Ladies of the 80s Weekend!

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irene cara Ladies of the 80s Weekend!
It’s a ladies of the 80s weekend!

All weekend we’re playing your favorite songs from female artists from the 80s every 20 minutes.

Who were the biggest female singers from the 80s?  What were the most popular 80s songs by female artists?

Top 10 Female Singers From 1980s:
•[lastfm]Madonna[/lastfm] … 15 hits with 4 in top 10 (average song in top 24)
• [lastfm]Pat Benatar[/lastfm] … 8 hits none in top 10 (average in top 39)
•[lastfm]Whitney Houston[/lastfm] … 6 hits none in top 10 (average in top 27)
•[lastfm]Tina Turner[/lastfm] … 6 hits none in top 10 (average in top 29)
•[lastfm]Sade[/lastfm] … 5 hits with 3 in top 10 (average in top 15)
•[lastfm]Gloria Estefan[/lastfm] … 5 hits none in top 10 (average in top 34)
•[lastfm]Cyndi Lauper[/lastfm] … 3 hits with 1 in top 10 (average in top 10)
•[lastfm]Donna Summer[/lastfm] … 3 hits none in top 10 (average in top 30)
•[lastfm]Irene Cara[/lastfm] … 2 hits with 2 in top 10 (average in top 10)
•[lastfm]Bette Midler[/lastfm] … 2 hits with 1 in top 10 (average in top 11).

[photogallerylink id=1464 align=left]Highest-Placing 80s Songs By Most Popular Female Singers
The following list identifies the most requested hit for of each of the top 10 female solo artists from the eighties.

•Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper) … Number 2 most requested hit single from 1984
•Smooth Operator (Sade) … Number 2 from 1985
•Flashdance – What A Feeling (Irene Cara) … Number 3 from 1983
•Like A Virgin (Madonna) – Number 4 from 1984
•Wind Beneath My Wings (Bette Midler) … Number 4 from 1989
•Greatest Love Of All (Whitney Houston) … Number 13 from 1986
•State of Independence (Donna Summer) … Number 13 from 1982
•Get On Your Feet (Gloria Estefan) … Number 14 from 1989
•What’s Love Got To Do With It … (Tina Turner) … Number 14 from 1984
•Fire and Ice (Pat Benatar) … Number 24 from 1981.

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