BILLBOARD TOP HIT SINGLES 1979

1 The Knack   My Sharona
2 Donna Summer   Bad Girls
3 Chic   Le Freak
4 Rod Stewart   Da Ya Think I’m Sexy
5 Peaches and Herb   Reunited
6 Gloria Gaynor   I Will Survive
7 Donna Summer   Hot Stuff
8 The Village People   Y.M.C.A.
9 Anita Ward   Ring My Bell
10 Robert John   Sad Eyes
11 Bee Gees   Too Much Heaven
12 Donna Summer   MacArthur Park
13 Dr. Hook   When You’re In Love With A Beautiful Woman
14 David Naughton   Makin’ It
15 Pointer Sisters   Fire
16 Bee Gees   Tragedy
17 Olivia Newton-John   A Little More Love
18 Blondie   Heart Of Glass
19 The Doobie Brothers   What A Fool Believes
20 Chic   Good Times
21 Neil Diamond Ft. Barbra Streisand   You Don’t Bring Me Flowers
22 Amii Stewart   Knock On Wood
23 Suzi Quatro and Chris Norman   Stumblin’ In
24 Maxine Nightingale   Lead Me On
25 The Jacksons   Shake Your Body
26 Melissa Manchester   Don’t Cry Out Loud
27 Supertramp   The Logical Song
28 Billy Joel   My Life
29 Randy Vanwarmer   Just When I Needed You Most
30 Raydio   You Can’t Change That
31 Peaches and Herb   Shake Your Groove Thing
32 Dionne Warwick   I’ll Never Love This Way Again
33 Bee Gees   Love You Inside Out
34 Cheap Trick   I Want You To Want Me
35 Barbra Streisand   The Main Event (Fight)
36 Elton John   Mama Can’t Buy You Love
37 Leif Garrett   I Was Made For Dancin’
38 Earth, Wind and Fire   After The Love Has Gone
39 Donna Summer and Brooklyn Dreams   Heaven Knows
40 Kenny Rogers   The Gambler
41 Nicolette Larson   Lotta Love
42 Little River Band   Lady
43 Bonnie Pointer   Heaven Must Have Sent You
44 Toto   Hold The Line
45 Sister Sledge   He’s The Greatest Dancer
46 Dr. Hook   Sharing The Night Together
47 Kenny Rogers   She Believes In Me
48 Village People   In The Navy
49 Frank Mills   Music Box Dancer
50 Charlie Daniels Band   The Devil Went Down To Georgia
51 John Stewart   Gold
52 Wings   Goodnight Tonight
53 Sister Sledge   We Are Family
54 Bad Company   Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy
55 Hot Chocolate   Every 1’s A Winner
56 Cher   Take Me Home
57 Earth, Wind and Fire   Boogie Wonderland
58 Andy Gibb   (Our Love) Don’t Throw It All Away
59 Bobby Caldwell   What You Won’t Do For Love
60 Ace Frehley   New York Groove
61 Dire Straits   Sultans Of Swing
62 Chic   I Want Your Love
63 Rickie Lee Jones   Chuck E’s In Love
64 Alicia Bridges   I Love The Night Life
65 McFadden and Whitehead   Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now
66 Little River Band   Lonesome Loser
67 Styx   Renegade
68 England Dan and John Ford Coley   Love Is The Answer
69 Cheryl Lynn   Got To Be Real
70 Patrick Hernandez   Born To Be Alive
71 Electric Light Orchestra   Shine A Little Love
72 Anne Murray   I Just Fall In Love Again
73 Ian Matthews   Shake It
74 Kiss   I Was Made For Lovin’ You
75 Gino Vannelli   I Just Wanna Stop
76 G.Q.   Disco Nights
77 Linda Ronstadt   Ooh Baby Baby
78 Earth, Wind and Fire   September
79 Al Stewart   Time Passages
80 Herb Alpert   Rise
81 Electric Light Orchestra   Don’t Bring Me Down
82 Eric Clapton   Promises
83 Roger Voudouris   Get Used To It
84 Ambrosia   How Much I Feel
85 Eddie Rabbitt   Suspicions
86 Rex Smith   You Take My Breath Away
87 Alice Cooper   How You Gonna See Me Now
88 Foreigner   Double Vision
89 The Babys   Every Time I Think Of You
90 Instant Funk   I Got My Mind Made Up
91 Michael Jackson   Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
92 Robert Palmer   Bad Case Of Lovin’ You
93 Barry Manilow   Somewhere In The Night
94 Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band   We’ve Got Tonight
95 Van Halen   Dance The Night Away
96 Nigel Olsson   Dancin' Shoes
97 Diana Ross   The Boss
98 Commodores   Sail On
99 G.Q.   I Do Love You
100 Firefall   Strange Way