On Thanksgiving weekend, Q105 is counting down the 80 Essential Hits from the 80s, based on your votes!
You voted Tampa Bay, now find out if your favorite song of the 80s makes it to #1!
Tune in on Friday, November 26th at 6a and catch a replay of the countdown on Saturday, November 27th at 12p on Q105!
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VIDEOS: All The Songs In the List in Video Form
The ’80s were a transformative time for music from the launch of MTV to seeing the rise of pop and rock icons like Madonna, Michael Jackson, U2, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and many more.
With the 80 Essential Hits of the ’80s, we explore some of the biggest songs from the aforementioned artists and take a look at the decade’s biggest one-hit wonders, greatest duets and collaborations and see just how much film and film soundtracks had an impact on the culture. (Spoiler: It’s a lot!)
So, what are you waiting for? Scroll through the alphabetized list below and see which 80 songs are among the most quintessential from the decade of excess.
(EB)= Written by Erica Banas
(BI)= Written by Brian Ives