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List of Top 25 singles for 1984 in Australia


List of Top 25 singles for 1984 in Australia

The following lists the top 25 (end of year) charting singles on the Australian Singles Charts, for the year of 1984. These were the best charting singles in Australia for 1984. The source for this year is the "Kent Music Report", known from 1987 onwards as the "Australian Music Report".

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached weeks at No. 1
1. "Dancing in the Dark" Bruce Springsteen 5
2. "It's Just Not Cricket The Twelfth Man 1 3
3. "Ghostbusters" Ray Parker Jr 2
4. "Careless Whisper" George Michael 1 4
5. "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go" Wham! 1 7
6. "I Just Called to Say I Love You" Stevie Wonder 1 8
7. "Footloose" Kenny Loggins 1 3
8. "Hello Lionel Richie 1 3
9. "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" Cyndi Lauper 1 2
10. "Islands in the Stream" Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton 1 1 (pkd #1 in 1983)
11. "Love Is a Battlefield" Pat Benatar 1 5
12. "Original Sin" INXS 1 2
13. "Come Said the Boy" Mondo Rock 2
14. "When Doves Cry" Prince 1 4
15. "Heaven (Must Be There)" Eurogliders 2
16. "Relax" Frankie Goes to Hollywood 5
17. "Thriller" Michael Jackson 4
18. "99 Luftballons" Nena 1 5
19. "Calling Your Name" Marilyn 3
20. "Two Tribes" Frankie Goes to Hollywood 4
21. "Against All Odds" Phil Collins 3
22. "What's Love Got to Do with It?" Tina Turner 1 1
23. "All Night Long (All Night)" Lionel Richie 1 6 (pkd #1 in 1983 & 84)
24. "I Can Dream About You" Dan Hartman 3
25. "Burn for You" INXS 3

These charts are calculated by David Kent of the Kent Music Report and they are based on the number of weeks and position the records reach within the top 100 singles for each week.

source: David Kent's "Australian Chart Book 1970-1992"

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