Katy Perry’s historic fifth No. 1 on the Hot 100 from her “Teenage Dream” album makes her one of only seven artists in the history of the Hot 100 to put together a string of five or more consecutive chart-toppers, placing her in esteemed company that includes Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston. So how does Perry stack-up against these music luminaries?
As part of Billboard's celebration of the Hot 100's 50th anniversary, we present a listing of each of the No. 1s by the artists who scored the most in the chart's history.
Includes artist name, number of Hot 100 No. 1s, peak date, weeks at the top and the song names.