List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1998

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Brandy's "The Boy Is Mine" (featuring Monica) is the longest-running hit single of 1998, topping the Hot 100 for thirteen consecutive weeks.

The Billboard Hot 100 is a chart that ranks the best-performing singles of the United States. Published by Billboard magazine, the data are compiled by Nielsen SoundScan based collectively on each single's weekly physical sales and airplay. In 1998, there were 16 singles that topped the chart, in 52 issue dates.

During the year, 9 acts had achieved a first U.S. number-one single, namely: Usher, Brandy, Monica, Next, Barenaked Ladies, Will Smith, Divine, Lauryn Hill and Aerosmith all of whom were lead artists, and also Monica and Céline Dion as additional featured guest. R&B singer Monica and pop singer Céline Dion had two number-one singles in 1998.

Brandy and Monica's "The Boy Is Mine" is the longest-running single of the year, staying at number one for thirteen consecutive weeks. Other singles that had a multiple chart run includes Monica's "The First Night" with five weeks atop and Next's "Too Close", Aerosmith's "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" and R. Kelly's "I'm Your Angel" (featuring Céline Dion) with four weeks (the latter spending two additional weeks at number one in 1999).

Chart history

Key
The yellow background indicates the #1 song on Billboard's 1998 Year-End Chart of Pop Singles.
Issue date Song Artist(s) Reference
January 3 "Something About the Way You Look Tonight" /
"Candle in the Wind 1997"
Elton John [1]
January 10 [2]
January 17 "Truly Madly Deeply" Savage Garden [3]
January 24 [4]
January 31 "Together Again" Janet [5]
February 7 [6]
February 14 "Nice & Slow" Usher [7]
February 21 [8]
February 28 "My Heart Will Go On" Céline Dion [9]
March 7 [10]
March 14 "Gettin' Jiggy wit It Will Smith [11]
March 21 [12]
March 28 [13]
April 4 "All My Life" K-Ci & JoJo [14]
April 11 [15]
April 18 [16]
April 25 "Too Close" Next [17]
May 2 [18]
May 9 [19]
May 16 [20]
May 23 "My All" Mariah Carey [21]
May 30 "Too Close" Next [22]
June 6 "The Boy Is Mine" Brandy and Monica [23]
June 13 [24]
June 20 [25]
June 27 [26]
July 4 [27]
July 11 [28]
July 18 [29]
July 25 [30]
August 1 [31]
August 8 [32]
August 15 [33]
August 22 [34]
August 29 [35]
September 5 "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" Aerosmith [36]
September 12 [37]
September 19 [38]
September 26 [39]
October 3 "The First Night" Monica [40]
October 10 [41]
October 17 "One Week" Barenaked Ladies [42]
October 24 "The First Night" Monica [43]
October 31 [44]
November 7 [45]
November 14 "Doo Wop (That Thing)" Lauryn Hill [46]
November 21 [47]
November 28 "Lately" Divine [48]
December 5 "I'm Your Angel" R. Kelly and Céline Dion [49]
December 12 [50]
December 19 [51]
December 26 [52]

See also

References

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  4. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of January 24, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
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  8. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of February 21, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
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  12. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of March 21, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
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  15. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of April 11, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  16. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of April 18, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  17. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of April 25, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  18. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of May 2, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  19. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of May 9, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  20. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of May 16, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  21. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of May 23, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  22. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of May 30, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  23. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of June 6, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  24. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of June 13, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  25. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of June 20, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  26. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of June 27, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  27. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of July 4, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  28. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of July 11, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  29. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of July 18, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  30. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of July 25, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  31. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of August 1, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  32. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of August 8, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  33. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of August 15, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  34. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of August 22, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  35. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of August 29, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  36. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of September 5, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  37. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of September 12, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  38. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of September 19, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  39. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of September 26, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  40. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of October 3, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  41. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of October 10, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  42. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of October 17, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  43. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of October 24, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  44. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of October 31, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  45. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of November 7, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  46. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of November 14, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  47. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of November 21, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  48. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of November 28, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  49. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of December 5, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  50. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of December 12, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  51. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of December 19, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 
  52. ^ "The Hot 100 chart listing for the week of December 26, 1998". Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. Retrieved 2010-04-23. 

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