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Below is a list of the best selling Soul R&B songs from 1989, sorted by the most popular or best selling first. Place mouse on to see information about song. Click on song title to play song and to read details about the song including lyrics (if available) and to add to playlist. Click on to play song. . Click on label to list songs from that record label. Following on from the top 100 chart are listings of hundreds of other lesser-known Soul R&B songs from 1989, arranged in order of highest US R&B and/or UK chart position.

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# Artist   (click for discography and biography of artist) Title    (click song title to play it, read lyrics etc.) Year Label
1 recordlabel: Warner 22924
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, US alt. #18, UK #2, US #1
writtenby: Prince
album: Batman
Prince Batdance 1989 Warner
2 recordlabel: Virgin 96528
chartposition: US dance #24, R&B #3, UK #2, US #1, US AC #45
writtenby: Oliver Leiber
album: Forever Your Girl
Paula Abdul Opposites Attract 1989 Virgin
3 recordlabel: Virgin 99171
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, UK #1, US #4
writtenby: Jazzie B, Caron Wheeler, Nellee Hooper & Simon Law
album: Club Classics, Volume One
Soul II Soul Back to Life 1989 Virgin
4 recordlabel: WEA 377
chartposition: R&B #38, UK #2, US #1, US AC #1
writtenby: Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff
album: A New Flame
Simply Red If You Don't Know Me by Now 1989 WEA
5 recordlabel: Arista 612 693
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, UK #1, US #3, US AC #7
writtenby: Lisa Stansfield, Ian Devaney & Andy Morris
album: Affection
Lisa Stansfield All Around the World 1989 Arista
6 recordlabel: Arista 9870
chartposition: R&B #20, UK #2, US #1, US AC #21
writtenby: Frank Farian, Peter Bischof-Fallenstein & Dietmar Kawohl
album: All or Nothing
Milli Vanilli Girl I'm Gonna Miss You 1989 Arista
7 recordlabel: SBK 19701
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #10, UK #2, US #2
writtenby: Ya Kid K (as Manuela Kamosi) & Jo Bogaert (as Thomas de Quincey)
album: Pump Up the Jam: The Album
Technotronic Pump Up the Jam 1989 SBK
8 recordlabel: MCA 53483
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #54, US alt.# 5, UK #5, US #1
writtenby: Roland Gift, David Steele & Andy Cox
album: The Raw & the Cooked
Fine Young Cannibals She Drives Me Crazy 1989 MCA
9 recordlabel: Columbia 68671
chartposition: R&B #12, UK #5, US #1, US AC #3
writtenby: Maurice Starr
album: Hangin' Tough
New Kids on the Block I'll Be Loving You 1989 Columbia
10 recordlabel: A & M 663
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, UK #22, US #1
writtenby: Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III) & Terry Lewis
album: Rhythm Nation 1814
Janet Jackson Miss You Much 1989 A & M
11 recordlabel: MCA 23957
chartposition: R&B #1, UK #4, US #2, US dance #15
writtenby: Babyface (as Kenny Edmonds), L.A. Reid & Daryl Simmons
album: Ghostbusters II
Bobby Brown On Our Own 1989 MCA
12 recordlabel: MCA 53618
chartposition: US dance #17, R&B #1, UK #6, US #3
writtenby: L.A. Reid & Babyface
Bobby Brown Every Little Step 1989 MCA
13 recordlabel: Siren 112
chartposition: US dance #28, R&B #54, UK #24, US #1, US AC #11
writtenby: Oliver Leiber
album: Forever Your Girl
Paula Abdul Forever Your Girl 1989 Siren
14 recordlabel: Epic 655054
chartposition: US #1, UK #6, US AC #2
writtenby: Gloria Estefan
album: Cuts Both Ways
Gloria Estefan Don't Wanna Lose You 1989 Epic
15 recordlabel: EMI 63
chartposition: R&B #1, UK #2, US #7, US AC #1
writtenby: Gerry Goffin, Michael Masser & Preston Glass
album: Good to Be Back
Natalie Cole Miss You Like Crazy 1989 EMI
16 recordlabel: Arista 9904
chartposition: R&B #14, UK #52, US #1, US AC #27
writtenby: Diane Warren
album: Girl You Know It's True
Milli Vanilli Blame It on the Rain 1989 Arista
17 recordlabel: MCA 53484
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, UK #31, US #2
writtenby: André Cymone & Jody Watley
album: Larger Than Life
Jody Watley Real Love 1989 MCA
18 recordlabel: Delicious Vinyl 104
chartposition: US dance #8, R&B #7, UK #13, US #3
weeksinr&bchart: 15
writtenby: Young MC, Michael L. Ross & Matt Dike
album: Loc'ed After Dark
Tone Loc Funky Cold Medina 1989 Delicious...
19 recordlabel: Big Life 14
chartposition: RandB #18, US dance #27
writtenby: Posdnuos, Paul Huston, David Jolicoeur, Maseo, Mike Gee , Philip Hall and Q-Tip
album: 3 Feet High and Rising
De La Soul Buddy 1989 Big Life
20 recordlabel: A & M 1455
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, UK #23, US #2
writtenby: Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III) & Terry Lewis
album: Rhythm Nation 1814
Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation 1989 A & M
21 recordlabel: Solar 74005
chartposition: R&B #5, US #2, US AC #20
writtenby: Reggie Calloway, Vincent Calloway, Melvin Gentry & Belinda Lipscomb
album: All the Way
Calloway I Wanna Be Rich 1989 Solar
22 recordlabel: Epic 13
chartposition: R&B #1, UK #43, US #6, US AC #3
writtenby: David L. Elliott & Terry Steele
album: The Best of Luther Vandross...The Best of Love
Luther Vandross Here and Now 1989 Epic
23 recordlabel: 10 Records 263
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, UK #5, US #11, US AC #37
writtenby: Jazzie B (as Beresford Romeo)
album: Club Classics, Volume One
Soul II Soul Keep On Movin 1989 Records
24 recordlabel: Columbia 68746
chartposition: R&B #1, US #5, US AC #3
writtenby: Bernard Jackson
album: 2nd Wave
Surface Shower Me with Your Love 1989 Columbia
25 recordlabel: Deconstruction 43056
chartposition: UK #1, US Dance #39
writtenby: Dan Hartman, Mirko Limoni, DJ Leleweland Valerio Semplici
album: Dreamland
Black Box Ride on Time 1989 Deconstruction
26 recordlabel: Circa 34
chartposition: UK #3
writtenby: Claus Zundel, Mike Staab, Sydney Youngblood and Ralf Hamm
album: Feeling Free
Sydney Youngblood If Only I Could 1989 Circa
27 recordlabel: Columbia 06619
chartposition: R&B #34, UK #8, US #8, US AC #12
writtenby: Thom Bell & William Hart
album: New Kids on the Block
New Kids on the Block Didn't I (Blow Your Mind) 1989 Columbia
28 recordlabel: Atco 9149
chartposition: US dance #7, R&B #2, UK #78, US #7
writtenby: Michel'le, Laylaw & Dr. Dre (as Andre Young)
album: Michel'le
Michelle No More Lies 1989 Atco
29 recordlabel: Warner 27863
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #4, UK #22, US #6
writtenby: L.A. Reid, Babyface & Daryl Simmons
album: Karyn White
Karyn White Secret Rendezvous 1989 Warner
30 recordlabel: Mika 2
chartposition: R&B #3, US #5, US AC #3
writtenby: Deon Estus & George Michael
album: Spell
Deon Estus with George Michael Heaven Help Me 1989 Mika
31 recordlabel: Wing 871 078
chartposition: R&B #1, UK #74, US #8, US AC #2
writtenby: Lisa Montegomery & Geneva Paschal
album: The Right Stuff
Vanessa Williams Dreamin 1989 Wing
32 recordlabel: Delicious Vinyl 137
chartposition: US dance #7, R&B #9, US #7
writtenby: Young MC (as Marvin Young), Matt Dike & Michael Ross
album: Stone Cold Rhymin
Young MC Bust a Move 1989 Delicious...
33 recordlabel: MCA 53714
chartposition: R&B #3, UK #74, US #4, US AC #11
writtenby: Gardner Cole & James Newton Howard
album: Larger Than Life
Jody Watley Everything 1989 MCA
34 recordlabel: MCA 53652
chartposition: R&B #3, UK #33, US #7, US AC #28
writtenby: Babyface (as Kenny Edmonds) & L.A. Reid
album: Don't Be Cruel
Bobby Brown Rock Wit'cha 1989 MCA
35 recordlabel: Mercury 311
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #75, UK #2, US #25
writtenby: Steve Vincent & Mick Walsh
album: Adventures of Stevie V
Adventures of Stevie V Dirty Cash (Money Talks) 1989 Mercury
36 recordlabel: Solar 68966
chartposition: R&B #1, US #7, US dance #5
writtenby: Babyface, L.A. Reid & Daryl Simmons
album: Tender Lover
Babyface It's No Crime 1989 Solar
37 recordlabel: Vendetta 1464
chartposition: US #2, US Dance #1
writtenby: David Cole
album: Nothing Matters without Love
Seduction Two to Make It Right 1989 Vendetta
38 recordlabel: Warner 27783
chartposition: R&B #1, UK #11, US #8, US AC #12
writtenby: L.A. Reid, Babyface & Daryl Simmons
album: Karyn White
Karyn White Superwoman 1989 Warner
39 recordlabel: 4th & Broadway 483
chartposition: US dance #3, R&B #25, US #7
writtenby: Dino
album: 24-7
Dino I Like It 1989 th & Broadway
40 recordlabel: MCA 53660
chartposition: US dance #7, R&B #3, UK #21, US #9
writtenby: A. Cymone, Jody Watley, Eric B. (as Eric Barrier) & Rakim (as William Griffin)
album: Larger Than Life
Jody Watley With Eric B. & Rakim Friends 1989 MCA
41 recordlabel: Qwest 2697
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, UK #21, US #18, US AC #30
writtenby: George Johnson, Louis Johnson & Sonora Sam
album: Back on the Block
Quincy Jones featuring Ray Charles &... I'll Be Good to You 1989 Qwest
42 chartposition: UK #4, US #25, US dance #34
writtenby: Andrew Roachford
album: Roachford
Andrew Roachford Cuddly Toy (Feel for Me) 1989
43 recordlabel: Fanfare 18
chartposition: US #84, UK #4
writtenby: J. Vincent Edwards and Pierre Tubbs
album: Wicked
Sinitta Right Back Where We Started From 1989 Fanfare
44 recordlabel: Champion 213
chartposition: US dance #4, R&B #2, UK #19, US #20
writtenby: Burt Bacharach & Hal David
album: Let Yourself Go
Sybil Don't Make Me Over 1989 Champion
45 recordlabel: 10 Records 284
chartposition: US dance #9, R&B #5, UK #3, US #54
writtenby: Jazzie B (as Beresford Romeo) & Hayden Brown
album: Vol. II: 1990: A New Decade
Soul II Soul Get a Life 1989 Records
46 recordlabel: Epic 655473
chartposition: US #6, UK #23, US AC #1
writtenby: Gloria Estefan
album: Cuts Both Ways
Gloria Estefan Here We Are 1989 Epic
47 recordlabel: Warner 2814
chartposition: US dance #45, R&B #5, UK #14, US #18
writtenby: Prince
album: Batman
mpcode: prince-partyman.mp3
Prince Partyman 1989 Warner
48 recordlabel: Big Life 7
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #1, UK #22, US #34
writtenby: Paul Huston, Posdnuos (as Kelvin Mercer), David Jolicoeur, Maseo (as Vincent Mason), Philippé Wynne
album: 3 Feet High and Rising
De La Soul Me Myself and I 1989 Big Life
49 recordlabel: Def Jam 68902
chartposition: US dance #9, R&B #7, UK #43, US #15
writtenby: LL Cool J (as James Todd Smith)
album: Walking with a Panther
LL Cool J I'm That Type of Guy 1989 Def Jam
50 recordlabel: Solar 74003
chartposition: R&B #1, US #14
writtenby: Babyface & L.A. Reid
album: Tender Lover
Babyface Tender Lover 1989 Solar
51 recordlabel: Arista 112 185
chartposition: R&B #17, UK #41, US #16, US AC #3
writtenby: Albert Hammond & Diane Warren
album: Through The Storm
Aretha Franklin & Elton John Through the Storm 1989 Arista
52 recordlabel: Atlantic 8963
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #12, UK #8
writtenby: Herb Lawson (as Herbert Lawson), Byron Burke & Byron Stingily
album: Foundation
Ten City That's the Way Love Is 1989 Atlantic
53 recordlabel: Epic 9
chartposition: US dance 318, R&B #3, UK #34, US #30, US AC #17
writtenby: Luther Vandross & Hubert Eaves III
album: Any Love
Luther Vandross She Won't Talk to Me 1989 Epic
54 recordlabel: Luke Skyywalker 127
chartposition: US dance #5, R&B #34, US #26
writtenby: Luke, Mr. Mixx, Brother Marquis & Fresh Kid Ice
album: As Nasty as They Wanna Be
2 Live Crew Me So Horny 1989 Luke...
55 recordlabel: Chrysalis 7
chartposition: UK #5
writtenby: Marcus Vere, Richard Darbyshire and Albert Hammond
album: Gatecrashing
Living in a Box Room in Your Heart 1989 Chrysalis
56 recordlabel: Vendetta 1433
chartposition: US dance #3, R&B #56, US #23
writtenby: Robert Clivillés, David Cole & Freedom Williams
album: Nothing Matters without Love
Seduction You're My One and Only 1989 Vendetta
57 recordlabel: MCA 53657
chartposition: R&B #69, UK #6, US AC #18
writtenby: Narada Michael Walden,Jeffrey Cohen, Walter Afanasieff, John Barry, Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley
album: Licence to Kill: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Album
Gladys Knight Licence to Kill 1989 MCA
58 recordlabel: Def Jam 68555
chartposition: R&B #3, UK #17, US dance #3
writtenby: Vincent F. Bell (as Vincent Bell), Alvin Moody & Russell Simmonds
album: Raw
Alyson Williams Sleep Talk 1989 Def Jam
59 recordlabel: Supreme 139
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #11, UK #14
writtenby: Rob Base , Michael Jackson & Randy Jackson
album: It Takes Two
Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock Get on the Dance Floor 1989 Supreme
60 recordlabel: Def Jam 69072
chartposition: R&B #5, UK #8
writtenby: Fred Gordon & Vincent F. Bell
album: Raw
Alyson Williams I Need Your Lovin 1989 Def Jam
61 recordlabel: Elektra 69317
chartposition: R&B #21, UK #13, US #57, US AC #19
writtenby: Jimmy Cameron & Vella Cameron
album: A New Flame
Simply Red It's Only Love 1989 Elektra
62 recordlabel: 10 Records 290
chartposition: US dance #8, R&B #30, UK #12, US #76
writtenby: James Mtume & Reggie Lucas
album: Big Fun
Inner City Whatcha Gonna Do with My Lovin 1989 Records
63 recordlabel: Big Life 14
chartposition: R&B #18, UK #7
writtenby: Paul Huston, Posdnuos , David Jolicoeur, Maseo , Mike Gee ,Africa Baby Bam & J. Davis
album: 3 Feet High and Rising
De La Soul The Magic Number -- Buddy 1989 Big Life
64 recordlabel: Columbia 68897
chartposition: R&B #2, US #27
writtenby: Eddie Murphy, Narada Michael Walden & Jeffrey Cohen
album: So Happy
Eddie Murphy Put Your Mouth on Me 1989 Columbia
65 recordlabel: Oceana 99244
chartposition: R&B #3, UK #10
writtenby: Frankie Beverly
album: Heaven on Earth
Donna Allen Joy and Pain 1989 Oceana
66 recordlabel: Arista 9851
chartposition: R&B #5, UK #29, US #41, US dance #18
writtenby: Albert Hammond & Diane Warren
album: Through The Storm
Aretha Franklin & Whitney Houston It Isn't, It Wasn't, It Ain't Ever Gonna Be 1989 Arista
67 recordlabel: Epic 655450
chartposition: US #11, UK #23, US Dance #20, US AC #5
writtenby: John DeFaria, Clay Ostwald and Jorge Casas
album: Cuts Both Ways
Gloria Estefan Get on Your Feet 1989 Epic
68 recordlabel: Fever 1919
chartposition: RandB #62
weeksinr&bchart: 7
Sandee Notice Me 1989 Fever
69 recordlabel: Columbia 68674
chartposition: R&B #3, UK #90, US #29
writtenby: Full Force
album: Straight to the Sky
mpcode: lisa lisa and cult jam_little jackie wants to be a star.mp3
Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam Little Jackie Wants to Be a Star 1989 Columbia
70 recordlabel: Columbia 73022
chartposition: R&B #1, US #43, US AC #5
writtenby: Carvin Winans
album: Stay with Me
Regina Belle Make It Like It Was 1989 Columbia
71 recordlabel: Profile 7241
chartposition: US dance #2, R&B #70, UK #16
writtenby: Roland Clarke, Charlene Munford & David Shaw
Chanelle One Man 1989 Profile
72 recordlabel: Wing 871 723
chartposition: R&B #2, US #34
writtenby: Daryll Duncan
album: Here I Am
Sharon Bryant Let Go 1989 Wing
73 recordlabel: Epic 68688
chartposition: US dance #8 , R&B #4, UK #33, US #77
writtenby: L.A. Reid & Babyface
album: 2300 Jackson Street
Jacksons Nothin' (That Compares 2 U) 1989 Epic
74 recordlabel: Circa 40 (UK)
chartposition: UK #16
writtenby: Ralf Hamm, Mike Staab, Sydney Youngblood and Claus Zundel
album: Feeling Free
Sydney Youngblood Sit and Wait 1989 Circa(UK)
75 recordlabel: Big Life 10
chartposition: R&B #32, UK #18, 69) US dance #3
writtenby: Daryl Hall, John Oates, Sara Allen, Steve Scipio, David Jolicoeur, Posdnuos , Paul Houston & Maseo
album: 3 Feet High and Rising
De La Soul Say No Go 1989 Big Life
76 recordlabel: Atlantic 88917
chartposition: R&B #1, US #42
writtenby: Chuckii Booker & D. Spencer Jr.
album: Chuckii
Chuckii Booker Turned Away 1989 Atlantic
77 recordlabel: Geffen 22936
chartposition: US dance #18, R&B #4, US #49
writtenby: Timmy Gatling & Alton Stewart
album: Adventures in Paradise
Christopher Williams Talk to Myself 1989 Geffen
78 recordlabel: MCA 53464
chartposition: R&B #1, US #44
writtenby: Jimmy Jam (as James Samuel Harris III) & Terry Lewis
album: N.E. Heartbreak
New Edition Can You Stand the Rain 1989 MCA
79 recordlabel: Supreme 143
chartposition: US dance #9, R&B #11, UK #47, US #58
writtenby: Rob Base (as Robert Ginyard)
album: It Takes Two
Rob Base & DJ E-Z Rock Joy and Pain 1989 Supreme
80 recordlabel: Arista 634
chartposition: R&B #1, UK #69, US #64
writtenby: David Conley, Derrick Culler & David Townsend
Jermaine Jackson Don't Take It Personal 1989 Arista
81 recordlabel: Columbia 08537
chartposition: R&B #1, US #57
writtenby: Bernard Jackson & David Townsend
album: 2nd Wave
Surface Closer Than Friends 1989 Columbia
82 recordlabel: Motown 17838
chartposition: US dance #11, R&B #3, UK #32
writtenby: Nile Rodgers & Christopher Max
album: Workin' Overtime
Diana Ross Workin' Overtime 1989 Motown
83 recordlabel: Chrysalis 43329
chartposition: R&B #84, UK #17, US dance #21
writtenby: Otis Redding
album: Adeva!
Adeva Respect 1989 Chrysalis
84 recordlabel: Columbia 68569
chartposition: US dance #25, R&B #21, US #36
writtenby: Rhett Lawrence & Dean Pitchford
album: Sing OST
Johnny Kemp Birthday Suit 1989 Columbia
85 recordlabel: Columbia 68969
chartposition: R&B #1, US #60
writtenby: Narada Michael Walden & Jeffrey Cohen
album: Stay with Me
Regina Belle Baby Come to Me 1989 Columbia
86 recordlabel: Arista 9785
chartposition: R&B #18, US #47, US AC #4
writtenby: Dennis Matkosky, Lou Pardini & Paul Gordon
album: Silhouette
Kenny G with Smokey Robinson We've Saved the Best for Last 1989 Arista
87 recordlabel: Jive 1283
chartposition: R&B #33, UK #81, US #32
writtenby: Robert John
Billy Ocean Licence to Chill 1989 Jive
88 recordlabel: Motown 1968
chartposition: R&B #1, US #62
writtenby: Teddy Riley & Gene Griffin
Teddy Riley featuring Guy My Fantasy 1989 Motown
89 recordlabel: Delicious Vinyl 161
chartposition: 83) RandB #51, US #33
writtenby: Young MC (as Marvin Young), Matt Dike and Michael Ross
album: Stone Cold Rhymin'
Young MC Principal's Office 1989 Delicious...
90 recordlabel: 4th & Broadway 122 (UK)
chartposition: R&B #24, UK #19
writtenby: R. McDonald & W. Salter
album: So Good
Mica Paris & Will Downing Where Is the Love? 1989 th &...
91 recordlabel: MCA 53490
chartposition: US dance #36, R&B #2, US #70
writtenby: Timmy Gatling, Gene Griffin, Hall & Teddy Riley
album: Guy
Guy I Like 1989 MCA
92 recordlabel: 4th & Broadway 471
chartposition: US dance #43, R&B #12, US #42
writtenby: Dino
album: 24-7
Dino 24/7 1989 th & Broadway
93 recordlabel: Arista 9836
chartposition: US #8, UK #99, US Dance #2
writtenby: Lewis Martineé
album: What You Don't Know
Expose What You Don't Know 1989 Arista
94 recordlabel: Virgin 99204
chartposition: R&B #5, US #74, UK #87
writtenby: Babyface & L.A. Reid
album: After 7
After 7 Heat of the Moment 1989 Virgin
95 recordlabel: Columbia 69016
chartposition: R&B #1, US #84
writtenby: David Conley, Everett Collins, Derrick Culler & David Townsend
album: 2nd Wave
Surface You Are My Everything 1989 Columbia
96 recordlabel: A & M 680
chartposition: R&B #5, US #55
writtenby: Tena Clark, Gary Prim & Vesta Williams
album: Vesta 4 U
Vesta Williams Congratulations 1989 A & M
97 recordlabel: Arista 9772
chartposition: R&B #2, US #78, UK #81
writtenby: Charlie Singleton
album: Wait So Long
Kiara featuring Shanice Wilson This Time 1989 Arista
98 recordlabel: Atlantic 86453
chartposition: US dance #1, R&B #37, UK #72
writtenby: Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson
album: Oasis
Roberta Flack Uh-Uh Ooh-Ooh Look Out (Here It Comes) 1989 Atlantic
99 recordlabel: Virgin 96517
chartposition: US dance #3, R&B #6
writtenby: Jazzie B (as Beresford Romeo) & Nellee Hooper
album: Club Classics, Volume One
Soul II Soul Jazzie's Groove 1989 Virgin
100 recordlabel: Atlantic 81926
chartposition: US dance #19, R&B #1
writtenby: Marc Gordon, Gerald Levert & Heavy D (as Dwight Myers)
album: Just Coolin`
Levert Just Coolin' 1989 Atlantic

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