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 2016, nine 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, Beyoncé,[1] Adele, and Zayn. All of these have spent at least a week at number one in all four charts.

Simultaneous number-one singles[edit]

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Simultaneous artists with different songs[edit]

The following artists have achieved simultaneous weeks at number one in both charts but with different songs...

Simultaneous number-one albums[edit]

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

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1980s[edit]

1990s[edit]

2000s[edit]

2010s[edit]

Others[edit]

The following artists have achieved number ones on the same week but with different albums.

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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