Top 100 Billboard Year-End Chart 1986

25 04 2012




1993 Year End Chart – Top 100 Billboard Singles

7 03 2012




Flashback: Video Music Awards 1986

6 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (Winner)
a-ha – Take On Me
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Godley & Creme – Cry

Best Male Video

Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Summer Of 69
Phil Collins – Take Me Home
Sting – If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free
Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days

Best Female Video

Whitney Houston – How Will I Know? (Winner)
Kate Bush – Running Up That Hill
Aretha Franklin – Freeway Of Love
Tina Turner – We Don’t Need Another Hero
Grace Jones – Slave To The Rhythm

Best Group Video

Dire Straits – Money For Nothing (Winner)
a-ha – Take On Me
INXS – What You Need
Talking Heads – And She Was
The Rolling Stones – The Harlem Shuffle

Viewer’s Choice

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Godley & Creme – Cry

Best New Artist

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Whitney Houston – How Will I Know?
Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls
Simply Red – Holding Back The Years
The Hooters – And We Danced

Best Concept Video

a-ha – Take On Me
Godley & Creme – Cry
Talking Heads – Road To Nowhere
Talking Heads – And She Was
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing

Best Stage Performance

Bryan Adams & Tina Turner – It’s Only Love (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Huey Lewis & The News – The Power Of Love
Pete Townshend – Face To Face

Best Overall Performance

David Bowie & Mick Jagger – Dancing In The Streets (Winner)
Robert Palmer – Addicted To Love
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
Bruce Springsteen – Glory Days
Sting – If You Love Somebody, Set Them Free

Most Experimental Video

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Direction

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Special Effects

a-ha – Take On Me (Winner)
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon

Best Coreography

Prince & The Revolution – Raspberry Beret (Winner)
Madonna – Like a Virgin (Live)
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
Madonna – Dress You Up
Morris Day – Oak Tree

Best Art Directing

ZZ Top – Rough Boy (Winner)
Pat Denatar – Sex As A Weapon
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV
Honeymoon Suite – Feel It Again

Best Editing

a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV (Winner)
X – Burning House Of Love
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
Dire Straits – Money For Nothing
ZZ Top – Rough Boy

Best Cinematography

a-ha – The Sun Always Shine On TV
Pat Benatar – Sex As A Weapon
X – Burning House Of Love
Joe Walsh – The Confessor
ZZ Top – Rough Boy





Flashback: Video Music Awards 1985

4 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
David Lee Roth – California Girls
USA For Africa – We Are The World
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best Male Video

Bruce Springsteen – I’m On Fire (Winner)
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
David Lee Roth – California Girls
Glen Frey – Smuggler’s Blues
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody

Best Female Video

Tina Turner – Better Be Good To Me (Winner)
Cyndi Lauper – She Bop
Madonna – Material Girl
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Sade – Smooth Operator

Best Group Video

USA For Africa – We Are The World (Winner)
U2 – Pride (In The Name Of Love)
The Cars – Drive
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Huey Lewis & The News – If This Is It

Viewer’s Choice

USA For Africa – We Are The World (Winner)
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
David Lee Roth – California Girls
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best New Artist

‘til Tuesday – Voices Carry (Winner)
Frankie Goes To Holliwood – Two Tribes
Sade – Smooth Operator
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Julian Lennon – Valotte

Best Concept Video

Glen Frey – Smuggler’s Blues (Winner)
Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Two Tribes
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More

Best Stage Performance

Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark (Winner)
David Bowie – Blue Jeans (Live)
Tina Turner – Better Be Good To Me
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Talking Heads – Once In a Lifetime

Best Overall Performance

Philip Bailey & Phil Collins – Easy Lovers (Winner)
Bruce Springsteen – Dancing In The Dark
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
David Lee Roth – Just a Gigolo / I Ain’t Got Nobody
USA For Africa – We Are The World

Most Experimental Video

The Art Of Noise – Close (To The Edit) (Winner)
Chris Isaak – Dancin’
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing
Lone Justice – Ways To Be Wicked

Best Direction

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer
Chris Isaak – Dancin’
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Duran Duran – The Wild Boys
Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More
Toto – Stranger In Town

Best Coreography

Elton John – Sad Songs (Say To Much) (Winner)
Madonna – Like a Virgin
Madonna – Material Girl
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You
Prince & The Revolution – When Doves Cry
Sheila E. – The Glamorous Life
Tina Turner – Private Dancer

Best Special Effects

Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Don’t Come Around Here No More (Winner)
Culture Club – It’s a Miracle
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing

Best Art Direction

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Culture Club – It’s a Miracle
Madonna – Like a Virgin
Simple Minds – Don’t You (Forget About Me)
Peter Brown – Zie Zie Won’t Dance

Best Editing

The Art Of Noise – Close (To The Edit) (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Lindsey Buckingham – Slow Dancing
Eurythmics – Would I Lie To You

Best Cinematography

Don Henley – Boys Of Summer (Winner)
Bryan Adams – Heaven
Bryan Adams – Run To You
Lindsey Buckingham – Go Insane
Madonna – Like a Virgin