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The ’80s were a transformative time for music from the launch of MTV to seeing the rise of pop and rock icons like MadonnaMichael JacksonU2Bon JoviDef Leppard and many more.

With the 80 Essential Hits from the ’80s, we explore some of the biggest songs from the aforementioned artists and take a look at the decade’s biggest one-hit wonders, greatest duets and collaborations and see just how much film and film soundtracks had an impact on the culture. (Spoiler: It’s a lot!)

Of course, now that you’ve voted for your Top 5 songs, make sure to find out where they end up as 96.3 KKLZ will count them back starting on Friday, November 26th at 10am! Listen to the entire countdown all day long until we get to the #1 most voted on 80’s Hit of the MTV decade!

In the meantime, what are you waiting for? Scroll through the alphabetized list below and see which 80 songs are among the most quintessential from the decade of excess…and thank you for listening to the Hits of the 80’s & More…96.3 KKLZ!