Official Top 40 Singles

The 40 best-selling and most-streamed tracks

1

(THEME FROM) GREAT AMERICAN HERO

Joey Scarbury

1

Last week

4

Weeks

WEA

(Theme From) Great American Hero by Joey Scarbury
icon

2

LADY (YOU BRING ME UP)

The Commodores

2

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Lady (You Bring Me Up) by The Commodores
icon

3

GREEN DOOR

Shakin' Stevens

13

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Green Door by Shakin' Stevens
icon

4

MAKING YOUR MIND UP

Bucks Fizz

3

Last week

5

Weeks

RCA

Making Your Mind Up by Bucks Fizz
icon

5

BEACH BOYS MEDLEY

Beach Boys

6

Last week

5

Weeks

EMI

Beach Boys Medley by Beach Boys
icon

6

ROCK AND ROLL DREAMS COME THROUGH

Jim Steinman

8

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Rock And Roll Dreams Come Through by Jim Steinman
icon

7

HOLD ON TIGHT

Electric Light Orchestra

9

Last week

4

Weeks

CBS

Hold On Tight by Electric Light Orchestra
icon

8

TURN ME LOOSE

Loverboy

10

Last week

22

Weeks

CBS

Turn Me Loose by Loverboy
icon

9

ENDLESS LOVE

Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Endless Love by Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie
icon

10

SAY I LOVE YOU

Renee Geyer

1

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Say I Love You by Renee Geyer
icon

11

HEARTS

Marty Balin

5

Last week

6

Weeks

EMI

Hearts by Marty Balin
icon

12

BAD HABITS

Billy Field

4

Last week

10

Weeks

WEA

Bad Habits by Billy Field
icon

13

(THE RUGBY) DECK OF CARDS

Laurie Dee

7

Last week

6

Weeks

RTC

(The Rugby) Deck Of Cards by Laurie Dee
icon

14

DON'T PLAY ME A SYMPHONY

Ann Dumont

12

Last week

5

Weeks

CBS

Don't Play Me A Symphony by Ann Dumont
icon

15

HOOKED ON CLASSICS

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

26

Last week

2

Weeks

RCA

Hooked On Classics by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
icon

16

YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY

Shakin' Stevens

14

Last week

12

Weeks

CBS

You Drive Me Crazy by Shakin' Stevens
icon

17

STOP DRAGGIN' MY HEART AROUND

Stevie Nicks

16

Last week

7

Weeks

WEA

Stop Draggin' My Heart Around by Stevie Nicks
icon

18

BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY

The Manhattan Transfer

15

Last week

11

Weeks

WEA

Boy From New York City by The Manhattan Transfer
icon

19

QUEEN OF HEARTS

Juice Newton

21

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Queen Of Hearts by Juice Newton
icon

20

TOO DRUNK

Dead Kennedys

19

Last week

2

Weeks

RTC

Too Drunk by Dead Kennedys
icon

21

ELVIRA

Oakridge Boys

17

Last week

10

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Elvira by Oakridge Boys
icon

22

BROADCAST O.R.

Newmatics

1

Weeks

CBS

Broadcast O.R. by Newmatics
icon

23

PULL UP TO THE BUMPER

Grace Jones

18

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Pull Up To The Bumper by Grace Jones
icon

24

FIRE AND ICE

Pat Benatar

24

Last week

6

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Fire And Ice by Pat Benatar
icon

25

GOT ME AT A DISADVANTAGE

The Spaces

25

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

Got Me At A Disadvantage by The Spaces
icon

26

CELEBRATION

Kool & The Gang

11

Last week

13

Weeks

Preview

POLYGRAM

Celebration by Kool & The Gang
icon

27

ONE TRACK MIND

The Swingers

29

Last week

2

Weeks

CBS

One Track Mind by The Swingers
icon

28

GHOST TOWN

The Specials

20

Last week

3

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Ghost Town by The Specials
icon

29

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Stevie Wonder

23

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Happy Birthday by Stevie Wonder
icon

30

ONE IN TEN

UB40

22

Last week

7

Weeks

RTC

One In Ten by UB40
icon

31

STRAY CATS STRUT

Stray Cats

35

Last week

13

Weeks

EMI

Stray Cats Strut by Stray Cats
icon

32

THIS OLE HOUSE

Shakin' Stevens

31

Last week

23

Weeks

Preview

CBS

This Ole House by Shakin' Stevens
icon

33

BACKFIRED

Debbie Harry

30

Last week

2

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Backfired by Debbie Harry
icon

34

DRAW OF THE CARDS

Kim Carnes

48

Last week

11

Weeks

EMI

Draw Of The Cards by Kim Carnes
icon

35

JESSIE'S GIRL

Rick Springfield

27

Last week

9

Weeks

EMI

Jessie's Girl by Rick Springfield
icon

36

SOME DAYS ARE DIAMONDS

John Denver

37

Last week

3

Weeks

RCA

Some Days Are Diamonds by John Denver
icon

37

STEP BY STEP

Eddie Rabbit

1

Weeks

POLYGRAM

Step By Step by Eddie Rabbit
icon

38

TOUCH ME WHEN WE'RE DANCING

The Carpenters

33

Last week

7

Weeks

FESTIVAL

Touch Me When We're Dancing by The Carpenters
icon

39

SEE ME GO

Screaming Mee Mees

28

Last week

8

Weeks

FESTIVAL

See Me Go by Screaming Mee Mees
icon

40

KIDS IN AMERICA

Kim Wilde

39

Last week

14

Weeks

EMI

Kids In America by Kim Wilde
icon

41

REGGAE ON BROADWAY

Bob Marley

1

Weeks

WEA

Reggae On Broadway by Bob Marley
icon

42

START ME UP

Rolling Stones

1

Weeks

EMI

Start Me Up by Rolling Stones
icon

43

NO DEPRESSION IN N.Z.

Blam Blam Blam

36

Last week

10

Weeks

FESTIVAL

No Depression In N.Z. by Blam Blam Blam
icon

44

TRANSMISSION

Joy Division

41

Last week

6

Weeks

RTC

Transmission by Joy Division
icon

45

TALLY HO

The Clean

43

Last week

5

Weeks

Flying Nun

Tally Ho by The Clean
icon

46

ON THE INSIDE

Lynne Hamilton

38

Last week

19

Weeks

RCA

On The Inside by Lynne Hamilton
icon

47

MORE STARS

Stars on 45

18

Last week

4

Weeks

POLYGRAM

More Stars by Stars on 45
icon

48

BETTE DAVIS EYES

Kim Carnes

48

Last week

21

Weeks

Preview

EMI

Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes
icon

49

MAYBE

Sharon O'Neill

1

Weeks

CBS

Maybe by Sharon O'Neill
icon

50

ROCK THIS TOWN

Stray Cats

45

Last week

24

Weeks

EMI

Rock This Town by Stray Cats
icon
S