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May, 1985

Week of May 4, 1985:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#2 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (10 weeks)
#3 “Rhythm of the night” DEBARGE
#4 “Don’t you (forget about me)” SIMPLE MINDS
#5 “One night in Bangkok” MURRAY HEAD
#6 “Obession” ANIMOTION
#7 “Some like it hot” THE POWER STATION
#8 “Nightshift” COMMODORES
#9 “All she wants to do is dance” DON HENLEY
#10 “Smooth operator” SADE
#37 “Material girl” MADONNA (13 weeks)
#41 “Angel” MADONNA (2 weeks)

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 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (23 weeks)
#6 “Diamond life” SADE
#7 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#8 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#9 “Southern accents” TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
#10 “Make it big” WHAM!
#82 “Madonna” MADONNA (88 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #2 (8 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #2 (7 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #35 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/10 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #2 (8 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Material girl” #? (3 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #96 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/10 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #66 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/10 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #24 (24 weeks)

“Desperately Seeking Susan”
Rank: #8. Weekly gross (6 weeks): $2,028,636
824 Theaters. Gross to date: $16,789,913

05/03/1985: Madonna performs at Dallas, Texas, U.S.A. Convention Center
05/04/1985: Madonna performs at Houston, Texas, U.S.A. Hofheinz Pavilion
05/05/1985: Madonna performs at Austin, Texas, U.S.A. Frank Irwin Center
05/07/1985: Madonna performs at New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. Lakefront Arena
05/09/1985: Madonna performs at Tampa, Florida, U.S.A. USF Sun Dome
05/10/1985: Madonna performs at Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Orange County Civic Center

Week of May 11, 1985:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (11 weeks/1 week at #1)
#2 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#3 “Don’t you (forget about me)” SIMPLE MINDS
#4 “Rhythm of the night” DEBARGE
#5 “One night in Bangkok” MURRAY HEAD
#6 “Some like it hot” THE POWER STATION
#7 “Smooth operator” SADE
#8 “Everything she wants” WHAM!
#9 “Obession” ANIMOTION
#10 “Everybody wants to rule the world” TEARS FOR FEARS
#32 “Angel” MADONNA (3 weeks)
#50 “Material girl” MADONNA (14 weeks)

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 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (24 weeks)
#6 “Diamond life” SADE
#7 “Southern accents” TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
#8 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#9 “Make it big” WHAM!
#10 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#76 “Madonna” MADONNA (89 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #4 (9 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #1 (8 weeks/1 week at #1)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Angel” #28 (Debut/1 week)

ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #3 (9 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Material girl” #38 (4 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Angel” #32 (Debut/1 week)

HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Crazy for you” #80 (Debut/1 week)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #34 (25 weeks)

“Desperately Seeking Susan”
Rank: #9. Weekly gross (7 weeks): $1,654,017
693 Theaters. Gross to date: $18,443,930

05/11/1985: Madonna performs at Miami, Florida, U.S.A. Sportatorium
05/14/1985: Madonna performs at Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. The Omni
05/16/1985: Madonna performs at Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. Public Hall
05/17/1985: Madonna performs at Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A. Cincinnati Gardens

Week of May 18, 1985:

BILLBOARD HOT 100

#1 “Don’t you (forget about me)” SIMPLE MINDS
#2 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (12 weeks)
#3 “One night in Bangkok” MURRAY HEAD
#4 “Everything she wants” WHAM!
#5 “Smooth operator” SADE
#6 “Some like it hot” THE POWER STATION
#7 “Rhythm of the night” DEBARGE
#8 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#9 “Everybody wants to rule the world” TEARS FOR FEARS
#10 “Axel F” HAROLD FALTERMEYER
#25 “Angel” MADONNA (4 weeks)
#60 “Material girl” MADONNA (15 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#2 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#3 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#4 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#5 “Around the world in a day” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#6 “Diamond life” SADE
#7 “Southern accents” TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
#8 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (25 weeks)
#9 “Make it big” WHAM!
#10 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#74 “Madonna” MADONNA (90 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #5 (10 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #2 (9 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Angel” #23 (2 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #4 (10 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Material girl” #? (5 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Angel” #23 (2 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Crazy for you” #80 (2 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #37 (26 weeks)

“Desperately Seeking Susan”
Rank: #7. Weekly gross (8 weeks): $1,807,688
713 Theaters. Gross to date: $20,251,618

05/18/1985: Madonna performs at Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. UIC Pavilion
05/20/1985: Madonna performs at Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. UIC Pavilion
05/21/1985: Madonna performs at St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. Civic Center
05/23/1985: Madonna performs at Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Maple Leaf Gardens

Week of May 25, 1985:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:

#1 “Everything she wants” WHAM!
#2 “Don’t you (forget about me)” SIMPLE MINDS
#3 “Everybody wants to rule the world” TEARS FOR FEARS
#4 “Axel F” HAROLD FALTERMEYER
#5 “Smooth operator” SADE
#6 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (13 weeks)
#7 “One night in Bangkok” MURRAY HEAD
#8 “Suddenly” BILLY OCEAN
#9 “Some like it hot” THE POWER STATION
#10 “Things can only get better” HOWARD JONES
#19 “Angel” MADONNA (5 weeks)
#91 “Material girl” MADONNA (16 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#2 “Around the world in a day” PRINCE AND THE REVOLUTION
#3 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#4 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#5 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#6 “Diamond life” SADE
#7 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (26 weeks)
#8 “Make it big” WHAM!
#9 “Songs from the big chair” TEARS FOR FEARS
#10 “Southern accents” TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS
#74 “Madonna” MADONNA (91 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #8 (11 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Angel” #23 (Debut/1 week)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #5 (10 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Angel” #17 (3 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #4 (11 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Material girl” #? (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/6 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Angel” #18 (3 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Crazy for you” #95 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/3 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #42 (27 weeks)

“Desperately Seeking Susan”
Rank: #8. Weekly gross (9 weeks): $1,389,980
597 Theaters. Gross to date: $21,641,598

05/25/1985: Madonna performs at Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. Cobo Hall
05/26/1985: Madonna performs at Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. Cobo Hall
05/28/1985: Madonna performs at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Civic Center
05/29/1985: Madonna performs at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The Spectrum
05/30/1985: Madonna performs at Hampton, Virginia, U.S.A. Hampton Coliseum


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