The Top 50 Artists of the 1980’s

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We count down the top 50 hitmakers of the 80’s based on Billboard singles chart performance

50. The Police

49. The Rolling Stones

48. Bryan Adams

47. Foreigner

46. Donna Summer

45. Janet Jackson

44. Culture Club

43. Van Halen

42. Kim Carnes

41. Gloria Estefan

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40. Steve Winwood

39. Tina Turner

38. Genesis

37. Heart

36. Survivor

35. Billy Ocean

34. REO Speedwagon

33. Cyndi Lauper

32. Pat Benatar

31. Bob Seger

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30. Kenny Loggins

29. Air Supply

28. Paul McCartney

27. Starship

26. Bruce Springsteen

25. Olivia Newton-John

24. Bon Jovi

23. Rod Stewart

22. Rick Springfield

21. Chicago

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20. Pointer Sisters

19. Sheena Easton

18. Journey

17. Duran Duran

16. Diana Ross

15. Stevie Wonder

14. Whitney Houston

13. Huey Lewis & The News

12. Kenny Rogers

11. Kool & The Gang

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10. Elton John

9. John Cougar Mellencamp

8. Phil Collins

7. Lionel Richie

6. Billy Joel

5. George Michael

4. Daryl Hall & John Oates

3. Madonna

2. Prince

1. Michael Jackson

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