List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 2011 (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 Mariah Carey with "Oh Santa!", a position it also held for the last two weeks of December 2010, thus spending a total of four weeks atop the chart.[1][2] American pop rock band Train topped the chart for three consecutive weeks with "Hey, Soul Sister". Bruno Mars topped the chart for 20 non-consecutive weeks with "Just the Way You Are". It also ranked at number one on the 2011 Adult Contemporary year end chart.[3] Katy Perry's "Firework" peaked at number one for one week. It ranked at number two on the Adult Contemporary year end chart. Adele topped the chart for 19 consecutive weeks with "Rolling in the Deep", and for one week with "Someone Like You". "Rolling in the Deep" ranked at number three on the Adult Contemporary year end chart. The Band Perry topped the chart with their song "If I Die Young", and Michael Bublé's cover of Carey's "All I Want for Christmas Is You" peaked at number one for four consecutive weeks in 2011.

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Mariah Carey topped the chart with her Christmas song "Oh Santa!" for the first two weeks of January 2011.
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Bruno Mars' song "Just the Way You Are" ranked at number one on the 2011 Adult Contemporary year end chart.
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Katy Perry topped the chart for one week with "Firework".
A woman performing on stage
Adele topped the chart for 19 consecutive weeks with "Rolling in the Deep", and for one week with "Someone Like You".
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Best charting adult contemporary single of 2011 Indicates best charting adult contemporary single of 2011
Note: Year-end most popular adult contemporary songs, ranked by radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen BDS.
Issue date Song Artist Ref.
January 1 "Oh Santa!" Mariah Carey [4]
January 8 [5]
January 15 "Hey, Soul Sister" Train [6]
January 22 [7]
January 29 [8]
February 5 "Just the Way You Are" dagger Bruno Mars [9]
February 12 [10]
February 19 [11]
February 26 [12]
March 5 [13]
March 12 [14]
March 19 [15]
March 26 [16]
April 2 [17]
April 9 [18]
April 16 [19]
April 23 [20]
April 30 [21]
May 7 [22]
May 14 [23]
May 21 [24]
May 28 "Firework" Katy Perry [25]
June 4 "Just the Way You Are" dagger Bruno Mars [26]
June 11 [27]
June 18 [28]
June 25 [29]
July 2 "Rolling in the Deep" Adele [30]
July 9 [31]
July 16 [32]
July 23 [33]
July 30 [34]
August 6 [35]
August 13 [36]
August 20 [37]
August 27 [38]
September 3 [39]
September 10 [40]
September 17 [41]
September 24 [42]
October 1 [43]
October 8 [44]
October 15 [45]
October 22 [46]
October 29 [47]
November 5 [48]
November 12 "If I Die Young" The Band Perry [49]
November 19 [50]
November 26 [51]
December 3 "Someone Like You" Adele [52]
December 10 "All I Want for Christmas Is You" Michael Bublé [53]
December 17 [54]
December 24 [55]
December 31 [56]

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References[edit]

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  21. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of April 30, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. April 30, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
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  23. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of May 14, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. May 14, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  24. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of May 21, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. May 21, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
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  31. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of July 09, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. July 9, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  32. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of July 16, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. July 16, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  33. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of July 23, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. July 23, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
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  41. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of September 17, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. September 17, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  42. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of September 24, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. September 24, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  43. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of October 01, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. October 1, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  44. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of October 08, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. October 8, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  45. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of October 15, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. October 15, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  46. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of October 22, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. October 22, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  47. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of October 29, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. October 29, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  48. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of November 05, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. November 5, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  49. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of November 12, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. November 12, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  50. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of November 19, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. November 19, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  51. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of November 26, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. November 26, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  52. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of December 03, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 3, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  53. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of December 10, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 10, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  54. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of December 17, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 17, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
  55. ^ "Adult Contemporary – Week of December 24, 2011". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. December 24, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2012. 
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