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 27 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 - 2015
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 - Moonlight Cocktail 10
1943 3 Tommy Dorsey - There Are Such Things 5
1944 4 Jimmy Dorsey - Besame Mucho 7
1945 5 Andrews Sisters - Rum and Coca-Cola 7
1946 6 Betty Hutton - Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief 1
1947 7 Freddy Martin - Managua, Nicaragua 2
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 Perry Como - If 6
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 Tab Hunter - Young Love 4
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 Chubby Checker - Pony Time 3
1962 22 Gene Chandler - Duke Of Earl 3
1963 23 Four Seasons - Walk Like A Man 3
1964 24 Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand 7
1965 25 Gary Lewis and The Playboys - This Diamond Ring 2
1966 26 Sgt. Barry Sadler - Ballad of the Green Beret 5
1967 27 Rolling Stones - Ruby Tuesday 1
1968 28 Paul Mauriat - Love Is Blue 5
1969 29 Sly and The Family Stone - Everyday People 4
1970 30 Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water 6
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 Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun 3
1975 35 Eagles - Best Of My Love 1
1976 36 Rhythm Heritage - Theme From S.W.A.T 1
1977 37 Barbra Streisand - Love Theme From 'A Star Is Born' (Evergreen) 3
1978 38 Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water 2
1979 39 Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy 4
1980 40 Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love 4
1981 41 Eddie Rabbitt - I Love a Rainy Night 2
1982 42 J. Geils Band - Centerfold 6
1983 43 Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 7
1984 44 Van Halen - Jump 5
1985 45 Wham! - Careless Whisper 3
1986 46 Mr. Mister - Kyrie 2
1987 47 Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer 4
1988 48 George Michael - Father Figure 2
1989 49 Debbie Gibson - Lost in Your Eyes 3
1990 50 Janet Jackson - Escapade 3
1991 51 Whitney Houston - All the Man That I Need 2
1992 52 Mr. Big - To Be With You 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 Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From 'Titanic') 2
1999 59 Monica - Angel Of Mine 4
2000 60 Lonestar - Amazed 2
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 Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris - Yeah! 12
2005 65 50 Cent feat. Olivia - Candy Shop 9
2006 66 Beyonce feat. Slim Thug - Check on It 5
2007 67 Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around...Comes Around 1
2008 68 Flo Rida feat. T-Pain - Low 10
2009 69 Flo Rida - Right Round 6
2010 70 Ke$ha - TiK ToK 9
2011 71 Lady Gaga - Born This Way 6
2012 72 Katy Perry - Part Of Me 1
2013 73 Baauer - Harlem Shake 5
2014 74 Katy Perry feat. Juicy J - Dark Horse 4
2015 75 Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk 8
Source: Billboard