Favorite 80s Songs – Round Five

Round Five brings us down to just sixteen 80s songs.

In the 4th round, we did have a couple that were close:

  • Livin’ on a Prayer beat Take On Me by 2 votes
  • Walking on Sunshine beat Shout by 2 votes
  • Africa beat Don’t Stop Believin’ by 2 votes
  • We’re Not Gonna Take It beat Owner of a Lonely Heart by 4 votes

Here are some interesting tidbits about the remaining 16 songs:

  • 10 are American, 5 are British, 1 is Australian
  • Half are in the pop/rock genre, 4 are hard rock/metal, 3 are New Wave
  • They are a nice mix of bands/singers with only Queen and Bon Jovi having 2 songs still in the running. The remaining bands/singers are indeed a healthy mix:
    • The B-52s
    • Billy Joel
    • Bon Jovi
    • Cyndi Lauper
    • David Bowie
    • Eurythmics
    • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
    • Katrina and The Waves
    • Men at Work
    • Michael Jackson
    • Queen
    • Survivor
    • Tears for Fears
    • Toto
    • Twisted Sister

Vote now in Round Five!

The deadline is Tuesday evening, August 30.

Click to view the results from the first 4 rounds or use the PDF below