Top 20 most popular songs of the 80’s


Do you remember the 1980s?  Queen, Lionel Richie and Micheal Jackson were very popular.  Grease’s Olivia Newton John gained popularity and classics- remembered for years to come – were recorded.

According to the Billboard Hot 100, these were the top 20 songs of the 1980s:

  1. “Physical”– Olivia Newton-John
    Olivia Newton-John. (Image:

    Olivia Newton-John.

  2. “Bette Davis Eyes”– Kim Carnes
  3. “Endless Love”– Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
  4. “Eye Of The Tiger” – Survivor
    Eye of the Tiger - the album. (Source:

    Eye of the Tiger – the album. (Source:

  5. “Every Breath You Take”– The Police
  6. “Flashdance…What A Feeling”– Irene Cara
  7. “Another One Bites The Dust”– Queen
    Queen's "Another one bites the dust" was a favourite. (Image:

    Queen’s “Another one bites the dust” was a favourite. (Image:

  8. “Say Say Say”– Paul McCartney and Micheal Jackson
  9. “Call Me”– Blondie
  10. “Lady”– Kenny Rogers
  11. “Centerfold”– The J. Geils Band
  12. “(Just Like) Starting Over”– John Lennon
  13. “I Love Rock ‘N Roll”– Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
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    Joan Jett in action. (Image:

  14. “Ebony And Ivory”– Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
  15. “That’s What Friends Are For” – Dionna & Friends
  16. “Upside Down” – Diana Ross
  17. “Abracadabra”– The Steve Miller Band
  18. “Billie Jean”– Micheal Jackson
    Micheal Jackson way back when. (Image:

    Micheal Jackson way back when. (Image:

  19. “Say You, Say Me”– Lionel Richie
  20. “All Night Long (All Night)” – Lionel Richie
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