Until May 1959 the number unity hits

of the Federal Republic are based to list of the number unity hits in Germany on the box parade of the automat market (monthly determines).

By June 1959 until January the number unity hits of the music market hit parade are taken from 1965 (monthly determines).

By February 1965 - Decembers 1970 became the FRG Charts by thatMusic market twice-monthly determines.

Since 1971 the sales figures of the Singles apply within one week as yardstick. Until 1977 the music market determined these numbers, since 1977 the Media control GmbH & CO kg.

There are also books and lists, which lead weekly Charts since 1956. These are from the monthly Charts extrapolate lists.

Over the sales figures of the records in the GDR there are no official lists.

Note: In earlier years it was sometimes usual to summarize different versions of a Songs of different interpreters. Except the main interpreter these further interpreters are supplemental in parentheses.


Table of contents

artists the artists following with most number unity hits in Germany

since 1953 reached so far on most frequent firstPlace of the German Charts (in parentheses the number of respective number unity hits):

please consider you to this statistics also the references indicated down and the supplementing Ranking!

The the Beatles

the group of music of The the Beatles reached the first place of the respective Chartliste in Germany with the following 11 Songs:

  • I Want ton of Hold Your hand: 2 months (March 64 - April 1964)
  • PAPER-bake Writer: 3 weeks (16. - 30. July1966)
  • Yellow submarine: 5 weeks (1. October - 29. October 1966)
  • Penny of Lane: 1/2 month (1. May 1967)
  • All You Need Is Love: 1 1/2 month (15. August - 15. September 1967)
  • Hello Goodbye: 1/2 month (1. February 1968)
  • Hey Jew: 1/2 month (1. October 1968)
  • Whether-La-The, whether-La-Since: 1 month (1. - 15. March 1969)
  • GET bake: 1/2 month (1. June 1969)
  • The Ballad OF John and Yoko: 1/2 month (15. July 1969)
  • Come Together/Something: 1/2 month (1. Dec.1969)

Freddy Quinn

of the hit singers Freddy Quinn reached the first place of the respective Chartliste in Germany with the following 10 songs:

  • Homesickness: 5 months (June - October 1956)
  • Rosalie: ? Weeks (1956)
  • homeless: ? (1957)
  • The Legionär: ? Weeks(1958)
  • I am soon again here: ? Weeks (1958)
  • the guitar and the sea: 4 months (April - July 1959)
  • under strange stars: 1 month (November 1959)
  • La Paloma: 1 month (September 1961)
  • boy, comes back soon: 14 weeks (29.December 1962 - 30. March 1963)
  • Hundreds men and an instruction: 2 weeks (28. May - 4. June 1966)

ABBA

the Popgruppe ABBA reached the first place of the respective Chartliste in Germany with the following 9 Songs:

  • Waterloo: 4 weeks (10.June and 24. June - 8. July 1974)
  • S.O.S.: 7 weeks (15. September - 27. October 1975)
  • Mamma Mia: 1 week (9. February 1976)
  • Fernando: 7 weeks (3. May and 17. May - 21. June 1976)
  • Dancing Queen: 1 week (20.September 1976)
  • Money, Money, Money: 5 weeks (20. December 1976 - 17. January 1977)
  • Knowing ME, Knowing You: 2 weeks (11. April -18. April 1977)
  • Super Trouper: 5 weeks (22. December - 29. December 1980 and 12. January - 26. January 1981)
  • One OF US: 1 week (4. January 1982)

The Sweet

the Glam skirt - group of The Sweet reached the first place of the respective Chartliste in Germany with the following 8 Songs:

  • CO-CO: 7 weeks (30. August - 4. October and 18. October 1971)
  • Little Willy: 1 week (14. August 1972)
  • TIG Wam Bam: 8 weeks (30. October - 18. December 1972)
  • Blockbuster: 4 weeks (26. February - 12. March and 2. April 1973)
  • Brightly Raiser: 2 weeks (23. July - 30. July 1973)
  • Ballroom lightning: 1 week (22. October 1973)
  • Dte-gnaw RAM PAGE: 7 weeks (18. February - 25. March and 8. April 1974)
  • Fox on The run: 6 weeks (14. April and 12. May - 9. June 1975)

Boney M.

The Disco Popgruppe Boney M.reached with the following 8 Songs the first place of the respective Chartliste in Germany:

  • Daddy cool one: 12 weeks (13. September, 27. September - 29. November and 13. December 1976)
  • Sunny: 2 weeks (24. - 31. January 1977)
  • MA Baker: 3 weeks (13. -27. June 1977)
  • Belfast: 4 weeks (24. October - 14. November 1977)
  • Rivers OF Babylon: 17 weeks (24. April - 7. August and 21. August 1978)
  • Rasputin: 1 week (9. October 1978)
  • Mary's Boy Child: 1 week (8. January 1979)
  • El Lute: 8 weeks (18. August - 6. October 1979)

The Rolling Stones

the skirt volume The Rolling Stones reached the first place of the respective Chartliste in Germany with the following 6 Songs:

  • The load Time: 1 month (1. June - 15.June 1965)
  • (I Can't GET NO) Satisfaction: 1 1/2 months (15. October - 15. November 1965)
  • GET off OF My Cloud: 5 weeks (1. January - 15. January 1966)
  • 19th Nervous BREAK down: 2 weeks (2. - 9. April 1966)
  • To Let's donate TheNight Together: 1 month (1. - 15. April 1967)
  • Jumpin' Jack Flash: 1/2 month (1. So far altogether 5
number unity hits in Germany

the Pop duo decaying

Talking and the singer Sarah Connor had August 1968 ) [ work on] other one successful artists.

The Popgruppe Pet ShopBoys are with consideration of all Chartplatzierung the most successful group of music of the 80's-years. They reached among other things 4 x the first place, 2 x the second place and 3 x the third place of the German Charts.

The Pop icon Madonna reached 3 x first in Germany so farPlace and altogether already 17 Top 5-Platzierung - of it 5 x the second place.

„long-lasting phenomena “

in the following statistics are specified artists and Songs, those during a very long period at the point of the German Charts stood and/or. altogether at least 11 weeksthe first place of the German Charts reached.

Please you consider the references indicated down to this statistics also!

5 months

4 months

17 weeks

  • Boney M.: Rivers OF Babylon (24. April - 7.August and 21. August 1978)

16 weeks

15 weeks

  • Miguel Rios: A Song OF Joy (1. October - 1. December 1970 and 4. - 25.January 1971)
  • Danyel Gérard: Butterfly (24. May - 23. August and 11. October 1971)

14 weeks

  • Billy Vaughn: Wheels (June - August 1961)
  • Freddy Quinn: Young ones, come soon again (29. December 1962 - 30. March 1963)
  • Ozones: DragosteaDIN Tei (7. June - 6. September 2004)

13 weeks

12 weeks

  • Nini Rosso: IL silenzio (July - October 1965)
  • Boney M.: Daddy cool one (13. September, 27. September - 29. November and 13. December 1976)
  • Internal Circle: Sweat (A La LaLa La Long) (28. September - 14. December 1992)

11 weeks

Bases and references to the present statistics

bases of specified evaluations

the before-standing statistics are based considerably on the lists of the number unity hits in Germany, published with Wikipedia, from the years 1953 - 2006 (see below). The data in these Wikipedia lists are probably to time not yetcompletely (in particular in the years 1953 to 1962) and soft partly from other published Chartlisten.

Since the use of Chartauswertungen of other persons or institutions without their permission offends however against copyright, here to time knows only an incomplete representation and/or. a representation with variousDeviations take place.

examples of deviations to other Chartlisten

deviations to specified artists

  • The the Beatles had 12 with the Song Let It 1970 still. Number unity hit - 1 week (9. May. 1970).
  • The hits Mamma Mia and One OFUS of ABBA were in each case 4 weeks at place 1.
  • For 4 Songs of The Sweet other periods for the Top position are indicated.
  • The Song Mary's Boy Child of Boney M. altogether 8 weeks at place were 1.
  • For Freddy Quinn become with the songs Are soon again here still further 4 number unity hits indicated to Rosalie, homeless , the Legionär and I - therefore Freddy Quinn had altogether 10 number unity hits in Germany.

7 number unity hits had deviations to

valuation of the artists with considered deviations

with consideration of the specified deviations results the following valuation for the artists with most number unity hits in the German Charts (in parentheses the number of respective number unity hits):

deviations and additions of „the long-lasting phenomena “

  • The songs homesickness and the guitar and the sea of Freddy Quinn were in each case 14 weeks at place 1.
  • The song Cindy oh Cindy occupied with 2 versions altogether 13 weeks place 1 - Wolfgang sour, 9.3.1957 (3 weeks) and Margot Eskens, 30.3.1957(10 weeks).
  • The song Ramona of the Blue of dia. moon already reached to 21.12.1960 the 1. Place.

further one of references to the statistics

the statistics evaluation of the German Charts consulted here describes only artist, who reaches particularly frequently or particularly for a long time the first place of the respective Chartlistehave.

From this however no sales figures or further commercial successes can be derived.

So was for example the Song Maid OF Orleans of the Popgruppe Orchestral Manoeuvres into the Dark the usually-sold single of the yearly 1982, although the Song „only “3 weeks at the first placethe German Charts stood. In the same year Spider Murphy course with its Song scandal in the restricted area was 8 weeks and F. R. David with the Song Words 11 weeks at place 1 the German Charts.

see also

Web on the left of

 

  > German to English > de.wikipedia.org (Machine translated into English)