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Position  Artist Song Title
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1 Prince When Doves Cry
2 Tina Turner What's Love Got to Do With It
3 Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson Say Say Say
4 Kenny Loggins Footloose
5 Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)
6 Van Halen Jump
7 Lionel Richie Hello
8 Yes Owner of a Lonely Heart
9 Ray Parker Jr. Ghostbusters
10 Culture Club Karma Chameleon
11 John Waite Missing You
12 Lionel Richie All Night Long (All Night)
13 Deniece Williams Let's Hear It for the Boy
14 Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark
15 Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Want to Have Fun
16 Duran Duran The Reflex
17 Cyndi Lauper Time After Time
18 Pointer Sisters Jump (For My Love)
19 Romantics Talking in Your Sleep
20 Laura Branigan Self Control
21 Prince and The Revolution Let's Go Crazy
22 Daryl Hall and John Oates Say It Isn't So
23 Thompson Twins Hold Me Now
24 Kool and The Gang Joanna
25 Stevie Wonder I Just Called to Say I Love You
26 Rockwell Somebody's Watching Me
27 Matthew Wilder Break My Stride
28 Nena 99 Luftballons
29 Dan Hartman I Can Dream About You
30 Sheila E. The Glamorous Life
31 Steve Perry Oh Sherrie
32 Lionel Richie Stuck on You
33 Elton John I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues
34 Cyndi Lauper She Bop
35 Madonna Borderline
36 Corey Hart Sunglasses at Night
37 Billy Idol Eyes Without a Face
38 Eurythmics Here Comes the Rain Again
39 Billy Joel Uptown Girl
40 Night Ranger Sister Christian
41 Cars Drive
42 Olivia Newton-John Twist of Fate
43 Duran Duran Union of the Snake
44 Huey Lewis and The News The Heart of Rock 'N' Roll
45 Chicago Hard Habit to Break
46 Scandal The Warrior
47 Peabo Bryson If Ever You're in My Arms Again
48 Pointer Sisters Automatic
49 Shannon Let the Music Play
50 Julio Iglesias and Willie Nelson To All the Girls I've Loved Before
51 Billy Ocean Caribbean Queen
52 Genesis That's All
53 Lionel Richie Running With the Night
54 Elton John Sad Songs (Say so Much)
55 Huey Lewis and The News I Want a New Drug
56 Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Islands in the Stream
57 Pat Benatar Love Is a Battlefield
58 Rod Stewart Infatuation
59 Mike Reno and Ann Wilson Almost Paradise
60 ZZ Top Legs
61 Jacksons State of Shock
62 Rick Springfield Love Somebody
63 Culture Club Miss Me Blind
64 Huey Lewis and The News If This Is It
65 Cars You Might Think
66 Madonna Lucky Star
67 Bruce Springsteen Cover Me
68 Quiet Riot Cum on Feel the Noize
69 Irene Cara Breakdance
70 Daryl Hall and John Oates Adult Education
71 Tracy Ullman They Don't Know
72 Billy Joel An Innocent Man
73 Bananarama Cruel Summer
74 Wang Chung Dance Hall Days
75 K.C. Give It Up
76 Pointer Sisters I'm so Excited
77 Ray Parker Jr. I Still Can't Get Over Loving You
78 Michael Jackson Thriller
79 Madonna Holiday
80 Ollie And Jerry Breakin'... There's No Stopping Us
81 John Lennon Nobody Told Me
82 Culture Club Church of the Poison Mind
83 Christopher Cross Think of Laura
84 Debarge Time Will Reveal
85 Police Wrapped Around Your Finger
86 John Cougar Mellencamp Pink Houses
87 Ratt Round and Round
88 Go-Go's Head Over Heels
89 Billy Joel The Longest Time
90 Kool and The Gang Tonight
91 Christine McVie Got a Hold on Me
92 Shalamar Dancing in the Sheets
93 Rolling Stones Undercover of the Night
94 John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band On the Dark Side
95 Duran Duran New Moon on Monday
96 Peter Schilling Major Tom (Coming Home)
97 Cars Magic
98 Night Ranger When You Close Your Eyes
99 Billy Squier Rock Me Tonite
100 James Ingram and Michael McDonald Yah Mo B There

Billboard Hot 100 Year-End Top 100 Singles of 1984