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list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1999.

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

  • March 1Sony Music Distribution raises wholesale prices on audio compact discs by 8 US cents.
  • March 2 - Cher's song "Believe" reaches number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making Cher the oldest female artist (at the age of 52) to perform this feat. Cher also set the record for the longest hit-making career span, with 33 years between the release of her first and last Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (1965 and 1999).
  • March 2 - The House of Blues in Paradise, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Resort. Bob Dylan performs a concert at the club and is joined by U2's lead singer Bono for an encore of "Knockin' on Heaven's Door".
  • March 3 - British soul singer Dusty Springfield dies of breast cancer at the age of 59.
  • March 5Trauma Records files a $40 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against the members of Bush for failing to deliver a new album.
  • March 6 – A 67 year old George Jones is seriously injured in a car accident while on his way home. Jones' Lexus crashed into a bridge at about 1:30 p.m. It is later revealed that alcohol was a factor in the accident.
  • March 10Hikaru Utada releases her debut album First Love, selling 2,026,870 in its debut week. Two months later, First Love became the Japan's best-selling album of all time.
  • March 15Marilyn Manson is injured when he slips and falls during a concert at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. Manson's performance is cut short.
  • March 16 - The Recording Industry Association of America introduces a new certification level, Diamond, for albums or singles selling ten million units.
  • March 21 – Irish girl band B*Witched score their fourth consecutive #1 with Blame It On The Weatherman on the UK singles chart. They become the first band to have all their first four singles enter at the top simultaneously and set a new record. It is broken a year later by Irish boy band Westlife.
  • March 27 – The Bee Gees end their One Night Only tour in Sydney, Australia.

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 1
    • "The Paintings of Paul McCartney" exhibit opens at the Lyz Art Forum in Siegen, Germany. The exhibit features around 70 paintings created by the former Beatle.
    • Musical group Atari Teenage Riot starts a riot in Berlin with their anti-consumer and anti-government lyrics. The riot was stopped with concert goers pleading for peace from the Swat crew ruthlessly beating down pedestrians. This band is under the label Digital Hardcore Recordings.
  • May 18 – The American music group, the Backstreet Boys release their multi-platinum 3rd studio album Millennium, that spawned four Top 40 Billboard singles, and would go on to be the best-selling album of 1999. The album up to today has sold over 40 million copies and is in the 100 best-selling albums of all time.

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November[edit]

December[edit]

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Albums released[edit]

January – March[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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1 A Song for ×× Ayumi Hamasaki Debut album
5 In Your Area Hawkwind -
7 Black the Sun Alex Lloyd -
9 The Fortune Interscope -
11 Hawkwind 1997 Hawkwind Live
Unification Iron Savior -
12 ...Baby One More Time Britney Spears Debut album
By Your Side The Black Crowes -
14:59 Sugar Ray -
It's a Beautiful Thing Keith Murray -
Knock Knock Smog -
The Power Vanessa Amorosi -
19 I See a Darkness Bonnie 'Prince' Billy -
Inside Out Anthrax EP
Live at Luther College Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds Live
Made Man Silkk the Shocker -
The '90s Suck and So Do You Angry Samoans -
Up Up Up Up Up Up Ani DiFranco -
25 Are You Shpongled? Shpongle -
1999 Cassius -
26 Apocalypse Dudes Turbonegro -
Chyna Doll Foxy Brown -
Colin James and the Little Big Band II Colin James -
Dreaming Neon Black Nevermore -
How to Measure a Planet? The Gathering -
Moontower Dan Swanö -
27 Clarity Jimmy Eat World -
Theater of Salvation Edguy -
29 Science Fiction blackmail -
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1 Dialogue Four Tet -
No Exit Blondie -
2 Extremely Cool Chuck E. Weiss -
Keep It Like a Secret Built to Spill -
Rushmore: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
X-Ray Sierra Tom Cochrane -
9 Dosage Collective Soul -
Good Morning Spider Sparklehorse US
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Original Cast Album Cast of Hedwig and the Angry Inch Original cast recording
Rare & Fatty Bad Manners Compilation
Sam Prekop Sam Prekop -
15 Anima Animus The Creatures -
16 Da Next Level Mr. Serv-On -
Greatest Hits New Kids on the Block Compilation
17 Apple Venus Volume 1 XTC -
Eien Zard -
19 Eatin' Dust Fu Manchu -
22 The Dirtchamber Sessions Volume One The Prodigy Compilation
Rusted Angel Darkane
23 ALL ALL EP
Blue Plate Specials Live The Specials Live
Can You Still Feel? Jason Falkner -
FanMail TLC -
February Son Oleander -
The Hot Rock Sleater-Kinney -
Live at the Fillmore East Jimi Hendrix Live
The Mountain Steve Earle and the Del McCoury Band -
A Place in the Sun Lit -
A Prince Among Thieves Prince Paul -
The Sebadoh Sebadoh -
The Slim Shady LP Eminem -
"Old School Vs. New School" Various Artists -
Suicaine Gratifaction Paul Westerberg -
Things Fall Apart The Roots -
What I Deserve Kelly Willis -
24 Dance Classics of Chaka Khan Chaka Khan Compilation
25 Eureka Jim O'Rourke -
27 Volume 1 CKY -
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1 Live and Enhanced Tonic Live
2 Spiritual Black Dimensions Dimmu Borgir -
Universal Madness Madness Live
8 Live at the Hardback Hot Water Music Live
Neon Ballroom Silverchair -
Peasants, Pigs & Astronauts Kula Shaker -
Performance and Cocktails Stereophonics -
Slow Riot for New Zerø Kanada Godspeed You! Black Emperor EP
9 Back on Top Van Morrison -
Central Reservation Beth Orton -
Everything Louder Than Everyone Else Motörhead Live
Fuse Joe Henry -
The Gang's All Here Dropkick Murphys -
Gedida Natacha Atlas -
Have a Nice Day Roxette -
If I Could Turn Back Time: Cher's Greatest Hits Cher Compilation
The Movement Harlem World -
Pistolero Frank Black and the Catholics -
Ravenous (OST) Damon Albarn and Michael Nyman Soundtrack
Summerteeth Wilco -
10 First Love Hikaru Utada -
15 Axxess & Ace Songs: Ohia -
13 Blur -
16 Burning London: The Clash Tribute Various Artists Tribute
The Ideal Crash dEUS -
100% Ginuwine Ginuwine -
Libido Buck-O-Nine -
Mindfields Toto -
Shades 1968-1998 Deep Purple Box Set
Stay the Same Joe McIntyre Solo debut
Who Else! Jeff Beck -
22 Social Dancing Bis -
Windowlicker Aphex Twin EP
23 @#!* Pulley -
Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume One The Olivia Tremor Control -
"The N.W.A Legacy, Vol. 1: 1988–1998" N.W.A. -
Caledonia Shana Morrison Solo Debut
Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida Elton John -
Finally BLACKstreet -
Foolish soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
Give Yourself a Hand Crash Test Dummies -
Hempstead High A+ -
Instrument Soundtrack Fugazi Soundtrack
Labour of Love III UB40 Covers
Live Usher Live
New Way to Be Human Switchfoot -
The Original Bad Company Anthology Bad Company Compilation +4 new songs
Red Voodoo Sammy Hagar -
Savage Land Mob Rules -
Strange Behaviour Duran Duran Remix Compilation
Super Hits Brooks & Dunn Compilation
Tonight Silk -
Traveling Miles Cassandra Wilson -
Wisconsin Death Trip Static-X -
29 Come on Die Young Mogwai UK
Now That's What I Call Music! 42 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
Power Plant Gamma Ray -
30 Go: Music from the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack
The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack
No Gods, No Managers Choking Victim -
The PJs: Music from & Inspired by the Hit Television Series Various Artists TV Soundtrack

April – June[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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4 T.O.P. Shinhwa -
Voices of Transgression – A 90s Retrospective Kreator Compilation
5 The Middle of Nowhere Orbital -
6 Buckcherry Buckcherry -
15 Minutes Nik Kershaw -
Heated Big Sugar US
I Am... Nas -
Jordan Knight Jordan Knight Solo debut
Stupid Dream Porcupine Tree -
Throttle Junkies Soil -
Thug Mentality 1999 Krayzie Bone -
Tight Mindless Self Indulgence -
Utopia Parkway Fountains of Wayne -
We Kill Everything GWAR -
7 Innamoramento Mylène Farmer -
9 Fat Music Volume 4: Life in the Fat Lane Various Artists Compilation
10 I Am Shelby Lynne Shelby Lynne -
12 Carboot Soul Nightmares on Wax -
Fun in the Dark Groovie Ghoulies -
Rides Reef -
13 Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits The Ataris -
Dysfunction Staind -
18 Tracks Bruce Springsteen -
Eye II Eye Scorpions -
I've Got a Right to Cry Mandy Barnett -
Karma Rick Springfield -
Tal Bachman Tal Bachman -
16 What Are You Going to Do with Your Life? Echo & the Bunnymen -
19 Bury the Hatchet The Cranberries -
20 Adios KMFDM -
Chopper City in the Ghetto B.G. -
The Earth Pressed Flat 10,000 Maniacs -
Endorama Kreator -
4 Nights at the Palais Royale Sloan Live
Greatest Hits 1984-1987 Reggie and the Full Effect Compilation
Holy Roller The Reverend Horton Heat Compilation
The Life and Crimes of Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Box Set
Monsters and Robots Buckethead -
Mule Variations Tom Waits -
Six Mansun US
Snuffbox Immanence Ghost -
Street Faërie Cree Summer -
Tight Mindless Self Indulgence -
Tune In, Turn On, Free Tibet Ghost -
23 Miami Babasónicos -
26 Fantômas Fantômas -
Hatebreeder Children of Bodom -
27 Black Sails EP AFI EP
Implode Front Line Assembly -
"Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000" Various Artists -
Murda Muzik Mobb Deep -
Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's Fury Naughty by Nature -
Playing My Game Lene Marlin -
Soundbombing II Various Artists Compilation
Take Your Shoes Off Robert Cray -
The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner Ben Folds Five -
28 Host Paradise Lost -
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1 Hybrid Theory Linkin Park -
3 Head Music Suede -
4 The Ego Has Landed Robbie Williams Compilation
First Come, First Served Kool Keith As Dr. Dooom
Hopeless Romantic The Bouncing Souls -
A Place in the Sun Tim McGraw -
Point No. 1 Chevelle -
The Matrix: Original Motion Picture Score Don Davis Soundtrack
Sonic Brew Black Label Society -
Times of Grace Neurosis -
Undeniable Raven-Symoné -
The Warriors EP P.O.D. -
10 Remedy Basement Jaxx UK
11 I'd Rather Eat Glass Bijou Phillips
No Limit Top Dogg Snoop Dogg -
Ricky Martin Ricky Martin
60 Second Wipe Out Atari Teenage Riot -
14 Intimités Miss Kittin & The Hacker EP
17 Grande Rock The Hellacopters -
The Maggot The Melvins -
The Only Reason I Feel Secure Pedro the Lion EP
18 Bigger than the Devil Stormtroopers of Death -
Black Sails in the Sunset AFI -
Freedumb Suicidal Tendencies -
Helldorado W.A.S.P. -
The Hush Texas -
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die Death By Stereo -
Millennium Backstreet Boys -
Seven Wolfstone -
Thug Ride White Dawg -
Whereabouts Ron Sexsmith -
21 Colony In Flames -
Stairway to Fairyland Freedom Call -
24 Skydancer Dark Tranquillity Reissue
Beach House on the Moon Jimmy Buffett -
Saltwater Chicane -
25 The Amazing Jeckel Brothers Insane Clown Posse -
The Art of Storytelling Slick Rick -
Innamoramento Mylène Farmer -
A New Kind of Army Anti-Flag -
This Moment Is Mine Chanté Moore -
You Can't Stop the Bum Rush Len -
30 Leitmotif dredg -
31 Mike + The Mechanics Mike + The Mechanics -
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1 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me - Music from the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack
Barefoot on the Beach Michael Franks -
Blaque Blaque -
Enema of the State Blink-182 1st album to feature Travis Barker on drums
Gorgeous Guttermouth -
Here Comes the Bride Spin Doctors -
No Angel Dido -
On the 6 Jennifer Lopez Debut
Play Moby -
Short Music for Short People Various Artists Compilation
Shrinking Violet L.A. Guns -
Straight Ahead Pennywise -
1011 Woodland The Fixx -
Venni Vetti Vecci Ja Rule -
3 The Siket Disc Phish Internet
6 Cowboy Bebop Remixes: Music for Freelance Various Artists Compilation
7 Crowning of Atlantis Therion -
Leisure Noise Gay Dad -
8 Astro Lounge Smash Mouth -
Buena Vista Social Club Presents Ibrahim Ferrer Ibrahim Ferrer -
Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers Return of John Frusciante on guitar
Dark Side of the Spoon Ministry -
The Gathering Testament -
Get Skintight The Donnas -
Her Wallpaper Reverie The Apples in Stereo -
In a Reverie Lacuna Coil -
New World Disorder Biohazard -
Stereo * Type A Cibo Matto -
Synkronized Jamiroquai -
Terror Twilight Pavement -
Triptych The Tea Party -
When I Look in Your Eyes Diana Krall -
12 Ágætis byrjun Sigur Rós -
14 Guerrilla Super Furry Animals -
15 Double Up Mase -
Erase the Slate Dokken -
Everything You Want Vertical Horizon -
Heavy Heavy D -
Liquid Tension Experiment 2 Liquid Tension Experiment -
Messenger Edwin McCain -
Mirrorball Sarah McLachlan Live
No Boundaries: A Benefit for the Kosovar Refugees Various Artists -
[R]evolution Sister Machine Gun -
Schizophonic Geri Halliwell Solo Debut
702 702 -
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut – Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack
Supernatural Santana -
This or That Sway & King Tech -
The White Stripes The White Stripes Debut
20 Euphoria Def Leppard -
21 The Beta Band The Beta Band UK
Beware the Heavens Sinergy -
Judgement Anathema -
22 A2G Blackalicious EP
Da Real World Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott -
Hypocrisy Hypocrisy -
It's Real K-Ci & JoJo -
Paintin' the Town Brown: Ween Live 1990-1998 Ween Live
Punk-O-Rama Vol. 4 Various Artists Compilation
The RZA Hits RZA Compilation
The Soft Bulletin The Flaming Lips -
Significant Other Limp Bizkit -
Surrender Chemical Brothers -
Tuesday's Child Amanda Marshall -
29 Brave New World Styx -
Classics in the Key of G Kenny G Covers album
Electric Honey Luscious Jackson -
Freaks of Nature Drain STH -
No Mercy No Remorse RBX -
Nothing Safe: Best of the Box Alice in Chains Compilation
One Guitar, No Vocals Leo Kottke -
Running With Scissors "Weird Al" Yankovic -
Slipknot Slipknot Debut
Soundpieces: Da Antidote Lootpack -
Supersonic and Demonic Relics Mötley Crüe Rarities Compilation

July – September[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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4 Act of Depression Underøath -
5 How I Learned to Love the Bootboys The Auteurs -
On How Life Is Macy Gray UK
6 Can't Get There from Here Great White -
Fenix*TX Fenix*TX -
The Golden Band The American Analog Set -
Live at Woodstock Jimi Hendrix Live
Ratt Ratt -
The Very Best of Dokken Dokken Compilation
7 Fun 9 Takako Minekawa
12 Before The Calm Witness UK; Debut album
13 Beware the Heavens Sinergy -
Blue Green Orange I Mother Earth -
California Mr. Bungle -
Can't Stay Away Too $hort -
Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr Gang Starr Compilation
Night and Day Willie Nelson -
The Wonderful World of Cease A Leo Lil' Cease -
18 Long Tall Weekend They Might Be Giants Internet
Trepanation American Head Charge -
19 Now That's What I Call Music! 43 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
20 Burning Bridges Arch Enemy -
Jewels for Sophia Robyn Hitchcock -
Life of the Party The Planet Smashers -
There's a Poison Goin' On Public Enemy -
This Time Los Lobos -
Timbre Sophie B. Hawkins -
Tonight the Stars Revolt! Powerman 5000 -
23 Watoosh! Pezz Later changed name to Billy Talent
27 Alive in Athens Iced Earth Live
At the Show MxPx Live
The Blues Eric Clapton Compilation
A Cheap and Evil Girl Bree Sharp Debut
Guerrilla Warfare Hot Boys -
Ignorance is Bliss Face to Face -
Jaws of Death Primal Fear -
Now That's What I Call Music! 2 (US series) Various Artists Compilation
Staying Power Barry White -
'Til the Medicine Takes Widespread Panic -
Vaya At the Drive-In EP
The Verve Pipe The Verve Pipe -
The Writing's On The Wall Destiny's Child US
29 Beneath the Surface GZA -
The Melancholy Collection Millencolin Sweden; Compilation
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3 Awesome Mix Tape vol. 6 The Pietasters -
The Coming of Age Memphis Bleek -
Detroit Rock City: Music from the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack
Do the Collapse Guided by Voices -
Fly the Flag Down by Law -
Forget About It Alison Krauss -
Here I Stand Oysterband -
Philadelphonic G. Love & Special Sauce -
The Process of Self-Development Candiria -
9 Westlife Westlife
10 Black Elvis/Lost in Space Kool Keith -
"The Most Beautifullest Hits" Keith Murray -
"Violator: The Album" Various Artists -
The Burning Red Machine Head -
Come Pick Me Up Superchunk -
Liberate Te Ex Inferis Zao -
The Most Beautifullest Hits Keith Murray Compilation
No Division Hot Water Music -
Edge of Forever Lynyrd Skynyrd -
13 Echo Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers -
16 Juxtapose Tricky -
17 Before You Were Punk 2 Various Artists Compilation
Incognegro Ludacris -
Mary Mary J. Blige -
Rough Harvest John Mellencamp -
Teenage Snuff Film Rowland S. Howard -
The 10 Year Limited Edition Anniversary Box Set Blur Box set
23 The Bootlicker The Melvins -
J-Tull Dot Com Jethro Tull -
Soulburner Gardenian -
24 The Austin Sessions Kris Kristofferson -
Bitter Meshell Ndegeocello -
Bring Your Own Stereo Jimmie's Chicken Shack -
Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera Debut
Forever Puff Daddy -
The Fundamental Elements of Southtown P.O.D. -
Home Sevendust -
LFO LFO -
A Little Bit of Mambo Lou Bega -
Mock Tudor Richard Thompson -
Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down) Feist -
The Muse Elton John Soundtrack
Oh! The Grandeur Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire -
Slap-Happy L7 -
Title of Record Filter -
The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale Prince Compilation
30 The Abba Generation A*Teens Sweden
A Secret History... The Best of the Divine Comedy The Divine Comedy Compilation
Yesterday Went Too Soon Feeder -
31 Days of the New Days of the New 2nd album
Fly Dixie Chicks -
Greatest Hits SWV Compilation
Live aus Berlin Rammstein Live
Risk Megadeth -
Tonight's Decision Katatonia
Vitamin C Vitamin C -
Sound Asleep EP Evanescence -
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2 The Avenger Amon Amarth -
3 Au Cœur Du Stade Celine Dion Live
6 Only Yazoo Yazoo Compilation
7 August Everywhere Blinker the Star -
Chamber Music Coal Chamber -
Ecliptica Sonata Arctica Debut
Nasty Little Thoughts Stroke 9 -
One Part Lullaby The Folk Implosion -
Riot, Riot, Upstart Agnostic Front -
Risin' Outlaw Hank Williams III Solo Debut
Seven Year Itch: 1982-1989 Platinum Blonde Compilation
69 Love Songs The Magnetic Fields Box Set
Somewhere Between Heaven and Earth Cindy Bullens -
The Ultra Zone Steve Vai -
Zygote John Popper -
8 Beyond the Veil Tristania -
9 Gettin' High on Your Own Supply Apollo 440 UK
12 Between the Bridges Sloan -
13 The Contino Sessions Death in Vegas -
Liquid Skin Gomez -
One From The Modern Ocean Colour Scene -
Sang pour sang Johnny Hallyday -
Yellow Submarine Songtrack The Beatles Soundtrack
14 Afterglow Dot Allison Solo Debut
Amarte Es Un Placer Luis Miguel -
Avenue B Iggy Pop -
Beautiful Midnight Matthew Good Band -
Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in Timbuktu Bruce Cockburn -
Felons & Revolutionaries Dope -
Marc Anthony Marc Anthony English-language debut
Nigga Please Ol' Dirty Bastard -
Q2K Queensrÿche -
Ruff Ryders' First Lady Eve -
A Single History: 1991–1997 Unwound Compilation
20 Blazing the Crop Rae & Christian Compilation
The Ladder Yes UK
Metalhead Saxon UK
21 A Love Like Ours Barbra Streisand -
Back at One Brian McKnight -
Burn to Shine Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals -
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night Stereolab -
Euphoria Morning Chris Cornell -
The Fragile Nine Inch Nails -
Going for Gold Shed Seven Compilation
The Greatest Hits – Volume 1 The Beach Boys Compilation
The Greatest Hits – Volume 2 The Beach Boys Compilation
Happiness...Is Not a Fish That You Can Catch Our Lady Peace Canada
I'll Take Care Of You Mark Lanegan -
Live at the Wiltern CPR Live
Stan and Judy's Kid Adam Sandler -
The Sweetest Punch Elvis Costello and Bill Frisell -
Tightrope Brooks & Dunn -
To Venus and Back Tori Amos Double Album: 1 Studio, 1 Live
World Coming Down Type O Negative -
22 Beaucoup Fish Underworld -
Inside Wants Out John Mayer EP
King of the Nordic Twilight Luca Turilli -
Melvin Flynt - Da Hustler Noreaga -
Time Third Day -
Underground Vol. 2: Club Memphis Three 6 Mafia -
27 A Different Beat Gary Moore -
28 Amen Paula Cole -
Balance Swollen Members -
Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool Tony Bennett -
Black Diamond Angie Stone US
Blackout! Method Man & Redman -
Brand New Day Sting -
Calculating Infinity The Dillinger Escape Plan -
Come On Now Social Indigo Girls -
Deconstruction Meredith Brooks -
Garth Brooks in ... The Life of Chris Gaines Garth Brooks as Chris Gaines
Ghost Town Live The Specials Live
Human Clay Creed -
LB IV Life Lost Boyz -
Lost and Gone Forever Guster -
The Luxury of Time David Mead Debut
Right Back Long Beach Dub Allstars Debut
Something To Write Home About The Get Up Kids -
Temperamental Everything but the Girl -
The Time Machine Alan Parsons -
XXX ZZ Top -
29 Supergrass Supergrass -

October – December[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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1 No Time for Love Eighteen Visions EP
Now That's What I Call Music! 43 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
4 From Here to Eternity: Live The Clash Live
The Grass Is Blue Dolly Parton -
Hooray for Boobies The Bloodhound Gang Europe
'hours...' David Bowie -
Run Devil Run Paul McCartney -
S Club S Club 7 -
Showbiz Muse -
5 All Hallow's EP AFI EP
Breakdown Melissa Etheridge
Christmas the Cowboy Way Riders in the Sky Christmas
Colour Moving and Still Chantal Kreviazuk -
The Distance to Here Live -
Golden Arms Redemption U-God -
More Betterness! No Use for a Name -
Synchronistic Wanderings Pat Benatar Compilation
11 Nightlife Pet Shop Boys -
12 Against Da Grain YoungBloodZ -
American Girl Juice Newton -
BBC Sessions Cocteau Twins -
Black On Both Sides Mos Def -
Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric Clapton Eric Clapton Compilation
Immortalized Spice 1 -
In Reverse Matthew Sweet -
I Want It All Warren G -
Live On Kenny Wayne Shepherd -
The Marshall Suite The Fall -
Otherworld Lunasa -
The Private Years Yanni Compilation
Soundsystem 311 -
Total Abandon: Live in Australia Deep Purple Live
Where I Wanna Be Donell Jones -
13 Millionaires James -
18 Awake and Breathe B*Witched UK
Flying Without Wings Westlife UK
I Wanna Be Santa Claus Ringo Starr Christmas
Rise Gabrielle UK
Solo Journey Bradley Joseph -
Still Life Opeth -
Suicide Pact - You First Therapy? UK
19 Bloodthirst Cannibal Corpse -
A Christmas to Remember Amy Grant Christmas
Give 'Em the Boot II Various Artists Compilation
God Save the Smithereens The Smithereens -
Honey to the B Billie -
Internal Affairs Pharoahe Monch -
Keith Urban Keith Urban -
Los grandes éxitos en español Cypress Hill Compilation with Spanish lyrics
Modified Save Ferris -
Nothing Gold Can Stay A New Found Glory -
Peace Eurythmics -
Rock Art and the X-Ray Style Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros -
Smoke This Lynch Mob -
So... How's Your Girl? Handsome Boy Modeling School -
Symphony No. 1 Joe Jackson -
This Beautiful Life Big Bad Voodoo Daddy -
This Christmas 98° Christmas
Washed Up! Catch 22 EP
25 As Time Goes By Bryan Ferry -
Leaders Not Followers Napalm Death EP
Live from a Shark Cage Papa M -
Steptacular Steps -
Sunday 8PM / Saturday 3AM Faithless -
Turn It on Again: The Hits Genesis Compilation
Xeneizes Quarashi -
26 Aktapuss Akinyele -
All Systems Go 2 Rocket from the Crypt -
Forever: Rich Thugs, Book One Above the Law -
American Made Music to Strip By Rob Zombie Remix
The Aquabats! vs. the Floating Eye of Death! The Aquabats! -
The Days of Our Nights Luna -
Emergency & I The Dismemberment Plan -
A Guided Tour of Chicago The Lawrence Arms -
Hidden Stash Kottonmouth Kings -
Introducing IMx IMx -
LeAnn Rimes LeAnn Rimes -
Looking Forward Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young -
The Lost Files Digital Underground Compilation
Make Yourself Incubus -
Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory Dream Theater -
No. 4 Stone Temple Pilots -
Only God Can Judge Me Master P -
RéCréation Florent Pagny Double covers album
The Science of Things Bush -
State Songs John Linnell -
Tiger Army Tiger Army -
Under the Influence Alan Jackson -
27 Vision Creation Newsun Boredoms -
28 Tokyo Warhearts Children of Bodom Live
Twenty Four Seven Tina Turner -
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1 Blank-Wave Arcade The Faint -
Ether~Electrified Porch Music Carbon Leaf -
Fire and Skill: The Songs of the Jam Various Artists Tribute
Love This City The Whitlams -
Of Someday Shambles Jebediah -
Paul McCartney's Working Classical Paul McCartney -
Westlife Westlife -
Wonderful Madness -
2 The Battle of Los Angeles Rage Against the Machine -
Bleach Bleach -
Tha Block Is Hot Lil Wayne -
Dirty Harriet Rah Digga -
End of Days Original Movie Soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
It All Comes Down to This Bane -
Joy: A Holiday Collection Jewel Christmas
Love and the Russian Winter Simply Red
Making the Road Hi-Standard -
Northern Star Melanie C -
Rainbow Mariah Carey -
The Roots Come Alive The Roots Live
Scream for Me Brazil Bruce Dickinson Live
Shapeshifter Marcy Playground -
6:66 Satan's Child Danzig -
This Desert Life Counting Crows -
There Is Nothing Left To Lose Foo Fighters -
Through Being Cool Saves The Day -
8 Abbamania Various Artists Tribute
Choose Your Masques: Collectors Series Volume 2 Hawkwind Live
Glastonbury 90 Hawkwind Live
Greatest Hits III Queen Compilation
Invincible Five UK
Magic Hour Cast -
9 Affirmation Savage Garden -
Temple of Hiphop Kulture: Criminal-Justice from Darkness to Light Various Artists -
Alanis Unplugged Alanis Morissette Live
Breathe Faith Hill -
Darrin's Coconut Ass: Live from Omaha Goldfinger Live
The Exchange Against All Authority/The Criminals Split EP
The Gift of Game Crazy Town -
Greatest Hits Sublime Compilation
It Just Gets Worse Anal Cunt -
Live at Sturgis 38 Special Live
marillion.com Marillion -
Metal Jukebox Helloween Covers
Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic Prince -
Sugar Tonic -
When the Pawn... Fiona Apple -
10 Loveppears Ayumi Hamasaki -
12 The Corrs Unplugged The Corrs Live
The Last Tour on Earth Marilyn Manson Live
13 Spit Kittie Debut
15 Charlotte Church Charlotte Church UK
The Road to Hell: Part 2 Chris Rea -
16 All the Way... A Decade of Song Celine Dion Compilation
The Chosen Ones Stratovarius Compilation
Coping with the Urban Coyote Unida -
Cut Carefully and Play Loud Rocket from the Crypt EP
Faith: A Holiday Album Kenny G Holiday
Greatest Hits of the 20th Century Béla Fleck and the Flecktones Compilation
The House of Atreus Act I Virgin Steele -
Immobilarity Raekwon -
Issues Korn -
Live... With a Little Help from Our Friends Gov't Mule Live
Love Liberty Disco Newsboys -
Ödemarkens Son Vintersorg -
Reload Tom Jones -
Return of the Killer A's Anthrax Compilation
SYR4: Goodbye 20th Century Sonic Youth -
Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha Kurupt -
Timeless: The Classics Vol. 2 Michael Bolton Covers album
To the Teeth Ani DiFranco -
2001 Dr. Dre -
Willennium Will Smith -
19 Sweet Kisses Jessica Simpson Debut Album
20 1999 Remixes Jamiroquai Box Set
22 Now That's What I Call Music! 44 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
23 Alchemy Yngwie Malmsteen -
Amplified Q-Tip -
Blue Third Eye Blind -
The Decline NOFX EP
Early Days: Best of Led Zeppelin Volume One Led Zeppelin Compilation
Enrique Enrique Iglesias English-language debut
Friends Again Various Artists TV Soundtrack
Garth Brooks and the Magic of Christmas Garth Brooks Christmas
Grey Dawn October Tide -
Hampton Comes Alive Phish Live
Listener Supported Dave Matthews Band Live
Midnite Vultures Beck -
IX Equilibrium Emperor -
Live They Might Be Giants Live
Live Era: '87-'93 Guns N' Roses Live
Nastradamus Nas -
S&M Metallica with the San Francisco Symphony Live
The Sounds of Science Beastie Boys Compilation +1 new track
Viva Wisconsin Violent Femmes Live
29 Complete '79: Collectors Series Volume 1 Hawkwind Live
30 Europop Eiffel 65 US
The Fragile Art of Existence Control Denied -
The Greatest Hits Cher Compilation
The Master Rakim -
The Mystery of the Whisper The Crüxshadows -
Unleash the Dragon Sisqo -
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7 At the Heart of Winter Immortal -
Born Again Notorious B.I.G. -
Kaleidoscope Kelis -
Magnolia Aimee Mann Soundtrack
Methods Of Mayhem Methods Of Mayhem -
Mimosa Fun Lovin' Criminals Compilation
Resurrection Vice Squad
Sheryl Crow and Friends: Live from Central Park Sheryl Crow Live
So Real Mandy Moore Debut
13 Tha G-Code Juvenile -
Songs from the Last Century George Michael Covers album
14 Don't Mind If I Do Culture Club -
Still I Rise 2Pac and Outlawz -
21 ...And Then There Was X DMX -
Best of the Specials The Specials Compilation
Everything Is Healing Nicely Frank Zappa -
World Party Goodie Mob -
28 Singles of the 90s Ace of Base Compilation
Vol. 3: Life and Times of S. Carter Jay-Z -

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Biggest hit singles[edit]

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1999.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Britney Spears ...Baby One More Time 1999 United States UK 1 – Feb 1999, US BB 1 of 1999, Holland 1 – Jan 1999, Sweden 1 – Jan 1999, Austria 1 – Mar 1999, Switzerland 1 – Feb 1999, Norway 1 – Feb 1999, Australia 1 of 1999, Germany 1 – Feb 1999, Éire 1 – Feb 1999, New Zealand 1 for 4 weeks Feb 1999, Australia 1 for 9 weeks Jun 1999, Poland 3 – Mar 1999, France 6 – Jan 1999, Italy 7 of 1999, US BB 29 of 1999, POP 29 of 1999, Germany 41 of the 1990s, Scrobulate 91 of upbeat, RYM 95 of 1998, OzNet 814, Acclaimed 875
2 Lou Bega Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit of ...) 1999 Germany UK 1 – Sep 1999, Holland 1 – Jun 1999, Austria 1 – May 1999, Switzerland 1 – May 1999, Norway 1 – Jun 1999, Germany 1 – May 1999, Éire 1 – Aug 1999, New Zealand 1 for 6 weeks Sep 1999, Australia 1 for 8 weeks Jan 2000, Australia 3 of 1999, Italy 3 of 1999, POP 3 of 1999, Poland 4 – Jul 1999, US BB 4 of 1999, US BB 4 of 1999, Party 04 of 1999, Sweden 5 – Aug 1999, Germany 11 of the 1990s, RYM 189 of 1999
3 Eiffel 65 Blue (Da Ba Dee) 1999 Italy UK 1 – Sep 1999, Holland 1 – Jul 1999, Sweden 1 – Aug 1999, Austria 1 – Aug 1999, Switzerland 1 – Jul 1999, Norway 1 – Aug 1999, Germany 1 – Jul 1999, Éire 1 – Sep 1999, New Zealand 1 for 1 weeks Nov 1999, Australia 1 for 9 weeks Mar 2000, Poland 1 for 2 weeks Jan 2000, US BB 6 of 2000, Italy 16 of 1999, Australia 20 of 1999, Germany 20 of the 1990s, US BB 32 of 1999, Party 103 of 1999, RYM 185 of 1998
4 TLC No Scrubs 1999 United States US BB 1 of 1999, Éire 1 – May 1999, New Zealand 1 for 2 weeks Apr 1999, Australia 1 for 7 weeks Aug 1999, UK 3 – Apr 1999, Holland 3 – Mar 1999, Australia 4 of 1999, Switzerland 5 – Apr 1999, Germany 5 – Apr 1999, France 6 – Mar 1999, Norway 7 – Apr 1999, US BB 12 of 1999, Sweden 19 – Mar 1999, Poland 21 – Apr 1999, Austria 30 – May 1999, Italy 30 of 1999, POP 33 of 1999, Scrobulate 52 of rnb, RYM 55 of 1999, Acclaimed 268, Germany 302 of the 1990s, RIAA 361
5 Backstreet Boys I Want It That Way 1999 United States Sweden 1 – Oct 1999, France 20 – Sep 1999, Norway 1 – Nov 1999, Germany 1 – Jan 2000, Éire 1 – May 2000, Austria 1 – Sep 1999, UK 1 – Apr 2000, Switzerland 1- Sep 1999, Italy 1 of 2000, Holland 1 – Oct 1999, US BB 18 of 2000, POP 18 of 2000, Poland 24 – Oct 1999, Australia 25 of 2000, RYM 41 of 1999, US BB 52 of 2000, Scrobulate 66 of fun, Germany 98 of the 1990s, Party 98 of 1999

Top Singles[edit]

Top 10 selling albums of the year in USA[edit]

  1. Backstreet BoysMillennium
  2. Britney Spears...Baby One More Time
  3. Shania TwainCome on Over[8]#
  4. 'N Sync*NSYNC
  5. Ricky MartinRicky Martin
  6. Christina AguileraChristina Aguilera
  7. SantanaSupernatural
  8. TLCFanMail
  9. Kid RockDevil Without a Cause

Classical music[edit]

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Musical theater[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Awards[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Country Music Association Awards[edit]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Mercury Music Prize[edit]

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

Glenn Gould Prize[edit]

Charts[edit]

Triple J Hottest 100[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://darktranquillity.com/oldnews.html
  2. ^ "Prince Sells Off Memorabilia At Charity Yard Sale". MTV. August 16, 1999. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 
  3. ^ Kara Manning (September 20, 1999). "Eminem Sued By His Mother For $10 Million". MTV. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 
  4. ^ http://books.google.com.au/books?id=eAgEAAAAMBAJ&pg=PA40&dq=ministry+of+sound+australia&hl=en&sa=X&ei=xONdT4OpOs6iiAflmLy8DQ&ved=0CDkQ6AEwAQ#v=onepage&q=ministry%20of%20sound%20australia&f=false
  5. ^ Jennifer Sullivan (November 24, 1999). "MP3 Pirate Gets Probation". Wired. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 
  6. ^ Lyall, Sarah (December 31, 1999). "George Harrison Stabbed in Chest by an Intruder". The New York Times. Retrieved September 26, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Top Five New Year's Gigs". Rolling Stone (Rolling Stone LLC) (834): 26. February 17, 2000. 
  8. ^ Billboard.com – Year End Charts – Year-end Albums – The Billboard 200