Chubby Checker (born Ernest Evans; October 3, 1941) is an American singer and dancer. He is widely known for popularizing many dance styles, including the Twist dance style, with his 1960 hit cover of Hank Ballard & The Midnighters' R&B song "The Twist", and the pony dance style with the 1961 cover of the song "Pony Time". His biggest UK hit, "Let's Twist Again", was released one year later (in 1962); that year, he also popularized the song "Limbo Rock", originally a previous-year instrumental hit by the Champs to which he added lyrics, and its trademark Limbo dance, as well as other dance styles such as The Fly. In September 2008, "The Twist" topped Billboard's list of the most popular singles to have appeared in the Hot 100 since its debut in 1960, an honor it maintained for an August 2013 update of the list.

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1960Twist With Chubby CheckerChubby Checker1
1961Chubby Checker / Bobby RydellChubby Checker & Bobby Rydell1
1961It’s Pony TimeChubby Checker2
1961Let’s Twist AgainChubby Checker1
1962Twistin’ Round the WorldChubby Checker1
1962Beach PartyChubby Checker2
1962Down to EarthChubby Checker & Dee Dee Sharp1
1962For ’Teen Twisters OnlyChubby Checker1
1962Limbo PartyChubby Checker21
1962Let's Limbo Some MoreChubby Checker1
1971Chubby CheckerChubby Checker2
1971Checquered!Chubby Checker1
1982The Change Has ComeChubby Checker1
1993Mister TwisterChubby Checker1
1999The TwistChubby Checker1
2000The TwistChubby Checker1
2013Let’s Twist Again, the Very Best of Chubby CheckerChubby Checker1
Limbo RockChubby Checker1
Limbo Rock / Let’s Limbo Some MoreChubby Checker1

Album + Compilation

1962All The Hits (For Your Dancin’ Party)Chubby Checker1
1962Biggest HitsChubby Checker1
1976Grandes ExitosChubby Checker1
1981Little Richard / Chubby Checker (La grande storia del rock)Little Richard / Chubby Checker1
1986Greatest HitsChubby Checker2
1986Still Twistin'Chubby Checker1
1987Chubby’s Dance Party: Chubby Checker Sings 16 Of His Very BestChubby Checker31
198820 Twistin’ HitsChubby Checker1
1988Chubby Checker - Jerry Lee Lewis - Carl Perkins - Little RichardChubby Checker, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Little Richard1
1991Heroes of Rock'n RollChubby Checker1
1992Mr TwisterChubby Checker1
1992Chubby Checker's Greatest HitsChubby Checker1
1992The World of Chubby Checker - Let's Twist AgainChubby Checker1
1993Greatest HitsChubby Checker1
1993Let's Twist Again: 20 Twist & Limbo HitsChubby Checker1
1994LegendsChubby Checker1
1998Let’s Twist AgainChubby Checker3
1998The Best of Chubby CheckerChubby Checker1
1999Forever Gold (compilation)Chubby Checker1
2002Star Series - Rock-n-Roll Planet (No. 21)Chubby Checker1
2003ClassicsChubby Checker1
2005All the Hits: for Your Dancin’ Party, Volume 1Chubby Checker1
2005K-Tel Greatest HitsChubby Checker1
2005The Best of Chubby Checker: Cameo Parkway 1959-1963Chubby Checker1
2012Chequered!Chubby Checker1
2012With a TwistChubby Checker1
2012The Very Best Of Chubby CheckerChubby Checker1
20135 Classic Albums Plus Bonus Singles and Twistin’ TracksChubby Checker1
2016Twist With Chubby Checker + For Twisters Only + 7 Bonus TracksChubby Checker1
2020Twistin’ USA: The Singles A & Bs 1959–1962Chubby Checker1
2020Dancin’ Party: The Chubby Checker Collection: 1960 – 1966Chubby Checker1
20 Greatest HitsChubby Checker1
All the BestChubby Checker1
Best of Chubby CheckerChubby Checker1
Chubby CheckerChubby Checker1
Chubby Checker & Friends Ultimate Dance MixChubby Checker1
Let's Twist AgainChubby Checker1
Let’s Twist AgainChubby Checker1
Original Greatest HitsChubby Checker1


1960The TwistChubby Checker53
1961Pony Time / Oh SusannahChubby Checker1
1961Let’s Twist AgainChubby Checker52
1961The FlyChubby Checker1
1961Jingle Bell RockChubby Checker & Bobby Rydell1
1961Limbo Rock / Popeye (The Hitch-Hiker)Chubby Checker51
1962Dancin' PartyChubby Checker1
1962Popeye / Limbo RockChubby Checker1
1962Slow Twistin’ / La Paloma TwistChubby Checker1
1962Slow Twistin’Chubby Checker1
1963Let's Limbo Some More / Twenty MilesChubby Checker1
1963Twist and Shout / Havin’ a PartyChubby Checker1
1963Twist It UpChubby Checker1
1964Rosie / Lazy Elsie MollyChubby Checker1
1964Troola-Troola-Troola-LaChubby Checker1
1965You Just Don't Know (What You Did to Me) / Two HeartsChubby Checker1
1965Baby, Baby, Balla, Balla!!! / My Little GirlChubby Checker With De Maskers1
1965Everything’s WrongChubby Checker1
1965Let's Do the Freddie / (At the) DiscothequeChubby Checker1
1965Lovely, Lovely (Loverly, Loverly)Chubby Checker1
1966Karate Monkey / Her HeartChubby Checker1
1973Reggae My Way / GypsyChubby Checker1
1976The RubChubby Checker1
1988The TwistFat Boys feat. Chubby Checker3


1963Midnight in MalayaBoy And His Rollin' Kids / Peggy March / Chubby Checker1
1997Doin’ the ZombieChubby Checker1

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