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1976 in music
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1976 in music

See also: 1975 in music, other events of 1976, 1977 in music, 1970s in music and the list of 'years in music'

Table of contents
1 Events
2 Albums released
3 Chronological Table of US and UK Number One Hit Singles
4 Other significant singles
5 Published popular music
6 Classical music
7 Opera
8 Musical theater
9 Musical films
10 Births
11 Deaths
12 Awards

Events

Albums released

Chronological Table of US and UK Number One Hit Singles

US Number One Singles and Artist
(Weeks at Number One)
UK Number One Singles and Artist
(Weeks at Number One)
"Saturday Night" - Bay City Rollers (1)
"Convoy" - C.W. McCall (1)
"I Write The Songs" - Barry Manilow (1)
"Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" - Diana Ross (1)
"Love Rollercoaster" - Ohio Players (1)
"50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" - Paul Simon (3)
"Theme From S.W.A.T." - Rhythm Heritage (1)
"Love Machine" - The Miracles (1)
"December 1963 (Oh What A Night) - The Four Seasons (3)
"Disco Lady" - Johnnie Taylor (4)
"Let Your Love Flow" - Bellamy Brothers (1)
"Welcome Back" - John Sebastian (1)
"Boogie Fever" Sylvers (1)
"Silly Love Songs" - Paul McCartney & Wings; (5)
"Love Hangover" - Diana Ross (2)
"Afternoon Delight" - Starland Vocal Band (2)
"Kiss And Say Goodbye" - The Manhattans (2)
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart" - Elton John & Kiki Dee (4)
"You Should Be Dancing" - Bee Gees (1)
"(Shake,Shake,Shake) Shake Your Booty" - KC & The Sunshine Band; (1)
"Play That Funky Music" - Wild Cherry (3)
"A Fifth Of Beethoven" - Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band (1)
"Disco Duck" - Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots (1)
"If You Leave Me Now" - Chicago (2)
"Rock'n Me" - Steve Miller Band (1)
"Tonight's The Night" - Rod Stewart (7 weeks 1976 + 1 week 1977), best seller of the year

"Bohemian Rhapsody" - Queen (5 weeks 1975 + 4 weeks 1976)
"Mamma Mia" - ABBA (2)
"Forever And Ever" - Slik (1)
"December 1963 (Oh What A Night)" - Four Seasons (2)
"I Love To Love (But My Baby Just Loves To Dance)" - Tina Charles (3)
"Save Your Kisses For Me" - Brotherhood of Man (6), best seller of the year
"Fernando" - ABBA (4)
"No Charge" - J.J. Barrie (1)
"The Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)" - Wurzels (2)
"You To Me Are Everything" - Real Thing (3)
"Forever And Ever" - Demis Roussos (1)
"Don't Go Breaking My Heart" - Elton John & Kiki Dee (6)
"Dancing Queen" - ABBA (6)
"Mississippi" - Pussycat (4)
"If You Leave Me Now" - Chicago (3)
"Under The Moon Of Love" - Showaddywaddy (3)
"When A Child Is Born (Soleado)" - Johnny Mathis (1 week 1976 + 2 weeks 1977)

Other significant singles

Published popular music

Classical music

Opera

Musical theater

Musical films

Births

Deaths

Awards

Grammy Awards

Country Music Association Awards

Eurovision Song Contest