Top Songs of 1986

RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 78 The Smiths
There Is a Light That Never Goes Out
2 110 Run-D.M.C.
Walk This Way
3 219 Prince and The Revolution
4 345 Beastie Boys
(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)
5 452 New Order
Bizarre Love Triangle
6 711 Peter Gabriel
7 810 Bon Jovi
Livin' on a Prayer
8 828 Crowded House
Don't Dream It's Over
9 976 The Smiths
10 1012 Cameo
Word Up!
11 1080 Paul Simon
12 1093 R.E.M.
Fall on Me
13 1156 Metallica
Master of Puppets
14 1266 The Smiths
Bigmouth Strikes Again
15 1294 Elvis Costello and The Attractions
I Want You
16 1387 Public Image Ltd.
17 1402 Slayer
Angel of Death
18 1414 Peter Gabriel
In Your Eyes
19 1475 Madonna
Live to Tell
20 1515 XTC
Dear God
21 1587 Madonna
Papa Don't Preach
22 1720 Marshall Jefferson
Move Your Body (House Music Anthem)
23 1784 Billy Bragg
Levi Stubbs' Tears
24 1808 Slayer
Raining Blood
25 1869 The Jesus and Mary Chain
Some Candy Talking
26 1926 Big Black
27 2006 The Smiths
The Queen Is Dead
28 2016 Pet Shop Boys
29 2017 Run-D.M.C.
It's Tricky
30 2037 Beastie Boys
No Sleep Till Brooklyn
31 2065 Bangles
Manic Monday
32 2230 Beastie Boys
Paul Revere
33 2410 Hüsker Dü
Don't Want to Know If You Are Lonely
34 2424 Spacemen 3
Walkin' with Jesus
35 2497 Eric B. & Rakim
Eric B. Is President
36 2499 Janet Jackson
37 2530 Big Audio Dynamite
38 2669 Les Rita Mitsouko
C'est comme ça
39 2810 Peter Gabriel with Kate Bush
Don't Give Up
40 2889 Farley Jackmaster Funk
Love Can't Turn Around
41 2902 Boogie Down Productions
South Bronx
42 2910 Janet Jackson
What Have You Done for Me Lately
43 2934 Madonna
Open Your Heart
44 3142 Paul Simon
You Can Call Me Al
45 3167 Primal Scream
Velocity Girl
46 3176 Steve Winwood
Higher Love
47 3200 The The
48 3490 Gwen Guthrie
Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But the Rent
49 3587 Hüsker Dü
Sorry Somehow
50 3637 The Stranglers
Always the Sun
51 3646 Run-D.M.C.
My Adidas
52 3743 Janet Jackson
When I Think of You
53 3761 The Housemartins
Happy Hour
54 3813 Run-D.M.C.
Peter Piper
55 3826 Bruce Hornsby & The Range
The Way It Is
56 3847 The Smiths
Cemetry Gates
57 3912 The Human League
58 3959 Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
If You Leave
59 3975 Peter Gabriel
Big Time
60 4085 Virus
Imágenes paganas
61 4109 Half Pint
62 4160 David Bowie
Absolute Beginners
63 4246 Mantronix
Who Is It?
64 4322 Madonna
Where's the Party
65 4458 The Real Roxanne
Bang Zoom (Let's Go Go)
66 4538 Bangles
Walk Like an Egyptian
67 4541 Soda Stereo
Persiana Americana
68 4575 Metallica
69 4605 The Smithereens
Behind the Wall of Sleep
70 4701 Midnight Oil
The Dead Heart
71 4781 Paul Simon
The Boy in the Bubble
72 4842 Mecano
Cruz de Navajas
73 4851 The Triffids
Wide Open Road
74 4854 The The
75 4875 Timex Social Club
76 4887 Enanitos Verdes
La muralla verde
77 4936 The Smithereens
Blood and Roses
78 5086 Ultramagnetic MCs
Ego Tripping
79 5096 David & David
Welcome to the Boomtown
80 5110 Julian Cope
World Shut Your Mouth
81 5131 Peter Gabriel
Red Rain
82 5144 Anita Baker
Sweet Love
83 5188 Steve "Silk" Hurley
Jack Your Body
84 5211 Shop Assistants
Safety Net
85 5358 Janet Jackson
The Pleasure Principle
86 5409 It's Immaterial
Driving Away from Home (Jim's Tune)
87 5440 Cyndi Lauper
True Colors
88 5449 Alaska y Dinarama
A quién le importa
89 5483 Ice-T
6 in the Mornin'
90 5543 The Smiths
I Know It's Over
91 5567 Nu Shooz
I Can't Wait
92 5697 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
The Carny
93 5699 Timbuk 3
The Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
94 5717 The Smiths
95 5777 The Pogues
A Rainy Night in Soho
96 5861 Gregory Abbott
Shake You Down
97 5968 El Último de la Fila
98 5980 Prince and The Revolution

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
Steve Earle
Guitar Town
Beastie Boys
It's the New Style
The Final Countdown
Wake Up Dead
Ciccone Youth
Into the Groove(y)
Les Rita Mitsouko
La Isla Bonita
Oran 'Juice' Jones
The Rain
Paul Simon
Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
Van Halen
Why Can't This Be Love
The Go-Betweens
Spring Rain
Don't Get Me Wrong
Nick Drake
Black Eyed Dog
Wonderful Life
The Bodines
MC Shan
The Bridge
The Housemartins
The Caravan of Love
Stacey Q
Two of Hearts
Sonic Youth
Expressway to Yr Skull
Chris de Burgh
The Lady in Red
The The
Sweet Bird of Truth
Talking Heads
Wild Wild Life
Age of Chance
Cutting Crew
(I Just) Died in Your Arms Tonight
Van Morrison
In the Garden
Take My Breath Away
Arthur Russell
Let's Go Swimming
Bruce Springsteen
Because the Night
Steve Earle
Heavy D & The Boys
Mr. Big Stuff
Bob Dylan
Brownsville Girl
Depeche Mode
But Not Tonight
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
Tuff Enuff
Georgia Satellites
Keep Your Hands to Yourself
They Might Be Giants
Don't Let's Start
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince
Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble
Chasin' a Dream
Sweet Tee & DJ Jazzy Joyce
It's My Beat
Ready For the World
Love You Down
True Blue
Crowded House
Something So Strong
Crowded House
World Where You Live
Elvis Costello
Tokyo Storm Warning
Huey Lewis and The News
Stuck With You
Kurtis Blow & Trouble Funk
I'm Chillin'
Depeche Mode
Who the Cap Fit
The Weather Prophets
Almost Prayed
World Party
Ship of Fools
Iggy Pop
Real Wild Child (Wild One)
The Edge of Heaven
Talk Talk
Living in Another World
Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald
On My Own
Jennifer Warnes
First We Take Manhattan
Kenny Loggins
Danger Zone
Prince and The Revolution
Girls & Boys
Brilliant Mind
Robert Cray
Smoking Gun
Wang Chung
Everybody Have Fun Tonight
The Fall
Living Too Late
Peace Sells
Lucio Battisti
Don Giovanni
Hüsker Dü
Too Far Down
Betty Wright
Van Halen
CCCP Fedeli Alla Linea
Io sto bene
Bad Brains
House of Suffering