90s Music

These Were The Top 40 Hits in 1998

Written by Emily Rokke

It was 20 years ago, the end of the 90s, and the music was awesome. From Chumbawamba to Truly, Madly, Deeply, the 90s had it all. Here are the top 40 from 1998!

  1. Next- Too Close
  2. Brandy and Monica- The Boy Is Mine
  3. Shania Twain- you’re Still the One
  4. Savage Garden- Truly, Madly, Deeply
  5. Leann Rimes- How Do I Live?
  6. Janet- Together Again
  7. K-Ci & JoJo- All My Life
  8. Elton John- Something About the Way You Look Tonight
  9. Usher- Nice & Slow: The Remixes
  10. Paula Cole- I Don’t Want to Wait
  11. Third Eye Blind- How’s It Going to Be
  12. Destiny’s Child- No No No
  13. Celion Dion- My Heart Will Go On
  14. Will Smith- Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It
  15. Usher- You Make Me Wanna…
  16. Usher- My Way
  17. Mariah Carey- My All
  18. Monica- The First Night
  19. Puff Daddy & the Family- Been Around the World
  20. Sarah McLachlan- Adia
  21. Jennifer paige- Crush
  22. Backstreet Boys- Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)
  23. Aerosmith- I Don’t Want to miss a Thing
  24. Public Announcement- Body Bumpin’
  25. Faith Hill- This Kiss/ Somebody Stand By Me
  26. Uncle Sam- I Don’t Ever Want to See You Again
  27. Montell Jordan- Let’s Ride
  28. Marcy Playground- Sex and Candy
  29. Robyn- Show Me Love
  30. Boyz II Men- A Song for Mama
  31. Ma$e- What You Want
  32. Madonna- Frozen
  33. Wyclef Jean- Gone Till November
  34. Levert-Sweat-Gill- My Body/Check Is in the Mail
  35. Chumbawamba- Tubthumping
  36. Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz- Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)
  37. *NSYNC- I Want You Back
  38. Five- When the Lights Go Out
  39. Jon B.- Are U Still Down
  40. Master P- Make ‘Em Say

So many of these nostalgic 90s songs are favorites of the generation. Boy bands were the new best thing and Boyz II Men still out romanced them all.

What was your favorite music from the 90s? How many of these songs do you know and love? My favorite? I would have to go with Mariah Carey, My Way. Listen to these songs again and you will have all the memories of the late 90s.

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Emily Rokke