2014 Number One Hits

2014 Number One Hits

It started with Eminem featuring Rihanna – The Monster; this song, ruling the charts from December 21, 2013, to January 17, 2014, showcased Eminem’s introspective lyricism combined with Rihanna’s powerful vocals. It was a dynamic collaboration that resonated with many.

Next up, Pitbull featuring Kesha-Timber, which took over from January 18 to February 7, 2014, brought a unique mix of country vibes with dance beats. This catchy tune had everyone saying, “It’s going down; I’m yelling timber!”

Katy Perry featuring Juicy J – Dark Horse, from February 8 to March 7, 2014, stood out with its blend of pop and trap elements. Perry’s enchanting vocals and Juicy J’s rap verse made it a memorable hit.

Pharrell Williams’ Happy, reigning from March 8 to May 16, 2014, was more than just a song; it became a global phenomenon. Its uplifting beat and positive lyrics captured the essence of joy.

John Legend’s All of Me, topping the charts from May 17 to June 6, 2014, was a beautiful ballad that became a wedding staple. Legend’s soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics made it a timeless love song.

Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX – Fancy, leading from June 7 to July 25, 2014, brought a fresh, bold sound to the charts. Its catchy hook and confident rap verses made it an anthem for many.

Magic! – Rude, dominating from July 26 to September 5, 2014, was a reggae fusion track that stood out for its unique sound and narrative lyrics.

Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off, number one from September 6 to 19, 2014, marked her transition from country to pop. Its upbeat tempo and catchy lyrics encouraged listeners to shake off their worries.

Meghan Trainor’s All About That Bass peaked from September 20 to November 28, 2014, and was a bubbly pop tune promoting body positivity and self-love.

Ending the year, Taylor Swift’s Blank Space (November 29, 2014 – January 16, 2015) showcased her songwriting prowess and pop sensibilities, making it another hit in her repertoire.

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