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Mon 30 Aug 2010 10:00 BBC Radio 2

3 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 30 August 2010

Ken Bruce gets Radio 2's countdown of the UK's Top 100 Million Selling Singles underway. It's a chart based entirely on million-plus sales from the past six decades, incorporating vinyl, CD, cassette and downloads.

Compiled by The Official Charts Company, especially for Radio 2, the top 100 is based on sales data from November 1952 to 7 August 2010. Expect more than a few surprises along the way and some slightly unseasonable Christmas tunes!

Find out which song features not just twice, but three times; discover who has rung up the greatest number of entries; and find out if the Gibb brothers feature in the chart, as Radio 2 celebrates its Bee Gees Bank Holiday.

Music Played

45 items
  • Image for The Righteous Brothers

    The Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody

    Rediscover The 60's - With A Little H, Old Gold

  • Image for Julie Covington

    Julie Covington Don't Cry For Me Argentina

    Andrew Lloyd Webber - Premiere Coll'n, Really Useful Records / Universal

  • Image for The New Seekers

    The New Seekers I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)

    70's Number Ones Vol 2, Old Gold

  • Image for The Archies

    The Archies Sugar Sugar

    Dance Hits Of The '60's & '70's

  • Image for Simon Park Orchestra

    Simon Park Orchestra Eye Level

    Sleepy Shores - Instrumental Classics, Old Gold

  • Image for Kings of Leon

    Kings of Leon Sex On Fire

    (CD Single), Columbia, 1

  • Image for Billy Joel

    Billy Joel Uptown Girl

    An Innocent Man, CBS

  • Image for Brotherhood of Man

    Brotherhood of Man Save Your Kisses For Me

    The Ivor Novello Winners, EMI

  • Image for Bob the Builder

    Bob the Builder Can We Fix It?

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Adam and The Ants

    Adam and The Ants Stand & Deliver

    Fantastic 80's Disc 2 (Various Artis, Columbia

  • Image for ABBA

    ABBA Dancing Queen

    Abba Gold (40th Anniversary Edition), Polar, 001

  • Image for Black Box

    Black Box Ride On Time

    Fantastic 80's - 3 (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Irene Cara

    Irene Cara Fame

    Heart Of Gold (Various Artists), Knight Records

  • Image for The Black Eyed Peas

    The Black Eyed Peas I Gotta Feeling

    (CD Single), Interscope, 4

  • Image for Eiffel 65

    Eiffel 65 Blue (Da Ba Dee)

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Oasis

    Oasis Wonderwall

    What's The Story Morning Glory -Oasis, Creation Records

  • Image for Take That

    Take That Back For Good

    No Greater Love (Various Artists), Global Records & Tapes

  • Image for Robbie Williams

    Robbie Williams Angels

    The Best 90's Album In The World...Ev

  • Image for Pink Floyd

    Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall

    Pink Floyd, Harvest

  • Image for Cliff Richard

    Cliff Richard and The Shadows The Young Ones

    Cliff Richard - 40 Golden Greats, EMI

  • Image for Natalie Imbruglia

    Natalie Imbruglia Torn

    1999 Grammy Nominees (Various Artist, Elektra

  • Image for Ray Parker Jr.

    Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters

    Young at Heart (Various Artists), Reader's Digest

  • Image for Hear'Say

    Hear'Say Pure And Simple

    (CD Single), Polydor

  • Image for Shayne Ward

    Shayne Ward That's My Goal

    (CD Single)

  • Image for Spice Girls

    Spice Girls 2 Become 1

    Mixed Emotions III (Various Artists), Polygram Tv

  • Image for Frank Ifield

    Frank Ifield I Remember You

    The Hits Of 1962 (Various Artists), MFP

  • Image for Ian Dury

    Ian Dury and Ian Dury & The Blockheads Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick

    Fantastic 70's (Various Artists), Sony Tv/Columbia

  • Image for Robson & Jerome

    Robson & Jerome I Believe

    I Believe

  • Image for Robson & Jerome

    Robson & Jerome Up On The Roof

    Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev, Telstar

  • Image for Teletubbies

    Teletubbies Teletubbies Say "Eh-Oh!"

    My CBeebies Album (Various Artists)

  • Image for Boyzone

    Boyzone No Matter What

    Love Songs - 39 All Time Love Classic, Polygram Tv

  • Image for Whigfield

    Whigfield Saturday Night

    The Best Summer Ever (Various Artist, Virgin

  • Image for Slade

    Slade Merry Xmas Everybody

    (CD Single), EMI

  • Image for New Order

    New Order Blue Monday

    Now 1983 - The Millennium Series

  • Image for Kylie Minogue

    Kylie Minogue Can't Get You Out Of My Head

    (CD Single), Parlophone

  • Image for Babylon Zoo

    Babylon Zoo Spaceman


  • Image for Michael Jackson

    Michael Jackson Michael Jackson - Earth Song

    (CD Single), Epic

  • Image for Band Aid 20

    Band Aid 20 Do They Know It's Christmas?

    (CD Single), Mercury

  • Image for Acker Bilk

    Acker Bilk Stranger On The Shore

    Jukebox Instrumentals Vol.2, Old Gold

  • Image for David Soul

    David Soul Don't Give Up On Us

    Million Sellers Vol.13 - The Seventie, Disky

  • Image for Steps

    Steps Heartbeat

    Love Songs - 39 All Time Love Classic

  • Image for Steps

    Steps Tragedy

    Steps - Gold - The Greatest Hits, Zomba

  • Image for Engelbert Humperdinck

    Engelbert Humperdinck The Last Waltz

    Engelbert Humperdinck - Greatest Hits, Deram

  • Image for Harry Belafonte

    Harry Belafonte Mary's Boy Child

    Billboard Greatest Xmas Hits, Rhino

  • Image for Art Garfunkel

    Art Garfunkel Bright Eyes

    Art Garfunkel - Album, CBS


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