Counting Stars

Counting Stars by OneRepublic was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, October 12, 2013 spending 2 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. The band explained that the song is about "laying in bed awake at night when you're stressed out of your mind, thinking 'How are we gonna make ends meet? How are we gonna pay the bills?' You know, all those things you wanna do with your life - how are we gonna make them work? How's this actually gonna happen or come to pass? So, instead of counting sheep, we're counting stars." The song has been one of the band's most successful singles, reaching number one in many countries including Canada and the United Kingdom, number two in the United States. It has sold over 1 million copies in the United Kingdom. As of July 2020, the music video has received over 3 billion views on YouTube and is the 14th most watched video of all time on the site.

Counting Stars FAQs

Who sang Counting Stars?

Counting Stars was performed by OneRepublic

What year did Counting Stars get to the UK number 1 spot?

Counting Stars first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, October 12, 2013

How long was Counting Stars at number 1 in the UK?

Counting Stars spent 2 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.