The following artists have had the most individual number one hit singles over all time.

Artist (Click to view) Number Ones
Elvis Presley21
The Beatles17
Westlife13
Madonna12
Take That11
Abba9
Oasis8
The Rolling Stones8
Cliff Richard and The Shadows8
Michael Jackson7
Eminem7
McFly7
Spice Girls7
Rod Stewart6
U26
Blondie6
Cliff Richard6
Kylie Minogue6
Rihanna6
Robbie Williams6
Justin Bieber6
Slade6
Boyzone6
Frankie Laine6
Guy Mitchell6
JLS6
All Saints6
S Club 75
The Police5
Sugababes5
The Shadows5
Black Eyed Peas5
The Bee Gees5
Britney Spears5
Geri Halliwell4
Shakin Stevens4
T.Rex4
Olly Murs4
Sam Smith4
One Direction4
Roy Orbison4
The Everly Brothers4
The Pet Shop Boys4
The Jam4
NeYo4
George Michael4
Jason Derulo4
Busted4
Ed Sheeran4
Little Mix4
Usher4
Whitney Houston4
Wham!4
Bruno Mars4
Lily Allen4
Katy Perry4
Lady Gaga4
B*witched4
Daniel Bedingfield4
Frank Ifield4
Calvin Harris4
Rita Ora3
Will Young3
Atomic Kitten3
Queen3
Mud3
Brotherhood Of Man3
Celine Dion3
Aqua3
Donny Osmond3
Manfred Mann3
Cheryl Cole3
Gareth Gates3
The Hollies3
Dickie Valentine3
Johnnie Ray3
Robson and Jerome3
Sandie Shaw3
Jason Donovan3
Bucks Fizz3
The Searchers3
Elton John3
Gary Glitter3
James Arthur3
Pharrell Williams3
Adele3
Rosemary Clooney3
Ronan Keating3
Tinie Tempah3
Peter Andre3
The Kinks3
Will i am3
Frankie Goes To Hollywood3
Gerry and The Pacemakers3
Pixie Lott3
Baddiel and Skinner and The Lightning Seeds3
David Bowie3
Jennifer Lopez3
Christina Aguilera3
Lonnie Donegan3
Girls Aloud3
John Lennon3
Doris Day3
Leona Lewis3
10CC3
The Stargazers3
Jive Bunny3
Diana Ross2
Anthony Newley2
Frank Sinatra2
Don Cornell2
Eric Prydz2
Phil Collins2
Mungo Jerry2
Shaggy2
Billie2
John Travolta and Olivia Newton John2
Cheryl2
Miley Cyrus2
Hear Say2
The Vengaboys2
Russ Conway2
Mr Blobby2
The Chemical Brothers2
Duran Duran2
Marmalade2
Arctic Monkeys2
UB402
Culture Club2
Gilbert OSullivan2
Dreamweavers2
OneRepublic2
Bob The Builder2
Puff Daddy and Faith Evans2
Engelbert Humperdinck2
Taio Cruz2
Jessie J2
Adam Faith2
Pink2
The Fugees2
The Walker Brothers2
David Whitfield2
Wizzard2
Helen Shapiro2
The Seekers2
Perry Como2
Shakira2
Snap2
Various Artists2
The Specials2
Pitbull2
Maroon 52
Robin Thicke2
Jess Glynne2
The Wanted2
Frankie Vaughan2
Tommy James and The Shondells2
Justin Timberlake2
Blur2
Beyonce2
Blue2
New Kids On The Block2
Jimmy Young2
Rudimental2
Nelly2
Destinys Child2
Adam and the Ants2
Dawn2
Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas2
Mark Ronson2
Gary Barlow2
Eddie Calvert2
David Guetta2
Gabrielle2
The Righteous Brothers2
Don McLean2
Suzi Quatro2
Art Garfunkel2
The Boomtown Rats2
John Leyton2
Tom Jones2
The Outhere Brothers2
Kenny Rogers2
David Cassidy2
Petula Clark2
Bill Haley and His Comets2
Example2
Ellie Goulding2
Steps2
Wet Wet Wet2
Cilla Black2
The Beach Boys2
Tennessee Ernie Ford2
Bobby Darin2
Dizzee Rascal2
Cher2
The Spice Girls2
Michael Holliday2
Duke Dumont2
Mr Probz2
Pussycat Dolls2
Craig David2
Roll Deep2
George Harrison2
Dexys Midnight Runners2
Boney M2
Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames2
Kay Starr2
Coldplay2
A12
David Soul2
Winifred Atwell2
Sigma2
The Spencer Davis Group2
Scaffold2
Connie Francis2
Gotye2
The Prodigy2
Shirley Bassey2
The Bay City Rollers2
DJ Fresh2
R Kelly2
The New Seekers2
David Essex2
Lilly Wood And Robin Schulz1
OMI1
Tony Christie1
Five and Queen1
Color Me Badd1
Mariah Carey1
Dunblane1
Martine McCutcheon1
The Timelords1
George McCrae1
Chicago1
Amen Corner1
Lord Rockinghams XI1
The Proclaimers1
David Guetta Ft Kelly Rowland1
Meghan Trainor1
SecondCity1
Gorillaz1
Fragma1
Culture Beat1
Fugees1
Fatboy Slim1
Kelly Marie1
David Bowie and Mick Jagger1
TPau1
Tubeway Army1
B. Bumble and The Stingers1
Sonny and Cher1
Mary Hopkin1
Mantovani and His Orchestra1
Harry Belafonte1
My Chemical Romance1
Kelly Clarkson1
BoB1
Flo Rida1
Bingo Players1
Frankee1
Enrique Iglesias1
Robbie Williams and Nicole Kidman1
Maria McKee1
Coolio featuring LV1
Johnny Logan1
Captain Sensible1
USA For Africa1
Ferry Aid1
Edison Lighthouse1
The Sweet1
Typically Tropical1
Eden Kane1
The Moody Blues1
Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich1
Eddie Fisher1
Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers1
Nelly Furtado1
Dizzie Rascal Ft Calvin Harris and Chrome1
Helping Haiti (Various Artists)1
The Script1
Lorde1
Lukas Graham1
Sam and Mark1
Blu Cantrell1
So Solid Crew1
Beats International featuring Lindy Layt1
Jimmy Nail1
The Pretenders1
Tight Fit1
Chaka Khan1
The Housemartins1
The Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden1
Pilot1
The Floaters1
Procol Harum1
The Archies1
Slim Whitman1
Notorious BIG1
Duffy1
LMFAO1
Rachel Platten1
Modjo1
Stiltskin1
No Doubt1
Aneka1
The Flying Pickets1
Doctor and The Medics1
The Tams1
John Denver1
Julie Covington1
The Dave Clark 51
Jim Reeves1
The Beatles with Billy Preston1
Timbaland ft Keri Hilson1
Tinchy Stryder Ft Amelle1
The X Factor Finalists 20101
Chris Brown1
Naughty Boy1
King1
2Pac1
Band Aid 201
Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland1
Sonique1
Hale and Pace1
St Winifreds School Choir1
S Express1
Jimi Hendrix Experience1
The Rubettes1
Demis Roussos1
Dr Hook1
The Tornados1
The Overlanders1
Vic Damone1
Mika1
Tinchy Stryder Ft N Dubz1
Yolanda Be Cool and DCUP1
PJ And Duncan1
Kiesza1
3 Of A Kind1
Elvis vs JXL1
Chicane and Bryan Adams1
Mark Morrison1
Melanie B featuring Missy Elliott1
Odyssey1
Sister Sledge1
Rick Astley1
Norman Greenbaum1
Peters and Lee1
Slik1
Ian Dury and The Blockheads1
The Highwaymen1
Roger Miller1
Des OConnor1
Lita Roza1
Andy Williams1
Beyonce ft Jay Z1
X Factor Finalists1
Scouting For Girls1
X Factor Finalists 20111
Gabrielle Aplin1
Sam Bailey1
The Chainsmokers1
DJ Casper1
DJ Pied Piper1
Partners In Kryme1
Charles and Eddie1
Run DMC vs Jason Nevins1
Madness1
Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson1
Ben E King1
Black Box1
Tammy Wynette1
Kate Bush1
Floyd Cramer1
Georgie Fame1
Al Martino1
Joe McElderry1
Cher Lloyd1
Wiley1
Lewisham And Greenwich NHS Choir1
Steve Brookstein1
Evanescence1
LeAnn Rimes1
Right Said Fred1
Baby D1
Eiffel 651
Julio Iglesias1
Lionel Richie1
Nick Berry1
Marc Almond with Gene Pitney1
Chicory Tip1
Barry White1
The Jacksons1
Johnny Kidd and The Pirates1
The Four Pennies1
Creedence Clearwater Revival1
Tony Bennett1
Craig Douglas1
Eva Cassidy and Katie Melua1
fun.1
John Newman1
Lost Frequencies1
Stereophonics1
David Sneddon1
Melanie C1
Doop1
Tori Amos1
The Backstreet Boys1
Paul Young1
Cliff Richard and The Young Ones ft Hank Marvin1
Bros1
Dave and Ansil Collins1
The Three Degrees1
Showaddywaddy1
Chris Farlowe1
Peter Sarstedt1
Vera Lynn1
Conway Twitty1
Timbaland ft Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake1
La Roux1
Alexandra Burke Ft Laza Morgan1
Jessie J Ariana Grande And Nicki Minaj1
Band Aid 301
Oxide and Neutrino1
The KLF1
Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince1
9111
Men At Work1
Midge Ure1
Belinda Carlisle1
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles1
Alvin Stardust1
J.J. Barrie1
Gary Numan1
Mike Sarne with Wendy Richard1
Joe Cocker1
Jerry Lee Lewis1
Fedde Le Grand1
Flo Rida ft Kesha1
David Guetta Ft Chris Willis1
Cover Drive1
Avicii Vs Nicky Romero1
Route 941
Mario Winans1
Holly Valance1
Manic Street Preachers1
The Beautiful South1
The Bluebells1
Another Level1
Mash1
Irene Cara1
Phyllis Nelson1
Starship1
Lee Marvin1
The Stylistics1
The Commodores1
Louis Armstrong1
Anne Shelton1
Kid Rock1
Dappy1
Psy1
Storm Queen1
Mike Posner1
Roger Sanchez1
The Shamen1
Cher Chrissie Hynde and Neneh Cherry1
The Goombay Dance Band1
Jim Diamond1
Jackie Wilson1
Soul II Soul ft Caron Wheeler1
Alice Cooper1
Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel1
Baccara1
Johnny Tillotson1
The Honeycombs1
Scott McKenzie1
Rolf Harris1
Johnston Brothers1
Meck ft Leo Sayer1
Estelle ft Kanye West1
X Factor Finalists 20091
Magic!1
Room 51
Shaggy feat. Rikrok1
Mariah Carey and Westlife1
George Michael and Elton John1
Manchester United Football Squad1
Olive1
A.T.B.1
Soft Cell1
Paul McCartney1
Chris De Burgh1
Enya1
Sweet Sensation1
Leo Sayer1
Eddie Cochran1
The Bachelors1
The Four Tops1
Tommy Roe1
Ruby Murray1
Buddy Holly1
Robyn with Kleerup1
David Guetta featuring Akon1
The Black Eyed Peas1
Carly Rae Jepsen1
Crazy Frog1
Michael Andrews1
DJ Sammy1
Black Legend1
Chesney Hawkes1
Chaka Demus and Pliers1
Lenny Kravitz1
Joe Dolce Music Theatre1
Spandau Ballet1
A Ha1
Fairground Attraction1
Dave Edmunds1
Ray Stevens1
Elton John and Kiki Dee1
Pink Floyd1
Jet Harris and Tony Meehan1
Nancy Sinatra1
Fleetwood Mac1
David Whitfield with Chorus and Mantovani and his Orchestra1
The Kalin Twins1
Kaiser Chiefs1
Dizzee Rascal and Van Helden1
Aloe Blacc1
Natasha Bedingfield1
Darius1
Melanie C and Lisa Left Eye Lopes1
Iron Maiden1
Gina G1
Spacedust1
Eddy Grant1
The Eurythmics1
Marrs1
England World Cup Squad1
Four Seasons1
Gloria Gaynor1
Jackie Trent1
Paul Anka1
Alexandra Burke1
Diana Vickers1
Clean Bandit And Anne Marie1
Aaliyah1
DJ Otzi1
Bombalurina1
The Tamperer featuring Maya1
The Detroit Spinners1
Adam Ant1
Dead Or Alive1
Boy George1
Lisa Stansfield1
Chuck Berry1
Windsor Davies and Don Estelle1
Brian and Michael1
The Temperance Seven1
The Supremes1
Love Affair1
Jo Stafford1
Ronnie Hilton1
Gnarls Barkley1
Mint Royale1
Iyaz1
Nero1
Sam And The Womp1
Ariana Grande1
Shawn Mendes1
Michelle1
KWS1
East 171
Will Smith1
Five1
The Human League1
Berlin1
Simple Minds1
Nilsson1
Status Quo1
Hot Chocolate1
The Animals1
Frank and Nancy Sinatra1
Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg1
Jerry Keller1
Leon Jackson1
Chipmunk1
Nico And Vinz1
David Zowie1
Tatu1
Spiller1
Bryan Adams1
Prince1
White Town1
Shanks and Bigfoot1
KC and The Sunshine Band1
Falco1
Glenn Medeiros1
The Osmonds1
Johnny Mathis1
Johnny Preston1
The Troggs1
Marvin Gaye1
Jane Morgan1
Beyonce and Shakira1
Cascada1
Daft Punk1
Ja Rule1
Will Young and Gareth Gates1
Madison Avenue1
The Simpsons1
Take That featuring Lulu1
The Offspring1
Barbra Streisand1
Kajagoogoo1
Jennifer Rush1
Tiffany1
Freda Payne1
Paper Lace1
The Wurzels1
The Buggles1
Ray Charles1
Ken Dodd1
Hugo Montenegro1
Marvin Rainwater1
Akon Ft Eminem1
Jenkins West Jones Gibb1
Shout Ft Dizzee Rascal and James Corden1
Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Ft Wanz1
DVBBS and Borgeous1
Shapeshifters1
George Michael and Queen with Lisa Stans1
Babylon Zoo1
Jamiroquai1
Survivor1
Paul Hardcastle1
The Firm1
Simon and Garfunkel1
Gary Puckett and The Union Gap1
Tommy Steele1
Sak Noel1
Swedish House Mafia1
Martin Garrix1
Drake1
Christina Aguilera Lil Kim Mya Pink1
Adamski1
Tasmin Archer1
Teletubbies1
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder1
Band Aid1
Steve Silk Hurley1
Sonia1
Telly Savalas1
Wings1
The Foundations1
Nizlopi1
Chico1
Madonna ft Justin Timberlake1
Peter Kays Animated All Star Band1
Sigala1
Tomcraft1
Limp Bizkit1
Whigfield1
Eternal featuring Bebe Winans1
Ricky Martin1
Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin1
Boris Gardiner1
Robin Beck1
Benny Hill1
Ken Boothe1
Manhattan Transfer1
Jimmy Jones1
Thunderclap Newman1
Kanye West1
Matt Cardle1
Tulisa1
Icona Pop1
Wiz Khalifa1
Akon1
Ozzy and Kelly Osbourne1
Blue featuring Elton John1
Corrs1
D:Ream1
Mr Oizo1
Roxy Music1
New Edition1
Billy Ocean1
Wet Wet Wet and Billy Bragg1
Clive Dunn1
Charles Aznavour1
Pussycat1
Dusty Springfield1
The Move1
Kitty Kallen1
Tommy Edwards1
Sugababes vs Girls Aloud1
Flo Rida Ft David Guetta1
Brian McFadden1
Blazin Squad1
Enigma1
Freddie Mercury1
Chef1
Renee and Renato1
UB40 ft Chrissie Hynde1
Christie1
The Simon Park Orchestra1
Tina Charles1
Anita Ward1
Danny Williams1
The Byrds1
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown1
Eddie Fisher featuring Sally Sweetland1
The Crickets1
Razorlight1
Military Wives with Gareth Malone1
The Justice Collective1
Clean Bandit1
Eamon1
Afroman1
The Steve Miller Band1
2 Unlimited1
Simply Red1
Charlene1
Philip Bailey duet with Phil Collins1
Mel and Kim1
Band Aid II1
Little Jimmy Osmond1
Johnny Nash1
Del Shannon1
Esther and Abi Ofarim1
Pat Boone1
Sandi Thom1
Owl City1
Wretch 321
Ella Henderson1
Oliver Heldens and Becky Hill1
Zayn1
LMC vs U21
5ive1
Sinead OConnor1
Erasure1
Rednex1
The Verve1
The Wamdue Project1
Kraftwerk1
Stevie Wonder1
Europe1
The Bangles1
The Pipes and Drums and Military Band of The Royal Scots...1
The Tymes1
Donna Summer1
Ricky Valance1
The Tremeloes1
Bobbie Gentry1
Alma Cogan1
Emile Ford and The Checkmates1
Basshunter1
Alexandra Burke ft Flo Rida1
Nicole Scherzinger1
Gary Barlow and The Commonwealth Band1
Avicii1
Charlie Puth1
Emma Bunton1
Vic Reeves and The Wonder Stuff1
Tony Di Bart1
LL Cool J1
Baz Luhrmann1
Smokey Robinson1
Billy Joel1
Spitting Image1
Yazz and Plastic Population1
Middle Of The Road1
Carl Douglas1
Brian Poole and The Tremeloes1
The Small Faces1
Desmond Dekker and The Aces1
The Platters1
Rihanna ft JayZ1
Cee Lo Green1
Ben Haenow1
James Blunt1
Las Ketchup1
Billie Piper1
The Clash1
Meat Loaf1
Deep Blue Something1
Armand Van Helden1
Bonnie Tyler1
Feargal Sharkey1
Aswad1
Matthews Southern Comfort1
Terry Jacks1
The Real Thing1
Lena Martell1
BoB Ft Hayley Williams1
The Saturdays1
5 Seconds Of Summer1
Streets1
Liberty X1
Vanilla Ice1
Ace Of Base1
The Manic Street Preachers1
Olivia Newton John and ELO1
Musical Youth1
The Crowd1
Los Lobos1
Dana1
Billy Connolly1
The Village People1
Unit Four Plus Two1
The Equals1
Tab Hunter1
Scissor Sisters1
Kings of Leon1
Lady GaGa and Beyonce1
Professor Green1
Labrinth1
Calvin Harris and Alesso1
Major Lazer1
Fatman Scoop1
Shaggy feat. Rayvon1
Englandneworder1
Boyz II Men1
Livin Joy1
Cornershop1
Fern Kinney1
Nicole1
Foreigner1
Aretha Franklin and George Michael1
Lieutenant Pigeon1
Althia and Donna1
The Marcels1
Hermans Hermits1
Long John Baldry1
Shayne Ward1
Dean Martin1
Orson1
Ting Tings1
Rage Against The Machine1
Florence and the Machine1
Rixton1
KDA1
Ciara1
Rui Da Silva1
Shakespears Sister1
Pato Banton1
Hanson1
Lou Bega1
Queen and David Bowie1
Nena1
Communards1
Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan1
Deniece Williams1
Peter and Gordon1
The Monkees1
Zager and Evans1
Perez Prado1
Cliff Richard and The Drifters1
Sean Kingston1
JayZ Ft Rihanna and Kanye West1
Kesha1

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