BILLBOARD TOP HIT SINGLES 1956
 
1 Elvis Presley   Heartbreak Hotel
2 Elvis Presley   Don’t Be Cruel
3 Nelson Riddle   Lisbon Antigua
4 Platters   My Prayer
5 Gogi Grant   The Wayward Wind
6 Les Baxter   The Poor People Of Paris
7 Doris Day   Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera)
8 Elvis Presley   Hound Dog
9 Dean Martin   Memories Are Made Of This
10 Kay Starr   Rock And Roll Waltz
11 Morris Stoloff   Moonglow And Theme From “Picnic”
12 Platters   The Great Pretender
13 Pat Boone   I Almost Lost My Mind
14 Elvis Presley   I Want You, I Need You, I Love You
15 Elvis Presley   Love Me Tender
16 Perry Como   Hot Diggity
17 Eddie Heywood and Hugo Winterhalter   Canadian Sunset
18 Carl Perkins   Blue Suede Shoes
19 Jim Lowe   The Green Door
20 Four Lads   No, Not Much
21 Bill Doggett   Honky Tonk
22 Tennessee Ernie Ford   Sixteen Tons
23 Johnnie Ray   Just Walking In The Rain
24 Patti Page   Allegheny Moon
25 Fats Domino   I’m In Love Again
26 Patience and Prudence   Tonight You Belong To Me
27 Gene Vincent   Be-bop-a-lula
28 Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers   Why Do Fools Fall In Love
29 Four Lads   Standing On The Corner
30 Buchanan and Goodman   The Flying Saucer
31 George Cates   Moonglow And Theme From Picnic
32 Cathy Carr   Ivory Tower
33 Bill Haley and His Comets   See You Later Alligator
34 Pat Boone   I’ll Be Home
35 Vic Damone   On The Street Where You Live
36 Platters   Magic Touch
37 Chordettes   Born To Be With You
38 Don Cherry   Band Of Gold
39 Perry Como   More
40 Guy Mitchell   Singing The Blues
41 Fats Domino   Blueberry Hill
42 Sanford Clark   The Fool
43 Don Robertson   The Happy Whistler
44 Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly   True Love
45 Little Richard   Long Tall Sally
46 Teresa Brewer   Sweet Old Fashioned Girl
47 Nervous Norvus   Transfusion
48 Ames Brothers   It Only Hurts For A Little While
49 Teresa Brewer   A Tear Fell
50 Lonnie Donegan   Rock Island Line
51 Dream Weavers   It’s Almost Tomorrow
52 Pat Boone   Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)
53 Frank Sinatra   Hey Jealous Lover
54 Eddy Heywood   Soft Summer Breeze
55 Andy Williams   Canadian Sunset
56 Eddie Fisher   Dungaree Doll
57 George Hamilton Iv   A Rose and a Baby Ruth
58 Eddie Fisher   Cindy Oh Cindy
59 Jerry Vale   You Don’t Know Me
60 Dick Hyman   Moritat (Theme From Threepenny Opera)
61 Gale Storm   Ivory Tower
62 Joe Valino   Garden of Eden
63 Vince Martin and the Tarriers   Cindy Oh Cindy
64 Otis Williams and the Charms   Ivory Tower
65 Crew Cuts   Angels in the Sky
66 Mitch Miller   Song For a Summer Night
67 Gale Storm   Why Do Fools Fall in Love
68 Gale Storm   Teen Age Prayer
69 McGuire Sisters   Picnic
70 Al Hibbler   After the Lights Go Down Low
71 Patti Page   Mama From the Train
72 Nat King Cole   That’s All There Is to That
73 Kit Carson   Band of Gold
74 Tony Martin   Walk Hand in Hand
75 Diamonds   Why Do Fools Fall in Love
76 Perry Como   Juke Box Baby
77 Rusty Draper   Are You Satisfied
78 Jo Stafford   It’s Almost Tomorrow
79 Platters   You’ll Never Never Know
80 Perry Como   Glendora
81 Johnny Cash   I Walk the Line
82 Tony Bennett   Can You Find It in Your Heart
83 Pat Boone   Tutti-Frutti
84 Fontane Sisters   Eddie My Love
85 Don Rondo   Two Different Worlds
86 Jane Powell   True Love
87 Richard Hayman and Jan August   Moritat
88 Nat King Cole   Night Lights
89 Cadillacs   Speedoo
90 Diamonds   The Church Bells May Ring
91 Peggy Lee   Mr Wonderful
92 Fats Domino   My Blue Heaven
93 Clyde McPhatter   Treasure of Love
94 Eileen Rodgers   Miracle of Love
95 Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers   I Want You to Be My Girl
96 Lawrence Welk   Tonight You Belong to Me
97 Chordettes   Lay Down Your Arms
98 Richard Maltby   Theme From ‘the Man with the Golden Arm
99 Teresa Brewer   Bo Weevil
100 Blue Stars   Lullaby of Birdland