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Can You Guess Which Artist Has More Number-One Hits?

~calling all music heads~ Note: This is based off of The Hot 100 only

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  1. Whitney Houston or Madonna?

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    It was a close call between these musical icons, but Madonna ultimately won with TWELVE No. 1 hits versus Whitney's eleven chart toppers.

  2. Michael Jackson or The Beatles?

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    Despite setting the record for the most No. 1 hits off of one album, Michael's thirteen No. 1's couldn't compare to The Beatles record-holding TWENTY No. 1 hits on The Hot 100!

  3. Janet Jackson or Paula Abdul?

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    Paula may have had five singles top The Hot 100, but she couldn't beat the Jackson family legacy and Janet's SEVEN No. 1. hits.

  4. Christina Aguilera or Britney Spears?

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    It was a close call, but Britney won with only FOUR No. 1 hits over Christina's three. Anyone else surprised?

  5. NSYNC or The Backstreet Boys?

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    With only ONE No. 1 on The Hot 100, 'NSync was just a little bit larger than the life and songs of the Backstreet Boys, who never made it to that No. 1 spot.

  6. TLC or The Black Eyed Peas?

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    Yet another close call of FOUR to three, but TLC's beats beat out The Black Eyed Peas.

  7. Enrique Iglesias or Justin Timberlake?

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    TRICK QUESTION

    Both of these crooners have had TWO No. 1 Hits atop The Billboard Hot 100!

  8. Katy Perry or Taylor Swift?

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    Even though T. Swift has Perry beat in album sales (1989 vs. Prism), the "Teenage Dream" singer has double the amount of No 1's, with SIX No. 1's on The Hot 100 (five of which were off of one album, making Katy tied for the record with none other than Michael Jackson)!

  9. Ed Sheeran or John Mayer?

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    NONE

    Neither have hit that No. 1 spot; but while John's been on the charts since '02, Sheeran has the higher chart peak at number two with "Thinking Out Loud."

  10. CĂ©line Dion or Adele?

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    Once again, even though Celine's been around for decades, Adele hit the scene and quickly caught up, each hitting that No. 1 spot a total of THREE times.

  11. Leona Lewis or Jessie J?

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    While both graduated from the BRIT School for Performing Arts (along with Adele), looks like in the end Leona Lewis really does have that X Factor with ONE No. 1 hit (Jessie has yet to hit No. 1).

  12. Carrie Underwood or Kelly Clarkson?

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    THEY BOTH WON

    So, they both have only ONE No. 1 on The Hot 100, but does it really matter? They're both American Idols for a reason!

  13. Meghan Trainor or Nicki Minaj?

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    Meghan may be new to the music scene, but her song "All About That Bass" catapulted her career to that top spot, something Nicki has yet to achieve on The Hot 100.

  14. Sam Smith or Iggy Azalea?

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    Like Trainor, both found fame in 2014, but it looks like the world felt a little more "Fancy" in the end, leading to Iggy's first and only No. 1 hit, and leaving Smith in the lonely hour with zero songs reaching No. 1.

  15. Lorde or Selena Gomez?

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    These T. Swift besties have found their own success on the charts, but Lorde's ever-present hit "Royals" gained her ONE top spot single.

  16. Miley Cyrus or Ariana Grande?

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    They may have just released this beautiful cover duet for "Don't Dream It's Over," but Miley still has Ariana beat by ONE No. 1 hit on The Hot 100.

  17. P!nk or Demi Lovato?

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    They're both B.A. Divas, but Demi still has some catching up to do, with P!nk securing TWO No. 1's compared to Demi's zero!

  18. Gwen Stefani or Bruno Mars?

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    Despite both achieving enormous success and multiple hits, they've each only hit No. 1 on The Hot 100 ONE time!

  19. Shakira or Jennifer Lopez?

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    While Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie," in the end, J. Lo's the ultimate dancing diva with THREE No. 1 hits, and Shakira having yet to reach that top spot.

  20. Kanye West or Eminem?

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    While Kanye constantly reminds the world of his genius status, Eminem has double the amount of No. 1's with FOUR hit singles compared to Kanye's two.

  21. Jay-Z or Pitbull?

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    May come as a surprise, but Jay-Z has never hit No. 1 on The Hot 100 and Pitbull has had ONE top single.

  22. Ludacris or Lil Wayne?

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    When it comes down to it, Luda's been in the game way longer than Lil Wayne, so it's no surprise he's hit that top spot with TWO No. 1 singles, while Wayne only has one.

  23. Jason Derulo or Jordin Sparks?

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    Jordin may be an American Idol, but she still hasn't reached No. 1 on The Hot 100. Meanwhile, Jason should probably thank her for some inspiration, and possibly for his ONE No. 1 hit.

  24. Nelly or Nelly Furtado?

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    Nelly Furtado may have made quite the comeback with "Loose" after an unsuccessful second album, her one No. 1 doesn't compete with Nelly's THREE top hits.

  25. Prince or Snoop Dogg?

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    They both changed their names, but the one and only D-O-double G has ONE No. 1 on The Hot 100, while, surprisingly, Prince has never reached the top after decades in the industry.

  26. Lady Gaga or Queen?

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    Gaga not only got her name from being compared to Queen's lead singer Freddie Mercury and their song "Radio Ga Ga", but she also has the same amount of No. 1's on The Hot 100, both having THREE singles hit the top spot.

  27. One Direction or Maroon 5?

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    Sorry, One Directioners, but these boys have never hit No. 1 on The Hot 100, while Maroon 5 has had THREE top-charting singles.

  28. And last but not least, Queen Bey or Queen Rih?

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    Is it really a surprise? Beyoncé and Rihanna have both earned their crowns, with FIVE top hits on The Hot 100!

Note: Again, all answers are based on the amount of No. 1's each artist has had on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

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