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 September 20 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 -- Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
1941 1 Jimmy Dorsey - Green Eyes 4
1942 2 Glenn Miller - (I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo 7
1943 3 Bing Crosby - Sunday, Monday, Or Always 7
1944 4 Bing Crosby - Swinging On A Star 9
1945 5 Perry Como - Till The End Of Time 9
1946 6 Ink Spots - To Each His Own 1
1947 7 Francis Craig - Near You 12
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 Jo Stafford - You Belong To Me 5
1953 13 Les Paul and Mary Ford - Vaya Con Dios 11
1954 14 Rosemary Clooney - Hey There 6
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 Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk 2
1960 20 Chubby Checker - The Twist 1
1961 21 Bobby Vee - Take Good Care Of My Baby 3
1962 22 Four Seasons - Sherry 5
1963 23 Bobby Vinton - Blue Velvet 3
1964 24 Roy Orbison - Oh! Pretty Woman 3
1965 25 Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction 1
1966 26 Association - Cherish 3
1967 27 Box Tops - The Letter 4
1968 28 Jeannie C. Riley - Harper Valley P.T.A. 1
1969 29 Archies - Sugar, Sugar 4
1970 30 Diana Ross - Ain't No Mountain High Enough 3
1971 31 Donny Osmond - Go Away Little Girl 3
1972 32 Mac Davis - Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me 3
1973 33 Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On 2
1974 34 Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe 1
1975 35 David Bowie - Fame 2
1976 36 Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music 3
1977 37 Emotions - Best Of My Love 5
1978 38 Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie 3
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 Billy Joel - Tell Her About It 1
1984 44 John Waite - Missing You 1
1985 45 Dire Straits - Money for Nothing 3
1986 46 Huey Lewis and the News - Stuck With You 3
1987 47 Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All 2
1988 48 Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry, Be Happy 2
1989 49 Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You 2
1990 50 Wilson Phillips - Release Me 2
1991 51 Color Me Badd - I Adore Mi Amor 2
1992 52 Boyz II Men - End of the Road 13
1993 53 Mariah Carey - Dreamlover 8
1994 54 Boyz II Men - I'll Make Love to You 14
1995 55 Coolio - Gangsta's Paradise 3
1996 56 Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) 14
1997 57 Mariah Carey - Honey 3
1998 58 Aerosmith - I Don't Want To Miss A Thing 4
1999 59 TLC - Unpretty 3
2000 60 Madonna - Music 4
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 Ciara feat. Petey Pablo - Goodies 7
2005 65 Kanye West feat. Jamie Foxx - Gold Digger 10
2006 66 Justin Timberlake - SexyBack 7
2007 67 Soulja Boy - Crank That (Soulja Boy) 7
2008 68 T.I. - Whatever You Like 7
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling 14
2010 70 Katy Perry - Teenage Dream 2
2011 71 Maroon 5 feat. Christina Aguilera - Moves Like Jagger 4
2012 72 Taylor Swift - We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together 3
2013 73 Katy Perry - Roar 2
2014 74 Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass 8
2015 75 Weeknd - Can't Feel My Face 3
2016 76 Chainsmokers feat. Halsey - Closer 12
2017 77 Taylor Swift - Look What You Made Me Do 2
Source: Billboard