American Top 40 as Heard on May 31, 2020

American Top 40 as Heard on May 31, 2020

Today, we aired the American Top 40 countdown, which was originally broadcast on May 31, 1986. Below is the song list featuring the artist, title, and how many rank positions the song moved up or down from the prior week’s countdown.

    1. Whitney Houston – The Greatest Love Of All (0)
    2. Madonna – Live To Tell (0)
    3. Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald – On My Own (0)
    4. Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – If You Leave (+1)
    5. Nu Shooz – I Can’t Wait (+4)
    6. Mike & The Mechanics – All I Need Is A Miracle (+4)
    7. Level 42 – Something About You (+5)
    8. Mr. Mister – Is It Love (+6)
    9. Journey – Be Good To Yourself (+4)
    10. Janet Jackson – What Have You Done For Me Lately (-4)
    11. Jets – Crush On You (+7)*
    12. Culture Club – Move Away (+4)
    13. Billy Ocean – There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) (+6)
    14. Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls (-10)
    15. George Michael – A Different Corner (+6)
    16. Miami Sound Machine – Bad Boy (-8)
    17. Heart – Nothin’ At All (+3)
    18. Phil Collins – Take Me Home (-11)**
    19. Howard Jones – No One Is To Blame (+3)
    20. Outfield – Your Love (-5)
    21. Van Halen – Why Can’t This Be Love (-10)
    22. Simply Red – Holding Back The Years (+3)
    23. Boys Don’t Cry – I Wanna Be A Cowboy (+5)
    24. Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love (-7)
    25. El Debarge – Who’s Johnny (+7)*
    26. John Cougar Mellencamp – Rain On The Scarecrow (+5)
    27. Tears For Fears – Mothers Talk (0)
    28. Simple Minds – All The Things She Said (+1)
    29. Falco – Vienna Calling (+4)
    30. Starship – Tomorrow Doesn’t Matter Tonight (-4)
    31. Fabulous Thunderbirds – Tuff Enuff (+4)
    32. Moody Blues – Your Wildest Dreams (+7)*
    33. .38 Special – Like No Other Night (+4)
    34. Sade – Never As Good As The First Time (-11)**
    35. ZZ Top – Rough Boy (-11)**
    36. Prince – Kiss (-6)
    37. Dream Academy – The Love Parade (NEW!)
    38. Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – Like A Rock (NEW!)
    39. Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (NEW!)
    40. GTR – When The Heart Rules The Mind (NEW!)


    Songs falling off:

    Rolling Stones – Harlem Shuffle (34)

    Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – American Storm (36)

    Hooters – Where Do The Children Go (38)

    Bangles – Manic Monday (40)