The 40 longest hits on record
The record for the longest hit ever recorded was also broken in the Top 40 not long ago. In 2013 and 2014, Pharrell Williams was on the list for at least 49 consecutive weeks with his worldwide hit happy. It is also the most successful score in Top 40 history (based on a points system where the number 1 gets 40 points each week and the number 40 gets 1 point each week). Williams big lead on No. 2: Lewis Capaldi comes with it Someone you love Not to exceed 42 weeks.
De drie langst genoteerde numbers in de Top 40
- 1. Pharrell Williams – Happy (49 weeks in 2013-2014)
- 2. Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved (42 weeks in 2019)
- 3. Corry en de Rekels – Huilen Is Voor Jou Te Laat (41 weken in 1970 en 1971)