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 18 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 Frankie Carle - Oh! What It Seemed To Be 6
1947 Ted Weems - Heartaches 12
1948 Peggy Lee - Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me) 9
1949 Russ Morgan - Cruising Down The River 7
1950 Eileen Barton - If I Knew You Were Coming I'd Have Baked A Cake 2
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 Bill Hayes - The Ballad of Davy Crockett 5
1956 Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel 8
1957 Elvis Presley - All Shook Up 8
1958 Champs - Tequila 5
1959 Fleetwoods - Come Softly To Me 4
1960 Percy Faith - Theme From 'A Summer Place' 9
1961 Marcels - Blue Moon 3
1962 Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm 2
1963 Chiffons - He's So Fine 4
1964 Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love 5
1965 Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders - Game of Love 1
1966 Righteous Brothers - (You're My) Soul and Inspiration 3
1967 Frank and Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid 4
1968 Bobby Goldsboro - Honey 5
1969 Fifth Dimension - Aquarius Let The Sunshine In 6
1970 Beatles - Let It Be 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 Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom 2
1976 Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady 4
1977 Thelma Houston - Don't Leave Me This Way 1
1978 Bee Gees - Night Fever 8
1979 Amii Stewart - Knock on Wood 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 Dexys Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen 1
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 Wilson Phillips - You're In Love 1
1992 Vanessa Williams - Save the Best for Last 5
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 K-Ci and JoJo - All My Life 3
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 Mariah Carey - Touch My Body 2
2009 Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow 12
2010 Rihanna - Rude Boy 5
2011 Katy Perry feat. Kanye West - E.T. 5
2012 fun. feat. Janelle Monae - We Are Young 6
2013 Bruno Mars - When I Was Your Man 1
2014 Pharrell Williams - Happy 8
Source: Billboard Magazine