American Top 40 as Heard on September 13, 2020

American Top 40 as Heard on September 13, 2020

Today, we aired the American Top 40 countdown, which was originally broadcast on September 8, 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. Tina Turner – What’s Love Got To Do With It (0)
    2. John Waite – Missing You (0)
    3. Cyndi Lauper – She Bop (+3)
    4. Ray Parker Jr. – Ghostbusters (0)
    5. Lionel Richie – Stuck On You (-2)
    6. Prince – Let’s Go Crazy (+2)
    7. Huey Lewis & The News – If This Is It (+2)
    8. Scandal – The Warrior (+3)
    9. Corey Hart – Sunglasses At Night (-2)
    10. Cars – Drive (+4)
    11. Prince – When Doves Cry (-6)
    12. Peter Wolf – Lights Out (+1)
    13. Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life (+3)
    14. Peabo Bryson – If Ever You’re In My Arms Again (-4)
    15. Billy Squier – Rock Me Tonite (+2)
    16. Ratt – Round And Round (-1)
    17. Bruce Springsteen – Cover Me (+5)
    18. Bananarama – Cruel Summer (+3)
    19. Julio Iglesias & Diana Ross – All Of You (0)
    20. Jermaine Jackson – Dynamite (0)
    21. Night Ranger – When You Close Your Eyes (+2)
    22. Dan Hartman – I Can Dream About You (-10)
    23. Twisted Sister – We’re Not Gonna Take It (+3)
    24. Chicago – Hard Habit To Break (+4)
    25. Jacksons – Torture (+5)
    26. Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You (+7)
    27. Madonna – Lucky Star (+13)*
    28. Billy Joel – Leave A Tender Moment Alone (-1)
    29. Eurythmics – Right By Your Side (+2)
    30. Jacksons – State Of Shock (-12)**
    31. Laura Branigan – The Lucky One (+3)
    32. Elton John – Sad Songs (Say So Much) (-7)
    33. Donna Summer – There Goes My Baby (+4)
    34. Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane (+1)
    35. Glenn Frey – Sexy Girl (-11)
    36. Billy Ocean – Caribbean Queen (NEW!)
    37. Pointer Sisters – I’m So Excited (re-entry)
    38. Spandau Ballet – Only When You Leave (+1)
    39. Fixx – Are We Ourselves (NEW!)
    40. Rick Springfield – Bop ‘Til You Drop (NEW!)


    Songs falling off:

    Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark (29)

    Van Halen – Panama (32)

    Rick James – 17 (36)

    Sammy Hagar – Two Sides Of Love (38)