ALL-TIME TOP ARTISTS ON BRITAIN'S MUSIC CHARTS

RANK ALBUMS SINGLES
1 Carpenters (23) Sting (38)
2 Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass (14) Bryan Adams (37)
3 Joan Armatrading (13)
Chris DeBurgh (13)
Squeeze (24)
4 Squeeze (11) Carpenters (23)
5 Bryan Adams (10)
Joe Jackson (10)
Janet Jackson (21)
6 Police (8)
Supertramp (8)
Sheryl Crow (20)
7 Janet Jackson (7)
Sting (7)
Rick Wakeman (7)
Police (19)
8 Elkie Brooks (6)
Strawbs (6)
Chris DeBurgh (18)
9 Del Amitri (5)
Dodgy (5)
Various Artists (5)
Suzanne Vega (5)
Del Amitri (16)
Suzanne Vega (16)
10 Gun (4)
Nils Lofgren (4)
Soundtracks (4)
Therapy? (4)
Gun (15)

SOURCE: Neil Warwick, Jon Kutner and Tony Brown. The Complete Book of British Charts Singles and Albums, 3rd Edition. London: Omnibus Press, 2004.

TOP POP ARTISTS IN BRITAIN BY DECADE

DECADE ALBUMS SINGLES
1962
to
1969
Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass (8) Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass (5)
Sandpipers (3)
Long John Baldry (2)
1970
to
1979
Carpenters (12)
Rick Wakeman (7)
Strawbs (4)
Supertramp (4)
Carpenters (17)
Squeeze (6)
Police (5)
Supertramp (5)
1980
to
1989
Joan Armatrading (7)
Joe Jackson (7)
Squeeze (7)
Chris DeBurgh (6)
Bryan Adams (4)
Police (4)
Supertramp (4)
Bryan Adams (12)
Police (12)
Janet Jackson (10)
Squeeze (10)
Sting (10)
Joan Armatrading (7)
Chris DeBurgh (7)
Suzanne Vega (7)
1990
to
1999
Bryan Adams (6)
Chris DeBurgh (5)
Del Amitri (5)
Dodgy (5)
Sting (21)
Bryan Adams (20)
Sheryl Crow (15)
Del Amitri (15)
Therapy? (12)
Gun (11)
Cece Peniston (11)

Source: Neil Warwick, Jon Kutner and Tony Brown. The Complete Book of British Charts Singles and Albums, 3rd Edition. London: Omnibus Press, 2004.

THE TOP 50 BRITISH POP SINGLES

NO. PEAK TITLE ARTIST
1 1 Message in a Bottle Police
2 1 Walking on the Moon Police
3 1 Don't Stand So Close to Me Police
4 1 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic Police
5 1 Happy Talk Captain Sensible
6 1 Every Breath You Take Police
7 1 I Should Have Known Better Jim Diamond
8 1 Rock Me Amadeus Falco
9 1 Lady in Red (the) Chris DeBurgh
10 2 This Guy's in Love with You Herb Alpert
11 2 Part of the Union Strawbs
12 2 Yesterday Once More Carpenters
13 2 Please Mr. Postman Carpenters
14 2 Cool for Cats Squeeze
15 2 Up the Junction Squeeze
16 2 Can't Stand Losing You Police
17 2 Invisible Sun Police
18 3 What Have You Done for Me Lately Janet Jackson
19 3 Missing You Chris DeBurgh
20 4 Labelled with Love Squeeze
21 5 Mozart Symphony No. 4 in G Minor Waldo de Los Rios
22 5 Top of the World Carpenters
23 5 It's Different for Girls Joe Jackson
24 5 Eighth Day Hazel O'Connor
25 5 De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da Police
26 5 Hi Ho Silver Jim Diamond
27 6 Close to You (They Long to Be) Carpenters
28 6 Wide-Eyed and Legless Andy Fairweather Low
29 6 I Wanna Stay with You Gallagher & Lyle
30 6 Heart on My Sleeve Gallagher & Lyle
31 6 We're All Alone Rita Coolidge
32 6 Babe Styx
33 6 So Lonely Police
34 6 Stomp! Brothers Johnson
35 6 Steppin' Out Joe Jackson
36 6 Glad It's All Over Captain Sensible
37 7 Only Yesterday Carpenters
38 7 Logical Song (the) Supertramp
39 7 Banana Splits Dickies
40 7 Wrapped Around Your Finger Police
41 8 Stuck in the Middle with You Stealers Wheel
42 8 Pick Up the Pieces Hudson-Ford
43 8 Pearl's a Singer Elkie Brooks
44 8 Oh, Lori Alessi
45 8 Will You Hazel O'Connor
46 8 Sweetest Smile Black
47 8 Wonderful Life Black
48 9 Goodbye to Love Carpenters
49 9 Calling Occupants of Interplanetary Craft Carpenters
50 9 Breakfast in America Supertramp

THE TOP 50 BRITISH POP ALBUMS

NO. PEAK TITLE ARTIST
1 1 Singles 1969-1973 (the) Carpenters
2 1 Journey to the Centre of the Earth Rick Wakeman
3 1 Horizon Carpenters
4 1 Reggatta de Blanc Police
5 1 Zenyatta Mondatta Police
6 1 Ghost in the Machine Police
7 1 Synchronicity Police
8 1 ...Nothing Like the Sun Sting
9 1 Flying Colours Chris DeBurgh
10 2 Bursting at the Seams Strawbs
11 2 Now & Then Carpenters
12 2 Myths and Legends of King Arthur (the) Rick Wakeman
13 2 Singles 1974-1978 (the) Carpenters
14 2 Pearls Elkie Brooks
15 2 Solitude Standing Suzanne Vega
16 3 Kind of Hush (a) Carpenters
17 3 Breakfast in America Supertramp
18 3 Night and Day Joe Jackson
19 3 Singles 45's and Under Squeeze
20 3 Dream of the Blue Turtles (the) Sting
21 3 Wonderful Life Black
22 4 Beat of the Brass (the) Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
23 4 Crime of the Century Supertramp
24 4 Stop! Sam Brown
25 4 Rhythm Nation 1814 Janet Jackson
26 5 Portrait in Music Burt Bacharach
27 5 Me Myself I Joan Armatrading
28 5 Breaking Glass Hazel O'Connor
29 5 Pearls II Elkie Brooks
30 6 Symphonies for the Seventies Waldo de los Rios
31 6 Breakaway Gallagher & Lyle
32 6 Frampton Comes Alive! Peter Frampton
33 6 Anytime...Anywhere Rita Coolidge
34 6 Show Some Emotion Joan Armatrading
35 6 Outlandos d'Amour Police
36 6 Very Best of Rita Coolidge (the) Rita Coolidge
37 6 Walk Under Ladders Joan Armatrading
38 6 Famous Last Words Supertramp
39 6 Voice of the Heart Carpenters
40 7 Six Wives of Henry VIII (the) Rick Wakeman
41 7 Paris Supertramp
42 7 Reckless Bryan Adams
43 7 Good Morning Vietnam Soundtrack
44 8 Greatest Hits Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
45 8 Cry Tough Nils Lofgren
46 8 Paradise Theatre Styx
47 8 Control Janet Jackson
48 9 Autobiography of Supertramp (the) Supertramp
49 10 Key (the) Joan Armatrading
50 10 Man on the Line Chris DeBurgh