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UK TOP ACTS 1953-2020 - running listing

The Chartwatch list of all-time top acts is calculated from the UK singles and albums charts using the Chartwatch 2010 scoring system and dividing scores for records involving collaborations between the acts involved. Acts in bold have climbed the chart and scores in bold are an increase from the end of last year (2019). An act in italics is a new entry. See Chartwatch for further details.

Now updated to week 10 of 2021 (18th March chart). 

Highest climber this week, and the only climber in the Top 100, was yet again Taylor Swift (no.59), who overtook Calvin Harris. The highest climber was Pop Smoke (no.551), up nine places. Travis Scott (no.749) and Japan (no.784) both rose five places, and Juice Wrld (no.503), who is just nine points short of the Top 500, and Ava Max (no.721) both rose four places. Cardi B (no.706) is just twelve points short of the Top 700.
RankLast weekPointsArtist
1139913Elvis Presley
2231187Beatles
3328847Cliff Richard
4420818Ed Sheeran
5519577Madonna
6619171Michael Jackson
7719082Queen
8817570ABBA
9916820Elton John
101016622Rolling Stones
111116386Rod Stewart
121215952David Bowie
131315177Frank Sinatra
141412857Shadows
151512724Oasis
161612640Rihanna
171712567Fleetwood Mac
181812449Simon & Garfunkel
191912141Eminem
202011857Take That
212111523Paul McCartney
222211469U2
232311413Robbie Williams
242410824Jim Reeves
252510291Beach Boys
262610200Kylie Minogue
272710101Adele
282810061Coldplay
292910049Tom Jones
30309834Drake
31319655Phil Collins
32329241Whitney Houston
33339201Bob Dylan
34349098Simply Red
35359063Dire Straits
36368724Pink
37378468Status Quo
38388332Bee Gees
39398242Celine Dion
40408225George Michael
41418114Pink Floyd
42427935Justin Bieber
43437906Lady GaGa
44447809UB40
45457793Carpenters
46467727Mariah Carey
47477564Stevie Wonder
48487514Andy Williams
49497482Diana Ross
50507433Sam Smith
51517383Meat Loaf
52527325Roy Orbison
53537268Buddy Holly
54547265Westlife
55557238Bon Jovi
56567182Little Mix
57577172Beyoncé
58587138Bob Marley
59607088Taylor Swift
60597085Calvin Harris
61617002Seekers
62626976Perry Como
63636899Electric Light Orchestra
64646808Ariana Grande
65656731Everly Brothers
66666664R.E.M.
67676646Prince
68686624Frankie Laine
69696550T. Rex
70706503Slade
71716473Bruce Springsteen
72726455Barbra Streisand
73736370Neil Diamond
74746341Lonnie Donegan
75756284Britney Spears
76766268Katy Perry
77776242Bruno Mars
78786171Boyzone
79796163Black Eyed Peas
80806158Mantovani
81816155Madness
82826119Stereophonics
83836118Wet Wet Wet
84846098Shirley Bassey
85856096Genesis
86866051Hollies
87875975Police
88885937Lionel Richie
89895911Michael Bublé
90905893Engelbert Humperdinck
91915880Eurythmics
92925870Dua Lipa
93935770Val Doonican
94945762Bryan Adams
95955752George Ezra
96965747Tina Turner
97975736Maroon 5
98985724Justin Timberlake
99995715David Guetta
1001005645Pet Shop Boys
1011015620Four Tops
1021045546Kings Of Leon
1031025516Blondie
1031025516Mike Oldfield
1051055476Radiohead
1061065471Guns'n'Roses
1071075451Supremes
1081085427Duran Duran
1091095424Who
1101105404Arctic Monkeys
1111115360Ellie Goulding
1121125348Cher
1131135332One Direction
1141145283Led Zeppelin
1151155281Wham!
1161165251Spice Girls
1171175212Killers
1181185199Erasure
1191195147Lewis Capaldi
1201205124Shakin' Stevens
1211225102Weeknd
1221215068John Lennon
1231235022Olly Murs
1241245009George Mitchell Minstrels
1251254947Roxy Music
1261264941Bachelors
1271274867Jess Glynne
1281274865Kinks
1291294850Blur
1301304806Amy Winehouse
1311314801Pat Boone
1321324785Red Hot Chili Peppers
1331334749Nat 'King' Cole
1341344724Kate Bush
1351354648Prodigy
1361364637Corrs
1371374625Eagles
1381384553Steps
1391394514Sugababes
1401404502Frank Ifield
1411414490Beautiful South
1421424482Post Malone
1431434434Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
1441444427M People
1451454412Kanye West
1461464407Billy Joel
1471474346Eric Clapton
1481484321Snow Patrol
1491494262Simple Minds
1501504252Girls Aloud
1511514235Foo Fighters
1521514232Jason Derulo
1531534197Paul Simon
1541544154Chris Brown
1551554149Hot Chocolate
1561564143Janet Jackson
1571574137Adam Faith
1581584114Usher
1591594112Texas
1601604097Manfred Mann
1611614091Connie Francis
1621624016Boney M
163163398810cc
1641643963Moody Blues
1651653944Green Day
1661663938Donna Summer
1671673927Leo Sayer
1681683885Script
1691693857Will Young
1701703856Spandau Ballet
1711713846Billie Eilish
1721723811David Whitfield
1731733793Sting
1741743789Bay City Rollers
1751753784Florence & The Machine
1761763770James Blunt
1771773764Manic Street Preachers
1781783757Billy Fury
1791793739Paul Weller
1801803701Jamiroquai
1811813700Human League
1821823694Guy Mitchell
1831833682Searchers
1841843678Bill Haley & His Comets
1851853669Christina Aguilera
1861863668David Essex
1861863668Jam
1881883658Depeche Mode
1891893642Gilbert O'Sullivan
1901903638Shania Twain
1911913629Emeli Sande
1911913629Johnny Cash
1931933601Dusty Springfield
1941943596Showaddywaddy
1951953566Leona Lewis
1961963559S Club 7
1971973557Paul Young
1981983535Dean Martin
1981983535Iron Maiden
2002003531Tears For Fears
2012013511Cat Stevens
2022023495Petula Clark
2022023495Jimi Hendrix Experience
2042043490Tracy Chapman
2052053469Paolo Nutini
2062063457Russ Conway
2072073444Cilla Black
2082083431Gary Glitter
2082083431Sia
2102103425R. Kelly
2112113424Stylistics
2122123422Jessie J
2132133416Paloma Faith
2142143415Dido
2152153413Chris Rea
2152153413Duane Eddy & The Rebels
2152153413Johnny Mathis
2182183378Ronan Keating
2192223377Gabrielle
2202193366Barry Manilow
2212203363Jason Donovan
2222213359Clean Bandit
2232233355Acker Bilk
2242243332Enrique Iglesias
2242243332Monkees
2262263310Avicii
2272273309James Last
2282283307Alicia Keys
2292293280Mumford & Sons
2302303260Adam & The Ants
2312313234Craig David
2322323233Donny Osmond
2332333203Frankie Goes To Hollywood
2342343200Deep Purple
2352353197Stranglers
2362363196Lily Allen
2372373180Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
2382383179Gloria Estefan
2392393173Frankie Vaughan
2402403160Culture Club
2412413151Jennifer Lopez
2422423148Travis
2432433126Max Bygraves
2442443113Jay-Z
2452453099Otis Redding
2462463097Michael Bolton
2472473089Doris Day
2482483058Lighthouse Family
2492493044Barry White
2502503038Johnnie Ray
2512513036Eternal
2522523020Akon
2532533015Nicki Minaj
2542543001Bryan Ferry
2552552980Flo Rida
2562562976Elvis Costello
2572572973Alison Moyet
2582582960Stormzy
2592582958Enya
2602602944Scissor Sisters
2612612943AC/DC
2622622938a-ha
2622622938Muse
2642642937Nickelback
2652652936Kelly Clarkson
2662662926Olivia Newton-John
2672672922Tommy Steele
2682682920Linkin Park
2692692908George Benson
2702702907Gene Pitney
2712712886Tinie Tempah
2722722881Level 42
2732732879Destiny's Child
2742742875Gerry & The Pacemakers
2752752853Drifters
2762762835Rita Ora
2772772834Kaiser Chiefs
2782782815Shawn Mendes
2792792807Blue
2802802806All Saints
2812812804David Gray
2822822800Keane
2832832777Ultravox
2842842773Backstreet Boys
2852852768Gorillaz
2862862765Ken Dodd
2862862765Billy Ocean
2882882751East 17
2892892746Walker Brothers
2902902744Ne-Yo
2912912741Nelly
2922952739Harry Styles
2932922733Brenda Lee
2942932731Cream
2952942729New Order
2962962718Nelly Furtado
2972972704Helen Shapiro
2982982701Stone Roses
2992992695Dr Hook & The Medicine Show
3003002691Neil Sedaka
3013012675Nirvana [2]
3023022665Daniel O'Donnell
3033032663Thin Lizzy
3043042658Avril Lavigne
3053052655Alanis Morissette
3063062652Atomic Kitten
3073072647Herman's Hermits
3083082645Mark Ronson
3093092633Anastacia
3103102630Mud
3113112622Rick Astley
3113112622Bobby Darin
3133132613Annie Lennox
3143142608Dave Clark Five
3153152601Deacon Blue
3163162597Glen Campbell
3173172595David Cassidy
3173172595Small Faces
3193192593Luther Vandross
3203202587Verve
3213212584Marvin Gaye
3223222572Kasabian
3233232571Massive Attack
3243242552McFly
3253252547JLS
3263262543New Seekers
3273272528Miley Cyrus
3283282517Belinda Carlisle
3293292515Sweet
3303302501Seal
3313312499Shakira
3323322497Will Smith
3333332481Chris De Burgh
3343342474Bastille
3353352466Sandie Shaw
3363362462Animals
3373372461James Morrison
3383382460Temptations
3393392457Duffy
3403402455Five Star
3413412449Peter Gabriel
3423422421Pretenders
3423422421Roxette
3443452399James Arthur
3453442395Anthony Newley
3463462382Busted
3473472381Kool & The Gang
3473472381Four Seasons
3493492379Bananarama
3503502376Chemical Brothers
3513512361Del Shannon
3523522358Lisa Stansfield
3533532350Rudimental
3543542338INXS
3553552337Mika
3563562322Cheryl Cole
3573572319Smiths
3583582306Sade
3593592304Jethro Tull
3603602302Cure
3613612299Robson Green & Jerome Flynn
3623642298Rag'N'Bone Man
3633622297Santana
3643632293Slim Whitman
3653652289Pussycat Dolls
3663662271Paul Anka
3673672269Bobby Vee
3673672269Sean Paul
3693692254Peters & Lee
3703702248Black Sabbath
3713712247Winifred Atwell
3723722245Commodores
3733732240Shaggy
3743742239Andrea Bocelli
3753752237Osmonds
3763762232New Kids On The Block
3773772228Lana Del Rey
3773782228Alice Cooper
3793792220Glee Cast
3803802219Boomtown Rats
3813812213Five
3813812213Razorlight
3833832202Pitbull
3843842196Def Leppard
3853852193Katie Melua
3863862178Kim Wilde
387387217550 Cent
3883882174John Denver
3893892171Pharrell Williams
3903902162Luciano Pavarotti
3913912161Ronnie Hilton
3923922152Ruby Murray
3933932149Earth, Wind & Fire
3943942132Elkie Brooks
3943942132Imagine Dragons
39639621122 Unlimited
3973972111Van Morrison
3983982108Plan B
3993992101Dizzee Rascal
4004002100Daniel Bedingfield
4014012096Faithless
4014012096Saturdays
4034032095Years & Years
4044042094Gladys Knight & The Pips
4054052089Neil Young
4064062074Thompson Twins
4074072073Ocean Colour Scene
4084082071Toni Braxton
4094092069Will.I.Am
4104102059Georgie Fame
4114112057Yes
4124122050Bucks Fizz
4134132044Snap!
4144142040Donovan
4154152019One Republic
4154152019Eddie Fisher
4174172017Cranberries
4174172017George Harrison
4194191996Gary Numan
4204201992Sex Pistols
4214211991Fugees
4224221989Eddie Calvert
4234231986Dionne Warwick
4244261984Mabel
4244241984Sheryl Crow
4264251981Michael Ball
4274271977John Legend
4284281967Timbaland
4294291965Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
4304301958Elbow
4314311956James
4324321946Howard Jones
4334331945Scouting For Girls
4344341936Savage Garden
4354351935Pulp
4364361931Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich
4374371927Moby
4384381909Mary J. Blige
43943919071975
4404401906Norah Jones
4414411905Bread
4424421899Specials
4434431895Soul II Soul
4444441894Soft Cell
4454451888Ray Charles
4464461885Don McLean
4464461885Crowded House
4484481881Fatboy Slim
4494491880Brotherhood Of Man
4504501875Daft Punk
4514511870Supertramp
4524521865James Bay
4534531863Dexy's Midnight Runners
4534531863Bangles
4554551862Bros
4564561850Camila Cabello
4574571847Chicago
4584581845Marillion
4584581845Ace Of Base
4604601844Jeff Wayne
4614611830Enigma [2]
4624621821Morrissey
4634631819Jean-Michel Jarre
4644641815Crickets
4654651813Kooks
4664661811Big Country
4674671802Fall Out Boy
4684681800Tremeloes
4694711799Anne-Marie
4694691799Jackson Five
4714701796Eva Cassidy
4724731794Zara Larsson
4734721786Dina Carroll
4744741779Lulu
4754751775Aretha Franklin
4764761774Example
4774771773Ray Conniff
4784781767Terence Trent D'Arby
4794791754Clash
4804801751Rick Nelson
4814811746Pixie Lott
4824821740Joan Baez
4834831735Chuck Berry
4844841732Puff Daddy
4854851731Charlatans
4854851731ZZ Top
4874871727Wanted
4884881721Three Degrees
4894891720Marmalade
4904901718Dickie Valentine
4914911717Alexander O'Neal
4924921710Vengaboys
4934931708Chainsmokers
4944941703Whitesnake
4954951698Demis Roussos
4964961694Robert Palmer
4974971693Aerosmith
4984981690Free
4994991689Spencer Davis Group
5005001687Style Council
5015011684Natalie Imbruglia
5025021682Dawn
5035071678Juice Wrld
5045031673T'Pau
5055041670Meghan Trainor
5065051669Metallica
5065051669Basement Jaxx
5085071667Tony Bennett
5095091666Julio Iglesias
5105101661David Soul
5115111660Björk
5125121656Bobby Brown
5135131646Darts
5135131646Platters
5155151644Peter Sellers
5155151644Streets
5175171641Kids From Fame
5175171641Shalamar
5195191638Jimmy Young
5205201637Marty Wilde
5215211636Roger Whittaker
5225221634Cascada
5235231632Garbage
5245241631Everything But The Girl
5255251630Cyndi Lauper
5265261624Randy Crawford
5275271623Lindisfarne
5275271623Taio Cruz
5295291620Wizzard
5305301619Biffy Clyro
5305301619Lightning Seeds
5325321617Supergrass
5335331616Jimmy Nail
5345341609Gwen Stefani
5355351604Squeeze
5365361598Creedence Clearwater Revival
5375371596Snoop Dogg
5385381595Kenny Rogers
5395391594Tony Christie
5395391594Louis Armstrong
5415411580Pogues
5425421576Mamas & Papas
5435431575Emerson, Lake & Palmer
5445441574Smokie
5445441574Rose Royce
5465461573Gary Barlow
5475471569Move
5485481568Harry Belafonte
5495491562TLC
5505501554Right Said Fred
5515601552Pop Smoke
5525511551Aqua
5525511551Malcolm Vaughan
5545531550Sash!
5555541545André Rieu
5565551540Gareth Gates
5565551540Hozier
5585571536Craig Douglas
5585571536Fine Young Cannibals
5605591535Evanescence
5615611531Ke$ha
5625621528Mungo Jerry
5635631526Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers
5645641524Karl Denver
5655651518Nik Kershaw
5665661515Siouxsie & The Banshees
5675681514Dave
5685671512ABC
5695681510Twenty One Pilots
5705701509Sister Sledge
5705701509Bonnie Tyler
5725721508Joe Brown
5725721508Ian Dury
5745741507Passenger
5745741507Matt Monro
5765761502Geri Halliwell
5775771501Rosemary Clooney
5785781500Eddy Grant
5795791498Jack Johnson
5795791498Catatonia
5815811497Rainbow
5825821496No Doubt
5835831492Nana Mouskouri
5845841491Troggs
5845841491Eddie Cochran
5865861490Kelis
5875871488Jax Jones
5885881480B*Witched
5895891478Khalid
5905901473Selena Gomez
5915911471Alvin Stardust
5925921469Imagination
5935931468Suede
5945941465Emile Ford & The Checkmates
5955951464Salt'n'Pepa
5965961455Freddie & The Dreamers
5975971454Sophie Ellis-Bextor
5985981449Shamen
5995991448Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
6006001447Rolf Harris
6016011446Joan Armatrading
6026021443Foster & Allen
6026021443Des O'Connor
6046041442Mary Hopkin
6056051432Alma Cogan
6066091429Aj Tracey
6076061427Peter André
6086071426Shakespear's Sister
6096081425Jacksons
6106101415Lenny Kravitz
6116111412Labrinth
6116111412LMFAO
6136131409Lemar
61461414062 Pac
6156151400LeAnn Rimes
6166161397Boyz II Men
6176171389Billy Idol
6186181383Go West
6186181383Suzi Quatro
6206201381Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
6216211375Foreigner
6226221374Leonard Cohen
6236231372Art Garfunkel
6246241370Heaven 17
6256251368Ricky Martin
6266261366Carole King
6276271365Righteous Brothers
6286281363Limp Bizkit
6296291362Tennessee Ernie Ford
6306301360Real Thing
6306321360Xxxtentacion
6326311359Liberty
6336331354Sky
6346341353Melanie C
6356351352Freddie Mercury
6366361351Nancy Sinatra
6376371349Nolans
6386381348Talking Heads
63863813485 Seconds Of Summer
6406401345Little Richard
6416411343James Taylor
6426421342Communards
6436431340Alexandra Burke
6446441338Rizzle Kicks
6456451337Yazoo
6466461334Missy 'Misdemeanour' Elliott
6476471332Tom Walker
6486481329Mike & The Mechanics
6496491327Sigala
6496491327Feeder
6496511327Dolly Parton
6526521324Embrace
6536531318Barbara Dickson
6546541311Johnny Nash
6546541311Heart
6566561310Franz Ferdinand
6576571306Shayne Ward
6586581301Al Martino
6596591300Elaine Paige
6596591300KT Tunstall
6616611299Major Lazer
6626621295Kendrick Lamar
6636631292Vangelis
6646641289Beat
6656651286Darkness
6666661277N-Dubz
6676671274Chic
6686681268Kelly Rowland
6686681268Stargazers
6706701265White Stripes
6716711264Primal Scream
6716711264Chubby Checker
6716711264Dr Dre
6746741263Toyah
6746741263Sinead O'Connor
6766761259Macy Gray
6766761259Dave Edmunds
6786781257Wombles
6796791256Christians
6806801252Busta Rhymes
6816811241J Hus
6826821240Kay Starr
6826821240Bing Crosby
6846841238Disclosure
6856851233Outkast
6866861231Cee Lo Green
6876871229Jonas Blue
6886881226Housemartins
6896891225Feeling
6906901222Jake Bugg
6916911221Charlie Puth
6926921220Manhattan Transfer
6926921220Mario Lanza
6946941219Ash
6956951218London Symphony Orchestra
6966961213Tornados
6976971211Ella Henderson
6986981210Brian Poole & The Tremeloes
6996991209Robert Plant
7007001207Tones & I
7017001204Pearl Jam
7017001204Halsey
7037031203Black Box
7047041201Joss Stone
7057051196Jamelia
7067081195Cardi B
7077061188Jackie Wilson
7087071187Il Divo
7097091184Echo & The Bunnymen
7107101181John Newman
7107101181Faces
7127121180Odyssey
7127121180Beastie Boys
7147141179Chase & Status
7157151177Louise
7157151177Amy MacDonald
7157151177D:Ream
7187181175Carly Simon
7197191174M. C. Hammer
7207201173John Mayall
7217251165Ava Max
7227211163Pointer Sisters
7237221162Motorhead
7247231159Offspring
7257241155Joe Cocker
7267251153Del Amitri
7267251153My Chemical Romance
7287281151Cast
7297291148Alfie Boe
7307301147Russell Watson
7317311146Bronski Beat
7317311146Michael Holliday
7337331143Isley Brothers
7347341139Natasha Bedingfield
7357351138Tori Amos
7357351138KC & The Sunshine Band
7377371134Daryl Hall & John Oates
7387381133Dollar
7397391132Ting Tings
7407401131Blink-182
7417411130Johnny & The Hurricanes
7427421124Smurfs
7437431117Yazz
7447441116Sparks
7447441116La Roux
7447441116Sam Cooke
7477471115Nilsson
7487481110Gnarls Barkley
7497541109Travis Scott
7507491108John Travolta
7517501105Rick Wakeman
7527511104Middle Of The Road
7527511104Kygo
7547531103Demi Lovato
7557541101London Grammar
7567561100Vera Lynn
7577571095Gary Moore
7587581093Noel Gallagher
7597591090Eden Kane
7597591090Bad Manners
7617611089Ben Howard
7627621086Aled Jones
7637631085Sonny & Cher
7637631085Mark Morrison
7657651081Dubliners
7667661079Vamps
7677671077Scooter
7687681075LL Cool J
7687681075Jimmy Ruffin
7707701074Kirsty MacColl
7717721073Joel Corry
7727711070Neneh Cherry
7737731065Gerry Rafferty
7737731065Brand New Heavies
7757751064Men At Work
7767761060Amen Corner
7767761060Clannad
7767761060Nina Simone
7797791054Suzanne Vega
7807801052Basshunter
7817811051Sinitta
7827821050En Vogue
7837831049Al Green
7847891048Japan
7857841047Mis-Teeq
7857841047Village People
7877861044Carly Rae Jepsen
7887871043Barron Knights
7897881041Chas & Dave
7907901036B52's
7907901036Train
7927921035Tinchy Stryder
7937931034Catfish & The Bottlemen
7937931034Fratellis
7957951033Glenn Miller
7957951033Kraftwerk
7977971032Robert Miles
7987981027Levellers
7987981027Christina Perri
8008001025Dannii Minogue
8008001025Byrds
8028021024Toploader
8038031022Wyclef Jean
8038031022Richard Clayderman
8058051019Lou Reed
8068061014Cult
8078071010Rubettes
8078071010Portishead
8098091009John Leyton
8108101008Doors
8118111007Chris Barber's Jazzband
8128121006Paula Abdul
8128121006Nicole Scherzinger
8148141002Macklemore & Ryan Lewis


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UK TOP ACTS 1953-2020 - running listing - new scoring system

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