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            YEAR-END USA TOP 150 of 1985 (Singles, Jan-Dec)

                Based on point-system  (nr. 1 100 points, nr. 2 99 etc)

NR TITLE ARTIST PNTS WKS HP
1 Take on me A-Ha 1605 25 1
2 Cherish Kool and the Gang 1598 25 2
3 Everybody wants to rule the world Tears for Fears 1594 24 1
4 Everytime you go away Paul Young 1590 23 1
5 Money for nothing Dire Straits 1526 22 1
6 Crazy for you Madonna 1519 21 1
7 Don't you forget about me Simple Minds 1472 22 1
8 Careless whisper George Michael 1466 19 1
9 Things can only get better Howard Jones 1454 23 5
10 Saving all my love for you Whitney Houston 1440 20 1
11 The power of love Huey Lewis & the News 1440 19 1
12 Lover girl Teena Marie 1439 21 4
13 St Elmo's fire John Parr 1434 22 1
14 Rhythm of the night DeBarge 1432 22 3
15 Obsession Animotion 1431 24 6
16 Everything she wants Wham 1419 20 1
17 The heat is on Glenn Frey 1417 20 2
18 Can't fight this feeling REO Speedwagon 1410 18 1
19 Nightshift Commodores 1405 22 3
20 Oh Sheila Ready for the World 1403 21 1
21 The search is over Survivor 1402 21 4
22 Heaven Bryan Adams 1394 19 1
23 Suddenly Billy Ocean 1389 22 4
24 Part time lover Stevie Wonder 1385 17 1
25 Never surrender Corey Hart 1382 20 3
26 You give good love Whitney Houston 1373 21 3
27 Shout Tears for Fears 1370 19 1
28 Freeway of love Aretha Franklin 1361 19 3
29 Voices carry Til Tuesday 1355 21 8
30 We built this city Starship 1352 17 1
31 One night in Bangkok Murray Head 1338 20 3
32 Missing you Diana Ross 1338 22 10
33 In my house Mary Jane Girls 1336 22 7
34 Miami Vice theme Jan Hammer 1328 17 1
35 I want to know what love is Foreigner 1319 17 1
36 If you love somebody set them free Sting 1310 18 3
37 One more night Phil Collins 1304 18 1
38 Don't lose my number Phil Collins 1300 18 4
39 Smooth operator Sade 1295 20 5
40 Raspberry beret Prince & the Revolution 1291 17 2
41 A view to a kill Duran Duran 1285 17 1
42 Sussudio Phil Collins 1281 17 1
43 We don't need another hero Tina Turner 1275 18 2
44 You belong to the city Glenn Frey 1271 16 2
45 Walking on sunshine Katrina & the Waves 1271 21 9
46 Be near me ABC 1268 19 9
47 What about love Heart 1268 21 10
48 Would I lie to you Eurythmics 1263 19 5
49 Glory days Bruce Springsteen 1258 18 5
50 Axel F Harold Faltermeyer 1252 19 3
51 We are the world USA for Africa 1249 18 1
52 Never surrender Heart 1228 16 4
53 Who's holding Donna now DeBarge 1227 19 6
54 Head over heels Tears for Fears 1216 16 3
55 Freedom Wham 1215 18 3
56 Easy lover Phil Collins & Philip Bailey 1214 17 2
57 I'm on fire Bruce Springsteen 1207 20 6
58 Neutron dance Pointer Sisters 1206 17 6
59 Material girl Madonna 1204 17 2
60 Fresh Kool and the Gang 1203 19 9
61 Summer of '69 Bryan Adams 1198 17 5
62 Some like it hot Power Station 1185 18 6
63 Angel Madonna 1182 17 5
64 Lonely ol' night John Cougar Mellencamp 1181 19 6
65 Too late for goodbyes Julian Lennon 1172 17 5
66 Fortress around your heart Sting 1171 19 8
67 Lovin' every minute of it Loverboy 1170 19 9
68 Private dancer Tina Turner 1165 18 7
69 Lay your hands on me Thompson Twins 1160 15 6
70 Broken wings Mr Mister 1156 15 1
71 All she wants to do is dance Don Henley 1153 19 9
72 Dare me Pointer Sisters 1148 18 11
73 Smuggler's blues Glenn Frey 1147 19 12
74 Separate lives Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin 1133 13 1
75 Loverboy Billy Ocean 1130 16 2
76 You are my lady Freddie Jackson 1126 17 12
77 Love theme from St Elmo's fire David Foster 1126 19 15
78 Sentimental strteet Night Ranger 1125 17 8
79 Misled Kool and the Gang 1112 18 10
80 Who's zooming who Aretha Franklin 1099 14 7
81 Invincible Pat Benatar 1098 17 10
82 High on you Survivor 1097 17 8
83 People are people Depeche Mode 1092 18 13
84 And we danced Hooters 1091 20 21
85 Dress you up Madonna 1073 16 5
86 California girls David Lee Roth 1069 16 3
87 You spin me round Dead or Alive 1066 18 11
88 Somebody Bryan Adams 1058 17 11
89 New attitude Patti Labelle 1048 21 17
90 I miss you Klymaxx 1045 16 5
91 Perfect way Scritti Politti 1044 17 11
92 You're only human Billy Joel 1043 16 9
93 Just a gigolo David Lee Roth 1029 17 12
94 Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood 1022 16 10
95 Get it on Power Station 1020 15 9
96 Only the young Journey 1018 16 9
97 Sugar walls Sheena Easton 1002 15 9
98 Method of modern love Hall & Oates 999 16 5
99 Pop life Prince & the Revolution 997 14 7
100 Solid Ashford & Simpson 989 16 12
101 Cry Godley & Creme 988 17 16
102 Never ending story Limahl 976 19 17
103 Keeping the faith Billy Joel 969 16 18
104 The old man down the road John Fogerty 967 16 10
105 Along comes a woman Chicago 967 16 14
106 Rock me tonight Freddie Jackson 955 19 18
107 One night love affair Bryan Adams 950 15 13
108 The boys of summer Don Henley 944 14 5
109 The goonies 'r' good enough Cyndi Lauper 941 15 10
110 Don't come around here no more Tom Petty 940 14 13
111 You're the inspiration Chicago 939 15 3
112 Just another night Mick Jagger 926 14 12
113 Dancing in the street David Bowie & Mick Jagger 920 14 7
114 That was yesterday Foreigner 911 15 12
115 Crazy in the night Kim Carnes 911 16 15
116 I'm gonna tear your playhouse down Paul Young 906 14 13
117 Smokin' in the boys room Motley Crue 906 15 16
118 One lonely night REO Speedwagon 903 16 19
119 I wonder if I take you home Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam 891 21 34
120 Party all the time Eddie Murphy 888 13 2
121 Sleeping bag ZZ Top 886 11 8
122 Alive and kicking Simple Minds 884 11 3
123 Just as I am Air Supply 884 15 19
124 Tough all over John Cafferty & Beaver Brown Band 879 15 22
125 Jungle love Time 878 15 20
126 I'm going down Bruce Springsteen 876 13 9
127 Naughty naughty John Parr 872 17 23
128 Like a virgin Madonna 867 12 1
129 19 Paul Hardcastle 866 14 15
130 Mr Telephone man New Edition 865 14 12
131 Life in one day Howard Jones 862 16 19
132 One of the living Tina Turner 856 13 15
133 Election day Arcadia 832 10 6
134 Save a prayer Duran Duran 832 14 16
135 Mystery lady Billy Ocean 828 15 24
136 C-I-T-Y John Cafferty & Beaver Brown Band 816 15 18
137 State of the heart Rick Springfield 815 15 22
138 Sunset girl Don Henley 807 14 22
139 So in love Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark 802 17 26
140 Object of my desire Starpoint 795 14 25
141 I would die 4 u Prince & the Revolution 791 12 8
142 Some things are better left unsaid Hall & Oates 785 13 18
143 Foolish heart Steve Perry 784 13 18
144 Invisible Alison Moyet 778 17 31
145 Turn up the radio Autograph 774 17 29
146 Shame Motels 754 13 21
147 Four in the morning Night Ranger 745 13 19
148 Soul kiss Olivia Newton-John 741 13 20
149 Operator Midnight Star 738 12 18
150 Find a way Amy Grant 735 12 18

 

 

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