Most longevity on the pop charts

What song stayed in the charts the longest?

22-dated ranking: Most Weeks Spent on the Billboard Hot 100: 91, “Heat Waves,” Glass Animals.

Who has been on the charts the longest?

Interesting findings. Elton John is the longest-charting artist on Billboard’s Greatest of All Time Artists list, with approximately 50 years charting on the Billboard Hot 100.

What’s the longest a song has been #1 on Billboard?

Old Town Road” holds the record for the longest stretch at No. 1 with 19 weeks.

What album remained on the charts the longest?

First arriving in March 1973, The Dark Side of the Moon spent 724 consecutive weeks in the Top 200 before dropping off of them on April 30, 1988. Climbing into the charts sporadically throughout the following years, the album has clocked up more than 200 additional weeks.

What is the #1 song of all time?

Top 10 songs of all time (1958–2021)

Rank Single Year(s) released
1. Blinding Lights 2019
2. “The Twist” 1960, 1961 ( re )
3. “Smooth” 1999
4. “Mack the Knife” 1959

Who has the most #1 hits on Billboard?

The Beatles

The Beatles haven’t released a new studio album since 1970’s Let It Be, but the foursome certainly made their mark in music history — decades later, the group still holds the record for the most No. 1 songs in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, with a total of 20 chart-toppers.

Which album was number 1 the longest?

Most weeks at No. 1

Weeks Album Artist
54 West Side Story Various artists
37 Thriller Michael Jackson
31 Rumours Fleetwood Mac
South Pacific‡ Various artists

Who has the most records sold all time?

The Beatles

Top-selling artists worldwide as of 2022. Perhaps unsurprisingly, British rock band The Beatles are top of the list for best-selling artists worldwide, with 183 million units certified sales. Second is Garth Brooks with over 157 million units sales, followed by Elvis Presley with 139 million units.

What is the biggest selling album of all time?


Michael Jackson’s Thriller, estimated to have sold 70 million copies worldwide, is the best-selling album ever. Jackson also currently has the highest number of albums on the list with five, Celine Dion has four, while the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Madonna and Whitney Houston each have three.

Who has the longest song in history?

Giancarlo Ferrari

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The longest recorded pop song is “Apparente Libertà,” by Giancarlo Ferrari, which is 76 minutes, 44 seconds long.

Who has the most top 10 hits of all time?

Drake has broken the record for the most top 10 singles in the history of the US Billboard chart, overtaking previous record-holder Madonna.

How long was Michael Jackson on the charts?

Jackson holds the record of longest span of number ones for a male act in the Billboard Hot 100 with a span of 25 years and seven months. Jackson has had 13 number-one singles on Billboard’s Hot 100, making him the male artist with most No. 1 Hits in the Hot 100 era.