KING OF THE CHARTS!

The star tops Guinness World Records chart…

Elvis Presley have been announced as the most successful act of all time.

The star tops the annual list of the Top 100 Most Successful Acts Of All Time in The Book Of British Hit Singles & Albums, published by Guinness World Records.

The chart is based on the total number of weeks each contender has spent on the official UK Singles and Album charts.

More than 50 years of chart music are represented in the rundown from 1952 to the present day.

The Book of British Hit Singles & Albums is set for release on May 20.

The full top 100 most successful acts of all time (including total weeks on the UK singles and album charts) are:

1. Elvis Presley 2,463

2. Cliff Richard 1,972

3. The Beatles 1,749

4. Queen 1,725

5. Madonna 1,653

6. Elton John 1,615

7. The Shadows 1,578

8. Michael Jackson 1,477

9. David Bowie 1,459

10. U2 1,402

11. Rod Stewart 1,381

12. Frank Sinatra 1,332

13. Diana Ross 1,303

14. Dire Straits 1,255

15. Simon And Garfunkel 1,201

16. The Rolling Stones 1,173

17. Abba 1,137

18. Fleetwood Mac 1,103

19. Phil Collins 1,062

20. Paul McCartney 983

21. Pink Floyd 966

22. UB40 955

23. Meat Loaf 941

24. Tom Jones 915

25. Status Quo 890

26. Simply Red 849

27. The Beach Boys 845

28. Oasis 836

29. Stevie Wonder 807

30. The Carpenters 776

31. The Bee Gees 767

32. REM 761

33. Bob Dylan 755

34. Tina Turner 755

35. Prince 748

36. Jim Reeves 730

37. Neil Diamond 727

38. Bob Marley and The Wailers 713

39. Eric Clapton 705

40. Whitney Houston 698

41. Andy Williams 685

42. Eurythmics 684

43. Robbie Williams 682

44. Madness 682

45. Genesis 681

46. Barbra Streisand 678

47. Bruce Springsteen 670

48. Mike Oldfield 664

49. Celine Dion 661

50. Bon Jovi 660

51. Lionel Richie 655

52. Bryan Adams 652

53. Duran Duran 648

54. Electric Light Orchestra 648

55. Kylie Minogue 646

56. George Michael 627

57. Shirley Bassey 620

58. The Pet Shop Boys 596

59. Roy Orbison 593

60. Mariah Carey 588

61. Roxy Music 585

62. The Four Tops 574

63. Janet Jackson 567

64. The Police 558

65. Sting 553

66. John Lennon 544

67. Simple Minds 544

68. Cher 540

69. Erasure 535

70. The Supremes 535

71. Buddy Holly 529

72. The Eagles 528

73. Perry Como 526

74. Guns N’ Roses 525

75. Blondie 523

76. Engelbert Humperdinck 507

77. Donna Summer 503

78. Billy Joel 500

79. Led Zeppelin 497

80. Wet Wet Wet 496

81. Slade 491

82. Barry Manilow 491

83. The Who 480

84. Stereophonics 477

85. Chris Rea 477

86. The Everly Brothers 474

87. The Hollies 472

88. T.Rex 468

89. The Corrs 467

90. Bryan Ferry 46

91. Red Hot Chili Peppers 455

92. Blur 454

93. The Beautiful South 450

94. Luther Vandross 450

95. James Last 450

96. Kate Bush 449

97. The Moody Blues 449

98. George Benson 442

99. Hot Chocolate 436

100. Shakin’ Stevens 435