American Top 100 - Pop Music Charts 1981
American Top 100 - Pop Music Charts USA 1981 (US)

US Pop Charts of the  80s:
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1 BETTE DAVIS EYES, Kim Carnes
2 ENDLESS LOVE, Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
3 LADY, Kenny Rogers
4 Just Like STARTING OVER, John Lennon
5 JESSIE'S GIRL, Rick Springfield
6 CELEBRATION, Kool and the Gang
7 KISS ON MY LIST, Daryl Hall and John Oates
8 I LOVE A RAINY NIGHT, Eddie Rabbitt
9 9 TO 5, Dolly Parton
10 KEEP ON LOVING YOU, REO Speedwagon
11 GREATEST AMERICAN HERO, Joey Scarbury
12 MORNING TRAIN Nine To Five, Sheena Easton
13 BEING WITH YOU, Smokey Robinson
14 QUEEN OF HEARTS, Juice Newton
15 RAPTURE, Blondie
16 A WOMAN NEEDS LOVE Just Like You Do, Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio
17 THE TIDE IS HIGH, Blondie
18 JUST THE TWO OF US, Grover Wasington Jr. with Bill Withers
19 SLOW HAND, The Pointer Sisters
20 I LOVE YOU, The Climax Blues Band
21 WOMAN, John Lennon
22 SUKIYAKI, A Taste of Honey
23 THE WINNER TAKES IT ALL, Abba
24 MEDLEY: Sugar, Sugar/No Reply/I'll Be Back....., The Stars on 45
25 ANGEL OF THE MORNING, Juice Newton
26 LOVE ON THE ROCKS, Neil Diamond
27 EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD, Air Supply
28 THE ONE THAT YOU LOVE, Air Supply
29 GUILTY, Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb
30 THE BEST OF TIMES, Styx
31 ELVIRA, The Oak Ridge Boys
32 TAKE IT ON THE RUN, REO Speedwagon
33 There's NO GETTIN' OVER ME, Ronnie Milsap
34 LIVING INSIDE MYSELF, Gino Vanelli
35 WOMAN IN LOVE, Barbra Streisand
36 BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY, The Manhattan Tranfer
37 URGENT, Foreigner
38 PASSION, Rod Stewart
39 LADY You Bring Me Up, The Commodores
40 CRYING, Don McLean
41 HEARTS, Marty Balin
42 IT'S MY TURN, Diana Ross
43 YOU MAKE MY DREAMS, Daryl Hall and John Oates
44 I DON'T NEED YOU, Kenny Rogers
45 HOW 'BOUT US, Champaign
46 HIT ME WITH YOUR BEST SHOT, Pat Benatar
47 THE BREAKUP SONG They Don't Write 'Em, The Greg Kihn Band
48 TIME, The Alan Parsons Project
49 HUNGARY HEART, Bruce Springsteen
50 SWEETHEART, Frankie and the Knockouts
Year 1981

51 SOMEBODY'S KNOCKIN', Terry Gibbs
52 MORE THAN I CAN SAY, Leo Sayer
53 TOGETHER, Tierra
54 TOO MUCH TIME ON MY HANDS, Styx
55 WHAT ARE WE DOIN' IN LOVE, Dottie West with Kenny Rogers
56 WHO'S CRYING NOW, Journey
57 DE DO DO DO, DE DA DA DA, The Police
58 THIS LITTLE GIRL, Gary U.S. Bonds
59 STOP DRAGGIN' MY HEART AROUND, Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
60 GIVING IT UP FOR YOUR LOVE, Delbert McClinton
61 A LITTLE IN LOVE, Cliff Richard
62 AMERICA, Neil Diamond
63 AIN'T EVEN DONE WITH THE NIGHT, John Cougar Mellencamp
64 ARTHUR'S THEME Best That You Can Do, Christopher Cross
65 ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST, Queen
66 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY, The Alan Parson Project
67 I CAN'T STAND IT, Eric Clapton and His Band
68 WHILE YOU SEE A CHANCE, Steve Winwood
69 MASTER BLASTER Jammin', Stevie Wonder
70 HELLO AGAIN, Neil Diamond
71 DON'T STAND SO CLOSE TO ME, The Police
72 HEY NINETEEN, Steely Dan
73 I AIN'T GONNA STAND FOR IT, Stevie Wonder
74 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO, George Harrison
75 STEP BY STEP, Eddie Rabbitt
76 THE STROKE, Billy Squier
77 FEELS SO RIGHT, Alabama
78 SWEET BABY, Stanley Clarke/George Duke
79 SAME OLD LANG SYNE, Dan Fogelberg
80 COOL LOVE, Pablo Cruise
81 HOLD ON TIGHT, ELO The Electric Light Orchestra
82 IT'S NOW OR NEVER, John Schneider
83 TREAT ME RIGHT, Pat Benatar
84 WINNING, Santana
85 WHAT KIND OF FOOL, Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb
86 WATCHING THE WHEELS, John Lennon
87 TELL IT LIKE IT IS, Heart
88 SMOKEY MOUNTAIN RAIN, Ronnie Milsap
89 I MADE IT THROUGH THE RAIN, Barry Manilow
90 YOU'VE LOST THAT LOVIN' FEELIN', Daryl Hall and John Oates
91 SUDDENLY, Olivia Newton-John and Cliff Richard
92 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY, Sheena Easton
93 THE BEACH BOYS MEDLEY, The Beach Boys
94 WHIP IT, Devo
95 MODERN GIRL, Sheena Easton
96 REALLY WANT TO KNOW YOU, Gary Wright
97 SEVEN YEAR ACHE, Rosanne Cash
98 I'M COMING OUT, Diana Ross
99 MISS SUN, Boz Scaggs
100 TIME IS TIME, Andy Gibb