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Song of the Year 1989


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Billboard Top 40 of 1989


1 Look Away - Chicago

2 My Prerogative - Bobby Brown

3 Every Rose Has Its Thorn - Poison

4 Straight Up - Paula Abdul

5 Miss You Much - Janet Jackson

6 Cold Hearted - Paula Abdul

7 Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler

8 Girl You Know It's True - Milli Vanilli

9 Baby, I Love Your Way - Will To Power

10 Giving You The Best That I Got - Anita Baker

11 Right Here Waiting - Richard Marx

12 Waiting For A Star To Fall - Boy Meets Girl

13 Lost In Your Eyes - Debbie Gibson

14 Don't Wanna Lose You - Gloria Estefan

15 Heaven - Warrant

16 Girl I'm Gonna Miss You - Milli Vanilli

17 Look, The - Roxette

18 She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals

19 On Our Own - Bobby Brown

20 Two Hearts - Phil Collins

21 Blame It On The Rain - Milli Vanilli

22 Listen To Your Heart - Roxette

23 I'll Be There For You - Bon Jovi

24 If You Don't Know Me By Now - Simply Red

25 Like A Prayer - Madonna

26 I'll Be Loving You (Forever) - NKOTB

27 How Can I Fall - Breathe

28 Baby Don't Forget My Number - Milli Vanilli

29 Toy Soldiers - Martika

30 Forever Your Girl - Paula Abdul

31 Living Years, The - Mike + the Mechanics

32 Eternal Flame - Bangles

33 Wild Thing - Tone Loc

34 When I See You Smile - Bad English

35 If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher

36 Buffalo Stance - Neneh Cherry

37 When I'm With You - Sheriff

38 Don't Rush Me - Taylor Dayne

39 Born To Be My Baby - Bon Jovi

40 Good Thing - Fine Young Cannibals

 

Top Albums of 1989


Don't Be Cruel  -   Bobby Brown

Electric Youth  -  Debbie Gibson           

Loc-ed After Dark   -   Tone Loc        

Like A Prayer  -   Madonna        

The Raw & The Cooked -  Fine Young Cannibals        

Batman   -  Prince / Soundtrack   

Repeat Offender -  Richard Marx

Hangin' Tough   -   New Kids On The Block       

Girl You Know It's True -  Milli Vanilli

Forever Your Girl  -    Paula Abdul

Dr. Feelgood    -     Motley Crue  

Rhythym Nation 1814  -  Janet Jackson

Storm Front   -    Billy Joel

 

The Tony's (Musicals) 1989


Musical: Jerome Robbins' Broadway

Leading Actor Musical: Jason Alexander Jerome Robbins' Broadway

Leading Actress Musical: Ruth Brown Black and Blue

Featured Actor Musical: Scott Wise Jerome Robbins' Broadway

Featured Actress Musical: Debbie Shapiro Jerome Robbins' Broadway

Direction Musical: Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins' Broadway

Choreography: Cholly Atkins, Henry LeTang, Frankie Manning & Fayard Nicholas Black and Blue

Original Musical Score: No Award Give



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Music News 1989


Rolling Stones Bill Wyman marries Mandy Smith

 

Traveling Wilburys

 

The Grammy's 1989


Record of the Year: Wind Beneath My Wings - Bette Midler

Album of the Year: Nick of Time, Bonnie Raitt

Song of the Year: Wind Beneath My Wings - Larry Henley and Jeff Silbar, songwriters

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male: How Am I Supposed to Live Without You - Michael Bolton

Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female: Nick of Time - Bonnie Raitt

Best Pop Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal: Don't Know Much - Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male: The End of the Innocence - Don Henley

Best Rock Vocal Performance, Female: Nick of Time - Bonnie Raitt

Best Rock Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal: Traveling Wilburys Volume One - Traveling Wilburys

Best Rock Instrumental Performance: Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop With Terry Bozzio and Tony Hymas

Best Hard Rock Performance: Cult of Personality - Living Colour

Best Metal Performance: One - Metallica

Best Rhythm and Blues Song: If You Don't Know Me by Now - Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff, songwriters

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Male: Every Little Step - Bobby Brown

Best Rhythm and Blues Vocal Performance, Female: Giving You the Best That I Got - Anita Baker

Best Rhythm and Blues Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal: Back to Life - Soul II Soul featuring Caron Wheeler

Best Rhythm and Blues Instrumental Performance: African Dance - Soul II Soul

Best Rap Performance: Bust a Move - Young MC

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Male: When Harry Met Sally - Harry Connick, Jr.

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Female: Blues on Broadway - Ruth Brown

Best Jazz Vocal Performance, Duo or Group: Makin' Whoopee - Dr. John and Rickie Lee Jones

Best Country Song: After All This Time - Rodney Crowell, songwriter

Best Country Vocal Performance, Male: Lyle Lovett and His Large Band - Lyle Lovett

Best Country Vocal Performance, Female: Absolute Torch and Twang - k.d. lang

Best Country Performance By a Duo or Group With Vocal: Will the Circle Be Unbroken Volume Two - Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

Best Comedy Recording: It's Always Something - Gilda Radner

Best Album Package: Sound + Vision - Roger Gorman, art director

Best Music Video, Short Form: Leave Me Alone - Michael Jackson


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