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Top Songs of 1998

1997 <-1998-> 1999
    

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1.
10/1998

Believe by Cher

from Believe   Believe
459

✫1
US
3
AC


✫1
dance






✫1
UK
[Warner 17119]
written by Brian Higgins, Stuart McLennan, Paul Barry, Steve Torch (as Steven Torch), Matthew Gray & Tim Powell (as Timothy Powell)
2.
03/1998
419

2
US
8
AC


✫1
dance






✫1
UK
[Maverick 17244]
written by Madonna & Patrick Leonard
3.
05/1998
412

✫1
US






✫1
R&B




2
UK
[Atlantic 84089]
written by Brandy (as Brandy Norwood), Rodney Jerkins, Japhe Tejeda, Fred Jerkins III & LaShawn Daniels
4.
11/1998
408

✫1
US












✫1
UK
[Jive 42545]
written by Max Martin
5.
10/1998
400

✫1
US
✫1
AC




5
R&B




3
UK
11th song in hot 100 history to debut at #1
[Jive 42557]
written by R. Kelly
6.
05/1998
388

✫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
7.
08/1998
380

✫1
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




6
UK
[R]
[Arista 13522]
written by Jermaine Dupri, Marilyn McLeod, Pam Sawyer & Tamara Savage
8.
10/1998
377

✫1
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
9.
05/1998
373

✫1
US
13
AC






4
rock


4
UK
ninth song in hot 100 history to debut at #1
[Columbia 78952]
written by Diane Warren
10.
02/1998
370

✫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
11.
06/1998
360

✫1
US










✫1
alt.
5
UK
[Reprise 17174]
written by Ed Robertson
12.
11/1998
341

2
US
2
AC










4
UK
[Squint 79101]
written by Matt Slocum
13.
03/1998
335

✫1
US
26
AC




✫1
R&B




8
UK
[MCA 55420]
written by Rory Bennett & JoJo (as JoJo Hailey)
14.
07/1998

Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz

from 5   5
330

12
US








✫1
rock
✫1
alt.
✫1
UK
written by Lenny Kravitz
15.
05/1998
327

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
16.
06/1998
321

4
US






19
R&B




2
UK
as Puff Daddy featuring Jimmy Page
[Epic 78954]
written by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Bonham, Diddy (as Sean Combs) & Mark Curry
17.
01/1998
315

2
US
✫1
AC
✫1
country








10
UK
[Mercury 568452]
written by Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Shania Twain
18.
02/1998
314

5
US
8
AC










2
UK
produced by Full Force
[Jive 42562]
written by Full Force
19.
04/1998
313

3
US




10
dance
✫1
R&B




5
UK
as Janet featuring BLACKstreet
[Virgin 5298]
written by Janet Jackson, Jimmy Jam (as James Harris III), Terry Lewis & René Elizondo Jr.
20.
12/1998
306

✫1
US
25
AC




2
R&B




13
UK
[Atlantic 84198]
written by Diane Warren
21.
07/1998
296

3
US
23
AC










4
UK
[Edel America 64024]
written by Andy Goldmark, Mark Mueller, Berny Cosgrove & Kevin Clark
22.
06/1998
290

9
US












✫1
UK
23.
02/1998
280

✫1
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)
24.
01/1998
277

✫1
US






✫1
R&B




24
UK
[LaFace 24290]
written by Brian Casey, Manuel Seal (as Manuel Seal Jr.), Jermaine Dupri & Usher (as Usher Raymond)
25.
12/1998
275

11
US












✫1
UK
written by Victoria Beckham, Melanie B (as Melanie Brown), Emma Bunton, Melanie C (as Melanie Chisholm), Richard Stannard & Matt Rowe
26.
12/1998
275

7
US
8
AC
8
country








3
UK
[Mercury 172118]
written by Robert John "Mutt" Lange & Shania Twain
27.
12/1998
269

3
US
27
AC






38
rock
✫1
alt.
10
UK
28.
04/1998
269

10
US






7
R&B




2
UK
[Elektra 64104]
written by Al Green & Busta Rhymes (as Trevor Smith Jr.)
29.
10/1998
266

3
US






✫1
R&B




9
UK
featuring Redman
[Island 572424]
written by Rick Cousins, Nokio (as Tamir Ruffin), Warryn Campbell, Sisqó (as Mark Andrews) & Redman (as Reggie Noble)
30.
12/1998
266

✫1
US
6
AC




2
R&B




55
UK
[Arista 13590]
written by Rhett Lawrence & Travon Potts
31.
01/1998
264

7
US






9
R&B




3
UK
[Ruffhouse 78752]
written by Wyclef Jean
32.
07/1998
256

5
US










8
alt.
6
UK
written by Eagle-Eye Cherry
33.
10/1998
254

2
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




55
UK
[Arista 13550]
written by Montell Jordan & Shep Crawford (as Anthony "Shep" Crawford)
34.
10/1998
251

53
US








5
rock
3
alt.
✫1
UK
[album cut]
written by Dexter Holland, Noodles, Greg K. & Ron Welty
35.
09/1998
250

✫1
US




46
dance
2
R&B




52
UK
[Red Ant 15316]
written by Will Baker, Christopher Kelly & Pete Woodruff
36.
06/1998
249

15
US






8
R&B




2
UK
featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard & introd. Mya
[Interscope 95021]
written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb, Robin Gibb, Wyclef Jean, Ol' Dirty Bastard (as Russell Jones), Pras, James Brown, Bobby Byrd & Ron Lenhoff
37.
08/1998
248

6
US






5
R&B




6
UK
38.
02/1998
247

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)
39.
11/1998
246

15
US






10
R&B




2
UK
40.
03/1998
241

16
US




14
dance






2
UK
41.
12/1998
240

2
US




✫1
dance
✫1
R&B




142
UK
featuring Faith Evans
[Arista 13619]
written by Soulshock (as Carsten Schack), Kenneth Karlin & Tamara Savage
42.
08/1998
227

20
US






17
R&B




2
UK
[Columbia 79038]
written by Will Smith, Bill Withers, Ralph MacDonald & William Salter
43.
11/1998
223

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
44.
04/1998
223

3
US
5
AC










18
UK
[Arista 13497]
written by Sarah McLachlan & Pierre Marchand
45.
02/1998
221

7
US
3
AC
✫1
country








13
UK
[Warner 17247]
written by Beth Nielsen Chapman, Robin Lerner & Annie Roboff
46.
04/1998
220

103
US




4
dance






✫1
UK
featuring Maya
[Jive 46506]
written by Jackie Jackson & Michael Jackson
47.
10/1998
220

12
US






10
R&B




4
UK
[ClockWork 79022]
written by TQ (as Terrance Quaites)
48.
03/1998
219

10
US












4
UK
49.
02/1998
213

49
US












✫1
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Karsten Dahlgaard, Claus Norreen & Søren Rasted
50.
01/1998
212

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)
51.
08/1998
211

116
US
12
AC










✫1
UK
[UK Record of the Year 1998]
[Ravenous LP Cut]
written by Andrew Lloyd Webber & Jim Steinman
52.
02/1998
211

5
US








25
rock
✫1
alt.
21
UK
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Tony Scalzo
53.
08/1998
211

62
US




✫1
dance






2
UK
[Virgin 38651]
written by Thomas Bangalter, Benjamin Diamond (as Ben Cohen) & Alan Braxe (as Alain Quême)
54.
10/1998
209

67
US












✫1
UK
55.
06/1998
208

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)
56.
09/1998
207

72
US












✫1
UK
57.
01/1998
206













15
alt.
✫1
UK
written by Noel Gallagher
58.
09/1998
205

7
US










9
alt.
9
UK
written by David Nichtern
59.
07/1998
203







22
dance






✫1
UK
written by Jay Kay (as Jason Kay) & Toby Smith
60.
12/1998
203

17
US






73
R&B




3
UK
[Columbia LP Cut]
written by Will Smith, Ryan Toby, Sam Barnes (as Samuel Barnes), William Shelby, Stephen Shockley & Leon Sylvers III
61.
01/1998
201

6
US






3
R&B




15
UK
featuring Total
[Bad Boy 79141]
written by Mase (as Mason Betha), Diddy (as Sean "Puffy" Combs), Nashiem Myrick & Keisha Spivey
62.
06/1998

My Way by Usher

from My Way   My Way
200

2
US






4
R&B






[LaFace 24323]
written by Jermaine Dupri, Usher (as Usher Raymond) & Manuel Seal (as Manuel Seal Jr.)
63.
12/1998
200

21
US






5
R&B




4
UK
co-produced by Babyface
[Island 572588]
written by Damon Thomas & Babyface (as Kenneth Edmonds)
64.
06/1998
198















✫1
UK
[R]
[re-released for the 1998 World Cup]
written by Ian Broudie, David Baddiel & Frank Skinner
65.
06/1998
198

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
66.
11/1998
198















✫1
UK
67.
10/1998
198

11
US
14
AC










6
UK
[Maverick 17160]
written by Madonna & Rick Nowels
68.
05/1998
198















✫1
UK
69.
02/1998
198















✫1
UK
70.
09/1998
198















✫1
UK
71.
08/1998
198















✫1
UK
72.
12/1998
197















✫1
UK
73.
05/1998
197















✫1
UK
74.
12/1998
197















✫1
UK
written by Trey Parker
75.
10/1998
197















✫1
UK
as Billie
written by Dion Rambo & Jacques Richmond
76.
07/1998
197















✫1
UK
written by Roy Murray & Keith Sweat
77.
07/1998
197















✫1
UK
78.
09/1998
197















✫1
UK
written by Shaznay Lewis & K-Gee (as Karl Gordon)
79.
10/1998
197















✫1
UK
80.
09/1998
197















✫1
UK
81.
11/1998
195

4
US
✫1
AC










36
UK
B side to Adia
[Arista 13621]
written by Sarah McLachlan
82.
03/1998
193

13
US












5
UK
[rm]
written by Denniz Pop & Max Martin
83.
10/1998
191







3
dance






2
UK
written by George Michael
84.
07/1998
191

10
US
22
AC


10
dance






8
UK
85.
07/1998
190

24
US
29
AC










3
UK
[R]
[Columbia 78576]
written by Darren Hayes & Daniel Jones
86.
10/1998
189

17
US










12
alt.
5
UK
[album cut]
written by Alanis Morissette & Glen Ballard
87.
02/1998
184

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
88.
12/1998
182

32
US






12
R&B




3
UK
[Death Row LP Cut]
written by Deon Evans, Bruce Hornsby & 2Pac (as Tupac Shakur)
89.
08/1998
181







11
dance






2
UK
90.
12/1998
178

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
91.
10/1998
177

3
US












36
UK
[Motown 860830]
written by Anders Bagge (as Anders "Bag" Bagge), Arnthor Birgisson, Bloodshy (as Christian Karlsson) & Patrick Tucker
92.
06/1998
177







23
dance






2
UK
93.
06/1998
176

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)
94.
09/1998
173







38
dance






2
UK
95.
10/1998
172

63
US








31
rock
9
alt.
3
UK
[album cut]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
96.
11/1998
171

7
US






2
R&B




24
UK
97.
09/1998
171















2
UK
98.
10/1998
170















2
UK
99.
10/1998
170















2
UK
charted as More Than a Woman / Nothing Stops the Rain in UK charts
written by Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb & Robin Gibb
100.
12/1998
170















2
UK

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