Neil Diamond tops the list of the Top 500 smooth favourites countdown
While the 18-24’s had their countdown on the j’s, smooth FM delivered the Top 500 smooth favourites countdown, which wrapped up with the final 100 songs on Australia Day.
An array of local and international celebs helped count down the year’s most popular songs, as voted by smoothfm listeners.
Home & Away veteran Ray Meagher introduced songs 80-71, Chris Isaak followed with songs 70-61, Tina Arena had songs 40-31, Kylie Minogue counted down songs 20-11 and Michael Bublé closed off the top 10, but not before introducing Neil Diamond who introduced his own winning song – Sweet Caroline, which took out the number 1 spot.
The top 10 songs in the Top 500 smooth Favourites Countdown:
1. Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
2. I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
3. Careless Whisper – George Michael
4. Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys
5. Home – Michael Bublé
6. How Deep Is Your Love – Bee Gees
7. Dancing Queen – Abba
8. Hero – Mariah Carey
9. Close Your Eyes – Michael Bublé
10. She’s Like The Wind – Patrick Swayze
And nicely timed with Sony Music, Nova Entertainment have also released the CD smoothfm All Time Top 50 – Volume 3.