American Top 40 as Heard on July 5, 2020

American Top 40 as Heard on July 5, 2020

Today, we aired the American Top 40 countdown, which was originally broadcast on July 7, 1984. 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. Prince – When Doves Cry (+2)
  2. Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark (0)
  3. Pointer Sisters – Jump (For My Love) (+2)
  4. Laura Branigan – Self Control (0)
  5. Duran Duran – The Reflex (-4)
  6. Billy Idol – Eyes Without A Face (+2)
  7. Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time (0)
  8. Mike Reno & Ann Wilson – Almost Paradise (+2)
  9. Huey Lewis & The News – The Heart Of Rock And Roll (-3)
  10. ZZ Top – Legs (+3)
  11. Deniece Williams – Let’s Hear It For The Boy (-2)
  12. Cars – Magic (+3)
  13. Thompson Twins – Doctor Doctor (+4)
  14. Rod Stewart – Infatuation (+4)
  15. Madonna – Borderline (-3)
  16. Wang Chung – Dance Hall Days (+3)
  17. Elton John – Sad Songs (Say So Much) (+3)
  18. Steve Perry – Oh Sherrie (-7)
  19. Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters (+10)*
  20. Ollie And Jerry – Breakin’… There’s No Stopping Us (+5)
  21. Jacksons – State Of Shock (+9)
  22. Van Stephenson – Modern Day Delilah (0)
  23. Chicago – Stay The Night (-7)
  24. Dan Hartman – I Can Dream About You (+4)
  25. Jefferson Starship – No Way Out (+1)
  26. Rick Springfield – Don’t Walk Away (+1)
  27. Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It (+4)
  28. Kenny Loggins – I’m Free (Heaven Helps The Man) (+4)
  29. Night Ranger – Sister Christian (-6)
  30. Corey Hart – Sunglasses At Night (+3)
  31. Van Halen – Panama (+8)
  32. Peabo Bryson – If Ever You’re In My Arms Again (+5)
  33. Lionel Richie – Stuck On You (NEW!)
  34. Eddy Grant – Romancing The Stone (+2)
  35. Culture Club – It’s A Miracle (-21)**
  36. Steve Perry – She’s Mine (NEW!)
  37. Sergio Mendes – Alibis (NEW!)
  38. Michael Jackson – Farewell My Summer Love (0)
  39. Alan Parsons Project – Prime Time (-5)
  40. Robin Gibb – Boys Do Fall In Love (NEW!)

Songs falling off:

Eurythmics – Who’s That Girl (21)

Joe Jackson – You Can’t Get What You Want (24)

Rockwell – Obscene Phone Calls (35)

Lionel Richie – Hello (40)

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