Top 100 Ballads of the ’80s


1. Phil Collins – Against All Odds
2. Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam with Full Force – All Cried Out
3. Air Supply – All Out of Love
4. Heart – Alone
5. Boston – Amanda
6. Juice Newton – Angel of the Morning
7. Richard Marx – Angelia
8. Tracy Chapman – Baby Can I Hold You
9. Patti Austin & James Ingram – Baby Come to Me
10. Mr Mister – Broken Wings
11. George Michael – Careless Whisper
12. Europe – Carrie
13. Kool and the Gang – Cherish
14. Madonna – Crazy for You
15. Crowded House – Don’t Dream It’s Over
16. Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville – Don’t Know Much
17. The Cars – Drive
18. Diana Ross & Lionel Richie – Endless Love
19. Bangles – Eternal Flame
20. Paul Young – Every Time You Go Away
21. The Korgis – Everybody’s Got to Learn Sometime
22. Journey – Faithfully
23. Sheena Easton – For Your Eyes Only
24. Peter Cetera – Glory of Love
25. Chicago – Hard to Say I’m Sorry
26. Bryan Adams – Heaven
27. Lionel Richie – Hello
28. Simply Red – Holding Back the Years
29. Laura Branigan – How Am I Supposed to Live Without You
30. Champaign – How ‘Bout Us
31. Stevie Wonder – I Just Called to Say I Love You
32. Michael Jackson & Siedah Garrett – I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
33. Cutting Crew – (I Just) Died in Your Arms
34. Jim Diamond – I Should Have Known Better
35. Foreigner – I Want to Know What Love Is
36. Peabo Bryson – If Ever You’re in My Arms Again
37. Simply Red – If You Don’t Know Me By Now
38. Toto – I’ll Be Over You
39. Genesis – In Too Deep
40. Whitesnake – Is This Love
41. Cutting Crew – I’ve Been in Love Before
42. Marillion – Kayleigh
43. REO Speedwagon – Keep On Loving You
44. Kenny Rogers – Lady
45. Roxette – Listen to Your Heart
46. Madonna – Live to Tell
47. Air Supply – Making Love Out of Nothing at All
48. Natalie Cole – Miss You Like Crazy
49. Leo Sayer – More Than I Can Say
50. Elton John – Nikita
51. Glenn Medeiros – Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love for You
52. Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
53. Phil Collins – One More Night
54. George Michael – One More Try
55. ABBA – One of Us
56. Flying Pickets – Only You
57. Journey – Open Arms
58. Guns N’ Roses – Patience
59. Richard Marx – Right Here Waiting
60. Christopher Cross – Sailing
61. Starship – Sara
62. Whitney Houston – Saving All My Love for You
63. Lionel Richie – Say You, Say Me
64. Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin – Separate Lives
65. Gregory Abbott – Shake You Down
66. Al Bano & Romina Power – Sharazan
67. Patrick Swayze feat. Wendy Fraser – She’s Like the Wind
68. Pointer Sisters – Slow Hand
69. Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram – Somewhere Out There
70. A-ha – Stay on These Roads
71. Scorpions – Still Loving You
72. Bryan Adams – Straight From the Heart
73. Billy Ocean – Suddenly
74. Billy Idol – Sweet Sixteen
75. Berlin – Take My Breath Away
76. Styx – The Best of Times
77. Whitney Houston – The Greatest Love of All
78. Chris De Burgh – The Lady in Red
79. Eurythmics – The Miracle of Love
80. Peter Cetera & Amy Grant – The Next Time I Fall
81. Frankie Goes to Hollywood – The Power of Love
82. Jennifer Rush – The Power of Love
83. Bette Midler – The Rose
84. ABBA – The Winner Takes It All
85. Billy Ocean – There’ll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
86. Cyndi Lauper – Time After Time
87. Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack – Tonight I Celebrate My Love
88. Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse of the Heart
89. Spandau Ballet – True
90. Cyndi Lauper – True Colours
91. Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes – Up Where We Belong
92. Foreigner – Waiting for a Girl Like You
93. Pat Benatar – We Belong
94. Tina Turner – What’s Love Got to Do With It
95. ABBA – – When All Is Said and Done
96. Whitney Houston – Where Do Broken Hearts Go
97. Queen – Who Wants to Live Forever
98. Bette Midler – Wind Beneath My Wings
99. U2 – With or Without You
100. Barbra Streisand – Woman in Love
Bonus track: Black – Wonderful Life

The songs are in alphabetical order.
Song snippets are kept short due to copyright reasons.

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