US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending January 5, 1985

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending January 5th, 1985.

Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here.

Make sure to also check the 1985’s Top 40 Singles here.

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TW LW TITLE Artist – Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 LIKE A VIRGIN –•– Madonna – 8 (1)
2 2 WILD BOYS –•– Duran Duran – 10 (2)
3 4 SEA OF LOVE –•– The Honeydrippers – 13 (3)
4 5 COOL IT NOW –•– New Edition – 16 (4)
5 6 WE BELONG –•– Pat Benatar – 11 (5)
6 9 ALL I NEED –•– Jack Wagner – 12 (6)
7 3 OUT OF TOUCH –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates – 15 (1)
8 12 RUN TO YOU –•– Bryan Adams – 10 (8)
9 15 YOU’RE THE INSPIRATION –•– Chicago – 8 (9)
10 10 VALOTTE –•– Julian Lennon – 12 (10)

11 14 BORN IN THE U.S.A. –•– Bruce Springsteen – 9 (11)
12 7 I FEEL FOR YOU –•– Chaka Khan – 18 (3)
13 17 DO WHAT YOU DO –•– Jermaine Jackson – 11 (13)
14 21 I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS –•– Foreigner – 5 (14)
15 8 NO MORE LONELY NIGHTS –•– Paul McCartney – 13 (6)
16 22 EASY LOVER –•– Philip Bailey & Phil Collins – 7 (16)
17 19 UNDERSTANDING –•– Bob Seger – 9 (17)
18 25 JAMIE –•– Ray Parker Jr. – 8 (18)
19 27 THE BOYS OF SUMMER –•– Don Henley – 9 (19)
20 65 DO THEY KNOW IT’S CHRISTMAS –•– Band Aid – 3 (20)

21 13 ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Cyndi Lauper – 14 (5)
22 16 I CAN’T HOLD BACK –•– Survivor – 17 (13)
23 37 CARELESS WHISPER –•– Wham! Featuring George Michael – 3 (23)
24 24 CENTIPEDE –•– Rebbie Jackson – 14 (24)
25 32 I WOULD DIE 4 U –•– Prince – 4 (25)
26 31 LOVER BOY –•– Billy Ocean – 6 (26)
27 11 WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO GO –•– Wham! – 18 (1)
28 20 HELLO AGAIN –•– The Cars – 11 (20)
29 33 BRUCE –•– Rick Springfield – 8 (29)
30 18 PENNY LOVER –•– Lionel Richie – 14 (8)

31 36 LOVE LIGHT IN FLIGHT –•– Stevie Wonder – 6 (31)
32 40 NEUTRON DANCE –•– The Pointer Sisters – 7 (32)
33 35 TENDER YEARS –•– John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band – 13 (33)
34 34 THE BELLE OF ST. MARK –•– Sheila E – 11 (34)
35 42 METHOD OF MODERN LOVE –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates – 4 (35)
36 45 SOLID –•– Ashford & Simpson – 9 (36)
37 39 FOOLISH HEART –•– Steve Perry – 7 (37)
38 41 CALL TO THE HEART –•– Steve – 9 (38)
39 49 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Time – 11 (39)
40 46 MISLED –•– Kool & The Gang – 7 (40)

TOP 40 DROPS

41 43 IN NEON –•– Elton John – 6 (41)
42 23 STRUT –•– Sheena Easton – 20 (7)
44 38 (PRIDE) IN THE NAME OF LOVE –•– U2 – 11 (33)
51 30 STRANGER IN TOWN –•– Toto – 11 (30)
52 28 WE ARE THE YOUNG –•– Dan Hartman – 14 (25)
56 26 WALKING ON A THIN LINE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 12 (18)
58 29 BETTER BE GOOD TO ME –•– Tina Turner – 17 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 IN NEON –•– Elton John – 6 (41)
43 47 OPERATOR –•– Midnight Star – 6 (43)
45 50 MISTAKE NO. 3 –•– Culture Club – 4 (45)
46 51 TENDERNESS –•– General Public – 8 (46)
47 57 MONEY CHANGES EVERYTHING –•– Cyndi Lauper – 3 (47)
48 52 THE HEAT IS ON –•– Glenn Frey – 5 (48)
49 60 SUGAR WALLS –•– Sheena Easton – 3 (49)
50 61 THE OLD MAN DOWN THE ROAD –•– John Fogerty – 3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

76 — KNOCKING AT YOUR BACK DOOR –•– Deep Purple – 1 (76)
80 — ROCKIN’ AT MIDNIGHT –•– The Honeydrippers – 1 (80)
85 — YO LITTLE BROTHER –•– Nolan Thomas – 1 (85)
95 — FRIENDS / FIVE MINUTES OF FUNK –•– Whodini – 1 (95)