Rick astley 1987

CHART REWIND: All The UK Number One Songs of 1987

Every UK number one single from 1987 in a playlist!

Here is THE Spotify playlist of all the number one singles in the UK for the year, 1987.

Chris and Neil (Pet Shop Boys) really made 1987 their own with not one, but two number one’s. “It’s A Sin” in the late Spring and the Christmas number one with “Always On My Mind“.

The music of Stock Aitken Waterman really caught fire in 1987 and they bagged the year’s biggest seller with newcomer Rick Astley‘s debut single, which topped the chart for five weeks in August/September.

The American’s were still a big hit in 1987 with Whitney Houston, Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley and Starship all taking the top spot here – proving nothing was gonna stop em now or ever!

Madonna continued her rise to become the Queen of pop in 1987 with another number one from “True Blue“, “La Isla Bonita”, and a brief number one from her film of 87, ‘Who’s That Girl?’.

The Brits dominated the latter half of 1987 with Shrewsbury band T’Pau topping the lot for five weeks in November and December, while the Bee Gees made their own chart return with a month long stay at the top before them.

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