Number One Single This lists the songs that were number one in the US on any date from January 1, 1940 to present. To make it convenient, the songs that hit number one on July 31 are shown below. You can also choose to see the songs that were number one in the UK on any date from January 1, 1953 to present.


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 1940 - 2014
Year Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
1941 Sammy Kaye - Daddy 8
1942 Kay Kyser - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle 8
1943 Dick Haymes - You'll Never Know 4
1944 Bing Crosby - Swinging On A Star 9
1945 Johnny Mercer - On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe 7
1946 Pery Como - Surrender 1
1947 Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart 4
1948 Kay Kyser - Woody Woodpecker 6
1949 Perry Como - Some Enchanted Evening 5
1950 Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa 5
1951 Rosemary Clooney - Come On-a My House 6
1952 Vera Lynn - Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart 9
1953 Eddie Fisher - I'm Walking Behind You 2
1954 Kitty Kallen - Little Things Mean A Lot 9
1955 Bill Haley and His Comets - Rock Around The Clock 8
1956 Platters - My Prayer 2
1957 Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 7
1958 Perez Prado - Patricia 1
1959 Paul Anka - Lonely Boy 4
1960 Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry 3
1961 Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin' 7
1962 Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love) 4
1963 Tymes - So Much In Love 1
1964 Beatles - A Hard Day's Night 2
1965 Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 4
1966 Troggs - Wild Thing 2
1967 Doors - Light My Fire 3
1968 Doors - Hello, I Love You 2
1969 Zager And Evans - In The Year 2525 6
1970 Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You 4
1971 James Taylor - You've Got a Friend 1
1972 Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally) 6
1973 Maureen McGovern - The Morning After 2
1974 John Denver - Annie's Song 2
1975 Eagles - One Of These Nights 1
1976 Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye 2
1977 Andy Gibb - I Just Want to Be Your Everything 4
1978 Rolling Stones - Miss You 1
1979 Donna Summer - Bad Girls 5
1980 Olivia Newton-John - Magic 4
1981 Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl 2
1982 Survivor - Eye of the Tiger 6
1983 Police - Every Breath You Take 8
1984 Prince - When Doves Cry 5
1985 Tears for Fears - Shout 3
1986 Peter Cetera - Glory of Love 2
1987 Bob Seger - Shakedown 1
1988 Steve Winwood - Roll With It 4
1989 Prince - Batdance 1
1990 Mariah Carey - Vision of Love 4
1991 Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It for You 7
1992 Sir Mix-a-Lot - Baby Got Back 5
1993 UB40 - Can't Help Falling in Love 7
1994 Lisa Loeb - Stay (I Missed You) 3
1995 TLC - Waterfalls 7
1996 Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) 14
1997 Puff Daddy and Faith Evans feat. 112 - I'll Be Missing You 11
1998 Brandy and Monica - The Boy Is Mine 13
1999 Christina Aguilera - Genie In A Bottle 5
2000 'N Sync - It's Gonna Be Me 2
2001 Destiny's Child - Bootylicious 2
2002 Nelly - Hot In Herre 7
2003 Beyonce feat. Jay-Z - Crazy In Love 8
2004 Usher - Confessions Part II 2
2005 Mariah Carey - We Belong Together 14
2006 Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland - Promiscuous 6
2007 Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah 2
2008 Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl 7
2009 Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling 14
2010 Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie 7
2011 LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock - Party Rock Anthem 6
2012 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe 9
2013 Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines 12
2014 MAGIC! - Rude 3
Source: Billboard Magazine