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 July 17 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 - 2019
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Glenn Miller - Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread) 1
1941 1 Sammy Kaye - Daddy 8
1942 2 Kay Kyser - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle 8
1943 3 Song Spinners - Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer 3
1944 4 Bing Crosby - I'll Be Seeing You 4
1945 5 Les Brown - Sentimental Journey 9
1946 6 Ink Spots - The Gypsy 10
1947 7 Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart 4
1948 8 Kay Kyser - Woody Woodpecker 6
1949 9 Vaughn Monroe - (Ghost) Riders In The Sky: A Cowboy Legend 11
1950 10 Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa 5
1951 11 Nat King Cole - Too Young 5
1952 12 Vera Lynn - Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart 9
1953 13 Percy Faith - The Song from Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) 10
1954 14 Kitty Kallen - Little Things Mean A Lot 9
1955 15 Bill Haley and His Comets - Rock Around The Clock 8
1956 16 Gogi Grant - The Wayward Wind 6
1957 17 Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 7
1958 18 Sheb Wooley - Purple People Eater 6
1959 19 Paul Anka - Lonely Boy 4
1960 20 Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry 3
1961 21 Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin' 7
1962 22 Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love) 4
1963 23 Jan and Dean - Surf City 2
1964 24 Four Seasons - Rag Doll 2
1965 25 Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 4
1966 26 Tommy James and The Shondells - Hanky Panky 2
1967 27 Association - Windy 4
1968 28 Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass 2
1969 29 Zager And Evans - In The Year 2525 6
1970 30 Three Dog Night - Mama Told Me (Not To Come) 2
1971 31 Carole King - It's Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move 5
1972 32 Bill Withers - Lean On Me 3
1973 33 Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown 2
1974 34 George McCrae - Rock Your Baby 2
1975 35 Paul McCartney and Wings - Listen to What the Man Said 1
1976 36 Starland Vocal Band - Afternoon Delight 2
1977 37 Barry Manilow - Looks Like We Made It 1
1978 38 Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing 7
1979 39 Donna Summer - Bad Girls 5
1980 40 Billy Joel - It's Still Rock and Roll to Me 2
1981 41 Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes 9
1982 42 Human League - Don't You Want Me 3
1983 43 Police - Every Breath You Take 8
1984 44 Prince - When Doves Cry 5
1985 45 Duran Duran - A View to a Kill 2
1986 46 Genesis - Invisible Touch 1
1987 47 Heart - Alone 3
1988 48 Richard Marx - Hold On to the Nights 1
1989 49 Martika - Toy Soldiers 2
1990 50 Glenn Medeiros feat. Bobby Brown - She Ain't Worth It 2
1991 51 EMF - Unbelievable 1
1992 52 Sir Mix-a-Lot - Baby Got Back 5
1993 53 SWV - Weak 2
1994 54 All-4-One - I Swear 11
1995 55 TLC - Waterfalls 7
1996 56 2Pac - How Do U Want It 2
1997 57 Puff Daddy and Faith Evans feat. 112 - I'll Be Missing You 11
1998 58 Brandy and Monica - The Boy Is Mine 13
1999 59 Destiny's Child - Bills, Bills, Bills 1
2000 60 Matchbox Twenty - Bent 1
2001 61 Usher - U Remind Me 4
2002 62 Nelly - Hot In Herre 7
2003 63 Beyonce feat. Jay-Z - Crazy In Love 8
2004 64 Usher - Burn 8
2005 65 Mariah Carey - We Belong Together 14
2006 66 Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland - Promiscuous 6
2007 67 Rihanna feat. Jay-Z - Umbrella 7
2008 68 Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl 7
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling 14
2010 70 Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dogg - California Gurls 6
2011 71 LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock - Party Rock Anthem 6
2012 72 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe 9
2013 73 Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines 12
2014 74 Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX - Fancy 7
2015 75 Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth - See You Again 12
2016 76 Drake feat. WizKid & Kyla - One Dance 10
2017 77 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber - Despacito (Remix) 16
2018 78 Post Malone feat. 21 Savage - Rockstar 5
2019 79 Post Malone feat. 21 Savage - Rockstar 5
Source: Billboard