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February, 1985

Week of February 2, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “I wanna know what love is” FOREIGNER
#2 “Easy lover” PHILLIP BAILEY & PHIL COLLINS
#3 “Careless whisper” WHAM!
#4 “You’re the inspiration” CHICAGO
#5 “Loverboy” BILLY OCEAN
#6 “The boys of summer” DON HENLEY
#7 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (12 weeks)
#8 “I would die 4U” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#9 “Method of modern love” HALL & OATES
#10 “Neutron dance” THE POINTER SISTERS

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#2 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (10 weeks)
#3 “Purple rain” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#4 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#5 “17” CHICAGO
#6 “Make it big” WHAM!
#7 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#8 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#9 “Big Bam Boom” HALL & OATES”
#10 “New Edition” NEW EDITION
#41 “Madonna” MADONNA (75 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #3 (10 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #6 (11 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #32 (11 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #9 (9 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #10 (8 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #11 (7 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #9 (12 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #18(11 weeks)
01/30/1985: “Material girl” is released

Week of February 9, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “I wanna know what love is” FOREIGNER
#2 “Easy lover” PHILLIP BAILEY & PHIL COLLINS
#3 “Careless whisper” WHAM!”
#4 “Loverboy” BILLY OCEAN
#5 “The boys of summer” DON HENLEY
#6 “You’re the inspiration” CHICAGO
#7 “Method of modern love” HALL & OATES
#8 “Neutron dance” THE POINTER SISTERS
#9 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (13 weeks)
#10 “I would die 4U” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#43 “Material girl” MADONNA (Debut/1 week)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (11 weeks/1 week at #1)
#2 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#3 “Make it big” WHAM!
#4 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#5 “Purple rain” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#6 “17” CHICAGO
#7 “New Edition” NEW EDITION
#8 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#9 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#10 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#35 “Madonna” MADONNA (72 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #5 (11 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: 
“Like a virgin” #11 (12 weeks)

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a virgin” #43 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/12 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #10 (10 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #10 (9 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #15 (8 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #15 (13 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #18 (12 weeks)
02/05/1985: “Like a virgin ” Album is certified 3 x Platinum

Week of February 16, 1984:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#17 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (14 weeks)
#34 “Material girl” MADONNA (2 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1
“Like a virgin” MADONNA (12 weeks/2 weeks at #1)
#2 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#3 “Make it big” WHAM!
#4 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#5 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#6 “17” CHICAGO
#7 “Purple rain” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#8 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#9 “New Edition” NEW EDITION
#10 “Big Bam Boom” HALL & OATES
#51 “Madonna” MADONNA (77 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #15 (12 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #21 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/13 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #10 (11 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #16 (10 weeks)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #26 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/9 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #23 (14 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #26 (13 weeks)

02/15/1985: “Vision Quest” Film is released.
Rank: #5. Opening gross: $3,174,363 (1 week). 993 theaters.

Week of February 23, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#24 “Material girl” MADONNA (3 weeks)
#28 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (15 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1
“Like a virgin” MADONNA (13 weeks/3 weeks at #1)
#2 “Make it big” WHAM!
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#5 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#6 “New Edition” NEW EDITION
#7 “Purple rain” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#8 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#9 “17” CHICAGO
#10 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#53 “Madonna” MADONNA (78 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #23 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/13 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #19 (Debut/1 week)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #26 (12 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLE SALES: “Like a virgin” #24 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/11 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #31 (15 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #44 (14 weeks)

Vision Quest
Rank: #5. Weekly gross: $2,721,627 (2 weeks). 993 theaters. Gross to date: $5,895,990.

Summary:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 Singles: (1)
Top 5 Singles: (3)
Top 10 Singles (4)
Top 20 singles: (5)/85 weeks total

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES:
#1 Singles: (1)
Top 10 Singles: (2) /17 weeks total

HOT 100 AIRPLAY:
# 1 Singles: (1)
Top 5 singles: (3)/19 weeks

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY:
#1 singles: (2)
Top 5 singles: (5)/ 77 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) /30 weeks total

HOT R&B SINGLES SALES:
Top 10 singles: (1) /11 weeks total

HOT R&B AIRPLAY:
Top 10 singles: (1) /9 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) /91 weeks total.

UK SINGLES CHART:
Top 5 Singles: (1)
Top 10 Singles: (2)
Top 20 Singles: (3)
Top 75 Singles (4) /39 weeks total

UK ALBUMS CHART:
Top 40 Albums: (1)
Top 75 Albums: (2) /36 weeks total

R.I.A.A. Certifications (Singles): 1 GOLD
R.I.A.A. Certifications (Albums): 5xPLATINUM                                                              

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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