Official Top 40 Singles

WAIATA TAKITAHI I TE RĀRANGI MOTUHAKE 40 O RUNGA

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks.

Platinum record

1

WE ARE THE WORLD

USA for Africa

1

Last week

8

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We Are The World by USA for Africa
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2

EVERYBODY WANTS TO RULE THE WORLD

Tears for Fears

2

Last week

3

Weeks

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Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears for Fears
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3

DON'T YOU FORGET ABOUT ME

Simple Minds

5

Last week

4

Weeks

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VIRGIN

Don't You Forget About Me by Simple Minds
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4

RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT

DeBarge

4

Last week

4

Weeks

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RCA

Rhythm Of The Night by DeBarge
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5

NIGHTSHIFT

The Commodores

3

Last week

8

Weeks

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RCA

Nightshift by The Commodores
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6

JUST A GIGILO

David Lee Roth

6

Last week

5

Weeks

WEA

Just A Gigilo by David Lee Roth
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7

TREAT HER LIKE A LADY

The Temptations

9

Last week

6

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RCA

Treat Her Like A Lady by The Temptations
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8

LOVE LIKE BLOOD

Killing Joke

10

Last week

5

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Love Like Blood by Killing Joke
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9

WELCOME TO THE PLEASUREDOME

Frankie Goes to Hollywood

12

Last week

4

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Welcome To The Pleasuredome by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
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10

SOUL KIND OF FEELING

Dynamic Hepnotics

18

Last week

5

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Soul Kind Of Feeling by Dynamic Hepnotics
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11

SEVEN SPANISH ANGELS

Ray Charles and Willie Nelson

8

Last week

9

Weeks

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CBS

Seven Spanish Angels by Ray Charles and Willie Nelson
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12

CENTIPEDE

Rebbie Jackson

7

Last week

8

Weeks

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CBS

Centipede by Rebbie Jackson
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14

IN MY HOUSE

Mary Jane Girls

19

Last week

4

Weeks

RCA

In My House by Mary Jane Girls
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15

ONE NIGHT IN BANGKOK

Murray Head

11

Last week

12

Weeks

RCA

One Night In Bangkok by Murray Head
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16

BLACK MAN RAY

China Crisis

27

Last week

4

Weeks

VIRGIN

Black Man Ray by China Crisis
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17

A VIEW TO A KILL

Duran Duran

31

Last week

2

Weeks

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EMI

A View To A Kill by Duran Duran
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18

ONE MORE NIGHT

Phil Collins

13

Last week

6

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WEA

One More Night by Phil Collins
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19

LOVERGIRL

Teena Marie

14

Last week

7

Weeks

CBS

Lovergirl by Teena Marie
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20

GUARDIAN ANGEL

Masquerade

15

Last week

9

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Guardian Angel by Masquerade
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21

WIDE BOY

Nik Kershaw

28

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

Wide Boy by Nik Kershaw
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22

WHEN THE RAINS BEGIN TO FALL

Jermaine Jackson & Pia Zadora

17

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

When The Rains Begin To Fall by Jermaine Jackson & Pia Zadora
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23

SOME LIKE IT HOT

The Power Station

16

Last week

8

Weeks

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EMI

Some Like It Hot by The Power Station
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24

LOVE AND PRIDE

King

29

Last week

3

Weeks

CBS

Love And Pride by King
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25

HOW WILL I KNOW

Whitney Houston

35

Last week

2

Weeks

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FESTIVAL

How Will I Know by Whitney Houston
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26

SHOUT

Tears for Fears

20

Last week

11

Weeks

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POLYGRAM

Shout by Tears for Fears
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27

THE HEAT IS ON

Glen Frey

22

Last week

6

Weeks

WEA

The Heat Is On by Glen Frey
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28

DO THEY KNOW IT'S CHRISTMAS

Band Aid

21

Last week

19

Weeks

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Do They Know It's Christmas by Band Aid
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29

BLUE MONDAY

New Order

50

Last week

68

Weeks

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EMI

Blue Monday by New Order
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30

WE CLOSE OUR EYES

Go West

1

Weeks

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We Close Our Eyes by Go West
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31

LIFT YOUR HEAD UP HIGH

Peking Man

1

Weeks

WEA

Lift Your Head Up High by Peking Man
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32

EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY

Paul Young

1

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Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young
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33

LET IT ALL BLOW

Dazz Band

23

Last week

6

Weeks

RCA

Let It All Blow by Dazz Band
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34

I'M ON FIRE

Bruce Springsteen

24

Last week

8

Weeks

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CBS

I'm On Fire by Bruce Springsteen
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35

THE NEVER ENDING STORY

Limahl

38

Last week

2

Weeks

EMI

The Never Ending Story by Limahl
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36

HANGIN' ON A STRING

Loose Ends

1

Weeks

VIRGIN

Hangin' On A String by Loose Ends
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37

DON'T GO

Right Left & Centre

30

Last week

9

Weeks

VIRGIN

Don't Go by Right Left & Centre
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38

YOU SPIN ME AROUND (LIKE A RECORD)

Dead or Alive

34

Last week

4

Weeks

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CBS

You Spin Me Around (Like A Record) by Dead or Alive
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39

HOW SOON IS NOW

The Smiths

1

Weeks

CBS

How Soon Is Now by The Smiths
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40

GIRLFRIEND IS BETTER

Talking Heads

37

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Girlfriend Is Better by Talking Heads
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41

MY BUZZSAW BABY

Johnnys

1

Weeks

RCA

My Buzzsaw Baby by Johnnys
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42

SO FAR AWAY

Dire Straits

25

Last week

3

Weeks

POLYGRAM

So Far Away by Dire Straits
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43

CALIFORNIA GIRLS

David Lee Roth

33

Last week

12

Weeks

WEA

California Girls by David Lee Roth
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44

STARVATION/TAM-TAM POUR L'ETHIOPIE

Various

50

Last week

3

Weeks

VIRGIN

Starvation/Tam-Tam Pour L'Ethiopie by Various
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45

TAKE ME TO HEAVEN

Sylvester

47

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Take Me To Heaven by Sylvester
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46

CHANGE YOUR MIND

Bill Sharpe & Gary Numan

1

Weeks

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Change Your Mind by Bill Sharpe & Gary Numan
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47

SKIN DEEP

The Stranglers

32

Last week

13

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CBS

Skin Deep by The Stranglers
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48

I KNOW HIM SO WELL

Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson

41

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

I Know Him So Well by Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson
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49

MATERIAL GIRL

Madonna

26

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Material Girl by Madonna
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50

CAN I

Cashmere

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Can I by Cashmere
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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