American Top 40 as Heard on August 2, 2020

American Top 40 as Heard on August 2, 2020

Today, we aired the American Top 40 countdown, which was originally broadcast on August 2, 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. Peter Cetera – Glory Of Love (+4)
  2. Peter Gabriel – Sledgehammer (-1)
  3. Kenny Loggins – Danger Zone (-1)
  4. Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach (+2)
  5. Genesis – Invisible Touch (-2)
  6. Belinda Carlisle – Mad About You (+2)
  7. Rod Stewart – Love Touch (0)
  8. Janet Jackson – Nasty (-4)
  9. Jermaine Stewart – We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off (+3)
  10. Pet Shop Boys – Opportunities (+1)
  11. Billy Joel – Modern Woman (-1)
  12. Steve Winwood – Higher Love (+6)
  13. Timex Social Club – Rumors (+7)
  14. Blow Monkeys – Digging Your Scene (+1)
  15. Bananarama – Venus (+8)
  16. Wham! – The Edge Of Heaven (+6)
  17. Jeffrey Osborne – You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song) (+4)
  18. Michael McDonald – Sweet Freedom (+6)
  19. Lionel Richie – Dancing On The Ceiling (+14)*
  20. Moody Blues – Your Wildest Dreams (-7)
  21. Journey – Suzanne (+6)
  22. Simply Red – Holding Back The Years (-13)
  23. Berlin – Take My Breath Away (+9)
  24. Andy Taylor – Take It Easy (+2)
  25. Fixx – Secret Separation (-6)
  26. Outfield – All The Love In The World (+4)
  27. El Debarge – Who’s Johnny (-13)
  28. Gavin Christopher – One Step Closer To You (+3)
  29. Billy Ocean – There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) (-13)
  30. Regina – Baby Love (+4)
  31. Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson – Friends And Lovers (NEW!)
  32. GTR – When The Heart Rules The Mind (-15)**
  33. Miami Sound Machine – Words Get In The Way (+4)
  34. David Lee Roth – Yankee Rose (+6)
  35. John Cougar Mellencamp – Rumbleseat (NEW!)
  36. Monkees – That Was Then This Is Now (NEW!)
  37. Howard Jones – No One Is To Blame (-12)
  38. Mike & The Mechanics – Taken In (NEW!)
  39. Device – Hanging On A Heart Attack (NEW!)
  40. Klymaxx – Man Size Love (NEW!)


Songs falling off:

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – Like A Rock (28)

Fabulous Thunderbirds – Tuff Enuff (29)

Robert Palmer – Hyperactive (35)

Jets – Crush On You (36)

Van Halen – Dreams (38)

Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald – On My Own (39)

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