List of number-one singles of 1981 (Canada)

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This is a list of the weekly Canadian RPM magazine[n 1] number one Top Singles chart of 1981.[n 2][n 3]
Canada identifies Canadian musical acts.

Volume:Issue Issue Date(s) Weeks on Top Song Artist
34:6-8 20 December 1980 – 31 January 1981 7 "(Just Like) Starting Over" John Lennon
34:9-12 7-28 February 4 "The Tide Is High" Blondie
34:13 7 March 1 "The Best of Times" Styx
34:14-15 14-21 March 2 "Woman" John Lennon
34:16-18 28 March - 11 April 3 "Celebration" Kool & the Gang
34:19-20 18-25 April 2 "9 to 5" Dolly Parton
34:21-22 2-9 May 2 "Morning Train" Sheena Easton
34:23-25 16-30 May 3 "Angel of the Morning" Juice Newton
34:26-35:4 6 June - 22 August 12 "Stars on 45 Medley" Stars on 45
35:5 § 29 August 1 "Gemini Dream" Moody Blues
35:6 5 September 1 "Sausalito Summernight" Diesel
35:7-8 12-19 September 2 "Urgent" Foreigner
35:9-14 26 September - 31 October 6 "Endless Love" Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
35:15 7 November 1 "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic" The Police
35:16-20 14 November - 12 December 5 "The Friends of Mr. Cairo" Jon & Vangelis
35:21-24 19 December - 23 January 1982 6 "Physical" Olivia Newton-John

Note § - RPM did not publish a chart for the weeks between 4 July and 29 August.

  • RPM volumes 34-35 (1980-1982)

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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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