Albums from the Year 1980

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This page lists the top albums of 1980 in the source charts. The way that the various charts are combined to reach this final list is described in the site generation page. A list of biggest hit songs of 1980 can be found here.

The top ten album artists of 1980 were:

1:AC/DC2:John Lennon3:Barbra Streisand4:Bruce Springsteen5:Kenny Rogers
6:Billy Joel7:The Pretenders8:The Police9:The Rolling Stones10:David Bowie
# Artist Album Title Year Chart Entries
1 AC/DC Back In Black 1980 UK 1 - Aug 1980 (46 weeks), Australia num 1 for 1 week - Mar 1981, Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013 (1980), US sales 22 M (according to RIAA), US 22 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2007), France 2 X Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2003), Diamond in Canada (certified in Oct 1989), France (InfoDisc) 2 of 1980 (peak 1, 91 weeks), Internet 2 - 42 M claimed (1980), BEA 2 of 1980, Germany 3 - Aug 1980 (39 weeks), Australia (Kent) 3 of 1981 (peak 1), Billboard 4 - Aug 1980 (271 weeks) (23 weeks in top 10), US BB 4 of 1980, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1980), Fox101 4, Austria 7 - Sep 1980 (4 months), Norway 8 - Sep 1980 (23 weeks), Worldwide 9 - 25 M, Sweden 12 - Aug 1980 (10 weeks), Global 12 - 25 M claimed, NARM 17, Defin200 17 (1980), US CashBox 21 of 1980, DMDB 25, Switzerland 36 - Jul 2007 (16 weeks), D.Marsh 40 of 1980, UK Radio2 45, Italy 48 of 1981, PopVortex 56 (1980), RS Reader's 60, Rolling Stone 73, Acclaimed 107 (1980), WTMD 111, WXPN 143 (1980), RYM 5 of 1980, AVrev 44, KEXP 101, Xgau rating B- (1980)
2 John Lennon Double Fantasy 1980 UK 1 - Nov 1980 (36 weeks), Billboard 1 - Dec 1980 (76 weeks) (8 weeks at number 1) (22 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 8 weeks - Dec 1980, Canada 1 for 10 weeks - 1981, Austria 1 - Feb 1981 (8 months), Norway 1 - Dec 1980 (33 weeks), Sweden 1 - Nov 1980 (27 weeks), Australia num 1 for 10 weeks - Dec 1980, Australia (Kent) 1 of 1981 (peak 1), New Zealand 1 for 4 - Mar 1981, Grammy in 1981, US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), US 2 of 1981, Germany 2 - Dec 1980 (31 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1981), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1981), US CashBox 5 of 1981, US BB 9 of 1981, Italy 9 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 16 of 1980 (peak 2, 63 weeks), D.Marsh 17 of 1980, Holland free40 56 of 1980, WXPN 873 (1980), Acclaimed 963 (1980), RYM 164 of 1980, Xgau rating A (1980)
3 Barbra Streisand Guilty 1980 UK 1 - Oct 1980 (82 weeks), Billboard 1 - Oct 1980 (49 weeks) (3 weeks at number 1) (18 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 3 weeks - Oct 1980, Canada 1 for 3 weeks - 1980, Austria 1 - Dec 1980 (7 months), Norway 1 - Oct 1980 (31 weeks), Sweden 1 - Oct 1980 (31 weeks), Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Nov 1980, New Zealand 1 for 5 - Nov 1980, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1989), Grammy in 1980 (Nominated), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1981), Germany Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1984), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), Italy 3 of 1981, Germany 4 - Nov 1980 (21 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 8 of 1980 (peak 1, 69 weeks), US BB 10 of 1980, US CashBox 15 of 1981, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), Australia (Kent) 22 of 1980 (peak 1), Global 117 - 9 M claimed, Acclaimed 2774 (1980), RYM 145 of 1980, Xgau rating C+ (1980)
4 Bruce Springsteen The River 1980 Billboard 1 - Nov 1980 (97 weeks) (4 weeks at number 1) (8 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 4 weeks - Nov 1980, Canada 1 for 4 weeks - 1980, Norway 1 - Oct 1980 (68 weeks), D.Marsh 1 of 1980, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 2003), UK 2 - Oct 1980 (87 weeks), Sweden 2 - Oct 1980 (63 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Nov 1981), France 2 X Gold (certified by SNEP Apr 1995), France (InfoDisc) 4 of 1980 (peak 3, 88 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1989), BEA 5 of 1980, US BB 14 of 1980, Holland free40 16 of 1980, US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), US CashBox 30 of 1980, RS100 63, Global 131 - 8 M claimed, WXPN 155 (1980), WTMD 163, Acclaimed 242 (1980), Rolling Stone 250, Radio Caroline 287 (1980), RYM 38 of 1980, Xgau rating A- (1980)
5 Billy Joel Glass Houses 1980 Billboard 1 - Mar 1980 (73 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (25 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - Jun 1980, Canada 1 for 8 weeks - 1980, US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1994), Norway 2 - Mar 1980 (31 weeks), Australia (Kent) 2 of 1980 (peak 2), Grammy in 1980 (Nominated), US CashBox 3 of 1980, US BB 3 of 1980, US 4 of 1980, Austria 4 - Apr 1980 (6 months), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1980), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1983), Sweden 6 - Mar 1980 (18 weeks), UK 9 - Mar 1980 (24 weeks), US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), Holland free40 22 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 91 of 1980 (peak 21, 24 weeks), Billboard200 168, RYM 105 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)
6 The Pretenders The Pretenders 1980 UK 1 - Jan 1980 (35 weeks), Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016 (1980), Sweden 2 - Feb 1980 (20 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1982), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1981), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, Billboard 9 - Jan 1980 (78 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), BEA 10 of 1980, Holland free40 14 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 15 of 1980 (peak 4, 72 weeks), D.Marsh 20 of 1980, Australia (Kent) 23 of 1980 (peak 6), Norway 24 - Mar 1980 (6 weeks), US BB 36 of 1980, RS100 42, US CashBox 58 of 1980, Italy 68 of 1980, German RS100 79, WXPN 110 (1980), Rolling Stone 155, Acclaimed 162 (1980), WTMD 170, RYM 13 of 1980, KEXP 257, Xgau rating A- (1979)
7 The Police Zenyatta Mondatta 1980 UK 1 - Oct 1980 (31 weeks), Canada 1 for 1 week - 1980, Australia num 1 for 1 week - Mar 1981, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2001), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1980), Italy 4 of 1980, Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Billboard 5 - Oct 1980 (152 weeks) (21 weeks in top 10), Germany 5 - Oct 1980 (27 weeks), D.Marsh 6 of 1980, Sweden 8 - Oct 1980 (23 weeks), US BB 10 of 1981, Australia (Kent) 11 of 1981 (peak 1), Austria 14 - Dec 1980 (4 months), Norway 16 - Oct 1980 (7 weeks), US CashBox 21 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 26 of 1980 (peak 1, 55 weeks), Holland free40 55 of 1980, US Longest Running Album 98 1980 (153 weeks), WTMD 249, WXPN 270 (1980), Acclaimed 850 (1980), RYM 53 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
8 The Rolling Stones Emotional Rescue 1980 UK 1 - Jul 1980 (18 weeks), Billboard 1 - Jul 1980 (51 weeks) (7 weeks at number 1) (14 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 7 weeks - Jul 1980, Canada 1 for 15 weeks - 1980, Sweden 1 - Jul 1980 (16 weeks), US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 2000), Germany 2 - Jul 1980 (13 weeks), Austria 2 - Jul 1980 (6 months), Norway 4 - Jul 1980 (16 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1980), US BB 13 of 1980, US CashBox 14 of 1980, Australia (Kent) 19 of 1980 (peak 4), Italy 22 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 27 of 1980 (peak 1, 58 weeks), Holland free40 40 of 1980, Radio Caroline 43 (1980), Xgau rating B+ (1980)
9 Queen The Game 1980 UK 1 - Jul 1980 (18 weeks), Billboard 1 - Jul 1980 (43 weeks) (5 weeks at number 1) (21 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 5 weeks - Sep 1980, Canada 1 for 5 weeks - 1980, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 2002), Germany 2 - Jul 1980 (14 weeks), Norway 2 - Jul 1980 (17 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1982), US CashBox 5 of 1980, Austria 5 - Aug 1980 (8 months), US BB 6 of 1980, Sweden 7 - Jul 1980 (12 weeks), Italy 40 of 1980, Holland free40 68 of 1980, Fox101 86, RYM 95 of 1980
10 Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra Xanadu 1980 Germany 1 for 1 week - Sep 1980, Germany 1 - Aug 1980 (21 weeks), Austria 1 - Aug 1980 (6 months), Norway 1 - Jul 1980 (31 weeks), Sweden 1 - Jul 1980 (27 weeks), Australia num 1 for 6 weeks - Aug 1980, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1984), UK 2 - Jul 1980 (17 weeks), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), Billboard 4 - Jul 1980 (36 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Australia (Kent) 12 of 1980 (peak 1), US CashBox 20 of 1980, US BB 28 of 1980, Italy 29 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 84 of 1980 (peak 18, 27 weeks)
11 Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers' Greatest Hits 1980 Billboard 1 - Oct 1980 (157 weeks) (2 weeks at number 1) (20 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 2 weeks - Dec 1980, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Dec 1980, US 12 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), Diamond in Canada (certified in Jun 1981), US sales 12 M (according to RIAA), US CashBox 3 of 1981, US 3 of 1981, Germany 3 - Oct 1980 (5 weeks), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), US BB 7 of 1980, Norway 10 - Feb 1981 (17 weeks), US Longest Running Album 49 1980 (181 weeks), Internet 83 - 15 M claimed (1980)
12 David Bowie Scary Monsters & Super Creeps 1980 UK 1 - Sep 1980 (32 weeks), Australia num 1 for 5 weeks - Oct 1980, New Zealand 1 for 3 - Oct 1980, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jun 1981), Norway 3 - Sep 1980 (22 weeks), Sweden 4 - Sep 1980 (26 weeks), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, BEA 6 of 1980, Germany 8 - Oct 1980 (4 weeks), Billboard 12 - Oct 1980 (27 weeks), Holland free40 13 of 1980, D.Marsh 16 of 1980, Australia (Kent) 18 of 1980 (peak 1), France (InfoDisc) 30 of 1978 (peak 1, 61 weeks), US BB 63 of 1980, UK Radio2 88, Acclaimed 484 (1980), WXPN 575 (1980), WTMD 750, RYM 28 of 1980, KEXP 431, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
13 Talking Heads Remain In Light 1980 Holland free40 1 of 1980, Melody Maker 1 of 1980, BEA 3 of 1980, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1985), Billboard 19 - Nov 1980 (27 weeks), UK 21 - Nov 1980 (17 weeks), Norway 26 - Jan 1981 (3 weeks), Sweden 28 - Oct 1980 (2 weeks), Acclaimed 40 (1980), Vinyl Surrender 44 of all time, RS100 53, France (InfoDisc) 64 of 1980 (peak 4, 33 weeks), DMDB 65, WTMD 94, Rolling Stone 126, WXPN 145 (1980), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Apr 1981), RYM 2 of 1980, KEXP 95, Xgau rating A (1980)
14 Abba Super Trouper 1980 UK 1 - Nov 1980 (43 weeks), Germany 1 for 2 weeks - Dec 1980, Germany 1 - Nov 1980 (26 weeks), Norway 1 - Nov 1980 (28 weeks), Sweden 1 - Nov 1980 (21 weeks), Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 2004), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1980), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1982), Austria 3 - Dec 1980 (9 months), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Feb 1981), Billboard 17 - Dec 1980 (38 weeks), Italy 37 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 40 of 1980 (peak 4, 53 weeks), UK Radio2 73, US CashBox 79 of 1981, RYM 61 of 1980
15 Dire Straits Making Movies 1980 Norway 1 - Oct 1980 (20 weeks), Italy 1 of 1981, UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1985), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2001), UK 4 - Oct 1980 (252 weeks), Sweden 4 - Oct 1980 (17 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1981), Australia (Kent) 5 of 1981 (peak 6), Germany 7 - Nov 1980 (12 weeks), Austria 15 - Dec 1980 (1 month), Billboard 19 - Nov 1980 (31 weeks), D.Marsh 24 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 66 of 1980 (peak 6, 32 weeks), Holland free40 69 of 1980, Radio Caroline 76 (1980), WXPN 77 (1980), WTMD 158, Acclaimed 1231 (1980), RYM 70 of 1980, Xgau rating C+ (1980)
16 Stevie Wonder Hotter Than July 1980 UK 2 - Nov 1980 (55 weeks), Austria 2 - Jan 1981 (12 months), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1981), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1981), Billboard 3 - Nov 1980 (40 weeks) (16 weeks in top 10), Sweden 3 - Oct 1980 (19 weeks), D.Marsh 4 of 1980, Norway 5 - Oct 1980 (20 weeks), Australia (Kent) 8 of 1981 (peak 3), Germany 12 - Dec 1980 (5 weeks), Italy 14 of 1980, US BB 15 of 1980, Vinyl Surrender 34 of all time, US CashBox 35 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 39 of 1980 (peak 1, 47 weeks), Holland free40 85 of 1980, Acclaimed 2364 (1980), RYM 148 of 1980, Xgau rating A- (1980)
17 Christopher Cross Christopher Cross 1980 Grammy in 1980, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1983), France Platinum (certified by SNEP Oct 2001), US 4 of 1981, Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1986), Billboard 6 - Feb 1980 (116 weeks) (15 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 7 of 1980, Australia (Kent) 9 of 1981 (peak 6), US BB 12 of 1980, UK 14 - Feb 1981 (73 weeks), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), Italy 30 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 87 of 1980 (peak 5, 24 weeks), Radio Caroline 147 (1979)
18 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Against The Wind 1980 Billboard 1 - Mar 1980 (109 weeks) (6 weeks at number 1) (22 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 6 weeks - May 1980, US 5 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 2003), US CashBox 4 of 1980, US BB 5 of 1980, Sweden 11 - Mar 1980 (10 weeks), Australia (Kent) 20 of 1980 (peak 6), US sales 5 M (according to RIAA), UK 26 - Mar 1980 (6 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 32 of 1980 (peak 1, 56 weeks), Norway 38 - Apr 1980 (1 week), Fox101 69, Holland free40 70 of 1980, RYM 191 of 1980, Xgau rating C+ (1980)
19 Bob Marley Uprising 1980 New Zealand 1 for 3 - Sep 1980, Sweden 3 - Jul 1980 (24 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Mar 1996), France Gold (certified by SNEP Nov 1995), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1981), Germany 5 - Jul 1980 (49 weeks), UK 6 - Jun 1980 (17 weeks), Austria 6 - Oct 1980 (2 months), Norway 6 - Jul 1980 (20 weeks), Italy 9 of 1980, D.Marsh 22 of 1980, Billboard 45 - Aug 1980 (23 weeks), Holland free40 46 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 55 of 1980 (peak 1, 37 weeks), WTMD 465, WXPN 487 (1980), Acclaimed 1394 (1980), RYM 48 of 1980, Xgau rating A- (1980)
20 Diana Ross Diana 1980 Sweden 1 - Jun 1980 (29 weeks), Billboard 2 - Apr 1971 (67 weeks) (18 weeks in top 10), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1981), Norway 3 - Jul 1980 (26 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1980), Germany 5 - Sep 1980 (10 weeks), Austria 8 - Nov 1980 (2 months), US BB 9 of 1980, US CashBox 11 of 1980, UK 12 - Oct 1971 (34 weeks), Italy 15 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 43 of 1980 (peak 1, 50 weeks), Acclaimed 2151 (1980), RYM 72 of 1980, Xgau rating A- (1980)
21 Genesis Duke 1980 UK 1 - Apr 1980 (30 weeks), Germany 2 - Apr 1980 (12 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1988), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1980), Norway 4 - Apr 1980 (15 weeks), Sweden 9 - Apr 1980 (12 weeks), Billboard 11 - Apr 1980 (31 weeks), Austria 14 - May 1980 (1 month), Italy 20 of 1980, Holland free40 31 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 33 of 1980 (peak 4, 56 weeks), US BB 47 of 1980, US CashBox 50 of 1980, WXPN 725 (1980), RYM 149 of 1980
22 Elvis Costello Get Happy! 1980 UK 2 - Feb 1980 (14 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1980), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, Sweden 6 - Mar 1980 (10 weeks), Billboard 11 - Mar 1980 (15 weeks), Norway 11 - Mar 1980 (11 weeks), D.Marsh 12 of 1980, US BB 55 of 1980, RS100 65, US CashBox 84 of 1980, Holland free40 93 of 1980, Acclaimed 309 (1980), WTMD 443, WXPN 524 (1980), RYM 16 of 1980, KEXP 704, Xgau rating B (1980)
23 Jackson Browne Hold Out 1980 Billboard 1 - Jul 1980 (38 weeks) (1 week at number 1) (13 weeks in top 10), US num 1 for 1 week - Sep 1980, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 2001), Norway 10 - Jul 1980 (15 weeks), US CashBox 12 of 1980, Sweden 12 - Jul 1980 (12 weeks), D.Marsh 13 of 1980, US BB 19 of 1980, UK 44 - Jul 1980 (5 weeks), Holland free40 67 of 1980, Xgau rating C+ (1980)
24 The Clash Sandinista 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1999), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, BEA 7 of 1980, Norway 8 - Jan 1981 (12 weeks), Sweden 9 - Dec 1980 (11 weeks), UK 19 - Dec 1980 (9 weeks), Holland free40 20 of 1980, Billboard 24 - Feb 1981 (20 weeks), Italy 36 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 65 of 1980 (peak 3, 33 weeks), WTMD 252, WXPN 275 (1980), Rolling Stone 404, Acclaimed 505 (1980), RYM 106 of 1980, KEXP 260, Xgau rating A- (1981)
25 Supertramp Paris 1980 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Sep 1980, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1980), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1981), Germany 5 - Oct 1980 (13 weeks), Norway 6 - Sep 1980 (12 weeks), UK 7 - Oct 1980 (17 weeks), Austria 7 - Nov 1980 (8 months), Billboard 8 - Oct 1980 (26 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Sweden 12 - Oct 1980 (6 weeks), US BB 49 of 1980, Italy 54 of 1981, US CashBox 62 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 80 of 1980 (peak 9, 28 weeks), RYM 46 of 1980
26 Joy Division Closer 1980 BEA 1 of 1980, Holland free40 5 of 1980, Melody Maker 5 of 1980, UK 6 - Jul 1980 (8 weeks), Channel4 34, Acclaimed 46 (1980), Belgium 58 of all time (1980), DMDB 75, Rolling Stone 157, WXPN 599 (1980), WTMD 788, RYM 1 of 1980, KEXP 102, Xgau rating A- (1981)
27 Adam & The Ants Kings Of The Wild Frontier 1980 UK 1 - Nov 1980 (66 weeks), Brit best album 1982, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Feb 1981), Sweden 4 - Mar 1981 (22 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, Germany 11 - Jul 1981 (4 weeks), Austria 18 - Aug 1981 (2 months), Australia (Kent) 23 of 1981 (peak 2), Billboard 44 - Feb 1981 (35 weeks), Acclaimed 1458 (1980), RYM 85 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
28 U2 Boy 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1995), Holland free40 4 of 1980, UK Gold (certified by BPI in Aug 1985), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, BEA 9 of 1980, Sweden 38 - Mar 1981 (2 weeks), UK 52 - Aug 1981 (32 weeks), Billboard 63 - Mar 1981 (47 weeks), WTMD 250, WXPN 305 (1980), Rolling Stone 417, Acclaimed 755 (1980), RYM 104 of 1980, Xgau rating C+ (1980)
29 Steely Dan Gaucho 1980 Grammy in 1981 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1981), Norway 5 - Dec 1980 (17 weeks), Billboard 9 - Dec 1980 (36 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), Sweden 15 - Dec 1980 (11 weeks), UK 27 - Nov 1980 (12 weeks), Holland free40 27 of 1980, US CashBox 28 of 1981, US BB 28 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 48 of 1981 (peak 9, 32 weeks), WXPN 464 (1980), Acclaimed 1617 (1980), RYM 93 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)
30 Paul McCartney McCartney II 1980 UK 1 - May 1980 (18 weeks), Billboard 3 - Jun 1980 (21 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), Austria 4 - Jul 1980 (3 months), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1980), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1980), Norway 5 - Jun 1980 (14 weeks), Sweden 5 - Jun 1980 (10 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 17 of 1980 (peak 2, 66 weeks), US BB 35 of 1980, US CashBox 36 of 1980, Italy 39 of 1980, Holland free40 44 of 1980, Xgau rating C (1980)
31 The Blues Brothers The Blues Brothers 1980 UK 2 x Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1990), France 2 X Platinum (certified by SNEP Dec 1999), Germany 2 x Platinum (certified by BMieV in 1998), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1998), Billboard 13 - Jun 1980 (19 weeks), Sweden 18 - Jan 1981 (10 weeks), Norway 21 - Apr 1981 (8 weeks), US CashBox 45 of 1980, UK 59 - Apr 1987 (26 weeks), US BB 73 of 1980, Acclaimed 2964 (1980), RYM 52 of 1980
32 The Alan Parsons Project The Turn Of A Friendly Card 1980 Germany 2 - Nov 1980 (21 weeks), Austria 2 - Dec 1980 (8 months), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1981), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Norway 11 - Nov 1980 (16 weeks), Billboard 13 - Nov 1980 (58 weeks), Sweden 22 - Oct 1980 (11 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 24 of 1980 (peak 11, 61 weeks), UK 38 - Nov 1980 (4 weeks), US CashBox 57 of 1981, US BB 58 of 1981, Holland free40 86 of 1980, RYM 62 of 1980
33 Original Soundtrack Fame 1980 UK 1 - Sep 1980 (24 weeks), Sweden 2 - Oct 1980 (17 weeks), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1981), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1982), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1983), Billboard 7 - Jun 1980 (91 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), Norway 11 - Sep 1980 (17 weeks), US BB 37 of 1980, US CashBox 52 of 1980, Italy 61 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 73 of 1980 (peak 14, 30 weeks)
34 Roxy Music Flesh + Blood 1980 UK 1 - May 1980 (60 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 2 - Aug 1980, UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Oct 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1981), Germany 6 - Jun 1980 (12 weeks), Norway 6 - Jun 1980 (20 weeks), Sweden 7 - Jun 1980 (14 weeks), Austria 15 - Jul 1980 (1 month), France (InfoDisc) 25 of 1980 (peak 3, 60 weeks), Holland free40 32 of 1980, Billboard 35 - Jun 1980 (19 weeks), RYM 175 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
35 Rush Permanent Waves 1980 Juno Award in 1981 (Nominated), US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1987), UK 3 - Jan 1980 (16 weeks), Billboard 4 - Feb 1980 (36 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1981), Norway 21 - Feb 1980 (3 weeks), Sweden 26 - Feb 1980 (6 weeks), US BB 39 of 1980, US CashBox 43 of 1980, Holland free40 65 of 1980, WTMD 401, RYM 19 of 1980
36 Rod Stewart Foolish Behaviour 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1981), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jan 1981), Sweden 3 - Nov 1980 (13 weeks), UK 4 - Nov 1980 (13 weeks), Billboard 12 - Dec 1980 (21 weeks), Norway 12 - Dec 1980 (14 weeks), Austria 14 - Jan 1981 (4 months), Holland free40 23 of 1980, US BB 46 of 1981, Italy 51 of 1980, US CashBox 54 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 85 of 1980 (peak 16, 26 weeks), Xgau rating C+ (1980)
37 Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (Melt) 1980 UK 1 - Jun 1980 (18 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1992), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jun 1980), Holland free40 7 of 1980, D.Marsh 7 of 1980, Germany 9 - Jun 1980 (14 weeks), Billboard 22 - Jun 1980 (29 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 23 of 1980 (peak 1, 62 weeks), WXPN 290 (1980), WTMD 367, RYM 14 of 1980, AVrev 19, Xgau rating B- (1980)
38 George Benson Give Me The Night 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1980), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1983), UK 3 - Jul 1980 (40 weeks), Billboard 3 - Aug 1980 (38 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), Norway 8 - Aug 1980 (17 weeks), US BB 24 of 1980, Australia (Kent) 24 of 1980 (peak 6), US CashBox 26 of 1980, Sweden 30 - Aug 1980 (10 weeks), Italy 41 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 56 of 1980 (peak 1, 40 weeks)
39 Blondie Autoamerican 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jan 1981), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1980), UK 3 - Nov 1980 (16 weeks), Billboard 7 - Dec 1980 (34 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), Sweden 11 - Nov 1980 (15 weeks), Norway 12 - Dec 1980 (13 weeks), US CashBox 19 of 1981, US BB 19 of 1981, Austria 20 - Jan 1981 (2 months), Italy 61 of 1981, Holland free40 71 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)
40 Kiss Unmasked 1980 Norway 1 - Jun 1980 (22 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 1 - Sep 1980, Austria 3 - Jul 1980 (5 months), Germany 4 - Jul 1980 (15 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1980), Australia (Kent) 11 of 1980 (peak 3), Sweden 17 - Jun 1980 (10 weeks), Billboard 35 - Jun 1980 (14 weeks), Italy 47 of 1980, UK 48 - Jun 1980 (3 weeks)
41 Van Halen Women & Children First 1980 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1994), Billboard 6 - Apr 1980 (31 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), UK 15 - Apr 1980 (7 weeks), Sweden 19 - Apr 1980 (8 weeks), Norway 23 - May 1980 (7 weeks), US CashBox 25 of 1980, US BB 27 of 1980, D.Marsh 34 of 1980, Holland free40 41 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 45 of 1980 (peak 7, 48 weeks), RYM 91 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
42 Donna Summer The Wanderer 1980 D.Marsh 2 of 1980, US Gold (certified by RIAA in Dec 1980), Billboard 13 - Nov 1980 (18 weeks), Sweden 15 - Oct 1980 (17 weeks), Norway 18 - Nov 1980 (15 weeks), Italy 24 of 1980, UK 55 - Nov 1980 (2 weeks), US BB 57 of 1980, US CashBox 59 of 1980, Acclaimed 2754 (1980), Xgau rating A- (1980)
43 Eagles Eagles Live 1980 US 7 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 2001), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jan 1982), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), Billboard 6 - Nov 1980 (26 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), US sales 7 M (according to RIAA), UK 24 - Nov 1980 (13 weeks), Norway 25 - Nov 1980 (4 weeks), US BB 29 of 1980, US CashBox 56 of 1981, RYM 182 of 1980, Xgau rating C- (1980)
44 Paul Simon One-Trick Pony 1980 Norway 2 - Sep 1980 (27 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1980), Sweden 9 - Sep 1980 (10 weeks), Billboard 12 - Sep 1980 (26 weeks), UK 17 - Aug 1980 (12 weeks), D.Marsh 33 of 1980, US BB 61 of 1980, US CashBox 66 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 89 of 1980 (peak 11, 24 weeks), Holland free40 100 of 1980, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Feb 1981), Xgau rating B- (1980)
45 Madness One Step Beyond 1980 UK 2 - Nov 1979 (78 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in May 1980), Austria 11 - Mar 1980 (2 months), Sweden 12 - Jan 1980 (14 weeks), Germany 14 - Mar 1980 (2 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 14 of 1979 (peak 1, 59 weeks), Norway 24 - Feb 1980 (7 weeks), Holland free40 52 of 1980, Italy 69 of 1980, Channel4 90, Billboard 128 - Mar 1980 (9 weeks), Acclaimed 671 (1979), RYM 67 of 1979, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
46 Pete Townshend Empty Glass 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1996), Billboard 5 - May 1980 (30 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), D.Marsh 8 of 1980, UK 11 - May 1980 (14 weeks), US CashBox 23 of 1980, US BB 23 of 1980, Norway 40 - Jun 1980 (1 week), Acclaimed 1746 (1980), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1981), RYM 89 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)
47 Lipps Inc Mouth To Mouth 1980 Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1980), Billboard 5 - Apr 1980 (26 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), Austria 7 - Aug 1980 (3 months), Sweden 10 - Jun 1980 (14 weeks), Germany 11 - Jul 1980 (9 weeks), Norway 21 - Aug 1980 (5 weeks), US BB 30 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 48 of 1980 (peak 3, 44 weeks), US CashBox 49 of 1980, Xgau rating C (1980)
48 Eric Clapton Just One Night 1980 Billboard 2 - May 1980 (31 weeks) (11 weeks in top 10), UK 3 - May 1980 (12 weeks), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1980), Norway 13 - May 1980 (12 weeks), US CashBox 19 of 1980, US BB 21 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 98 of 1980 (peak 21, 20 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1980), RYM 51 of 1980, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
49 Pat Benatar Crimes Of Passion 1980 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1984), Billboard 2 - Aug 1980 (93 weeks) (29 weeks in top 10), US 5 of 1981, US BB 5 of 1981, US CashBox 8 of 1981, France (InfoDisc) 18 of 1980 (peak 2, 64 weeks), Sweden 27 - Sep 1980 (6 weeks), RYM 130 of 1980
50 Ultravox Vienna 1980 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Jul 1981), UK 3 - Jul 1980 (72 weeks), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, Sweden 6 - Apr 1981 (20 weeks), Norway 18 - Sep 1981 (7 weeks), Australia (Kent) 25 of 1981 (peak 4), Holland free40 44 of 1981, Billboard 164 - Sep 1980 (9 weeks), Acclaimed 2460 (1980), RYM 78 of 1980, Xgau rating C (1980)
51 Elton John 21 At 33 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1980), Norway 6 - May 1980 (13 weeks), UK 12 - May 1980 (13 weeks), Billboard 13 - May 1980 (21 weeks), Sweden 16 - Jun 1980 (4 weeks), Australia (Kent) 25 of 1980 (peak 7), France (InfoDisc) 58 of 1980 (peak 3, 40 weeks), US BB 66 of 1980, Italy 73 of 1980, US CashBox 81 of 1980
52 The Jackson 5 Triumph 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1980), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1981), Billboard 10 - Oct 1980 (29 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), D.Marsh 11 of 1980, UK 13 - Oct 1980 (16 weeks), US BB 50 of 1980, US CashBox 51 of 1980, Acclaimed 2834 (1980), RYM 156 of 1980, Xgau rating A- (1980)
53 Black Sabbath Heaven & Hell 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1986), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Apr 1982), BEA 8 of 1980, UK 9 - Apr 1980 (22 weeks), Norway 22 - Jun 1980 (6 weeks), Sweden 25 - May 1980 (6 weeks), Billboard 28 - Jun 1980 (24 weeks), Acclaimed 2158 (1980), RYM 24 of 1980
54 Bette Midler The Rose 1980 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1993), Sweden 4 - Mar 1980 (18 weeks), Australia (Kent) 7 of 1980 (peak 3), Billboard 12 - Dec 1979 (45 weeks), Norway 18 - May 1980 (16 weeks), US CashBox 33 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 36 of 1980 (peak 1, 52 weeks), UK 68 - Mar 1980 (1 week), Xgau rating C (1979)
55 Kate Bush Never For Ever 1980 UK 1 - Sep 1980 (23 weeks), Norway 2 - Sep 1980 (19 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Sep 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1982), Germany 5 - Oct 1980 (11 weeks), Holland free40 9 of 1980, Sweden 16 - Oct 1980 (6 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 34 of 1980 (peak 1, 53 weeks), RYM 55 of 1980
56 Kenny Rogers Kenny 1980 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Mar 1980), Billboard 5 - Sep 1979 (53 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), UK 7 - Feb 1980 (10 weeks), Austria 17 - Jun 1980 (1 month), US CashBox 22 of 1980, US BB 22 of 1980
57 Brothers Johnson Light Up The Night 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Sep 1980), Billboard 5 - Mar 1980 (30 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), Norway 12 - Mar 1980 (8 weeks), UK 22 - Feb 1980 (12 weeks), Sweden 23 - Mar 1980 (10 weeks), US BB 31 of 1980, US CashBox 32 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 81 of 1980 (peak 2, 28 weeks)
58 Madness Absolutely 1980 UK 2 - Oct 1980 (47 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1980), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, Sweden 15 - Oct 1980 (6 weeks), Norway 26 - Oct 1980 (4 weeks), Italy 38 of 1980, Holland free40 59 of 1980, Billboard 146 - Nov 1980 (4 weeks), RYM 162 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)
59 Boz Scaggs Middle Man 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1981), Billboard 8 - Apr 1980 (33 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), Norway 17 - May 1980 (6 weeks), Australia (Kent) 21 of 1980 (peak 11), US CashBox 31 of 1980, US BB 41 of 1980, UK 52 - May 1980 (4 weeks), Holland free40 73 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)
60 Grover Washington Jr Winelight 1980 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 2004), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1989), Billboard 5 - Nov 1980 (52 weeks) (8 weeks in top 10), Norway 24 - Jul 1981 (3 weeks), US CashBox 26 of 1981, UK 34 - May 1981 (9 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in May 1984), RYM 168 of 1980
61 Linda Ronstadt Mad Love 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1980), Billboard 3 - Mar 1980 (36 weeks) (12 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 13 of 1980, US BB 18 of 1980, Norway 34 - Apr 1980 (4 weeks), Holland free40 34 of 1980, UK 65 - Mar 1980 (1 week), Xgau rating B- (1980)
62 XTC Black Sea 1980 New Zealand 1 for 1 - Sep 1980, Holland free40 11 of 1980, UK 16 - Sep 1980 (7 weeks), D.Marsh 30 of 1980, Billboard 41 - Nov 1980 (24 weeks), Acclaimed 1691 (1980), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Dec 1994), RYM 12 of 1980, KEXP 561, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
63 The Doobie Brothers One Step Closer 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Nov 1980), Billboard 3 - Oct 1980 (28 weeks) (7 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 27 of 1980, US BB 32 of 1980, Norway 32 - Oct 1980 (5 weeks), UK 53 - Oct 1980 (2 weeks), Holland free40 57 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)
64 Pat Benatar In The Heat Of The Night 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 1980), Billboard 12 - Oct 1979 (121 weeks), US BB 69 of 1980, US CashBox 76 of 1980, Holland free40 87 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 93 of 1980 (peak 20, 24 weeks), UK 98 - Aug 1985 (1 week), RYM 113 of 1979, Xgau rating C+ (1979)
65 Boney M The Magic Of Boney M. - 20 Golden Hits 1980 UK 1 - Apr 1980 (26 weeks), Germany 2 - May 1980 (11 weeks), Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), UK Gold (certified by BPI in May 1980), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1980), Austria 6 - Jun 1980 (5 months), Norway 14 - May 1980 (9 weeks), Sweden 30 - Aug 1980 (4 weeks)
66 Robert Palmer Clues 1980 Sweden 1 - Dec 1980 (25 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1992), Germany 6 - Apr 1981 (36 weeks), France (InfoDisc) 11 of 1980 (peak 3, 72 weeks), Holland free40 15 of 1980, UK 31 - Sep 1980 (8 weeks), Italy 42 of 1981, Billboard 59 - Oct 1980 (17 weeks)
67 Anne Murray Anne Murray's Greatest Hits 1980 New Zealand 1 for 6 - Feb 1981, Juno Award in 1981, US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1991), Billboard 16 - Oct 1980 (59 weeks), US CashBox 75 of 1980, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
68 The B52s Wild Planet 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Oct 1981), UK 18 - Sep 1980 (4 weeks), Billboard 18 - Sep 1980 (27 weeks), Holland free40 48 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 61 of 1980 (peak 4, 40 weeks), US CashBox 94 of 1980, Acclaimed 2454 (1980), RYM 126 of 1980, KEXP 650, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
69 Split Enz True Colours 1980 Australia num 1 for 10 weeks - Apr 1980, New Zealand 1 for 2 - Mar 1980, Australia (Kent) 3 of 1980 (peak 1), Holland free40 19 of 1980, UK 38 - Aug 1980 (8 weeks), Billboard 40 - Aug 1980 (25 weeks), RYM 86 of 1980
70 Neil Diamond September Morn 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in May 1980), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Feb 1980), Billboard 10 - Jan 1980 (20 weeks) (3 weeks in top 10), Austria 13 - Mar 1980 (2 months), UK 14 - Jan 1980 (11 weeks), US BB 51 of 1980, US CashBox 67 of 1980
71 Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Oz 1980 US 4 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1997), UK 7 - Sep 1980 (8 weeks), Billboard 21 - Apr 1981 (106 weeks), US CashBox 90 of 1981, Defin200 153 (1981), Acclaimed 1303 (1980), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Aug 1981), RYM 11 of 1980
72 Aerosmith Aerosmith's Greatest Hits 1980 US 11 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Dec 2007), US sales 11 M (according to RIAA), Billboard 43 - Nov 1980 (57 weeks), Global 82 - 12 M claimed, Internet 119 - 13 M claimed (1980), Xgau rating A- (1980)
73 Bob Dylan Saved 1980 UK 3 - Jun 1980 (8 weeks), Norway 5 - Jul 1980 (16 weeks), Sweden 9 - Jul 1980 (10 weeks), Austria 14 - Aug 1980 (2 months), Billboard 24 - Jul 1980 (11 weeks), Italy 45 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 62 of 1980 (peak 3, 36 weeks), Holland free40 82 of 1980, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1980), Xgau rating C+ (1980)
74 Rockpile Seconds Of Pleasure 1980 Sweden 8 - Oct 1980 (11 weeks), Billboard 27 - Nov 1980 (19 weeks), D.Marsh 29 of 1980, UK 34 - Oct 1980 (5 weeks), WTMD 197, WXPN 739 (1980), Acclaimed 2064 (1980), RYM 59 of 1980, Xgau rating A- (1980)
75 Earth, Wind & Fire Faces 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jan 1981), UK 10 - Nov 1980 (6 weeks), Billboard 10 - Nov 1980 (21 weeks) (2 weeks in top 10), Norway 15 - Nov 1980 (12 weeks), Sweden 23 - Nov 1980 (4 weeks), US BB 59 of 1980, US CashBox 68 of 1980, Xgau rating C+ (1980)
76 Yes Drama 1980 UK 2 - Aug 1980 (8 weeks), Norway 11 - Sep 1980 (7 weeks), Billboard 18 - Sep 1980 (19 weeks), Sweden 19 - Sep 1980 (6 weeks), Holland free40 80 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 83 of 1980 (peak 21, 28 weeks), US CashBox 90 of 1980, UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1980), RYM 140 of 1980
77 The Village People Can't Stop The Music 1980 Australia num 1 for 9 weeks - Jun 1980, UK 9 - Aug 1980 (8 weeks), Australia (Kent) 9 of 1980 (peak 1), Norway 17 - Jun 1980 (9 weeks), Austria 20 - Oct 1980 (1 month), Sweden 35 - Sep 1980 (4 weeks), Billboard 47 - Jun 1980 (12 weeks), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Sep 1980)
78 Dan Fogelberg Phoenix 1980 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jun 1995), Billboard 3 - Dec 1979 (39 weeks) (10 weeks in top 10), Hong Kong Gold (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), US CashBox 15 of 1980, US BB 17 of 1980, UK 42 - Mar 1980 (3 weeks)
79 Sky Sky 2 1980 UK 1 - Apr 1980 (53 weeks), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Aug 1980), Germany 7 - Jun 1980 (11 weeks), Austria 9 - Aug 1980 (2 months), Norway 18 - Sep 1980 (6 weeks), Sweden 33 - Jun 1980 (6 weeks), Holland free40 98 of 1980, RYM 199 of 1980
80 Iron Maiden Iron Maiden 1980 UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Mar 1995), Canada Platinum (certified by CRIA in Oct 2006), UK 4 - Apr 1980 (17 weeks), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1996), Sweden 27 - Aug 2009 (1 week), France (InfoDisc) 68 of 1980 (peak 10, 32 weeks), Acclaimed 914 (1980), RYM 29 of 1980
81 The Commodores Heroes 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1981), Billboard 7 - Jun 1980 (33 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), Sweden 26 - Jul 1980 (4 weeks), US CashBox 29 of 1980, US BB 43 of 1980, UK 50 - Jun 1980 (5 weeks), Xgau rating B (1980)
82 Giorgio Moroder American Gigolo 1980 Hong Kong Platinum (certified by IFPI-HK in 1981), US Gold (certified by RIAA in Apr 1980), Billboard 7 - Mar 1980 (25 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), US BB 44 of 1980, US CashBox 47 of 1980, France (InfoDisc) 69 of 1980 (peak 14, 32 weeks)
83 The Whispers The Whispers 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Mar 1980), Billboard 6 - Jan 1980 (35 weeks) (9 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 24 of 1980, US BB 25 of 1980, Sweden 31 - Apr 1980 (2 weeks), D.Marsh 32 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1979)
84 Dexys Midnight Runners Searching For The Young Soul Rebels 1980 Melody Maker 5 of 1980, UK 6 - Jul 1980 (10 weeks), Holland free40 8 of 1980, Sweden 31 - Sep 1980 (6 weeks), Channel4 98, Acclaimed 314 (1980), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jul 1980), RYM 35 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
85 Judas Priest British Steel 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1989), UK 4 - Apr 1980 (18 weeks), Sweden 20 - May 1980 (10 weeks), Billboard 34 - May 1980 (19 weeks), Acclaimed 1091 (1980), UK Silver (certified by BPI in Jun 1980), RYM 36 of 1980
86 The Beat I Just Can't Stop It 1980 UK 3 - May 1980 (32 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1980), Norway 30 - Jul 1980 (3 weeks), Billboard 142 - Aug 1980 (14 weeks), WXPN 690 (1980), Acclaimed 880 (1980), RYM 18 of 1980, KEXP 759, Xgau rating A- (1980)
87 Joan Armatrading Me Myself I 1980 Norway 2 - Jun 1980 (26 weeks), UK Gold (certified by BPI in Jul 1980), UK 5 - May 1980 (23 weeks), Austria 14 - Jul 1980 (2 months), Sweden 15 - Jun 1980 (16 weeks), Billboard 28 - Jun 1980 (23 weeks), Holland free40 84 of 1980, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
88 Prince Dirty Mind 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jun 1984), D.Marsh 10 of 1980, RS100 20, Billboard 45 - Nov 1980 (53 weeks), Rolling Stone 204, Acclaimed 450 (1980), RYM 26 of 1980, KEXP 819, Xgau rating A (1980)
89 Rossington-Collins Band Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Aug 1980), Billboard 13 - Jul 1980 (29 weeks), D.Marsh 27 of 1980, Norway 32 - Sep 1980 (4 weeks), US CashBox 53 of 1980, US BB 64 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)
90 Heart Greatest Hits/live 1980 US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Aug 1992), Norway 3 - Oct 2000 (8 weeks), Billboard 13 - Dec 1980 (25 weeks), US CashBox 63 of 1981, US BB 65 of 1980, Xgau rating C+ (1980)
91 Ted Nugent Scream Dream 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Jul 1980), Billboard 13 - May 1980 (18 weeks), D.Marsh 36 of 1980, UK 37 - Jun 1980 (3 weeks), US BB 70 of 1980, US CashBox 82 of 1980
92 Mike Oldfield QE2 1980 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1994), Germany Gold (certified by BMieV in 1981), Austria 8 - Jan 1981 (5 months), Germany 12 - Dec 1980 (42 weeks), Norway 23 - Feb 1981 (3 weeks), UK 27 - Nov 1980 (12 weeks), Billboard 174 - Jul 1981 (3 weeks)
93 The Specials More Specials 1980 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Oct 1980), UK 5 - Oct 1980 (20 weeks), Sweden 30 - Oct 1980 (4 weeks), Holland free40 50 of 1980, Billboard 98 - Nov 1980 (5 weeks), Acclaimed 1739 (1980), RYM 63 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
94 Lynyrd Skynyrd Gold & Platinum 1980 US 3 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Jul 1987), Billboard 12 - Dec 1979 (65 weeks), UK 49 - Feb 1980 (4 weeks), US BB 62 of 1980, US CashBox 70 of 1980, Xgau rating A (1979)
95 The Cars Panorama 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1980), Billboard 5 - Sep 1980 (28 weeks) (6 weeks in top 10), US BB 34 of 1980, US CashBox 38 of 1980, WTMD 817, Xgau rating B- (1980)
96 Barry Manilow Barry 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1981), UK Platinum (certified by BPI in Dec 1980), UK 5 - Nov 1980 (34 weeks), Billboard 15 - Dec 1980 (20 weeks), US CashBox 81 of 1981
97 Heart Bebe Le Strange 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in May 1980), Billboard 5 - Mar 1980 (22 weeks) (4 weeks in top 10), US CashBox 35 of 1980, US BB 42 of 1980, Holland free40 42 of 1980, Xgau rating B+ (1980)
98 The Scorpions Animal Magnetism 1980 US Platinum (certified by RIAA in Oct 1991), Germany 12 - May 1980 (10 weeks), UK 23 - May 1980 (6 weeks), Sweden 37 - Jun 1980 (4 weeks), Billboard 52 - May 1980 (21 weeks), RYM 189 of 1980
99 Echo & The Bunnymen Crocodiles 1980 UK Gold (certified by BPI in Dec 1984), Melody Maker 5 of 1980, UK 17 - Jul 1980 (6 weeks), Holland free40 17 of 1980, Acclaimed 734 (1980), RYM 47 of 1980, Xgau rating B (1980)
100 Jermaine Jackson Let's Get Serious 1980 US Gold (certified by RIAA in Sep 1981), Billboard 6 - Apr 1980 (29 weeks) (5 weeks in top 10), UK 22 - May 1980 (6 weeks), US BB 38 of 1980, US CashBox 42 of 1980, Xgau rating B- (1980)

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20 Oct 2016

#97 - Giorgio Moroder - American Gigolo

This made the Billboard charts - 7 - 25 weeks. Listed under 'Movie Soundtracks'.

Data fixed, thanks