List of Top 25 singles for 1990 in Australia

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These are the Top 25 singles of 1990 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. "Nothing Compares 2 U" Sinéad O'Connor 1 8[4]
2. "U Can't Touch This" MC Hammer 1 5[5]
3. "Vogue" Madonna 1 5[6]
4. "It Must Have Been Love" Roxette 1 2[7]
5. "All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You" Heart 1 4[8]
6. "Opposites Attract" Paula Abdul 1 2[9]
7. "How Am I Supposed to Live Without You" Michael Bolton 2
8. "Unchained Melody" The Righteous Brothers 1 5[nb 1]
9. "Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" Milli Vanilli 3
10. "Love Shack" The B-52's 1 6[11]
11. "Hold On" Wilson Phillips 2
12. "Don't Know Much" Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville 2
13. "Black Velvet" Alannah Myles 3
14. "Ride on Time" Black Box 2
15. "Mona" Craig McLachlan & Check 1-2 3
16. "Joey" Concrete Blonde 2
17. "I Need Your Body" Tina Arena 3
18. "Crying in the Chapel" Peter Blakeley 3
19. "Janie's Got a Gun" Aerosmith 1 1[12]
20. "Blaze of Glory" Jon Bon Jovi 1 6[13]
21. "When I See You Smile" Bad English 4
22. "Epic" Faith No More 1 3[14]
23. "Lay Down Your Guns" Jimmy Barnes 4
24. "Lambada" Kaoma 5
25. "Show No Mercy" Mark Williams 8

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 1990.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers had first been released in 1965, it was re-released in 1990 and peaked at #1 in late November on the ARIA chart for five weeks, it was still in the Top 50 by March 1991.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Singles 1990". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  2. ^ a b "Official ARIA Charts". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  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. ^ "Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  5. ^ "MC Hammer - U Can't Touch This". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  6. ^ "Madonna - Vogue". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  7. ^ "Roxette - It Must Have Been Love". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  8. ^ "Heart - All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  9. ^ "Paula Abdul - Opposites Attract". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  10. ^ "The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-16. 
  11. ^ "The B-52's - Love Shack". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  12. ^ "Aerosmith - Janie's Got A Gun". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  13. ^ "Jon Bon Jovi - Blaze of Glory". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 
  14. ^ "Faith No More - Epic". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-02-23.