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Year-end charts
Argentina 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Australia 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2022
Austria 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Belgium 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014
Belgium
(Flanders)
1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Belgium
(Wallonia)
1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Brazil 1987 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Canada RPM: 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1998 1999 Soundscan: 2000 2001 2002 2006 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2019 2020 2021 Billboard: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Chilie 1999
Croatia 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 ( Domestic / International) 2016 ( Domestic / International) 2017 ( Domestic / International) 2019 ( Domestic / International) 2020 ( Domestic / International) 2022 ( Domestic / International)
Czech Republic 2001 ( All / Female / Group / Male) 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2016 ( All / Domestic / International) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Denmark 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2022
Europe 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Finland 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
France 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2022
Germany 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Grecce 2006 2008 2011 2013 2014
Hungary 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Iceland 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 ( Domestic / International) 2017 ( All / Physical / Streaming) 2018 ( All / Physical / Streaming) 2019 ( All / Physical / Streaming) 2020 ( All / Physical / Streaming) 2021 ( All / Physical / Streaming)
Indonesia 2013 2014
Ireland 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2018 2019 2020 2021
Italy 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Japan 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Malaysia 2012 2013 2014
Mexico 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Netherlands 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
New Zeland 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Norway 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1995 1996 2006 2008 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Poland 1999 ( All / International) 2001 2002 2003 ( All / International) 2004 2005 ( All / Compilations / Domestic / International) 2006 2007 ( All / Domestic / International) 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Portugal 1976 ( International / Domestic) 1977 ( Domestic / International) 1978 1981 1982 ( International / Domestic) 1983 ( International / Domestic) 1984 ( International / Domestic) 1985 1989 ( Domestic / International) 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 ( Albums / Compilations) 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Russia 1996 ( CD / MC) 1997 ( MC / International CD / Domestic CD) 1998 ( MC / Domestic CD / International CD) 2000 ( Domestic / International) 2001 ( Domestic / International) 2003 ( Domestic / International) 2006 ( Domestic / International) 2010 2011 2012
Singapore 2012 2013 2014
Slovakia 2009 2011 2012 2013 2014 2016 ( All / Domestic / International) 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
South Africa 2012 2013 2014
South Korea 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 ( All / International) 2001 ( All / International) 2002 ( All / International) 2003 ( All / International) 2004 ( All / International) 2005 ( All / International) 2006 ( All / International) 2007 ( All / International) 2008 2009 2010 2011 ( All / International) 2012 ( All / International) 2013 ( All / International) 2014 ( All / International) 2015 ( All / International) 2016 ( All / International) 2017 ( All / International) 2018 ( All / International) 2019 ( All / International) 2020 ( All / International) 2021 2022
Spain 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 ( All / Compilations / Domestic / International) 2003 2004 ( Albums / Compilations) 2005 ( Albums / Compilations) 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Sweden 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Switzerland 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Taiwan 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Turkey 2001 ( Domestic / International) 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 ( Domestic / International) 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2015 2016
United Kingdon 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 ( All / Artist Albums) 1990 ( All / Artist Albums) 1991 ( 1991 / 1991) 1992 ( All / Artist Albums / Compilations) 1993 ( All / Artist Albums / Compilations) 1994 1995 ( All / Artist Albums / Compilations) 1996 ( Artist Albums / All / Compilations) 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 ( All / Artist Albums) 2002 ( Artist Albums / All) 2003 ( Artist Albums / All) 2004 ( Artist Albums / All) 2005 ( Artist Albums / All) 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Uruguay 2008 2009 2019 2020
United States Billboard: 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 ( Mono / Stereo) 1962 ( Mono / Stereo) 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SoundScan: 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 ( All Formats / Physical) 2013 2014 ( All Formats / Physical) 2015 ( All Formats / Physical) 2016 ( All Formats / Physical) 2017 ( All Formats / Physical) 2018 ( All Formats / Physical) 2019 ( All Formats / Physical) 2020 ( All Formats / Physical) 2021 ( All Formats / Physical) 2022
VK Music 2018 2019 2020 2021
Worldwide 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 ( All Formats / Physical / Vinyl)

Decade-end charts
Australia: 1980’s 2000’s 2010’s
Canada: 2010’s
Germany: 2010’s
Japan: 1970’s 1980’s
Netherlands: 2000’s 2010’s
Norway: 2010’s
United Kingdom: 1950’s 1960’s 1970’s 1980’s 1990’s 2000’s 2010’s ( All formats / Vinyl)
United States: 1960’s Billboard: 1990’s 2000’s 2010’s SoundScan: 1990’s 2000’s 2010’s

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