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 February 21 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 - 2017
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Glenn Miller - In The Mood 12
1941 1 Artie Shaw - Frenesi 13
1942 2 Glenn Miller - A String Of Pearls 2
1943 3 Tommy Dorsey - There Are Such Things 5
1944 4 Glen Gray - My Heart Tells Me 5
1945 5 Andrews Sisters - Rum and Coca-Cola 7
1946 6 Vaughn Monroe - Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! 5
1947 7 Count Basie - Open The Door, Richard 1
1948 8 Art Mooney - I'm Looking Over A Four-Leaf Clover 3
1949 9 Evelyn Knight - A Little Bird Told Me 7
1950 10 Red Foley - Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy 4
1951 11 Patti Page - Tennessee Waltz 9
1952 12 Johnnie Ray - Cry 11
1953 13 Teresa Brewer - Till I Waltz Again With You 5
1954 14 Doris Day - Secret Love 3
1955 15 McGuire Sisters - Sincerely 6
1956 16 Nelson Riddle - Lisbon Antigua 4
1957 17 Elvis Presley - Too Much 3
1958 18 Elvis Presley - Don't 5
1959 19 Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee 4
1960 20 Percy Faith - Theme From 'A Summer Place' 9
1961 21 Lawrence Welk - Calcutta 2
1962 22 Gene Chandler - Duke Of Earl 3
1963 23 Paul and Paula - Hey Paula 3
1964 24 Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand 7
1965 25 Gary Lewis and The Playboys - This Diamond Ring 2
1966 26 Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made for Walkin' 1
1967 27 Buckinghams - Kind Of A Drag 2
1968 28 Paul Mauriat - Love Is Blue 5
1969 29 Sly and The Family Stone - Everyday People 4
1970 30 Sly and The Family Stone - Thank You (Fallettin Me Be Mice Elf Agin) 2
1971 31 Osmonds - One Bad Apple 5
1972 32 Nilsson - Without You 4
1973 33 Roberta Flack - Killing Me Softly With His Song 5
1974 34 Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were 3
1975 35 Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces 1
1976 36 Paul Simon - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover 3
1977 37 Eagles - New Kid In Town 1
1978 38 Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive 4
1979 39 Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy 4
1980 40 Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love 4
1981 41 Dolly Parton - 9 to 5 2
1982 42 J. Geils Band - Centerfold 6
1983 43 Patti Austin and James Ingram - Baby, Come to Me 2
1984 44 Van Halen - Jump 5
1985 45 Wham! - Careless Whisper 3
1986 46 Whitney Houston - How Will I Know 2
1987 47 Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer 4
1988 48 George Michael - Father Figure 2
1989 49 Paula Abdul - Straight Up 3
1990 50 Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract 3
1991 51 Whitney Houston - All the Man That I Need 2
1992 52 Right Said Fred - I'm Too Sexy 3
1993 53 Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You 14
1994 54 Celine Dion - The Power of Love 4
1995 55 Madonna - Take a Bow 7
1996 56 Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day 16
1997 57 Spice Girls - Wannabe 4
1998 58 Usher - Nice And Slow 2
1999 59 Monica - Angel Of Mine 4
2000 60 Savage Garden - I Knew I Loved You 4
2001 61 Joe feat. Mystikal - Stutter 4
2002 62 Ja Rule feat. Ashanti - Always On Time 2
2003 63 Jennifer Lopez feat. LL Cool J - All I Have 4
2004 64 Twista feat. Kanye West and Jamie Foxx - Slow Jamz 1
2005 65 Mario - Let Me Love You 9
2006 66 Beyonce feat. Slim Thug - Check on It 5
2007 67 Nelly Furtado - Say It Right 1
2008 68 Flo Rida feat. T-Pain - Low 10
2009 69 Eminem, Dr. Dre and 50 Cent - Crack a Bottle 1
2010 70 Ke$ha - TiK ToK 9
2011 71 Lady Gaga - Born This Way 6
2012 72 Kelly Clarkson - Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) 3
2013 73 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz - Thrift Shop 6
2014 74 Katy Perry feat. Juicy J - Dark Horse 4
2015 75 Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk 14
2016 76 Justin Bieber - Love Yourself 2
2017 77 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You 3
Source: Billboard