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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top Songs of 1983

1982 <-1983-> 1984


  

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Every Breath You Take
1.
05/1983
489

✫1
US
5
AC
26
dance


✫1
rock
✫1
UK
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1984]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #84]
[A&M 2542]
written by Sting
Owner of a Lonely Heart
2.
11/1983
333

✫1
US


3
dance
69
R&B
✫1
rock
28
UK
Let's Dance
3.
03/1983
327

✫1
US


✫1
dance
14
R&B
8
rock
✫1
UK
featuring Stevie Ray Vaughan on guitar
co-produced by Nile Rodgers
[EMI America 8158]
written by David Bowie
King of Pain
4.
07/1983
324

3
US
33
AC




✫1
rock
17
UK
[A&M 2569]
written by Sting
5.
10/1983
305

✫1
US
3
AC
2
dance
2
R&B
24
rock
2
UK
as Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
[Epic 04169]
written by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
6.
03/1983
304

4
US


34
dance


3
rock
✫1
UK
Union of the Snake
7.
10/1983
290

3
US


33
dance


2
rock
3
UK
8.
02/1983
290

✫1
US
7
AC




23
rock
✫1
UK
produced by Jim Steinman
[Columbia 03906]
written by Jim Steinman
9.
12/1983
281

✫1
US
✫1
AC


78
R&B
10
rock
3
UK
[Portrait 04432]
written by Rob Hyman & Cyndi Lauper
10.
02/1983
278

✫1
US
36
AC
2
dance


16
rock
2
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #356]
[RCA 13533]
written by Annie Lennox & Dave Stewart [David Allan Stewart]
Love Is a Battlefield
11.
09/1983
269

5
US


41
dance


✫1
rock
49
UK
[Chrysalis 42732]
written by Mike Chapman & Holly Knight
Beat It
12.
02/1983
269

✫1
US




✫1
R&B
14
rock
3
UK
featuring Eddie Van Halen
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1984]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #337]

[Epic 03759]
written by Michael Jackson
13.
01/1983
268

2
US


6
dance
18
R&B
12
rock
2
UK
[Columbia 03793 (Portrait)]
written by Eddy Grant
Karma Chameleon
14.
09/1983
264

✫1
US
3
AC


67
R&B


✫1
UK
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1984]
[Virgin/Epic 04221]
written by Boy George, Jon Moss, Mikey Craig, Roy Hay & Phil Pickett
15.
12/1983
263

2
US
42
AC
22
dance


23
rock
✫1
UK
16.
05/1983
262

10
US


51
dance


3
rock
2
UK
co-produced by Nile Rodgers; charted as China Girl / Shake In in US dance charts
[EMI America 8165]
written by David Bowie & Iggy Pop
Uptown Girl
17.
09/1983
262

3
US
2
AC




22
rock
✫1
UK
[Columbia 04149]
written by Billy Joel
18.
02/1983
252

8
US






✫1
rock


[Columbia 03513]
written by Neal Schon, Jonathan Cain & Steve Perry
Girls Just Want to Have Fun
19.
12/1983
251

2
US


✫1
dance
80
R&B
16
rock
2
UK
[Portrait 37-04120]
written by Robert Hazard
That's All
20.
11/1983
248

6
US
7
AC




2
rock
16
UK
[Atlantic 89724]
written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins & Mike Rutherford
Tell Her About It
21.
07/1983
247

✫1
US
✫1
AC
38
dance


17
rock
4
UK
[Columbia 04138]
written by Billy Joel
Hold Me Now
22.
11/1983
241

3
US
8
AC
✫1
dance


9
rock
4
UK
[Arista 1-9164]
written by Tom Bailey, Alannah Currie & Joe Leeway
True
23.
04/1983

True by Spandau Ballet

from True   True
241

4
US
✫1
AC


76
R&B
34
rock
✫1
UK
[Chrysalis 42720]
written by Gary Kemp
One Thing Leads to Another
24.
06/1983
240

4
US


14
dance


2
rock
86
UK
Undercover of the Night
25.
11/1983
237

9
US


9
dance


2
rock
11
UK
26.
10/1983
234

3
US


✫1
dance


2
rock


Modern Love
27.
05/1983
230

14
US






6
rock
2
UK
co-produced by Nile Rodgers
[EMI America 8177]
written by David Bowie
Jeopardy
28.
01/1983
228

2
US


✫1
dance
48
R&B
5
rock
63
UK
[Elektra 69847 (Beserkley)]
written by Greg Kihn & Steve Wright
Heart and Soul
29.
09/1983
227

8
US






✫1
rock


[Chrysalis 4-42726]
written by Mike Chapman & Nicky Chinn
Overkill
30.
04/1983
225

3
US
6
AC




3
rock
21
UK
[Columbia 03795]
written by Colin Hay
Don't Cry
31.
07/1983

Don't Cry by Asia

from Alpha   Alpha
225

10
US






✫1
rock
33
UK
[Geffen 29571]
written by John Wetton & Geoff Downes
(Keep Feeling) Fascination
32.
04/1983
221

8
US


✫1
dance
56
R&B
14
rock
2
UK
written by Jo Callis & Philip Oakey
33.
09/1983
218

9
US
18
AC




✫1
rock


[Capitol 5271]
written by Martha Davis
Wrapped Around Your Finger
34.
07/1983
216

8
US
13
AC




9
rock
7
UK
[A&M 2614]
written by Sting
Stand Back
35.
06/1983
214

5
US


12
dance


2
rock


[Modern 7-99863]
written by Stevie Nicks & Prince
36.
08/1983
213

5
US






2
rock
29
UK
produced by Dave Edmunds
[EMI 8168]
written by Brian Setzer
Too Shy
37.
01/1983
213

5
US


25
dance


23
rock
✫1
UK
Mr. Roboto
38.
02/1983
206

3
US






3
rock
90
UK
[A&M 2525]
written by Dennis DeYoung
Crumblin' Down
39.
10/1983
202

9
US






2
rock


as John Cougar Mellencamp
written by George Green & John Mellencamp
The Safety Dance
40.
06/1983
201

3
US


✫1
dance


21
rock
6
UK
[Backstreet 52232]
written by Ivan Doroschuk
41.
11/1983
199

19
US






✫1
rock


Church of the Poison Mind
42.
04/1983
196

10
US






17
rock
2
UK
[Virgin/Epic 34-04144]
written by Boy George, Mikey Craig, Roy Hay & Jon Moss
I Want a New Drug
43.
10/1983
192

6
US


✫1
dance


7
rock


written by Chris Hayes & Huey Lewis
Cum On Feel the Noize
44.
04/1983
189

5
US






7
rock


[Columbia 04005 (Pasha)]
written by Noddy Holder & Jim Lea
Pink Houses
45.
10/1983
189

8
US






3
rock


as John Cougar Mellencamp
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #439]
written by John Mellencamp
Der Kommissar
46.
02/1983
188

5
US


17
dance


4
rock
47
UK
[Epic 34-03559]
written by Falco & Robert Ponger
47.
04/1983
187

4
US
2
AC




22
rock
5
UK
featuring Stevie Wonder
[Geffen 7-29460]
written by Elton John, Bernie Taupin & Davey Johnstone
Say It Isn't So
48.
10/1983
185

2
US
8
AC
✫1
dance
45
R&B
18
rock
69
UK
[RCA 13654]
written by Daryl Hall
In a Big Country
49.
05/1983
181

17
US


37
dance


3
rock
17
UK
[Polygram 814467 (Mercury)]
written by Stuart Adamson, Mark Brzezicki, Tony Butler & Bruce Watson
50.
01/1983
174

12
US






2
rock
73
UK
as Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
[Capitol 5213]
written by Bob Seger
Maniac
51.
06/1983
169

✫1
US
34
AC
6
dance


34
rock


[Casablanca 812516]
written by Dennis Matkosky & Michael Sembello
Burning Down the House
52.
07/1983
168

9
US






6
rock


Big Log
53.
07/1983
168

20
US






6
rock
11
UK
[Atlantic 7-99844]
written by Robert Plant, Robbie Blunt & Jezz Woodroffe
54.
06/1983
167

11
US






2
rock


[Columbia]
written by Paul Dean & Bruce Fairbairn
They Don't Know
55.
09/1983
164

8
US
11
AC






2
UK
[MCA/Stiff 52347]
written by Kirsty MacColl
New Year's Day
56.
01/1983

New Year's Day by U2

from War   War
163

53
US


38
dance


2
rock
10
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #427]
[Island 99915]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
Come Dancing
57.
01/1983
161

6
US
16
AC




17
rock
12
UK
[Arista 1054]
written by Ray Davies
Mama
58.
09/1983

Mama by Genesis

from Genesis   Genesis
160

73
US






5
rock
4
UK
[Atlantic 89770]
written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins & Mike Rutherford
Middle of the Road
59.
12/1983
160

19
US


43
dance


2
rock
81
UK
[Warner 29444 (Sire)]
written by Chrissie Hynde
60.
08/1983
158

44
US






✫1
rock


Synchronicity II
61.
07/1983
157

16
US






9
rock
17
UK
written by Sting
62.
07/1983
153









✫1
rock


The One Thing
63.
03/1983
151

30
US






2
rock


[Atco 99905]
written by Michael Hutchence & Andrew Farriss
Lawyers in Love
64.
07/1983
149

13
US
24
AC




4
rock


[Elektra 69826 (Asylum)]
written by Jackson Browne
Baby Jane
65.
05/1983
148

14
US


47
dance




✫1
UK
[Warner 7-29608]
written by Rod Stewart & Jay Davis
What Is Love?
66.
11/1983
147

33
US






20
rock
2
UK
[Elektra]
written by Howard Jones & William Bryant
67.
11/1983
142

4
US
24
AC
44
dance
3
R&B
42
rock
10
UK

[Epic 04363]
written by Rod Temperton
68.
04/1983
142

37
US






2
rock
61
UK
[Warner 29693]
written by Billy Gibbons, Dusty Hill & Frank Beard
69.
08/1983
141

60
US






2
rock
52
UK
70.
08/1983
140

34
US






41
rock
✫1
UK
written by Neil Diamond
Little Red Corvette
71.
02/1983
139

6
US


61
dance
15
R&B
17
rock
54
UK
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #108]
[Warner 29746]
written by Prince
72.
11/1983
137

7
US
6
AC


6
R&B
49
rock
9
UK
[Motown 1710]
written by Lionel Richie & Cynthia Weil
Cuts Like a Knife
73.
02/1983
136

15
US






6
rock


[A&M 2553]
written by Bryan Adams & Jim Vallance
I'm Still Standing
74.
05/1983
135

12
US
28
AC




34
rock
4
UK
[Geffen 7-29639]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Major Tom (Coming Home)
75.
09/1983
135

14
US


2
dance


8
rock


[Elektra 69811]
written by Peter Schilling
76.
12/1983
135

20
US






4
rock


[A&M 2615]
written by Gary O' (as Gary O'Connor)
77.
07/1983
131

39
US






4
rock
81
UK
[Atlantic 7-99820]
written by Robert Plant, Robbie Blunt & Paul Martinez
Sitting at the Wheel
78.
09/1983
130

27
US






3
rock
91
UK
[Threshold 604]
written by John Lodge
79.
03/1983
129

8
US
31
AC
37
dance


20
rock
59
UK
[EMI America 8155]
written by Burt Bacharach & Hal David
80.
07/1983
127

2
US
2
AC






80
UK
produced by Jim Steinman
[Arista 9056]
written by Jim Steinman
81.
06/1983
127

14
US
28
AC




6
rock


[Geffen 29603]
written by Marv Ross
My Oh My
82.
11/1983
125

37
US






32
rock
2
UK
written by Noddy Holder & Jim Lea
She Was Hot
83.
11/1983
124

44
US






4
rock
42
UK
84.
04/1983
123

36
US


10
dance


4
rock


[R]
[Chrysalis]
written by Billy Idol
Relax
85.
11/1983
123

67
US








✫1
UK
[BRIT Awards Best British Single 1985]
[Atco 99805 (Island)]
written by Peter Gill, Holly Johnson & Mark O'Toole
86.
06/1983
123

6
US
10
AC




27
rock
33
UK
[Columbia 03959]
written by Colin Hay
87.
07/1983
122

9
US
44
AC
11
dance




8
UK
88.
09/1983
120

22
US
40
AC
42
dance


33
rock
4
UK
charted as Love of the Common People / Come Back and Stay in US dance charts
written by Jack Lee
89.
04/1983
118

6
US
36
AC


81
R&B


15
UK
90.
01/1983
117

39
US






5
rock


[Atco 99947]
written by Adrian Vandenberg
Change
91.
02/1983
116

73
US






22
rock
4
UK
[Polygram 812677 (Mercury)]
written by Roland Orzabal
92.
07/1983
115









2
rock


[RCA 13539]
written by Rik Emmett, Mike Levine (as Michael Levine) & Gil Moore
93.
06/1983
113

70
US








✫1
UK
New Song
94.
09/1983
112

27
US


4
dance


58
rock
3
UK
[Elektra 7-69766]
written by Howard Jones
Fight Fire with Fire
95.
08/1983
111

58
US






3
rock


[CBS Associated 04057]
written by Dino Elefante & John Elefante
96.
01/1983
111









3
rock


[RCA 13443]
written by Rik Emmett, Mike Levine (as Michael Levine), Gil Moore & Tim Patrick
97.
04/1983
111

9
US






23
rock


[RCA 13509]
written by Rick Springfield, Blaise Tosti & Danny Tate
98.
04/1983
109

64
US






4
rock


written by Tony Carey
Rock 'n' Roll Is King
99.
06/1983
109

19
US
36
AC




19
rock
13
UK
[Columbia 03964 (Jet)]
written by Jeff Lynne
100.
09/1983
109

14
US






8
rock


[Modern 7-99832]
written by Stevie Nicks & Sandy Stewart [musician]

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