US Top 40 Singles For Week Ending August 23, 1980

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 23rd, 1980. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. For the US 1980 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. olivia-newtonjohn-magic-jet-2 olivia-newtonjohn-whenever-youre-away-from-me-jet TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 MAGIC –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-14 (4 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 SAILING –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-11 (2) 3 3 TAKE YOUR TIME (Do It Right) (Part 1) –•– The S.O.S. Band (Tabu)-13 (3) 4 4 EMOTIONAL RESCUE –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-8 (4) 5 5 UPSIDE DOWN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-7 (5) 6 6 IT’S STILL ROCK AND ROLL TO ME –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-14 (1) 7 13 FAME –•– Irene Cara (RSO)-11 (7) 8 21 ALL OUT OF LOVE –•– Air Supply (Arista)-11 (8) 9 9 LET MY LOVE OPEN THE DOOR –•– Pete Townsend (Atco)-11 (9) 10 10 MORE LOVE –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-13 (10) 11 15 GIVE ME THE NIGHT –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers / Qwest)-8 (11) 12 7 SHINING STAR –•– The Manhattans (Columbia)-18 (5) 13 29 LATE IN THE EVENING –•– Paul Simon (Warner Brothers)-3 (13) 14 14 MISUNDERSTANDING –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-14 (14) 15 16 TAKE A LITTLE RHYTHM –•– Ali Thomson (A&M)-11 (15) 16 17 INTO THE NIGHT –•– Benny Mardones (Polydor)-11 (16) 17 19 JOJO –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-11 (17) 18 20 WHY NOT ME –•– Fred Knoblock (Scotti Brothers)-9 (18) 19 28 LOOKIN’ FOR LOVE –•– Johnny Lee (Full Moon)-7 (19) 20 26 YOU’RE THE ONLY WOMAN (You & I) –•– Ambrosia (Warner Brothers)-7 (20) 21 23 OLD-FASHION LOVE –•– The Commodores (Motown)-10 (21) 22 24 BOULEVARD –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-8 (22) 23 27 DRIVIN’ MY LIFE AWAY –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-10 (23) 24 8 LITTLE JEANNIE –•– Elton John (MCA)-17 (3) 25 25 MAKE A LITTLE MAGIC –•– The Dirt Band (United Artists)-10 (25) 26 37 YOU’LL ACCOMP’NY ME –•– Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band (Capitol)-5 (26) 27 34 ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– The Electric Light Orchestra (MCA)-4 (27) 28 32 HOT ROD HEARTS –•– Robbie Dupree (Elektra)-6 (28) 29 32 ONE IN A MILLION YOU –•– Larry Graham (Warner Brothers)-9 (29) 30 30 TULSA TIME / COCAINE –•– Eric Clapton and His Band (RSO)-10 (30) 31 35 SOMEONE THAT I USED TO LOVE –•– Natalie Cole (Capitol)-10 (31) 32 39 DON’T ASK ME WHY –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-4 (32) 33 11 CUPID / I’VE LOVED YOU FOR A LONG TIME (Medley) –•– The Spinners (Altantic)-15 (4) 34 12 COMING UP (Live At Glasgow) / COMING UP –•– Paul McCartney and Wings (Columbia)-18 (1) 35 22 STAND BY ME –•– Mickey Gilley (Full Moon)-15 (22) 36 44 I’M ALRIGHT –•– Kenny Loggins (Columbia)-7 (36) 37 31 TIRED OF TOEIN’ THE LINE –•– Rocky Burnette (EMI-America)-16 (8) 38 18 EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (Medley) –•– Meco (RSO)-11 (18) 39 45 HEY THERE LONELY GIRL –•– Robert John (EMI-America)-6 (39) 40 47 JESSE –•– Carly Simon (Warner Brothers)-4 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 41 36 IN AMERICA –•– The Charlie Daniels Band (Epic)-13 (11) 45 38 LOVE THE WORLD AWAY –•– Kenny Rogers (United Artists)-10 (14) 53 40 ONE FINE DAY –•– Carole King (Capitol)-15 (12) POWER PLAYS 42 48 HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE BACK –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-6 (42) 43 63 XANADU –•– Olivia Newton-John / The Electric Light Orchestra (MCA)-3 (43) 44 49 YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO KEEP YOUR LOVE FOR ME –•– Jermaine Jackson (Motown)-7 (44) 46 51 YOU BETTER RUN –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-5 (46) 47 52 HE’S SO SHY –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-5 (47) 48 55 NO NIGHT SO LONG –•– Dionne Warwick (Arista)-5 (48) 49 50 UNDER THE GUN –•– Poco (MCA)-6 (49) 50 67 ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST –•– Queen (Elektra)-2 (50) DEBUTS 69 — LOOK WHAT YOU’VE DONE TO ME –•– Boz Scaggs (Columbia)-1 (69) 79 — I’M ALMOST READY –•– The Pure Prairie League (Casablanca)-1 (79) 83 — MY PRAYER –•– Ray, Goodman and Brown (Polydor)-1 (83) 84 — GIRL, DON’T LET IT GET YOU DOWN –•– The O’Jays (TSOP)-1 (84) 86 — THUNDER AND LIGHTNING –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (86) 87 — GOOD MORNING GIRL / STAY AWHILE –•– Journey (Columbia)-1 (87) 88 — I GOT YOU –•– Split Enz (A&M)-1 (88) 89 — YOU CAN CALL ME BLUE –•– Michael Johnson (EMI-America)-1 (89) 90 — SWITCHIN’ TO GLIDE / THIS BEAT GOES ON –•– The Kings (Elektra)-1 (90)