Billboard & Cashbox Year End Charts

1988Billboard Cashbox
RankTitle ArtistPeak Date Rank
1Faith ● George Michael1(4) 87/12/12-01/02 /
2Need You TonightInxs1 01/30 16
3Got My Mind Set On YouGeorge Harrison1 01/16 /
4Never Gonna Give You Up ●Rick Astley 1(2)03/12-03/19 2
5Sweet Child O' Mine ●Guns N‘ Roses1(2) 09/10-09/17 1
6So Emotional ●Whitney Houston1 01/09 /
7Heaven Is A Place On EarthBelinda Carlisle1 87/12/05 /
8Could've Been Tiffany1(2)02/06-02/13 4
9Hands To Heaven Breathe2(2)08/06-08/13 13
10Roll With It Steve Winwood1(4)07/30-08/20 5
11One More Try ●George Michael1(3) 05/28-06/11 8
12Wishing Well ● Terence Trent D'Arby105/07 3
13Anything For You ●Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine 1(2)05/14-05/21 12
14The Flame Cheap Trick1(2)07/09-07/16 9
15Get Out Of My Dream, Get Into My CarBilly Ocean1(2) 04/09-04/16 6
16Seasons Change Expose102/20 21
17Is This Love Whitesnake287/12/19 /
18Wild, Wild West ● The Escape Club111/12 31
19Pour Some Sugar On MeDef Leppard207/23 10
20I'll Always Love You ● Taylor Dayne3(2)09/24-10/01 33
21Man In The Mirror Michael Jackson1(2) 03/26-04/02 7
22Shake Your Love ● Debbie Gibson487/12/19 /
23Simply Irresistible Robert Palmer2(2)09/10-09/17 22
24Hold On To The Night Richard Marx107/23 37
25Hungry Eyes (From "Dirty Dancing")Eric Carmen4 02/13 30
26Shattered Dreams Johnny Hates Jazz2(3)05/14


27Father Figure George Michael1(2) 02/27-03/05 19
28Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)Samantha Fox3 06/04 44
29A Groovy Kind Of Love ●Phil Collins1(2) 10/22-10/29 29
30Love BitesDef Leppard110/08 50
31Endless Summer NightsRichard Marx2(2) 03/26-04/02 26
32Foolish Beat Debbie Gibson106/25 11
33Where Do Broken Hearts GoWhitney Houston1(2) 04/23-04/30 15
34Angel Aerosmith3(2)04/30-05/07 20
35Hazy Shade Of WinterBangles202/06 /
36The Way You Make Me FeelMichael Jackson1 01/23 /
37Don't Worry, Be Happy (From "Cocktail") ●Bobby McFerrin 1(2)09/24-10/01 28
38Make Me Lose Control Eric Carmen308/13 43
39Red Red Wine UB 40110/15 42
40She's Like A Wind Patrick Swayze Fearing Wendy Frazer3(3) 02/27-03/12 38
41Bad Medicine Bon Jovi1(2)11/19-11/26 /
42Kokomo (From The "Cocktail" Soundtrack) ▲The Beach Boys1 11/05 39
43I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like ThatElton John2 08/27 24
44Together Forever Rick Astley106/18 23
45Monkey George Michael1(2) 08/27-09/03 17
46Devil Inside Inxs2(2)04/16-04/23 25
47Should've Known BetterRichard Marx3 87/12/12 /
48I Don't Wanna Live Without Your LoveChicago3 08/27 40
49The Loco-Motion ● Kylie Minogue3(2)11/12-11/19 /
50What Have I Done To Deserve This?Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield 2(2)02/20-02/27 14
51Make It Real The Jets4(2)06/25-07/02 34
52What's On Your Mind (Pure Energy) ●Information Society3 10/22 36
53Tell It To My Heart ●Taylor Dayne7 01/23
54Out Of The BlueDebbie Gibson304/09
55Don't You Want MeJody Watley6(3)87/12/19-01/02
56Desire ●U2 311/26
57I Get WeakBelinda Carlisle203/19 35
58Sign Your Name Terence Trent D'Arby408/13 41
59I Want To Be Your ManRoger302/13
60GirlfriendPebbles 504/23
61Dirty DianaMichael Jackson107/02 18
621-2-3Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine3 08/20 46
63Mercedes Boy Pebbles2(2)07/09-07/16 45
64Perfect World Huey Lewis & The News3(2) 09/10-09/17 32
65New Sensation Inxs307/23
66Catch Me (I'M Falling) ● Pretty Poison8(3) 87/12/19-01/02
67If It Isn't LoveNew Edition709/17 49
68Rocket 2 UThe Jets6(2)04/02-04/09
69One Good WomanPeter Cetera410/01
70Don't Be CruelCheap Trick4(2)10/08-10/15 48
71Candle In The Wind Elton John601/23
72Everything Your Heart Desires Daryl Hall & John Oates3 06/11
73Say You WillForeigner 602/20
74I Want Her ●Keith Sweat 504/02
75Pink CadillacNatalie Cole5(2)05/07-05/14 47
76Fast CarTracy Chapman6(2)08/27


77Electric BlueIcehouse 705/21
78The Valley RoadBruce Hornsby & The Range507/02
79Don't Be Cruel ●Bobby Brown8(2)10/15-10/22
80Always On My MindPet Shop Boys405/21
81Piano In The DarkBrenda Russell Featuring Joe Esposito6 06/04
82When It's LoveVan Halen 509/10
83Don't Shed A TearPaul Carrack9(3)02/13-02/27
84We'll Be TogetherSting 787/12/05
85I Hate Myself For Loving You Joan Jett & The Blackhearts8(2) 10/01-10/08
86I Don't Want To Live Without You Foreigner505/28
87Nite And DayAl B. Sure! 707/16
88Don't You Know What The Night Can Do?Steve Winwood6 10/29
89One Moment In Time Whitney Houston511/12
90Can't Stay Away From You Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine6 03/05
91Kissing A FoolGeorge Michael511/26
92Cherry BombJohn Cougar Mellencamp801/09
93I Still BelieveBrenda K. Starr1307/02
94I Found SomeoneCher 1003/05
95Never Tear Us ApartInxs 711/05
96ValerieSteve Winwood 987/12/19
97Just Like ParadiseDavid Lee Roth603/12
98Nothin' But A Good Time Poison607/09
99WaitWhite Lion 805/21
100Prove Your LoveTaylor Dayne705/07

Billboard top 11 hits which not appear in Billboard year end chart

RankTitle ArtistPeak Date Rank
-I Saw Him Standing There Tiffany704/23
-Circle In the SandBelinda Carlisle 706/18
-Alphabet StreetPrince 806/25
-Nobody's Fool Kenny Loggins 809/17
-Tunnel of LoveBruce Springsteen 902/06
-Rush Hour Jane Wiedlin 907/30
-Love Will Save the Day Whitney Houston908/27
-I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man Prince1002/06
-Hysteria Def Leppard 1003/25
-Some Kind of Lover Jody Watley 1004/16
-Two OccasionsThe Deele 1005/21
-Just Got Paid Johnny Kemp 1008/13
-It Would Take A Strong Strong Man Rick Astley1009/17
-Please Don't Go Girl New Kids on the Block1010/08
-(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay Michael Bolton11(2) 03/26-04/02
-Another Part of MeMichael Jackson1109/10
-Do You Love MeThe Contours 1108/06
-Holding OnSteve Winwood 1101/28

Rank = Position in year-end chart.  Date = Peak date(s).
Peak = The single's highest position during its chart run (Parenthesis indicates weeks on the highest position).
●= RIAA certification for sales of 1,000,000 units
▲= RIAA certification for sales of 2,000,000 units, with each additional 2 millions indicated by a numeral following the symbol.