CASH BOX Top 100 Singles
Green square = bullet (strong upward move)Week ending DECEMBER 5, 1987
TWTITLE | Artist (Label) LW2WK3WKWKS
  1HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH
    Belinda Carlisle (MCA 53181)
  3  4  711
  2(I’ve Had) THE TIME OF MY LIFE
    Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes (RCA 5224)
  1  2  312
  3FAITH
    George Michael (Columbia 07623)
  61118  7
  4SHOULD’VE KNOWN BETTER
    Richard Marx (Manhattan 50083)
  5  71111
  5I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW
    Tiffany (MCA 53167)
  4  3  115
  6SHAKE YOUR LOVE
    Debbie Gibson (Atlantic 89187)
101419  9
  7WE’LL BE TOGETHER
    Sting (A&M 2983)
  91216  9
  8MONY MONY “LIVE”
    Billy Idol (Chrysalis 43161)
  2  1  214
  9IS THIS LOVE
    Whitesnake (Geffen 28233)
131821  7
10DON’T YOU WANT ME
    Jody Watley (MCA 53162)
141723  9
11THE ONE I LOVE
    R.E.M. (I.R.S. 53171)
12152012
12SO EMOTIONAL
    Whitney Houston (Arista 9642)
151926  6
13I’VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE
    Cutting Crew (Virgin 99425)
11131514
14CATCH ME (I’m Falling)
    Pretty Poison (Virgin 99416)
17222510
15VALERIE
    Steve Winwood (Island 28231)
19232715
16GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU
    George Harrison (Dark Horse 28178)
222734  7
17HOURGLASS
    Squeeze (A&M 2967)
18202212
18BREAKOUT
    Swing Out Sister (Mercury 888 016)
  7  6  516
19DUDE (Looks Like A Lady)
    Aerosmith (Geffen 28240)
25313610
20BRILLIANT DISGUISE
    Bruce Springsteen (Columbia 07595)
  8  5  410
21I DO YOU
    Jets (MCA 53193)
242628  8
22TELL IT TO MY HEART
    Taylor Dayne (Arista 9612)
273441  8
23CHERRY BOMB
    John Cougar Mellencamp (Mercury 888 934)
263039  7
24THAT’S WHAT LOVE IS ALL ABOUT
    Michael Bolton (Columbia 07322)
28323815
25NEED YOU TONIGHT
    INXS (Atlantic 89188)
313846  7
26CANDLE IN THE WIND
    Elton John (MCA 53196)
323950  5
27THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL
    Michael Jackson (Epic 07645)
3344  3
28I WON’T FORGET YOU
    Poison (Enigma 44038)
16161714
29HAZY SHADE OF WINTER
    Bangles (Def Jam 07630)
406283  4
30THERE’S THE GIRL
    Heart (Capitol 44089)
354048  5
31ANIMAL
    Def Leppard (Mercury 888 832)
374247  9
32SKELETONS
    Stevie Wonder (Motown 1907)
343640  8
33IT’S A SIN
    Pet Shop Boys (EMI America 43027)
23211214
34LITTLE LIES
    Fleetwood Mac (Warner Bros. 28291)
2010  915
35BAD
    Michael Jackson (Epic 07418)
21  8  612
36CAUSING A COMMOTION
    Madonna (Sire 28224)
29  9  813
37I COULD NEVER TAKE THE PLACE OF YOUR MAN
    Prince (Paisley Park 28288)
506986  4
38CRAZY
    Icehouse (Chrysalis 43156)
444861  7
39LOVE WILL FIND A WAY
    Yes (Atco 99449)
36373710
40SEASONS CHANGE
    Expose (Arista 9640)
64  2
41I DON’T MIND AT ALL
    Bourgeois Tagg (Island 99409)
454954  8
42POWER OF LOVE
    Laura Branigan (Atlantic 89191)
475366  5
43HUNGRY EYES
    Eric Carmen (RCA 5315)
526678  5
44TRUE FAITH
    New Order (Qwest 28271)
566777  5
45MOTORTOWN
    Kane Gang (Capitol 44062)
495460  8
46JUST LIKE HEAVEN
    Cure (Elektra 69443)
485056  8
47I LIVE FOR YOUR LOVE
    Natalie Cole (Manhattan 50094)
535972  5
48COULD’VE BEEN
    Tiffany (MCA 53231)
89  2
49I WANT TO BE YOUR MAN
    Roger (Reprise 28229)
6283  3
50DON’T SHED A TEAR
    Paul Carrack (Chrysalis 43164)
607288  4
51(Baby Tell Me) CAN YOU DANCE
    Shanice Wilson (A&M 2939)
556375  5
52HONESTLY
    Stryper (Enigma 75009)
586881  4
53POP GOES THE WORLD
    Men Without Hats (Mercury 888 859)
576573  7
54LET ME BE THE ONE
    Expose (Arista 9617)
38281317
55CASANOVA
    Levert (Atlantic 89217)
30251017
56DON’T MAKE ME WAIT FOR LOVE
    Kenny G (Arista 9625)
46413115
57BOYS NIGHT OUT
    Timothy B. Schmit (MCA 53137)
39292912
58U GOT THE LOOK
    Prince (Paisley Park 28289)
42331420
59LOST IN EMOTION
    Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam (Columbia 07267)
51433019
60COME ON, LET’S GO
    Los Lobos (Slash 28186)
41242413
61TUNNEL OF LOVE
    Bruce Springsteen (Columbia 07663)
  1
62EVERYWHERE
    Fleetwood Mac (Warner Bros. 28143)
76  2
63HERE I GO AGAIN
    Whitesnake (Geffen 28339)
54464223
64IN MY DREAMS
    REO Speedwagon (Epic 07255)
59473321
65PUSH IT
    Salt-N-Pepa (Next Plateau 315)
78  2
66SAY YOU WILL
    Foreigner (Atlantic 89169)
  1
67SUGAR FREE
    Wa Wa Nee (Epic 07283)
43353513
68SYSTEM OF SURVIVAL
    Earth, Wind & Fire (Columbia 07608)
707580  6
69I FOUND SOMEONE
    Cher (Geffen 28191)
8390  3
70CAN’T STAY AWAY FROM YOU
    Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine (Epic 07641)
8087  3
71CARRIE
    Europe (Epic 07282)
63514319
72GUARANTEED FOR LIFE
    Millions Like Us (Virgin 99412)
747784  5
73SILENT MORNING
    Noel (4th & B’way 7439)
65646412
74WHO WILL YOU RUN TO
    Heart (Capitol 44040)
66524517
75DIDN’T WE ALMOST HAVE IT ALL
    Whitney Houston (Arista 9616)
67555119
76WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME
    U2 (Island 99408)
61453213
77I CAN’T HELP IT
    Bananarama (London 886 212)
8289  3
78JUMP START
    Natalie Cole (Manhattan 50073)
68575320
79PUMP UP THE VOLUME
    M/A/R/R/S (4th & B’way 7452)
88  2
80WHAT’S TOO MUCH
    Smokey Robinson (Motown 1911)
81  2
81YOU AND ME TONIGHT
    Deja (Virgin 99422)
90  2
82THROWAWAY
    Mick Jagger (Columbia 07653)
86  2
83CRITICIZE
    Alexander O’Neal (Tabu 07600)
87  2
84WE’VE ONLY JUST BEGUN (The Romance Is Not Over)
    Glenn Jones (Jive 1049)
858687  4
85YOU’RE ALL I NEED
    Motley Crue (Elektra 69429)
  1
86KICK THE WALL
    Jimmy Davis & Junction (QMI Music 53107)
798282  5
87HOLIDAY
    Other Ones (Virgin 99428)
71615218
88IN GOD’S COUNTRY
    U2 (Island 99385)
  1
89IF YOU LET ME STAY
    Terence Trent D’Arby (Columbia 07398)
777879  6
90I HEARD A RUMOUR
    Bananarama (London 886 165)
69584922
91NO ONE IN THE WORLD
    Anita Baker (Elektra 69456)
75706511
92RESERVATIONS FOR TWO
    Dionne & Kashif (Arista 9638)
918485  5
93YOU ARE THE GIRL
    Cars (Elektra 69446)
73564415
94BEAT PATROL
    Starship (RCA/Grunt 5308)
72605511
95STRAP ME IN
    Cars (Elektra 69427)
848590  4
96CRAZY WORLD
    Big Trouble (Epic 07432)
927171  8
97I JUST CAN’T STOP LOVING YOU
    Michael Jackson (Epic 07253)
93765718
98SPECIAL WAY
    Kool & Gang (Mercury 888 867)
959492  9
99PAPER IN FIRE
    John Cougar Mellencamp (Mercury 888 763)
94746217
100 LA BAMBA
    Los Lobos (Slash 28336)
96736723

The next LOOKING AHEAD Chart was in the issue dated August 4, 1990

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