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STATS AND FACTS

MOST WEEKS AT NO.1 (Singles)

Most Weeks At Number One

19 records have achieved 7 weeks at Number One:
6 from the 1950s
5 from the 1960s
2 from the 1970s
5 from the 1990s
1 from the 2000s

6 records have achieved 8 weeks at Number One:
2 from the 1950s
3 from the 1960s
1 from the 1990s

9 records have achieved 9 weeks at Number One:
4 from the 1950s
3 from the 1970s
1 from the 1980s
1 from the 2000s

3 records have achieved 10 weeks at Number One:
1 from the 1950s - "Cara Mia" by David Whitfield
1 from the 1990s - "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston
1 from the 2000s - "Umbrella" by Rihanna feat. Jay-Z

1 record has achieved 11 weeks at Number One:
1 from the 1950s - "Rose Marie" by Slim Whitman

1 record has achieved 15 weeks at Number One:
1 from the 1990s - "Love Is All Around" by Wet Wet Wet

1 record has achieved 16 weeks at Number One:
1 from the 1990s - "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" by Bryan Adams
- Also holds the record for the most CONSECUTIVE weeks at #1

1 record has achieved 18 weeks at Number One:
1 from the 1950s - "I Believe" by Frankie Laine
- Also holds the record for the most NON-CONSECUTIVE weeks at #1


Date: Song :Artist:Weeks at #1
24-04-53 I BelieveFrankie Laine18 weeks
13-07-91(Everything I Do) I Do It For You Bryan Adams16 weeks
04-06-94Love Is All Around Wet Wet Wet 15 weeks
29-07-55 Rose Marie Slim Whitman 11 weeks
02-07-54 Cara Mia David Whitfield 10 weeks
05-12-92 I Will Always Love You Whitney Houston 10 weeks
26-05-07 Umbrella Rihanna feat. Jay-Z 10 weeks
14-11-52 Here In My Heart Al Martino 9 weeks
08-01-54 Oh Mein Papa Eddie Calvert 9 weeks
16-04-54 Secret Love Doris Day 9 weeks
30-08-57 Diana Paul Anka 9 weeks
29-11-75 Bohemian Rhapsody ** Queen 9 weeks
03-12-77 Mull Of Kintyre / Girls' School Wings9 weeks
17-06-78 You're The One That I WantTravolta & Newton-John9 weeks
16-06-84 Two Tribes Frankie Goes To Hollywood 9 weeks
08-04-06 Crazy Gnarls Barkley 9 weeks
13-11-53 Answer Me Frankie Laine 8 weeks
28-02-58 Magic Moments Perry Como 8 weeks
03-11-60 It's Now Or Never Elvis Presley 8 weeks
22-03-62 Wonderful Land The Shadows 8 weeks
25-10-69 Sugar Sugar The Archies 8 weeks
22-02-92 Stay Shakespear's Sister 8 weeks

** Note: Special mention should be given to Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' which achieved a second run of 5 weeks at Number One (w/e 21-12-91).

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