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) Ref.
January 4 "Frenesi" Artie Shaw and His Orchestra [1]
January 11 [1]
January 18 [1]
January 25 [1]
February 1 [1]
February 8 [1]
February 15 [1]
February 22 [1]
March 1 [1]
March 8 [1]
March 15 "Song of the Volga Boatmen" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra [1]
March 22 "Frenesi" Artie Shaw and His Orchestra [1]
March 29 "Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy)" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell [1]
April 5 [1]
April 12 [1]
April 19 [1]
April 26 [1]
May 3 [1]
May 10 [1]
May 17 [1]
May 24 [1]
May 31 [1]
June 7 "My Sister and I" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly
June 14 "Maria Elena"
June 21 "Daddy" Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye with the Kaye Choir
June 28 "My Sister and I" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly
July 5 "Maria Elena"
July 12 "Daddy" Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye with the Kaye Choir
July 19
July 26
August 2
August 9
August 16
August 23
August 30 "Green Eyes (Aquellos Ojos Verdes)" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly and Helen O'Connell
September 6
September 13
September 20
September 27 "Blue Champagne" Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Bob Eberly
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 with Tex Beneke and the Four Modernaires
December 6
December 13
December 20 "Elmer's Tune" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Ray Eberle and the Modernaires
December 27 "Chattanooga Choo Choo" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Tex Beneke and the Four Modernaires

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  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v Hoffmann, Frank (May 23, 2016). Chronology of American Popular Music, 1900-2000. London; New York: Routledge. pp. 92–93. ISBN 978-0-415-97715-9. Retrieved 11 December 2016.