Hot 100 Peak Position: No. 4

Yeah, yeah: "Urgent" hit the Number One spot. But there's so much meta-sexual brilliance in this song, it's arguably penetrated (ahem) the cultural consciousness far more than "Urgent" to this day. And granted, aside from the "Won't you open up the door?" line here, the innuendo isn't as potent here as some of the other songs on this list. But give it fair consideration: This is the song, after all, that paved the way for "Like a Virgin," a song that essentially alludes to something being so something that it brings back the distinct feeling and amateurish thrill that comes with having experienced the sensation of something-ing all over the place for the very first time. Which is impressive! And totally, absolutely merits writing a soaring anthem that's this triumphant about the experience.