THE MOST SUCCESSFUL UK CHART ACTS
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 – 2738 weeks [+ 5] (1305 weeks [+ 1] for singles) (1433 weeks [+ 4] for albums)
[3]... 02. Michael Jackson – 2027 [+ 59] weeks (689 weeks [+ 12] for singles) (1338 weeks [+ 47] for albums)
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... 03. Cliff Richard – 2062 [+ 8] weeks (1178 weeks [+ 1] for singles) (892 weeks [+ 7] for albums)
[-]... 04. Queen - 2005 weeks [+ 82] (446 weeks [+ 6] for singles) (1483 weeks [+ 76] for albums)
[06]... 05. The Beatles – 1880 weeks [+ 19] (461 weeks [+ 0] for singles) (1419 weeks [+19] for albums)
[05]... 06. Madonna – 1887 weeks [+ 1] (740 weeks for singles) (1147 weeks [+ 1] for albums)
[-]... 07. Elton John – 1773 weeks [+ 53] (672 weeks [+ 4] for singles) (1052 weeks [+ 49] for albums)
[-]... 08. David Bowie – 1676 weeks [+ 61] (476 weeks for singles) (1200 weeks [+ 61] for albums)
[-]... 09. Rod Stewart – 1621 weeks [+ 15] (480 weeks for singles) (1141 weeks [+ 15] for albums)
[-]... 10. Rihanna - 1576 [+ 1] (1126 weeks [+ 1] for singles) (449 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. Calvin Harris - 10
07. Abba; Spice Girls; Rihanna and Eminem - (all with 9)
08. Rolling Stones and Oasis (both with 8)
09. Elton John; Kylie Minogue; McFly; Michael Jackson; Robbie Williams; U2; George Michael; Tinie Tempah; Jess Glynne
and Sam Smith (all with 7)
10. Rod Stewart; Slade; Queen; Britney Spears; The Shadows; Sugababes; Boyzone; Blondie; David Guetta and Justin
Bieber (all with 6)

TOP 10 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 76
02. Cliff Richard - 68
03. Madonna - 63
04. Michael Jackson - 44
05. Kylie Minogue - 34
06. U2 - 33
07. Eminem - 32
08. Robbie Williams - 31
09. Elton John and Rihanna - (both with 30)
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; R.E.M. and Eminem (all with 8)
08. Cliff Richard; Take That; Elton John; Westlife; Coldplay and George Michael (all with 7)
09. Boyzone; Pink Floyd; Phil Collins; Genesis; Prodigy; Blur; Police; Chemical Brothers; Stereophonics;
   
  Radiohead; 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; Kings Of Leon; Kasabian and The Killers (all with 5)

TOP 10 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 53
02. Cliff Richard - 45
03. Frank Sinatra - 40
04. Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan (both with 38)
05. Rod Stewart - 35
06. David Bowie - 33
07. Beatles and Elton John (both with 32)
08. Queen - 26
09. Status Quo and Iron Maiden (both with 24)
10. Madonna and Paul McCartney (both with 21)

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 - 8
03. Elton John and Bon Jovi - (both with 7)
04. Paul Weller - 6
05. Madonna; Cliff Richard; Queen; Smiths; Frank Sinatra; Rod Stewart and Britney Spears - (all with 5)
06. David Bowie; Iron Maiden; J.A.M.; Manic Street Preachers; Pet Shop Boys; Status Quo; The Who;
     Tom Jones and James (all with 4)
07. 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; Beautiful South; Take That; Guns N' Roses ;A-Ha and
   
  Fleetwood Mac (all with 3)

TOP 40 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 140
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 - 5
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09. Queen - 53
10. Kylie Minogue - 5
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TOP 40 ALBUMS ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 95
02. Cliff Richard - 64
03. Frank Sinatra - 63
04. Bob Dylan - 59
05. David Bowie - 57
06. Rolling Stones - 49
07. James Last and Rod Stewart (both with 45)
08. Beatles - 44
09. Elton John - 42
10. Status Quo - 41

TOP 75 SINGLES ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 165
02. Cliff Richard - 135
03. Glee Cast - 100
04. Elton John - 85
05. David Bowie - 79
06. Diana Ross - 78
07. Madonna - 75
08. Drake - 71
09. Status Quo - 66
10. Rod Stewart - 65

TOP 75 ALBUM ARTISTS
01. Elvis - 121
02. David Bowie - 75
03. Frank Sinatra - 70
04. Cliff Richard - 69
05. James Last and Bob Dylan (both with 65)
06. Neil Young - 57
07. Beatles - 55
08. Rolling Stones - 53
09. Diana Ross - 52
10. Elton John; Rod Stewart and Van Morrison (all with 47)

ALBUM ARTISTS - WEEKS AT NO.1
01. Beatles - 175
02. Elvis - 66
03. Abba - 57
04. Rolling Stones - 46
05. Simon and Garfunkel - 40
06. Adele - 37
07. Ed Sheeran and Motion Picture Cast Recording (both with 36)
08. Robbie Williams - 35
09. Michael Jackson - 31
10. Cliff Richard and Madonna (both with 30)

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS AT NO. 1
01. Elvis - 80
02. Beatles - 65
03. Cliff Richard - 46
04. Frankie Laine - 32
05. Abba and Calvin Harris (both with 31)
06. Justin Bieber and Drake (both with 30)
07. Madonna and Take That (both with 29)
08. Rihanna - 25
09. Ed Sheeran - 24
10. Elton John and Wet Wet Wet (both with 23)

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 10
01. Elvis - 386
02. Cliff Richard - 333
03. Rihanna - 265
04. Madonna - 228
05. Beatles - 188
06. Frankie Laine - 187
07. Calvin Harris - 159
08. Michael Jackson - 158
09. Ed Sheeran - 144
10. The Shadows - 143

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 10
01. Elvis - 556
02. Beatles - 474
03. Cliff Richard - 34
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04. Frank Sinatra - 316
05. Rolling Stones - 272
06. Michael Jackson - 266
07. Rod Stewart - 2
64
08. Simon And Garfunkel - 240
09. Ed Sheeran - 233
10. The Shadows - 229

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 40
01. Elvis - 1062
02. Cliff Richard - 970
03. Rihanna - 688
04. Madonna - 516
05. Ed Sheeran - 462
06. Michael Jackson - 438
07. Elton John - 426
08. Calvin Harris - 382
09. The Shadows and Diana Ross (both with 378)
10. Justin Bieber and David Guetta - (both with 372)

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 40
01. Elvis - 1062
02. Beatles - 990
03. Simon And Garfunkel - 816
04. David Bowie - 761
05. Michael Jackson - 752
06. Rod Stewart - 747
07. Frank Sinatra - 744
08. Queen - 735
09. Cliff Richard - 707
10. Elton John - 679

SINGLES ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 75
01. Elvis - 1305
02. Cliff Richard - 1178
03. Rihanna - 1127
04. Ed Sheeran - 910
05. Madonna - 740
06. David Guetta - 707
07. Michael Jackson - 701
08. Drake - 677
09. Elton John - 672
10. Calvin Harris - 656

ALBUMS ARTISTS - WEEKS IN TOP 75
01. Queen - 1559
02. Beatles - 1438
03. Elvis - 1433
04. Michael Jackson - 1385
05. David Bowie - 1261
06. Fleetwood Mac - 1235
07. Abba - 1163
08. Rod Stewart - 1156
09. Madonna - 1147
10. Elton John - 1101

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

As of December 31th 2018 - Elvis Express Radio / Brian Quinn
ELVIS’ UK 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
130
5 [+ 1] weeks in Top 75
ELVIS’ UK CHART ALBUMS
13 No.1’s
53 Top 10’s
9
5 [+ 2] Top 40’s
1
21 [+ 2] Top 75’s
66 weeks at No.1
55
6 [+ 1] weeks in Top 10
10
62 [+ 3] weeks in Top 40
14
33 [+ 4] weeks in Top 75
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MOST SUCCESSFUL UK CHART ACTS
AS OF 3
1st DECEMBER, 2018
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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:
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The TRUE King of Pop reigns supreme on the UK pop charts.
Elvis  in 2017
The Beatles lead the way for #1 albums in the UK
Madonna, often called the Queen of Pop.
She appears in most of the listings.
The self demanding "King of Pop", Michael Jackson fails to come
close to the UK Chart records of the actual "King of Pop", ELVIS!
Frank Sinatra makes his mark on the UK album charts
Beyonce, appears in the most No 1s with 5 chart toppers
While Elvis rules as King of the UK Charts, the title of Prince has
to go to, Cliff Richard who, like Elvis is present on most of the
catagories.
Robbie Williams makes his mark on the UK chart stats
Queen is one of the most successful album acts in the UK
The guitar playing Shadows had several #1s
Elvis Express Radio copyright Lee Dawson 2000 Onwards
Elvis Express Radio copyright Lee Dawson 2000 Onwards
Elvis Express Radio copyright Lee Dawson 2000 Onwards
Elvis Express Radio copyright Lee Dawson 2000 Onwards