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Madonna, Steve Winwood + Bananarama top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1986 (8/23/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown, we go back to 1986 when Madonna topped the list with Papa Don’t Preach. Following close behind was Steve Winwood at number two with Higher Love and Bananarama, who rounded … Continued

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Richard Marx, Bobby Brown + Prince top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1989 (8/18/14)

In this week’s SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown, we go back to 1989 when Richard Marx was right on top of the list with Right Here Waiting. Following close behind were Bobby Brown at number two with On Our Own and … Continued

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Quiz: What’s Your Spirit Decade?

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Original VJ Martha Quinn talks ’80s nostalgia, Milli Vanilli + the real reason MTV doesn’t play music videos anymore

Original MTV VJ Martha Quinn doesn’t just remember the ’80s — she’s a bona fide ’80s pop culture icon. She saw it, she lived it, she was there when. Along with fellow VJs Alan Hunter, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, and the … Continued

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Hear the best of the ’80s, ’90s + ’00s with Martha Quinn, Julie Brown, and Lance Bass!

Anyone who’s scrolled through Facebook or Twitter can attest to the amount of decades-based nostalgia streaming through the Internet at all times. Whether it’s Sam Smith covering Whitney Houston’s How Will I Know or Emma Stone fangirling over the Spice … Continued

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Ray Parker, Jr., Prince + The Jacksons top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1984 (8/9/14)

In this week’s Big 80s on 8 Top 40 countdown, it’s all about Ray Parker, Jr.’s ode to Ghostbusters. (Who you gonna call?? I ain’t afraid of no ghost.) Er, moving on. Up next is Prince’s When Doves Cry and … Continued

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Rick Springfield, Air Supply + Joey Scarbury top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1981 (8/4/14)

August 1, 1981 marks the day MTV launched, and this Big 80s on 8 countdown is from that very week in history. This week in 1981, Rick Springfield claimed the top spot with Jessie’s Girl, and Air Supply felt all the love … Continued

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Paul Young, Tears For Fears + Whitney Houston top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1985 (7/28/14)

This week in 1985 on SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown, Paul Young wasn’t going anywhere as he dominated number one with Everytime You Go Away. There were no tears for Tears For Fears as they claimed the number two spot with Shout, … Continued

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Billy, Paul, and Elton top this week’s 80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown 1980 (7/18/14)

1980 was the year of Ronald Reagan, the Rubik’s Cube, Ted Turner and CNN, John Lennon’s tragic assassination, and the year of United States’ “Miracle on Ice” at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics. This week in 1980 on SiriusXM’s ’80s on 8 Big 40 … Continued

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Road trippin’ across America: 14 playlists from SiriusXM

Hit the road Jack, and dontcha come back until you’ve cruised across America to every single one of these epic playlists. Kidding! You could honestly listen to them anytime, anywhere. But, they were crafted by SiriusXM’s experts with the open … Continued