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 May 29 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 - The Woodpecker Song 7
1941 1 Jimmy Dorsey - Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) 10
1942 2 Jimmy Dorsey - Tangerine 6
1943 3 Glenn Miller - That Old Black Magic 1
1944 4 Bing Crosby - I Love You 5
1945 5 Les Brown - Sentimental Journey 9
1946 6 Ink Spots - The Gypsy 10
1947 7 Ted Weems - Heartaches 12
1948 8 Nat King Cole - Nature Boy 7
1949 9 Vaughn Monroe - (Ghost) Riders In The Sky: A Cowboy Legend 11
1950 10 Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme 11
1951 11 Les Paul and Mary Ford - How High The Moon 9
1952 12 Leroy Anderson - Blue Tango 5
1953 13 Percy Faith - The Song from Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) 10
1954 14 Perry Como - Wanted 8
1955 15 Perez Prado - Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White 10
1956 16 Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel 8
1957 17 Elvis Presley - All Shook Up 8
1958 18 Everly Brothers - All I Have To Do Is Dream 4
1959 19 Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City 2
1960 20 Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown 5
1961 21 Ricky Nelson - Travelin' Man 2
1962 22 Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You 5
1963 23 Lesley Gore - It's My Party 2
1964 24 Beatles - Love Me Do 1
1965 25 Beach Boys - Help Me, Rhonda 2
1966 26 Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman 2
1967 27 Aretha Franklin - Respect 2
1968 28 Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson 3
1969 29 Beatles - Get Back 5
1970 30 Ray Stevens - Everything Is Beautiful 2
1971 31 Rolling Stones - Brown Sugar 2
1972 32 Staple Singers - I'll Take You There 1
1973 33 Paul McCartney and Wings - My Love 4
1974 34 Ray Stevens - The Streak 3
1975 35 Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls 1
1976 36 Diana Ross - Love Hangover 2
1977 37 Stevie Wonder - Sir Duke 3
1978 38 Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late 1
1979 39 Donna Summer - Hot Stuff 3
1980 40 Lipps, Inc. - Funkytown 4
1981 41 Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes 9
1982 42 Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder - Ebony and Ivory 7
1983 43 Irene Cara - Flashdance... What a Feeling 6
1984 44 Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It for the Boy 2
1985 45 Wham! - Everything She Wants 2
1986 46 Whitney Houston - Greatest Love of All 3
1987 47 U2 - With or Without You 3
1988 48 George Michael - One More Try 3
1989 49 Michael Damian - Rock On 1
1990 50 Madonna - Vogue 3
1991 51 Mariah Carey - I Don't Wanna Cry 2
1992 52 Kris Kross - Jump 8
1993 53 Janet Jackson - That's the Way Love Goes 8
1994 54 All-4-One - I Swear 11
1995 55 Bryan Adams - Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? 5
1996 56 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads 8
1997 57 Hanson - MMMBop 3
1998 58 Next - Too Close 5
1999 59 Ricky Martin - Livin' La Vida Loca 5
2000 60 Santana feat. The Product G&B - Maria Maria 10
2001 61 Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya and Pink - Lady Marmalade 5
2002 62 Ashanti - Foolish 10
2003 63 50 Cent feat. Nate Dogg - 21 Questions 4
2004 64 Usher - Burn 8
2005 65 Mariah Carey - We Belong Together 14
2006 66 Chamillionaire feat. Krayzie Bone - Ridin' 2
2007 67 Maroon 5 - Makes Me Wonder 3
2008 68 Lil Wayne feat. Static Major - Lollipop 5
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow 12
2010 70 Usher feat. will.i.am - OMG 4
2011 71 Adele - Rolling In The Deep 7
2012 72 Gotye feat. Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know 8
2013 73 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Ray Dalton - Can't Hold Us 5
2014 74 John Legend - All of Me 3
2015 75 Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth - See You Again 6
Source: Billboard