Most Weeks at US Number 1


Information last updated in July 2020. Information subject to change in the future.

ARTISTS WITH MOST DOUBLE-DIGIT #1s  
Drake 3
Boyz II Men 3
Mariah Carey 2
the Black Eyed Peas 2
Pharell Williams 2
Beyonce (including Destiny's Child) 2
Kelly Rowland (including Destiny's Child) 2
Santana 2
   
ARTISTS WITH MOST WEEKS AT #1s (This ONLY tallies songs that spent 10 or more weeks at #1)
Boyz II Men 43
Drake 31
Mariah Carey 30
the Black Eyed Peas 26
Pharell Williams 22
Santana 22
Beyonce (including Destiny's Child) 21
Kelly Rowland (including Destiny's Child) 21

19 Weeks At US Number 1

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Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
“Old Town Road”
2019

16 Weeks At US Number 1

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Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men 
“One Sweet Day”
19951996

*Debuted at #1

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Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber 
“Despacito”
2017

14 Weeks At US Number 1

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Whitney Houston
“I Will Always Love You”
1992 - 1993

*from “the Bodyguard” soundtrack

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Boyz II Men
“I’ll Make Love to You”
1994

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Los del Rio
“Macarena” (Bayside Boys mix)
1996

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Elton John
“Candle in the Wind 1997” / “Something About the Way You Look Tonight”
1997

*A reworking of his 1973 song which originally was tribute to Marilyn Monroe. Lyrics were rewritten to honour the passing of Princess Diana in August 1997. Debuted at #1.

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Mariah Carey
“We Belong Together”
2005

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the Black Eyed Peas
“I Gotta Feeling”
2009

*Replaced their own Boom Boom Pow at #1 after its 12 week run. Altogether, the Peas would spend 26 consecutive weeks at the top in 2009.

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Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
“Uptown Funk”
2015

13 Weeks At US Number 1

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Boyz II Men
“End of the Road”
1992

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Brandy and Monica
“The Boy Is Mine”
1998

12 Weeks At US Number 1

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Santana featuring Rob Thomas
“Smooth”
1999

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Eminem
“Lose Yourself”
2002

*From the “8 Mile” soundtrack , this is first hip hop song to win the Best Song Oscar

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Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris
“Yeah!”
2004

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the Black Eyed Peas
“Boom Boom Pow”
2009

*Replaced themselves with I Gotta Feeling at #1 for another 14 weeks. Altogether, the Peas would spend 26 consecutive weeks at the top in 2009.

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Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell
“Blurred Lines”
2013

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Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
“See You Again”
2015

*from the “Furious 7” soundtrack (from the Fast and Furious franchise)

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the Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
“Closer”
2016

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Ed Sheeran
“Shape of You”
2017

*Debuted at #1

11 Weeks At US Number 1

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Elvis Presley
“Hound Dog” / “Don’t Be Cruel”
1956
(“Best Sellers in Stores” and “Most Played in Jukeboxes” charts)

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All-4-One
“I Swear”
1994

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Toni Braxton
“Un-Break My Heart”
1996

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Puff Daddy & Faith Evans featuring 112
“I’ll Be Missing You”
1997

*A tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. which samples the Police’s 1983 8-week #1 smash “Every Breath You Take.” Debuted at #1.

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Destiny’s Child
“Independent Women Part I”
2000 - 2001

*from the “Charlie’s Angels” soundtrack

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Drake
“God's Plan”
2018

*Debuted at #1

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Roddy Ricch
“the Box”
2020

10 Weeks At US Number 1

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McGuire Sisters
“Sincerely”
1955
(“Most Played by Jockeys” chart)

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Perez Prado
“Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White”
1955
(“Best Sellers in Stores” chart)

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Debby Boone
“You Light Up My Life”
1977

*from the “You Light Up My Life” soundtrack

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Olivia Newton-John
“Physical”
1981

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Santana featuring The Product G&B
“Maria Maria”
2000

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Ashanti
“Foolish”
2002

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Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland
“Dilemma”
2002

*Replaced himself at #1 after spending 7 weeks in with “Hot in Herre.” This totaled 17 consecutive weeks at the top in 2002.

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Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx
“Gold Digger”
2005

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Beyoncé
“Irreplaceable”
2006

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Flo Rida featuring T-Pain
“Low”
2008

*From the “Step Up 2” soundtrack

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Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris
“We Found Love”
2011-2012

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Pharrell Williams
“Happy”
2014

*From the “Despicable Me 2” soundtrack

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Adele 
“Hello”
2015-2016

*Debuted at #1.

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Drake featuring Wizkid and Kyla
“One Dance”
2016

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Drake
“In My Feelings”
2018