BILLBOARD #1 HITS: #647: ‘SO EMOTIONAL’- WHITNEY HOUSTON -JANUARY 9, 1988

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Billboard #1 Hits: #647: ‘So Emotional’- Whitney Houston. January 9, 1988. #1 for 1 week in Billboard Hot 100.

  • Single: ‘So Emotional’- Whitney Houston
  • Record Company-Arista
  • Genre: Dance Rock
  • Written by Billy Steinberg and Tom Kelly
  • Time: 4:36
  • B-side: ‘For The Love Of You’
  • Album- Whitney
  • Grade: B-
  • Peaked at #1 1 week in Billboard Hot 100. #5 in UK Singles Chart.

The first new #1 hit in 1988- ‘Faith’ by George Michael a hold over from 1987 had held the top spot in the first week of 1988. At this point in time Whitney Houston was a hit machine- this was her sixth straight single to get to #1. She wouldn’t meet Bobby Brown until 1989.

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