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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top Songs of 1998

1997 <-1998-> 1999


  

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1.07/1998

 ①  Fly Away by Lenny Kravitz

        

MP3

from 5   

CD

MP3

493

US 12
US rock ✫1
US alt. ✫1
UK ✫1
written by Lenny Kravitz
2.10/1998

 ②  What It's Like by Everlast

        

MP3

from Whitey Ford Sings the Blues   

CD

MP3

426

US 13
US rock ✫1
US alt. ✫1
UK 34

video

written by Everlast (as Erik Schrody)
3.09/1998

 ③  Slide by The Goo Goo Dolls

        

MP3

from Dizzy Up the Girl   

CD

MP3

354

US 8
US rock 4
US alt. ✫1
UK 43
written by John Rzeznik
4.12/1998

 ④  Every Morning by Sugar Ray

        

MP3

from 14:59   

CD

MP3

353

US 3
US AC 27
US rock 38
US alt. ✫1
UK 10
[Lava 84462]
written by Richard Bean, David Kahne, Sugar Ray, Pablo Tellez & Abel Zarate
5.06/1998

 ⑤  One Week by Barenaked Ladies

        

MP3

from Stunt   

CD

MP3

352

US ✫1
US alt. ✫1
UK 5
[Reprise 17174]
written by Ed Robertson
6.01/1998

Given to Fly by Pearl Jam

        

MP3

from Yield   

CD

MP3

352

US 21
US rock ✫1
US alt. 3
UK 12

video

[Epic 78797]
written by Mike McCready & Eddie Vedder
7.02/1998

The Way by Fastball

        

MP3

from All the Pain Money Can Buy   

CD

MP3

345

US 5
US rock 25
US alt. ✫1
UK 21

video

[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Tony Scalzo
8.04/1998

Iris by The Goo Goo Dolls

        

MP3

from City of Angels: Music from the Motion Picture   

CD

MP3

338

US 9
US AC 22
US rock 8
US alt. ✫1
UK 50
Iris spent a record 18 weeks at number one on the Hot 100 Airplay chart, but did not hit number one on the US Hot 100 as Billboard (at the time) did not allow songs to enter the Hot 100 without a commercial single release.
written by John Rzeznik
9.05/1998

Inside Out by Eve 6

        

MP3

from Eve 6   

CD

MP3

321

US 28
US rock 5
US alt. ✫1
[album cut]
written by Max Collins
10.10/1998

Pretty Fly (For a White Guy) by The Offspring

        

MP3

from Americana   

CD

MP3

317

US 53
US rock 5
US alt. 3
UK ✫1
[album cut]
written by Dexter Holland, Noodles, Greg K. & Ron Welty
11.09/1998

Celebrity Skin by Hole

        

MP3

from Celebrity Skin   

CD

MP3

309

US 85
US rock 4
US alt. ✫1
UK 19
[DGC album cut]
written by Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson & Billy Corgan
12.05/1998

I Don't Want to Miss a Thing by Aerosmith

        

MP3

from Armageddon: The Album   

CD

MP3

304

US ✫1
US AC 13
US rock 4
UK 4
ninth song in hot 100 history to debut at #1
[Columbia 78952]
written by Diane Warren
13.03/1998

Closing Time by Semisonic

        

MP3

from Feeling Strangely Fine   

CD

MP3

300

US 11
US rock 13
US alt. ✫1
UK 147
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dan Wilson
14.12/1998

One by Creed

        

MP3

from My Own Prison   

CD

MP3

292

US 70
US rock 2
US alt. 2

video

[album cut]
written by Scott Stapp & Mark Tremonti
15.06/1998

What's This Life For by Creed

        

MP3

from My Own Prison   

CD

MP3

275

US rock ✫1
US alt. 10
written by Scott Stapp & Mark Tremonti
16.06/1998

The Down Town by Days of the New

        

MP3

from Days of the New   

CD

MP3

256

US rock ✫1
US alt. 19
written by Travis Meeks
17.05/1998

Ava Adore by The Smashing Pumpkins

        

MP3

from Adore   

CD

MP3

231

US 42
US rock 8
US alt. 3
UK 11
written by Billy Corgan
18.11/1998

Turn the Page by Metallica

        

MP3

from Garage Inc.   

CD

MP3

230

US 102
US rock ✫1
US alt. 39

video

[album cut]
written by Bob Seger
19.07/1998

Save Tonight by Eagle-Eye Cherry

        

MP3

from Desireless   

CD

MP3

227

US 5
US alt. 8
UK 6
written by Eagle-Eye Cherry
20.03/1998

Shimmer by Fuel

        

MP3

from Sunburn   

CD

MP3

222

US 42
US rock 11
US alt. 2
[550 Music 15155]
written by Carl Bell
21.03/1998

Frozen by Madonna

        

MP3

from Ray of Light   

CD

MP3

211

US 2
US AC 8
US dance ✫1
UK ✫1
[Maverick 17244]
written by Madonna & Patrick Leonard
22.01/1998

Blue on Black by Kenny Wayne Shepherd

        

MP3

from Trouble Is…   

CD

MP3

210

US 78
US rock ✫1

video

as Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
written by Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Mark Selby & Tia Sillers
23.01/1998

My Hero by Foo Fighters

        

MP3

from The Colour and the Shape   

CD

MP3

209

US 59
US rock 8
US alt. 6
UK 21
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel & Pat Smear (as Georg Ruthenberg)
24.02/1998

Wishlist by Pearl Jam

        

MP3

from Yield   

CD

MP3

205

US 47
US rock 6
US alt. 6
UK 30

video

[Epic 78896]
written by Eddie Vedder
25.12/1998

Blue Monday by Orgy

        

MP3

from Candyass   

CD

MP3

198

US 56
US dance 2
US rock 18
US alt. 4
[Elementree 44555]
written by Gillian Gilbert, Peter Hook, Stephen Morris & Bernard Sumner
26.09/1998

Never There by Cake

        

MP3

from Prolonging the Magic   

CD

MP3

198

US 78
US rock 40
US alt. ✫1
UK 66
written by John McCrea
27.08/1998

Got You (Where I Want You) by The Flys

        

MP3

from Disturbing Behavior: Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack   

CD

MP3

198

US 104
US rock 8
US alt. 5

video

written by Adam Paskowitz
28.09/1998

Lullaby by Shawn Mullins

        

MP3

from Soul's Core   

CD

MP3

193

US 7
US alt. 9
UK 9
written by David Nichtern
29.06/1998

Intergalactic by Beastie Boys

        

MP3

from Hello Nasty   

CD

MP3

186

US 28
US alt. 4
UK 5
[Grand R. 58705]
written by Mario Caldato, Mike D (as Michael Diamond), Ad-Rock (as Adam Horovitz) & MCA (as Adam Yauch)
30.11/1998

Kiss Me by Sixpence None the Richer

        

MP3

from Sixpence None the Richer   

CD

MP3

183

US 2
US AC 2
UK 4
written by Matt Slocum
31.03/1998

Big Mistake by Natalie Imbruglia

        

MP3

from Left of the Middle   

CD

MP3

182

US 2
UK 2
written by Natalie Imbruglia & Mark Goldenberg
32.02/1998

I Will Buy You a New Life by Everclear

        

MP3

from So Much for the Afterglow   

CD

MP3

181

US 33
US rock 20
US alt. 3
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Art Alexakis, Greg Eklund & Craig Montoya
33.05/1998

Heroes by The Wallflowers

        

MP3

from Godzilla: The Album   

CD

MP3

180

US 27
US rock 4
US alt. 9

video

[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by David Bowie & Brian Eno
34.10/1998

Sweetest Thing by U2

        

MP3

from The Best of 1980-1990   

CD

MP3

178

US 63
US rock 31
US alt. 9
UK 3
[album cut]
written by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton & Larry Mullen Jr.
35.10/1998

Whatever by Godsmack

        

MP3

from Godsmack   

CD

MP3

176

US 116
US rock 7
US alt. 19
written by Sully Erna & Tony Rombola
36.12/1998

Malibu by Hole

        

MP3

from Celebrity Skin   

CD

MP3

173

US 81
US rock 16
US alt. 3
UK 22
written by Courtney Love, Eric Erlandson & Billy Corgan
37.03/1998

I Lie in the Bed I Make by Brother Cane

        

MP3

from Wishpool   

CD

MP3

170

US rock ✫1

video

written by Marti Frederiksen & Damon Johnson
38.08/1998

Dragula by Rob Zombie

        

MP3

from Hellbilly Deluxe   

CD

MP3

169

US 116
US rock 6
US alt. 27
UK 44
[album cut]
written by Rob Zombie & Scott Humphrey
39.03/1998

Save Yourself by Stabbing Westward

        

MP3

from Darkest Days   

CD

MP3

168

US rock 4
US alt. 20
written by Marcus Eliopulos, Walter Flakus, Christopher Hall, Andy Kubiszewski (as Andrew Kubiszewski) & Jim Sellers
40.03/1998

Without You by Van Halen

        

MP3

from Van Halen III   

CD

MP3

165

US rock ✫1

video

written by Michael Anthony, Gary Cherone, Eddie Van Halen & Alex Van Halen
41.06/1998

Perfect by The Smashing Pumpkins

        

MP3

from Adore   

CD

MP3

162

US 54
US rock 33
US alt. 3
UK 24
[Virgin 38650]
written by Billy Corgan
42.04/1998

Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger

        

MP3

from Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone?   

CD

MP3

161

US 38
US rock 33
US alt. 3
UK 57

video

[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Aaron Huffman, Jeff J. Lin (as Jeff Lin), Sean Nelson & Evan Sult
43.05/1998

Ray of Light by Madonna

        

MP3

from Ray of Light   

CD

MP3

160

US 5
US dance ✫1
UK 2
[MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year 1998]
[Maverick 17206]
written by Madonna, William Orbit, Clive Maldoon, Dave Curtiss & Christine Ann Leach
44.08/1998

The Dope Show by Marilyn Manson

        

MP3

from Mechanical Animals   

CD

MP3

159

US 122
US rock 12
US alt. 15
UK 12
[album cut]
written by Twiggy Ramirez
45.01/1998

Shelf in the Room by Days of the New

        

MP3

from Days of the New   

CD

MP3

158

US rock 3
US alt. 22
written by Travis Meeks
46.04/1998

Most High by Page and Plant

        

MP3

from Walking into Clarksdale   

CD

MP3

158

US rock ✫1
UK 26

video

written by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, Charlie Jones & Michael Lee
47.07/1998

Jumper by Third Eye Blind

        

MP3

from Third Eye Blind   

CD

MP3

157

US 5
US alt. 9
[Elektra 64058]
written by Stephan Jenkins
48.12/1998

Leech by Eve 6

        

MP3

from Eve 6   

CD

MP3

157

US rock 10
US alt. 6
UK 81
written by Max Collins & Jon Siebels
49.10/1998

You Get What You Give by New Radicals

        

MP3

from Maybe You've Been Brainwashed Too   

CD

MP3

156

US 36
US alt. 8
UK 5
written by Gregg Alexander & Rick Nowels
50.04/1998

Push It by Garbage

        

MP3

from Version 2.0   

CD

MP3

154

US 52
US dance 5
US alt. 5
UK 9
[Almo Sounds 89014]
written by Butch Vig, Steve Marker, Duke Erikson & Shirley Manson
51.02/1998

Cut You In by Jerry Cantrell

        

MP3

from Boggy Depot   

CD

MP3

151

US rock 5
US alt. 15
written by Jerry Cantrell
52.07/1998

Father of Mine by Everclear

        

MP3

from So Much for the Afterglow   

CD

MP3

148

US 70
US rock 29
US alt. 4
[album cut]
written by Art Alexakis, Greg Eklund & Craig Montoya
53.08/1998

Got the Life by Korn

        

MP3

from Follow the Leader   

CD

MP3

148

US rock 15
US alt. 17
UK 23
written by Jonathan Davis [Korn], James Shaffer (as James "Munky" Shaffer), Reginald Arvizu (as Reginald "Fieldy" Arvizu), Brian Welch (as Brian "Head" Welch) & David Silveria
54.05/1998

Space Lord by Monster Magnet

        

MP3

from Powertrip   

CD

MP3

148

US rock 3
US alt. 29
written by Dave Wyndorf (as David Wyndorf)
55.09/1998

Psycho Circus by KISS

        

MP3

from Psycho Circus   

CD

MP3

144

US rock ✫1

video

written by Paul Stanley & Curt Cuomo
56.04/1998

Don't Drink the Water by Dave Matthews Band

        

MP3

from Before These Crowded Streets   

CD

MP3

141

US rock 19
US alt. 4

video

written by Dave Matthews
57.07/1998

I Think I'm Paranoid by Garbage

        

MP3

from Version 2.0   

CD

MP3

140

US 70
US alt. 6
UK 9
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[Almo Sounds 88005]
written by Duke Erikson (as Doug Erikson), Shirley Manson, Steve Marker & Butch Vig
58.06/1998

It's Alright by Candlebox

        

MP3

from Happy Pills   

CD

MP3

139

US rock 2
US alt. 32
written by Peter Klett, Dave Krusen & Bardi Martin
59.10/1998

Smoke by Natalie Imbruglia

        

MP3

from Left of the Middle   

CD

MP3

138

US 5
UK 5
written by Natalie Imbruglia & Matt Bronleewe
60.04/1998

Real World by matchbox twenty

        

MP3

from yourself or someone like you   

CD

MP3

138

US 38
US rock 17
US alt. 13
UK 119
written by Rob Thomas
61.04/1998

Uninvited by Alanis Morissette

        

MP3

from City of Angels: Music from the Motion Picture   

CD

MP3

137

US 4
US alt. 26

video

[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Alanis Morissette
62.01/1998

All Around the World by Oasis

        

MP3

from Be Here Now   

CD

MP3

136

US alt. 15
UK ✫1
written by Noel Gallagher
63.10/1998

Thank U by Alanis Morissette

        

MP3

from Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie   

CD

MP3

134

US 17
US alt. 12
UK 5
[album cut]
written by Alanis Morissette & Glen Ballard
64.01/1998

Sunshower by Chris Cornell

        

MP3

from Euphoria Morning [Japanese edition]   

CD

MP3

130

US rock 8
US alt. 12

video

written by Chris Cornell
65.08/1998

Pure Morning by Placebo

        

MP3

from Without You I'm Nothing   

CD

MP3

124

US rock 40
US alt. 19
UK 4
written by Brian Molko, Stefan Olsdal & Steve Hewitt (as Steven Hewitt)
66.10/1998

Daysleeper by R.E.M.

        

MP3

from Up   

CD

MP3

122

US 57
US rock 30
US alt. 18
UK 6
[Warner 17129]
written by Peter Buck, Mike Mills & Michael Stipe
67.07/1998

Over Your Shoulder by Seven Mary Three

        

MP3

from Orange Ave.   

CD

MP3

122

US rock 7
US alt. 16

video

written by Jason Ross, Jason Pollock, Casey Daniel & Giti Khalsa
68.10/1998

Bittersweet by Fuel

        

MP3

from Sunburn   

CD

MP3

122

US rock 15
US alt. 17
written by Carl Bell
69.10/1998

Special by Garbage

        

MP3

from Version 2.0   

CD

MP3

117

US 52
US dance 10
US alt. 11
UK 15
written by Butch Vig, Steve Marker, Duke Erikson & Shirley Manson
70.02/1998

Torn by Creed

        

MP3

from My Own Prison   

CD

MP3

116

US rock 3written by Scott Stapp & Mark Tremonti
71.02/1998

In Hiding by Pearl Jam

        

MP3

from Yield   

CD

MP3

115

US rock 14
US alt. 13

video

written by Stone Gossard & Eddie Vedder
72.11/1998

Kicking My Heart Around by The Black Crowes

        

MP3

from By Your Side   

CD

MP3

113

US 118
US rock 3
UK 55

video

written by Chris Robinson & Rich Robinson
73.07/1998

Somehow, Somewhere, Someway by Kenny Wayne Shepherd

        

MP3

from Trouble Is…   

CD

MP3

109

US rock 3

video

as Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
written by Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Danny Tate
74.10/1998

Psycho Man by Black Sabbath

        

MP3

from Reunion   

CD

MP3

108

US rock 3

video

written by Ozzy Osbourne & Tony Iommi
75.11/1998

Battle Flag by Lo Fidelity Allstars

        

MP3

from How to Operate with a Blown Mind   

CD

MP3

106

US 117
US alt. 6
UK 36

video

featuring Pigeonhead
[Skint 79102]
written by Pigeonhed
76.05/1998

Saint Joe on the School Bus by Marcy Playground

        

MP3

from Marcy Playground   

CD

MP3

105

US rock 30
US alt. 8
written by John Wozniak
77.07/1998

What Kind of Love Are You On by Aerosmith

        

MP3

from Armageddon: The Album   

CD

MP3

104

US rock 4

video

written by Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Jack Blades & Tommy Shaw
78.03/1998

Losing a Whole Year by Third Eye Blind

        

MP3

from Third Eye Blind   

CD

MP3

103

US 17
US rock 36
US alt. 13

video

written by Stephan Jenkins & Kevin Cadogan
79.09/1998

My Favorite Mistake by Sheryl Crow

        

MP3

from The Globe Sessions   

CD

MP3

102

US 20
US alt. 26
UK 9
[album cut]
written by Sheryl Crow & Jeff Trott
80.08/1998

Fire Escape by Fastball

        

MP3

from All the Pain Money Can Buy   

CD

MP3

100

US 86
US rock 25
US alt. 13

video

[Hollywood album cut]
written by Miles Zuniga
81.10/1998

The Power of Good-Bye by Madonna

        

MP3

from Ray of Light   

CD

MP3

98

US 11
US AC 14
UK 6
[Maverick 17160]
written by Madonna & Rick Nowels
82.09/1998

Millennium by Robbie Williams

        

MP3

from I've Been Expecting You   

CD

MP3

98

US 72
UK ✫1
written by Robbie Williams, Guy Chambers, John Barry & Leslie Bricusse
83.09/1998

I'll Be by Edwin McCain

        

MP3

from Misguided Roses   

CD

MP3

96

US 5
US AC 6

video

[Lava 84191]
written by Edwin McCain
84.10/1998

My Favourite Game by The Cardigans

        

MP3

from Gran Turismo   

CD

MP3

95

US alt. 16
UK 14
written by Nina Persson & Peter Svensson
85.04/1998

Spark by Tori Amos

        

MP3

from From the Choirgirl Hotel   

CD

MP3

94

US 49
US alt. 13
UK 16
[Atlantic 84104]
written by Tori Amos
86.09/1998

If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next by Manic Street Preachers

        

MP3

from This Is My Truth Tell Me Yours   

CD

MP3

92

UK ✫1written by James Dean Bradfield, Sean Moore & Nicky Wire
87.09/1998

Singing in My Sleep by Semisonic

        

MP3

from Feeling Strangely Fine   

CD

MP3

92

US rock 31
US alt. 11
UK 39
written by Dan Wilson
88.07/1998

Stay (Wasting Time) by Dave Matthews Band

        

MP3

from Before These Crowded Streets   

CD

MP3

91

US rock 35
US alt. 8

video

written by Dave Matthews, Stefan Lessard & LeRoi Moore
89.05/1998

My Song by Jerry Cantrell

        

MP3

from Boggy Depot   

CD

MP3

89

US rock 6written by Jerry Cantrell
90.10/1998

Crush by Dave Matthews Band

        

MP3

from Before These Crowded Streets   

CD

MP3

88

US 75
US alt. 11

video

[album cut]
written by Dave Matthews
91.02/1998

My Father's Eyes by Eric Clapton

        

MP3

from Pilgrim   

CD

MP3

87

US 16
US AC 2
US rock 26
UK 33

video

[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Eric Clapton
92.08/1998

All the Kids Are Right by Local H

        

MP3

from Pack Up the Cats   

CD

MP3

86

US rock 19
US alt. 20
written by Scott Lucas & Joe Daniels
93.10/1998

Outside by George Michael

        

MP3

from Ladies & Gentlemen: The Best of George Michael   

CD

MP3

86

US dance 3
UK 2
written by George Michael
94.10/1998

Still Rainin' by Jonny Lang

        

MP3

from Wander This World   

CD

MP3

85

US rock 8written by Bruce McCabe
95.09/1998

Circles by Soul Coughing

        

MP3

from El Oso   

CD

MP3

85

US 124
US alt. 8

video

[album cut]
written by Mike Doughty, Mark De Gli Antoni, Sebastian Steinberg & Yuval Gabay
96.11/1998

Body Movin' by Beastie Boys

        

MP3

from Hello Nasty   

CD

MP3

83

US dance 44
US alt. 15
UK 15
written by Mario Caldato, Mike D (as Michael Diamond), Ad-Rock (as Adam Horovitz), MCA (as Adam Yauch) & Tito Puente
97.08/1998

Once in a While by Dishwalla

        

MP3

from And You Think You Know What Life's About   

CD

MP3

83

US rock 17
US alt. 20

video

written by Scot Alexander, Rodney Cravens (as Rodney Browning), George Pendergast, J.R. Richards & Jim Wood
98.03/1998

Zoot Suit Riot by Cherry Poppin' Daddies

        

MP3

from Zoot Suit Riot   

CD

MP3

82

US 41
US alt. 15
UK 93

video

[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Stephen Perry
99.06/1998

Wishing I Was There by Natalie Imbruglia

        

MP3

from Left of the Middle   

CD

MP3

82

US 25
US alt. 26
UK 19
[US chart position is for Hot 100 Airplay charts]
[album cut]
written by Colin Campsie, Phil Thornalley & Andrew Wright
100.11/1998

Hands by Jewel

        

MP3

from Spirit   

CD

MP3

81

US 6
US AC 7
UK 41
[album cut]
written by Jewel & Patrick Leonard

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