List of artists who have achieved simultaneous UK and US number-one hits

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A number of artists have achieved either simultaneous number one singles or albums on the official charts in the UK and the US (Billboard in the United States and The Official Charts Company from the United Kingdom (also the BPI).

As of 2011, seven artists have achieved this feat in both the singles and albums chart: The Beatles, The Monkees, Simon & Garfunkel, Rod Stewart, Men at Work, Michael Jackson and Beyoncé.[1] Six of these (barring Michael Jackson) have spent at least a week at number one in all four charts.

Simultaneous number-one singles[edit]

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Simultaneous number-one albums[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, Alan (27 June 2008). "Coldplay shaded out of elite chart club". MusicWeek. Retrieved 22 September 2010. 
  2. ^ http://www.officialcharts.com/artist/_/Depeche%20Mode/
  3. ^ a b c "Coldplay top in US". Daily Post (Liverpool: on BNET). 16 June 2005. Retrieved 22 September 2010. [dead link]
  4. ^ http://www.emigroup.com/Press/2008/press75.htm Coldplay’s Viva La Vida simultaneously tops the US and UK album charts
  5. ^ http://www.billboard.com/articles/news/266540/susan-boyle-sees-dream-soar-to-no-1-on-billboard-200
  6. ^ http://234next.com/csp/cms/sites/Next/Home/5490055-146/story.csp

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