BILLBOARD HOT HIT SINGLES 1940
 
1 Bing Crosby   White Christmas
2 Nat King Cole   The Christmas Song
3 Billie Holiday   God Bless The Child
4 Duke Ellington   Take The "A" Train
5 Artie Shaw   Stardust
6 Bing Crosby   Swinging On A Star
7 Mills Brothers   You Always Hurt The On You Love
8 The Andrews Sisters   Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
9 Glen Miller (Tex Beneke & The Modernaires)   Chattanooga Choo Choo
10 Mills Brothers   Paper Doll
11 Gene Autry   Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer
12 Les Brown & Doris Day   Sentimental Journey
13 Bing Crosby /Tommy Dorsey (Frank Sinatra)   I'll Be Seeing You
14 Tommy Dorsey (Frank Sinatra)   I'll Never Smile Again
15 Vaughn Monroe/Peggy Lee   Riders In The Sky
16 Guy Lombardo   Auld Lang Syne
17 Frankie Laine/Sammy Kaye   That's My Desire
18 Bing Crosby & The Andrew Sisters/Roy Rogers/Gene Autry   Don't Fence Me In
19 Kay Kyser/Gene Autry   Jingle, Jangle, Jingle
20 Glenn Miller   Tuxedo Junction
21 Nat King Cole/Frank Sinatra/Sarah Vaughn   Nature Boy
22 Xavier Cugat/Jimmy Dorsey (Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell)   Brazil
23 Jimmy Dorsey (Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell)   Green Eyes
24 Artie Shaw   Frenesi
25 Perry Como/Les Brown/Dick Haymes   Till The End Of Time
26 Billie Holiday/Sarah Vaughan   Lover Man
27 Glenn Miller   Moonlight Cocktail
28 Lena Horne   Stormy Weather
29 Woody Guthrie   This Land Is Your Land
30 Jimmie Davis   You Are My Sunshinee
31 Frankie Laine/Vaughn Monroe   That Lucky Old Sun
32 Nat King Cole/Eddy Howard.Dinah Shore   (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
33 Glenn Miller (Marion Hutton & The Modernaires)   (I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo
34 Glenn Miller/Andrews Sisters   Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree
35 Johnny Mercer/Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters   Ac_cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
36 Jimmy Dorsey/Wayne King   Maria Elena
37 Glenn Miller   A String Of Pearls
38 Ink Spots/Dinah Shore/Sammy Kaye (Mary Mariow)   The Gypsy
39 Peggy Lee   Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)
40 Francis Craig/Andrews Sisters/Larry Green/Alvino Rey   Near To You
41 Jimmy Dorsey (Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell)   Amapola
42 Harmonicats/Buddy Clark/The Three Suns   Peg O' My Heart
43 Glenn Miller   Pennsylvania 6-5000
44 Al Dexter/Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters   Pistol Packin' Mama
45 Dick Haymes/Frank Sinatra   You'll Never Know
46 Eddy Howard/Ink Spots/Freddy Martin/The Modernaires   To Each His Own
47 Ink Spots/Hoarce Heidt/Tommy Tucker   I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire
48 Sons Of The Pioneers   Cool Water
49 Dooley Wilson   As Time Goes By
50 Tommy Dorsey   Opus No. 1
51 Andrews Sisters   Rum And Coca-Cola
52 Jimmy Dorsey (Bob Eberly)   The Breeze And I
53 Ink Spots/Tommy Dorsey (Frank Sinatra)   We Three (My Echo, My Shadow, And Me)
54 Harry James (Helen Forrest)   I've Heard That Song Before
55 Johnny Mercer & Margaret Whiting/Dinah Shore & Buddy Clark   Baby it's Cold Outside
56 Jimmy Dorsey (Bob Eberly & Helen O'Connell   Tangerine
57 Dinah Shore/Dinning Sister   Buttons And Bows
58 Jimmy Dorsey (Bob Eberly & Kitty Kallen)   Besame Mucho
59 Thelonius Monk   'Round Midnight
60 Harry James (Dick Haymes)/Ink Spots   I'll Get By
61 Blue Barron/Russ Morgan/Jack Smith (Clark Sisters)   Cruising Down The River
62 Vera Lynn/Kay Kyser/Glenn Miller   (There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs Of Dover
63 Al Jolson/Dinah Shore/Guy Lombardo/Tex Beneke   Anniversary Song
64 Dizzy Gillespie   A Night In Tunisia
65 Andrews Sisters   I Can Dream
66 Tommy Dorsey (Frank Sinatra)   In The Blue Of The Evening
67 Perry Como/Billy Eckstine/Ink Spots   Prisoner Of Love
68 Harry James   Sleepy Lagoon
69 Woody Herman/Jimmie Lunceford/Dinah Shore   Blues In The Night
70 Margaret Whiting   A Tree In The Meadow
71 Ink Spots/Duke Ellington/Glen Gray   Don't Get Around Much Anymore
72 Sammy Kaye   Daddy
73 Vaughn Monroe   Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!
74 Frankie Carie/Frank Sinatra/Helen Forrest & Dick Haymes   Oh! What It Seemed To Be
75 Glenn Miller/Tommy Dorsey/Ella Fitzgeral   Imagination
76 Vaughn Monroe/Jimmy Dorsey (Teddy Walters)   There! I've Said It Again
77 Song Spinners/Willie Kelly   Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer
78 Tex Williams   Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
79 Sammy Kaye/Kay Kyser   The Old Lamp
80 Cliff Edwards/Glenn Miller/Guy Lombardo   When You Wish Upon A Star
81 Count Basie/Three Flames/Dusty Fletcher   Open The Door, Richard
82 Louis Jordan/Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters   Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (My Baby)
83 Andrews Sisters/Ella Mae Morse   Shoo-Shoo Baby
84 Ray Nobie (Buddy Clark)/Charlie Spivak   Linda
85 Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots   Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall
86 Glenn Miller (Marion Hutton, Tex Beneke & The Modermaires)   Jukebox Saturday Night
87 Red Foley   Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
88 Perry Como/Bing Crosby/Jo Stafford/Frank Sinatra   Some Enchanted Evening
89 Ames Brothers/Johnnie Lee Wills   Rag Mop
90 Johnny Mercer/Bing Crosby   On The Atchison, Topeka And Santa Fe
91 Kay Kyser/Merry Macs   Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition!
92 Dihah Shore/Martha Tilton/Marty Martin   I'll Walk Alone
93 Vaughn Monroe/Buddy Clark/Bing Crosby   Ballerina
94 Art Mooney/Russ Morgan/Alvino Rey   I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf-Clover
95 Benny Goodman/Jimmy Dorsey   Jersey Bounce
96 Frankie Laine/Tennessee Ernie Ford/Bing Crosby/Vaughn Monroe   Mule Train
97 Louis Jordan/Johnny Mercer   G.I. Jive
98 Al Trace/Andrews Sisters/Anne Vincent   You Call Everybody Darlin'
99 Ink Spots   Maybe
100 Spike Jones (Carl Grayson & Willie Spicer)   Der Fuehrer's Face