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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Biggest #1 Songs in UK Chart History

Posted 4/18/2015.

This is a list of the #1 songs of all time according to the UK charts, starting with 1947.

    26 weeks:

  1. Bing Crosby…Galway Bay (1949)

    21 weeks:

  2. The Ink Spots…Bless You for Being an Angel (1947)

    18 weeks:

  3. Frankie Laine…I Believe (1953)

    16 weeks:

  4. Bryan Adams…(Everything I Do) I Do It for You (1991)

    15 weeks:

  5. Wet Wet Wet…Love Is All Around (1994)

    14 weeks:

  6. Queen…Bohemian Rhapsody (1975)

    12 weeks:

  7. Nat “King” Cole…Too Young (1951)
  8. Jimmy Young…Too Young (1951)

    11 weeks:

  9. Billy Eckstine…My Foolish Heart (1950)
  10. Slim Whitman…Rose Marie (1955)
  11. Teresa Brewer…Longing for You (1951)

    10 weeks:

  12. Whitney Houston…I Will Always Love You (1992)
  13. Rihanna…Umbrella (2007)
  14. Vera Lynn…Auf Wiedersheh’n Sweetheart (1952)
  15. Les Paul & Mary Ford…Mockin’ Bird Hill (1951)
  16. Nat “King” Cole…Unforgettable (1951)
  17. David Whitfield with Mantovani & His Orchestra…Cara Mia (1954)

    9 weeks:

  18. Patti Page…Tennessee Waltz (1950)
  19. Elvis Presley…It’s Now Or Never (1960)
  20. Gnarls Barkley…Crazy (2006)
  21. Paul Anka…Diana (1957)
  22. Olivia Newton-John with John Travolta…You’re the One That I Want (1978)
  23. Paul McCartney & Wings…Mull of Kintyre (1977)
  24. Frankie Goes to Hollywood…Two Tribes (1984)
  25. Al Martino…Here in My Heart (1952)
  26. Eddie Calert…O Mein Papa (Oh My Papa) (1953)
  27. Anita O’Day…Tennessee Waltz (1951)
  28. Vera Lynn…The Homing Waltz (1952)
  29. Alma Cogan…The Homing Waltz (1952)

    8 weeks:

  30. The Archies…Sugar Sugar (1969)
  31. Doris Day…Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered (1950)
  32. Perry Como…Magic Moments (1958)
  33. Mel Torme…Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered (1950)
  34. The Shadows…Wonderful Land (1962)
  35. Frankie Laine…Answer Me, Lord Above (1953)
  36. Shakespear’s Sister (1992)

    7 weeks:

  37. Elvis Presley…All Shook Up (1957)
  38. The Everly Brothers…All I Have to Do Is Dream (1958)
  39. Cher…Believe (1998)
  40. Spice Girls…Wannabe (1996)
  41. Anton Karas…The Third Man Theme (1950)
  42. Leona Lewis…Bleeding Love (2007)
  43. The Everly Brothers…Cathy’s Clown (1960)
  44. Meat Loaf…I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That) (1993)
  45. Mark Ronson with Bruno Mars…Uptown Funk! (2014)
  46. The Beatles…Hello Goodbye (1967)
  47. Mungo Jerry…In the Summertime (1970)
  48. Tom Jones…Green, Green Grass of Home (1966)
  49. Johnnie Ray…Just Walkin’ in the Rain (1956)
  50. Oliva Newton-John with John Travolta…Summer Nights (1978)
  51. Frank Ifield…I Remember You (1962)
  52. Celine Dion…Think Twice (1994)
  53. Tab Hunter…Young Love (1956)
  54. The Beatles…From Me to You (1963)
  55. Harry Belafonte…Mary’s Boy Child (1956)
  56. Robson & Jerome…Unchained Melody/The White Cliffs of Dover (1995)
  57. Tony Christie with Peter Kay…Is This the Way to Amarillo? (2005)
  58. Tennessee Ernie Ford…Give Me Your Word (1955)
  59. Eve Young…Silver Dollar (Roll Roll Roll) (1950)

    6 weeks:

  60. Procol Harum…A White Shade of Pale (1967)
  61. Gene Autry…Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1949)
  62. Abba…Dancing Queen (1976)
  63. The Beatles…She Loves You (1963)
  64. George Harrison…My Sweet Lord (1970)
  65. The Beatles with Billy Preston…Get Back (1969)
  66. Stevie Wonder…I Just Called to Say I Love You (1984)
  67. Puff Daddy with Faith Evans & 112…I’ll Be Missing You (1997)
  68. Lionel Richie…Hello (1983)
  69. Culture Club…Karma Chameleon (1983)
  70. Rihanna with Calvin Harris…We Found Love (2011)
  71. Mary Hopkin…Those Were the Days (1968)
  72. Doris Day…Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Que Sera) (1956)
  73. Connie Francis…Who’s Sorry Now? (1958)
  74. Engelbert Humperdinck…Release Me (1967)
  75. Black Eyed Peas with Justin Timberlake…Where Is the Love? (2003)
  76. Elton John with Kiki Dee…Don’t Go Breaking My Heart (1976)
  77. Brotherhood of Man…Save Your Kisses for Me (1976)
  78. Teresa Brewer with Dixieland All Stars…Music! Music! Music! (1950)
  79. Freda Payne…Band of Gold (1970)
  80. Elvis Presley…The Wonder of You (1970)
  81. Snap!...Rhythm Is a Dancer (1992)
  82. Creedence Clearwater Revival…Run Through the Jungle (1970)
  83. Dave Edmunds…I Hear You Knocking (1970)
  84. Elvis Presley…Wooden Heart (1961)
  85. Bing Crosby…Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1950)
  86. Cliff Richard & the Drifters…Living Doll (1959)
  87. Michael Jackson…Earth Song (1995)
  88. Cliff Richard & the Shadows…The Young Ones (1962)
  89. Black Box…Ride on Time (1989)
  90. Run-D.M.C. with Jason Nevins…It’s Like That (1998)
  91. Art Garfunkel…Bright Eyes (1979)
  92. Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway…Where Is the Love (1972)
  93. Rolf Harris…Two Little Boys (1969)
  94. Emile Ford & the Checkmates…What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For? (1969)
  95. T-Rex…Hot Love (1971)
  96. Connie Francis…Stupid Cupid (1958)
  97. Ronnie Hilton…No Other Love (1956)
  98. Bay City Rollers…Bye Bye Baby (1975)
  99. East 17…Stay Another Day (1994)
  100. Connie Francis…Carolina Moon (1958)
  101. Guy Mitchell…Look at That Girl (1953)

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