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 January 16 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 - 2017
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Frankie Masters - Scatter-Brain 8
1941 1 Artie Shaw - Frenesi 13
1942 2 Glenn Miller - Chattanooga Choo Choo 9
1943 3 Tommy Dorsey - There Are Such Things 5
1944 4 Mills Brothers - Paper Doll 12
1945 5 Bing Crosby and Andrews Sisters - Don't Fence Me In 8
1946 6 Bing Crosby and Carmen Cavallaro - I Can't Begin to Tell You 1
1947 7 Sammy Kaye - The Old Lamp-Lighter 7
1948 8 Vaughn Monroe - Ballerina 10
1949 9 Evelyn Knight - A Little Bird Told Me 7
1950 10 Andrews Sisters - I Can Dream, Can't I? 4
1951 11 Patti Page - Tennessee Waltz 9
1952 12 Johnnie Ray - Cry 11
1953 13 Perry Como - Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes 5
1954 14 Eddie Fisher - Oh! My Papa 8
1955 15 Joan Weber - Let Me Go Lover 2
1956 16 Dean Martin - Memories Are Made Of This 5
1957 17 Guy Mitchell - Singing the Blues 9
1958 18 Danny and the Juniors - At The Hop 5
1959 19 Chipmunks - The Chipmunk Song 4
1960 20 Marty Robbins - El Paso 2
1961 21 Bert Kaempfert - Wonderland by Night 3
1962 22 Chubby Checker - The Twist 2
1963 23 Steve Lawrence - Go Away Little Girl 2
1964 24 Bobby Vinton - There! I've Said It Again 4
1965 25 Supremes - Come See About Me 2
1966 26 Simon and Garfunkel - The Sounds of Silence 2
1967 27 Monkees - I'm A Believer 7
1968 28 John Fred and His Playboy Band - Judy in Disguise (With Glasses) 2
1969 29 Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine 7
1970 30 B.J. Thomas - Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head 4
1971 31 George Harrison - My Sweet Lord 4
1972 32 Don McLean - American Pie 4
1973 33 Carly Simon - You're So Vain 3
1974 34 Al Wilson - Show and Tell 1
1975 35 Barry Manilow - Mandy 1
1976 36 Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs 1
1977 37 Stevie Wonder - I Wish 1
1978 38 Player - Baby Come Back 3
1979 39 Chic - Le Freak 6
1980 40 Michael Jackson - Rock With You 4
1981 41 John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over 5
1982 42 Olivia Newton-John - Physical 10
1983 43 Men at Work - Down Under 4
1984 44 Yes - Owner of a Lonely Heart 2
1985 45 Madonna - Like a Virgin 6
1986 46 Dionne and Friends - That's What Friends Are For 4
1987 47 Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down 1
1988 48 George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You 1
1989 49 Phil Collins - Two Hearts 2
1990 50 Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You 3
1991 51 Janet Jackson - Love Will Never Do (Without You) 1
1992 52 Michael Jackson - Black or White 7
1993 53 Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You 14
1994 54 Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart, Sting - All for Love 3
1995 55 Boyz II Men - On Bended Knee 6
1996 56 Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day 16
1997 57 Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart 11
1998 58 Savage Garden - Truly Madly Deeply 2
1999 59 Brandy - Have You Ever? 2
2000 60 Christina Aguilera - What A Girl Wants 2
2001 61 Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part 1 11
2002 62 Usher - U Got It Bad 6
2003 63 Eminem - Lose Yourself 12
2004 64 OutKast - Hey Ya! 9
2005 65 Mario - Let Me Love You 9
2006 66 Nelly feat. Paul Wall, Ali and Gipp - Grillz 2
2007 67 Beyonce - Irreplaceable 10
2008 68 Flo Rida feat. T-Pain - Low 10
2009 69 Lady Gaga feat. Colby O'Donis - Just Dance 3
2010 70 Ke$ha - TiK ToK 9
2011 71 Bruno Mars - Grenade 4
2012 72 Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris - We Found Love 10
2013 73 Bruno Mars - Locked Out Of Heaven 6
2014 74 Pitbull feat. Ke$ha - Timber 3
2015 75 Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk 14
2016 76 Adele - Hello 10
2017 77 Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert - Bad And Boujee 1
Source: Billboard