Hot 100 1996

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1996 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.

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HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 6 45 Dogg Pound, Tha Featuring Michel’le Let’s Play House 3:25 Death Row 53230
Jan 6 50 Solo Where Do U Want Me To Put It 3:35 Perspective 587512
Jan 6 87 Tim McGraw Can’t Be Really Gone 3:21 Curb 76971
Jan 13 45 Shawn Stockman Visions Of A Sunset 4:05 Polydor 580962
Jan 13 88 Fun Factory Celebration 3:46 Curb 76972
Jan 13 Fun Factory Take Your Chance 4:00 Curb 76972
Jan 20 39 Seven Mary Three Cumbersome 3:58 Mammoth 98111
Jan 20 60 Tori Amos Caught A Lite Sneeze 4:24 Atlantic 85519
Jan 20 62 N-Trance Stayin’ Alive 4:00 Radikal 15562
Jan 20 70 Devone Energy 3:38 Aqua Boogie/Wing 852636
Jan 20 72 Denine with Collage’s Adam Marano All Cried Out 4:35 Viper 201
Jan 27 2 Mary J. Blige Not Gon’ Cry 4:55 Arista 12957
Jan 27 8 Oasis Wonderwall 4:15 Epic 78216
Jan 27 28 Bush Glycerine 4:23 Trauma 98088
Jan 27 35 Lina Santiago Feels So Good (Show Me Your Love) 3:34 Universal 56004
Jan 27 82 Ruffneck Featuring Yavahn Everybody Be Somebody 3:50 MAW 0004

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 3 17 Deborah Cox Who Do U Love 4:23 Arista 1-2950
Feb 3 60 Yvette Michele EveryDay And EveryNight 3:52 Loud/RCA 64489
Feb 3 75 Fabulous Five, The Featuring Heltah Skeltah and Originoo Gunn Clappaz LeFlaur LeFlah Eshkoshka 5:00 Priority 53223
Feb 3 97 Pearl Jam Daughter 3:50 Epic 77938
Feb 3 Pearl Jam Yellow Ledbetter 5:10 Epic 77938
Feb 10 9 Gin Blossoms Follow You Down 3:45 A&M 581380
Feb 10 11 Gin Blossoms Til I Hear It From You 3:45 A&M 581380
Feb 10 11 Joe All The Things (Your Man Won’t Do) 4:12 Island 854530
Feb 10 12 Jann Arden Insensitive 4:09 A&M 1274
Feb 10 12 Smashing Pumpkins, The 1979 4:22 Virgin 38534
Feb 10 17 Junior M.A.F.I.A. Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. Get Money 4:07 Undeas/Big Beat 98087
Feb 10 64 Groove Theory Keep Tryin’ 4:15 Epic 78197
Feb 17 22 Melissa Etheridge I Want To Come Over 4:55 Island 854528
Feb 17 24 Chantay Savage I Will Survive 4:41 RCA 64492
Feb 17 33 Seal Don’t Cry 4:33 ZTT 17708
Feb 17 37 H-Town A Thin Line Between Love & Hate 4:57 Jac-Mac 17699
Feb 17 63 Soul Asylum Promises Broken 3:16 Columbia 78215
Feb 17 65 Mona Lisa Featuring Lost Boyz Can’t Be Wasting My Time 4:34 Island 854538
Feb 17 82 Meat Loaf Not A Dry Eye In The House 5:52 MCA 55174
Feb 17 86 Das EFX Featuring Mobb Deep Microphone Master 5:12 EastWest 64309
Feb 24 7 George Michael Jesus To A Child 6:50 DreamWorks 59000
Feb 24 30 Ace Of Base Lucky Love 2:52 Arista 12979
Feb 24 74 J’Son Take A Look 3:33 Hollywood 64003

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 2 4 R. Kelly Featuring Ronald Isley and Ernie Isley Down Low (Nobody Has To Know) 4:46 Jive 42373
Mar 2 10 D’Angelo Lady 3:59 EMI 58543
Mar 2 24 Nonchalant 5 O’Clock 4:47 MCA 55075
Mar 2 49 Sophie B. Hawkins Only Love (The Ballad Of Sleeping Beauty) 4:05 Columbia 78177
Mar 2 73 Rappin’ 4-Tay Ain’t No Playa Like 4:14 Chrysalis 58528
Mar 2 77 Frost La Familia 3:39 Relativity 1547
Mar 2 86 Sting Let Your Soul Be Your Pilot 4:30 A&M 581456
Mar 9 1 Celine Dion Because You Loved Me 4:23 550 Music/Epic 78237
Mar 9 5 Coolio 1,2,3,4 (Sumptin’ New) 3:22 Tommy Boy 7721
Mar 9 8 Busta Rhymes Woo-Hah! Got You All In Check 4:15 Elektra 64335
Mar 9 9 LL Cool J Doin’ It 3:42 Def Jam 576120
Mar 9 16 Bodeans Closer To Free 3:02 Slash 17674
Mar 9 29 Presidents Of The United States Of America, The Peaches 2:47 Columbia 78254
Mar 9 50 Xscape Do You Want To 3:56 So So Def 78263
Mar 9 55 Garbage Only Happy When It Rains 3:42 Almo Sounds 89002
Mar 9 87 Domino Physical Funk 3:27 Outburst/Def Jam 577794
Mar 16 3 Quad City DJ’s C’Mon N’ Ride It (The Train) 4:03 Big Deal 98083
Mar 16 4 Alanis Morissette Ironic 3:45 Maverick 17698
Mar 16 10 MC Lyte Featuring Xscape Keep On, Keepin’ On 4:31 Flavor Unit/EastWest 64302
Mar 16 72 Art N’ Soul Ever Since You Went Away 3:59 Big Beat 98112
Mar 16 76 Fat Joe Firewater 4:18 Relativity 1546
Mar 16 78 Buffy Give Me.. A Reason 5:03 Velocity 0629
Mar 16 78 Radiohead High And Dry 4:14 Capitol 58537
Mar 16 79 Pure Soul Featuring The O’Jays Stairway To Heaven 6:15 Step Sun 98086
Mar 16 82 Patra & Aaron Hall Scent Of Attraction 4:09 550 Music 78257
Mar 16 85 Fat Joe Envy 4:12 Relativity 1546
Mar 16 94 Diana King Ain’t Nobody 5:20 Work 78228
Mar 23 8 Whitney Houston & CeCe Winans Count On Me 4:26 Arista 1-2976
Mar 23 11 Beatles, The Real Love 3:48 Apple 58544
Mar 23 33 Lost Boyz Renee 4:50 Island 854584
Mar 23 52 Angelina Release Me 3:42 Upstairs 0115
Mar 23 62 Lenny Kravitz Can’t Get You Off My Mind 4:35 Virgin 38535
Mar 23 74 Artie The 1 Man Party Esa Nena Linda 2:36 Scotti Brothers 78065
Mar 23 76 Few Good Men, A Have I Never 5:37 LaFace 2-4142
Mar 23 81 Redman Funkorama 2:56 Interscope 98084
Mar 30 13 La Bouche Sweet Dreams 3:09 RCA 64505
Mar 30 53 Weird Al Yankovic Amish Paradise 3:20 Rock ‘n’ Roll 78061
Mar 30 62 Horace Brown One For The Money 4:03 Motown 0512
Mar 30 64 Goodie Mob Soul Food 3:50 LaFace 2-4145

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 6 1 Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby 4:16 Columbia 78276
Apr 6 3 Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason 4:28 Elektra 64346
Apr 6   Busta Rhymes Everything Remains Raw 3:40 Elektra 64335
Apr 6 15 Dishwalla Counting Blue Cars 4:50 A&M 581462
Apr 6 32 Spacehog In The Meantime 5:00 HiFi/Sire 64303
Apr 6 50 Jay-Z Ain’t No Nigga 4:00 Roc-A-Fella 53233
Apr 6 67 Genius/GZA Featuring Method Man Shadowboxin’ 3:33 Geffen 19396
Apr 6 91 Big Sister ‘Round We Go 4:04 SOS 1019
Apr 13 39 Lionel Richie Don’t Wanna Lose You 4:34 Mercury 852857
Apr 13 43 Bush Machinehead 4:16 Trauma 98079
Apr 13   Jay-Z Dead Presidents 3:30 Roc-A-Fella 53233
Apr 13 56 Xscape Featuring MC Lyte Can’t Hang 3:43 So So Def 78263
Apr 13 67 Faith Evans Ain’t Nobody 5:06 Bad Boy 7-9055
Apr 13   Faith Evans Kissing You 3:42 Bad Boy 7-9055
Apr 13 86 Gravity Kills Guilty 4:01 TVT 5912
Apr 13 93 Pharcyde, The Drop 5:41 Delicious Vinyl 58483
Apr 20 5 SWV You’re The One 4:40 RCA 64516
Apr 20 38 Tina Arena Chains 3:56 Epic 78281
Apr 20 42 Gloria Estefan Reach 3:47 Epic 78285
Apr 20 46 Billie Ray Martin Your Loving Arms 4:10 Sire 64450
Apr 20 68 Quincy Jones Featuring Babyface, Tamia, Portrait & Barry White Slow Jams 4:28 Qwest 17673
Apr 20 78 Madonna Love Don’t Live Here Anymore 4:43 Maverick 17714
Apr 27 13 Hootie & The Blowfish Old Man And Me (When I Get To Heaven) 4:24 Atlantic 87074
Apr 27 35 Delinquent Habits Tres Delinquentes 4:16 RCA 64526
Apr 27 64 Luke Scarred 3:29 Luke Campbell 164000
Apr 27 72 Kris Kross Live And Die For Hip Hop 3:43 Ruffhouse 78270
Apr 27 73 Planet Soul Featuring Brenda Dee Feel The Music 4:28 Strictly Rhythm 12430
Apr 27 79 Brooks & Dunn My Maria 3:23 Arista 12993
Apr 27 90 Master P Mr. Ice Cream Man 5:10 No Limit 53218
Apr 27 92 Skindeep Featuring Lil’ Kim Of Junior M.A.F.I.A. No More Games 3:57 Loose Cannon 852706

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 4 12 Total Kissin’ You 4:44 Bad Boy 7-9056
May 4 21 Color Me Badd The Earth, The Sun, The Rain 4:16 Giant 17654
May 4 36 Immature Please Don’t Go 4:27 MCA 55158
May 4 77 Voice Of The Beehive Scary Kisses 3:39 Discovery 74528
May 4 82 Geto Boys, The Featuring Flaj The World Is A Ghetto 4:14 Rap-A-Lot 38544
May 4 89 Shai I Don’t Wanna Be Alone 4:52 Gasoline Alley 55178
May 4 91 Silk Don’t Rush 4:22 Elektra 64324
May 11 1 Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Tha Crossroads 3:48 Ruthless 6335
May 11 7 Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Theme From Mission Impossible 3:28 Mother/Island 576670
May 11 8 George Michael Fastlove 5:25 DreamWorks 59001
May 11 14 Case Featuring Foxy Brown Touch Me, Tease Me 4:30 RAL/Def Jam 854620
May 11 18 Crucial Conflict Hay 4:22 Universal 56008
May 11 21 Robert Miles Children 4:04 Arista 13006
May 11 32 Monifah You 4:20 Universal 56001
May 11 44 Cure, The The 13th 4:04 Fiction/Elektra 64292
May 18 22 Jodeci Get On Up 3:47 MCA 55123
May 18 37 Jars Of Clay Flood 3:30 Essential/Silvertone 42375
May 18 60 Sting You Still Touch Me 3:17 A&M 581582
May 18 63 Puff Johnson Forever More 4:03 WORK 78297
May 18 85 Everclear Heartspark Dollarsign 2:50 Capitol 58538
May 18 93 Isley Brothers, The Let’s Lay Together 4:42 Island 854586
May 18 95 69 Boyz Featuring Quad City DJ’s Hoop N Yo Face 4:00 Flavor Unit 64312
May 25 52 Bryan Adams The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You 3:21 A&M 1578
May 25 62 J’Son I’ll Never Stop Loving You 3:45 Hollywood 164008

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 1 11 Jewel Who Will Save Your Soul 3:55 Atlantic 87151
Jun 1 13 112 Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. Only You 4:17 Bad Boy 79060
Jun 1 29 Coolio It’s All The Way Live (Now) 3:36 Tommy Boy 7731
Jun 1 67 Men Of Vizion House Keeper 4:32 MJJ 78274
Jun 1 68 Everything But The Girl Wrong 3:58 Atlantic 87059
Jun 1 78 Kristine W One More Try 4:26 Champion 64533
Jun 8 1 Toni Braxton You’re Makin’ Me High 4:29 LaFace 24160
Jun 8   Toni Braxton Let It Flow 4:20 LaFace 24160
Jun 8 9 Monica Why I Love You So Much 4:22 Rowdy 35072
Jun 8 10 Metallica Until It Sleeps 4:35 Elektra 4-64276
Jun 8 30 Michael Jackson They Don’t Care About Us 4:46 Epic 78264
Jun 8 66 Jordan Hill For The Love Of You 4:33 143/Atlantic
Jun 15 24 Amber This Is Your Night 4:00 Tommy Boy 7735
Jun 15 1 2 Pac Featuring KC and JoJo How Do U Want It 4:00 Death Row 854652
Jun 15 6 2 Pac Featuring Dr. Dre and Roger Troutman California Love 4:03 Death Row 854652
Jun 15   Monica Ain’t Nobody 4:47 Rowdy 35072
Jun 15 23 Natalie Merchant Jealousy 2:40 Elektra 64301
Jun 15 52 Cher One By One 4:05 Reprise 17695
Jun 15 95 Livin’ Joy Dreamer 5:33 MCA 55017
Jun 22 2 Donna Lewis I Love You Always Forever 3:56 Atlantic 87072
Jun 22 2 Keith Sweat Twisted 4:11 Elektra 64282
Jun 22 26 LeAnn Rimes Blue 2:50 Curb 76959
Jun 22 47 Tevin Campbell Back To The World 4:51 Qwest 17629
Jun 22 53 Nas If I Ruled The World 4:40 Columbia 78327
Jun 22 71 Los Del Mar Featuring Wil Veloz Macarena 3:48 Critique 15558
Jun 22 83 Mona Lisa You Said 4:00 Island 854630
Jun 22 87 Cypress Hill Boom Biddy Bye Bye 3:31 Ruffhouse 78339
Jun 29 20 Maxi Priest Featuring Shaggy That Girl 3:57 Virgin 38550
Jun 29 28 Montell Jordan Featuring Slick Rick I Like 4:40 Def Jam/RAL 575046
Jun 29 30 All-4-One Someday 4:15 Hollywood 64011
Jun 29 36 Smashing Pumpkins, The Tonight, Tonight 4:16 Virgin 38547
Jun 29 53 Mista Blackberry Molasses 3:50 EastWest 64299
Jun 29 61 Beck Where It’s At 3:43 DGC/Geffen 22214
Jun 29 66 Jeff Foxworthy & Alan Jackson Redneck Games 3:25 Warner Bros. 17648

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 6 3 LL Cool J Loungin’ 3:46 Def Jam 575062
Jul 6 5 No Mercy Where Do You Go 4:18 Arista 13225
Jul 6 23 Los Del Rio Macarena (Original Version) 5:04 BMG Latin 39227
Jul 6 31 Ghost Town DJ’s My Boo 5:45 So So Def 78358
Jul 6 48 Deborah Cox Where Do We Go From Here 4:18 Arista 13223
Jul 6 67 Badlees, The Angeline Is Coming Home 3:36 Atlas 6412
Jul 6 79 Donell Jones In The Hood 4:17 LaFace 2-4127
Jul 13 5 R. Kelly I Can’t Sleep Baby (If I) 5:30 Jive 42377
Jul 13 38 Hootie & The Blowfish Tucker’s Town 3:40 Atlantic 87051
Jul 13 41 Gina Thompson The Things That You Do 4:09 Mercury 578158
Jul 13 52 Busta Rhymes Featuring Zhane It’s A Party 4:39 Elektra 64268
Jul 13 70 Blessid Union Of Souls All Along 3:47 EMI 58576
Jul 13 71 Vanessa Williams Where Do We Go From Here 4:19 Mercury 578102
Jul 20 5 Eric Clapton Change The World 3:54 Reprise 17621
Jul 20 58 Cure, The Mint Car 3:29 Fiction/Elektra 64292
Jul 20 83 Xzibit Paparazzi 3:50 Loud/RCA 64565
Jul 20 83 Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories Waiting For Wednesday 3:04 Geffen 19400
Jul 20 88 Ricky Martin Maria 4:30 Columbia 78351
Jul 20 89 Kenny Lattimore Never Too Busy 3:56 Columbia 78245
Jul 27 6 Alanis Morissette You Learn 3:58 Maverick 17644
Jul 27   Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know (Live) 3:46 Maverick 17644
Jul 27 12 OutKast Elevators (Me & You) 4:24 LaFace 24177
Jul 27 24 Garbage Stupid Girl 4:19 Almo Sounds 89004
Jul 27 41 Tony Rich Project Like A Woman 4:06 LaFace 24175
Jul 27 49 Jocelyn Enriquez Do You Miss Me 4:05 Classified/Timber! 7186
Jul 27 86 Nathan Morris Wishes 4:18 Perspective 587550
Jul 27 98 Sadat X Hang ‘Em High 3:58 RCA 65461

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 3 22 Do Or Die Featuring Twista Po Pimp 3:55 Rap-A-Lot 38559
Aug 3 26 Whitney Houston Why Does It Hurt So Bad 4:37 Arista 13213
Aug 3 50 Shades Tell Me (I’ll Be Around) 4:04 Motown 860410
Aug 3 65 Groove Theory Baby Luv 5:07 Epic 78359
Aug 3 66 A+ All I See 4:25 Kedar/Universal 56003
Aug 3 83 Braxtons, The with Jay-Z So Many Ways 3:58 Atlantic 87056
Aug 10 40 T-Boz Touch Myself 3:54 Rowdy/LaFace 35080
Aug 10 56 Republica Ready To Go 3:39 deConstruction 64540
Aug 10 72 2 Live Crew Shake A Lil’ Somethin’ 3:38 Lil’ Joe 890
Aug 10 78 Lina Santiago Just Because I Love You 4:31 Universal 56012
Aug 10 95 Horace Brown Things We Do For Love 4:50 Motown 0360
Aug 17 2 Celine Dion It’s All Coming Back To Me Now 5:28 550 Music/Epic 78345
Aug 17 22 SWV Use Your Heart 3:51 RCA 64607
Aug 17 31 Pearl Jam Who You Are 3:46 Epic 78389
Aug 17 36 Maxwell Ascension (Don’t Ever Wonder) 5:43 Columbia 78372
Aug 17 55 Oasis Don’t Look Back In Anger 4:50 Epic 78356
Aug 17 60 RZA Featuring Method Man & Cappadonna Wu-Wear: The Garment Renaissance 4:03 Big Beat 98045
Aug 17 72 Crush Jellyhead 3:31 Robbins 72002
Aug 17 75 Gin Blossoms As Long As It Matters 4:15 A&M 581672
Aug 24 9 AZ Yet Last Night 4:22 LaFace 24181
Aug 24 25 Brandy, Tamia, Gladys Knight & Chaka Khan Missing You 4:09 EastWest 64262
Aug 24 68 Too Short Featuring Parliament Funkadelic Gettin’ It 5:41 Jive 42409
Aug 24 83 Ce Ce Peniston Movin’ On 3:21 A&M 581656
Aug 24 98 Somethin’ For The People With You 3:32 Warner Bros. 17681
Aug 31 3 New Edition Hit Me Off 4:23 MCA 55210
Aug 31 11 Aaliyah If Your Girl Only Knew 3:51 Be!/Atlantic 98067
Aug 31 14 John Mellencamp Key West Intermezzo (I Saw You First) 4:15 Mercury 578398
Aug 31 18 Dru Hill Tell Me 4:13 Island 854660
Aug 31 24 Bryan Adams Let’s Make A Night To Remember 6:19 A&M 1862
Aug 31 72 Mindy McCready Guys Do It All The Time 3:10 BNA 64575
Aug 31 92 Dru Down Can You Feel Me 4:12 Relativity 1567
Aug 31 92 Goodie Mob Dirty South 3:40 LaFace 24173

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 7 4 Merril Bainbridge Mouth 3:25 Universal 56018
Sep 7 6 Ginuwine Pony 4:11 550 Music 78373
Sep 7 17 Mint Condition What Kind Of Man Would I Be 4:06 Perspective 587558
Sep 7 49 R.E.M. E-Bow The Letter 5:22 Warner Bros. 17529
Sep 7 70 Gloria Estefan You’ll Be Mine (Party Time) 3:54 Epic 78378
Sep 14 32 702 Steelo 4:12 Biv 10 0530
Sep 14 73 Jay-Z Featuring Mary J. Blige Can’t Knock The Hustle 4:30 Roc-A-Fella 53242
Sep 14 86 Katalina DJ Girl 3:40 Thump 2227
Sep 14 97 Sir Mix-A-Lot Jump On It 4:02 Rhyme Cartel/American 17626
Sep 21 10 Sheryl Crow If It Makes You Happy 4:32 A&M 1874
Sep 21 32 Warren G Featuring Adina Howard What’s Love Got To Do With It 4:12 Interscope 97008
Sep 21 52 Luther Vandross Your Secret Love 4:00 Epic/LV 78400
Sep 21 53 Johnny Gill Let’s Get The Mood Right 4:06 Motown 860510
Sep 21 89 Charm Farm Superstar 3:30 PRA/Mercury 578470
Sep 28 21 Westside Connection Bow Down 3:40 Lench Mob 53227
Sep 28 43 Amanda Marshall Birmingham 5:15 Epic 78385
Sep 28 47 Isley Brothers, The Featuring Angela Winbush Floatin’ On Your Love 4:06 T-Neck 854738
Sep 28 63 Wild Orchid At Night I Pray 4:16 RCA 64628
Sep 28 66 Dog’s Eye View Everything Falls Apart 4:37 Columbia 78415
Sep 28   Dog’s Eye View Small Wonders 4:02 Columbia 78415
Sep 28 69 Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Walls (Circus) 4:22 Warner Bros. 17593

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 5 3 Keith Sweat Featuring Athena Cage Nobody 4:11 Elektra 64245
Oct 5 18 Montell Jordan Falling 4:03 Def Jam/RAL 575648
Oct 5 51 Lost Boyz Featuring Tha Dogg Pound Music Makes Me High 3:58 Universal 56022
Oct 5 54 Robert Miles Featuring Maria Nayler One And One 3:55 Arista 13247
Oct 5 65 Deana Carter Strawberry Wine 4:47 Capitol 58585
Oct 5 74 D’Angelo Me And Those Dreamin’ Eyes Of Mine 4:50 EMI 58570
Oct 5 84 Tina Turner Missing You 4:38 Virgin 38553
Oct 12 1 BLACKstreet Featuring Dr. Dre No Diggity 5:03 Interscope 97007
Oct 12 30 Da Brat Sittin’ On Top Of The World 4:00 So So Def 78426
Oct 12 40 Melissa Etheridge Nowhere To Go 4:10 Island 854664
Oct 12 41 Wonders, The That Thing You Do 2:48 Play-Tone/Epic Soundtrax 78401
Oct 12 69 Qkumba Zoo The Child (Inside) 4:00 Arista 13259
Oct 19 68 Le Click Tonight Is The Night 3:53 Logic 59011
Oct 19 42 Braids, The Bohemian Rhapsody 4:02 Big Beat 98055
Oct 19 66 Original, The I Luv U Baby 3:30 Next Plateau 1436
Oct 19 69 Angelina I Don’t Need Your Love 3:52 Upstairs 0120
Oct 19 72 For Real Like I Do 4:00 Rowdy 35079
Oct 19 96 Southsyde B.O.I.Z. Get Ready, Here It Comes (It’s The Choo-Choo) 4:22 LaFace 24157
Oct 26 1 Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart 4:24 LaFace 24200
Oct 26 6 Babyface Featuring LL Cool J, Howard Hewett, Jody Watley This Is For The Lover In You 3:57 Epic 78443
Oct 26 12 Journey When You Love A Woman 4:05 Columbia 78428
Oct 26 45 Phil Collins Dance Into The Light 4:22 Atlantic 87043
Oct 26 50 Total When Boy Meets Girl 4:12 Bad Boy 7-9074
Oct 26 61 Total Do You Think About Us 4:28 Bad Boy 7-9074
Oct 26 70 Elton John You Can Make History (Young Again) 3:45 MCA 55222

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 2 49 Donell Jones Knocks Me Off My Feet 3:40 LaFace 24210
Nov 2 85 Alfonzo Hunter Just The Way (Playas Play) 3:50 Def Squad 58579
Nov 2 93 Fun Factory Don’t Go Away 3:28 Curb-edel 73003
Nov 2 94 Sting I’m So Happy I Can’t Stop Crying 3:56 A&M 581982
Nov 2 95 RuPaul Snapshot 3:03 Rhino 74454
Nov 9 2 En Vogue Don’t Let Go (Love) 4:04 EastWest 64231
Nov 9 7 New Edition I’m Still In Love With You 3:42 MCA 55264
Nov 9 18 Lil’ Kim Featuring Puff Daddy No Time 4:57 Undeas 98044
Nov 9 22 Nas Street Dreams 4:07 Columbia 78409
Nov 9 33 112 Come See Me 4:20 Bad Boy 79073
Nov 9 60 Metallica Hero Of The Day 4:20 Elektra 64248
Nov 9 61 Rockell I Fell In Love 4:31 Robbins 72007
Nov 9 33 Nate Dogg Featuring Snoop Doggy Dogg Never Leave Me Alone 4:56 Death Row 97012
Nov 9 94 Beck Devil’s Haircut 3:12 DGC/Geffen 22222
Nov 16 54 Rod Stewart If We Fall In Love Tonight 3:57 Warner Bros. 17459
Nov 16 58 Alan Jackson Little Bitty 2:35 Arista 13048
Nov 16 18 Madonna You Must Love Me 3:00 Warner Bros. 17495
Nov 16 29 DC Talk Just Between You And Me 3:45 Virgin 38575
Nov 16 46 R.E.M. Bittersweet Me 4:04 Warner Bros. 17490
Nov 16 53 K-Ci & JoJo How Could You 4:55 MCA Soundtracks 55279
Nov 16 63 Kenny G The Moment 5:56 Arista 13260
Nov 23 22 Cranberries, The When You’re Gone 4:49 Island 854802
Nov 23 78 Trace Adkins Every Light In The House 2:58 Capitol 58574
Nov 23 8 Barbra Streisand & Bryan Adams I Finally Found Someone 3:38 Columbia 78480
Nov 23 48 Cranberries, The Free To Decide 4:24 Island 854802
Nov 30 2 Jewel You Were Meant For Me 3:45 Atlantic 87021
Nov 30 11 MC Lyte Cold Rock A Party 4:05 EastWest 64212
Nov 30 12 Gina G Ooh Aah.. Just A Little Bit 3:21 Eternal 17455
Nov 30 16 Duncan Sheik Barely Breathing 4:12 Atlantic 87027
Nov 30 35 OutKast ATLiens 3:45 LaFace 24196
Nov 30 39 Smashing Pumpkins, The 33 4:04 Virgin 38574
Nov 30 67 Richie Rich Let’s Ride 4:30 Def Jam 575774
Nov 30 77 Susanna Hoffs All I Want 3:17 London-Sire 850686
Nov 30 81 Enigma Beyond The Invisible 4:28 Virgin 38572

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1996

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 7 25 Blackout Allstars, The I Like It 4:19 Columbia 78455
Dec 7 40 Gloria Estefan I’m Not Giving You Up 3:41 Epic 78464
Dec 7 88 Tony Rich Project Leavin’ 3:40 LaFace 24204
Dec 14 38 Mack 10 & Tha Dogg Pound Nothin’ But The Cavi Hit 4:02 Priority 53263
Dec 14 41 Donna Lewis Without Love 3:35 Atlantic 87028
Dec 14 43 Johnny Gill Featuring Roger Troutman It’s Your Body 5:29 Motown 860462
Dec 14 64 Goodfellaz Sugar Honey Ice Tea 4:22 Avatar/Polydor 581914
Dec 14 2 R. Kelly I Believe I Can Fly 4:42 Jive 42422
Dec 21 10 Seal Fly Like An Eagle 3:38 ZTT/Warner Sunset 87046
Dec 21 36 Luscious Jackson Naked Eye 4:04 Grand Royal 58619
Dec 21 37 Quad City DJ’s Space Jam 3:38 Warner Sunset 87018
Dec 21 48 Better Than Ezra Desperately Wanting 4:35 Elektra 64228
Dec 21 80 Luther Vandross I Can Make It Better 4:26 Epic/LV 78466
Dec 21 57 Los Del Rio Macarena Christmas 4:13 BMG Latin 44124
Dec 28 4 Whitney Houston I Believe In You And Me 3:53 Arista 13293
Dec 28 46 LL Cool J Ain’t Nobody 4:30 Geffen 19410
Dec 28 69 John Michael Montgomery Friends 3:48 Atlantic 87019
Dec 28 75 Shania Twain God Bless The Child 3:48 Mercury 578748
Dec 28 95 Redman Featuring K-Solo It’s Like That (My Big Brother) 2:55 Def Squad 573201