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 August 2 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 -- Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
1941 1 Sammy Kaye - Daddy 8
1942 2 Kay Kyser - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle 8
1943 3 Dick Haymes - You'll Never Know 4
1944 4 Bing Crosby - Swinging On A Star 9
1945 5 Johnny Mercer - On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe 7
1946 6 Pery Como - Surrender 1
1947 7 Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart 4
1948 8 Kay Kyser - Woody Woodpecker 6
1949 9 Perry Como - Some Enchanted Evening 5
1950 10 Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa 5
1951 11 Rosemary Clooney - Come On-a My House 6
1952 12 Vera Lynn - Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart 9
1953 13 Les Paul and Mary Ford - Vaya Con Dios 11
1954 14 Crew-Cuts - Sh-Boom 7
1955 15 Bill Haley and His Comets - Rock Around The Clock 8
1956 16 Platters - My Prayer 2
1957 17 Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 7
1958 18 Perez Prado - Patricia 1
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 Tymes - So Much In Love 1
1964 24 Beatles - A Hard Day's Night 2
1965 25 Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am 1
1966 26 Troggs - Wild Thing 2
1967 27 Doors - Light My Fire 3
1968 28 Doors - Hello, I Love You 2
1969 29 Zager And Evans - In The Year 2525 6
1970 30 Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You 4
1971 31 Bee Gees - How Can You Mend a Broken Heart 4
1972 32 Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally) 6
1973 33 Maureen McGovern - The Morning After 2
1974 34 John Denver - Annie's Song 2
1975 35 Eagles - One Of These Nights 1
1976 36 Elton John and Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart 4
1977 37 Andy Gibb - I Just Want to Be Your Everything 4
1978 38 Rolling Stones - Miss You 1
1979 39 Donna Summer - Bad Girls 5
1980 40 Olivia Newton-John - Magic 4
1981 41 Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl 2
1982 42 Survivor - Eye of the Tiger 6
1983 43 Police - Every Breath You Take 8
1984 44 Prince - When Doves Cry 5
1985 45 Tears for Fears - Shout 3
1986 46 Peter Cetera - Glory of Love 2
1987 47 U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 2
1988 48 Steve Winwood - Roll With It 4
1989 49 Prince - Batdance 1
1990 50 Mariah Carey - Vision of Love 4
1991 51 Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It for You 7
1992 52 Madonna - This Used to Be My Playground 1
1993 53 UB40 - Can't Help Falling in Love 7
1994 54 Lisa Loeb - Stay (I Missed You) 3
1995 55 TLC - Waterfalls 7
1996 56 Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) 14
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 Christina Aguilera - Genie In A Bottle 5
2000 60 'N Sync - It's Gonna Be Me 2
2001 61 Destiny's Child - Bootylicious 2
2002 62 Nelly - Hot In Herre 7
2003 63 Beyonce feat. Jay-Z - Crazy In Love 8
2004 64 Juvenile feat. Soulja Slim - Slow Motion 2
2005 65 Mariah Carey - We Belong Together 14
2006 66 Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland - Promiscuous 6
2007 67 Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah 2
2008 68 Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl 7
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling 14
2010 70 Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie 7
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 MAGIC! - Rude 6
2015 75 OMI - Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix) 3
Source: Billboard