July 19
July 26
August 2
August 9
August 16
August 23
August 30 "Green Eyes (Aquellos Ojos Verdes)" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra
September 6
September 13
September 20
September 27 "Blue Champagne"
October 4 "Piano Concerto in B Flat" Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
October 11
October 18
October 25
November 1
November 8
November 15
November 22
November 29 "Chattanooga Choo Choo" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
December 6
December 13
December 20 "Elmer's Tune"
December 27 "Chattanooga Choo Choo"

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