Here are the #11-20 hits from the Billboard Year-end Hot 100 for 1989.
20 – Phil Collins, "Two Hearts": Written by Phil and Lamont Dozier, from the soundtrack of the 1988 film Buster, which starred Phil and Julie Walters. It reached #1 in the US and Canada, #6 in the UK, and #13 in Australia. It won the Golden Globe for Best Original Song and the Grammy for Best Song Written for Visual Media in 1989.
19 – Bobby Brown, "On Our Own": Written by L. A. Reed, Babyface, and Daryl Simmons for the Ghostbusters II soundtrack. It reached #1 on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart, #2 on the Hot 100 for three weeks, #3 in Canada (#1 on their Hot Urban Singles chart), #4 in the UK, and #22 in Australia.
18 – Fine Young Cannibals, "She Drives Me Crazy": Written by Roland Griff and David Steele, it appeared on their 1989 album The Raw And The Cooked. It reached #5 in the UK, reached #1 in the US, Canada, and Australia. Local radio host Clark Howard used this as the theme song for his show.
17 – Roxette, "The Look": Written by Per Gessle of the Swedish band, it was the 4th single from their 2nd studio album, 1988’s Look Sharp!. It reached #1 in the US and Australia, #2 in Canada, and #7 in the UK.
16 – Milli Vanilli, "Girl I’m Gonna Miss You": Written by Frank Farian, Peter Bischof-Fallenstein, and Dietmar Kawohl and was the third single off their 1988 North American debut album Girl You Know It’s True. It reached #1 in the US and Canada, #2 in the UK, and #3 in Australia. It was certified Gold by RIAA. Is it live, or is it Memorex?
15 – Warrant, "Heaven": Written by lead singer Jani Lane, it was the second single from their 1989 debut album Dirty Rotten Filthy Stinking Rich. It reached #2 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the Top 40 chart, #5 in Canada, and barely made the chart in the UK (#93) and Australia (#54).
14 – Gloria Estefan, "Don’t Wanna Lose You": Written bvy Gloria and released as the first single from her 1989 debut album Cuts Both Ways. It reached #1 on the Hot 100 and Hot Latin Singles charts, and #2 on the Adult Contemporary chart in the US, #3 in Canada and #1 on the Canadian Adult Contemporary chart, #6 in the UK, and #40 in Australia.
13 – Debbie Gibson, "Lost In Your Eyes": Written by Debbie, it was her first single from her second album, 1989’s Electric Youth. It reached #1 in the US and Canada, #7 in Australia, and #34 in the UK.
12 – Boy Meets Girl, "Waiting For A Star To Fall": Written by the band’s Shannon Rubicam and George Merrill and was the second single from their second album, Reel Life. It reached #5 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart in the US, #2 in Canada, #9 in the UK, and #35 in Australia.
11 – Richard Marx, "Right Here Waiting": Written by Richard and was the second single from his second studio album, 1989’s Repeat Offender. It reached #1 in the US, Canada, and Australia and #2 in the UK.
I had planned on doing this through 1995, and we should be there the Tuesday before Christmas. Next week, 1990. That’s Top Ten Tuesday for November 16, 2021.