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December, 1984

Week of December 1, 1984:
BILLBOARD HOT 100: “Lucky star” #86 (15 weeks)
BILLBOARD HOT 100: “Like a virgin” #21 (3 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #25 (Debut/1 week)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #19 (2 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #9 (2 weeks)
BILLBOARD 200: “Madonna” #27 (66 weeks)
BILLBOARD 200: “Like a virgin” #70 (Debut/1 week)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #27 (3 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #66 (2 weeks)

Week of December 8, 1984:
BILLBOARD HOT 100: “Lucky star” #97 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/16 weeks)
BILLBOARD HOT 100: “Like a virgin” #11 (4 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #12 (2 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #10 (3 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #2 (3 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a virgin” #? (Debut/1 week)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #78 (Debut/1 week)
BILLBOARD 200: “Madonna” #31 (67 weeks)
BILLBOARD 200: “Like a virgin” #10 (2 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #8 (4 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #63 (3 weeks)
12/05/1984: “MADONNA” Album is certified 2xPLATINUM

Week of December 15, 1984:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Out of touch” DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
#2 “The wild boys” DURAN DURAN
#3 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (5 weeks)
#4 “I feel for you” CHAKA KHAN
#5 “Sea of love” THE HONEYDRIPPERS
#6 “No more lonely nights” PAUL MCCARTNEY
#7 “Cool it now” NEW EDITION
#8 “Wake me up before you go-go” WHAM!
#9 “We belong” PAT BENATAR
#10 “All through the night” CYNDI LAUPER

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #6 (3 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #3 (4 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (4 weeks/1 week at #1)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a virgin” #? (2 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #61 (2 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #24 (Debut/1 week)
BILLBOARD 200: “Madonna” #37 (68 weeks)
BILLBOARD 200: “Like a virgin” #4 (3 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #5 (5 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #58 (4 weeks)
12/13/1984: Madonna performs “Like a virgin” at the Top of the Pops in London, England

Week of December 22, 1984:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (6 weeks/1 week at #1)
#2 “The wild boys” DURAN DURAN
#3 “Out of touch” DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
#4 “Sea of love” THE HONEYDRIPPERS
#5 “Cool it now” NEW EDITION
#6 “We belong” PAT BENATAR
#7 “I feel for you” CHAKA KHAN
#8 “No more lonely nights” PAUL MCCARTNEY
#9 “All I need” JACK WAGNER
#10 “Valotte” JULIAN LENNON

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #2 (4 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (5 weeks/1 week at #1)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (5 weeks/2 weeks at #1)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a virgin” #? (3 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #47 (3 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #27 (2 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #26 (Debut/1 week)
BILLBOARD 200: “Madonna” #39 (69 weeks)
BILLBOARD 200: “Like a virgin” #3 (4 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #4 (6 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #58 (5 weeks)

Week of December 29, 1984:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (7 weeks/2 weeks at #1)
#2 “The wild boys” DURAN DURAN
#3 “Out of touch” DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
#4 “Sea of love” THE HONEYDRIPPERS
#5 “Cool it now” NEW EDITION
#6 “We belong” PAT BENATAR
#7 “I feel for you” CHAKA KHAN
#8 “No more lonely nights” PAUL MCCARTNEY
#9 “All I need” JACK WAGNER
#10 “Valotte” JULIAN LENNON

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #2 (5 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (6 weeks/2 weeks at #1)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (6 weeks/3 weeks at #1)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a virgin” #34 (4 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #34 (4 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #27 (3 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #26 (2 weeks)
BILLBOARD 200: “Madonna” #39 (70 weeks)
BILLBOARD 200: “Like a virgin” #3 (5 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #5 (7 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #51 (6 weeks)

BILLBOARD YEAR END CHARTS:

Top Pop Artist: #19
Top Pop Album: “Madonna” #17
Top Pop Album Artist: #26
Top Pop Album Artist – Female: #3
Top Pop Singles Artist: #12
Top Pop Singles Artist – Female: #3
Top Pop Single: “Borderline” #35
Top Pop Single: “Lucky Star” #66
Top Pop Single: “Holiday” #79
Top Black Artist: #39
Top Black Album: “Madonna” #15
Top Black Album Artist: #18




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