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Alfred Matthew "Weird Al" Yankovic (born October 23, 1959) is an American singer-songwriter, film/record producer, satirist, and author.
"Weird Al" Yankovic is the debut album by American parodist Alfred "Weird Al" Yankovic.
A.Skillz (born Adam Mills) is an English electronic musician.
Against the Wind is the eleventh studio album by American rock singer Bob Seger and his fourth with the Silver Bullet Band.
An album is a collection of audio recordings issued as a single item on CD, record, audio tape or another medium.
All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
The eighth Annual American Music Awards were held on January 30, 1981.
"Another One Rides the Bus" is a 1981 parody of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" by American comedy musician "Weird Al" Yankovic.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Backmasking is a recording technique in which a sound or message is recorded backward onto a track that is meant to be played forward.
The bass guitar (also known as electric bass, or bass) is a stringed instrument similar in appearance and construction to an electric guitar, except with a longer neck and scale length, and four to six strings or courses.
Belgium, officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a country in Western Europe bordered by France, the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg.
Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany, as well as one of its 16 constituent states.
Bernard Edwards (October 31, 1952 – April 18, 1996) was an American bass player, singer, songwriter and record producer, known primarily for his work in disco music with guitarist Nile Rodgers, with whom he co-founded the band Chic.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Billboard Hot 100 is the music industry standard record chart in the United States for songs, published weekly by Billboard magazine.
Blabbermouth.net is a website dedicated to heavy metal and hard rock news, as well as album and music DVD reviews.
Robert Clark Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist.
Brian Harold May, (born 19 July 1947) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, astrophysicist, and photographer.
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is a charity organisation in the United Kingdom.
Germaine Williams (born December 9, 1974), better known by his stage name Canibus, is a Jamaican born-American rapper and actor.
Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for medical or recreational use.
Captain Jack are a German eurodance group that formed in Darmstadt, Germany in 1995.
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is an emergency procedure that combines chest compressions often with artificial ventilation in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest.
Cash Box is a music industry trade magazine iconic brand.
A cassette single (CS, also known by the trademark "Cassingle" or capitalized as the trademark "Cassette Single") is a music single in the form of a Compact Cassette.
A CD single (sometimes abbreviated to CDS) is a music single in the form of a compact disc.
Cedric Gervais (born Cédric DePasquale; 7 June 1979) is a French DJ, producer of house music and actor living in Miami Beach, Florida.
Chic, currently called Nile Rodgers & Chic, is an American band that was organized during 1976 by guitarist Nile Rodgers and bassist Bernard Edwards.
Classic Rock is a British magazine dedicated to rock music, published by Future PLC, who are also responsible for its "sister" publications Metal Hammer and Prog magazine.
The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.
Creative Commons (CC) is an American non-profit organization devoted to expanding the range of creative works available for others to build upon legally and to share.
The Dance Club Songs chart is a weekly chart published exclusively by Billboard in the United States.
Dave "Rave" Ogilvie is a Canadian record producer, mixer, and musician.
David Earl Hill (born January 1, 1954 in San Antonio, Texas) is a former professional American football tight end in the National Football League.
Def Leppard are an English rock band formed in 1977 in Sheffield as part of the new wave of British heavy metal movement.
Def Leppard is the self-titled eleventh studio album by the British rock band of the same name, released on October 30, 2015.
The Detroit Free Press is the largest daily newspaper in Detroit, Michigan, US.
The Detroit Lions are a professional American football team based in Detroit, Michigan.
Disco is a musical style that emerged in the mid 1960s and early 1970s from America's urban nightlife scene, where it originated in house parties and makeshift discothèques, reaching its peak popularity between the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Discogs (short for discographies) is a website and crowdsourced database of information about audio recordings, including commercial releases, promotional releases, and bootleg or off-label releases.
Lowell Douglas English (born August 25, 1953) is a former American football Defensive Tackle for the Detroit Lions (1975–1985).
Barret Eugene "Barry" Hansen (born April 2, 1941), better known as Dr.
"Dragon Attack" is a song by the British rock band Queen and written by the band's lead guitarist, Brian May.
DreamWorks Records (often referred in copyright notices as SKG Music, LLC) was an American record label founded in 1996 by David Geffen, Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg as a subsidiary of DreamWorks SKG.
The Dutch Top 40 (Nederlandse Top 40) is a weekly music chart compiled by Stichting Nederlandse Top 40.
An electric guitar is a guitar that uses one or more pickups to convert the vibration of its strings into electrical signals.
Elektra Records is an American major record label owned by Warner Music Group, founded in 1950 by Jac Holzman and Paul Rickolt.
EMI Records was a British record label founded by the music company of the same name in 1972 as its flagship label, and launched in January 1973 as the successor to its Columbia and Parlophone record labels.
Eric B. & Rakim are a hip hop duo formed in Long Island, New York, in 1986, composed of Eric B. (born Eric Barrier) and MC Rakim (born William Michael Griffin Jr.). AllMusic wrote that "during rap's so-called golden age in the late '80s, Eric B. & Rakim were almost universally recognized as the premier DJ/MC team in all of hip-hop." Tom Terrell of NPR called them "the most influential DJ/MC combo in contemporary pop music period," while the editors of About.com ranked them as No.
Eurodance (sometimes known as Euro-NRG or Euro) is a genre of electronic dance music that originated in the late 1980s in Europe.
"Eye of the Tiger" is a song by American rock band Survivor.
The Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana (FIMI) is an umbrella organization that keeps track of virtually all aspects of the music recording industry in Italy.
Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.
"Flash" is a song by the British rock band Queen.
Frank Michael "Frankie" Sullivan III (born February 1, 1955) is an American guitarist and songwriter.
Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara; 5 September 194624 November 1991) was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band Queen.
Marie Antoinette Wright (born February 7, 1968), better known by her stage name, "Free", is an American media personality, television producer and philanthropist.
Funk rock is a fusion genre that mixes elements of funk and rock.
Gallup, Inc. is an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company.
Paul Francis Gadd (born 8 May 1944), known by the stage name Gary Glitter, is an English former glam rock singer who achieved popular success in the 1970s and 80s.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The GfK Entertainment Charts are the official music charts in Germany and are gathered and published by GfK Entertainment GmbH (formerly Media Control GmbH and Media Control GfK International GmbH) on behalf of Bundesverband Musikindustrie (Federal Association of Phonographic Industry).
Ghetto Supastar is the debut solo studio album by former Fugees member and American rapper Pras.
"Ghetto Superstar (That Is What You Are)" is a song by American rapper Pras, featuring rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard and R&B singer Mýa.
"Good Times" is a song by American R&B band Chic from their third album Risqué (1979).
A Grammy Award (stylized as GRAMMY, originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an award presented by The Recording Academy to recognize achievement in the music industry.
The Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal was awarded between 1980 and 2011.
Greatest Hits is a compilation album by the British rock band Queen, released worldwide on 26 October 1981. The album consisted of Queen's best-selling singles since their first chart appearance in 1974 with "Seven Seas of Rhye", up to their 1980 hit "Flash" (though in some countries "Under Pressure", the band's 1981 chart-topper with David Bowie, was included). There was no universal track listing or cover art for the album, and each territory's tracks were dependent on what singles had been released there and which were successful. Queen's Greatest Hits was an instant success, peaking at number one on the UK Albums Chart for four weeks. It has spent 800 weeks in the UK Charts, and is the best-selling album of all time in the UK, selling over six million copies. BBC Retrieved 23 January 2011 It is certified eight times platinum in the United States, and is Queen's most commercially successful album worldwide with over 25 million copies sold, making it one of the best-selling albums of all time. Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien hailed the UK edition of Greatest Hits as "impeccable" and "absolutely genius", while British journalist Brian Viner called it the greatest album of all time.
Greatest Hits III is a compilation album by British rock band Queen.
ABC-CLIO/Greenwood is an educational and academic publisher (middle school through university level) which is today part of ABC-CLIO.
"Gunpowder" is the fifth and final single released from Wyclef Jean's debut solo album, The Carnival.
Gwen Renée Stefani (born October 3, 1969) is an American singer, songwriter, and fashion designer.
Hi-C (born Crawford Wilkerson) is an American hip hop recording artist from Compton, California.
Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.
A hit record is an audio recording, usually in the form of a single or album, that sells a large number of copies or otherwise becomes broadly popular or well-known, through airplay, club play, inclusion in a film or stage play soundtrack, causing it to have "hit" (appeared on) one of the popular chart listings.
"Hollaback Girl" is a song by American singer Gwen Stefani from her debut solo studio album Love. Angel. Music. Baby. (2004).
Hot Buttered Soul is the second studio album by American soul musician Isaac Hayes.
The Hot R&B/Hip-Hop/Rap Songs is a record chart that ranks the most popular R&B and hip hop songs in the United States and is published weekly by Billboard.
House music is a genre of electronic dance music created by club DJs and music producers in Chicago in the early 1980s.
"I Know You Got Soul" is a song recorded by Eric B. & Rakim in 1987.
O'Shea Jackson Sr. (born June 15, 1969), known professionally as Ice Cube, is an American rapper, writer and actor.
"In The Zone" is a song by Puerto Rican recording artist Ivy Queen featuring Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean.
The Institut français d'opinion publique (IFOP) (French Institute of Public Opinion) is an international polling and market research firm, whose motto is "Connection creates value".
Isaac Lee Hayes Jr. (August 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008) was an American singer-songwriter, actor, voice actor and producer.
"It's Too Funky in Here" is a song recorded by James Brown.
James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.
James Edward Hunter (March 8, 1954 – August 2, 2010) was an American football defensive back who played for the Detroit Lions in the National Football League.
Jerry "Wonda" Duplessis (born 9 August 1975) is a Haitian Grammy Award-winning musical composer and record producer.
James Allen (born March 6, 1952) is a former American football player who was drafted in the 4th round by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1974 NFL Draft.
John Richard Deacon (born 19 August 1951) is an English retired musician, best known for being the bass guitarist for the rock band Queen.
The Kent Music Report was a weekly record chart of Australian music singles and albums which was compiled by music enthusiast David Kent from May 1974 through to 1988.
Kurtis Walker (born August 9, 1959), professionally known by his stage name Kurtis Blow, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record/film producer, Bboy, DJ, public speaker and minister.
Library and Archives Canada (LAC) (in Bibliothèque et Archives Canada) is a federal institution tasked with acquiring, preserving and making Canada's documentary heritage accessible.
This article is a compendium of the best-selling music singles.
These are the ''Billboard'' Hot 100 number-one singles of 1980.
These are the number-one hits on the Top 100 Singles chart in 1980 as published by Cash Box magazine.
This is a list of the weekly Canadian RPM magazine number one Top Singles chart of 1980.
This is a list of the Spanish Singles number-ones of 1981.
"Little Boy" is a song recorded by the German eurodance group Captain Jack.
Live Magic is a live album by British rock band Queen.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer.
Michel Gondry (born 8 May 1963) is a French independent film director, screenwriter, and producer.
The Miss California competition is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of California in the Miss America pageant.
Ronald Brooks, better known by his stage name Money-B, is an American rapper, best known for being a member of the funk and rap group Digital Underground.
Munich (München; Minga) is the capital and the most populated city in the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of the River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.
A music download is the digital transfer of music via the Internet into a device capable of decoding and playing it, such as a home computer, MP3 player or smartphone.
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Mute Records (simply known and stylized as mute) is a British independent record label owned and founded in 1978 by Daniel Miller.
"Need Your Loving Tonight" is a song by the rock band Queen and written by bass guitarist John Deacon.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
"No-One But You (Only the Good Die Young)" is a song recorded by the remaining three members of the British rock band Queen in 1997 following the death of the lead singer Freddie Mercury in 1991.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Oliver Koletzki (born in Braunschweig on 5 October 1974) is a German dance and house music producer and DJ.
Onyx is an American hip hop music group from Queens, New York.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Philip Kenneth Collen (born 8 December 1957) is an English musician.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
"Play the Game" is a song by British rock band Queen, written by Freddie Mercury.
Positiva Records is a subsidiary of EMI Records and concentrates on releasing dance music in the UK.
Pras (born Prakazrel Samuel Michél; October 19, 1972) is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter and actor.
Productores de Música de España (Spanish Music Producers) (shortened as Promusicae, sometimes stylised PROMUSICAE) is the organisation responsible for the Spanish Albums Chart and other music charts.
Queen are a British rock band that formed in London in 1970.
R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay (previously known as Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay) is a chart published by Billboard magazine that ranks the top R&B and hip hop songs in the United States, based on audience impressions from a panel of radio stations monitored by Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems.
Raw Fusion was a spin-off project from Digital Underground emcee Money-B, with DJ talent provided by DU contributor DJ Fuze.
Reaching Out is a song by rock band Queen + Paul Rodgers released in 2005 from the album Return of the Champions.
Record Mirror was a British weekly music newspaper between 1954 and 1991 for pop fans and record collectors.
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is a trade organization that represents the recording industry in the United States.
Reinhold Mack (a.k.a. Mack) is a German record producer and sound engineer, mostly known for his collaborations with rock bands Electric Light Orchestra and Queen.
The Resuscitation Council (UK) is the United Kingdom body responsible for setting central standards for cardiopulmonary resuscitation and related disciplines, and is a member of the European Resuscitation Council, which in turn is part of the international standards body, the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation or 'ILCOR'.
Return of the Champions is a double live album by English rock band Queen + Paul Rodgers.
Reunion Arena was an indoor arena located in the Reunion district of downtown Dallas, Texas.
"Rock and Roll" (also known as "The Hey Song") is a song by English glam rock singer Gary Glitter that was released in 1972 as a single and on the album Glitter.
Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
Rocky III is a 1982 American sports drama film written, directed by, and starring Sylvester Stallone.
Roger Meddows Taylor (born 26 July 1949) is an English musician, singer and songwriter.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
RPM (and later) was a Canadian music industry publication that featured song and album charts for Canada.
"Say It's Not True" is the first studio single by Queen + Paul Rodgers, It was released on World AIDS Day 1 December 2007.
Scribd is a digital library, e-book and audiobook subscription service that includes one million titles.
In music, a single, record single or music single is a type of release, typically a song recording of fewer tracks than an LP record, an album or an EP record.
The Single Top 100 is a Dutch chart, based on official physical single sales, legal downloads and since July 2013 streaming and composed by MegaCharts.
Small Soldiers is a 1998 American science fiction/fantasy action fiction film directed by Joe Dante.
Small Soldiers (Music from the Motion Picture) and Small Soldiers (Original Motion Picture Score) are the soundtrack and score to the film Small Soldiers.
Soul Avengerz is a British dance and techno group.
Springbok Radio was a South African radio station that operated from 1950 to 1985.
The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).
Survivor is an American rock band formed in Chicago in 1978 by guitarist/songwriter Jim Peterik.
Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (born July 6, 1946) is an American actor, producer and filmmaker.
The Telegraph Herald, locally referred to as the TH, is a daily newspaper published in Dubuque, Iowa, for the population of Dubuque and surrounding areas in Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin.
"The Breaks" is a 1980 single by Kurtis Blow from his self-titled debut album.
The Ballarat Courier is a daily newspaper circulating in the Ballarat region of regional Victoria.
The Game is the eighth studio album by the British rock band Queen.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
"Together and Forever" is a song recorded by the German eurodance group Captain Jack.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
Ultratop is an organization which generates and publishes the official record charts in Belgium.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
"What'cha Wanna Do" is a hip-hop song by Pras Michel, released as the fourth single from his debut solo studio album, Ghetto Supastar.
Nel Ust Wyclef Jean (born on October 17, 1969) is a Haitian rapper, musician and actor.
Yahoo! Music, owned by Yahoo!, is the provider of a variety of music services, including Internet radio, music videos, news, artist information, and original programming.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
The 12-inch single (often simply called 12″) is a type of gramophone record that has wider groove spacing and shorter playing time compared to typical LPs.
The 1980 Detroit Lions season was the 51st season in franchise history.