Official Top 40 Singles

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The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks.

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FLASHDANCE

Irene Cara

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Flashdance by Irene Cara
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ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME

Naked Eyes

2

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6

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Always Something There To Remind Me by Naked Eyes
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CHINA GIRL

David Bowie

3

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5

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China Girl by David Bowie
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BLUE MONDAY

New Order

4

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Blue Monday by New Order
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SWEET DREAMS ARE (MADE OF THIS)

Eurythmics

9

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3

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Sweet Dreams Are (Made Of This) by Eurythmics
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EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE

The Police

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2

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Every Breath You Take by The Police
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BUFFALO SOLDIER

Bob Marley and the Wailers

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Buffalo Soldier by Bob Marley and the Wailers
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WHITE WEDDING

Billy Idol

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4

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White Wedding by Billy Idol
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10

OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY

D.D. Smash

7

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14

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Outlook For Thursday by D.D. Smash
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CHURCH OF THE POISONED MIND

Culture Club

10

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4

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RTC

Church Of The Poisoned Mind by Culture Club
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ROCK THE BOAT

Forrest

12

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6

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CBS

Rock The Boat by Forrest
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LITTLE RED CORVETTE

Prince

13

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6

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Little Red Corvette by Prince
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FASCINATION

The Human League

25

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3

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Fascination by The Human League
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FRACTION TOO MUCH FRICTION

Tim Finn

1

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Fraction Too Much Friction by Tim Finn
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DOOT DOOT

Freur

23

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4

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CBS

Doot Doot by Freur
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COMMUNICATION

Spandau Ballet

14

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9

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Communication by Spandau Ballet
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I GUESS THAT'S WHY THEY CALL IT THE BLUES

Elton John

18

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7

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I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues by Elton John
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BUFFALO GALS

Malcolm McLaren

19

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12

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Buffalo Gals by Malcolm McLaren
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LOVE IS A STRANGER

Eurythmics

21

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6

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Love Is A Stranger by Eurythmics
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JEOPARDY

Greg Kihn

20

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7

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Jeopardy by Greg Kihn
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MAXINE

Sharon O'Neill

22

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9

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CBS

Maxine by Sharon O'Neill
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CANDY GIRL

New Edition

24

Last week

3

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Candy Girl by New Edition
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SHE BLINDED ME WITH SCIENCE

Thomas Dolby

11

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10

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She Blinded Me With Science by Thomas Dolby
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TEMPTATION

Heaven 17

40

Last week

7

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Temptation by Heaven 17
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LET'S GO TO BED

The Cure

48

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Let's Go To Bed by The Cure
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NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE

Bananarama

50

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4

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Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Bananarama
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AFFAIR OF THE HEART

Rick Springfield

30

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4

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Affair Of The Heart by Rick Springfield
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ORCHARD ROAD

Leo Sayer

26

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8

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Orchard Road by Leo Sayer
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IS THERE SOMETHING I SHOULD KNOW

Duran Duran

17

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14

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Is There Something I Should Know by Duran Duran
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ANOTHER DISC ANOTHER DOLLAR

The Stones

1

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Flying Nun

Another Disc Another Dollar by The Stones
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THE BANANA BOAT SONG

The Radars

1

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CBS

The Banana Boat Song by The Radars
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36

TIME

Culture Club

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18

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Time by Culture Club
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37

DON'T PAY THE FERRYMAN

Chris De Burgh

29

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6

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Don't Pay The Ferryman by Chris De Burgh
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WALK ON BY

Jo Jo Zep

27

Last week

14

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Walk On By by Jo Jo Zep
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SOLITAIRE

Laura Branigan

35

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13

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Solitaire by Laura Branigan
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ELECTRIC AVENUE

Eddy Grant

41

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11

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Electric Avenue by Eddy Grant
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YOU ARE IN MY SYSTEM

Robert Palmer

33

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3

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You Are In My System by Robert Palmer
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MAGIC'S WAND

Whodini

32

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6

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Magic's Wand by Whodini
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I WAS ONLY 19

Redgum

43

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2

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CBS

I Was Only 19 by Redgum
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LOVE ON YOUR SIDE

Thompson Twins

31

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9

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Love On Your Side by Thompson Twins
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SEND ME AN ANGEL

Real Life

1

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RCA

Send Me An Angel by Real Life
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DROP THE PILOT

Joan Armatrading

34

Last week

14

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Drop The Pilot by Joan Armatrading
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WANNA BE STARTIN' SOMETHIN'

Michael Jackson

1

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Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' by Michael Jackson
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DER KOMMISSAR

Falco

28

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16

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Der Kommissar by Falco
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WE TWO

Little River Band

38

Last week

6

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We Two by Little River Band
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SHE WORKS HARD FOR THE MONEY

Donna Summer

44

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2

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She Works Hard For The Money by Donna Summer
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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