July 06, 2005 02:26:44 GMT
Have notched up a total of 1,322 weeks in the chart, compared with the Beatles' 1,293 weeks, Queen has been named the Most Successful Albums Act in Br
Based on the new statistics published in the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles and Albums, it is mentioned that Rock veterans Queen has spent 1,322 weeks on the chart, compared with The Beatles' 1,293 weeks. Thus, Queen has been crowned the Most Popular UK Band Of All Time. Speak about the group achievement, editor David Roberts said in a statement, "Given that Queen's chart career has been much shorter than those of the Beatles and Elvis, this is an incredible achievement and serves to cement their legendary status."
Listed in the UK Top 10 list of Most Popular Band Of All Time in sequence are; The Beatles (1,293), Elvis Presley (1,280), U2 (1,150), Dire Straits (1,136), Simon and Garfunkel (1,114), Madonna (1,032), David Bowie (1,005), Elton John (989), and Michael Jackson (966).