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Smash Hits Reader Poll: Best of 1984
« on: October 03, 2016, 05:54:15 AM »
1984 Readers Poll results from the defunct UK music magazine Smash Hits  8)


The Best Singles:

10. "Like To Get To Know You Well" Howard Jones
9. "Smalltown Boy" Bronski Beat
8. "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go" Wham!
7. Pride (In the Name of Love)" U2
6. "War Song" Culture Club
5. "Relax" Frankie Goes to Hollywood
4. "Freedom" Wham!
3. "Two Tribes" Frankie Goes to Hollywood
2. "Careless Whisper" George Michael
1. "The Wild Boys" Duran Duran

The Best Music Video:

10. "Pride (In the Name of Love)" U2
9. "Love's Great Adventure" Ultravox
8. "Blue Jean" David Bowie
7. "Dancing With Tears In My Eyes" Ultravox
6. "Relax" Frankie Goes to Hollywood
5. "War Song" Culture Club
4. "Two Tribes" Frankie Goes to Hollywood
3. "The Reflex" Duran Duran
2. "Thriller" Michael Jackson
1. "The Wild Boys" Duran Duran



Best Group:

10. Style Council
9. Ultravox
8. Thompson Twins
7. Depeche Mode
6. U2
5. Spandau Ballet
4. Culture Club
3. Frankie Goes to Hollywood
2. Wham!
1. Duran Duran

Best  Female Singer:

10. Laura Branigan/Chaka Khan (tie)
9. Siouxsie Sioux
8. Kim Wilde
7. Cyndi Lauper
6. Annie Lennox (Eurythmics)
5. Helen Terry
4. Hazell Dean
3. Sade
2. Tracey Ullman
1. Alison Moyette

Best Male Singer:

10. Bono (U2)
9. Holly Johnson (Frankie Goes to Hollywood)
8. David Bowie
7. Michael Jackson
6. Boy George
5. Nik Kershaw
4. Howard Jonws
3. Paul Young
2. George Michael (Wham!)
1. Simon LeBon (Duran Duran)
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Re: Smash Hits Reader Poll: Best of 1984
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2016, 11:07:25 PM »
What I remember is that 1984 was a really good year in music.  The 80s had three really outstanding years and they were 1984, 1987, and 1988.