1987 Year-End Chart: Top 100 Billboard Singles

14 03 2012




Top 100 1988 Billboard Year-End Chart

1 02 2012




Flashback: Top 100 Billboard Year-End Chart 1990

5 01 2012




Flashback: Video Music Awards 1989

7 08 2009

Video Of The Year

Neil Young – This Note’s For You (Winner)
Fine Young Cannibals – She Drives Me Crazy
Michael Jackson – Leave Me Alone
Madonna – Like A Prayer
Steve Winwood – Roll With It

Best Male Video

Elvis Costello – Veronica (Winner)
Bobby Brown – Every Little Step
Lou Reed – Dirty Blvd.
Steve Winwood – Roll With It

Best Female Video

Paula Abdul – Straight Up! (Winner)
Tracy Chapman – Fast Car
Madonna – Express Yourself
Tanita Tikaram – Twist In My Sobriety
Jody Watley – Real Love

Best Group Video

Living Colour – Cult Of Personality (Winner)
Fine Young Cannibals – She Drives Me Crazy
Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine
Traveling Wilburys – Handle With Care

Best Rap Video

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Parent’s Just Don’t Understand (Winner)
Ice-T – Colors
Kool Moe Dee – How Ya Like Me Now
M.C. Hammer – Turn This Mutha Out
Tone Loc – Wild Thing

Best Dance Video

Paula Abdul – Straight Up! (Winner)
Bobby Brown – Every Little Step
Michael Jackson – Smooth Criminal
Jody Watley – Real Love

Viewer’s Choice

Madonna – Like a Prayer (Winner)
Fine Young Cannibals – She Drives Me Crazy
Michael Jackson – Leave Me Alone
Steve Winwood – Roll With It
Neil Young – This Note’s For You

Best New Artist

Living Colour – Cult Of Personality (Winner)
Paula Abdul – Straight Up
Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians – What I Am
Neneh Cherry – Buffalo Stance

Best Stage Performance

Living Colour – Cult Of Personality (Winner)
Bobby Brown – My Prerogative
Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
Guns N’ Roses – Paradise City

Breakthrough Video

Art Of Noise feat. Tom Jones – Kiss (Winner)
Paula Abdul – Straight Up
Elvis Costello – Veronica
The Escape Club – Wild Wild West
Fine Young Cannibals – She Drives Me Crazy
Michael Jackson – Leave Me Alone
Jody Watley – Real Love

Best Heavy Metal Video

Guns N’ Roses – Sweet Child O’ Mine (Winner)
Aerosmith – Rag Doll
Def Leppard – Pour Some Sugar On Me
Metallica – One

Best Post Modern Video

R.E.M. – Orange Crush (Winner)
The Cure – Fascination Street
The Escape Club – Wild Wild West
Love & Rockets – So Alive
Siouxsie and the Banshees – Peek-A-Boo

Best Video From a Film

U2 feat. B.B King – When Love Comes To Town (Winner)
The Belle Stars – Iko Iko
Ice-T – Colors
Annie Lennox & Al Green – Put A Little Love In Your Heart

Best Direction

Madonna – Express Yourself (Winner)
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Parents Just Don’t Understand
Van Halen – Finish What Ya Started
Jody Watley – Real Love
Steve Winwood – Roll With It

Best Choreography

Paula Abdul – Straight Up! (Winner)
Bobby Brown – Every Little Step
Michael Jackson – Smooth Criminal
New Kids On the Block – The Right Stuff

Best Art Direction

Madonna – Express Yourself (Winner)
DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Parents Just Don’t Understand
Debbie Gibson – Electric Youth
INXS – New Sensation
Michael Jackson – Leave Me Alone
Jody Watley – Real Love

Best Special Effects

Michael Jackson – Leave Me Alone (Winner)
Adrian Belew – Oh Daddy
The Escape Club – Wild Wild West
Prince – I Wish You Heaven

Best Editing

Paula Abdul – Straight Up! (Winner)
Michael Jackson – Leave Me Alone
Madonna – Express Yourself
Jody Watley – Real Love
Steve Winwood – Roll With It

Best Cinematography

Madonna – Express Yourself (Winner)
Michael Jackson – Smooth Criminal
Tanita Tikaram – Twist In My Sobriety
Steve Winwood – Roll With It





Flashback: Video Music Awards 1988

7 08 2009

Video Of The Year

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

Best Male Video

Prince – U Got The Look (Winner)
Terence Trent D’Arby – Wishing Well
George Harrison – Got My Mind Set On You
Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love
Steve Winwood – Back In The High Life

Best Female Video

Suzanne Vega – Luka (Winner)
Cher – I Found Someone
Lita Ford – Kiss Me Deadly
Janet Jackson – The Pleasure Principle
Jody Watley – Some Kind Of Lover

Best Group Video

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like A Lady)
Eurythmics – I Need A Man
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

Viewer’s Choice

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
Suzanne Vega – Luka
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name

Best New Artist

Guns N’ Roses – Welcome To The Jungle (Winner)
The Godfathers – Birth, School, Work, Death
Buster Poindexter – Hot, Hot, Hot
Swing Out Sister – Breakout
Jody Watley – Some Kind Of Lover

Breakthrough Video

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
Squeeze – Hourglass
Suzanne Vega – Luka
XTC – Dear God

Best Concept Video

Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate
U2 – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For
XTC – Dear God

Best Stage Performance

Prince – U Got The Look (Winner)
Aerosmith – Dude (Looks Like A Lady)
Grateful Dead – Touch Of Grey
Elton John – Candle In The Wind
Roy Orbison – Oh, Pretty Woman
U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name

Best Video From a Film

Los Lobos – La Bamba (Winner)
The Bangles – Hazy Shade Of Winter
Bryan Ferry – Kiss & Tell
Peter Gabriel – Biko
Bob Seger – Shakedown

Best Direction

George Michael – Father Figure (Winner)
Eurythmics – You Have Placed A Chill In My Heart
Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly
R.E.M. – The One I Love
XTC – Dear God

Best Choreography

Janet Jackson – Pleasure Principle (Winner)
Michael Jackson – Bad
Michael Jackson – The Way You Make Me Feel
Prince – U Got The Look
Sting – We’ll Be Together

Best Special Effects

Squeeze – Hourglass (Winner)
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
INXS – Need You Tonight/Mediate
Grateful Dead – Touch of Grey
George Harrison – I’ve Got My Mind Set On You

Best Art Direction

Squeeze – Hourglass (Winner)
INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate
George Michael – Faith
George Harrison – When We Was Fab
Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel of Love

Best Editing

INXS – Need You Tonight / Mediate (Winner)
INXS – Devil Inside
Loverboy – Notorious
Prince – U Got The Look
Bruce Springsteen – Tunnel Of Love

Best Cinematography

Sting – We’ll Be Together (Winner)
George Michael – Father Figure
Pink Floyd – Learning To Fly
Robert Plant – Heaven Knows
Suzanne Vega – Luka