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The UK's 50 Bestselling Duets of All Time

Tony Blackburn returns with another bank holiday chart rundown specially compiled for Radio 2, counting down the most successful duets ever to hit the UK charts.

Tony Blackburn returns with another bank holiday chart rundown specially compiled by The Official Chart Company for BBC Radio 2, and this time it's The UK's 50 Bestselling Duets of All Time.

Without giving too much away, the chart includes two versions of the same song - twice; three appearances by the same duo; music mainly from the 70s, 80s and 90s; plus lots of music with a link to stage or screen.

To be eligible for the chart, a duet has to be a collaboration between two singers, who are equally billed, and don't normally record as a duo.

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Mon 3 Jan 2011 12:00

Music Played

  • Mariah Carey & Whitney Houston

    When You Believe

    • Mariah #1's - The Best Of Mariah Care.
    • Columbia.
  • Glen Campbell & Bobbie Gentry

    All I Have to Do Is Dream

    • The Hits Of 1969 (Various Artists).
    • MFP.
  • Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes

    Up Where We Belong

  • Sarah Brightman & Paul Miles-Kingston - Pie Jesu

  • John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John - Grease Megamix

  • Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes

    (I've Had) The Time Of My Life

    • The Hits Album 7 (Various Artists).
    • CBS.
  • Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin

    Separate Lives

    • Singles.
    • Rhino.
  • Ali G & Shaggy - Me Julie

  • Will Young & Gareth Gates

    The Long & Winding Road

    • (CD Single).
    • BMG/RCA.
  • Céline Dion

    I'm Your Angel (feat. R. Kelly)

    • (CD Single).
    • Epic.
  • Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood

    Did You Ever

    • The Greatest Hits Of Nancy Sinatra.
    • Boulevard.
  • Johnny and Denise

    Especially For You

  • Florence and The Machine & Dizzee Rascal - You Got The Dirtee Love

  • Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway

    Back Together Again

    • The Best Of Roberta Flack.
    • Atlantic.
    • 8.
  • Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams

    Too Much, Too Little, Too Late

    • Black Butterfly.
    • BBR.
    • 006.
  • Neil Diamond & Barbra Streisand

    You Don't Bring Me Flowers

    • Barbra Streisand Greatest Hits Vol.2.
    • CBS.
  • Linda Ronstadt

    Don't Know Much (feat. Aaron Neville)

    • Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev.
    • Telstar.
  • Elton John & Kiki Dee - True Love

  • Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra

    Somethin' Stupid

    • Frank Sinatra - The Reprise Years.
    • Reprise.
  • Billy Preston & Syreeta

    With You I'm Born Again

    • Duets - 36 Of The World's Greatest Ev.
    • Telstar.
  • Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé

    Barcelona

    • Now 1992 (Various Artists).
    • Now.
  • Robbie Williams & Nicole Kidman - Somethin' Stupid

  • Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton

    Islands In The Stream

    • The Greatest Love (Various Artists).
    • Telstar.
  • Sir Cliff Richard & Sarah Brightman

    All I Ask Of You

    • The Very Best Of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
    • Polydor.
  • Beyoncé & Shakira

    Beautiful Liar (Freemasons Remix)

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
  • Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald

    On My Own

    • Michael McDonald - Sweet Freedom.
    • Warner Bros.
  • David Bowie & Bing Crosby - Peace On Earth / The Little Drummer Boy

  • Melanie C and Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes

    Never Be The Same Again

    • (CD Single).
    • Virgin.
    • 15.
  • Barbra Streisand & Céline Dion

    Tell Him

    • (CD Single).
    • Columbia.
  • Roberta Flack & Peabo Bryson

    Tonight I Celebrate My Love

    • The Best Of Roberta Flack.
    • Atlantic.
    • 12.
  • Lionel Richie & Diana Ross

    Endless Love

    • Diana Ross & The Supremes - 40 Motown.
    • Polygram Tv.
  • George Michael & Elton John

    Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me

    • Diamonds.
    • Virgin EMI Records.
  • Luther Vandross & Janet Jackson

    The Best Things In Life Are Free

    • (CD Single).
    • Perspective.
    • 1.
  • Donna Summer & Barbra Streisand

    No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)

    • Barbra Streisand - Duets.
    • Columbia.
  • Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson

    Say Say Say

    • Pure McCartney.
    • Virgin EMI Records.
  • Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg

    Je t'aime...moi non plus

    • Fifty Number Ones Of The 60's (Variou.
    • Global Television.
  • Ozzy Osbourne & Kelly Osbourne

    Changes

  • Sarah Brightman & Andrea Bocelli

    Time to Say Goodbye (Con Te Partirò)

    • Andrea Bocelli - Romanza.
    • Polydor.
  • Aretha Franklin & George Michael

    I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)

    • George Michael - Ladies & Gentlemen.
    • Epic.
  • Brandy & Monica

    The Boy Is Mine

    • (CD Single).
    • Atlantic.
  • Philip Bailey & Phil Collins

    Easy Lover

    • Singles.
    • Rhino.
  • David Bowie & Mick Jagger

    Dancing In The Street

    • David Bowie - Best Of Bowie.
    • EMI.
  • Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder

    Ebony & Ivory

    • Pure McCartney.
    • Virgin EMI Records.
  • Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson

    I Know Him So Well

    • Memories - The Best Of Elaine Paige.
    • Telstar.
  • Windsor Davies & Don Estelle

    Whispering Grass

    • Hit Kaleidoscope.
    • EMI.
  • Elton John & Kiki Dee

    Don't Go Breaking My Heart

    • Diamonds.
    • Virgin EMI Records.
  • Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan

    Especially For You

    • Jason Donovan - Ten Good Reasons.
    • PWL Records.
  • Puff Daddy & Faith Evans

    I'll Be Missing You (feat. 112)

    • Huge Hits 1997 (Various Artists).
    • Global Television.
  • John Travolta & Olivia Newton‐John

    Summer Nights

    • Grease (Original Movie Soundtrack).
    • Polydor.
  • John Travolta & Olivia Newton‐John

    You're The One That I Want

    • Grease (Original Movie S/Track).
    • Polydor.

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