Best 80s Music









The best 80s music may be different for everyone according to their own personal taste in styles and lyrics. In the 80s there were many different new styles of music and the lyrics to many of the songs became more open and vulgar. The new styles of music were New Wave, Rap, hard rock, heavy metal, college rock, and more. The different styles of rock were vast and very different from the rock and roll of the 50's 60's and 70's. This was a new generation of music for a new generation of people. The different styles of music made it possible for there to be some of the best music of the 80s in different categories.

The Top 10 songs of the 80's were, Call Me (by Blondie), All Out of Love (by Air Supply), Another One Bites the Dust (by Queen), Celebration (by Kool & the Gang), Hit Me With Your Best Shot (by Pat Benatar), Ride Like the Wind (by Christopher Cross), Shining Star (by The Manhattans), Fame (by Irene Cara), and Just Like Starting Over (by John Lennon).

The Top 50 hit dance songs of the 80's were: Billie Jean, Into the Groove, Super freak Part I, Bear It, Funkytown, Sweet dreams Are Made of This, Donít You Want Me, Tainted Love, Like A Virgin, Blue Monday, When Doves Cry, What I Like About You, Push It, Celebration, Flashdance, Itís raining men, Holiday, Thriller, Bad, 1999, The Way You Make me Feel, Iím So Excited, Electric Slide, Mony Mony, Iím Coming Out. Girls Just Wannaí Have Fun, Take Your Time (Do It Right), Let the Music Play, Pump Up the Jam, Planet Rock, Jump (For My Love), Fame (I Want To Live Forever), Letís Groove, It takes Two (To Make A Thing go Right), Pump Up the Volume, I Wannaí Dance With Someone 0Who Loves Me), Relax (Donít Do It), You Spin Me Around, She Works Hard For the Money, Papa Donít Preach, Der Kommissar (The Commissioner), The glamorous Life, Whip It!, Rock Lobster, Wild Thing, Maniac, Karma Chameloen, She Blinded Me With Science, Take On Me, Who Can It Be Now?.

Some of the very successful musicians of the 80's were, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Rick James, Eurythmics, Prince, Kool and the Gang, Men At Work, Whitney Houston, Earth Wind and Fire, Cyndi Lauper, Diana Ross, Billy Idol, Irene Cara, Thomas Dolby, Culture Club, Tone Loc, Devo, Dead or Alive, Michael Sembello, The B-52s, After the Fire, Donna Summer, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, M/A/R/R/S, Marcia Griffiths, The Pointer Sisters, The Weather Girls, Rob base and DJ EZ Rock, Afrika Bambaataa and The Soul Sonic Force, Salt N Pepa, New order, and Lipps Inc., just to name a few.

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