The 1980s were amazing, weren’t they? It had some of the strangest fashion we’ve seen from a decade in a while. There was so much color. Fashion showed that it was all about something new and different from your hair down to your toes.
Of course, we saw this influence elsewhere – music! The ‘80s also had some of the best music. We were happy to play some songs repeat. In fact, a lot of it has still stuck around to this very day – although anyone who lived through the decade can tell you that it isn’t much of a surprise.
The 1980s were all about diversity. It was a big place where you could do whatever you want, and it probably would have succeeded. With that being said, some artists found much more success than others. Some of these musical celebs were able to dominate the music scene for quite a while, and the world was better for it.
Later, many of them still stuck around and remained popular through the 1990s, 2000s, and even 2010s. Listening to the music made us want to make a list that encompassed the best of the best. These are 30 stars that dominated the ’80s through their musical talent.