Top 10 Decade Defining Musical Acts: 1980s

Script written by Jordan Ruimy. While rock was still popular, this decade was dominated by genres with electronic elements, like new wave, dance, synthpop, as well as the rise of hip hop and urban music. For our series on the Top 10 Musical Acts Per Decade, we’ve based our choices on a mix of an act’s success, popularity and overall musical legacy. This is part of a series of videos spanning the decades of music from the1950s to the 2000s. Welcome to, and today we’re counting down our picks for the top 10 decade defining musical acts of the 1980s. Special thanks to our users Se7enNationArmy101, Grungeman23, SuperMonkeyGyrados, jimster95, Jack Morris, Nathaniel Jordon and billyfresh23 for submitting the idea on our Suggest Page at WatchMojo.comsuggest

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