See also: 1983 in music, other events of 1984, 1985 in music, 1980s in music and the list of 'years in music'

Table of contents
1 Events
2 Albums released
3 Top hits
4 Published popular music
5 Musical theater
6 Musical films
7 Births
8 Deaths
9 Awards


Albums released

Top hits

Published popular music

  • "Cover Me" w.m. Bruce Springsteen
  • "Ghostbusters"     w.m. Ray Parker Jr
  • "I Just Called To Say I Love You"     w.m. Stevie Wonder
  • "Let's Go Crazy" w.m. Prince
  • "Like A Virgin" w.m. Billy Steinberg & Tom Kelly
  • "Lights Out" w.m. Peter Wolf & Don Covay
  • "Missing You" w.m. John Waite, Chaz Sanford & Mark Leonard
  • "No More Lonely Nights" w.m. Paul McCartney
  • "Rock You Like A Hurricane" w.m. Rudolf Schenker, Klaus Meine & Herman Rarebell
  • "Time After Time" w.m. Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman
  • "To All The Girls I've Loved Before" w. Hal David m. Albert Hammond
  • "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" w.m. George Michael
  • "What's Love Got To Do With It" w.m. Terry Britten & Graham Lyle
  • "When Doves Cry" w.m. Prince

Musical theater

Musical films




Grammy Awards

Country Music Association Awards

Eurovision Song Contest