American Top 40 celebrates its 40th anniversary on July 4 (although the show was off the air from early 1995 - to early 1998).
The number one song of the year is "Tik Tok" by Ke$ha.
News headlines from 2010 include: 33 Chilean miners are rescued after being trapped underground for over 2 months, A volcanic eruption in Iceland disrupts travel in Europe, A 7.0 earthquake rocks Haiti, an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico allows oil to pollute the waters.
The number one song of the year is "Give Me Everything" by Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer.
In July, the show is guest hosted by actor Neil Patrick Harris.
A CD of an Hot AC Version of AT40 from 2011.
News headlines from 2011: Terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is killed, Kate Middleton marries Prince William in England, Hurricane Irene kills 44 in the USA, One of the worst tornado seasons occur in the USA.
The number one song of the year is "Glad You Came" by The Wanted.
In June, the show is guest hosted by TV personality Jimmy Fallon, in his second time in the guest host chair.
A CD of AT40 from 2012.
News headlines from 2012: The 2012 Olympics are held in London, President Obama is re-elected, 26,000 teachers go on strike in Chicago.
The number one song of the year is "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell
Guest hosts include Britney Spears and Katy Perry.
News headlines from 2013: Pope Francis becomes the new Pope, Nelson Mandela dies, Multiple bombs explode near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Casey Kasem passes away in June at age 82.
Guest hosts include Ed Sheeran, Jennifer Lopez, and Taylor Swift.
The number one song for the year on AT40 is "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry
News headlines from 2014: Winter Olympics are held in Russia, One World Trade Center opens in lower Manhattan, the NFL deals with domestic violence issues.
American Top 40 celebrated its 45th Anniversary on July 4 (although the show was off the air from early 1995 - to early 1998)
The number one song of the year is "Uptown Funk " by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars.
Guest hosts include Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, and Shawn Mendes.
News headlines from 2015: A refugee crises develops in Europe, Pope Francis visits the USA, multiple mass shootings occur in the USA.
The number one song of the year on AT40 is "Stressed Out" by twenty one pilots.
Guest hosts include Charlie Puth, Meghan Trainor, and Ryan Tedder.
News headlines from 2016: Donald Trump is elected President of the USA, Civil war continues in Syria, Flint, Michigan, USA deals with a water crisis, the Olympics are held in Rio.
The number one song of the year is "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran.
Guest hosts include Hailee Steinfeld, The Chainsmokers, and Macklemore.
News headlines from 2017: Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria impact the USA and the Caribbean, A total eclipse of the sun moves across the USA, "Fake News" becomes a phenomenon.
The number one song of the year is "New Rules" by Dua Lipa.
Guest hosts include Bebe Rexha, Sabrina Carpenter, and Alessia Cara.
News headlines from 2018: California becomes the sixth state to legalize marijuana, The Winter Olympics are held in South Korea, Wildfires kill 88 people in the western USA.
The number one song of the year is "Without Me" by Halsey.
Guest hosts include Alessia Cara, MAX, and Andy Grammer.
News headlines from 2019: Some actor/actress parents pay people to embellish their children's college applications, the Boeing 737 Max planes are grounded after some crashes, the Notre Dame Cathedral burns, the Mueller report on Russian interference in the USA elections is released.
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