The Number One Hits Of 2005

December 11, 2004 – December 31, 2005
Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell
Drop It Like It’s Hot
Pharrell Williams, an American musician, and producer, is known for his unique production style and work with The Neptunes.
The song’s catchy hook and tongue clicks contributed to its commercial success.
January 1, 2005 – March 4, 2005
Let Me Love You
Mario is an R&B singer who rose to fame in the early 2000s with his self-titled debut album.
Let Me Love You is a heartfelt ballad about unrequited love written by Ne-Yo.
March 5, 2005 – May 6, 2005
50 Cent featuring Olivia
Candy Shop
An American singer, Olivia was the first woman to sign to 50 Cent’s G-Unit Records.
Candy Shop is a suggestive song with a seductive beat, produced by Scott Storch.
May 7, 2005 – June 3, 2005
Gwen Stefani
Hollaback Girl
Gwen Stefani, the former lead singer of No Doubt, launched a successful solo career in the mid-2000s.
Hollaback Girl is known for its infectious chant and cheerleader-inspired theme.
June 4, 2005 – July 1, 2005
Mariah Carey
We Belong Together
Mariah Carey is a versatile artist who has explored various genres, including pop, R&B, and hip-hop.
We Belong Together showcases Mariah’s exceptional vocal range and ability to convey emotion.
July 2, 2005 – September 16, 2005
Carrie Underwood
Inside Your Heaven
Carrie Underwood rose to fame as the winner of American Idol’s fourth season in 2005.
Inside Your Heaven is a powerful country-pop ballad emphasizing Carrie’s strong vocals.
September 17, 2005 – November 25, 2005
Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx
Gold Digger
Jamie Foxx, an Oscar-winning actor, and singer, lends his vocals to the chorus of Gold Digger.
Gold Digger features a catchy, upbeat melody and samples Ray Charles’ I Got a Woman.
November 26, 2005 – December 30, 2005
Chris Brown
Run It!
Chris Brown, a talented singer, and dancer, burst onto the scene in 2005 with his self-titled debut album.
Run It! is an energetic dance track with a memorable, fast-paced beat.
December 31, 2005 – January 13, 2006
Mariah Carey
Don’t Forget About Us
Mariah Carey holds the record for the most number-one singles by a solo artist in Billboard history.
Don’t Forget About Us is a smooth R&B ballad highlighting Mariah’s signature melismatic style.

The Biggest Pop Artists of 2005 include:
Akon, Beyonce, Black Eyed Peas, Bow Wow, Carrie Underwood, Chris Brown, Ciara, Coldpaly, Destiny’s Child, Eminem, Fall Out Boy, 50 Cent, Frankie J, The Game, Green Day, Gwen Stefani, Jesse McCartney, Kanye West, Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney, Ludacris, Mariah Carey, Mario, Missy Elliott, Nickelback, The Pussycat Dolls, Rihanna, T.I., Ying Yang Twins

(HPS music data is compiled from charts, including Billboard’s Pop, Rock, Airplay, R&B/Dance, and Singles Charts. The Hot 100 is the primary chart used for this list.)


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