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Mother’s Day is celebrated on May 8 so we wanted to highlight a few legendary rock and pop ’80s moms that should be celebrated for their contributions to music and society. These rock and pop stars are setting the example for their kids that women can go out and become anything that they set their hearts on. We appreciate the list of musicians below for creating music that has helped carry us through our greatest and not so greatest times. ’80s moms were exploring new fashion trends, exploring new career paths, and taking the world by storm. Did any of your favorite ’80s moms make our list?

Want to do something extra special for your ’80s mom? Here are 12 Iconic Actresses & Celebrities You Can Get A Cameo of For Mother’s Day

  • 7) Susanna Hoffs

    The lead singer of The Bangles has been married to filmmaker Jay Roach since 1993.  They have two sons.

  • 6) Olivia Newton-John

    This singer and actress married actor Matt Lattanzi in 1984.  Their daughter, Chloe Rose, was born in 1986.

  • 5) Nancy Wilson

    Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson and her former husband, screenwriter and director Cameron Crowe, have twin sons, Curtis and William.

  • 4) Belinda Carlisle

    The former lead singer of the Go-Go’s went solo after the band broke up in 1984.  She married political operative and film producer Morgan Mason in 1986.  He appears in the video for this #1 song.  The couple’s son, James Duke Mason, was born in 1992.

  • 3) Cyndi Lauper

    This award-winning singer and actress has been married to actor David Thornton since 1991.  The couple have one son named Declyn Wallace Thornton Lauper, born in 1997.

  • 2) Pat Benatar

    Pat and her husband of 40 years, Neil Giraldo, have two daughters named Hana and Haley.

  • 1) Madonna

    The “Queen of Pop” has six children who will celebrating with her on Sunday.  Here’s one of her seven #1 singles during the 80s.