List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1986

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Dionne Warwick (pictured with Pat Nixon) earned her second Hot 100 number-one single with "That's What Friends Are For", which stayed at the top position for four straight weeks.

This is a list of the U.S. Billboard magazine Hot 100 number-one singles of 1986. The longest running number-one singles of 1986 are "That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne and Friends and "Walk Like an Egyptian" by The Bangles, which each logged four weeks at number-one. "Walk Like an Egyptian" logged two weeks at number-one in 1986 and two more weeks at number-one in 1987, summing up to four weeks at the top. "Say You, Say Me" by Lionel Richie concluded another four week run that began in 1985. 1986 is the year with the third largest number of number-one songs, with 30 songs reaching the #1 spot.

Key
Best performing single of 1986 Indicates best-performing single of 1986
Issue date Song Artist(s) Ref.
January 4 "Say You, Say Me" Lionel Richie
January 11 [1]
January 18 "That's What Friends Are For"dagger Dionne and Friends [2]
January 25 [3]
February 1 [4]
February 8 [5]
February 15 "How Will I Know" Whitney Houston [6]
February 22 [7]
March 1 "Kyrie" Mr. Mister [8]
March 8 [9]
March 15 "Sara" Starship [10]
March 22 "These Dreams" Heart [11]
March 29 "Rock Me Amadeus" Falco [12]
April 5 [13]
April 12 [14]
April 19 "Kiss" Prince and the Revolution [15]
April 26 [16]
May 3 "Addicted to Love" Robert Palmer [17]
May 10 "West End Girls" Pet Shop Boys [18]
May 17 "Greatest Love of All" Whitney Houston [19][20]
May 24 [21][22]
May 31 [23][24]
June 7 "Live to Tell" Madonna [25][26]
June 14 "On My Own" Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald [27]
June 21 [28]
June 28 [29]
July 5 "There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry)" Billy Ocean [30]
July 12 "Holding Back the Years" Simply Red [31]
July 19 "Invisible Touch" Genesis [32]
July 26 "Sledgehammer" Peter Gabriel [33]
August 2 "Glory of Love" Peter Cetera [34]
August 9 [35]
August 16 "Papa Don't Preach" Madonna [36]
August 23 [37]
August 30 "Higher Love" Steve Winwood [38]
September 6 "Venus" Bananarama [39]
September 13 "Take My Breath Away" Berlin [40]
September 20 "Stuck with You" Huey Lewis and the News [41]
September 27 [42]
October 4 [43]
October 11 "When I Think of You" Janet Jackson [44]
October 18 [45]
October 25 "True Colors" Cyndi Lauper [46]
November 1 [47]
November 8 "Amanda" Boston [48]
November 15 [49]
November 22 "Human" The Human League [50]
November 29 "You Give Love a Bad Name" Bon Jovi [51]
December 6 "The Next Time I Fall" Peter Cetera and Amy Grant [52]
December 13 "The Way It Is" Bruce Hornsby & the Range [53]
December 20 "Walk Like an Egyptian" The Bangles [54]
December 27 [55]

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  12. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1986-03-28). "Falco Ends U.S. Artist Tenure at the Top". Chicago Tribune. Tribune Company. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
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  38. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1986-08-29). "'Higher Love' Takes Briton Steve Winwood to a New Plateau on Charts". Chicago Tribune. Tribune Company. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
  39. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1986-09-06). "After 16 Years, Bananarama Puts 'Venus' Back on Top". Chicago Tribune. Tribune Company. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 
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  55. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1986-12-26). "Bangles' 'Walk' Keeps a Foothold on No. 1 Over Wang Chung's 'Fun'". Chicago Tribune. Tribune Company. Retrieved 2009-01-30. 

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