Greatest Songs Which Never Reached Number 1

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The Top Ten

1 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

This list suprized me - BreakFastBeast2005

2 One - Metallica
3 Space Oddity - David Bowie

Too weird. Bowie's following in the U.S. has always been exaggerated. Limited mainly to stoners and those suffering from permanent adolescence.

4 Back in Black - AC/DC
5 Under Pressure - David Bowie & Queen
6 The Winner Takes It All - Abba
7 We Will Rock You - Queen
8 Wonderwall - Oasis
9 Raining Blood - Slayer
10 Last Christmas - Wham!

The Newcomers

? One Last Time - Ariana Grande
? Radio Ga Ga - Queen

The Contenders

11 Rocket Man - Elton John
12 Hallowed Be Thy Name - Iron Maiden
13 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Only because it was never released as a single.

14 Floods - Pantera

Best Guitar Solo And Best Outro Ever - christangrant

15 Can't Remember to Forget You - Shakira
16 In the End - Linkin Park
17 Cowboys from Hell - Pantera
18 Welcome Home - Coheed and Cambria
19 It's My Life - Bon Jovi
20 Lack of Comprehension - Death
21 The Only Exception - Paramore
22 You Belong With Me - Taylor Swift
23 Jar of Hearts - Christina Perri
24 A Day in the Life - The Beatles

Only The Beatles had so many hits that they could have one of THE greatest songs ever written [on a popular album], an absolute guaranteed #1 hit on the singles chart, and simply choose not to release it as a single.

25 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
26 Don't Stop Me Now - Queen
27 When I Look at You - Miley Cyrus
28 Already Over - Red
29 In My Life - The Beatles
30 Thriller - Michael Jackson
31 Skyfall - Adele
32 Fear of the Dark - Iron Maiden
33 Gangnam Style - Psy
34 Cemetary Gates - Pantera
35 Walk - Pantera
36 This Love - Pantera
37 I'm Broken - Pantera
38 5 Minutes Alone - Pantera
39 Love Story - Taylor Swift
40 Fancy - Reba McEntire
41 Revolution Radio - Green Day
42 Still Breathing - Green Day
43 Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John
44 In God's Hands - Nelly Furtado
45 See You Again - Miley Cyrus
46 7 Things - Miley Cyrus
47 Fly on the Wall - Miley Cyrus
48 Hoedown Throwdown - Miley Cyrus
49 Boombox - Laura Marano
50 Ttylxox - Bella Thorne
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Space Oddity - David Bowie
3. The Winner Takes It All - Abba
Iliketrainsguy100
1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. One - Metallica
3. Back in Black - AC/DC
Metal_Treasure
1. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Under Pressure - David Bowie & Queen
3. Raining Blood - Slayer
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