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Top Songs of 1998

1997 <-1998-> 1999


  

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Believe
1.
10/1998

Believe by Cher

from Believe   Believe
403

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3
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2.
05/1998
403

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✫1
R&B




2
UK
[Atlantic 84089]
written by Brandy (as Brandy Norwood), Rodney Jerkins, Japhe Tejeda, Fred Jerkins III & LaShawn Daniels
The First Night
3.
08/1998
360

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US




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dance
✫1
R&B




6
UK
[R]
[Arista 13522]
written by Jermaine Dupri, Marilyn McLeod, Pam Sawyer & Tamara Savage
You're Still the One
4.
02/1998
352

2
US
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10
UK
[Mercury (Nashville) 568452]
written by Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Shania Twain
I'm Your Angel
5.
11/1998
344

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US
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5
R&B




3
UK
11th song in hot 100 history to debut at #1
[Jive 42557]
written by R. Kelly
6.
02/1998
341

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US
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UK
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1997]
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1999]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1999]
[Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song 1997]
eighth song in hot 100 history to debut at #1
written by James Horner & Will Jennings
...Baby One More Time
7.
11/1998
331

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US












✫1
UK
[Jive 42545]
written by Max Martin
Gettin' Jiggy Wit It
8.
02/1998
313

✫1
US






6
R&B




3
UK
[Columbia 78804]
written by Nas (as Nasir Jones), Sam Barnes (as Samuel Barnes), Bernard Edwards, Joe Robinson, Nile Rodgers & Will Smith
I Don't Want to Miss a Thing
9.
05/1998
312

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US
13
AC






4
rock


4
UK
ninth song in hot 100 history to debut at #1
[Columbia 78952]
written by Diane Warren
My All
10.
05/1998
311

✫1
US
18
AC


5
dance
4
R&B




4
UK
charted as My All / Breakdown in US R&B charts
[Columbia 78821]
written by Mariah Carey & Walter Afanasieff
Doo Wop (That Thing)
11.
10/1998
305

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US






2
R&B




3
UK
[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 1999]
tenth song in hot 100 history to debut at #1
[Ruffhouse 78868]
written by Lauryn Hill
Frozen
12.
03/1998
304

2
US
8
AC


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UK
[Maverick 17244]
written by Madonna & Patrick Leonard
All My Life
13.
03/1998
299

✫1
US
26
AC




✫1
R&B




8
UK
[MCA 55420]
written by Rory Bennett & JoJo (as JoJo Hailey)
Angel of Mine
14.
12/1998
295

✫1
US
6
AC




2
R&B




55
UK
[Arista 13590]
written by Rhett Lawrence & Travon Potts
One Week
15.
06/1998
291

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US










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alt.
5
UK
[Reprise 17174]
written by Ed Robertson
16.
02/1998
290

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US






✫1
R&B




24
UK
[Arista 13456]
written by Kay Gee, T-Low (as Terry Brown), R.L. (as Robert Huggar) & Tweet [Next] (as Raphael Brown)
Nobody's Supposed to Be Here
17.
10/1998
281

2
US




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dance
✫1
R&B




55
UK
[Arista 13550]
written by Montell Jordan & Shep Crawford (as Anthony "Shep" Crawford)
18.
11/1998
274

2
US
2
AC










4
UK
written by Matt Slocum
Crush
19.
07/1998
272

3
US
23
AC










4
UK
[Edel America 64024]
written by Andy Goldmark, Mark Muller, Berny Cosgrove & Kevin Clark
Have You Ever?
20.
12/1998
268

✫1
US
25
AC




2
R&B




13
UK
[Atlantic 84198]
written by Diane Warren
Every Morning
21.
12/1998
266

3
US
27
AC






38
rock
✫1
alt.
10
UK
Big Mistake
22.
03/1998
263

2
US












2
UK
Nice and Slow
23.
01/1998
256

✫1
US






✫1
R&B




24
UK
written by Brian Casey, Manuel Seal (as Manuel Seal Jr.), Jermaine Dupri & Usher (as Usher Raymond)
Come with Me
24.
06/1998
246

4
US






19
R&B




2
UK
as Puff Daddy featuring Jimmy Page
written by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, Diddy (as Sean Combs) & Mark Curry
This Kiss
25.
03/1998
245

7
US
3
AC
✫1
country








13
UK
[Warner 17247]
written by Beth Nielsen Chapman, Robin Lerner & Annie Roboff
All I Have to Give
26.
02/1998
243

5
US
8
AC










2
UK
produced by Full Force
written by Full Force
I Get Lonely
27.
04/1998
236

3
US




10
dance
✫1
R&B




5
UK
as Janet featuring BLACKstreet
[Virgin 38631]
written by Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III), Terry Lewis & René Elizondo Jr.
Fly Away
28.
07/1998

Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz

from 5   5
235

12
US








✫1
rock
✫1
alt.
✫1
UK
written by Lenny Kravitz
Lately
29.
09/1998
234

✫1
US




46
dance
2
R&B




52
UK
[Red Ant 15316]
written by Will Baker, Christopher Kelly & Pete Woodruff
C'est la vie
30.
06/1998
227

9
US












✫1
UK
How Deep Is Your Love
31.
10/1998
227

3
US






✫1
R&B




9
UK
featuring Redman
[Island 572424]
written by Rick Cousins, Tamar Ruffin, Warryn Campbell, Sisqó (as Mark Andrews) & Redman (as Reggie Noble)
Heartbreak Hotel
32.
12/1998
227

2
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




142
UK
featuring Faith Evans
[Arista 13619]
written by Soulshock (as Carsten Schack), Kenneth Karlin & Tamara Savage
Ray of Light
33.
05/1998
227

5
US




✫1
dance






2
UK
[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 1998]
[Maverick 17206]
written by Madonna, William Orbit, Clive Maldoon, Dave Curtiss & Christine Ann Leach
From This Moment On
34.
11/1998
225

4
US
✫1
AC
6
country








9
UK
Let's Ride
35.
03/1998
223

2
US






✫1
R&B




25
UK
featuring Master P & Silkk The Shocker
[Def Jam 568475]
written by Montell Jordan, Master P (as Percy Miller) & Silkk the Shocker (as Vyshonn Miller)
Save Tonight
36.
07/1998
222

5
US










8
alt.
6
UK
written by Eagle-Eye Cherry
Gone Till November
37.
02/1998
215

7
US






9
R&B




3
UK
[Ruffhouse 78752]
written by Wyclef Jean
The Way
38.
02/1998
214

5
US








25
rock
✫1
alt.
21
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Tony Scalzo
39.
04/1998
214

10
US






7
R&B




2
UK
[Elektra 64104]
written by Al Green & Busta Rhymes (as Trevor Smith Jr.)
40.
08/1998
206

6
US






5
R&B




6
UK
Adia
41.
05/1998
204

3
US
5
AC










18
UK
[Arista 13497]
written by Sarah McLachlan & Pierre Marchand
Smoke
42.
10/1998
201

5
US












5
UK
My Way
43.
06/1998

My Way by Usher

from My Way   My Way
196

2
US






4
R&B






[LaFace 24323]
written by Jermaine Dupri, Usher (as Usher Raymond) & Manuel Seal (as Manuel Seal Jr.)
Angel
44.
11/1998
192

4
US
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AC










36
UK
B side to Adia
[Arista 13621]
written by Sarah McLachlan
Because of You
45.
10/1998
191

3
US












36
UK
[Motown 860830]
written by Anders Bagge (as Anders "Bag" Bagge), Arnthor Birgisson, Bloodshy (as Christian Karlsson) & Patrick Tucker
Make It Hot
46.
06/1998
188

5
US






2
R&B




22
UK
as Nicole featuring Missy 'Midemenour' Elliott & Mocha
[Gold Mind 64110]
written by Missy Elliott, Timbaland (as Tim Mosley) & A. Richards
When the Lights Go Out
47.
03/1998
187

10
US












4
UK
Lullaby
48.
09/1998
186

7
US










9
alt.
9
UK
written by David Nichtern
49.
02/1998
181

6
US






✫1
R&B




48
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[R&B chart position is for R&B airplay charts]
[Motown 860768]
written by Brandon Barnes & Brian McKnight
Slide
50.
09/1998
180

8
US








4
rock
✫1
alt.
43
UK
written by John Rzeznik
What You Want
51.
01/1998
179

6
US






3
R&B




15
UK
featuring Total
[Bad Boys 79141]
written by Mase (as Mason Betha), Diddy (as Sean "Puffy" Combs), Nashiem Myrick & Keisha Spivey
Goodbye
52.
12/1998
176

11
US












✫1
UK
written by Victoria Beckham, Melanie B (as Melanie Brown), Emma Bunton, Melanie C (as Melanie Chisholm), Richard Stannard & Matt Rowe
Uninvited
53.
04/1998
166

4
US










26
alt.


[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Alanis Morissette
Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)
54.
06/1998
165

15
US






8
R&B




2
UK
Body Bumpin' (Yippie-Yi-Yo)
55.
02/1998
165

5
US






4
R&B




38
UK
[A&M 582444]
written by Feloney Davis, Euclid Gray & Monica Gray
Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)
56.
11/1998
163

15
US






10
R&B




2
UK
57.
04/1998
163

9
US
22
AC






8
rock
✫1
alt.
50
UK
Iris spent a record 18 weeks at number one on the Hot 100 Airplay chart, but did not hit number one on the US Hot 100 as Billboard (at the time) did not allow songs to enter the Hot 100 without a commercial single release.
written by John Rzeznik
They Don't Know
58.
05/1998
160

7
US






2
R&B




32
UK
B side to Are U Still Down
written by Tim Kelley, Bob Robinson & Jon B
It's All About Me
59.
03/1998
160

6
US




29
dance
2
R&B






written by Sisqó (as Mark Andrews) & Darryl Pearson (as Darryl "Day" Pearson)
60.
09/1998
159

5
US
6
AC












[Lava 84191]
written by Edwin McCain
Love Like This
61.
11/1998
159

7
US






2
R&B




24
UK
Stop
62.
03/1998
157

16
US




14
dance






2
UK
Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)
63.
10/1998
155

53
US








5
rock
3
alt.
✫1
UK
[album cut]
written by Dexter Holland, Noodles, Greg K. & Ron Welty
The Arms of the One Who Loves You
64.
05/1998
153

7
US






4
R&B




46
UK
[So So Def 78788]
written by Diane Warren
When You Believe
65.
12/1998
150

15
US
3
AC




33
R&B




4
UK
[Academy Award for Best Original Song 1998]
produced by Babyface
[DreamWorks 59022]
written by Stephen Schwartz, Babyface & Mariah Carey
Trippin'
66.
11/1998
147

7
US






3
R&B






featuring Missy Elliott
written by Missy Elliott, Darryl Pearson, Timbaland (as Tim Mosley), Keisha Spivey & Kima Raynor (as Jakima Raynor)
Westside
67.
10/1998
146

12
US






10
R&B




4
UK
[ClockWork 79022]
written by TQ (as Terrance Quaites)
68.
07/1998
144

10
US
22
AC


10
dance






8
UK
What It's Like
69.
10/1998
144

13
US








✫1
rock
✫1
alt.
34
UK
written by Everlast (as Erik Schrody)
(God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time on You
70.
12/1998
141

8
US
2
AC












It's Like That
71.
01/1998
141

113
US




14
dance
90
R&B




✫1
UK
[Sm:)e 9065]
written by DMC (as Darryl McDaniels), DJ Run (as Joseph Simmons) & Jam Master Jay (as Jason Mizell)
Just the Two of Us
72.
08/1998
141

20
US






17
R&B




2
UK
[Columbia 79038]
written by Will Smith, Bill Withers, Ralph MacDonald & William Salter
73.
08/1998
139

6
US






30
R&B






[So So Def 79016]
written by Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman
Jumper
74.
07/1998
139

5
US










9
alt.


[Elektra 64058]
written by Stephan Jenkins
Miami
75.
12/1998
138

17
US






73
R&B




3
UK
The Power of Good-Bye
76.
10/1998
137

11
US
14
AC










6
UK
[Maverick 17160]
written by Madonna & Rick Nowels
I Want You Back
77.
03/1998
135

13
US












5
UK
[rm]
written by Denniz Pop & Max Martin
These Are the Times
78.
12/1998
133

21
US






5
R&B




4
UK
co-produced by Babyface
written by Damon Thomas & Babyface (as Kenneth Edmonds)
My Little Secret
79.
10/1998
133

9
US






2
R&B






[So So Def 79036]
written by Jermaine Dupri, L. Scott & Manuel Seal (as Manuel Seal Jr.)
80.
04/1998
131

10
US






10
R&B






[H.O.L.A. 341032]
written by Raymond Basora, Steve Morales & Gerard McKetney
Hands
81.
11/1998

Hands by Jewel

from Spirit   Spirit
130

6
US
7
AC










41
UK
[album cut]
written by Jewel & Patrick Leonard
82.
12/1998
130

10
US






3
R&B






[Def Jam 566494]
written by Joe (as Joe Thomas)
Touch It
83.
08/1998
130

9
US






9
R&B




29
UK
Romeo and Juliet
84.
02/1998
128

6
US






5
R&B






featuring Chill
[RCA 64973]
written by Lamar Johnson, Gerald Baillergeau, Victor Merritt, Chill (as William "Chill" Warner), René Moore & Angela Winbush
Given to Fly
85.
01/1998
127

21
US








✫1
rock
3
alt.
12
UK
[Epic 78797]
written by Mike McCready & Eddie Vedder
Take Me There
86.
12/1998
126

14
US






10
R&B




7
UK
featuring Mýa, Mase & Blinky Blink
[University album cut]
written by Teddy Riley, Tamara Savage, Madeline Nelson, Mase (as Mason Betha) & Michael Foster
No Matter What
87.
08/1998
124

116
US
12
AC










✫1
UK
[UK Record of the Year 1998]
written by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Jim Steinman
88.
03/1998
124

11
US








13
rock
✫1
alt.
147
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dan Wilson
89.
07/1998
123

24
US
29
AC










3
UK
[R]
[Columbia 78576]
written by Darren Hayes & Daniel Jones
Top of the World
90.
06/1998
123

44
US






4
R&B




2
UK
featuring Mase
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[R&B chart position is for R&B airplay charts]
[Atlantic album cut]
written by Mase (as Mason Betha), LaShawn Daniels, Fred Jerkins III, Rodney Jerkins, Isaac Phillips & Nycolia Turman (as Nycolia "Tye-V" Turman)
91.
04/1998
123

103
US




4
dance






✫1
UK
featuring Maya
[Jive 46506]
written by Jackie Jackson & Michael Jackson
Rollercoaster
92.
10/1998
122

67
US












✫1
UK
Music Sounds Better with You
93.
08/1998
121

62
US




✫1
dance






2
UK
[Virgin 38651]
written by Thomas Bangalter, Ben Cohen & Alan Braxe (as Alain Quême)
94.
02/1998
120

26
US






51
R&B




3
UK
[Maverick 17229]
written by Cleo Higgins (as Cleopatra Madonna Higgins), Zainam Higgins, Yonah Higgins, Tim Scrafton & Kenny Hayes
Turn Back Time
95.
02/1998
120

49
US












✫1
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Karsten Dahlgaard, Claus Norreen & Søren Rasted
Changes
96.
12/1998
118

32
US






12
R&B




3
UK
written by Deon Evans, Bruce Hornsby & 2Pac (as Tupac Shakur)
Thank U
97.
10/1998
118

17
US










12
alt.
5
UK
[album cut]
written by Alanis Morissette & Glen Ballard
Intergalactic
98.
06/1998
117

28
US










4
alt.
5
UK
[Grand R. 58705]
written by Mario Caldato, Mike D (as Michael Diamond), Ad-Rock (as Adam Horovitz) & MCA (as Adam Yauch)
Three Lions '98
99.
06/1998
116















✫1
UK
[R]
[re-released for the 1998 World Cup]
written by Ian Broudie, David Baddiel & Frank Skinner
Millennium
100.
09/1998
115

72
US












✫1
UK

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