Official Top 40 Singles

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks

1

HANDS UP

Ottowan

1

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

Hands Up by Ottowan
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2

GOOD THING GOING

Sugar Minott

2

Last week

8

Weeks

RCA

Good Thing Going by Sugar Minott
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3

TAINTED LOVE

Soft Cell

4

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Tainted Love by Soft Cell
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4

I COULD NEVER MISS YOU

Lulu

3

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

I Could Never Miss You by Lulu
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5

MY GUY

Sister Sledge

6

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

My Guy by Sister Sledge
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6

DIRTY CREATURE

Split Enz

7

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Dirty Creature by Split Enz
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7

OH JULIE

Shakin' Stevens

5

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Oh Julie by Shakin' Stevens
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8

DOWN UNDER

Men at Work

13

Last week

14

Weeks

CBS

Down Under by Men at Work
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9

CHARIOTS OF FIRE

Vangelis

14

Last week

11

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Chariots Of Fire by Vangelis
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10

DADDY'S HOME

Cliff Richard

9

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Daddy's Home by Cliff Richard
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11

CENTREFOLD

J Geils Band

10

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Centrefold by J Geils Band
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12

THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT

Tight Fit

43

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Lion Sleeps Tonight by Tight Fit
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13

HARDEN MY HEART

Quarterflash

12

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Harden My Heart by Quarterflash
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14

GIRLS ON FILM

Duran Duran

18

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Girls On Film by Duran Duran
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15

MIRROR MIRROR

Diana Ross

17

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Mirror Mirror by Diana Ross
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16

HOMOSAPIEN

Pete Shelley

11

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Homosapien by Pete Shelley
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17

HOW GREAT THOU ART

Sir Howard Morrison

16

Last week

16

Weeks

RCA

How Great Thou Art by Sir Howard Morrison
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18

PERHAPS LOVE

Placido Domingo & John Denver

15

Last week

9

Weeks

CBS

Perhaps Love by Placido Domingo & John Denver
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19

BLUE EYES

Elton John

23

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Blue Eyes by Elton John
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20

THAT GIRL

Stevie Wonder

26

Last week

6

Weeks

POLYGRAM

That Girl by Stevie Wonder
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21

NEVER GIVE UP ON A GOOD THING

George Benson

20

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Never Give Up On A Good Thing by George Benson
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22

I CAN'T GO FOR THAT

Daryl Hall & John Oates

8

Last week

10

Weeks

RCA

I Can't Go For That by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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23

COOL NIGHT

Paul Davis

30

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Cool Night by Paul Davis
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24

HILL STREET BLUES

Mike Post

25

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

Hill Street Blues by Mike Post
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25

BEGIN THE BEGUINE

Julio Iglesias

34

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Begin The Beguine by Julio Iglesias
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26

NO FOOL LIKE AN OLD FOOL

Brendan Dugan and Jodi Vaughan

1

Weeks

CBS

No Fool Like An Old Fool by Brendan Dugan and Jodi Vaughan
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27

MAKE A MOVE ON ME

Olivia Newton-John

29

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Make A Move On Me by Olivia Newton-John
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28

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LONELY

Jim Reeves & Patsy Cline

32

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Have You Ever Been Lonely by Jim Reeves & Patsy Cline
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29

EVERYTHING'S GONE GREEN

New Order

37

Last week

2

Weeks

UNKNOWN

Everything's Gone Green by New Order
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30

BEECHWOOD 45'789

The Carpenters

19

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Beechwood 45'789 by The Carpenters
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31

THE CLOSER YOU GET

Rita Coolidge

21

Last week

10

Weeks

FSE

The Closer You Get by Rita Coolidge
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32

STARS ON STEVIE

Stars on 45

31

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Stars On Stevie by Stars on 45
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33

WILD THING

The Troggs

42

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Wild Thing by The Troggs
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34

HEADING FOR THE TOP

World Cup Soccer Squad

48

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Heading For The Top by World Cup Soccer Squad
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35

PRIVATE EYES

Daryl Hall & John Oates

32

Last week

16

Weeks

RCA

Private Eyes by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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36

LOVE ACTION/HARD TIMES

The Human League

45

Last week

18

Weeks

RTC

Love Action/Hard Times by The Human League
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37

A TOWN CALLED MALICE / PRECIOUS

Jam

33

Last week

8

Weeks

POLYGRAM

A Town Called Malice / Precious by Jam
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38

WIRED FOR SOUND

Cliff Richard

27

Last week

18

Weeks

EMI

Wired For Sound by Cliff Richard
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39

THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

D.D. Smash

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

The Devil You Know by D.D. Smash
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40

TOO MANY TIMES

Mental As Anything

40

Last week

14

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Too Many Times by Mental As Anything
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41

DO YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN

Renee Geyer

36

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Do You Know What I Mean by Renee Geyer
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42

WORKING FOR THE WEEKEND

Loverboy

49

Last week

11

Weeks

CBS

Working For The Weekend by Loverboy
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43

WE'RE IN THIS LOVE TOGETHER

Al Jarreau

24

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

We're In This Love Together by Al Jarreau
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44

LOVE PLUS ONE

Haircut 100

22

Last week

3

Weeks

EMI

Love Plus One by Haircut 100
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45

CHARLOTTE SOMETIMES

The Cure

38

Last week

6

Weeks

CBS

Charlotte Sometimes by The Cure
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46

TROUBLE

Lindsey Buckingham

24

Last week

16

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Trouble by Lindsey Buckingham
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47

NEVER TOO MUCH

Luther Vandross

1

Weeks

CBS

Never Too Much by Luther Vandross
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48

CASTLES IN THE AIR

Don McLean

48

Last week

11

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Castles In The Air by Don McLean
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49

JUST SO LONELY

Get Wet

50

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Just So Lonely by Get Wet
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50

BOODLE BOODLE BOODLE

The Clean

28

Last week

19

Weeks

Flying Nun

Boodle Boodle Boodle by The Clean
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Fastest rising titles inside this week’s chart
15,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 7,500 for albums
30,000 sales/stream equivalent for singles and 15,000 for albums