Official Top 40 Singles

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks

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EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD

Tears for Fears

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Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears for Fears
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4

SOUL KIND OF FEELING

Dynamic Hepnotics

5

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8

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Soul Kind Of Feeling by Dynamic Hepnotics
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5

DON'T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME

Simple Minds

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Don't You Forget About Me by Simple Minds
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6

WE CLOSE OUR EYES

Go West

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We Close Our Eyes by Go West
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7

YOU SPIN ME AROUND (LIKE A RECORD)

Dead or Alive

9

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7

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You Spin Me Around (Like A Record) by Dead or Alive
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8

RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT

DeBarge

4

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RCA

Rhythm Of The Night by DeBarge
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9

IN MY HOUSE

Mary Jane Girls

6

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In My House by Mary Jane Girls
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THE PERFECT KISS

New Order

1

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The Perfect Kiss by New Order
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11

LOVE LIKE BLOOD

Killing Joke

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Love Like Blood by Killing Joke
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12

HANGIN' ON A STRING

Loose Ends

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Hangin' On A String by Loose Ends
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13

A VIEW TO A KILL

Duran Duran

13

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A View To A Kill by Duran Duran
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14

OBSESSION

Animotion

21

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3

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Obsession by Animotion
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15

BLACK MAN RAY

China Crisis

17

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Black Man Ray by China Crisis
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SLAVE TO LOVE

Bryan Ferry

1

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Slave To Love by Bryan Ferry
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17

WOULD I LIE TO YOU

Eurythmics

25

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Would I Lie To You by Eurythmics
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18

TREAT HER LIKE A LADY

The Temptations

10

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9

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RCA

Treat Her Like A Lady by The Temptations
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19

JUST A GIGILO

David Lee Roth

11

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8

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Just A Gigilo by David Lee Roth
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20

THE WORD GIRL

Scritti Politti

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The Word Girl by Scritti Politti
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Platinum record

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WE ARE THE WORLD

USA for Africa

8

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We Are The World by USA for Africa
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22

WALLS COME TUMBLING DOWN

Style Council

1

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Walls Come Tumbling Down by Style Council
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23

ANGEL

Madonna

20

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2

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Angel by Madonna
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24

NIGHTSHIFT

The Commodores

14

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Nightshift by The Commodores
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25

WALKING ON SUNSHINE

Katrina & The Waves

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Walking On Sunshine by Katrina & The Waves
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TIL MY BABY COMES HOME

Luther Vandross

26

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Til My Baby Comes Home by Luther Vandross
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LIFT YOUR HEAD UP HIGH

Peking Man

22

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4

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Lift Your Head Up High by Peking Man
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THE NEVER ENDING STORY

Limahl

28

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5

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The Never Ending Story by Limahl
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29

SEVEN SPANISH ANGELS

Ray Charles and Willie Nelson

18

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Seven Spanish Angels by Ray Charles and Willie Nelson
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WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

16

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Welcome To The Pleasuredome by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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GUARDIAN ANGEL

Masquerade

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Guardian Angel by Masquerade
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32

LET IT ALL BLOW

Dazz Band

23

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Let It All Blow by Dazz Band
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33

NEW ATTITUDE

Patti Labelle

46

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New Attitude by Patti Labelle
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34

EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY

Paul Young

29

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Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young
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WALKING ON THE CHINESE WALL

Philip Bailey

47

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2

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Walking On The Chinese Wall by Philip Bailey
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36

CRY

Godley & Creme

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Cry by Godley & Creme
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37

SO FAR AWAY

Dire Straits

34

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6

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So Far Away by Dire Straits
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38

HOW WILL I KNOW

Whitney Houston

30

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How Will I Know by Whitney Houston
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ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK

Murray Head

33

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15

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RCA

One Night In Bangkok by Murray Head
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SOME LIKE IT HOT

The Power Station

39

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Some Like It Hot by The Power Station
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42

CHANGE YOUR MIND

Bill Sharpe & Gary Numan

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Change Your Mind by Bill Sharpe & Gary Numan
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WIDE BOY

Nik Kershaw

37

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7

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Wide Boy by Nik Kershaw
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LOVE AND PRIDE

King

31

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Love And Pride by King
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HOW SOON IS NOW

The Smiths

48

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How Soon Is Now by The Smiths
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LUCKY IN LOVE

Mick Jagger

45

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2

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Lucky In Love by Mick Jagger
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AIKEA GUINEA

Cocteau Twins

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Aikea Guinea by Cocteau Twins
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SUDDENLY

Billy Ocean

1

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Suddenly by Billy Ocean
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THE HEAT IS ON

Glen Frey

36

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9

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The Heat Is On by Glen Frey
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