These artists may have been able to sell out stadiums but they haven’t hit No.1 on the charts!
The Billboard Hot 100 chart has been keeping track of the top songs in the U.S. since 1958, monitoring music sales, radio play and online streaming. While some artists have achieved major success in all three categories, thus shooting to the top of the charts, other artists have found fame in other ways.
Artists like One Direction sold out massive concert venues, had impressive merchandise sales and a huge online following, but never hit the top of the US Hot 100 over the span of their career.
Other musicians like the Backstreet Boys and Green Day topped other Billboard charts but never found themselves in the No. 1 spot of the Hot 100.
No matter where they landed on the charts, it’s clear that these artists have accumulated millions of fans and…