Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1990. 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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December 17 1989 – January 13 1990 Phil Collins - Another Day In Paradise 4
January 14 – February 3 1990 Michael Bolton - How Am I Supposed To Live Without You 3
February 4 – 24 1990 Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract 3
February 25 – March 17 1990 Janet Jackson - Escapade 3
March 18 – 31 1990 Alannah Myles - Black Velvet 2
April 1 – 7 1990 Taylor Dayne - Love Will Lead You Back 1
April 8 – 14 1990 Tommy Page - I'll Be Your Everything 1
April 15 – May 12 1990 Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U 4
May 13 – June 2 1990 Madonna - Vogue 3
June 3 – 9 1990 Wilson Phillips - Hold On 1
June 10 – 23 1990 Roxette - It Must Have Been Love 2
June 24 – July 14 1990 New Kids On The Block - Step by Step 3
July 15 – 28 1990 Glenn Medeiros feat. Bobby Brown - She Ain't Worth It 2
July 29 – August 25 1990 Mariah Carey - Vision of Love 4
August 26 – September 1 1990 Sweet Sensation - If Wishes Came True 1
September 2 – 8 1990 Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze of Glory 1
September 9 – 22 1990 Wilson Phillips - Release Me 2
September 23 – 29 1990 Nelson - (Can't Live Without Your) Love and Affection 1
September 30 – October 6 1990 Maxi Priest - Close to You 1
October 7 – 13 1990 George Michael - Praying for Time 1
October 14 – 20 1990 James Ingram - I Don't Have the Heart 1
October 21 – 27 1990 Janet Jackson - Black Cat 1
October 28 – November 3 1990 Vanilla Ice - Ice Ice Baby 1
November 4 – 24 1990 Mariah Carey - Love Takes Time 3
November 25 – December 1 1990 Whitney Houston - I'm Your Baby Tonight 1
December 2 – 29 1990 Stevie B - Because I Love You (The Postman Song) 4
December 30 1990 – January 12 1991 Madonna - Justify My Love 2
Source: Billboard Magazine

27 different songs hit number one in the US during 1990.

Top 5 Songs of 1990

Number One Song of 1990: Wilson Phillips  - Hold On
  1. Wilson Phillips - Hold On
  2. Roxette - It Must Have Been Love
  3. Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U
  4. Bell Biv Devoe - Poison
  5. Madonna - Vogue
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1990.