Top 100 Songs of 1984


These are the top 100 songs of 1984. Within the top 100 there are a total of 83 different bands or artists.

There are two artists with the most entries. Each of these acts has a total of four entries in the top songs of 1984:

  • Billy Idol
  • Lionel Richie

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

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Top Songs of 1984

1

When Doves Cry

Prince

2

What’s Love Got to Do with It

Tina Turner

3

Say Say Say

Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson

4

Footloose

Kenny Loggins

5

Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)

Phil Collins

6

Jump

Van Halen

7

Hello

Lionel Richie

8

Owner of a Lonely Heart

Yes

9

Ghostbusters

Ray Parker, Jr.

10

Karma Chameleon

Culture Club

11

Missing You

John Waite

12

All Night Long (All Night)

Lionel Richie

13

Let’s Hear It for the Boy

Deniece Williams

14

Dancing in the Dark

Bruce Springsteen

15

Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Cyndi Lauper

16

The Reflex

Duran Duran

17

Time After Time

Cyndi Lauper

18

Jump (For My Love)

The Pointer Sisters

19

Talking in Your Sleep

The Romantics

20

Self Control

Laura Branigan

21

Let’s Go Crazy

Prince and The Revolution

22

Say It Isn’t So

Hall & Oates

23

Hold Me Now

Thompson Twins

24

Joanna

Kool & The Gang

25

I Just Called to Say I Love You

Stevie Wonder

26

Somebody’s Watching Me

Rockwell

27

Break My Stride

Matthew Wilder

28

99 Luftballons

Nena

29

I Can Dream About You

Dan Hartman

30

The Glamorous Life

Sheila E.

31

Oh Sherrie

Steve Perry

32

Stuck on You

Lionel Richie

33

I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues

Elton John

34

She Bop

Cyndi Lauper

35

Borderline

Madonna

36

Sunglasses at Night

Corey Hart

37

Eyes Without a Face

Billy Idol

38

Here Comes the Rain Again

Eurythmics

39

Uptown Girl

Billy Joel

40

Sister Christian

Night Ranger

41

Drive

The Cars

42

Twist of Fate

Olivia Newton-John

43

Union of the Snake

Duran Duran

44

The Heart of Rock & Roll

Huey Lewis and the News

45

Hard Habit to Break

Chicago

46

The Warrior

Scandal

47

If Ever You’re in My Arms Again

Peabo Bryson

48

Automatic

The Pointer Sisters

49

Let the Music Play

Shannon

50

To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before

Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson

51

Caribbean Queen

Billy Ocean

52

That’s All

Genesis

53

Running with the Night

Lionel Richie

54

Sad Songs (Say So Much)

Elton John

55

I Want a New Drug

Huey Lewis and the News

56

Islands in the Stream

Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

57

Love Is a Battlefield

Pat Benatar

58

Infatuation

Rod Stewart

59

Almost Paradise

Mike Reno and Ann Wilson

60

Legs

ZZ Top

61

State of Shock

The Jacksons

62

Love Somebody

Rick Springfield

63

Miss Me Blind

Culture Club

64

If This Is It

Huey Lewis and the News

65

You Might Think

The Cars

66

Lucky Star

Madonna

67

Cover Me

Bruce Springsteen

68

Cum on Feel the Noize

Quiet Riot

69

Breakdance

Irene Cara

70

Adult Education

Hall & Oates

71

They Don’t Know

Tracey Ullman

72

An Innocent Man

Billy Joel

73

Cruel Summer

Bananarama

74

Dance Hall Days

Wang Chung

75

Give It Up

KC & the Sunshine Band

76

I’m So Excited

The Pointer Sisters

77

I Still Can’t Get Over Loving You

Ray Parker, Jr.

78

Thriller

Michael Jackson

79

Holiday

Madonna

80

Breakin’… There’s No Stopping Us

Ollie & Jerry

81

Nobody Told Me

John Lennon

82

Church of the Poison Mind

Culture Club

83

Think of Laura

Christopher Cross

84

Time Will Reveal

DeBarge

85

Wrapped Around Your Finger

The Police

86

Pink Houses

John Cougar Mellencamp

87

Round and Round

Ratt

88

Head over Heels

The Go-Go’s

89

The Longest Time

Billy Joel

90

Tonight

Kool & the Gang

91

Got a Hold on Me

Christine McVie

92

Dancing in the Sheets

Shalamar

93

Undercover of the Night

The Rolling Stones

94

On the Dark Side

John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band

95

New Moon on Monday

Duran Duran

96

Major Tom (Coming Home)

Peter Schilling

97

Magic

The Cars

98

When You Close Your Eyes

Night Ranger

99

Rock Me Tonite

Billy Squier

100

Yah Mo B There

James Ingram and Michael McDonald