Top 100 Songs of 1989


These are the top 100 songs of 1989. Within the top 100 there are a total of 76 different bands or artists.

Bobby Brown achieved the most entries with five of the top songs of 1989.

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

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Top Songs of 1989

1

Look Away

Chicago

2

My Prerogative

Bobby Brown

3

Every Rose Has Its Thorn

Poison

4

Straight Up

Paula Abdul

5

Miss You Much

Janet Jackson

6

Cold Hearted

Paula Abdul

7

Wind Beneath My Wings

Bette Midler

8

Girl You Know It’s True

Milli Vanilli

9

Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley

Will to Power

10

Giving You the Best That I Got

Anita Baker

11

Right Here Waiting

Richard Marx

12

Waiting For a Star to Fall

Boy Meets Girl

13

Lost in Your Eyes

Debbie Gibson

14

Don’t Wanna Lose You

Gloria Estefan

15

Heaven

Warrant

16

Girl I’m Gonna Miss You

Milli Vanilli

17

The Look

Roxette

18

She Drives Me Crazy

Fine Young Cannibals

19

On Our Own

Bobby Brown

20

Two Hearts

Phil Collins

21

Blame It on the Rain

Milli Vanilli

22

Listen to Your Heart

Roxette

23

I’ll Be There for You

Bon Jovi

24

If You Don’t Know Me by Now

Simply Red

25

Like a Prayer

Madonna

26

I’ll Be Loving You (Forever)

New Kids on the Block

27

How Can I Fall?

Breathe

28

Baby Don’t Forget My Number

Milli Vanilli

29

Toy Soldiers

Martika

30

Forever Your Girl

Paula Abdul

31

The Living Years

Mike and The Mechanics

32

Eternal Flame

The Bangles

33

Wild Thing

Tone Lōc

34

When I See You Smile

Bad English

35

If I Could Turn Back Time

Cher

36

Buffalo Stance

Neneh Cherry

37

When I’m with You

Sheriff

38

Don’t Rush Me

Taylor Dayne

39

Born to Be My Baby

Bon Jovi

40

Good Thing

Fine Young Cannibals

41

The Lover in Me

Sheena Easton

42

Bust a Move

Young MC

43

Once Bitten, Twice Shy

Great White

44

Batdance

Prince

45

Rock On

Michael Damian

46

Real Love

Jody Watley

47

Love Shack

The B-52’s

48

Every Little Step

Bobby Brown

49

Hangin’ Tough

New Kids on the Block

50

My Heart Can’t Tell You No

Rod Stewart

51

So Alive

Love and Rockets

52

You Got It (The Right Stuff)

New Kids on the Block

53

Armageddon It

Def Leppard

54

Satisfied

Richard Marx

55

Express Yourself

Madonna

56

I Like It

Dino

57

Soldier of Love

Donny Osmond

58

Sowing the Seeds of Love

Tears for Fears

59

Cherish

Madonna

60

When the Children Cry

White Lion

61

18 and Life

Skid Row

62

I Don’t Want Your Love

Duran Duran

63

Second Chance

38 Special

64

The Way You Love Me

Karyn White

65

Funky Cold Medina

Tone Lōc

66

In Your Room

The Bangles

67

Miss You Like Crazy

Natalie Cole

68

Lovesong

The Cure

69

Secret Rendezvous

Karyn White

70

Angel Eyes

The Jeff Healey Band

71

Patience

Guns N’ Roses

72

Walk on Water

Eddie Money

73

Cover Girl

New Kids on the Block

74

Welcome to the Jungle

Guns N’ Roses

75

Shower Me With Your Love

Surface

76

Stand

R.E.M.

77

Close My Eyes Forever

Lita Ford and Ozzy Osbourne

78

All This Time

Tiffany

79

After All

Cher and Peter Cetera

80

Roni

Bobby Brown

81

Love in an Elevator

Aerosmith

82

Lay Your Hands on Me

Bon Jovi

83

The Promise

When in Rome

84

What I Am

Edie Brickell & New Bohemians

85

I Remember Holding You

Boys Club

86

Paradise City

Guns N’ Roses

87

I Wanna Have Some Fun

Samantha Fox

88

She Wants to Dance with Me

Rick Astley

89

Dreamin’

Vanessa Williams

90

It’s No Crime

Babyface

91

Poison

Alice Cooper

92

This Time I Know It’s for Real

Donna Summer

93

Smooth Criminal

Michael Jackson

94

Heaven Help Me

Deon Estus

95

Rock Wit’cha

Bobby Brown

96

Thinking of You

Sa-Fire

97

What You Don’t Know

Exposé

98

Surrender To Me

Ann Wilson and Robin Zander

99

The End of the Innocence

Don Henley

100

Keep on Movin’

Soul II Soul