Longest running #1 singles on Billboard Hot 100

Most weeks at number one

  • 16 weeks
Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men — “One Sweet Day” (1995–1996)

  • 14 weeks
Whitney Houston — “I Will Always Love You” (1992–1993)

Boyz II Men — “I’ll Make Love to You” (1994)

Los del Río“Macarena” (Bayside Boys mix) (1996)

Elton John — “Candle in the Wind 1997” / “Something About the Way You Look Tonight” (1997–1998)

Mariah Carey — “We Belong Together” (2005)

The Black Eyed Peas — “I Gotta Feeling” (2009)

Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk” (2015)

  • 13 weeks
Boyz II Men — “End of the Road” (1992)

Brandy and Monica — “The Boy Is Mine” (1998)

  • 12 weeks
Santana featuring Rob Thomas — “Smooth” (1999–2000)

Eminem — “Lose Yourself” (2002–2003)

Usher featuring Lil Jon and Ludacris — “Yeah!” (2004)

The Black Eyed Peas — “Boom Boom Pow” (2009)

Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell — “Blurred Lines” (2013)

  • 11 weeks
Elvis Presley — “Hound Dog” / “Don’t Be Cruel” (1956) (Pre-Hot 100: “Best Sellers in Stores” and “Most Played in Jukeboxes” charts)

All-4-One — “I Swear” (1994)

Toni Braxton — “Un-Break My Heart” (1996–1997)

Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 — “I’ll Be Missing You” (1997)

Destiny’s Child — “Independent Women Part I” (2000–2001)

  • 10 weeks
McGuire Sisters — “Sincerely” (1955) (Pre-Hot 100: “Most Played by Jockeys” chart)

Pérez Prado — “Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White” (1955) (Pre-Hot 100: “Best Sellers in Stores” chart)

Debby Boone — “You Light Up My Life” (1977)

Olivia Newton-John — “Physical” (1981–1982)

Santana featuring The Product G&B — “Maria Maria” (2000)

Ashanti — “Foolish” (2002)

Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland — “Dilemma” (2002)

Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx — “Gold Digger” (2005)

Beyoncé — “Irreplaceable” (2006–2007)

Flo Rida featuring T-Pain — “Low” (2008)

Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris — “We Found Love” (2011–2012)

Pharrell Williams — “Happy” (2014)

*Songs highlighted in RED are longest #1 songs this decade. Since 2010-present.

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