Top 100 Songs Of 1982

These are the top 100 songs of 1982. Within the top 100 there are a total of 81 different bands or artists.

There are four acts with the most entries. Each of these acts has a total of three entries in the top songs of 1982:

  • Air Supply
  • Hall & Oats
  • Stevie Wonder (including a duet with Paul McCartney)
  • The Go Go’s

The song title is at the top in gray with the artist below in red.

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Top Songs of 1982

Olivia Newton-John
2Eye of the Tiger
3I Love Rock ‘n Roll
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
4Ebony and Ivory
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
The J. Geils Band
6Don’t You Want Me
The Human League
7Jack & Diane
John Cougar
8Hurts So Good
John Cougar
Steve Miller Band
10Hard to Say I’m Sorry
11Tainted Love
Soft Cell
12Chariots of Fire
13Harden My Heart
15I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)
Hall & Oates
Tommy Tutone
17Key Largo
Bertie Higgins
18You Should Hear How She Talks About You
Melissa Manchester
19Waiting for a Girl Like You
20Don’t Talk to Strangers
Rick Springfield
21The Sweetest Thing (I’ve Ever Known)
Juice Newton
22Always on My Mind
Willie Nelson
23Shake It Up
The Cars
24Let It Whip
Dazz Band
25We Got the Beat
The Go-Go’s
26The Other Woman
Ray Parker, Jr.
27Turn Your Love Around
George Benson
28Sweet Dreams
Air Supply
29Only the Lonely
The Motels
30Who Can It Be Now?
Men at Work
31Hold Me
Fleetwood Mac
32Eye in the Sky
The Alan Parsons Project
33Let’s Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire
34Open Arms
35Leader of the Band
Dan Fogelberg
36Leather and Lace
Stevie Nicks and Don Henley
37Even the Nights Are Better
Air Supply
38I’ve Never Been to Me
3965 Love Affair
Paul Davis
40Heat of the Moment
41Take It Easy on Me
Little River Band
42Pac-Man Fever
Buckner & Garcia
43That Girl
Stevie Wonder
44Private Eyes
Hall & Oates
45Trouble Lindsey
46Making Love
Roberta Flack
47Love’s Been a Little Bit Hard on Me
Juice Newton
48Young Turks
Rod Stewart
The J. Geils Band
50Keep the Fire Burnin’
REO Speedwagon
51Do You Believe in Love
Huey Lewis & The News
52Cool Night
Paul Davis
53Caught Up In You
38 Special
54Why Do Fools Fall In Love?
Diana Ross
55Love in the First Degree
56Hooked On Classics
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
57Wasted on the Way
Crosby, Stills & Nash
58Think I’m in Love
Eddie Money
59Love Is in Control (Finger on the Trigger)
Donna Summer
Karla Bonoff
61One Hundred Ways
Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram
62Blue Eyes
Elton John
63Our Lips Are Sealed
The Go-Go’s
64You Could Have Been with Me
Sheena Easton
65You Can Do Magic
66Did It in a Minute
Hall & Oates
67I Ran (So Far Away)
A Flock of Seagulls
68Somebody’s Baby
Jackson Browne
69Oh No
70Take It Away
Paul McCartney
71It’s Gonna Take a Miracle
Deniece Williams
72Love Will Turn You Around
Kenny Rogers
73Don’t Stop Believin’
74Comin’ In and Out of Your Life
Barbra Streisand
Laura Branigan
76Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)
Elton John
77Yesterday’s Songs
Neil Diamond
78Crimson and Clover
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
79Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
The Police
80Here I Am
Air Supply
81I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near)
Michael McDonald
82Get Down on It
Kool & the Gang
83Any Day Now
Ronnie Milsap
84Make a Move on Me
Olivia Newton-John
85Take My Heart (You Can Have It If You Want It)
Kool & the Gang
86Mirror Mirror
Diana Ross
The Go-Go’s
88Oh, Pretty Woman
Van Halen
89Should I Do It
The Pointer Sisters
90Hot in the City
Billy Idol
91Kids in America
Kim Wilde
92Man on Your Mind
Little River Band
93What’s Forever For
Michael Murphey
94Waiting on a Friend
The Rolling Stones
95Do I Do
Stevie Wonder
96Working for the Weekend
97Goin’ Down
Greg Guidry
98Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)
Christopher Cross
99Through the Years
Kenny Rogers
100Edge of Seventeen
Stevie Nicks

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