Below is your personalised UK "What was the number one song on my birthday?" tracklist for December 16th since 1998.
Each of these tracks was a number one hit in UK on your birthday,
December 16th each year.
This list is currently showing #1 songs from 1998 to
Click on any song to see the video and more information.
Click 'More #1 Songs' to see the next batch of number one songs on your birthday. On the last page of your list you will find a formatted list of the tracks to share on social media and a personalised Spotify playlist of your birthday numbers ones. You can click on any track to view a video, read more information or get Spotify playlist.
Some tracks may contain explicit lyrics and Spotify will highlight these with a small [E] icon.
Not available on Spotify
These tracks are not currently available on Spotify:
Wishing on a Star - The X Factor Finalists 2011 (#1 on 13th birthday)
Click 'Copy tracklist' below and then paste the list to your favourite social media site to compare sound tracks with friends. Are any of these songs that define your life?
#1 song on birthday — 16th, December
My birthday! (1998) - Believe by Cher 1st birthday (1999) - The Millennium Prayer by Cliff Richard 2nd birthday (2000) - Stan by Eminem 3rd birthday (2001) - Gotta Get Thru This by Daniel Bedingfield 4th birthday (2002) - Lose Yourself by Eminem 5th birthday (2003) - Leave Right Now by Will Young 6th birthday (2004) - Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid 20 7th birthday (2005) - Stickwitu by Pussycat Dolls 8th birthday (2006) - Patience by Take That 9th birthday (2007) - Bleeding Love by Leona Lewis 10th birthday (2008) - Run by Leona Lewis 11th birthday (2009) - The Official BBC Children in Need Medley by Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band 12th birthday (2010) - Heroes by The X Factor Finalists 2010 13th birthday (2011) - Wishing on a Star by The X Factor Finalists 2011 14th birthday (2012) - The Power of Love by Gabrielle Aplin 15th birthday (2013) - Somewhere Only We Know by Lily Allen 16th birthday (2014) - Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran 17th birthday (2015) - Love Yourself by Justin Bieber 18th birthday (2016) - Rockabye by Clean Bandit 19th birthday (2017) - Perfect by Ed Sheeran 20th birthday (2018) - Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande 21st birthday (2019) - Dance Monkey by Tones and I 22nd birthday (2020) - Positions by Ariana Grande 23rd birthday (2021) - Merry Christmas by Ed Sheeran and Elton John 24th birthday (2022) - All I Want for Christmas Is You by Mariah Carey