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 2 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 - 2015
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Glenn Miller - Imagination 3
1941 1 Jimmy Dorsey - Maria Elena 2
1942 2 Harry James - Sleepy Lagoon 4
1943 3 Song Spinners - Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer 3
1944 4 Harry James - I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You) 4
1945 5 Les Brown - Sentimental Journey 9
1946 6 Ink Spots - The Gypsy 10
1947 7 Perry Como - Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Baby Go To Sleep) 3
1948 8 Kay Kyser - Woody Woodpecker 6
1949 9 Vaughn Monroe - (Ghost) Riders In The Sky: A Cowboy Legend 11
1950 10 Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme 11
1951 11 Nat King Cole - Too Young 5
1952 12 Percy Faith - Delicado 1
1953 13 Percy Faith - The Song from Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) 10
1954 14 Kitty Kallen - Little Things Mean A Lot 9
1955 15 Perez Prado - Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White 10
1956 16 Gogi Grant - The Wayward Wind 6
1957 17 Pat Boone - Love Letters in the Sand 5
1958 18 Sheb Wooley - Purple People Eater 6
1959 19 Johnny Horton - The Battle of New Orleans 6
1960 20 Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool 2
1961 21 Gary U.S. Bonds - Quarter To Three 2
1962 22 David Rose - The Stripper 1
1963 23 Essex - Easier Said Than Done 2
1964 24 Beach Boys - I Get Around 2
1965 25 Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) 2
1966 26 Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night 1
1967 27 Association - Windy 4
1968 28 Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You 4
1969 29 Henry Mancini - Love Theme From 'Romeo And Juliet' 2
1970 30 Jackson Five - The Love You Save 2
1971 31 Carole King - It's Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move 5
1972 32 Bill Withers - Lean On Me 3
1973 33 Billy Preston - Will It Go Round In Circles 2
1974 34 Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat 1
1975 35 Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together 4
1976 36 Paul McCartney and Wings - Silly Love Songs 5
1977 37 Bill Conti - Gonna Fly Now (Theme from Rocky) 1
1978 38 Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing 7
1979 39 Anita Ward - Ring My Bell 2
1980 40 Paul McCartney and Wings - Coming Up (Live at Glasgow) 3
1981 41 Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes 9
1982 42 Human League - Don't You Want Me 3
1983 43 Irene Cara - Flashdance... What a Feeling 6
1984 44 Prince - When Doves Cry 5
1985 45 Phil Collins - Sussudio 1
1986 46 Billy Ocean - There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) 1
1987 47 Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) 2
1988 48 Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana 1
1989 49 Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing 1
1990 50 New Kids On The Block - Step by Step 3
1991 51 Paula Abdul - Rush Rush 5
1992 52 Sir Mix-a-Lot - Baby Got Back 5
1993 53 Janet Jackson - That's the Way Love Goes 8
1994 54 All-4-One - I Swear 11
1995 55 TLC - Waterfalls 7
1996 56 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony - Tha Crossroads 8
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 Jennifer Lopez - If You Had My Love 5
2000 60 Enrique Iglesias - Be With You 3
2001 61 Usher - U Remind Me 4
2002 62 Nelly - Hot In Herre 7
2003 63 Clay Aiken - This Is The Night 2
2004 64 Usher - Burn 8
2005 65 Carrie Underwood - Inside Your Heaven 1
2006 66 Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland - Promiscuous 6
2007 67 Rihanna feat. Jay-Z - Umbrella 7
2008 68 Katy Perry - I Kissed a Girl 7
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow 12
2010 70 Katy Perry feat. Snoop Dogg - California Gurls 6
2011 71 Adele - Rolling In The Deep 7
2012 72 Carly Rae Jepsen - Call Me Maybe 9
2013 73 Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines 12
2014 74 Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX - Fancy 7
2015 75 Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth - See You Again 11
Source: Billboard