1983 Radio & Records All-Time Charts

Updated June 26, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

1983 Radio & Records All-Time Charts


  1. “Never Gonna Let You Go” Sergio Mendes (A&M)
  2. “You Are” Lionel Richie (Motown)
  3. “It Might Be You” (theme from Tootsie) Stephen Bishop (Warner Bros.)
  4. “True” Spandau Ballet (Chrysalis)
  5. “My Love” Lionel Richie (Motown)
  6. “Every Breath You Take” Police (A&M)
  7. “Islands in the Stream” Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton (RCA)
  8. “Make Love Stay” Dan Fogelberg (Full Moon/Epic)
  9. “I Won't Hold You Back” Toto (Columbia)
  10. “All Night Long (All Night)” Lionel Richie (Motown)


  1. “Every Breath You Take” Police (A&M)
  2. “Flashdance…(What a Feeling)” Irene Cara (Casablanca/PolyGram)
  3. “Total Eclipse of the Heart” Bonnie Tyler (Columbia)
  4. “Billie Jean” Michael Jackson (Epic)
  5. “Maniac” Michael Sembello (Casablanca/PolyGram)
  6. “Jeopardy” Greg Kihn Band (Beserkley/E-A)
  7. “Beat It” Michael Jackson (Epic)
  8. “You Are” Lionel Richie (Motown)
  9. “Overkill” Men at Work (Columbia)
  10. “Down Under” Men at Work (Columbia)

AOR/Hot Tracks

  1. “King of Pain” Police (A&M)
  2. “Photograph” Def Leppard (Mercury/PolyGram)
  3. “One Thing Leads to Another” Fixx (MCA)
  4. “Rock of Ages” Def Leppard (Mercury/PolyGram)
  5. “She's a Beauty” Tubes (Capitol)
  6. “Every Breath You Take” Police (A&M)
  7. “The One Thing” INXS (Atco)
  8. “Burning Down the House” Talking Heads (Sire/Warner Bros.)
  9. “Synchronicity II” Police (A&M)
  10. “Gimme All Your Lovin” ZZ Top (Warner Bros.)

AOR Albums

  1. Pyromania Def Leppard (Mercury/PolyGram)
  2. Synchronicity Police (A&M)
  3. Cuts Like a Knife Bryan Adams (A&M)
  4. Eliminator ZZ Top (Warner Bros.)
  5. Reach the Beach Fixx (MCA)
  6. Let's Dance David Bowie (EMI America)
  7. Frontiers Journey (Columbia)
  8. The Wild Heart Stevie Nicks (Modern/Atco)
  9. War U2 (Island/Atco)
  10. Metal Health Quiet Riot (Pasha/CBS)


  1. “Billie Jean” Michael Jackson (Epic)
  2. “Save the Overtime for Me” Gladys Knight and the Pips (Columbia)
  3. “All Night Long (All Night)” Lionel Richie (Motown)
  4. “Just Be Good to Me” S.O.S. Band (Tabu/CBS)
  5. “Cold Blooded” Rick James (Gordy/Motown)
  6. “Inside Love (So Personal)” George Benson (Warner Bros.)
  7. “Don't You Get So Mad” Jeffrey Osborne (A&M)
  8. “Ain't Nobody” Rufus and Chaka Khan (Warner Bros.)
  9. “I Just Gotta Have You (Lover Turn Me On)” Kashif (Arista)
  10. “Fall in Love With Me” Earth Wind & Fire (Columbia)


  1. “Islands in the Stream” Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton (RCA)
  2. “He's a Heartache” Janie Fricke (Columbia)
  3. “Dixieland Delight” Alabama (RCA)
  4. “Hey Bartender” Johnny Lee (Full Moon/Warner Bros.)
  5. “Pancho and Lefty” Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard (Epic)
  6. “Common Man” John Conlee (MCA)
  7. “Lost in the Feeling” Conway Twitty (Warner Bros.)
  8. “Night Games” Charley Pride (RCA)
  9. “Our Love Is on the Faultline” Crystal Gayle (Warner Bros.)
  10. “Fool for Your Love” Mickey Gilley (Epic)

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