Billboard year-end top 30 singles of 1950

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This is a list of Billboard magazine's top popular songs of 1950 according to retail sales.[1]

Position Song Artist
1 "Goodnight Irene" Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
2 "Mona Lisa" Nat King Cole
3 "Third Man Theme" Anton Karas
4 "Sam's Song" Gary & Bing Crosby
5 "Simple Melody" Gary & Bing Crosby
6 "Music, Music, Music" Teresa Brewer
7 "Third Man Theme" Guy Lombardo
8 "Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy" Red Foley
9 "Harbor Lights" Sammy Kaye
10 "It Isn't Fair" Sammy Kaye & Don Cornell
11 "If I Knew You Were Coming I'd have Baked a Cake" Eileen Barton
12 "Bonaparte's Retreat" Kay Starr
13 "Tzena, Tzena, Tzena" Gordon Jenkins & The Weavers
14 "There's No Tomorrow" Tony Martin
15 "The Thing" Phil Harris
16 "Sentimental Me" Ames Brothers
17 "I Wanna Be Loved" Andrews Sisters & Gordon Jenkins
18 "Tennessee Waltz" Patti Page
19 "I Can Dream, Can't I" Andrews Sisters & Gordon Jenkins
20 "I'll Never Be Free" Tennessee Ernie Ford & Kay Starr
21 "All My Love" Patti Page
22 "My Foolish Heart" Gordon Jenkins
23 "Rag Mop" Ames Brothers
24 "Bewitched" Bill Snyder
25 "Hoop-Dee-Doo" Perry Como
26 "Bewitched" Gordon Jenkins
27 "Can Anyone Explain?" Ames Brothers
28 "My Foolish Heart" Billy Eckstine
29 "Dear Hearts and Gentle People" Bing Crosby
30 "The Cry of the Wild Goose" Frankie Laine

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  1. ^ "The Year's Top Popular Records according to Retail Sales" (PDF). The Billboard. 63 (2): 18. January 13, 1951.