Top 20 Songs of the 80s

Check out this video. It includes the top 20 songs from the 80s, according to Billboard.

It is interesting that 18 of the 20 songs peaked from 1980 to 1983.

According to Billboard,

Songs are ranked based on an inverse point system, with weeks at No. 1 earning the greatest value and weeks at No. 100 earning the least. To ensure equitable representation of the biggest hits across multiple decades, time frames are weighted to account for fluctuating chart turnover rates due to different methodologies utilized.

If you’re missing any of these songs from your collection, you will find iTunes links below. Enjoy!

20) Lionel Richie: All Night Long (All Night)

19) Lionel Richie: Say You, Say Me

18) Michael Jackson: Bille Jean

17) Steve Miller Band: Abracadabra

16) Diana Ross: Upside Down

15) Dionne & Friends: That’s What Friends Are For

14) Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder: Ebony and Ivory

13) Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: I Love Rock ‘n Roll *

12) John Lennon: (Just Like) Starting Over

11) J. Geils Band: Centerfold

10) Kenny Rogers: Lady

9) Blondie: Call Me

8) Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson: Say Say Say

7) Queen: Another One Bites the Dust

6) Irene Cara: Flashdance… What a Feeling

5) The Police: Every Breath You Take

4) Survivor: Eye of the Tiger

3) Diana Ross and Lionel Richie: Endless Love

2) Kim Carnes: Bette Davis Eyes

1) Olivia Newton-John: Physical

* Song is not available on iTunes; Amazon link provided.