Official Top 40 Singles

WAIATA TAKITAHI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks.

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TOO SHY

Kajagoogoo

3

Last week

10

Weeks

EMI

Too Shy by Kajagoogoo
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YOU ARE

Lionel Richie

5

Last week

7

Weeks

POLYGRAM

You Are by Lionel Richie
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4

TIME

Culture Club

9

Last week

8

Weeks

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RTC

Time by Culture Club
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5

DER KOMMISSAR

Falco

4

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Der Kommissar by Falco
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6

IS THERE SOMETHING I SHOULD KNOW

Duran Duran

7

Last week

4

Weeks

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EMI

Is There Something I Should Know by Duran Duran
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7

BUFFALO GALS

Malcolm McLaren

8

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Buffalo Gals by Malcolm McLaren
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10

YOUNG GUNS (GO FOR IT)

Wham

11

Last week

8

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CBS

Young Guns (Go For It) by Wham
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11

DROP THE PILOT

Joan Armatrading

13

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Drop The Pilot by Joan Armatrading
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12

WORDS

F.R. David

10

Last week

9

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RCA

Words by F.R. David
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13

DER KOMMISSAR

After the Fire

23

Last week

5

Weeks

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CBS

Der Kommissar by After the Fire
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IT'S RAINING MEN

Weather Girls

14

Last week

4

Weeks

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CBS

It's Raining Men by Weather Girls
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16

LIES

Thompson Twins

6

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Lies by Thompson Twins
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17

OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY

D.D. Smash

19

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Outlook For Thursday by D.D. Smash
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18

TWISTING BY THE POOL

Dire Straits

12

Last week

9

Weeks

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POLYGRAM

Twisting By The Pool by Dire Straits
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19

SOLITAIRE

Laura Branigan

38

Last week

3

Weeks

WEA

Solitaire by Laura Branigan
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20

STRANGE FACES AT THE OASIS

The Legionnaires

22

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Strange Faces At The Oasis by The Legionnaires
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21

PULSING

The Body Electric

18

Last week

16

Weeks

JAY

Pulsing by The Body Electric
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22

ONLY ONE YOU NEED

The Neighbours

26

Last week

5

Weeks

JAY

Only One You Need by The Neighbours
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23

UNDER THE BOARDWALK

Tom Tom Club

15

Last week

16

Weeks

WEA

Under The Boardwalk by Tom Tom Club
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24

OVERKILL

Men at Work

32

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Overkill by Men at Work
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ROCK THE CASBAH

The Clash

16

Last week

11

Weeks

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CBS

Rock The Casbah by The Clash
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26

WALK ON BY

Jo Jo Zep

45

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Walk On By by Jo Jo Zep
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27

ALL I CAN DO

Dance Exponents

31

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All I Can Do by Dance Exponents
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28

THE BAD SEED

The Birthday Party

30

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

The Bad Seed by The Birthday Party
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29

TODAY

Talk Talk

17

Last week

15

Weeks

EMI

Today by Talk Talk
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30

IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN YOU

Gwen Guthrie

27

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

It Should Have Been You by Gwen Guthrie
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31

SIGN OF THE TIMES

The Belle Stars

24

Last week

7

Weeks

RTC

Sign Of The Times by The Belle Stars
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32

YOUTH OF TODAY

Musical Youth

28

Last week

5

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Youth Of Today by Musical Youth
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33

BACK ON THE CHAIN GANG

Pretenders

20

Last week

8

Weeks

WEA

Back On The Chain Gang by Pretenders
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34

OOH LA LA LA (LETS GO DANCIN')

Kool & The Gang

34

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Ooh La La La (Lets Go Dancin') by Kool & The Gang
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NEW YEAR'S DAY

U2

36

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

New Year's Day by U2
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LAST NIGHT A DJ SAVED MY LIFE

Indeep

25

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Last Night A Dj Saved My Life by Indeep
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37

TRULY

Lionel Richie

41

Last week

15

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Truly by Lionel Richie
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38

ONE ON ONE

Daryl Hall & John Oates

29

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

One On One by Daryl Hall & John Oates
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39

ELECTRIC AVENUE

Eddy Grant

44

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant
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40

THE MESSAGE

Grandmaster Flash

37

Last week

16

Weeks

RCA

The Message by Grandmaster Flash
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41

CHANGE

Tears for Fears

39

Last week

2

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Change by Tears for Fears
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MY FRIENDS

Marching Girls

46

Last week

3

Weeks

RTC

My Friends by Marching Girls
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STREET CAFE

Icehouse

1

Weeks

WEA

Street Cafe by Icehouse
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44

ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD

Dionne Warwick

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

All The Love In The World by Dionne Warwick
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45

YOUNG LOVE

Janet Jackson

33

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Young Love by Janet Jackson
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46

SHE'S A BEAUTY

The Tubes

1

Weeks

EMI

She's A Beauty by The Tubes
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47

I DON'T WANNA DANCE

Eddy Grant

21

Last week

16

Weeks

RTC

I Don't Wanna Dance by Eddy Grant
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48

ANNIE I'M NOT YOUR DADDY

Kid Creole & The Coconuts

34

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Annie I'm Not Your Daddy by Kid Creole & The Coconuts
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49

THE CUTTER

Echo & The Bunnymen

39

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

The Cutter by Echo & The Bunnymen
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THE STORY OF THE BLUES

Wah!

42

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

The Story Of The Blues by Wah!
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The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks.

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