1 -- 1988's "Love Bites." "It's strange because we'd been to No. 8, 1988, Def Leppard felt ready to rule the chart -- after all, they'd almost done it with that summer's juggernaut "Pour Some Sugar On Me." But Elliott says they hadn't thought "Bites" would make it. 1 with the album ["Hysteria"]," frontman Joe Elliott tells Billboard of the song's rise.

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1] is one of those things," Zac Hanson tells Billboard of "Mmm Bop" (below). The success of "Mmm Bop" led Hanson to three Grammy Awards in 1998 and a sold out U.

Hanson -- consisting of brothers, Clarke Issac, Jordan Taylor and Zac Walker -- shattered the sophomore slump curse when their first single off their sophomore album, "Middle of Nowhere," peaked at No.

2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that milestone with a month-long series of videos --- one for each day of December -- chatting with 31 of the hitmakers who rocketed to the top of the chart since its inception in 1958. 1s video series, we move from yesterday's 80s pop/R&B Janet Jackson jam into looking back today at one of that decade's biggest metal power ballads as we chat with Def Leppard about its No. ' moment."By the time "Love" bit into the top slot on the Hot 100 on Oct. "I remember being told we probably wouldn't get [there] because "Red Red Wine" by UB40 was going to pip us." Be sure to come back tomorrow (Dec.

"Wild Ones" by Flo Rida and "Titanium" by David Guetta feature her vocals, while the other two were written by her, "Diamonds" by Rihanna and "Let Me Love You (Until You Learn to Love Yourself)" by Ne-Yo, which charted at 94 and 74 respectively.

Billboard publishes annual lists of songs based on chart performance over the course of a year based on Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems and Sound Scan information.

For 2012, the list for the top 100 Billboard Hot 100 Year-End songs was published on December 14, calculated with data from December 3, 2011 to November 24, 2012.2011 was the year that Billboard celebrated the 1000th No. As we look back on this year in music, we're celebrating that milestone with a month-long series of videos --- one for each day of December -- chatting with 31 of the hitmakers who rocketed to the top of the chart since its inception in 1958. 1 -- 1997's "Mmm Bop." "There are certain things that define success in the industry and [a] Billboard [No. Barbadian singer Rihanna's "We Found Love" came in at number 69 in 2011 and rose to position 8 this year.She had a total of six songs included on the list, with her as a lead artist on 5 songs.Four of which were from her sixth album Talk That Talk, and one was from her seventh album Unapologetic.Singer Sia is featured in 4 songs on the chart, despite not being the lead singer of them.