List of number-one singles in the Dutch Top 40

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This is a list of number-one singles in the Dutch Top 40. The Dutch Top 40 is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the Netherlands since 1965. It is published weekly by radio station Radio 538. In this article, an alphabetical list of the number-one singles in order of performing artist(s) can be found.

Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
2 Brothers on the 4th Floor NetherlandsNetherlands "Dreams (Will Come Alive)" 4 weeks 1994
2 Live Crew United StatesUnited States "Me So Horny" 2 weeks 1990
2 Unlimited Belgium Belgium "Twilight Zone" 2 weeks 1992
"No Limit" 5 weeks 1993
"The Real Thing" 2 weeks 1994
4 Non Blondes United StatesUnited States "What's Up?" 10 weeks 1993
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
ABBA SwedenSweden "Fernando" 3 weeks 1976
"Dancing Queen" 5 weeks
"Money, Money, Money" 2 weeks
"Chiquitita" 1 week 1979
"I Have a Dream" 3 weeks 1980
"The Winner Takes It All" 6 weeks
"Super Trouper" 2 weeks
"One of Us" 2 weeks 1981
Abel NetherlandsNetherlands "Onderweg" 6 weeks 2000
Bryan Adams CanadaCanada "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" 11 weeks 1991
Adele United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Rolling in the Deep" 7 weeks 2011
"Set Fire to the Rain" 1 week
"Skyfall" 6 weeks 2012
The Adventures of Stevie V United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Dirty Cash" 3 weeks 1990
Afrojack NetherlandsNetherlands "Give Me Everything"
(with Pitbull, Ne-Yo and Nayer)
2 weeks 2011
Christina Aguilera United StatesUnited States "Moves Like Jagger"
(with Maroon 5)
3 weeks 2011
A-ha NorwayNorway "Take on Me" 1 week 1985
Akon United StatesUnited States "Lonely" 5 weeks 2005
All-4-One United StatesUnited States "I Swear" 1 week 1994
Anarchic System FranceFrance "Popcorn" 7 weeks 1972
Anouk NetherlandsNetherlands "Three Days in a Row" 4 weeks 2009
Aphrodite's Child GreeceGreece "I Want to Live" 1 week 1969
Aqua DenmarkDenmark "Barbie Girl" 1 week 1997
Artiesten voor Azië NetherlandsNetherlands "Als je iets kan doen" 4 weeks 2005
Rick Astley United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Never Gonna Give You Up" 4 weeks 1987
Atomic Kitten United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Whole Again" 1 week 2001
Asaf Avidan IsraelIsrael "One Day / Reckoning Song (Wankelmut Rmx)" 6 weeks 2012
Avicii SwedenSweden "Wake Me Up" 11 weeks 2013
"Hey Brother" 4 weeks
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Kenny B NetherlandsNetherlands "Parijs" 7 weeks 2015
Ali B NetherlandsNetherlands "Wat zou je doen"
(with Marco Borsato)
2 weeks 2004
Baccara SpainSpain "Yes Sir, I Can Boogie" 3 weeks 1977
"Sorry, I'm a Lady" 1 week
Backstreet Boys United StatesUnited States "I Want It That Way" 4 weeks 1999
Philip Bailey United StatesUnited States "Easy Lover"
(with Phil Collins)
4 weeks 1985
George Baker Selection NetherlandsNetherlands "Sing a Song of Love" 3 weeks 1974
"Paloma Blanca" 3 weeks 1975
"Morning Sky" 2 weeks
Baltimora ItalyItaly "Tarzan Boy" 2 weeks 1985
Band Aid IrelandRepublic of Ireland / United Kingdom "Do They Know It's Christmas?" 3 weeks
The Bangles United StatesUnited States "Walk Like an Egyptian" 5 weeks 1986.51986–87
"Eternal Flame" 7 weeks 1989
Barry & Eileen United KingdomUnited Kingdom "If You Go" 3 weeks 1975
Basshunter SwedenSweden "Boten Anna" 2 weeks 2006
Frans Bauer NetherlandsNetherlands "De regenboog"
(with Marianne Weber)
3 weeks 1997
"Heb je even voor mij" 2 weeks 2003
The Beach Boys United StatesUnited States "Sloop John B" 4 weeks 1966
The Beatles United KingdomUnited Kingdom "I Feel Fine" 5 weeks 1965
"Rock and Roll Music" / "No Reply" 3 weeks
"Ticket to Ride" 9 weeks
"Help!" 6 weeks
"Yesterday" 6 weeks
"We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" 7 weeks 1965.51965–66
(with The Overlanders)
5 weeks 1966
"Paperback Writer" 2 weeks
"Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 6 weeks
"Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields Forever" 4 weeks 1967
"All You Need Is Love" 3 weeks
"Hello, Goodbye" 4 weeks 1967.51967–68
"Hey Jude" 7 weeks 1968
"Get Back"
(with Billy Preston)
2 weeks 1969
"The Ballad of John and Yoko" 4 weeks
"Let It Be" 1 week 1970
Robin Beck United StatesUnited States "First Time" 1 week 1989
Bee Gees United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Massachusetts" 3 weeks 1967
"World" 3 weeks 1968
"Words" 3 weeks
"Don't Forget to Remember" 2 weeks 1969
"Stayin' Alive" 3 weeks 1978
Lou Bega GermanyGermany "Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)" 4 weeks 1999
Pat Benatar United StatesUnited States "Love Is a Battlefield" 4 weeks 1984
Berlin United StatesUnited States "Take My Breath Away" 1 week 1986
Jody Bernal NetherlandsNetherlands "Que si, que no" 5 weeks 2000
Dave Berry United KingdomUnited Kingdom "This Strange Effect" 3 weeks 1965
Beyoncé United StatesUnited States "Beautiful Liar"
(with Shakira)
3 weeks 2007
"If I Were a Boy" 4 weeks 2008
The Black Eyed Peas United StatesUnited States "Where Is the Love?" 2 weeks 2003
"Mas que Nada"
(with Sérgio Mendes)
2 weeks 2006
"I Gotta Feeling" 2 weeks 2009
BLØF NetherlandsNetherlands "Holiday in Spain"
(with Counting Crows)
5 weeks 2004
Blondie United StatesUnited States "Denis" 3 weeks 1978
Blue United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
(with Elton John)
5 weeks 2003
Blue Cheer United StatesUnited States "Summertime Blues" 1 week 1968
James Blunt United KingdomUnited Kingdom "You're Beautiful" 4 weeks 2005
B.o.B United StatesUnited States "Nothin' on You"
(with Bruno Mars)
2 weeks 2010
Andrea Bocelli ItalyItaly "Because We Believe"
(with Marco Borsato)
6 weeks 2006
Bomfunk MC's FinlandFinland "Freestyler" 5 weeks 2000
Bon Jovi United StatesUnited States "It's My Life" 2 weeks
Boney M. GermanyGermany "Sunny" 1 week 1977
"Ma Baker" 6 weeks
"Rivers of Babylon" / "Brown Girl in the Ring" 9 weeks 1978
"Hooray! Hooray! It's a Holi-Holiday" 3 weeks 1979
Jeroen van der Boom NetherlandsNetherlands "Jij bent zo" 2 weeks 2007
"Eén Wereld" 2 weeks
Boris NetherlandsNetherlands "When You Think of Me" 3 weeks 2004
Marco Borsato NetherlandsNetherlands "Dromen zijn bedrog" 12 weeks 1994
"Waarom nou jij" 1 week 1995
"De bestemming" 3 weeks 1998
"Binnen" 3 weeks 1999.51999–2000
"Lopen op het water"
(with Sita)
4 weeks 2002
"Afscheid nemen bestaat niet" 8 weeks 2003.52003–04
(with Do)
3 weeks 2004
"Wat zou je doen"
(with Ali B)
2 weeks
"Because We Believe"
(with Andrea Bocelli)
6 weeks 2006
"Rood" 11 weeks
"Everytime I Think of You"
(with Lucie Silvas)
5 weeks
"Wit licht" 3 weeks 2008
"Stop de tijd" 3 weeks
"Dochters" 3 weeks
David Bowie United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Under Pressure"
(with Queen)
1 week 1981
"Let's Dance" 2 weeks 1983
"This Is Not America"
(with Pat Metheny Group)
2 weeks 1985
"Dancing in the Street"
(with Mick Jagger)
2 weeks
"Tonight (Live)"
(with Tina Turner)
4 weeks 1989
Boys Town Gang United StatesUnited States "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" 3 weeks 1982
Boyz II Men United StatesUnited States "End of the Road" 3 weeks 1992
Boyzone IrelandRepublic of Ireland "No Matter What" 7 weeks 1998
Brainpower NetherlandsNetherlands "Dansplaat" 4 weeks 2002
Brandy United StatesUnited States "The Boy Is Mine"
(with Monica)
3 weeks 1998
Freddy Breck GermanyGermany "Rote Rosen" 4 weeks 1973
Bronski Beat United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Smalltown Boy" 2 weeks 1984
Herman Brood NetherlandsNetherlands "My Way" 2 weeks 2001
Brotherhood of Man United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Save Your Kisses for Me" 2 weeks 1976
Sam Brown United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Stop!" 1988
Bucks Fizz United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Making Your Mind Up" 2 weeks 1981
"The Land of Make Believe" 2 weeks 1982
BZN NetherlandsNetherlands "Mon Amour" 5 weeks 1976
"Pearlydumm" 1 week 1980
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Melanie C United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Never Be the Same Again"
(with Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes)
2 weeks 2000
"I Turn to You" 4 weeks
Candyman United StatesUnited States "Knockin' Boots" 2 weeks 1991
Cappella ItalyItaly "Move on Baby" 2 weeks 1994
Captain Jack GermanyGermany "Captain Jack" 4 weeks 1996
"Drill Instructor" 3 weeks
Irene Cara United StatesUnited States "Fame" 3 weeks 1983
Mariah Carey United StatesUnited States "I'll Be There"
(with Trey Lorenz)
2 weeks 1992
"Without You" 6 weeks 1994
Cascada GermanyGermany "Evacuate the Dancefloor" 2 weeks 2009
The Cats NetherlandsNetherlands "Lea" 2 weeks 1968
"Why" 5 weeks 1969
"Marian" 5 weeks 1969.51969–70
"Where Have I Been Wrong" 2 weeks 1970
"Be My Day" 6 weeks 1974
Champaign United StatesUnited States "How 'Bout Us" 8 weeks 1981
Tracy Chapman United StatesUnited States "Fast Car" 2 weeks 1988
Cheap Trick United StatesUnited States "I Want You to Want Me" 2 weeks 1979
Cher United StatesUnited States "Believe" 1 week 1999
Neneh Cherry SwedenSweden "Buffalo Stance" 2 weeks 1989
Chigago United StatesUnited States "If You Leave Me Now" 4 weeks 1976.51976–77
Ch!pz NetherlandsNetherlands "Cowboy" 3 weeks 2003
"1001 Arabian Nights" 4 weeks 2004
"One, Two, Three!" 3 weeks 2005
"Carnival" 2 weeks
Cidinho & Doca BrazilBrazil "Rap das Armas (Quintino Remix)" 2 weeks 2009
City to City NetherlandsNetherlands "The Road Ahead (Miles of the Unknown)" 4 weeks 1999
Petula Clark United KingdomUnited Kingdom "This Is My Song" 4 weeks 1967
Kelly Clarkson United StatesUnited States "Because of You" 2 weeks 2006
Clean Bandit United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Rather Be" 11 weeks 2014
Julien Clerc FranceFrance "This Melody" 1 week 1976
Clouseau BelgiumBelgium "Passie" 1 week 1995
Cock Robin United StatesUnited States "The Promise You Made" 2 weeks 1986
Coldplay United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Talk" 4 weeks 2005.52005–06
"Viva la Vida" 3 weeks 2008
Dave and Ansell Collins JamaicaJamaica "Double Barrel" 3 weeks 1971
Phil Collins United KingdomUnited Kingdom "In the Air Tonight" 3 weeks 1981
"You Can't Hurry Love" 2 weeks 1983
"Easy Lover"
(with Philip Bailey)
4 weeks 1985
"A Groovy Kind of Love" 1 week 1988
Chi Coltrane United StatesUnited States "Go Like Elijah" 3 weeks 1973
Commodores United StatesUnited States "Nightshift" 3 weeks 1985
The Communards United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Don't Leave Me This Way"
(with Sarah Jane Morris)
5 weeks 1986
Sam Cooke United StatesUnited States "Wonderful World" 4 weeks
Coole Piet NetherlandsNetherlands "Paniek in de confettiefabriek" 1 week 2006
Coolio United StatesUnited States "Gangsta's Paradise"
(with L.V.)
5 weeks 1995
Counting Crows United StatesUnited States "Holiday in Spain"
(with BLØF)
5 weeks 2004
Julie Covington United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Don't Cry for Me Argentina" 4 weeks 1977
Gerard Cox NetherlandsNetherlands "'t Is weer voorbij die mooie zomer" 5 weeks 1973.51973–74
Billy Crawford United StatesUnited States "Trackin'" 3 weeks 2002
Randy Crawford United StatesUnited States "One Day I'll Fly Away" 2 weeks 1980
Creedence Clearwater Revival United StatesUnited States "Who'll Stop the Rain" 2 weeks 1970
"Up Around the Bend"
Culture Beat GermanyGermany "Mr. Vain" 1 week 1993
Culture Club United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Karma Chameleon" 1983
Alexander Curly NetherlandsNetherlands "I'll Never Drink Again" 2 weeks 1972
"Guus" 3 weeks 1975
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
Doris D & The Pins NetherlandsNetherlands / United Kingdom "Shine Up" 1981
Gigi D'Agostino ItalyItaly "L'amour toujours" 2001.52001–02
Damaru SurinameSuriname "Mi rowsu (tuintje in mijn hart)"
(with Jan Smit)
Terence Trent D'Arby United StatesUnited States "Wishing Well" 1987
Dave NetherlandsNetherlands "Dansez Maintenant" 1975
Sammy Davis, Jr. United StatesUnited States "Baretta's Theme" 1976
Dawn United StatesUnited States "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree" 1973
Taylor Dayne United StatesUnited States "Tell It to My Heart" 1988
DCUP AustraliaAustralia "We No Speak Americano"
(with Yolanda Be Cool)
De La Soul United StatesUnited States "Me Myself and I" 1989
Sharif Dean FranceFrance "Do You Love Me?" 1973
Desmond Dekker & The Aces JamaicaJamaica "Israelites" 1969
Ilse DeLange NetherlandsNetherlands "Miracle" 2009
Des'ree United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Life" 1998
Dillinger JamaicaJamaica "Cokane In My Brain" 1977
Céline Dion CanadaCanada "Think Twice" 1995
"Tell Him"
(with Barbra Streisand)
"My Heart Will Go On" 1998
Dire Straits United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Private Investigations" 1982
DJ Jean NetherlandsNetherlands "The Launch" 1999
Do NetherlandsNetherlands "Voorbij"
(with Marco Borsato)
Doe Maar NetherlandsNetherlands "De bom" 1982
"Pa" 1983
DÖF AustriaAustria / Germany "Codo (...Düse im Sauseschritt)"
Dolly Dots NetherlandsNetherlands "Love Me Just a Little Bit More (Totally Hooked On You)" 1984
Don Omar Puerto RicoPuerto Rico "Danza Kuduro"
(with Lucenzo)
Donovan United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Atlantis" 1969
Double You ItalyItaly "Please Don't Go" 1992
Carl Douglas JamaicaJamaica "Kung Fu Fighting" 1974
Egbert Douwe NetherlandsNetherlands "Kom uit de bedstee mijn liefste" 1968
Dr. Alban SwedenSweden "It's My Life" 1992
Dragonette CanadaCanada "Hello"
(with Martin Solveig)
Drukwerk NetherlandsNetherlands "Je loog tegen mij" 1982
Duffy United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Mercy" 2008
André van Duin NetherlandsNetherlands "Willempie" 1976
"Als je huilt" / "Bim bam" 1982
"Het pizzalied (effe wachte...)" 1993
The Dukes NetherlandsNetherlands "Friday on My Mind"
(with The Easybeats)
Candy Dulfer NetherlandsNetherlands "Lily Was Here"
(with David A. Stewart)
Duran Duran United KingdomUnited Kingdom "The Reflex" 1984
Dutch Swing College Band NetherlandsNetherlands "Letkis Jenka"
(with Gudrun Jankis Orchestra and Stig Rauno)
Frank Duval & Orchestra GermanyGermany "Angel of Mine" 1981
DVBBS GermanyCanada "Tsunami" 2013
Joey Dyser NetherlandsNetherlands "100 Years" 1975
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
Eamon United StatesUnited States "Fuck It (I Don't Want You Back)" 2004
Earth and Fire NetherlandsNetherlands "Memories" 1972
"Weekend" 1979.51979–80
Sheena Easton United KingdomUnited Kingdom "For Your Eyes Only" 1981
The Easybeats AustraliaAustralia "Friday on My Mind"
(with The Dukes)
Eiffel 65 ItalyItaly "Blue (Da Ba Dee)" 1999
Electric Light Orchestra United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Xanadu"
(with Olivia Newton-John)
Emilia SwedenSweden "Big Big World" 1998.51998–99
Eminem United StatesUnited States "Without Me" 2002
"Lose Yourself" 2003
Enigma GermanyGermany "Sadeness (Part I)" 1990
Enya IrelandRepublic of Ireland "Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)" 1988
"I Don't Wanna Know"
(with Mario Winans and P. Diddy)
Gloria Estefan United StatesUnited States "Can't Stay Away from You"
(with Miami Sound Machine)
Europe SwedenSweden "The Final Countdown" 1986
Faith Evans United StatesUnited States "I'll Be Missing You"
(with Puff Daddy and 112)
Extreme United StatesUnited States "More Than Words" 1991
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
Faithless United KingdomUnited Kingdom "God Is a DJ" 1998
Falco AustriaAustria "Jeanny" 1986
Harold Faltermeyer GermanyGermany "Axel F" 1985
Georgie Fame United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Rosetta"
(with Alan Price)
Ferrari NetherlandsNetherlands "Sweet Love" 1976
Tiziano Ferro ItalyItaly "Perdono" 2002
Scott Fitzgerald United KingdomUnited Kingdom "If I Had Words"
(with Yvonne Keeley)
Fleetwood Mac United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Oh Well" 1969
"Go Your Own Way" 1977
Fluitsma & Van Tijn NetherlandsNetherlands "15 miljoen mensen" 1996
Ellen Foley United StatesUnited States "We Belong to the Night" 1979
4 Non Blondes United StatesUnited States "What's Up?" 1993
Foxy United StatesUnited States "Get Off" 1978
Peter Frampton United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Show Me the Way" 1976
Frankie Goes to Hollywood United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Two Tribes" 1984
Aretha Franklin United StatesUnited States "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)"
(with George Michael)
René Froger NetherlandsNetherlands "Alles kan een mens gelukkig maken"
(with Het Goede Doel)
Fugees United StatesUnited States "Killing Me Softly" 1996
Nelly Furtado CanadaCanada "All Good Things (Come to an End)"
(with Chris Martin)
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
Galantis Sweden Sweden "Runaway (U & I)" 2015
Art Garfunkel United StatesUnited States "Bright Eyes" 1979
Siedah Garrett United StatesUnited States "I Just Can't Stop Loving You"
(with Michael Jackson)
Gareth Gates United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Anyone of Us (Stupid Mistake)" 2003
Genesis United KingdomUnited Kingdom "I Can't Dance" 1992
Niels Geusebroek NetherlandsNetherlands "Take Your Time Girl" 2013
Robin Gibb United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Saved by the Bell" 1969
Gibson Brothers FranceFrance "Non Stop Dance" 1977
Jim Gilstrap United StatesUnited States "Swing Your Daddy" 1975
Roger Glover & Guests United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Love Is All" 1975
Het Goede Doel NetherlandsNetherlands "Alles kan een mens gelukkig maken"
(with René Froger)
Golden Earring NetherlandsNetherlands "Dong-Dong-Di-Ki-Di-Gi-Dong" 1968
"Back Home" 1970
"Radar Love" 1973
"Twilight Zone" 1982
"When the Lady Smiles" 1984
Gompie NetherlandsNetherlands "Alice, Who the Fuck is Alice?" 1968
Goombay Dance Band GermanyGermany "Sun of Jamaica" 1980
Rijk de Gooyer NetherlandsNetherlands "De bostella"
(with John Kraaijkamp, Sr.)
Gordon NetherlandsNetherlands "Kon ik maar even bij je zijn" 1991
Gotye BelgiumBelgium "Somebody That I Used to Know"
(with Kimbra)
Eddy Grant United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Gimme Hope Jo'anna" 1988
Cee Lo Green United StatesUnited States "Fuck You" 2010
Jesse Green JamaicaJamaica "Nice and Slow" 1976
Green Day United StatesUnited States "The Saints Are Coming"
(with U2)
Raymond van het Groenewoud BelgiumBelgium "Liefde voor muziek" 1991
Boudewijn de Groot NetherlandsNetherlands "Het land van Maas en Waal" 1967
Guillermo & Tropical Danny NetherlandsNetherlands "Toppertje!" 2006
Guns N' Roses United StatesUnited States "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" 1992
Guys 'n' Dolls United KingdomUnited Kingdom "You're My World" 1977
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
Haddaway TrinidadTrinidad and Tobago "What Is Love" 1993
Hakkûhbar NetherlandsNetherlands "Gabbertje" 1996
HammerJan Hammer Czech RepublicCzech Republic "Crockett's Theme" 1987
Paul Hardcastle United KingdomUnited Kingdom "19" 1985
Calvin Harris United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Summer" 2014
George Harrison United KingdomUnited Kingdom "My Sweet Lord" 1971
The Edwin Hawkins Singers United StatesUnited States "Oh Happy Day" 1969
"Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)"
(with Melanie)
André Hazes NetherlandsNetherlands "Zij gelooft in mij" 2004
"Blijf bij mij (dit zijn voor mij de allermooiste uren)"
(with Gerard Joling)
"Bedankt mijn vriend"
(with André Hazes, Jr.)
Hazes André Jr.André Hazes, Jr. NetherlandsNetherlands "Bedankt mijn vriend"
(with André Hazes)
Heintje NetherlandsNetherlands "Ich bau' dir ein Schloss" 1968
"Heidschi Bumbeidschi"
Jacques Herb NetherlandsNetherlands "Manuela"
(with De Riwi's)
Herman's Hermits United KingdomUnited Kingdom "No Milk Today" 1966
Toon Hermans NetherlandsNetherlands "Mien waar is m'n feestneus" 1968
Hermes House Band NetherlandsNetherlands "I Will Survive (La La La)" 1994.51994–95
Hero NetherlandsNetherlands "Toen ik je zag" 1997
Ivan Heylen BelgiumBelgium "De wilde boerndochtere" 1974
Höllenboer NetherlandsNetherlands "Het busje komt zo" 1995
The Hollies United KingdomUnited Kingdom "The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee" 1973
Mary Hopkin United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Goodbye" 1969
Bruce Hornsby and the Range United StatesUnited States "The Way It Is" 1986
Hot Butter United StatesUnited States "Popcorn" 1972
Whitney Houston United StatesUnited States "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" 1987
"I Will Always Love You" 1992.51992–93
"Could I Have This Kiss Forever"
(with Enrique Iglesias)
Les Humphries Singers GermanyGermany "To My Father's House" 1970
Chrissie Hynde United StatesUnited States "I Got You Babe"
(with UB40)
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
Enrique Iglesias SpainSpain "Could I Have This Kiss Forever"
(with Whitney Houston)
"Can You Hear Me" 2008
Julio Iglesias SpainSpain "Un Canto A Galicia" 1972
"Quiéreme Mucho" 1979
Inner Circle JamaicaJamaica "Sweat (A La La La La Long)" 1992
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
Janet Jackson United StatesUnited States "What Have You Done for Me Lately" 1986
"Together Again" 1998
Jermaine Jackson United StatesUnited States "When the Rain Begins to Fall"
(with Pia Zadora)
Michael Jackson United StatesUnited States "One Day in Your Life" 1981
"Beat It" 1983
"Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'"
"I Just Can't Stop Loving You"
(with Siedah Garrett)
"Smooth Criminal" 1988
Mick Jagger United KingdomUnited Kingdom "(You Gotta Walk And) Don't Look Back"
(with Peter Tosh)
"Dancing in the Street"
(with David Bowie)
Jamaï NetherlandsNetherlands "Step Right Up" 2003
Gudrun Jankis Orchestra SwedenSweden "Letkis Jenka"
(with Dutch Swing College Band and Stig Rauno)
Jay and the Americans United StatesUnited States "Cara Mia" 1980
Wyclef Jean HaitiHaiti "Hips Don't Lie"
(with Shakira)
Jeckyll & Hyde NetherlandsNetherlands "Freefall" 2007
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts United StatesUnited States "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" 1982
De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig NetherlandsNetherlands "Watskeburt?!" 2005
Vika Jigulina RomaniaRomania "Stereo Love"
(with Edward Maya)
Jim NetherlandsNetherlands "Tell Her" 2003
Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Swing the Mood" 1989
Billy Joel United StatesUnited States "Goodnight Saigon" 1983
Johan & de Groothandel NetherlandsNetherlands "As Dick me hullep nodig heb" 1994
Elton John United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Nikita" 1985.51985–86
"Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me"
(with George Michael)
"Something About the Way You Look Tonight" /
"Candle In the Wind 1997"
"Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word"
(with Blue)
Johnny & Orquesta Rodrigues Cape VerdeCape Verde "Hey Mal Yo" 1975
Gerard Joling NetherlandsNetherlands "Ticket to the Tropics" 1985
"No More Bolero's" 1989
"Blijf bij mij (dit zijn voor mij de allermooiste uren)"
(with André Hazes)
Tom Jones United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Green, Green Grass of Home" 1967
Freek de Jonge NetherlandsNetherlands "Leven na de dood"
(with Stips)
Jop NetherlandsNetherlands "Jij bent de zon" 2000
Alexis Jordan United StatesUnited States "Happiness" 2011
José NetherlandsNetherlands "I Will Follow Him" 1982
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
Roland Kaiser GermanyGermany "Santa Maria" 1980.51980–81
Kamahl AustraliaAustralia "The Elephant Song" 1975
Kane NetherlandsNetherlands "Something to Say" 2005
"Shot of a Gun" 2008
Mory Kanté GuineaGuinea "Yé Ké Yé Ké" 1988
Kaoma FranceFrance "Lambada" 1989
De Kapotte Kontjes NetherlandsNetherlands "Lauwe pis"
(with Theo Maassen)
KC and the Sunshine Band United StatesUnited States "That's the Way (I Like It)" 1975
K-Ci & JoJo United StatesUnited States "All My Life" 1998
Yvonne Keeley NetherlandsNetherlands "If I Had Words"
(with Scott Fitzgerald)
The Kelly Family United StatesUnited States "I Can't Help Myself (I Love You, I Want You)" 1996
R. Kelly United StatesUnited States "I Believe I Can Fly" 1997
"If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time" 1999
Karin Kent NetherlandsNetherlands "Dans je de hele nacht met mij?" 1966
Las Ketchup SpainSpain "The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)" 2002
Alicia Keys United StatesUnited States "Fallin'" 2001
Kimbra New ZealandNew Zealand "Somebody That I Used to Know"
(with Gotye)
Van B. King NetherlandsNetherlands "Follow the Leader"
(with The Soca Boys)
The Kinks United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Dedicated Follower of Fashion" 1966
"Sunny Afternoon"
"Waterloo Sunset" 1967
"Lola" 1970
"Lola (live version)" 1981
Sharon Kips NetherlandsNetherlands "Heartbreak Away" 2007
Kiss United StatesUnited States "I Was Made for Lovin' You" 1979
Klangkarussell NetherlandsAustria "Sonnentanz" 2013
Hank the Knife & the Jets NetherlandsNetherlands "Stan the Gunman" 1975
Boer Koekoek NetherlandsNetherlands "Den Uyl is in den olie"
(with Vader Abraham)
John Kraaijkamp, Sr. NetherlandsNetherlands "De bostella"
(with Rijk de Gooyer)
Krezip NetherlandsNetherlands "I Would Stay" 2000
Wolter Kroes NetherlandsNetherlands "Viva Hollandia (EK 2008 version)" 2008
Artist Nationality Number-one single Year
L.A. Style NetherlandsNetherlands "James Brown Is Dead" 1991
Labelle United StatesUnited States "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi ce soir?
(Lady Marmalade)
Lady Gaga United StatesUnited States "Just Dance"
(with Colby O'Donis)
"Poker Face"
"Born This Way" 2011
Lange Frans & Baas B NetherlandsNetherlands "Zinloos"
(with Ninthe)
"Het land van..." 2005
Vicky Leandros GreeceGreece "Après toi" 1972
"Ich hab' die Liebe geseh'n"
Paul de Leeuw NetherlandsNetherlands "Ik wil niet dat je liegt" / "Waarheen waarvoor" 1994
John Legend NetherlandsUnited States "All of Me" 2014
D.C. Lewis NetherlandsNetherlands "Mijn gebed" 1970
Leona Lewis United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Bleeding Love" 2008
Ryan Lewis United StatesUnited States "Thrift Shop"
(with Macklemore and Wanz)
Lil Jon United StatesUnited States "Yeah!"
(with Usher and Ludacris)
Lil Louis United StatesUnited States "French Kiss" 1989
Gusttavo Lima BrazilBrazil "Balada" 2012
Linda, Roos & Jessica NetherlandsNetherlands "Ademnood" 1995.51995–96
Lipps Inc. United StatesUnited States "Funkytown" 1980
Lisa Lois NetherlandsNetherlands "Hallelujah" 2009
J.C. Lodge United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Someone Loves You, Honey"
(with Prince Mohammed)
Londonbeat United KingdomUnited Kingdom "I've Been Thinking About You" 1990
Long Tall Ernie & The Shakers NetherlandsNetherlands "Do You Remember" 1977
Lisa 'Left Eye' Lopes United StatesUnited States "Never Be the Same Again"
(with Melanie C)
Jennifer Lopez United StatesUnited States "If You Had My Love" 1999
"Love Don't Cost a Thing" 2001
Los del Río SpainSpain "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" 1996
Lucenzo PortugalPortugal "Danza Kuduro"
(with Don Omar)
Ludacris United StatesUnited States "Yeah!"
(with Usher and Lil Jon)
Lumidee United StatesUnited States "Never Leave You (Uh Oooh, Uh Oooh)" 2003
Luniz United StatesUnited States "I Got 5 on It"
(with Michael Marshall)
Luv' NetherlandsNetherlands "You're the Greatest Lover" 1978
"Trojan Horse"
L.V. United StatesUnited States "Gangsta's Paradise"
(with Coolio)
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Theo Maassen Netherlands Netherlands "Lauwe pis" 2 Weeks 2007
Amy Macdonald United Kingdom United Kingdom "This Is the Life" 2 Weeks 2008
Macklemore United States United States "Thrift Shop" 1 Week 2013
Madcon Norway Norway "Beggin'" 2 weeks 2009
Mad'House France France Netherlands "Like A Prayer" 2 weeks 2002
Wes Cameroon Cameroon "Alane" 8 weeks 1997
Madonna United StatesUnited States "Hung Up" 7 weeks 2005
"4 Minutes" 2 weeks 2008
"Give It 2 Me" 6 weeks
Major Lazer United States United States "Lean On" 4 week 2015
Mario United States United States "Let Me Love You" 1 week 2005
Maroon 5 United States United States "Moves Like Jagger" 3 weeks 2011
Bruno Mars United States United States "Just the way You Are" 11 weeks 2010
Massive Attack United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Unfinished Sympathy" 1 week 1991
Edward Maya Romania Romania "Stereo Love" 2 weeks 2009
Travie McCoy United States United States "Billionaire" 1 week 2010
Bitty Mclean United KingdomUnited Kingdom "It Keeps Rainin' (Tears from My Eyes)" 2 weeks 1993
Meat Loaf United States United States "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)" 6 weeks 1993
Men2B Netherlands Netherlands "Bigger Than That" 2 weeks 2004-2005
Maria McKee United StatesUnited States "Show Me Heaven" 2 weeks 1990
Guus Meeuwis Netherlands Netherlands "Het is een nacht... (Levensecht)" 7 weeks 1995
"Per spoor (Kedeng kedeng)" 4 weeks 1996
"Geef mij je angst (Give Me Your Fear)" 7 weeks 2005
"Tranen gelachen" 2 weeks 2007
Sérgio Mendes Brazil Brazil "Mas Que Nada" 2 weeks 2006
George Michael United Kingdom United Kingdom "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" 8 weeks 1992
Mika United Kingdom United Kingdom "Relax, Take It Easy" 8 weeks 2007
Milow Belgium Belgium "Ayo Technology" 4 weeks 2009
Kylie Minogue Australia Australia "Can't Get You Out of My Head" 6 weeks 2001
Mohombi Sweden Sweden "Bumpy Ride" 1 week 2010
Monica United States United States "The Boy Is Mine" 3 week 1998
Irene Moors Netherlands Netherlands "No Limit" 6 Weeks 1995
Mr. Big United StatesUnited States "To Be with You" 4 weeks 1992
Mr Probz Netherlands Netherlands "Nothing Really Matters" 7 weeks 2014
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Nelly United States United States "Dilemma" 7 weeks 2002
Nena Germany Germany "Anyplace, Anywhere, Anytime" 5 weeks 2003
Nienke Netherlands Netherlands "Het huis Anubis" 1 week 2007
Sandra van Nieuwland Netherlands Netherlands "Keep Your Head Up" 2 weeks 2012
Nick & Simon Netherlands Netherlands "Julia" 2 weeks 2013
Nico & Vinz Norway Norway "Am I Wrong" 3 weeks 2014
Rob de Nijs Netherlands Netherlands "Banger hart" 5 weeks 1996
Anders Nilsen Norway Norway "Salsa Tequila" 3 weeks 2014
No Doubt United States United States "Don't Speak" 7 weeks 1996-1997
No Mercy "When I Die" 4 weeks 1997
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Sinéad O'Connor Ireland Republic of Ireland "Nothing Compares 2 U" 8 weeks 1990
O-Zone Romania Moldova "Dragostea din tei" 9 weeks 2004
OMI Jamaica Jamaica "Cheerleader"Felix Jaehn Remix 11 weeks 2015
OneRepublic United StatesUnited States "Apologize" 4 weeks 2007-2008
The Opposites Netherlands Netherlands "Slapeloze nachten" 1 week 2012
Outkast United StatesUnited States "Ms. Jackson" 1 week 2001
The Offspring United StatesUnited States "Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)" 3 weeks 1999
Outlandish Denmark Denmark "Aïcha" 2 weeks 2003
Owl City United States United States "Fireflies" 10 weeks 2009-2010
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Gers Pardoel Netherlands Netherlands "Ik Neem Je Mee " 6 weeks 2011
Passenger United Kingdom United Kingdom "Let Her Go" 2 weeks 2012
Raffaëla Paton Nethertlands Netherlands "Right Here, Right Now (My Heart Belongs to You)" 5 weeks 2006
Party Animals Nethertlands Netherlands "Have You Ever Been Mellow" 1 week 1996
"Hava Naquila" 3 weeks
"Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In"
Sean Paul Jamaica Jamaica "Get Busy" 1 week 2003
Laura Pausini Italy Italy "La solitudine" 1 week 1994
Katy Perry United States United States "Dark Horse" 2 weeks 2014
"I Kissed a Girl" 2008
"Hot n Cold" 2 weeks 2009
Coole Piet Netherlands Netherlands "Paniek In De Confettifabriek" 1 week 2006
Pink United States United States "Just Give Me a Reason" 3 weeks 2013
Pitbull United States United States "I Know You Want Me (Calle Ocho) " 5 weeks 2009
"Fireball" 4 weeks 2014
"Timber" 2013
"Give Me Everything" 2 weeks 2011
Pras South KoreaUnited States "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)" 3 weeks 1998
Prince United States United States "The Most Beautiful World" 2 weeks 1994
PSY South KoreaSouth Korea "Gangnam Style" 2 weeks 2012
De Poema's NetherlandsNetherlands "Zij maakt het verschil" 2 weeks 2001
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
R.E.M. United StatesUnited States "Losing My Religion" 3 weeks 1991
Raffish Netherlands Netherlands "Plaything" 1 week 2005
Rayvon BarbadosBarbados "Angel" 7 weeks 2001
Red Hot Chili Peppers United StatesUnited States "Under the Bridge" 3 weeks 1992
Rednex Sweden Sweden "Cotton-Eyed Joe" 2 weeks 1994
Reel 2 Real United States United States "I Like to Move It" 4 weeks 1994
Matthias Reim Germany Germany "Verdammt, ich lieb' dich" 4 weeks 1990
The Righteous Brothers United StatesUnited States "Unchained Melody" 2 weeks 1990
Rihanna Barbados Barbados "Don't Stop the Music" 2 weeks 2001
Rikrok JamaicaJamaica United Kingdom "It Wasn't Me" 7 weeks 2001
Def Rhymz NetherlandsNetherlands "Doekoe" 1 week 1999
"Puf / Schudden" 2 weeks 2001
LeAnn Rimes United StatesUnited States "Can't Fight the Moonlight" 5 weeks 2000-2001
Mark Ronson United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Valerie" 4 weeks 2008
The Rolling Stones United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Paint It Black" 4 weeks 1990
Roots Syndicate NetherlandsNetherlands "Mockin' Bird Hill" 2 weeks 1993
Kelly Rowland United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Dilemma" 7 weeks 2002
Roxette SwedenSweden "Joyride" 2 weeks 1991
Run-D.M.C. United StatesUnited States "It's Like That" 3 weeks 1998
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Robin S. United StatesUnited States "Show me Love 2008" 3 weeks 2008
Sak Noel Spain Spain "Loca People" 4 weeks 2011
Salt-N-Pepa United StatesUnited States "Let's Talk About Sex" 3 weeks 1991
Scoop Belgium Belgium "Drop It" 3 weeks 2000
Scorpions GermanyGermany "Wind of Change" 3 weeks 1991
Seal United States United States "Crazy" 3 weeks 1991
Shanice United States United States "I Love Your Smile" 1 week 1992
Ed Sheeran United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Thinking Out Loud" 5 weeks 2014
Sandro Silva Netherlands Netherlands "Epic" 1 week 2011
Schnappi Germany Germany "Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil" 4 weeks 2005
Shaggy JamaicaJamaica "Angel" 7 weeks 2001
"It Wasn't Me"
Shakira Colombia Colombia "Whenever, Wherever" 9 weeks 2002
"Underneath Your Clothes" 4 weeks
"Hips Don't Lie" 2 weeks 2006
"Beautiful Liar" 3 weeks 2007
Tupac Shakur NetherlandsUnited States "Changes" 3 weeks 1999
Sita NetherlandsNetherlands "Happy" 2 weeks 2001
"Lopen op het water" 4 weeks 2002
Sniff 'n' the Tears United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Driver's Seat" 3 weeks 1991
Snow Patrol IrelandRepublic of Ireland "Just Say Yes" 3 weeks 2009
Lisa Stansfield United Kingdom United Kingdom "All Around the World" 4 weeks 1990
Stromae Belgium Belgium "Alors on danse" 8 weeks 2010
Studio Killers Denmark States Denmark "Ode to the Bouncer" 1 week 2012
Jan Smit NetherlandsNetherlands "Ik zing dit lied voor jou alleen" 7 weeks 1997
"Als De Morgen Is Gekomen" 2006
"Cupido" 5 weeks 2006-2007
"Dan volg je haar benen" 4 weeks 2007
"Op weg naar geluk" 1 week
"Mi Rowsu" 3 weeks 2009
The Smurfs Belgium Belgium "No Limit" 6 weeks 1995
Snap! GermanyGermany "The Power" 4 weeks 1990
"Rhythm Is a Dancer" 1992
Martin Solveig France France "Hello" 4 weeks 2011
The Soca Boys SpainSpain "Follow The Leader" 3 weeks 1998
Britney Spears United States United States "Sometimes" 2 weeks 1999
Spice Girls United Kingdom United Kingdom "Wannabe" 2 weeks 1996
Starmaker NetherlandsNetherlands "Damn (I Think I Love You)" 5 weeks 2001
Steve Miller Band United StatesUnited States "The Joker" 2 weeks 1990
Barbra Streisand United StatesUnited States "Tell Him" 2 weeks 1997-1998
Swedish House Mafia Sweden States Sweden "One" 2 weeks 2010
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Technohead GermanyGermany "I Wanna Be A Hippy" 3 weeks 1995
Michel Teló Brazil Brazil "Ai Se Eu Te Pego" 11 weeks 2012
Robin Thicke Canada Canada "Blurred Lines" 11 weeks 2013
Dante Thomas United StatesUnited States "Miss California" 1 week 2001
Timbaland United StatesUnited States "Apologize" 4 weeks 2007-2008
Timmy T United StatesUnited States "One More Try" 2 weeks 1991
Tove Lo Sweden Sweden "Stay High" 3 weeks 2014
Toy-Box Denmark Denmark "Best Friend" 4 weeks 1999
Train United States United States "Hey, Soul Sister" 7 weeks 2010
Treble Netherlands Netherlands "Ramaganana" 1 week 2004
Triggerfinger Belgium Belgium "I Follow Rivers" 6 weeks 2012
Twarres NetherlandsNetherlands "Wêr bisto" 6 weeks 2000
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
U2 IrelandRepublic of Ireland "Beautiful Day" 2 weeks 2000
"Elevation" 1 week 2001
"The Saints Are Coming" 2 weeks 2006
"Window in the Skies" 2007
UB40 Jamaica Jamaica "Kingston Town" 2 weeks 1990
"Can't Help Falling in Love" 5 weeks 1993
The Underdog Project German Germany Belgium "Summer Jam 2003" 9 weeks 2003
Usher United StatesUnited States "Yeah!" 4 weeks 2004
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Vangelis Greece Greece "Conquest of Paradise" 10 weeks 1995
Vanilla Ice United StatesUnited States "Ice Ice Baby" 7 weeks 1990-1991
Vaya Con Dios (band) BelgiumBelgium "What's a Woman?" 3 weeks 1990
Vengaboys NetherlandsNetherlands "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!" 4 weeks 1998
"We're Going to Ibiza" 3 weeks 1999
The Voice of Holland NetherlandsNetherlands "One Thousand Voices" 1 week 2011
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Marianne Weber Netherlands Netherlands "De regenboog" 3 weeks 1997
Wet Wet Wet United Kingdom United Kingdom "Love Is All Around" 4 weeks 1994
Pharrell Williams United States United States "Happy" 4 weeks 2013 United States United States "Scream & Shout" 4 weeks 2014
"This Is Love" 1 week 2012
Robbie Williams United KingdomUnited Kingdom "Feel" 3 weeks 2002-2003
"Tripping" 2005
"Bodies" 4 weeks 2009
Mario Winans United States United States "I Don't Wanna Know" 1 week 2004
Dinand Woesthoff Netherlands Netherlands "Dreamer (Gussie's song)" 2 weeks 2004
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
XYP Netherlands NetherlandsUnited Kingdom "Body to Body" 1 week 2007
Artist Nationality Number-one single Weeks #1 Year
Yolanda Be Cool Australia Australia "We No Speak Americano" 8 weeks 2010

External links[edit]

All information about the number-one singles can be found on the official site of the Dutch Top 40.