List of number-one singles of 1980 (Canada)

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This is a list of the weekly Canadian RPM magazine[n 1] number one Top Singles chart of 1980.[n 2][n 3]
Canada identifies Canadian musical acts.

Volume:Issue Issue Date(s) Weeks on Top Song Artist
32:15 5 January 1 "Babe" Styx
32:16-17 12 January - 19 January 2 "Escape" Rupert Holmes
32:18-19 26 January - 2 February 2 "Rapper's Delight" Sugarhill Gang
32:20 9 February 1 "Coward of the County" Kenny Rogers
32:21 16 February 1 "Please Don't Go" KC and the Sunshine Band
32:22-23 23 February - 1 March 2 "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" Queen
32:24-25 8 March - 15 March 2 "Coward of the County" Kenny Rogers
32:26-33:5 22 March - 26 April 6 "Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)" Pink Floyd
33:6-8 3 May - 17 May 3 "Call Me" Blondie
33:9 24 May 1 "Rock Lobster" The B-52's
33:10-12 31 May - 14 June 3 "Call Me" Blondie
33:13-14 21 June - 28 June 2 "Cars" Gary Numan
33:15 5 July 1 "Coming Up" Paul McCartney
33:16 12 July 1 "Funkytown" Lipps Inc
33:17 19 July 1 "Little Jeannie" Elton John
33:18-20 26 July - 9 August 3 "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" Billy Joel
33:21 16 August 1 "Misunderstanding" Genesis
33:22-25 23 August - 20 September 5 "Emotional Rescue" The Rolling Stones
33:26 27 September - 4 October 2 "Magic" Olivia Newton-John
34:1 11 October - 18 October 2 "Sailing" Christopher Cross
34:2-3 25 October - 15 November 4 "Another One Bites the Dust" Queen
34:4 22 November - 29 November 2 "Woman in Love" Barbra Streisand
34:5 6 December - 13 December 2 "Dreamer" Supertramp
34:6 20 December - 27 December 2 "(Just Like) Starting Over" John Lennon

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During the August-September time frame, RPM apparently adopted a fortnightly publishing schedule, based on issue numbers. Therefore each chart in the latter portion of 1980 covered two weeks.

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Notes
  1. ^ The magazine's weekly record charts were digitized by the AV Trust. The collection is archived by Library and Archives Canada here.
    The PDF text search does not work unless you have additional software installed. You must view each entry on the chart for a match.
  2. ^ A collection of all the .pdf files cited is available here.
  3. ^ On 21 March 1966, the chart became the RPM 100, as expanded to the top 100 singles.
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