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 October 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.


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 1940 - 2014
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Bing Crosby - Only Forever 9
1941 1 Freddy Martin - Piano Concerto in B Flat 8
1942 2 Glenn Miller - (I've Got a Gal In) Kalamazoo 7
1943 3 Bing Crosby - Sunday, Monday, or Always 7
1944 4 Mills Brothers - You Always Hurt the One You Love 5
1945 5 Perry Como - Till the End of Time 9
1946 6 Frankie Carle - Rumors Are Flying 8
1947 7 Francis Craig - Near You 12
1948 8 Pee Wee Hunt - Twelfth Street Rag 8
1949 9 Frankie Laine - That Lucky Old Sun 8
1950 10 Weavers with Gordon Jenkins - Goodnight Irene 13
1951 11 Tony Bennett - Because of You 8
1952 12 Patti Page - I Went to Your Wedding 5
1953 13 Stan Freberg - St. George and the Dragonet 4
1954 14 Rosemary Clooney - Hey There 6
1955 15 Four Aces - Love Is a Many Splendered Thing 2
1956 16 Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel / Hound Dog 11
1957 17 Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock 7
1958 18 Tommy Edwards - It's All in the Game 6
1959 19 Bobby Darin - Mack the Knife 9
1960 20 Drifters - Save the Last Dance for Me 3
1961 21 Ray Charles - Hit the Road Jack 2
1962 22 Bobby 'Boris' Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers - Monster Mash 2
1963 23 Jimmy Glimer and The Fireballs - Sugar Shack 5
1964 24 Manfred Mann - Do Wah Diddy Diddy 2
1965 25 Beatles - Yesterday 4
1966 26 Four Tops - Reach Out, I'll Be There 2
1967 27 Lulu - To Sir with Love 5
1968 28 Beatles - Hey Jude 9
1969 29 Temptations - I Can't Get Next to You 2
1970 30 Jackson Five - I'll Be There 5
1971 31 Rod Stewart - Maggie May 5
1972 32 Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling 2
1973 33 Rolling Stones - Angie 1
1974 34 Dionne Warwick and The Spinners - Then Came You 1
1975 35 Neil Sedaka - Bad Blood 3
1976 36 Chicago - If You Leave Me Now 2
1977 37 Debby Boone - You Light up My Life 10
1978 38 Exile - Kiss You All Over 4
1979 39 Herb Alpert - Rise 2
1980 40 Barbra Streisand - Woman in Love 3
1981 41 Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) 3
1982 42 John Cougar - Jack and Diane 4
1983 43 Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart 4
1984 44 Stevie Wonder - I Just Called to Say I Love You 3
1985 45 Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love for You 1
1986 46 Cyndi Lauper - True Colors 2
1987 47 Michael Jackson - Bad 2
1988 48 Phil Collins - Groovy Kind of Love 2
1989 49 Janet Jackson - Miss You Much 4
1990 50 James Ingram - I Don't Have the Heart 1
1991 51 Mariah Carey - Emotions 3
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 Mariah Carey - Fantasy 8
1996 56 Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) 14
1997 57 Elton John - Candle in the Wind 1997 / Something About the Way You Look Tonight 14
1998 58 Monica - The First Night 5
1999 59 Santana - Smooth 12
2000 60 Christina Aguilera - Come on Over Baby (All I Want Is You) 4
2001 61 Jennifer Lopez - I'm Real 5
2002 62 Nelly feat. Kelly Rowland - Dilemma 10
2003 63 Beyonce feat. Sean Paul - Baby Boy 9
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 Britney Spears - Womanizer 1
2009 69 Britney Spears - 3 1
2010 70 Bruno Mars - Just the Way You Are 4
2011 71 Adele - Someone Like You 5
2012 72 Maroon 5 - One More Night 9
2013 73 Lorde - Royals 9
2014 74 Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass 6
Source: Billboard Magazine