Number One Single

See what the number one song was each year on your birthday, anniversary, or other special day and listen to a medley of the songs.

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 September 28 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, and in Australia on any date from January 1, 1950 to present.


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 1940 - 2016
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
1941 1 Freddy Martin - Piano Concerto in B Flat 8
1942 2 Glenn Miller - (I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo 7
1943 3 Bing Crosby - Sunday, Monday, Or Always 7
1944 4 Bing Crosby - Swinging On A Star 9
1945 5 Perry Como - Till The End Of Time 9
1946 6 Frank Sinatra - Five Minutes More 2
1947 7 Francis Craig - Near You 12
1948 8 Pee Wee Hunt - Twelfth Street Rag 8
1949 9 Frankie Laine - That Lucky Old Sun 8
1950 10 Weavers with Gordon Jenkins - Goodnight Irene 13
1951 11 Tony Bennett - Because Of You 8
1952 12 Jo Stafford - You Belong To Me 5
1953 13 Les Paul and Mary Ford - Vaya Con Dios 11
1954 14 Rosemary Clooney - Hey There 6
1955 15 Mitch Miller - The Yellow Rose of Texas 6
1956 16 Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel / Hound Dog 11
1957 17 Buddy Holly and The Crickets - That'll Be The Day 1
1958 18 Tommy Edwards - It's All In The Game 6
1959 19 Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk 2
1960 20 Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own 2
1961 21 Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby 3
1962 22 Four Seasons - Sherry 5
1963 23 Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet 3
1964 24 Roy Orbison - Oh! Pretty Woman 3
1965 25 McCoys - Hang On Sloopy 1
1966 26 Association - Cherish 3
1967 27 Box Tops - The Letter 4
1968 28 Beatles - Hey Jude 9
1969 29 Archies - Sugar, Sugar 4
1970 30 Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough 3
1971 31 Rod Stewart - Maggie May 5
1972 32 Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me 3
1973 33 Grand Funk Railroad - We're an American Band 1
1974 34 Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently 1
1975 35 David Bowie - Fame 2
1976 36 Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music 3
1977 37 Meco - Star Wars Theme 2
1978 38 Exile - Kiss You All Over 4
1979 39 Knack - My Sharona 6
1980 40 Queen - Another One Bites the Dust 3
1981 41 Diana Ross and Lionel Richie - Endless Love 9
1982 42 John Cougar - Jack and Diane 4
1983 43 Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart 4
1984 44 Prince - Let's Go Crazy 2
1985 45 Dire Straits - Money for Nothing 3
1986 46 Huey Lewis and the News - Stuck With You 3
1987 47 Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All 2
1988 48 Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry, Be Happy 2
1989 49 Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You 2
1990 50 Nelson - (Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection 1
1991 51 Color Me Badd - I Adore Mi Amor 2
1992 52 Boyz II Men - End of the Road 13
1993 53 Mariah Carey - Dreamlover 8
1994 54 Boyz II Men - I'll Make Love to You 14
1995 55 Mariah Carey - Fantasy 8
1996 56 Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) 14
1997 57 Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons of Loneliness 1
1998 58 Monica - The First Night 5
1999 59 TLC - Unpretty 3
2000 60 Madonna - Music 4
2001 61 Alicia Keys - Fallin' 6
2002 62 Nelly feat. Kelly Rowland - Dilemma 10
2003 63 Beyonce feat. Sean Paul - Baby Boy 9
2004 64 Ciara feat. Petey Pablo - Goodies 7
2005 65 Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx - Gold Digger 10
2006 66 Justin Timberlake - SexyBack 7
2007 67 Kanye West - Stronger 1
2008 68 T.I. - Whatever You Like 7
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling 14
2010 70 Bruno Mars - Just The Way You Are 4
2011 71 Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera - Moves Like Jagger 4
2012 72 Maroon 5 - One More Night 9
2013 73 Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball 3
2014 74 Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass 8
2015 75 Weeknd - The Hills 6
2016 76 Chainsmokers feat. Halsey - Closer 6
Source: Billboard