The 1991 Pop Soundtrack
Mariah Carey Screen capture, 1991

The 1991 Pop Soundtrack

Song of the Year

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soundtrack   |   #1 (5 Weeks)   |  October 6, 1991

Mariah Carey – Emotions

This adult contemporary dance pop R&B song was atop the Pop Soundtrack chart for five weeks

Remix of the Year

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 20, 1991

Tina Turner – Nutbush City Limits (The 90’s Version)

This adult contemporary dance-EDM pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

Song of the Year Nominees

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  August 25, 1991

Simply Red – Something Got Me Started

This adult contemporary dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (6 Weeks)   |  June 30, 1991

Paula Abdul – Rush Rush

Low-energy 90 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  June 16, 1991

Extreme – More Than Words

This adult contemporary pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  February 17, 1991

Cathy Dennis – Just Another Dream

High-energy 119 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 18, 1991

Black Box – Strike It Up (Hardcore Remix)

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  February 17, 1991

Cathy Dennis – Just Another Dream

High-energy 119 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (4 Weeks)   |  May 19, 1991

Cathy Dennis – Touch Me (All Night Long)

High-energy 118 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 6, 1991

Chris Isaak – Wicked Game

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 14, 1991

Crystal Waters – Gypsy Woman (She’s Homeless)

High-energy 91 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  June 16, 1991

Extreme – More Than Words

This adult contemporary pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 6, 1991

INXS – By My Side

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  January 6, 1991

INXS – Disappear

This pop rock song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for two weeks

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  April 14, 1991

Londonbeat – I’ve Been Thinking About You

This dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (5 Weeks)   |  October 6, 1991

Mariah Carey – Emotions

This adult contemporary dance pop R&B song was atop the Pop Soundtrack chart for five weeks

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soundtrack   |  April 28, 1991

Mariah Carey – I Don’t Wanna Cry

This adult contemporary pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for three weeks

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 21, 1991

Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch – Good Vibrations (feat. Loleatta Holloway)

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   #1 (7 Weeks)   |  November 17, 1991

Michael Jackson – Black Or White

This pop R&B song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for seven weeks

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soundtrack   |   #1 (6 Weeks)   |  June 30, 1991

Paula Abdul – Rush Rush

Low-energy 90 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (5 Weeks)   |  September 1, 1991

Paula Abdul – The Promise Of A New Day

This dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for five weeks

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 15, 1991

Prince – Cream

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  August 18, 1991

Roxette – Fading Like A Flower (Every Time You Leave)

This adult contemporary pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  August 25, 1991

Simply Red – Something Got Me Started

This adult contemporary dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 20, 1991

Tina Turner – Nutbush City Limits (The 90’s Version)

This adult contemporary dance-EDM pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

The Number Ones of 1991 (22)

WeekDateArtist(s) – Title
1Jan. 7
2Jan. 14
3Jan. 21
4Jan. 28
5Feb. 4
6Feb. 11
7Feb. 18
8Feb. 25
9Mar. 4
10Mar. 11
11Mar. 18
12Mar. 25
13Apr. 1
14Apr. 8
15Apr. 15
16Apr. 22
17Apr. 29
18May 6
19May 13
20May 20
21May 27
22Jun. 3
23Jun. 10
24Jun. 17
25Jun. 24
26Jul. 1
27Jul. 8
28Jul. 15
29Jul. 22
30Jul. 29
31Aug. 5
32Aug. 12
33Aug. 19
34Aug. 26
35Sep. 2
36Sep. 9
37Sep. 16
38Sep. 23
39Sep. 30
40Oct. 7
41Oct. 14
42Oct. 21
43Oct. 28
44Nov. 4
45Nov. 11
46Nov. 18
47Nov. 25
48Dec. 2
49Dec. 9
50Dec. 16
51Dec. 23
52Dec. 30

The Top 10s of 1991 (23)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 5, 1991

Amy Grant – Baby Baby

High-energy song with an initial key of Gb, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 15, 1991

Amy Grant – That’s What Love Is For

High-energy 143 BPM song with an initial key of A, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 18, 1991

Black Box – Strike It Up (Hardcore Remix)

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 15, 1991

Cathy Dennis – Too Many Walls

This adult contemporary pop song is part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 6, 1991

Chris Isaak – Wicked Game

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 14, 1991

Crystal Waters – Gypsy Woman (She’s Homeless)

High-energy 91 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |   Playlisted   |  August 25, 1991

Glass Tiger – My Town (feat. Rod Stewart)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 6, 1991

INXS – By My Side

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 23, 1991

Lenny Kravitz – It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

High-energy 80 BPM song with an initial key of Db, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 7, 1991

Lisa Stansfield – What Did I Do To You?

This adult contemporary dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 21, 1991

Londonbeat – A Better Love

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 6, 1991

Madonna – Hanky Panky (Bare Bones Mix)

This pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 8, 1991

Mariah Carey – The Wind

Low-energy 70 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 12, 1991

Mariah Carey – There’s Got To Be a Way (7″ Remix)

High-energy 103 BPM song with an initial key of D, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 21, 1991

Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch – Good Vibrations (feat. Loleatta Holloway)

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 15, 1991

Michael Jackson – Can’t Let Her Get Away

High-energy 113 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 15, 1991

Michael Jackson – Why You Wanna Trip On Me

Crossover 110 BPM song with an initial key of Dm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 1, 1991

Paula Abdul – U

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 15, 1991

Prince – Cream

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 17, 1991

Simply Red – Stars

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 10, 1991

The Simpsons – Deep, Deep Trouble

This comedy pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 14, 1991

Timmy T – One More Try

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 20, 1991

Tina Turner – Nutbush City Limits (The 90’s Version)

This adult contemporary dance-EDM pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart