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THE MOST SUCCESSFUL UK CHART ACTS As of February 2015 - Elvis Express Radio / Brian Quinn

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 – 2636 weeks (1302 weeks for singles) (1334 weeks for albums)
02. Cliff Richard – 2033 weeks (1177 weeks for singles) (856 weeks for albums)
03. Michael Jackson – 1906 weeks (686 weeks for singles) (1220 weeks for albums)
04. The Beatles – 1832 (461 weeks for singles) (1371 weeks for albums)
05. Queen – 1826 weeks (439 weeks for singles) (1387 weeks for albums)
06. Madonna – 1826 weeks (738 weeks for singles) (1088 weeks for albums)
07. Elton John – 1670 weeks (649 weeks for singles) (1021 weeks for albums)
08. Rod Stewart – 1590 weeks (476 weeks for singles) (1114 weeks for albums)
09. U2 – 1445 weeks (363 weeks for singles) (1082 weeks for albums)
10. David Bowie – 1419 weeks (459 weeks for singles) (960 weeks for albums).
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 and Calvin Harris (all with 7)
09. Rod Stewart; Slade; Queen; Britney Spears; The Shadows; Sugababes; Boyzone and David Guetta (all with 6)
10. Beyoncé; Black Eyed Peas; Tinie Tempah; Police; Bee Gees; Will.I.Am; Dizzee Rascal; Flo Rida; Cheryl Cole and NE-YO (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 - 29
09. Beatles - 28
10. Eminem 27.

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


TOP 10 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 49
02. Cliff Richard - 42
03. Frank Sinatra - 39
04. Rolling Stones - 37
05. Bob Dylan - 36
06. Beatles and Rod Stewart (both with 33)
07. Elton John - 31
08. David Bowie - 29
09. Queen - 25
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 - 7
05. Oasis and Queen (both with 6).

TOP 40 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 140
02. Cliff Richard - 124
03. Madonna - 70
04. Elton John - 65
05. David Bowie - 61
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
02. Frank Sinatra - 62
03. Cliff Richard - 60
04. Bob Dylan - 56
05. Beatles - 49
06. Rolling Stones - 48
07. David Bowie - 46
08. James Last - 45
09. Rod Stewart - 44
10. Elton John - 40

TOP 75 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 165
02. Cliff Richard - 135
03. Elton John - 83
04. Diana Ross - 78
05. Madonna - 74
06. David Bowie - 72
07. Status Quo - 66
08. Rod Stewart - 64
09. Michael Jackson - 62
10. The Beatles - 56

TOP 75 ALBUM ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 118
02. Beatles - 70
03. Frank Sinatra - 67
04. Cliff Richard; James Last (both with 65)
05. David Bowie; Bob Dylan (both with 60)
06. Rolling Stones - 54
07. Diana Ross - 52
08. Elton John; Rod Stewart (both with 46)
09. Status Quo; Neil Diamond - 42
10. The Beach Boys; Shirley Bassey (both with 39)

ALBUM ARTISTS - WEEKS AT NO.1
01. Beatles - 174
02. Elvis 63
03. Abba - 57
04. Rolling Stones - 45
05. Simon And Garfunkel - 40
06. Robbie Williams - 34
07. Michael Jackson - 31
08. Cliff Richard - 30
09. Elton John; Carpenters; Madonna and Take That (all with 29)
10. Rod Stewart - 28.

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS AT NO.1
01. Elvis - 80
02. Beatles - 65
03. Cliff Richard - 46
04. Abba - 31
05. Madonna; Take That (Both with 29)
06. Rihanna - 24
07. Elton John - 23
08. Spice Girls - 22
09. Queen; The Shadows (both with 21)
10.Westlife - 20

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 10
01. Elvis - 386
02. Cliff Richard - 333
03. Madonna - 228
04. Rihanna - 202
05. The Shadows - 143
06. Elton John - 130
07. Eminem - 122
08. Kylie Minogue - 118
09. Abba - 114
10. Rod Stewart - 113

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 10
01. Elvis - 523
02. Beatles - 466
03. Cliff Richard - 333
04. Frank Sinatra - 316
05. Michael Jackson - 265
06. Rolling Stones - 264
07. Rod Stewart - 251
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 - 568
04. Madonna - 515
05. Michael Jackson - 437
06. Elton John - 415
07. The Shadows - 378
08. The Beatles - 365
09. Rod Stewart - 338
10. David Bowie - 336

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 40
01. Elvis - 1004
02. Beatles - 958
03. Simon And Garfunkel - 816
04. Frank Sinatra - 744
05. Michael Jackson - 718
06. Rod Stewart - 714
07. Queen - 683
08. Cliff Richard - 678
09. Elton John - 655
10. Madonna - 628

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 75
01. Elvis - 1302
02. Cliff Richard - 1177
03. Rihanna - 905
04. Madonna - 736
05. Michael Jackson - 686
06. Elton John - 649
07. Rod Stewart - 476
08. Kylie Minogue - 467
09. Beatles - 461
10. David Bowie; Eminem (both with 459)

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 75
01. Queen - 1386
02. Beatles - 1371
03. Elvis - 1334
04. Michael Jackson - 1220
05. Rod Stewart - 1114
06. Madonna - 1086
07. Simon And Garfunkel - 1085
08. U2 - 1082
09. Abba - 1045
10. Elton John - 1021.

These statistics prove once and for all that Elvis is the King of the UK Charts.


As of February 2015 - Elvis Express Radio / Brian Quinn
ELVIS’ CHART SINGLES
21 No.1’s
76 Top 10’s
140 Top 40’s
165 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
12 No.1’s
49 Top 10’s
92 Top 40’s
118 Top 75’s
63 weeks at No.1
523 weeks in Top 10
1004 weeks in Top 40
1334 weeks in Top 75