Mobile users -- find Related Song Features here

Pop and Rock Chart Archive
and Music Encyclopedia

1986 Pop Top 100 Songs Of The Year

Top 100 pop songs of 1986, 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

  26 I'm Your Man 2   Jan 1986  
  Wham!  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  27 R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. (A Salute To 60's Rock) 5 2   Mar 1986  
  John Cougar Mellencamp  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  28 The Way It Is 1 1   Nov 1986  
  Bruce Hornsby And The Range  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  29 The Sweetest Taboo 1   Feb 1986  
  Sade  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  30 Notorious 20 2   Dec 1986  
  Duran Duran  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  31 The Next Time I Fall 1   Nov 1986  
  Peter Cetera With Amy Grant  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  32 Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground) 1 1   Mar 1986  
  Mike + The Mechanics  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  33 Human 1   Nov 1986  
  The Human League  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  34 Bad Boy 2   Apr 1986  
  Miami Sound Machine  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  35 Stuck With You 4 1   Sep 1986  
  Huey Lewis And The News  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  36 Danger Zone 18 2   Jun 1986  
  Kenny Loggins  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  37 Manic Monday 19 2   Apr 1986  
  Bangles  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  38 Burning Heart 9 2   Jan 1986  
  Survivor  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  39 How Will I Know 1   Feb 1986  
  Whitney Houston  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  40 Venus 2   Aug 1986  
  Bananarama  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  41 I Can't Wait 2   May 1986  
  Nu Shooz  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  42 Words Get In The Way 1   Sep 1986  
  Miami Sound Machine  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  43 Your Wildest Dreams 3 2   Jul 1986  
  The Moody Blues  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  44 True Colors 1   Oct 1986  
  Cyndi Lauper  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  45 Secret Lovers 2   Mar 1986  
  Atlantic Starr  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  46 Take Me Home 9 2   May 1986  
  Phil Collins  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  47 Sweet Freedom 3   Aug 1986  
  Michael McDonald  
    YouTube    

  48 Two Of Hearts 2   Sep 1986  
  Stacey Q  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  49 Crush On You 2   Jun 1986  
  The Jets  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  50 Invisible Touch 1 2   Jul 1986  
  Genesis  
    YouTube download at Amazon  


Related Song Features for 1986 Pop Top 100 Songs Of The Year


1986 Rock Top 100 Songs

the top rock songs of 1980 in order

1986 Number One Pop Song Calendar

number one pop songs on any date, birthday, wedding, graduation, etc

1986 Number One Rock Songs

calendar of rock number one songs

1986 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

Top 100 Pop Songs By Year

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
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

Welcome to the chart archive

This top songs for year 1986 page has the songs you remember in popularity order. Find all the top pop songs of the years starting in 1960 and continuing through 2014.

Explore and Find More

Home Page
One Hit Wonders
Rock of the Eighties
Rock of the Nineties
Rock of the 2000's