1983 Top Ten Music Charts

1983’s Biggest Artists and Songs

Men At Work (1982 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1983)
Toto (Grammy for Album of the Year)
Rosanna – Toto (Grammy for Record of the Year)
New Artists in the Pop Charts Included:
ABC, INXS, REM, U2, Wham!, Mtume, Duran Duran, Culture Club, Thompson Twins, Adam Ant, Kajagoogoo, Bananarama, Chris DeBurgh, DeBarge, Elvis Costello, Eurythmics and Weird Al Yankovic

1983’s Retro Top 10 Hits

1. Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
2. The Girls Is Mine – Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney
3. Electric Avenue – Eddy Grant
4. Down Under – Men At Work
5. Too Shy – Kajagoogoo
6. Let’s Dance – David Bowie
7. Our House – Madness
8. Say Say Say – Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson
9. Allentown – Billy Joel
10. Islands In The Stream – Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton

1983’s ‘One Hit Wonders’

1. She Blinded Me With Science – Thomas Dolby
2. Puttin’ On The Ritz – Taco
3. Just Got Lucky – JoBoxers
4. Our House – Madness
5. Der Kommisar – After The Fire
6. A Million Miles Away – The Plimsouls
7. Save It For later – English Beat
8. The Salt In My Tears – Martin Briley
9. In A Big Country – Big Country
10. Reap The Wild Wind – Ultravox

1983’s Dance Top 10 Hit List

1. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
2. Sexual Healing – Marvin Gaye
3. Stay With Me Tonight – Jeffrey Osborne
4. Last Night A DJ Saved My Life – Indeep
5. Do It Again/Billie Jean – Club House
6. Little Red Corvette – Prince
7. White Lines (Don’t Do It) – Grandmaster Flash
8. Wanna Be Startin Something – Michael Jackson
9. I.O.U. – Freeze
10. Pass the Dutchie – Musical Youth

More Of 1983’s Dance hits

Atomic Dog – George Clinton
Freak-A-Zoid – Midnight Star
1983’s Pop Dance Top 10 Hit List
1. It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls
2. Beat It – Michael Jackson
3. Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
4. So Many Men, So Little Time – Miquel Brown
5. All Night Long – Lionel Richie
6. **1999** – Prince
7. Modern Love – David Bowie
8. You Can’t Hurry Love – Phil Collins
9. I Do – J Geils Band
10. Maniac – Michael Sembello

1983’s Pop Rock Top 10 Hit List

1. Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
2. Love Is A Battlefield – Pat Benatar
3. Electric Avenue – Eddy Grant
4. Every Breath You Take – The Police
5. Mr. Roboto – Styx
6. Tell Her About It – Billy Joel
7. Cum On Feel The Noize – Quiet Riot
8. Rock The Casbah – The Clash (the instrumental version is Mustapha Dance)
9. Rock N Roll Is King – ELO
10. Goody Two Shoes – Adam Ant

More Of 1983’s Pop Rock Hits

Stray Cat Strut – Stray Cats
1983’s Album Rock Top 10 Hit List
1. Photograph – Def Leppard
2. Synchronicity II – The Police
3. Twilight Zone – Golden Earring
4. Undercover of the Night – The Rolling Stones
5. Dirty Laundry – Don Henley
6. New Year’s Day – U2
7. King of Pain – The Police
8. Radio Free Europe – R.E.M.
9. Back On The Chain Gang – The Pretenders
10. Rock Of Ages – Def Leppard

More Of 1983’s Album Rock Songs

Come Dancing – The Kinks
A Million Miles Away – The Plimsouls
Major Tom (Coming Home) – Peter Schilling

1983’s Pop/New Wave Top 10 Hit List

1. I Melt With You – Modern English
2. She Blinded Me With Science – Thomas Dolby
3. Hungry Like The Wolf – Duran Duran
4. Burning Down The House – Talking Heads
5. The Safety Dance – Men Without Hats
6. Escalator of Life – Robert Hazard
7. Der Kommisar – After The Fire
8. Puttin On The Ritz – Taco
9. Fascination – Human League
10. Mexican Radio – Wall of Voodoo

More Of 1983’s New Wave Top Hits

Shiny Shiny – Haysi Fantayzee
The Look Of Love – ABC
Let Me Go – Heaven 17
The Fanatic – Felony

1983’s Bubblegum Pop Music Top Ten

1. I’ll Tumble 4 Ya – Culture Club
2. Beat It – Michael Jackson
3. Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
4. She Blinded Me With Science – Thomas Dolby
5. Say Say Say – Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson
6. Let’s Go Dancin’ (Ooh La La la) – Kool and the Gang
7. Safety Dance – Men Without Hats
8. Goody Two Shoes – Adam Ant
9. The Girl Is Mine – Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney
10. Rock N Roll Is King – ELO

PCM’s 1983 Top 10 Hit List

1. It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls
2. Come On Eileen – Dexy’s Midnight Runners
3. Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
4. Electric Avenue – Eddy Grant
5. Wanna Be Starting Something – Michael Jackson
6. Flashdance (What A Feeling) – Irene Cara
7. Rock The Casbah – The Clash
8. Bang The Drum All Day – Todd Rundgren
9. You and I – Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle
10. Ain’t Nobody – Rufus and Chaka Khan