Top 100 Singles of 1991 in Canada

I Do It for You Bryan AdamsAccording to RPM Magazine, the biggest song of 1991 in Canada was “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” by North Vancouver’s Bryan Adams. It was featured in the Hollywood blockbuster Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and spent 9 consecutive weeks at #1. “I Do It For You” is one of the most successful songs of all-time globally. It is estimated that the single sold in excess of 15 million copies worldwide. Fourteen songs from the year-end top 100 chart below involve Canadian artists which have been bolded in red. Note that a mistake made in the chart was that #90 and #94 were given the same entry. The Canadian charts are an accurate reflection of Canadian tastes in music, and the Top 100 songs were determined both from radio airplay and nationwide sales data. The drawback with year-end charts is that songs charting from the end of one year through beginning of the next will have their chart performance split between the two years. More year-end and other Canadian charts can be found here.

RANK TITLE ARTIST
1 I Do It For You Bryan Adams
2 More Than Words Extreme
3 Can’t Stop This Thing… Bryan Adams
4 The Rhythm of My Heart Rod Stewart
5 Life Is a Highway Tom Cochrane
6 Joyride Roxette
7 Someday Mariah Carey
8 Rush Rush Paula Abdul
9 All This Time Sting
10 The Motown Song Rod Stewart
11 Fading Like a Flower Roxette
12 Hole Hearted Extreme
13 Love Is a Wonderful Thing Michael Bolton
14 I’ve Been Thinking About You Londonbeat
15 Baby Baby Amy Grant
16 It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over Lenny Kravitz
17 Coming Out of the Dark Gloria Estefan
18 Something To Talk About Bonnie Raitt
19 Emotions Mariah Carey
20 You’re In Love Wilson Phillips
21 I Don’t Wanna Cry Mariah Carey
22 Wicked Game Chris Isaak
23 The Real Love Bob Seger
24 Disappear INXS
25 Love Will Never Do Janet Jackson
26 All the Man That I Need Whitney Houston
27 Superman’s Song Crash Test Dummies
28 Losing My Religion REM
29 Shiny Happy People REM
30 What About Now Robbie Robertson
31 Show Me the Way Styx
32 The Promise of a New Day Paula Abdul
33 Waiting For Love Alias
34 Animal Heart Glass Tiger
35 Walking in Memphis Marc Cohn
36 You Gotta Love Someone Elton John
37 Cream Prince
38 Calling Elvis Dire Straits
39 Cry For Help Rick Astley
40 Time, Love and Tenderness Michael Bolton
41 A Better Love Londonbeat
42 Get a Leg Up John Mellencamp
43 Til I Am Myself Again Blue Rodeo
44 Justify My Love Madonna
45 Couple Days Off Huey Lewis/The News
46 Learning To Fly Tom Petty
47 Unbelievable EMF
48 Broken Arrow Rod Stewart
49 I Am Here The Grapes of Wrath
50 No Son of Mine Genesis
51 Mercy Mercy Me Robert Palmer
52 My Town Glass Tiger
53 Freedom George Michael
54 I’m Not In Love Will to Power
55 Rescue Me Madonna
56 Every Heartbeat Amy Grant
57 When a Man Loves a Woman Michael Bolton
58 After the Rain Nelson
59 Gonna Make You Sweat C+C Music Factory
60 Love…Thy Will Be Done Martika
61 That’s What Love Is For Amy Grant
62 The Rhythm of Your Love Glass Tiger
63 Crazy Seal
64 How Long Can a Man… Jeff Healey Band
65 Chocolate Cake Crowded House
66 One More Try Timmy T
67 Set the Night to Music R. Flack/M. Priest
68 Sadness Enigma
69 Silent Lucidity Queensryche
70 Because I Love You Stevie B
71 Waiting For That Day George Michael
72 Too Many Walls Cathy Dennis
73 Power of Love Luther Vandross
74 Keep Coming Back Richard Marx
75 Touch Me Cathy Dennis
76 Here We Go C+C Music Factory
77 It Hit Me Like a Hammer Huey Lewis/The News
78 Don’t Hold Back Your Love Hall & Oates
79 One and Only Man Steve Winwood
80 Something Got Me Started Simply Red
81 Part of Me, Part of You Glenn Frey
82 My Side of the Bed Susanna Hoffs
83 I Adore Mi Amore Colour Me Badd
84 Little Bones The Tragically Hip
85 For You The Outfield
86 The Dream Is Still Alive Wilson Phillips
87 Don’t Cry Guns N’ Roses
88 Real, Real, Real Jesus Jones
89 Highwire Rolling Stones
90 Wind of Change Scorpions
91 Good Vibrations Marky Mark/Funky Bunch
92 Hang In Long Enough Phil Collins
93 Love and Understanding Cher
94 Wind of Change Scorpions
95 See the Lights Simple Minds
96 Not Like Kissing You West End Girls
97 I Touch Myself Divinyls
98 Blowing Kisses in the Wind Paula Abdul
99 Bitter Tears INXS
100 Moneytalks AC/DC
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