News > Queen 3rd On List: Artist Spending Most Amount Of Weeks In British Music Ever

Added on 10-Dec-2005

Queen 3rd On List: Artist Spending Most Amount Of Weeks In British Music Charts EverContactmusic.com reports that Queen came in 3rd place in a list of artists and bands who spent the most amount of weeks ever in the British music charts, per the newly released published book, ''British Hit Singles And Albums''. Elvis Presley came in 1st place. The top 10 artists/bands who made the list are below.



''ELVIS PRESLEY

SIR CLIFF RICHARD

QUEEN

THE BEATLES

MADONNA

SIR ELTON JOHN

THE SHADOWS

MICHAEL JACKSON

DAVID BOWIE

U2''



''ELVIS PRESLEY is still The King of the UK charts - the iconic singer has spent more weeks in the British music charts than any other band or artist, according to new book British Hit Singles and Albums.''



''The SUSPICIOUS MINDS hitmaker has spent a total of 2,574 weeks in the British music charts, ahead of closest rival SIR CLIFF RICHARD who has only notched up 1,982 weeks.''



''Legendary British bands QUEEN and THE BEATLES took third and fourth place respectively, ahead of MADONNA, who is the highest ranking woman, with 1,660 weeks putting her at number five.''



''SIR ELTON JOHN, THE SHADOWS, MICHAEL JACKSON, DAVID BOWIE and Irish rockers U2 complete the top 10.''



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