80s Music Facts









80s music facts can be found on the internet or your local library. There were many artists during the 1980's and also many new music styles. You can find a lot of websites full of information and history about the 1980's music and the artists. You can find individual artists, their songs, and their biographies or interviews about them online. A quick search on Google or Yahoo, or MSN, can get you about all of the information you need. Some very good informative websites are, www.80's.com, www.80sretromusic.com, and www.80smusiccentral.com, just to name a few. There are many people who are still crazy about the 80's music and you can listen to it right over the internet if you like. Just choose your artist or song and do a search for it, or go to some of the websites that allow you to listen to the music for free. Or if you are looking for albums or singles of your favorite artists, you can find them on sites like Ebay or Amazon. You can also find them on websites related to the 80's music.

The Top 8 Artists of the 80's are:

Madonna, Michael Jackson, Prince, Whitney Houston, The Police, U2, R. E. M., and John Mellencamp.

The Top 8 Albums of the 80's are:

Thriller (Michael Jackson), Like A Virgin (Madonna), Born In the USA (Bruce Springsteen), Purple rain (Prince), Appetite For Destruction (Guns N’ Roses), The Joshua Tree (U2), Faith (George Michael), and 1984 (Van Halen).

The Top 10 Singles of the 80's are:

Every Breath You Take (The Police), Eye of the Tiger (Survivor), I Want To Know What Love Is (Foreigner), Jump (Van Halen), With Or Without You (U2), Sweet Child O’ Mine (Guns N’ Roses). So Emotional (Whitney Houston), Total Eclipse of the Heart (Bonnie Tyler), Endless Love (Lionel Richie & Diana Ross), and Centerfold (J. Geils band).

Top 10 Songs of the 80's are:

Call Me (Blondie), All Out of Love (Air Supply), Another One Bites the Dust (Queen), Celebration (Kool & the Gang), Hit Me With Your best Shot (Pat Benatar), Ride Like the Wind (Christopher Cross), Shining Star (The Manhattans), Fame (Irene Cara), Just Like Starting Over (John Lennon).

Top 10 Solo Careers are:

Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Lionel Richie, George Michael, Don Henley, Belinda Carlisle, Sting, Stevie Nicks, and Kenny Loggins.

There were many artists during the 80's and many different styles of music. The 80's brought about a big change in how the public saw rock music. The different styles of rock music during the 80's were, New Wave, hard rock, heavy metal, rap, college rock, and more. There were new funky styles of dancing such as the moonwalk, funky twist, break dancing, wavin’, lockin’, tickin’, poppin’, Pac man, Running Man, Roger rabbit, Robo Cop, Cxabbage Patch, and more.

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