The Adult Contemporary chart is published weekly by Billboard magazine and lists the most . Newer female singer-songwriters such as Sarah McLachlan, Natalie Merchant, Jewel, Melissa Etheridge, and Sheryl Crow also broke through on.
The links on this page contain lists of songs that have reached number-one on the Billboard adult contemporary chart. This chart was first printed in Billboard.
See Billboard's rankings of this year's most popular songs, albums, and artists.