List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1975

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These are the Billboard magazine Hot 100 number one hits of 1975. Both 1974 and 1975 holds the Hot 100 record for the year with the most #1 hits with 35 songs reaching the # 1 spot. Additionally, the period beginning January 11 and ending April 12 constitutes the longest run of a different #1 song every week (14 weeks) in Billboard history. Coincidentally, it both begins and ends with songs by Elton John.

The yellow background indicates the #1 song on Billboard's 1975 Year-End Chart of Pop Singles.
Issue Date Song Artist(s) Reference
January 4 "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" Elton John
January 11
January 18 "Mandy" Barry Manilow
January 25 "Please Mr. Postman" The Carpenters
February 1 "Laughter in the Rain" Neil Sedaka
February 8 "Fire" Ohio Players
February 15 "You're No Good" Linda Ronstadt
February 22 "Pick Up the Pieces" Average White Band
March 1 "Best of My Love" Eagles
March 8 "Have You Never Been Mellow" Olivia Newton-John
March 15 "Black Water" The Doobie Brothers
March 22 "My Eyes Adored You" Frankie Valli
March 29 "Lady Marmalade" LaBelle
April 5 "Lovin' You" Minnie Riperton
April 12 "Philadelphia Freedom" Elton John Band
April 19
April 26 "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song" B.J. Thomas
May 3 "He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)" Tony Orlando and Dawn
May 10
May 17
May 24 "Shining Star" Earth, Wind & Fire
May 31 "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" Freddy Fender
June 7 "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" John Denver
June 14 "Sister Golden Hair" America
June 21 "Love Will Keep Us Together" Captain & Tennille
June 28
July 5
July 12
July 19 "Listen to What the Man Said" Wings
July 26 "The Hustle" Van McCoy and the Soul City Symphony
August 2 "One of These Nights" Eagles
August 9 "Jive Talkin'" Bee Gees
August 16
August 23 "Fallin' in Love" Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
August 30 "Get Down Tonight" KC and the Sunshine Band
September 6 "Rhinestone Cowboy" Glen Campbell
September 13
September 20 "Fame" David Bowie
September 27 "I'm Sorry" / "Calypso" John Denver
October 4 "Fame" David Bowie
October 11 "Bad Blood" Neil Sedaka
October 18
October 25
November 1 "Island Girl" Elton John
November 8
November 15
November 22 "That's the Way (I Like It)" KC and the Sunshine Band
November 29 "Fly, Robin, Fly" Silver Convention
December 6
December 13
December 20 "That's the Way (I Like It)" KC and the Sunshine Band
December 27 "Let's Do It Again" The Staple Singers


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