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European Solo Singers Who Reached the Top 10 in US (1990-1994)

European solo artists also had difficult time to create hits. During 1990 to 1994, there were lots of hits released solo artists. Here are those artists:

Phil Collins (United Kingdom)
Phil Collins is one of the biggest British artists who cracked the American market during 1980’s as well as early 1990’s. In the period 1990-1994, he had scored 3 Billboard top 10 hit. Those were the hits: “I Wish it Would Rain Down” (#3), “Something Happened on the Way to Heaven” (#4), and “Do You Remember?” (4).

 

Sinead O’Connor (Ireland)
Sinead O’ Connor is one of the few Irish acts who had hits in the US. However, she is considered as a one-hit wonder after reaching number with “Nothing Compares to U”.

 

George Michael (United Kingdom)
George Michael became successful in the US during the 1980’s and 1990’s. He had a lot of hits during 1990-1994. His top 10 hits included “Freedom! ’90” (#8) and “Too Funky (#10) as well as number 1 hits “Praying for Time” and his duet with Elton John “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me”.

 

Lisa Stansfield (United Kingdom)
Lisa Stansfield had a hit in 1989 but in 1990 and 1991, she had 2 number 1 hits which were “You Can’t Deny It” and “All Woman”.

 

Rick Astley (United Kingdom)
Rick Astley is one of the top British male artists during the second half of 19980’s. Nevertheless, he had his last US top 10 in 1990 via the number 7 hit, “Cry for Help”.

 

Seal (United Kingdom)
Seal achieved success in the US with 2 top ten singles. They were “Crazy” (#7) and the number 1 hit and his biggest hit “Kiss from a Rose”.

Eric Clapton (United Kingdom)
Eric Clapton is a legendary rock artists from several decades ago. His solo success continued in 1990s as from 1990 to 1994, he scored 1 big hit which is “Tears in Heaven” (#2).

 

Elton John (United Kingdom)
Elton John’ s success spans in a number of decades. In 1990-1994, he scored 3 top 10 hits. He topped the charts with George Michael for “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me”. He achieved success to with “The One” (#9) and “The Lion King” theme “Can You Feel the Love Tonight?” (#4).

Credits to Billboard / Wikipedia

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10 Songs With “Sun”

As the sun goes up, it was like giving us another day and another hope. It gives us smile that we live with another day. Nice to hear some songs with sun as mostly were positive. In this list, includes songs with “sunshine” as it also refers to “sun”.

Natasha Beddingfield- Pocketful of Sunshine
If you are in such a difficult situation, instead staying in darkness, why not go out and escape and enjoy a pocketful of “sunshine” that can light up your day. This song was made a successful top 5 entry in Billboard Hot 100.

Gabrielle- Sunshine
When you really love someone, you compare them to the “sun” which serve as our light and guide after dark evenings. This became Gabrielle’s comeback UK top 10 hit.

The Corrs- Summer Sunshine
Been to recent cold days and missing this person you love like the heat of summer “sun” which was locked up during winter. This song brought The Corrs to the top 10 in many countries.

Katrina and the Waves- Walking on Sunshine
Just nice to listen to in a summer time and the sun is up and walk in the beach. This has became one of the great summer tunes as it went to the top 10.

Stevie Wonder- You are the Sunshine of My Life
Loving a girl which is like a “sunshine”, why not serenade her with this big number one song from Stevie Wonder?

Elton John and George Michael- Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
Being in a troubeld relationship and fed up of giving light like the “sun”. Well, it is a realization for Elton John which took him to the top of the chart with George Michael.

Len- Steal My Sunshine
The “sunshine” is on you, but don’t let them steal that as it is like your happiness. This song went to the top 10 inseveral countries in 1999.

Gabrielle- Don’t Need the Sun to Shine
Some people can easily be please. If “sunshine” can please them, something under can still make them smile. This hit from Gabrielle (again) went to UK’ s top 10.

The Beatles- Here Comes the Sun
I just love this song as it is fun to listen to like having fun as the “sun” is up. This song has become one of The Beatles’ countless big hits.

Colbie Caillat- Brighter than the Sun
When in live with someone, and clearly love each other, you will feel that, that love is brighter than the “sun”. This song went to the top 50 in Bilboard.

Some facts from Wikipedia