The latter song broke the record for the longest time taken to climb to number one on the Hot Country Songs chart, reaching the top spot in its 54th week on the listing. 1 with 19 weeks. It was played in its entirety on the radio when it charted. "Hey Jude" was The Beatles' number one hit that spent the longest on the charts. So if it charted, it was probably that version. That's the most recent one I can think of. 1 for 10 weeks. "One Sweet Day" charted at No. (1995) It was number one for 16 weeks. More at http://www.take40.com Check out the longest running Australian number one singles! In the US, the shortest number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart is "Stay" by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs. Whatever Liam Lynch. It's gonna be a lovely daaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay, What about Paranoid Android? Lil Nas X‘s smash hit song “Old Town Road” featuring Billy Ray Cyrus is officially the longest running number one single on the Billboard Hot 100.. It is Jethro Tull’s longest song. Donna Summer is third with a note in her song Dim All The Lights, 16 seconds. The shortest a-side track? The longest number one in the last 20 years was the 1998 Oasis track All Around the World, ... the average hit song is getting shorter, while longer songs are becoming hits less often. It spent only one week at number 1, on November 21, 1960. The song debuted at No. "Irreplaceable" charted at No. How long was "Oh Superman"? 1 for 16 weeks. The longest running song at number one on the List of Billboard Hot 100 Chart is Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men, "One Sweet Day". 1 for 13 weeks. ― Joseph McCombs (Joseph McCombs), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:48 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Anyone Who Can Pick Up A Frying Pan Pwns Death (AaronHz), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:52 (fifteen years ago) link, ― NickB (NickB), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:54 (fifteen years ago) link, ― moley (moley), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:55 (fifteen years ago) link. There's no better proof of that than Lil Nas X, perhaps the most unlikely pop star of the decade. A leading-edge research firm focused on digital transformation. i guess the shortest hit song will soon be a ringtone, once they are counted in the charts ! Since the first edition of the chart was published on August 4, 1958 with "Poor Little Fool" by Ricky Nelson at #1, a total of 1,036 other songs (as of the … I don't know if it was as a direct result of that particular single. Oh yeah, "O Superman" was a UK #2 I think, which I don't believe was edited. Super Furry Animals' live version of 'The Man Don't Give A Fuck' is 22 & a half minutes long and got to #16 last year. On this page you can see every Official Singles Chart Number 1 in history. On a pair of albums with no shortage of long, challenging songs, Coma stands out as perhaps the most challenging and definitely the longest. "Gold Digger" charted at No. Number of weeks at #1: 4 Date first entered into Hot 100: Dec. 2, 1967. or that it was just under some time limit for consideration. Listen to our playlist of every Official UK Number 1 Single ever 1952 1 on September 28, 1968, and spent 19 weeks on the charts. As far as longevity on the charts, it's either LeAnn Rimes' "How Do I Live" or Jewel's double-sided single "You Were Meant for Me / These Foolish Games," both of which were in the Hot 100 for about 70-odd weeks. -- The Ghost of Dan Perry (djperr...), February 24th, 2005. This is a list of number-one hits by British artists in the United States on the Billboard Hot 100 (existent since August 3, 1958). I think that was top 3 in the UK (but I might be wildly off the money there). 1 for 12 weeks. Orb's "Blue Room" is 17:34 on the album, but I don't know how long the version that charted was. Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" is 6:13 on the album. I was thinking that Jan Hammer's "Miami Vice Theme" which hit #1 in 1985 would take this, but apparently the single version that charted was 2:26 (extended from the 1:03 version that actually played over the show's opening credits). ― "Old Town Road" charted at No. that site says Orb - Blue Room reached 8th postion in June 1992. since, “No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention”. 1 spot, but far fewer have reigned long enough to hit the milestone of double-digit weeks — or, even more impressively, surpass it. 1 for 14 weeks. The longest U.S. #1 was "Hey Jude," but only by a technicality: "American Pie" was split onto both sides of the single and Billboard technically credits "American Pie, Part I" as being the #1 hit. I'm pretty sure The Orb's "Blue Room" went Top 10 in the UK. While the live version could peak at nearly 20 minutes in length, the studio version came in at just over 10, plenty of time for Axl, Slash and Co. to pack in everything but the kitchen sink — and that includes a defibrillator. Lil Nas X is having the best year ever, and you can’t act like that’s a lie. 1 with 19 weeks. "Uptown Funk!" Owning a #1 song on the Billboard Hot 100 is a milestone that almost every music artist dreams of. That's what I mean by "longest," as opposed to "spent 489 weeks in the top 10," although that might be an interesting question as well.. There is such a weight of affection for Led Zeppelin’s 1971 epic, that it typically tops any such list. The new rules restricted the total running time and limited the number of tracks to 3. The longest song ever to get to number 1 in the UK is "All Around The World" by Oasis which runs for 9:38There is no record of the longest running song to reach number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. There is no radio edit. 1 for 11 weeks. wasn't there a janet jackson cd single that didn't enter the singles (too long - over 20 minutes)charts ? "Blurred Lines" charted at No. "Candle in the Wind 1997/Something About the Way You Look Tonight" charted at No. by Adam Faith at 1 minute 35 seconds (1959) is the shortest. xpost There was an edit for "In The Garden Of Eden" that was about 3 minutes I think. "Physical" charted at No. Long I mean. "Un-Break My Heart" charted at No. 1 for 10 weeks. ― Ferlin Husky (noodle vague), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:32 (fifteen years ago) link, ― billstevejim, Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:32 (fifteen years ago) link, ― NickB (NickB), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:33 (fifteen years ago) link, ― o. nate (onate), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:33 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:35 (fifteen years ago) link, ― billstevejim, Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:35 (fifteen years ago) link, ― o. nate (onate), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:36 (fifteen years ago) link, ― NickB (NickB), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:36 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Speedhump Bungle (noodle vague), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:40 (fifteen years ago) link, ― moley (moley), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:44 (fifteen years ago) link, (apparently though there is something that makes it look pathetically short by comparison, though I forget what it is. Side 1 was "part 1," running 22:31, and side 2 was "part 2," clocking in at 21:05. "Despacito" charted at No. "God's Plan" charted at No. 1 for 10 weeks. Though I don't know how it charted. Boyz II Men also has three entries on this list, though one is a collaboration with Mariah Carey ("One Sweet Day"). Each side was over 20 minutes long. It is the longest song ever to top the Billboard Hot 100, at a whopping eight minutes and 36 seconds. This was the only song on the album. "Independent Women, Pt. "In My Feelings" charted at No. “American Pie” is a song by Don McLean that was a No. The track landed the number one slot on November 21, 1960, only to be brutally dislodged by Elvis Presley’s Are You Lonesome Tonight a week later. From Debby Boone's "You Light Up My Life" in 1977 to today, a relatively select few smashes have led the Billboard Hot 100 chart for at least 10 weeks. "I'll Make Love to You" charted at No. ― gspm (gspm), Friday, 25 February 2005 04:16 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Joseph McCombs (Joseph McCombs), Friday, 25 February 2005 05:20 (fifteen years ago) link, ― ffirehorse, Friday, 25 February 2005 05:25 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Seuss, Friday, 25 February 2005 09:35 (fifteen years ago) link. 'Hocus Pocus' sure was a long one too. The longest non-radio edited top 10 single in the UK is "All Around The World" by Oasis, 9 minutes 38 seconds. Subscribe to our daily newsletter to get more of it. 1 for 10 weeks. It looks like "American Pie" was the longest song to ever hit #1. :) – Chris Sunami supports Monica Oct 22 at 14:47 In fact, many music lovers would place “Stairway to Heaven” in their Top 10 of all time, and with good reason. Subscriber Most recently, Roddy Ricch's "The Box" ruled the Hot 100 for 11 straight weeks. Longest time to get to Number 1 (and slowest climb) ... Shortest chart stay for a Number 1, 2, Top 10 hit Biggest fall inside the Top 40 Greatest dropout of the Top 40 Most weeks on the Top 40 without making the Top 10 Nearest 'miss' (ie. Debby Boone's "You Light Up My Life" was the first to achieve the feat in 1977. Is that 7 mins plus? Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, holds the record for the longest stretch at No. 1… It hit #2 on the charts (in the US). It spent three weeks at number 1 beginning the week of December 4, 1959. ― Joseph McCombs (Joseph McCombs), Friday, 25 February 2005 00:41 (fifteen years ago) link, ― blawa (blawa), Friday, 25 February 2005 01:49 (fifteen years ago) link, ― ffirehorse, Friday, 25 February 2005 02:45 (fifteen years ago) link, ― joseph cotten (joseph cotten), Friday, 25 February 2005 02:58 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Eleventy-Twelve (Eleventy-Twelve), Friday, 25 February 2005 03:45 (fifteen years ago) link, ― charlene drummond, Friday, 25 February 2005 04:03 (fifteen years ago) link. 1 for 14 weeks. I've seen various reports on … 1 for 10 weeks. "I'll Be Missing You" charted at No. Despite the song’s dark lyrics about the pitfalls of suburban marriage, it provided a successful swan song for the teen-pop band. Account active "Light My Fire" is pretty long, isn't it? In 1968, the group released “Hey Jude.” The 7:11 song went to #1, was the band’s biggest hit, and opened the doors for longer songs on the radio. "Maria Maria" charted at No. 1 for 14 weeks. Before the late ‘60s, radio stations rarely played songs over four minutes long. I've never heard the latter, alas. The second-longest No. anyone? 1 for 14 weeks. ― MarkG, Friday, 25 February 2005 14:15 (fifteen years ago) link, ― AleXTC (AleXTC), Friday, 25 February 2005 14:21 (fifteen years ago) link, ― MarkG, Friday, 25 February 2005 14:24 (fifteen years ago) link, ― AleXTC (AleXTC), Friday, 25 February 2005 17:01 (fifteen years ago) link, ― o. nate (onate), Friday, 25 February 2005 17:11 (fifteen years ago) link, Have there ever been any 10+ minute songs in the top 10? Get it now on Libro.fm using the button below. "See You Again" charted at No. 1 for 14 weeks. ― billstevejim, Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:10 (fifteen years ago) link. 1 for 12 weeks. Meat Loaf - I Would Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That): 12 minutes and that's the version that charted. 1 for 13 weeks. Only 3% of all No. 1 hit for a full month in 1972. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 have remained on top for more than 10 weeks. maybe. Donna Summer is third with a note in her song Dim All The Lights, 16 seconds. "Hey Jude" reached No. 1 for 14 weeks. (in any country, although I care about US and UK charts the most). Keep scrolling for the complete list, in chronological order. "I Will Always Love You" charted at No. ― ffirehorse, Thursday, 24 February 2005 21:08 (fifteen years ago) link, ― sundar subramanian (sundar), Thursday, 24 February 2005 21:21 (fifteen years ago) link, ― AleXTC (AleXTC), Thursday, 24 February 2005 21:22 (fifteen years ago) link, ― miccio (miccio), Thursday, 24 February 2005 21:30 (fifteen years ago) link, ― chris andrews (fraew), Thursday, 24 February 2005 21:37 (fifteen years ago) link, ― j blount (papa la bas), Thursday, 24 February 2005 21:37 (fifteen years ago) link, ― gspm (gspm), Thursday, 24 February 2005 22:34 (fifteen years ago) link, ― gspm (gspm), Thursday, 24 February 2005 22:35 (fifteen years ago) link, ― gspm (gspm), Thursday, 24 February 2005 22:38 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Ferlin Husky (noodle vague), Thursday, 24 February 2005 22:38 (fifteen years ago) link, ― gspm (gspm), Thursday, 24 February 2005 22:41 (fifteen years ago) link, ― MV, Thursday, 24 February 2005 23:29 (fifteen years ago) link, ― AleXTC (AleXTC), Thursday, 24 February 2005 23:31 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Dom Passantino (Dom Passantino), Thursday, 24 February 2005 23:34 (fifteen years ago) link, ― ffirehorse, Friday, 25 February 2005 00:27 (fifteen years ago) link. Doors' "Light My Fire" is 6:30 on the album, but it was chopped to 3 minutes for radio formats in the 1960s when it charted (except on underground and AM stations). "The Boy Is Mine" charted at No. The 45 RPM single had to be split into two parts, and some DJs only played one side or the other, although many played the uninterrupted album version which includes no fewer than six verses. 1" charted at No. 1 for 11 weeks. Epic Jams: The 20 Longest Songs In Classic Rock History by Dan Tucker 2/18/2014 We all know about the “epic” classic rock songs that ruled, and still rule, rock radio to this day. [2] 1 for 12 weeks. Click on the links above to jump to each decade. not sure how long it was. You know, that Oasis track doesn't feel a second longer than 2 hours. The track starts its time on the all-genre tally at No. The 12" I used to own was 19 minutes-ish on Side 1 (Part 1) and 19 minutes-ish on Side 2 (Part 2). 1 by length, at 8:37. so, if the next question is 'what is the longest note held in a hit' you can go there. Longest Top 10 record was "November Rain," I think, at a bit over 8 minutes. The shortest chart-topper is Adam Faith's "What Do You Want" from 1959 (1 minute, 38 seconds). "You Light Up My Life" charted at No. "End of the Road" charted at No. Except if I really wanted I could probably look that up. 1 for 11 weeks. Nothing 10-minutes-plus has ever made the Top 40, to my knowledge. Smart move, BPI. "Shape of You" charted at No. "Lose Yourself" charted at No. I'm not familiar with the Adam Faith song Dom refs, but "Stay" by Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs was the shortest U.S. #1 (also 1:37) and the shortest Top 40 hit was Duane Eddy's "Some Kind-a Earthquake" (1:17). not to make the Top 40) Making the Top 40 without UK release Miscellaneous; General Collection of Miscellany. Now that artists don’t rely solely on being playlisted by radio to achieve chart success, they are less constrained by the traditional demand to keep their song close to three three-minute mark. Dire Straits' "Private Investigations" is 6:46. kraftwerk's 'autobahn' had big chart success, didn't it? How long is Blur's "Song 2"? ― Joseph McCombs (Joseph McCombs), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:14 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Ian Riese-Moraine (Eastern Mantra), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:15 (fifteen years ago) link, ― Jordan (Jordan), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:29 (fifteen years ago) link, ― fact checking cuz (fcc), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:31 (fifteen years ago) link, ― The Ghost of Dan Perry (Dan Perry), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:32 (fifteen years ago) link. Well, I know that this Apollo 440 song couldn't make the top 40 in the United States because it was over eight minutes long... in-a-gadda-da-vida hit #30 in the US, but in an edited 7-inch version. 1 for 10 weeks. As a result, “Fear Inoculum” is now the longest song ever to crack the Billboard Hot 100, and the first 10-minute-plus track ever to do so. Anyone Who Can Pick Up A Frying Pan Pwns Death (AaronHz), some record breakers and chart miscellany. i thought the really long version of the blue room lead to some restrictions on what counted for the singles chart. Something like 2:05, isn't it? "We Belong Together" charted at No. "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" charted at No. While erroneously catalogued at 1:50, its actual runtime of 1:37 secures the place as the shortest number one of all time. 1 for 12 weeks. I've got a few album-length CD singles from round then, usually made up of multiple mixes of the same track: "Prix Choc", "Fly Life", "Girl/Boy Song" spring to mind. god i hate these ringtones commercials on mtv... worst thing ever in western civilisation. techically it would have to be The Orb's Blue Room surely? The Longest Hit Songs. However the longest in the Top 10 is Guns 'n Roses November Rain … Drake has the most solo entries on this list, with three of the longest-running chart-toppers in history: "One Dance," "God's Plan," and "In My Feelings.". The repeatedly mentioned … Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road," featuring Billy Ray Cyrus, holds the record for the longest stretch at No. The Hot 100 is widely considered the definitive all-genre singles chart in the US. 1 for 11 weeks. Songs that have hit number one twice or more times (fully updated and revised, December 2009) Song Title Collections Total song title trivia for the trivia enthusiast . Only 39 songs have achieved the rare feat. It also became the fastest song in history to be certified diamond. Aufgelistet sind alle Songs, die über 1 Jahr in den Billboard Hot 100 verbrachten. "Boom Boom Pow" charted at No. The maximum length of singles (if they were to count in the singles chart) was restricted to about 16 minutes I think, not long after "Blue Room" had been released. 1 hits have remained on top for 10 weeks or more. Didn't Metallica's 'One' go top 10? Say what you want, but pop music can be pretty unpredictable. It reached the top of the chart more than six months after it had been number one on Country Airplay, and marked the first time for five years that an act had replaced itself at number one on Hot Country Songs. -- fact checking cuz (factcheckingcu...), February 24th, 2005.7 inches would be my guess. I'm sure somebody'll come along and link to the thread where this has been done already in a sec. Like what you see here? Coming in at 10 minutes and 21 seconds long, “Fear Inoculum” has set a new record as the longest song to find a space on the Hot 100. What Do You Want? " Most recently, Roddy Ricch's "The Box" ruled the Hot 100 for 11 straight weeks. "Light My Fire" album version is 7 minutes, but I'm not sure if that's the version that charted. so, if the next question is 'what is the longest note held in a hit' you can go there. 1 for 16 weeks. About a decade later, Meat Loaf shattered the hit song length record with “Paradise By the Dashboard Light… In the history of the Billboard Hot 100, just 3% of all No. 1 for a record 19 weeks. Yaddle-diddle-daddle-diddle-daddle-diddle-daddle-diddle-yaddle-diddle--diddle-daddle-hey-woohoo! 1 for 12 weeks. There will certainly be many people doubting the credibility of any list of “Longest Songs” that isn’t headed up by “Stairway to Heaven”. 1 for 10 weeks. It could be The Orb, I'm really not sure), ― William Bloody Swygart (mrswygart), Thursday, 24 February 2005 20:47 (fifteen years ago) link. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories, the definitive all-genre singles chart in the US, the fastest song in history to be certified diamond, Only 40 songs have debuted at No. Lil Nas X's song officially beat out "One Sweet Day" and "Despacito" on Monday to become the longest-running #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in history It took a band as powerful as the Beatles to change that. "One Dance" charted at No. Dire Straits "Private Investigations" seemed to go on for an fucking eternity and Ive got a suspicion that got to no 2 in the UK. Looking for smart ways to get more from life? 1 for 10 weeks. 87 Wochen; Imagine Dragons – Radioactive (2012–2014) 79 Wochen; Awolnation – Sail (2012–2014) 76 Wochen ; Jason Mraz – I’m Yours (2008–2009) 69 Wochen; LeAnn Rimes – How Do I Live (1997–1998) 68 Wochen; LMFAO feat. This last #1 hit for The Monkees was written by songwriter John Stewart, who had previously made his name as a part of the Kingston Trio. 1 for 14 weeks. So I stopped buying CD singles. In its 62-year history, over 1,000 songs have reached the coveted No. 1 in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 — here they all are, There are only 34 songs in history that have been certified diamond — here they all are, TikTok took over this week's Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, showing how the app is becoming part of the music industry, The top pop song from the year you were born. charted at No. ― NickB (NickB), Friday, 25 February 2005 09:49 (fifteen years ago) link, Shortest 'title' would be "Theme from Space Invaders" Yellow Magic Orchestra, which was 8 secs (20 secs on the 12"). Longest/Shortest song to reach number one In terms of a song's running length, " All Around the World " by Oasis (1998) at 9 minutes and 38 seconds is the longest song to reach No.1. " "We Found Love" charted at No. "Blue Room" got to #8, but there was a radio edit version of it available as well. I mean, the chorus alone takes five frigging minutes to write out. 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