List of Top 25 singles for 1989 in Australia

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These are the Top 25 singles of 1989 in Australia from the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) End of Year Albums Chart.[1][2] ARIA had previously used the Kent Music Report, known from 1987 onwards as the Australian Music Report.[3]

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached weeks at No. 1
1. "Like a Prayer" Madonna 1 5[4]
2. "The Look" Roxette 1 6[5]
3. "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" The Proclaimers 1 5[6]
4. "Eternal Flame" The Bangles 1 3[7]
5. "If I Could Turn Back Time" Cher 1 7[8]
6. "She Drives Me Crazy" Fine Young Cannibals 1 3[9]
7. "Bedroom Eyes" Kate Ceberano 2
8. "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" New Kids on the Block 1 3[10]
9. "Kokomo" Beach Boys 1 6[11]
10. "The Living Years" Mike + The Mechanics 1 1[12]
11. "Wind Beneath My Wings" Bette Midler 1 2[13]
12. "Teardrops" Womack and Womack 2
13. "If You Don't Know Me by Now" Simply Red 1 1[14]
14. "Right Here Waiting" Richard Marx 1 5[15]
15. "Tucker's Daughter" Ian Moss 2
16. "Swing the Mood" Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers 1 3[16]
17. "Especially for You" Kylie & Jason 2
18. "Poison" Alice Cooper 3
19. "Batdance" Prince 2
20. "Dressed for Success" Roxette 3
21. "If I Could" 1927 4
22. "All I Want Is You" / "Everlasting Love" U2 2
23. "You Got It" Roy Orbison 3
24. "Stop" Sam Brown 4
25. "Baby I Don't Care" Transvision Vamp 3

Peak chart positions are from the ARIA Charts, overall position on the End of Year Chart is calculated by ARIA based on the number of weeks and position that the records reach within the Top 50 singles for each week during 1989.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Singles 1989". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  2. ^ a b "Official ARIA Charts". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-15. 
  3. ^ Kent, David (1993). Australian Chart Book 1970-1992. St Ives, N.S.W.: Australian Chart Book. ISBN 0-646-11917-6.  NOTE: Used for Australian Singles and Albums charting from 1970 until ARIA created their own charts in mid-1988.
  4. ^ "Madonna - Like A Prayer". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  5. ^ "Roxette - The Look". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  6. ^ "The Proclaimers - I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  7. ^ "The Bangles - Eternal Flame". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  8. ^ "Cher - If I Could Turn Back Time". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  9. ^ "Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  10. ^ "New Kids on the Block - You Got It (The Right Stuff)". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  11. ^ "The Beach Boys - Kokomo". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  12. ^ "Mike + The Mechanics - The Living Years". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  13. ^ "Bette Midler - Wind Beneath My Wings". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  14. ^ "Simply Red - If You Don't Know Me By Now". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  15. ^ "Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  16. ^ "Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers - Swing The Mood". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23.