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100 Greatest '80s Songs

The absolute best songs across all genres that defined the '80s.

100 songs (7 hours and 25 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Like A Virgin
Madonna - Like a Virgin (Reissue)
3:38
2
Purple Rain
Prince - Purple Rain
8:40
3
Hungry Like the Wolf (2009 Remaster)
Duran Duran - Rio (Collector's Edition)
3:40
4
Livin' On A Prayer
Bon Jovi - Slippery When Wet
4:09
5
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson - Thriller
4:54
6
In the Air Tonight (2015 Remaster)
Phil Collins - Face Value (Remastered)
5:36
7
Time After Time
Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual
4:05
8
Maneater (Remastered)
Hall and Oates - The Very Best of Daryl Hall / John Oates
4:31
9
Pour Some Sugar On Me (Remastered 2017)
Def Leppard - Hysteria (Deluxe)
4:27
10
Sweet Child O' Mine
Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction [Explicit]
5:56
11
Don't Stop Believin'
Journey - Escape
4:11
12
Walk This Way
Run DMC feat. Aerosmith - Raising Hell
5:09
13
You Shook Me All Night Long
AC/DC - Back In Black
3:30
14
Jump (2015 Remaster)
Van Halen - 1984
4:01
15
Wake Me up Before You Go-Go
Wham! - Make It Big
3:51
16
Beat It (Single Version)
Michael Jackson - Thriller
4:18
17
The Power Of Love
Huey Lewis And The News - Greatest Hits: Huey Lewis And The News
3:54
18
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Whitney Houston - Love, Simon (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
4:51
19
Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen - Born In The U.S.A.
4:39
20
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (Remastered)
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)
3:36
21
Sledgehammer (2012 Remaster)
Peter Gabriel - So (2012 Remastered)
5:13
22
Footloose (From "Footloose" Soundtrack)
Kenny Loggins - Footloose (15th Anniversary Collectors' Edition)
3:46
23
Tell Her About It
Billy Joel - An Innocent Man
3:55
24
You Make My Dreams
Hall and Oates - Voices
3:10
25
Addicted To Love
Robert Palmer - Riptide
6:03
26
Call Me (Theme From American Gigolo) (Remastered 2001)
Blondie - Autoamerican
8:06
27
Little Red Corvette
Prince - 1999 [Explicit]
4:56
28
Thriller
Michael Jackson - Thriller
5:57
29
Love Is A Battlefield
Pat Benatar - Live From Earth (Live)
5:25
30
Girls Just Want To Have Fun
Cyndi Lauper, Anton Fig, Krystal Davis, Jules Shear, Eric Brazilian, Ellie Greenwich, Rob Hyman, Rick Chertoff, Neil Jason, William Wittman, Richard Termini, Peter Wood, Dianne Wilson, Rick DiFonzo & Maeretha Stewart, Vocalist - She's So Unusual
3:58
31
Need You Tonight
Inxs - Kick
3:00
32
Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)
Phil Collins - Against All Odds/Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
3:24
33
Every Breath You Take (Remastered 2003)
The Police - The Police
4:14
34
Like a Prayer
Madonna - Like a Prayer
5:40
35
Summer Of '69
Bryan Adams - Reckless (2014 Remaster)
3:36
36
I Just Called To Say I Love You (Single Version)
Stevie Wonder - The Definitive Collection
4:22
37
Uptown Girl
Billy Joel - An Innocent Man
3:18
38
What's Love Got to Do with It (2015 Remaster)
Tina Turner - Private Dancer (30th Anniversary Issue)
3:50
39
Welcome To The Jungle [Explicit]
Guns N' Roses - Appetite For Destruction [Explicit]
4:33
40
Kiss
Prince - Parade - Music from the Motion Picture Under the Cherry Moon
3:46
41
Easy Lover
Philip Bailey & Phil Collins - Chinese Wall (Expanded Edition)
5:05
42
Man in the Mirror (2012 Remaster)
Michael Jackson - Bad 25th Anniversary
5:18
43
Walk Like an Egyptian
The Bangles - Different Light
3:24
44
With Or Without You (Remastered)
U2 - The Joshua Tree
4:55
45
How Will I Know
Whitney Houston - Whitney Houston
4:29
46
Stuck With You
Huey Lewis And The News - Fore!
4:29
47
Under Pressure (Remastered) [feat. David Bowie]
Queen feat. David Bowie - Hot Space (Deluxe Edition)
4:08
48
All Out of Love
Air Supply - Lost in Love
4:03
49
Cruel Summer
Bananarama - The Greatest Hits Collection (Collector Edition)
3:35
50
Crazy for You (Edit)
Madonna - The Immaculate Collection
3:45
51
Nasty
Janet Jackson - Control
4:03
52
Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
Culture Club - Kissing To Be Clever
4:22
53
The Way You Make Me Feel (2012 Remaster)
Michael Jackson - Bad 25th Anniversary
4:58
54
It's The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) (Remastered)
R.E.M. - Document - 25th Anniversary Edition
4:07
55
Whip It (2009 Remaster)
Devo - Freedom Of Choice (Deluxe Remastered Edition)
2:39
56
Fight For Your Right
Beastie Boys - Licensed To Ill
3:28
57
White Wedding (Pt. 1 / Remastered 2002)
Billy Idol - The Very Best Of Billy Idol: Idolize Yourself
4:13
58
We Are The World
U.S.A. For Africa - We Are The World
7:07
59
Push It
Salt-n-Pepa - Hot, Cool & Vicious
4:32
60
I Want To Know What Love Is
Foreigner - Agent Provocateur
5:00
61
P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)
Michael Jackson - Thriller
3:58
62
My Prerogative
Bobby Brown - Don't Be Cruel
4:51
63
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Tears For Fears - Songs From The Big Chair
4:11
64
Celebration
Kool and The Gang - Celebrate!
4:58
65
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
Pat Benatar - Crimes Of Passion
2:51
66
Sexual Healing
Marvin Gaye - Midnight Love
3:58
67
Let's Dance (Single Version) [2002 Remaster]
David Bowie - Best Of Bowie [Explicit]
4:05
68
West End Girls (2001 - Remaster)
Pet Shop Boys - Please
4:45
69
Faith (Remastered)
George Michael - Faith
3:13
70
Caribbean Queen (No More Love On the Run)
Billy Ocean - Suddenly (Expanded Edition)
7:55
71
Flashdance...What A Feeling
Irene Cara - Flashdance..What A Feeling - Single
4:06
72
Jessie's Girl
Rick Springfield - Working Class Dog
3:14
73
Take on Me
A-Ha - Hunting High And Low (Deluxe Edition)
3:48
74
Here I Go Again
Whitesnake - Saints & Sinners
5:08
75
Genius of Love
Tom Tom Club - Tom Tom Club
5:34
76
Our Lips Are Sealed (Single Version)
The Go-Go's - Beauty And The Beat
2:47
77
Tainted Love
Soft Cell - Non Stop Erotic Cabaret (Deluxe Edition)
2:34
78
Endless Love
Lionel Richie & Diana Ross - Endless Love (Soundtrack)
4:26
79
True (2003 Remaster)
Spandau Ballet - True (Special Edition)
6:33
80
Ain't Nobody
Chaka Khan - Epiphany: The Best Of Chaka Khan, Vol. 1
4:40
81
Smooth Operator
Sade - Diamond Life
4:58
82
I'm So Excited
Pointer Sisters - So Excited! (Expanded Edition)
3:50
83
Africa
Toto, Lenny Castro, David Paich, Steve Lukather, Steve Porcaro, Bobby Kimball, Jeff Porcaro, David Hungate & Joe Porcaro - Toto IV
4:55
84
Come On Eileen
Kevin Rowland & Dexys Midnight Runners - Come On Eileen / Dubious
3:26
85
Just Like Heaven (2006 Remaster)
The Cure - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me [Explicit]
3:32
86
Keep on Loving You
REO Speedwagon - The Hits
3:21
87
867-5309 / Jenny
Tommy Tutone - Tommy Tutone - 2
3:46
88
Jack & Diane
John Mellencamp - American Fool
4:14
89
Total Eclipse of the Heart
Bonnie Tyler - Faster Than The Speed Of Night
6:58
90
99 Red Balloons
Nena - 80s Dance
3:50
91
She Blinded Me With Science (2009 Remastered Version)
Thomas Dolby - The Golden Age Of Wireless (Extended)
3:42
92
If It Isn't Love
New Edition - Heart Break
5:09
93
It Takes Two
Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock - It Takes Two
5:00
94
Take My Breath Away (Love Theme from "Top Gun")
Berlin - Top Gun - Motion Picture Soundtrack (Special Expanded Edition)
4:15
95
I Ran (So Far Away)
A Flock Of Seagulls - A Flock Of Seagulls
5:08
96
We're Not Gonna Take It
Twisted Sister - Stay Hungry
3:39
97
You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round Promo CD
3:16
98
Burning Down the House
Talking Heads - Speaking In Tongues
4:03
99
Danger Zone (From "Top Gun" Original Soundtrack)
Kenny Loggins - Top Gun - Motion Picture Soundtrack (Special Expanded Edition)
3:36
100
Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley - Whenever You Need Somebody
3:32