How Music Evolved: Billboard’s Hot 100, 1958 – 2016

Every top 5 song, from 1958 – 2016, so we can stop arguing about when music was still good

Source: How Music Evolved: Billboard’s Hot 100, 1958 – 2016

 

Yet another amazing “visual essay” by The Pudding and Polygraph:

Some ideas are too complex to discuss with prose alone. We use code, animation, and data visualization to explore topics that, otherwise, might get lost in a 10,000-word story.