In 2002, the British singles chart was 50 years old. They published this list of the top 100 selling singles. You can sort by Position, Artist or Year, by clicking on the relevant column title.

No
Single
Year   Sales
1
Elton John
Candle In The Wind '97
1997 4,864,611
2
Band Aid
Do They Know It's Chritmas
1984 3,550,000
3
Queen
Bohemian Rhapsody
1975 2,130,000
4
Wings
Mull Of Kintyre / Girls' School
1977 2,050,000
5
Boney M
River Of Babylon / Brown Girl In The Ring
1978 1,985,000
6
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
You're The One That I Want
1978 1,975,000
7
Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Relax
1983 1,910,000
8
Beatles
She Loves You
1963 1,890,000
9
Robson & Jerome
Unchained Melody
1995 1,843,701
10
Boney M
Mary's Boy Child /Oh My Lord
1978 1,790,000
11
Wet Wet Wet
Love Is All Around
1994 1,783,827
12
Will Young
Evergreen / Anything Is Possible
2002 1,779,938
13
Stevie Wonder
I Just Called To Say I Love You
1984 1,775,000
14
Beatles
I Want To Hold Your Hand
1963 1,750,000
15
Aqua
Barbie Girl
1997 1,722,418
16
Cher
Believe
1998 1,672,108
17
Various Artists
Perfect Day
1997 1,548,538
18
Bryan Adams
Everything I Do, I Do It For You
1991 1,527,824
19
Ken Dood
Tears
1965 1,521,000
20
Beatles
Can't Buy Me Love
1964 1,520,000
21
John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
Summer Nights
1978 1,515,000
22
Frankie Goes To Hollywood
Two Tribes
1984 1,510,000
23
John Lennon
Imagine
1975 1,486,581
24
Britnay Spears
Baby One More Time
1999 1,450,154
25
Human League
Don't You want Me
1981 1,430,000
26
Wham!
Last Christmas / Everything She Wants
1984 1,420,000
27
Beatles
I Feel Fine
1964 1,410,000
28
Puff Daddy & Faith Evans ft 112
I'll Be Missing You
1997 1,409,688
29
Culture Club
Karma Chameleon
1983 1,405,000
30
Seekers
The Carnival Is Over
1965 1,400,000
31
Bill Haley & His Comets -
(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock
1955 1,392,000
32
Beatles
Day Tripper
1965 1,385,000
33
Village People
YMCA
1978 1,380,000
34
George Michael
Careless Whisper
1984 1,356,995
35
Engelbert Humperdinck
Release Me
1967 1,365,000
36
Whitney Houston
I Always Love You
1992 1,355,055
37
Jennifer Rush
The Power Of Love
1985 1,321,530
38
Gareth Gate
Unchained Melody
2002 1,318,714
39
Celine Dion
My Heart Will Go On
1998 1,312,551
40
Spice Girlss
Wannabe
1996 1,269,841
41
Fugees
Killing Me Softly
1996 1,268,157
42
All Saints
Never Ever
1997 1,254,604
43
Coolio ft LV
Gangsta's Paradise
1995 1,246,306
44
Paul Anka
Diana
1957 1,240,000
45
Celine Dion
Think Twice
1994 1,234,982
46
Elvis Presley
It's Now Or Never
1960 1,210,000
47
Tom Jones
Green Green Grass Of Home
1966 1,205,000
48
Dexy's Midnight Runners
Come On Eileen
1982 1,201,000
49
Shaggy ft Richard 'Rik Rok' Ducent
It Wasn'T Me
2000 1,180,708
50
Blondie
Heart Of Glass
1979 1,180,000
51
Harry Belafonte
Marry's Boy Child
1957 1,175,000
52
Egelbert Humperdincke
The Last Waltz
1967 1,160,000
53
Art Garfunkel
Bright eyes
1979 1,155,000
54
Steps
Tragedy / Heartbest
1998 1,150,285
55
David Soul
Don't Give Up On Us
1976 1,145,000
56
Gary Glitter
I Love You Love Me Love
1973 1,140,000
56
Soft Cell
Tainted love
1981 1,135,000
58
Acker Bilk
Strange On The Shore
1961 1,130,000
59
Run D.M.C vs Jason Nevins
It's Like That
1998 1,119,905
60
Teletubbies
Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!
1997 1,107,235
61
Babylon Zoo
Spaceman
1996 1,098,880
62
Frank Ifield
I Remember You
1962 1,096,000
63
Robson & Jerome
I Belive / Up On The Roof
1995 1,093,972
64
Whigfield
Saturday Night
1994 1,092,250
65
Hear'Say
Pure And Simple
2001 1,078,434
66
Boyzone
No Matter What
1998 1,074,192
67
Spice Girls
2 Become 1
1996 1,072,073
68
Cliff Richard & The Shadows
The Young Ones
1962 1,052,000
69
Michael Jackson
Earth Song
1995 1,038,821
70
Kylie Minogue
Can't Get You Out Of My Head
2001 1,037,235
71
Eiffel 65
Blue (Da Ba Dee)
1999 1,023,536
72
Bob The Builder
Can We Fix It?
2000 1,008,777
73
Slade
Merry Xmas everybody
1973 1,006,500
74
Brotherhood Of Man
Save Your Kisses For Me
1976 1,006,200
75
Simon Park Orchestra
Eye Level
1972 1,005,500
76
New Order
Blue Monday
1983 1,001,400
77
Little Jimmy Osmond
Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
1972 998,000
78
Pink Floyd
Another Brick In The Wall
1979 995,000
79
Julie Covington
Don't Cry For Me Argentina
1976 993,000
80
Survivor
eye Of The Tiger
1982 990,000
81
New Seekers
I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
1971 990,000
82
Dawn ft Tony Orlando
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
1973 988,000
83
Adam & The Ants
Stand And Deliver
1981 985,000
84
Showaddy Waddy
Under The Moon Of love
1976 985,000
85
Natalie Imbruglia
Turn
1997 982,325
86
Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan
Especially For You
1988 982,000
87
Ian Duray & The Blockhead
Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
1978 979,100
88
Sugar, Sugar
Archies
1969 979,000
89
Tight Fit
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
1982 978,000
90
Cliff Richard & The Shadows
Bachelor Boy / The Next Time
1962 976,000
91
Irene Cara
Fame
1982 975,000
92
Ray Parker JR
Ghostbusters
1984 974,001
93
Billy Joel
Uptown Girl
1983 974,000
94
Black Box
Ride On Time
1989 973,850
95
Tornados
Telstar
1962 967,000
96
Oasis
Wonderwall
1995 966,940
97
Royal Scots Dradon Guards
Amazing Grace
1972 962,000
98
Take That
Back For Good
1995 959,582
99
Rod Stewart
Sailing
1975 955,000
100
Pussycat
Mississippi
1976 947,000