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 April 24 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 Glenn Miller - In The Mood 12
1941 Jimmy Dorsey - Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) 10
1942 Glenn Miller - Moonlight Cocktail 10
1943 Harry James - I've Heard That Song Before 13
1944 Guy Lombardo - It's Love-Love-Love 2
1945 Les Brown - My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time 7
1946 Sammy Kaye - I'm A Big Girl Now 1
1947 Ted Weems - Heartaches 12
1948 Peggy Lee - Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me) 9
1949 Russ Morgan - Cruising Down The River 7
1950 Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme 11
1951 Les Paul and Mary Ford - How High The Moon 9
1952 Kay Starr - Wheel of Fortune 9
1953 Patti Page - (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window 8
1954 Perry Como - Wanted 8
1955 Perez Prado - Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White 10
1956 Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel 8
1957 Elvis Presley - All Shook Up 8
1958 Platters - Twilight Time 1
1959 Fleetwoods - Come Softly To Me 4
1960 Elvis Presley - Stuck On You 4
1961 Del Shannon - Runaway 4
1962 Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm 2
1963 Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him 3
1964 Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love 5
1965 Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders - Game of Love 1
1966 Young Rascals - Good Lovin' 1
1967 Frank and Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid 4
1968 Bobby Goldsboro - Honey 5
1969 Fifth Dimension - Aquarius Let The Sunshine In 6
1970 Jackson Five - ABC 2
1971 Three Dog Night - Joy to the World 6
1972 Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 6
1973 Tony Orlando and Dawn - Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree 4
1974 MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) 2
1975 B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song 1
1976 Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady 4
1977 Glen Campbell - Southern Nights 1
1978 Bee Gees - Night Fever 8
1979 Blondie - Heart of Glass 1
1980 Blondie - Call Me 6
1981 Hall and Oates - Kiss on My List 3
1982 Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'n Roll 7
1983 Michael Jackson - Beat It 3
1984 Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) 3
1985 USA for Africa - We Are the World 4
1986 Prince - Kiss 2
1987 Aretha Franklin and George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) 2
1988 Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go 2
1989 Madonna - Like a Prayer 3
1990 Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U 4
1991 Amy Grant - Baby Baby 2
1992 Kris Kross - Jump 8
1993 Snow - Informer 7
1994 R. Kelly - Bump N' Grind 4
1995 Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It 7
1996 Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me 6
1997 Puff Daddy feat. Mase - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down 6
1998 Next - Too Close 5
1999 TLC - No Scrubs 4
2000 Santana feat. The Product G&B - Maria Maria 10
2001 Janet - All For You 7
2002 Ashanti - Foolish 10
2003 50 Cent - In Da Club 9
2004 Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris - Yeah! 12
2005 50 Cent feat. Olivia - Candy Shop 9
2006 Daniel Powter - Bad Day 5
2007 Timbaland feat. Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake - Give It to Me 2
2008 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love 4
2009 Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow 12
2010 Rihanna - Rude Boy 5
2011 Rihanna - S&M 1
2012 Gotye feat. Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know 8
2013 P!nk feat. Nate Ruess - Just Give Me A Reason 3
2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy 8
Source: Billboard Magazine