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Elvis Presley's 18 UK #1 Hits

By: Elvis Australia
Source: TCB
May 3, 2005 - 6:25:00 PM
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Elvis Presley's current run of weekly appearances in the top ten on the UK singles sales charts wraps up with A Little Less Conversation (JXL Remix) hitting #3. This is the result of a special promotion by BMG-UK releasing each week special reissues of Elvis singles that hit #1 in the UK the first time around. A tally of the UK singles chart results follows and therefore a list of all of Elvis #1 hits in the UK ...

All Shook Up (*)
Jailhouse Rock (#1)
One Night (#1)
A Fool Such As I (#2)
It's Now Or Never (#1)
Are You Lonesome Tonight (#2)
Wooden Heart (#2)
Surrender (#2)
His Latest Flame (#3)
Rock-A-Hula Baby (#3)
Good Luck Charm (#2)
She's Not You (#3)
Return To Sender (#5)
Devil In Disguise (#2)
Crying In The Chapel (#2)
The Wonder Of You (#4)
Way Down (#2)
A Little Less Conversation (#3)

The first single All Shook Up wasn't eligible to chart due to the addition of the collectors box.

Some campaign facts:

1. Elvis has sold over 750,000+ singles in 4 months.
2. 'One Night'was the UK's 1000th UK #1
3. Elvis is the only artist to have hit the #1 spot 21 times.
4. No artist has ever had 3 different #1 singles in one month.
5. Elvis has now had more Top 3 singles in a year than other artist.
6. Presley has enjoyed more Top 10 entries than any other artist with 77.
7. The releases generated 28,000 column cm's of PR with an advertising value of 2.3 million.
8. The PR campaign reached over 32 million consumers in the UK.



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