Collage of top 100 artists of the 80s

Top 100 Artists of the 80’s


These are the top 100 artists of the 1980's. This list was compiled using several sources including chart rankings, music video rotation, radio airplay, genre influence, and cultural influence to name a few.

Below each artist's name are links to the year/s they entered the charts during the 80's.

You can find links to more 80's content at the bottom of the page.

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Top 100 Artists of the 80’s

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Image of Prince with sunglasses from the 80s

1980 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989

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Image of Madonna with pink hair from the 1980s

19831984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1989

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U2 band photo

1987 | 1988 | 1989

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Billy Joel we didn't start the fire record cover

1980 | 1981 | 19821983 | 1984 | 1985 | 19861987 | 1989

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Police every breath you take record cover