"Silent Morning" was released in December of 1987 and sold out in record stores the day of its release to the tune of 100,000 copies per week! It sold over 10,000 copies in the Philippines, It hit number five on Billboard's dance charts and was number one on its sales chart. The first single by Noel was also on Billboards "Top 40" Dance Chart. "Silent Morning" spent fourteen weeks in the number twelve spot and climbed to the number two spot of Billboards Crossover chart. On Billboard's Dance Club Play chart "Silent Morning" became number one and remained number one for nine weeks!!! Moreover, it was number eight for twelve weeks in New York's and Miami's Billboard top twelve 12" Single Sales Chart. His single also debuted on the legendary Casey Kasem’s crossover top 40 countdown. "Silent Morning" made it’s debut on New York's Radio station (WKTU) and instantly became the number one requested song for over a month after. That started a domino effect on many radio stations across the country and the world. The song was recognized with two New York Music Awards for Best Independent Single in 1987. The following year he won best Rising Star, on an independent record label in 1988. Noel also received a Boston Music Award in 1988 for Best song by a New Male Artist. Noel followed up his first hit with three other blockbuster songs, all of which climbed towards the top spots on Billboard and other Dance/pop charts all over the world. The follow up to "SILENT MORNING'S" success were "LIKE A CHILD," which sold over 500,000 copies in it’s first week. "Like a Child" became a number one Dance Hit Crossover Single, number one Billboard Sales and number one Billboard Hot Dance Club Play for a total of 12 weeks! His third and fourth "OUT OF TIME" and "CHANGE." hit the number one dance spots and sales on Bill Boards top 100. "Out of Time" became Billboard's number one sales, number one dance and number one radio air play in 1989. "Change", the fourth single, also hit the top of the charts and sold over a quarter of a million copies.