Best US #2 Hits of the 1980s

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The Top Ten

1 Notorious - Duran Duran
2 Waiting for a Girl Like You - Foreigner
3 Dancing In the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
4 Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
5 Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
6 Rosanna - Toto
7 Open Arms - Journey
8 Hazy Shade of Winter - The Bangles
9 Hurts So Good - John Mellencamp
10 You Belong to the City - Glenn Frey

The Contenders

11 Cherish - Madonna
12 Pour Some Sugar on Me - Def Leppard
13 Let's Wait Awhile - Janet Jackson
14 All I Need - Jack Wagner
15 We Don't Need Another Hero - Tina Turner
16 Gloria - Laura Branigan
17 Slow Hand - The Pointer Sisters
18 Dancing on the Ceiling - Lionel Richie
19 Purple Rain - Prince & The Revolution
20 Ride Like the Wind - Christopher Cross
21 R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A. - John Mellencamp
22 All Those Years Ago - George Harrison
23 Jeopardy - Greg Kihn Band
24 Soldier of Love - Donny Osmond
25 Keep Your Hands to Yourself - Georgia Satellites
26 Material Girl - Madonna
27 The Wild Boys - Duran Duran
28 All Out of Love - Air Supply
29 Longer - Dan Fogelberg
30 Queen of Hearts - Juice Newton
31 Being with You - Smokey Robinson
32 Don't Talk to Strangers - Rick Springfield
33 We Got the Beat - The Go-Go's
34 Shame on the Moon - Bob Seger
35 Burning Heart - Survivor
36 Endless Summer Nights - Richard Marx
37 Party All the Time - Eddie Murphy
38 Don't Know Much - Linda Ronstadt
39 Is This Love - Whitesnake
40 Electric Avenue - Eddy Grant
41 I Didn't Mean to Turn You On - Robert Palmer
42 Simply Irresistible - Robert Palmer
43 More Than I Can Say - Leo Sayer
44 Woman - John Lennon
45 Joanna - Kool & The Gang
46 Loverboy - Billy Ocean
47 Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins
48 Looking for a New Love - Jody Watley
49 Devil Inside - INXS
50 Sowing the Seeds of Love - Tears for Fears
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Top Remixes

1. Notorious - Duran Duran
2. Rosanna - Toto
3. Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
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1. Dancing In the Dark - Bruce Springsteen
2. Waiting for a Girl Like You - Foreigner
3. Girls Just Want to Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
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