80s The Best Pop Songs Of The '80s, Ranked  

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If you're making a throwback playlist, you can't forget the best pop songs of the '80s. Including unforgettable classics and old school dance hits, the list of '80s pop songs features popular artists, like Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Prince, and David Bowie. Moonwalk down memory lane with the top pop songs of the 1980s. 

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354 161
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a-ha
2
313 137
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3
245 96
Another One Bites The Dust is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pop Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
Tom Hanvald added Queen
4
254 120
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5
265 128
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6
253 120
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7
255 123
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Cyndi Lauper
8
271 136
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Michael Jackson
9
236 114
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Guns N' Roses
10
163 62
Thriller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pop Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
Tom Hanvald added Michael Jackson
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238 117
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Soft Cell
12
210 106
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13
198 97
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David Bowie, Queen
14
199 98
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Phil Collins, Lil' Kim
15
193 105
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Dexys Midnight Runners
16
198 110
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Def Leppard
17
177 94
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Pat Benatar
18
170 90
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Men at Work
19
163 87
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the Human League
20
179 102
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21
205 124
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Whitney Houston
22
158 97
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George Michael
23
123 73
Paradise City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pop Songs Of The '80s, Ranked
Tom Hanvald added Guns N' Roses
24
130 80
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25
140 93
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