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List of best selling singles (UK)
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List of best selling singles (UK)

In November 2002, to mark the 50th anniversary of the first British singles chart, The Official UK Charts Company issued the following list of Britain's "best-selling" singles since 1952.

  1. "Something About The Way You Look Tonight"/"Candle In The Wind 97" - Elton John
  2. "Do They Know It's Christmas?" - Band Aid
  3. "Bohemian Rhapsody" - Queen
  4. "Mull of Kintyre" - Wings
  5. "Rivers Of Babylon"/"Brown Girl In The Ring" - Boney M
  6. "Relax" - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  7. "She Loves You" - The Beatles
  8. "You're The One That I Want" - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
  9. "Unchained Melody" - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn
  10. "Mary's Boy Child - Oh My Lord" - Boney M
  11. "Love Is All Around" - Wet Wet Wet
  12. "Anything Is Possible" / "Evergreen" - Will Young
  13. "I Just Called To Say I Love You" - Stevie Wonder
  14. "I Want To Hold Your Hand" - The Beatles
  15. "Barbie Girl" - Aqua
  16. "Believe" - Cher
  17. "Perfect Day" - Various Artists
  18. "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You" - Bryan Adams
  19. "Tears" - Ken Dodd
  20. "Can't Buy Me Love" - The Beatles
  21. "Summer Nights" - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
  22. "Two Tribes" - Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  23. "Imagine" - John Lennon
  24. "Baby One More Time" - Britney Spears
  25. "Don't You Want Me" - Human League
  26. "Last Christmas" - Wham
  27. "I Feel Fine" - The Beatles
  28. "I'll Be Missing You" - Puff Daddy & Faith Evans
  29. "Karma Chameleon" - Culture Club
  30. "The Carnival is Over" - The Seekers
  31. "Rock Around the Clock" - Bill Haley and his Comets
  32. "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" - The Beatles
  33. "Y.M.C.A." - The Village People
  34. "Careless Whisper" - George Michael
  35. "Release Me" - Engelbert Humperdinck
  36. "I Will Always Love You" - Whitney Houston
  37. "The Power Of Love" - Jennifer Rush
  38. "Unchained Melody" - Gareth Gates
  39. "My Heart Will Go On" - Celine Dion
  40. "Wannabe" - Spice Girls
  41. "Killing Me Softly" - Fugees
  42. "Never Ever" - All Saints
  43. "Gangsta's Paradise" - Coolio featuring LV
  44. "Diana" - Paul Anka
  45. "Think Twice" - Celine Dion
  46. "It's Now Or Never" - Elvis Presley
  47. "Green Green Grass Of Home" - Tom Jones
  48. "Come On Eileen" - Dexy's Midnight Runners & the Emerald Express
  49. "It Wasn't Me" - Shaggy featuring RikRok
  50. "Heart Of Glass" - Blondie
  51. "Mary's Boy Child" - Harry Belafonte
  52. "The Last Waltz" - Engelbert Humperdinck
  53. "Bright Eyes" - Art Garfunkel
  54. "Tragedy" / "Heartbeat" - Steps
  55. "Don't Give Up On Us" - David Soul
  56. "I Love You Love Me Love" - Gary Glitter
  57. "Tainted Love" - Soft Cell
  58. "Stranger on the Shore" - Mr. Acker Bilk
  59. "It's Like That (remix)" - Run DMC vs Jason Nevins
  60. "Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!" - Teletubbies
  61. "Spaceman" - Babylon Zoo
  62. "I Remember You" - Frank Ifield
  63. "I Believe" / "Up On The Roof" - Robson Green & Jerome Flynn
  64. "Saturday Night" - Whigfield
  65. "Pure and Simple" - Hear'Say
  66. "No Matter What" - Boyzone
  67. "2 Become 1" - Spice Girls
  68. "The Young Ones" - Cliff Richard & the Shadows
  69. "Earth Song" - Michael Jackson
  70. "Can't Get You Out Of My Head" - Kylie Minogue
  71. "Blue (Da Ba Dee)" - Eiffel 65
  72. "Can We Fix It?" - Bob the Builder
  73. "Merry Christmas Everybody" - Slade
  74. "Save Your Kisses For Me" - Brotherhood Of Man
  75. "Eye Level (TV Theme From "Van Der Valk")" - Simon Park Orchestra
  76. "Blue Monday" - New Order
  77. "Long Haired Lover From Liverpool" - Little Jimmy Osmond
  78. "Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2" - Pink Floyd
  79. "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" - Julie Covington
  80. "Eye Of The Tiger" - Survivor
  81. "I'd Like To Teach the World To Sing" - The New Seekers
  82. "Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree" - Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
  83. "Stand And Deliver" - Adam and the Ants
  84. "Under The Moon Of Love" - Showaddywaddy
  85. "Torn" - Natalie Imbruglia
  86. "Especially For You" - Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan
  87. "Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick" - Ian and the Blockheads
  88. "Sugar Sugar" - The Archies
  89. "The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)" - Tight Fit
  90. "The Next Time / Bachelor Boy" - Cliff Richard & the Shadows
  91. "Fame" - Irene Cara
  92. "Theme From Ghostbusters" - Ray Parker Jr
  93. "Uptown Girl" - Billy Joel
  94. "Ride On Time" - Black Box
  95. "Telstar" - The Tornados
  96. "Wonderwall" - Oasis
  97. "Amazing Grace" - Band of the Royal Scots Dragoons Guards
  98. "Back For Good" - Take That
  99. "Sailing" - Rod Stewart
  100. "Mississippi" - Pussycat

See also