From Blondie’s “Call Me” to Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You," these are the hottest hits that dominated the radio airwaves each year from 1980 to 2017, according to Billboard magazine's Hot 100 chart.

Take a look back at the songs that peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart each year, and see which ones surpassed the rest to become the “Song of the Year.”


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Ed Sheeran finished 2017 with the No. 1 hit of the year with "Shape of You." Other chart-toppers included: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, "That's What I Like" by Bruno Mars, "Humble." by Kendrick Lamar, "Something Just Like This" by The Chainsmokers and Coldplay, "Bad and Boujee" by Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert, "Closer" by The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey, "Body Like a Back Road" by Sam Hunt, "Believer" by Imagine Dragons and "Congratulations" by Post Malone featuring Quavo.


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Justin Bieber had the first and second hottest singles in 2016, with "Love Yourself" coming in at No. 1 and "Sorry" at No. 2. Songs that followed were: "One Dance" by Drake, featuring Wizkid and Kyla, "Work" by Rihanna, featuring Drake, "Stressed Out" by Twenty One Pilots, "Panda" by Desiigner, "Hello" by Adele, "Don't Let Me Down" by The Chainsmokers, featuring Daya, "Can't Stop the Feeling!" by Justin Timberlake and "Closer" by The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey.


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The song of the year in 2015, "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars, had one of the longest runs on at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart leading it for 14 weeks. Some other hot songs of the year were: "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran, "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, "Trap Queen" by Fetty Wap, "Sugar" by Maroon 5, "Shut Up and Dance" by Walk the Moon, "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift, "Watch Me" by Silentó, "Earned It" by The Weeknd and "The Hills" by The Weeknd.


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Pharrel Williams' song, "Happy," was featured on the soundtrack for "Despicable Me 2" and became the song of the year in 2014. Other contenders were: "Dark Horse" by Katy Perry featuring Juicy J, "All of Me" by John Legend, "Fancy" by Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX, "Counting Stars" by OneRepublic, "Talk Dirty" by Jason Derulo featuring 2 Chainz, "Rude" by Magic!, "All About That Bass" by Meghan Trainor, "Problem" by Ariana Grande featuring Iggy Azalea and "Stay with Me" by Sam Smith.


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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' big break came with their single, "Thrift Shop," which sat on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for four weeks. Runner ups for the song of the year in 2013 included: "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams, "Radioactive" by Imagine Dragons, "Harlem Shake" by Baauer, "Can't Hold Us" by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton, "Mirrors" by Justin Timberlake, "Just Give Me a Reason" by Pink featuring Nate Ruess, "When I Was Your Man" by Bruno Mars, "Cruise" by Florida Georgia Line featuring Nelly and "Roar" by Katy Perry.


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Australian singer Gotye teamed up with New Zealand-born Kimbra in 2012 to create the hottest song of the year, "Somebody That I Used To Know." Top songs of the year also included: "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen, "We Are Young" by fun. featuring Janelle Monae, "Payphone" by Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa, "Lights" by Ellie Goulding, "Glad You Came" by The Wanted, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" by Kelly Clarkson, "We Found Love" by Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, "Starships" by Nicki Minaj and "What Makes You Beautiful" by One Direction.


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"Rolling in the Deep" represented a commercial breakthrough for Adele, selling 7.6 million copies in the United States, and quickly became the top song in 2011. Songs that also competed for the top spot were: "Party Rock Anthem" by LMFAO, "Firework" by Katy Perry, "E.T." by Katy Perry, "Give Me Everything" by Pitbull featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack and Nayer, "Grenade" by Bruno Mars, "Super Bass" by Nicki Minaj, "Moves Like Jagger" by Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera and "Just Can't Get Enough" by The Black Eyed Peas.


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Kesha's debut single "TiK ToK" was the best-selling single worldwide in 2010, selling 12.8 million copies in that year alone. Other Hot 100 songs were: "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum, "Hey, Soul Sister" by Train, "California Gurls" by Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg, "OMG" by Usher featuring, "Airplanes" by B.o.B. featuring Hayley Williams, "Love The Way You Lie" by Eminem featuring Rihanna, "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga, "Dynamite" by Taio Cruz and "Break Your Heart" by Taio Cruz featuring Ludacris.


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The Black Eyed Peas came back from a two-year hiatus with their album "The E.N.D." and the top song of the year, "Boom Boom Pow." Other songs of the year in 2009 were: "Poker Face" by Lady Gaga, "Just Dance" by Lady Gaga, "I Gotta Feeling" by The Black Eyed Peas, "Love Story" by Taylor Swift, "Right Round" by Flo Rida, "I'm Yours" by Jason Mraz, "Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)" by Beyoncé, "Heartless" by Kanye West and "Gives You Hell" by The All-American Rejects.


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"Low," the debut single by Flo Rida was featured on the soundtrack for "Step Up 2: The Streets" helping it become the most popular song of the year. Other hit songs in 2008 were: "Bleeding Love" by Leona Lewis, "No One" by Alicia Keys, "Lollipop" by Lil Wayne featuring Static Major, "Apologize" by Timbaland featuring One Republic, "No Air" by Jordan Sparks and Chris Brown, "Love Song" by Sara Bareilles, "Love In This Club" by Usher featuring Young Jeezy, "With You" by Chris Brown and "Forever" by Chris Brown.


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Beyoncé's "Irreplaceable" from her second album, "B-Day," peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 2007, quickly helping it become the song of the year. Songs that competed for the top spot were: "Umbrella" by Rihanna featuring Jay-Z, "The Sweet Escape" by Gwen Stefani featuring Akon, "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Fergie, "Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')" by T-Pain featuring Yung Joc, "Before He Cheats" by Carrie Underwood, "Hey There Delilah" by Plain White T's, "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg, "Say It Right" by Nelly Furtado and "Glamorous" by Fergie featuring Ludacris.


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Candian singer Daniel Powter became best known for his hit song, "Bad Day," which spent five weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart and became the song of the year. Other hit songs included: "Temperature" by Sean Paul, "Promiscuous" by Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland, "You're Beautiful" by James Blunt, "Hips Don't Lie" by Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean, "Unwritten"by Natasha Bedingfield, "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley, "Ridin'" by Chamillionaire featuring Krayzie Bone, "SexyBack" by Justin Timberlake and "Check On It" by Beyoncé featuring Slim Thug.


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Frequent chart-topper Mariah Carey peaked yet again in 2005 with her song of the year, "We Belong Together." Other songs that challenged her for the top spot were: "Let Me Love You" by Mario, "Candy Shop" by 50 Cent, "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani, "Inside Your Heaven" by Carrie Underwood, "Gold Digger" Kanye West featuring Jamie Foxx, "Run It!" by Chris Brown, "Don't Forget About Us" by Mariah Carey, "Don't Cha" by The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes and "Don't Phunk With My Heart" by The Black Eyed Peas.


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Usher's "Yeah!" peaked on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in February 2004 and stayed there for 12 weeks. Other hits songs that year were: "The Way You Move" by OutKast featuring Sleepy Brown, "Slow Jamz" by Twista featuring Kanye West and Jamie Foxx, "Burn" by Usher, "I Believe" by Fantasia, "Confessions Part II" by Usher, "Goodies" by Ciara featuring Petey Pablo, "My Boo" by Usher and Alicia Keys, "Slow Motion" by Juvenile featuring Soulja Slim and "Lean Back" by Terror Squad.


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50 Cent's debut single, "In Da Club," was released in January 2003 and peaked at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, becoming his first No. 1 single. Other top songs of the year were: "Hey Ya,!" by OutKast, "Baby Boy" by Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul, "Crazy In Love" by Beyoncé featuring Jay-Z, "21 Questions" by 50 Cent featuring Nate Dogg, "All I Have" by Jennifer Lopez featuring LL Cool J, "Get Busy," by Sean Paul "This Is The Night" by Clay Aiken, "Shake Ya Tailfeather" by Nelly, P. Diddy and Murphy Lee, and "Stand Up" by Ludacris featuring Shawnna.


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Canadian rock band Nickelback dominated the charts in 2002 with their song "How You Remind Me." Other popular songs of the year included: "Foolish" by Ashanti, "Hot In Herre" by Nelly, "Lose Yourself" by Eminem, "U Got It Bad" by Usher, "Always On Time" by Ja Rule featuring Ashanti, "Ain't It Funny" by Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule, "Dilemma" by Nelly featuring Kelly Rowland, "A Moment Like This" by Kelly Clarkson and "The Middle" by Jimmy Eat World.


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Lifehouse's first single, "Hanging by a Moment," released from their debut studio album, "No Name Face," only reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, but still became the No. 1 single of the year. Other hit songs in 2001 included: "All For You" by Janet Jackson, "Lady Marmalade" by Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya and Pink, "Fallin" by Alicia Keys, "U Remind Me" by Usher, "Stutter" by Joe featuring Mystikal, "Butterfly" by Crazy Town, "Bootylicious" by Destiny's Child, "U Got It Bad" by Usher and "It Wasn't Me" by Shaggy.


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Country music star Faith Hill had the top song of 2000 with her hit "Breathe." Other top songs of the new century were: "Maria Maria," by Santana featuring The Product G, "Independent Women Part I" by Destiny's Child, "Music" by Madonna, "Be With You" by Enrique Iglesias, "What A Girl Wants" by Christina Aguilera, "It's Gonna Be Me" by N*Sync, "Doesn't Really Matter" by Janet Jackson, "Bent" by Matchbox Twenty and "Say My Name" by Destiny's Child.


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Cher ended the '90s with the top song of 1999, "Believe." Songs that competed for the top spot that year were: "Genie In A Bottle" by Christina Aguilera, "...Baby One More Time" by Britney Spears, "No Scrubs" by TLC, "Livin' La Vida Loca" by Ricky Martin, "If You Had My Love" by Jennifer Lopez, "Angel Of Mine" by Monica, "Bills, Bills, Bills," by Destiny's Child, "Wild, Wild West," by Will Smith featuring Dru Hill, and "Bailamos" by Enrique Iglesias.


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R&B trio Next had a few "smooth jam" hits in the last 1990s and early 2000s, but their biggest hit by far was "Too Close," which became the song of the year in 1998. Other chart toppers that year were: "The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy and Monica, "I Don't Want To Miss A Thing" by Aerosmith, "Truly Madly Deeply" by Savage Garden, "Together Again" by Janet Jackson, "Nice & Slow" by Usher, "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" by Will Smith, "One Week" by Barenaked Ladies, "Doo Wop (That Thing)" by Lauryn Hill and "My All" by Mariah Carey.


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Elton John's "Candle In The Wind"/"Something About The Way You Look Tonight" sat on top of the chart for 14 consecutive weeks, making it the song of 1997. Other hit songs of the year: "Wannabe" by Spice Girls, "Mmmbop" by Hanson, "I'll Be Missing You" by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112, "Hypnotize" by The Notorious B.I.G., "Can't Nobody Hold Me Down" by Puff Daddy featuring Mase, "Honey" by Mariah Carey, "Mo Money Mo Problems" by The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy and Mase, and "Un-Break My Heart" by Toni Braxton.


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Los del Río's reworked "Macarena (Bayside Boys remix)" spent 14 weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, one of the longest runs atop the Hot 100 chart in history. Other contenders in 1996 were: "One Sweet Day" by Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men, "Because You Loved Me" by Celine Dion, "Always Be My Baby" by Mariah Carey, "Tha Crossroads" by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, "How Do U Want It"/"California Love" by 2Pac feat. K-Ci And JoJo, "You're Making Me High"/"Let It Flow" by Toni Braxton, "No Diggity," by BLACKstreet featuring Dr. Dre, "Un-Break My Heart" by Toni Braxton and "I Love You Always Forever" by Donna Lewis.


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"Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio featuring L.V. was the top song of 1995 despite only topping the charts for three weeks. Some other memorable songs from the list that year were: "Fantasy" by Mariah Carey, "Take A Bow" by Madonna, "This Is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan, "Waterfalls" by TLC, "Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?" by Bryan Adams, "Creep" by TLC, "Kiss From a Rose," by Seal, "You Are Not Alone" by Michael Jackson and "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)" by Whitney Houston.


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Swedish pop group Ace of Base dominated 1994 with their song "The Sign," which sat at No. 1 for four weeks. Some other songs of the year were: "I Swear," by All-4-One, "I'll Make Love To You" by Boyz II Men, "All For Love" by Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting, "The Power Of Love" by Celine Dion, "Bump N' Grind" by R. Kelly, "Stay (I Missed You)" by Lisa Loeb, "On Bended Knee" by Boyz II Men, "Here Comes The Hotstepper" by Ini Kamoze and "Hero" by Mariah Carey.


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Whitney Houston's iconic hit "I Will Always Love You," from the movie "The Bodyguard," spent 14 weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart beginning in November 1992, making it the song of the year in 1993. Songs that competed for the spot were: "That's The Way Love Goes" by Janet Jackson, "Dreamlover" by Mariah Carey, "Informer" by Snow, "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)" by Meat Loaf, "Freak Me" by Silk, "Weak" by SWV, "Again" by Janet Jackson, "A Whole New World" by Peabo Bryson and "Hero" by Mariah Carey.


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Boyz II Men's "End Of The Road" stayed on top of the Billboard Hot 100 list for 13 consecutive weeks, helping it become the song of the year in 1992. Some songs that competed for the top spot were: "Jump" by Kris Kross, "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-A-Lot, "How Do You Talk To An Angel" by The Heights, "I'm Too Sexy," by Right Said Fred, "To Be With You" by Mr. Big, "Save The Best For Last" by Vanessa Williams, "I'll Be There" by Mariah Carey, "This Used To Be My Playground" by Madonna and "All 4 Love," by Color Me Badd.


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Bryan Adams had the song of the summer and the song of the year in 1991 thanks to his hit "Everything I Do (I Do It For You)." Other popular songs that year included: "Rush Rush" by Paula Abdul, "Black or White" by Michael Jackson, "Emotions" by Mariah Carey, "Justify My Love" by Madonna, "Someday," by Mariah Carey, "Good Vibrations" by Marky Mark, "You're In Love," by Wilson Phillips, "Coming Out Of The Dark" by Gloria Estefan and "When a Man Loves a Woman" by Michael Bolton.


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Girl group Wilson Phillips had the song of the year in 1990 with their hit "Hold On." Other top songs of the year included: "Nothing Compares 2 U" by Sinead O'Connor, "Vision Of Love" by Mariah Carey "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)" by Stevie B, "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" by Michael Bolton, "Escapade" by Janet Jackson, "Vogue" by Madonna, "Step By Step" by New Kids On The Block, "Ice Ice Baby" by Vanilla Ice and "Release Me" by Wilson Phillips.


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Rock band Chicago released their hit song "Look Away" in the fall of 1988 but it steadily gained popularity to become the song of the year in 1989. Other hit songs from that year included: "Miss You Much" by Janet Jackson, "Straight Up" by Paula Abdul, "Lost In Your Eyes" by Debbie Gibson, "Like A Prayer" by Madonna, "Right Here Waiting" by Richard Marx, "Two Hearts" by Phil Collins, "Toy Soldiers" by Martika, "Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" by Milli Vanilli and "We Didn't Start The Fire" by Billy Joel.


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"Faith," by George Michael dominated the airwaves all year in 1988 after it was released in December of 1987. Other memorable songs from that year were: "Roll With It" by Steve Winwood, "One More Try" by George Michael, "Could've Been" by Tiffany, "Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley, "Where Do Broken Hearts Go" by Whitney Houston, "The Flame" by Cheap Trick, "Sweet Child O' Mine" by Guns N' Roses, "Groovy Kind Of Love" by Phil Collins and "Bad Medicine," by Bon Jovi.


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Although the Bangles released "Walk Like An Egyptian" in 1986, it quickly became the song of the year in 1987. Other top chart songs included: "Livin' On A Prayer" by Bon Jovi, "With Or Without You" by U2, "Alone," by Heart, "La Bamba" by Los Lobos, "At This Moment" by Billy Vera "(I Just) Died In Your Arms," by Cutting Crew "I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)," by Whitney Houston "I Think We're Alone No," by Tiffany and "Mony Mony" by Billy Idol.


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Dionne Warwick's "That's What Friends Are For" features Elton John, Gladys Knight and Stevie Wonder and topped the charts for four weeks in 1986, helping it become the song of the year. Other chart toppers included: "How Will I Know" by Whitney Houston, "Rock Me Amadeus" by Falco, "Greatest Love Of All" by Whitney Houston, "On My Own' by Patti LaBelle, "Papa Don't Preach" by Madonna, "Stuck With You" by Huey Lewis, "True Colors" by Cyndi Lauper, "West End Girls" by The Pet Shop Boys and "When I Think Of You" by Janet Jackson.


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Wham! shot to fame in the 1980s and one of their biggest hits, "Careless Whisper," became the song of the year in 1985. Other top hits of the year were: "Like A Virgin" by Madonna, "We Are The World" by USA For Africa, "Can't Fight This Feeling" by REO Speedwagon, "Shout" by Tears For Fears, "Money For Nothing" by Dire Straits, "I Want To Know What Love Is" by Foreigner, "Sussudio" by Phil Collins, "St. Elmo s Fire (Man In Motion)" by John Parr and "Heaven" by Bryan Adams.


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Prince dominated 1984 with his hit song "When Doves Cry." Other contenders included: "Jump" by Van Halen, "Karma Chameleon" by Culture Club, "Footloose" by Kenny Loggins, "Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)" by Phil Collins, "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr., "What's Love Got To Do With It" by Tina Turner, "I Just Called To Say I Love You" by Stevie Wonder, "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" by Wham!, "Owner Of A Lonely Heart" by Yes and "Hello" by Lionel Richie.


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The Police had the top song of the summer, and the year, when they topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Every Breath You Take" in 1983. Other songs that battled for the top spot were: "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson, "Flashdance...What A Feeling" by Irene Cara, "All Night Long (All Night)" by Lionel Richie, "Say Say Say" by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson, "Down Under" by Men At Work, "Total Eclipse Of The Heart" by Bonnie Tyler, "Beat It" by Michael Jackson and "Come On Eileen" by Dexys Midnight Runners.


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Despite being released in the later half of 1981, "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John still ruled the airwaves into 1982 to become the song of the year. Other hits from the year were: "Centerfold" by The J. Geils Band, "I Love Rock and Roll" by Joan Jett And The Blackhearts, "Ebony And Ivory" by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor, "Jack & Diane" by John Cougar, "Up Where We Belong" by Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes, "Don't You Want Me" by The Human League, "Hard To Say I'm Sorry" by Chicago and "Maneater" by Daryl Hall and John Oates.


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Kim Carnes dominated the airwaves in 1981 with her hit song "Bette Davis Eyes." Other top 100 hits of the year included: "Endless Love" by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie, "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John, "(Just Like) Starting Over" by John Lennon, "Kiss On My List" by Daryl Hall and John Oates, "Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)" by Christopher Cross, "Jessie's Girl" by Rick Springfield, "Morning Train (Nine To Five)" by Sheena Easton, "Rapture" by Blondie, "Keep On Loving You" by REO Speedwagon and "Celebration" by Kool & The Gang.


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Blondie's hit "Call Me" ended at the top spot in 1980. Other hits throughout the year included: "Lady" by Kenny Rogers, "Rock With You" by Michael Jackson, "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" by Queen, "Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd, "Funkytown" by Lipps, Inc., "Magic" by Olivia Newton-John, "Upside Down" by Diana Ross, "Another One Bites The Dust" by Queen and "It's Still Rock And Roll To Me" by Billy Joel.

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