List of number-one R&B singles of 1945 (U.S.)

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This list of R&B #1 hits of 1945 in the United States is part of the List of #1 R&B hits (USA).


Issue Date Song Artist Weeks at #1
February 10 "Somebody’s Gotta Go" Cootie Williams and His Orchestra 1 week
February 17 "I Wonder" Pvt. Cecil Gant 2 weeks
February 24 "I Wonder" Roosevelt Sykes 7 weeks
April 14 "Tippin' In" Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra 6 weeks*
April 21 "Mop! Mop!" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 1 week
June 2 "Caldonia" Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 7 weeks
July 14 "Who Threw the Whiskey in the Well" Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra 8 weeks
September 8 "The Honeydripper" (Parts 1 & 2) Joe Liggins and His Honeydrippers 18 weeks

An asterisk (*) after a song title means that the song lost and then regained the number-one spot.