Top 100 Songs of 1983


These are the top 100 songs of 1983. Within the top 100 there are a total of 77 different bands or artists.

Michael Jackson achieved the most entries (including a duet with Paul McCartney) with five of the top songs of 1983.

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

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Top Songs of 1983

1

Every Breath You Take

The Police

2

Billie Jean

Michael Jackson

3

Flashdance… What a Feeling

Irene Cara

4

Down Under

Men at Work

5

Beat It

Michael Jackson

6

Total Eclipse of the Heart

Bonnie Tyler

7

Maneater

Hall & Oates

8

Baby, Come to Me

Patti Austin and James Ingram

9

Maniac

Michael Sembello

10

Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)

Eurythmics

11

Do You Really Want to Hurt Me

Culture Club

12

You and I

Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle

13

Come On Eileen

Dexys Midnight Runners

14

Shame on the Moon

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band

15

She Works Hard for the Money

Donna Summer

16

Never Gonna Let You Go

Sérgio Mendes

17

Hungry Like the Wolf

Duran Duran

18

Let’s Dance

David Bowie

19

Twilight Zone

Golden Earring

20

I Know There’s Something Going On

Frida

21

Jeopardy

The Greg Kihn Band

22

Electric Avenue

Eddy Grant

23

She Blinded Me with Science

Thomas Dolby

24

Africa

Toto

25

Little Red Corvette

Prince

26

Back on the Chain Gang

The Pretenders

27

Up Where We Belong

Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes

28

Mr. Roboto

Styx

29

You Are

Lionel Richie

30

Der Kommissar

After the Fire

31

Puttin’ on the Ritz

Taco

32

Sexual Healing

Marvin Gaye

33

(Keep Feeling) Fascination

The Human League

34

Time (Clock of the Heart)

Culture Club

35

The Safety Dance

Men Without Hats

36

Mickey

Toni Basil

37

You Can’t Hurry Love

Phil Collins

38

Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

Journey

39

One on One

Hall & Oates

40

We’ve Got Tonight

Kenny Rogers and Sheena Easton

41

1999

Prince

42

Stray Cat Strut

Stray Cats

43

Allentown

Billy Joel

44

Stand Back

Stevie Nicks

45

Tell Her About It

Billy Joel

46

Always Something There to Remind Me

Naked Eyes

47

Truly

Lionel Richie

48

Dirty Laundry

Don Henley

49

The Girl Is Mine

Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney

50

Too Shy

Kajagoogoo

51

Goody Two-Shoes

Adam Ant

52

Rock the Casbah

The Clash

53

Our House

Madness

54

Overkill

Men at Work

55

Is There Something I Should Know?

Duran Duran

56

Gloria

Laura Branigan

57

Affair of the Heart

Rick Springfield

58

She’s a Beauty

The Tubes

59

Solitaire

Laura Branigan

60

Don’t Let It End

Styx

61

How Am I Supposed to Live Without You

Laura Branigan

62

China Girl

David Bowie

63

Come Dancing

The Kinks

64

Promises, Promises

Naked Eyes

65

The Other Guy

Little River Band

66

Making Love Out of Nothing at All

Air Supply

67

Family Man

Hall & Oates

68

Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’

Michael Jackson

69

I Won’t Hold You Back

Toto

70

All Right

Christopher Cross

71

Straight from the Heart

Bryan Adams

72

Heart to Heart

Kenny Loggins

73

My Love

Lionel Richie

74

I’m Still Standing

Elton John

75

Hot Girls in Love

Loverboy

76

It’s a Mistake

Men at Work

77

I’ll Tumble 4 Ya

Culture Club

78

All This Love

DeBarge

79

Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy

Sammy Hagar

80

Heartbreaker

Dionne Warwick

81

Faithfully

Journey

82

Steppin’ Out

Joe Jackson

83

Take Me to Heart

Quarterflash

84

(She’s) Sexy + 17

Stray Cats

85

Try Again

Champaign

86

Dead Giveaway

Shalamar

87

Lawyers in Love

Jackson Browne

88

What About Me

Moving Pictures

89

Human Nature

Michael Jackson

90

Photograph

Def Leppard

91

Pass the Dutchie

Musical Youth

92

TRUE

Spandau Ballet

93

Far from Over

Frank Stallone

94

I’ve Got a Rock ‘n’ Roll Heart

Eric Clapton

95

It Might Be You

Stephen Bishop

96

Tonight, I Celebrate My Love

Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack

97

You Got Lucky

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

98

Don’t Cry

Asia

99

Breaking Us in Two

Joe Jackson

100

Fall in Love with Me

Earth, Wind & Fire