Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK 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. In the early years of the UK chart, occasionally two songs were at number one simultaneously. This will be indicated with two asterisks.
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« 1987 1988 Number One Songs 1989 »
Date Artist - Title Weeks
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« 1987 1988 Number One Songs 1989 »
Pet Shop Boys - Always on My Mind 4
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is a Place on Earth 2
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now 3
Kylie Minogue - I Should Be so Lucky 5
Aswad - Don't Turn Around 2
Pet Shop Boys - Heart 3
S'Express - Theme from S'Express 2
Fairground Attraction - Perfect 1
Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg - With a Little Help From My Friends / She's Leaving Home 4
Timelords - Doctorin' the Tardis 1
Bros - I Owe You Nothing 2
Glenn Medeiros - Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You 4
Yazz and The Plastic Population - The Only Way Is Up 5
Phil Collins - A Groovy Kind of Love 2
Hollies - He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother 2
U2 - Desire 1
Whitney Houston - One Moment in Time 2
Enya - Orinoco Flow (Sail Away) 3
Robin Beck - The First Time 3
Cliff Richard - Mistletoe and Wine 4

20 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1988.