The Top 100 Pop Singles of 1988 - * Song went #1

 

*1... FAITH, George Michael (Columbia) (#1, Dec 1987)
*2... NEED YOU TONIGHT, INXS (Atlantic) (#1, Jan)
*3... GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU, George Harrison (Dark Horse) (#1, Jan)
*4... NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP, Rick Astley (RCA) (#1, March)
*5... SWEET CHILD O' MINE, Guns N' Roses (Geffen) (#1, Sept)
*6... SO EMOTIONAL, Whitney Houston (Arista) (#1, Jan)
*7... HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH, Belinda Carlisle (MCA) (#1, Dec 1987)
*8... COULD'VE BEEN, Tiffany (MCA) (#1, Feb)
9... HANDS TO HEAVEN, Breathe (A&M) (#2, Aug)
*10.. ROLL WITH IT, Steve Winwood (Virgin) (#1, July)
*11.. ONE MORE TRY, George Michael (Columbia) (#1, May)
*12.. WISHING WELL, Terence Trent D'Arby (Columbia) (#1, May)
*13.. ANYTHING FOR YOU, Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine (Epic) (#1, May)
*14.. THE FLAME, Cheap Trick (Epic) (#1, July)
*15.. GET OUTTA MY DREAMS, GET INTO MY CAR, Billy Ocean (Jive) (#1, April)
*16.. SEASONS CHANGE, Expose (Arista) (#1, Feb)
17.. IS THIS LOVE, Whitesnake (Geffen) (#2, Dec 1987)
*18.. WILD, WILD WEST, The Escape Club (Atlantic) (#1, Nov)
19.. POUR SOME SUGAR ON ME, Def Leppard (Mercury) (#2, July)
20.. I'LL ALWAYS LOVE YOU, Taylor Dayne (Arista) (#3, Sept)
*21.. MAN IN THE MIRROR, Michael Jackson (Epic) (#1, March)
22.. SHAKE YOUR LOVE, Debbbie Gibson (Atlantic) (#4, Dec 1987)
23.. SIMPLY IRRESISTABLE, Robert Palmer (EMI-Manhattan) (#2, Sept)
*24.. HOLD ON TO THE NIGHTS, Richard Marx (EMI-Manhattan) (#1, July)
25.. HUNGRY EYES, Eric Carmen (RCA) (#4, Feb)
26.. SHATTERED DREAMS, Johnny Hates Jazz (Virgin) (#2, May)
*27.. FATHER FIGURE, George Michael (Columbia) (#1, Feb)
28.. NAUGHTY GIRLS (Need Love Too), Samantha Fox (Jive) (#3, June)
*29.. GROOVY KIND OF LOVE, Phil Collins (Altantic) (#1, Oct)
*30.. LOVE BITES, Def Leppard (Mercury) (#1, Oct)
31.. ENDLESS SUMMER NIGHTS, Richard Marx (EMI-Manhattan) (#2, March)
*32.. FOOLISH BEAT, Debbie Gibson (Atlantic) (#1, June)
*33.. WHERE DO BROKEN HEARTS GO, Whitney Houston (Arista) (#1, April)
34.. ANGEL, Aerosmith (Geffen) (#3, April)
35.. HAZY SHADE OF WINTER, The Bangles (Def Jam) (#2, Feb)
*36.. THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL, Michael Jackson (Epic) (#1, Jan)
*37 ..DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY, Bobby McFerrin (EMI-Manhattan) (#1, Sept)
38.. MAKE ME LOSE CONTROL, Eric Carmen (Arista) (#3, Aug)
*39.. RED RED WINE, UB40 (A&M) (#1, Oct)
40.. SHE'S LIKE THE WIND, Patrick Swayze Featuring Wendy Frazer (RCA) (#3, Feb)
*41.. BAD MEDICINE, Bon Jovi (Mercury) (#1, Nov)
*42.. KOKOMO, The Beach Boys (Elektra) (#1, Nov)
43.. I DON'T WANNA GO ON WITH YOU LIKE THAT, Elton John (MCA) (#2, Aug)
*44.. TOGETHER FOREVER, Rick Astley (RCA) (#1, June)
*45.. MONKEY, George Michael (Columbia) (#1, Aug)
46.. DEVIL INSIDE, INXS (Atlantic) (#2, April)
47.. SHOULD'VE KNOWN BETTER, Richard Marx (EMI-Manhattan) (#3, Dec 1987)
48.. I DON'T WANNA LIVE WITHOUT YOUR LOVE, Chicago (Reprise) (#3, Aug)
49.. THE LOCO-MOTION, Kylie Minogue (Geffen) (#3, Nov)
50.. WHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS, The Pet Shop Boys and Dusty Springfield
(EMI-Manhattan) (#2, Feb)
51.. MAKE IT REAL, The Jets (MCA) (#4, June)
52.. WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND (Pure Energy), The Information Society (Tommy Boy) (#3, Oct)
53.. TELL IT TO MY HEART, Taylor Dayne (Arista) (#7, Jan)
54.. OUT OF THE BLUE, Debbie Gibson (Altantic) (#3, April)
55.. DON'T YOU WANT ME, Jody Wately (MCA) (#6, Dec 1987)
56.. DESIRE, U2 (Island) (#3, Nov)
57.. I GET WEAK, Belinda Carlisle (MCA) (#2, March)
58.. SIGN YOUR NAME, Terance Trent D'Arby (Columbia) (#4, Aug)
59.. I WANT TO BE YOUR MAN, Roger (Reprise) (#3, Feb)
60.. GIRLFRIEND, Pebbles (MCA) (#5, April)
*61.. DIRTY DIANA, Michael Jackson (Epic) (#1, July)
62.. 1-2-3, Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine (Epic) (#3, Aug)
63.. MERCEDES BOY, Pebbles (MCA) (#2, July)
64.. PERFECT WORLD, Huey Lewis and the News (Chrysalis) (#3, Sept)
65.. NEW SENSATION, INXS (Atlantic) (#3, July)
66.. CATCH ME (I'm Falling), Pretty Poison (Virgin) (#8, Dec 1987)
67.. IF IT ISN'T LOVE, New Edition (MCA) (#7, Sept)
68.. ROCKET 2 U, The Jets (MCA) (#6, April)
69.. ONE GOOD WOMAN, Peter Cetera (Full Moon) (#4, Oct)
70.. DON'T BE CRUEL, Cheap Trick (Epic) (#4, Oct)
71.. CANDLE IN THE WIND, Elton John (MCA) (#6, Jan)
72.. EVERYTHING YOUR HEART DESIRES, Daryl Hall John Oates (Arista) (#3, June)
73.. SAY YOU WILL, Foreigner (Atlantic) (#6, Feb)
74.. I WANT HER, Keith Sweat (Vintertainment) (#5, April)
75.. PINK CADILLAC, Natalie Cole (EMI-Manhattan) (#5, May)
76.. FAST CAR, Tracy Chapman (Elektra) (#6, Aug)
77.. ELECTRIC BLUE, Icehouse (Chrysalis) (#7, May)
78.. THE VALLEY ROAD, Bruce Hornsby and the Range (RCA) (#5, July)
79.. DON'T BE CRUEL, Bobby Brown (MCA) (#8, Oct)
80.. ALWAYS ON MY MIND, The Pet Shop Boys (EMI-Manhattan) (#4, May)
81.. PIANO IN THE DARK, Brenda Russell Featuring Joe Esposito (A&M) (#6, June)
82.. WHEN IT'S LOVE, Van Halen (Warner Brothers) (#5, Sept)
83.. DON'T SHED A TEAR, Paul Carrack (Chrysalis) (#9, Feb)
84.. WE'LL BE TOGETHER, Sting (A&M) (#7, Dec 1987)
85.. I HATE MYSELF FOR LOVING YOU, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts (Blackheart) (#8, Oct)
86.. I DON'T WANT TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU, Foreigner (Atlantic) (#5, May)
87.. NITE AND DAY, Al B. Sure! (Warner Brothers) (#7, July)
88.. DON'T YOU KNOW WHAT THE NIGHT CAN DO, Steve Winwood (Virgin) (#6, Oct)
89.. ONE MOMENT IN TIME, Whitney Houston (Arista) (#5, Nov)
90.. CAN'T STAY AWAY FROM YOU, Gloria Estefan and the Miami Sound Machine (Epic) (#6, March)
91.. KISSING A FOOL, George Michael (Columbia) (#5, Nov)
92.. CHERRY BOMB, John Cougar Mellencamp (Mercury) (#8, Jan)
93.. I STILL BELIEVE, Brenda K. Starr (MCA) (#13, July)
94.. I FOUND SOMEONE, Cher (Geffen) (#10, March)
95.. NEVER TEAR US APART, INXS (Atlantic) (#7, Nov)
96.. VALERIE, Steve Winwood (Island) (#9, Dec 1987)
97.. JUST LIKE PARADISE, David Lee Roth (Warner Brothers) (#6, March)
98.. NOTHIN' BUT A GOOD TIME, Poison (Enigma) (#6, July)
99.. WAIT, White Lion (Atlantic) (#8, May)
100.. PROVE YOUR LOVE, Taylor Dayne (Arista) (#7, May)