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    Thumbs up The King Of The Charts

    The star tops Guinness World Records chart...
    Elvis Presley have been announced as the most successful act of all time.

    The star tops the annual list of the Top 100 Most Successful Acts Of All Time in The Book Of British Hit Singles & Albums, published by Guinness World Records.

    The chart is based on the total number of weeks each contender has spent on the official UK Singles and Album charts.

    More than 50 years of chart music are represented in the rundown from 1952 to the present day.

    The Book of British Hit Singles & Albums is set for release on May 20.

    The full top 100 most successful acts of all time (including total weeks on the UK singles and album charts) are:
    1. Elvis Presley 2,463
    2. Cliff Richard 1,972
    3. The Beatles 1,749
    4. Queen 1,725
    5. Madonna 1,653
    6. Elton John 1,615
    7. The Shadows 1,578
    8. Michael Jackson 1,477
    9. David Bowie 1,459
    10. U2 1,402
    11. Rod Stewart 1,381
    12. Frank Sinatra 1,332
    13. Diana Ross 1,303
    14. Dire Straits 1,255
    15. Simon And Garfunkel 1,201
    16. The Rolling Stones 1,173
    17. Abba 1,137
    18. Fleetwood Mac 1,103
    19. Phil Collins 1,062
    20. Paul McCartney 983
    21. Pink Floyd 966
    22. UB40 955
    23. Meat Loaf 941
    24. Tom Jones 915
    25. Status Quo 890
    26. Simply Red 849
    27. The Beach Boys 845
    28. Oasis 836
    29. Stevie Wonder 807
    30. The Carpenters 776
    31. The Bee Gees 767
    32. REM 761
    33. Bob Dylan 755
    34. Tina Turner 755
    35. Prince 748
    36. Jim Reeves 730
    37. Neil Diamond 727
    38. Bob Marley and The Wailers 713
    39. Eric Clapton 705
    40. Whitney Houston 698
    41. Andy Williams 685
    42. Eurythmics 684
    43. Robbie Williams 682
    44. Madness 682
    45. Genesis 681
    46. Barbra Streisand 678
    47. Bruce Springsteen 670
    48. Mike Oldfield 664
    49. Celine Dion 661
    50. Bon Jovi 660
    51. Lionel Richie 655
    52. Bryan Adams 652
    53. Duran Duran 648
    54. Electric Light Orchestra 648
    55. Kylie Minogue 646
    56. George Michael 627
    57. Shirley Bassey 620
    58. The Pet Shop Boys 596
    59. Roy Orbison 593
    60. Mariah Carey 588
    61. Roxy Music 585
    62. The Four Tops 574
    63. Janet Jackson 567
    64. The Police 558
    65. Sting 553
    66. John Lennon 544
    67. Simple Minds 544
    68. Cher 540
    69. Erasure 535
    70. The Supremes 535
    71. Buddy Holly 529
    72. The Eagles 528
    73. Perry Como 526
    74. Guns N' Roses 525
    75. Blondie 523
    76. Engelbert Humperdinck 507
    77. Donna Summer 503
    78. Billy Joel 500
    79. Led Zeppelin 497
    80. Wet Wet Wet 496
    81. Slade 491
    82. Barry Manilow 491
    83. The Who 480
    84. Stereophonics 477
    85. Chris Rea 477
    86. The Everly Brothers 474
    87. The Hollies 472
    88. T.Rex 468
    89. The Corrs 467
    90. Bryan Ferry 46
    91. Red Hot Chili Peppers 455
    92. Blur 454
    93. The Beautiful South 450
    94. Luther Vandross 450
    95. James Last 450
    96. Kate Bush 449
    97. The Moody Blues 449
    98. George Benson 442
    99. Hot Chocolate 436
    100. Shakin' Stevens 435

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    Thats awesome!

    Shows how great Elvis' popularity is all over, not just in the U.S. Plus, I love when Elvis beats The Beatles in anything, especially in England.
    Great post Tommy.
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    thanks for sharing Tommy..Great news
    Old Times they are not forgotten
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    E-X-C-E-L-L-E-N-T news! Thanks for sharing. Elvis is the #1!!!!!!!
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