US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 22, 1984

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Note – the chart was “frozen” next week (week ending December 29, 1984). The next new chart was dated January 5, 1985

TW LW TITLE Artist – Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 3 LIKE A VIRGIN –•– Madonna – 6 (1)

2 2 WILD BOYS –•– Duran Duran – 8 (2)
3 1 OUT OF TOUCH –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates – 13 (1)
4 5 SEA OF LOVE –•– The Honeydrippers – 11 (4)
5 7 COOL IT NOW –•– New Edition – 14 (5)
6 9 WE BELONG –•– Pat Benatar – 9 (6)
7 4 I FEEL FOR YOU –•– Chaka Khan – 16 (3)
8 6 NO MORE LONELY NIGHTS –•– Paul McCartney – 11 (6)
9 14 ALL I NEED –•– Jack Wagner – 10 (9)
10 12 VALOTTE –•– Julian Lennon – 10 (10)

11 8 WAKE ME UP BEFORE YOU GO GO –•– Wham! – 16 (1)
12 16 RUN TO YOU –•– Bryan Adams – 8 (12)
13 10 ALL THROUGH THE NIGHT –•– Cyndi Lauper – 12 (5)
14 15 BORN IN THE U.S.A. –•– Bruce Springsteen – 7 (14)
15 23 YOU’RE THE INSPIRATION –•– Chicago – 6 (15)
16 13 I CAN’T HOLD BACK –•– Survivor – 15 (13)
17 19 DO WHAT YOU DO –•– Jermaine Jackson – 9 (17)
18 11 PENNY LOVER –•– Lionel Richie – 12 (8)
19 24 UNDERSTANDING –•– Bob Seger – 7 (19)
20 22 HELLO AGAIN –•– The Cars – 9 (20)

21 32 I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS –•– Foreigner – 3 (21)
22 30 EASY LOVER –•– Philip Bailey & Phil Collins – 5 (22)
23 17 STRUT –•– Sheena Easton – 18 (7)
24 28 CENTIPEDE –•– Rebbie Jackson – 12 (24)
25 27 JAMIE –•– Ray Parker Jr. – 6 (25)
26 18 WALKING ON A THIN LINE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 10 (18)
27 29 THE BOYS OF SUMMER –•– Don Henley – 7 (27)
28 25 WE ARE THE YOUNG –•– Dan Hartman – 12 (25)
29 20 BETTER BE GOOD TO ME –•– Tina Turner – 15 (5)
30 31 STRANGER IN TOWN –•– Toto – 9 (30)

31 35 LOVER BOY –•– Billy Ocean – 4 (31)
32 42 I WOULD DIE 4 U –•– Prince – 2 (32)
33 38 BRUCE –•– Rick Springfield – 6 (33)
34 34 THE BELLE OF ST. MARK –•– Sheila E. – 9 (34)
35 37 TENDER YEARS –•– John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band – 11 (35)
36 40 LOVE LIGHT IN FLIGHT –•– Stevie Wonder – 4 (36)
37 — CARELESS WHISPER –•– Wham! Featuring George Michael – 1 (37)
38 33 (PRIDE) IN THE NAME OF LOVE –•– U2 – 9 (33)
39 41 FOOLISH HEART –•– Steve Perry – 5 (39)
40 46 NEUTRON DANCE –•– The Pointer Sisters – 5 (40)

DROPS THIS WEEK

44 21 IT AIN’T ENOUGH –•– Corey Hart – 13 (17)
54 26 PURPLE RAIN –•– Prince – 12 (2)
59 36 I DO’WANNA KNOW –•– REO Speedwagon – 9 (29)
62 39 CARIBBEAN QUEEN (NO MORE LOVE ON THE RUN) –•– Billy Ocean – 20 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 CALL TO THE HEART –•– Guiffria – 7 (41)
42 50 METHOD OF MODERN LOVE –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates – 2 (42)
43 47 IN NEON –•– Elton John – 4 (43)
45 51 SOLID –•– Ashford & Simpson – 7 (45)
46 52 MISLED –•– Kool & The Gang – 5 (46)
47 57 OPERATOR –•– Midnight Star – 4 (47)
48 43 TWO TRIBES –•– Frankie Goes To Hollywood – 10 (43)
49 54 JUNGLE LOVE –•– The Time – 9 (49)
50 61 MISTAKE NO. 3 –•– Culture Club – 2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

37 — CARELESS WHISPER –•– Wham! Featuring George Michael – 1 (37)
57 — MONEY CHANGES EVERYTHING –•– Cyndi Lauper – 1 (57)
60 — SUGAR WALLS –•– Sheena Easton – 1 (60)
61 — THE OLD MAN DOWN THE ROAD –•– John Fogerty – 1 (61)
65 — DO THEY KNOW IT’S CHRISTMAS –•– Band Aid – 1 (65)
79 — MR. TELEPHONE MAN –•– New Edition – 1 (79)
83 — THE GREATEST GIFT OF ALL –•– Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton – 1 (83)
86 — SMALL TOWN BOY –•– Bronski Beat – 1 (86)
87 — DO IT AGAIN –•– The Kinks – 1 (87)
89 — TURN UP THE RADIO –•– Autograph – 1 (89)
90 — FOOLS LIKE ME –•– Lorenzo Lamas – 1 (90)