Elvis Presley still the UK chart king

It's official...

Elvis Presley remains the most successful UK chart act of all time – official!

The legend stays ahead of Cliff Richard after the Book of British Hit Singles & Albums officially unveiled their long awaited annual list of the Top 100 Most Successful Acts Of All Time.

The Top 100 is the most definitive and genuine list of its kind, as it is based on the total number of weeks each contender has spent on the official UK Singles and Albums charts and not on arbitrary voting.

This year Queen have overtaken The Beatles into third place, while Madonna is getting ever closer to the Fab Four.

This year’s Top 20 is:

1. Elvis Presley

2. Cliff Richard

3. Queen

4. The Beatles

5. Madonna

6. Elton John

7. The Shadows

8. Michael Jackson

9. U2

10. David Bowie

11. Rod Stewart

12. Frank Sinatra

13. Diana Ross

14. Dire Straits

15. Simon & Garfunkel

16. The Rolling Stones

17. Abba

18. Fleetwood Mac

19. Phil Collins

20. Paul McCartney