Ö3 Austria Top 40 is the official Austrian singles chart, as well as the radio show which presents it, aired Fridays on Hitradio Ö3. The show presents the Austrian singles, ringtones and downloads chart. It premiered on 26 November 1968 as Disc Parade and was presented by Ernst Grissemann. The show has had other names and other presenters, as detailed below.
Presently four charts are published:
Note that online versions of the chart at charts.orf.at and austriancharts.at still list 75 top positions and are known by various outlets and presentations as Ö3 Austria Top 75, but charts.orf.at still labels itself as "Ö3 Austria Top 40" and broadcast versions only quote the top 40 with the rest of the positions 41 to 75 considered as "bubbling under".
Between 1968 and 2007, the names of the show were Disc Parade, Die Großen 10 von Ö3, Pop Shop, Hit wähl mit, Die Großen 10, Ö3 Top-30 and Ö3 Austria Top 40.
|Disc Parade||Ernst Grissemann, Rudi Klausnitzer|
|Die Großen 10 von Ö3||Rudi Klausnitzer, Hans Leitinger|
|Pop Shop||Hans Leitinger|
|Hit wähl mit||Hans Leitinger, Udo Huber|
|Die Großen 10||Udo Huber|
|Ö3 Top-30||Udo Huber|
|Ö3 Austria Top 40||Udo Huber (no longer), Martina Kaiser (no longer), Matthias Euler-Rolle (no longer), Gustav Götz (no longer), Benny Hörtnagl (no longer), Elke Rock|
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