More Decade: '80s Channels
Early thrash and power metal to soaring fist-pounding anthems
'80s Hair Metal
Whitesnake, Poison, Cinderella, and Skid Row!
'80s hits to help you get the blood moving without the spandex and leg warmers.
'80s-'90s Hits: AccuRadio 500
Our listeners' top 500 '80s-'90s Hits by song ratings.
1970s & '80s Lite Hits
Adult hits of the soft rock era
1980s & '90s Lite Hits
Fun & lite adult contemporary hits.
The birth of modern rock
"Cats," "Evita," "La Cage," and "Phantom" debut
Neo-country and urban cowboys
Fusion and neo-bop, with Pat Metheny, Wynton Marsalis, and more
Prince, Janet, & Michael: R&B in the MTV age
A Flock of '80s
Pop, Rock and New Wave from the early MTV era
Adult Rock 1988
The year of Edie Brickell, the Church, Tracy Chapman, Steve Winwood, and John Hiatt
Adult Rock Flashback: 1989
Featuring Traveling Wilburys, Bonnie Raitt, R.E.M., and the Replacements
Top '80s Christian artists like Sandi Patti, the Imperials, Twila Paris, Dallas Holm, and Amy Gra...
Chicago House & Old School
Chicago House, Italo disco, and hi-NRG from the mid- to late-'80s
Classic Alternative 1984
Core alt acts like the Replacements and the Smiths, and early days heavy hitters like R.E.M. and ...
Classic Alternative 1985
Before grunge, THIS was Alternative Rock: R.E.M., the Smiths, New Order, and Kate Bush
Classic Alternative 1986
A year for classic albums like XTC's 'Skylarking,' Smiths' 'The Queen Is Dead,' Depeche Mode's 'B...
The greatest hit music of all time, with a '70s and '80s focus
Classic Rock 1980
The year of Back in Black, The River, Blizzard of Oz, Zenyatta Mondatta, and Permanent Waves
Classic Rock 1981
Rockin' the year Charles married Di, with Tom Petty, Journey, Stevie Nicks, and Billy Squier
Classic Rock 1982
'82's best from Van Halen, Rush, Rainbow, and Peter Gabriel
Classic Rock 1983
This was the year of U2's War, Synchronicity by the Police, and Uh-huh by Mellencamp.
Classic Rock 1984
The Orwellian year that belonged to Van Halen, The Cars, Henley, U2 and The Scorpions.
Classic Rock 1985
Rock meets Pop and early Alternative, with Dire Straits, John Mellencamp, the Cure, and Talking H...
Classic Rock 1986
Bon Jovi's "Slippery When Wet," Van Halen's "5150," Peter Gabriel's "So," Clapton's "August" and ...
Classic Rock 1988
U2 and R.E.M. became huge, and Van Halen and Robert Plant were still going strong
College Rock Radio: 1985
A sweet journey into those dorm driven turntables that were delivered to your headphones closed c...
Comedy: 1970s & '80s
From Monty Python to Steve Martin to Cheech & Chong
Country Yearbook 1980
The year of "Lookin' for Love," "9 to 5," "I Love a Rainy Night," "On the Road Again," and "Cowar...
Country Yearbook 1981
Country 40 years back with Anne Murray, Eddie Rabbitt, Emmylou Harris, John Anderson and Dottie W...
Country Yearbook 1982
When Ronnie Milsap, Eddie Rabbitt, Juice Newton, and the Oak Ridge Boys ruled the radio
Country Yearbook 1983
Celebrating a great year of country music with Ricky Skaggs, Reba, Mickey Gilley, Sylvia and more...
Country Yearbook 1984
Throwin' it back to '84 with George Strait, Alabama, Oak Ridge Boys, and the Judds
Country Yearbook 1985
What a year for Earl Thomas Conley, Exile, the Judds, the Oak Ridge Boys, and Alabama!
Country Yearbook 1986
Relive '86 with the Judds, George Strait, Rosanne Cash, Restless Heart and more
Country Yearbook 1987
'87 was the year for Reba, Highway 101, Ricky Van Shelton, Restless Heart, and Randy Travis
Country Yearbook 1988
'88 was great with Kathy Mattea, Randy Travis, Ricky Van Shelton, and the late Keith Whitley
Country Yearbook 1989
With Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Clint Black, and Travis Tritt, the "Class of '89" propelled Coun...
Critics' Picks: Top Songs of the '80s
Derived from hundreds of critics' lists of the best music of the decade
Feel Good '70s & '80s
Uptempo '70s and '80s pop hits
Feel Good '80s & '90s
Spirited tunes from the '80s and '90s to get you motivated and moving
Folk-Rock, Country-Rock, and Blues: 1983
A tasty mix of music styles!
Jazz Sampler: 1983
Compiled from our various Jazz channels, enjoy some of the our favorite jazz releases
Dance to the '80s sounds of urban heartbreak and life in the big city.
Listeners' Top 100: '80s Hits
Our 100 top-rated new-wave and pop hits of the '80s
Listeners' Top 100: 1983
The singles rated highest by AccuRadio listeners for the year that saw the debut of Fraggle Rock ...