US Top 40 Singles For Week Ending December 27, 1980

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 27th, 1980. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. Curious to see the entire chart for this year? View the 1980 US Top Singles here. john-lennon-just-like-starting-over-geffen-3 john-lennon-just-like-starting-over-1980-11 Note – the chart was “frozen” next week (For 3rd January, 1981). The next new chart was dated 10th January, 1981 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 3 (Just Like) STARTING OVER –•– John Lennon (Geffen)-9 (1 week at #1) (1) 2 2 MORE THAN I CAN SAY –•– Leo Sayer (Warner Brothers)-14 (2) 3 4 LOVE ON THE ROCKS –•– Neil Diamond (Capitol)-9 (3) 4 1 LADY –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-13 (1) 5 6 HUNGRY HEART –•– Bruce Springsteen (Columbia)-8 (5) 6 10 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD –•– Air Supply (Arista)-10 (6) 7 8 GUILTY –•– Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb (Columbia)-9 (7) 8 11 THE TIDE IS HIGH –•– Blondie (Chrysalis)-7 (8) 9 9 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-13 (9) 10 12 TELL IT LIKE IT IS –•– Heart (Epic)-6 (10) 11 16 PASSION –•– Rod Stewart (Warner Brothers)-6 (11) 12 14 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA –•– The Police (A&M)-10 (12) 13 5 MASTER BLASTER (Jammin’) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-15 (5) 14 7 ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST –•– Queen (Elektra)-20 (1) 15 17 IT’S MY TURN –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-10 (15) 16 22 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-6 (16) 17 20 CELEBRATION –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-10 (17) 18 19 EVERYBODY’S GOT TO LEARN SOMETIME –•– The Korgis (Asylum)-12 (18) 19 26 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT –•– Eddie Rabbitt (Elektra)-8 (19) 20 27 HEY NINETEEN –•– Steely Dan (MCA)-5 (20) 21 29 TIME IS TIME –•– Andy Gibb (RSO)-6 (21) 22 13 WOMAN IN LOVE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-17 (1) 23 25 SUDDENLY –•– Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard (MCA)-10 (23) 24 24 I BELIEVE IN YOU –•– Don Williams (MCA)-14 (24) 25 15 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Daryl Hall and John Oates (RCA)-14 (12) 26 28 ONE STEP CLOSER –•– The Doobie Brothers (Warner Brothers)-6 (26) 27 18 WHIP IT –•– Devo (Warner Brothers)-18 (14) 28 38 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Delbert McClinton (Capitol)-4 (28) 29 33 TOGETHER –•– Tierra (Boardwalk)-8 (29) 30 45 MISS SUN –•– Boz Scaggs (with Lisa Dal Bello) (Columbia)-5 (30) 31 31 NEVER BE THE SAME –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-12 (15) 32 21 THEME FROM “THE DUKES OF HAZZARD” (Good Ol’ Boys) –•– Waylon (RCA)-16 (21) 33 39 9 TO 5 –•– Dolly Parton (RCA)-5 (33) 34 30 I’M COMING OUT –•– Diana Ross (Motown)-13 (5) 35 34 GIRLS CAN GET IT –•– Dr. Hook (Casablanca)-9 (34) 36 44 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL –•– Abba (Atlantic)-6 (36) 37 59 SAME OLD LANG SYNE –•– Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon)-3 (37) 38 23 SEQUEL –•– Harry Chapin (Boardwalk)-9 (23) 39 53 KEEP ON LOVING YOU –•– REO Speedwagon (Epic)-5 (39) 40 46 KILLIN’ TIME –•– Fred Knoblock and Susan Anton (Scotti Brothers)-6 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 57 32 THIS TIME –•– John Cougar (Riva)-14 (27) 58 35 DREAMING –•– Cliff Richard (EMI-America)-16 (10) 59 36 DEEP INSIDE MY HEART –•– Randy Meisner (Epic)-11 (22) 60 37 THE WANDERER –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-15 (3) 63 40 HE’S SO SHY –•– The Pointer Sisters (Planet)-23 (3) POWER PLAYS 41 54 COLD LOVE –•– Donna Summer (Geffen)-5 (41) 42 43 TURN AND WALK AWAY –•– The Babys (Chrysalis)-7 (42) 43 47 HE CAN’T LOVE YOU –•– The Michael Stanley Band (EMI-America)-6 (43) 44 52 NEED YOUR LOVING TONIGHT –•– Queen (Elektra)-5 (44) 45 51 MY MOTHER’S EYES –•– Bette Midler (Atlantic)-6 (45) 46 50 SHINE ON –•– L.T.D. (A&M)-7 (46) 47 49 GOTTA HAVE MORE LOVE –•– The Climax Blues Band (Warner Brothers)-7 (47) 48 48 YOU –•– Earth, Wind and Fire (ARC)-6 (48) 49 55 I NEED YOUR LOVIN’ –•– Teena Marie (Gordy)-6 (49) 50 57 SMOKY MOUNTAIN RAIN –•– Ronnie Milsap (RCA)-5 (50) DEBUTS 81 — UNITED TOGETHER –•– Aretha Franklin (Arista)-1 (81) 82 — MERRY CHRISTMAS IN THE NFL –•– Willis “The Guard” and Vigorish (Handshake)-1 (82) 83 — (Ghost) RIDERS IN THE SKY –•– The Outlaws (Arista)-1 (83) 88 — DON’T WANT NO-BODY –•– J.D. Drews (Unicorn)-1 (88) 90 — GOT TO ROCK ON –•– Kansas (Kirshner)-1 (90)