The 1998 Pop Soundtrack
Madonna Screen capture, 1998

The 1998 Pop Soundtrack

Song of the Year

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soundtrack   |   #1 (15 Weeks)   |  February 22, 1998

Madonna – Frozen

Crossover 108 BPM song with an initial key of Fm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

Remix of the Year

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 3, 1998

Mariah Carey – My All (David Morales Remix)

This dance pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

Song of the Year Nominees

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  October 18, 1998

New Radicals – You Get What You Give

High-energy 114 BPM song with an initial key of D, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  May 31, 1998

Tori Amos – Spark

High-energy 139 BPM song with an initial key of Em, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 26, 1998

Massive Attack – Teardrop

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   #1 (6 Weeks)   |  January 4, 1998

Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On

This adult contemporary pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for six weeks

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soundtrack   |   #1 (4 Weeks)   |  November 1, 1998

Alanis Morissette – Thank U

This adult contemporary pop rock song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for four weeks

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 8, 1998

Beck – Bottle Of Blues

Crossover 125 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 8, 1998

Beck – Tropicalia

High-energy 82 BPM song with an initial key of Bm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 1, 1998

Bjork – Unravel

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soundtrack   |   #1 (6 Weeks)   |  January 4, 1998

Celine Dion – My Heart Will Go On

This adult contemporary pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for six weeks

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  February 15, 1998

Celine Dion – To Love You More

This adult contemporary pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for one week

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 6, 1998

Hole – Celebrity Skin

This rock song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   #1 (3 Weeks)   |  November 29, 1998

Jewel – Hands

Crossover 127 BPM song with an initial key of Fm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (15 Weeks)   |  February 22, 1998

Madonna – Frozen

Crossover 108 BPM song with an initial key of Fm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (3 Weeks)   |  August 2, 1998

Madonna – Sky Fits Heaven

This dance pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for three weeks

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soundtrack   |   #1 (5 Weeks)   |  September 13, 1998

Madonna – The Power of Good-Bye

This adult contemporary pop song was the most-played in my life soundtrack for five weeks

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 3, 1998

Mariah Carey – My All (David Morales Remix)

This dance pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 26, 1998

Massive Attack – Teardrop

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   #1 (1 Week)   |  October 18, 1998

New Radicals – You Get What You Give

High-energy 114 BPM song with an initial key of D, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 1, 1998

Propellerheads – History Repeating (feat. Shirley Bassey)

High-energy 144 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   #1 (2 Weeks)   |  May 31, 1998

Tori Amos – Spark

High-energy 139 BPM song with an initial key of Em, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 8, 1998

Wild Strawberries – 32

Low-energy 90 BPM song with an initial key of G, playlisted on Popjournalism

The Number Ones of 1998 (19)

WeekDateArtist(s) – Title
1Jan. 7
2Jan. 14
3Jan. 21
4Jan. 28
5Feb. 4
6Feb. 11
7Feb. 18
8Feb. 25
9Mar. 4
10Mar. 11
11Mar. 18
12Mar. 25
13Apr. 1
14Apr. 8
15Apr. 15
16Apr. 22
17Apr. 29
18May 6
19May 13
20May 20
21May 27
22Jun. 3
23Jun. 10
24Jun. 17
25Jun. 24
26Jul. 1
27Jul. 8
28Jul. 15
29Jul. 22
30Jul. 29
31Aug. 5
32Aug. 12
33Aug. 19
34Aug. 26
35Sep. 2
36Sep. 9
37Sep. 16
38Sep. 23
39Sep. 30
40Oct. 7
41Oct. 14
42Oct. 21
43Oct. 28
44Nov. 4
45Nov. 11
46Nov. 18
47Nov. 25
48Dec. 2
49Dec. 9
50Dec. 16
51Dec. 23
52Dec. 30

The Top 10s of 1998 (81)

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 1, 1998

Alanis Morissette – Uninvited

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 22, 1998

Aqua – Turn Back Time

High-energy 104 BPM song with an initial key of Cm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 8, 1998

Beck – Bottle Of Blues

Crossover 125 BPM song with an initial key of C, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 8, 1998

Beck – Tropicalia

High-energy 82 BPM song with an initial key of Bm, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 11, 1998

Big Wreck – Under The Lighthouse

This adult contemporary pop rock song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 1, 1998

Bjork – Unravel

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 25, 1998

Chumbawamba – Amnesia

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 25, 1998

Deborah Cox – Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here (Hex Hector Remix)

This dance pop R&B song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 1, 1998

Fiona Apple – Across The Universe

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 11, 1998

Fiona Apple – Never Is A Promise

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 22, 1998

Fiona Apple – The First Taste

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 19, 1998

Garbage – I Think I’m Paranoid

This pop rock song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |   Playlisted   |  August 30, 1998

Garbage – Medication (Acoustic Version)

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 26, 1998

Garbage – Push It

This pop rock song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 30, 1998

Garbage – Special

This pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 6, 1998

Hole – Celebrity Skin

This rock song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 22, 1998

Hole – Malibu

This pop rock song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 4, 1998

Janet Jackson – Empty

High-energy 146 BPM song with an initial key of Db, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 8, 1998

Janet Jackson – Tonight’s The Night

This pop R&B song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 15, 1998

Janet Jackson – Velvet Rope (feat. Vanessa-Mae)

This pop R&B song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 18, 1998

Jann Arden – I Know You

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 4, 1998

Jann Arden – Leave Me Now

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 1, 1998

Jann Arden – Ode To A Friend

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 11, 1998

Jann Arden – Wishing That

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 22, 1998

Joni Mitchell – Harlem In Havana

This pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 8, 1998

Joni Mitchell – Stay In Touch

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 2, 1998

La Bouche – SOS

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 23, 1998

La Bouche – Whenever You Want

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 11, 1998

La Bouche – You Won’t Forget Me

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 4, 1998

Lauryn Hill – Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You

This pop R&B song is part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 12, 1998

Lauryn Hill – Lost Ones

This pop R&B song is part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 25, 1998

Lisa Stansfield – The Line

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 6, 1998

Lisa Stansfield – The Line (Loop Da Loop Gangster House Mix)

This dance song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 26, 1998

Lucinda Williams – Can’t Let Go

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 9, 1998

Lucinda Williams – Right In Time

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 3, 1998

Mariah Carey – My All (David Morales Remix)

This dance pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 15, 1998

Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston – When You Believe

This adult contemporary pop R&B song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 19, 1998

Massive Attack – Angel

This avant-garde dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 24, 1998

Massive Attack – Man Next Door

This adult contemporary dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 12, 1998

Massive Attack – Risingson

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 26, 1998

Massive Attack – Teardrop

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 8, 1998

Natalie Imbruglia – Big Mistake

This pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 31, 1998

Natalie Imbruglia – Wishing I Was There

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 15, 1998

New Radicals – Flowers

High-energy 116 BPM song with an initial key of Eb, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 13, 1998

New Radicals – In Need Of A Miracle

High-energy 88 BPM song with an initial key of E, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 25, 1998

Portishead – Mourning Air

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 8, 1998

Portishead – Over (Roseland NYC Live)

This dance pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 1, 1998

Propellerheads – History Repeating (feat. Shirley Bassey)

High-energy 144 BPM song with an initial key of Bbm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 8, 1998

Radiohead – Let Down

This pop rock song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 24, 1998

Robyn – Do You Really Want Me (Show Respect)

This pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 13, 1998

Sarah McLachlan – Angel

This adult contemporary pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  January 25, 1998

Shania Twain – You’re Still The One

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 6, 1998

Sheryl Crow – My Favorite Mistake

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 16, 1998

Sixpence None The Richer – Kiss Me

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 15, 1998

Spice Girls – Move Over

This pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 22, 1998

Spice Girls – Viva Forever

This adult contemporary pop song hit the top 10 of the Pop Soundtrack chart

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 7, 1998

The Smashing Pumpkins – Ava Adore

High-energy 80 BPM song with an initial key of Fm, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 21, 1998

Tori Amos – Black-Dove (January)

This avant-garde pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 13, 1998

Tori Amos – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Low-energy 69 BPM song with an initial key of A, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  July 20, 1998

Tori Amos – i i e e e

This avant-garde pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  September 6, 1998

Tori Amos – Liquid Diamonds

This avant-garde pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 18, 1998

Tori Amos – Never Seen Blue

This adult contemporary avant-garde pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 4, 1998

Tori Amos – Northern Lad

This avant-garde pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 6, 1998

Tori Amos – Pandora’s Aquarium

This avant-garde pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 14, 1998

Tori Amos – Playboy Mommy

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  October 25, 1998

U2 – Sweetest Thing

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  June 7, 1998

Vengaboys – We Like To Party!

High-energy 136 BPM song with an initial key of Ab, playlisted on Popjournalism & popular in Canada, US, UK

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  March 8, 1998

Wild Strawberries – 32

Low-energy 90 BPM song with an initial key of G, playlisted on Popjournalism

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 22, 1998

Wild Strawberries – Blunt

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  April 12, 1998

Wild Strawberries – Gotta Go

This pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  August 12, 1998

Wild Strawberries – Mirror Mirror

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  May 3, 1998

Wild Strawberries – Not Going to Cry

This adult contemporary pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  November 15, 1998

Wild Strawberries – Pretty Lip

This pop rock song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  February 28, 1998

Will Smith – Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It

This hip-hop & rap pop song is a notable part of the soundtrack of my life

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soundtrack   |   Top 10   |  December 1, 1998

Will Smith – Miami