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Old Sep 04, 2002, 01:59 PM   #1
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Default All-Time Norwegian chart records!


ALL-TIME NORWEGIAN CHART RECORDS 1958-1993


Most Number One hit singles

21 Beatles
10 Cliff Richard
8 Elvis Presley
5 A-Ha
4 Michael Jackson
4 Roxette
3 Baccara
3 Beach Boys
3 Bee Gees
3 Boney M.
3 Madonna
3 Middle Of The Road
3 Wenche Myhre
3 Jim Reeves
3 Rolling Stones
3 Inger Lise Rypdal
3 Stevie Wonder

Most Number One albums

11 Beatles
9 ABBA
6 Paul McCartney/Wings
5 A-Ha
5 Rolling Stones
4 Dire Straits
4 Jahn Teigen
4 Bonnie Tyler
4 Smokie
4 Bruce Springsteen
3 Age Aleksandersen
3 Sissel Kyrkjebö
3 Elvis Presley
3 Roxette

Most weeks at Number One by artist

Singles

97 Beatles
68 Cliff Richard
53 Elvis Presley
33 Roxette
28 Middle Of The Road
27 Jim Reeves
26 Baccara
26 Boney M.
24 Wenche Myhre
23 Stevie Wonder
23 A-Ha
22 Michael Jackson
20 ABBA
20 Bryan Adams
20 Inger Lise Rypdal
18 Bee Gees
18 John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
17 Rod Stewart
15 Rocco Granata
14 Lynn Anderson
14 David Bowie
14 Nazareth
14 Jannicke
13 F.R.David
13 Lillebjörn Nilsen
13 Hans Petter Hansen
12 Beach Boys
12 Smokie
12 Bonnie Tyler
12 Terry Jacks
12 Anna Lena Löfgren
11 Madonna
11 Gilbert O`Sullivan
11 Milk & Honey
11 Frank Zappa
11 Barbra Streisand
11 4 Non Blondes

Albums

182 Beatles
66 ABBA
51 Paul McCartney & Wings
38 Smokie
28 Gilbert O`Sullivan
26 Creedence Clearwater Revival
24 Bruce Springsteen
24 Pink Floyd
24 Bonnie Tyler
23 Age Aleksandersen
21 Whitney Houston
20 Sissel Kyrkjebö
20 Dire Straits
20 Jahn Teigen
19 Phil Collins
18 Rolling Stones
17 Elton John
17 A-Ha
14 Kim Larsen
11 Elvis Presley
11 Michael Jackson
11 Jennifer Rush
11 Roxette

Most weeks at Number One

Singles

23 "Yes Sir I Can Boogie" (Baccara, 1977-8)
18 "You`re The One That I Want" (John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John, 1978)
17 "Sailing" (Rod Stewart, 1975)
17 "Everything I Do" (Bryan Adams, 1991)
15 "Marina" (Rocco Granata, 1960)
14 "Love Hurts" (Nazareth, 1975)
14 "Jeg Og Du Og Vi To Mange Flere" (Wenche Myhre, 1972)
14 "Tom Dooley" (Kingston Trio, 1959)
14 "Hello Mary-Lou/Travellin` Man" (Rick Nelson, 1961)
14 "Rose Garden" (Lynn Anderson)
14 "Svake Mennesker/Sin Egen Stil" (Jannicke, 1981)
13 "I Love You Because" (Jim Reeves, 1964)
13 "Jeg Kommer Snart Igjen" (Hans Petter Hansen, 1974)
13 "It`s A Heartache" (Bonnie Tyler, 1978)
13 "Barn Av Regnbuen" (Lillebjörn Nilsen, 1973)
13 "Words" (F.R.David, 1982)
12 "Living Next Door To Alice" (Smokie, 1977)
12 "Dancing Queen" (ABBA, 1976)
12 "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep" (Middle Of The Road, 1971)
12 "Seasons In The Sun" (Terry Jacks, 1974)
12 "It Must Have Been Love" (Roxette, 1990)
11 "Lyckliga Gatan" (Anna Lena Löfgren, 1968)
11 "Moviestar" (Harpo, 1976)
11 "Bobby Brown" (Frank Zappa, 1979)
11 "Woman In Love" (Barbra Streisand, 1980)
11 "Good Luck Charm" (Elvis Presley, 1962)
11 "Hallelujah" (Milk & Honey, 1979)
11 "What`s Up" (4 Non Blondes, 1993)
11 "Return To Sender" (Elvis Presley, 1962)

Albums

44 "The Sound Of Music" (Soundtrack, 1966-7)
31 "With The Beatles" (Beatles, 1964)
26 "Forever And Ever" (Demis Roussos, 1974-5)
26 "Abbey Road" (Beatles, 1969-70)
25 "West Side Story" (Soundtrack, 1963)
24 "Greatest Hits" (Smokie, 1977)
22 "Sgt. Pepper`s Lonely Hearts Club Band" (Beatles, 1967)
22 "Beatles For Sale" (Beatles, 1965)
21 "The Wall" (Pink Floyd, 1979-80)
20 "The Last Farewell" (Roger Whittaker, 1976)
20 "Arrival" (ABBA, 1976-7)
19 "Help!" (Beatles, 1965-6)
18 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (Simon & Garfunkel, 1970)
18 "Cosmo`s Factory" (Creedence Clearwater Revival, 1970)
18 "I`m Your Man" (Leonard Cohen, 1988)
17 "A Hard Day`s Night" (Beatles, 1964)
17 "Det Äret Det Var Sä Bratt" (Oystein Sunde, 1971)
16 "Abba" (ABBA, 1975)
16 "Levva Livet" (Age Aleksandersen, 1984)
16 "Rubber Soul" (Beatles, 1966)
16 "World Star Festival" (Various, 1969)
16 "Back To Front" (Gilbert O`Sullivan, 1972-3)
15 "Tusen Bitar" (Björn Afzelius, 1990)
15 "Grease" (Soundtrack, 1978)
15 "...But Seriously" (Phil Collins, 1989-90)

Most weeks on chart by artist

Singles

390 Elvis Presley
354 Cliff Richard
352 Beatles
283 ABBA
204 Jim Reeves
200 Paul McCartney & Wings
186 Rolling Stones
171 Sweet
165 Bee Gees
165 Boney M.
137 Sven Ingvars
132 Wenche Myhre
126 David Bowie
121 Slade
118 Michael Jackson
117 Madonna
115 Smokie
109 A-Ha
103 Creedence Clearwater Revival
102 Queen
99 Gluntan
98 Stevie Wonder
97 Olivia Newton-John
96 Jahn Teigen
95 Inger Lise Rypdal
94 Elton John
84 George Michael
82 Donna Summer
80 Middle Of The Road
79 John Lennon
78 Bonnie Tyler
77 Roxette
76 Phil Collins
75 Tina Charles
74 Hep Stars
74 Rod Stewart
74 Gilbert O`Sullivan
73 Albert Hammond

Albums

696 Jim Reeves
573 Rolling Stones
555 Beatles
398 Ray Conniff
387 Elvis Presley
357 Buck Owens
355 Bob Dylan
349 Elton John
324 Paul McCartney & Wings
308 ABBA
247 Frank Sinatra
241 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
227 Dire Straits
220 Uriah Heep
216 Queen
215 Rod Stewart
211 Pink Floyd
206 Deep Purple
201 Bruce Springsteen

Most weeks on chart

Singles

60 "Love Hurts" (Nazareth, 1975)
39 "I Love You Because" (Jim Reeves, 1964-5)
37 "I Can Help" (Billy Swan, 1975)
37 "Daddy Cool" (Boney M., 1976-7)
35 "Let`s Twist Again" (Chubby Checker, 1962 & 1976)
34 "I Love To Love" (Tina Charles, 1976)
35 "Livet Er For Kjipt" (Lars Kilevold, 1980)
33 "Living Next Door To Alice" (Smokie, 1977)
32 "Dancing Queen" (ABBA, 1976)
32 "One More Reggae For The Road" (Billy Lovelady, 1980)
31 "Moviestar" (Harpo, 1976)
31 "Yes Sir I Can Boogie" (Baccara, 1977)
30 "Paloma Blanca" (George Baker Selection, 1975)
30 "Jeg Og Du Og Vi To Mange Flere" (Wenche Myhre, 1972-3)
30 "Da Er Det Skjönt A Vaere Til" (Anita Hegerland & Roy Black, 1972)

Albums

140 "The Best Of Buck Owens" (Buck Owens, 1965)
130 "The Sound Of Music" (Soundtrack, 1965)
112 "Going Places" (Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass, 1966)
111 "Gentleman Jim" (Jim Reeves, 1963)
109 "Du Är Den Ende" (Lill Lindfors, 1968)
100 "West Side Story" (Soundtrack, 1963)
97 "Hi-Fi Companion" (Ray Conniff, 1963)
85 "Hair" (Soundtrack, 1969)
82 "The Best Of Jim Reeves" (Jim Reeves, 1964)
81 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" (Simon & Garfunkel, 1970)
78 "My Fair Lady" (Soundtrack, 1964)
75 "Rolling Stones No. 2" (Rolling Stones, 1965)
70 "Dark Side Of The Moon" (Pink Floyd, 1973)
70 "Teaser And The Firecat" (Cat Stevens, 1971)
68 "Eastern Wind" (Chris De Burgh, 1980)
68 "The River" (Bruce Springsteen, 1980)
68 "Jesus Christ Superstar" (Soundtrack, 1970)
67 "The Best Of Buck Owens 2" (Buck Owens, 1967)
66 "Litet Rödt Paket" (Sven Ingvars, 1967)
62 "Moonlight And Roses" (Jim Reeves, 1964)

Most weeks at Number in a calendar year

Singles

25 Beatles (1966)
22 Jim Reeves (1964)
20 Beatles (1965)
20 Boney M. (1977)
19 Elvis Presley (1962)
19 Cliff Richard (1963)
18 Baccara (1977)
18 John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
17 Bryan Adams (1991)
16 Terry Jacks (1974)
15 Rocco Granata (1960)
14 Kingston Trio (1959)
14 Rick Nelson (1961)
14 Lynn Anderson (1971)
14 Middle Of The Road (1971)
14 Wenche Myhre (1963)
14 Nazareth (1975)
14 Jannicke (1981)
13 Cliff Richard (1959)
13 Beatles (1964)
13 Hans Petter Hansen (1974)
12 Beatles (1967)
12 Anna Lena Löfgren (1968)
12 ABBA (1976)
12 Smokie (1977)
12 Bonnie Tyler (1978)
12 Roxette (1990)
11 Middle Of The Road (1972)
11 Lillebjörn Nilsen (1973)
11 Harpo (1976)
11 Milk & Honey (1979)
11 Frank Zappa (1979)
11 4 Non Blondes (1993)

Albums

48 Beatles (1964)
38 Beatles (1965)
30 Smokie (1977)
25 The Sound Of Music/Soundtrack (1966)
22 Beatles (1967)
20 Beatles (1969)
20 Roger Whittaker (1976)
19 Beatles (1966)
19 The Sound Of Music/Soundtrack (1967)
19 Gilbert O`Sullivan (1972)
18 Beatles (1970)
18 Creedence Clearwater Revival (1970)
18 Leonard Cohen (1988)
17 West Side Story/Soundtrack (1963)
17 Pink Floyd (1980)
16 World Star Festival/Various (1969)
16 Simon & Garfunkel (1970)
16 Age Aleksandersen (1984)
15 Grease/Soundtrack (1978)
15 Björn Afzelius (1990)

Most consecutive Number Ones

Singles

8 Beatles (from "Yesterday", 1965, to "Hello Goodbye", 1967)
7 Beatles (from "A Hard Day`s Night", 1964, to "Help!", 1965)
4 Elvis Presley (from "Good Luck Charm", 1962, to "Return To Sender", 1962)
3 Beatles (from "Hey Jude", 1968, to "The Ballad Of John And Yoko", 1969)
3 A-Ha (from "The Living Daylights", 1987, to "Crying In The Rain", 1990)
3 Roxette (from "The Look", 1989, to "Joyride", 1992)

Albums

6 ABBA (from "Waterloo", 1974, to "Voulez-Vous", 1979)
4 Beatles (from "A Hard Day`s Night", 1964, to "Rubber Soul", 1965)
4 A-Ha (from "Hunting High And Low", 1985, to "East Of The Sun, West Of The Moon", 1990)
3 Beatles (from "The Beatles", 1968, to "Abbey Road", 1969)
3 Sissel Kyrkjebö (from "Sissel", 1986, to "Soria Moria", 1989)
3 Roxette (from "Look Sharp!", 1989, to "Tourism", 1992)

Most consecutive Top 10 albums

13 Rolling Stones (from "The Rolling Stones", 1964, to "Get Yet Ya-Ya`s Out", 1970)
10 Beatles (from "Please Please Me", 1964, to "Sgt. Pepper`s Lonely Hearts Club Band", 1967)
10 John Lennon (from "Plastic Ono Band", 1971, to "Milk And Honey", 1984)
10 Jethro Tull (from "Stand Up", 1969, to "Songs From The Wood", 1977)
9 Elvis Presley (from "Girls! Girls! Girls!", 1963, to "Elvis For Everyone", 1965)
9 Paul McCartney/Wings (from "McCartney", 1970, to "London Town", 1978)
9 Pink Floyd (from "Dark Side Of The Moon", 1973, to "Delicate Sound Of Thunder", 1988)
9 Dire Straits (from "Dire Straits", 1979, to "On The Night", 1993)
9 Prince (from "Purple Rain", 1984, to "Diamonds And Pearls", 1991)
8 Beatles (from "The Beatles", 1968, to "Rock`n`Roll Music", 1976)
8 Age Aleksandersen (from "Ramp", 1980, to "Din Dang", 1993)
8 Bruce Springsteen (from "The River", 1980, to "In Concert/Unplugged", 1993)
7 Rolling Stones (from "Exile On Main St.", 1972, to "Emotional Rescue", 1980)
7 Elton John (from "Honky Chateau", 1972, to "Rock Of The Westies", 1975)
7 Queen (from "Sheer Heart Attack", 1974, to "The Game", 1981)
7 Manfred Mann`s Earth Band (from "Nightingales And Bombers", 1975, to "Criminal Tango", 1986)
7 Paul McCartney (from "Back To The Egg", 1979, to "Flowers In The Dirt", 1989)

Most hit singles

35 Elvis Presley
35 Cliff Richard
31 Beatles
24 Rolling Stones
21 Paul McCartney/Wings
18 ABBA
16 Madonna
16 Jim Reeves
15 David Bowie
15 Michael Jackson
14 Jahn Teigen
13 Bee Gees
13 Elton John
13 Sweet
12 A-Ha
12 Wenche Myhre
11 Hollies
11 Queen
11 Sven Ingvars

Most hit albums

31 Rolling Stones
31 Bob Dylan
28 Elvis Presley
24 Jim Reeves
23 Elton John
22 Beatles
20 Paul McCartney/Wings
17 David Bowie
17 Jethro Tull
17 Chicago
17 Ray Conniff
17 Queen
17 Vikingarna
16 Frank Sinatra
16 Rod Stewart
16 Cliff Richard
15 Neil Young
15 Uriah Heep
15 Smokie
14 Nazareth
14 Kiss
14 ABBA
14 James Last
14 Santana
14 Frank Zappa
14 Deep Purple
13 Eric Clapton
12 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
12 Status Quo
12 Prince

Most hit singles in a calendar year

10 Beatles (1964)
6 Cliff Richard (1963)
6 Elvis Presley (1964)
6 Beatles (1965)
6 Monkees (1967)
5 Cliff Richard (1959)
5 Cliff Richard (1960)
5 Elvis Presley (1961)
5 Elvis Presley (1962)
5 Cliff Richard (1964)
5 Jim Reeves (1964)
4 Shadows (1963)
4 Wenche Myhre (1963)
4 Wenche Myhre (1964)
4 Hep Stars (1965)
4 Beach Boys (1966)
4 Kinks (1966)
4 Creedence Clearwater Revival (1970)
4 Slade (1973)
4 Smokie (1977)
4 Bee Gees (1978)
4 John Lennon (1981)
4 Kylie Minogue (1988)
4 Michael Jackson (1992)

Most hit albums in a calendar year

10 Jim Reeves (1964)
8 Roger Whittaker (1976)
6 Frank Sinatra (1963)
5 Ray Conniff (1963)
5 Ella Fitzgerald (1963)
5 Elvis Presley (1963)
5 Jim Reeves (1963)
5 Cliff Richard (1963)
5 Jim Reeves (1965)
5 Beach Boys (1966)
5 Buck Owens (1969)
5 James Last (1971)

Self-replacement at the top of the charts

Singles

05/12/62 Elvis Presley ("Return To Sender" replaced "King Of The Whole Wide World")
22/01/64 Beatles ("I Want To Hold Your Hand" replaced "She Loves You")
16/12/64 Beatles ("I Feel Fine" replaced "If I Fell")
22/12/65 Beatles ("Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out" replaced "Yesterday")
25/05/66 Beach Boys ("Sloop John B" replaced "Barbara Ann")
25/06/69 Beatles ("The Ballad Of John And Yoko" replaced "Get Back")
09/02/72 Middle Of The Road ("Sacramento" replaced "Soley Soley")
08/11/72 Gilbert O`Sullivan ("Clair" replaced "Metrimony")
28/08/74 Terry Jacks ("If You Go Away" replaced "Seasons In The Sun")
15/12/77 Baccara ("Sorry I`m A Lady" replaced "Yes Sir I Can Boogie")
22/12/77 Baccara ("Yes Sir I Can Boogie" replaced "Sorry I`m A Lady")
16/02/78 Baccara ("Darling" replaced "Yes Sir I Can Boogie")

Albums

05/09/64 Beatles ("A Hard Day`s Night" replaced "With The Beatles")
02/01/65 Beatles ("Beatles For Sale" replaced "A Hard Day`s Night")
22/01/66 Beatles ("Rubber Soul" replaced "Revolver")
15/11/72 Gilbert O`Sullivan ("Back To Front" replaced "Himself")
20/10/77 Smokie ("Bright Lites And Black Alleys" replaced "Greatest Hits")

Most Number One hit singles in a calendar year

6 Beatles (1964, "She Loves You", "I Want To Hold Your Hand", "A Hard Day`s Night", "I Should Have Known Better", "If I Fell", "I Feel Fine")
5 Beatles (1965, "Rock And Roll Music", "Ticket To Ride", "Help!", "Yesterday", "Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out")
4 Elvis Presley (1962, "Good Luck Charm", "She`s Not You", "King Of The Whole Wide World", "Return To Sender")
3 Cliff Richard (1963, "Summer Holiday", "Lucky Lips", "Don`t Talk To Him")
3 Beatles (1966, "Michelle", "Paperback Writer", "Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby")
3 Beatles ("Penny Lane/Strawberry Fields Forever", "All You Need Is Love", "Hello Goodbye")

Most Number One albums in a calendar year

2 Elvis Presley (1963, "It Happened At The World`s Fair", "Elvis` Golden Records, Volume 3")
2 Beatles (1964, "With The Beatles", "A Hard Day`s Night")
2 Beatles (1965, "Beatles For Sale", "Help!")
2 Lill Lindfors (1968, "Du Är Den Ende", "Kom I Min Värld")
2 Beatles (1969, "Yellow Submarine", "Abbey Road")
2 Gilbert O`Sullivan (1972, "Himself", "Back To Front")
2 ABBA (1976, "Greatest Hits", "Arrival")
2 Smokie (1977, "Greatest Hits", "Bright Lights And Black Alleys")

Debuting at Number One

Singles

05/12/62 "Return To Sender" (Elvis Presley)
19/04/67 "Puppet On A String" (Sandie Shaw)
27/11/68 "Fru Johnsen" (Inger Lise Rypdal)
13/11/91 "Black Or White" (Michael Jackson)
11/03/92 "Human Touch" (Bruce Springsteen)

Albums

02/03/63 "All Star Festival" (Various)
02/01/65 "Beatles For Sale" (Beatles)
21/03/69 "World Star Festival" (Various)
26/11/81 "Gary Holton & Casino Steel" (Gary Holton & Casino Steel)
06/05/82 "Tug Of War" (Paul McCartney)
07/04/83 "The Final Cut" (Pink Floyd)
27/09/84 "The Woman In Red" (Stevie Wonder/Soundtrack)
25/04/85 "We Are The World" (USA For Africa)
23/04/87 "Raindancing" (Alison Moyet)
11/06/87 "Whitney" (Whitney Houston)
10/09/87 "Bad" (Michael Jackson)
15/09/88 "Klovn Uten Scene" (Jahn Teigen)
21/03/90 "I Do Not Want What I Haven`t Got" (Sinead O`Connor)
24/10/90 "East Of The Sun, West Of The Moon" (A-Ha)
10/04/91 "Joyride" (Roxette)
18/09/91 "On Every Street" (Dire Straits)
02/10/91 "Waking Up The Neighbours" (Bryan Adams)
27/11/91 "Dangerous" (Michael Jackson)
01/04/92 "Human Touch" (Bruce Springsteen)

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Old Sep 04, 2002, 08:57 PM   #2
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Default Re: All-Time Norwegian chart records!

Another great list, Wolf. I also noticed John and Paul mentioned in there a few times as well.

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Default Re: All-Time Norwegian chart records!

Paul is very popular up there, it seems.

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Old Sep 05, 2002, 11:52 AM   #4
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Default Re: All-Time Norwegian chart records!

No surprise to see A-ha that many, cause they are from Norway, their new album is doing well also. Fortunatly in the rest of Europe to, now if they can only take on the US again.
Beatles ofcourse always doing well.

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