Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1988. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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Date Artist - Title Weeks
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George Michael - Faith 4
Whitney Houston - So Emotional 1
George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You 1
Michael Jackson - The Way You Make Me Feel 1
INXS - Need You Tonight 1
Tiffany - Could've Been 2
Exposé - Seasons Change 1
George Michael - Father Figure 2
Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up 2
Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror 2
Billy Ocean - Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car 2
Whitney Houston - Where Do Broken Hearts Go 2
Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well 1
Gloria Estefan - Anything For You 2
George Michael - One More Try 3
Rick Astley - Together Forever 1
Debbie Gibson - Foolish Beat 1
Michael Jackson - Dirty Diana 1
Cheap Trick - The Flame 2
Richard Marx - Hold On to the Nights 1
Steve Winwood - Roll With It 4
George Michael - Monkey 2
Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child o' Mine 2
Bobby McFerrin - Don't Worry, Be Happy 2
Def Leppard - Love Bites 1
UB40 - Red Red Wine 1
Phil Collins - Groovy Kind of Love 2
Beach Boys - Kokomo 1
Escape Club - Wild, Wild West 1
Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine 2
Will To Power - Baby I Love Your Way-Free Bird Medley 1
Chicago - Look Away 2
Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn 3
Source: Billboard

33 different songs hit number one in the US during 1988.

Top 5 Songs of 1988

Number One Song of 1988: George Michael  - Faith
  1. George Michael - Faith
  2. INXS - Need You Tonight
  3. George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
  4. Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You Up
  5. Guns N' Roses - Sweet Child O' Mine
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1988.