Most Memorable 80s Songs by a Female Singer


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41 How Will I Know - Whitney Houston

I love this song! That feeling.. how will I know! :D

Its keeps u in a good mood

42 Tell It to My Heart - Taylor Dayne

This has always been one of my favorites!

True 80s tune - love it!

Best song ever

Briliant love pam xxx

43 Smooth Operator - Sade

This was one of mine and my Mother's favorites. She was 85 and I was 49.

Yeah I love me some sade

44 Who's That Girl - Madonna
45 I Found Someone - Cher

Laura Branigan sang it with way more power and conviction

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46 One Moment in Time - Whitney Houston


47 Kids in America - Kim Wilde
48 You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde

I've been a fan of this song since I was 10 or 11, I just like it.

One of the best remakes ever!

Love love LOVE this song

49 Open Your Heart - Madonna
50 Typical Male - Tina Turner
51 Live to Tell - Madonna

Iconic song- one of the best songs ever,

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52 Woman in Love - Barbra Streisand

The best singer ever!

Barbra has the most amazing voice. 'Somewhere' should be here as well

She is it!
Top American female singer!

53 So Emotional - Whitney Houston

Anything this woman sang was the most beautiful thing this world has ever heard

54 Venus - Bananarama

One of the most upbeat songs of that time. This song came out just as I hite the sweet 16 and my friends I would friday nites and lisen to this song over and over again.

55 I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) - Grace Jones

Totally an early 1980 timless track

56 Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler

Should be top 5 -- currently its behind 30 songs 90% of us don't remember...

57 O Superman - Laurie Anderson

She was so obscure but talented

58 Alone - Heart

Why is this so far down the list. Such a great song

Best song of 80s

Great range originality n why is it so far down the list Because it's Canadian eh


59 In the Heat of the Night - Sandra
60 Coming Around Again - Carly Simon

This song should have one an Academy Award!

Amazing voice and mesmerising song.

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Top Remixes (4)

1. Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
2. Like a Virgin - Madonna
3. Heartbreaker - Pat Benatar
1. Express Yourself - Madonna
2. Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
3. I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
1. Like a Prayer - Madonna
2. If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher
3. Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler

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