#1 Songs, 1952-2022
The UK Official Charts, which were based on record sales, launched in 1952. There was also a sheet music sales chart sponsored by New Musical Express from 1950 to to 1965.
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First week at #1: Artist “Title” (# of weeks at #1)
First posted 11/14/2022; last updated 12/1/2022.