List of Top 25 singles for 1998 in Australia

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These are the Top 25 singles of 1998 in Australia from the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) End of Year singles chart.[1]

"The Cup Of Life/María" by Ricky Martin was the biggest song of the year, peaking at #1 for six weeks and staying in the top 50 for 27 weeks.[2] The longest stay at #1 was by Aerosmith with "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" which spent nine weeks at the top spot.[3]

Top 25[edit]

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached[4] weeks at No. 1 [4]
1. "La Copa De La Vida (The Cup Of Life) / Un, Dos, Tres (María)" Ricky Martin 1 6 [nb 1]
2. "It's Like That" Run DMC vs. Jason Nevins 1 1 [nb 2]
3. "Iris" The Goo Goo Dolls 1 5[6]
4. "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" Aerosmith 1 9[nb 3]
5. "Never Ever" All Saints 1 7[7]
6. "Second Solution/Prisoner of Society" The Living End 4
7. "Crush" Jennifer Paige 1 2[8]
8. "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)/Redundant" Green Day 2
9. "You're Still the One" Shania Twain 1 4 [9]
10. "From This Moment On" Shania Twain 2
11. "High" Lighthouse Family 1 1[10]
12. "All My Life" K-Ci & JoJo 1 1[11]
13. "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)" Pras ft. Mýa 2
14. "My Heart Will Go On" Celine Dion 1 4[12]
15. "5, 6, 7, 8" Steps 1 1[13]
16. "Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)" The Offspring 1 6[nb 4]
17. "The Boy Is Mine" Brandy & Monica 3
18. "Last Thing on My Mind" Steps 5
19. "Lollipop (Candyman)" Aqua 3
20. "Doctor Jones" Aqua 1 7[nb 5]
21. "Rollercoaster" B*Witched 1 2[16]
22. "Finally Found" The Honeyz 3
23. "Viva Forever" The Spice Girls 2
24. "If You Could Read My Mind" Stars on 54 3
25. "When the Lights Go Out" Five 2

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Cup of Life" took fifteen weeks before it reached #1 in June, 1998 where it remained in that position for six consecutive weeks before dropping out of the charts six weeks later.[2]
  2. ^ "It's Like That" first entered the charts in November, 1997 and didn't reach #1 until March, 1998. The song stayed in the charts for 37 weeks.[5]
  3. ^ "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" entered the charts in August, 1998 and reached #1 five weeks later where it remained for an unbroken nine weeks. The song stayed in the charts for 30 weeks.[3]
  4. ^ "Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)" reached #1 in December, 1998 and remained in that spot for six weeks until January, 1999. The song stayed in the charts for 22 weeks.[14]
  5. ^ "Doctor Jones" reached #1 in the last week of December, 1997 and remained in that spot for a further six weeks until February, 1998. The song stayed in the charts for a total of 15 weeks.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARIA Charts - End Of Year Charts - Top 50 Singles 1998". Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA). Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  2. ^ a b "ARIA Charts - Cup of Life". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  3. ^ a b "ARIA Charts - I Don't Want to Miss a Thing". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  4. ^ a b "ARIA Singles Charts". Australian Charts Portal. Retrieved 2009-01-04. 
  5. ^ "ARIA Charts - It's Like That". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  6. ^ "ARIA Charts - Iris". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  7. ^ "ARIA Charts - Never Ever". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  8. ^ "ARIA Charts - Crush". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  9. ^ "ARIA Charts - You're Still the One". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  10. ^ "ARIA Charts - High". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  11. ^ "ARIA Charts - All My Life". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  12. ^ "ARIA Charts - My Heart Will Go On". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  13. ^ "ARIA Charts - 5, 6, 7, 8". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  14. ^ "ARIA Charts - Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  15. ^ "ARIA Charts - Doctor Jones". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  16. ^ "ARIA Charts - Rollercoaster". Australian Charts Portal. 2009-02-08. Retrieved 2009-06-17.