List of Billboard Hot 100 top 10 singles in 1983

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This is a list of singles that have peaked in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 during 1983.

Top-ten singles[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles which peaked in 1983
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
Singles from 1982
November 27 "The Girl Is Mine" Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney 2 January 8 10
December 4 "Dirty Laundry" Don Henley 3 January 8 10
December 11 "Sexual Healing" Marvin Gaye 3 January 29 10
December 25 "Down Under" Men at Work 1 January 15 10
Singles from 1983
January 15 "Africa" Toto 1 February 5 6
"Baby, Come to Me" Patti Austin and James Ingram 1 February 19 9
"Rock the Casbah" The Clash 8 January 22 5
"Heartbreaker" Dionne Warwick 10 January 15 2
January 29 "Shame on the Moon" Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band 2 February 26 8
"You and I" Eddie Rabbitt and Crystal Gayle 7 February 12 6
February 5 "You Can't Hurry Love" Phil Collins 10 February 5 3
February 12 "Stray Cat Strut" Stray Cats 3 February 26 5
February 19 "Billie Jean" Michael Jackson 1 March 5 11
"Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" Culture Club 2 March 26 9
"Hungry Like the Wolf" Duran Duran 3 March 26 9
February 26 "We've Got Tonight" Kenny Rogers and Sheena Easton 6 March 26 7
"Pass the Dutchie" Musical Youth 10 February 26 2
March 5 "Back on the Chain Gang" The Pretenders 5 March 19 5
March 12 "You Are" Lionel Richie 4 March 26 4
"Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)" Journey 8 March 19 7
March 19 "One on One" Hall & Oates 7 April 9 6
"Mr. Roboto" Styx 3 April 16 8
March 26 "Twilight Zone" Golden Earring 10 March 26 2
April 9 "Come on Eileen" Dexys Midnight Runners 1 April 23 6
"Jeopardy" The Greg Kihn Band 2 May 7 7
"Beat It" Michael Jackson 1 April 30 10
April 16 "Der Kommissar" After the Fire 5 April 30 5
April 23 "Let's Dance" David Bowie 1 May 21 10
"She Blinded Me with Science" Thomas Dolby 5 May 14 8
April 30 "Overkill" Men at Work 3 June 4 8
"Little Red Corvette" Prince 6 May 21 6
May 7 "I Won't Hold You Back" Toto 10 May 7 1
May 14 "Flashdance... What a Feeling" Irene Cara 1 May 28 14
"Solitaire" Laura Branigan 7 May 21 4
May 21 "My Love" Lionel Richie 5 June 11 5
"Time (Clock of the Heart)" Culture Club 2 June 18 9
May 28 "Straight from the Heart" Bryan Adams 10 May 28 2
June 11 "Always Something There to Remind Me" Naked Eyes 8 June 11 2
"Don't Let It End" Styx 6 July 2 5
"Affair of the Heart" Rick Springfield 9 June 18 3
June 18 "Electric Avenue" Eddy Grant 2 July 2 8
"Family Man" Hall & Oates 6 June 25 3
June 25 "Every Breath You Take" The Police 1 July 9 13
"Never Gonna Let You Go" Sérgio Mendes 4 July 9 8
"Too Shy" Kajagoogoo 5 July 9 4
July 2 "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'" Michael Jackson 5 July 16 6
"She's a Beauty" The Tubes 10 July 2 1
July 9 "Come Dancing" The Kinks 6 July 16 3
"Our House" Madness 7 July 23 4
July 16 "Is There Something I Should Know?" Duran Duran 4 August 6 6
July 23 "Stand Back" Stevie Nicks 5 August 20 6
"She Works Hard for the Money" Donna Summer 3 August 6 8
July 30 "Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" Eurythmics 1 September 3 9
August 6 "Maniac" Michael Sembello 1 September 10 9
August 13 "It's a Mistake" Men at Work 6 August 20 4
"(Keep Feeling) Fascination" The Human League 8 August 20 3
August 20 "Puttin' on the Ritz" Taco 4 September 3 6
"I'll Tumble 4 Ya" Culture Club 9 August 27 4
August 27 "China Girl" David Bowie 10 August 27 1
September 3 "The Safety Dance" Men Without Hats 3 September 10 7
"Tell Her About It" Billy Joel 1 September 24 7
"Human Nature" Michael Jackson 7 September 17 4
September 10 "Total Eclipse of the Heart" Bonnie Tyler 1 October 1 11
September 17 "Making Love Out of Nothing at All" Air Supply 2 October 8 9
"Don't Cry" Asia 10 September 17 2
September 24 "(She's) Sexy + 17" Stray Cats 5 October 1 4
October 1 "King of Pain" The Police 3 October 8 5
"True" Spandau Ballet 4 October 8 6
"Islands in the Stream" Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton 1 October 29 12
"Far from Over" Frank Stallone 10 October 1 2
October 8 "One Thing Leads to Another" The Fixx 4 November 5 7
October 15 "All Night Long (All Night)" Lionel Richie 1 November 12 13
October 22 "Delirious" Prince 8 October 22 4
"Burning Down the House" Talking Heads 9 October 22 1
"Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair)" Sheena Easton 9 October 29 3
October 29 "Uptown Girl" Billy Joel 3 November 12 10
November 5 "Say Say Say" Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson 1 December 10 13
November 12 "Cum on Feel the Noize" Quiet Riot 5 November 19 5
"Suddenly Last Summer" The Motels 9 November 19 2
November 19 "Love Is a Battlefield" Pat Benatar 5 December 10 7
"Say It Isn't So" Hall & Oates 2 December 17 10
November 26 "Heart and Soul" Huey Lewis and the News 8 November 26 2
"Crumblin' Down" John Cougar Mellencamp 9 November 26 3
"P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)" Michael Jackson 10 November 26 1
December 3 "Church of the Poison Mind" Culture Club 10 December 3 3
December 10 "Union of the Snake" Duran Duran 3 December 24 6
December 24 "Undercover of the Night" The Rolling Stones 9 December 24 3

1982 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1983 which peaked in 1982
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
November 6 "Truly" Lionel Richie 1 November 27 10
"Gloria" Laura Branigan 2 November 27 10
November 20 "Maneater" Hall & Oates 1 December 18 13
"Mickey" Toni Basil 1 December 11 10
"Steppin' Out" Joe Jackson 6 December 11 8
December 11 "Rock This Town" Stray Cats 9 December 11 5

1984 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1983 which peaked in 1984
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
December 17 "Owner of a Lonely Heart" Yes 1 January 21 10
"Twist of Fate" Olivia Newton-John 5 January 7 7
December 24 "Break My Stride" Matthew Wilder 5 January 21 7

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