Global Charts
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Global Single Chart
40 years ago
the most popular tracks worldwide
according to the national single charts
dated to November 1, 1980
compiled and provided by

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1 / 3
week 4
Woman In Love - Barbra Streisand
Columbia - 2 weeks at No.1
2 / 1
week 13
Upside Down - Diana Ross
Motown
3 / 2
week 7
Another One Bites The Dust - Queen
EMI / Elektra
5 / 5
week 5
Master Blaster (Jammin') - Stevie Wonder
Motown
4 / 4
week 17
Xanadu - Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra
MCA / Jet
6 / 6
week 5
Dreaming - Cliff Richard
EMI
7 / 7
week 9
All Out Of Love - Air Supply
Arista
8 / -
week 2
He's So Shy - Pointer Sisters
Planet
9 / 10
week 4
Fame - Irene Cara
RSO
new.JPG (991 bytes) More Than I Can Say - Leo Sayer
Chrysalis / Warner Bros.
 

"Woman In Love" is a fantastic power ballad, taken from Streisand's 1980 album Guilty, completely written by the Bee Gees. The song received the 1980 Ivor Novello award for the best song musically and lyrically. It became the biggest smash of Barbra's music career and with a total of 11,227,000 points "Woman In Love" was the fifth most successful smash of 1980s, behind "We Are The World" by USA For Africa, "Flashdance...What A Feeling" by Irene Cara, "Another Brick In The Wall" by Pink Floyd, and "I Just Called To Say I Love You" by Stevie Wonder. The music video for the song included clips from the Hollywood movie "A Star Is Born", starring Streisand and Kris Kristofferson and other movies she made in the 1970s. "Woman In Love" jumped atop the hitlist in almost all countries around the world, including the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Canada, Australia, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Austria, and Switzerland.

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