The Number One Hits Of 2007
|December 16, 2006 – February 23, 2007
Beyonce has won numerous awards throughout her career, including 28 Grammy Awards, making her one of the most-awarded artists in Grammy history.
Irreplaceable was written by Ne-Yo, Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Espen Lind, and Amund Bjørklund, and produced by Stargate and Beyonce.
|February 24, 2007 – March 2, 2007
Say It Right
Nelly Furtado is a Canadian singer-songwriter known for her genre-blending style, incorporating pop, folk, R&B, and world music elements.
Say It Right is an electropop song with mysterious and atmospheric production, co-written by Furtado, Timbaland, and Danja.
|March 3, 2007 – March 9, 2007
What Goes Around… Comes Around
Justin Timberlake is also an accomplished actor, having appeared in films such as “The Social Network” and “Inside Llewyn Davis.”
What Goes Around… Comes Around is a pop ballad dealing with themes of karma and betrayal, co-written by Timberlake, Timbaland, and Danja.
|March 10, 2007 – March 23, 2007
This Is Why I’m Hot
Born Shawn Mims, MIMS is an American rapper from New York known for his catchy hooks and laid-back style.
This Is Why I’m Hot features minimalist production and a repetitive chorus, highlighting MIMS’s confident delivery.
|March 24, 2007 – April 6, 2007
Fergie featuring Ludacris
Ludacris, born Christopher Brian Bridges, is an American rapper and actor known for his witty and fast-paced flow.
Glamorous is an R&B-infused pop song that celebrates the luxurious lifestyle, co-written by Fergie, Ludacris, and Polow da Don.
|April 7, 2007 – April 20, 2007
Akon, born Aliaune Damala Badara Akon Thiam, is a Senegalese-American singer, songwriter, and record producer who also founded the Konvict Muzik and KonLive Distribution labels.
Don’t Matter is an upbeat reggae-infused pop song about overcoming adversity in a relationship, written and produced by Akon.
|April 21, 2007 – May 4, 2007
Timbaland featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake
Give It To Me
Timbaland, born Timothy Zachary Mosley, is an American record producer, rapper, and songwriter known for his innovative production techniques and collaborations with various artists.
Give It To Me is a hip-hop and dance-pop track showcasing all three artists’ talents, with Timbaland handling production duties.
|May 5, 2007 – May 11, 2007
Avril Lavigne is a Canadian singer-songwriter and actress who gained fame in the early 2000s with her punk-inspired pop-rock sound.
Girlfriend is an energetic pop-punk anthem with a catchy chorus, written by Lavigne and Dr. Luke.
|May 12, 2007 – May 25, 2007
Makes Me Wonder
Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California, consisting of Adam Levine, Jesse Carmichael, Mickey Madden, James Valentine, and Matt Flynn.
Makes Me Wonder is a funk-influenced pop-rock track that addresses feelings of confusion and doubt in a relationship, written by the band and Mark Endert.
|May 26, 2007 – June 8, 2007
T-Pain featuring Yung Joc
Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’)
Yung Joc, born Jasiel Robinson, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia, known for his energetic style and memorable hooks.
Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin’) is a smooth R&B and hip-hop track produced by T-Pain, featuring a catchy chorus and verses by both T-Pain and Yung Joc.
|June 9, 2007 – July 27, 2007
Rihanna featuring Jay-Z
Jay-Z, born Shawn Corey Carter, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur who has sold over 50 million albums worldwide.
Umbrella is a pop and R&B song with a catchy hook, written by Terius “The-Dream” Nash, Christopher “Tricky” Stewart, Kuk Harrell, and Jay-Z.
|July 28, 2007 – August 10, 2007
Plain White T’s
Hey There Delilah
Plain White T’s is an American rock band from Chicago, Illinois, consisting of Tom Higgenson, Dave Tirio, Tim Lopez, Mike Retondo, and De’Mar Hamilton.
Hey There Delilah is an acoustic ballad that tells the story of a long-distance relationship, written by Tom Higgenson.
|August 11, 2007 – September 7, 2007
Sean Kingston, born Kisean Anderson, is a Jamaican-American singer, songwriter, and rapper known for blending reggae, pop, and R&B styles.
Beautiful Girls is a catchy pop and R&B song that samples Ben E. King’s Stand by Me, written by Sean Kingston, J.R. Rotem, and Kisean Anderson.
|September 8, 2007 – September 14, 2007
Big Girls Don’t Cry
In addition to her music career, Fergie, born Stacy Ann Ferguson, is also an actress and television host, with roles in films like “Nine” and “Marmaduke.”
Big Girls Don’t Cry is a heartfelt pop ballad that showcases Fergie’s emotional vocal range, written by Fergie and Toby Gad.
|September 15, 2007 – September 28, 2007
Crank That (Soulja Boy)
Soulja Boy, born DeAndre Cortez Way, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur known for his catchy hooks and dance-oriented tracks.
Crank That (Soulja Boy) is a hip-hop and dance track that popularized the “Soulja Boy” dance, produced and written by Soulja Boy himself.
|September 29, 2007 – November 9, 2007
Kanye West is also a fashion designer and entrepreneur, having founded the successful Yeezy brand in collaboration with Adidas.
Stronger is a hip-hop and electronic track that samples Daft Punk’s Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger, written by Kanye West, Thomas Bangalter, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, and Edwin Birdsong.
|November 10, 2007 – November 30, 2007
Chris Brown featuring T-Pain
Chris Brown is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor known for his impressive dance moves and smooth vocal style.
Kiss Kiss is an R&B and hip-hop song with a catchy chorus, written by Chris Brown and T-Pain, with T-Pain also handling production duties.
|December 1, 2007 – January 4, 2008
Alicia Keys is a classically trained pianist who has won 15 Grammy Awards.
No One is a soulful R&B ballad that showcases Keys’ powerful vocals and piano skills, written by Alicia Keys, Kerry Brothers Jr., and George M. Harry.
The Biggest Pop Artists of 2007 include:
(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.)