American Top 40 as Heard on December 22, 2019

American Top 40 as Heard on December 22, 2019

Today, we aired the year-end American Top 40 countdown, which was originally broadcast on December 26, 1987. Below is the song list featuring the artist, title, and how many rank positions the song moved up or down from the prior week’s countdown.

  1. George Michael – Faith (0)
  2. Whitney Houston – So Emotional (+1)
  3. Whitesnake – Is This Love (-1)
  4. George Harrison – Got My Mind Set On You (+1)
  5. Debbie Gibson – Shake Your Love (-1)
  6. Jody Watley – Don’t You Want Me (0)
  7. Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel (+4)
  8. Pretty Poison – Catch Me (I’m Falling) (0)
  9. John Mellencamp – Cherry Bomb (+4)
  10. INXS – Need You Tonight (+6)
  11. Steve Winwood – Valerie (-2)
  12. Taylor Dayne – Tell It To My Heart (+3)
  13. Elton John – Candle In The Wind (+5)
  14. Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like A Lady) (0)
  15. Bangles – Hazy Shade Of Winter (+5)
  16. Tiffany – Could’ve Been (+8)*
  17. Belinda Carlisle – Heaven Is A Place On Earth (-10)
  18. Heart – There’s The Girl (+4)
  19. Def Leppard – Animal (+2)
  20. Expose – Seasons Change (+3)
  21. Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life (-4)
  22. Icehouse – Crazy (+5)
  23. Prince – I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man (+3)
  24. Michael Bolton – That’s What Love Is All About (-5)
  25. Eric Carmen – Hungry Eyes (+7)
  26. Roger – I Want To Be Your Man (+5)
  27. Laura Branigan – Power Of Love (+1)
  28. Sting – We’ll Be Together (-18)**
  29. Richard Marx – Should’ve Known Better (-17)
  30. Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love (+5)
  31. Natalie Cole – I Live For Your Love (+6)
  32. New Order – True Faith (+2)
  33. Foreigner – Say You Will (NEW!)
  34. Paul Carrack – Don’t Shed A Tear (+5)
  35. Men Without Hats – Pop Goes The World (+5)
  36. Stryper – Honestly (NEW!)
  37. Kang Gang – Motortown (-1)
  38. Fleetwood Mac – Everywhere (NEW!)
  39. Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield – What Have I Done To Deserve This (NEW!)
  40. Salt-N-Pepa – Push It (NEW!)

Songs fallng off:

R.E.M. – The One I Love (25)

Jets – I Do You (29)

Stevie Wonder – Skeletons (30)

Tiffany – I Think We’re Alone Now (33)

Squeeze – Hourglass (38)