Every December Billboard publishes a chart listing the year's top songs based on their cumulative chart performance in the United States. The number of songs listed on the chart varied in the early years before becoming a top 100 chart in 1956. View a list of the top 100 hit songs in the US in 1980 and listen to a short countdown medley of the top 25 below.

Number One Song of 1980 Go to year: 
Play a medleyPlay a countdown medley of the top 25 songs of the year  Length: 2:03

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« 1979 1980 1981 »
Position  Artist Song Title
« 1979 1980 1981 »
1 Blondie Call Me
2 Pink Floyd Another Brick in the Wall
3 Olivia Newton-John Magic
4 Michael Jackson Rock With You
5 Captain and Tennille Do That to Me One More Time
6 Queen Crazy Little Thing Called Love
7 Paul McCartney Coming Up
8 Lipps, Inc. Funkytown
9 Billy Joel It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
10 Bette Midler The Rose
11 Rupert Holmes Escape (The Pina Colada Song)
12 Gary Numan Cars
13 Smokey Robinson Cruisin'
14 Spinners Working My Way Back to You-Forgive Me Girl
15 Air Supply Lost in Love
16 Elton John Little Jeannie
17 Cristopher Cross Ride Like the Wind
18 Diana Ross Upside Down
19 K.C. and The Sunshine Band Please Don't Go
20 Styx Babe
21 Billy Preston and Syreeta With You I'm Born Again
22 Manhattans Shining Star
23 Commodores Still
24 Teri De Sario With K.C. Yes, I'm Ready
25 Dr. Hook Sexy Eyes
26 Robbie Dupree Steal Away
27 Ambrosia Biggest Part of Me
28 Kenny Loggins This Is It
29 Spinners Cupid/I've Loved You for a Long Time
30 Jermaine Jackson Let's Get Serious
31 Kenny Rogers and Kim Carnes Don't Fall in Love With a Dreamer
32 Christopher Cross Sailing
33 Dan Fogelberg Longer
34 Kenny Rogers Coward of the County
35 Kool and The Gang Ladies Night
36 Kool and The Gang Too Hot
37 S.O.S. Band Take Your Time
38 Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)
39 Kim Carnes More Love
40 M Pop Muzik
41 Pretenders Brass in Pocket
42 Ray, Goodman and Brown Special Lady
43 Stevie Wonder Send One Your Love
44 Shalamar The Second Time Around
45 Cliff Richard We Don't Talk Anymore
46 Brothers Johnson Stomp
47 Eagles Heartache Tonight
48 Rocky Burnette Tired of Toein' the Line
49 Dr. Hook Better Love Next Time
50 Rupert Holmes Him
51 Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band Against the Wind
52 Donna Summer On the Radio
53 Rolling Stones Emotional Rescue
54 Herb Alpert Rise
55 Air Supply All Out of Love
56 Little River Band Cool Change
57 J.D. Souther You're Only Lonely
58 Andy Gibb Desire
59 Pete Townshend Let My Love Open the Door
60 Steve Forbert Romeo's Tune
61 Anne Murray Daydream Believer
62 Eagles I Can't Tell You Why
63 Isaac Hayes Don't Let Go
64 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Don't Do Me Like That
65 Michael Jackson She's Out of My Life
66 Irene Cara Fame
67 Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band Fire Lake
68 Linda Ronstadt How Do I Make You
69 Benny Mardones Into the Night
70 Pure Prairie League Let Me Love You Tonight
71 Genesis Misunderstanding
72 Dirt Band An American Dream
73 Carole King One Fine Day
74 Donna Summer Dim All the Lights
75 Billy Joel You May Be Right
76 Neil Sedaka and Dara Sedaka Should've Never Let You Go
77 Charlie Dore Pilot of the Airwaves
78 Linda Ronstadt Hurt so Bad
79 Michael Jackson Off the Wall
80 Peaches and Herb I Pledge My Love
81 Eagles The Long Run
82 Mickey Gilley Stand by Me
83 Pat Benatar Heartbreaker
84 Dionne Warwick Deja Vu
85 Eddie Rabbitt Drivin' My Life Away
86 Supertramp Take the Long Way Home
87 Fleetwood Mac Sara
88 Daryl Hall and John Oates Wait for Me
89 Boz Scaggs Jo Jo
90 Neil Diamond September Morn
91 George Benson Give Me the Night
92 Anne Murray Broken Hearted Me
93 Kenny Rogers You Decorated My Life
94 Fleetwood Mac Tusk
95 Prince I Wanna Be Your Lover
96 Charlie Daniels Band In America
97 Boz Scaggs Breakdown Dead Ahead
98 Barry Manilow Ships
99 Joe Walsh All Night Long
100 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Refugee

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