Veteran artists dominated the top ten albums of 1984, with established artists including Van Halen, ZZ Top and The Police among the ranks. But relative newcomers like Culture Club also made a chart splash. Yet the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, soared above everyone with Thriller, which came out all the way back in 1982. Click through to see which musicians hit the top of the charts in 1984 -- and listen to tracks from their albums.
A Look Back at 1984: Full Coverage