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Definition of Top of the Pops from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Top of the Pops

 
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a British pop music programme that was shown every week on BBC television. Singers and groups that had made new records performed on the programme and videos were shown. The programme also included a list of the top 30 most popular records of the week and ended with the No 1 record of the week. Top of the Pops was first broadcast in 1964.