Top 1984 Singles Ranked

 

Rank

Artist

Title

1

 The Art of Noise

 Beat Box

2

 The Art of Noise

 Close (To the Edit)

3

 Band Aid

 Do They Know It's Christmas?

4

 Chaka Khan

 I Feel for You

5

 Sheila E.

 The Glamorous Life

6

 Bananarama

 Cruel Summer

7

 INXS

 Melting in the Sun

8

 Minimal Compact

 Next One is Real

9

 The Bangles

 Going Down to Liverpool

10

 Cyndi Lauper

 Time After Time

11

 King

 Love and Pride

12

 Fiction Factory

 (Feels Like) Heaven

13

 Bananarama

 Robert De Niro's Waiting

14

 The Human League

 The Lebanon

15

 Sade

 Hang on to Your Love

16

 Talk Talk

 It's My Life

17

 Ministry

 Every Day Is Halloween

18

 Guadalcanal Diary

 Watusi Rodeo

19

 Animotion

 Obsession

20

 Dead or Alive

 You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)

21

 Bananarama

 Rough Justice

22

 M+M

 Black Stations/White Stations

23

 Bryan Adams and Tina Turner

 It's Only Love

24

 Tina Turner

 What's Love Got to Do With It

25

 The Go-Go's

 Turn to You

26

 The Blue Nile

 Tinseltown in the Rain

27

 INXS

 I Send a Message

28

 Madonna

 Like a Virgin

29

 The Time

 Jungle Love

30

 Frankie Goes to Hollywood

 Two Tribes

31

 Jocelyn Brown

 Somebody Else's Guy

32

 New Order

 Thieves Like Us

33

 The Bangles

 Restless

34

 Laura Branigan

 Self Control

35

 King

 And as for Myself

36

 Big Country

 East of Eden

37

 General Public

 Tenderness

38

 Bananarama

 Hotline to Heaven

39

 Depeche Mode

 People Are People

40

 Jermaine Jackson with Michael Jackson

 Tell Me I'm Not Dreamin' (Too Good to Be True)

41

 INXS

 Love Is (What I Say)

42

 King

 I Kissed the Spikey Fridge

43

 Teena Marie

 Lovergirl

44

 Pat Benatar

 Love in the Ice Age

45

 Bar-Kays

 Sexomatic

46

 Frankie Goes to Hollywood

 Relax

47

 The Pointer Sisters

 Jump (For My Love)

48

 Depeche Mode

 Now This Is Fun

49

 Chuck Brown & the Soul Searchers

 We Need Money

50

 Hoodoo Gurus

 I Want You Back

51

 Christine McVie

 Got a Hold on Me

52

 Madonna

 Borderline

53

 The Go-Go's

 Head Over Heels

54

 Murray Head

 One Night In Bangkok

55

 King

 Soul on My Boots

56

 Bryan Adams

 Run to You

57

 The Bangles

 James

58

 Hoodoo Gurus

 Leilani

59

 Pat Benatar

 We Belong

60

 R.E.M.

 So. Central Rain (I'm Sorry)

61

 R.E.M.

 (Don't Go Back to) Rockville

62

 INXS

 Dancing on the Jetty

63

 Bruce Foxton

 Trying to Forget You

64

 Wham!

 Careless Whisper

65

 Billy Idol

 Eyes Without a Face

66

 Rebbie Jackson

 Centipede

67

 Guadalcanal Diary

 Trail of Tears

68

 The Bangles

 Hero Takes a Fall

69

 Billy Ocean

 Caribbean Queen

70

 Tones On Tail

 Go!

71

 The Replacements

 I Will Dare

72

 Tina Turner

 I Might Have Been Queen

73

 Hall & Oates

 Out of Touch

74

 Spandau Ballet

 I'll Fly for You

75

 Cherrelle

 Fragile... Handle With Care

76

 Prince and the Revolution

 Take Me With U

77

 The Jacksons and Mick Jagger

 State of Shock

78

 Talk Talk

 Tomorrow Started

79

 UB40

 If It Happens Again

80

 Howard Jones

 New Song

81

 Cyndi Lauper

 All Through the Night

82

 Fashion

 You in the Night

83

 Time Zone

 World Destruction

84

 The Cars

 Magic

85

 Bruce Springsteen

 Pink Cadillac

86

 M+M

 Come Out and Dance

87

 Missing Persons

 Give

88

 U2

 Pride (In the Name of Love)

89

 R.E.M.

 Harborcoat

90

 Wham!

 Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go

91

 The Judds

 Why Not Me

92

 Bananarama

 Through a Child's Eyes

93

 King

 Won't You Hold My Hand Now

94

 Tina Turner

 Show Some Respect

95

 The Staple Singers

 Slippery People

96

 Guadalcanal Diary

 Why Do the Heathen Rage?

97

 Cyndi Lauper

 She Bop

98

 Echo & the Bunnymen

 The Killing Moon

99

 Bananarama

 The Wild Life

100

 Hall & Oates

 Method of Modern Love

101

 The Cars

 You Might Think

102

 M+M

 Cooling the Medium

103

 The Style Council

 You're the Best Thing

104

 Tracie

 The House That Jack Built

105

 The Truth

 Exception of Love

106

 M+M

 Alibi Room

107

 Hoodoo Gurus

 My Girl

108

 Tina Turner

 I Can't Stand The Rain

109

 Cyndi Lauper

 Money Changes Everything

110

 X

 Wild Thing

111

 Rod Stewart

 Infatuation

112

 Duran Duran

 Wild Boys

113

 The Human League

 Life on Your Own

114

 Sheena Easton

 Sugar Walls

115

 Tracie

 Dr. Love

116

 Tina Turner

 Better Be Good to Me

117

 Eurythmics

 For the Love of Big Brother

118

 Pat Benatar

 Temporary Heroes

119

 The Smiths

 Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now

120

 Prince and the Revolution

 When Doves Cry

121

 Sheila E.

 Oliver's House

122

 The Stranglers

 Skin Deep

123

 King

 Fish

124

 Bananarama

 Link

125

 Bananarama

 Dream Baby

126

 Sade

 When Am I Going to Make a Living

127

 Wang Chung

 Dance Hall Days

128

 Howard Jones

 What Is Love?

129

 Talk Talk

 Such a Shame

130

 INXS

 Burn for You

131

 The Thompson Twins

 Hold Me Now

132

 Tracey Ullman

 Terry

133

 Tones On Tail

 Lions

134

 King

 Unity Song

135

 The Thompson Twins

 Doctor! Doctor!

136

 Tina Turner

 1984

137

 Pat Benatar

 Painted Desert

138

 Minimal Compact

 Not Knowing

139

 The Temptations

 Treat Her Like a Lady

140

 Scandal Featuring Patty Smyth

 The Warrior

141

 Thomas Dolby

 Hyperactive!

142

 Don Henley

 The Boys of Summer

143

 The Judds

 Mama He's Crazy

144

 Eurythmics

 Julia

145

 Sade

 Cherry Pie

146

 The Style Council

 My Ever Changing Moods

147

 Madonna

 Material Girl

148

 Dolly Parton

 Tennessee Homesick Blues

149

 Ashford & Simpson

 Solid

150

 Carmel

 The Drum Is Everything

151

 The Style Council

 The Paris Match

152

 The Style Council

 The Whole Point of No Return

153

 M+M

 Garden in the Sky

154

 Prefab Sprout

 Cruel

155

 Patrice Rushen

 Get Off (You Fascinate Me)

156

 The Blue Nile

 Heatwave

157

 Tracie

 What Did I Hear You Say

158

 R.E.M.

 Pretty Persuasion

159

 Bananarama

 Cairo

160

 Cameo

 She's Strange

161

 Frankie Goes to Hollywood

 War

162

 Siouxsie & the Banshees

 Swimming Horses

163

 ZZ Top

 Legs

164

 Thomas Dolby

 The Flat Earth

165

 King

 Trouble

166

 APB

 What Kind of Girl?

167

 The Cars

 Drive

168

 Sheila E.

 Shortberry Strawcake

169

 Talk Talk

 Dum Dum Girl

170

 U2

 A Sort of Homecoming

171

 M+M

 In Between Sleep and Reason

172

 Cabaret Voltaire

 Sensoria

173

 Bananarama

 Push!

174

 INXS

 Original Sin

175

 XTC

 You're the Wish You Are I Had

176

 Honeymoon Suite

 New Girl Now

177

 The Smiths

 William, It Was Really Nothing

178

 The Style Council

 Blue CafĂ©

179

 Pat Benatar

 A Crazy World Like This

180

 Run-D.M.C.

 It's Like That

181

 The Judds

 Girls Night Out

182

 XTC

 All You Pretty Girls

183

 R.E.M.

 7 Chinese Brothers

184

 Patrice Rushen

 Feels So Real (Won't Let Go)

185

 Bananarama

 Live Now

186

 Alison Moyet

 Invisible

187

 Don Henley

 All She Wants to Do Is Dance

188

 Pat Benatar

 Outlaw Blues

189

 Tracie

 Soul's on Fire

190

 M+M

 I Start to Stop

191

 Sade

 Why Can't We Live Together

192

 U2

 Wire

193

 Kurtis Blow

 Basketball

194

 Prince and the Revolution

 Let's Go Crazy

195

 The Style Council

 A Gospel

196

 The Style Council

 Strength of Your Nature

197

 Carmel

 Tracks of My Tears

198

 Hoodoo Gurus

 Dig It Up

199

 Pat Benatar

 Suburban King

200

 Elvis Costello & The Attractions

 I Wanna Be Loved

201

 XTC

 This World Over

202

 Tina Turner

 Private Dancer

203

 M+M

 Nation of Followers

204

 Cherrelle

 I Didn't Mean to Turn You On

205

 Prince and the Revolution

 Purple Rain

206

 Pat Benatar

 Diamond Field

207

 Til Tuesday

 Voices Carry

208

 Blancmange

 Don't Tell Me

209

 Talk Talk

 The Last Time

210

 Minimal Compact

 Deadly Weapons

211

 Deniece Williams

 Let's Hear It for the Boy

212

 Special AKA

 Free Nelson Mandela

213

 Sade

 Your Love Is King

214

 King

 Cherry

215

 The Bangles

 Tell Me

216

 The Commodores

 Nightshift

217

 Madonna

 Love Don't Live Here Anymore

218

 XTC

 Seagulls Screaming Kiss Her, Kiss Her

219

 The Smiths

 I Don't Owe You Anything

220

 U2

 Bad

221

 Dan Hartman

 I Can Dream About You

222

 INXS

 Face the Change

223

 The Blue Nile

 A Walk Across the Rooftops

224

 The Bangles

 He's Got a Secret

225

 Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

 Tesla Girls

226

 R.E.M.

 Second Guessing

227

 Bananarama

 State I'm In

228

 Tracie

 Nothing Happens Here But You

229

 The Thompson Twins

 Sister of Mercy

230

 New Edition

 Mr. Telephone Man

231

 Tracey Ullman

 Falling in and Out of Love

232

 Tina Turner

 Steel Claw

233

 Sheena Easton

 Strut

234

 The Smiths

 This Charming Man

235

 INXS

 All the Voices

236

 Blancmange

 Blind Vision

237

 Shalamar

 Dancing in the Sheets

238

 Rick James

 17 (Seventeen)

239

 Everything But the Girl

 Frost and Fire

240

 Talk Talk

 It's You

241

 Lindsey Buckingham

 Go Insane

242

 The Bangles

 All About You

243

 The Smiths

 Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want

244

 R.E.M.

 Letter Never Sent

245

 Bryan Adams

 Somebody

246

 Romeo Void

 A Girl in Trouble (Is a Temporary Thing)

247

 Tones On Tail

 Happiness

248

 Diana Ross

 Swept Away

249

 Kool & the Gang

 Fresh

250

 Isley Jasper Isley

 Look the Other Way

251

 INXS

 Johnson's Aeroplane

252

 The Smiths

 Girl Afraid

253

 Don Henley

 Drivin' With Your Eyes Closed

254

 The Human League

 Don't You Know I Want You

255

 O'Bryan

 Lovelite

256

 Blancmange

 Game Above My Head

257

 Hoodoo Gurus

 Tojo

258

 Sade

 I Will Be Your Friend

259

 Bryan Adams

 Summer of '69

260

 The Blue Nile

 From Rags to Riches

261

 The Church

 Violet Town

262

 Elvis Costello & The Attractions

 Only Flame in Town

263

 Prince and the Revolution

 I Would Die 4 U

264

 Thomas Dolby

 Screen Kiss

265

 Thomas Dolby

 I Scare Myself

266

 Thomas Dolby

 Dissidents

267

 Carmel

 More, More, More

268

 Alison Moyet

 Love Resurrection

269

 The Church

 Into My Hands

270

 The Human League

 I Love You Too Much

271

 Kool & the Gang

 Misled

272

 The Pointer Sisters

 Neutron Dance

273

 R.E.M.

 Time After Time (Annelise)

274

 Bananarama

 King of the Jungle

275

 Hall & Oates

 Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

276

 Jermaine Jackson

 Dynamite

277

 The Scorpions

 Rock You Like a Hurricane

278

 Paul & Linda McCartney

 No More Lonely Nights

279

 The Style Council

 Dropping Bombs on the Whitehouse

280

 Pat Benatar

 Ooh Ooh Song

281

 Eurythmics

 Greeting's from a Dead Man

282

 The Human League

 Rock Me Again & Again & Again & Again & Again & Again

283

 Joe Jackson

 You Can't Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want)

284

 Sheila E.

 The Belle of St. Mark

285

 The Human League

 I'm Coming Back

286

 The Blue Nile

 Stay

287

 Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark

 Locomotion

288

 Minimal Compact

 There's Always Now

289

 Ratt

 Round and Round

290

 Don Henley

 Not Enough Love in the World

291

 Hall & Oates

 Adult Education

292

 Everything But the Girl

 Laugh You Out the House

293

 Elton John

 Sad Songs (Say So Much)

294

 Kenny Loggins

 Footloose

295

 Kirsty MacColl

 A New England

296

 Simple Minds

 Up on the Catwalk

297

 Whodini

 Freaks Come Out at Night

298

 INXS

 The Swing

299

 The Thompson Twins

 You Take Me Up

300

 David Bowie

 Blue Jean

301

 Eurythmics

 Doubleplusgood

302

 Vanity

 Pretty Mess

303

 Kurtis Blow

 8 Million Stories

304

 Richard Mazda

 Johannesberg

305

 Van Halen

 Jump

306

 Limahl

 Never Ending Story

307

 New Edition

 Cool It Now

308

 Jermaine Jackson

 Do What You Do

309

 Billy Squier

 Rock Me Tonight

310

 Dazz Band

 Let It All Blow

311

 Harold Faltermeyer

 Axel F

312

 The Replacements

 Androgynous

313

 Cameo

 Talkin' Out the Side of Your Neck

314

 Talk Talk

 Call in the Night Boy

315

 Tones On Tail

 Twist