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BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S TOP 100 OF 1986 (Top 40) PDF Print E-mail
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Jun 28, 2018 at 02:50 AM


 1-SAY YOU, SAY ME-LIONEL RICHIE-MOTOWN-JANUARY                                           648
   3-WALK LIKE AN EGYPTIAN-BANGLES-COLUMBIA-December                                        592
   4-ON MY OWN-PATTI AUSTIN & MICHAEL McDONALD-MCA-June                                     588
   5-PARTY ALL THE TIME-EDDIE MURPHY-Columbia-January                                       559
   6-THE WAY IT IS-BRUCE HORNSBY & THE RANGE-RCA-December                                   546
   7-ALIVE & KICKING-SIMPLE MINDS-A&M-January                                               539
   8-BURNING HEART-Survivor-Scotti Brothers-February                                        534
   9-I MISS YOU-Klymaxx-MCA-January                                                         533
 10-EVERYBODY HAVE FUN TONIGHT-Wang Chung-Geffen-December                                  525 
 11-West End Girls-Pet Shop Boys-EMI America-May                                           524
 12-Greatest Love Of All-Whitney Houston-Arista-May                                        523
 13-How Will I Know?-Whitney Houston-Arista-February                                       523
 14-Friends & Lovers-Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson-USA Carrere-October                     521
 15-Live To Tell-Madonna-Sire-June                                                         520
 16-There'll Be Sad Songs-Billy Ocean-Jive-July                                            513
 17-Dancing On The Ceiling-Lionel Richie-Motown-September                                  513
 18-Kyrie-Mr.Mister-RCA-March                                                              506
 19-Addicted To Love-Robert Palmer-Island-April                                            503
 20-You Give Love A Bad Name-Bon Jovi-Polygram-November                                    501
 21-Stuck With You-Huey Lewis & The News-Chrysalis-October                                 500
 22-Sledgehammer-Peter Gabriel-Geffen-July                                                 500
 23-Human-Human League-A&M-November                                                        498
 24-Papa Don't Preach-Madonna-Sire-August                                                  497
 25-Secret Lovers-Atlantic Starr-A&M-March                                                 496
 26-Kiss-Prince-Paisley Park-April                                                         491
 27-Glory Of Love-Peter Cetera-Warner Brothers-August                                      490
 28-Sara-Starship-Grunt-March                                                              486
 29-Rock Me Amadeus-Falco-A&M-March                                                        486
 30-Higher Love-Steve Winwood-Island-August                                                482
 31-Venus-Bananarama-Polygram-September                                                    469
 32-I Can't Wait-Nu Shooz-Atlantic-June                                                    468
 33-The Next Time I Fall-Peter Cetera & Amy Grant-Warner Brothers-December                 465
 34-When I Think Of You-Janet Jackson-A&M-October                                          461
 35-These Dreams-Heart-Capitol-March                                                       460
 36-Take My Breath Away-Berlin-Columbia-September                                          459
 37-Holding Back The Years-Simply Red-Elektra-July                                         455
 38-When The Going Gets Tough-Billy Ocean-Jive-February                                    453
 39-Mad About You-Belinda Carlisle-I.R.S.-August                                           450
 40-Don't Forget Me(When I'm Gone)-Glass Tiger-Manhattan-October                           446
 41-Talk To Me-Stevie Nicks-Modern-January                                                 444
 42-Invisible Touch-Genesis-Atlantic-July                                                  436
 43-Amanda-Boston-MCA-November                                                             436
 44-What Have You Done For Me Lately-Janet Jackson-A&M-May                                 436
 45-Danger Zone-Kenny Loggins-Columbia-July                                                427
 46-What You Need-Inxs-Atlantic-March                                                      425
 47-Crush On You-Jets-A&M-June                                                             423  
 48-Why Can't This Be Love-Van Halen-Warner Brothers-May                                   417
 49-Nasty-Janet Jackson-A&M-July                                                        414
 50-Word Up-Cameo-Polygram-November                                                        414
 51-Hip To Be Square-Huey Lewis & The News-Chrysalis-November                              411
 52-R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A.-John Cougar Mellencamp-Riva-April                               409
 53-Manic Monday-Bangels-Columbia-April                                                    408
 54-Small Town-John Cogar Mellencamp-Riva-January                                          407
 55-I Didn't Mean To Turn You On-Robert Palmer-Island-November                             407
 56-True Colors-Cyndi Lauper-Portrait-October                                              406
 57-If You Leave-Orchestral Manuvers In The Dark-A&M-May                                   406
 58-I'm Your Man-Wham!-Columbia-February                                                   405
 59-Walk Of Life-Dire Straits-Warner Brothers-January                                      404
 60-Typical Male-Tina Turner-Capitol-October                                               401
 61-True Blue-Madonna-Sire-November                                                        397
 62-No One Is To Blame-Howard Jones-Elektra-June                                           394
 63-Who's Johnny-El Debarge-Motown-July                                                    388
 64-Two Of Hearts-Stacy Q-Atlantic-October                                                 375
 65-Something About You-Level 42-Polydor-June                                              373
 66-Stand By Me-Ben E.King-Atlantic-December                                               370
 67-Congaq-Miami Sound Machine-Epic-February                                               369
 68-Throwing It All Away-Genesis-Atlantic-October                                          367
 69-The Sweetest Taboo-Sade-Portrait-March                                                 367
 70-We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off-Jeramaine Stewart-Arista-August                  366
 71-Let's Go All The Way-Sly Fox-Capitol-April                                             359
 72-Take Me Home Tonight-Eddie Money & Ronnie Spector-Atlantic-November                    358
 73-Sweet Freedom-Michael McDonald-MCA-September                                           357
 74-Living In America-James Brown-Scotti Brothers-February                                 351
 75-Tonight She Comes-Cars-Elektra-January                                                 348
 76-Take Me Home-Phil Collins-Atlantic-May                                                 346
 77-Words Get In The Way-Miami Sound Machine-Epic-September                                346
 78-Walk This Way-Run D.MC-Profile-September                                               346
 79-Rumors-Timex Social Club-Jay-August                                                    340
 80-Love Touch-Rod Stewart-Warner Brothers-August                                          339
 81-All Cried Out-Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force-Columbia-October                    335
 82-Harlem Shuffle-Rolling Stones-Rolling Stone-April                                      333
 83-All I Need Is A Miracle-Mike & Mechanics-Atlantic-June                                 333
 84-Your Love-Outfield-Columbia-April                                                      331
 85-Dream Time-Daryl Hall-RCA-September                                                    328
 86-Silent Running-Mike & Mechanics-Atlantic-March                                         325
 87-To Be A Lover-Billy Idol-Chrysalis-November                                            322
 88-Bad Boy-Miami Sound Machine-Epic-May                                                   322
 89-Nikita-Elton John-Geffen-April                                                         313
 90-A Different Corner-George Michael-Columbia-June                                        313
 91-Heartbeat-Don Johnson-Epic-October                                                     309
 92-Baby Love-Regina-Atlantic-September                                                    302
 93-Don't Get Me Wrong-Pretenders-Warner Brothers-December                                 301
 94-Life In A Northern Town-Dream Academy-Warner Brothers-February                         301
 95-King For A Day-Thompson Twins-Arista-March                                             299
 96-Spies Like Us-Paul McCartney-Capitol-February                                          298
 97-My Hometown-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-January                                         298
 98-Love Will Conquer All-Lionel Richie-Motown-November                                    298
 99-War-Bruce Springsteen-Columbia-December                                                280
100-Sweet Love-Anita Baker-Elektra-October                                                 279

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