Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” has been voted the UK’s favorite Number 1 single of all-time.
The Official Charts Company and ITV conducted a nationwide poll in honor of 60 years of the Official Singles Chart.
Queen’s 1975 classic was revealed as #1 during a 60-song countdown Sunday evening.
Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” was at Number 2, while Adele’s “Someone Like You” (Number 3), Oasis’ “Don’t Look Back In Anger” (Number 4) and The Beatles’ “Hey Jude” (Number 5) completed the Top 5.
Taken from Queen’s fourth album, “A Night At The Opera,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” originally reached #1 on November 2, 1975, when it began a 9-week run at the top, and then again on December 15, 1991 (for 5 weeks) following the passing of lead singer Freddie Mercury.
“Bohemian Rhapsody” is the only single to become an Official Christmas Number 1 on two separate occasions and claim the top spot in four different calendar years (1975, 1976, 1991 and 1992).
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