Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1989. 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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« 1988 1989 Number One Songs 1990 »
December 18 1988 – January 7 1989 Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn 3
January 8 – 14 1989 Bobby Brown - My Perogative 1
January 15 – 28 1989 Phil Collins - Two Hearts 2
January 29 – February 4 1989 Sheriff - When I'm With You 1
February 5 – 25 1989 Paula Abdul - Straight Up 3
February 26 – March 18 1989 Debbie Gibson - Lost in Your Eyes 3
March 19 – 25 1989 Mike and The Mechanics - The Living Years 1
March 26 – April 1 1989 Bangles - Eternal Flame 1
April 2 – 8 1989 Roxette - The Look 1
April 9 – 15 1989 Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy 1
April 16 – May 6 1989 Madonna - Like a Prayer 3
May 7 – 13 1989 Bon Jovi - I'll Be There for You 1
May 14 – 27 1989 Paula Abdul - Forever Your Girl 2
May 28 – June 3 1989 Michael Damian - Rock On 1
June 4 – 10 1989 Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings 1
June 11 – 17 1989 New Kids On The Block - I'll Be Loving You (Forever) 1
June 18 – 24 1989 Richard Marx - Satisfied 1
June 25 – July 1 1989 Milli Vanilli - Baby Don't Forget My Number 1
July 2 – 8 1989 Fine Young Cannibals - Good Thing 1
July 9 – 15 1989 Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now 1
July 16 – 29 1989 Martika - Toy Soldiers 2
July 30 – August 5 1989 Prince - Batdance 1
August 6 – 26 1989 Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting 3
August 27 – September 2 1989 Paula Abdul - Cold Hearted 1
September 3 – 9 1989 New Kids On The Block - Hangin' Tough 1
September 10 – 16 1989 Gloria Estefan - Don't Wanna Lose You 1
September 17 – 30 1989 Milli Vanilli - Girl I'm Gonna Miss You 2
October 1 – 28 1989 Janet Jackson - Miss You Much 4
October 29 – November 4 1989 Roxette - Listen To Your Heart 1
November 5 – 18 1989 Bad English - When I See You Smile 2
November 19 – December 2 1989 Milli Vanilli - Blame It On The Rain 2
December 3 – 16 1989 Billy Joel - We Didn't Start The Fire 2
December 17 1989 – January 13 1990 Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise 4
Source: Billboard Magazine

33 different songs hit number one in the US during 1989.

Top 5 Songs of 1989

Number One Song of 1989: Chicago  - Look Away
  1. Chicago - Look Away
  2. Bobby Brown - My Prerogative
  3. Poison - Every Rose Has Its Thorn
  4. Paula Abdul - Straight Up
  5. Janet Jackson - Miss You Much
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1989.