Billboard Hot 100 – 1978

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Billboard Magazine’s top 100 songs of 1978 were:

  1. Shadow Dancing – Andy Gibb
  2. Night Fever – The Bee Gees
  3. You Light Up My Life – Debby Boone
  4. Stayin’ Alive – The Bee Gees
  5. Kiss You All Over – Exile
  6. How Deep Is Your Love – The Bee Gees
  7. Baby Come Back – Player
  8. Thicker Than Water – Andy Gibb
  9. Boogie Oogie Oogie – A Taste Of Honey
  10. Three Times A Lady – The Commodores
  11. Grease – Frankie Valli
  12. I Go Crazy – Paul Davis
  13. You’re The One That I Want – Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta
  14. Emotion – Samantha Sang & The Bee Gees
  15. Lay Down Sally – Eric Clapton
  16. Miss You – The Rolling Stones
  17. Just The Way You Are – Billy Joel
  18. With A Little Luck – Paul McCartney & Wings
  19. If I Can’t Have You – Yvonne Elliman
  20. Dance Dance Dance – Chic
  21. Feels So Good – Chuck Mangione
  22. Hot Child In The City – Nick Gilder
  23. Love Is Like Oxygen – Sweet
  24. It’s A Heartache – Bonnie Tyler
  25. We Will Rock You – Queen
  26. Baker Street – Gerry Rafferty
  27. Can’t Smile Without You – Barry Manilow
  28. Too Much, Too Little – Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams
  29. Dance With Me – Peter Brown
  30. Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad – Meat Loaf
  31. Jack And Jill – Raydio
  32. Take A Chance On Me – ABBA
  33. Sometimes When We Touch – Dan Hill
  34. Last Dance – Donna Summer
  35. Hopelessly Devoted To You – Olivia Newton-John
  36. Hot Blooded – Foreigner
  37. Your’e In My Heart – Rod Stewart
  38. Closer I Get To Yo – Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway
  39. Dust In The Wind – Kansas
  40. Magnet And Steel – Walter Egan
  41. Short People – Randy Newman
  42. Used To Be My Girl – The O’Jays
  43. Our Love – Natalie Cole
  44. Love Will Find A Way – Pablo Cruise
  45. An Everlasting Love – Andy Gibb
  46. Love Is In The Air – John Paul Young
  47. Goodbye Girl – David Gates
  48. Slip Slidin’ Away – Paul Simon
  49. Groove Line – Heatwave
  50. Thunder Island – Jay Ferguson
  51. Imaginary Lover – Atlanta Rhythm Section
  52. Still The Same – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
  53. My Angel Baby – Toby Beau
  54. Disco Inferno – Trammps
  55. On Broadway – George Benson
  56. Come Sail Away – Styx
  57. Back In Love Again – Ltd
  58. This Time I’m In It For Love – Player
  59. You Belong To Me – Carly Simon
  60. Here You Come Again – Dolly Parton
  61. Blue Bayou – Linda Ronstadt
  62. Peg – Steely Dan
  63. You Needed Me – Anne Murray
  64. Shame – Evelyn ‘champagne’ King
  65. Reminiscing – Little River Band
  66. Count On Me – Jefferson Starship
  67. Baby Hold On – Eddie Money
  68. Hey Deanie – Shaun Cassidy
  69. Summer Nights – Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta
  70. What’s Your Name – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  71. Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue – Crystal Gayle
  72. Because The Night – Patti Smith
  73. Every Kinda People – Robert Palmer
  74. Copacabana – Barry Manilow
  75. Always And Forever – Heatwave
  76. You And I – Rick James
  77. Serpentine Fire – Earth, Wind & Fire
  78. Sentimental Lady – Bob Welch
  79. Falling – Leblanc & Carr
  80. Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood – Santa Esmeralda
  81. Bluer Than Blue – Michael Johnson
  82. Running On Empty – Jackson Browne
  83. Whenever I Call You Frie – Kenny Loggins & Stevie Nicks
  84. Fool (If You Think It’s Over) – Chris Rhea
  85. Get Off – Foxy
  86. Sweet Talking Woman – Electric Light Orchestra
  87. Life’s Been Good – Joe Walsh
  88. I Love The Nightlife (Disco ‘Round) – Alicia Bridges
  89. You Can’t Turn Me Off – High Inergy
  90. It’s So Easy – Linda Ronstadt
  91. Native New Yorker – Odyssey
  92. Flash Light – Parliament
  93. Don’t Look Back – Boston
  94. Turn To Stone – Electric Light Orchestra
  95. I Can’t Stand The Rain – Eruption
  96. Ebony Eyes – Bob Welch
  97. Name Of The Game – ABBA
  98. We’re All Alone – Rita Coolidge
  99. Hollywood Nights – Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
  100. Deacon Blues – Steely Dan

Next week the final year of the decade… 1979!

Previous year… 1977

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