Artists With the Most No. 1 Hits

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13. The Rolling Stones
> No. 1 hits: 8
> Total weeks at No. 1: 17
> First chart topper: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (7/10/1965)

Rock and roll legends The Rolling Stones have had 57 songs in the Hot 100 in total, eight of which have reached No. 1. While the band has continued to put out new music — releasing covers album “Blue & Lonesome” as recently as 2016 — they haven’t had a chart-topping single since 1978’s “Miss You.”

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12. Stevie Wonder
> No. 1 hits: 9
> Total weeks at No. 1: 21
> First chart topper: Fingertips – Pt 2 (8/10/1963)

Stevie Wonder’s first No. 1 single, “Fingertips,” was released when the singer had only just turned 13 years old. He would continue to release chart toppers throughout the 1970s and 80s.

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11. Usher
> No. 1 hits: 9
> Total weeks at No. 1: 22
> First chart topper: Nice & Slow (2/14/1998)

R&B singer Usher charted his nine No. 1 hits over a dozen years, spanning from 1998 to 2010. Usher’s most recent single to top the chart — “OMG” — spent a total of 30 weeks on the Hot 100 and four weeks at No. 1.

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10. Bee Gees
> No. 1 hits: 9
> Total weeks at No. 1: 27
> First chart topper: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart (8/7/1971)

The Bee Gees found their place in popular music after transitioning from a Beatles-inspired pop group to the disco sound they’re best known for. Eight of the band’s nine No. 1 hits were released from 1975 to 1979, with the exception being 1971’s “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart.”

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9. Janet Jackson
> No. 1 hits: 10
> Total weeks at No. 1: 21
> First chart topper: When I Think Of You (10/11/1986)

While never reaching the success of her brother Michael, Janet Jackson’s 10 No. 1 hits are nothing to scoff at. By keeping up with the changing trends in pop and R&B, the singer maintained popularity throughout the 1980s and 1990s with singles such as “When I Think Of You,” “That’s The Way Love Goes,” and “Doesn’t Really Matter.”