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1989 Music Charts

1989's Biggest Artists, Albums and Songs

Tracy Chapman (1988 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, awarded in 1989)
George Micheal (Grammy for Album of the Year)
Don't Worry Be Happy - Bobby McFerrin (Grammy for Record of the Year)
New Artists in the Pop Charts Included:
Milli Vanilli, Roxette, Babyface, Jeff Healy band, Enya, Maxi Priest, Bd English, De la Soul, Indigo Girls, Sir Mixx-A-Lot, Melissa Ethridge and Skid Row

1989's Retro Top 10 Hits

1. The Best - Tina Turner
2. Orinoco Flow (Sail Away) - Enya
3. Electric Youth - Debbie Gibson
4. Veronica - Elvis Costello
5. The Look - Roxette
6. She Wants To Dance With Me - Rick Astley
7. Put a Little Love In Your Heart - Annie Lennox and Al Green
8. She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals
9. Baby Don't Forget My Number - Milli Vanilli
10. Toy Soldiers - Martika

1989's 'One Hit Wonders'

1. Heaven Help Me - Deon Estus (with George Michael)
2. What I Am - Edie Brickell and New Bohemians
3. One Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
4. Me So Horny - 2 Live Crew
5. A Touch of Grey - Grateful Dead
6. Dear God - Midge Ure
7. Angel Eyes - Jeff Healy Band
8. Me Myself and I - De La Soul
9. Pictures of Matchstick Men - Camper Van Beethoven
10. Doctorin' The Tardis - The Timelords

1989's Dance Top 10 Hit List

1. Smooth Criminal - Micheal Jackson
2. My Perogative - Bobby Brown
3. My Fantasy - Teddy Riley with Guy
4. Birthday Suit - Johnny Kemp
5. Every Little Step - Bobby Brown
6. Back To Life - Soul II Soul
7. Real Love - Jody Watley
8. Good Life - Inner City
9. The Way You Love Me - Karyn White
10. I Like - Guy

More of 1989's Dance Top Hits

  On Our Own - Bobby Brown

1989's Pop Dance Top 10 Hit List

1. Love Shake - The B-52s
2. Kiss - Art of Noise with Tom Jones
3. Your Mama Don't Dance - Poison
4. LIke A Prayer - Madonna
5. Get On Your Feet - Gloria Estefan
6. You Got It (The Right Stuff) - New Kids On The Block
7. Express Yourself - Madonna
8. I Wanna Have Some Fun - Samantha Fox
9. Forever Your Girl - Paula Abdul
10. Partyman - Prince

1989's Hip Hop Top 10 Hit List

1. Bust A Move - Young M.C.
2. Funky Cold Medina - Tone Loc
3. Joy & Pain - Rob Base & D.J. Easy Rock
4. Wild Thing - Tone Loc
5. Me, Myself & I - De La Soul
6. Buffalo Stance - Nenah Cherry
7. I'm That Type Of Guy - LL Cool J
8. Hey Ladies - Beastie Boys
9. Me So Horny - 2 Live Crew
10. We Got Our Own Thang - Heavy and the Boyz

1989's Pop Rock Top 10 Hit List

1. Patience - Guns N Roses
2. Love In An Elevator - Aerosmith
3. Once Bitten Twice Shy - Great White
4. Cult of Personality - Living Colour
5. Glamour Boys - Living Color
6. We Didn't Start the Fire - Billy Joel
7. Cuddly Toy - Roachford
8. Heaven - Warrent
9. I'll Be There For You - Bon Jovi
10. Runnin Down a Dream - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

1989's Alt Rock Top 10 Hit List

1. Love Song - The Cure
2. A Little Respect - Erasure
3. So Alive - Love and Rockets
4. Fascination Street - The Cure
5. Mayor of Simpleton - XTC
6. Stand - R.E.M.
7. Closer To Fine - Indigo Girls
8. Dear God - Midge Ure
9. Pop Song 89 - R.E.M.
10. Trouble Me - 10,000 Maniacs

More of 1989's Alternative Rock

  Anchorage - Michelle Shocked

1989's Album Rock Top 10 Hit List

1. Dr. Feelgood - Motley Crue
2. One - Metallica
3. Paradise City - Guns N Roses
4. All I Want Is You - U2
5. Lay Your hands On Me - Bon Jovi
6. Angel of Harlem - U2
7. The Living Years - Mike + The Mechanics
8. When Love Comes To Town - U2 with BB King
9. Close My Eyes Forever - Lita Ford with Ozzie Osbourne
10. End of the Line - Traveling Wilburys

More of 1989's Album Rock

  Fool For Your Loving - Whitesnake
. Wanna Be Loved - House of Lords
  I Want It All - Queen
  Pretending - Eric Clapton
  Got It Made - Crosby Stills and Nash

1989's Bubblegum Pop Music Top Ten

1. You Got It (The Right Stuff) - New Kids On The Block
2. Every Little Step - Bobby Brown
3. Electric Youth - Debbie Gibson
4. Forever Your Girl - Paula Abdul
5. Baby Don't Forget My Number - Milli Vanilli
6. I Wanna Have Some Fun - Samantha Fox
7. Walk The Dinosaur - Was (Not Was)
8. Cherish - Madonna
9. Put A Little Love In Your Heart - Anie Lennox and Al Green
10. Get On Your Feet - Gloria Estefan

PCM's 1989 Top 10 Hit List

1. Love Shack - the B-52s
2. Like A Prayer - Madonna
3. Bust A Move - Young MC
4. Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler
5. Joy and Pain - Rob base and DJ E-Z Rock
6. Funky Cold Medina - Tone Loc
7. All I WAnt Is You - U2
8. Patience - Guns N Roses
9. She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals
10. Kiss - Art of Noise featuring Tom Jones
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Annual Best Music Hits Here !
One Hit Wonders include artists with only one song in Billboard's Music Charts, songs of note and well-known hits that did not even make the Billboard Pop Charts.
PCM Charts are based on DJ requests and online suggestions.
Some songs are listed in multiple years because some charts list the
'release date' as the official date, while others list the chart 'peak date.'
Compromising that data, we try to list songs for the year they saw the most chart action.
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1989 Oscars
1989 Grammy Winners
1989 In History


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