Cover Girl
Background information
Artist New Kids on the Block
Genre Pop rock
Length 4:10
Released August 22, 1989
Recorded 1988
Label Columbia
Format CD single, 12" single
Writer Maurice Starr
Producer Maurice Starr
Last single "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind)"
This single "Cover Girl"
Next single "This One's for the Children"

"Cover Girl" is a 1989 single from New Kids on the Block. The lead vocals were sung by Donnie Wahlberg. The fifth single from their multi-platinum second album Hangin' Tough, it peaked at number two on The Hot 100 Singles Chart on the week of November 4, being held off from the top spot by Roxette's Listen to Your Heart.

This song and "Tonight" were covered by South Korean singer Lee Min Woo of boy band Shinhwa in his concert on 14 and 15 January 2006 in Seoul.[1]

Track listingsEdit

UK Promo Single

  1. Cover Girl 4:02
  2. Cover Girl [12 Inch Remix] 6:54
  3. Stop It Girl 3:43
  4. I Need You 3:36

UK Vinyl, 7"

  • A Cover Girl 4:02
  • B Stop It Girl 3:43

UK Vinyl, 12"

  • A Cover Girl [12" Remix] 6:54
  • B1 Stop It Girl 3:43
  • B2 I Need You 3:36

US Single

  • A1 Cover Girl
  • A2 Merry, Merry Christmas
  • B1 Cover Girl
  • B2 Merry, Merry Christmas

US Vinyl, 7"

  • A Cover Girl
  • B Merry, Merry Christmas

Vinyl, 12"

  • A Cover Girl [12" Remix] 6:54
  • B1 I Remember When 4:09
  • B2 Cover Girl [Album Version] 4:02



Weekly chartsEdit

Chart (1989) Peak
Australia (ARIA)[2] 22
Ireland (IRMA)[2] 6
New Zealand (Recorded Music NZ)[2] 17
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[2] 4
US Billboard Hot 100[2] 2


Region Certification Sales/shipments
Canada (Music Canada)[3] Platinum 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[4] Gold 500,000^

^shipments figures based on certification alone


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