List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 2009 (U.S.)

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The Billboard Adult Contemporary chart ranks the best-performing singles in that category in the United States. The first number one song of the year was claimed by Faith Hill with her song "A Baby Changes Everything" which spent one week atop the chart.[1] David Cook's song "The Time of My Life" peaked at number one for four consecutive weeks.[2][3][4][5] It ranked at number nine on the 2009 Adult Contemporary year end chart.[6] "Viva la Vida", performed by Coldplay, topped the chart for one week in February,[7] and ranked at number five on the 2009 year-end list.[6] Jason Mraz's song "I'm Yours" peaked at number one for 16 consecutive weeks,[8][9] and ranked at number one on the 2009 Adult Contemporary year end chart.[6] To date, "I'm Yours" is Mraz's first and only song to reach number on the Adult Contemporary chart.[10]

Taylor Swift topped the chart for six consecutive weeks with "Love Story" beginning in June,[11][12] and for nine consecutive weeks with "You Belong with Me" beginning in October.[13][14] "Love Story" ranked at number two on the 2009 year-end list,[6] while "You Belong with Me" finished at number 14.[15] Furthermore, "Love Story" became Swift's first Adult Contemporary chart number one in June, while "You Belong with Me" became her second five months later in November.[16] Miley Cyrus' "The Climb" peaked atop the chart for 15 consecutive weeks.[17][18] "The Climb" ranked at number six on the 2009 year-end list.[6] To date, "The Climb" is Cyrus' first and only song to reach number on the Adult Contemporary chart.[19]

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Faith Hill claimed the first number one on the chart in 2009 with "A Baby Changes Everything".[1]
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Taylor Swift topped the chart twice in 2009 with "Love Story" and "You Belong with Me".[11][13]
Key
Best charting adult contemporary single of 2009 Indicates best charting adult contemporary single of 2009
Note: Year-End most popular soft rock/adult pop songs, ranked by radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen BDS.
Issue date Song Artist(s) Ref.
January 3 "A Baby Changes Everything" Faith Hill [1]
January 10 "The Time of My Life" David Cook [2]
January 17 [3]
January 24 [4]
January 31 [5]
February 7 "Viva la Vida" Coldplay [7]
February 14 "I'm Yours" dagger Jason Mraz [8]
February 21 [20]
February 28 [21]
March 7 [22]
March 14 [23]
March 21 [24]
March 28 [25]
April 4 [26]
April 11 [27]
April 18 [28]
April 25 [29]
May 2 [30]
May 9 [31]
May 16 [32]
May 23 [33]
May 30 [9]
June 6 "Love Story" Taylor Swift [11]
June 13 [34]
June 20 [35]
June 27 [36]
July 4 [37]
July 11 [12]
July 18 "The Climb" Miley Cyrus [17]
July 25 [38]
August 1 [39]
August 8 [40]
August 15 [41]
August 22 [42]
August 29 [43]
September 5 [44]
September 12 [45]
September 19 [46]
September 26 [47]
October 3 [48]
October 10 [49]
October 17 [50]
October 24 [18]
October 31 "You Belong with Me" Taylor Swift [13]
November 7 [51]
November 14 [52]
November 21 [53]
November 28 [54]
December 5 [55]
December 12 [56]
December 19 [57]
December 26 [14]

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References[edit]

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