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            YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1980 (Singles)

                Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 75 points, nr. 2 74 etc)

nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 Geno Dexy's Midnight Runners 909 14 1
2 Feels like I'm in love Kelly Marie 831 16 1
3 Crying Don McLean 796 14 1
4 Nine to five Sheena Easton 789 15 3
5 Woman in love Barbra Streisand 763 13 1
6 Baggy trousers Madness 752 16 3
7 If you're looking out for a way out Odyssey 748 15 6
8 D.I.S.C.O. Ottawan 746 16 2
9 Working my way back to you Detroit Spinners 738 14 1
10 Funky town Lipps Inc. 733 13 2
11 Dance yourself dizzy Liquid Gold 701 14 2
12 Oops upside your head Gap Band 698 14 6
13 Use it up and wear it out Odyssey 695 12 1
14 I'm in the mood for dancing Nolan Sisters 671 13 3
15 No doubt about it Hot Chocolate 667 11 2
16 Upside down Diana Ross 666 12 2
17 Coward of the county Kenny Rogers 665 12 1
18 Suicide is painless MASH 660 12 1
19 Together we are beautiful Fern Kinney 658 11 1
20 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & E.L.O. 657 11 1
21 Could you be loved Bob Marley & Wailers 653 12 5
22 What's another year Johnny Logan 644 8 1
23 Special brew Bad Manners 638 13 3
24 Enola gay Orchestral Manoevres in the Dark 636 13 8
25 Modern girl Sheena Easton 632 15 8
26 Take that look off your face Marti Webb 619 12 3
27 Back together again Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway 618 11 3
28 And the beat goes on Whispers 616 12 2
29 Turning Japanese Vapors 614 13 3
30 Food for thought UB40 612 13 4
31 Jump to the beat Stacy Lattisaw 611 11 3
32 Lip up fatty Bad Manners 610 14 15
33 When you ask about love Matchbox 606 12 4
34 More tan I can say Leo Sayer 599 11 2
35 Sunshine of your smile Mike Berry 598 12 9
36 What you're proposing Status Quo 597 11 2
37 Silver dream racer David Essex 595 11 4
38 Never knew love like this Stephanie Mills 593 11 4
39 All night long Rainbow 593 11 5
40 Let's hang on Darts 591 14 11
41 Master Blaster (jammin') Stevie Wonder 585 10 2
42 Everybody's got to learn sometime Korgis 583 12 5
43 You gave me love Crown Heights Affair 582 12 10
44 One day I'll fly away Randy Crawford 581 11 2
45 Tom Hark Pirhana's  581 12 6
46 Gotta pull myself together Nolans 580 13 9
47 Don't stand so close to me Police 574 10 1
48 Games without frontiers Peter Gabriel 573 11 4
49 I could be so good for you Dennis Waterman 569 10 3
50 Ashes to ashes David Bowie 563 10 1
51 Poison ivy Lambretta's 559 12 7
52 The tide is high Blondie 556 8 1
53 Midnite dynamos Matchbox 556 12 14
54 Eight day Hazel O'Connor 555 11 5
55 The winner takes it all ABBA 553 10 1
56 Brass in pocket Pretenders 548 10 1
57 Stomp Brothers Johnson 548 12 6
58 Dog eat dog Adam & Ants 544 12 4
59 Let's get serious Jermaine Jackson 541 11 8
60 Over you Roxy Music 535 9 5
61 Don't push it don't force it Leon Haywood 533 11 12
62 It's still rock & roll to me Billy Joel 531 11 14
63 Atomic Blondie 530 9 1
64 My girl Madness 529 10 3
65 A walk in the park Nick Straker Band 529 12 20
66 Don't make waves Nolans 525 11 12
67 Too much too young Specials 520 10 1
68 Dreamin' Cliff Richard 520 10 8
69 I hear you now Jon & Vangelis 514 11 8
70 Babooshka Kate Bush 513 10 5
71 Sexy eyes Dr. Hook 511 9 4
72 It's only love Elvis Presley 509 10 3
73 My way of thinking UB40 509 10 6
74 Give me the night George Benson 505 10 7
75 Fashion David Bowie 504 9 5
76 Super trouper ABBA 503 7 1
77 Startin' over John Lennon 503 8 1
78 Start  Jam 501 8 1
79 Carrie Cliff Richard 501 10 4
80 Earth died screaming UB40 501 9 10
81 Messages Orchestral Manoevres in the Dark 501 11 13
82 Going underground Jam 498 9 1
83 She's out of my life Michael Jackson 498 9 3
84 Toccata Sky 492 11 5
85 Babe Styx 491 10 6
86 Ne ne na na na na nu nu Bad Manners 490 14 28
87 Paranoid Black Sabbath 486 12 14
88 Call me Blondie 484 9 1
89 Let's go round again Average White Band 484 11 12
90 Cupid Detroit Spinners 483 10 4
91 All out of love Air Supply 482 11 11
92 Do that to me one more time Captain & Tennille 481 10 7
93 Celebration Kool & the Gang 478 9 7
94 Funkin' for Jamaica Tom Browne 476 11 10
95 January february Barbara Dickson 476 10 11
96 To be or not to be B.A. Robertson 475 11 9
97 Can't stop the music Village People 474 11 11
98 I got you Split Enz 474 11 12
99 Rat race Specials 473 9 5
100 With you I'm born again Billy Preston & Syreeta 471 8 2
101 Please don't go KC & Sunshine Band 471 8 3
102 Behind the groove Teena Marie 471 10 6
103 Green onions Booker T & MG's 469 9 7
104 Riders in the sky Shadows 467 12 12
105 Coming up Paul McCartney 465 9 2
106 My old piano Diana Ross 462 9 5
107 Theme from The Invaders Yellow Magic Orchestra 462 11 17
108 Seven teen Regents 459 10 11
109 I owe you one Shalamar 459 10 13
110 Someone's looking at you Boomtown Rats 458 9 4
111 So lonely Police 458 10 6
112 Mirror in the bathroom Beat 457 9 4
113 Rock with you Michael Jackson 457 9 7
114 It's different for girls Joe Jackson 456 9 5
115 Captain Beaky Keith Mitchell 456 10 5
116 Another one bites the dust Queen 454 9 7
117 Echo beach Martha & Muffins 450 10 10
118 Kool and the kaftan B.A. Robertson 449 12 17
119 Hands off she's mine Beat 448 9 9
120 Ace of spades Motorhead 446 9 15
121 Turn it on again Genesis 445 10 8
122 Searching Change 445 10 11
123 My perfect cousin Undertones 444 10 9
124 Bank robber The Clash 443 10 12
125 Hold on to my love Jimmy Ruffin 442 8 7
126 Baby I love you Ramones 441 9 8
127 Oh yeah Roxy Music 439 8 5
128 There there my dear Dexy's Midnight Runners 438 9 7
129 Amigo Black Slate 438 9 9
130 Mariana Gibson Brothers 438 10 11
131 Marie Marie Shakin' Stevens 438 10 19
132 My oh my Sad Cafe 437 11 14
133 Check out the groove Bobby Thurston 436 10 10
134 Fool for your loving Whitesnake 427 9 13
135 You're lying Linx 425 10 15
136 To cut a long story short Spandau Ballet 424 7 5
137 Substitute Liquid Gold 424 9 8
138 Wheels of steel Saxon 424 11 20
139 Me myself I Joan Armatrading 420 11 11
140 Waterfalls Paul McCartney 418 8 9
141 I can't stand up for falling down Elvis Costello 417 8 4
142 I should loved ya Narada Michael Walden 417 9 8
143 Cuba Gibson Brothers 414 9 12
144 Jane Jefferson Starship 414 9 21
145 Talk of the town Pretenders 412 8 8
146 Casanova Coffee 411 10 13
147 Night boat to Cairo Madness 409 8 6
148 Chinatown Thin Lizzy 406 9 21
149 Let's do rock steady Bodysnatchers 404 9 22
150 So good to be back again Tourists 402 9 8

 

 

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