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THE MOST SUCCESSFUL UK CHART ACTS
January 2017  - Brian Quinn  /  Elvis Express Radio

OFFICIAL CHARTS COMPANY (UK) MOST SUCCESSFUL UK CHART ACTS
AS OF. . . . . 09th FEBRUARY, 2017

Calculated by the amount of weeks on the chart for both Singles and Albums combined. One point is gained for each week an album/or single appears in the Top 75:

As a nice Birthday present for Elvis this week. Elvis now goes ahead of The Beatles in the ‘Albums Artists – Weeks in Top 75’.
To get to that No.1 position it will come down to a ROYAL Battle – as Queen  Vs  The King!!!!!

WEEKS ON UK CHARTS
01. Elvis – 2704 weeks...[2677] - 1303...[1302] weeks for singles - 1401...[1375] weeks for albums)
02. Cliff Richard – 2055 weeks (1177 weeks for singles) (878 weeks for albums)
03. Michael Jackson – 1982 weeks (688 weeks for singles) (1294 weeks for albums)
04. Madonna – 1883 weeks (740 weeks for singles) (1143 weeks for albums)
05. Queen – 1874 weeks (440 weeks for singles) (1434 weeks for albums)
06. The Beatles – 1861 weeks (461 weeks for singles) (1400 weeks for albums)
07. Elton John – 1702 weeks (664 weeks for singles) (1038 weeks for albums)
08. Rod Stewart – 1621 weeks (480 weeks for singles) (1141 weeks for albums)
09. David Bowie – 1619 weeks (476 weeks for singles) (1143 weeks for albums)
10. Rihanna - 1536 weeks (1089 weeks for singles) (447 weeks for albums)

ELVIS’ CHART SINGLES
21 No.1’s
76 Top 10’s
139 Top 40’s
164 Top 75’s
80 weeks at No.1
386 weeks in Top 10
1062 weeks in Top 40
1303...[1302] weeks in Top 75

ELVIS’ CHART ALBUMS
14...... No.1’s
51...... [50] Top 10’s
9
3...... [91] Top 40’s
118.... [116] Top 75’s
66...... [65] weeks at No.1
547.... [536] weeks in Top 10
1043...[1030] weeks in Top 40
1401...[1375] weeks in Top 75

NO.1 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 21
02. Beatles - 17
03. Cliff Richard and Westlife - (both with 14)
04. Madonna - 13
05. Take That - 12
06. Abba and Spice Girls - (both with 9)
07. Rolling Stones; Rihanna; Oasis and Eminem (all with 8)
08. Elton John; Kylie Minogue; McFly; Michael Jackson; Robbie Williams; U2; George Michael; Calvin Harris and Tinie Tempah (all with 7)
09. Rod Stewart; Slade; Queen; Britney Spears; The Shadows; Sugababes; Boyzone; Blondie and David Guetta (all with 6)
10. Beyoncé; Black Eyed Peas; Police; David Bowie; All Saints; Bee Gees; Will.I.Am; Dizzee Rascal; Flo Rida; Cheryl Cole; Bruno Mars; JLS; NE-YO;Jess Glynne and Sam Smith (all
with 5)

TOP 10 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 76
02. Cliff Richard - 68
03. Madonna - 63
04. Michael Jackson - 43
05. Kylie Minogue - 34
06. U2 - 33
07. Robbie Williams - 31
08. Elton John - 30
09. Rihanna - 29
10. Beatles - 28

NO.1 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. Beatles - 15
02. Elvis - 13
03. Madonna; Robbie Williams and Rolling Stones (all with 12)
04. David Bowie - 11
05. Bruce Springsteen; U2 and Michael Jackson (all with 10)
06. Queen and Abba (both with 9)
07. Bob Dylan; Oasis; Rod Stewart; Led Zeppelin and R.E.M. (all with 8)
08. George Michael; Cliff Richard; Take That; Eminem; Elton John; Westlife and Coldplay (all with 7)
09. Boyzone; Pink Floyd; Phil Collins; Genesis; Prodigy; Blur; Police; Chemical Brothers; Stereophonics; Radiohead and Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand (all with 6)
10. Arctic Monkeys; Celine Dion; Kylie Minogue; Bon Jovi; Simple Minds; Keane; Erasure; Muse; Prince; Simply Red; Iron Maiden; Paul Simon and Kings Of Leon (all with 5)

TOP 10 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 51...[50]
02. Cliff Richard - 44
03. Frank Sinatra - 40
04. Rolling Stones - 38
05. Bob Dylan - 37
06. Rod Stewart - 34
07. David Bowie and Beatles (both with 32)
08. Elton John - 31
09. Queen - 25
10. Iron Maiden and Status Quo (both with 24)

MOST NO.2 SINGLES
01. Elvis - 17 (8 of these were posthumous re-issues of tracks which had previously risen to No.1)
02. Madonna - 12
03. Cliff Richard and Kylie Minogue (both with 11)
04. Rihanna - 9
05. Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake (both with 7)
06. Boyzone; Oasis; Queen; Robbie Williams and Calvin Harris (all with 6)

MOST NO.2 ALBUMS
01. Rolling Stones - 10
02. Elvis; Elton John and Bon Jovi - (all with 7)
03. Paul Weller - 6
04. Madonna; Cliff Richard; Queen; Smiths; Frank Sinatra; Rod Stewart and Britney Spears - (all with 5)
05. David Bowie; Iron Maiden; J.A.M.; Manic Street Preachers; Pet Shop Boys; Status Quo; The Who; Tom Jones and James (all with 4)
06. The Shadows; Kylie Minogue; U2; Pink Floyd; Stevie Wonder; Paul McCartney; Beach Boys; Depeche Mode; Elvis Costello; Kate Bush; M People; Portishead; Robert Plant;
Sheryl Crow; Simply Red; Tina Turner; Cat Stevens; Eric Clapton and Beautiful South (all with 3)

TOP 40 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 139
02. Cliff Richard - 124
03. Madonna - 71
04. Elton John - 66
05. David Bowie - 63
06. Diana Ross - 58
07. Status Quo - 57
08. Michael Jackson - 54
09. Queen - 53
10. Kylie Minogue - 49

TOP 40 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 92...[91]
02. Frank Sinatra - 63
03. Cliff Richard - 62
04. Bob Dylan - 57
05. David Bowie - 50
06. Rolling Stones - 47
07. James Last - 45
08. Beatles - 44
09. Rod Stewart - 43
10. Elton John and Status Quo (both with 40)

TOP 75 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 164
02. Cliff Richard - 135
03. Glee Cast - 100
04. Elton John - 85
05. David Bowie - 79
06. Diana Ross - 78
07. Madonna - 75
08. Status Quo - 66
09. Rod Stewart - 65
10. Michael Jackson - 62

TOP 75 ALBUM ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 118...[116]
02. Frank Sinatra - 69
03. Cliff Richard - 67
04. David Bowie - 66
05. James Last - 65
06. Bob Dylan - 62
07. Beatles - 55
08. Neil Young - 54
09. Diana Ross and Rolling Stones (both with 52)
10. Elton John - 46

ALBUM ARTISTS - WEEKS AT NO.1
01. Beatles - 174
02. Elvis 66...[65]
03. Abba - 57
04. Rolling Stones - 46
05. Simon and Garfunkel - 40
06. Adele - 37
07. Robbie Williams - 35
08. Michael Jackson - 31
09. Cliff Richard and Madonna (both with 30)
10. Elton John; Carpenters and Take That (all with 29)

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS AT NO.1
01. Elvis - 80
02. Beatles - 65
03. Cliff Richard - 46
04. Frankie Laine - 32
05. Abba - 31
06. Madonna and Take That (both with 29)
07. Rihanna - 24
08. Elton John and Wet Wet Wet (both with 23)
09. Spice Girls - 22
10. Queen and The Shadows (both with 21)

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 10
01. Elvis - 386
02. Cliff Richard - 333
03. Rihanna - 256
04. Madonna - 228
05. Beatles - 188
06. Frankie Laine - 187
07. Michael Jackson - 154
08. The Shadows - 143
09. Elton John - 133
10. Calvin Harris - 125

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 10
01. Elvis - 547
02. Beatles - 469
03. Cliff Richard - 340
04. Frank Sinatra - 316
05. Rolling Stones - 270
06. Michael Jackson - 265
07. Rod Stewart - 259
08. Simon And Garfunkel - 240
09. The Shadows - 229
10. Abba - 224

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 40
01. Elvis 1062
02. Cliff Richard - 970
03. Rihanna - 669
04. Madonna - 516
005. Michael Jackson - 437
06. Elton John - 423
07. The Shadows and Diana Ross - (both with 378)
08. The Beatles - 365
09. David Guetta - 351
10. David Bowie - 344

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 40
01. Elvis - 1043...[1030]
02. Beatles - 972
03. Simon And Garfunkel - 816
04. Frank Sinatra - 744
05. Rod Stewart - 733
06. Michael Jackson - 732
07. David Bowie - 705
08. Cliff Richard - 695
09. Queen - 692
10. Madonna - 666

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 75
01. Elvis - 1303... [1302]
02. Cliff Richard - 1177
03. Rihanna - 1089
04. Madonna - 740
05. Michael Jackson - 688
06. Elton John - 664
07. David Guetta - 597
08. Diana Ross - 569
09. Kanye West - 553
10. Beyoncé - 539

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 75
01. Queen - 1434
02. Elvis - 1401... [1375]
03. Beatles - 1400
04. Michael Jackson - 1294
05. Madonna and David Bowie (both with 1143)
06. Rod Stewart - 1141
07. Simon And Garfunkel and Abba (both with 1086)
08 .U2 - 1082
09. Elton John - 1038
10. Awaits
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OFFICIAL CHARTS COMPANY (UK) MOST SUCCESSFUL UK CHART ACTS
AS OF 30TH SEPTEMBER, 2016

Calculated by the amount of weeks on the chart for both Singles and Albums combined. One point is gained for each week an album/or single appears in the Top 75:

01. ELVIS – 2677 weeks (1302 weeks for singles) (1375 weeks for albums)
02. Cliff Richard – 2047 weeks (1177 weeks for singles) (870 weeks for albums)
03. Michael Jackson – 1975 weeks (687 weeks for singles) (1288 weeks for albums)
04. Madonna – 1881 weeks (740 weeks for singles) (1141 weeks for albums)
05. Queen – 1869 weeks (440 weeks for singles) (1429 weeks for albums)
06. The Beatles – 1858 weeks (461 weeks for singles) (1397 weeks for albums)
07. Elton John – 1698 weeks (660 weeks for singles) (1038 weeks for albums)
08. Rod Stewart – 1621 weeks (480 weeks for singles) (1141 weeks for albums)
09. David Bowie – 1603 weeks (476 weeks for singles) (1127 weeks for albums)
10. Rihanna - 1509 weeks (1066 weeks for singles) (443 weeks for albums)

ELVIS’ CHART SINGLES
21 No.1’s
76 Top 10’s
139 Top 40’s
164 Top 75’s
80 weeks at No.1
386 weeks in Top 10
1062 weeks in Top 40
1302 weeks in Top 75

ELVIS’ CHART ALBUMS
13 No.1’s
50 Top 10’s
91 Top 40’s
116 Top 75’s
65 weeks at No.1
536 weeks in Top 10
1030 weeks in Top 40
1375 weeks in Top 75

NO.1 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. ELVIS - 21
02. Beatles - 17
03. Cliff Richard and Westlife - (both with 14)
04. Madonna - 13
05. Take That - 12
06. Abba and Spice Girls - (both with 9)
07. Rolling Stones; Rihanna; Oasis and Eminem (all with 8)
08. Elton John; Kylie Minogue; McFly; Michael Jackson; Robbie Williams; U2; George Michael; Calvin Harris and Tinie Tempah (all with 7)
09. Rod Stewart; Slade; Queen; Britney Spears; The Shadows; Sugababes; Boyzone; Blondie and David Guetta (all with 6)
10. Beyoncé; Black Eyed Peas; Police; David Bowie; All Saints; Bee Gees; Will.I.Am; Dizzee Rascal; Flo Rida; Cheryl Cole; Bruno Mars; JLS; NE-YO;Jess Glynne and Sam Smith
(all with 5)

TOP 10 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. ELVIS - 76
02. Cliff Richard - 68
03. Madonna - 63
04. Michael Jackson - 43
05. Kylie Minogue - 34
06. U2 - 33
07. Robbie Williams - 31
08. Elton John - 30
09. Rihanna - 29
10. Beatles - 28

NO.1 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. Beatles - 15
02. ELVIS -13
03. Madonna (12)
03. Rolling Stones; Robbie Williams and David Bowie (all with 11)
04. Bruce Springsteen; U2 and Michael Jackson (all with 10)
05. Queen and Abba (both with 9)
06. Bob Dylan; Oasis; Rod Stewart; Led Zeppelin and R.E.M. (all with 8)
07. George Michael; Cliff Richard; Take That; Eminem; Elton John; Westlife and Coldplay (all with 7)
08. Boyzone; Pink Floyd; Phil Collins; Genesis; Prodigy; Blur; Police; Chemical Brothers; Stereophonics; Radiohead and Paul McCartney and Barbra Streisand (all with 6)
09. Arctic Monkeys; Celine Dion; Kylie Minogue; Bon Jovi; Simple Minds; Keane; Erasure; Muse; Prince; Simply Red; Iron Maiden and Paul Simon (all with 5)
10. Pavarotti; Kings Of Leon; The Killers; Roxy Music; Ronan Keating; Wet Wet Wet; Fleetwood Mac; Red Hot Chilli Peppers; Dire Straits; Kasabian; Frank Sinatra; Rihanna; The
Shadows; Jamiroquai; Moody Blues; Paul Weller; Will Young; Status Quo and One Direction (all with 4)

TOP 10 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. ELVIS - 50
02. Cliff Richard - 43
03. Frank Sinatra - 40
04. Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan (both with 37)
05. Rod Stewart - 34
06. David Bowie and Beatles (both with 32)
07. Elton John - 31
08. Queen - 25
09. Iron Maiden - 24
10. Status Quo - 23

MOST NO.2 SINGLES
01. ELVIS - 17 (8 of these were posthumous re-issues of tracks which had previously risen to No.1)
02. Madonna - 12
03. Cliff Richard and Kylie Minogue (both with 11)
04. Rihanna - 9
05. Michael Jackson - 7
06. Boyzone; Oasis; Queen; Robbie Williams; Justin Timberlake and Calvin Harris (all with 6)

MOST NO.2 ALBUMS
01. Rolling Stones - 10
02. ELVIS; Elton John and Bon Jovi - (all with 7)
03. Madonna; Cliff Richard; Queen; Paul Weller; Smiths; Frank Sinatra and Rod Stewart - (all with 5)
04. David Bowie; Britney Spears; Iron Maiden; J.A.M.; Manic Street Preachers; Pet Shop Boys; Status Quo; The Who and Tom Jones (all with 4)
05. The Shadows; Kylie Minogue; U2; Pink Floyd; Stevie Wonder; Paul McCartney; Beach Boys; Depeche Mode; Elvis Costello; James; Kate Bush; M People; Portishead; Robert
Plant; Sheryl Crow; Simply Red; Tina Turner; Cat Stevens; Eric Clapton and Beautiful South (all with 3)

TOP 40 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. ELVIS - 139
02. Cliff Richard - 124
03. Madonna - 71
04. Elton John - 66
05. David Bowie - 63
06. Diana Ross - 58
07. Status Quo - 57
08. Michael Jackson - 54
09. Queen - 53
10. Kylie Minogue - 49

TOP 40 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. ELVIS - 91
02. Frank Sinatra - 63
03. Cliff Richard - 61
04. Bob Dylan - 57
05. David Bowie - 49
06. Rolling Stones - 46
07. James Last - 45
08. Beatles - 44
09. Rod Stewart - 43
10. Elton John - 40

TOP 75 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. ELVIS - 164
02. Cliff Richard - 135
03. Glee Cast - 100
04. Elton John - 85
05. David Bowie - 79
06. Diana Ross - 78
07. Madonna - 75
08. Status Quo - 66
09. Rod Stewart - 65
10. Michael Jackson - 62

TOP 75 ALBUM ARTISTS
01. ELVIS - 116
02. Frank Sinatra - 69
03. Cliff Richard - 66
04. James Last and David Bowie (both with 65)
05. Bob Dylan - 61
06. Beatles - 55
07. Neil Young - 53
08. Diana Ross - 52
09. Rolling Stones - 51
10. Awaits

ALBUM ARTISTS - WEEKS AT NO. 1
01. Beatles - 174
02. ELVIS 65
03. Abba - 57
04. Rolling Stones - 45
05. Simon and Garfunkel - 40
06. Adele - 37
07. Robbie Williams - 34
08. Michael Jackson - 31
09. Cliff Richard and Madonna (both with 30)
10. Elton John; Carpenters and Take That (all with 29)

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS AT NO. 1
01. ELVIS - 80
02. Beatles - 65
03. Cliff Richard - 46
04. Frankie Laine - 32
05. Abba - 31
06. Madonna; Take That (both with 29)
07. Rihanna - 24
08. Elton John and Wet Wet Wet (both with 23)
09. Spice Girls - 22
10. Queen; The Shadows (both with 21)

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 10
01. ELVIS - 386
02. Cliff Richard - 333
03. Rihanna - 256
04. Madonna - 228
05. Beatles - 188
06. Frankie Laine - 187
07. Michael Jackson - 154
08. The Shadows - 143
09. Elton John - 133
10. Eminem - 122

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 10
01. ELVIS - 536
02. Beatles - 469
03. Cliff Richard - 339
04. Frank Sinatra - 316
05. Michael Jackson and Rolling Stones (both with 265)
06. Rod Stewart - 259
07. Simon And Garfunkel - 240
08. The Shadows - 229
09. Abba - 224
10. Madonna - 219

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 40
01. ELVIS - 1062
02. Cliff Richard - 970
03. Rihanna - 658
04. Madonna - 516
05. Michael Jackson - 437
06. Elton John - 422
07. The Shadows and Diana Ross - (both with 378)
08. The Beatles - 365
09. David Guetta - 351
10. David Bowie - 344

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 40
01. ELVIS - 1030
02. Beatles - 971
03. Simon And Garfunkel - 816
04. Frank Sinatra - 744
05. Rod Stewart - 733
06. Michael Jackson - 732
07. David Bowie - 697
08. Queen - 691
09. Cliff Richard - 688
10. Madonna - 666

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 75
01. ELVIS - 1302
02. Cliff Richard - 1177
03. Rihanna - 1066
04. Madonna - 740
05. Michael Jackson - 687
06. Elton John - 660
07. David Guetta - 594
08. Diana Ross - 569
09. Kanye West - 550
10. Beyoncé - 539

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 75
01. Queen - 1429
02. Beatles - 1397
03. ELVIS - 1375
04. Michael Jackson - 1288
05. Madonna and Rod Stewart (both with 1141)
06. David Bowie - 1127
07. Simon And Garfunkel - 1086
08. U2 and Abba - (both with 1082)
09. Elton John - 1038
10. Awaits