The Canadian Hot 100 is a music industry record chart in Canada for singles, published weekly by Billboard magazine. The Canadian Hot 100 was launched on the issue dated June 16, 2007, and is currently the standard record chart in Canada; a new chart is compiled and officially released to the public by Billboard on Tuesdays.
The first number-one song of the Canadian Hot 100 was "Umbrella" by Rihanna featuring Jay Z on June 16, 2007. As of the issue for the week ending March 4, 2017, the Canadian Hot 100 has had 113 different number-one hits. The current number-one is "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran.
The chart was made available for the first time via Billboard online services on June 7, 2007 (issue dated June 16, 2007). With this launch, it marked the first time that Billboard created a Hot 100 chart for a country outside the United States. Billboard charts manager Geoff Mayfield announced the premiere of the chart, explaining "the new Billboard Canadian Hot 100 will serve as the definitive measure of Canada's most popular songs, continuing our magazine's longstanding tradition of using the most comprehensive resources available to provide the world's most authoritative music charts." The Billboard Canadian Hot 100 is managed by Paul Tuch, director of Canadian operations for Nielsen BDS, in consultation with Silvio Pietroluongo, Billboard's associate director of charts and manager of the Billboard Hot 100.
"Sexy and I Know It" by LMFAO holds the record for largest gap between turns at #1, falling from the position on the week ending November 12, 2011 and returning the week ending January 7, 2012, a 9-week gap.
On the issue dated October 24, 2009, "3" by Britney Spears broke the record for the biggest jump to number one, leaping from number 86 to number one.
On the issue dated October 31, 2015, The Weeknd's "The Hills" reached the top spot seven weeks after "Can't Feel My Face", becoming the first time in Canadian Hot 100 history that an album's lead single hit #1 after the second single did.
On the issue dated December 5, 2015, Justin Bieber became the artist with the most simultaneous Top 10 singles (4).
On the issue dated May 21, 2016, Drake became the artist with the most charting songs in the same week (22).
In 2016, Justin Bieber became the first Canadian act to top the Year-End chart with "Sorry".