Single Word Title #1 Songs

Can you name the one-word song titles that reached #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 since it began in 1958?

DateSong TitlePerformer(s)
Mar 1959Frankie Avalon
Dec 1959Frankie Avalon
July 1960The Hollywood Argyles
Nov 1960Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs
Feb 1961Lawrence Welk
Mar 1961Elvis Presley
April 1961Del Shannon
May 1961Ernie K-Doe
Sept 1961The Highwaymen
Aug 1962Tommy Roe
Sept 1962The Four Seasons
Dec 1962The Tornadoes
June 1963Kyu Sakamoto
Dec 1963The Singing Nun
Dec 1964Lorne Green
Jan 1965Petula Clark
Sept 1965The Beatles
Oct 1965The Beatles
Sept 1966The Association
May 1967The Young Rascals
June 1967Aretha Franklin
June 1967The Association
April 1968Bobby Goldsboro
Mar 1969Tommy Roe
Nov 1969The Beatles
Feb 1970Shocking Blue
April 1970The Jackson Five
Aug 1970Edwin Starr
Oct 1972Michael Jackson
Jan 1973Stevie Wonder
May 1973Edgar Winter Group
Oct 1973Cher
Oct 1973The Rolling Stones
Nov 1973Ringo Starr
June 1974Gordon Lightfoot
Jan 1975Barry Manilow
Feb 1975Ohio Players
Sept 1975David Bowie
Sept 1975John Denver
Jan 1976C.W. McCall
June 1977Fleetwood Mac
Aug 1978Frankie Valli
Mar 1979Bee Gees
May 1979Peaches and Herb
Oct 1979Herb Alpert
Nov 1979The Commodores
Dec 1979Styx
May 1980Lipps, Inc.
Aug 1980Olivia Newton-John
Aug 1980Christopher Cross
Nov 1980Kenny Rogers
Feb 1981Kool and the Gang
Mar 1981Blondie
Nov 1981Olivia Newton-John
Feb 1982J. Geils Band
Sept 1982The Steve Miller Band
Nov 1982Lionel Richie
Dec 1982Toni Basil
Dec 1982Hall and Oates
Feb 1983Toto
Sept 1983Michael Sembello
Feb 1984Van Halen
Mar 1984Kenny Loggins
May 1984Lionel Richie
DateSong TitlePerformer(s)
Aug 1984Ray Parker
June 1985Bryan Adams
July 1985Phil Collins
Aug 1985Tears for Fears
Feb 1986Mr. Mister
Mar 1986Starship
April 1986Prince
July 1986Peter Gabriel
Sept 1986Bananarama
Nov 1986Boston
Nov 1986Human League
June 1987Atlantic Starr
July 1987Heart
July 1987Bob Seger
Oct 1987Michael Jackson
Dec 1987George Michael
Aug 1988George Michael
Nov 1988The Beach Boys
June 1989Richard Marx
Aug 1989Prince
Mar 1990Janet Jackson
May 1990Madonna
Mar 1991Mariah Carey
May 1991Roxette
July 1991EMF
Oct 1991Mariah Carey
Nov 1991Karyn White
Nov 1991Prince
April 1992Kris Kross
Mar 1993Snow
July 1993SWV
Sept 1993Mariah Carey
Dec 1993Janet Jackson
Dec 1993Mariah Carey
Jan 1995TLC
July 1995TLC
Sept 1995Mariah Carey
Feb 1997Spice Girls
May 1997The Notorious B.I.G.
May 1997Hanson
Sept 1997Mariah Carey
Nov 1998Divine
Mar 1999Cher
Sept 1999Enrique Iglesias
Sept 1999TLC
Oct 1999Mariah Carey f/Jay-Z
Oct 1999Santana f/Rob Thomas
Mar 2000Lonestar
July 2000Matchbox Twenty
Aug 2000Sisqo
Sept 2000Madonna
Feb 2001Joe f/Mystical
Mar 2001Crazy Town
Mar 2001Shaggy f/Rayvon
Aug 2001Destiny's Child
Aug 2001Alicia Keys
April 2002Ashanti
Aug 2002Nelly and Kelly Rowland
Feb 2004Usher f/Lil John and Ludacris
May 2004Usher
Sept 2004Ciara f/Petey Pablo
Jan 2006Nelly f/Paul Wall and Ali & Gipp
Apr 2006Sean Paul
May 2006Rihanna
DateSong TitlePerformer(s)
June 2006Chamillionaire
July 2006Nelly Furtado
Sep 2006Justin Timberlake
Dec 2006Beyoncé
Mar 2007Fergie f/Ludacris
May 2007Avril Lavigne
June 2007Rihanna f/Jay-Z
Sept 2007Kanye West
Jan 2008Flo Rida f/T-Pain
May 2008Lil Wayne f/Static Major
Aug 2008Rihanna
Oct 2008Britney Spears
Oct 2009Jay Sean f/Lil Wayne
Oct 2009Britney Spears
Nov 2009Owl City
May 2010Usher f/
Dec 2010Katy Perry
Jan 2011Bruno Mars
Aug 2012Flo Rida
Dec 2012Rihanna
Sept 2013Katy Perry
Oct 2013Lorde
Jan 2014Pitbull f/Kesha
Mar 2014Pharrell Williams
June 2014Iggy Azalea f/Charli XCX
July 2014Magic!
July 2015OMI
Nov 2015Adele
Jan 2016Justin Bieber
Feb 2016Zayn
Mar 2016Rihanna f/Drake
May 2016Desiigner
Sep 2016The Chainsmokers f/Halsey
Jan 2017The Weeknd f/Daft Punk
May 2017Kendrick Lamar
May 2017Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee f/Justin Bieber
Oct 2017Post Malone f/21 Savage
Dec 2017Ed Sheeran w/Beyoncé
Jan 2018Camila Cabello f/Young Thug
Jun 2018Post Malone f/Ty Dolla Sign
Jun 2018XXXTentacion
Jan 2019Post Malone and Swae Lee
Mar 2019Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
Mar 2019Jonas Brothers
Aug 2019Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello
Nov 2019Post Malone
Dec 2019The Weeknd
May 2020Megan Thee Stallion f/ Beyoncé
June 2020DaBaby f/ Roddy Ricch
June 20206ix9ine and Nicki Minaj
Aug 2020Taylor Swift
Aug 2020Cardi B f/ Megan Thee Stallion
Sep 2020BTS
Oct 2020Travis Scott f/ Young Thug and M.I.A.
Oct 202024k Goldn f/ Iann Dior
Nov 2020Ariana Grande
Dec 2020Taylor Swift
Mar 2021Cardi B
Apr 2021Justin Bieber f/ Daniel Caesar and Giveon
Apr 2021Polo G
Jun 2021BTS
Aug 2021The Kid Laroi and Justin Bieber
Oct 2022Sam Smith and Kim Petras
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  • Numbers, hyphenated words, acronyms or anything without spaces are counted as one word. This does not include one-word songs that had a parenthetical with the title.
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Last Updated: Feb 22, 2023

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