The Hottest Night of the Year is a studio album by Canadian country pop artist Anne Murray. It was released by Capitol Records in 1982. The album peaked at number 90 on the Billboard 200.
The album's first single, a cover of the 1961 Bruce Channel hit "Hey Baby" was a U.S. country top-ten single, reaching number 7; the following up single, "Somebody's Always Saying Goodbye", also peaked at number 7 on the country singles chart. Both singles topped the Canadian country singles charts.