Songs that Spent the Most Weeks at #1 in the U.S. -- 1980s

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These songs were #1 the most weeks in their respective years on the Billboard Hot 100. The answers are according to the archive at www.billboard.com.
In many cases, other songs eventually ended up selling more copies, but this only considers number of weeks at #1 in that year.
This criteria also means that some songs get the shaft because their run at #1 crossed New Years. Most notable is "One Sweet Day" in the 1990s quiz, which holds the record for most consecutive weeks at #1, but that run bridged 1995 and 1996, and it didn't end up the leader for 1995 or 1996 so it doesn't make the list.
YouTube views are great and all, but things like "Gangnam Style" don't make the list despite blazing to a billion views so fast.
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Last updated: September 2, 2018
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Year
Artist
Weeks at #1
Answer
1980 (tie)
Blondie
6
Call Me
1980 (tie)
Kenny Rogers
6
Lady
1981 (tie)
Kim Carnes
9 (non-consecutive)
Bette Davis Eyes
1981 (tie)
Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
9
Endless Love
1982 (tie)
Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
7
I Love Rock 'N' Roll
1982 (tie)
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
7
Ebony and Ivory
1983
The Police
8
Every Breath You Take
1984 (tie)
Van Halen
5
Jump
1984 (tie)
Prince
5
When Doves Cry
1985 (tie)
Madonna
4
Like a Virgin
1985 (tie)
USA for Africa
4
We Are The World
1986
Dionne & Friends
4
That's What Friends Are For
1987
Bon Jovi
4
Livin' On A Prayer
1988
Steve Winwood
4
Roll With It
1989
Janet Jackson
4
Miss You Much
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