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Achievements and milestonesEdit

Song milestonesEdit

Most weeks at number oneEdit

Song Artist(s) Wks. Year(s) Ref.
"Ganz Paris träumt von der Liebe" Caterina Valente and Kurt Edelhagen 21 1955 [1]
"Heimweh" Freddy Quinn 1956
"Cindy, Oh Cindy" Margot Eskens 1957
"Die Gitarre und das Meer" Freddy Quinn 17 1959
"Rivers of Babylon" Boney M. 1978 [2]
"Despacito" Luis Fonsi featuring Daddy Yankee 2017 [3]
"Verdammt, ich lieb' dich" Matthias Reim 16 1990/91 [4]
"A Song of Joy" Miguel Ríos 15 1970/71 [1][2]
"Butterfly" Danyel Gérard 1971 [2]
"Shape of You" Ed Sheeran 2017 [5]
"Wheels" Billy Vaughn 14 1961 [1]
"Junge, komm bald wieder" Freddy Quinn 1963
"I'd Love You to Want Me" Lobo 1973/74 [2]
"Dragostea din tei" O-Zone 2004 [6]
"Banana Boat Song" Harry Belafonte 13 1957 [1]
"River Kwai March" Mitch Miller 1958
"Paloma Blanca" George Baker Selection 1975 [2]
"Das Boot" U96 1992 [7]
"Time to Say Goodbye" Andrea Bocelli and Sarah Brightman 1996/97 [8]
"My Heart Will Go On" Celine Dion 1998 [9]
"Poker Face" Lady Gaga 2009 [10]
"Il Silenzio" Nini Rosso 12 1965 [1]
"Daddy Cool" Boney M. 1976 [2]
"Sweat (A La La La La Long)" Inner Circle 1992 [11]
"Somewhere Over The Rainbow / What a Wonderful World" Israel Kamakawiwoʻole 2010 [12]
"Human" Rag'n'Bone Man 2016 [13]
"Der lachende Vagabund" Fred Bertelmann 11 1958 [1]
"Ramona" Blue Diamonds 1961
"Words" F. R. David 1982 [14]
"Nothing Compares 2 U" Sinéad O'Connor 1990 [15]
"Sadeness Part I" Enigma 1990/91 [16]
"Wind of Change" Scorpions 1991 [17]
"Conquest of Paradise" Vangelis 1995 [18]
"I'll Be Missing You" Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 1997 [19]
"Mambo N° 5" Lou Bega 1999 [20]
"Whenever, Wherever" Shakira 2002 [21]
"Ein Stern (…der deinen Namen trägt)" DJ Ötzi and Nik P. 2007 [22]
"Hello" Adele 2015/16 [23]
"In My Mind" Dynoro and Gigi D'Agostino 2018 [24]
"Am Tag, als der Regen kam" Dalida 10 1959 [1]
"Rock Your Baby" George McCrae 1974 [2]
"Mull of Kintyre" Wings 1978
"Funkytown" Lipps Inc. 1980
"Polonäse Blankenese" Gottlieb Wendehals 1981/82 [25]
"Lambada" Kaoma 1989 [26]
"Another Day in Paradise" Phil Collins 1989/90 [27]
"Let's Talk About Sex" Salt-N-Pepa 1991/92 [28]
"Schnappi, das kleine Krokodil" Schnappi 2005 [29]
"Ai Se Eu Te Pego" Michel Teló 2012 [30]
"Diamonds" Rihanna 2012/13 [31]
"Wake Me Up!" Avicii 2013 [32]
"Faded" Alan Walker 2016 [33]
"Don't Be So Shy (Filatov & Karas Remix)" Imany 2016 [34]
"Perfect" Ed Sheeran 2017/18 [35]

Most number-one singlesEdit

 
German rapper Capital Bra is the most successful artist on the German single charts with eighteen number-one hits.
Artist No. Songs Ref.
Capital Bra 18
  • "5 Songs in einer Nacht"
  • "Neymar"
  • "One Night Stand"
  • "Berlin lebt"
  • "Für euch alle"
  • "Melodien"
  • "Roli Glitzer Glitzer"
  • "Benzema"
  • "Prinzessa"
  • "DNA"
  • "Wir ticken"
  • "Cherry Lady"
  • "Wieder Lila"
  • "Royal Rumble"
  • "Tilidin"
  • "Zombie"
  • "Nummer 1"
  • "110"
[36]
The Beatles 12 [37]
Samra 10
  • "Für euch alle"
  • "Cataleya"
  • "Wir ticken"
  • "Harami"
  • "Wieder Lila"
  • "Royal Rumble"
  • "Tilidin"
  • "Zombie"
  • "Nummer 1"
  • "110"
[38]
ABBA 9 [39]
Boney M. 8
[40]
Sweet
[41]
The Rolling Stones 6 [42]
Freddy Quinn
  • "Heimweh"
  • "Die Gitarre und das Meer"
  • "Unter fremden Sternen"
  • "La Paloma"
  • "Junge, komm bald wieder"
  • "Hundert Mann und ein Befehl"
[43]
Sarah Connor 5 [44]
Mero
  • "Baller los"
  • "Hobby Hobby"
  • "Ferrari"
  • "Wolke 10"
  • "Kein Plan"
[45]
Modern Talking [46]
Rihanna [47]
Caterina Valente
[48]

Most number-one singles in a calender yearEdit

Artist Year No. Songs Ref.
Capital Bra 2019 10
  • "Prinzessa"
  • "DNA"
  • "Wir ticken"
  • "Cherry Lady"
  • "Wieder Lila"
  • "Royal Rumble"
  • "Tilidin"
  • "Zombie"
  • "Nummer 1"
  • "110"
[36]
Samra 8
  • "Wir ticken"
  • "Harami"
  • "Wieder lila"
  • "Royal Rumble"
  • "Tilidin"
  • "Zombie"
  • "Nummer 1"
  • "110"
Capital Bra 2018
  • "5 Songs in einer Nacht"
  • "Neymar"
  • "One Night Stand"
  • "Berlin lebt"
  • "Melodien"
  • "Roli Glitzer Glitzer"
  • "Benzema"
[36]

Songwriter and producer achievementsEdit

Most number-one singlesEdit

Artist No. Songs Ref.
Dieter Bohlen 22
[49]
Capital Bra 18
  • "5 Songs in einer Nacht"
  • "Neymar"
  • "One Night Stand"
  • "Berlin lebt"
  • "Für euch alle"
  • "Melodien"
  • "Roli Glitzer Glitzer"
  • "Benzema"
  • "Prinzessa"
  • "DNA"
  • "Wir ticken"
  • "Cherry Lady"
  • "Wieder Lila"
  • "Royal Rumble"
  • "Tilidin"
  • "Zombie"
  • "Nummer 1"
  • "110"
Kurt Feltz 15
[36]
Paul McCartney 14
John Lennon 12
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus 11
Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn 10
  • "Co-Co"
  • "Little Willy"
  • "Wig-Wam Bam"
  • "Block Buster!"
  • "Hell Raiser"
  • "Can the Can"
  • "Ballroom Blitz"
  • "Teenage Rampage"
  • "Living Next Door to Alice"
  • "Lay Back in the Arms of Someone"
Samra
  • "Für euch alle"
  • "Cataleya"
  • "Wir ticken"
  • "Harami"
  • "Wieder Lila"
  • "Royal Rumble"
  • "Tilidin"
  • "Zombie"
  • "Nummer 1"
  • "110"
The Cratez 9
  • "Was du Liebe nennst"
  • "5 Songs in einer Nacht"
  • "Neymar"
  • "One Night Stand"
  • "Berlin lebt"
  • "Für euch alle"
  • "Melodien"
  • "Kokain"
  • "500 PS"

Most number-one singles in a calendar yearEdit

Artist Year No. Songs Ref.
The Cratez 2018 9
  • "Was du Liebe nennst"
  • "5 Songs in einer Nacht"
  • "Neymar"
  • "One Night Stand"
  • "Berlin lebt"
  • "Für euch alle"
  • "Melodien"
  • "Kokain"
  • "500 PS"
Stock Aitken Waterman 1987 4
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus 1976
Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn 1973
Lennon–McCartney 1969

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