Hot 100 1998

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1998 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 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 3 59 Anita Cochran with Steve Wariner What If I Said 4:48 Warner 17263
Jan 3 63 Lutricia McNeal Ain’t That Just The Way 3:33 Crave 78764
Jan 3 88 Enya Only If.. 3:14 Reprise 17266
Jan 10 9 Busta Rhymes Dangerous 3:36 Elektra 64131
Jan 10 52 Militia Burn 4:14 Red Ant 90062
Jan 10 75 Lysette Young, Sad And Blue 4:01 Freeworld 34277
Jan 10 87 Elmo and Patsy Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer 3:24 Epic 05479
Jan 17 4 Puff Daddy Featuring Notorious B.I.G. & Mase Been Around The World 4:00 Bad Boy 79130
Jan 24 1 Usher Nice & Slow 3:48 LaFace 24290
Jan 24 21 Pearl Jam Given To Fly 3:57 Epic 78797
Jan 24 58 Space Monkeys Sugar Cane 3:16 Factory/Chingon 97022
Jan 24 88 Kinsu Tha Hop 3:42 Blunt 4417
Jan 24 95 Club 69 Featuring Suzanne Palmer Much Better 3:26 Twisted 55402
Jan 31 6 Mase Featuring Total What You Want 3:58 Bad Boys 79141
Jan 31 16 Master P Featuring Fiend, Silkk The Shocker, Mia X & Mystikal Make Em’ Say Uhh! 5:03 No Limit 53302
Jan 31 18 LL Cool J Father 4:45 Def Jam 568332
Jan 31 29 Jon B. Are U Still Down 4:33 Yab Yum 78793
Jan 31 36 All Saints I Know Where It’s At 4:00 London 570112
Jan 31 52 Jay-Z Featuring BLACKstreet The City Is Mine 3:42 Roc-A-Fella 568592
Jan 31 77 Dixie Chicks, The I Can Love You Better 2:59 Monument 78746
Jan 31 87 Chucklebutt Tubthumping 3:32 Under The Cover 977
Jan 31 89 Kim Sanders Jealousy 3:48 Dancin’ Music 572158

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 7 7 Wyclef Jean Gone Till November 3:31 Ruffhouse 78752
Feb 7 25 Inoj Love You Down 4:18 So So Def 78801
Feb 7 28 Queen Pen Featuring Eric Williams All My Love 3:25 Lil’ Man 97023
Feb 7 30 Lox, The If You Think I’m Jiggy 3:44 Bad Boy 79115
Feb 7 31 Ol Skool Featuring Keith Sweat & Xscape Am I Dreaming 4:09 Universal 56163
Feb 7 65 Clay Walker Then What 3:00 Giant 17262
Feb 7 72 Born Jamericans Send My Love (Send One Your Love) 4:03 Delicious Vinyl 71903
Feb 7 81 Fruit De La Passion Tic Tic Tac 3:24 Aureus 414
Feb 14 1 Next Too Close 4:07 Arista 13456
Feb 14 2 Shania Twain You’re Still The One 3:31 Mercury 568452
Feb 14 6 Sylk-E Fyne Featuring Chill Romeo And Juliet 4:32 RCA 64973
Feb 14 9 Spice Girls, The Too Much 3:49 Virgin 38630
Feb 14 28 Sarah McLachlan Sweet Surrender 3:54 Arista 13453
Feb 14 48 Blessid Union Of Souls Light In Your Eyes 4:03 Capitol 58670
Feb 14 67 David Kersh If I Never Stop Loving You 3:33 Curb 73045
Feb 14 70 Mono Life In Mono 3:45 Echo 568285
Feb 14 86 Wade Hayes The Day That She Left Tulsa (In A Chevy) 3:30 Columbia 78745
Feb 21 5 Public Announcement Body Bumpin’ Yippie-Yi-Yo 4:27 A&M 582444
Feb 21 13 Jimmy Ray Are You Jimmy Ray? 3:20 Epic 78816
Feb 21 47 Somethin’ For The People All I Do 5:04 Warner Bros. 17282
Feb 21 49 Smooth Strawberries 4:12 Perspective 587596
Feb 21 70 Mic Geronimo Featuring DMX & Black Rob Nothin’ Move But The Money 3:49 Blunt 4939
Feb 21 73 Jody Watley Off The Hook 3:45 Atlantic 84071
Feb 21 87 Phajja So Long (Well, Well, Well) 4:00 Warner Bros. 71308
Feb 28 1 Will Smith Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It 3:50 Columbia 78804
Feb 28 1 Celine Dion My Heart Will Go On 4:36 550 Music/Epic 78825
Feb 28 27 Aerosmith Pink 3:50 Columbia 78830
Feb 28 39 DMX Featuring Sheek Of The Lox Get At Me Dog 3:06 Ruff Ryders/Def Jam 568862
Feb 28 46 Meredith Brooks What Would Happen 5:07 Capitol 58681
Feb 28 90 Daryle Singletary The Note 3:20 Giant 17268

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 7 2 Montell Jordan Featuring Master P & Silkk The Shocker Let’s Ride 4:06 Def Jam 568475
Mar 7 13 N’Sync I Want You Back 3:20 RCA 65348
Mar 7 18 Loreena McKennitt The Mummer’s Dance 4:00 Warner 17241
Mar 7 29 JD Featuring Da Brat The Party Continues 4:00 So So Def 78807
Mar 7 63 Keith Washington Bring It On 3:35 MCA 55430
Mar 7 94 Rolling Stones, The Saint Of Me 4:05 Virgin 38626
Mar 14 6 Mya with Sisqo It’s All About Me 4:18 University 97024
Mar 14 26 Aretha Franklin A Rose Is Still A Rose 3:58 Arista 13465
Mar 14 40 Beenie Man Who Am I 3:16 VP 6160
Mar 14 43 Jo Dee Messina Bye Bye 3:16 Curb 73034
Mar 14 58 Deja Vu My Heart Will Go On 4:25 Interhit 54020
Mar 14 75 Elusion Reality 4:27 RCA 64933
Mar 21 2 Madonna Frozen 6:09 Maverick 17244
Mar 21 7 Faith Hill This Kiss 3:10 Warner 17247
Mar 21 19 Puff Daddy Featuring Notorious B.I.G. & Busta Rhymes Victory 4:40 Bad Boy 79155
Mar 21 21 2 Pac Featuring Eric Williams of BLACKstreet Do For Love 4:36 Amaru/Jive 42516
Mar 21 37 Tamia Imagination 3:34 Qwest 17253
Mar 21 55 Tuesdays, The It’s Up To You 3:59 Arista 13469
Mar 21 57 Silkk The Shocker Featuring Master P, Destiny’s Child, O’Dell, Mo B. Dick Just Be Straight With Me 4:15 No Limit 53305
Mar 21 67 She Moves It’s Your Love 3:45 Geffen 19421
Mar 21 69 Dakota Moon A Promise I Make 3:58 Elektra 64116
Mar 28 1 K-Ci & JoJo All My Life 5:29 MCA 55420
Mar 28 12 Verve, The Bittersweet Symphony 5:58 Virgin 38634
Mar 28 25 SWV Rain 4:23 RCA 65402
Mar 28 26 Luke Featuring No Good But So Good Raise The Roof 3:30 Luke/Island 572250
Mar 28 38 Playa Cheers 2 U 5:10 Def Jam 568214
Mar 28 50 Salt ‘N Pepa Gitty Up 3:58 Red Ant/London-Sire 570100
Mar 28 62 Do Or Die Featuring Johnny P & Twista Still Po’ Pimpin’ 4:03 Rap-A-Lot 38636
Mar 28 90 Prince Be Featuring Ky-Mani Gotta Be.. Movin’ On Up 3:39 Gee Street 33513

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 4 10 Voices Of Theory Say It 3:56 H.O.L.A. 341032
Apr 4 17 Lox, The Featuring DMX & Lil’ Kim Money, Power & Respect 5:12 Bad Boy 79156
Apr 4 59 Metallica The Unforgiven II 6:32 Elektra 64114
Apr 4 63 Tracy Byrd I’m From The Country 3:24 MCA Nashville 72040
Apr 11 8 Marcy Playground Sex And Candy 2:48 Capitol 58695
Apr 11 16 Master P Featuring Sons Of Funk I Got The Hook Up! 4:17 No Limit 53311
Apr 11 28 Canibus Second Round K.O. 4:01 Universal 56175
Apr 11 95 Brooklyn Bounce Get Ready To Bounce 3:34 Edel America 3722
Apr 18 4 Backstreet Boys, The Everybody (Backstreet’s Back) 3:44 Jive 42510
Apr 18 18 LeAnn Rimes Looking Through Your Eyes 4:03 Curb 73500
Apr 18 51 S.O.A.P. This Is How We Party 3:17 Crave 78876
Apr 18 55 Elton John Recover Your Soul 4:14 Rocket 568762
Apr 18 76 Mark Morrison Moan & Groan 3:43 Atlantic 84038
Apr 18 81 Davina Come Over To My Place 3:55 Loud/RCA 65448
Apr 25 50 7 Mile Do Your Thing 4:46 Crave 78886
Apr 25 61 George Strait I Just Want To Dance With You 3:24 MCA Nashville 72046
Apr 25 61 Michael W. Smith Love Me Good 3:49 Reunion 10010
Apr 25 64 Randy Travis Out Of My Bones 2:45 DreamWorks 59007

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 2 7 Xscape The Arms Of The One Who Loves You 4:18 So So Def 78788
May 2 37 Timbaland & Magoo Clock Strikes 3:42 Blackground 97995
May 2 56 Hi-Town DJ’s Ding-A-Ling 4:08 Restless 72961
May 2 71 Lisa Loeb Let’s Forget About It 2:39 Geffen 19424
May 2 74 Tim McGraw One Of These Days 4:39 Curb 73056
May 2 78 Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Blue On Black 4:23 Revolution 17222
May 2 91 M:G Sweet Honesty 3:52 Classified 7249
May 2 97 Rufus Blaq Out Of Sight (Yo) 3:38 Perspective 587594
May 9 1 Mariah Carey My All 3:48 Columbia 78821
May 9 10 Busta Rhymes Turn It Up (Remix)/Fire It Up’ 3:54 Elektra 64101
May 9 52 Garbage Push It 4:01 Almo Sounds 89014
May 9 72 Mark Wills I Do (Cherish You) 3:17 Mercury 568602
May 9 79 Kenny Chesney That’s Why I’m Here 3:58 BNA 65399
May 16 36 Dixie Chicks, The There’s Your Trouble 3:07 Monument 78899
May 16 95 Innerlude I Don’t Wanna Go On 4:14 Straight Hits 001
May 23 3 Janet Featuring BLACKstreet I Get Lonely 4:12 Virgin 38631
May 23 7 Jon B. They Don’t Know 4:26 Yab Yum 78793
May 23 27 Gloria Estefan Heaven’s What I Feel 4:33 Epic 78875
May 23 47 Pearl Jam Wishlist 3:26 Epic 78896
May 23 72 Terri Clark Now That I Found You 3:33 Mercury 568746
May 23 86 Blair Have Fun, Go Mad 3:34 Jersey/MCA 554444
May 23 88 Daze Superhero 3:19 Columbia 78867
May 30 1 Brandy & Monica The Boy Is Mine 4:00 Atlantic 84089
May 30 3 Sarah McLachlan Adia 3:58 Arista 13497
May 30 25 Imajin Featuring Keith Murray Shorty (You Keep Playin’ With My Mind) 4:52 Jive 42525
May 30 56 Various Artists One Heart At A Time 4:04 Atlantic 84117
May 30 59 John Forte Ninety Nine (Flash The Message) 3:26 Ruffhouse 78769
May 30 67 Olivia Newton-John & Babyface I Honestly Love You 4:00 MCA Nashville 72053
May 30 71 Baby Talk Hooked On A Feeling (Ooga-Chaka) 2:54 Peter Pan 4409
May 30 76 Sister 7 Know What You Mean 4:15 Arista 13095

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 6 10 Five When The Lights Go Out 4:00 Arista 13495
Jun 6 23 Link Whatcha Gonna Do? 4:19 Relativity 1691
Jun 6 48 La Bouche You Won’t Forget Me 3:58 RCA 65428
Jun 6 81 Ty Herndon A Man Holdin’ On 3:34 Epic 78904
Jun 6 86 Christion I Wanna Get Next To You 3:45 Roc-A-Fella 568476
Jun 13 24 Big Punisher Featuring Joe Still Not A Player 3:56 Loud/RCA 65478
Jun 13 65 Hannah Jones You Only Have To Say You Love Me 3:53 Ariola Dance 54443
Jun 13 83 Nu Flavor Baby Be There 3:46 Reprise 17410
Jun 13 85 Latanya Featuring Twista Whatuon 3:56 Blunt 4402
Jun 20 2 Usher My Way 3:33 LaFace 24323
Jun 20 16 Spice Girls, The Stop 3:22 Virgin 38642
Jun 20 57 Sam Salter There You Are 4:11 LaFace 24321
Jun 20 63 Nutta Butta Featuring Teddy Riley and Anonymous Freak Out 4:54 Lil’ Man 97028
Jun 20 74 Queen Pen Featuring Teddy Riley, Nutta Butta, Markell & Jesse West Party Ain’t A Party 4:35 Lil’ Man 95024
Jun 20 80 Rebekah Sin So Well 3:35 Elektra 64153
Jun 27 4 Puff Daddy Featuring Jimmy Page Come With Me 6:00 Epic 78954
Jun 27 5 Nicole Featuring Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott & Mocha Make It Hot 4:04 EastWest 64110
Jun 27 15 Pras Michel Featuring Ol’ Dirty Bastard & Introducing Mya Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are) 4:26 Interscope 95021
Jun 27 49 Tori Amos Spark 4:10 Atlantic 84104
Jun 27 50 Goodie Mob Featuring Outkast Black Ice (Sky High) 3:32 LaFace 24337
Jun 27 60 Ricky Martin The Cup Of Life 4:33 Columbia 78931

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 4 3 Jennifer Paige Crush 3:19 Edel America 64024
Jul 4 26 Cleopatra Cleopatra’s Theme 3:48 Maverick 17229
Jul 4 39 Rod Stewart Ooh La La 3:58 Warner 17195
Jul 4 42 Smashing Pumpkins, The Ava Adore 4:18 Virgin 38647
Jul 4 52 JD Featuring Jay-Z Money Ain’t A Thang 4:16 So So Def 78864
Jul 4 59 Rockell & Collage Can’t We Try 4:01 Robbins 72025
Jul 4 60 Vince Gill If You Ever Have Forever In Mind 4:33 MCA 72055
Jul 4 62 MissJones 2 Way Street 3:54 Motown 860788
Jul 4 63 Tami Davis How Do You Say I’m Sorry 4:08 Red Ant 15308
Jul 11 5 Madonna Ray Of Light 5:15 Maverick 17206
Jul 11 18 Nate Dogg Featuring Warren G Nobody Does It Better 4:26 Breakaway 4000
Jul 11 24 Savage Garden To The Moon And Back 4:29 Columbia 78576
Jul 11 73 Lari White Stepping Stone 3:24 Lyric Street 164019
Jul 11 75 All City The Actual 4:08 MCA 55445
Jul 11 79 EOL Love The Way 3:53 RCA 65368
Jul 18 10 Ace Of Base Cruel Summer 3:30 Arista 13505
Jul 18 12 Kelly Price Friend Of Mine 4:14 Island 572330
Jul 18 30 Tamia So Into You 4:17 Qwest 17194
Jul 18 31 69 Boyz Woof Woof 4:10 Atlantic 84123
Jul 18 41 Cam’ron Featuring Mase Horse & Carriage 3:55 Epic 78938
Jul 18 47 Myron Destiny 4:00 Island 572334
Jul 18 51 Fleetwood Mac Landslide 3:56 Reprise 44540
Jul 18 76 Aretha Franklin Here We Go Again 3:27 Arista 13502
Jul 18 93 Trisha Yearwood There Goes My Baby 3:46 MCA 72048
Jul 25 4 All Saints Never Ever 4:42 London 570178
Jul 25 8 Mase Featuring Puff Daddy Lookin’ At Me 4:14 Bad Boys 79176
Jul 25 47 Swirl 360 Hey Now Now 4:06 Mercury 566029
Jul 25 48 Color Me Badd Remember When 4:14 Epic 78924

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 1 28 Beastie Boys Intergalactic 3:45 Grand R. 58705
Aug 1 50 Xzibit What U See Is What U Get 5:09 Loud/RCA 72048
Aug 1 55 Wilkinsons, The 26 Cents 3:47 Giant 17197
Aug 1 58 Athenaeum What I Didn’t Know 3:33 Atlantic 84144
Aug 1 86 Rell Featuring Jay-Z Love For Free 5:13 Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam 568842
Aug 1 87 Dionne Warwick & TheHipHopNationUnited What The World Needs Now Is Love 4:17 River North 163024
Aug 1 89 Heather B. Do You 4:14 MCA 55452
Aug 1 90 Reiss Featuring Michie Mee Boom Bye Yae 4:05 Mercury 566076
Aug 1 91 John Michael Montgomery Cover You In Kisses 3:51 Atlantic 84157
Aug 1 92 Inner Circle Not About Romance 3:35 SoundBwoy 56200
Aug 8 6 Tatyana Ali Daydreamin’ 3:58 MJJ/Work 78855
Aug 8 9 Monifah Touch It 3:57 Uptown 56207
Aug 8 14 Next I Still Love You 3:58 Arista 13509
Aug 8 34 Mya Featuring Silkk The Shocker Movin’ On 4:28 University 95032
Aug 8 61 Memphis Bleek & Jay-Z It’s Alright 4:00 Roc-A-Fella 566210
Aug 8 61 Wyclef Jean Featuring Queen Pen & The Product What’s Clef 4:15 Ruffhouse 78993
Aug 8 66 Pure Sugar Delicious 4:43 Geffen 19422
Aug 8 78 Fatboy Slim The Rockafeller Skank 3:59 Skint 66242 (Astralwerks)
Aug 15 1 Monica The First Night 3:53 Arista 13522
Aug 15 14 Montell Jordan I Can Do That 3:42 Def Jam 566106
Aug 15 23 Jagged Edge Gotta Be 3:30 So So Def 79010
Aug 15 27 Master P Featuring Silkk The Shocker, Sons Of Funk & Mo B. Dick Goodbye To My Homies 4:04 No Limit 53326
Aug 15 43 Jo Dee Messina I’m Alright 3:12 Curb 73034
Aug 15 50 Queen Latifah Paper 3:57 Motown 860814
Aug 15 69 Wyclef Jean Featuring Spragga Benz Chickenhead 4:26 Ruffhouse 78993
Aug 15 79 DMX Stop Being Greedy 3:34 Ruff Ryders/Def Jam 568989
Aug 22 6 Inoj Time After Time 4:07 So So Def 79016
Aug 22 36 Tyrese Nobody Else 3:50 RCA 65538
Aug 22 60 Mos Def & Kweli Definition 3:22 Rawkus 173
Aug 22 72 Funkmaster Flex Presents Kadejia Featuring Product Here We Go 4:04 RCA 65542
Aug 22 74 Wyclef Jean Featuring Queen Pen & The Product Cheated (To All The Girls) 4:00 Ruffhouse 78993
Aug 22 82 4 The Cause Stand By Me 3:40 RCA 65532
Aug 22 85 Jesse Powell I Wasn’t With It 3:52 MCA 55457
Aug 29 52 Stars On 54: Ultra Nate, Amber, Jocelyn Enriquez If You Could Read My Mind 3:34 Tommy Boy 7497

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 5 1 Aerosmith I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing 4:58 Columbia 78952
Sep 5 12 Gerald Levert Thinkin’ Bout It 4:22 EastWest 64091
Sep 5 19 Snoop Dogg Still A G Thang 3:57 No Limit 53450
Sep 5 27 Pressha Splackavellie 4:00 Tony Mercedes 24302
Sep 5 41 Dixie Chicks, The Wide Open Spaces 3:38 Monument 79003
Sep 5 72 J’Son I Should Cheat On You 4:01 Hollywood 64021
Sep 12 1 Divine Lately 4:15 Red Ant 15316
Sep 12 36 Noreaga Superthug 4:57 Penalty 0237
Sep 12 42 Fuel Shimmer 3:31 550 Music 15155
Sep 12 59 Solo Touch Me 4:02 Perspective 587600
Sep 12 71 Tribe Called Quest, A Find A Way 3:19 Jive 42534
Sep 19 56 Debelah Morgan Yesterday 3:50 Motown 860800
Sep 19 72 Cypress Hill Dr. Greenthumb 3:08 Ruffhouse 79024
Sep 19 86 Tragedy, Capone & Infinite ’98 Thug Paradise 3:58 H.O.L.A. 341077
Sep 26 5 Edwin McCain I’ll Be 4:24 Lava 84191
Sep 26 44 PM Dawn I Had No Right 4:55 Gee Street 33535
Sep 26 51 Too Short Invasion Of The Flat Booty B*****s 4:25 $hort 42543
Sep 26 70 Cypress Hill Tequila Sunrise 3:56 Ruffhouse 79024
Sep 26 70 DMX Featuring Faith Evans How’s It Goin’ Down 4:03 Ruff Ryders/Def Jam 566243

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 3 19 Jay-Z Featuring Amil (Of Major Coins) & Ja Can I Get A.. 5:10 Def Jam 567683
Oct 3 1 Barenaked Ladies One Week 2:50 Reprise 17174
Oct 3 2 Deborah Cox Nobody’s Supposed To Be Here 4:19 Arista 13550
Oct 3 3 98° Because Of You 3:53 Motown 860830
Oct 3 12 TQ Westside 5:00 ClockWork 79022
Oct 3 53 Nastyboy Klick Lost In Love 4:05 Upstairs 0137
Oct 3 54 Tori Amos Jackie’s Strength 4:12 Atlantic 84163
Oct 3 61 Depeche Mode Only When I Lose Myself 4:53 Reprise 44546
Oct 3 80 Heltah Skeltah Featuring Starang Wondah Of O.G.C. & Doc Holiday I Ain’t Havin’ That 5:07 Duck Down 53324
Oct 10 49 Aaron Tippin For You I Will 3:27 Lyric Street 64023
Oct 10 3 Dru Hill Featuring Redman How Deep Is Your Love 3:44 Island 572424
Oct 10 20 Will Smith Just The Two Of Us 4:10 Columbia 79038
Oct 10 43 Lee Ann Womack A Little Past Little Rock 3:42 Decca 72068
Oct 10 46 Sweetbox Everything’s Gonna Be Alright 3:10 RCA 65596
Oct 10 57 En Vogue No Fool No More 3:57 EastWest 64082
Oct 10 62 Stardust Music Sounds Better With You 4:20 Virgin 38651
Oct 10 79 Bounty Killer Featuring Mobb Deep & Rappin’ Noyd Deadly Zone 4:56 TVT Soundtrax 8215
Oct 17 11 Madonna The Power Of Good-bye 4:10 Maverick 17160
Oct 17 26 Aaron Hall All The Places (I Will Kiss You) 5:08 Silas/MCA 55473
Oct 17 36 Voices Of Theory Wherever You Go 4:07 H.O.L.A. 341075
Oct 17 64 WC Featuring Jon B. Better Days 4:14 Payday/London-Sire 570258
Oct 17 83 Cynthia If I Had The Chance 4:08 Timber! 746
Oct 17 86 Travis Tritt If I Lost You 3:46 Warner Bros. 17152
Oct 24 9 Xscape My Little Secret 4:29 So So Def 79036
Oct 24 12 Keith Sweat Featuring Snoop Dogg Come And Get With Me 4:51 Elektra 64080
Oct 24 17 112 Featuring Mase Love Me 4:15 Bad Boy 79184
Oct 24 54 Smashing Pumpkins, The Perfect 3:23 Virgin 38650
Oct 24 54 Brand Nubian Don’t Let It Go To Your Head 4:00 Arista 13571
Oct 31 26 Ice Cube Featuring Mr. Short Khop Pushin’ Weight 4:38 Best Side 53456
Oct 31 41 Mia X Featuring Charlie Wilson Whatcha Wanna Do 4:37 No Limits 53459
Oct 31 76 Ace Of Base Whenever You’re Near Me 3:27 Arista 13553
Oct 31 81 Cleopatra Life Ain’t Easy 3:17 Maverick 17159
Oct 31 82 Andrea Martin Let Me Return The Favor 4:10 Arista 13541
Oct 31 93 Mag 7 The Street Mix 3:56 Biv 10

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 7 7 Total Featuring Missy Elliott Trippin’ 4:08 Bad Boy 79185
Nov 7 15 Jay-Z Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) 3:12 Roc-A-Fella 566977
Nov 7 49 Willie Max Featuring Raphael Saadiq Can’t Get Enough 4:33 Motown 860848
Nov 7 54 Mack 10 Featuring Gerald Levert Money’s Just A Touch Away 4:26 Hoo Bangin’ 53327
Nov 7 60 Bravo All Stars Let The Music Heal Your Soul 3:51 Edel America 4329
Nov 7 70 LFO Featuring Kayo If I Can’t Have You 3:43 Logic 62166
Nov 14 1 Lauryn Hill Doo Wop (That Thing) 3:58 Ruffhouse 78868
Nov 14 7 Faith Evans Love Like This 4:32 Bad Boy 79117
Nov 14 53 Five It’s The Things You Do 3:23 Arista 13569
Nov 14 57 R.E.M. Daysleeper 3:26 Warner Bros. 17129
Nov 14 63 A+ Enjoy Yourself 3:39 Kedar/Universal 56212
Nov 21 1 Britney Spears ..Baby One More Time 3:29 Jive 42545
Nov 21 15 Mo Thugs Family Featuring Bone Thugs N Harmony Ghetto Cowboy 4:27 Mo Thugs/Ruthless 1707
Nov 21 37 Collin Raye Someone You Used To Know 3:43 Epic 79011
Nov 21 76 Gloria Estefan Don’t Let This Moment End 4:05 Epic 79058
Nov 21 83 Nicole Renee Strawberry 3:47 Atlantic 84161
Nov 21 84 Elvis Crespo Suavemente 5:04 Sony 83047
Nov 28 2 Sixpence None The Richer Kiss Me 3:17 Squint 79101
Nov 28 80 Reel Tight (Do You) Wanna Ride 3:33 G-Funk 72980
Nov 28 92 Emilia Big Big World 3:22 Universal 56228
Nov 28 93 Tami Davis Only You 3:51 Red Ant 15325
Nov 28 94 Lil Suzy I Still Love You 3:58 Metropolitan 4529

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1998

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 5 1 Monica Angel Of Mine 4:10 Arista 13590
Dec 5 1 Brandy Have You Ever? 3:33 Atlantic 84198
Dec 5 4 Sarah McLachlan Angel 4:33 Arista 13621
Dec 5 5 Eagle-Eye Cherry Save Tonight 4:01 Work Album Cut
Dec 5 5 Third Eye Blind Jumper 4:08 Elektra 64058
Dec 5 6 Jewel Hands 3:47 Atlantic Album Cut
Dec 5 7 Shawn Mullins Lullaby 4:32 Columbia Album Cut
Dec 5 8 Goo Goo Dolls Slide 3:32 Warner Album Cut
Dec 5 8 N’Sync (God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time On You 3:58 RCA 65685
Dec 5 12 Lenny Kravitz Fly Away 3:06 Virgin Album Cut
Dec 5 14 BLACKstreet & Mya Featuring Mase & Blinky Blink Take Me There 4:01 Interscope Album Cut
Dec 5 15 Whitney Houston & Mariah Carey When You Believe 4:33 Dreamscape 59022
Dec 5 17 Will Smith Miami 3:19 Columbia Album Cut
Dec 5 21 Dru Hill These Are The Times 4:08 Island 572588
Dec 5 32 2 Pac Changes 4:29 Amaru/Jive Album Cut
Dec 5 33 John Michael Montgomery Hold On To Me 4:10 Atlantic 84197
Dec 5 35 Brian McKnight Featuring Tone & Kobe Bryant Hold Me 4:00 Motown 860885
Dec 5 36 New Radicals You Get What You Give 5:02 MCA Album Cut
Dec 5 36 Martina McBride Wrong Again 3:15 RCA 65456
Dec 5 37 Tim McGraw For A Little While 3:33 Curb 73080
Dec 5 41 Blackhawk There You Have It 3:13 Arista 13134
Dec 5 42 Randy Travis Spirit Of A Boy, Wisdom Of A Man 3:50 DreamWorks Album Cut
Dec 5 43 Alan Jackson Right On The Money 3:49 Arista Album Cut
Dec 5 53 Offspring, The Pretty Fly (For A White Guy) 3:11 Columbia Album Cut
Dec 5 55 OutKast Rosa Parks 5:24 LaFace Album Cut
Dec 5 70 Everclear Father Of Mine 3:54 Capitol Album Cut
Dec 5 72 Brandy Angel In Disguise 4:48 Atlantic Album Cut
Dec 5 78 Cake Never There 2:44 Capricorn Album Cut
Dec 5 1 R. Kelly & Celine Dion I’m Your Angel 5:31 Jive 42557
Dec 5 4 Shania Twain From This Moment On 4:01 Mercury 566450
Dec 5 9 Goo Goo Dolls Iris 3:36 Warner Sunset Album Cut
Dec 5 17 Alanis Morissette Thank U 4:20 Maverick Album Cut
Dec 5 20 Sheryl Crow My Favorite Mistake 4:06 A&M Album Cut
Dec 5 21 Aaliyah Are You That Somebody? 4:10 Blackground Album Cut
Dec 5 28 Eve 6 Inside Out 3:37 RCA Album Cut
Dec 5 33 Faith Hill Let Me Let Go 4:05 Warner Album Cut
Dec 5 35 Backstreet Boys, The I’ll Never Break Your Heart 4:48 Jive 42528
Dec 5 36 Brooks & Dunn Husbands And Wives 3:10 Arista Album Cut
Dec 5 38 Ty Herndon It Must Be Love 3:23 Epic Album Cut
Dec 5 38 Matchbox 20 Real World 3:50 Lava Album Cut
Dec 5 39 Clay Walker You’re Beginning To Get To Me 2:41 Giant 17158
Dec 5 40 Terri Clark You’re Easy On The Eyes 3:32 Mercury Album Cut
Dec 5 42 Natalie Imbruglia Torn 4:06 RCA Album Cut
Dec 5 44 George Strait We Shouldn’t Really Be Doing This 2:29 MCA Album Cut
Dec 5 59 N’Sync Tearin Up My Heart 3:28 RCA Album Cut
Dec 5 62 Garth Brooks It’s Your Song 4:07 Capitol Album Cut
Dec 5 63 U2 Sweetest Thing 3:00 Island Album Cut
Dec 5 65 R. Kelly Featuring Keith Murray Home Alone 4:18 Jive Album Cut
Dec 5 67 Wade Hayes How Do You Sleep At Night 3:25 Columbia Album Cut
Dec 5 69 Everything Hooch 3:41 Blackbird Album Cut
Dec 5 73 Mark Wills Don’t Laugh At Me 3:36 Mercury Album Cut
Dec 5 79 Kirk Franklin Featuring Mary J. Blige, Bono, R. Kelly, Crystal Lewis & The Family Lean On Me 5:08 Gospo Centric Album Cut
Dec 5 79 Tim McGraw Where The Green Grass Grows 3:22 Curb Album Cut
Dec 5 82 Alabama How Do You Fall In Love 2:56 RCA Album Cut
Dec 5 83 Deana Carter Absence Of The Heart 3:29 Capitol Album Cut
Dec 5 85 Hole Celebrity Skin 2:42 DGC Album Cut
Dec 5 86 Fastball Fire Escape 3:21 Hollywood Album Cut
Dec 5 92 Timbaland Featuring Missy Elliott & Magoo Here We Come 4:36 Blackground Album Cut
Dec 5 94 Brian Setzer Orchestra Jump, Jive An’ Wail 2:50 Interscope Album Cut
Dec 5 95 Lonestar Everything’s Changed 3:30 BNA Album Cut
Dec 12 34 Jo Dee Messina Stand Beside Me 3:41 Curb Album Cut
Dec 12 37 Sara Evans with Vince Gill No Place That Far 3:38 RCA 65584
Dec 12 52 Reba Wrong Night 2:51 MCA Album Cut
Dec 12 53 Wilkinsons, The Fly (The Angel Song) 3:29 Giant 17131
Dec 19 1 Cher Believe 3:59 Warner 17119
Dec 19 13 Everlast What It’s Like 4:37 Tommy Boy Album Cut
Dec 19 17 Mark Chesnutt I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing 3:53 Decca 72078
Dec 19 36 Diamond Rio Unbelievable 2:23 Arista Album Cut
Dec 19 76 Shaggy Featuring Janet Luv Me, Luv Me 3:56 Flyte Tyme Album Cut
Dec 26 2 Whitney Houston Featuring Faith Evans & Kelly Price Heartbreak Hotel 3:59 Arista 13619
Dec 26 10 Case Featuring Joe Faded Pictures 3:48 Def Jam 566494
Dec 26 22 R. Kelly When A Woman’s Fed Up 4:39 Jive Album Cut
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