Top 100 Songs of 1987


These are the top 100 songs of 1987. Within the top 100 there are a total of 80 different bands or artists.

Madonna has the most entries with four of the top songs of 1987.

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

You can find links to more 80's content at the bottom of the page.

We welcome to you to join our Top40Weekly Forum to discuss the charts with like-minded enthusiasts.

Top Songs of 1987

1

Walk Like an Egyptian

The Bangles

2

Alone

Heart

3

Shake You Down

Gregory Abbott

4

I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)

Whitney Houston

5

Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now

Starship

6

C’est La Vie

Robbie Nevil

7

Here I Go Again

Whitesnake

8

The Way It Is

Bruce Hornsby and the Range

9

Shakedown

Bob Seger

10

Livin’ on a Prayer

Bon Jovi

11

La Bamba

Los Lobos

12

Everybody Have Fun Tonight

Wang Chung

13

Don’t Dream It’s Over

Crowded House

14

Always

Atlantic Starr

15

With or Without You

U2

16

Looking for a New Love

Jody Watley

17

Head to Toe

Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam

18

I Think We’re Alone Now

Tiffany

19

Mony Mony

Billy Idol

20

At This Moment

Billy Vera and the Beaters

21

The Lady in Red

Chris de Burgh

22

Didn’t We Almost Have It All

Whitney Houston

23

I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

U2

24

I Want Your Sex

George Michael

25

Sexy EyesNotorious

Duran Duran

26

Only in My Dreams

Debbie Gibson

27

(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life

Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes

28

The Next Time I Fall

Peter Cetera and Amy Grant

29

Lean on Me

Club Nouveau

30

Open Your Heart

Madonna

31

Lost in Emotion

Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam

32

(I Just) Died In Your Arms

Cutting Crew

33

Heart and Soul

T’Pau

34

You Keep Me Hangin’ On

Kim Wilde

35

Keep Your Hands to Yourself

Georgia Satellites

36

I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)

Aretha Franklin and George Michael

37

Control

Janet Jackson

38

U Got the Look

Prince

39

Somewhere Out There

Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram

40

Land of Confusion

Genesis

41

Jacob’s Ladder

Huey Lewis and the News

42

Who’s That Girl

Madonna

43

You Got It All

The Jets

44

Touch Me (I Want Your Body)

Samantha Fox

45

I Just Can’t Stop Loving You

Michael Jackson with Siedah Garrett

46

Causing a Commotion

Madonna

47

In Too Deep

Genesis

48

Let’s Wait Awhile

Janet Jackson

49

Hip to Be Square

Huey Lewis and the News

50

Will You Still Love Me?

Chicago

51

Little Lies

Fleetwood Mac

52

Luka

Suzanne Vega

53

I Heard A Rumour

Bananarama

54

Don’t Mean Nothing

Richard Marx

55

Songbird

Kenny G

56

Carrie

Europe

57

Don’t Disturb This Groove

The System

58

La Isla Bonita

Madonna

59

Bad

Michael Jackson

60

Sign o’ the Times

Prince

61

Change of Heart

Cyndi Lauper

62

Come Go with Me

Exposé

63

Can’t We Try

Dan Hill featuring Vonda Shepard

64

To Be a Lover

Billy Idol

65

Mandolin Rain

Bruce Hornsby and the Range

66

Breakout

Swing Out Sister

67

Stand by Me

Ben E. King

68

Tonight, Tonight, Tonight

Genesis

69

Someday

Glass Tiger

70

When Smokey Sings

ABC

71

Casanova

LeVert

72

Rhythm Is Gonna Get You

Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine

73

Rock Steady

The Whispers

74

Wanted Dead or Alive

Bon Jovi

75

Big Time

Peter Gabriel

76

The Finer Things

Steve Winwood

77

Let Me Be the One

Exposé

78

Is This Love

Survivor

79

Diamonds

Herb Alpert

80

Point of No Return

Exposé

81

Big Love

Fleetwood Mac

82

Midnight Blue

Lou Gramm

83

Something So Strong

Crowded House

84

Heat of the Night

Bryan Adams

85

Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You

Glenn Medeiros

86

Brilliant Disguise

Bruce Springsteen

87

Just to See Her

Smokey Robinson

88

Who Will You Run To

Heart

89

Respect Yourself

Bruce Willis

90

Cross My Broken Heart

The Jets

91

Victory

Kool & the Gang

92

Don’t Get Me Wrong

The Pretenders

93

Doing It All for My Baby

Huey Lewis and the News

94

Right on Track

Breakfast Club

95

Ballerina Girl

Lionel Richie

96

Meet Me Half Way

Kenny Loggins

97

I’ve Been in Love Before

Cutting Crew

98

(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)

Beastie Boys

99

Funkytown

Pseudo Echo

100

Love You Down

Ready for the World