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 November 27 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 -- Bing Crosby - Only Forever 9
1941 1 Glenn Miller - Chattanooga Choo Choo 9
1942 2 Bing Crosby - White Christmas 11
1943 3 Mills Brothers - Paper Doll 12
1944 4 Mills Brothers - You Always Hurt the One You Love 5
1945 5 Harry James - It's Been a Long, Long Time 3
1946 6 Frankie Carle - Rumors Are Flying 8
1947 7 Francis Craig - Near You 12
1948 8 Dinah Shore - Buttons and Bows 10
1949 9 Frankie Laine - Mule Train 6
1950 10 Phil Harris - The Thing 4
1951 11 Tony Bennett - Cold Cold Heart 6
1952 12 Joni James - Why Don't You Believe Me 4
1953 13 Tony Bennett - Rags to Riches 6
1954 14 Eddie Fisher - I Need You Now 3
1955 15 Tennessee Ernie Ford - Sixteen Tons 7
1956 16 Elvis Presley - Love Me Tender 5
1957 17 Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock 7
1958 18 Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe 2
1959 19 Bobby Darin - Mack the Knife 9
1960 20 Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome Tonight 6
1961 21 Jimmy Dean - Big Bad John 5
1962 22 Four Seasons - Big Girls Don't Cry 5
1963 23 Dale and Grace - I'm Leaving It up to You 2
1964 24 Shangri-Las - Leader of the Pack 1
1965 25 Supremes - I Hear a Symphony 2
1966 26 New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral 3
1967 27 Monkees - Daydream Believer 4
1968 28 Supremes - Love Child 2
1969 29 Beatles - Come Together / Something 1
1970 30 Partridge Family - I Think I Love You 3
1971 31 Issac Hayes - Theme From 'Shaft' 2
1972 32 Temptations - Papa Was a Rollin' Stone 1
1973 33 Carpenters - Top of the World 2
1974 34 Billy Swan - I Can Help 2
1975 35 Silver Convention - Fly Robin Fly 3
1976 36 Rod Stewart - Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright) 8
1977 37 Debby Boone - You Light up My Life 10
1978 38 Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers 2
1979 39 Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) 2
1980 40 Kenny Rogers - Lady 6
1981 41 Olivia Newton-John - Physical 10
1982 42 Lionel Richie - Truly 2
1983 43 Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night) 4
1984 44 Wham! - Wake Me up Before You Go-Go 3
1985 45 Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin - Separate Lives 1
1986 46 Bon Jovi - You Give Love a Bad Name 1
1987 47 Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes - (I've Had) The Time of My Life 1
1988 48 Will To Power - Baby I Love Your Way-Free Bird Medley 1
1989 49 Milli Vanilli - Blame It on the Rain 2
1990 50 Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight 1
1991 51 P.M. Dawn - Set Adrift on Memory Bliss 1
1992 52 Whitney Houston - I Will Always Love You 14
1993 53 Meat Loaf - I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) 5
1994 54 Boyz II Men - On Bended Knee 6
1995 55 Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men - One Sweet Day 16
1996 56 Blackstreet - No Diggity 4
1997 57 Elton John - Candle in the Wind 1997 / Something About the Way You Look Tonight 14
1998 58 Divine - Lately 1
1999 59 Santana - Smooth 12
2000 60 Destiny's Child - Independent Women Part 1 11
2001 61 Mary J. Blige - Family Affair 6
2002 62 Eminem - Lose Yourself 12
2003 63 Beyonce feat. Sean Paul - Baby Boy 9
2004 64 Usher and Alicia Keys - My Boo 6
2005 65 Chris Brown - Run It! 5
2006 66 Akon feat. Snoop Dogg - I Wanna Love You 2
2007 67 Alicia Keys - No One 5
2008 68 T.I. feat. Rihanna - Live Your Life 6
2009 69 Jay-Z and Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind 5
2010 70 Far East Movement feat. The Cataracs and Dev - Like a G6 3
2011 71 Rihanna feat. Calvin Harris - We Found Love 10
2012 72 Rihanna - Diamonds 3
2013 73 Lorde - Royals 9
2014 74 Taylor Swift - Blank Space 1
Source: Billboard