List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1982

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These are the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1982. The two longest running number-one singles of 1982 are "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and "Ebony and Ivory" by Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder, which each stayed at the top for seven weeks. At the time, 1982 had the second lowest amount of number one songs since 1956, with only 15 songs reaching the # 1 spot.


Key
The yellow background indicates the #1 song on Billboard's 1982 Year-End Chart of Pop Singles.
Issue Date Song Artist(s) Reference
January 2 "Physical" Olivia Newton-John
January 9
January 16
January 23
January 30 "I Can't Go for That (No Can Do)" Daryl Hall and John Oates
February 6 "Centerfold" The J. Geils Band
February 13
February 20
February 27
March 6
March 13
March 20 "I Love Rock 'n' Roll" Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
March 27
April 3
April 10
April 17
April 24
May 1
May 8 "Chariots of Fire" Vangelis
May 15 "Ebony and Ivory" Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
May 22
May 29
June 5
June 12
June 19
June 26
July 3 "Don't You Want Me" The Human League
July 10
July 17
July 24 "Eye of the Tiger" Survivor
July 31
August 7
August 14
August 21
August 28
September 4 "Abracadabra" Steve Miller Band
September 11 "Hard to Say I'm Sorry" Chicago
September 18
September 25 "Abracadabra" Steve Miller Band
October 2 "Jack & Diane" John Cougar
October 9
October 16
October 23
October 30 "Who Can It Be Now?" Men at Work
November 6 "Up Where We Belong" Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes
November 13
November 20
November 27 "Truly" Lionel Richie
December 4
December 11 "Mickey" Toni Basil
December 18 "Maneater" Daryl Hall and John Oates
December 25

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