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List of Adult Contemporary top 10 singles in 1987 (U.S.)

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This is a list of songs that have charted in the top ten of the Billboard Adult Contemporary in 1987.

Top-ten singles[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles which peaked in 1987
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Singles from 1986
December 6 "Stay the Night" Benjamin Orr 2 January 10 10
December 13 "This Is the Time" Billy Joel 1 January 10 12
December 20 "Shake You Down" Gregory Abbott 2 January 17 9
December 27 "Somewhere Out There" Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram 4 February 7 15
"Will You Still Love Me?" Chicago 2 February 14 14
Singles from 1987
January 10 "Caught Up in the Rapture" Anita Baker 9 January 10 4
January 17 "At This Moment" Billy Vera 1 January 31 7
January 24 "Ballerina Girl" Lionel Richie 1 February 7 10
January 31 "Someday" Glass Tiger 4 February 21 6
February 7 "I'll Be Alright Without You" Journey 7 February 21 7
February 14 "You Got It All" The Jets 1 March 7 10
"Without Your Love" Toto 7 March 7 5
February 21 "Mandolin Rain" Bruce Hornsby 1 March 21 10
March 7 "Let's Wait Awhile" Janet Jackson 2 March 28 8
"Stop to Love" Luther Vandross 7 March 21 3
March 14 "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" Starship 1 April 11 8
March 21 "Only Love Remains" Paul McCartney 9 March 28 3
March 28 "I'll Still Be Loving You" Restless Heart 3 April 25 7
"I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" Aretha Franklin & George Michael 2 April 18 8
April 4 "The Finer Things" Steve Winwood 1 April 25 8
"Tonight, Tonight, Tonight" Genesis 8 April 4 2
April 11 "Just to See Her" Smokey Robinson 1 May 16 10
"Baby Grand" Billy Joel featuring Ray Charles 3 May 9 6
April 18 "Same Ole Love (365 Days a Year)" Anita Baker 6 May 2 6
April 25 "La Isla Bonita" Madonna 1 May 23 8
May 2 "The Lady in Red" Chris de Burgh 2 May 30 8
"Se La" Lionel Richie 5 May 16 5
May 9 "Don't Dream It's Over" Crowded House 9 May 16 2
May 16 "Always" Atlantic Starr 1 May 30 9
May 23 "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You" Glenn Medeiros 4 June 6 6
"In Too Deep" Genesis 1 June 13 9
"Songbird" Kenny G 3 June 13 10
May 30 "If She Would Have Been Faithful..." Chicago 9 May 30 2
"Meet Me Half Way" Kenny Loggins 2 June 27 8
June 6 "Can't We Try" Dan Hill & Vonda Shepard 2 July 11 11
June 13 "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" Whitney Houston 1 July 4 9
June 20 "Give Me All Night" Carly Simon 5 July 11 7
"Every Little Kiss" Bruce Hornsby 3 July 11 8
June 27 "Moonlighting" Al Jarreau 1 July 25 8
July 4 "Alone" Heart 2 August 8 8
July 18 "Back in the High Life Again" Steve Winwood 1 August 1 8
July 25 "I'd Still Say Yes" Klymaxx 8 July 25 4
"Kiss Him Goodbye" The Nylons 10 July 25 1
August 1 "Love Power" Dionne Warwick 1 August 22 9
"Luka" Suzanne Vega 3 August 8 5
August 8 "Mary's Prayer" Danny Wilson 6 August 15 6
August 15 "One Heartbeat" Smokey Robinson 2 September 5 10
"Who's That Girl" Madonna 5 August 29 6
August 22 "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" Michael Jackson & Siedah Garrett 1 August 29 8
"Didn't We Almost Have It All" Whitney Houston 1 September 19 9
"La Bamba" Los Lobos 4 September 12 5
August 29 "Doing It All for My Baby" Huey Lewis & the News 2 September 26 8
September 5 "Lonely in Love" Dan Fogelberg 2 October 3 9
September 12 "When Smokey Sings" ABC 2 October 10 7
September 19 "No One in the World" Anita Baker 9 September 19 3
September 26 "Little Lies" Fleetwood Mac 1 October 10 9
"The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of" Carly Simon 8 October 3 4
October 3 "Don't Make Me Wait for Love" Kenny G 2 October 17 8
October 10 "I've Been in Love Before" Cutting Crew 2 November 7 8
October 17 "Breakout" Swing Out Sister 1 November 7 7
October 24 "In My Dreams" REO Speedwagon 6 October 24 2
"Candle in the Wind" Elton John 2 November 14 8
"Brilliant Disguise" Bruce Springsteen 5 November 14 8
"Since I Fell for You" Al Jarreau, Bob James & David Sanborn 10 October 24 2
October 31 "(I've Had) The Time of My Life" Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes 1 November 21 12
November 7 "Valerie" Steve Winwood 2 November 28 10
"That's What Love Is All About" Michael Bolton 3 December 5 9
"Reservations for Two" Dionne Warwick 7 November 28 5
November 28 "Got My Mind Set on You" George Harrison 1 December 19 10
"Special Way" Kool & the Gang 6 December 12 3
December 5 "Never Thought (That I Could Love)" Dan Hill 2 December 26 9
"So Emotional" Whitney Houston 8 December 12 6
December 12 "I Don't Mind At All" Bourgeois Tagg 5 December 26 5
December 19 "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" Belinda Carlisle 7 December 19 4

1986 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1987 which peaked in 1986
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October 18 "The Next Time I Fall" Peter Cetera & Amy Grant 1 November 8 13
"Love Will Conquer All" Lionel Richie 1 November 22 12
November 8 "The Way It Is" Bruce Hornsby 1 December 6 11
November 22 "Love Is Forever" Billy Ocean 1 December 20 12
November 29 "Falling in Love (Uh-Oh)" Miami Sound Machine 3 December 20 9

1988 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Adult Contemporary top ten singles in 1987 which peaked in 1988
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December 19 "I Live For Your Love" Natalie Cole 2 January 16 9
"Faith" George Michael 5 January 16 6

See also[edit]

  • List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1987 (U.S.)

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