American Top 40 as Heard on August 23, 2020

American Top 40 as Heard on August 23, 2020

Today, we aired the American Top 40 countdown, which was originally broadcast on August 22, 1987. 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. 1. Madonna – Who’s That Girl (+1)

    2. Los Lobos – La Bamba (+3)

    3. Suzanne Vega – Luka (+1)

    4. Richard Marx – Don’t Mean Nothing (+3)

    5. George Michael – I Want Your Sex (-2)

    6. U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For (-5)

    7. Debbie Gibson – Only In My Dreams (+2)

    8. Whispers – Rock Steady (+3)

    9. T’Pau – Heart And Soul (-3)

    10. Michael Jackson ft. Siedah Garrett – I Just Can’t Stop Loving You (+6)

    11. Starship – It’s Not Over (‘Til It’s Over) (+3)

    12. Dan Hill & Vonda Shepard – Can’t We Try (+8)

    13. Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne – Love Power (+2)

    14. Jets – Cross My Broken Heart (-6)

    15. Steve Winwood – Back In The High Life Again (-2)

    16. Whitney Houston – Didn’t We Almost Have It All (+9)

    17. Living In A Box – Living In A Box (+5)

    18. ABC – When Smokey Sings (+6)

    19. Huey Lewis & The News – Doing It All For My Baby (+4)

    20. Whitesnake – Here I Go Again (+6)

    21. Gloria Estefan – Rhythm Is Gonna Get You (-11)

    22. Bob Seger – Shakedown (-10)

    23. Fat Boys & Beach Boys – Wipeout (+7)

    24. Sammy Hagar – Give To Live (+3)

    25. Grateful Dead – Touch Of Grey (+7)

    26. Bananarama – I Heard A Rumour (+10)*

    27. Fleetwood Mac – Seven Wonders (-8)

    28. Danny Wilson – Mary’s Prayer (+5)

    29. Heart – Alone (-12)

    30. Jonathan Butler – Lies (+5)

    31. L.L. Cool J – I Need Love (+8)

    32. Outfield – Since You’ve Been Gone (-1)

    33. Jellybean ft. Elisa Fiorillo – Who Found Who (+5)

    34. Janet Jackson – The Pleasure Principle (-13)

    35. Freddie Jackson – Jam Tonight (+2)

    36. Smokey Robinson – One Heartbeat (+4)

    37. Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam – Lost In Emotion (NEW!)

    38. Europe – Carrie (NEW!)

    39. Robbie Nevil – Wot’s It To Ya (-21)**

    40. Natalie Cole – Jump Start (NEW!)


    Songs falling off:

    Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) (28)

    Klymaxx – I’d Still Say Yes (29)

    Nylons – Kiss Him Goodbye (34)