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May, 1989

Week of  May 6, 1989: 

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Like a prayer” MADONNA (8 weeks/5 weeks at Top 10/3 weeks at #1) 

#2   “I’ll be there for you” BON JOVI  
#3  “Real love” JODY WATLEY  
#4 “Funky cold medina” TONE-LOC 
#5 “Forever your gilr” PAULA ABDUL
#6  “Second chance” THIRTY EIGHT SPECIAL 
#7 “After all” CHER
#8 “Soldier of love” DONNY OSMOND
#9 “Room to move” ANIMOTION
#10 “She drives me crazy” FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Like a prayer” MADONNA (5 weeks/4 weeks at Top 10/3 weeks at #1) 
#2  “Loc-ed after dark” TONE-LOC 
#3 “G N’ R Lies” GUNS N ROSES 
#4 “The raw & the cooked” FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS  
#5 “Don’t be cruel” BOBBY BROWN 
#6 “Vivid” LIVING COLOR 
#7 “Hangin tough” NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
#8 “Electric youth” DEBBIE GIBSON
#9 “Beaches” SOUNDTRACK
#10 “Forever your girl” PAULA ABDUL

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a prayer” #5 (7 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLE SALES: “Like a prayer” #1 (5 weeks/3 weeks at #1)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a prayer” #4 (8 weeks)
MTV TOP 20 VIDEO COUNTDOWN: “Like a prayer” #? (6 weeks)   

UNITED KINGDOM:
UK SINGLES: “Like a prayer” #25 (8 weeks)

UK ALBUMS: “Like a prayer” #8 (6 weeks) 

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Like a prayer” (8 weeks at Top 10/7 weeks at #1)

05/09/1989: “Express yourself” is released

Week of  May 13, 1989: 

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1  “I’ll be there for you” BON JOVI 

#2   “Like a prayer” MADONNA (9 weeks/6 weeks at Top 10)  
#3  “Real love” JODY WATLEY  
#4 “Forever your gilr” PAULA ABDUL
#5 “Soldier of love” DONNY OSMOND
#6  “After all” CHER 
#7 “Second chance” THIRTY EIGHT SPECIAL 
#8 “Rock on” MICHAEL DAMIAN
#9 “Patience” GUNS N ROSES
#10 “Wind beneath my wings” BETTE MIDLER

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Like a prayer” MADONNA (6 weeks/5 weeks at Top 10/4 weeks at #1) 
#2  “G N’ R Lies” GUNS N ROSES  
#3 “Loc-ed after dark” TONE-LOC 
#4 “The raw & the cooked” FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS  
#5 “Don’t be cruel” BOBBY BROWN 
#6 “Vivid” LIVING COLOR 
#7 “Hangin tough” NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
#8 “Electric youth” DEBBIE GIBSON
#9 “Beaches” SOUNDTRACK
#10 “Forever your girl” PAULA ABDUL

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a prayer” #19 (8 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLE SALES: “Like a prayer” #1 (6 weeks/4 weeks at #1)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a prayer” #3 (9 weeks)
MTV TOP 20 VIDEO COUNTDOWN: “Like a prayer” #5 (7 weeks)   

UNITED KINGDOM:
UK SINGLES: “Like a prayer” #27 (9 weeks)

UK ALBUMS: “Like a prayer” #11 (7 weeks) 

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Like a prayer” (9 weeks at Top 10/8 weeks at #1)

05/15/1989: “Like a prayer” Single is certified PLATINUM

Week of  May 20, 1989: 

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1  “Forever your gilr” PAULA ABDUL 

#2   “Real love” JODY WATLEY   
#3  “I’ll be there for you” BON JOVI 
#4 “Soldier of love” DONNY OSMOND
#5 “Rock on” MICHAEL DAMIAN
#6  “Patience” GUNS N ROSES 
#7 “Wind beneath my wings” BETTE MIDLER
#8 “After all” CHER 
#9 “Every little step” BOBBY BROWN
#10 “Like a prayer” MADONNA (10 weeks/7 weeks at Top 10)  

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Like a prayer” MADONNA (7 weeks/6 weeks at Top 10/5 weeks at #1) 
#2   “Loc-ed after dark” TONE-LOC 
#3 “The raw & the cooked” FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS  
#4  “G N’ R Lies” GUNS N ROSES  
#5 “Don’t be cruel” BOBBY BROWN 
#6 “Beaches” SOUNDTRACK 
#7 “Hangin tough” NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
#8 “Vivid” LIVING COLOR  
#9  “Forever your girl” PAULA ABDUL
#10 “Electric youth” DEBBIE GIBSON

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a prayer” #40 (9 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLE SALES: “Like a prayer” #2 (7 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a prayer” #5 (10 weeks)

UNITED KINGDOM:
UK SINGLES: “Like a prayer” #43 (10 weeks)

UK ALBUMS: “Like a prayer” #18 (8 weeks) 

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Like a prayer” (10 weeks at Top 10/9 weeks at #1)

05/23/1989: “LIKE A PRAYER” Album is certified 2xPLATINUM

Week of  May 27, 1989: 

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#18 “Like a prayer” MADONNA (11 weeks)  

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Like a prayer” MADONNA (8 weeks/7 weeks at Top 10/6 weeks at #1) 
#2  “The raw & the cooked” FINE YOUNG CANNIBALS   
#3  “G N’ R Lies” GUNS N ROSES  
#4 “Beaches” SOUNDTRACK 
#5 “Loc-ed after dark” TONE-LOC  
#6 “Don’t be cruel” BOBBY BROWN 
#7 “Hangin tough” NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
#8 “Forever your girl” PAULA ABDUL   
#9  “Vivid” LIVING COLOR
#10 “Sonic temple” THE CULT

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Like a prayer” #44 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/10 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLE SALES: “Like a prayer” #3 (8 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Like a prayer” #9 (11 weeks)

UNITED KINGDOM:
UK SINGLES: “Like a prayer” #58 (11 weeks)

UK ALBUMS: “Like a prayer” #21 (9 weeks) 

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Like a prayer” (11 weeks at Top 10/10 weeks at #1)

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