Best Single From Each Artist: Vol. 6: 80s Edition

Inspired by this thing at McSweeney’s (and the fact that I’ve been meaning to do another for months).

10 artists, pick the best single (aim for hits that came out in the 80s, but you can argue for other inclusions, I guess):

1. Air Supply
2. The Cars
3. The Cure
4. Bryan Adams
5. John Cougar Mellancamp
6. Peter Gabriel (solo only)
7. Motley Crue
8. Eurhythmics
9. The Thompson Twins
10. Pet Shop Boys

Best Singles of Each Artist: volume 3

I’m doing this because Rusty, apparently, isn’t anymore and I liked it. So, here are your artists:

1. The Kinks
2. The Smiths
3. Aimee Mann
4. The White Stripes
5. Alison Krauss (with or without Union Station)
6. Kelly Clarkson
7. Foo Fighters
8. Phil Collins
9. Elton John
10. Bon Jovi