List of Top 25 singles for 1979 in Australia

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The following lists the top 25 (end of year) charting singles on the Australian Singles Charts, for the year of 1979. These were the best charting singles in Australia for 1979. 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. "Lay Your Love on Me" Racey 1 8
2. "I Was Made For Lovin' You" Kiss 1
3. "Heart of Glass" Blondie 1 5
4. "Some Girls" Racey 1 4
5. "Born to Be Alive" Patrick Hernandez 1 5
6. "I Don't Like Mondays" The Boomtown Rats 1 2
7. "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" Rod Stewart 1 2
8. "Le Freak" Chic 1 5
9. "Knock on Wood" Amii Stewart 2
10. "Pop Muzik" M 1 3
11. "My Sharona" The Knack 1 5
12. "Make Love to Me" Kelly Marie 5
13. "Up There Cazaly" The Two-Man Band 1 1
14. "Baby It's You" Promises 2
15. "YMCA" Village People 1 5
16. "Stumblin' In" Suzi Quatro & Chris Norman 2
17. "Hot Stuff" Donna Summer 1 1
18. "Video Killed the Radio Star" The Buggles 1 7 (pkd #1 79 & 80)
19. "Computer Games" Mi-Sex 1 1
20. "Bright Eyes" Art Garfunkel 2
21. "Lucky Number" Lene Lovich 2
22. "C'mon Aussie C'mon" The Mojo Singers 1 2
23. "On the Inside" Lynne Hamilton 4
24. "We Don't Talk Anymore" Cliff Richard 3
25. "I Will Survive" Gloria Gaynor 5


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"