The UK Singles Chart was first compiled in However the records and statistics listed here date back to because the Official Charts Company counts a selected period of the New Musical Express chart only from to and the Record Retailer chart from to as predecessors for the period prior to 11 February , where multiples of competing charts coexisted side by side. For example, the BBC compiled its own chart based on an average of the music papers of the time; many songs announced as having reached number one on BBC Radio and Top of the Pops prior to may not be listed here as chart-toppers since they do not meet the legacy criteria of the Charts Company. The following is a list of all the acts who are on eight or more UK number one songs with an individual credit meaning, the main artist or named separately as a featured artist — being part of a group does not count towards an individual's total. Simply playing or singing on a single without credit will not count, or the top positions would almost certainly belong to session musicians such as Clem Cattini who is reported to have played drums on over 40 number ones.
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The global smash finished its week stint at Number 1 in December but has hung around the Top 40 for the entirety of so far. The track was first released in but unexpectedly took off this year after becoming a viral hit on TikTok, thanks to a remix by Kazakh producer Imanbek. It narrowly missed out on Number 1, logging three weeks at Number 2, but hung around the Top 10 for a total of 25 weeks — the most ever for a British female solo artist. Its chart sales tally for is ,, 1. Dua makes a second entry in the year-to-date Top 40; follow-up single Physical places at The touching ballad earned Lewis his second UK Number 1 single in February and has racked up , chart sales this year.
This article is about the American Billboard Hot chart held during the s. The Billboard Hot is a chart that ranks the best-performing songs of the United States. Published by Billboard magazine, the data are compiled by Nielsen SoundScan based collectively on each single's weekly physical and digital sales, airplay , and, since , streaming.