Hot 100 1982

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1982 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.
If you would like to see all the US Top 40 singles for 1982 , you can do so on our partner website Top40Weekly.

HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 9 8 Diana Ross Mirror, Mirror 3:59 RCA 13021
Jan 9 9 Buckner & Garcia Pac-Man Fever 3:43 Columbia 18-02673
Jan 9 27 ABBA When All Is Said And Done 3:20 Atlantic 3889
Jan 9 42 Peabo Bryson Let The Feeling Flow 4:38 Capitol 5065
Jan 9 43 Teddy Pendergrass You’re My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration 3:52 Philadelphia International 02619
Jan 16 2 Journey Open Arms 3:17 Columbia 18-02687
Jan 16 4 Stevie Wonder That Girl 5:13 Tamla 1602
Jan 16 8 Soft Cell Tainted Love 2:38 Sire 49855
Jan 16 11 Police, The Spirits In The Material World 2:58 A&M 2390
Jan 16 12 Oak Ridge Boys Bobbie Sue 2:49 MCA
Jan 16 23 Cliff Richard Daddy’s Home 3:00 EMI-America 8103
Jan 16 26 Skyy Call Me 3:55 Salsoul 7-2152
Jan 16 33 Chilliwack I Believe 3:42 Millennium 13102
Jan 16 33 Smokey Robinson Tell Me Tomorrow – Part 1 3:48 Tamla 1601
Jan 16 44 AC/DC Let’s Get It Up 3:54 Atlantic 3894
Jan 16 59 Placido Domingo and John Denver Perhaps Love 2:56 Columbia 02679
Jan 23 4 Tommy Tutone 867-5309/Jenny 3:45 Columbia 18-02646
Jan 23 13 Pointer Sisters, The Should I Do It 3:53 Planet 47960
Jan 23 20 Rod Stewart Tonight I’m Yours (Don’t Hurt Me) 3:54 Warner Bros. 49886
Jan 23 31 Tom Tom Club Genius Of Love 3:36 Sire 49882
Jan 23 38 Stevie Woods Just Can’t Win ‘Em All 3:55 Cotillion 46030
Jan 23 48 Player If Looks Could Kill 3:34 RCA 13006
Jan 23 51 Earth, Wind and Fire Wanna Be With You 3:55 ARC 02688
Jan 23 55 Steve Miller Band Circle Of Love 3:35 Capitol 5086
Jan 23 82 Gidea Park Seasons Of Gold (Four Seasons Medley) 3:54 Profile 5003
Jan 30 2 Go-Go’s We Got The Beat 2:30 I.R.S. 9903
Jan 30 16 Bob & Doug Mc Kenzie Take Off 2:42 Mercury 76134
Jan 30 23 Sister Sledge My Guy 3:45 Cotillion
Jan 30 39 Prism Don’t Let Him Know 3:09 Capitol 5082
Jan 30 43 Sammy Hagar I’ll Fall In Love Again 3:28 Geffen 49881
Jan 30 44 Anne Murray Another Sleepless Night 3:08 Capitol
Jan 30 63 Conductor Voice On The Radio 2:50 Montage 1210
Jan 30 68 T.G. Sheppard Only One You 3:22 Warner/Curb 49858
Jan 30 90 Time, The Cool (Part 1) 3:12 Warner 49864

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 6 1 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts I Love Rock ‘N Roll 2:45 Boardwalk 7-11-135
Feb 6 7 Huey Lewis and the News Do You Believe In Love 3:30 Chrysalis 2589
Feb 6 12 Van Halen Pretty Woman 2:55 Warner Bros. 50003
Feb 6 25 Mike Post Theme From Magnum P.I. 3:25 Elektra 47400
Feb 6 65 Doobie Brothers, The Here To Love You 3:29 Warner 50001
Feb 6 66 Commodores Why You Wanna Try Me 3:58 Motown 1604
Feb 6 66 Petula Clark Natural Love 3:24 Scotti Brothers 02676
Feb 6 77 Madleen Kane You Can 3:41 Chalet 1225
Feb 6 78 All Sports Band Opposites Do Attract 3:32 Radio 3892
Feb 6 92 Grover Washington Jr. Be Mine (Tonight) 3:38 Elektra 47246
Feb 6 96 Molly Hatchet Power Play 3:34 Epic
Feb 6 97 McGuffey Lane Start It All Over 3:22 Atco
Feb 13 5 Olivia Newton-John Make A Move On Me 3:10 MCA 52000
Feb 13 16 Quarterflash Find Another Fool 4:34 Geffen 50006
Feb 13 17 Greg Guidry Goin’ Down 3:45 Columbia 18-02691
Feb 13 18 Le Roux Nobody Said It Was Easy (Lookin’ For The Lights) 3:30 RCA 13059
Feb 13 26 Foreigner Juke Box Hero 4:05 Atlantic 4017
Feb 13 27 Neil Diamond On The Way To The Sky 3:35 Columbia 18-02712
Feb 13 30 Junior Mama Used To Say 3:35 Mercury 76132
Feb 13 35 Meco Pop Goes The Movies Part I 3:42 Arista 0660
Feb 13 53 Sugar Hill Gang Apache 3:57 Sugar Hill 774
Feb 13 89 Kool & The Gang Steppin’ Out 3:28 De-Lite 816
Feb 20 4 J. Geils Band, The Freeze-Frame 3:57 EMI America 8108
Feb 20 11 Stevie Nicks Edge Of Seventeen (Just Like The White Winged Dove) 4:30 Modern Records 7401
Feb 20 41 George Duke Shine On 3:44 Epic 02701
Feb 20 52 George Benson Never Give Up On A Good Thing 3:58 Warner Bros. 50005
Feb 20 52 Barbra Streisand Memory – The Theme From Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Musical ”Cats” 3:52 Columbia 38-02717
Feb 20 62 Survivor Summer Nights 3:07 Scotti Brothers 5-02700
Feb 20 91 Chubby Checker Running 3:20 MCA 51233
Feb 27 6 Paul Davis ’65 Love Affair 3:31 Arista 0661
Feb 27 10 Kool & The Gang Get Down On It 3:33 De-Lite 818
Feb 27 25 Dr. Hook Baby Makes Her Blue Jeans Talk 3:39 Casablanca 2347
Feb 27 63 Sneaker Don’t Let Me In 3:30 Handshake
Feb 27 71 Fred Parris and the Five Satins Memories Of Days Gone By (Medley) 4:20 Elektra 47411
Feb 27 74 Larry Carlton Sleepwalk 3:44 Warner 50019

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 6 1 Human League, The Don’t You Want Me 3:56 A&M/Virgin 2397
Mar 6 2 Rick Springfield Don’t Talk To Strangers 3:00 RCA 13070
Mar 6 3 Charlene I’ve Never Been To Me 3:47 Motown 1611
Mar 6 5 Willie Nelson Always On My Mind 3:33 Columbia 18-02741
Mar 6 13 Roberta Flack Making Love 3:43 Atlantic 4005
Mar 6 31 John Denver Shanghai Breezes 3:12 RCA 13071
Mar 6 61 Boys Band, The Don’t Stop Me Baby (I’m On Fire) 3:23 Elektra 47406
Mar 6 89 Gino Vannelli The Longer You Wait 3:36 Arista 0664
Mar 6 95 Spinners Never Thought I’d Fall In Love 3:09 Atlantic 4007
Mar 13 36 David Lasley If I Had My Wish Tonight 3:29 EMI America 8111
Mar 13 41 Taste Of Honey, A I’ll Try Something New 3:45 Capitol 5099
Mar 13 50 Glass Moon On A Carousel 3:25 Radio 4022
Mar 13 76 Gene Cotton If I Could Get You (Into My Life) 2:50 Knoll 5002
Mar 13 84 Bryan Adams Lonely Nights 3:46 A&M 2359
Mar 13 93 GQ Sad Girl 3:37 Arista 0659
Mar 20 4 Ray Parker Jr. The Other Woman 4:02 Arista 0669
Mar 20 9 Daryl Hall & John Oates Did It In A Minute 3:37 RCA 13065
Mar 20 13 Elton John Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny) 3:59 Geffen 50049
Mar 20 20 Rolling Stones, The Hang Fire 2:22 Rolling Stones 21300
Mar 20 32 Barry Manilow Let’s Hang On 3:09 Arista
Mar 20 40 Genesis Man On The Corner 3:40 Atlantic 4025
Mar 20 69 Laura Branigan All Night With Me 3:50 Atlantic 4023
Mar 20 71 Aurra Make Up Your Mind 3:15 Salsoul 7017
Mar 20 91 Eddie Schwartz Over The Line 3:29 Atco 7402
Mar 27 12 Beatles, The The Beatles’ Movie Medley 3:56 Capitol 5107
Mar 27 22 Charlie Daniels Band Still In Saigon 3:50 Epic 14-02828
Mar 27 23 Aldo Nova Fantasy 3:13 Portrait 24-02799
Mar 27 25 Donnie Iris My Girl 3:59 MCA/Carousel 52031
Mar 27 28 Stars On Stars On 45 III (A Tribute To Stevie Wonder) (Medley) 4:40 Radio 4019
Mar 27 38 Atlantic Starr Circles 3:58 A&M 2392
Mar 27 41 Cars, The Since You’re Gone 3:30 Elektra 47433
Mar 27 45 Carole King One To One 3:12 Atlantic 4026
Mar 27 45 Pia Zadora I’m In Love Again 3:56 Elektra/Curb 47428
Mar 27 57 O’Bryan The Gigolo 3:52 Capitol 5067
Mar 27 58 Duke Jupiter I’ll Drink To You 3:32 Coast To Coast 02801
Mar 27 70 Shooting Star Hollywood 3:59 Epic/Virgin 02755

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 3 10 Deniece Williams It’s Gonna Take A Miracle 4:04 ARC 02812
Apr 3 14 Little River Band Man On Your Mind 4:05 Capitol 5061
Apr 3 18 Dan Fogelberg Run For The Roses 4:16 Full Moon 02821
Apr 3 24 Franke & the Knockouts Without You (Not Another Lonely Night) 3:44 Millenium 13105
Apr 3 27 Simon and Garfunkel Wake Up Little Susie 2:20 Warner Bros. 50053
Apr 3 30 Sheena Easton When He Shines 3:51 EMI America 8113
Apr 3 47 Richard “Dimples” Fields If It Ain’t One Thing… It’s Another 3:49 Boardwalk 7-11-139
Apr 3 50 Gordon Lightfoot Baby Step Back 3:24 Warner Bros. 50012
Apr 3 52 Waylon and Willie Just To Satisfy You 2:50 RCA 13073
Apr 3 58 T.G. Sheppard Finally 3:48 Warner/Curb 50041
Apr 3 66 War You Got The Power 3:59 RCA 13061
Apr 3 70 Al Jarreau Teach Me Tonight 4:14 Warner
Apr 3 77 Gamma Right The First Time 3:47 Elektra 47423
Apr 10 1 Paul McCartney with Stevie Wonder Ebony And Ivory 3:41 Columbia 18-02860
Apr 10 26 Loverboy (with Nancy Nash) When It’s Over 3:56 Columbia 18-02814
Apr 10 35 Eddie Rabbitt I Don’t Know Where To Start 3:24 Elektra 47435
Apr 10 39 Cheri Murphy’s Law 3:53 Venture 149
Apr 10 44 Shalamar A Night To Remember 4:12 Solar 48005
Apr 10 44 Diana Ross Work That Body 3:29 RCA 13201
Apr 10 46 Police, The Secret Journey 3:32 A&M 2408
Apr 10 88 Chris Rea Loving You 3:44 Columbia 02727
Apr 17 2 Toto Rosanna 4:03 Columbia 18-02811
Apr 17 4 Asia Heat Of The Moment 3:50 Geffen 50040
Apr 17 38 Dionne Warwick and Johnny Mathis Friends In Love 3:53 Arista 0673
Apr 17 60 Smokey Robinson Old Fashioned Love 3:12 Tamla 1615
Apr 17 63 ABBA The Visitors 5:47 Atlantic 4031
Apr 17 64 Prism Turn On Your Radar 3:14 Capitol 5106
Apr 17 67 David Bowie Cat People (Putting Out Fire) 4:09 Backstreet 52024
Apr 17 89 West Street Mob Sing A Simple Song 3:47 Sugar Hill 576
Apr 24 1 Patti Austin with James Ingram Baby, Come To Me 3:30 Qwest 50036
Apr 24 2 John Cougar Hurts So Good 3:35 Riva 209
Apr 24 5 Dazz Band Let It Whip 3:58 Motown 1609
Apr 24 9 Motels, The Only The Lonely 3:16 Capitol 5114
Apr 24 40 Rainbow Stone Cold 4:22 Mercury 76146
Apr 24 49 Rod Stewart How Long 4:12 Warner Bros. 50051
Apr 24 74 Carpenters Beechwood 4-5789 3:05 A&M 2405

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 1 7 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Crimson And Clover 3:14 Boardwalk 7-11-144
May 1 10 .38 Special Caught Up In You 4:37 A&M 2412
May 1 11 Queen Body Language 4:32 Elektra 47452
May 1 14 Ronnie Milsap Any Day Now 3:39 RCA 13216
May 1 19 Karla Bonoff Personally 3:33 Columbia 18-02805
May 1 23 Patrice Rushen Forget Me Nots 4:04 Elektra 47427
May 1 46 Bertie Higgins Just Another Day In Paradise 3:38 Kat Family
May 1 71 Alessi Put Away Your Love 3:34 Qwest 50055
May 1 77 Jimmy Hall Fool For Your Love 2:54 Epic 02857
May 8 7 Juice Newton Love’s Been A Little Bit Hard On Me 3:12 Capitol 5120
May 8 17 Kansas Play The Game Tonight 3:26 Kirshner 5-02903
May 8 61 Frank Barber Orchestra Hooked On Big Bands 4:26 Victory 1001
May 8 62 Waitresses, The I Know What Boys Like 3:11 Polydor 2196
May 8 66 Temptations, The Featuring Rick James Standing On The Top Part 1 4:15 Gordy 1616
May 15 26 Foreigner Break It Up 3:25 Atlantic 4044
May 15 32 Stevie Nicks After The Glitter Fades 3:27 Modern 7405
May 15 33 Heart This Man Is Mine 3:01 Epic 14-02925
May 15 36 Huey Lewis and the News Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do 3:44 Chrysalis
May 15 37 Haircut One Hundred Love Plus One 3:37 Arista 0672
May 15 45 John Schneider Dreamin’ 2:44 Scotti Brothers 02889
May 15 60 Sparks I Predict 2:55 Atlantic
May 15 71 Four Tops Back To School Again 3:54 RSO 1069
May 15 73 Sammy Hagar Piece Of My Heart 2:59 Geffen 50059
May 15 84 Stevie Woods Fly Away 3:59 Cotillion 47006
May 22 5 Melissa Manchester You Should Hear How She Talks About You 3:56 Arista 0676
May 22 18 Alabama Take Me Down 3:49 RCA 13210
May 22 19 Journey Still They Ride 3:45 Columbia 18-02883
May 22 24 Gap Band, The Early In The Morning 3:59 Total Experience 8201
May 22 25 Kim Wilde Kids In America 3:19 EMI America 8110
May 22 28 Leslie Pearl If The Love Fits Wear It 3:47 RCA 13235
May 22 35 Neil Diamond Be Mine Tonight 2:39 Columbia 18-02928
May 22 37 Eye To Eye Nice Girls 4:25 Warner Bros. 50050
May 22 38 Van Halen Dancing In The Street 3:43 Warner 7-29986
May 22 40 J. Geils Band Angel In Blue 4:51 EMI America 8100
May 22 51 Jon and Vangelis I’ll Find My Way Home 4:29 Polydor
May 22 62 Greg Kihn Band Happy Man 2:44 Beserkley 47463
May 29 1 Steve Miller Band, The Abracadabra 3:34 Capitol 5126
May 29 13 Stevie Wonder Do I Do 4:56 Tamla 1612
May 29 37 Blondie Island Of Lost Souls 3:48 Chrysalis 2603
May 29 56 Quarterflash Right Kind Of Love 3:44 Geffen 29994
May 29 59 Monroes, The What Do All The People Know 3:23 Alfa 7119
May 29 61 One Way Cutie Pie 3:55 MCA
May 29 62 Bow Wow Wow I Want Candy 2:40 RCA 13204
May 29 64 Rick James Dance Wit’ Me (Part 1) 4:01 Gordy
May 29 77 Le Roux The Last Safe Place On Earth 3:13 RCA 13224
May 29 78 Manhattan Transfer, The Route 66 2:54 Atlantic
May 29 84 Change The Very Best In You 4:10 RFC/Atlantic 4027

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 5 1 Survivor Eye Of The Tiger 3:45 Scotti Brothers 5-02912
Jun 5 1 Chicago Hard To Say I’m Sorry 3:42 Full Moon 7-29979
Jun 5 21 Rick Springfield What Kind Of Fool Am I 3:20 RCA 13245
Jun 5 31 Glenn Frey I Found Somebody 3:50 Asylum 47466
Jun 5 31 Larry Elgart and his Manhattan Swing Orchestra Hooked On Swing 3:40 RCA PB-13219
Jun 5 32 Genesis Paperlate 3:15 Atlantic 4053
Jun 5 39 Jeffrey Osborne I Really Don’t Need No Light 3:40 A&M
Jun 5 45 Cheap Trick If You Want My Love 3:35 Epic 14-02968
Jun 5 56 Ashford and Simpson Street Corner 3:40 Capitol 5109
Jun 5 80 Chic Soup For One 3:08 Mirage 4032
Jun 5 86 Ambrosia How Can You Love Me 3:59 Warner 29996
Jun 12 5 Air Supply Even The Nights Are Better 3:46 Arista 0692
Jun 12 7 REO Speedwagon Keep The Fire Burnin’ 3:52 Epic 14-02967
Jun 12 21 Gary U.S. Bonds Out Of Work 2:56 EMI America 8117
Jun 12 25 Rolling Stones, The Going To A Go-Go 3:24 Rolling Stones 21301
Jun 12 52 Olivia Newton-John Landslide 3:50 MCA
Jun 12 55 Reddings, The (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay 3:06 Believe In a Dream 5-02836
Jun 12 60 Dr. Hook Loveline 3:14 Casablanca 2351
Jun 12 76 Oak Ridge Boys So Fine 2:47 MCA
Jun 19 4 Fleetwood Mac Hold Me 3:42 Warner Bros. 7-29966
Jun 19 33 Daryl Hall & John Oates Your Imagination 3:27 RCA 13252
Jun 19 62 Frankie Miller To Dream The Dream 3:45 Capitol/MSS 5131
Jun 19 65 Scorpions No One Like You 3:55 Mercury 76153
Jun 19 70 Deodato (with Kelly Barretto) Happy Hour 3:15 Warner 29984
Jun 26 9 Crosby, Stills & Nash Wasted On The Way 2:52 Atlantic 4058
Jun 26 10 Donna Summer Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger) 3:42 Geffen 7-29982
Jun 26 16 Pointer Sisters American Music 3:43 Planet 13254
Jun 26 37 Herb Alpert Route 101 3:21 A&M 2422
Jun 26 81 Larry Lee Don’t Talk 3:19 Columbia

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 3 3 Alan Parsons Project, The Eye In The Sky 3:55 Arista 0696
Jul 3 8 Go-Go’s Vacation 2:59 I.R.S. 9907
Jul 3 13 Kenny Rogers Love Will Turn You Around 3:35 Liberty 1471
Jul 3 16 Eddie Money Think I’m In Love 3:10 Columbia 18-02964
Jul 3 22 Jennifer Holliday And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going 3:38 Geffen 7-29983
Jul 3 23 Billy Idol Hot In The City 3:30 Chrysalis 2605
Jul 3 42 Missing Persons Words 4:25 Capitol 5127
Jul 3 50 April Wine Enough Is Enough 3:44 Capitol 5133
Jul 3 77 Rick Bowles Too Good To Turn Back Now 3:57 Polydor 2209
Jul 10 1 Men At Work Who Can It Be Now? 3:20 Columbia 18-02888
Jul 10 2 Laura Branigan Gloria 4:50 Atlantic 4048
Jul 10 9 Flock Of Seagulls, A I Ran (So Far Away) 3:32 Jive 102
Jul 10 10 Paul McCartney Take It Away 3:59 Columbia 18-03018
Jul 10 12 Elton John Blue Eyes 3:25 Geffen 7-29954
Jul 10 36 Marshall Crenshaw Someday, Someway 2:49 Warner Bros. 7-29974
Jul 10 62 707 Mega Force 4:00 Boardwalk 7-11-146
Jul 10 94 War Outlaw 3:59 RCA 13238
Jul 17 32 Frank Zappa Valley Girl 3:47 Barking Pumpkin 9-02972
Jul 17 38 Ray Parker Jr. Let Me Go 4:09 Arista 0695
Jul 17 40 Paul Davis Love Or Let Me Be Lonely 3:28 Arista 0697
Jul 17 45 Clash, The Should I Stay Or Should I Go 3:06 Epic 03036
Jul 17 48 Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force Planet Rock 5:15 Tommy Boy 823
Jul 17 65 Aldo Nova Foolin’ Yourself 3:35 Portrait 24-03001
Jul 17 74 Carly Simon Why 3:33 Mirage
Jul 17 82 Greg Kihn Band Every Love Song 3:36 Beserkley 47441
Jul 17 92 Greg Guidry Into My Love 3:13 Columbia 02984
Jul 24 1 John Cougar Jack & Diane 4:16 Riva 210
Jul 24 17 Asia Only Time Will Tell 4:05 Geffen 7-29970
Jul 24 18 Jermaine Jackson Let Me Tickle Your Fancy 3:45 Motown 1628
Jul 24 19 Michael Murphey What’s Forever For 2:52 Liberty 1466
Jul 24 42 Roberta Flack I’m The One 3:43 Atlantic 4068
Jul 24 57 Jerry Reed She Got The Goldmine (I Got The Shaft) 3:17 RCA 13268
Jul 24 58 Dayton Hot Fun In The Summertime 3:42 Liberty 1468
Jul 24 64 Axe Now Or Never 3:30 Atco 7408
Jul 31 7 Jackson Browne Somebody’s Baby 4:02 Asylum 7-69982
Jul 31 8 America You Can Do Magic 3:47 Capitol 5412
Jul 31 20 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Do You Wanna Touch Me (Oh Yeah) 3:24 Boardwalk 11150-7
Jul 31 28 Randy Meisner Never Been In Love 3:36 Epic 14-03032
Jul 31 38 Barry Manilow Oh Julie 2:14 Arista 0698
Jul 31 47 Walter Murphy Themes From E.T. 3:58 MCA 52099
Jul 31 53 Dolly Parton I Will Always Love You 3:02 RCA 13260
Jul 31 60 Queen Calling All Girls 3:50 Elektra 7-69981
Jul 31 61 Bill Champlin Sara 3:14 Elektra 47456
Jul 31 75 Foreigner Luanne 3:25 Atlantic 4072
Jul 31 78 John Denver Seasons Of The Heart 3:49 RCA 13270
Jul 31 80 Joe Fagin Younger Days 3:14 Millenium 13107

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 7 4 Michael McDonald I Keep Forgettin’ 3:42 Warner 7-29933
Aug 7 30 Toto Make Believe 3:41 Columbia 18-03143
Aug 7 40 Willie Nelson Let It Be Me 3:26 Columbia
Aug 7 47 Steve Winwood Still In The Game 3:58 Island 29940
Aug 7 53 Nicolette Larson I Only Want To Be With You 3:16 Warner Bros. 7-29948
Aug 7 68 Billy Squier Emotions In Motion 3:45 Capitol 5135
Aug 7 71 Christopher Atkins How Can I Live Without Her 3:08 Polydor 2210
Aug 7 77 Toronto Your Daddy Don’t Know 3:11 Network 69986
Aug 14 15 Santana Hold On 3:49 Columbia 18-03160
Aug 14 31 Gap Band, The You Dropped A Bomb On Me 3:59 Total Experience 8203
Aug 14 37 Tane Cain Holdin’ On 3:19 RCA 13287
Aug 14 41 Huey Lewis and the News Workin’ For A Livin’ 2:36 Chrysalis
Aug 14 60 Quarterflash Night Shift 3:59 Warner Bros. 7-29932
Aug 14 72 John Schneider In The Drivers Seat 2:30 Scotti Brothers 03062
Aug 14 82 Spys Don’t Run My Life 3:48 EMI America 8124
Aug 21 1 Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes Up Where We Belong 4:00 Island 7-99996
Aug 21 6 Joe Jackson Steppin’ Out 3:43 A&M 2428
Aug 21 11 Juice Newton Break It To Me Gently 3:55 Capitol 5148
Aug 21 15 Glenn Frey The One You Love 4:35 Asylum 7-69974
Aug 21 24 Aretha Franklin Jump To It 3:58 Arista 0699
Aug 21 29 Kim Carnes Voyeur 4:01 EMI America 8127
Aug 21 38 .38 Special You Keep Runnin’ Away 3:56 A&M 2431
Aug 21 42 Don Henley Johnny Can’t Read 3:24 Asylum 7-69971
Aug 21 59 Ronnie Milsap He Got You 3:27 RCA
Aug 21 73 Kansas Right Away 4:06 Kirshner 03084
Aug 21 74 Josie Cotton He Could Be The One 2:46 Elektra 47481
Aug 28 15 Sylvia Nobody 3:17 RCA 13223
Aug 28 16 Steel Breeze You Don’t Want Me Anymore 3:27 RCA 13283
Aug 28 17 Evelyn King Love Come Down 3:43 RCA 13273
Aug 28 17 Kenny Loggins with Steve Perry Don’t Fight It 3:30 Columbia 18-03270
Aug 28 21 Kool & The Gang Big Fun 3:48 De-Lite 822
Aug 28 26 REO Speedwagon Sweet Time 3:05 Epic 14-03264
Aug 28 67 Clocks She Looks A Lot Like You 2:35 Boulevard 03075
Aug 28 84 Four Tops Sad Hearts 2:51 Casablanca 2353
Aug 28 88 Chris Christian ‘Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing/You’re All I Need To Get By’ 3:13 Boardwalk 7-11-149

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 4 3 Olivia Newton-John Heart Attack 3:01 MCA 52100
Sep 4 12 Fleetwood Mac Gypsy 3:53 Warner Bros. 7-29918
Sep 4 28 Who, The Athena 3:42 Warner Bros. 7-29905
Sep 4 37 Paul Carrack I Need You 2:47 Epic 14-03146
Sep 4 52 Motels, The Take The L. 3:42 Capitol
Sep 4 57 Sheena Easton Machinery 2:53 EMI America 8131
Sep 4 65 Alabama Close Enough To Perfect 3:33 RCA 13294
Sep 11 18 ABC The Look Of Love (Part One) 3:26 Mercury 76168
Sep 11 5 Neil Diamond Heartlight 4:21 Columbia 38-03219
Sep 11 32 Rick Springfield I Get Excited 2:32 RCA 13303
Sep 11 64 Robert Plant Burning Down One Side 3:53 Swan Song 99979
Sep 11 77 Bobby Caldwell All Of My Love 3:28 Polydor 2212
Sep 11 78 Michael Stanley Band When I’m Holding You Tight 3:33 EMI America 8130
Sep 18 29 Moving Pictures What About Me 3:37 Network 7-69952
Sep 18 9 Stray Cats Rock This Town 2:38 EMI America 8132
Sep 18 18 Crosby, Stills & Nash Southern Cross 3:55 Atlantic 7-89969
Sep 18 21 Rush New World Man 3:44 Mercury 76179
Sep 18 30 Pointer Sisters I’m So Excited 3:50 Planet 13327
Sep 18 33 Tavares A Penny For Your Thoughts 3:52 RCA 13292
Sep 18 38 Air Supply Young Love 3:46 Arista 1005
Sep 18 73 Yazoo Situation 3:44 Sire 7-29953
Sep 25 17 Survivor American Heartbeat 3:50 Scotti Brothers 4-03213
Sep 25 20 Billy Joel Pressure 3:15 Columbia 38-03244
Sep 25 22 Chicago Love Me Tomorrow 3:55 Full Moon 7-29911
Sep 25 29 Jeffrey Osborne On The Wings Of Love 3:56 A&M
Sep 25 50 Go-Go’s Get Up And Go 3:12 I.R.S. 9910
Sep 25 54 Stevie Wonder Ribbon In The Sky 3:43 Tamla 1639
Sep 25 63 Karla Bonoff Please Be The One 3:33 Columbia 18-03172
Sep 25 88 Billy Preston I’m Never Gonna Say Goodbye 3:40 Motown 1625

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 2 8 Clash, The Rock The Casbah 3:42 Epic 03245
Oct 2 10 Diana Ross Muscles 3:59 RCA 13348
Oct 2 29 Linda Ronstadt Get Closer 2:31 Asylum 7-69948
Oct 2 32 Billy Squier Everybody Wants You 3:45 Capitol 5163
Oct 2 41 Donna Summer State Of Independence 4:20 Geffen 29895
Oct 2 42 Missing Persons Destination Unknown 3:40 Capitol
Oct 2 53 Paul McCartney Tug Of War 4:08 Columbia
Oct 2 58 Bill Medley Right Here And Now 3:33 Planet
Oct 2 59 Timothy B. Schmit So Much In Love 2:17 Full Moon 69939
Oct 2 74 Bad Company Electricland 5:25 Swan Song 99966
Oct 9 7 Eddie Rabbitt with Crystal Gale You And I 3:58 Elektra 7-69936
Oct 9 10 Dionne Warwick Heartbreaker 4:02 Arista 1015
Oct 9 1 Lionel Richie Truly 3:19 Motown 1644
Oct 9 23 Dan Fogelberg Missing You 3:59 Full Moon 03289
Oct 9 26 Donald Fagen I.G.Y. (What A Beautiful World) 5:19 Warner Bros. 7-29900
Oct 9 28 Jefferson Starship Be My Lady 3:54 Grunt 13350
Oct 9 63 Eddie Money Shakin’ 3:07 Columbia
Oct 9 64 Cliff Richard The Only Way Out 3:20 EMI-America 8135
Oct 9 65 Cheap Trick She’s Tight 2:59 Epic 34-03233
Oct 9 88 Time, The 777-9311 3:20 Warner Bros. 7-29952
Oct 16 1 Daryl Hall & John Oates Maneater 4:30 RCA Victor 13354
Oct 16 13 Pat Benatar Shadows Of The Night 3:40 Chrysalis 2647
Oct 16 47 Kenny Rogers A Love Song 3:14 Liberty 1485
Oct 16 57 Steve Miller Band Cool Magic 3:52 Capitol 5162
Oct 16 62 Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five Featuring Melle Mel and Duke Bootee The Message 4:30 Sugar Hill 584
Oct 16 70 Stacy Lattisaw Attack Of The Name Game 3:55 Cotillion
Oct 16 75 Talk Talk Talk Talk 3:19 EMI America 8136
Oct 23 29 Peter Gabriel Shock The Monkey 3:58 Geffen 29883
Oct 23 41 Chilliwack Whatcha Gonna Do 3:50 Millennium 13110
Oct 23 57 Donnie Iris Tough World 3:43 MCA/Carousel
Oct 30 1 Toto Africa 4:23 Columbia 38-03335
Oct 30 3 Marvin Gaye Sexual Healing 3:52 Columbia 38-03302
Oct 30 3 Don Henley Dirty Laundry 5:38 Asylum 7-69894
Oct 30 12 Prince **1999** 3:35 Warner Bros. 7-29896
Oct 30 30 Kool & The Gang Let’s Go Dancin’ (Ooh La, La, La) 3:59 De-Lite 824
Oct 30 11 Supertramp It’s Raining Again 4:25 A&M 2502
Oct 30 46 Charlene and Stevie Wonder Used To Be 3:59 Motown 1650
Oct 30 55 Luther Vandross Bad Boy/Having A Party 3:57 Epic 03205
Oct 30 64 Sheena Easton I Wouldn’t Beg For Water 4:14 EMI America 8142
Oct 30 76 Fixx, The Stand Or Fall 3:42 MCA 52106

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 6 1 Men At Work Down Under 3:41 Columbia 38-03303
Nov 6 2 Michael Jackson/Paul McCartney The Girl Is Mine 3:41 Epic 34-03288
Nov 6 10 Phil Collins You Can’t Hurry Love 2:50 Atlantic 89933 A
Nov 6 13 Frida I Know There’s Something Going On 4:06 Atlantic 89984
Nov 6 19 John Cougar Hand To Hold On To 3:24 Riva
Nov 6 36 Kim Carnes Does It Make You Remember 3:58 EMI America 8147
Nov 6 52 Bill Conti Theme From Dynasty 3:26 Arista 1021
Nov 6 67 Judas Priest You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’ 4:10 Columbia 03168
Nov 13 12 Adam Ant Goody Two Shoes 3:27 Epic 03367
Nov 13 20 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers You Got Lucky 3:37 Backstreet 52144
Nov 13 30 Flock Of Seagulls, A Space Age Love Song 3:17 Jive 2003
Nov 13 38 Air Supply Two Less Lonely People In The World 4:00 Arista 1004
Nov 13 40 Sonny Charles Put It In A Magazine 3:38 Highrise 2001
Nov 13 44 Michael McDonald I Gotta Try 3:53 Warner
Nov 13 60 Motels, The Forever Mine 3:22 Capitol
Nov 13 65 Scandal Goodbye To You 3:44 Columbia 38-03234
Nov 13 70 Steve Winwood Valerie 4:05 Island 7-29879
Nov 13 74 Robert Plant Pledge Pin 4:01 Swan Song 99952
Nov 20 11 Little River Band The Other Guy 2:49 Capitol
Nov 20 24 J. Geils Band, The I Do (Live Version) 3:00 EMI America 8148
Nov 20 39 Barry Manilow Memory 4:57 Arista
Nov 20 47 Joni Mitchell (You’re So Square) Baby, I Don’t Care 2:36 Geffen
Nov 20 53 George Harrison Wake Up My Love 3:33 Dark Horse 29864
Nov 27 10 Golden Earring Twilight Zone 4:44 21 Records 103
Nov 27 15 Kenny Loggins Heart To Heart 3:55 Columbia
Nov 27 17 Billy Joel Allentown 3:50 Columbia 38-03413
Nov 27 22 Fleetwood Mac Love In Store 3:14 Warner Bros. 29848
Nov 27 25 Juice Newton Heart Of The Night 3:50 Capitol
Nov 27 45 America Right Before Your Eyes 3:45 Capitol 5177
Nov 27 57 Alan Parsons Project Psychobabble 3:29 Arista 1029
Nov 27 66 Santana Nowhere To Run 2:58 Columbia 03376
Nov 27 71 Elvis Presley The Elvis Medley 3:54 RCA PB-13351

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1982

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 4 2 Culture Club Do You Really Want To Hurt Me 4:23 Virgin/Epic 34-03368
Dec 4 26 Saga On The Loose 3:35 Portrait 37-03359
Dec 4 35 Ray Parker Jr. Bad Boy 4:10 Arista 1030
Dec 4 48 Lanier and Co. After I Cry Tonight 4:00 Larc 81010
Dec 4 70 Commodores Painted Picture 4:04 Motown 1651
Dec 4 69 Lee Ritenour Cross My Heart 3:30 Elektra 69892
Dec 11 5 Pretenders, The Back On The Chain Gang 3:49 Sire 7-29840
Dec 11 10 Musical Youth Pass The Dutchie 3:23 MCA
Dec 11 13 Sammy Hagar Your Love Is Driving Me Crazy 3:30 Geffen 29816
Dec 11 36 Pia Zadora The Clapping Song 3:23 Elektra/Curb 69889
Dec 11 37 Linda Ronstadt I Knew You When 2:53 Asylum 69853
Dec 11 41 Glenn Frey All Those Lies 4:42 Asylum 69857
Dec 11 55 Wolf Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone 3:50 Constellation 69849
Dec 11 60 Steve Miller Band Give It Up 3:35 Capitol 5194
Dec 11 67 Spinners Funny How Time Slips Away 3:31 Atlantic 89922
Dec 11 83 Rodway Don’t Stop Trying 3:53 Millenium 13111
Dec 18 2 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Shame On The Moon 4:55 Capitol 5187
Dec 18 33 Donna Summer The Woman In Me 3:37 Geffen 29805
Dec 18 50 Poco Shoot For The Moon 2:44 Atlantic 89919
Dec 18 58 Rough Trade All Touch 3:33 Boardwalk 167
Dec 18 64 Janet Jackson Young Love 3:39 A&M
Dec 18 65 Hot Chocolate Are You Getting Enough Happiness 3:18 EMI America
Dec 18 79 Hughes/Thrall Beg, Borrow Or Steal 3:50 Boulevard
Dec 25 3 Duran Duran Hungry Like The Wolf 3:56 Harvest 5195
Dec 25 3 Stray Cats Stray Cat Strut 3:15 EMI America 8122
Dec 25 57 Tyrone Davis Are You Serious 3:36 Highrise 2005
Dec 25 63 Little Steven and the Disciples Of Soul Forever 3:53 EMI America
Dec 25 68 Who, The Eminence Front 5:35 Warner Bros. 29814
Dec 25 71 Unipop What If (I Said I Love You) 3:08 Kat Family 03533
Dec 25 81 Michael Stanley Band Take The Time 3:58 EMI America 8146