Song artist 134 - The Police

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This page lists the song chart entries of The Police.A list of the hit albums by The Police is also available. The songs are listed with the most widely successful first.

Trio of Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers.

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 The Police Every Breath You Take 1983 UK 1 - May 1983 (11 weeks), US Billboard 1 - Jun 1983 (22 weeks), ARC 1 of 1983 (peak 1 20 weeks), Canada 1 - May 1983 (17 weeks), Eire 1 for 4 weeks - May 1983, Canada RPM 1 for 2 weeks - Jun 1983, Springbok 1 - Jul 1983 (22 weeks), Spain 1 for 1 week - Aug 1983, Top Song of 1983 of the Billboard 50th list, US CashBox 2 of 1983, US Radio 2 of 1983 (peak 1 16 weeks), Sweden (alt) 2 - Jun 1983 (28 weeks), Norway 2 - Jun 1983 (15 weeks), nuTsie 2 of 1980s, Grammy in 1983 (Nominated), MTV Video of the year 1984 (Nominated), KROQ 3 of 1983, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1983), Poland 5 - Jun 1983 (12 weeks), South Africa 5 of 1983, Holland 6 - May 1983 (9 weeks), Switzerland 6 - Jul 1983 (6 weeks), Brazil 7 of 1983, Austria 8 - Aug 1983 (3 weeks), Belgium 8 - Jun 1983 (7 weeks), Germany 8 - Jun 1983 (4 months), France (SNEP) 9 - Sep 1983 (1 month), France 10 - May 1983 (1 week), Australia 10 of 1983, Italy 10 of 1983, Virgin 12, Scrobulate 13 of 80s, US BB 16 of 1983, DMDB 16 (1983), Billboard 50th song 25, Europe 33 of the 1980s (1983), Acclaimed 38 (1983), OzNet 38, Japan (Tokyo) 41 - Nov 1988 (3 weeks), RIAA 44, POP 49 of 1983, Poland 68 of all time, TheQ 76, Rolling Stone 84, 90 in 2FM list, Vinyl Surrender 97 (1983), Belgium 110 of all time, WXPN 216, UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1983), RYM 16 of 1983, BBC Rich Song 8 (songwriter royalties $22.3M), one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 500
2 The Police Every Little Thing She Does is Magic 1981 UK 1 - Oct 1981 (13 weeks), Canada 1 - Sep 1981 (14 weeks), Holland 1 - Sep 1981 (13 weeks), Eire 1 for 1 week - Nov 1981, Canada RPM 1 for 1 week - Oct 1981, US Billboard 3 - Sep 1981 (18 weeks), Belgium 4 - Oct 1981 (10 weeks), France 5 - Nov 1981 (1 week), Norway 5 - Oct 1981 (6 weeks), Record World 8 - 1981, Springbok 12 - Jan 1982 (7 weeks), Italy 21 of 1981, KROQ 22 of 1981, US BB 25 of 1981, US CashBox 35 of 1981, WABC NY 38 of 1982, ARC 42 of 1981 (peak 2 14 weeks), POP 51 of 1981, US Radio 58 of 1981 (peak 3 8 weeks), Scrobulate 59 of new wave, WXPN 407, OzNet 436, Acclaimed 2178 (1981), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Nov 1981), RYM 29 of 1981
3 The Police Don't Stand So Close to Me 1980 UK 1 - Sep 1980 (10 weeks), Canada 1 - Oct 1980 (17 weeks), Eire 1 for 2 weeks - Sep 1980, Spain 1 for 1 week - Dec 1980, Holland 3 - Sep 1980 (11 weeks), Springbok 3 - Nov 1980 (12 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1980), Belgium 5 - Oct 1980 (11 weeks), France 7 - Oct 1980 (1 week), France (SNEP) 9 - Nov 1980 (1 month), Norway 9 - Nov 1980 (3 weeks), US Billboard 10 - Feb 1981 (18 weeks), Record World 12 - 1981, Sweden (alt) 14 - Oct 1980 (6 weeks), Italy 20 of 1980, Poland 29 - Jan 1987 (5 weeks), POP 30 of 1981, US BB 31 of 1981, KROQ 36 of 1980, US CashBox 59 of 1981, US Radio 68 of 1981 (peak 10 7 weeks), WABC NY 73 of 1981, UKMIX 641, WXPN 862, RYM 92 of 1980
4 The Police De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da 1981 Canada 1 - Nov 1980 (14 weeks), Switzerland 4 - Feb 1981 (9 weeks), Springbok 4 - Feb 1981 (10 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1981), UK 5 - Dec 1980 (8 weeks), Belgium 7 - Jan 1981 (5 weeks), Austria 8 - Mar 1981 (2 weeks), KROQ 8 of 1980, France 9 - Dec 1980 (1 week), US Billboard 10 - Oct 1980 (20 weeks), Holland 11 - Dec 1980 (7 weeks), France (SNEP) 13 - Feb 1981 (1 month), Germany 16 - Jan 1981 (3 months), Record World 18 - 1981, South Africa 19 of 1981, POP 20 of 1981, D.Marsh 26 of 1980, US BB 28 of 1981, WABC NY 64 of 1981, Scrobulate 72 of favourite, US Radio 74 of 1981 (peak 10 7 weeks), US CashBox 96 of 1981, RYM 191 of 1980
5 The Police Roxanne 1979 Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008 (1978), France (SNEP) 5 - Aug 1980 (2 months), France 8 - May 1978 (2 weeks), RIANZ 8 - Jun 1979 (16 weeks), UK 12 - Apr 1979 (9 weeks), D.Marsh 13 of 1979, Holland 21 - Jun 1979 (6 weeks), nuTsie 26 of 1970s, Europe 31 of the 1970s (1978), US Billboard 32 - Feb 1979 (13 weeks), US BB 32 of 1979, Virgin 38, Record World 39 - 1979, POP 49 of 1979, Scrobulate 73 of new wave, Belgium 76 of all time, Japan (Tokyo) 84 - May 1995 (4 weeks), Poland 88 of all time, TheQ 91, Acclaimed 226 (1978), WXPN 290, Rolling Stone 388, RYM 48 of 1978, one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 500
6 The Police Message in a Bottle 1979 UK 1 - Sep 1979 (11 weeks), Canada 1 - Nov 1979 (13 weeks), Eire 1 for 1 week - Oct 1979, Holland 2 - Oct 1979 (10 weeks), France (SNEP) 2 - Jan 1980 (3 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1979), France 5 - Nov 1979 (1 week), Springbok 5 - Apr 1980 (14 weeks), Belgium 6 - Oct 1979 (9 weeks), Sweden (alt) 20 - Nov 1979 (2 weeks), RIANZ 21 - Dec 1979 (2 weeks), Virgin 24, Scrobulate 58 of 80s, Europe 70 of the 1970s (1979), US Billboard 74 - Nov 1979 (6 weeks), Italy 80 of 1980, nuTsie 99 of 1970s, Belgium 143 of all time, France (InfoDisc) 190 of the 1970s (peak 3, 24 weeks, 687k sales estimated, 1979), WXPN 546, Acclaimed 733 (1979), OzNet 737, RYM 41 of 1979
7 The Police King of Pain 1983 Canada RPM 1 for 1 week - Oct 1983, Canada 2 - Aug 1983 (15 weeks), US Billboard 3 - Aug 1983 (16 weeks), France 10 - Feb 1984 (1 week), UK 17 - Jan 1984 (5 weeks), KROQ 17 of 1983, Belgium 19 - Nov 1983 (2 weeks), US CashBox 45 of 1983, US Radio 47 of 1983 (peak 3 9 weeks), ARC 49 of 1983 (peak 2 13 weeks), Scrobulate 76 of good, TheQ 310, OzNet 708, RYM 102 of 1984
8 The Police Wrapped Around Your Finger 1983 Poland 1 - Aug 1983 (8 weeks), Eire 1 for 3 weeks - Jul 1983, Spain 1 for 1 week - Oct 1983, France 6 - Sep 1983 (2 weeks), UK 7 - Jul 1983 (9 weeks), US Billboard 8 - Jan 1984 (16 weeks), Canada 8 - Jan 1984 (9 weeks), Norway 9 - Sep 1983 (1 week), Belgium 13 - Aug 1983 (5 weeks), Holland 17 - Aug 1983 (5 weeks), Scrobulate 29 of soft rock, US Radio 81 of 1984 (peak 8 7 weeks), US CashBox 84 of 1984, OzNet 358, RYM 69 of 1983
9 The Police Walking On the Moon 1979 UK 1 - Dec 1979 (10 weeks), Eire 1 for 1 week - Dec 1979, France (SNEP) 2 - May 1980 (2 months), France 2 - Mar 1980 (2 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1979), Holland 9 - Dec 1979 (9 weeks), Belgium 10 - Jan 1980 (7 weeks), Springbok 10 - May 1980 (8 weeks), Poland 29 - Jan 1998 (11 weeks), Scrobulate 72 of new wave, OzNet 250, France (InfoDisc) 258 of the 1980s (peak 6, 23 weeks, 577k sales estimated, 1979), TheQ 338, Acclaimed 1630 (1979), RYM 90 of 1979
10 The Police Spirits in the Material World 1981 France 4 - Feb 1982 (2 weeks), Canada 5 - Dec 1981 (11 weeks), Holland 6 - Dec 1981 (7 weeks), Belgium 7 - Dec 1981 (7 weeks), US Billboard 11 - Jan 1982 (13 weeks), Record World 11 - 1982, UK 12 - Dec 1981 (8 weeks), KROQ 57 of 1981, US Radio 83 of 1982 (peak 11 5 weeks), US CashBox 96 of 1982, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jan 1982), RYM 67 of 1982
11 The Police Synchronicity II 1983 Canada 15 - Nov 1983 (8 weeks), US Billboard 16 - Nov 1983 (13 weeks), UK 17 - Nov 1983 (4 weeks), KROQ 45 of 1983, US Radio 110 of 1983 (peak 16 5 weeks), RYM 46 of 1983
12 The Police Can't Stand Losing You 1978 UK 2 - Oct 1978 (16 weeks), France 2 - Nov 1978 (1 week), Holland 9 - Aug 1979 (9 weeks), Belgium 12 - Sep 1979 (6 weeks), RIANZ 48 - Nov 1979 (2 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Aug 1979), RYM 51 of 1978
13 The Police So Lonely 1979 UK 6 - Feb 1980 (10 weeks), France 10 - Apr 1979 (1 week), Holland 31 - Apr 1979 (4 weeks), Belgium 250 of all time, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Mar 1980), RYM 82 of 1978
14 The Police Invisible Sun 1981 UK 2 - Sep 1981 (8 weeks), France 4 - Oct 1981 (2 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1981), RYM 39 of 1981
15 The Police Don't Stand So Close to Me '86 1986 Holland 20 - Oct 1986 (5 weeks), UK 24 - Oct 1986 (4 weeks), US Billboard 46 - Oct 1986 (9 weeks)
16 The Police Hungry For You (J'aurais Toujours Faim De Toi) 1982 KROQ 12 of 1982
17 The Police Can't Stand Losing You (Live) 1995 UK 27 - May 1995 (2 weeks)
18 The Police The Bed's Too Big Without You 1980 France 5 - Mar 1980 (3 weeks), RYM 170 of 1980
19 The Police Too Much Information 1982 KROQ 42 of 1982
20 The Police Secret Journey 1982 US Billboard 46 - Apr 1982 (8 weeks)
21 The Police One World (Not Three) 1982 KROQ 58 of 1982
22 The Police Bring on the Night 1979 France 6 - Dec 1979 (1 week), RYM 189 of 1979
23 The Police Truth Hits Everybody 1980 Scrobulate 93 of live, RYM 170 of 1980
24 The Police Tea in the Sahara 1983 Poland 7 - Oct 1983 (8 weeks), RYM 102 of 1984
25 The Police One World 1981 KROQ 104 of 1981
26 The Police Murder By Numbers 1983 Poland 29 - Mar 1984 (4 weeks), RYM 16 of 1983
27 The Police Six Pack 1980 UK 17 - Jun 1980 (4 weeks)
28 The Police Canary In A Coalmine 1980 KROQ 61 of 1980
29 The Police Driven to Tears 1980 KROQ 83 of 1980
30 The Police Fall Out 1979 UK 47 - Nov 1979 (4 weeks)
31 The Police Once Upon a Daydream 1983 RYM 46 of 1983
32 The Police Someone to Talk To 1983 RYM 69 of 1983
33 The Police Flexible Strategies 1981 RYM 29 of 1981
34 The Police Shambelle 1981 RYM 39 of 1981
35 The Police Next to You unknown Scrobulate 95 of best mouth in rock
36 The Police Landlord 1979 RYM 41 of 1979
37 The Police Visions of the Night 1979 RYM 90 of 1979
38 The Police Peanuts 1978 RYM 48 of 1978
39 The Police Dead End Job 1978 RYM 51 of 1978
40 The Police No Time This Time 1978 RYM 82 of 1978
41 The Police Friends 1980 RYM 92 of 1980
42 The Police A Sermon 1980 RYM 191 of 1980

In addition to the above listed songs The Police also contributed to the following entries:

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 Sting & The Police Roxanne '97 1997 Japan (Tokyo) 11 - Dec 1997 (11 weeks), UK 17 - Dec 1997 (6 weeks), Poland 17 - Nov 1997 (6 weeks), Holland 38 - Nov 1997 (3 weeks), POP 41 of 1998, US Billboard 59 - Dec 1997 (13 weeks)
2 Different Gear & The Police When the World is Running Down 2000 UK 28 - Aug 2000 (3 weeks)

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