Elton John, List, Top 10

Best Elton John Songs

Sir Elton John has been making his rounds in the news recently. He is touring a sold out concert series and had to add dates due to the overwhelming demand for tickets by fans, and a trailer has been released for a new biopic about his life.

Let's take a look back at all nine of his No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100!

9. Candle In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight
Peaked: #1 on Oct. 11, 1997

8. Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me (with George Michael)
Album: Caribou
Peaked: #1 on Feb. 1, 1992

7. That's What Friends are For (Dionne & Friends ft. Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight)
Album: Friends (Dionne Warwick)
Peaked: #1 on Jan. 18, 1986

6. Don't Go Breaking My Heart (with Kiki Dee)
Album: Rock of the Westies
Peaked: # 1 on Aug. 7, 1976

5. Island Girl
Album: Rock of the Westies
Peaked: #1 on Nov. 1, 1975

4. Philadelphia Freedom
Album: Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
Peaked: #1 on Apr. 12, 1975

3. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
Album: Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
Peaked: #1 on Jan. 4, 1975

2. Bennie and the Jets
Album: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Peaked: #1 on Apr. 13, 1974

1. Crocodile Rock
Album: Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
Peaked: #1 on Feb. 3, 1973

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