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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

  1 That's What Friends Are For 1   Jan 1986  
  Dionne And Friends Featuring Elton John, Gladys Knight And Stevie Wonder  
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  2 Sledgehammer 1 1   Jul 1986  
  Peter Gabriel  
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  3 West End Girls 1   Apr 1986  
  Pet Shop Boys  
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  4 Walk Like An Egyptian 1   Dec 1986  
  Bangles  
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  5 Greatest Love Of All 1   May 1986  
  Whitney Houston  
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  6 Holding Back The Years 1   Jun 1986  
  Simply Red  
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  7 Kyrie 1 1   Feb 1986  
  Mr. Mister  
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  8 When I Think Of You 1   Oct 1986  
  Janet Jackson  
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  9 On My Own 1   May 1986  
  Patti LaBelle And Michael McDonald  
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  10 Papa Don't Preach 1   Aug 1986  
  Madonna  
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  11 There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) 1   Jun 1986  
  Billy Ocean  
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  12 Live To Tell 1   May 1986  
  Madonna  
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  13 Glory Of Love 1   Jul 1986  
  Peter Cetera  
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  14 When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going 1   Jan 1986  
  Billy Ocean  
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  15 Rock Me Amadeus 1   Mar 1986  
  Falco  
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  16 Dancing On The Ceiling 1   Aug 1986  
  Lionel Richie  
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  17 Everybody Have Fun Tonight 2   Dec 1986  
  Wang Chung  
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  18 Addicted To Love 1 1   Apr 1986  
  Robert Palmer  
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  19 Higher Love 1 1   Aug 1986  
  Steve Winwood  
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  20 These Dreams 1 1   Mar 1986  
  Heart  
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  21 Take My Breath Away 1   Sep 1986  
  Berlin  
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  22 Kiss 1   Apr 1986  
  Prince And The Revolution  
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  23 Sara 9 1   Mar 1986  
  Starship  
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  24 No One Is To Blame 10 2   Jun 1986  
  Howard Jones  
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  25 Friends And Lovers 2   Sep 1986  
  Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson  
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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
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