Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1974. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
Play a medleyPlay a medley of these number one songs  Length: 2:34
« 1973 1974 Number One Songs 1975 »
Date Artist - Title Weeks
at #1
« 1973 1974 Number One Songs 1975 »
Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle 2
Steve Miller Band - The Joker 1
Al Wilson - Show and Tell 1
Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen 1
Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were 3 (1)
Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme 1
Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were 3 (2)
Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun 3
Cher - Dark Lady 1
John Denver - Sunshine on My Shoulders 1
Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling 1
Elton John - Bennie And The Jets 1
MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) 2
Grand Funk Railroad - The Loco-Motion 2
Ray Stevens - The Streak 3
Paul McCartney and Wings - Band on the Run 1
Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods - Billy Don't Be A Hero 2
Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown 1
Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat 1
George McCrae - Rock Your Baby 2
John Denver - Annie's Song 2
Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin Love 1
Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died 1
Paul Anka with Odia Coates - (You're) Having My Baby 3
Eric Clapton - I Shot the Sheriff 1
Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe 1
Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently 1
Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You 2
Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing 1
Dionne Warwick and The Spinners - Then Came You 1
Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin' 1
Bachman Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet 1
John Lennon - Whatever Gets You Thru The Night 1
Billy Swan - I Can Help 2
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting 2
Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle 1
Helen Reddy - Angie Baby 1
Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds 2
Source: Billboard Magazine

37 different songs hit number one in the US during 1974.

Top 5 Songs of 1974

Number One Song of 1974: Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
  1. Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
  2. Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
  3. Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
  4. Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
  5. Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1974.