Disco hits its peak with five of the top ten hits of the year by The Bee Gees and Andy Gibb (four Gibb brothers) and two movies starring John Travolta—Saturday Night Fever and Grease—taking America and the charts by storm. Meanwhile, Lionel Richie, still in The Commodores, scores his first #1 hit ballad and Yacht Rock comes into its own.

#1 Song of the Year   

Bee Gees Night Fever 45 label
Bee Gees – Night Fever

Artists of the Year   

  1. Andy Gibb
  2. The Bee Gees
  3. Billy Joel

Artist with Most Charting Songs   

  • Billy Joel (5)

Average #1 Artist Age   

  • 30.4 years

#1 Songs on the Weekly Hot100   

  1. Bee Gees – How Deep Is Your Love (December ’77, 3 wks)
  2. Player – Baby Come Back (January, 3 wks)
  3. Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive (February, 4 wks)
  4. Andy Gibb – (Love Is) Thicker than Water (March, 2 wks)
  5. Bee Gees – Night Fever (March, 8 wks)
  6. Yvonne Elliman – If I Can’t Have You (May, 1 wk)
  7. Paul McCartney & Wings – With a Little Luck (May, 2 wks)
  8. Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams – Too Much, Too Little, Too Late (June, 1 wk)
  9. John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You’re the One That I Want (June, 1 wk)
  10. Andy Gibb – Shadow Dancing (June, 7 wks)
  11. The Rolling Stones – Miss You (August, 1 wk)
  12. Commodores – Three Times a Lady (August, 2 wks)
  13. Frankie Valli – Grease (August, 2 wks)
  14. A Taste of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie (September, 3 wks)
  15. Exile – Kiss You All Over (September, 4 wks)
  16. Nick Gilder – Hot Child in the City (October, 1 wk)
  17. Anne Murray – You Needed Me (November, 1 wk)
  18. Donna Summer – MacArthur Park (November, 3 wks)
  19. Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond- You Don’t Bring Me Flowers (December, 2 wks)
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