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January, 1985

Week of January 5, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (8 weeks/3 weeks at #1)
#2 “The wild boys” DURAN DURAN
#3 “Sea of love” THE HONEYDRIPPERS
#4 “Cool it now” NEW EDITION
#5 “We belong” PAT BENATAR
#6 “All I need” JACK WAGNER
#7 “Out of touch” DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
#8 “Run to you” BRYAN ADAMS
#9 “You’re the inspiration” CHICAGO
#10 “Valotte” JULIAN LENNON

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Purple rain” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#2 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (6 weeks)
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Arena” DURAN DURAN
#5 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#6 “Volume One” THE HONEYDRIPPERS
#7 “Big Bam Boom” HALL & OATES
#8 “17” CHICAGO
#9 “She’s so unusual” CYNDI LAUPER
#10 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#35 “Madonna” MADONNA (71 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #1 (6 weeks/1 week at #1)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (7 weeks/3 weeks at #1)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (7 weeks/4 weeks at #1)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a virgin” #34 (5 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #34 (5 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #12 (4 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #13 (3 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #4 (8 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #41 (7 weeks)

Week of January 12, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (9 weeks/4 weeks at #1)
#2 “All I need” JACK WAGNER
#3 “The wild boys” DURAN DURAN
#4 “Sea of love” THE HONEYDRIPPERS
#5 “We belong” PAT BENATAR
#6 “You’re the inspiration” CHICAGO
#7 “Run to you” BRYAN ADAMS
#8 “Cool it now” NEW EDITION
#9 “Valotte” JULIAN LENNON
#10 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Purple rain” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#2 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#3 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (7 weeks)
#4 “Arena” DURAN DURAN
#5 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#6 “Volume One” THE HONEYDRIPPERS
#7 “17” CHICAGO
#8 “Big Bam Boom” HALL & OATES
#9 “She’s so unusual” CYNDI LAUPER
#10 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#35 “Madonna” MADONNA (72 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #1 (7 weeks/2 weeks at #1)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (8 weeks/4 weeks at #1)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #2 (8 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a virgin” #29 (6 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #12 (6 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #13 (5 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #14 (4 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #3 (9 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #21 (8 weeks)
01/10/1985: “Like a virgin ” Single is certified GOLD (1,000,000 copies)

Week of January 19, 1984:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (10 weeks/5 weeks at #1)
#2 “All I need” JACK WAGNER
#3 “You’re the inspiration” CHICAGO
#4 “I wanna know what love is” FOREIGNER
#5 “Easy lover” PHILLIP BAILEY & PHIL COLLINS
#6 “Run to you” BRYAN ADAMS
#7 “The wild boys” DURAN DURAN
#8 “We belong” PAT BENATAR
#9 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#10 “Careless whisper” WHAM!

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#2 “Purple rain” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#3 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (8 weeks)
#4 “Arena” DURAN DURAN
#5 “17” CHICAGO
#6 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#7 “Big Bam Boom” HALL & OATES
#8 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#9 “Volume One” THE HONEYDRIPPERS
#10 “She’s so unusual” CYNDI LAUPER
#35 “Madonna” MADONNA (73 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #1 (8 weeks/3 weeks at #1)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #1 (9 weeks/5 weeks at #1)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #7 (9 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a virgin” #29 (7 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #12 (7 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #9 (6 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #11 (5 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #4 (10 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Madonna” #93 (Re-entry/21 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #13 (9 weeks)

Week of January 26, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (11 weeks/6 weeks at #1)
#2 “I wanna know what love is” FOREIGNER
#3 “You’re the inspiration” CHICAGO
#4 “Easy lover” PHILLIP BAILEY & PHIL COLLINS
#5 “Careless whisper” WHAM!
#6 “All I need” JACK WAGNER
#7 “Run to you” BRYAN ADAMS
#8 “The boys of summer” DON HENLEY
#9 “Loverboy” BILLY OCEAN
#10 “I would die 4U” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#2 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (9 weeks)
#3 “Purple rain” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#4 “17” CHICAGO
#5 “Arena” DURAN DURAN
#6 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#7 “Big Bam Boom” HALL & OATES
#8 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#9 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#10 “Make it big” WHAM!
#39 “Madonna” MADONNA (74 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #1 (9 weeks/4 weeks at #1)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #2 (10 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #11 (10 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a virgin” #? (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/8 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #9 (8 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #10 (7 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #8 (6 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #7 (11 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #17 (10 weeks)
01/23/1985: “Like a virgin” Album is certified 2xPlatinum

Summary:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 Singles: (1)
Top 5 Singles: (2)
Top 10 Singles (3)
Top 20 singles: (4)/78 weeks total

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES:
#1 Singles: (1)
Top 10 Singles: (2) /13 weeks total

HOT 100 AIRPLAY:
# 1 Singles: (1)
Top 5 singles: (2)/15 weeks

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY:
#1 singles: (2)
Top 5 singles: (5)/ 75 weeks total.

BUBBLING UNDER HOT 100 SINGLES:
1 single / 8 weeks total

HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS:
Top 10 Singles: (1)
Top 40 singles: (2) /26 weeks total

HOT R&B SINGLES SALES:
Top 10 singles: (1) /7 weeks total

HOT R&B AIRPLAY:
Top 10 singles: (1) /6 weeks total

ADULT CONTEMPORARY:
Top 20 Singles: (1)
Top 40 Singles: (3) /34 weeks total

BILLBOARD 200:
Top 5 Albums: (1)
Top 10 Albums: (2) /83 weeks total.

UK SINGLES CHART:
Top 5 Singles: (1)
Top 10 Singles: (2)
Top 20 Singles: (3)
Top 75 Singles (4) /35 weeks total

UK ALBUMS CHART:
Top 40 Albums: (1)
Top 75 Albums: (2) /32 weeks total

R.I.A.A. Certifications (Singles): 1 GOLD
R.I.A.A. Certifications (Albums): 4xPLATINUM                                                              

Note:

Letters highlighted in blue represent a peak position at any number.
Letters highlighted in orange represent a peak position at #2.
Letters highlighted in red represent a peak position at #1



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