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1981 Pop Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 pop songs of 1981, based on our weekly pop chart archive.

songs 1 to 25songs 26 to 50songs 51 to 75songs 76 to 100

Pop Top 100 in popularity order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  76 Don't Stop Believin' 1 7   Dec 1981  
  Journey  
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  77 I've Done Everything For You 6   Oct 1981  
  Rick Springfield  
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  78 Giving It Up For Your Love 6 6   Feb 1981  
  Delbert McClinton  
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  79 Cool Love 7   Sep 1981  
  Pablo Cruise  
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  80 We're In This Love Together 5   Oct 1981  
  Al Jarreau  
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  81 I Can't Stand It 1 7   Apr 1981  
  Eric Clapton  
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  82 The Voice 1 6   Sep 1981  
  The Moody Blues  
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  83 Somebody's Knockin' 7   Apr 1981  
  Terri Gibbs  
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  84 Don't Stand So Close To Me 1 6   Apr 1981  
  The Police  
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  85 Sweetheart 10   May 1981  
  Franke & The Knockouts  
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  86 When She Was My Girl 7   Oct 1981  
  The Four Tops  
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  87 I Ain't Gonna Stand For It 7   Feb 1981  
  Stevie Wonder  
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  88 Winning 1 7   Jun 1981  
  Santana  
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  89 I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do) 10   Sep 1981  
  Lulu  
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  90 Gemini Dream 5 7   Aug 1981  
  The Moody Blues  
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  91 One Step Closer 11   Jan 1981  
  The Doobie Brothers  
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  92 Share Your Love With Me 6   Oct 1981  
  Kenny Rogers  
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  93 In The Air Tonight 1 6   Aug 1981  
  Phil Collins  
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  94 The Old Songs 7   Nov 1981  
  Barry Manilow  
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  95 Miss Sun 8   Jan 1981  
  Boz Scaggs  
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  96 Really Wanna Know You 16 8   Sep 1981  
  Gary Wright  
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  97 How 'Bout Us 7   May 1981  
  Champaign  
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  98 Time Is Time 12   Jan 1981  
  Andy Gibb  
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  99 What Are We Doin' In Love 12   May 1981  
  Dottie West With Kenny Rogers  
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  100 Is It You? 10   Jun 1981  
  Lee Ritenour  
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Top 100 Pop Songs By Year

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1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

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