Top 40 for 1986
Broadcast of 31 December 1986

Rank TITLE Recording Act
40 Didn't mean to turn you on Robert Palmer
39 Don't forget me when I'm gone Glass Tiger
38 Typical male Tina Turner
37 All I need is a miracle Mike and the mechanics
36 Goin gets tough Billy Ocean
35 If you leave OMD
34 I can't wait Nu Shooz
33 Take me home Phill Collins
32 Secret Lovers Atlantic Star
31 Say you, say me Lionel Richie
30 True Colors Cyndi Lauper
29 Human Human League
28 Take my breath away Berlin
27 Burning heart Survivor
26 What you need Inxs
25 Why can't this be love Van Halen
24 Throwing it all away Genesis
23 Addicted to love Robert Palmer
22 Kiss Prince
21 Rock me Amadeus Falco
20 When I think of you Janet Jackson
19 Amanda Boston
18 Sara Starship
17 That's what friends are for Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Elton John & Dionne Warwick
16 On my Own Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald
15 no-one is to blame Haward Jones
14 Invisible touch Genesis
13 Greatest love of all Whitney Houston
12 Kyrie Mister Mister
11 Dancing on the ceiling Lionet Richie
10 They'll be sad songs Billy Ocean
9 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
8 Poppa don't preach Madonna
7 West end girls Pet shop boys
6 These dreams Heart
5 How will I know Whitney Houston
4 Glory of love Peter Cetera
3 Live to tell Madonna
2 Higher love Steve Winwood
1 Stuck with you Huey Lewis and the news