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Forum - ARIA Charts: Special Occasion Charts - Top 100 End of Year ARIA Charts - 1990s

Below are the official ARIA Top 100 End of Year Charts from the 1990s. There were plenty of excellent songs that didn't feature in the year end Top 100s, so I've compiled the 'next Top 100' songs of each year. Enjoy!

 Year End Top 100 (ARIA) - 1990 USUKOZ
1Nothing Compares 2 U (1x8)Sinéad O'Connor111
2U Can't Touch This (1x5)MC Hammer831
3Vogue (1x5)Madonna111
4It Must Have Been Love (1x2)Roxette131
5All I Wanna Do is Make Love to You (1x4)Heart281
6Opposites Attract (1x2)Paula Abdul with The Wild Pair121
7How Am I Supposed to Live Without YouMichael Bolton132
8Unchained Melody (1x7)The Righteous Brothers1311
9Girl I'm Gonna Miss YouMilli Vanilli123
10Love Shack (1x9)The B-52's321
11Hold OnWilson Phillips162
12Don't Know MuchLinda Ronstadt feat. Aaron Neville222
13Black VelvetAlannah Myles123
14Ride on TimeBlack Box#12
15MonaCraig McLachlan & Check 1-2##3
16JoeyConcrete Blonde19#2
17I Need Your BodyTina Arena##3
18Crying in the ChapelPeter Blakeley##3
19Janie's Got a Gun (1x1)Aerosmith4761
20Blaze of Glory (1x6)Jon Bon Jovi1131
21When I See You SmileBad English1614
22Epic (1x3)Faith No More9251
23Lay Down Your GunsJimmy Barnes##4
25Show No MercyMark Williams - NZ##8
26Infinity (1990's... Time for the Guru)Guru Josh#54
27Pump Up the JamTechnotronic feat. Felly224
28Unskinny BopPoison3157
29Spin That Wheel (Turtles Get Real)Hi Tek 3 feat. Ya Kid K69155
30Jukebox in Siberia (1x2)Skyhooks##1
31I Don't Want to Be With Nobody But YouAbsent Friends##4
32Love Will Lead You BackTaylor Dayne16911
33Step By StepNew Kids on the Block128
34Ice Ice Baby (1x3)Vanilla Ice111
35Blue Sky MineMidnight Oil47668
36Close to YouMaxi Priest172
37I Want That ManDeborah Harry#132
38Groove is in the Heart (1x1)Deee-Lite421
40Summer RainBelinda Carlisle30236
41How Can We Be LoversMichael Bolton3103
42Suicide BlondeINXS9112
44Chain ReactionJohn Farnham##6
45Hanky PankyMadonna1025
46Blame it on the RainMilli Vanilli1525
47SacrificeElton John1817
48Cradle of LoveBilly Idol23410
49I Don't Know Anybody ElseBlack Box2346
50Bust a Move (1x1)Young MC7731
51Leave a Light On (Aria No.5)Belinda Carlisle1143
52Love Is (AMR chart No.10)Alannah Myles366112
53Ooops UpSnap!3554
54Love and KissesDannii#84
55Better the Devil You KnowKylie Minogue#24
56Heart in DangerSouthern Sons##5
57I'll Be Your ShelterTaylor Dayne4434
58I Remember YouSkid Row63612
59The Right CombinationSeiko and Donnie Wahlberg54#11
60Lily Was HereDavid A. Stewart feat. Candy Dulfer11610
61Doin' the DoBetty Boo9073
62The King of Wishful ThinkingGo West8186
63Sweet SurrenderWet Wet Wet#67
64Dogs Are TalkingThe Angels##11
65The PowerSnap!2113
66Vision of LoveMariah Carey199
67Show Me HeavenMaria McKee#13
68RoamThe B-52's31711
69Baby Don't Forget My Number (No.14 AMR)Milli Vanilli11617
70That's FreedomJohn Farnham##6
71Italo House MixRococo#5413
72Turtle Power!Partners in Kryme13115
73Bound for GloryAngry Anderson58#11
74Black Betty (Rough 'n' Ready Remix)Ram Jam#1317
75Black CatJanet Jackson1156
76Still Got the Blues (For You)Gary Moore973118
77I'm Your Baby TonightWhitney Houston157
78Let's Make it Last All NightJimmy Barnes##12
79EscapingMargaret Urlich##17
80Dub Be Good to MeBeats International76112
81ShakeAndrew Ridgeley775816
82Burn for YouJohn Farnham##5
83TonightNew Kids on the Block7316
85I Feel the Earth MoveMartika2572
86Here We AreGloria Estefan62320
87Please Send Me Someone to LoveJohnny Diesel & The Injectors##11
88Miss DivineIcehouse##16
89Tom's DinerDNA feat. Suzanne Vega528
90Back Street Pick UpThe Angels##23
91Step Back in TimeKylie Minogue#45
92Check Out the ChickenGrandmaster Chicken & D.J. Duck##16
93Fools GoldThe Stone Roses#813
94I Wish it Would Rain DownPhil Collins3715
95Praying for TimeGeorge Michael1616
96Tell Me a Story1927##17
97Let the Night Roll OnThe Angels##17
98Thieves in the TemplePrince6716
99(Can't Live Without Your) Love and AffectionNelson15420
100EscapadeJanet Jackson11725

 Other Top 100 (ARIA) - 1990 HP
101Enjoy The SilenceDepeche Mode71
102Justify My LoveMadonna4
103World in MotionEngland New Order21
104Candy Iggy Pop & Kate Pierson9
105Higher GroundRed Hot Chilli Peppers45
106Kiss This Thing GoodbyeDel Amitri28
107Nessun Dorma (released in 1972)Luciano Pavarotti (#2 July 90 UK)#
108King of the MountainMidnight Oil25
109Dirty CashThe Adventures Of Stevie V18
110She Ain't Worth ItGlenn Mediros & Bobby Brown8
111Something Happened On The Way To HeavenPhil Collins58
112No MythMichael Penn24
113Dancing In The StormBoom Crash Opera21
114Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu)Gipsy Kings90
115Club at the End of the StreetElton John19
116Don't Call Me DudeScatterbrain14
117No More Mr Nice GuyMegadeth48
118Falling to PiecesFaith No More26
12016 (Into The Night)Junior Tucker46
121Cuts Both WaysGloria Estafan38
122The Great Song of IndifferenceBob Geldof25
123Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over)Technotronic7
125A Dream's a DreamSoul II Soul27
126Killer (#1 Europe, #29 Aug 90 NZ)Adamski featuring Seal#
127Forgotten YearsMidnight Oil26
128Got To Get Rob 'n' Raz feat. Leila K57
129Free Fallin' (#4 Feb 90 NZ)Tom Petty#
130Just Between You and MeLou Gramm31
131Wild Women DoNatalie Cole37
132Harley and RoseBlack Sorrows46
133MiracleJon Bon Jovi8
134RiseDaryl Braithwaite23
135Always and EverSouthern Sons16
136Without YouMötley Crüe46
137Do You RememberPhil Collins83
138You Own Sweet WayNotting Hillbillies28
139Turn a Blind EyeHunters & Collectors42
140Token AngelsWendy Matthews18
141Downtown TrainRod Stewart29
142The Way You Do the Things You DoUB4078
143I Can See Clearly NowHothouse Flowers22
144The Love We MakeGirl Overboard23
145What it TakesAerosmith46
146Sweet and LowDeborah Harry30
147Piece Of My HeartJenny Morris24
148All My LifeLinda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville57
149This Ole Heart of MineRod Stewart & Ronald Isley94
150I Go To ExtremesBilly Joel48
151With A Little LoveSam Brown27
152This Beat is TechnotronicTechnotronic27
153Touch Me49ers18
154Everybody EverybodyBlack Box35
155Sleeping My Day AwayD-A-D (Disneyland After Dark)63
156Walk on FireShane Howard48
157Only YouBang the Drum31
158PoisonBell Div Devoe64
159Happening All Over AgainLonnie Gordon33
161Head Like a HoleNine Inch Nails57
162Walking by Myself Gary Moore55
163The Ship SongNick Cave & the Bad Seeds#
164Birdhouse In Your SoulThey Might Be Giants#
165Emporers New ClothesSinead O'Connor20
166Homely GirlUB4052
167I've Got You Under My SkinNeneh Cherry61
168Don’t Forget Me192742
169An Englishman In New YorkSting#
170InsiemeToto Cutugno#
171Getting Away With ItElectronic40
172Use It Up & Wear It OutPat & Mick#
173Street TuffRebel MC & Double Trouble85
174More Than You KnowMartika32
175DoublebackZZ Top41
176Southern SkyPaul Norton37
177She Bangs The DrumsThe Stone Roses96
178Pictures Of YouThe Cure89
179Number One (Remember When We Danced All Night)Margaret Urlich24
180So HardPet Shop Boys27
181Nothing Ever HappensDel Amitri46
182I Still Havent Found What I'm Looking ForThe Chimes26
183Obvious ChildPaul Simon42
184I'm An Adult NowPursuit of Happiness39
185Groovy TrainThe Farm#
186Express YourselfN.W.A96
187Can't Stop Falling Into LoveCheap Trick26
188l Wanna Be RichCalloway60
189Cult Of SnapSnap27
190CandymanKnockin' Boots58
191If Only I CouldSydney Youngblood#
192Get a LifeSoul 11 Soul38
193Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka Dot BikiniBombalurina66
195Five More in a RowD-Generation37
196100 Miles and RunningN.W.A33
197The Only One I KnowThe Charlatans75
198Violence of Summer (Love's Taking Over)Duran Duran59
19912th Man AgainThe 12th Man#
200Release MeWilson Phillips55

 Year End Top 100 - 1991 USUKOZ
1(Everything I Do) I Do it for You (1x11)Bryan Adams111
2That Ain't Bad ("Tingles" EP) (1x2)Ratcat##1
3The Grease Megamix (1x5)John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John#31
4The Horses (1x2)Daryl Braithwaite##1
5You Could Be MineGuns N' Roses2933
6Read My Lips (1x2)Melissa##1
7More Than WordsExtreme122
8I've Been Thinking About You (1x4)Londonbeat121
9Joyride (1x3)Roxette141
10The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)Cher3314
11Do the Bartman (1x1)The Simpsons#11
12UnforgettableNatalie Cole with Nat 'King' Cole14192
13I'm Too Sexy (1x3)Right Said Fred121
14Love...Thy Will Be Done (1x1)Martika1091
15I Touch Myself (1x2)Divinyls4101
16Rush (1x2)Big Audio Dynamite II32#1
17FantasyBlack Box#53
18Rhythm of My HeartRod Stewart532
19Rush RushPaula Abdul162
20BetterThe Screaming Jets##4
21I Wanna Sex You UpColor Me Badd214
22Ice Ice Baby (1x3)Vanilla Ice111
23Sadeness (Part I)Enigma512
24Here I Am (Come and Take Me) UB407463
253 A.M. EternalThe KLF513
26Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)C + C Music Factory feat. Freedom Williams133
27Sucker DJ (1x2)Dimples D#171
28Things That Make You Go Hmmm...C + C Music Factory feat. Freedom Williams446
29Treaty (Filthy Lucre Remix)Yothu Yindi##11
30Falling (1x1)Julee Cruise#71
31Baby BabyAmy Grant125
32Don't Go Now (1x1)Ratcat##1
33Wiggle It2 in a Room1533
34Black or White (1x8)Michael Jackson111
36I've Got to Go NowToni Childs##5
37Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)De La Soul#104
38When Your Love is GoneJimmy Barnes##7
39Where Are You NowRoxus##13
40Pump It (Nice an' Hard)Icy Blu78#8
41Love Rears Its Ugly HeadLiving Colour#1210
42Last Train to TrancentralThe KLF#25
43Wind of ChangeScorpions427
44Just Like YouRobbie Nevil25#4
45Unchained Melody (1x7)The Righteous Brothers1311
47Now That We Found LoveHeavy D & The Boyz1126
48The Fly (1x1)U26111
49Because I Love You (The Postman Song)Stevie B168
50Enter SandmanMetallica16510
51From a DistanceBette Midler268
52Break in the WeatherJenny Morris##2
53How to DanceBingoboys feat. Princessa25933
54Losing My ReligionR.E.M.41911
55Show Me HeavenMaria McKee#13
56PrayMC Hammer287
57Sexy (Is the Word)Melissa##3
58Hot Chilli WomanNoiseworks##7
59Freedom 90George Michael82818
60Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)Roxette2127
61Don't CryGuns N' Roses1085
62Ain't No SunshineRockmelons feat. Deni Hines##5
63Set Adrift on Memory BlissP.M. Dawn137
64What Comes NaturallySheena Easton19834
65I GotchaJimmy Barnes##6
66Good VibrationsMarky Mark & The Funky Bunch1144
67Do AnythingNatural Selection26910
68I'm FreeThe Soup Dragons feat. Junior Reid7959
69I'll Be Your Baby TonightRobert Palmer and UB40#64
70Live Your Life Be FreeBelinda Carlisle#1213
71Can't Stop This Thing We StartedBryan Adams2129
72ShockedKylie Minogue#67
73LovesickGang Starr#5013
74Gett OffPrince & The New Power Generation2148
75What Do I Have to DoKylie Minogue#611
76Hold Me in Your ArmsSouthern Sons##9
77When Something is Wrong With My BabyJimmy Barnes with John Farnham##3
78CreamPrince & The New Power Generation1152
79All 4 LoveColor Me Badd159
80Do You Want MeSalt 'N' Pepa21519
81Play That Funky MusicVanilla Ice41013
82Walking in MemphisMarc Cohn136611
83Love Takes TimeMariah Carey13714
84Word is OutKylie Minogue#1610
85Cry for HelpRick Astley7713
86Nutbush City Limits (The 90's Version)Tina Turner#2316
87Come to MeDiesel##8
88The Big L.Roxette#2120
89Every HeartbeatAmy Grant22517
90IeshaAnother Bad Creation9#17
91EmotionsMariah Carey11711
92Love Will Never Do (Without You)Janet Jackson13414
93Cherry PieWarrant10356
94On the Way UpElisa Fiorillo27#19
95It Ain't Over 'til it's OverLenny Kravitz21110
96Just Another DreamCathy Dennis91314
97Miss Freelove '69Hoodoo Gurus##19
98Touch Me (All Night Long)Cathy Dennis2516
99Let's Kiss (Like Angels Do)Wendy Matthews##14
100Mary Had a Little BoySnap!#818

 Other Top 100 - 1991 HP
101The UnforgivenMetallica10
102Wicked GameChris Isaak15
103Give It AwayRed Hot Chilli Peppers41
104Mysterious WaysU23
105Live And Let DieGuns N' Roses10
106Where the Streets Have No Name, I Can't Take My Eyes Off YouPet Shop Boys9
107What Time Is Love?The KLF76
108Shiny Happy PeopleR.E.M.19
109Kingston TownUB4017
110Rush YouBaby Animals30
111Unfinished SymphonyMassive Attack (No.1 Mar 91 - Holl)95
112Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)Crystal Waters11
113It's Only the BeginningDeborah Conway19
114Something Got Me StartedSimply Red29
115Early WarningBaby Animals21
116No Son Of MineGenesis29
117Bitter TearsINXS36
118Right Here, Right NowJesus Jones35
119It's Only NaturalCrowded House15
120It Had To Be YouHarry Connick Jnr.76
121Coming Out of the DarkGloria Estefan56
122Always On The RunLenny Kravitz43
123(I Wanna Give You) DevotionNomad37
124Just the Way it Is, BabyThe Rembrandts26
125It Takes TwoRod Stewart & Tina Turner16
126O.P.P.Naughty By Nature31
127Mama Said Knock You OutLL Cool J37
128Learning to FlyTom Petty & The Heartbreakers44
129Rescue MeMadonna15
130I'm CrucifiedArmy of Lovers56
131Human NatureGary Clail & On-U Sound System38
132People Are Still Having SexLaTour17
133Sailing on the Seven SeasOMD77
134Stand By My WomanLenny Kravitz46
135All This TimeSting26
137Trippin'Push Push (#1 6wks, Apr 91 - NZ)25
138Blue HotelChris Isaak23
139Hey StoopidAlice Cooper32
140Love JunkDiesel19
141Hard to HandleBlack Crowes79
142Wild Hearted SonThe Cult27
143Are You Ready?AC/DC (#1 June 91 - NZ)18
144Been Caught StealingJanes Addiction56
145PainlessBaby Animals49
146Try a Little TendernessThe Commitments52
147Promise MeBeverley Craven#
148Where Does My Heart Beat NowCéline Dion62
149A Roller Skating Jam Named SaturdaysDe La Soul54
150Deeper Shade of SoulUrban Dance Squad56
151Time to Make the Floor BurnMegabass40
152Bow Down Mister (#2 Aut June 91)Jesus Loves You featuring Boy George#
153Mea Culpa Part IIEnigma55
154Fall At Your FeetCrowded House31
155Stop the War in CroatiaTomislav Ivčić 7
156Calling ElvisDire Straits8
157Never Let Me GoThe Black Sorrows30
158SexualityBilly Bragg46
159The Show Must Go OnQueen75
160Higher Than HopeDaryl Braithwaite28
1611000 Miles AwayHoodoo Gurus37
162There Will Never Be Another TonightBryan Adams30
163Spending My TimeRoxette16
164Chocolate CakeCrowded House20
165I Don't Wanna CryMariah Carey49
166Being BoringPet Shop Boys82
167More Than Words Can SayAlias30
168One More TryTimmy T36
169Keep on RunningThe Real Milli Vanilli62
170Broken ArrowRod Stewart63
171MoviesHothouse Flowers66
172Everybody Plays the FoolAaron Neville (#1 Aug 91 - NZ)52
173Waiting for That Day (You Can't Always Get What You Want)George Michael50
174Ring My BellMonie Love vs. Adeva35
175The One And OnlyChesney Hawkes#
176Heart of StoneTaylor Dayne10
177Someone's Singing New York New YorkGhostwriters29
178MotownphillyBoyz II Men32
179Here We Go (Let's Rock & Roll)C + C Music Factory20
180Wear Your Love Like HeavenDefinition of Sound77
181There She GoesThe La's#
182Let There Be LoveSimple Minds15
183By My SideINXS23
184The Motown SongRod Stewart26
185Any Dream Will DoJason Donovan92
186House of HopeToni Childs39
187Love Gets RoughTroy Newman22
188Wheels of LoveBeatfish26
189It's A Shame (My Sister)Monie Love feat. True Image 90
190(I Just Wanna) B With UTransvision Vamp16
191Hold HeartedExtreme24
192Martika's KitchenMartika29
193Nervous KidMaybe Dolls32
194SlaveJames Reyne10
195ChangeLisa Stansfield21
196FeverGrace Knight64
197Aria On Air / Operaa House!Malcolm McLaren 18
198Can't Let GoMariah Carey63
199All Together NowThe Farm#
200Caribbean BlueEnya74

 Year End Top 100 - 1992 USUKOZ
1Achy Breaky Heart (1x7)Billy Ray Cyrus431
2November RainGuns N' Roses345
3End of the Road (1x4)Boyz II Men111
4To Be With You (1x3)Mr. Big131
5Amigos Para Siempre (Friends for Life) (1x6)Jose Carreras & Sarah Brightman#111
6The Best Things in Life Are FreeLuther Vandross & Janet Jackson1022
7Please Don't GoK.W.S.612
8The Day You Went AwayWendy Matthews##2
9Under the Bridge (1x4)Red Hot Chili Peppers2131
10Hazard (1x3)Richard Marx931
11Save the Best for Last (1x1)Vanessa Williams131
12Jump (1x3)Kris Kross121
13Everything About You (As Ugly as They Wanna Be EP)Ugly Kid Joe934
14Saltwater (1x4)Julian Lennon#61
15Rhythm is a DancerSnap!513
16Take it From Me (1x2)Girlfriend##1
17I Will Always Love You (1x10)Whitney Houston111
18Damn, I Wish I Was Your LoverSophie B. Hawkins5147
19Too FunkyGeorge Michael1043
20Ordinary Angels (Clunk EP)Frente!##3
21StayShakespears Sister413
22Way Out WestJames Blundell & James Reyne##2
23Sometimes Love Just Ain't EnoughPatty Smyth with Don Henley2225
24Love You Right (1x2)Euphoria##1
25Humpin' Around (1x1)Bobby Brown3191
26That Word (L.O.V.E.)Rockmelons feat. Deni Hines##4
27Life is a HighwayTom Cochrane6#2
28Get Ready for This2 Unlimited3822
29Accidently Kelly StreetFrente!##4
30Would I Lie to You?Charles & Eddie1313
31Love is in the Air (Ballroom Mix)John Paul Young#493
32Baby Got BackSir Mix-A-Lot1568
33Ain't No DoubtJimmy Nail#15
34White Men Can't JumpRiff90#6
35Knockin' on Heaven's DoorGuns N' Roses#212
36I Can Feel ItRadio Freedom##7
37I'll Be ThereMariah Carey129
38AlivePearl Jam#169
39Justified and Ancient (Stand by The JAMs)The KLF featuring Tammy Wynette1123
40Everything's AlrightFarnham, Kate Ceberano & Jon Stevens##6
41CryLisa Edwards##5
42Not a Day Goes ByRick Price##5
43Heaven KnowsRick Price##6
44Be My BabyTeen Queens##6
45This Used to Be My PlaygroundMadonna139
46Smells Like Teen SpiritNirvana675
47Marvellous (1x2)The 12th Man feat. M.C.G. Hammer##1
48Let's Talk About Sex (1x4)Salt 'N' Pepa1321
49DizzyVic Reeves & The Wonder Stuff#13
50How Do You Do!Roxette581313
51One in a Million (1x1)Euphoria##1
52Something GoodUtah Saints98410
53In the ClosetMichael Jackson685
55Just Another DayJon Secada5512
56Love How You Love MeTeen Queens##14
57Don't Let the Sun Go Down on MeGeorge Michael & Elton John113
58Djapana (Sunset Dreaming)Yothu Yindi##13
59Bohemian Rhapsody Queen215
60Suck My KissRed Hot Chili Peppers##8
61James Brown is DeadL.A. Style59#7
62Keep the FaithBon Jovi29510
63CreamPrince & The New Power Generation1152
64God Gave Rock 'N' Roll to You IIKiss#418
65Tip of My TongueDiesel##4
66The GlobeBig Audio Dynamite II72#8
67I Can't DanceGenesis777
68Twilight Zone2 Unlimited49211
69Nothing Else MattersMetallica3468
70Without YouGirlfriend##18
71Thought I'd Died and Gone to HeavenBryan Adams13813
72Let's Get RockedDef Leppard1526
73Do for YouEuphoria##7
74Sesame's TreetSmart E's6026
75Beauty and the BeastCeline Dion and Peabo Bryson9917
76It's Not OverRockmelons feat. Deni Hines##15
77JamMichael Jackson261311
78(Simply) The BestTina Turner & Jimmy Barnes##14
79Even Better Than the Real ThingU2321211
80Remember the TimeMichael Jackson336
81Take This HeartRichard Marx201311
82Sexy M.F.Prince & The New Power Generation6645
83Black or White (1x8)Michael Jackson111
84TennesseeArrested Development61814
85My Name is PrincePrince & The New Power Generation3679
86She's Got That VibeR. Kelly and Public Announcement59328
87Girl's LifeGirlfriend##15
88Take a Chance on Me (Abba-esque EP)Erasure featuring MC Kinky 51113
89I Love Your SmileShanice228
90Don't You Want Me?Felix featuring Jomanda#617
92TequilaA.L.T. and The Lost Civilization48#8
93Everybody's Free (To Feel Good)Rozalla37611
94Megamix 2 Unlimited##16
95Kickin' to the UndersoundSound Unlimited Posse##20
96MistadobalinaDel tha Funkeé Homosapien##11
97It's Probably MeSting with Eric Clapton#3023
98Pride (In the Name of Love)Clivillés and Cole541512
99FinallyCeCe Peniston528
100Rocket Man (I Think It's Going To Be A Long, Long Time)Kate Bush#122

 Other Top 100 - 1992 HP
101StarsSimply Red29
102Man on the MoonR.E.M.39
103Friday, I'm in LoveCure39
104Come as You AreNirvana25
105Weather With YouCrowded House27
106Father's DayWeddings, Parties, Anything29
107Ebeneezer GoodeShamen14
108JeremyPearl Jam68
109One WordBaby Animals15
111Even FlowPearl Jam22
112Breaking the GirlRed Hot Chilli Peppers30
113Mustang SallyCommitments43
114Feel So HighDes'Ree28
115Walking on Broken GlassAnnie Lennox58
116Blister in the Sun (relased Aug 1982)The Violent Femmes#
117NeighborUgly Kid Joe28
118Diamonds and PearlsPrince13
119Deeper and DeeperMadonna11
120Free Your MindEn Vogue39
121It's My LifeDr Alban43
122My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get it)En Vogue36
123Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild HorsesU29
124Senza Una Donna (Without a Woman)Zucchero feat. Paul Young42
126Human TouchBruce Springsteen17
127Goodnight GirlWet Wet Wet21
128CelebrationKylie Minouge 21
129Don't Talk Just KissRight Said Fred18
130Four Seasons in One DayCrowded House47
131Heal the WorldMichael Jackson20
132No Ordinary LoveSade21
133Why?Annie Lennox17
134Always the Last to KnowDel Amitri39
135I Don’t CareShakespears Sister18
136Iron Lion ZionBob Marley71
137Be Thankful For What You've GotMassive Attack49
138HighThe Cure5
139RemedyBlack Crowes21
140YesterdaysGuns N' Roses14
141I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart AnymoreDivinyls19
142Deeply DippyRight Said Fred38
143I Wonder WhyCurtis Stigers43
144The Last SongElton John 32
1457Prince & The New Power Generation25
146Ain't No Mountain High EnoughJimmy Barnes28
147Digging in the DirtPeter Gabriel23
148Viva Las VegasZZ Top28
149CryingRoy Orbison with K.D. Lang71
150BarcelonaFreddie Mercury & Montserrat Cabelle42
151Too Much Love Will Kill YouBrian May18
152Black or White (Clivilles & Cole Remix)Michael Jackson18
153Pretend We're DeadL750
154Sweet LoveCompany of Strangers21
155Man AliveDiesel20
156She's Playing Hard to GetHi-Five46
157Shake Your Head (Let's Go To Bed)Was (Not) Was47
158It's a Fine DayOpus III54
159I'd Die Without YouPM Dawn42
161Peace (Brothers in Rhythm Remix)Sabrina Johnston24
162Lowrider (On the Boulevard) Latin Alliance feat. War84
163I Think I Love YouVoice of the Beehive12
164Rock Your BabyKWS38
165Sad But TrueMetallica48
166Midlife CrisisFaith No More29
167Be Quick or Be DeadIron Maiden47
168Hard to HandleCommitments77
169All I Want is YouBryan Adams31
170InnocenceDeborah Blando31
171Talking Sly (Spinosity EP)The Sharp28
172The OneElton John 15
173Heaven SentINXS13
174SuperstarJon Stevens55
175Bang Bang BangTracy Chapman84
176One More TimeDiesel59
177Baby Don't CryINXS30
178Who Is It?Michael Jackson34
179Superman's SongCrash Test Dummies87
180Kiss MeIndecent Obession27
181Pandora's BoxOrchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark53
182Make Love Like a ManDef Leppard22
183Backstreet Boys' (from the 'Foreplay' EP)Candy Harlots17
184To Love SomebodyMichael Bolton39
185Live and LearnJoe Public45
186WinterTori Amos49
187America: What Time is LoveThe KLF40
188You're the One for Me, FattyMorrisey85
189Living in England (EP)Screaming Jets19
190If You Were With Me Now Kylie Minouge & Keith Washington23
192O FortunaApotheosis#
193Motor City (I Get Lost)Company of Strangers26
194Good EnoughBobby Brown39
195I Adore Mi AmorColor Me Badd27
196I Can't Make You Love MeBonnie Riatt77
197Smells Like NirvanaWeird Al Yankovic24
198If You Asked Me ToCéline Dion52
199Do You Believe In UsJon Secada38
200Sound James28

 Year End Top 100 - 1993 USUKOZ
1I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) (1x8)Meat Loaf111
2I Will Always Love You (1x10)Whitney Houston111
3You Don't Treat Me No Good (1x4)Sonia Dada##1
4Sweat (A La La La La Long)Inner Circle1632
5(I Can't Help) Falling in Love With You (1x7)UB40111
6Informer (1x5)Snow121
7What's Up?4 Non Blondes1422
8Cat's in the Cradle (1x1)Ugly Kid Joe671
9All That She Wants (1x3)Ace of Base211
10Please Forgive Me (1x7)Bryan Adams721
11Are You Gonna Go My Way? (1x6)Lenny Kravitz#41
12Gimme Little SignPeter Andre##3
13The River of Dreams (1x1)Billy Joel331
14December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) (Remix)The Four Seasons feat. Frankie Valli14#3
15Freak MeSilk1723
16Mr. Vain (1x1)Culture Beat1711
17That's the Way Love Goes (1x1)Janet Jackson121
18Boom! Shake the Room (1x1)DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince1311
19Can't Get Enough of Your LoveTaylor Dayne20142
21If I Can't Have YouKim Wilde#123
22Stone ColdJimmy Barnes##4
23Easy (1x2)Faith No More5831
24How Do You Talk to an AngelThe Heights1#3
25Killing in the NameRage Against the Machine#257
26Three Little PigsGreen Jellÿ1756
27Two PrincesSpin Doctors733
28Tears in Heaven / Layla (Unplugged)Eric Clapton257
29The FloorJohnny Gill56536
30No Limit2 Unlimited#17
31House of LoveEast 17#105
32Give in to MeMichael Jackson#24
33Everybody HurtsR.E.M.2976
34Oh CarolinaShaggy5915
35The Key : The SecretUrban Cookie Collective#24
36November RainGuns N' Roses345
37Tease MeChaka Demus & Pliers#35
38The HitmanA.B. Logic60#6
40You Ain't Thinking (About Me)Sonia Dada##3
41If I Ever Fall in LoveShai2364
42DreamloverMariah Carey197
43This is ItDannii#1013
44The Right Kind of LoveJeremy Jordan14#5
45Runaway TrainSoul Asylum5711
46DeepEast 17#57
47Bed of RosesBon Jovi101310
48People EverydayArrested Development826
49Soul to SqueezeRed Hot Chili Peppers22#9
50A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)Peabo Bryson and Regina Belle11210
51Rump ShakerWreckx-N-Effect22410
52I Want YouToni Pearen##10
54BelieveLenny Kravitz60308
55Jump!The Movement53#7
56West End GirlsEast 17#114
57Tribal Dance2 Unlimited#45
58You Were ThereSouthern Sons##6
59Mr. WendalArrested Development647
60If I Had No LootTony! Toni! Toné!74412
61I'm Every WomanWhitney Houston4411
62Funky JunkyPeter Andre##13
63In the Still of the Nite (I'll Remember)Boyz II Men32711
64GangstaBell Biv DeVoe21#17
65You're So VainChocolate Starfish##11
66Ain't No Love (Ain't No Use)Sub Sub feat. Melanie Williams#311
67In These ArmsBon Jovi27910
68Happy Birthday HelenThings of Stone & Wood##9
69ShoopSalt 'N' Pepa4132
70Have I Told You Lately (live)Rod Stewart5512
71Go WestPet Shop Boys#210
72Holy GrailHunters & Collectors##20
73Would I Lie to You?Charles & Eddie1313
74TequilaA.L.T. and The Lost Civilization48#8
75Seemed Like a Good Idea at the TimeJohn Farnham##16
76Wherever I May RoamMetallica822514
77Never Miss Your WaterDiesel##12
78What is LoveHaddaway11212
79Big GunAC/DC652319
80IfJanet Jackson41418
81Almost UnrealRoxette94717
82Push th' Little DaisiesWeen##18
83The WeightJimmy Barnes with The Badloves##6
84She Kissed MeTerence Trent D'Arby#169
85No RainBlind Melon20178
86Somebody Dance With MeDJ BoBo##13
87Accidently Kelly StreetFrente!#844
88Bad BoysInner Circle85225
89Got to Get ItCulture Beat#47
90Sweet LullabyDeep Forest78107
92Can You Forgive Her?Pet Shop Boys#717
93Right Here/Human NatureSWV2320
94Open Your MindU.S.U.R.A.#729
95ShiversThe Screaming Jets##19
96Come UndoneDuran Duran71319
97Jump AroundHouse of Pain3815
98In Your RoomToni Pearen##10
99Looking Through Patient EyesP.M. Dawn feat. Cathy Dennis61120
100Sleeping SatelliteTasmin Archer32114

 Other Top 100 - 1993 HP
102Somebody to LoveGeorge Michael & Queen19
104Constant CravingK.D Lang38
105Mrs. Robinson Lemonheads16
106The Honeymoon is OverThe Cruel Sea41
107Little Miss Can't Be WrongSpin Doctors16
108ConnectedStereo MC'S47
109Relight My FireTake That featuring Lulu33
110Little Bird Annie Lennox38
111Heart-Shaped BoxNirvana21
112The Right TimeHoodoo Gurus41
113The Crying GameBoy George39
115In BloomNirvana73
116Black Pearl Jam#
117(I'll Never Fall in Love With You) AgainJanet Jackson19
118Insane in the BrainCypress Hill40
119Hip Hop HoorayNaughty by Nature33
120It Was a Good DayIce Cube (#15 May 93 - US)#
121Nuthin' But a "G" ThangDr. Dre with Snoop Doggy Dogg63
122From Little Things Big Things GrowPaul Kelly#
123Livin' On the EdgeAerosmith72
124Ordinary WorldDuran Duran18
125Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)Us332
126Monday's ExpertsWeddings, Parties, Anything45
127All ApologiesNirvana58
128Cannonball (EP)Breeders58
129Into Your ArmsLemonheads46
130PlushStone Temple Pilots47
131True Tears of JoyHunters & Collectors14
132I'm The Only OneMelissa Etheridge58
133Beautiful GirlINXS34
134Will You Be ThereMichael Jackson58
135I Have NothingWhitney Houston28
136Black StickCruel Sea25
137Step It UpStereo MC'S87
138More and MoreCaptain Hollywood Project43
139Could it Be MagicTake That30
140If I Ever Lose My Faith in YouSting41
141I Will Follow HimSister Act53
142Livin' On My OwnFreddie Mercury (#1 Oct 93 - Ita/Fra/Bel)#
143It's a Shame About RayLemonheads68
144Detachable PenisKing Missile17
146Queen of the NightWhitney Houston88
147Don’t Walk AwayJade72
148TruganiniMidnight Oil10
149Be My BabyVanessa Paradis96
150If Only I CouldWendy Matthews41
151Animal NitrateSuede89
152I Feel YouDepeche Mode37
153Civil WarGuns N' Roses45
154Go Pearl Jam22
155Killer / Papa Was a Rolling StoneGeorge Michael #
156Temptation (Brothers in Rhythm Remix)Heaven 1764
157Relax (1993 Remix)Frankie Goes to Hollywood22
158RegretNew Order26
159Fields of GoldSting85
160Gone Too SoonMichael Jackson76
161Forever in LoveKenny G49
162Hope of DeliverancePaul McCartney29
163Distant SunCrowded House23
164The Sidewinder Sleeps ToniteREM99
165GloriaVan Morrison & John Lee Hooker22
166Friday's ChildWendy Matthews15
167Deep ForestDeep Forest32
168Walk Away Renee / Tenterfield SaddlerRick Price21
169Higher GroundUB4040
170Behind the SunRed Hot Chilli Peppers37
171Bad Girl / FeverMadonna32
172Where Is The LoveRick Price & Margaret Urlich31
173Too Young to DieJamiroquai53
174SteamPeter Gabriel29
176Cherub RockSmashing Pumpkins87
177Tears of a ClownCaligula25
178Check Yo SelfIce Cube feat. Das EFX80
179Sweet ThingMick Jagger18
180I'm So Into YouSWV40
181Nuff Vibes (EP) (feat. Boom Shack-a-Lak)Apache Indian34
182Bye Bye BabyMadonna15
183Real LoveMary J. Blige#
184Supermodel (You Better Work)RuPaul75
185It Keeps Rainin' (Tears From My Eyes)Bitty McLean (#1 6wks, Nov 93 - NZ)83
186Dur Dur D'être Bébé! (It's Tough to Be a Baby)Jordy37
187Mi TierraGloria Estafan36
188Knockin' Da BootsH-Town95
189Cryin'Aerosmith (#1 Swe, Nor, Pol, Spa Dec 93)80
191Harness UpDied Pretty35
192Don't Tell Me What to DoBaby Animals24
193Rock and Roll Dreams Come ThroughMeat Loaf18
194I'm Gonna Get YouBizarre Inc feat Angie Brown #
195It's Gonna Be A Lovely DayThe S.O.U.L. S.Y.S.T.E.M. 90
196The GiftINXS16
197I Don't Wanna FightTina Turner39
198Alive and BrilliantDeborah Conway#
199I'll Sleep When I'm DeadBon Jovi24
200Two Steps Behind YouDef Leppard33

 Year End Top 100 - 1994 USUKOZ
1Love is All Around (1x6)Wet Wet Wet4111
2I Swear (1x5)All-4-One121
3AlwaysBon Jovi422
4It's Alright (1x7)East 17#31
5The Sign (1x4)Ace of Base121
6The Power of Love (1x1)Céline Dion141
7I'll Make Love to You (1x2)Boyz II Men151
8Please Forgive Me (1x7)Bryan Adams721
9Tomorrow (1x6)Silverchair28591
10All for Love (1x2)Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart, Sting121
11100% Pure LoveCrystal Waters11152
12Slave to the MusicTwenty 4 Seven#122
13Give it Up (1x4)Cut 'N' Move#611
14Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm (1x3)Crash Test Dummies421
15ShoopSalt 'N' Pepa4292
16Without YouMariah Carey313
17Swamp ThingThe Grid#33
18Right in the Night (Fall in Love With Music)Jam & Spoon feat. Plavka#102
19Baby, I Love Your WayBig Mountain624
20Breathe AgainToni Braxton322
21Moving on UpM People3424
22Confide in Me (1x4)Kylie Minogue#21
23The Most Beautiful Girl in the World (1x2)Love Symbol (Prince)311
24Whatta ManSalt 'N' Pepa with En Vogue372
25Sing Hallelujah!Dr. Alban#165
26AssholeDenis Leary#582
27Endless LoveLuther Vandross & Mariah Carey232
28Can You Feel the Love TonightElton John4149
297 SecondsYoussou N'Dour & Neneh Cherry9833
30ChainsTina Arena3864
31Said I Loved You...But I LiedMichael Bolton6152
32Things Can Only Get BetterD:Ream#19
33Dum Da DumMelodie MC##5
34All I Wanna Do (1x1)Sheryl Crow241
35Stay (I Missed You)Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories166
36Boom! Shake the Room (1x1)DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince1311
38Zombie (1x8)The Cranberries22141
39Streets of PhiladelphiaBruce Springsteen924
40I Like to Move ItReel 2 Real feat. The Mad Stuntman8956
41I'll RememberMadonna277
42Feelin' AlrightE.Y.C.#167
43The Rhythm of the NightCorona1128
45I'll Stand By YouPretenders16108
47RegulateWarren G & Nate Dogg2516
48Hey Mr. D.J.Zhané6269
49Son of a GunJX#66
50Can We TalkTevin Campbell9#12
51AnimalPearl Jam##30
52I Love the Nightlife (Disco 'round) (Remix)Alicia Bridges#6111
53Rockin' for MyselfMotiv 8#189
54Come Out and PlayThe Offspring##8
55Somebody Dance With MeDJ BoBo##13
56MountainChocolate Starfish##12
57Absolutely FabulousAbsolutely Fabulous & the Pet Shop Boys#62
58Do You Wanna Get FunkyC + C Music Factory402711
59HeroMariah Carey177
60The Power of LoveBeverly##16
61What's My Name?Snoop Doggy Dogg82013
62Black Hole SunSoundgarden24126
63Bizarre Love TriangleFrente!#767
64Around the WorldEast 17#34
65ShineCollective Soul11828
66Whoomp! (There it Is)Tag Team23419
67All That She WantsAce of Base211
68JessieJoshua Kadison261515
69You Gotta BeDes'ree5149
71Feel Like Making LovePauline Henry#1213
72I Can See Clearly Now Jimmy Cliff182317
73I BelieveMarcella Detroit#1110
74Is it LoveTwenty 4 Seven##20
75Feels Like HeavenUrban Cookie Collective#510
76Twist and ShoutChaka Demus & Pliers#113
77Shaka JamKulcha##7
78AnythingCulture Beat#512
79Ain't NobodyJaki Graham#4417
80Mr. JonesCounting Crows#2813
81Hey D.J.Lighter Shade of Brown433312
82Helping HandThe Screaming Jets##25
83Pray Take That#110
84Return to InnocenceEnigma4316
85No RainBlind Melon20178
86U R the Best ThingD:Ream#49
87CloserNine Inch Nails41253
88DisarmThe Smashing Pumpkins#1116
90Don't Be ShyKulcha##13
91DaughterPearl Jam971818
92Turn the Beat AroundGloria Estefan10218
93Hip Hop Holiday3 the Hard Way##17
95Don't Turn AroundAce of Base4519
96Spin the Black CirclePearl Jam18103
97Cornflake GirlTori Amos#419
98Will You Be There (In the Morning)Heart391924
99Hands Out of My PocketCold Chisel##9
100Got to Get ItCulture Beat#47

 Other Top 100 - 1994 HP
101Compliments on Your KissRed Dragon with Brian and Tony Gold18
102Lay Your Love on MeRoachford26
103One Night in HeavenM People23
104Girls and BoysBlur19
105About a GirlNirvana4
106What's the Frequency, Kenneth?R.E.M.24
107SeetherVeruca Salt34
108I Only I KnewTom Jones5
109Baby Come BackPato Banton feat. UB4011
110Selling the DramaLive49
112Basket CaseGreen Day85
113Berlin ChairYou Am I73
114LaidJames 40
115Saturday Night (# 78 in 1997)Whigfield (No.1 Oct 94 - Ger)78
116I'm ReadyTevin Campbell21
117PhiladelphiaNeil Young89
118ComaMax Sharam14
119Interstate Love SongStone Temple Pilots50
120LongviewGreen Day33
121All I Want for Christmas is YouMariah Carey2
122Take a BowMadonna15
123Voodoo PeopleProdigy24
124Dead Eyes OpenedSeveral Heads16
125DreamsQuench (#9 Sept 94 Fra, #75 Feb 96 UK)#
126RocksPrimal Scream43
127SabotageBeastie Boys94
128Only to Be With YouRoachford18
129TodaySmashing Pumpkins57
130Girl, You'll Be a Woman SoonUrge Overkill21
131Now and ForeverRichard Marx16
132Fade Into YouMazzy Star72
133VasolineStone Temple Pilots24
134Anytime You Need a FriendMariah Carey12
135EstrangedGuns N' Roses40
136Better Get A LawyerThe Cruel Sea29
137Wild NightJohn Mellancamp & Me'Shell Ndegeocello18
138More Wine Waiter PleasePoor10
139Always Erasure78
140Let Me Show YouK Klass18
141OmahaCounting Crows85
142Light My FireClub House feat. Carl26
143Give It UpGoodmen65
144AmphetamineDrax Ltd. II#
145Open UpLeftfield & Lydon39
146Hey JealousyGin Blossoms28
147Sympathy for the DevilGuns N Roses12
150Round HereCounting Crows58
151Groove ThangZhané17
152Show Me LoveRobin S78
153Stay (Faraway, So Close!)U25
154Cruise ControlHeadless Chicken26
155American Life in the SummertimeFrancis Dunnery18
156Fantastic VoyageCoolio37
157(I Could Only) Whisper Your NameHarry Connick Jr15
158Gin and JuiceSnoop Doggy Dogg49
160Plastic Dreams (#4 Sept 93 Swiss, #8 Belgium)Jaydee#
161RearviewmirrorPearl Jam#
162Bang and BlameREM29
163Locked OutCrowded House79
164Positive BleedingUrge Overkill61
165Live ForeverOasis#
166Love SpreadsThe Stone Roses36
167EverybodyDJ Bobo85
168Yesterday, When I Was MadPet Shop Boys 13
169Love Never Runs on TimePaul Kelly#
170Lucas with the Lid OffLucas15
171Riverdance (#1 Ireland 18 weeks)Bill Whelan#
172Goodnight Girl '94Wet Wet Wet26
173You Don't Love Me (No, No, No)Dawn Penn (#3 June 94 - UK)74
174Move On BabyCapella58
175Don’t Go Breaking My HeartRa Paul & Elton John45
176Sleeping in My CarRoxette18
177Bug Powder DustBomb the Bass feat. Justin Warfield34
178I Ain't Goin' Out Like ThatCypress Hill43
180Eighteen StringsTinman16
181Steppin' On (Remix)Sexing the Cherry42
182No Good (Start the Dance)Progidy45
183Sweetness and LightItch-E & Scratch-E65
184Joy (#58 in 1997)Staxx90
185That's the Thing About FootballGreg Champion31
186Alone Like MeThe Sharp20
187Doll PartsHole#
188Give it UpPublic Enemy16
189Going NowhereGabrielle77
190Sight for Sore EyesM People20
191Satisfy the GrooveCulture Shock31
192Sooner or LaterGF411
193Happy NationAce of Base80
194Snake Skin ShoesBlack Sorrows16
196AgoloAngélique Kidjo#
197GimmeBoom Crash Opera14
198Find Me (Odyssey to Anyoona)Jam & Spoon feat. Plavka 22
199Alrabaiye (Take Me Up)Amadin feat. Swing43
200The Winner Is…Southend9

 Year End Top 100 - 1995 USUKOZ
1Gangsta's Paradise (1x13)Coolio feat. L.V.111
2Stayin' Alive (1x1)N-Trance feat. Ricardo Da Force#21
3Kiss From a Rose (1x6)Seal141
4Mouth (1x6)Merril Bainbridge4511
5Another Night (1x6)Real McCoy321
6Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman? (1x1)Bryan Adams141
7Zombie (1x8)The Cranberries22141
8Let's GrooveCDB##2
9Back for Good (1x2)Take That711
10You Are Not AloneMichael Jackson117
11Think TwiceCéline Dion9512
12Insensitive (1x1)Jann Arden12401
13Boom Boom BoomThe Outhere Brothers6512
14Here's Johnny! (1x6)Hocus Pocus##1
15Alice, Who the F..k is Alice?The Steppers##2
17Total Eclipse of the HeartNicki French252
18Fantasy (1x1)Mariah Carey141
19Tomorrow (1x6)Silverchair#591
20You Oughta KnowAlanis Morissette#224
21Sukiyaki4 P.M.8#3
22Here Comes the HotstepperIni Kamoze142
23Mysterious GirlPeter Andre featuring Bubbler Ranx#28
24Under the WaterMerril Bainbridge91#4
25Shy GuyDiana King1323
26Strong EnoughSheryl Crow5333
27You Belong to MeJX#174
28Stay Another DayEast 17#13
29Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me (1x6)U21621
31Pure MassacreSilverchair72712
32One Sweet DayMariah Carey & Boyz II Men162
33Don't Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)The Outhere Brothers#15
34Cotton Eye JoeRednex2518
35Self EsteemThe Offspring#376
36Run AwayReal McCoy364
37RunawayJanet Jackson368
38Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)Scatman John6038
39Set You FreeN-Trance#211
40When I Come AroundGreen Day#277
41Where the Wild Roses GrowKylie Minogue with Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds#112
42It's AlrightDeni Hines##4
43Right Type of MoodHerbie##10
44Baby BabyCorona5757
45Beautiful in My EyesJoshua Kadison19375
46As I Lay Me DownSophie B. Hawkins6247
47ScreamMichael Jackson & Janet Jackson532
48Let Her CryHootie & The Blowfish9754
49Somebody's CryingChris Isaak451005
50I've Got a Little Something for YouMN8#27
51Hot Hot Hot (Remix)Arrow#389
52Love & DevotionReal McCoy#117
53Everybody on the Floor (Pump It)Tokyo Ghetto Pussy#266
54I Can Love You Like ThatAll-4-One53312
55AlwaysBon Jovi422
56A Girl Like YouEdwyn Collins3246
57This Ain't a Love SongBon Jovi1464
58I Kiss Your LipsTokyo Ghetto Pussy#558
59This is How We Do ItMontell Jordan1117
60If You Love MeBrownstone8813
61Come Out and PlayThe Offspring##8
62Come BackLondonbeat626914
63Try Me OutCorona#610
64I'm JealousDivinyls##14
65Sorrento Moon (I Remember)Tina Arena#227
66Wasn't it GoodTina Arena##11
67Short Dick Man20 Fingers feat. Gillette14114
68PartyChristine Anu##20
69FairgroundSimply Red#17
70U Sure DoStrike#49
71Forever YoungInteractive#2815
72Lightning CrashesLive#3313
73Turn the Beat AroundGloria Estefan10218
74ChainsTina Arena3864
75Colors of the WindVanessa Williams42116
76(What's The Story) Morning GloryOasis##25
77The Sunshine After the RainBerri#412
78All I Wanna Do (1x1)Sheryl Crow241
79On Bended KneeBoyz II Men1207
80The Bomb! (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind)The Bucketheads54911
81Sky HighNewton#568
82Don't Give Me Your LifeAlex Party#213
83I'd Lie for You (And That's the Truth)Meat Loaf with Patti Russo1327
84Never ForgetTake That#112
86Come and Get Your LoveReal McCoy191918
87You'll SeeMadonna1169
88I Wanna Be a HippyTechnohead#620
89I Wanna Be DownBrandy64412
90Miss SarajevoPassengers#67
91Bedtime StoryMadonna4245
92Put Yourself in My PlaceKylie Minogue#1111
93Ode to My FamilyThe Cranberries39385
94Joy to the WorldMariah Carey##33
95This is a CallFoo Fighters#59
96Can I Touch You...There?Michael Bolton27618
97How Deep is Your LovePortrait934115
98Somethin' 4 Da HoneyzMontell Jordan21519
99No More "I Love You's"Annie Lennox23216
100Heaven for EveryoneQueen#215

 Other Top 100 - 1995 HP
101Bullet with Butterfly WingsSmashing Pumpkins33
102Better ManPearl Jam#
103Open Your HeartM People25
104Common PeoplePulp65
105All Over YouLive52
106Say it AgainJestofunk41
107Reach Up (Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag)Perfecto Allstarz82
108Conquest of ParadiseVangelis (No.1 Feb, May 95 - Ger)#
109I AloneLive97
110My Island HomeChristine Anu67
111Anywhere IsEnya34
112I Luv You BabyThe Original48
113White Lines - Don't, Don't Do it (D & S Remix)Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & The Furious 549
114Whoops NowJanet Jackson49
115Last GoodbyeJeff Buckley88
116Red Right HandNick Cave & the Bad Seeds62
117Fake Plastic Trees (#22 July 95, #20 UK)Radiohead #
118HallelujahJeff Buckley#
119My FriendsRed Hot Chilli Peppers15
120EvidenceFaith No More27
121I KnowDianne Fisher16
122Blubber Boy (from the 'New' EP)Regurgitator30
123High and DryRadiohead62
124Glory BoxPortishead96
125Cathy's ClownYou Am I36
126Buddy HollyWeezer68
127I Got Id (Merkinball EP)Pearl Jam2
128Baby Did a Bad, Bad ThingChris Isaak27
129Everlasting LoveGloria Estafan29
130I Kissed a GirlJill Sobule36
131Speed (Racer)Alpha Team16
132Country HouseBlur28
133Welcome to ParadiseGreen Day44
134Head Like A HoleNine Inch Nails57
135Voodoo LadyWeen58
136Over My ShoulderMike and the Mechanics#
137Search For The HeroM People37
138(He'll Never Be an) Ol' Man RiverT.I.S.M.23
139Only Wanna Be With YouHootie & The Blowfish40
140Earth SongMichael Jackson15
141Vow / #1 CrushGarbage32
142Greg! The Stop SignT.I.S.M.59
143Misirlou (Theme from 'Pulp Fiction')Spaghetti Surfers50
144Free As A BirdBeatles6
145What'll I DoJanet Jackson14
146My Love is For RealPaula Abdul feat. Ofra Haza7
147Army of MeBjork35
148Your Little SecretMelissa Etheridge40
149Everything ZenBush41
150Digging the GraveFaith No More12
151I BelieveBlessid Union of Souls18
152Walking in MemphisCher65
153Days Like This Van Morrison#
154Down By The WaterPJ Harvey84
155CarnivalNatalie Merchant24
156Heroin GirlEverclear76
1571-2-3-4 / Tik-TokUltra-Sonic58
158Absolute E-SensualJaki Graham54
159Nothing in the WorldMozaic20
160Let Me Be Your FantasyBaby D54
161DreamerLivin' Joy90
162In the SummertimeShaggy feat. Rayvon14
164Can't Get EnoughSupergroove (#1 May 94 - NZ)32
165Geek Stink BreathGreen Day40
167You SuckMurmurs25
168The Reefer SongMindless Drug Hoover69
169Roll With MeDel Amitri (#5 Can, #10 US, #22 UK)#
171Only One RoadCeline Dion23
172White LinesDuran Duran20
173DecemberCollective Soul97
174Exhale (Shoop Shoop)Whitney Houston18
175Love is All AroundDJ Bobo24
176The Man Who Sold the WorldNirvana#
177Israel's SonSilverchair11
178She Don't Use JellyFlaming Lips25
179Lick It20 Fingers feat. Roula65
180Hard as a RockAC/DC14
181Run-AroundBlues Traveler (#8 Apr 95 - US)#
182Water Runs DryBoyz II Men (#2 Apr 95 - US, #4 Can)36
183BelieveElton John (#1 Can, Ita)23
184Rock and Roll is DeadLenny Kravitz26
185Something for the PainBon Jovi14
186Red Light SpecialT.L.C (#2 US)53
188Hold My HandHootie & the Blowfish70
189Someday I'll Be Saturday NightBon Jovi10
190Human NatureMadonna17
191Some Might SayOasis (#1 Apr 95 - UK)#
1923 Is FamilyDana Dawson54
193I Will SurviveHermes House Band (#1 Jan 95 - Hol)#
194Ice (from "Life Was Better' EP)Magic Dirt71
195WarpedRed Hot Chili Peppers12
196MiserySoul Asylum22
197Lucky LoveAce of Base30
198I Can't Be With YouThe Cranberries30
200When I Was a Sperm (I Had a Lot To Learn)Master Wel26

 End of Year Top 100 - 1996 HP
1Macarena (1x9)Los Del Rio1
2Killing Me Softly (1x7)Fugees1
3The Power of the Dream/Because You Loved Me (1x3)Celine Dion1
4How Bizarre (1x5)OMC1
5Wannabe (1x11)Spice Girls1
6One of Us (1x5)Joan Osborne1
7Missing ("The Remix" EP)Everything But the Girl2
8Return of the MackMark Morrison2
9What's Love Got to Do With ItWarren G feat. Adina Howard2
10You're Makin Me HighToni Braxton2
11X-Files ThemeTriple X2
12I Want YouSavage Garden4
13I Love You Always ForeverDonna Lewis2
14MacarenaLos Del Mar feat. Pedro Castano2
15Give Me One ReasonTracy Chapman3
16Boombastic (1x4)Shaggy1
17Sexual HealingMax-A-Million5
18Be My LoverLa Bouche2
19Wonderwall (1x1)Oasis1
20Fastlove (1x4)George Michael1
21Theme from "Mission: Impossible"Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen2
22Just a GirlNo Doubt3
23Ooh aah...Just a Little BitGina G5
24I'll Be There for You The Rembrandts3
25IronicAlanis Morissette3
26Where Do You GoNo Mercy2
27RunawayThe Corrs10
28Father and SonBoyzone2
291, 2, 3, 4 (Sumpin' New)Coolio12
30SpacemanBabylon Zoo3
32ChildrenRobert Miles5
33Nobody KnowsThe Tony Rich Project2
34California Love2Pac feat. Dr. Dre4
35Sometimes When We TouchNewton5
36Let's Make a Night to RememberBryan Adams7
37Boom Boom BoomThe Outhere Brothers2
38Breakfast at Tiffany'sDeep Blue Something3
39Tha CrossroadsBone Thugs-N-Harmony15
40One Sweet DayMariah Carey & Boyz II Men2
41Diggin' on YouTLC6
42It's All Coming Back to Me NowCeline Dion8
43Get Down on ItPeter Andre5
44Until it Sleeps (1x1)Metallica1
45That GirlMaxi Priest feat. Shaggy7
46Mother MotherTracy Bonham5
47Sweet DreamsLa Bouche8
48Wrap Me UpAlex Party11
49I Live for YouChynna Phillips9
50BlueLeAnn Rimes10
51I Love to LoveLa Bouche6
52Hero of the DayMetallica2
53Power of a WomanEternal8
54Don't Take it Personal (Just One of Dem Days)Monica7
55Tell MeGroove Theory6
57Don't Stop Movin'Livin' Joy6
58PeachesThe Presidents of the USA13
59Change the WorldEric Clapton8
60WishesHuman Nature6
61It's Oh So QuietBjork6
62Head Over FeetAlanis Morissette12
64Always Be My BabyMariah Carey17
65Beautiful LifeAce of Base11
66I Feel ItDJ Darren Briais vs. DJ Pee Wee Ferris20
67'Til You Do Me RightAfter 716
68Hey LoverLL Cool J11
69Apple EyesSwoop9
70In Too DeepBelinda Carlisle11
71They Don't Care About UsMichael Jackson16
72To the Moon and Back (1x1)Savage Garden1
73Who Do U LoveDeborah Cox11
74Lover LoverJimmy Barnes6
75How Do U Want It2Pac feat. K-Ci & JoJo24
76Naked and SacredChynna Phillips15
77PepperButthole Surfers15
78Movin' UpDreamworld12
79SalvationThe Cranberries8
80Let's GrooveCDB2
81The Only Thing That Looks Good on Me is YouBryan Adams19
82Santa Monica (Watch the World Die)Everclear25
83I Am BlessedEternal14
84Who You ArePearl Jam5
85Closer to FreeBoDeans11
86LumpThe Presidents of the USA11
87(If You're Not in it for Love) I'm Outta Here!Shania Twain5
88Not an AddictK's Choice22
89There's Nothing I Won't DoJX26
90Jesus to a Child (1x2)George Michael1
91KittyThe Presidents of the USA19
92Hand in My PocketAlanis Morissette13
93Automatic Lover (Call for Love)Real McCoy18
941979The Smashing Pumpkins16
95Un-Break My HeartToni Braxton6
96It's AlrightDeni Hines4
97Se a Vida E (That's the Way Life Is)Pet Shop Boys11
98Falling Into YouCeline Dion12
99Ready or NotFugees24
100How Deep is Your LoveTake That12

 Other Top 100 - 1996 HP
101Disco 2000Pulp35
102Born SlippyUnderworld20
103Lemon TreeFools Garden31
104You're GorgeousBaby Bird28
105Don't Look Back in AngerOasis19
106Right Beside YouSophie B Hawkins41
107Who Will Save Your SoulJewel27
108Buy Me a PonySpiderbait45
109Tonight, TonightThe Smashing Pumpkins21
110Lust For Life (#4 Dec 77 Holland, #6 Belgium)Iggy Pop#
112Scooby SnacksFun Lovin' Criminals32
113If It Makes You HappySherly Crow20
114Bulls on ParadeRage Against the Machine29
115Pick You UpPowderfinger23
116FirestarterThe Prodigy22
118Santa MariaTatjana50
119On The Bible Deuce27
120SoldiersYou Am I33
121You LearnAlanis Morisette20
122One and OneRobert Miles feat. Maria Nayler56
123This is Your NightAmber11
124Seven Days and One WeekBBE19
125Virtual InsanityJamiroquai79
126Charmless ManBlur35
127Champagne SupernovaOasis26
129Stupid GirlGarbage47
130Woman Neneh Cherry17
131WrongEverything But The Girl36
132AeroplaneRed Hot Chilli Peppers35
133Love to Love YouThe Corrs25
134UndergroundBen Folds Five#
135GraceJeff Buckley91
136Ready to Go Republica40
137Follow You DownGin Blossoms (#1 Can, #9 Can)65
138MilkGarbage feat. Tricky44
139Roll With ItOasis48
140Setting SunThe Chemical Brothers27
141Long DayMatchbox 2083
142Only Happy When It RainsGarbage80
143Forgiven, Not ForgottenCorrs15
144Real LoveBeatles6
145Big MeFoo Fighters65
146Three LionsBaddiel & Skinner and The Lightning Seeds#
147Mama SaidMetallica24
148PopularNada Surf43
149Many Rivers To CrossToni Childs12
150The World I KnowCollective Soul41
151Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First)John Mellencamp21
152Brain StewGreen Day88
153Keep on Jumpin'Lisa Marie Experience82
154Night TrainKadoc40
155Higher State of Consciousness (#13 July 96 Nor)Josh Winx#
156AccessDJ Misjah & DJ Tim #
158Push the Feeling OnNightcrawlers62
159Make That MoveUltra-Sonic89
160Lost in LoveLegend B.#
161Magic Carpet Ride (Aring-King-King)Mighty Dub Katz#
162Make the World Go RoundSandy B#
163Passion (Running Through My Veins)A-Man57
164Hot Shot (Never Never Lose Control)Barbara Tucker#
165Crazy 96Daisy Dee38
166Read My LipsAlex Party51
167Pass the VibesDefintion of Sound36
169Spinning the WheelGeorge Michael14
170Hail, HailPearl Jam31
171That's the Way a Woman FeelsTina Arena31
172Dune BuggyThe Presidents of the USA16
173Everything is Good for YouCrowded House10
174A Design for LifeManic Street Preachers50
175Have a Little Faith (In Us)John Farnham3
176Kong Foo SingRegurgitator33
177FreedomRobbie Williams6
178Forever LoveGary Barlow7
179Over and OverPuff Johnson29
180Open Up Your EyesTonic90
181FableRobert Miles21
182Stranger in MoscowMichael Jackson14
184Gold Dust WomanHole87
185El ScorchoWeezer70
186Where’s It AtBeck71
187CrazyMark Morrison18
188Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)Marilyn Manson28
189Down 31141
190WordsBoyzone (#1 Ire/Eng, #2 Swi, Aut) 96
191Street Spirit (Fade Out)Radiohead (#5 UK - Mar 96)#
192Living TypePowderfinger42
193Anywhere IsEnya (#7 UK, Aut, #8 Ire)34
194Give Me a Little More TimeGabrielle70
195No Woman, No CryFugees20
196How Do U Want It2 Pac feat. K-Ci & JoJo (#1 US, #2 Fra)24
197Let It RainAmanda Marshall30
198Pretty NooseSoundgarden22
199I Want to Come OverMelissa Etheridge29
200You Must Love MeMadonna11

 End of Year Top 100 - 1997 HP
1Candle in the Wind 1997 (1x6)Elton John1
2Barbie Girl (1x3)Aqua1
3Tubthumping (1x3)Chumbawamba1
4I'll Be Missing You (1x5)Puff Daddy & Faith Evans feat. 1121
5MMMBop (1x9)Hanson1
6Men in Black (1x4)Will Smith1
7Truly Madly Deeply (1x8)Savage Garden1
8Don't Speak (1x8)No Doubt1
9BreatheThe Prodigy2
10Break My StrideUnique II2
11Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?N-Trance feat. Rod Stewart3
12How Do I LiveTrisha Yearwood3
13Where's the LoveHanson2
14Doctor Jones (1x6)Aqua1
15I Will Come to YouHanson2
16BitchMeredith Brooks2
17To the Moon and Back (1x1)Savage Garden1
18Don't Let Go (Love)En Vogue3
19Sexy EyesWhigfield6
20Freak (1x2)Silverchair1
21I Finally Found SomeoneBarbra Streisand & Bryan Adams2
23Last NightAz Yet2
24Coco JambooMr. President7
25You Were Meant for MeJewel3
26Everybody (Backstreet's Back)Backstreet Boys3
27How Come, How LongBabyface feat. Stevie Wonder5
28Every Time You CryJohn Farnham & Human Nature3
29One More TimeReal McCoy3
30When I DieNo Mercy2
31Hard to Say I'm SorryAz Yet feat. Peter Cetera5
322 Become 1Spice Girls2
33PushMatchbox 208
34Un-Break My HeartToni Braxton6
35Your WomanWhite Town2
36Spice Up Your LifeSpice Girls8
37I Say a Little PrayerDiana King6
38When Doves CryQuindon Tarver3
39AloneBee Gees7
40As Long as You Love MeBackstreet Boys2
41BurnTina Arena2
42Song 2Blur4
43TwistedKeith Sweat9
44What's Love Got to Do With ItWarren G feat. Adina Howard2
45Say You'll Be ThereSpice Girls12
46Tell HimBarbra Streisand & Celine Dion9
47Foolish GamesJewel12
48(If You're Not in it for Love) I'm Outta Here!Shania Twain5
49You Sexy ThingT.Shirt6
50HoneyMariah Carey8
51Mo Money Mo ProblemsThe Notorious B.I.G. feat. Puff Daddy & Mase10
52LovefoolThe Cardigans11
53C U When U Get ThereCoolio feat. 40 Thevz7
54Even When I'm SleepingLeonardo's Bride4
55Break Me Shake MeSavage Garden7
56Don't Cry for Me ArgentinaMadonna9
57Don't Say GoodbyeHuman Nature8
58I Shot the SheriffWarren G8
59Semi-Charmed LifeThird Eye Blind8
60One HeadlightThe Wallflowers14
61Wannabe (1x11)Spice Girls1
62Bitter Sweet SymphonyThe Verve11
63No DiggityBlackstreet feat. Dr. Dre21
64Walkin' on the SunSmash Mouth7
65Professional WidowTori Amos17
66Secret Garden (#95 in 1995)Bruce Springsteen9
67Step By StepWhitney Houston12
68Young Hearts Run FreeKym Mazelle11
69I Need You3T17
70Around the WorldDaft Punk11
71Remember MeBlue Boy17
72Abuse MeSilverchair9
73The Memory RemainsMetallica6
74Got 'til it's GoneJanet Jackson feat. Q-Tip and Joni Mitchell10
75Fire Water BurnBloodhound Gang13
76Blood on the Dance FloorMichael Jackson5
78All I Wanna DoDannii11
79Ashes to AshesFaith No More8
80I Am, I FeelAlisha's Attic18
81Macarena ChristmasLos Del Rio5
82Where Do You GoNo Mercy2
83Love RollercoasterRed Hot Chili Peppers19
84Sunday MorningNo Doubt21
85Gimme GimmeWhigfield14
86Gone AwayThe Offspring16
88If You Could Only SeeTonic20
89The Beautiful PeopleMarilyn Manson42
90The End is the Beginning is the EndThe Smashing Pumpkins10
914 Seasons of LonelinessBoyz II Men13
93Runnin'2Pac & The Notorious B.I.G.12
94WishesHuman Nature6
95MamaSpice Girls13
96Together AgainJanet Jackson4
100C'mon N' Ride It (The Train)Quad City DJ's13

 Other Top 100 - 1997 HP
101EverlongFoo Fighters45
102Time To Say Goodbye (Con Te Partirò)Andrea Bocelli & Sarah Brightman#
103Cosmic GirlJamiroquai33
104Meet Her at The Love ParadeDa Hool21
105Say What You WantTexas11
106The Drugs Don't WorkThe Verve22
107Karma PoliceRadiohead71
108Monkey WrenchFoo Fighters17
109I Am AustralianJudith Durham & Russell Hitchcock17
110Paranoid AndroidRadiohead29
111No Aphrodisiac (Like Loneliness)The Whitlams59
112Into My ArmsNick Cave & the Bad Seeds26
113Da FunkDaft Punk31
115SunchymeDario G22
116Samba de JaneiroBellini#
117Hitchin' a RideGreen Day26
118FreeUltra Naté31
119The DistanceCake21
120FlySugar Ray feat. Super Cat31
121In the EveningSheryl Le Ralph17
122Sex DriveGLAM with Dead or Alive52
123Encore Une FoisSash37
125Did it AgainKylie Minouge15
126I Believe I Can FlyR Kelly24
127Only When I SleepCorrs34
128Leaving HomeJebediah48
129Lakini's JuiceLive 21
130Place Your HandsReef28
131PhenomenonLL Cool J29
132(Un Dos Tres) MaríaRicky Martín7
133Stand By MeOasis48
134Dammit (Growing Up)Blink 18234
135Underwater LoveSmoke City41
136Perfect DayLou Reed and Friends#
137I Will SurviveCake27
138AïchaKhaled (No.1 Oct 96 - France)#
139Black Eyed BoyTexas50
140Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)Backstreet Boys27
141EcuadorSash! feat. Rodriguez52
142Smack My Bitch UpProgidy43
143D'You Know What I Mean?Oasis16
144All MinePortishead36
145Everyday is a Winding RoadSheryl Crow67
146The Perfect DrugNine Inch Nails48
147Girl From MarsAsh86
148All I Really WantAlanis Morrisette40
149Sunny Came HomeShaun Colvin44
150You're Not AloneOlive40
151Block Rockin' BeatsChemical Brothers28
152Freed From DesireGala (No.1 Nov 96 - France)#
153Bellissima / I Have a DreamDJ Quicksilver47
154Beachball (People Get Ready)Burnette33
155Ain't Talkin' 'bout DubApollo 44064
156The Funk Phenomenon Armand Van Helden #
157Up to No Good (#8 July 97 Norway)The Porn Kings#
158Do You Know (What it Takes)Robyn48
159Turn My HeadLive 47
160Choose LifePF Project feat. Ewan McGregor40
161Cows With Guns (#28 Triple J Top 100 of 1997)Dana Lyons#
162Not the Sunscreen SongJohn Safran20
163Ballad of the SkeletonsAllen Ginsberg with Paul McCartney62
164Zehn Kleine JägermeisterDie Toten Hosen (No.1 Nov 96 - Ger)#
165BeetlebumBlur (#1 UK, Spa)35
166Everything To EverybodyEverclear40
167Legend of a CowgirlImani Coppola55
168A Long DecemberThe Counting Crows (#1 Can, #6 US)86
169HypnotizeThe Notorious B.I.G. (#1 May 97 - US)63
170How Do I LiveLeanne Rimes17
171It's No GoodDepeche Mode (#1 Fra Apr 97)52
172I'm Kissing YouDes'Ree17
173Down AgainSuperjesus23
174Can't Nobody Hold Me DownPuff Daddy feat. Ma$e27
175I Can't Help Myself (I Love You, I Want You)The Kelly Family (#1 Ger, Hol, Swi, Nor Oct 96) #
176Staring at the SunU223
177TuesdayYou Am I29
178You Might Need SomebodyShola Ama#
180NobodyKeith Sweat feat. Athena Cage22
181Staring at the SunU223
182Please Don’t GoNo Mercy35
183Forever LatelyVertigo38
184Barrel of a GunDepeche Mode33
185Long DayMatchbox Twenty83
186A.D.I.D.A.S.Korn 45
187Falling in Love (is Hard on the Knees)Aerosmith (#2 Can)46
188Military StrongmenJebediah65
189I'm AliveStretch & Vern pres. Maddog65
190I Go OffDiana Ah Naid35
191Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?Pauline Cole32
192FreaksLive 36
193All I WantOffspring15
194For You I WillMonica (#2 NZ, 4 US)47
195I Can Make You Feel GoodKavana32
196Midnight in ChelseaJon Bon Jovi17
197The FreshmanThe Verve Pipe (#5 US)28
198Shut Up - The Footy's on the RadioTISM90
200Whisper Your NameHuman Nature18

 End of Year Top 100 - 1998 HP
1The Cup of Life / Maria (1x6)Ricky Martin1
2It's Like That (1x1)Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins1
3Iris (1x5)Goo Goo Dolls1
4I Don't Want to Miss a Thing (1x9)Aerosmith1
5Never Ever (1x7)All Saints1
6Second Solution / Prisoner of SocietyThe Living End4
7Crush (1x2)Jennifer Paige1
8Time of your life / RedundantGreen Day2
9You're Still the One (1x4)Shania Twain1
10From This Moment OnShania Twain2
11High (1x1)Lighthouse Family1
12All My Life (1x1)K-Ci & JoJo1
13Ghetto Supastar (That is What You Are)Pras Michel feat. Ol' Dirty Bastard & intro. Mya2
14My Heart Will Go On (1x4)Celine Dion1
155, 6, 7, 8 (1x1)Steps1
16Pretty Fly (For a White Guy) (1x6)The Offspring1
17The Boy is MineBrandy & Monica3
18Last Thing on My MindSteps5
19Lollipop (Candyman)Aqua3
20Doctor Jones (1x6)Aqua1
21Rollercoaster (1x2)B*Witched1
22Finally FoundHoneyz3
23Viva ForeverSpice Girls2
24If You Could Read My MindStars on 543
25When the Lights Go OutFive2
26C'est La VieB*Witched6
27Together AgainJanet Jackson4
28As Long as You Love MeBackstreet Boys2
29Buses and TrainsBachelor Girl4
30You Sexy ThingT.Shirt6
31Everybody Get UpFive5
32All I Have to GiveBackstreet Boys4
33I'll Never Break Your HeartBackstreet Boys10
34HornyMousse T. vs. Hot 'n' Juicy13
35This is How We PartyS.O.A.P.7
36Music Sounds Better With YouStardust4
37TornNatalie Imbruglia2
39StopSpice Girls5
40Kung Fu FightingBus Stop feat. Carl Douglas15
41CherishPappa Bear feat. Van Der Toorn7
42Big MistakeNatalie Imbruglia6
43Believe (1x5)Cher1
45Lady Marmalade / Under the BridgeAll Saints5
46Tubthumping (1x3)Chumbawamba1
47You Make Me WannaUsher6
48The WayFastball14
49Thank UAlanis Morissette15
50Turn Back TimeAqua10
51Fight for Your Right (To Party)N.Y.C.C.12
52Gettin' Jiggy Wit ItWill Smith6
53BrickBen Folds Five13
54The Impression That I GetThe Mighty Mighty Bosstones11
55Sweetest ThingU26
56TwistedWayne G feat. Stewart Who?19
57Ray of LightMadonna6
58SwayBic Runga10
59Sex and CandyMarcy Playground8
60No Matter WhatBoyzone5
61PashKate Ceberano10
62Come With MePuff Daddy feat. Jimmy Page10
63Gotta Be...Movin' on UpP.M. Dawn feat. Ky-Mani13
64The Unforgiven IIMetallica9
65CasanovaUltimate Kaos18
66I Wanna Be the Only OneEternal feat. BeBe Winans10
67Polyester GirlRegurgitator14
68OutsideGeorge Michael13
69Crush on YouAaron Carter9
70When You're GoneBryan Adams feat. Melanie C4
71One WeekBarenaked Ladies16
72I'm Your AngelCeline Dion & R. Kelly31
73All Cried OutAllure11
74Ladidi LadidaS.O.A.P.15
75Too MuchSpice Girls9
77CruelHuman Nature14
78The Things I Love in YouCold Chisel10
79When You BelieveMariah Carey & Whitney Houston13
80Black Friday (Pushing Buttons EP)Grinspoon13
81Turn the PageMetallica11
82Feel ItThe Tamperer feat. Maya19
83Too CloseNext12
85I Know Where it's At All Saints12
86Coco JambooMr. President7
87You're the One That I Want / Grease (The Remix EP)John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John27
88It's TrickyRun-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins15
89I Don't Like ItPauline Pantsdown10
90CryThe Mavis's13
91Uh La La LaAlexia17
92Now I Can DanceTina Arena13
93JackieB.Z. feat. Joanne3
94Can't Get Enough of You BabySmash Mouth14
95Walkin' on the SunSmash Mouth7
96Thinking of YouHanson6
97Just the Two of UsWill Smith27
98Because We Want ToBillie19
99GoodbyeSpice Girls3
100Addicted to BassJosh Abrahams and Amiel Daemion15

 Other Top 100 - 1998 HP
101TeardropMassive Attack16
102The Rockafeller SkankFatboy Slim32
103Brimful of Asha (Fatboy Slim Remix)Cornershop35
104Angels Robbie Williams42
105Save TonightEagle-Eye Cherry20
106Closing TimeSemisonic50
107Carnival de ParisDario G90
108I Never Loved You AnywayThe Corrs31
1093am Matchbox 2031
110Let Me Entertain YouRobbie Williams46
111My Hero Foo Fighters74
112Sexy BoyAir68
113Drinking in L.A.Bran Van 300079
114Gangster Trippin'Fatboy Slim75
115DreamsThe Corrs47
116Real WorldMatchbox 2040
117Would You...? (Go to Bed With Me)Touch and Go27
118! (The Song Formerly Known As)Regurgitator28
119Save the DayLiving End22
121Sex on the BeachT-Spoon64
122History RepeatingPropellerheads feat. Shirley Bassey55
123Given to FlyPearl Jam13
124God is a DJFaithless37
125The Day You ComePowderfinger25
126IntergalacticBeastie Boys21
127Just AceGrinspoon25
128AlaneWes (No.1 June 97 - France)#
129Big Big WorldEmilia17
130Celebrity SkinHole24
131My Favorite GameCardigans (#1 Swe, Spa)61
133Don't You Know Who I Am?Happyland24
134Lucky ManThe Verve60
135VindalooFat Les#
136SlideGoo Goo Dolls29
137Looking for LoveKaren Ramirez47
138Deeper UndergroundJamiroquai46
139Ava AdoreSmashing Pumpkins19
141Girls Like That (Don't Go For Guys Like Us)Custard52
142No SurprisesRadiohead47
143What Can I DoThe Corrs82
144Heavy HeartYou Am I49
145Drive Me CrazySmash 'n' Grab45
146Josie (Everything's Gonna Be Fine)Blink 18231
147Push ItGarbage31
148Black BugsRegurgitator32
149Are You Jimmy Ray? Jimmy Ray84
150I Think I'm ParanoidGarbage57
151This is HardcorePulp64
152My Father's EyesEric Clapton74
153Kelly Watch the StarsAir77
154My Oh MyAqua56
155DivaDana International63
156Greece 2000Three Drives on a Vinyl81
157For An Angel (Angel in Heaven)Paul Van Dyk#
158Show Me LoveRobyn34
159MiamiWill Smith29
161All Around the WorldOasis (#1 Jan 98 - UK/Ire) #
162Pure MorningPlacebo49
163The Change in MeMonique Brumby57
164Dance The Night AwayThe Mavericks#
165CriminalFiona Apple51
166PerfectSmashing Pumpkins56
168Everybody Here Wants YouJeff Buckley35
169He Got GamePublic Enemy25
170The Dope ShowMarilyn Manson20
171UninvitedAlanis Morissette (#8 Fra - July 98 )#
172If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be NextManic Street Preachers49
173Only When I Lose MyselfDepeche Mode34
174I Get LonelyJanet Jackson feat Blackstreet21
175Bamboogie (Get Down Tonight)Bamboo29
176SuperstarNovy vs Eniac 68
177Up & DownVengaboys55
178Instant MomentsR.O.O.S.39
179La PrimaveraSash!36
180Treat Me GoodBachelor Girl34
181Now and ThenSuperjesus40
182The Power of Good-byeMadonna33
183I Want You BackMelanie B & Missy Elliott12
184Building a MysterySarah McLachlan97
185What I Don't Know 'bout YouYou Am I28
186Nice and SlowUsher (#1 US)44
187Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)Quindon Tarver and Lee Perry65
188RaincloudLighthouse Family29
189Wishing I Was ThereNatalie Imbruglia24
190Never ThereCake75
191Kiss The RainBillie Myers41
192BreatheKylie Minogue23
193The First NightMonica (#1 US, #6 UK)30
194Feel So GoodMa$e (#5 US, #10 UK)86
195Ya RayahRachid Taha #
196Body Movin'Beastie Boys28
197My AllMariah Carey (#1 US, #4 UK)39
198Whatareya? (You're A Yob or You're A Wanker)TISM61
199Not if You Were the Last Junkie on Earth Dandy Warhols47
200I'm Your AngelCéline Dion & R.Kelly (#1 US, #3 UK)31

 End of Year Top 100 - 1999 HP
1Mambo No.5 (A Little Bit Of...) (1x8)Lou Bega1
2Baby One More Time (1x9)Britney Spears1
3Blue (Da Ba Dee) (1x9)Eiffel 651
4Last Kiss (1x7)Pearl Jam1
5Pretty Fly (For a White Guy) (1x6)The Offspring1
6Believe (1x5)Cher1
7Don't Call Me BabyMadison Avenue2
8That Don't Impress Me MuchShania Twain2
9Why Don't You Get a Job?The Offspring2
10Genie in a BottleChristina Aguilera2
11SmoothSantana feat. Rob Thomas4
12No Scrubs (1x7)TLC1
13If Ya Gettin' DownFive2
14Bring it All BackS Club 73
15When You Say Nothing at AllRonan Keating3
16If You Had My Love (1x3)Jennifer Lopez1
17We Like to Party! (The Vengabus)Vengaboys2
18The Animal SongSavage Garden3
19Kiss Me (1x3)Sixpence None the Richer1
202 TimesAnn Lee4
21Livin' La Vida LocaRicky Martin4
22SometimesBritney Spears2
23The Millennium PrayerCliff Richard2
24Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!!Vengaboys2
25I Want it That WayBackstreet Boys2
26Larger Than LifeBackstreet Boys3
27I Knew I Loved YouSavage Garden4
29Anthem for the Year 2000Silverchair3
30Touch ItMonifah5
31All StarSmash Mouth4
32Waiting for TonightJennifer Lopez4
33JackieB.Z. feat. Joanne3
34Beautiful StrangerMadonna5
36WeirKilling Heidi6
389PM (Till I Come)ATB10
39This KissFaith Hill4
40Thank ABBA for the MusicSteps, Tina Cousins, Cleopatra, B*Witched, Billie9
41(You Drive Me) CrazyBritney Spears12
42LullabyShawn Mullins5
43Shimmer / SunburnFuel16
44Man! I Feel Like a Woman!Shania Twain4
45GoodbyeSpice Girls3
46Sweet Like ChocolateShanks & Bigfoot6
47Have You Ever?Brandy8
48Honey to the BeeBillie6
49Wild Wild WestWill Smith8
50HeartbreakerMariah Carey10
51Look at MeGeri Halliwell3
52Fly AwayLenny Kravitz8
53No Matter WhatBoyzone5
54She's So HighTal Bachman8
55BailamosEnrique Iglesias13
56Zorba's DanceLCD13
57Angel of MineMonica12
58Eternal Flame / Shake You Outta My HeadHuman Nature8
59Baby Did a Bad Bad ThingChris Isaak9
60Say it OnceUltra4
61How Do I DealJennifer Love Hewitt8
62Every MorningSugar Ray17
63ForeverTina Cousins14
64Have a LookVanessa Amorosi13
65Strong EnoughCher11
66Freak on a LeashKorn22
67Doo Wop / Can't Take My Eyes Off YouLauryn Hill8
68Everywhere You GoTaxiride15
69Scar TissueRed Hot Chili Peppers15
70Got the Feelin'Five6
71American WomanLenny Kravitz14
72Keep on Movin'Five6
73You Get What You GiveNew Radicals13
74Absolutely EverybodyVanessa Amorosi6
75I Want You BackNSYNC11
77How Deep is Your LoveDru Hill13
78My Name IsEminem13
79Swear it AgainWestlife12
80You Don't Know MeArmand Van Helden feat. Duane Harden15
81Don't CryHuman Nature5
82Burning Down the HouseTom Jones with The Cardigans8
83When You're GoneBryan Adams feat. Melanie C4
84A Little BitPandora10
85Ana's Song (Open Fire)Silverchair14
86Last to KnowHuman Nature14
87She's All I Ever HadRicky Martin28
88That's the Way it IsCeline Dion14
89Shake Your Bon-BonRicky Martin27
90Got the LifeKorn26
91You've Got a WayShania Twain28
92Tragedy / HeartbeatSteps10
93All Torn DownThe Living End12
94Heartbreak HotelWhitney Houston feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price17
95If I Let You GoWestlife13
96The Hardest Thing98 Degrees24
97Get SetTaxiride8
98When I Grow UpGarbage22
99The Bad TouchBloodhound Gang5
100Tearin' Up My HeartN*SYNC20

 Other Top 100 - 1999 HP
101Praise YouFatboy Slim28
102Hey Boy, Hey GirlThe Chemical Brothers25
103(Mucho Mambo) SwayShaft28
104Mi Chico LatinoGeri Haliwell41
105Right Here, Right NowFatboy Slim28
106OthersideRed Hot Chilli Peppers31
107Summer SonTexas95
108Sing it BackMoloko20
109My Love is Your LoveWhitney Houston27
110Sun is ShiningBob Marley & Funkstar de Luxe28
111Turn-A-RoundPhats & Small59
112King of My CastleWamdue Project26
113Don't StopATB11
114We’re Going to Ibiza!Vengaboys26
116Learn to FlyFoo Fighters36
117MillenniumRobbie Williams24
119Canned HeatJamiroquai20
120Changes2 Pac7
121SonnetThe Verve83
122The Dolphin's CryLive25
123Bills, Bills, BillsDestiny's Child26
124Every You, Every MePlacebo46
125Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)Jay Z31
126Turn Your Lights Down LowLauryn Hill & Bob Marley69
127Around The WorldRed Hot Chilli Peppers49
128I Don't Like The Drugs (But the Drugs Like Me)Marilyn Manson45
129Get Get DownPaul Johnson38
130Şımarık (Kiss Kiss)Tarkan#
131All I NeedAir83
132AsGeorge Michael & Mary J Blidge45
133Chocolate Salty Balls (P.S. I Love You)Chef (Isaac Hayes)14
134Toca MeFragma53
135Red AlertBasement Jazz86
136The LaunchDJ Jean74
137Erase/Rewind (#36 May 99 NZ)The Cardigans#
138Coffee & TVBlur#
140Northern StarMelanie C82
141What's My Age Again?Blink 18242
142Cigarettes Will Kill YouBen Lee46
143You Shit Me To TearsThe Tenants54
144What's It LikeEverlast26
146I Need to KnowMarc Anthony20
147DesaparecidoManu Chao#
148Dov'e L'AmoreCher49
149It's Not Right, But It's OkayWhitney Houston88
151Can't Get EnoughSoulsearcher36
152Stop The RockApollo 44079
153Lucky StarAlex Lloyd91
154Turn That Shit UpTesteagles54
155The Great BeyondREM25
157Deeper WaterDeadstar28
158Happiness (Rotting My Brain)Regurgitator 44
159NookieLimp Bizkit13
160Second Class CitizenArea 729
162Perfect 10The Beautiful South#
163If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of TimeR Kelly65
164Ready 1Grinspoon36
165Dear Mama2PAC (#4 Hol, #9 US)37
166I Don't Want To WaitPauline Cole27
167Ojos AsíShakira#
168Whiskey in the JarMetallica14
169Run OnMoby93
170Guerrilla RadioRage Against the Machine57
171In Our LifetimeTexas79
172Can I Get A…Jay-Z featuring Amil and Ja Rule#
173Red Rising SunLost Witness48
174Not Over Yet 99Planet Perfecto feat. Grace90
175Protect Your Mind (Braveheart)DJ Sakin & Friends18
176Uprocking BeatsBomfunk MC's43
177Put Your Hands UpBlack & White Brothers34
178Another Way / AvenuePaul van Dyk56
179Angel / AdiaSarah McLachlan55
180Flat BeatMr Oizo84
181Here Comes Another OneGroove Terminator73
182Miss You LoveSilverchair17
183Will 2KWill Smith feat. K-Ci3
184ArmyBen Folds Five65
185Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me For Me)Blessid Union of Souls17
186Turn Up Your StereoEskimo Joe#
187Enter Space CapsuleGerling57
188Perfect MomentMartine McCutcheon#
189ShimmerShawn Mullins39
190Afrika ShoxLeftfield & Bambaataa87
191Enjoy YourselfA+26
192Venus or MarsJackson Mendoza24
194Nothing Really MattersMadonna15
195Until the Time is ThroughFive8
196I Do (Cherish You)98 Degrees23
197Bad Girl / Suga SugaMonifah17
198If You BelieveSasha#
199The Final Countdown 2000Europe33
200Pumping on Your StereoSupergrass#

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This is a goldmine,kev
Your 1991 top 100 is incorrect as Wicked Game made the top 100.
These are the Aria Year End Top 100 and Wicked Game didn't make the biggest selling singles of 1991.
Where are you getting your 1991 data from?

The top 60 is correct. I had ARIA send me the top 100 year ends of every year back in 2000 of all the 90s charts. I now have all ARIA top 100 year ends of every year on my IPod. Every other year end is accurate with what ARIA sent me except 1991.

positions 61-100 went like this.

61. I’m Free – Soup Dragons
62. I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight – Robert Palmer & UB40
63. When Something Is Wrong With Your Baby – Barnes/Farhnam
64. Good Vibrations – Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch
65. Hold Me In Your Arms – Southern Sons
66. Cry For Help – Rick Astley
67. Don’t Cry – Guns n Roses
68. Just Another Dream – Cathy Dennis
69. What Comes Naturally – Sheena Easton
70. Cream – Prince

71. Operaa House – WFSTS
72. It Ain’t Over Til It’s Over – Lenny Kravitz
73. Shocked – Kylie Minogue
74. I Gotcha – Jimmy Barnes
75. Do You Want Me – Salt n Pepa
76. Walking In Memphis – Marc Cohen
77. On The Way Up – Elisa Fiorillo
78. Miss Freelove 69 – Hoodoo Gurus
79. Love Takes Time – Mariah Carey
80. All 4 Love – Color Me Badd

81. Set Adrift On Memory Bliss – PM Dawn
82. Cherry Pie – Warrant
83. Wicked Game – Chris Isaak
84. Mary Had A Little Boy – Snap
85. Can’t Stop This Thing We Started – Bryan Adams
86. It’s Only The Beginning – Deborah Conway
87. Gett Off – Prince
88. Early Warning – Baby Animals
89. Iesha – Another Bad Creation
90. What Do I Have To Do – Kylie Minogue

91. Every Heartbeat – Amy Grant
92. Play That Funky Music – Vanilla Ice
93. Candy – Iggy Pop
94. Slave – James Reyne
95. Just The Way It Is Baby – The Rembrandts
96. Emotions – Mariah Carey
97. Love Will Never Do Without You – Janet Jackson
98. More Than Words Can Say – Alias
99. All Night Long – Cathy Dennis
100. Let’s Kiss Like Angels Do – Wendy Matthews

Maybe Hijinx or Gavin can clear this up?
I should also add Ain't No Sunshine was released at the end of November 1991 (3 weeks prior to the 1991 year end chart) and its chart success was in early 1992 so #62 seems quite high for it. More so because Cream is ranked below it which was released earlier and always ranked higher in weekly charts. I was surprised to see it missing from the 1992 countdown but when you see that Black Or White ranked so low it isn't much of a surprise to see it absent from the 92 year end.
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One correction to the 1999 chart HP's,Europe's 'The Final Countdown 2000' had a peak of #33,not #30. As far as i can remember,it's top 50 run was 33-40-47.Great work kev,posting these.I'm looking forward to looking through the lists and remembering songs i've forgotten. Already from K8's list i don't remember Alias' 'More than words can say' at all.
The official Top 100 EOY Aria charts can be found here. http://top100singles.blogspot.com.au/2011/05/aria-top-singles-of-1991.html#show.

Grant (savagegrant) compiled them and they are all accurate. I checked Gavin's (bulion) EOY charts too and they all match mine and Grant's.

The EOY Top 100 Aria charts from 1990, 1991 and 1992 were easily the most inaccurate. Bust a Move, Epic, Blaze of Glory, Don’t Go Now, Rush, Black and White, Cream, Let's Talk About Sex should all be higher up in the EOY Top 100.

But, it is what it is and ARIA wont calculate them again.

The Final Countdown peak position of #33 has been updated.

More Than Words Can Say by Alias only peaked at #30 in OZ and wasn't one of the more memorable songs of 1991. It was a major hit in the US and Canada though.


I'll be submitting the UK and US peak positions for the EOY Top 100s for the 70', 80's and 90's sometime over the summer.
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There's no doubting that there were errors in the years you mention, but in terms of official, I have to agree with K8. His listing is what I copied from ARIA's website years ago and saved it in a word doc. They don't have that listing on their website now, only the top 50 singles and albums for the year. Maybe they've changed their mind on official.
Dunno, but the 2 chart kings on this forum (bulion and savagegrant) have the Top 100 of 1991 matching mine (not K8's). Bulion...please explain!

The chart runs of Operaa House, Wicked Game, It’s Only The Beginning and Just The Way It Is, Baby weren't that strong but neither were some of the other songs featured in the Top 100 of 1991 that I have listed so, ARIA, you really buggered up the charts from these years!

However, I did read somewhere that record sales in Australia for the last 3 weeks of 1991 were incredibly strong hence why some songs that charted well in December made it to the year end Top 100.

Does anyone have the physical Aria Top 50 chart from Dec 29, 1991 as I'm fairly certain Black or White was Platinum X 3 at that stage which would of placed it at #2 of 1991.


I will try and locate the chart ARIA sent me when I go visit my parents later today. Fingers crossed I still have it. Mine was official and even had the accreditations next to each song.

I always assumed sales at the start of 1991 and the end of 1991 were always week.

The biggest songs in January were Ice Ice Baby (#22), Unchained Melody (#45), Show Me Heaven (#55), I'll Be Your Baby Tonight (#62) & probably I Touch Myself (#15)... For 2 #1 hits they faired poorly imo.

As for the last month and the chart starting Dec 1 91... Black Or White (#34), I'm Too Sexy (#13), Just Like You (#44), When Something Is Wrong (#63), Cream (#70) & The Fly (#48)... Again with 3 #1's they also faired poorly imo.

So sales for the start and end of the 91 year end were not as strong as mid year.

Also worth noting the 91 year end came out mid December so a lot of December sales would have counted to the 92 year end. The chart I sent states the cut off date so hopefully I can locate it.
Unfortunately I don't have the physical chart from Dec 29, 1991. I'm guessing that the physical chart would actually be the 5th of Jan 1992 due to over Christmas they would have a two week break and release a chart that states '3 weeks ending...'.

I do have the physical chart for the 12th Jan 1992, and Black and White is a Platinum x 2.

I could be incorrect with my memory of where I got my EOY chart listing for 1991. Looking at my copied data in my word document, I do have some links which no longer work, and the link address is the following:


So perhaps I did not get this from the ARIA website at the time. I do know that I've had the same chartlisting as K8 for some time, but now I'm doubting whether it's official or not.
I know the year ends have a number of descrepencies but I find it hard to believe that a song like Ain't No Sunshine that charted for only 3 weeks before the 1991 year end listing came out would be as high as #62 above a song like Cream which charted longer and was always higher in the weekly charts in those 3 weeks. The rest of the songs that charted in the top 10 during November and December don't have particularly high year end placings to support Ain't No Sunshine being so high either.

If I am correct then the 1991 chart took a 2-3 week break over Christmas so there was never a new chart and the chart from mid December was the same chart for this period of time. They played the year end countdown on Rage for 2 weeks. I remember this because I would always try to wake up to try and beat my last attempt at getting as much of the year end as I could and got from mid #58 at best.

As for More Than Words Can Say. The same can be said about Freedom making the top 60 with a mediocre chart run.

I will look long and hard for the year end chart ARIA sent me back in 2000.
Unfortunately I had no luck finding the charts but I stand by mine as being the official ARIA year end chart for positions 61-100 in the 1991 year end.
@Finn888 that URL was archived on the Wayback Machine if that helps with anything http://web.archive.org/web/20081231223134/http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/pettruciani/232/singles-1991.html
Yep, that's it. Obviously not from the ARIA website.

Now where did that information come from?
I sent an email to ARIA at the address charts.mail@aria.com.au after having no luck finding the chart they sent me and here is their reply after requesting the 1991 ARIA year end top 100.


Here is the top 100 singles of 1991.










Bryan Adams


390 639-4





878 165-4



Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta


879 410-4



Daryl Braithwaite





Guns n’ Roses







868 424-4





390 634-4


















The Simpsons





Natalie Cole With Nat “King” Cole





R.S.F (Right Said Fred)


C 10503













Big Audio Dynamite II





Black Box





Rod Stewart





Paula Abdul





The Screaming Jets


878 814-4



Color Me Badd





Vanilla Ice

















C 10380



C & C Music Factory





Dimples D


C 10350



C & C Music Factory





Yothu Yindi


C 10344



Julee Cruise





Amy Grant


390 626-4





878 860-4



2 In A Room


C 10320



Michael Jackson










Toni Childs


390 784-4



De La Soul


C 10349



Jimmy Barnes


C 10321





C 10250



Icy Blu





Living Colour







C 10418





868 180-4



Robbie Nevil





The Righteous Brothers


879 062-4








Heavy D & The Boyz







868 884-4



Stevie B.


C 10341





868 732-4



Bette Midler





Jenny Morris





Bingoboys featuring Princessa










Maria McKee





M.C. Hammer







868 894-4








George Michael










The Soup Dragons


877 568-4



Robert Palmer





Jimmy Barnes/John Farnham





Marky Marky And The Funky Bunch





Southern Sons





Rick Astley





Guns n’ Roses





Cathy Dennis


877 544-4



Sheena Easton





Prince And The New Power Generation





World Famous Supreme Team Show





Lenny Kravitz




SHOCKED Kylie Minogue featuring D.N.A.

Kylie Minogue featuring D.N.A.


C 10424



Jimmy Barnes


C 11045





869 310-4



Marc Cohn





Elisa Fiorillo





Hoodoo Gurus





Mariah Carey





Color Me Badd





P.M. Dawn


868 688-4








Chris Isaak










Bryan Adams


390 656-4



Deborah Conway


C 10390



Prince And The New Power Generation





Baby Animals





Another Bad Creation





Kylie Minogue


C 10329



Amy Grant


390 654-4



Vanilla Ice





Iggy Pop





James Reyne





The Rembrandts





Mariah Carey





Janet Jackson


390 618-4








Cathy Dennis


879 970-4



Wendy Matthews


868 094-4

Yep, that's is what I had.
> If I am correct then the 1991 chart took a 2-3 week break over
> Christmas so there was never a new chart and the chart from
> mid December was the same chart for this period of time. They
> played the year end countdown on Rage for 2 weeks.

That is correct. There were 2 week breaks every year for the ARIA chart over Christmas, other than 1988 and 1994 which were one week, until Christmas breaks stopped being a thing in 1997.

Rage aired the top 60 of 1991 on two consecutive weekends. I was glad, as my family went on holiday after Xmas that year, and I resorted to talking my parents into hiring a VCR (for $10 a night) from the hotel so I could record it during the first weekend... only for rage to then run a notice that it would be repeated the following weekend, when we were back home. As it turns out, my recording didn't work the first weekend it aired.

PS Finn, the first printed top 50 chart of 1992 was the week ending 12th January 1992 one. There was no chart on the 5th.
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I just noticed the top 100 chart BigKev posted for 1991 is different to the ARIA one posted here for positions 61-100. Gavin Ryan's book seems to use the same top 100 as BigKev has posted, as it's got 'Mary Had a Little Boy' as being #100 for 1991.
The top 100 end of year charts were printed in the last ARIA report of each year, e.g. this one from 1994:


Pearl Jam's 'Animal' being placed at #51 for 1994, despite peaking at #30 and spending 11 weeks in the top 50, surely has to be the biggest wtf moment in ARIA end of year chart history.
I remember being told that the EOY charts were based on the actual physical shipments up until 1996. So Animal was <G> hence why it was #51?

If I had to pick a big wtf it's Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over) & She Ain't Worth It both being excluded from the EOY.

It's also humorous how Fairground was always in front of Waterfalls yet missed the countdown for 1996 but Waterfalls had a reasonable position.

^ 'Animal' isn't certified gold though on that end of 1994 chart. There's also the uncertified 'Stay (I Missed You)' at #35, so I doubt the end of year chart was based on shipments in that era.
The 1991 year end I was sent from ARIA looks like that 1994 one Nugs posted.
My take on the EOY charts can be found here if anyone is interested:


The older charts ARIA produced were without Xmas figures, which funnily enough, were usually counted in the next years' EOY. I calculate charts between 1st Jan-31st Dec per year, and base them purely on chart positions, accreditation achieved, and rapid accreditation progression. I like to think, say 1990 would be a truer reflection of the ARIA chart, as per Nate's comment on those "missing" singles are included here. Evident in 1991's chart, I have calculated possible (probable) positions had the singles been calculated in the calendar year rather than until the beginning of December.

Each year takes a long time to write up, so I am aiming for 1975-2015 by the end of the year, with an All Time to follow.
Interesting link chri8.

Just an error which I am sure is easy to make but in your 2003 list you have the song "The Wreckoning" by the artist Bookman but the band was Boomkat.
Yeah...i turned the auto-correct off eventually.
I've also reached the end-of-year chart for 1990 on my 25 Years Ago blog.

If you don't look at that thread, here's the link:

Hey guys, in case there's any remaining question around the accuracy of the 1991 EOY charts, I've posted a PDF of the singles pages from the 1991 EOY ARIA Report on my blog:


Hope it helps.

That's really cool to look at,TC!
Thanks for that Matt.
No probs. I guess I could post them all on my blog, if there's any demand for them. Dunno why I've never thought of doing it until now...
Thanks for posting, tinascousin.
thanks TC, that is the exact chart I was trying to locate. I remember it having the accreditations. Funny how different accreditations were back then.

Bigkev do you believe us now that your 1991 year end is incorrect or do you still feel yours is right?
The one I used in my chart book (and got from ARIA directly) was the Top 100 posted at the top of the page by BigKev.
I'm following what bulion (Gavin Ryan) says. The original and official EOY Top 100 for 1991 matches mine and bulions. It seems somebody from ARIA posted an altered EOY Top 100 for 1991 quite a few years later.

I think its the first time that this has happened. The 1991 EOY is a mess, but I reckon this one is more accurate than the other. http://top100singles.blogspot.com.au/2011/05/aria-top-singles-of-1991.html#show
I don't know what chart Bulion got but there is something I find a bit sketchy with that year end.

Looking at the link BigKev posted today you say Ain't No Sunshine debuted on the 3rd of November yet according to this site it debuted on the week 24/11/1991 at #34.

If we look at the following 4 weeks it's chart run goes 34, 20, 12, 9which really doesn't warrant a #62 year end rank.

The 1991 year end came out about the 19th December of that year so quite possibly allowing Ain't No Sunshine 4 weeks could be more than generous.

Ain't No Sunshine did not reach it's peak until January of 1992 and remained in the top 10 for the whole month of January and half of Feburary.

Most songs that were charting in November of 1991 had poor ranks in the 1991 year end.

Like I said before with Cream by Prince. Your year end has him ranked lower at #70 with a chart run 6, 4, 3, 4 in the same weeks Ain't No Sunshine was charting plus a further three weeks prior, one of which was in the top 10.

Bulion, it looks like someone made up a year end or gave you a false chart because there is no way Ain't No Sunshine featured in the 1991 year end. I don't see why ARIA would now be claiming the other chart as official.
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Bulion, I would like to see a scan of what ARIA sent you as proof. Until I see that, what Matt posted (tinascousin) looks like the official listing from ARIA as they published in whatever publication that came out at the end of 1991.

I will correct k8 on one point he makes. Ain't no Sunshine certainly did debut on the 3 Nov 1991, as that's when it entered the top 100. This site only gives information on what singles and albums do in the top 50 charts. Ain't no Sunshine debuted in the top 50 on the 24 Nov 1991. It's entire chart run from the 3 Nov 1991 was:

96 66 54 34 20 12 9 7 7 7 5 6 6 6 10 13 17 28 27 40 48 60 71 83 92.

It's final chart entry was on the 19 Apr 1992. It's peak was on the 12 Jan 1992 at pos. 5.


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96 66 54 34 20 12 9... and a year end peak of #62... There is no way!

I know the charts had a lot of discrepancies in the early 90s but ARIA was never that generous with songs charting late in the year. Often the only songs to make the year end top 100 were the current top 5 which would also make the following years countdown too.

I should probably add the cut off for the 1991 year end was probably earlier and you could probably exclude a week or two from the chart run.
Some EOY Top 100's are a mess.

Peter Combe's 'Christmas Album' only had 3 weeks in the Top 100 (91, 56, 49) at the end of 1990 and was certified gold. It was listed as the 89th 'biggest selling' album of 1990 in the EOY album charts.

They probably shipped 30,000 copies to ABC stores, Target and Kmart and marked them down as sold although many copies most likely sat on the shelves/packed away in boxes for months.
^ Geez BigKev, that's shocking! I remember seeing some children's album (not the Wiggles, but something else) in the early 90's debut in the ARIA top 50 albums chart in the 40's with a gold certification already, and wondering how on earth that was possible.

Celine Dion/R Kelly's 'I'm Your Angel' somehow ended up in the top 100 of 1998, even though it only peaked at #31 and debuted in the top 50 in December.

Mariah's 'Joy To the World' also somehow made the top 100 of 1995, even though it peaked at just #33 and charted in the top 50 for 2 weeks before the end of the year (and one of those weeks probably wasn't included in the tally for the year-end chart).

Ricky Martin's 'Shake Your Bon Bon' is another anomoly, making the 1999 end of year chart despite only charting 43-37-36-39-31 that year; the last week (or 2) probably not being included in the tally. This was in the ARIAnet era, too, which you think would be more accurate.
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It's quite feasible to me that Peter Coombs could sell enough albums to make an EOY chart. I would imagine an album of its kind would be popular with families with children, particularly for Xmas. As BigKev said, I would expect the ABC stores were packed with the album to give it a Gold status. From memory, from very distant memory, I believe not all stores were counted in the ARIA weekly charts. It's quite possible this included ABC stores - who knows. I have an inkling that department stores weren't counted for a while there, either. It would then make sense the difference between the weekly charts - which came from "certain" record stores, and the EOY chart, which may have been compiled from "actual" sales provided by record companies.

I've experienced these so called discrepancies since back in the day, and just live with them. I guess it's a reason why I make my own.
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I am sure I read somewhere that Joy To The World/All I Want For Christmas had combined sales.

Same for Coolio... 1234 made the year end top 30 in 1996 with a peak of #13 yet Gangsta's Paradise was #1 in January of that year yet failed to make the top 100 and yet songs like Boom Boom Boom and One Sweet Day did.
I vaguely recall that an early iteration of the ARIA website used to list all of its "ARIAnet Chart Stores". It was a reasonably long list, according to my vague recollection, but it seemed clear to me at the time (although I couldn't put my hand on my heart and say I know categorically) that it was far from being every single music retailer in the country. So even when they were collecting POS sales data, it was most likely still a 'representative sample' of total sales.
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The wayback machine brings up this, from 2006:


It's a list of ARIA stores in each state.

I bet a good number of those stores are gone now
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The 1991 end of year albums chart data used in Gavin Ryan's book also differs to that on the original ARIA top 50 chart. e.g. 'The Immaculate Collection' is listed as the 25th highest-selling album of 1991, but on the printed top 50 chart that was available in stores back then, it's listed as the 8th highest-seller for the year, as I've scanned here - http://i.imgur.com/tFKJV6s.jpg . Jimmy Barnes' 'Soul Deep' is listed in the book as both the #1 and #3 album for 1991, but it's #33 on the printed top 50 chart
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Wow at Grease not being #1 in 1991 with 11xP
I take it these are not sales just from 1991 but include years prior?
I would imagine a good deal of those come from the 1978 release.
The ARIA top 50 albums chart of 1991 that was printed on the chart available in stores seems dodgy too; with e.g. Bryan Adams' 'Waking Up the Neighbours' certified 3x platinum being placed lower than the 'Twin Peaks' soundtrack, certified 1x platinum. I know that certifications are based on shipments, but it still seems off that Bryan Adams would be that over-certified/'Twin Peaks' that under-certified, when both would have had all of their sales within 1991 here.

The Commitments soundtrack, certified 2x platinum, is also placed lower than Lenny Kravitz's 'Mama Said', certified gold; both albums having all of their sales within 1991 as well.

And Michael Jackson's 'Dangerous', certified 4x platinum at #47? Surely record stores didn't advance-order in *that* many surplus copies?

Daryl Braithwaite's 'Rise' album is the #1 album of the year, but it peaked at #3 on the weekly charts, and 'Vagabond Heart' is listed as the #1 album on every state chart other than NSW.
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It wouldn't surprise me Re: michael jackson, nugs. He was pretty big in those days and if my memory serves me right 1991 was before the trial happened and it having been 4 years since his last studio album (not counting the moonwalker OST) it might have been expected for Dangerous to have had strong sales
It's important to keep a few key things in mind with timelines around ARIA EOY charts from the early 90s:

1) artists/record companies used to have a tendency to release new albums in time for Christmas; chart positions and sales accreditations were frequently out of whack towards the end of the year, particularly where hugely successful artists or highly anticipated releases were concerned;

2) typically throughout the 90s, during the weeks leading up to Christmas album sales were hugely increased over the rest of the year. It wasn't unusual for an album with a very short chart life and perhaps only a week or two spent at or near the top of the chart to amass sales worth multiple platinum accreditations in as little as a week or two;

3) there's little direct correlation between sales and sales accreditations as it is, but this was even more so the case over the weeks leading up to Christmas during the early 90s;

4) EOYs were typically published with the most current sales accreditation, while representing a twelve month sales period that usually only covered up to the first or second week of December (usually some date close to or a little before the last weekly chart of the year). As a result, sales accreditations on the EOYs were often higher than they'd appeared on the last weekly chart of the year (presumably a result of the EOY calculation process?);

5) the EOYs usually weren't available in music stores until mid-January. Sometimes they appeared during the two-to-three week period when no weekly charts were produced, sometimes even later than that. Today's immediacy certainly wasn't the way of things in the early-90s;

6) before POS sales data was electronically captured, I always felt there was sometimes a lag of a week or more between sales data being captured and those sales being reported on a chart. In the early 90s, the astronomical sales and sometimes unexpected increases in sales accreditations often appeared to have continued into the first few weeks of January before falling back to normal post-Xmas levels by the end of January. This was despite the fact that shopper numbers had almost always dwindled within a week of the post-Christmas sales kicking off - thus my theory about the capture/reporting lag.

In a nutshell, it's probably a bit pointless trying to find much logic in the December/January charts from the early 90s, coz what with all the overlapping timeframes and reporting delays and differences between shipping and shopping, I doubt there's much actual logic to find.
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The official EOY albums for 1991 differs greatly from the ARIA Top 50 EOY physical chart at the time and what's listed in the Book. EOY chart positions are clearly based on sales not chart runs as every album in the Top 10 of Dec 22, 1991 features prominently in the EOY Top 100.


 Year End Top 100 - 1991 HP
1Soul DeepJimmy Barnes 1
2DangerousMichael Jackson 1
3Vagabond HeartRod Stewart1
4Full HouseJohn Farnham 2
5Waking Up The NeighboursBryan Adams1
6Unforgettable With LoveNatalie Cole1
8Achtung BabyU21
9Greatest HitsEurythmics1
11ChiselCold Chisel3
12On Every StreetDire Straits1
13Greatest Hits IIQueen4
14RiseDaryl Braithwaite3
15Use Your Illusion IIGuns n' Roses1
16The CommitmentsSoundtrack2
17Two FiresJimmy Barnes1
18House of HopeToni Childs4
19The Very Best of Elton JohnElton John1
20Diamonds and PearlsPrince & Thew New Power Generation1
21Use Your Illusion IGuns n' Roses2
22Into the LightGloria Estefan9
23Rhythm Nation 1814Janet Jackson1
24Out of TimeR.E.M4
25The Immaculate CollectionMadonna1
26Simply the BestTina Turner12
27Discography: The Complete Singles CollectionPet Shop Boys6
28Souvenir: The Ultimate CollectionBilly Joel1
29Southern SonsSouthern Sons5
30Twin PeaksSoundtrack1
31HomeHothouse Flowers1
33Bat Out Of HellMeatloaf1
34Hey RudolphThe Tin Lids6
35In ConcertCarreras, Domingo, Pavarotti1
36Idol SongsBilly Idol11
37DreamlandBlack Box1
38Live Baby LiveINXS3
39Some People's LivesBette Midler7
40WoodfaceCrowded House2
41Shepherd's MoonsEnya8
42Timespace: The Best of Stevie NicksStevie Nicks13
43Harley & RoseThe Black Sorrows3
44Love Versus MoneyNoiseworks1
45MCMXC A.D. Enigma2
46EmotionsMariah Carey8
47Mariah CareyMariah Carey6
48Blind LoveRatcat1
49The All Time Greatest HitsElvis Presley7
50Gonna Make You SweatC & C Music Factory7
51Baby AnimalsBaby Animals3
52Chain ReactionJohn Farnham 1
53Summer DreamsThe Beach Boys 11
54HoneychildJenny Morris5
55The War of the WorldsJeff Wayne4
56Waratah St.John Williamson14
57Wicked GameChris Isaak8
58To the ExtremeVanilla Ice9
5920 'French' Hit SinglesEdith Piaf5
60Essential DivinylsDivinyls17
61Stormy WeatherGrace Knight16
62Serious Hits…Live!Phil Collins1
63All For OneScreaming Jets2
64KinkyHoodoo Gurus4
65Whenever We WantedJohn Mellancamp3
66The Phantom of the OperaLondon Cast2
68Greatest HitsThe Righteous Brothers5
69The Complete Picture: The Very Best of Deborah Harry & Blondie 6
70Listen Without Prejudice Volume 1George Michael2
71Please Hammer, Don’t Hurt EmMC Hammer5
72The White RoomThe KLF5
73Caught in the ActDebbie Byrne2
74Mama SaidLenny Kravitz10
75Greatest HitsQueen28
76It Had to be YouHarry Connick Jnr.12
77Highwayman 2Jennings, Nelson, Cash, Kristofferson9
78SpellboundPaula Abdul3
79Highwayman Jennings, Nelson, Cash, Kristofferson20
80ÉmigréWendy Matthews11
82The George Thorogood CollectionGeorge Thorogood & The Destroyers39
83Electric Digger DandyJames Reyne3
84Red Back FeverThe Angels14
85We Can't DanceGenesis29
86Let's Get To ItKylie Minogue13
87StarsSimply Red10
88The Best of the DoorsThe Doors14
89The DoorsSoundtrack11
90The Best of R.E.MR.E.M20
91Love HurtsCher15
92Be My LovePlacido Domingo2
93Heart in MotionAmy Grant14
94The Soul CagesSting3
95Their Greatest HitsCarpenters9
97Decade of Decadence '81-'91Motley Crue9
98Slave to the GrindSkid Row3
99The Razor's EdgeAC/DC3
100In the BloodLondonbeat12
> The official EOY albums for 1991

But the top 50 EOY printed chart is official; as is the different top 100 EOY chart that (presumably) appeared in the ARIA Report. I don't see how the #1 album of 1991 (Rise) can suddenly be placed 13 places lower; even taking into account extra late December 1991 sales.

On an ARIA top 100 chart from 1989 that I've seen, sent from them in .xl format, it has Tone Loc's 'Wild Thing' listed as 'Wild Thing Y2K' (the 2000 remix), supposedly debuting in the top 100 in 1989. Johnny Diesel & The Injectors' 'Soul Revival' is listed as 'Soul'd Out' by Johnny C; whatever that is. Maybe their database, if that's where they sourced this different 1991 EOY chart from, isn't 100% accurate - or maybe they generated a 1991 EOY list based on *total* sales for those releases (i.e. not just the sales they achieved during the 1991 chart year).
As far as I am concerned what ARIA states as official is what I see to be official not based on no real evidence that BigKev is posting for 1991.

Interesting to see Rod Stewart the #1 album in every state but fail to make the top 10 in NSW.

Also with Bryan Adams, I imagine he was 3xP in shipments however alot of his sales probably came in December and in 1992 after the year end cut off. From memory his album came out rather late in the year and much later than his single Everything I Do...

Funny how they left the platnium triangle out for Madonna's Immaculate Collection in ARIA's official chart posting that Nugs posted.
On the top100singles.blogspot link there is a 90s ARIA top 100 singles chart that was provided by chri8topher.

Is this official or estimated?

Am curious as he has a song which featured in two year end top tens at positions #10 and #8 below a song which was in the same two year ends at #9 and #67. You would assume the first song would be higher seeing as it featured in two top tens and was only one position below the other song in the first year so the difference in sales for that year between the two songs mustn't have been too big.
The EOY Top 100 albums from 1991 were taken from Gavin Ryan's (bulion) EOY Top 100's and they are official. It's based on real evidence, K8! Gavin knows his stuff as he has released over 10 charts books over the years and writes Chartifacts for ARIA and for Noise 11.

Perhaps the EOY album sales for 1991 was based on sales from Jan 1, 1991 to Dec 31, 1991 rather than chart runs. It looks like this is the case.

Soul Deep and Dangerous were 4 X Platinum (280,000+ sales) as of Dec 29, 1991 and Vagabond Heart 3, Full House, Waking Up The Neighbours, Unforgettable With Love, Joyride, Achtung Baby, Greatest Hits and Grease sold over 210,000 copies (3 X Platinum) in 1991 (Jan 1-Dec 31). http://i.imgur.com/tFKJV6s.jpg

Rise only peaked at #3 and wasn't in the Top 40 for the last 8 weeks of 1991 (when album sales were at their highest for the year).

Waking Up The Neighbours charted for 13 weeks in 1991 but as you can see from the 'Weeks In' for many of the Top 20 at Dec 22, 1991 you didn't many weeks in to sell large amounts of albums. Dangerous sold 280,000+ copies in 5 weeks at the end of 1991.


Angels Brought Me Here was 4 X Platinum at the end of 2003 after only 5 weeks in the Top 100 but it landed the biggest selling single of 2003 due to its strong sales run in December 2003.

http://top100singles.blogspot.com.au/2011/05/aria-top-singles-of-1991.html#show is savagegrant's (Grant Dawe - another chart guru) blog and the EOY Top 100's are official.
BigKev, it's possible that Bulion was sent incorrect data. Hopefully he can scan proof like Finn requested. ARIA is claiming the other year end is official.

I got my data back in 2000 and TC probably got his a lot earlier. Even Nugs has an official ARIA listing of the albums year end chart presumably from 1991 and you are denying it to be authentic and official because you insist yours is correct and we are seeing no proof other then Bulion says so because he is a chart guru.
No worries. It's good to have a chart debate but I reckon the EOY album sales for 1991 were based on sales from Jan 1, 1991 to Dec 31, 1991 rather than chart runs. It seems as though this EOY was released well after the end of 1991.

If you review each of the albums in my/bulions EOY from 1991 about 90% seem right based on sales within 1991. Greatest Hits by Queen, We Cant Dance and The George Thorogood Collection chart positions are highly questionable though.
> Perhaps the EOY album sales for 1991 was based on sales from
> Jan 1, 1991 to Dec 31, 1991 rather than chart runs. It looks like
> this is the case.

But the ARIA top 50 EOY chart also states that it is based on sales for the 12 months ended December 1991. ARIA EOY charts have always been based on sales; it's only the Kent Report era EOY charts that were based on chart runs.

> Soul Deep and Dangerous were 4 X Platinum (280,000+ sales)
> as of Dec 29, 1991

But platinum accreditations are based on shipments, not sales. The difference between the two would likely be even more pronounced back then, when all sales were physical sales.

> Rise only peaked at #3 and wasn't in the Top 40 for the last 8
> weeks of 1991 (when album sales were at their highest for the
> year).

How do you know sales were highest at the end of the year? Sure, there was likely to have been a Christmas sales boost, but do you have actual data or are you just making assumptions? There was also a recession around this time, don't forget.

> Dangerous sold 280,000+ copies in 5 weeks at the end of
> 1991.

Again, this reflects its shipment figures, not sales data.

Perhaps the chart bulion was given reflects shipment data rather than sales? It would make sense, with the #1 and #2 albums both being 4x platinum by the end of 1991.
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Regardless of what looks correct and what doesn't, I want to know what was regarded as official at the time. I've seen the proof in what Nathan and Matt have scanned and uploaded to this site, but I've seen nothing as proof from bulion or BigKev. I don't want to disrespect the good work he does (or what BigKev does) as it is invaluable the information they both post to this site, but I want to see what was official from 1991, and I haven't seen it yet from either of them.
I'm thinking ARIA might have emailed that chart to bulion, so a 'scan' probably isn't going to be possible... though a screen-shot might be, if he still has it.

But even then, it doesn't answer the question of where ARIA pulled this chart from, and why it differs so much to the one they printed back then.
This is an interesting debate, given that this has been a known "problem" for decades!

The "new" 1991 list seems suspiciously made up by accreditation, with 1990 releases estimated into the list. It's very neat in the way that all the Platinums are separate from all the Gold's, which hardly ever happened. I'm sure, while Kylie's "Let's Get To It" was accredited Gold upon its release, with a chart run of 13-27-38, I wouldn't think it would have sold anywhere near that - so its apparent position of #86 in the "new" list seems strange, even by the ARIA standards. Oh, and the Kylie album is actually one of my faves, so pity it was so quickly disregarded.

For the record, Michael Bolton's "Time, Love And Tenderness" was the original ARIA #100 albums for 1991, and doesn't make the new list most probably because of its non-accreditation, however, with an 11 week run in the Top 50 - heavy in the #20's and #30's, I would have to say his would be the more successful album.

ARIA's EOY's are usually pretty logical - except 1990, which strangely left off critical Top Ten hits from the list in favour of some that barely made the Top 20. This one doesn't make sense. However, if you consider the cut off for the following years was at the start of December, 1991 onwards do make sense. I would believe the cut off for 1991 WAS the week "Dangerous" and "Achtung Baby" debuted. These albums were huge, and I totally believe first week sales would put them in their #47 and #29 EOY positions.

As for my 90's list on the blogspot, I've never claimed to be official, and this list would be very out of date, as I've revised my scoring system, and have better information since I made this list. My lists are totally based on chart positions and accreditation updates, and the outcome makes for a "logical" representation of the success of the years' releases. I leave the sales lists up to ARIA, but their lists are sometimes hard to comprehend. The best example is their End of decade list for the 2000's, which is missing many many hits of the earlier part if favour of lower charting singles in the later part.

Anyway, plenty to chew on with this subject. I should stop now.
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'But platinum accreditations are based on shipments, not sales'

Surely gold and platinum accreditations are based on sales otherwise the entire ARIA chart is flawed (which it is for some years/chart placings!).

But, look at Top 20 album charts at the end of December for many years in the 90's especially and half of the albums in the Top 20 at that time had high EOY placings as they sold well in the lead up to XMAS. Again, surely these accreditations are based on sales.


An album back in December 1991 cost between $20-25 AUD but CD sales in 1991 were at an all-time high in Australia so 20 odd bucks for a XMAS present seemed reasonable. The recession eased in the last quarter of 1991.
Big Kev, the Popstars Live group single, 'Stand Up Next To Me' (I think that's what it was called), debuted in the low 40's with a gold certification in its opening week. I remember a post from an (unofficial) ARIA chart email list I was on at the time that announced it with: "Ladies and gentlemen: welcome to the flop of the year".

ARIA certifications have never been based directly on sales. In this digital era, it's quite likely that they do reflect actual sales, for singles. But the Popstars Live example above, from 2004, illustrates how the shipments and sales sometimes don't match up at all.

> An album back in December 1991 cost between $20-25 AUD
> but CD sales in 1991

Actually it was more like $28.99! I remember when JB Hi-Fi opened in early '92 where I lived, and it was a huge novelty paying 'only' $23.95 for CD's instead of $28 something.
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Back in the physical-only era, highly-anticipated releases (or releases that were thought to be highly-anticipated, like the '04 Popstars flop!) often saw larger than usual shipments to retail. There are countless examples over the years which illustrate where anticipated sales either eventuated or bombed. Back in the early-to-mid 90s it wasn't unusual to see new releases from really big artists (e.g. Michael Jackson, John Farnham, U2, etc) debut at #1 with a double or triple platinum accreditation from the get-go. It also wasn't all that unusual to see sort-of anticipated albums from once big artists (i.e. the less-successful follow-up to a really massive album) debut further down the top 10 with an accreditation that clearly didn't reflect actual sales.
Incidentally, while it would be good to get to the bottom of exactly why there seem to be different configurations of the 1991 EOY chart floating around, until otherwise confirmed surely the only 'official' 1991 EOY ARIA Chart is the one that was published by ARIA at the time? The Top 50 component was available in music stores in early 1992 and the full Top 100 was published in the ARIA Report and sent to subscribers. Unless ARIA formally republished a revised 1991 Top 100 chart at some point, to account for errors or omissions with the original (which, to the best of my knowledge, hasn't happened), then the originals are still the 'official' charts. It could be debated endlessly here, or the differences presented by the more recent data could be sent back to ARIA with a 'please explain' request - one has a little more potential of arriving at a definitive answer than the other, I suspect
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In case anyone's interested in a side-by-side comparo of the two versions of the '91 EOY chart:

Per EOY ARIA ReportPer aus-charts & top100singlesYear End Top 100 - 1991 ARIA Accreditation @ 31/12/91
11(Everything I Do) I Do it for You (1x11)Bryan Adams<P2>
22That Ain't Bad ("Tingles" EP) (1x2)Ratcat<P>
33The Grease Megamix (1x5)John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John<P>
44The Horses (1x2)Daryl Braithwaite<P>
55You Could Be MineGuns N' Roses<P>
66Read My Lips (1x2)Melissa<P>
77More Than WordsExtreme<P>
88I've Been Thinking About You (1x4)Londonbeat<P>
99Joyride (1x3)Roxette<P>
1010The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)Cher<P>
1111Do the Bartman (1x1)The Simpsons<G>
1212UnforgettableNatalie Cole with Nat 'King' Cole<G>
1313I'm Too Sexy (1x3)Right Said Fred<P>
1414Love...Thy Will Be Done (1x1)Martika<P>
1515I Touch Myself (1x2)Divinyls<P>
1616Rush (1x2)Big Audio Dynamite II<G>
1717FantasyBlack Box<G>
1818Rhythm of My HeartRod Stewart<G>
1919Rush RushPaula Abdul<G>
2020BetterThe Screaming Jets<G>
2121I Wanna Sex You UpColor Me Badd<G>
2222Ice Ice Baby (1x3)Vanilla Ice<P>
2323Sadeness (Part I)Enigma<G>
2424Here I Am (Come and Take Me)UB40<G>
25253 A.M. EternalThe KLF<G>
2626Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)C + C Music Factory feat. Freedom Williams<G>
2727Sucker DJ (1x2)Dimples D<G>
2828Things That Make You Go Hmmm...C + C Music Factory feat. Freedom Williams<G>
2929Treaty (Filthy Lucre Remix)Yothu Yindi<G>
3030Falling (1x1)Julee Cruise<G>
3131Baby BabyAmy Grant<G>
3232Don't Go Now (1x1)Ratcat<G>
3333Wiggle It2 in a Room<G>
3434Black or White (1x8)Michael Jackson<P>
3636I've Got to Go NowToni Childs<G>
3737Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)De La Soul<G>
3838When Your Love is GoneJimmy Barnes<G>
3939Where Are You NowRoxus<G>
4040Pump It (Nice an' Hard)Icy Blu 
4141Love Rears Its Ugly HeadLiving Colour 
4242Last Train to TrancentralThe KLF<G>
4343Wind of ChangeScorpions<G>
4444Just Like YouRobbie Nevil<G>
4545Unchained Melody (1x7)The Righteous Brothers<P>
4747Now That We Found LoveHeavy D & The Boyz 
4848The Fly (1x1)U2<G>
4949Because I Love You (The Postman Song)Stevie B<G>
5050Enter SandmanMetallica<G>
5151From a DistanceBette Midler<G>
5252Break in the WeatherJenny Morris<G>
5353How to DanceBingoboys feat. Princessa 
5454Losing My ReligionR.E.M. 
5555Show Me HeavenMaria McKee<P>
5656PrayMC Hammer<G>
5757Sexy (Is the Word)Melissa<G>
5858Hot Chilli WomanNoiseworks 
5959Freedom 90George Michael 
6060Fading Like a Flower (Every Time You Leave)Roxette 
6761Don't CryGuns N' Roses 
-62Ain't No SunshineRockmelons feat. Deni Hines 
8163Set Adrift on Memory BlissP.M. Dawn 
6964What Comes NaturallySheena Easton 
7465I GotchaJimmy Barnes<G>
6466Good VibrationsMarky Mark & The Funky Bunch<G>
-67Do AnythingNatural Selection 
6168I'm FreeThe Soup Dragons feat. Junior Reid 
6269I'll Be Your Baby TonightRobert Palmer and UB40 
-70Live Your Life Be FreeBelinda Carlisle 
8571Can't Stop This Thing We StartedBryan Adams 
7372ShockedKylie Minogue 
-73LovesickGang Starr 
8774Gett OffPrince & The New Power Generation 
9075What Do I Have to DoKylie Minogue 
6576Hold Me in Your ArmsSouthern Sons 
6377When Something is Wrong With My BabyJimmy Barnes with John Farnham<G>
7078CreamPrince & The New Power Generation 
8079All 4 LoveColor Me Badd 
7580Do You Want MeSalt 'N' Pepa 
9281Play That Funky MusicVanilla Ice 
7682Walking in MemphisMarc Cohn 
7983Love Takes TimeMariah Carey 
-84Word is OutKylie Minogue 
6685Cry for HelpRick Astley 
-86Nutbush City Limits (The 90's Version)Tina Turner 
-87Come to MeDiesel 
-88The Big L.Roxette 
9189Every HeartbeatAmy Grant 
8990IeshaAnother Bad Creation 
9691EmotionsMariah Carey 
9792Love Will Never Do (Without You)Janet Jackson 
8293Cherry PieWarrant<G>
7794On the Way UpElisa Fiorillo 
7295It Ain't Over 'til it's OverLenny Kravitz 
6896Just Another DreamCathy Dennis 
7897Miss Freelove '69Hoodoo Gurus 
9998Touch Me (All Night Long)Cathy Dennis 
10099Let's Kiss (Like Angels Do)Wendy Matthews 
84100Mary Had a Little BoySnap! 
The following titles are not present on the 'revised' 1991 chart:    
71-Operaa House / Aria On AirWorld Famous Supreme Team Show 
83-Wicked GameChris Isaak 
86-It's Only The BeginningDeborah Conway 
88-Early WarningBaby Animals 
93-CandyIggy Pop<G>
94-SlaveJames Reyne 
95-Just The Way It Is, BabyThe Rembrandts 
98-More Than Words Can SayAlias 
TC, revised by who? Like I mentioned above I wrote to ARIA a few weeks back and they declare the top 100 that appeared in the report is official.

We are yet to see any evidence that the other year end to be official other than someone is a chart guru so it must be accurate for that very reason.

The report came out in 1991 and ARIA is claiming the same top 100 almost 25 years later in 2015 is still the official one.

If Bigkev or anyone else still feels I am not correct then I suggest emailing ARIA and see what they say for yourselves.
Yep, K8, I'm with you and that's exactly what I'm getting at. The 'revised' version to which I refer is the one posted above and the same one that's referenced on the Top 100 Singles blog. Revised by who? Who knows, but the data must've come from somewhere. I don't personally believe the 1991 EOY chart has ever been officially revised, however out of whack some observers may think it looks nearly 24 years later. Believe me, I'm as curious as you (and presumably most readers of this thread) to know where / when / why / how the variation came about. I daresay there's a simple enough answer, especially considering the entire Top 60 is identical in both variants.
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The "unofficial" year end has a lot of question marks about it.

Considering the 1991 year end cut off was the start of December 1991 most of the songs that feature in the "unofficial" year end and not the "official" peaked in mid December or early 1992.

I know ARIA had a few question marks with some of the year ends but unless a song was top 5 in early December it pretty much missed the year end altogether and might have had a shot at making the following year.

I mentioned Ain't No Sunshine previously but if you look at the top 50 chart runs of some of these new songs until mid December it's hard to believe they would make the top 100 year end in any given year (unless it was 1997 where they could have stood a chance). I have included the last chart of 1991 even though we know the year end was calculated 2 or 3 weeks prior so you can pretty much scrap 2 of these weeks as they would not count towards the year end anyway.

Word Is Out: 11, 10, 13, 23 (4 weeks)
Ain't No Sunshine: 34, 20, 12, 9, 7 (5 weeks and #5 peak in 1992)
Come To Me: 48, 37, 22, 17, 12 (5 weeks and #8 peak in 1992)
Do Anything: 39, 32, 20, 17, 14, 14, 11, 10 (8 weeks)

The other songs didn't have mammoth chart runs and didn't peak in the top 10 so their inclusions are also questionable.
I think the reason for the two different charts if because a lot of the songs that squeezed in the 1991 charts didn't crack the 1992 charts

As bad as 1991 was, at least it wasn't as bad as 1992 where the first third seemed to have barely any impact on the list, and at least with the two charts suggest that whichever one came out first Aria had the good will to remake it

Honestly I think Aria should remake all of the 90's EOYC, none of them can be remotely accurate
I started listening to Take 40 Australia around May 1988, and although I didn't realise it at the time, they aired a different chart to ARIA's until the second chart of 1989. It wasn't the AMR/Kent Report chart either, there some quite large differences at times - e.g. I remember Bangles 'In Your Room' peaked at #28 on Take 40 Australia vs #41 ARIA, Voice of the Beehive's 'Don't Call Me Baby' peaked at #35 vs #48 ARIA, Yazz's 'Stand Up For Your Love Rights' peaked at #13 vs #22 ARIA (during the first chart of 1989). Jason Donovan's 'Nothing Can Divide Us' was also #1 for a week on Take 40 Australia, and I think the Timelords' 'Doctorin' the Tardis' also reached #1.

But, even after Take 40 Australia switched to broadcasting the ARIA chart, their end of year chart was still different - at least in 1989 and 1990, e.g. 'Kokomo' was the #1 single of 1989, which is different to both ARIA and AMR's EOY 1989 chart.

I don't think I listened to the end of year chart on Take 40 Australia in later years, so I don't know about that.

They also aired a top 40 for the first half of 1992 show, too, which surely wouldn't have been an ARIA-based chart. They aired a top 40 biggest artists of the year chart at the end of 1992.
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I remember toward the end of the 90's take 40 did a top 100 and it was completely different from ARIA. I don't remember the year,but it had 'Touch It' by Monifah as one of the first few songs so i'm sure someone can narrow it down by that song.
Matty d, I have a theory in regard to the first third of 1992. I was going through accreditations for that year not too long ago, and noticed that there was not much in the way of gold or platinum accreditations for that time period. I'd have to look again to be sure, but I think that may explain it.

Nugs, being the nerd I was back in 1988, I used to write down the Take 40 Australia radio show every week. My first one was around Nov 1987 and the last I think was sometime in 1990. I started collecting the physical charts Mar 1989. I certainly noticed the different chart placings as well.
What year end did Video Hits use in the early 90's? I remember they were different to Rage but then in 2002 it was the exact same as Rage.

Would anyone have the Video Hits year end for 1990? Would love to see if it differs from the ARIA one and from memory they played a top 100 over two weekends.
Jesse77, that would have to have been 1999 to feature Monifah.

Finn, I used to do that too... though didn't start until after a couple of months of listening to Take 40 Australia. I cottoned on in early 1989 that rage aired the chart (and a top 50) a week before it aired on Take 40, so ditched the radio show. There was also a (national, I think) program, the Rock 40 Countdown, in the early 90s, that used a different chart to ARIA's, and wasn't the AMR chart either, I don't think. Hosted by Mike Hammond. If you still have those Take 40 charts from the period where they differed to the ARIA one, I'd love to take a look.

K8, Video Hits used the AMR chart until it ceased publication. I don't remember specifically for 1990, but Video Hits definitely aired a top 100 (surely it wouldn't have been the full top 100 though; the show only went for 3 hours max including ads) for 1992.

I've uploaded a compile of the rage top 60 for 1992 here (only showing about 10-15 seconds of most videos) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZ5yxdVWOoo
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I just noticed there is no #57 on the chart printed for the ARIA top 100 albums of 1994! - http://i.imgur.com/L6it92i.jpg
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Can The 12th Man Again be really be considered a single as listed in the 101-200 for 1990? It is listed on the discogs in the albums and the singles category, but as the track goes for 38mins, I don't think it deserves single status.

Sorry for what appears to be a winge, as BigKev has done a great job with these listings.

Got that off my chest. Everyone carry on as normal!!!

Just had a look at Janet Jackson That's the way Love Goes chart run and 14 weeks in the top 5 and one of those being at #1 surprises me that she only ranked #17 in the 1993 year end.

Although 1993 did have some pretty stand out hits that were strong you'd think her sales would have been fairly strong during her top 5 run and warrant a higher rank.
Has anyone really looked at some of the top 100 albums of the years for the 1990's. Some of these placings for the top 100 list albums which didn't even chart that particular year.

1990 #93 Top Gun Soundtrack

1992 #91 Mariner Tony O'Connor
1992 #98 The Best of Van Morrison

Still looking....

Anyone want to hazard a guess of what the #85 in the 1997 top 100 album chart? The ARIA website has "The Day' by Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers......... I don't think so.
^ It should be The Very Best of the Bee Gees by Bee Gees. How odd that ARIA has a Jive Bunny album in its place.

Meat Loaf's 'Bat Out of Hell' is listed as the 63rd highest-selling album of 1992, yet only spent 9 weeks in the top 100 that year, and its peak in 1992 was only #58.
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Hello Big Kev.

I've just noticed a duplication of songs in the 1997 Other Top 100. U2's - Staring at the Sun is at position 176 and at 181. Should one of those be one of the other singles they released that year such as MOFO, Please or If god will send his Angels?


I've gone with Please at 176 and Staring at the Sun at 181. Please charted slightly better than Staring at the sun for the year according to my statistics. Mofo didn't chart until 1998. Of course I do have to remember the positions you've compiled for the 101 to 200 are not necessarily done so according to statistics, but to what Big Kev likes better.

Am loving the Rage Uploads on YouTube with all these countdowns. ARIA sure had quite a few random year end placings which were not consistent with a songs chart run and a song ranking lower on the year end despite having a better chart run during the same period. One Sweet Day vs Boom Boom Boom is a perfect example. The official Aria top 100 can be seen on the top 100 ARIA singles of 1991 upload (100-61).

Where are positions 101-200 for all the years from? Did ARiA release this data or is it just some random predicting fun? I will admit I like most of these next 100 better than the actual top 100's of each year. We were robbed of getting Freed From Desire being a hit here, it's still a banging tune!
I don't think there was an official 101-200 done. I think kev just put in his own placings. Also 'The Day' is credited to Jive Bunny when it's by Babyface
I'm the uploader of the rage top 50/60 end of year charts on YouTube. Unfortunately, I often have to re-edit them, as they periodically get blocked when a record company decides that a 15 second excerpt of a song/music video is too much, and I have to re-edit the affected song(s) down to 7 seconds or less, usually. I've uploaded end of year charts from rage for 1988 (top 40 only) through to 2004. I have got one for 2005 (the last one), but the audio quality isn't the best - at some point I may put something together for it.

I've also done top 50/100 (usually 51-100 as a separate video) for 1975 to 1987 inclusive, and top 100 (51-100 or 61-100) videos for 1988 (AMR)-1999 inclusive and 2001, but several of these are currently blocked and I need to re-edit them.
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Seven seconds seems to be the limit to what you can get away with in terms of posting music videos if you don't want a copyright claim though wouldn't surprise me if in the very near future they cut it down to five.
Nugs, what part of Australia do you live in? I am pretty sure I have some random top 50 videos of some countdowns, I can give you if you're local and interested. I have a few vids (some might be top 40 only) from maybe 1994 onwards. I probably have more 1997-2005 I have to check.
And how annoying the record companies block 15 seconds of a song that is featured in a best of countdown. That’s pretty stupid of them to go to such lengths.
It's about making that moolah K8. They set up the official artist channels and whenever you do a search that's the only video you find. Of all the stuff i uploaded to my channel i got 2 videos that received no copyright claim...at least thus far.
K8, I'll Memo you.

Jesse'77 - there have been a handful of song (not too many, thankfully) I've had to chop down to under 5 seconds in these chart videos. I should point out (it took me a while to realise... lol) that these duration limits only apply to consecutive seconds of the audio/video. You can actually use more than that if you have e.g. two 6.9 second segments from different parts of the song. I've done that for a couple of tracks on videos I've had to re-edit.

When I first started uploading these chart countdown videos (2014 or 2015 - though I only had 2 or 3 up until 2017, when I started going overboard), I could use up to 15 seconds of a song, no problem. Most of those videos didn't even get copyright ID'd. But gradually, from about a year later, I've run into issues with copyright ID. I could then get away with using just under 10 seconds of a problematic song, but then it was cut back further to under 7 seconds.

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