Official Top 40 Singles

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks

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WALK THIS WAY

Run DMC feat. Aerosmith

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Walk This Way by Run DMC feat. Aerosmith
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TO BE A LOVER

Billy Idol

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To Be A Lover by Billy Idol
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SLICE OF HEAVEN

Dave Dobbyn

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SONY

Slice Of Heaven by Dave Dobbyn
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4

DON'T LEAVE ME THIS WAY

The Communards

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Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards
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5

RUMOURS

Timex Social Club

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Rumours by Timex Social Club
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6

LADY IN RED

Chris De Burgh

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Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh
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7

STUCK WITH YOU

Huey Lewis & The News

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Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News
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8

HOME BY THE SEA

Genesis

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Home By The Sea by Genesis
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9

NOTORIOUS

Duran Duran

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Notorious by Duran Duran
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Platinum record

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SAILING AWAY

All Of Us

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Sailing Away by All Of Us
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11

TRUE BLUE

Madonna

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True Blue by Madonna
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12

MISSIONARY MAN

Eurythmics

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Missionary Man by Eurythmics
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13

WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN

The Bangles

29

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Walk Like An Egyptian by The Bangles
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14

FOREVER LIVE AND DIE

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

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Forever Live And Die by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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15

YOU CAN CALL ME AL

Paul Simon

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You Can Call Me Al by Paul Simon
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16

I'M NOT PERFECT

Grace Jones

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I'm Not Perfect by Grace Jones
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17

STATE OF THE NATION

New Order

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State Of The Nation by New Order
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18

KZ TEAM

Howard Morrison & Company

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Kz Team by Howard Morrison & Company
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HUMAN

Human League

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Human by Human League
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20

RAGE HARD

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

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Rage Hard by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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21

DON'T GET ME WRONG

The Pretenders

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Don't Get Me Wrong by The Pretenders
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22

TYPICAL MALE

Tina Turner

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Typical Male by Tina Turner
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23

TRUE COLORS

Cyndi Lauper

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True Colors by Cyndi Lauper
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24

HEARTBEAT

Don Johnson

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Heartbeat by Don Johnson
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25

I'VE BEEN LOSING YOU

A-ha

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I've Been Losing You by A-ha
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WHEN I THINK OF YOU

Janet Jackson

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When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson
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I DIDN'T MEAN TO TURN YOU ON

Robert Palmer

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I Didn't Mean To Turn You On by Robert Palmer
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28

ALIVE AND KICKING

Simple Minds

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Alive And Kicking by Simple Minds
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LESSONS IN LOVE

Level 42

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Lessons In Love by Level 42
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EVERYBODY HAVE FUN TONIGHT

Wang Chung

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Everybody Have Fun Tonight by Wang Chung
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TWO OF HEARTS

Stacey Q

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Two Of Hearts by Stacey Q
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HEARTACHE ALL OVER THE WORLD

Elton John

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Heartache All Over The World by Elton John
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SWEET BIRD OF TRUTH

The The

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Sweet Bird Of Truth by The The
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OH L'AMOUR

Erasure

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Oh L'amour by Erasure
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35

SUBURBIA

Pet Shop Boys

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Suburbia by Pet Shop Boys
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36

LEVIS STUBBS TEARS

Billy Bragg

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Levis Stubbs Tears by Billy Bragg
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NASTY

Janet Jackson

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Nasty by Janet Jackson
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YOUR LOVE IS BLIND

Ardijah

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Your Love Is Blind by Ardijah
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DANCING ON THE CEILING

Lionel Richie

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Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie
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AMANDA

Boston

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Amanda by Boston
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THE WAY IT IS

Bruce Hornsby And The Range

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The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby And The Range
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IN TOO DEEP

Genesis

48

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In Too Deep by Genesis
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FRIENDS AND LOVERS

Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson

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Friends And Lovers by Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson
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HAPPY HOUR

The Housemartins

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Happy Hour by The Housemartins
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HEY NOW

Talking Heads

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Hey Now by Talking Heads
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46

SUMMER OF LOVE

The B-52's

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Summer Of Love by The B-52's
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EARTH ANGEL

New Edition

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Earth Angel by New Edition
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HIGHER LOVE

Steve Winwood

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Higher Love by Steve Winwood
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WILD WILD LIFE

Talking Heads

36

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Wild Wild Life by Talking Heads
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EMOTION IN MOTION

Ric Ocasek

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Emotion In Motion by Ric Ocasek
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