The Top 100 Pop Singles of 1985 - * Song went #1

 

*1... CARELESS WHISPER, Wham! Featuring George Michael (Columbia) (#1, Feb)
*2... LIKE A VIRGIN, Madonna (Sire) (#1, Dec 1984)
*3... WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO-GO, Wham! (Columbia) (#1, Nov 1984)
*4... I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS, Foreigner (Atlantic) (#1, Feb)
5... I FEEL FOR YOU, Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers) (#3, Nov 1984)
*6... OUT OF TOUCH, Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) (#1, Dec 1984)
*7... EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD, Tears For Fears (Mercury) (#1, June)
*8... MONEY FOR NOTHING, Dire Straits (Warner Brothers) (#1, Sept)
*9... CRAZY FOR YOU, Madonna (Sire) (#1, May)
*10.. TAKE ON ME, A-Ha (Warner Brothers) (#1, Oct)
*11.. EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY, Paul Young (Columbia) (#1, July)
12.. EASY LOVER, Philip Bailey with Phil Collins (Columbia) (#2, Feb)
*13.. CAN'T FIGHT THIS FEELING, REO Speedwagon (Epic) (#1, March)
*14.. WE BUILT THIS CITY, Starship (Grunt) (#1, Nov)
*15.. THE POWER OF LOVE, Huey Lewis and the News (Chysalis) (#1, Aug)
*16.. DON'T YOU (Forget About Me), Simple Minds (A&M) (#1, May)
17.. CHERISH, Kool and the Gang (De-Lite) (#2, Sept)
*18.. ST. ELMO'S FIRE (Man In Motion), John Parr (Atlantic) (#1, Sept)
19.. THE HEAT IS ON, Glenn Frey (MCA) (#2, March)
*20.. WE ARE THE WORLD, USA For Africa (Columbia) (#1, April)
*21.. SHOUT, Tears For Fears (Columbia) (#1, Aug)
*22.. PART-TIME LOVER, Stevie Wonder (Tamla) (#1, Nov)
*23.. SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU, Whitney Houston (Arista) (#1, Oct)
*24.. HEAVEN, Bryan Adams (A&M) (#1, June)
*25.. EVERYTHING SHE WANTS, Wham! (Columbia) (#1, May)
26.. COOL IT NOW, New Edition (MCA) (#4, Jan)
27.. MIAMI VICE THEME, Jan Hammer (MCA) (#1, Nov)
28.. LOVER BOY, Billy Ocean (Jive) (#2, Feb)
29.. LOVER GIRL, Teena Marie (Epic) (#4, March)
30.. YOU BELONG TO THE CITY, Glenn Frey (MCA) (#2, Nov)
*31.. OH SHEILA, Ready For the World (MCA) (#1, Oct)
32.. RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT, DeBarge (Gordy) (#3, April)
*33.. ONE MORE NIGHT, Phil Collins (Atlantic) (#1, March)
34.. SEA OF LOVE, The Honeydrippers (Es Paranza) (#3, Jan)
*35.. A VIEW TO A KILL, Duran Duran (Capitol) (#1, July)
36.. THE WILD BOYS, Duran Duran (Capitol) (#2, Dec 1984)
37.. YOU'RE THE INSPIRATION, Chicago (Full Moon) (#3, Jan)
38.. NEUTRON DANCE, The Pointer Sisters (Planet) (#6, Feb)
39.. WE BELONG, Pat Benatar (Chrysalis) (#5, Jan)
40.. NIGHTSHIFT, The Commodores (Motown) (#3, April)
41.. THINGS CAN ONLY GET BETTER, Howard Jones (Elektra) (#5, June)
42.. ALL I NEED, Jack Wagner (Qwest) (#2, Jan)
43.. FREEWAY OF LOVE, Aretha Franklin (Aria) (#3, Aug)
44.. NEVER SURRENDER, Corey Hart (EMI-America) (#3, Aug)
*45.. SUSSUDIO, Phil Collins (Atlantic) (#1, July)
46.. STRUT, Sheena Easton (EMI-America) (#7, Nov 1984)
47.. YOU GIVE GOOD LOVE, Whitney Houston (Arista) (#3, July)
48.. THE SEARCH IS OVER, Survivor (Scotti Brothers) (#4, July)
49.. MISSING YOU, Diana Ross (RCA) (#10, April)
*50.. SEPERATE LIVES, Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin (Atlantic) (#1, Nov)
51.. RASPBERRY BERET, Prince and the Revolution (Paisley Park) (#2, July)
52.. SUDDENLY, Billy Ocean (Jive) (#4, June)
53.. THE BOYS OF SUMMER, Don Henley (Geffen) (#5, Feb)
54.. ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK, Murray Head (RCA) (#3, May)
55.. IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE, Sting (A&M) (#3, Aug)
56.. OBSESSION, Animotion (Mercury) (#6, May)
57.. WE DON'T NEED ANOTHER HERO (Thunderdome), Tina Turner (Capitol) (#2, Sept)
58.. MATERIAL GIRL, Madonna (Sire) (#2, March)
59.. BETTER BE GOOD TO ME, Tina Turner (Capitol) (#5, Nov 1984)
60.. HEAD OVER HEELS, Tears For Fears (Mercury) (#3, Nov)
61.. AXEL F, Harold Faltermeyer (MCA) (#3, June)
62.. SMOOTH OPERATOR, Sade (Portrait) (#5, May)
63.. IN MY HOUSE, The Mary Jane Girls (Gordy) (#7, June)
64.. DON'T LOSE MY NUMBER, Phil Collins (Atlantic) (#4, Sept)
65.. ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT, Cyndi Lauper (Portrait) (#5, Dec 1984)
66.. RUN TO YOU, Bryan Adams (A&M) (#6, Jan)
67.. GLORY DAYS, Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) (#5, Aug)
68.. VOICES CARRY,'Til Tuesday (Epic) (#8, July)
69.. MISLED, Kool and the Gang (De-Lite) (#10, March)
70.. WOULD I LIE TO YOU, The Eurythmics (RCA) (#5, July)
71.. BE NEAR ME, ABC (Mercury) (#9, Nov)
72.. NO MORE LONELY NIGHTS, Paul McCartney (Columbia) (#6, Dec 1984)
73.. I CAN'T HOLD BACK, Survivor (Scotti Brothers) (#13, Dec 1984)
74.. SUMMER OF '69, Bryan Adams (A&M) (#5, Aug)
75.. WALKING ON SUNSHINE, Katrina and the Waves (Capitol) (#9, June)
76.. FREEDOM, Wham! (Columbia) (#3, Sept)
77.. TOO LATE FOR GOODBYES, Julian Lennon (Atlantic) (#5, March)
78.. VALOTTE, Julian Lennon (Atlantic) (#9, Jan)
79.. SOME LIKE IT HOT, The Power Station (Capitol) (#6, May)
80.. SOLID, Ashford and Simpson (Capitol) (#12, Feb)
81.. ANGEL, Madonna (Sire) (#5, June)
82.. I'M ON FIRE, Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) (#6, April)
83.. METHOD OF MODERN LOVE, Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA) (#5, Feb)
84.. LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME, The Thompson Twins (Arista) (#6, Nov)
85.. WHO'S HOLDING DONNA NOW, DeBarge (Gordy) (#6, Aug)
86.. LONELY OL' NIGHT, John Cougar Mellencamp (Riva) (#6, Oct)
87.. WHAT ABOUT LOVE, Heart (Capitol) (#10, Aug)
88.. CALIFORNIA GIRLS, David Lee Roth (Warner Brothers) (#3, March)
89.. FRESH, Kool and the Gang (De-Lite) (#9, June)
90.. DO WHAT YOU DO, Jermaine Jackson (Arista) (#13, Jan)
91.. JUNGLE LOVE, The Time (Warner Brothers) (#20, Feb)
92.. BORN IN THE U.S.A., Bruce Springsteen (Columbia) (#9, Jan)
93.. PRIVATE DANCER, Tina Turner (Capitol) (#7, March)
94.. WHO'S ZOOMIN' WHO, Aretha Franklin (Arista) (#7, Nov)
95.. FORTRESS AROUND YOUR HEART, Sting (A&M) (#8, Oct)
96.. PENNY LOVER, Lionel Richie (Motown) (#8, Dec 1984)
97.. ALL SHE WANTS TO DO IS DANCE, Don Henley (Geffen) (#9, May)
98.. DRESS YOU UP, Madonna (Sire) (#5, Oct)
99.. SENTIMENTAL STREET, Night Ranger (Camel) (#8, July)
100.. SUGAR WALLS, Sheena Easton (EMI-America) (#9, March)