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Billboard USA No. 2 hits -- 1980s - all the singles that peaked at #2 in the USA chart

 
No. Date Title Artist Wks
1980
351 15 Mar Longer Dan Fogelberg 2
352 29 Mar Working My Way Back To You Spinners 2
353 26 Apr Ride Like The Wind Christopher Cross 4
354 13 Sep All Out Of Love Air Supply 4
355 06 Dec More Than I Can Say Leo Sayer 5
1981
356 10 Jan Love On The Rocks Neil Diamond 3
357 21 Mar Woman John Lennon 3
358 02 May Just The Two Of Us Grover Washington Jr. 3
359 23 May Being With You Smokey Robinson 3
360 04 Jul All Those Years Ago George Harrison 3
361 29 Aug Slow Hand Pointer Sisters 3
362 19 Sep Queen Of Hearts Juice Newton 2
363 31 Oct Start Me Up Rolling Stones 3
364 28 Nov Waiting For A Girl Like You Foreigner 10
1982
365 27 Feb Open Arms Journey 6
366 10 Apr We Got The Beat Go-Go's 3
367 22 May Don't Talk To Strangers Rick Springfield 4
368 03 Jul Rosanna Toto 5
369 07 Aug Hurts So Good John Cougar 4
370 27 Nov Gloria Laura Branigan 3
1984
371 08 Jan The Girl Is Mine Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson 3
372 26 Feb Shame On The Moon Bob Seger 4
373 26 Mar Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club 3
374 18 Jun Time Culture Club 2
375 02 Jul Electric Avenue Eddy Grant 5
376 08 Oct Making Love Out Of Nothing At All Air Supply 3
377 17 Dec Say It Isn't So Daryl Hall & John Oates 4
1984
378 11 Feb Joanna Kool & The Gang 1
379 03 Mar 99 Luftballons Nena 1
380 10 Mar Girls Just Want To Have Fun Cyndi Lauper 2
381 24 Mar Somebody's Watching Me Rockwell 3
383 30 Jun Dancing In The Dark Bruce Springsteen 4
384 17 Nov Purple Rain Prince 2
385 15 Dec Wild Boys Duran Duran 4
1985
386 12 Jan All I Need Jack Wagner 2
387 02 Feb Easy Lover Philip Bailey 2
388 23 Feb Loverboy Billy Ocean 1
389 16 Mar The Heat Is On Glenn Frey 1
390 23 Mar Material Girl Madonna 2
391 20 Jul Raspbery Beret Prince 1
392 14 Sep We Don't Need Another Hero Tina Turner 1
393 21 Sep Cherish Kool & The Gang 3
394 16 Nov You Belong To The City Glenn Frey 2
395 28 Dec Party All The Time Eddie Murphy 3
1986
396 01 Feb Burning Heart Survivor 2
397 15 Feb When The Going Gets Tough Billy Ocean 1
398 05 Apr R.O.C.K. In The USA John Cougar Mellencamp 1
399 19 Apr Manic Monday Bangles 1
400 26 Jul Danger Zone Kenny Loggins 1
401 13 Sep Dancing On The Ceiling Lionel Richie 2
402 27 Sep Friends & Lovers Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson 2
403 11 Oct Don't Forget Me (When I'm Gone) Glass Tiger 1
404 18 Oct Typical Male Tina Turner 3
405 08 Nov I Didn't Mean To Turn You On Robert Palmer 1
406 27 Dec Everybody Have Fun Tonight Wang Chung 2
1987
407 10 Jan Notorious Duran Duran 1
408 17 Jan C'est La Vie Robbie Nevil 2
409 21 Feb Keep Your Hands To Yourself Georgia Satelites 1
410 14 Mar Somewhere Out There Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram 1
411 25 Apr Don't Dream It's Over Crowded House 1
412 02 May Looking For A New Love Jody Watley 4
413 17 Oct U Got The Look Prince & Sheena Easton 1
414 24 Oct Causing A Commotion Madonna 3
415 19 Dec Is This Love Whitesnake 1
1989
416 06 Feb Hazy Shade Of Winter Bangles 1
417 20 Feb What Have I Done To Deserve This Pet Shop Boys/Dusty Springfield 2
418 19 Mar I Get Weak Belinda Carlisle 1
419 26 Mar Endless Summer Nights Richard Marx 2
420 16 Apr Devil Inside INXS 2
421 14 May Shattered Dreams Johnny Hates Jazz 3
422 09 Jul Mercedes Boy Pebbles 2
423 23 Jul Pour Some Sugar On Me Def Leppard 1
424 27 Aug I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That Elton John 1
425 10 Sep Simply Irresistable Robert Palmer 2
1989
426 21 Jan Don't Rush Me Taylor Dayne 1
427 18 Feb Wild Thing Tone Loc 1
428 04 Mar The Lover In Me Sheena Easton 1
429 01 Apr Girl You Know It's True Milli Vanilli 1
430 20 May Real Love Jody Watley 2
431 15 Jul Express Yourself Madonna 2
432 05 Aug On Our Own Bobby Brown 3
433 23 Sep Heaven Warrant 2
434 07 Oct Cherish Madonna 2
435 21 Oct Love Song Cure 1
436 28 Oct Sowing The Seeds Of Love Tears For Fears 1
437 04 Nov Cover Girl New Kids On The Block 1
438 23 Dec Don't Know Much Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville 2