There’s something to say about an artist who’s cracked the Top 10 on the Hot 100 Billboard Charts multiple times during their career, especially these eight music legends who’ve reigned the charts the most out of any artist in history. With the Hot 100 charts currently dominated by the likes of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Lady Gaga[/lastfm], [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rihanna[/lastfm], these young artists have a long way to go before ever catching up to these icons!
See the top eight artists who’ve scored the most top ten singles ever in music history from least to most!
#8. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm] — 27 top ten singles
Starting at the tender age of 12-years old, Stevie was already a sensational music act with a No.1 single dominating the U.S. charts. His debut single “Fingertips – Pt. 2” was his first of many number one singles and top ten hits, which also includes “For Once In My Life,” “Superstition” and “I Just Called To Say I Love You.” You can’t get any more wonderful than that.
#7. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mariah Carey[/lastfm] — 27 top ten singles
She wowed fans when first breaking out on the scene with her phenomenal 5-octave vocal range and ability to hit the “whistle register.” She achieved her first No.1 single in 1990 with “Vision Of Love” and has dozens of follow-up successes including “I’ll Be There,” and “Hero,” and something tells us that she’s not done making chart history just yet.
#6. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Janet Jackson[/lastfm] — 27 top ten singles
The baby of the extremely talented Jackson family, Janet created her own music empire with a solo career that included 27 top ten singles like “Miss You Much,” “Nasty” and “That’s The Way Love Goes.”
#5. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elton John[/lastfm] — 27 top ten singles
With over 30 studio albums to his name, Elton has composed some of the most heartfelt piano ballads of the ’70s and beyond that include “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” and “Rocket Man.”
#4. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Jackson[/lastfm] — 28 top ten singles
With the title as the King of Pop, Michael Jackson has graced the charts since he was 10 years old singing with his brothers in The Jackson 5. As he grew older, Michael broke off into his own successful solo career that included hits like “Rock With You,” “Billie Jean,” “Thriller,” and the list could go on.
#3. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] — 29 top ten singles
The Fab Four took America by storm with Beatlemania in the ’60s and churned out hit after hit. They inspired an entire generation with their mantra of “peace and love” and made fans go wild over their biggest hits like “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Help!” and “All You Need Is Love.” They also hold the record with the most No.1 singles of all time with a total of 20!
#2. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elvis Presley[/lastfm] — 36 top ten singles
The King of Rock and Roll was no stranger to the Billboard Charts during his career. Emerging as a young, hip-shaking rockabilly singer who transformed rhythm and blues, Elvis ignited fan hysteria with his music and iconic TV appearances. His biggest singles of his career included “Hound Dog,” “All Shook Up” and “Heartbreak Hotel.”
#1. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Madonna[/lastfm] — 37 top ten singles
Who else could beat the King of Rock and Roll other than the Queen of Pop? Madonna’s ability to transform and reinvent her career over the years is what helped her rise to the top, plus pulling of shocking appearances and outfits doesn’t hurt either. She’s scored the most top ten singles out of any artist, which include hits like “Like A Virgin,” “Like A Prayer” and “Papa Don’t Preach.”