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 April 25 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 -- Glenn Miller - In The Mood 12
1941 1 Jimmy Dorsey - Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) 10
1942 2 Glenn Miller - Moonlight Cocktail 10
1943 3 Harry James - I've Heard That Song Before 13
1944 4 Guy Lombardo - It's Love-Love-Love 2
1945 5 Les Brown - My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time 7
1946 6 Sammy Kaye - I'm A Big Girl Now 1
1947 7 Ted Weems - Heartaches 12
1948 8 Peggy Lee - Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me) 9
1949 9 Russ Morgan - Cruising Down The River 7
1950 10 Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme 11
1951 11 Les Paul and Mary Ford - How High The Moon 9
1952 12 Kay Starr - Wheel of Fortune 9
1953 13 Patti Page - (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window 8
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 Platters - Twilight Time 1
1959 19 Fleetwoods - Come Softly To Me 4
1960 20 Elvis Presley - Stuck On You 4
1961 21 Del Shannon - Runaway 4
1962 22 Elvis Presley - Good Luck Charm 2
1963 23 Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him 3
1964 24 Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love 5
1965 25 Herman's Hermits - Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter 3
1966 26 Young Rascals - Good Lovin' 1
1967 27 Frank and Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid 4
1968 28 Bobby Goldsboro - Honey 5
1969 29 Fifth Dimension - Aquarius Let The Sunshine In 6
1970 30 Jackson Five - ABC 2
1971 31 Three Dog Night - Joy to the World 6
1972 32 Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 6
1973 33 Tony Orlando and Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree 4
1974 34 MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) 2
1975 35 B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song 1
1976 36 Bellamy Brothers - Let Your Love Flow 1
1977 37 Glen Campbell - Southern Nights 1
1978 38 Bee Gees - Night Fever 8
1979 39 Blondie - Heart of Glass 1
1980 40 Blondie - Call Me 6
1981 41 Hall and Oates - Kiss on My List 3
1982 42 Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'n Roll 7
1983 43 Michael Jackson - Beat It 3
1984 44 Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) 3
1985 45 USA for Africa - We Are the World 4
1986 46 Prince - Kiss 2
1987 47 Aretha Franklin and George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) 2
1988 48 Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go 2
1989 49 Madonna - Like a Prayer 3
1990 50 Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U 4
1991 51 Amy Grant - Baby Baby 2
1992 52 Kris Kross - Jump 8
1993 53 Silk - Freak Me 2
1994 54 R. Kelly - Bump N' Grind 4
1995 55 Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It 7
1996 56 Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me 6
1997 57 Puff Daddy feat. Mase - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down 6
1998 58 Next - Too Close 5
1999 59 TLC - No Scrubs 4
2000 60 Santana feat. The Product G&B - Maria Maria 10
2001 61 Janet - All For You 7
2002 62 Ashanti - Foolish 10
2003 63 50 Cent - In Da Club 9
2004 64 Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris - Yeah! 12
2005 65 50 Cent feat. Olivia - Candy Shop 9
2006 66 Daniel Powter - Bad Day 5
2007 67 Timbaland feat. Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake - Give It to Me 2
2008 68 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love 4
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow 12
2010 70 B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars - Nothin' On You 2
2011 71 Rihanna - S&M 1
2012 72 Gotye feat. Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know 8
2013 73 P!nk feat. Nate Ruess - Just Give Me A Reason 3
2014 74 Pharrell Williams - Happy 10
2015 75 Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth - See You Again 12
2016 76 Rihanna feat. Drake - Work 9
2017 77 Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You 11
Source: Billboard