Most Memorable 80s Songs by a Female Singer


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41 Solitaire - Laura Branigan

This woman had a voice like no other, she was just a little better than everyone else

Best climax and finale by a song ever, those high notes at the end are powerful.

42 One Moment in Time - Whitney Houston V 1 Comment
43 I Found Someone - Cher

Laura Branigan sang it with way more power and conviction

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44 Kids in America - Kim Wilde
45 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

46 Open Your Heart - Madonna
47 Typical Male - Tina Turner
48 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!

49 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

50 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.

51 In the Heat of the Night - Sandra
52 Live to Tell - Madonna

Iconic song- one of the best songs ever,

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53 Holding Out for a Hero - Bonnie Tyler

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

54 O Superman - Laurie Anderson

She was so obscure but talented

55 Tell It to My Heart - Taylor Dayne

This has always been one of my favorites!

Best song ever

56 I've Seen That Face Before (Libertango) - Grace Jones V 1 Comment
57 Who's That Girl - Madonna
58 Coming Around Again - Carly Simon

This song should have one an Academy Award!

Amazing voice and mesmerising song.

59 Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler

If you want to here a song sung with feeling then listen to this lady sing this song and get a free masterclass in how to sing and how to be, that much bandied word, a superstar, Class act from one of the all time greats.

Simply perfect!

My father shot himself to death and left me his car. in the cassette
player was this sing. he set it up so it would play when I started the
car. I just read the lyrics

60 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


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3. I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
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