1988 - UK Top40
UK TOP 40 - Pop Music Charts - 1988

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Date Artist Title Chart
9 Jan Bananarama I Can't Help It 20
9 Jan Beatmasters/Cookie Crew Rok Da House 5
9 Jan Bros When Will I Be Famous (Re-Entry) 2
9 Jan Lloyd Cole & Commotions Jennifer She Said 31
9 Jan Terence Trent D'Arby Sign Your Name 2
9 Jan Depeche Mode Behind The Wheel 21
9 Jan INXS New Sensation 25
9 Jan Jack 'N' Chill The Jack That House Built (Re-Entry) 6
9 Jan George Michael Father Figure 11
9 Jan Public Enemy Bring The Noise 32
9 Jan Joyce Sims Come Into My Life 7
9 Jan Stranglers All Day & All Of The Night 7
9 Jan Two Men A Drum Machine & A Trumpet I'm Tired Of Getting Pushed Around 18
16 Jan AC/DC Heatseeker 12
16 Jan Black Paradise 38
16 Jan Billy Idol Hot In The City (Re-Mix) 13
16 Jan Elton John Candle In The Wind 5
16 Jan Motley Crue You're All I Need / Wild Side 23
16 Jan Sinead O'Connor Mandinka 17
16 Jan Screaming Blue Messiahs I Wanna Be A Flintstone 28
16 Jan Jermaine Stewart Say It Again 7
16 Jan Sweet Tee It's Like That Y'All / I Got Da Feelin' 31
16 Jan Tiffany I Think We're Alone Now 1
23 Jan All About Eve Wild Hearted Woman 33
23 Jan Taylor Dayne Tell It To My Heart 3
23 Jan Deacon Blue Dignity 31
23 Jan Debbie Gibson Shake Your Love 7
23 Jan Eddy Grant Gimme Hope Jo'Anna 7
23 Jan Kylie Minogue I Should Be So Lucky 1
23 Jan Luther Vandross Give Me The Reason (Re-Issue) 26
30 Jan Fall Victoria 35
30 Jan Sharpe & Numan No More Lies 34
30 Jan Robert Plant Heaven Knows 33
30 Jan T'Pau Valentine 9
6 Feb Bangles Hazy Shade Of Winter 11
6 Feb Bourgeois Tagg I Don't Mind At All 35
6 Feb George Harrison When We Was Fab 25
6 Feb Nitro Deluxe Let's Get Brutal 24
6 Feb Billy Ocean Get Outta My Dreams Get Into My Car 3
6 Feb Alexander O'Neal/Cherelle Never Knew Love Like This 26
6 Feb Was (Not Was) Spy In The House Of Love (Re-Entry) 21
6 Feb Whitesnake Give Me All Your Love 18
13 Feb Aztec Camera How Men Are 25
13 Feb Eddie Cochran C'Mon Everybody (Re-Issue) 14
13 Feb LL Cool J Going Back To Cali / Jack The Ripper 37
13 Feb Mission Tower Of Strength 12
13 Feb Vanessa Paradis Joe Le Taxi 3
13 Feb Cliff Richard Two Hearts 34
17 Feb Icehouse Crazy (Re-Entry) 38
20 Feb Bomb The Bass Beat Dis 2
20 Feb Coldcut/Yazz/Plastic Population Doctorin' The House 6
20 Feb Communards For a Friend 28
20 Feb Echo & Bunnymen People Are Strange 29
20 Feb Eighth Wonder I'm Not Scared 7
20 Feb Michael Jackson Man In The Mirror 21
20 Feb Taja Seville Love Is Contagious 7
20 Feb Keith Sweat I Want Her 26
27 Feb Rick Astley Together Forever 2
27 Feb Aswad Don't Turn Around 1
27 Feb Derek B Goodgroove 16
27 Feb Afrika Bambaataa/UB40 Reckless 17
27 Feb Belinda Carlisle I Get Weak 10
27 Feb Johnny Hates Jazz Heart Of Gold 19
27 Feb Mel & Kim That's The Way It Is 10
27 Feb Morrissey Suedehead 5
27 Feb Primitives Crash 5
27 Feb Sisters Of Mercy Dominion 13
5 Mar Erasure Ship Of Fools 6
5 Mar Heart Never / These Dreams (Re-Issue) 8
5 Mar David Lee Roth Just Like Paradise 27
12 Mar Erik B & Rakim I Know You Got Soul 13
12 Mar Clash I Fought The Law 29
12 Mar Climie Fisher Love Changes Everything (Re-Mix) 2
12 Mar Glen Goldsmith Dreaming 9
12 Mar Whitney Houston Where Do Broken Hearts Go 14
12 Mar Jellybean/Adele Bertei Just A Mirage 13
12 Mar Brenda Russell Piano In The Dark 23
19 Mar Bros Drop The Boy 2
19 Mar Taylor Dayne Prove Your Love 8
19 Mar Debbie Gibson Only In My Dreams (Re-Entry) 11
19 Mar Simon Harris Bass (How Low Can You Go) 12
19 Mar Magnum Days Of No Trust 32
19 Mar Pebbles Girlfriend 8
19 Mar Sinitta Cross My Broken Heart 6
19 Mar Tiffany Could've Been 4
19 Mar Wet Wet Wet Temptation 12
26 Mar A-Ha Stay On These Roads 5
26 Mar Natalie Cole Pink Cadillac 5
26 Mar Iron Maiden Can I Play With Madness 3
26 Mar Status Quo Ain't Complaining 19
26 Mar Patrick Swayze feat. Wendy Fraser She's Like The Wind 17
2 Apr AC/DC That's The Way I Wanna Rock 'N' Roll 22
2 Apr Danny Wilson Mary's Prayer (Re-Entry) 3
2 Apr Hazell Dean Who's Leaving Who 4
2 Apr Will Downing A Love Supreme 14
2 Apr Fleetwood Mac Everywhere 4
2 Apr Pet Shop Boys Heart 1
2 Apr Jermaine Stewart Get Lucky 13
2 Apr T'Pau Sex Talk (Live) 23
9 Apr Adventures Broken Land 20
9 Apr All About Eve Every Angel 30
9 Apr Bananarama I Want You Back 5
9 Apr Deacon Blue When Will You Make My Telephone Ring 34
9 Apr Def Leppard Armageddon It 20
9 Apr Eurythmics I Need A Man 26
9 Apr Jesus & Mary Chain Sidewalking 30
9 Apr Pat & Mick Let's All Chant / On The Night 11
16 Apr Rob Base/DJ E-Z Rock It Takes Two 24
16 Apr Fairground Attraction Perfect 1
16 Apr Michael Jackson & Jackson 5 I Want You Back (Re-Mix) 8
16 Apr S'Express Theme From S'Express 1
16 Apr Luther Vandross I Gave It Up (When I Fell In Love) 28
23 Apr Aztec Camera Somewhere In My Heart 3
23 Apr James Brown The Payback Mix 12
23 Apr Christians Born Again 25
23 Apr Housemartins There Is Always Something There To Remind Me 35
23 Apr George Michael One More Try 8
23 Apr Mission Beyond The Pale 32
23 Apr Joyce Sims Walk Away 24
23 Apr Narada Michael Walden Divine Emotions 8
30 Apr Ofra Haza Im Nin'Alu 15
30 Apr Prefab Sprout The King Of Rock 'N' Roll 7
30 Apr Primitives Out Of Reach 25
30 Apr Starturn On 45 (Pints) Pump Up The Bitter 12
7 May Derek B Bad Young Brother 16
7 May Belinda Carlisle Circle In The Sand 4
7 May Harry Enfield Loadsamoney 4
7 May Debbie Gibson Out Of The Blue 19
7 May Magnum Start Talking Love 22
7 May New Order Blue Monday (Re-Mix) 3
7 May Billy Ocean Calypso Crazy 35
7 May Mica Paris My One Temptation 7
7 May Poison Nothin' But A Good Time 35
7 May Prince Alphabet Street 9
7 May Scritti Politti Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy) 13
11 May Ziggy Marley & Melody Makers Tomorrow's People 22
14 May Billy Bragg She's Leaving Home 1
14 May Desireless Voyage Voyage (Re-Mix) 5
14 May Heart What About Love 14
14 May Hothouse Flowers Don't Go 11
14 May Liverpool FC Anfield Rap (Red Machine In Full Effect) 3
14 May Kylie Minogue Got To Be Certain 2
14 May Voice Of The Beehive Don't Call Me Baby 15
14 May Wet Wet Wet With A Little Help From My Friends 1
14 May Kim Wilde Hey Mister Heartache 31
21 May Aswad Give A Little Love 11
21 May Climie Fisher This Is Me 22
21 May Samantha Fox/Full Force Naughty Girls 31
21 May L.A. Mix Check This Out 6
21 May Run DMC Run's House 37
21 May Status Quo Who Gets The Love 34
28 May Brass Construction Movin' 1988 (Re-Mix) 24
28 May Whitney Houston Love Will Save The Day 10
28 May Nick Kamen Tell Me 40
28 May Alexander O'Neal The Lovers 28
28 May Pasadenas Tribute (Right On) 5
28 May Rod Stewart Lost In You 21
28 May Style Council Life At A Top People's Health Farm 28
28 May Stevie Wonder/Michael Jackson Get It 37
4 June James Brown I'm Real 31
4 June Fields Of The Nephilim Moonchild 28
4 June Five Star Another Weekend 18
4 June Elton John I Don't Wanna Go On With You Like That 30
4 June Matt Bianco Don't Blame It On That Girl / Wap-Bam-Boogie 11
4 June Maxi Priest Wild World 5
4 June Sade Paradise 29
4 June Tiffany I Saw Him Standing There 8
4 June Timelords Doctorin' The Tardis 1
11 June Tracy Chapman Fast Car 5
11 June Communards There's More To Love 20
11 June Erasure Chains Of Love 11
11 June Eurythmics You Have Placed A Chill In My Heart 16
11 June Glen Goldsmith What You See Is What You Get 33
11 June Morrissey Everyday Is Like Sunday 9
11 June Rose Royce Car Wash / Is It Love You're After (Re-Issues) 20
11 June Sabrina Boys (Summertime Love) 3
18 June A-Ha The Blood That Moves The Body 25
18 June Bros I Owe You Nothing 1
18 June Phil Collins In The Air Tonight (Re-Mix) 4
18 June Fat Boys/Chubby Checker The Twist (Yo Twist) 2
18 June Joy Division Atmosphere 34
18 June Mac Band feat. McCampbell Brothers Roses Are Red 8
18 June Glenn Medeiros Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You 1
18 June Sisters Of Mercy Lucretia My Reflection 20
18 June Bruce Springsteen Tougher Than The Rest 13
18 June UB40/Chrissie Hynde Breakfast In Bed 6
25 June Natalie Cole Everlasting 28
25 June Hazell Dean Maybe (We Should Call It A Day) 15
25 June Will Downing In My Dreams 34
25 June Eighth Wonder Cross My Heart 13
25 June INXS Never Tear Us Apart 24
25 June Salt-N-Pepa Push It / Tramp 2
25 June T'Pau I Will Be With You 14
25 June Transvision Vamp I Want Your Love 5
25 June Wee Papa Girl Rappers/Two Men & A Drum Machine Heat It Up 21
2 July Erik B & Rakim Follow The Leader 21
2 July Pat Benatar All Fired Up 19
2 July Julia Fordham Happy Ever After 27
2 July Magnum It Must Have Been Love 33
2 July Public Enemy Don't Believe The Hype 18
9 July Steven Dante I'm Too Scared 34
9 July Everything But The Girl I Don't Want To Talk About It 3
9 July Debbie Gibson Foolish Beat 9
16 July Def Leppard Love Bites 11
16 July Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine Anything For You 10
16 July Michael Jackson Dirty Diana 4
16 July George Michael Monkey 13
16 July Pogues Fiesta 24
16 July Kim Wilde You Came 3
23 July BVSMP I Need You 3
23 July Four Tops Reach Out I'll Be There (Re-Mix) 11
23 July Mory Kante Yeke Yeke 29
23 July Alexander O'Neal (What Can I Say) To Make You Love Me 27
23 July Prince Glam Slam 29
23 July Robbie Robertson Somewhere Down The Crazy River 15
23 July S'Express Superfly Guy 5
23 July Shakin' Stevens Feel The Need In Me 26
23 July Voice Of The Beehive I Say Nothing (Re-Issue) 22
23 July Yazz & Plastic Population The Only Way Is Up 1
30 July All About Eve Martha's Harbour 10
30 July Breathe Hands To Heaven 4
30 July Brother Beyond The Harder I try 2
30 July Fairground Attraction Find My Love 7
30 July Funky Worm Hustle! (To The Music...) 13
30 July Mica Paris feat. Courtney Pine Like Dreamers Do 26
30 July Siouxsie & Banshees Peek-A-Boo 16
30 July Tanita Tikaram Good Tradition 10
6 Aug Aztec Camera Working In A Goldmine 31
6 Aug Five Star Rock My World 28
6 Aug Julio Iglesias feat. Stevie Wonder My Love 5
6 Aug Kylie Minogue The Loco-Motion 2
6 Aug Donny Osmond Soldier Of Love 29
6 Aug Van Halen When It's Love 28
6 Aug Jane Wiedlin Rush Hour 12
6 Aug Womack & Womack Teardrops 3
13 Aug Commodores Easy (Re-Issue) 15
13 Aug Iron Maiden The Evil That Men Do 5
13 Aug Chris Rea On The Beach Summer '88 12
20 Aug Big Country King Of Emotion 16
20 Aug Climie Fisher I Won't Bleed For You 35
20 Aug Natalie Cole Jump Start (Re-Issue) 36
20 Aug Europe Superstitious 34
20 Aug Guns 'N' Roses Sweet Child O' Mine 24
20 Aug Spagna Every Girl & Boy 23
20 Aug Status Quo Running All Over The World 17
20 Aug UB40 Where Did I Go Wrong 26
27 Aug A-Ha Touchy! 11
27 Aug Bomb The Bass Megablast/Don't Make Me Wait 6
27 Aug Bill Medley He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother 25
27 Aug Proclaimers I'm Gonna Be 11
27 Aug Yello The Race 7
3 Sept Marc Almond Tears Run Rings 26
3 Sept Phil Collins A Groovy Kind Of Love 1
3 Sept Hollies He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother (Re-Issue) 1
3 Sept Inner City Big Fun 8
3 Sept Level 42 Heaven In My Hands 12
3 Sept Metallica Harvester Of Sorrow 20
3 Sept Primitives Way Behind Me 36
3 Sept Salt-N-Pepa feat EU Shake Your Thang (It's Your Thing) 22
10 Sept Anthrax Make Me Laugh 26
10 Sept Belinda Carlisle World Without You 34
10 Sept Coldcut/Junior Reid Stop This Crazy Thing 21
10 Sept Jason Donovan Nothing Can Divide Us 5
10 Sept Michael Jackson Another Part Of Me 15
10 Sept Jolly Roger Acid Man 23
10 Sept McCampbell Brothers Stalemate 40
10 Sept Royal House Can You Party 14
10 Sept Bill Withers Lovely Day (Re-Mix) 4
17 Sept Bros I Quit 4
17 Sept Pasadenas Riding On A Train 13
17 Sept Transvision Vamp Revolution Baby 30
24 Sept Beatmasters/P.P.Arnold Burn It Up 14
24 Sept Rick Astley She Wants To Dance With Me 6
24 Sept Bananarama Love Truth & Honesty 23
24 Sept Bon Jovi Bad Medicine 17
24 Sept Julian Cope Charlotte Anne 35
24 Sept Hazell Dean Turn It Into Love 21
24 Sept Whitney Houston One Moment In Time 1
24 Sept Bobby McFerrin Don't Worry Be Happy 2
24 Sept Alexander O'Neal Fake 88 (Re-Mix) 16
24 Sept Pet Shop Boys Domino Dancing 7
24 Sept Sinitta I Don't Believe In Miracles 22
24 Sept Spear Of Destiny So In Love With You 36
24 Sept Bruce Springsteen Spare Parts 32
24 Sept Wonder Stuff It's Yer Money I'm After Baby 40
1 Oct Duran Duran I Don't Want Your Love 14
1 Oct Erasure A Little Respect 4
1 Oct Milli Vanilli Girl You Know It's True 3
1 Oct Sabrina All Of Me 25
1 Oct T'Pau Secret Garden 18
1 Oct U2 Desire 1
1 Oct Wee Papa Girl Rappers Wee Rule 6
1 Oct Kim Wilde Never Trust A Stranger 7
8 Oct Luther Vandross Any Love 31
15 Oct Christians Harvest For The World 8
15 Oct D Mob We Call It Acieed 3
15 Oct Deacon Blue Real Gone Kid 8
15 Oct Enya Orinoco Flow 1
15 Oct Robert Palmer She Makes My Day 6
22 Oct Robin Beck First Time 1
22 Oct Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine 1-2-3 9
22 Oct Heart Nothin' At All 38
22 Oct Kraze The Party 29
22 Oct Kylie Minogue Je Ne Sais Pas Pourquoi 2
22 Oct Mica Paris Breathe Life Into Me 26
22 Oct Richie Rich meets The Jungle Brothers I'll House You 22
22 Oct Tanita Tikaram Twist In My Sobriety 22
29 Oct Art Of Noise/Tom Jones Kiss 5
29 Oct Chris De Burgh Missing You 3
29 Oct Bryan Ferry Let's Stick Together (Re-Mix) 12
29 Oct Guns 'N' Roses Welcome To The Jungle / Nightrain 24
29 Oct Simon Harris Here Comes That Sound 38
29 Oct Level 42 Take A Look 32
29 Oct Traveling Wilburys Handle With Care 21
29 Oct Yazz Stand Up For Your Love Rights 2
5 Nov Marc Almond Bitter Sweet 40
5 Nov Bangles in Your Room 35
5 Nov Brother Beyond He Ain't No Competition 6
5 Nov Hithouse Jack To The Sound Of The Underground 14
5 Nov Prince I Wish U Heaven 24
5 Nov Barbra Streisand/Don Johnson Till I Loved You (Love Theme From Goya) 16
12 Nov All About Eve What Kind Of Fool 29
12 Nov INXS Need You Tonight (Re-Issue) 2
12 Nov Salt-N-Pepa Twist & Shout 4
12 Nov Tiffany Radio Romance 13
12 Nov Womack & Womack Life's Just A Ballgame 32
19 Nov Angry Anderson Suddenly 3
19 Nov Bananarama Nathan Jones 15
19 Nov Petula Clark Downtown (Remix) 10
19 Nov Samantha Fox Love House 32
19 Nov Iron Maiden The Clairvoyant 6
19 Nov Reggae Philharmonic Orchestra Minnie The Moocher 35
19 Nov Sigue Sigue Sputnik Success 31
26 Nov Rick Astley Take Me To Your Heart 8
26 Nov Bomb The Bass/Maureen Say A Little Prayer 10
26 Nov Natalie Cole I Live For Your Love 23
26 Nov Phil Collins Two Hearts 6
26 Nov Humanoid Stakker Humanoid 17
26 Nov Michael Jackson Smooth Criminal 8
26 Nov Londonbeat 9am (The Comfort Zone) 19
26 Nov Marillion Freaks (Live) 24
26 Nov Pasadenas Enchanted Lady 31
26 Nov Pet Shop Boys Left To My Own Devices 4
3 Dec A-Ha You Are The One 13
3 Dec Boy Meets Girl Waiting For A Star To Fall 9
3 Dec Bros Cat Amongst The Pigeons/Silent Night 2
3 Dec Four Tops Loco In Acapulco 7
3 Dec Annie Lennox/Al Green Put A Little Love In Your Heart 28
3 Dec George Michael Kissing A Fool 18
3 Dec Cliff Richard Mistletoe & Wine 1
3 Dec Status Quo Burning Bridges (On & Off & On Again) 5
3 Dec Kim Wilde Four Letter Word 6
10 Dec Bon Jovi Born To Be My Baby 22
10 Dec Neneh Cherry Buffalo Stance 3
10 Dec Erasure Crackers International EP 2
10 Dec Inner City Good Life 4
10 Dec Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan Especially For You 1
10 Dec New Order Fine Time 11
10 Dec Alexander O'Neal Christmas Song / Thank You For A Good Year 30
10 Dec Shakin' Stevens True Love 23
17 Dec Bobby Brown My Prerogative 6
17 Dec Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine Rhythm Is Gonna Get You 16
17 Dec Freiheit Keeping The Dream Alive 14
17 Dec Milli Vanilli Baby Don't Forget My Number 16
17 Dec U2 Angel Of Harlem 9
24 Dec Climie Fisher Love Like A River 22
24 Dec Enya Evening Falls... 20
24 Dec A Tribe Of Toffs John Kettley (Is A Weatherman) 21
31 Dec Raze Break 4 Love 28