List of Billboard Hot 100 top 10 singles in 1978

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This is a list of singles that have peaked in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 during 1978.

Top-ten singles[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles which peaked in 1978
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
Singles from 1977
December 17 "Baby Come Back" Player 1 January 14 10
"Here You Come Again" Dolly Parton 3 January 14 6
December 24 "Slip Slidin' Away" Paul Simon 5 January 28 6
"Sentimental Lady" Bob Welch 8 January 7 4
Singles from 1978
January 7 "You're in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)" Rod Stewart 4 January 14 5
"Hey Deanie" Shaun Cassidy 7 January 14 3
January 14 "We Will Rock You" / "We Are the Champions" Queen 4 February 4 7
"Come Sail Away" Styx 8 January 28 3
January 21 "Stayin' Alive" Bee Gees 1 February 4 13
"Short People" Randy Newman 2 January 28 5
January 28 "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water" Andy Gibb 1 March 4 11
"Just the Way You Are" Billy Joel 3 February 18 8
February 4 "Sometimes When We Touch" Dan Hill 3 March 4 8
"Emotion" Samantha Sang 3 March 18 10
February 11 "Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)" Chic 6 February 25 7
February 25 "Night Fever" Bee Gees 1 March 18 13
"Lay Down Sally" Eric Clapton 3 April 1 11
March 4 "I Go Crazy" Paul Davis 7 March 18 5
March 11 "Can't Smile Without You" Barry Manilow 3 April 22 10
March 25 "If I Can't Have You" Yvonne Elliman 1 May 13 10
"Thunder Island" Jay Ferguson 9 April 1 3
April 1 "Dust in the Wind" Kansas 6 April 15 7
April 8 "Jack and Jill" Raydio 8 April 15 4
April 15 "The Closer I Get to You" Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway 2 May 13 8
"We'll Never Have to Say Goodbye Again" England Dan & John Ford Coley 9 April 15 2
"Our Love" Natalie Cole 10 April 15 2
April 22 "With a Little Luck" Wings 1 May 20 8
April 29 "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams 1 June 3 8
"You're the One That I Want" John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John 1 June 10 9
May 6 "Count On Me" Jefferson Starship 8 May 13 4
May 13 "Imaginary Lover" Atlanta Rhythm Section 7 June 3 4
May 20 "Shadow Dancing" Andy Gibb 1 June 17 12
"Feels So Good" Chuck Mangione 4 June 10 5
May 27 "On Broadway" George Benson 7 June 10 4
June 3 "Take a Chance on Me" ABBA 3 July 8 8
"This Time I'm in it For Love" Player 10 June 3 2
June 10 "Baker Street" Gerry Rafferty 2 June 24 9
"It's a Heartache" Bonnie Tyler 3 June 24 6
June 17 "You Belong to Me" Carly Simon 6 June 24 4
"Love Is Like Oxygen" Sweet 8 June 24 3
June 24 "Use ta Be My Girl" The O'Jays 4 July 8 7
"Still the Same" Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 4 July 22 7
"Dance with Me" Peter Brown 8 July 8 4
July 1 "The Groove Line" Heatwave 7 July 15 5
July 8 "Miss You" The Rolling Stones 1 August 5 9
July 15 "Last Dance" Donna Summer 3 August 12 7
July 22 "Three Times a Lady" Commodores 1 August 12 11
"Grease" Frankie Valli 1 August 26 8
July 29 "Love Will Find a Way" Pablo Cruise 6 August 26 5
August 5 "Hot Blooded" Foreigner 3 September 9 8
August 12 "Boogie Oogie Oogie" A Taste of Honey 1 September 9 12
"An Everlasting Love" Andy Gibb 5 September 23 8
"Copacabana (At the Copa)" Barry Manilow 8 August 12 2
"Magnet and Steel" Walter Egan 8 August 26 4
August 26 "Hopelessly Devoted to You" Olivia Newton-John 3 September 23 8
September 2 "Kiss You All Over" Exile 1 September 30 12
"Shame" Evelyn "Champagne" King 9 September 9 3
September 9 "Summer Nights" John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John 5 September 30 7
"Got to Get You into My Life" Earth, Wind & Fire 9 September 16 2
September 16 "Don't Look Back" Boston 4 October 7 6
September 23 "Hot Child in the City" Nick Gilder 1 October 28 9
"Reminiscing" Little River Band 3 October 28 7
September 30 "Love Is in the Air" John Paul Young 7 October 14 5
October 7 "You Needed Me" Anne Murray 1 November 4 8
"Whenever I Call You "Friend"" Kenny Loggins and Stevie Nicks 5 October 28 7
October 21 "MacArthur Park" Donna Summer 1 November 11 9
October 28 "Double Vision" Foreigner 2 November 18 6
"How Much I Feel" Ambrosia 3 November 18 7
November 4 "Beast of Burden" The Rolling Stones 8 November 11 2
"Get Off" Foxy 9 November 11 2
November 11 "I Just Wanna Stop" Gino Vannelli 4 December 9 8
November 18 "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand 1 December 2 10
"You Never Done It Like That" Captain & Tennille 10 November 18 2
November 25 "Le Freak" Chic 1 December 9 15
"I Love the Nightlife" Alicia Bridges 5 December 23 7
"Time Passages" Al Stewart 7 December 9 4
December 9 "(Our Love) Don't Throw it All Away" Andy Gibb 9 December 16 6

1977 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1978 which peaked in 1977
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
October 8 "You Light Up My Life" Debby Boone 1 October 15 14
November 12 "How Deep Is Your Love" Bee Gees 1 December 24 17
November 19 "Blue Bayou" Linda Ronstadt 3 December 17 8
December 3 "(Every Time I Turn Around) Back in Love Again" L.T.D. 4 December 24 7

1979 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1978 which peaked in 1979
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
December 2 "My Life" Billy Joel 3 January 6 10
"Sharing the Night Together" Dr. Hook 6 January 6 7
December 16 "Too Much Heaven" Bee Gees 1 January 6 9
December 23 "Y.M.C.A." Village People 2 February 3 12
"Hold the Line" Toto 5 January 13 6

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