"Hold On" is the title
of a song recorded by American vocal group Wilson Phillips. It was released
in February 1990 as the lead single from their album,Wilson Phillips. 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.
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.
the 2004 comedy Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle,
Harold (John Cho)
and Kumar (Kal Penn)
sing along to this song while driving to White Castle.
cover of this song is performed in the talent show finale scene of the 2009
comedy Spring Breakdown.
song is performed by Wilson Phillips in a scene during the 2011 comedy Bridesmaids,
with members of the cast singing along. As a result the song re-entered the UK
and Australian Top 100 singles chart in July 2011.
October 3, 2011, Chynna Phillips danced to "Hold On" on "Dancing
with the Stars".