Since a lot of my posts revolve around Number One songs and trivia, I’d like to share the sites where this information can be found.
This is my personal favourite and does the job for the United Kingdom. EveryHit.com is a website for fans of The British music scene from the beginning of the rock ‘n’ roll era right the way through to the present day.
It aims to inform about the world’s fastest-moving and most vibrant music industry and promote it across the planet.
The site is non-profit making. There are no sponsors and no banner advertisements.
The database is a dream come true for professionals, music fans, and anoraks alike. It enables you to answer many types of questions which have, until now, been difficult to address.
List the hits of any artist (in date, chronological or alphabetical order).
Search for song titles – or titles containing a particular word or phrase.
List all of the tracks available during a specific period of time (monthly or more).
The searches can be combined in a variety very powerful ways; easily find the 24 hits containing “love” from Jan-Jun 1990! You get the idea.
The best way to use the database is to have a play. So off you go!
For more info on the origins of everyHit, look here.
Always a good source of information. The List Of UK Singles Charts Number Ones is very reliable and you can also use Wikipedia to find similar lists for other countries.
BobBorst.com is like an international version of EveryHit.com and includes UK, US and Australia stats.
Official Charts Company
As well as keeping us up to date with the latest charts. this site has an archive for every type of UK Chart you would ever need.
Other notable mentions are:
Take a look at my reviews of Every UK Number One and I will keep updating this page when I find more sites. If you know of any others – please share!