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This week's most popular soft rock/adult pop songs' artists, ranked by radio airplay detections as measured by Nielsen Music.

ADULT CONTEMPORARY

The week of
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LAST WEEK
10
WEEKS ON CHART
There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
Songwriter(s)
W.Brathwaite, B.J.Eastmond, B.Ocean
Producer(s)
B.J.Eastmond, W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label
Arista | Jive
Gains in performance

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Billy Ocean There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) Billboard Adult Contemporary
There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
2
LAST WEEK
3
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
W.Brathwaite, B.J.Eastmond, B.Ocean
Producer(s):
B.J.Eastmond, W.Brathwaite
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
2
Howard Jones No One Is To Blame Billboard Adult Contemporary
No One Is To Blame
Last
Peak
Weeks
3
LAST WEEK
4
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
H.Jones
Producer(s):
P.Collins, H.Padgham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
3
Madonna Live To Tell Billboard Adult Contemporary
Live To Tell
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
1
LAST WEEK
1
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Ciccone, P.Leonard
Producer(s):
Madonna, P.Leonard
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Sire
4
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald On My Own Billboard Adult Contemporary
On My Own
Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
Last
Peak
11  Weeks
4
LAST WEEK
2
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Gold
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
B.Bacharach, C.Bayer Bacharach
Producer(s):
B.Bacharach, C.B.Sager
Imprint/Promotion Label:
MCA
5
The Moody Blues Your Wildest Dreams Billboard Adult Contemporary
Your Wildest Dreams
Last
Peak
Weeks
5
LAST WEEK
8
TWO WEEKS AGO
5
PEAK POSITION
9
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
J.Hayward
Producer(s):
T.Visconti
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Polydor
6
George Michael A Different Corner Billboard Adult Contemporary
A Different Corner
Last
Peak
Weeks
6
LAST WEEK
6
TWO WEEKS AGO
6
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
7
Mike + The Mechanics All I Need Is A Miracle Billboard Adult Contemporary
All I Need Is A Miracle
Last
Peak
10  Weeks
8
LAST WEEK
9
TWO WEEKS AGO
7
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
8
Simply Red Holding Back The Years Billboard Adult Contemporary
Holding Back The Years
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
7
LAST WEEK
5
TWO WEEKS AGO
4
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Hucknall, Moss
Producer(s):
S.Levine
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Elektra
9
James Taylor That's Why I'm Here Billboard Adult Contemporary
That's Why I'm Here
10  Last
Peak
Weeks
10
LAST WEEK
15
TWO WEEKS AGO
9
PEAK POSITION
6
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
10
Whitney Houston Greatest Love Of All Billboard Adult Contemporary
Greatest Love Of All
Last
Peak
13  Weeks
9
LAST WEEK
7
TWO WEEKS AGO
1
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Platinum
RIAA Certification

Songwriter(s):
M.Masser, L.Creed
Producer(s):
M.Masser
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista
11
Atlantic Starr If Your Heart Isn't In It Billboard Adult Contemporary
If Your Heart Isn't In It
15  Last
11  Peak
Weeks
15
LAST WEEK
16
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
12
Neil Diamond Headed For The Future Billboard Adult Contemporary
Headed For The Future
12  Last
12  Peak
Weeks
12
LAST WEEK
13
TWO WEEKS AGO
12
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
13
The Dream Academy The Love Parade Billboard Adult Contemporary
The Love Parade
13  Last
13  Peak
Weeks
13
LAST WEEK
14
TWO WEEKS AGO
13
PEAK POSITION
8
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros. | Reprise
14
Level 42 Something About You Billboard Adult Contemporary
Something About You
14  Last
10  Peak
11  Weeks
14
LAST WEEK
10
TWO WEEKS AGO
10
PEAK POSITION
11
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
M.Lindup, P.Gould, R.Gould, M.King, W.Badarou
Producer(s):
W.Badarou, Level 42
Imprint/Promotion Label:
PolyGram | Polydor
15
David Foster And Olivia Newton-John The Best Of Me Billboard Adult Contemporary
The Best Of Me
David Foster And Olivia Newton-John
18  Last
15  Peak
Weeks
18
LAST WEEK
21
TWO WEEKS AGO
15
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
16
David Pack That Girl Is Gone Billboard Adult Contemporary
That Girl Is Gone
16  Last
16  Peak
Weeks
16
LAST WEEK
17
TWO WEEKS AGO
16
PEAK POSITION
7
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
17
Culture Club Move Away Billboard Adult Contemporary
Move Away
11  Last
11  Peak
10  Weeks
11
LAST WEEK
11
TWO WEEKS AGO
11
PEAK POSITION
10
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Culture Club, P.Pickett
Producer(s):
L.Hahn, A.Mardin
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Virgin/Epic
18
Peter Cetera Glory Of Love (Theme From "The Karate Kid Part II") Billboard Adult Contemporary
Glory Of Love (Theme From "The Karate Kid Part II")
31  Last
18  Peak
Weeks
31
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
18
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Cetera, D.W.Foster, D.Nini
Producer(s):
M.Omartian
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Warner Bros.
19
Billy Joel Modern Woman (From "Ruthless People") Billboard Adult Contemporary
Modern Woman (From "Ruthless People")
23  Last
19  Peak
Weeks
23
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
19
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
20
Hiroshima One Wish Billboard Adult Contemporary
One Wish
20  Last
20  Peak
Weeks
20
LAST WEEK
22
TWO WEEKS AGO
20
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
21
Jeffrey Osborne You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song) Billboard Adult Contemporary
You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)
24  Last
21  Peak
Weeks
24
LAST WEEK
37
TWO WEEKS AGO
21
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
A.Goldmark, B.Roberts
Producer(s):
R.Perry
Imprint/Promotion Label:
A&M
22
El DeBarge Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme) Billboard Adult Contemporary
Who's Johnny ("Short Circuit" Theme)
22  Last
22  Peak
Weeks
22
LAST WEEK
31
TWO WEEKS AGO
22
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.Wolf, I.Wolf
Producer(s):
P.Wolf
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Motown | Gordy
23
Phil Collins Take Me Home Billboard Adult Contemporary
Take Me Home
17  Last
Peak
13  Weeks
17
LAST WEEK
12
TWO WEEKS AGO
2
PEAK POSITION
13
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
P.D.C.Collins
Producer(s):
P.Collins, H.Padgham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
24
Genesis Invisible Touch Billboard Adult Contemporary
Invisible Touch
29  Last
24  Peak
Weeks
29
LAST WEEK
40
TWO WEEKS AGO
24
PEAK POSITION
3
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
P.D.C.Collins, M.Rutherford, A.Banks
Producer(s):
Genesis, H.Padgham
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Atlantic
25
Jonathan Butler Baby Please Don't Take It (I Need Your Love) Billboard Adult Contemporary
Baby Please Don't Take It (I Need Your Love)
25  Last
25  Peak
Weeks
25
LAST WEEK
32
TWO WEEKS AGO
25
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Arista | Jive
26
Anne Murray Who's Leaving Who Billboard Adult Contemporary
Who's Leaving Who
26  Last
26  Peak
Weeks
26
LAST WEEK
26
TWO WEEKS AGO
26
PEAK POSITION
5
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
27
Bob Seger Like A Rock Billboard Adult Contemporary
Like A Rock
30  Last
27  Peak
Weeks
30
LAST WEEK
38
TWO WEEKS AGO
27
PEAK POSITION
4
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Capitol
28
Miami Sound Machine Bad Boy Billboard Adult Contemporary
Bad Boy
19  Last
Peak
14  Weeks
19
LAST WEEK
18
TWO WEEKS AGO
8
PEAK POSITION
14
WEEKS ON CHART

Songwriter(s):
L.Dermer, J.Galdo, R.Vigil
Producer(s):
E.Estefan Jr.
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Epic
29
Jackson Browne In The Shape Of A Heart Billboard Adult Contemporary
In The Shape Of A Heart
38  Last
29  Peak
Weeks
38
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
29
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
EEG | Asylum
30
The Bangles If She Knew What She Wants Billboard Adult Contemporary
If She Knew What She Wants
36  Last
30  Peak
Weeks
36
LAST WEEK
-
TWO WEEKS AGO
30
PEAK POSITION
2
WEEKS ON CHART

Gains in performance

Songwriter(s):
Not Listed
Producer(s):
Not Listed
Imprint/Promotion Label:
Columbia
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