Elvis Presley Is The Most Successful Act In The UK

Elvis Presley tops the annual list of the "Top 100 Most Successful Acts Of All Time" in The Book Of British Hit Singles And Albums. This book is 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 from 1952 to the present. The full Top 10 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 1,7491 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 The above points total only takes one up to the end of 2004. The points gained from the success of the 18 No.1's campaign earlier this year are not yet included.
Source: For Elvis CD Collectors Forum / Updated: Nov 6, 2005 
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pasa-ryu (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 12, 2005report abuse
elvis truely is 'king of music'!-official and cant be argued with!(even bigger than robbie williams)elvis is far more successful than any other artist or group...simple as!!!.
LMP (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 10, 2005report abuse
Well no surprises here then
CD King (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 7, 2005report abuse
ELVIS Presley is the most successful act not only in the UK, but he's the most all over the world. LONG LIVE THE KING! King Of the Whole Wide World.
elvislady (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 6, 2005report abuse
without a doubt!
ta2k (profilecontact) wrote on Nov 6, 2005report abuse
Obviously...he IS The King after all! TCB

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