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            YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1986 (Singles)

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

nr title artist pnt wk hp
1 So much / Cruising Sinitta 1128 28 2
2 Chain reaction Diana Ross 872 17 1
3 I want to wake up with you Boris Gardiner 852 15 1
4 Don't leave me this way Communards 845 14 1
5 Spirit in the sky Dr. and the Medics 840 15 1
6 Walk like an Egyptian Bangles 830 16 3
7 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel 805 16 4
8 Rock me Amadeus Falco 799 15 1
9 The lady in red Chris de Burgh 795 14 1
10 Let's go all the way Sly Fox 786 16 3
11 When the going gets tough Billy Ocean 776 13 1
12 Papa don't preach Madonna 765 14 1
13 We don't have to take our clothes off Jermaine Stewart 763 14 2
14 I can't wait Nu Shooz 733 14 2
15 On my own Patti Labelle & Michael McDonald 725 13 2
16 All I ask of you Cliff Richard & Sarah Brightman 724 13 3
17 Lessons in love Level 42 718 13 3
18 Addicted to love Robert Palmer 718 15 5
19 My favourite waste of time Owen Paul 706 14 3
20 In the army now Status Quo 702 13 2
21 Holding back the years Simply Red 693 13 2
22 Showing out Mel & Kim 684 15 3
23 Take my breath away Berlin 680 10 1
24 Too good to be forgotten Amazulu 672 13 5
25 Glory of love Peter Cetera 668 13 3
26 Happy hour Housemartins 664 13 3
27 The sun always shine on tv A-Ha 652 11 1
28 How will I know Whitney Houston 652 12 5
29 Living doll Cliff Richard & Young Ones 651 11 1
30 A kind of magic Queen 648 11 3
31 Ain't nothing going on but the rent Gwen Guthrie 648 12 5
32 Venus Bananarama 646 13 8
33 You can call me Al Paul Simon 645 13 4
34 Can't get by without you Real Thing 645 13 6
35 Word up Cameo 644 13 3
36 Rain or shine Five Star 639 11 2
37 True blue Madonna 629 13 1
38 A different corner George Michael 628 10 1
39 Manic monday Bangles 627 12 2
40 You to me are everything Real Thing 625 13 5
41 Livin' on a prayer Bon Jovi 624 10 4
42 What have you done for me Janet Jackson 621 14 3
43 System addict Five Star 615 11 3
44 I just died in your arms Cutting Crew 615 12 4
45 Thorn in my side Eurythmics 595 11 5
46 Every loser wins Nick Berry 594 12 1
47 Touch me Samantha Fox 594 10 3
48 Camouflage Stan Ridgway 594 12 4
49 Love can't turn around Farley Jackmaster Funk 594 12 10
50 Secret lovers Atlantic Starr 593 12 10
51 Wonderful world Sam Cooke 591 11 2
52 Stuck with you Huey Lewis & the News 589 12 12
53 Walk of life Dire Straits 588 11 2
54 Hi ho silver Jim Diamond 587 11 5
55 Why canīt this be love Van Halen 581 14 8
56 Breakout Swing Out Sister 576 10 4
57 The chicken song Spitting Image 575 11 1
58 Only love Nana Mouskouri 573 11 2
59 Canīt wait another minute Five Star 566 10 7
60 The edge of heaven Wham 564 10 1
61 Set me free Jaki Graham 550 12 7
62 The final countdown Europe 549 9 1
63 Dancing on the ceiling Lionel Richie 542 11 7
64 Thereīll be sad songs Billy Ocean 542 13 12
65 Live to tell Madonna 534 12 2
66 Calling all the heroes It Bites 534 12 6
67 For America Red Box 530 10 10
68 You keep me hanginī on Kim Wilde 529 10 2
69 Power of love Huey Lewis & the News 529 12 9
70 Sometimes Erasure 521 10 2
71 Brother Louie Modern Talking 521 10 4
72 Broken wings Mr. Mister 521 11 4
73 Starting together Su Pollard 520 10 2
74 True colors Cyndi Lauper 517 11 12
75 Borderline Madonna 516 9 2
76 Living in America James Brown 515 10 5
77 Every beat of my heart Rod Stewart 514 9 2
78 Burning heart Survivor 514 11 5
79 Saturday love Cherrelle & Alexander OīNeal 509 10 6
80 Always there Marti Webb 509 12 13
81 Hunting high and low A-Ha 508 10 5
82 Greatest love of all Whitney Houston 507 11 8
83 Walk this way Run DMC & Aerosmith 506 10 8
84 West End girls Pet Shop Boys 503 9 1
85 Midas touch Midnight Star 500 10 8
86 New beginning Bucks Fizz 498 10 8
87 Donīt waste my time Paul Hardcastle 496 11 8
88 Roses Haywoode 493 11 11
89 Eloise Damned 489 10 3
90 Whatīs the colour of money Hollywood Beyond 487 10 7
91 Absolute beginners David Bowie 486 9 2
92 Bad boy Miami Sound Machine 479 11 16
93 When I think of you Janet Jackson 472 10 10
94 Forever live and die O.M.D. 472 10 11
95 Find the time Five Star 471 10 7
96 Suburbia Pet Shop Boys 462 9 8
97 Each time you break my heart Nick Kamen 460 8 5
98 Kyrie Mr. Mister 458 9 11
99 The way it is Bruce Hornsby & the Range 453 10 15
100 Hit that perfect beat Bronski Beat 451 9 3
101 Digging your scene Blow Monkeys 451 10 12
102 The phantom of the opera Sarah Brightman & Steve Harley 449 10 7
103 Sing our own song UB 40 448 9 5
104 Love missile FI-II Sigue Sigue Sputnik 447 9 3
105 Donīt get me wrong Pretenders 447 9 10
106 Itīs orrible being in love Claire & Friends 447 11 13
107 Kiss Prince & the Revolution 446 9 6
108 Suspicious minds Fine Young Cannibals 445 9 8
109 You little thief Feargal Sharkey 444 9 5
110 Donīt give up Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush 444 9 9
111 Through the barricades Spandau Ballet 443 8 6
112 Look away Big Country 443 8 7
113 The finest S.O.S. Band 443 10 17
114 Shout Lulu 442 10 8
115 Peter Gunn Art of Noise & Duane Eddy 439 9 8
116 Theme from New York New York Frank Sinatra 437 10 4
117 Snooker loopy Matchroom Mob & Chas & Dave 433 9 6
118 French kissinī in the USA Debbie Harry 433 7 8
119 Anyone can fall in love Anita Dobson & Simon May Orchestra 432 9 4
120 Letīs go go Real Roxanne & Hitman 428 9 11
121 You give love a bad name Bon Jovi 428 10 14
122 Amityville Lovebug Starski 424 9 12
123 I didnīt mean to turn you on Robert Palmer 421 9 9
124 In too deep Genesis 421 9 19
125 Paranoimia Art of Noise  420 9 12
126 Just bugginī  Whistle 418 8 7
127 All and all Joyce Sims 418 10 16
128 Alice I want you just for me Full Force 416 9 9
129 If you were here tonight Alexander OīNeal 416 10 13
130 Sinful Pete Wylie 414 10 13
131 Rise Public Image Ltd. 412 8 11
132 The captain of her heart Double 411 9 8
133 Imagination Belouis Some 411 10 17
134 I can prove it Phil Fearon 410 9 8
135 Rumors Timex Social Club 410 9 13
136 The skye boat song Roger Whittaker & Des OīConnor 409 8 10
137 Human Human League 408 8 8
138 One dance wonīt do Audrey Hall 407 11 20
139 I heard it through the grapevine Marvin Gaye 403 8 8
140 Smile Audrey Hall 403 9 14
141 Pull up to the bumper/La vie en rose Grace Jones 402 9 12
142 Higher love Steve Winwood 399 9 13
143 Montego Bay Amazulu 399 9 16
144 Opportunities Pet Shop Boys 396 8 11
145 All the things she said Simple Minds 393 9 9
146 Panic Smiths 393 8 11
147 Lifeīs what you make it Talk Talk 393 9 16
148 Sweet freedom Michael McDonald 392 9 14
149 Because I love you Shakinī Stevens 392 9 14
150 Whoīs zoominī who Aretha Franklin 391 8 11

 

 

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