There is only one artist who has achived multiple number one’s on the UK chart, in different guises, but always featuring their presence. That person is:
As a solo act, he reached No.1 in 1983 with “Pipes Of Peace”
In a duo, he topped the chart in 1982 with Stevie Wonder with “Ebony And Ivory”
In a trio, he reached No.1 with Wings in 1977 with “Mull Of Kintyre”
In a quartet, he topped the chart SIXTEEN times with The Beatles between 1963 and 1969.
In a quintet when The Beatles together with Billy Preston topped the chart in 1969 with “Get Back”
and in a sextet as part of Ferry Aid in 1987 with Mel and Kim, Kate Bush, Boy George and Mark Knopfler with the recording of The Beatles 1968 No.2, “Let It Be”.