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ELTON JOHN

Sir Elton John is one of the most successful and long-standing acts in UK chart history. In a career now spanning 6 decades, Elton has amassed 10 UK Number 1 singles and 8 Number 1 albums.

Elton John lays claim to the best-selling single of all time in the UK, 1997's Candle In The Wind, a re-written and re-recorded version of their 1973 hit Candle In The Wind. The reversion was performed at the funeral of Princess Diana and released on 13 September 1997 as a tribute to Diana, Princess Of Wales, with proceeds donated to Diana's charities.

In 2021, Elton broke an Official Chart record as the first artist to achieve Top 10 singles across six consecutive decades. That year, he also added three consecutive UK Number 1 singles to his tally including Cold Heart with Dua Lipa, Merry Christmas with Ed Sheeran, and completing the hat-trick with the coveted Christmas Number 1 of 2021 - Sausage Rolls For Everyone with LadBaby.

ELTON JOHN Songs stats

UK No. 1s
10
UK Top 10s
36
UK Top 40s
72
UK Top 75s
92
Weeks in the Top 1
28
Weeks in the Top 10
165
Weeks in the Top 40
523
Weeks in the Top 75
799

ELTON JOHN Albums stats

UK No. 1s
8
UK Top 10s
33
UK Top 40s
44
UK Top 75s
51
Weeks in the Top 1
30
Weeks in the Top 10
299
Weeks in the Top 40
952
Weeks in the Top 75
1389

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