Number One Single 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 September 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.


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 1940 - 2014
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
1941 1 Jimmy Dorsey - Green Eyes 4
1942 2 Kay Kyser - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle 8
1943 3 Tommy Dorsey - In the Blue of the Evening 3
1944 4 Bing Crosby - Swinging on a Star 9
1945 5 Johnny Mercer - On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe 7
1946 6 Freddy Martin - To Each His Own 2
1947 7 Tex Williams - Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) 6
1948 8 Pee Wee Hunt - Twelfth Street Rag 8
1949 9 Vic Damone - You're Breaking My Heart 4
1950 10 Weavers with Gordon Jenkins - Goodnight Irene 13
1951 11 Tony Bennett - Because of You 8
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 Mitch Miller - The Yellow Rose of Texas 6
1956 16 Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel / Hound Dog 11
1957 17 Debbie Reynolds - Tammy 3
1958 18 Domenico Modugno - Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu) 5
1959 19 Browns - The Three Bells 4
1960 20 Elvis Presley - It's Now or Never 5
1961 21 Joe Dowell - Wooden Heart 1
1962 22 Tommy Roe - Sheila 2
1963 23 Angels - My Boyfriend's Back 3
1964 24 Animals - House of the Rising Sun 3
1965 25 Beatles - Help! 3
1966 26 Donovan - Sunshine Superman 1
1967 27 Bobbie Gentry - Ode to Billie Joe 4
1968 28 Rascals - People Got to Be Free 5
1969 29 Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women 4
1970 30 Edwin Starr - War 3
1971 31 Paul McCartney - Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey 1
1972 32 Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally) 6
1973 33 Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On 2
1974 34 Paul Anka with Odia Coates - (You're) Having My Baby 3
1975 35 Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy 2
1976 36 Bee Gees - You Should Be Dancing 1
1977 37 Emotions - Best of My Love 5
1978 38 Frankie Valli - Grease 2
1979 39 Knack - My Sharona 6
1980 40 Diana Ross - Upside Down 4
1981 41 Diana Ross and Lionel Richie - Endless Love 9
1982 42 Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra 2
1983 43 Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) 1
1984 44 Tina Turner - What's Love Got to Do With It 3
1985 45 John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) 2
1986 46 Bananarama - Venus 1
1987 47 Los Lobos - La Bamba 3
1988 48 George Michael - Monkey 2
1989 49 Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted 1
1990 50 Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze of Glory 1
1991 51 Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It for You 7
1992 52 Boyz II Men - End of the Road 13
1993 53 UB40 - Can't Help Falling in Love 7
1994 54 Boyz II Men - I'll Make Love to You 14
1995 55 Michael Jackson - You Are Not Alone 1
1996 56 Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) 14
1997 57 Notorious B.I.G. feat. Puff Daddy and Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems 2
1998 58 Aerosmith - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing 4
1999 59 Enrique Iglesias - Bailamos 2
2000 60 Janet Jackson - Doesn't Really Matter 3
2001 61 Jennifer Lopez - I'm Real 5
2002 62 Nelly feat. Kelly Rowland - Dilemma 10
2003 63 Nelly, P. Diddy and Murphy Lee - Shake Ya Tailfeather 4
2004 64 Terror Squad - Lean Back 3
2005 65 Mariah Carey - We Belong Together 14
2006 66 Fergie - London Bridge 3
2007 67 Fergie - Big Girls Don't Cry 1
2008 68 T.I. - Whatever You Like 7
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling 14
2010 70 Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie 7
2011 71 Katy Perry - Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.) 2
2012 72 Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together 3
2013 73 Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines 12
2014 74 Taylor Swift - Shake It Off 1
Source: Billboard Magazine