The 1980s was a huge decade in terms of breaking pop stars. 80s artists benefited from the rising popularity of cable television. MTV was a cultural phenomenon that became a kingmaker in terms of helping create larger than life 80s pop stars. Singers like Michael Jackson, Prince, and Madonna, largely considered three of the biggest 80s pop stars, were greatly impacted by these new outlets. Their iconic music videos revolutionized the way people consumed music.
In a sense, the 80s turned run of the mill musicians into major pop stars. Artists like Billy Ocean, Huey Lewis & The News, Rick Springfield, and Richard Marx all had brushes with fame during this decade—even becoming the top artists of the 80s. While the merits of their respective widespread fame and acclaim can be debated, no one can doubt or diminish their achievements as some of the biggest stars of the 1980s and most widely known and remembered 80s groups. Some of the decade's biggest pop artists and pop artists have endured to the present day. Bon Jovi, Journey, and the late Whitney Houston are examples of 80s singers whose music was able to endure and are considered classics from that time period.
Here is your chance to pick the best 1980s pop stars. This ultimate list will determine who was the greatest pop star of the decade, and it's up to you decide who takes the honor.
Bertie Higgins is an international multi-platinum recording artist. "Key Largo" is the song that made his career soar to the top of the Billboard charts in 1982 followed by his next platinum hit song "Just Another Day In Paradise." His multi-platinum hit song "Casablanca" has made Bertie Higgins one of the most requested American performers in the Pacific Rim countries. Bertie Higgins is also an award-winning movie director, producer, and actor. In 2017 he was honored by the Imperial Order of Culture and Peace and the title of Sir Bertie Higgins was bestowed on him in an official knighting ceremony. He has been honored by the Mozart School of Music with the Mozart Award and honored with a doctorate of music award. Higgins has 27 albums to his credit and new music and movies are in the works.