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List of Adult Contemporary top 10 singles in 1983 (U.S.)

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This is a list of songs that have charted in the top ten of the Billboard Adult Contemporary in 1983.

Top-ten singles[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles which peaked in 1983
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Singles from 1982
December 11 "You and I" Eddie Rabbitt & Crystal Gayle 2 January 15 11
December 18 "Africa" Toto 5 January 22 9
December 25 "Baby, Come to Me" Patti Austin & James Ingram 1 January 22 10
"Two Less Lonely People in the World" Air Supply 4 January 15 6
Singles from 1983
January 15 "The Other Guy" Little River Band 6 January 22 4
"Heart to Heart" Kenny Loggins 3 January 29 7
"Memory" Barry Manilow 8 January 22 3
January 22 "Heart of the Night" Juice Newton 4 February 5 7
"You Can't Hurry Love" Phil Collins 9 January 29 3
January 29 "Shame on the Moon" Bob Seger 1 February 12 6
February 5 "You Are" Lionel Richie 1 February 26 12
"I'm Alive" Neil Diamond 4 February 26 7
February 12 "We've Got Tonight" Kenny Rogers & Sheena Easton 2 February 26 9
"All Right" Christopher Cross 3 February 26 8
February 19 "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" Culture Club 8 February 26 4
February 26 "One on One" Hall & Oates 4 April 9 10
March 5 "Make Love Stay" Dan Fogelberg 1 April 9 10
"It Might Be You" Stephen Bishop 1 April 16 11
March 12 "Shoot for the Moon" Poco 10 March 12 2
March 19 "I've Got a Rock 'n' Roll Heart" Eric Clapton 6 March 26 6
March 26 "Take the Short Way Home" Dionne Warwick 5 April 16 6
April 2 "Some Kind of Friend" Barry Manilow 4 April 30 7
April 9 "I Won't Hold You Back" Toto 1 April 30 7
April 16 "Mornin'" Al Jarreau 2 May 7 9
April 23 "Minimum Love" Mac McAnally 7 April 30 4
April 30 "You Can't Run from Love" Eddie Rabbitt 2 May 28 8
"My Love" Lionel Richie 1 May 21 8
May 7 "Easy for You to Say" Linda Ronstadt 7 May 21 4
"Wind Beneath My Wings" Lou Rawls 10 May 7 2
May 14 "Overkill" Men at Work 6 May 21 4
May 21 "Never Gonna Let You Go" Sergio Mendes 1 June 18 13
"All My Life" Kenny Rogers 2 June 18 8
"Front Page Story" Neil Diamond 5 June 11 7
May 28 "Time (Clock of the Heart)" Culture Club 6 June 11 6
June 4 "Flashdance...What a Feeling" Irene Cara 4 June 25 9
"That's Love" Jim Capaldi 3 June 25 7
June 11 "How Do You Keep the Music Playing" James Ingram & Patti Austin 5 July 9 7
June 25 "All This Love" DeBarge 1 July 16 9
"l.O.U." Lee Greenwood 4 July 23 7
July 2 "The Closer You Get" Alabama 9 July 9 3
July 9 "Try Again" Champaign 6 July 23 5
"Hold Me 'Til the Mornin' Comes" Paul Anka 2 July 30 10
July 16 "Every Breath You Take" The Police 5 July 23 8
July 23 "All Time High" Rita Coolidge 1 August 6 8
July 30 "The Border" America 4 August 13 5
August 6 "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" Laura Branigan 1 September 3 10
August 13 "Human Nature" Michael Jackson 2 September 3 8
"Blame It on Love" Smokey Robinson & Barbara Mitchell 5 August 27 5
August 20 "Tell Her About It" Billy Joel 1 September 24 9
August 27 "Making Love Out of Nothing at All" Air Supply 2 October 1 10
September 10 "Lady Love Me (One More Time)" George Benson 4 October 1 7
September 17 "True" Spandau Ballet 1 October 8 9
"Rainbow's End" Sergio Mendes 6 October 1 4
"Islands in the Stream" Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton 1 October 15 13
September 24 "Tonight, I Celebrate My Love" Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack 4 October 22 10
October 8 "All Night Long (All Night)" Lionel Richie 1 November 12 11
"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Bonnie Tyler 7 October 15 4
October 15 "Spice of Life" The Manhattan Transfer 5 October 29 6
October 22 "Uptown Girl" Billy Joel 2 November 19 11
November 5 "How Many Times Can I Say Goodbye" Dionne Warwick & Luther Vandross 4 November 19 4
"Say Say Say" Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson 3 December 17 11
"The Way He Makes Me Feel" Barbra Streisand 1 December 10 12
November 12 "Trouble in Paradise" Al Jarreau 10 November 12 1
November 19 "Only You" Commodores 8 November 26 3
"Break My Stride" Matthew Wilder 4 December 17 11
November 26 "What's New" Linda Ronstadt 5 December 3 8
December 3 "Read 'Em and Weep" Barry Manilow 1 December 24 10
"Say It Isn't So" Hall & Oates 8 December 17 6
December 10 "Baby I Lied" Deborah Allen 10 December 10 2
December 24 "Make Believe It's Your First Time" The Carpenters 7 December 24 3

1982 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1983 which peaked in 1982
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October 30 "Heartbreaker" Dionne Warwick 1 December 18 12
November 6 "Truly" Lionel Richie 1 November 20 10
November 20 "The Girl Is Mine" Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney 1 December 25 10
"Steppin' Out" Joe Jackson 4 December 11 8
December 4 "It's Raining Again" Supertramp 5 December 11 7
December 11 "I.G.Y. (What a Beautiful World)" Donald Fagen 8 December 11 5

1984 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1983 which peaked in 1984
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December 17 "I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues" Elton John 2 January 14 10
December 24 "Take a Chance" John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John 3 January 21 7

See also[edit]

  • List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1983 (U.S.)

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