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"Hold On"
Single by Wilson Phillips
from the album Wilson Phillips
B-side "Over and Over"
Released February 27, 1990 (1990-02-27)
Format 7" single
Cassette
CD
Recorded 1989
Genre Pop
Length 4:27 (Album Version)
3:42 (Single Version)
Label SBK
Writer(s) Chynna Phillips, Glen Ballard, additional lyrics by Carnie Wilson
Producer Glen Ballard
Certification Gold (RIAA)
Wilson Phillips singles chronology
"Hold On"
(1990)
"Release Me"
(1990)
Music sample
"Hold On"

"Hold On" is the debut single by Wilson Phillips, released in 1990.

The song won the Billboard Music Award for Hot 100 Single of the Year for 1990.

At the Grammy Awards of 1991, the song received a nomination for Song of the Year, losing to "From a Distance" by Julie Gold and performed by Bette Midler.[1]

Chart performance

"Hold On" became Wilson Phillips' first number one single, reaching the top spot of the Billboard Hot 100 on June 9, 1990. The song also spent a week atop the adult contemporary chart that same year. In addition, "Hold On" peaked at number 6 on the UK Singles Chart.

Chart (1990) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 [2] 1
U.S. Billboard Hot Adult Contemporary Tracks[2] 1
Australian Singles Chart[3] 2
Dutch Top 40[4] 15
German Singles Chart[5] 15
GfK Dutch Charts Singles Top 100[6] 16
Irish Singles Chart[7] 7
Swedish Singles Chart[8] 10
Swiss Singles Chart[9] 15
UK Singles Chart[10] 6

References

  1. ^ "Rock On The Net: 33rd Annual Grammy Awards - 1991". http://www.rockonthenet.com/archive/1991/grammys.htm. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  2. ^ a b "allmusic - Wilson Phillips - Billboard singles". http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&searchlink=WILSON%7CPHILLIPS&sql=11:w9foxqegldje~T51. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  3. ^ "australian-charts.com - Wilson Phillips - Hold On". http://australian-charts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Wilson+Phillips&titel=Hold+On&cat=s. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  4. ^ "De Nederlandse Top 40, week 23, 1990". http://www.radio538.nl/web/show/id=44685/chartid=5160. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  5. ^ "charts-surfer.de search results". http://www.charts-surfer.de. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  6. ^ "dutchcharts.nl - Wilson Phillips - Hold On". http://dutchcharts.nl/showitem.asp?key=2129&cat=s. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  7. ^ "irishcharts.ie search results". http://www.irishcharts.ie. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  8. ^ "swedishcharts.com - Wilson Phillips - Hold On". http://swedishcharts.com/showitem.asp?interpret=Wilson+Phillips&titel=Hold+On&cat=s. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  9. ^ "Wilson Phillips - Hold On - hitparade.ch". http://hitparade.ch/showitem.asp?interpret=Wilson+Phillips&titel=Hold+On&cat=s. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
  10. ^ "Chart Stats - Wilson Phillips - Hold On". http://www.chartstats.com/songinfo.php?id=17645. Retrieved January 27, 2009 (2009-01-27). 
Preceded by
"Vogue" by Madonna
Billboard Hot 100 number one single
June 9, 1990
Succeeded by
"It Must Have Been Love" by Roxette
Preceded by
"Look Away" by Chicago
Billboard Hot 100 Number one single of the year
1990
Succeeded by
"(Everything I Do) I Do It for You" by Bryan Adams
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