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April, 1985

Week of April 6, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “One more night” PHIL COLLINS
#2 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#3 “Material girl” MADONNA (9 weeks)
#4 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (6 weeks)
#5 “Lover girl” TEENA MARIE
#6 “Can’t fight this feeling” REO SPEEDWAGON
#7 “Nightshift” COMMODORES
#8 “I’m on fire” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#9 “Rhythm of the night” DEBARGE
#10 “Too late for goodbyes” JULIAN LENNON

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#2 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#5 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#6 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (19 weeks)
#7 “Make it big” WHAM!
#8 “Wheels are turning” REO SPEEDWAGON
#9 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#10 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#73 “Madonna” MADONNA (84 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #3 (6 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #7 (4 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #2 (7 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #4 (3 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #2 (6 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #3 (6 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #6 (4 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #54 (6 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #11 (6 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #10 (20 weeks)
04/10/1985: “Angel” is released
04/10/1985: The Virgin Tour begins. Madonna performs at Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Paramount Theatre.
04/12/1985: Madonna performs at Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Paramount Theatre.

“Desperately Seeking Susan”
Rank: #12. Weekly gross (2 week): $2,569,101
326 Theaters. Gross to date: $4,955,445


Week of April 13, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#2 “One more night” PHIL COLLINS
#3 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (7 weeks)
#4 “Nightshift” COMMODORES
#5 “Material girl” MADONNA (10 weeks)
#6 “I’m on fire” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#7 “Rhythm of the night” DEBARGE
#8 “Lover girl” TEENA MARIE
#9 “Obession” ANIMOTION
#10 “Missing you” DIANA ROSS

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#2 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#5 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#6 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (20 weeks)
#7 “Make it big” WHAM!
#8 “Wheels are turning” REO SPEEDWAGON
#9 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#10 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#82 “Madonna” MADONNA (85 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #9 (7 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #3 (5 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #4 (8 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #3 (4 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #13 (7 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #9 (7 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #5 (5 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #54 (7 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #16 (7 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #16 (21 weeks)

“Desperately Seeking Susan”
Rank: #5. Weekly gross (3 weeks): $3,533,083
760 Theaters. Gross to date: $8,488,528

04/13/1985: Madonna performs at Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. Paramount Theatre.
04/15/1985: Madonna performs at Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
04/16/1985: Madonna performs at Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
04/19/1985: Madonna performs at San Diego, California, U.S.A. SDSU Open Air Theater

Week of April 20, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#2 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (8 weeks)
#3 “Nightshift” COMMODORES
#4 “One more night” PHIL COLLINS
#5 “Rhythm of the night” DEBARGE
#6 “I’m on fire” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#7 “Obession” ANIMOTION
#8 “Don’t you (forget about me)” SIMPLE MINDS
#9 “One night in Bangkok” MURRAY HEAD
#10 “Missing you” DIANA ROSS

#13 “Material girl” MADONNA (11 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#2 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#3 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#4 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#5 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#6 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (21 weeks)
#7 “Make it big” WHAM!
#8 “Wheels are turning” REO SPEEDWAGON
#9 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#10 “Diamond life” SADE
#89 “Madonna” MADONNA (86 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #12 (8 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #2 (6 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #11 (9 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #2 (5 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #26 (8 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #19 (8 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #4 (6 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Material girl” #? (Debut/1 week)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #59 (8 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #31 (8 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #16 (22 weeks)

“Desperately Seeking Susan”
Rank: #5. Weekly gross (4 weeks): $3,564,327
1,108 Theaters. Gross to date: $12,052,855

04/20/1985: Madonna performs at San Diego, California, U.S.A. SDSU Open Air Theater
04/21/1985: Madonna performs at Costa Mesa, California, U.S.A. Pacific Ampitheater
04/23/1985: Madonna performs at San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Civic Auditorium
04/23/1985: “Like a virgin” Album is certified 4xPlatinum
04/26/1985: Madonna performs at Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Universal Ampitheater

Week of April 27, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#2 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (9 weeks)
#3 “Rhythm of the night” DEBARGE
#4 “Nightshift” COMMODORES
#5 “Don’t you (forget about me)” SIMPLE MINDS
#6 “One night in Bangkok” MURRAY HEAD
#7 “Obession” ANIMOTION
#8 “Some like it hot” THE POWER STATION
#9 “I’m on fire” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#10 “All she wants to do is dance” DON HENLEY
#23 “Material girl” MADONNA (12 weeks)
#48 “Angel” MADONNA (Debut/1 week)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#2 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#5 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#6 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (22 weeks)
#7 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#8 “Diamond life” SADE
#9 “Make it big” WHAM!
#10 “Southern accents” TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
#87 “Madonna” MADONNA (87 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #19 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/9 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #2 (7 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #22 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/10 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #2 (6 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #50 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/9 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #29 (9 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #3 (7 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Material girl” #? (2 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #65 (9 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #44 (9 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #17 (23 weeks)

“Desperately Seeking Susan”
Rank: #6. Weekly gross (5 weeks): $2,708,422
1,008 Theaters. Gross to date: $14,761,277

04/27/1985: Madonna performs at Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Universal Ampitheater
04/28/1985: Madonna performs at Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Universal Ampitheater
04/30/1985: Madonna performs at Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A. ASU Activity Center

Summary:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 Singles: (2)
Top 5 Singles: (5)
Top 10 Singles (6)
Top 20 singles: (7)/108 weeks total

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES:
#1 Singles: (1)
Top 5 Singles: (3)
Top 10 Singles: (4) /33 weeks total

HOT 100 AIRPLAY:
# 1 Singles: (2)
Top 5 singles: (4)/34 weeks

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY:
#1 singles: (3)
Top 5 singles: (6)/ 86 weeks total.

HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES:
Top 5 Singles: (1)/ 9 weeks

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

HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS:
Top 10 Singles: (1)
Top 40 singles: (2)
Top 100 singles: (3) /42 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 5 Singles: (1)
Top 20 Singles: (2)
Top 40 Singles: (5) /43 weeks total

BILLBOARD 200:
Top 5 Albums: (1)
Top 10 Albums: (2) /109 weeks total.

UK SINGLES CHART:
Top 5 Singles: (2)
Top 10 Singles: (3)
Top 20 Singles: (4)
Top 75 Singles (5) /51 weeks total

UK ALBUMS CHART:
Top 40 Albums: (1)
Top 75 Albums: (2) /45 weeks total

R.I.A.A. Certifications (Singles): 1 GOLD
R.I.A.A. Certifications (Albums): 6xPLATINUM                                                              

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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