7 amazing singers with most number one hit singles
This list covers the top recording artistes you could rightfully call world’s greatest singers ever. They are the singers with most number one hit singles ever, and they all have more chart topping songs than any other on The U.S Billboard Hot 100 chart. These legendary men and women are a small but musically excellent and consistent group of singers.
Singers with most number one songs
7. Stevie Wonder and Janet Jackson—10
Inspiring American Singer songwriter Stevie Wonder and female pop sensation Janet Jackson are tied at number 7 with 10 chart topping hits apiece.
Houston is an Icon of the music industry. And even though she passed on aged 49, she released several albums and scored 11 number one singles prior to her untimely death. They are as follows:
5. Madonna and The Supremes—12
Pop Queen Madonna and the Most successful female group in history, The Supremes tie at number five with twelve chart toppers each.
The King of pop. Legendary American singer songwriter,producer and entertainer Michael Jackson had 13 number one hits between 1972 and 1995. He is also one of two artistes in history(the other is Katy Perry) to have 5 number ones from a single album.
Barbadian singer Rihanna comes in third on the list with 14 number one singles to her name. Aged just 29, she is the youngest person, male or female to appear on this elite list of chart topping singers. The following are her singles:
2. Mariah Carey/Elvis Presley —18
Artiste/band with most number one hits
English male group The Beatles are the most successful and most popular singers in music history. The extremely talented quartet consisted of John Lennon, Ringo Starr,George Harrison and Paul McCartney. Lennon and McCartney were the group’s songwriters. Infact the pair hold another record—the highest number of number ones penned by a songwriter. Lennon has 26, McCartney has a mind boggling 32!