Billboard Charts Archive

Hot 100 - 1981 Archive

Issue Date Title Artist
January 3 (Just Like) Starting Over John Lennon
January 10
January 17
January 24
January 31 The Tide Is High Blondie
February 7 Celebration Kool & The Gang
February 14
February 21 9 To 5 Dolly Parton
February 28 I Love A Rainy Night Eddie Rabbitt
March 7
March 14 9 To 5 Dolly Parton
March 21 Keep On Loving You REO Speedwagon
March 28 Rapture Blondie
April 4
April 11 Kiss On My List Daryl Hall John Oates
April 18
April 25
May 2 Morning Train (Nine To Five) Sheena Easton
May 9
May 16 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
May 23
May 30
June 6
June 13
June 20 Medley Stars On 45
June 27 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes
July 4
July 11
July 18
July 25 The One That You Love Air Supply
August 1 Jessie's Girl Rick Springfield
August 8
August 15 Endless Love Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
August 22
August 29
September 5
September 12
September 19
September 26
October 3
October 10
October 17 Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do) Christopher Cross
October 24
October 31
November 7 Private Eyes Daryl Hall John Oates
November 14
November 21 Physical Olivia Newton-John
November 28
December 5
December 12
December 19
December 26