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 July 26 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 - 2016
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
1941 1 Sammy Kaye - Daddy 8
1942 2 Kay Kyser - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle 8
1943 3 Dick Haymes - You'll Never Know 4
1944 4 Bing Crosby - I'll Be Seeing You 4
1945 5 Johnny Mercer - On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe 7
1946 6 Ink Spots - The Gypsy 10
1947 7 Harmonicats - Peg O' My Heart 4
1948 8 Kay Kyser - Woody Woodpecker 6
1949 9 Perry Como - Some Enchanted Evening 5
1950 10 Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa 5
1951 11 Rosemary Clooney - Come On-a My House 6
1952 12 Vera Lynn - Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart 9
1953 13 Eddie Fisher - I'm Walking Behind You 2
1954 14 Kitty Kallen - Little Things Mean A Lot 9
1955 15 Bill Haley and His Comets - Rock Around The Clock 8
1956 16 Elvis Presley - I Want You, I Need You, I Love You 1
1957 17 Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 7
1958 18 Coasters - Yakety Yak 1
1959 19 Paul Anka - Lonely Boy 4
1960 20 Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry 3
1961 21 Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin' 7
1962 22 Bobby Vinton - Roses Are Red (My Love) 4
1963 23 Jan and Dean - Surf City 2
1964 24 Beatles - A Hard Day's Night 2
1965 25 Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 4
1966 26 Troggs - Wild Thing 2
1967 27 Doors - Light My Fire 3
1968 28 Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass 2
1969 29 Zager And Evans - In The Year 2525 6
1970 30 Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You 4
1971 31 James Taylor - You've Got a Friend 1
1972 32 Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally) 6
1973 33 Jim Croce - Bad, Bad Leroy Brown 2
1974 34 John Denver - Annie's Song 2
1975 35 Van McCoy - The Hustle 1
1976 36 Manhattans - Kiss And Say Goodbye 2
1977 37 Andy Gibb - I Just Want to Be Your Everything 4
1978 38 Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing 7
1979 39 Donna Summer - Bad Girls 5
1980 40 Billy Joel - It's Still Rock and Roll to Me 2
1981 41 Rick Springfield - Jessie's Girl 2
1982 42 Survivor - Eye of the Tiger 6
1983 43 Police - Every Breath You Take 8
1984 44 Prince - When Doves Cry 5
1985 45 Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away 1
1986 46 Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer 1
1987 47 Bob Seger - Shakedown 1
1988 48 Steve Winwood - Roll With It 4
1989 49 Martika - Toy Soldiers 2
1990 50 Glenn Medeiros feat. Bobby Brown - She Ain't Worth It 2
1991 51 Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It for You 7
1992 52 Sir Mix-a-Lot - Baby Got Back 5
1993 53 UB40 - Can't Help Falling in Love 7
1994 54 All-4-One - I Swear 11
1995 55 TLC - Waterfalls 7
1996 56 Toni Braxton - You're Makin' Me High 1
1997 57 Puff Daddy and Faith Evans feat. 112 - I'll Be Missing You 11
1998 58 Brandy and Monica - The Boy Is Mine 13
1999 59 Christina Aguilera - Genie In A Bottle 5
2000 60 'N Sync - It's Gonna Be Me 2
2001 61 Usher - U Remind Me 4
2002 62 Nelly - Hot In Herre 7
2003 63 Beyonce feat. Jay-Z - Crazy In Love 8
2004 64 Usher - Confessions Part II 2
2005 65 Mariah Carey - We Belong Together 14
2006 66 Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland - Promiscuous 6
2007 67 Plain White T's - Hey There Delilah 2
2008 68 Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl 7
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling 14
2010 70 Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie 7
2011 71 LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock - Party Rock Anthem 6
2012 72 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe 9
2013 73 Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines 12
2014 74 MAGIC! - Rude 6
2015 75 OMI - Cheerleader (Felix Jaehn Remix) 6
2016 76 Drake feat. WizKid & Kyla - One Dance 10
Source: Billboard