Top 100 Songs Of 1988

These are the top 100 songs of 1988. Within the top 100 there are a total of 69 different bands or artists.

George Michael achieved the most entries with five of the top songs of 1988.

The song title is at the top in gray with the artist below in red.

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Top Songs of 1988

George Michael
2Need You Tonight
3Got My Mind Set on You
George Harrison
4Got My Mind Set on You
George Harrison
5Sweet Child o’ Mine
Guns N’ Roses
6So Emotional
Whitney Houston
7Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Belinda Carlisle
8Could’ve Been
9Hands to Heaven
10Roll with It
Steve Winwood
11One More Try
George Michael
12Wishing Well
Terence Trent D’Arby
13Anything for You
Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
14The Flame
Cheap Trick
15Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car
Billy Ocean
16Seasons Change
17Is This Love
18Wild, Wild West
The Escape Club
19Pour Some Sugar on Me
Def Leppard
20I’ll Always Love You
Taylor Dayne
21Man in the Mirror
Michael Jackson
22Shake Your Love
Debbie Gibson
23Simply Irresistible
Robert Palmer
24Hold On to the Nights
Richard Marx
25Hungry Eyes
Eric Carmen
26Shattered Dreams
Johnny Hates Jazz
27Father Figure
George Michael
28Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)
Samantha Fox
29A Groovy Kind of Love
Phil Collins
30Love Bites
Def Leppard
31Endless Summer Nights
Richard Marx
32Foolish Beat
Debbie Gibson
33Where Do Broken Hearts Go
Whitney Houston
35A Hazy Shade of Winter
The Bangles
36The Way You Make Me Feel
Michael Jackson
37Don’t Worry, Be Happy
Bobby McFerrin
38Make Me Lose Control
Eric Carmen
39Red Red Wine
40She’s Like the Wind
Patrick Swayze featuring Wendy Fraser
41Bad Medicine
Bon Jovi
The Beach Boys
43I Don’t Wanna Go on with You Like That
Elton John
44Together Forever
Rick Astley
George Michael
46Devil Inside
47Should’ve Known Better
Richard Marx
48I Don’t Wanna Live Without Your Love
49The Loco-Motion
Kylie Minogue
50What Have I Done to Deserve This?
Pet Shop Boys with Dusty Springfield
51Make It Real
The Jets
52What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
Information Society
53Tell It to My Heart
Taylor Dayne
54Out of the Blue
Debbie Gibson
55Don’t You Want Me
Jody Watley
57I Get Weak
Belinda Carlisle
58Sign Your Name
Terence Trent D’Arby
59I Want to Be Your Man
Roger Troutman
61Dirty Diana
Michael Jackson
Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
63Mercedes Boy
64Perfect World
Huey Lewis and the News
65New Sensation
66Catch Me (I’m Falling)
Pretty Poison
67If It Isn’t Love
New Edition
68Rocket 2 U
The Jets
69One Good Woman
Peter Cetera
70Don’t Be Cruel
Cheap Trick
71Candle in the Wind
Elton John
72Everything Your Heart Desires
Daryl Hall & John Oates
73Say You Will
74I Want Her
Keith Sweat
75Pink Cadillac
Natalie Cole
76Fast Car
Tracy Chapman
77Electric Blue
78The Valley Road
Bruce Hornsby and the Range
79Don’t Be Cruel
Bobby Brown
80Always on My Mind
Pet Shop Boys
81Piano in the Dark
Brenda Russell featuring Joe Esposito
82When It’s Love
Van Halen
83Don’t Shed a Tear
Paul Carrack
84We’ll Be Together
85I Hate Myself for Loving You
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
86I Don’t Want to Live Without You
87Nite and Day
Al B. Sure!
88Don’t You Know What the Night Can Do?
Steve Winwood
89One Moment in Time
Whitney Houston
90Can’t Stay Away from You
Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
91Kissing a Fool
George Michael
92Cherry Bomb
John Cougar Mellencamp
93I Still Believe
Brenda K. Starr
94I Found Someone
95Never Tear Us Apart
Steve Winwood
97Just Like Paradise
David Lee Roth
98Nothin’ but a Good Time
White Lion
100Prove Your Love
Taylor Dayne

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