Hot 100 1987

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1987 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.
If you would like to see all the US Top 40 singles for 1987 , you can do so on our partner website Top40Weekly.

HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 10 47 Lone Justice Shelter 4:37 Geffen 7-28520
Jan 10 59 ‘Til Tuesday Coming Up Close 4:08 Epic 34-06571
Jan 17 1 Huey Lewis & The News Jacob’s Ladder 3:28 Chrysalis 43097 A
Jan 17 2 Crowded House Don’t Dream It’s Over 4:03 Capitol 5614
Jan 17 2 Janet Jackson Let’s Wait Awhile 4:30 A&M 2906
Jan 17 4 Bruce Hornsby & The Range Mandolin Rain 4:41 RCA 5087
Jan 17 5 Bruce Willis Respect Yourself 3:51 Motown 1876
Jan 17 23 Shirley Murdock As We Lay 3:59 Elektra 7-69518
Jan 17 64 Sweet Sensation Hooked On You 3:52 Next Plateau 308
Jan 17 71 Lionel Richie (Background Vocal: Alabama) Deep River Woman 4:36 Motown 1873
Jan 17 84 Nocera Summertime, Summertime 3:22 Sleeping Bag 7LX-22
Jan 24 5 Exposé Come Go With Me 3:36 Arista 1-9555
Jan 24 8 Europe The Final Countdown 3:59 Epic 34-06416
Jan 24 9 Wang Chung Let’s Go 3:49 Geffen 7-28531
Jan 24 19 Hipsway The Honeythief 3:10 Columbia 38-06579
Jan 24 37 Billy Idol Don’t Need A Gun 4:30 Chrysalis 43087
Jan 24 50 A-Ha Cry Wolf 4:05 Warner 28500
Jan 24 51 David & David Ain’t So Easy 4:04 A&M 2905
Jan 24 57 Daryl Hall Someone Like You 4:18 RCA 5105
Jan 24 61 Peter Cetera Big Mistake 4:20 Full Moon 28507
Jan 24 76 Howard Jones All I Want 3:58 Elektra 7-69494
Jan 24 93 Ron & The D.C. Crew Ronnie’s Rapp 2:57 Profile 5130
Jan 31 1 Starship Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now 4:29 Grunt 5109-7
Jan 31 5 Lou Gramm Midnight Blue 3:54 Atlantic 7-89304
Jan 31 16 REO Speedwagon That Ain’t Love 3:58 Epic 34-06656
Jan 31 39 Duran Duran Skin Trade 4:24 Capitol 5670
Jan 31 46 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band Fire (Live) 2:58 Columbia 38-06657
Jan 31 72 Eight Seconds Kiss You (When It’s Dangerous) 4:06 Polydor 885 352-7

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 7 8 Steve Winwood The Finer Things 4:10 Island 7-28498
Feb 7 10 Kool & The Gang Stone Love 3:54 Mercury 888292
Feb 7 13 Tina Turner What You Get Is What You See 3:57 Capitol 5668
Feb 7 22 Robert Cray Band Smoking Gun 4:05 Mercury 888 343-7
Feb 7 64 Pretenders, The My Baby 4:07 Sire 7-28496
Feb 7 68 Sheila E. Hold Me 4:10 Paisley Park 7-28580
Feb 7 69 Freddie Jackson Have You Ever Loved Somebody 4:16 Capitol 5661
Feb 7 86 Rob Jungklas Make It Mean Something 3:36 Manhattan 50054
Feb 14 1 Club Nouveau Lean On Me 3:58 King Jay/Warner 7-28430
Feb 14 3 Chris DeBurgh The Lady In Red 4:16 A&M 2848
Feb 14 3 Genesis Tonight, Tonight, Tonight 4:32 Atlantic 7-89290
Feb 14 11 Bangles Walking Down Your Street 3:14 Columbia 06674
Feb 14 12 Glenn Medeiros Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You 3:46 Amherst 311
Feb 14 14 Robbie Nevil Dominoes 3:58 EMI 50053
Feb 14 21 Donna Allen Serious 3:40 21 Records 99497
Feb 14 27 World Party Ship Of Fools (Save Me From Tomorrow) 4:27 Chrysalis VS4 43052 A
Feb 14 54 Sammy Hagar Winner Takes It All 3:58 Columbia 38-06647
Feb 14 84 Kansas Power 3:43 MCA 53027
Feb 21 1 Aretha Franklin & George Michael I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) 3:57 Arista 9559
Feb 21 33 Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Light Of Day 3:30 Blackheart 4-06692
Feb 21 51 Survivor How Much Love 3:57 Scotti Bros. 4-06705
Feb 21 56 Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin’ (It’s Over) 4:00 Columbia 06632
Feb 21 59 Ratt Dance 4:17 Atlantic 7-89354
Feb 21 78 Mel & Kim Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend) 3:33 Atlantic 7-89329
Feb 21 93 Pointer Sisters All I Know Is The Way I Feel 4:05 RCA 5112
Feb 28 15 Peter Wolf Come As You Are 2:43 EMI 8350
Feb 28 27 Simply Red The Right Thing 4:04 Elektra 7-69487
Feb 28 34 Glass Tiger I Will Be There 3:20 Manhattan 50066
Feb 28 44 Cover Girls, The Show Me 3:43 Fever 1911
Feb 28 46 Herb Alpert Keep Your Eye On Me 3:02 A&M 2915
Feb 28 57 Run DMC It’s Tricky 3:03 Profile 5131
Feb 28 58 Georgio Sexappeal 3:40 Motown 1882
Feb 28 61 Patty Smyth Never Enough 3:54 Columbia 38-06643
Feb 28 88 Venetians, The So Much For Love 3:40 Chrysalis 43056

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 7 1 Cutting Crew (I Just) Died In Your Arms 4:38 Virgin 99481
Mar 7 2 Jody Watley Looking For A New Love 3:58 MCA 52956
Mar 7 3 Prince Sign O’ The Times 3:44 Paisley Park 7-28399
Mar 7 11 Kenny Loggins Meet Me Half Way 3:31 Columbia 38-06690
Mar 7 20 Boston ‘Can’tcha Say (You Believe In Me)/Still In Love’ 4:09 MCA 53029
Mar 7 43 Paul Lekakis Boom Boom (Let’s Go Back To My Room) 3:50 ZYX 1266
Mar 7 86 Paul Simon The Boy In The Bubble 3:45 Warner Bros. 7-28460
Mar 7 97 Tia Boy Toy 3:59 RCA 5107
Mar 7 99 Colin James Hay Hold Me 4:09 Columbia 38-06580
Mar 14 7 Breakfast Club Right On Track 4:16 MCA 52954
Mar 14 9 Poison Talk Dirty To Me 3:43 Enigma 5686
Mar 14 12 Cyndi Lauper What’s Going On 3:51 Portrait 37-06970
Mar 14 26 Psychedelic Furs Heartbreak Beat 4:03 Columbia 38-06420
Mar 14 50 Luther Vandross & Gregory Hines There’s Nothing Better Than Love 4:15 Epic 06978
Mar 14 87 Samantha Fox Do Ya Do Ya (Wanna Please Me) 3:48 Jive 1031
Mar 14 89 Starpoint He Wants My Body 3:59 Elektra 7-69489
Mar 21 1 U2 With Or Without You 4:56 Island 7-99469
Mar 21 4 Madonna La Isla Bonita 4:01 Sire 7-28425
Mar 21 17 Chicago If She Would Have Been Faithful 3:53 Warner/Full Moon 28424
Mar 21 21 Company B Fascinated 3:47 Atlantic 89294
Mar 21 44 Anita Baker Same Ole Love (365 Days A Year) 4:02 Elektra 69484
Mar 21 48 Beastie Boys Brass Monkey 2:38 Def Jam 07020
Mar 21 84 Julian Cope World Shut Your Mouth 3:32 Island 99479
Mar 28 1 Atlantic Starr Always 3:59 Warner 28455
Mar 28 1 Kim Wilde You Keep Me Hangin’ On 4:13 MCA 53024
Mar 28 5 Fleetwood Mac Big Love 3:37 Warner Bros. 28398
Mar 28 6 Bryan Adams Heat Of The Night 5:07 A&M 2921
Mar 28 8 Smokey Robinson Just To See Her 4:01 Motown 1877
Mar 28 20 Lionel Richie Se La 4:29 Motown 1883
Mar 28 31 Thompson Twins Get That Love 3:58 Arista 1-9577
Mar 28 57 Pseudo Echo Living In A Dream 3:27 RCA 5125
Mar 28 64 Night Ranger The Secret Of My Success 4:00 MCA 53013
Mar 28 86 Georgia Satellites Battleship Chains 2:55 Elektra 7-69497
Mar 28 88 Corey Hart Dancin’ With My Mirror 4:16 EMI 8385

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 4 4 Kenny G Songbird 4:51 Arista 9588
Apr 4 9 Huey Lewis & The News I Know What I Like 3:53 Chrysalis 43108
Apr 4 12 Level 42 Lessons In Love 4:00 Polydor 883 956-7
Apr 4 21 David Bowie Day-In Day-Out 4:10 EMI America 8380
Apr 4 49 Gregg Allman Band I’m No Angel 3:43 Epic 06998
Apr 4 72 Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush Don’t Give Up 5:52 Geffen 7-28463
Apr 4 75 Billy Joel & Ray Charles Baby Grand 4:00 Columbia 38-06994
Apr 4 93 Stabilizers One Simple Thing 3:31 Columbia 38-06700
Apr 11 1 Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Head To Toe 3:58 Columbia 38-07008
Apr 11 4 System, The Don’t Disturb This Groove 3:45 Atlantic 7-89320
Apr 11 5 Herb Alpert Diamonds 4:53 A&M 2929
Apr 11 7 Bon Jovi Wanted Dead Or Alive 5:07 Mercury 888467
Apr 11 21 Eddie Money Endless Nights 3:23 Columbia 38-07035
Apr 11 33 Restless Heart I’ll Still Be Loving You 3:57 RCA 5065
Apr 11 68 Bruce Willis Young Blood 4:06 Motown 1886
Apr 11 69 Frozen Ghost Should I See 3:48 Atlantic 7-89279
Apr 11 89 Stacey Q Shy Girl 3:43 On The Spot 110
Apr 18 53 Other Ones, The We Are What We Are 3:44 Virgin 7-99473
Apr 18 55 Gino Vannelli Wild Horses 4:12 CBS Associated 4-06699
Apr 18 80 Newcity Rockers Black Dog 3:58 Critique 728
Apr 18 89 Kool Moe Dee Go See The Doctor 4:00 Jive/Rooftop 1041
Apr 25 3 Genesis In Too Deep 4:59 Atlantic 7-89316
Apr 25 18 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Jammin’ Me 4:08 MCA 53065
Apr 25 20 Billy Idol Sweet Sixteen 4:14 Chrysalis 43114
Apr 25 50 Cameo Back And Forth 3:47 Atlanta Artists 888385
Apr 25 60 Journey Why Can’t This Night Go On Forever 3:38 Columbia 38-07043
Apr 25 61 Rock And Hyde Dirty Water 4:20 Capitol 5691
Apr 25 66 Cinderella Somebody Save Me 3:14 Mercury 888483
Apr 25 85 Dead Or Alive Something In My House 3:38 Epic 34-07022

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 2 4 T’Pau Heart And Soul 3:40 Virgin 7-99466
May 2 7 Crowded House Something So Strong 2:51 Capitol 5695
May 2 18 Klymaxx I’d Still Say Yes 4:13 Constellation 53028
May 2 27 Partland Brothers Soul City 3:49 Manhattan 50065
May 2 30 Europe Rock The Night 4:04 Epic 34-07091
May 2 70 Duran Duran Meet El Presidente 3:38 Capitol 44001
May 9 4 Debbie Gibson Only In My Dreams 3:50 Atlantic 7-89322
May 9 5 Exposé Point Of No Return 3:26 Arista 1-9579
May 9 54 Lou Gramm Ready Or Not 3:28 Atlantic 7-89269
May 9 60 REO Speedwagon Variety Tonight 4:22 Epic 34-07055
May 9 65 Truth, The Weapons Of Love 3:24 I.R.S. 53084
May 9 67 Jack Wagner Weatherman Says 3:55 Qwest 7-28387
May 9 74 Tina Turner Break Every Rule 3:48 Capitol 44003
May 9 86 Survivor Man Against The World 3:33 Scotti Bros. 4-07070
May 16 1 Heart Alone 3:38 Capitol 44002
May 16 1 Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) 4:49 Arista 9598
May 16 6 Pseudo Echo Funkytown 3:40 RCA 5217
May 16 12 Nylons, The Kiss Him Goodbye 3:24 Open Air 0022
May 16 14 Bruce Hornsby & The Range Every Little Kiss 5:10 RCA 5165
May 16 36 Jennifer Rush & Elton John Flames Of Paradise 4:36 Epic 34-07119
May 16 80 Robert Cray Band Right Next Door (Because Of Me) 4:16 Mercury 888 327-7
May 16 91 Tesla Little Suzi 3:52 Geffen 7-28353
May 23 1 Bob Seger Shakedown 3:59 MCA 53094
May 23 14 Janet Jackson The Pleasure Principle 4:58 A&M 2927
May 23 20 Surface Happy 3:57 Columbia 38-06611
May 23 58 Nona Hendryx Why Should I Cry? 4:23 EMI 8382
May 23 61 Carly Simon Give Me All Night 3:56 Arista 1-9587
May 23 71 Mondo Rock Primitive Love Rites 4:10 Columbia 38-06981
May 23 75 Peter Wolf Can’t Get Started 3:02 EMI 43012
May 30 5 Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine Rhythm Is Gonna Get You 3:54 Epic 34-07059
May 30 10 Robbie Nevil Wot’s It To Ya 3:41 EMI 50075
May 30 12 Mötley Crüe Girls, Girls, Girls 4:30 Elektra 7-69465
May 30 13 Steve Winwood Back In The High Life Again 4:18 Island 7-28472
May 30 23 Al Jarreau Moonlighting (Theme) 3:00 MCA 53124
May 30 39 Club Nouveau Why You Treat Me So Bad 4:11 King Jay/Warner 28360
May 30 67 Prince If I Was Your Girlfriend 3:46 Paisley Park 7-28334
May 30 84 Dan Fogelberg She Don’t Look Back 4:20 Full Moon 07044

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 6 2 George Michael I Want Your Sex 4:44 Columbia 38-07164
Jun 6 3 Suzanne Vega Luka 3:51 A&M 2937
Jun 6 6 Dan Hill & Vonda Sheppard Can’t We Try 4:02 Columbia 38-07050
Jun 6 7 Whispers, The Rock Steady 4:03 Solar 70006
Jun 6 7 Jets, The Cross My Broken Heart 4:05 MCA 53123
Jun 6 23 Danny Wilson Mary’s Prayer 3:52 Virgin 7-99465
Jun 6 36 Wang Chung Hypnotize Me 4:35 Geffen 7-28359
Jun 6 38 Cutting Crew One For The Mockingbird 3:58 Virgin 7-99464
Jun 13 1 U2 I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For 4:36 Island 7-99430
Jun 13 3 Richard Marx Don’t Mean Nothing 3:59 Manhattan 50079
Jun 13 26 Bryan Adams Hearts On Fire 3:30 A&M 2948
Jun 13 31 Outfield, The Since You’ve Been Gone 4:10 Columbia 38-07170
Jun 13 50 Poison I Want Action 3:04 Enigma 44004
Jun 13 59 Bruce Willis Under The Boardwalk 3:02 Motown 1896
Jun 13 71 Cyndi Lauper Boy Blue 3:58 Portrait 37-07181
Jun 13 79 Whitesnake Still Of The Night 3:58 Geffen 7-28331
Jun 13 79 4 By Four Want You For My Girlfriend 3:59 Capitol 5690
Jun 13 95 Patty Smyth Downtown Train 3:55 Columbia 38-07112
Jun 13 97 K.T.P. Certain Things Are Likely 3:49 Mercury 885727
Jun 20 17 Living In A Box Living In A Box 3:02 Chrysalis VS4 43104 A
Jun 20 19 Fleetwood Mac Seven Wonders 3:38 Warner Bros. 28317
Jun 20 23 Sammy Hagar Give To Live 4:21 Geffen 7-28314
Jun 20 47 INXS & Jimmy Barnes Good Times 3:49 Atlantic 7-89237
Jun 20 53 John Waite These Times Are Hard For Lovers 4:11 EMI America 43018
Jun 20 54 Cure, The Why Can’t I Be You? 3:13 Elektra 7-69474
Jun 20 56 Jody Watley Still A Thrill 4:12 MCA 53081
Jun 20 64 Tom Kimmel That’s Freedom 4:08 Mercury 888571
Jun 20 82 Aretha Franklin Rock-A-Lott 4:20 Arista 1-9574
Jun 27 1 Los Lobos La Bamba 2:54 Slash 7-28336
Jun 27 9 Starship It’s Not Over (Til It’s Over) 4:32 RCA 5225
Jun 27 27 Jonathan Butler Lies 3:57 Jive 1038
Jun 27 32 Freddie Jackson Jam Tonight 4:11 Capitol 44037
Jun 27 50 Will To Power Dreamin’ (New Mix) 4:10 Epic 34-07199
Jun 27 66 Kool & The Gang Holiday 3:20 Mercury 888712
Jun 27 77 Jon Astley Jane’s Getting Serious 4:20 Atlantic 89258

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 4 1 Whitesnake Here I Go Again 3:52 Geffen 7-28339
Jul 4 5 ABC When Smokey Sings 4:21 Mercury 888 604-7
Jul 4 48 Laura Branigan Shattered Glass 3:40 Atlantic 89245
Jul 4 70 Debbie Harry In Love With Love 3:20 Geffen 7-28476
Jul 4 76 Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Stand Back 3:50 CBS Associated 4-07230
Jul 4 90 Night Ranger Hearts Away 3:59 MCA 53131
Jul 11 1 Madonna Who’s That Girl 3:58 Sire 28341
Jul 11 12 Fat Boys & Beach Boys Wipeout 3:57 Tin Pan Apple 885 960-7
Jul 11 12 Dionne Warwick & Jeffrey Osborne Love Power 4:09 Arista 1-9567
Jul 11 16 Jellybean Featuring Elisa Fiorillo Who Found Who 3:43 Chrysalis 43120
Jul 11 48 Breakfast Club Kiss And Tell 3:59 MCA 53128
Jul 11 84 LL Cool J I’m Bad 4:40 Def Jam 38-07120
Jul 11 91 Chicago Niagara Falls 3:49 Warner/Full Moon 28283
Jul 11 94 Ana Shy Boys 3:10 Parc 07056
Jul 18 4 Bananarama I Heard A Rumour 3:25 London 886165
Jul 18 6 Huey Lewis & The News Doing It All For My Baby 3:41 Chrysalis 43143
Jul 18 10 Smokey Robinson One Heartbeat 4:05 Motown 1897
Jul 18 19 REO Speedwagon In My Dreams 4:20 Epic 34-07255
Jul 18 35 Herb Alpert Making Love In The Rain 4:05 A&M 2949
Jul 18 44 Kim Wilde Say You Really Want Me 3:29 MCA 53130
Jul 18 61 Hooters Johnny B 3:58 Columbia 38-07241
Jul 18 68 Regina Belle Show Me The Way 4:09 Columbia 07080
Jul 18 80 Rod Stewart Twisting The Night Away 4:10 Geffen 7-28303
Jul 25 9 Grateful Dead Touch Of Grey 4:33 Arista 1-9606
Jul 25 13 Natalie Cole Jump Start 4:18 Manhattan 50073
Jul 25 25 Alexander O’Neal Fake 3:10 Tabu 4-07100
Jul 25 41 .38 Special Back To Paradise 3:36 A&M 2955
Jul 25 76 Depeche Mode Strangelove 3:44 Sire 7-28366
Jul 25 90 Amazulu Montego Bay 3:03 Mango 121

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 1 1 Whitney Houston Didn’t We Almost Have It All 4:34 Arista 9616
Aug 1 1 Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam Lost In Emotion 3:59 Columbia 38-07267
Aug 1 2 Prince & Sheena Easton U Got The Look 3:45 Paisley Park 7-28289
Aug 1 3 Europe Carrie 4:29 Epic 34-07282
Aug 1 14 LL Cool J I Need Love 4:15 Def Jam 38-07350
Aug 1 29 Other Ones, The Holiday 3:44 Virgin 7-99428
Aug 1 39 Go West Don’t Look Down – The Sequel 4:20 Chrysalis 43141
Aug 1 42 Curiosity Killed The Cat Misfit 4:02 Mercury 888 674-7
Aug 1 80 Glenn Medeiros Watching Over You 4:08 Amherst 314
Aug 1 98 Cover Girls, The Spring Love 4:05 Fever 1913
Aug 8 1 Michael Jackson & Siedah Garrett I Just Can’t Stop Loving You 4:17 Epic 07253
Aug 8 27 David Bowie Never Let Me Down 4:01 EMI America 43031
Aug 8 42 Pointer Sisters Be There 3:54 MCA 53120
Aug 8 51 Yello Oh Yeah 3:05 Mercury 884930
Aug 8 65 Crowded House World Where You Live 3:07 Capitol 44033
Aug 8 82 Silencers, The Painted Moon 4:00 RCA 5220
Aug 8 83 Level 42 Running In The Family 3:57 Polydor 885 957-7
Aug 15 5 Levert Casanova 3:59 Atlantic 7-89217
Aug 15 6 Swing Out Sister Breakout 3:46 Mercury 888 016-7
Aug 15 7 Heart Who Will You Run To 3:45 Capitol 44040
Aug 15 7 Exposé Let Me Be The One 4:07 Arista 1-9617
Aug 15 9 John Cougar Mellencamp Paper In Fire 3:53 Mercury 888 763-7
Aug 15 58 Atlantic Starr One Lover At A Time 4:00 Warner 28327
Aug 15 78 Pepsi and Shirlie Heartache 3:32 Polydor 885 470-7
Aug 22 29 Mr. Mister Something Real (Inside Me/Inside You) 4:19 RCA 5273
Aug 22 32 Bryan Adams Victim Of Love 4:07 A&M 2964
Aug 22 38 Loverboy Notorious 4:37 Columbia 38-07324
Aug 22 44 Anita Baker No One In The World 4:07 Elektra 69456
Aug 22 47 Noel Silent Morning 3:55 4th & Broadway 7439
Aug 22 48 Donna Summer Dinner With Gershwin 4:12 Geffen 7-28418
Aug 22 60 Great White Rock Me 4:12 Capitol 44042
Aug 22 80 Def Leppard Women 5:43 Mercury 888 757-7
Aug 22 97 Alisha Into My Secret 3:55 RCA 5219
Aug 29 1 Tiffany I Think We’re Alone Now 3:47 MCA 53167
Aug 29 4 Fleetwood Mac Little Lies 3:38 Warner Bros. 7-28291
Aug 29 15 Kenny G Don’t Make Me Wait For Love 4:02 Arista 9625
Aug 29 17 Cars, The You Are The Girl 3:52 Elektra 69446
Aug 29 68 Ray Parker Jr. I Don’t Think That Man Should Sleep Alone 4:12 Geffen 7-28417
Aug 29 75 Nylons, The Happy Together 2:47 Open Air 0024
Aug 29 78 Force M.D.’s Love Is A House 3:18 Tommy Boy 7-28300
Aug 29 79 David Hallyday He’s My Girl 3:50 Scotti Bros. 4-07299
Aug 29 81 Chris Rea Let’s Dance 3:51 Motown 1900
Aug 29 96 Georgio Tina Cherry 3:59 Motown 1892

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 5 1 Billy Idol Mony Mony “Live” 4:00 Chrysalis 43161
Sep 5 9 Cutting Crew I’ve Been In Love Before 5:27 Virgin 7-99425
Sep 5 9 Pet Shop Boys It’s A Sin 4:58 EMI  America43027
Sep 5 13 Poison I Won’t Forget You 3:37 Enigma 44038
Sep 5 19 Michael Bolton That’s What Love Is All About 3:56 Columbia 7322
Sep 5 36 Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine Betcha Say That 3:40 Epic 34-07371
Sep 12 2 Madonna Causing A Commotion 4:00 Sire 7-28224
Sep 12 13 U2 Where The Streets Have No Name 4:46 Island 7-99408
Sep 12 21 Los Lobos Come On, Let’s Go 2:09 Slash 7-28186
Sep 12 35 Wa Wa Nee Sugar Free 4:03 Epic 34-07283
Sep 12 39 Mick Jagger Let’s Work 3:58 Columbia 07306
Sep 12 62 Taja Sevelle Love Is Contagious 3:42 Reprise 7-28257
Sep 12 86 Newcity Rockers Rev It Up 3:48 Critique 7-99437
Sep 12 94 Suzanne Vega Solitude Standing 3:59 A&M 2960
Sep 19 1 Michael Jackson Bad 4:05 Epic 07418
Sep 19 9 R.E.M. The One I Love 3:16 I.R.S. 53171
Sep 19 15 Squeeze Hourglass 3:16 A&M 2967
Sep 19 25 Timothy B. Schmit Boys Night Out 3:58 MCA 53137
Sep 19 56 Wendy & Lisa Waterfall 4:09 Columbia 38-07243
Sep 19 75 Bee Gees You Win Again 3:54 Warner 28351
Sep 19 90 Eddie Money We Should Be Sleeping 3:54 Columbia 38-07359
Sep 26 1 Belinda Carlisle Heaven Is A Place On Earth 4:04 MCA 53181
Sep 26 1 Bill Medley with Jennifer Warnes (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life 4:47 RCA 5224
Sep 26 3 Richard Marx Should’ve Known Better 3:38 Manhattan 50083
Sep 26 8 Pretty Poison Catch Me (I’m Falling) 4:27 Virgin 7-99416
Sep 26 46 Starship Beat Patrol 4:25 RCA 5308
Sep 26 65 Glen Burtnick Follow You 3:42 A&M 2968
Sep 26 65 KISS Crazy Crazy Nights 3:48 Mercury 888796
Sep 26 81 John Waite Don’t Lose Any Sleep 3:45 EMI America 43040
Sep 26 87 Monkees, The Heart And Soul 3:37 Rhino 74408

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 3 4 Debbie Gibson Shake Your Love 3:46 Atlantic 7-89187
Oct 3 5 Bruce Springsteen Brilliant Disguise 4:13 Columbia 38-07595
Oct 3 6 Jody Watley Don’t You Want Me 4:10 MCA 53162
Oct 3 14 Aerosmith Dude (Looks Like A Lady) 3:27 Geffen 28240
Oct 3 30 Yes Love Will Find A Way 4:14 Atco 99449
Oct 3 61 Hooters Satellite 3:50 Columbia 38-07607
Oct 10 7 Taylor Dayne Tell It To My Heart 3:31 Arista 1-9612
Oct 10 40 Cure, The Just Like Heaven 3:17 Elektra 7-69443
Oct 10 7 Sting We’ll Be Together 4:51 A&M 2983
Oct 10 9 Steve Winwood Valerie 4:05 Island 7-28231
Oct 10 19 Def Leppard Animal 4:02 Mercury 888 832-7
Oct 10 38 Bourgeois Tagg I Don’t Mind At All 2:33 Island 99409
Oct 10 70 Pink Floyd Learning To Fly 4:21 Columbia 38-07363
Oct 10 80 Samantha Fox Nothing’s Gonna Stop Me Now 3:42 Jive 1072
Oct 10 85 Stephanie Mills (You’re Puttin’) A Rush On Me 4:25 MCA 53151
Oct 17 14 Icehouse Crazy 3:21 Chrysalis 43156
Oct 17 19 Stevie Wonder Skeletons 4:55 Motown 1907
Oct 17 20 Jets, The I Do You 3:38 MCA 53193
Oct 17 36 Kane Gang, The Motortown 3:47 Capitol 44062
Oct 17 71 Big Trouble Crazy World 3:17 Epic 07432
Oct 17 72 Kool & The Gang Special Way 3:59 Mercury 888867
Oct 17 81 Living In A Box So The Story Goes 3:55 Chrysalis 43162
Oct 24 1 INXS Need You Tonight 3:01 Atlantic 89188
Oct 24 1 George Harrison Got My Mind Set On You 3:50 Dark Horse 7-28178
Oct 24 8 John Cougar Mellencamp Cherry Bomb 4:49 Mercury 888 934-7
Oct 24 26 Laura Branigan Power Of Love 4:44 Atlantic 89191
Oct 24 1 George Michael Faith 3:14 Columbia 07623
Oct 24 2 Whitesnake Is This Love 3:38 Geffen 7-28233
Oct 24 32 New Order True Faith 4:02 Qwest 7-28271
Oct 24 68 Terence Trent D’Arby If You Let Me Stay 3:13 Columbia 38-07398
Oct 24 82 Sammy Hagar Eagles Fly 3:58 Geffen 7-28185
Oct 24 91 Simon F American Dream 4:50 Reprise 7-28237
Oct 31 1 Whitney Houston So Emotional 3:59 Arista 9642
Oct 31 20 Men Without Hats Pop Goes The World 3:38 Mercury 888 859-7
Oct 31 60 Earth, Wind and Fire System Of Survival 4:08 Columbia 38-07608
Oct 31 62 Dionne Warwick & Kashif Reservations For Two 4:04 Arista 1-9638
Oct 31 66 Glenn Jones We’ve Only Just Begun (The Romance Is Not Over) 4:51 Jive 1049
Oct 31 80 Beau Coup Sweet Rachel 3:50 Amherst 318

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 7 4 Eric Carmen Hungry Eyes 3:49 RCA 5315
Nov 7 6 Elton John Candle In The Wind (Live) 3:48 MCA 53196
Nov 7 12 Heart There’s The Girl 3:42 Capitol 44089
Nov 7 13 Natalie Cole I Live For Your Love 4:12 Manhattan 50094
Nov 7 23 Stryper Honestly 4:08 Enigma 75009
Nov 7 50 Shanice Wilson (Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance 3:43 A&M 2939
Nov 7 67 Jimmy Davis & Junction Kick The Wall 3:35 QMI 53107
Nov 7 82 Jellybean Featuring Steven Dante The Real Thing 4:32 Chrysalis 43167
Nov 14 2 Bangles Hazy Shade Of Winter 2:46 Def Jam 07630
Nov 14 3 Roger I Want To Be Your Man 3:58 Reprise 7-28229
Nov 14 9 Paul Carrack Don’t Shed A Tear 3:42 Chrysalis 43164
Nov 14 10 Prince I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man 3:39 Paisley Park 7-28288-A
Nov 14 69 Millions Like Us Guaranteed For Life 4:09 Virgin 7-99412
Nov 14 70 Alexander O’Neal Criticize 4:00 Tabu 4-07600
Nov 14 78 Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam Featuring Full Force Someone To Love Me For Me 4:30 Columbia 38-07619
Nov 14 79 Smokey Robinson What’s Too Much 4:15 Motown 1911
Nov 14 85 Cars, The Strap Me In 3:40 Elektra 69427
Nov 21 1 Michael Jackson The Way You Make Me Feel 4:26 Epic 07645
Nov 21 6 Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine Can’t Stay Away From You 3:56 Epic 34-07641
Nov 21 10 Cher I Found Someone 3:42 Geffen 28191
Nov 21 19 Salt ‘N Pepa Push It 4:26 Next Plateau 315
Nov 21 47 Bananarama I Can’t Help It 3:38 London 886212
Nov 21 54 Deja You And Me Tonight 4:23 Virgin 7-99422
Nov 21 80 Martha Davis Don’t Tell Me The Time 3:33 Capitol 44057
Nov 28 1 Tiffany Could’ve Been 3:31 MCA 53231
Nov 28 1 Exposé Seasons Change 4:11 Arista 9640
Nov 28 13 M/A/R/R/S Pump Up The Volume 4:08 4th & Broadway 7452
Nov 28 14 Fleetwood Mac Everywhere 3:41 Warner Bros. 28143
Nov 28 27 Cover Girls, The Because Of You 4:10 Fever 1914
Nov 28 80 Tony Terry She’s Fly 3:33 Epic 34-07417
Nov 28 67 Mick Jagger Throwaway 3:58 Columbia 07653
Nov 28 72 Europe Cherokee 4:12 Epic 34-07638
Nov 28 83 Mötley Crüe All I Need 4:33 Elektra 7-69429

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1987

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 5 6 Foreigner Say You Will 3:59 Atlantic 7-89169
Dec 5 9 Bruce Springsteen Tunnel Of Love 5:10 Columbia 38-07663
Dec 5 44 U2 In God’s Country 2:57 Island 7-99385
Dec 5 64 KISS Reason To Live 3:59 Mercury 870022
Dec 5 59 Georgio Lover’s Lane 4:28 Motown 1906
Dec 12 2 Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield What Have I Done To Deserve This 4:19 EMI-Manhattan 50107
Dec 12 43 Dan Hill Never Thought (That I Could Love) 3:32 Columbia 38-07618
Dec 12 45 Buster Poindexter and his Banshees Of Blue Hot Hot Hot (Radio Edit) 3:45 RCA 5357
Dec 12 48 Billy Idol Hot In The City 3:30 Chrysalis 43203
Dec 19 1 Rick Astley Never Gonna Give You Up 3:31 RCA 5347
Dec 19 3 Patrick Swayze Featuring Wendy Fraser She’s Like The Wind 3:49 RCA 5363
Dec 19 31 Swing Out Sister Twilight World 4:04 Mercury 888 484-7
Dec 19 32 Squeeze 853-5937 3:16 A&M 2994
Dec 19 40 Yes Rhythm Of Love 4:20 Atco 99419
Dec 19 46 Eurythmics I Need A Man 4:06 RCA 5361
Dec 19 61 Powersource Dear Mr. Jesus 3:58 PowerVision 8603
Dec 19 67 Glenn Medeiros Lonely Won’t Leave Me Alone 4:24 Amherst 317
Dec 19 71 Alarm, The Rain In The Summertime 4:00 I.R.S. 53219
Dec 19 72 Dokken Burning Like A Flame 4:46 Elektra 7-69435
Dec 26 40 Boy George Live My Life 3:33 Virgin 99390
Dec 26 63 Depeche Mode Never Let Me Down Again 4:17 Sire 7-28189