Richard Marx Sings ‘Right Here Waiting’ to Celebrate Three Decades Anniversary Since it Topped Billboard Hot 100
In celebration 30 years of Richard Marx’s song, the singer took to social media to share a video of himself performing the tune with a guitar. On August 12, 1989, his biggest hit “Right Here Waiting” topped the Billboard Hot 100, where it stayed for three weeks.
“I’m deeply grateful for this song coming through me, and even more when I look out in the audience night after night, even now, and see and hear everyone singing along with me,” he wrote.
Marx’s sophomore album, “Repeat Offender,” which featured “Right Here Waiting,” grabbed the top spot on the Billboard 200 albums chart.
In addition to that song, “Hold On to the Nights” (1988) and “Satisfied” (1989) are both topped the Hot 100 for one week each, and he had seven other tunes break the top 10 in his successful career as a musician.
30 years ago today “Right Here Waiting” hit #1 on the @billboard Hot 100 where it stayed for 3 weeks. I’m deeply grateful for this song coming through me, and even more when I look out in the audience night after night, even now, and see and hear everyone singing along with me.✌🏻 pic.twitter.com/Tmk5yRcAqi
— Richard Marx (@richardmarx) August 12, 2019