Browsed by
Category: DMR Charts

Chart: DMR Top 200 Hits of the Decade – 1980s

Chart: DMR Top 200 Hits of the Decade – 1980s

dmr-top200decade1 dmr-top200decade2

Compiled from Year-End Charts

PDF of Chart
CSV of Chart

POSITION ARTIST TITLE LABEL
1 MICHAEL JACKSON BILLIE JEAN / BEAT IT EPIC
2 PRETTY POISON WHEN I LOOK INTO YOUR EYES VIRGIN
3 POINTER SISTERS JUMP / AUTOMATIC / I NEED YOU PLANET/RCA
4 RICK JAMES GIVE IT TO ME / SUPERFREAK MOTOWN
5 WILL TO POWER SAY IT’S GONNA RAIN EPIC
6 DIANA ROSS I’M COMING OUT / UPSIDE DOWN MOTOWN
7 PRINCE POP LIFE WARNER BROS
8 NU SHOOZ I CAN’T WAIT ATLANTIC
9 CHAZ JENKEL GLAD TO KNOW YOU A&M
10 TEN CITY TAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS ATLANTIC
11 CHANGE SEARCHIN’ / LOVER’S HOLIDAY RFC
12 TALKING HEADS BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE WARNER BROS
13 SHANNON GIVE ME TONIGHT EMERGENCY
14 HUMAN LEAGUE DON’T YOU WANT ME A&M
15 S.O.S. BAND TAKE YOUR TIME TABU
16 COMPANY B FASCINATED ATLANTIC
17 GWEN GUTHRIE AIN’T NOTHIN’ GOIN’ ON BUT THE RENT POLYDOR
18 FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS SHE DRIVES ME CRAZY IRS
19 DAVID BOWIE LET’S DANCE EMI
20 EVELYN KING I’M IN LOVE RCA
21 LIPPS INC. FUNKYTOWN CASABLANCA
22 INFORMATION SOCIETY WHAT’S ON YOUR MIND TOMMY BOY
23 JANET JACSON WHEN I THINK OF YOU A&M
24 SIEDAH GARRETT K.I.S.S.I.N.G. QWEST
25 PRINCE WHEN DOVES CRY WARNER BROS
26 SKYY CALL ME SALSOUL
27 SYBIL MY LOVE IS GUARANTEED NEXT PLATEAU
28 SOUL SONIC FORCE PLANET ROCK TOMMY BOY
29 QUEEN ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST ELEKTRA
30 SHANNON DO YOU WANNA GET AWAT MRIAGE
31 LISA LISA I WONDER IF I TAKE YOU HOME COLUMBIA
32 JODY WATLEY LOOKING FOR A NEW LOVE MCA
33 MEN WITHOUT HATS SAFETY DANCE BACKSTREET
34 NEHEH VHERRY BUFFALO STANCE VIRGIN
35 ERASURE CHAINS OF LOVE SIRE
36 D TRAIN YOU’RE THE ONE FOR ME PRELUDE
37 HEAVEN 17 LET ME GO ARISTA
38 QUINCY JONES AI NO CORRIDA A&M
39 SHEILA E THE GLAMOROUS LIFE WARNER BROS
40 CHANGE PARADISE RFC
41 MILLI VANILLI GIRL YOU KNOW IT’S TRUE ARISTA
42 DENIECE WILLIAMS LET’S HEAR IT FOR THE BOY COLUMBIA
43 STACEY Q TWO OF HEARTS ATLANTIC
44 BANANARAMA VENUS LONDON
45 WHISPERS AND THE BEAT GOES ON SOLAR
46 TRAMAINE FALL DOWN A&M
47 BLONDIE RAPTURE CHRYSALIS
48 JOHNNY KEMP JUST GOT PAID COLUMBIA
49 MADONNA HOLIDAY SIRE
50 COLONEL ABRAMS TRAPPED MCA
51 TAYLOR DAYNE TELL IT TO MY HEART ARISTA
52 BILLY OCEAN CARRIBEAN QUEEN JIVE
53 BROTHERS JOHNSON STOMP A&M
54 DEAD OR ALIVE YOU SPIN ME ROUND EPIC
55 GREG KIHN JEOPARDY ELEKTRA
56 TIMEX SOCIAL CLUB RUMOURS JAY
57 IRENE CARA FAME RSO
58 KURTIS BLOW THE BREAKS MERCURY
59 WILL TO POWER FADING AWAY EPIC
60 TAANA GARNER HEARTBEAT WEST END
61 SWEET SENSATION NEVER LET U GO ATCO
62 YAZ SITUATION SIRE
63 D TRAIN KEEP ON PRELUDE
64 DENISE LOPEZ SAYING SORRY DON’T MAKE IT RIGHT VENDETTA
65 NOEL SILENT MORNING 4TH AND BWAY
66 MADONNA BORDERLINE SIRE
67 KON KAN I BEG YOUR PARDON ATLANTIC
68 EG DAILY SAY IT SAY IT A&M
69 GRACE JONES PULL UP TO THE BUMPER ISLAND
70 LAID BACK WHITE HORSE SIRE
71 ROB BASE AND DJ EZ ROCK IT TAKES TWO PROFILE
72 DAZZ BAND LET IT WHIP MOTOWN
73 SOUL II SOUL BACK TO LIFE VIRGIN
74 BARBARA ROY GOTTA SEE YOU TONIGHT RCA
75 HERBIE HANCOCK ROCKIT COLUMBIA
76 INVISIBLE MAN’S BAND ALL NIGHT THING MANGO
77 MARY JANE GIRLS IN MY HOUSE GORDY
78 LISA LISA HEAD TO TOE COLUMBIA
79 CYRE LAST CHANCE FRESH
80 DE LA SOUL ME MYSELF AND I TOMMY BOY
81 NEW ORDER BLUE MONDAY FACTORY
82 DONNA SUMMER LOVE IS IN CONTROL GEFFEN
83 GERALDINE HUNT CAN’T FAKE THE FEELING PRISM
84 STRIKERS BODY MUSIC PRELUDE
85 RENE AND ANGELA SAVE YOUR LOVE MERCURY
86 JOHN ROCCA I WANT IT TO BE REAL STREETWISE
87 ANTHONY AND THE CAMP WHAT I LIKE WARNER BROS
88 WHISPERS IT’S A LOVE THING SOLAR
89 BLONDIE CALL ME POLYDOR
90 NIA PEEPLES TROUBLE MERCURY
91 NEW ORDER TRUE FAITH QWEST
92 CLAUDJA BARRY DOWN AND COUNTING EPIC
93 GEORGE BENSON GIVE ME THE NIGHT WARNER BROS
94 JUNIOR MAMA USED TO SAY MERCURY
95 MIQUEL BROWN SO MANY MEN SO LITTLE TIME TSR
96 DYNASTY I’VE JUST BEGUN TO LOVE YOU SOLAR
97 EURYTHMICS SWEET DREAMS RCA
98 GINO SOCCIO IT’S ALRIGHT / REMEMBER RFC
99 FIREFLY LOVE IS GONNA BE ON YOUR SIDE EMERGENCY
100 SA-FIRE BOY I’VE BEEN TOLD CUTTING
101 DIANA ROSS SWEPT AWAY RCA
102 STARPOINT OBJECT OF MY DSESIRE ELEKTRA
103 PAULA ABDUL STRAIGHT UP VIRGIN
104 PET SHOP BOYS IT’S A SIN EMI
105 EVELYN KING HOLD ON TO WHAT YOU’VE GOT EMI
106 JERMAINE JACKSON LET’S GET SERIOUS MOTOWN
107 PETER BROWN THEY ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT COLUMBIA
108 MADONNA INTO THE GROOVE SIRE
109 HOWARD JONES THINGS CAN ONLY GET BETTER ELEKTRA
110 DAN HARTMAN I CAN DREAN ABOUT YOU MCA
111 DAVID JOSEPH YOU CAN’T HIDE YOUR LOVE MANGO
112 JODY WATLEY REAL LOVE MCA
113 INNER CITY GOOD LIFE VIRGIN
114 SHARON REDD BEAT THE STREET PRELUDE
115 BILLY OCEAN NIGHTS (FEEL LIKE GETTING DOWN) EPIC
116 SOS BAND THE FINEST TABU
117 PEBBLES MERCEDES BOY MCA
118 NOEL LIKE A CHILD 4TH AND BWAY
119 SHARON BROWN I SPECIALIZE IN LOVE PROFILE
120 PAULA ABDUL COLD HEARTED VIRGIN
121 REGINA BABY LOVE ATLANTIC
122 VAUGHN MASON BOUNCE ROCK SKATE ROLL BRUNSWICK
123 ARETHA FRANKLIN JUMP TO IT ARISTA
124 HANSON AND DAVIS HUNGRY FOR YOUR LOVE FRESH
125 DEE DEE SHARP BREAKING AND ENTERING PHILLY INTL
126 ANGELA BOFILL TOO TOUGH ARISTA
127 JELLYBEAN FEAT. STEVEN DANTE THE REAL THING CHRYSALIS
128 STEPHANIE MILLS SWEET SENSATION 20TH CENTURY
129 CHAKA KHAN I FEEL FOR YOU WARNER BROS
130 DEBBIE HARRY IN LOVE WITH LOVE GEFFEN
131 READY FOR THE WORLD OH SHEILA MCA
132 VANESSA WILLIAMS THE RIGHT STUFF WING
133 CHEYNE CALL ME MR. TELEPHONE MCA
134 KANO I’M READY EMERGENCY
135 ELTON JOHN I DON’T WANNA GO ON MCA
136 HUMAN LEAGUE FASCINATION A&M
137 STEPHANIE MILLS MEDICINE SONG CASABLANCA
138 DAN HARTMAN RELIGHT MY FIRE BLUE SKY/ CBS
139 PATRICE RUSHEN FORGET ME NOTS ELEKTRA
140 PRINCE SIGN O’ THE TIMES WARNER BROS
141 KOOL AND THE GANG CELEBRATION DELITE
142 FLAME ON THE STRENGTH EPIC
143 EVITA FESTIVAL LP RSO
144 SOS BAND NO LIES TABU
145 TINA TURNER WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT CAPITOL
146 PAULA ABDUL FOREVER YOUR GIRL VIRGIN
147 LOLEATTA HOLLOWAY LOVE SENSATION SALSOUL
148 POINTER SISTERS DARE ME RCA
149 NEW ORDER FINE TIME QWEST
150 LIVING IN A BOX LIVING IN A BOX CHRYSALIS
151 SHARON REDD CAN YOU HANDLE IT PRELUDE
152 JOYCE SIMS ALL AND ALL SLEEPING BAG
153 NATALIE COLE PINK CADILLAC EMI
154 INDEEP LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE SONY
155 YOUNG AND CO. I LIKE WHAT YOU’RE DOING TO ME BRUNSWICK
156 NADARA MICHAEL WALDEN I SHOULDA LOVED YOU ATLANTIC
157 SOUL II SOUL KEEP ON MOVIN’ VIRGIN
158 THOMPSON TWINS IN THE NAME OF LOVE ARISTA
159 IRENE CARA FLASHDANCE CASABLANCA
160 FREEEZ I.O.U. STREETWISE
161 EVELYN KING LOVE COME DOWN RCA
162 SPINNERS WORKING MY WAY BACK TO YOU ATLANTIC
163 LAURA BRANIGAN SELF CONTROL ATLANTIC
164 DEPECHE MODE BEHIND THE WHEEL SIRE
165 DHAR BRAXTON JUMP BACK SLEEPING BAG
166 CHAKA KHAN THIS IS MY NIGHT WARNER BROS
167 CYNDI LAUPER GIRLS JSUT WANT TO HAVE FUN EPIC
168 EXPOSE WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW ARISTA
169 BB&Q BAND ON THE BEAT CAPITOL
170 RAZE BREAK 4 LOVE COLUMBIA
171 PAMALA STANLEY COMING OUT OF HIDING TSR
172 MADONNA LIKE A PRAYER SIRE
173 FANTASY YOU’RE TOO LATE PAVILLION
174 BOBBY THURSTON YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES PRELUDE
175 TANTRA HILLS OF KATMANDU IMPORT
176 TAYLOR DAYNE PROVE YOUR LOVE ARISTA
177 STACY LATTISAW DYNAMITE / JUMP ATLANTIC
178 FIVE STAR CAN’T WAIT ANOTHER MINUTE RCA
179 LEON HAYWOOD DON’T PUSH IT 20TH CENTURY
180 TRANCE DANCE DO THE DANCE EPIC
181 DENROY MORGAN I’D DO ANYTHING BECKET
182 PATRICK COWLEY + SYLVESTER DO YOU WANNA FUNK MEGATONE
183 ARETHA FRANKLIN FREEWAY OF LOVE ARISTA
184 TEENA MARIE I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ / BEHIND THE GROOVE GORDY
185 TALK TALK IT’S MY LIFE EMI
186 FALCO ROCK ME AMADEUS A&M
187 ROBERTA FLACK + DONNY HATHAWAY BACK TOGETHER AGAIN ATLANTIC
188 DONNA SUMMER SHE WORKS HARD FOR THE MONEY MERCURY
189 DEVO WHIP IT WARNER BROS
190 NANCY MARTINEZ FOR TONIGHT ATLANTIC
191 WAS NOT WAS TELL ME I’M NOT DREAMING ISLAND / ZE
192 WHITNEY HOUSTON I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY ARISTA
193 PET SHOP BOYS WEST END GIRLS EMI
194 CHERYL LYNN SHAKE IT UP TONIGHT COLUMBIA
195 PAUL HARDCASTLE 19 NINETEEN CHRYSALIS
196 EARONS LAND OF HUNGER ISLAND
197 BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN DANCING IN THE DARK COLUMBIA
198 SHALAMAR RIGHT IN THE SOCKET SOLAR
199 TRUSSEL LOVE INJECTION ELEKTRA
200 PETER GABRIEL SLEDGEHAMMER WARNER BROS
Chart: DMR 1987 Year End Top 100

Chart: DMR 1987 Year End Top 100

1987_yearend_top100_chart

PDF of chart is here: 1987_yearend_top100_chart

 

 

POSITION ARTIST TITLE LABEL
1 PRETTY POISON CATCH ME I’M FALLING VIRGIN
2 COMPANY B FASCINATED ATLANTIC
3 SYBIL MY LOVE IS GUARANTEED NEXT PLATEAU
4 JODY WATLEY LOOKING FOR A NEW LOVE MCA
5 TAYLOR DAYNE TELL IT TO MY HEART ARISTA
6 NOEL SILENT MORNING 4TH AND BWAY
7 LISA LISA HEAD TO TOE COLUMBIA
8 CYRE LAST CHANCE FRESH
9 NEW ORDER TRUE FAITH QWEST
10 PET SHOP BOYS IT’S A SIN EMI
11 DEBBIE HARRY IN LOVE WITH LOVE GEFFEN
12 SOS BAND NO LIES TABU
13 JELLYBEAN FEAT. STEVEN DANTE THE REAL THING CHRYSALIS
14 LIVING IN A BOX LIVING IN A BOX CHRYSALIS
15 NICK KAMEN EACH TIME YOU BREAK MY HEART SIRE
16 GEORGIO SEX APPEAL MOTOWN
17 TRANCE DANCE DO THE DANCE EPIC
18 GEORGIO TINA CHERRY MOTOWN
19 BREAKFAST CLUB RIGHT ON TRACK MCA
20 SINITTA FEELS LIKE THE FIRST TIME OMNI
21 WHITNEY HOUSTON I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY ARISTA
22 HUBERT KAH MILITARY DRUMS CURB
23 COLONEL ABRAMS HOW SOON WE FORGET MCA
23 PEPSI AND SHIRLEY HEARTACHE POLYDOR
24 GEORGIO LOVER’S LANE MOTOWN
25 JANET JACKSON PLEASURE PRINCIPLE A&M
26 JODY WATLEY DON’T YOU WANT ME MCA
27 TKA SCARS OF LOVE TOMMY BOY
28 CLUB NOVEAU LEAN ON ME TOMMY BOY
29 NANCY MARTINEZ MOVE OUT ATLANTIC
30 PRINCE SIGN O’ THE TIMES PAISLEY PARK
31 MADONNA CAUSING A COMMOTION SIRE
32 BANANARAMA I HEARD A RUMOUR LONDON
33 JOYCE SIMS LIFETIME LOVE SLEEPING BAG
34 DEPECHE MODE STRANGELOVE SIRE
34 KIM WILDE YOU KEEP ME HANGING ON MCA
35 NONA HENDRYX WHY SHOULD I CRY EMI
36 WILL TO POWER DREAMIN’ EPIC
37 COVER GIRLS SHOW ME FEVER
38 ALEXANDER O’NEAL FAKE TABU
39 PROMISE CIRCLE BE MINE TONIGHT ATLANTIC
40 JELLYBEAN FEAT. ELISA FIORILLO WHO FOUND WHO CHRYSALIS
41 EXPOSE COME GO WITH ME ARISTA
42 JM SILK LET THE MUSIC TAKE CONTROL RCA
43 PSEUDO ECHO FUNKYTOWN RCA
44 HERB ALPERT DIAMONDS A&M
45 KTP CERTAIN THINGS ARE LIKELY MERCURY
46 LISA LISA LOST IN EMOTION COLUMBIA
47 ABC WHEN SMOKEY SINGS MERCURY
47 DEBBIE GIBSON ONLY IN MY DREAMS ATLANTIC
48 EXPOSE LET ME BE THE ONE ARISTA
49 HAZELL DEAN ALWAYS DOESN’T MEAN FOREVER CAPITOL
49 NATALIE COLE JUMP START MANHATTAN
50 MICHAEL JACKSON BAD EPIC
51 DEBBIE GIBSON SHAKE YOUR LOVE ATLANTIC
51 MARRS PUMP UP THE VOLUME 4TH AND BWAY
52 DONNA SUMMER DINNER WITH GERSHWIN GEFFEN
53 DEAD OR ALIVE SOMETHING IN MY HOUSE EPIC
54 MASON POUR IT ON ELEKTRA
55 JOCELYN BROWN EGO MANIAC WARNER BROS
56 MEL AND KIM RESPECTABLE ATLANTIC
57 RICK AND LISA WHEN YOU GONNA RCA
58 JEANNE HARRIS JUST ANOTHER MAN STUDIO
59 GEORGE MICHAEL I WANT YOUR SEX COLUMBIA
60 PAUL PARKER ONE LOOK DICE
61 TEN CITY DEVOTION ATLANTIC
62 HERB ALPERT KEEP YOUR EYE ON ME A&M
63 NOHO TOUCH EPIC
63 TIGER MOON SOMETHING TELLS ME ATLANTIC
64 ERASURE VICTIM OF LOVE SIRE
65 ELEANORE MILLS MR. RIGHT VINYLMANIA
66 COVER GIRLS BECAUSE OF YOU FEVER
67 COMPANY B FULL CIRCLE ATLANTIC
68 GEORGE MICHAEL HARD DAY COLUMBIA
68 MADONNA WHO’S THAT GIRL SIRE
69 ARETHA FRANKLIN ROCK-A-LOTT ARISTA
69 SA-FIRE LET ME BE THE ONE CUTTING
70 CABARET VOLTAIRE DON’T ARGUE PARLOPHONE
71 FULL HOUSE COMMUNICATE EPIC
72 CAMEO BACK AND FORTH ATLANTA ARTISTS
72 MONET MY HEART GETS ALL THE BREAKS LIGOSA
73 EG DAILY MIND OVER MATTER A&M
73 STOCK AITKEN WATERMAN ROADBLOCK A&M
74 CAMEO CANDY ATLANTA ARTISTS
74 GIGGLES LOVE LETTER CUTTING
75 ERASURE SOMETIMES SIRE
75 JETS CROSS MY BROKEN HEART MCA
75 VOICE IN FASHION ONLY IN THE NIGHT ATLANTIC
76 TOUCH WITHOUT YOU SUPERTRONICS
77 FLEETWOOD MAC BIG LOVE WARNER BROS
77 JUDY TORRES NO REASON TO CRY PROFILE
78 KRAFTWERK THE TELEPHONE CALL WARNER BROS
79 DEJA YOU AND ME TONIGHT VIRGIN
79 EARTH WIND & FIRE SYSTEM OF SURVIVAL COLUMBIA
80 SWEET SENSATION VICTIM OF LOVE NEXT PLATEAU
81 BELOUIS SOME ANIMAL MAGIC CAPITOL
82 SADIE NINE LET’S WORK IT OUT OMNI
83 DOROTHY GALDEZ ONE LOVE A&M
83 GLORIA ESTEFAN & MSM RHYTHM IS GONNA GET YOU EPIC
84 STACY LATTISAW JUMP INTO MY LIFE MOTOWN
84 TINA B JANUARY FEBRUARY CRIMINAL
85 BARBARA ROY GONNA PUT UP A FIGHT RCA
85 BREAKFAST CLUB NEVER BE THE SAME MCA
85 LOLA WAX THE VAN JUMP STREET
86 JACK E MAKOSSA THE OPERA HOUSE MINIMAL
87 JODY WATLEY STILL A THRILL MCA
87 MADONNA OPEN YOUR HEART SIRE
88 RAINY DAVIS LOWDOWN SO AND SO COLUMBIA
89 LIZ TORRES CAN’T GET ENOUGH STATE STREET
90 A. FRANKLIN & G. MICHAEL I KNOW YOU WERE WAITING ARISTA
90 MICHAEL DAVIDSON TURN IT UP SIRE
91 STARPOINT HE WANTS MY BODY ELEKTRA
92 ABC THE NIGHT YOU MURDERED LOVE MERCURY
93 STEPHANIE MILLS YOU’RE PUTTING A RUSH ON ME MCA
94 LAURA BRANIGAN SHATTERED GLASS ATLANTIC
95 ONE WAY YOU BETTER QUIT MCA
96 MANTRONIX WHO IS IT SLEEPING BAG
97 PHIL FEARON AIN’T NOTHING BUT A HOUSE PARTY CHRYSALIS
98 ALEXANDER O’NEAL CRITICIZE TABU
99 BLAZE IF YOU SHOULD NEED A FRIEND QUARK
100 MEL AND KIM SHOWING OUT ATLANTIC
Chart: DMR 1986 Year End Top 100

Chart: DMR 1986 Year End Top 100

1986-year-end 1986_yearend_top100s

Note: There are 101 positions due to some ties in the rankings.

 

POSITION ARTIST TITLE LABEL
1 NU SHOOZ POINT OF NO RETURN ATLANTIC
2 GWEN GUTHRIE AIN’T NOTHIN’ GOIN’ ON BUT THE RENT POLYDOR
3 JANET JACKSON NASTY A & M
4 BANANARAMA VENUS LONDON
5 STACEY Q TWO OF HEARTS ON THE SPOT
6 TIMEX SOCIAL CLUB RUMOURS JAY
7 E.G. DAILY SAY IT A&M
8 BARBARA ROY GOTTA SEE YOU TONIGHT RCA
9 ANTHONY AND THE CAMP WHAT I LIKE WARNER BROS
10 CLAUDJA BARRY DOWN AND COUNTING EPIC
11 SOS BAND THE FINEST TABU
12 REGINA BABY LOVE ATLANTIC
13 HANSON & DAVIS HUNGRY FOR YOUR LOVE FRESH
14 PRINCE KISS PAISLEY PARK
15 JOYCE SIMS ALL AND ALL SLEEPING BAG
16 EVELYN KING HIGH HORSE RCA
17 DHAR BRAXTON JUMP BACK (SET ME FREE) SLEEPING BAG
18 FIVE STAR CAN’T WAIT ANOTHER MINUTE RCA
19 BANG ORCHESTRA SAMPLE THAT! GEFFEN
20 CAMEO WORD UP! ATLANTA ARTISTS
21 FALCO ROCK ME AMADEUS A&M
22 VAL YOUNG IF YOU SHOULD EVER BE LONELY MOTOWN
23 PET SHOP BOYS WEST END GIRLS EMI
24 O’CHI BROWN WHENEVER YOU NEED SOMEBODY MAGNET – MERCURY
25 NU SHOOZ I CAN’T WAIT ATLANTIC
26 PETER GABRIEL SLEDGEHAMMER GEFFEN
27 ORAN JUICE JONES THE RAIN COLUMBIA – DEF JAM
28 JANET JACSON WHEN I THINK OF YOU A&M
30 NOCERA SUMMERTIME SLEPPING BAG
31 INFORMATION SOCIETY RUNNING TOMMY BOY
32 TKA ONE WAY LOVE TOMMY BOY
33 CHAKA KHAN LOVE OF A LIFETIME WARNER BROS
34 NANCY MARTINEZ FOR TONIGHT ATLANTIC
35 NICOLE DON’T YOU WANT MY LOVE PORTRAIT
36 STARPOINT RESTLESS ELEKTRA-ASYLUM
37 MADONNA PAPA DON’T PREACH SIRE
38 THE JETS CRUSH ON YOU MCA
39 CHERRELLE ARTIFICIAL HEART TABU CBS
40 MIDNIGHT STAR HEADLINES ELEKTRA
41 THE BLOW MONKEYS DIGGING YOUR SCENE RCA
42 MICHAEL MCDONALD SWEET FREEDOM MCA
43 SKIPWORTH AND TURNER CAN’T GIVE HER UP WARNER BROS
44 PET SHOP BOYS OPPORTUNITIES EMI
45 ART OF NOISE PETER GUNN CHRYSALIS
46 SKYY GIVIN’ IT TO ME CAPITOL
47 ERASURE OH L’AMOUR MUTE – SIRE
48 WHITNEY HOUSTON HOW WILL I KNOW ARISTA
49 B-52’S SUMMER OF LOVE WARNER BROS
50 COLONEL ABRAMS I’M NOT GONNA LET MCA
51 TINA TURNER TYPICAL MALE CAPITOL
51 BLUE MODERNE THROUGH THE NIGHT ROLL SUNNYVIEW
52 THE ROLLING STONES HARLEM SHUFFLE ROLLING STONE
53 CULTURE CLUB MOVE AWAY / SEXUALITY VIRGIN – EPIC
54 STACY LATTISAW NAIL IT TO THE WALL MOTOWN
55 JANET JACKSON WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY A & M
56 PATTI AUSTIN HEAT OF HEAT QWEST
57 RICK JAMES SWEET AND SEXY THING GORDY MOTOWN
58 TAFFY I LOVE MY RADIO EMERGENCY
59 RUN DMC WALK THIS WAY PROFILE
60 CHICO DEBARGE TALK TO ME MOTOWN
62 WILLIE COLON SET FIRE TO ME A&M
63 TRAMAINE IN THE MORNING TIME A&M
64 TRINERE HOW CAN WE BE WRONG JAM PACKED
65 FIVE STAR CAN’T WAIT ANOTHER MINUTE RCA
65 FIVE STAR LOVE TAKEOVER RCA
66 THE FLIRTS NEW TOY EPIC
67 KLYMAXX MAN SIZE LOVE MCA
68 MAZARATI 100 MPH PAISLEY PARK
70 BILLIE NOBODY’S BUSINESS FLEETWOOD
71 THE JETS PRIVATE NUMBER MCA
72 JOHNNY KEMP JUST ANOTHER LOVER COLUMBIA
73 O’CHI BROWN 100% PURE PAIN MAGNET – MERCURY
74 ROY AYERS HOT COLUMBIA
75 PRINCE MOUNTAINS PAISLEY PARK
76 JAMES BROWN LIVING IN AMERICA SCOTTI BROS
77 ALISHA STARGAZING VANGUARD
78 DIANA ROSS CHAIN REACTION RCA
79 CONNIE EXPERIENCE SUNNYVIEW
80 HUMAN LEAGUE HUMAN VIRGIN-A & M
81 JENNIFER HOLLIDAY NO FRILLS LOVE GEFFEN
82 E.G. DAILY LOVE IN THE SHADOWS A&M
83 ROBERT PALMER I DIDN’T MEAN TO TURN YOU ON ISLAND
84 TRINERE I’LL BE ALL YOU EVER NEED JAMPACKED
85 ARETHA FRANKLIN ANOTHER NIGHT ARISTA
86 POINTER SISTERS TWIST MY ARM RCA
87 NICE & WILD DIAMOND GIRL ATLANTIC
88 REBBIE JACKSON REACTION COLUMBIA
89 JOCELYN BROWN LOVE’S GONNA GET YOU JELLYBEAN – WARNER
90 RUN DMC MY ADIDAS PROFILE
91 JERMAINE STEWART JODY / DANCEFLOOR ARISTA – 10
92 EVELYN THOMAS HOW MANY HEARTS PROFILE-SEA BRIGHT
93 ANTHONY AND THE CAMP HOW MANY LOVERS WARNER BROS
94 MIAMI SOUND MACHINE BAD BOY EPIC
95 BELINDA CARLISLE MAD ABOUT YOU IRS
96 JAMES ‘D TRAIN’ WILLIAMS YOU ARE EVERYTHING COLUMBIA
97 SKYY NON-STOP CAPITOL
98 BILLY OCEAN WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH… ZOMBA ARISTA
99 BELLE STARS WORLD DOMINATION STIFF-MCA
100 52nd STREET TELL ME HOW IT FEELS MCA
101 NEW EDITION A LITTLE BIT OF LOVE MCA
Chart: DMR 1985 Year End Top 80 Retail

Chart: DMR 1985 Year End Top 80 Retail

1985_yearend_top80retails-332x497

 

POSITION ARTIST TITLE
1 FALTERMEYER/LABELLE AXEL F / NEW ATTITUDE
2 LISA LISA I WONDER IF I TAKE YOU
3 DEAD OR ALIVE YOU SPIN ME ROUND
4 COLONEL ABRAMS TRAPPED
5 HOWARD JONES THINGS CAN ONLY GET BETTER
6 MARY JANE GIRLS IN MY HOUSE
7 DOUG E. FRESH THE SHOW
8 MADONNA INTO THE GROOVE
9 TEARS FOR FEARS SHOUT
10 SKIPWORTH AND TURNER THINKING ABOUT YOUR LOVE
11 PHIL COLLINS SUSSUDIO
12 ANIMOTION OBSESSION
13 ABC BE NEAR ME
14 LIME UNEXPECTED LOVERS
15 MIAMI SOUND MACHINE CONGA
16 EURYTHMICS WOULD I LIE TO YOU
17 BOOGIE BOYS FLY GIRL
18 TRAMAINE FALL DOWN
19 EXPOSE POINT OF NO RETURN
20 TEARS FOR FEARS EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE
21 SHANNON DO YOU WANNA GET AWAY
22 READY FOR THE WORLD OH SHEILA
23 DEBARGE RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT
24 PADLOCK VARIOUS ARTIST
25 STARPOINT OBJECT OF MY DESIRE
26 PRINCESS SAY I’M YOUR NUMBER ONE
27 PAUL HARDCASTLE 19 NINETEEN
28 FIVE STAR ALL FALL DOWN
29 POINTER SISTERS DARE ME
30 DEAD OR ALIVE LOVER COME BACK
31 BAD BOYS BAD BOYS
32 MURRAY HEAD ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK
33 HANSON & DAVIS TONIGHT
34 LOOSE ENDS HANGING ON A STRING
35 ARETHA FRANKLIN FREEWAY OF LOVE
36 SHEENA EASTON SUGAR WALLS
37 J.M. JILK MUSIC IS THE KEY
38 CHEYNE CALL ME MR. TELEPHONE
39 RENE & ANGELA SAVE YOUR LOVE
40 NATALIE COLE DANGEROUS
41 WHAM EVERYTHING SHE WANTS
42 MADONNA DRESS YOU UP
43 JENNY BURTON BAD HABITS
44 BRENDA K. STARR PICKIN’ UP THE PIECES
45 ROBEY ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK
46 NEW ORDER PERFECT KISS
47 MADONNA MATERIAL GIRL
48 SIMPLE MINDS DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME
49 FREDDIE JACKSON ROCK ME TONIGHT
50 ARETHA FRANKLIN WHO’S ZOOMIN’ WHO
51 NAYOBE PLEASE DON’T GO
52 CHAKA KHAN THIS IS MY NIGHT
53 OAKEY & MORODER GOODBYE BAD TIMES
54 KLYMAXX MEETING IN THE LADIES ROOM
55 USA FOR AFRICA WE ARE THE WORLD
56 FAMILY SCREAMS OF PASSION
57 STEVIE WONDER PART TIME LOVER
58 PAUL HARDCASTLE RAIN FOREST
59 POWER STATION SOME LIKE IT HOT
60 ALISHA TOO TURNED ON
61 STEVE ARRINGTON FEEL SO REAL
62 ROCKMASTER SCOTT REQUEST LINE
63 MORRIS DAY OAK TREE
64 PRINCE POP LIFE
65 RENE & ANGELA I’LL BE GOOD
66 DIANA ROSS EATEN ALIVE
67 CHOCOLETTE IT’S THAT EAST STREET BEAT
68 STRAFE SET IT OFF
69 FLIRTS YOU & ME
70 UTFO ROXANNE ROXANNE
71 SIEDAH GARRETT DO YOU WANT IT RIGHT NOW
72 PHILIP BAILEY & PHIL COLLINS EASY LOVER
73 BEVERLY HILLS VERSION AXEL F. THEME
74 VIKKI LOVE STOP PLAYING ON ME
75 BRONSKI BEAT SMALLTOWN BOY
76 UTFO & ROXANNE SHANTE THE REAL ROXANNE
77 GO WEST WE CLOSE OUR EYES
78 EDDIE MURPHY PARTY ALL THE TIME
79 STEVE ARRINGTON DANCING IN THE KEY OF LIFE
80 JAN HAMMER MAMI VICE THEME
Chart: DMR 1985 HI-NRG Year End Top 80

Chart: DMR 1985 HI-NRG Year End Top 80

1985-year-end-front-cover1a

POSITION ARTIST TITLE WEEKS ON CHART HIGH CHART POSITION LABEL STORE LINKS
 
1 LIME UNEXPECTED LOVERS 20 1 TSR iTunes
2 DAVID KNOPFLER SHOCKWAVE 18 1 INTERCORD  
3 TAFFY I LOVE MY RADIO 16 1 EMERGENCY  
4 JEANIE TRACY DON’T LEAVE ME THIS WAY 16 1 MEGATONE
5 FUN FUN GIVE ME YOUR LOVE / LIVING IN JAPAN 20 6 TSR – ENERGY Amazon
6 PHILIP OAKEY & GORGIO MORODER GOOD-BYE BAD TIMES 14 1 VIRGIN AmazonMP3
7 ANGIE GOLD EAT YOU UP 16 3 PASSION AmazonMP3
8 DEAD OR ALIVE MY HEART GOES BANG 12 1 EPIC  
9 FREDDIE MERCURY I WAS BORN TO LOVE YOU 14 2 COLUMBIA AmazonMP3
10 LIMAHL NEVER ENDING STORY 14 1 EMI AmazonMP3
11 PATTI LABELLE NEW ATTITUDE 14 1 MCA  
12 PAUL PARKER DON’T PLAY WITH FIRE / WITHOUT YOUR LOVE 16 1 FANTASIA iTunes
13 ZINO & JAYNE EDWARDS WALK AWAY SATISFIED 14 1 PACIFIC  
14 BETTY WRIGHT SINDERELLA 12 3 JAMAICA  
15 SAMANTHA GILLES FEEL IT 14 4 JDC  
16 SYLVESTER SEX / TAKE ME TO HEAVEN 12 1 MEGATONE iTunes
17 PHYLLIS NELSON I LIKE YOU 12 1 CARRERE AmazonMP3
18 EVELYN THOMAS REFLECTIONS 12 1 BREAK AmazonMP3
19 MADLEEN KANE I’M NO ANGEL / ECSTACY 14 3 TSR AmazonMP3
20 ANGIE ST PHILIP LIGHT UP MY HEART 14 3 TSR  
21 SUZY Q COMPUTER MUSIC / HARMONY 12 1 JC iTunes
22 NATALIE COLE DANGEROUS 10 1 MODERN  
23 SYLVESTER TAKING…MY OWN HANDS / LOVING REALLY MY GAME 12 3 MEGATONE iTunes
24 JACKIE RAWE I BELIEVE IN DREAMS 10 4 FANFARE AmazonMP3
25 SEVENTH AVENUE ENDING UP ON A HIGH 14 3 RECORD SHACK AmazonMP3
26 SEAN HEYDEN PARTY BOY 10 1 POLYDOR  
27 CAROL LYNN TOWNES BELIEVE IN THE BEAT 10 3 POLYDOR  
28 SAM HARRIS HEARTS ON FIRE 8 1 MOTOWN  
29 STEPHANIE MILLS BIT BY BIT 10 2 MCA  
30 SANTANA SAY IT AGAIN 10 1 CO  
31 DEAD OR ALIVE YOU SPIN ME ROUND 10 1 EPIC AmazonMP3
32 SANDY MARTON EXOTIC AND EROTIC 12 2 IBIZA iTunes
33 PAMALA STANLEY IF LOOKS COULD KILL 12 4 MIRAGE  
34 PEGGI BLU GIRLS IT AIN’T EASY 16 7 INJECTION  
35 CURTIE & THE BOOM BOX BLACK KISSES 10 3 RCA  
36 MODERN ROCKETRY HOMOSEXUALITY / CUBA LIBRA / THANK GOD FOR MEN 10 5 MEGATONE iTunes
37 MERI D MARSHALL MY OBSESSION 20 9 ATLANTIC  
38 PAMELA NIGHTINGALE I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN 14 8 CARRERE  
39 YVONNE KAY RISE UP 10 4 CICCO ENERGY  
40 FRANCE JOLI PARTY LIGHTS 10 4 DISCONET EDIT  
41 CLAUDJA BARRY BORN TO LOVE 10 6 PERSONAL  
42 DEBBIE JACOBS IN THE HEAT OF THE NIGHT 8 6 FANTASIA  
43 CLAUDJA BARRY & BOBBY O WHISPER TO A SCREAM 10 3 MENOVISION  
44 TAPPS HURRICANE 8 6 BOULEVARD  
45 SINITTA CRUISIN’ 10 4 FANFARE  
46 ARNIE’S LOVE DATE WITH THE RAIN 8 5 PROFILE  
47 MARIANNA JUST ONE MORE TOUCH 10 8 FANTASIA  
48 HEMYL SPEND A LITTLE TIME 8 8 MERAK  
49 BONNIE POINTER THE BEAST IN ME / HEAVEN 10 6 PRIVATE  
50 BRONSKI BEAT RUN FROM LOVE 6 7 LONDON – MCA  
51 BRONSKI BEAT WHY / I FEEL LOVE 8 1 MCA  
52 LAUREN GRAY PUTTING THE NIGHT ON HOLD 8 3 DICE  
53 FACES HAVEN’T STOPPED DANCIN’ YET 10 8 MKO  
54 GINA LAMOUR I’M GONNA MAKE YOU WANT ME 12 8 CALIBRE  
55 MIKE MAREEN DANCING IN THE DARK 10 6 NIGHT N’ DAY  
56 CAROL COOPER TUNNEL OF LOVE 8 9 PROFILE  
57 LAID BACK ONE LIFE 6 4 SIRE  
58 ZENOBIA IN THE NIGHT 8 10 STREETWISE  
59 CHARADE VICTIM OF LOVE / BREAK ME 6 8 PASSION  
60 RAINEY I CAN FLY 6 7 DISCONET EDIT  
61 NADARA MICHAEL WALDEN HIGH ABOVE THE CLOUDS 6 9 WARNER BROS  
62 LORRAINE MCKANE LET THE NIGHT TAKE THE BLAME 6 9 PROFILE  
63 ASTAIRE IN THE NAME OF LOVE / SHOUT IT OUT 6 9 PASSION  
64 BONDETTES 007 6 10 ARIOLA  
65 MENAGE WIND BENEATH MY WINGS 6 11 PROFILE  
66 JENNIFER HOLLIDAY NO FRILLS LOVE 6 12 GEFFEN  
67 JEAN-LUC PONTY OPEN MIND 6 12 ATLANTIC  
68 DEAD OR ALIVE LOVER COME BACK TO ME 8 12 EPIC  
69 KOFFIE TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART 8 12 PANDISC  
70 KIM CARNES INVITATION TO DANCE 8 11 EMI AMERICA  
71 TELEX L’AMOUR TOUJOURS 10 16 WARNER BROS  
72 LOUSE THOMAS FEELS LIKE LOVE / ONE WAY TICKET 8 12 PASSION  
73 ELLIE WARREN SATELLITES 8 13 MKO  
74 PEARLY GATES ACTION 8 13 BOYSTOWN U.K.  
75 LAURA BRANIGAN SPANISH EDDIE 6 12 ATLANTIC  
76 SPELT LIKE THIS STOP THIS RUMOUR 8 13 EMI  
77 DEE DEE CHEATED BY A PAINTED LOVE / NIGHT AFTER NIGHT 6 13 PASSION  
78 YVONNE WILKINS TWO WRONGS MAKE A RIGHT 6 16 PASSION  
79 TALK TALK WHY IS IT SO HARD 6 16 EMI  
80 DEN HARROW FUTURE BRAIN 8 16 SPEED – BABY  
Chart: DMR 1985 Year End Top 80 Chart

Chart: DMR 1985 Year End Top 80 Chart

1985-year-end-front-cover1a

POSITION ARTIST TITLE
1 PRINCE POP LIFE
2 SHANNON DO YOU WANNA GET AWAY
3 PRINCE RASPBERRY BERET
4 LISA LISA I WONDER IF I TAKE YOU HOME
5 TRAMAINE FALL DOWN
6 COLONEL ABRAMS TRAPPED
7 DEAD OR ALIVE YOU SPIN ME ROUND
8 MARY JANE GIRLS IN MY HOUSE
9 RENE & ANGELA SAVE YOUR LOVE
10 STARPOINT OBJECT OF MY DESIRE
11 MADONNA INTO THE GROOVE
12 HOWARD JONES THINGS CAN ONLY GET BETTER
13 READY FOR THE WORLD OH SHEILA
14 CHEYNE CALL ME MR. TELEPHONE
15 POINTER SISTERS DARE ME
16 FUZZ DANCE VARIOUS ARTIST
17 CHAKA KHAN THIS IS MY NIGHT
18 MORRIS DAY OAK TREE
19 ARETHA FRANKLIN FREEWAY OF LOVE
20 MADONNA ANGEL
21 SIEDAH GARRETT DO YOU WANT IT RIGHT NOW
22 SKIPWORTH AND TURNER THINKING ABOUT YOUR LOVE
23 SHEENA EASTON SUGAR WALLS
24 TIME BANDITS I’M ONLY SHOOTING LOVE
25 NAYOBE PLEASE DON’T GO
26 EURYTHMICS WOULD I LIE TO YOU
27 ANDRE CYMONE DANCE ELECTRIC
28 PAUL HARDCASTLE 19 NINETEEN
29 FIVE STAR ALL FALL DOWN
30 KOOL & THE GANG FRESH
31 STEVE ARRINGTON DANCING IN THE KEY OF LIFE
32 MADONNA DRESS YOU UP
33 FLIRTS YOU & ME
34 DIANA ROSS EATEN ALIVE
35 RICK JAMES GLOW
36 SIMPLE MINDS DON’T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME
37 FAMILY SCREAMS OF PASSION
38 KLYMAXX MEN ALL PAUSE
39 KOOL & THE GANG MISLED
40 ALISHA TOO TURNED ON
41 PATTI LABELLE NEW ATTITUDE
42 VIKKI LOVE STOP PLAYING ON ME
43 DEBARGE YOU WEAR IT WELL
44 CHAKA KHAN CAN’T STOP THE STREET
45 DEBARGE RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT
46 THELMA HOUSTON BAD TIMES
47 LOOSE ENDS HANGING ON A STRING
48 MIAMI SOUND MACHINE CONGA
49 TEARS FOR FEARS EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE
50 JENNY BURTON BAD HABITS
51 MICK JAGGER JUST ANOTHER NIGHT
52 MIDNIGHT STAR SCIENTIFIC LOVE
53 NATALIE COLE DANGEROUS
54 VAL YOUNG SEDUCTION
55 LAID BACK ONE LIFE
56 TIME THE BIRD
57 POINTER SISTERS NEUTRON DANCE
58 JENNIFER HOLLIDAY HARD TIMES FOR LOVERS
59 ARETHA FRANKLIN WHO’S ZOOMIN’ WHO
60 SCRITTI POLITTI PERFECT WAY
61 WHAM EVERYTHING SHE WANTS
62 STEVE ARRINGTON FEEL SO REAL
63 PHIL COLLINS SUSSUDIO
64 POINTER SISTERS BABY COME AND GET IT
65 JESSE JOHNSON CAN YOU HELP ME
66 GOON SQUAD EIGHT ARMS TO HOLD YOU
67 STEVIE WONDER PART TIME LOVER
68 HAROLD FALTERMEYER AXEL F
69 TEARS FOR FEARS SHOUT
70 GREG PHILLINGANES BEHIND THE MASK
71 EVELYN KING OUT OF CONTROL
72 ALISHA BABY TALK
73 LIME UNEXPECTED LOVERS
74 MARY JANE GIRLS WILD & CRAZY LOVE
75 EXPOSE POINT OF NO RETURN
76 MADONNA MATERIAL GIRL
77 PHILIP BAILEY & PHIL COLLINS EASY LOVER
78 RENE & ANGELA I’LL BE GOOD
79 BOOK OF LOVE BOY
80 NEW ORDER PERFECT KISS