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Welcome to Joel Whitburn’s MusicVault, the world's most comprehensive archive of the Billboard music charts and hits!

Sample of MusicVault singles charts, featuring Bruce Springsteen.

Sample of singles search for Bruce Springsteen, refined by the Billboard Hot 100 charts, and sorted by peak position.

Congratulations! You have access to Joel Whitburn’s MusicVault, a music information database that includes all popular song and albums from the wax cylinder recordings of 1890 to this week’s downloads and CDs that hit the Billboard charts. And, it spans every genre of music popular in America – Pop, Country, Rock, R&B, and Adult Contemporary!

Customize our data to your specifications with the infinite options for searches and sorting! View our data any way that you like! Get an artist’s history on all the singles and albums charts! Get all the charted songs or albums of a particular year! Get all the charted hits of a specific record label! Get it all with 11 sortable columns!

The MusicVault is the interactive, online, living version of Joel Whitburn’s following Record Research books:
  • Top Pop Singles
  • Hot Country Songs
  • Top R&B / Hip-Hop Singles
  • Top Adult Songs
  • Rock Tracks
  • Pop Hits Singles & Albums
  • The Billboard Albums
  • Hot Country Albums
  • Top R&B Albums
  • Pop Memories 1890-1954 - out of print
  • Bubbling Under the Hot 100 Singles & Albums - out of print
  • 2007-2008 Music Yearbook - never published!

Check out the columns above and you will see that Joel’s MusicVault provides for each song and album: chart debut date, peak date, peak position, weeks at peak, total weeks charted, B-side and songwriter (where available).

The unabridged, incredible database of music is ever-growing with more information, refinements, and new features being added. Sign up for Joel’s Record Research newsletter and keep returning to discover all that is being unlocked for you in the MusicVault!

If you have any questions, please look at 'How to Use MusicVault'. If your question is not answered, please contact us at