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List of Adult Contemporary top 10 singles in 1985 (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 1985.

Top-ten singles[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles which peaked in 1985
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Singles from 1984
December 1 "All I Need" Jack Wagner 1 January 12 13
December 8 "Valotte" Julian Lennon 4 January 12 7
December 15 "When October Goes" Barry Manilow 6 January 12 5
"You're the Inspiration" Chicago 1 January 26 11
December 22 "Understanding" Bob Seger 7 January 12 5
Singles from 1985
January 5 "Jamie" Ray Parker Jr. 6 January 19 6
January 12 "Love Light in Flight" Stevie Wonder 10 January 12 5
January 19 "Foolish Heart" Steve Perry 2 February 9 8
"I Want to Know What Love Is" Foreigner 3 February 9 9
January 26 "Careless Whisper" George Michael 1 February 9 10
"Missing You" Diana Ross 4 February 23 9
"Make No Mistake, He's Mine" Barbara Streisand & Kim Carnes 8 February 2 4
February 16 "Crazy" Kenny Rogers 5 February 23 7
"Keeping the Faith" Billy Joel 3 March 9 8
"Can't Fight This Feeling" REO Speedwagon 3 March 16 9
February 23 "Too Late for Goodbyes" Julian Lennon 1 March 16 10
March 2 "One More Night" Phil Collins 1 March 30 12
"Nightshift" Commodores 2 April 6 10
March 16 "I Wanna Hear It from Your Lips" Eric Carmen 10 March 16 1
March 23 "Rhythm of the Night" DeBarge 1 May 4 10
"You Send Me" The Manhattans 8 April 6 5
March 30 "We Are the World" USA for Africa 1 April 20 7
April 6 "Crazy for You" Madonna 2 May 4 10
"I'm on Fire" Bruce Springsteen 6 April 20 5
April 13 "Smooth Operator" Sade 1 May 11 10
April 20 "Suddenly" Billy Ocean 1 May 25 11
April 27 "Go Down Easy" Dan Fogelberg 6 May 18 5
May 4 "I Just Wanna Hang Around You" George Benson 7 May 18 4
May 11 "Axel F" Harold Faltermeyer 1 June 8 9
"Everything She Wants" Wham! 4 June 1 6
May 18 "Fresh" Kool & the Gang 5 June 1 5
May 25 "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" Tears for Fears 2 June 29 9
June 1 "The Search Is Over" Survivor 1 June 22 11
"Say You're Wrong" Julian Lennon 6 June 15 4
"One Lonely Night" REO Speedwagon 10 June 1 2
June 15 "Angel" Madonna 5 June 29 5
"The NeverEnding Story" Limahl 6 June 29 5
June 22 "Getcha Back" The Beach Boys 2 July 6 6
"Just as I Am" Air Supply 3 July 27 9
"You Give Good Love" Whitney Houston 4 July 20 8
June 29 "Who's Holding Donna Now" DeBarge 1 July 20 11
July 6 "Everytime You Go Away" Paul Young 1 August 10 13
July 13 "Find a Way" Amy Grant 7 July 20 4
July 20 "Possession Obsession" Hall & Oates 8 July 20 2
"Forever" Kenny Loggins 5 August 17 6
July 27 "Cherish" Kool & the Gang 1 August 24 14
August 3 "Not Enough Love in the World" Don Henley 6 August 17 5
"You're Only Human (Second Wind)" Billy Joel 2 August 31 11
August 10 "Your Love Is King" Sade 8 August 17 3
August 17 "Mystery Lady" Billy Ocean 5 August 24 5
"We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)" Tina Turner 3 September 7 9
August 24 "Freedom" Wham! 4 September 7 9
August 31 "The Power of Love" Huey Lewis & the News 6 September 7 6
"Never Surrender" Corey Hart 8 September 7 3
September 7 "Saving All My Love for You" Whitney Houston 1 October 5 10
September 14 "Your Secret's Safe with Me" Michael Franks 4 October 5 7
September 21 "Lost in the Fifties Tonight (In the Still of the Night)" Ronnie Milsap 8 September 21 1
"Part-Time Lover" Stevie Wonder 1 October 26 11
September 28 "Janet" Commodores 8 October 5 5
October 5 "Cry" Godley & Creme 5 October 12 3
October 12 "Take On Me" A-ha 4 October 19 6
October 19 "Love Theme from St. Elmo's Fire" David Foster 3 October 26 6
"Hurts to Be in Love" Gino Vannelli 6 October 26 3
October 26 "Separate Lives" Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin 1 November 16 12
"Head over Heels" Tears for Fears 5 November 9 7
November 2 "You Are My Lady" Freddie Jackson 3 November 16 7
"You Belong to the City" Glenn Frey 2 November 23 10
"Morning Desire" Kenny Rogers 8 November 23 8
November 9 "Everyday" James Taylor 3 December 7 11
November 16 "Say You, Say Me" Lionel Richie 1 December 7 12
November 23 "Who's Zoomin Who" Aretha Franklin 10 November 23 1
November 30 "Broken Wings" Mr. Mister 3 December 21 9

1984 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1985 which peaked in 1984
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November 3 "No More Lonely Nights" Paul McCartney 2 November 24 11
November 17 "All Through the Night" Cyndi Lauper 4 December 1 10
"Sea of Love" The Honeydrippers 1 December 15 10
December 1 "Do What You Do" Jermaine Jackson 1 December 22 11

1986 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1985 which peaked in 1986
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Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in

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November 30 "That's What Friends Are For" Dionne Warwick, Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder 1 January 11 13
December 7 "I Miss You" Klymaxx 3 January 11 8
December 14 "Go Home" Stevie Wonder 1 January 25 10
December 21 "Walk of Life" Dire Straits 4 January 18 8
December 28 "Somewhere" Barbara Streisand 5 February 15 10

See also[edit]

  • List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1985 (U.S.)

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