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List of number-one singles in Australia during the 1990s

The following lists the number one singles on the Australian Singles Chart, along with other substantial hits, during the 1990s. The source for this decade is the ARIA Charts.

1990

  1. The B-52's - "Love Shack"
  2. :January 6 for 6 weeks and 2 weeks in 1989
  3. Aerosmith - "Janie's Got a Gun"
  4. :February 17 for 1 week
  5. Sinéad O'Connor - "Nothing Compares 2 U"
  6. :February 24 for 8 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  7. Paula Abdul - "Opposites Attract"
  8. :April 21 for 2 weeks
  9. Madonna - "Vogue"/"Keep It Together"
  10. :May 5 for 5 weeks
  11. Heart - "All I Wanna Do Is Make Love to You"
  12. :June 9 for 4 weeks
  13. Roxette - "It Must Have Been Love"
  14. :July 7 for 2 weeks
  15. MC Hammer - "U Can't Touch This"
  16. :July 21 for 5 weeks
  17. Faith No More - "Epic"
  18. :August 25 for 3 weeks
  19. Jon Bon Jovi - "Blaze of Glory"
  20. :September 15 for 6 weeks
  21. Young MC - "Bust a Move"
  22. :October 27 for 1 week
  23. Skyhooks - "Jukebox in Siberia"
  24. :November 3 for 2 weeks
  25. Deee-Lite - "Groove Is in the Heart"
  26. :November 17 for 1 week
  27. The Righteous Brothers - "Unchained Melody"
  28. :November 24 for 6 weeks and 1 week in 1991

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "Mona" - Craig McLachlan and Check 1-2
  2. "I Need Your Body" - Tina Arena
  3. "Crying in the Chapel" - Peter Blakeley
  4. "Lay Down Your Guns" - Jimmy Barnes
  5. "Show No Mercy" - Mark Williams

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number two included "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You" by Michael Bolton, "Don't Know Much" by Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville, "Joey" by Concrete Blonde, "Ride On Time" by Black Box, "Close To You" by Maxi Priest and "Crying In The Chapel" by Peter Blakeley.

Other major hits (with their peak positions noted) included "Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" (3) by Milli Vanilli, "Black Velvet" (3) by Alannah Myles, "Lambada" (4) by Kaoma, "Lay Down Your Guns" (4) by Jimmy Barnes, "I Don't Want To Be With Nobody But You" (4) by Absent Friends, "Pump Up The Jam" (4) by Technotronic featuring Felly and "Summer Rain" (6) by Belinda Carlisle.

Hits by Australasian artists included "Suicide Blonde" by INXS, "Love And Kisses" by Dannii Minogue, "Blue Sky Mine" by Midnight Oil and "Chain Reaction" by John Farnham.

1991

  1. Vanilla Ice - "Ice Ice Baby"
  2. :January 12 for 3 weeks
  3. Divinyls - "I Touch Myself"
  4. :February 2 for 2 weeks
  5. Londonbeat - "I've Been Thinking About You"
  6. :February 16 for 4 weeks
  7. The Simpsons - "Do The Bartman"
  8. :March 16 for 1 week
  9. Dimples D - "Sucker DJ"
  10. :March 23 - for 2 weeks
  11. Julee Cruise - "Falling"
  12. :April 6 for 1 week
  13. Roxette - "Joyride"
  14. :April 13 for 3 weeks
  15. RatCat - "Tingles" EP
  16. :May 4 for 2 weeks
  17. Daryl Braithwaite - "The Horses"
  18. :May 18 for 2 weeks
  19. RatCat - "Don't Go Now"
  20. :June 1 for 1 week
  21. Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta - "Grease Megamix"
  22. :June 8 for 5 weeks.
  23. Melissa - "Read My Lips"
  24. :July 13 for 2 weeks
  25. Bryan Adams - "Everything I Do, I Do It For You"
  26. :July 27 for 11 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  27. Martika - "Love Thy Will Be Done"
  28. :October 12 for 1 week
  29. Big Audio Dynamite - "Rush"
  30. :October 19 for 2 weeks
  31. U2 - "The Fly"
  32. :November 2 for 1 week
  33. Right Said Fred - "I'm Too Sexy"
  34. :November 9 for 3 weeks
  35. Michael Jackson - "Black Or White"
  36. :November 30 for 5 weeks and 3 weeks in 1992

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "Tingles" (EP) - RatCat
  2. "The Horses" - Daryl Braithwaite
  3. "Read My Lips" - Melissa
  4. "I Touch Myself" - Divinyls
  5. "Better" - Screaming Jets

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number 2 included "Fantasy" by Black Box, "You Could Be Mine" by Guns N' Roses, "More Than Words" by Extreme, "Rush Rush" by Paula Abdul, "Unforgettable" by Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole.

Other major hits (with peak positions shown), included "Better" (3) by The Screaming Jets, "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)" (3) by C & C Music Factory, "Here I Am, Come And Take Me" (3) by UB40, "The Shoop Shoop Song (It's in His Kiss)" (4) by Cher, "I Wanna Sex You Up" (4) by Color Me Badd, "I've Got To Go Now" (5) by Toni Childs and "Crazy" (9) by Seal

Hits by Australasian artists included "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby" by John Farnham and Jimmy Barnes, "Ain't No Sunshine" by The Rockmelons featuring Deni Hines, "Treaty" by Yothu Yindi, "When Your Love Is Gone" by Jimmy Barnes, "Where Are You Now" by Roxus and "Burn For You" by John Farnham.

1992

  1. Salt-n-Pepa - "Let's Talk About Sex"
  2. :January 25 for 4 weeks
  3. Euphoria - "Love You Right"
  4. :February 22 for 2 weeks
  5. Julian Lennon - "Saltwater"
  6. :March 7 for 4 weeks
  7. The Twelfth Man featuring MCG Hammer - "Marvellous!"
  8. :April 4 for 2 weeks
  9. Red Hot Chili Peppers - "Under the Bridge"
  10. :April 18 for 4 weeks
  11. Mr. Big - "To Be With You"
  12. :May 16 for 3 weeks
  13. Euphoria - "One in a Million"
  14. :June 6 for 1 week
  15. Girlfriend - "Take it From Me"
  16. :June 13 for 2 weeks
  17. Kris Kross - "Jump"
  18. :June 27 for 3 weeks
  19. Vanessa Williams - "Save the Best for Last"
  20. :July 18 for 1 week
  21. Richard Marx - "Hazard"
  22. :July 25 for 3 weeks
  23. José Carreras and Sarah Brightman - "Amigos Para Siempre"
  24. :August 15 for 6 weeks
  25. Bobby Brown - "Humpin' Around"
  26. :September 26 for 1 week
  27. Billy Ray Cyrus - "Achy Breaky Heart"
  28. :October 3 for 7 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  29. Boyz II Men - "End of the Road"
  30. :November 21 for 4 weeks
  31. Whitney Houston - "I Will Always Love You"
  32. :December 19 for 2 weeks and 10 weeks in 1993

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "The Day You Went Away" by Wendy Matthews
  2. "Take it From Me" - Girlfriend
  3. "Ordinary Angels" (Clunk EP) - Frente!
  4. "Way Out West" - James Blundell and James Reyne
  5. "Love You Right" - Euphoria

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number 2 included "Love Is in the Air (Ballroom Mix)" by John Paul Young, "Rocket Man" by Kate Bush, "The Best Things in Life Are Free" by Janet Jackson and Luther Vandross, "Please Don't Go" by KWS and "The Day You Went Away" by Wendy Matthews.

Some songs that were major hits during the year (with peak positions shown) included, "Stay" (3) by Shakespear's Sister, "Get Ready for This" (2) by 2 Unlimited, "Rhythm is a Dancer" (3) by Snap "November Rain" (5) by Guns N' Roses, "Remember the Time" (6) and "In the Closet" (5) by Michael Jackson, "As Ugly as They Wanna Be" (EP) (4) by Ugly Kid Joe, "Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover" (4) by Sophie B. Hawkins, "Too Funky" (3) by George Michael and "That Word (L.O.V.E.)" (4) by the Rockmelons featuring Deni Hines.

Other hits by Australasian artists included "Not a Day Goes By" and "Heaven Knows" by Rick Price, "I Can Feel It" by Radio Freedom, "Everything's Alright" by John Farnham, Kate Ceberano and Jon Stevens, "Be My Baby" by Teen Queens and "Cry" by Lisa Edwards.

1993

  1. Sonia Dada - "You Don't Treat Me No Good"
  2. :February 27 for 4 weeks.
  3. Ugly Kid Joe - "Cat's In The Cradle"
  4. :March 27 for 1 week
  5. Lenny Kravitz - "Are You Gonna Go My Way"
  6. :April 3 for 6 weeks
  7. Faith No More - "Easy"
  8. :May 15 for 2 weeks
  9. Janet Jackson - "That's The Way Love Goes"
  10. :May 29 for 1 week
  11. Snow - "Informer"
  12. :June 5 for 5 weeks
  13. UB40 - "(I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You"
  14. :July 10 for 7 weeks
  15. Billy Joel - "The River Of Dreams"
  16. :August 28 for 1 week
  17. Meat Loaf - "I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)"
  18. :September 4 for 8 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  19. Culture Beat - "Mr Vain"
  20. :October 30 for 1 week
  21. Ace of Base - "All That She Wants"
  22. :November 6 for 3 weeks
  23. Bryan Adams - "Please Forgive Me"
  24. :November 27 for 5 weeks and 2 weeks in 1994

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "Gimme Little Sign" - Peter Andre
  2. "Stone Cold" - Jimmy Barnes
  3. "This Is It" - Dannii Minogue
  4. "You Were There" - Southern Sons
  5. "Accidentally Kelly Street" - Frente!

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number two were "What's Up" by 4 Non Blondes, "Gimme Little Sign" by Peter Andre, "Can't Get Enough Of Your Love" by Taylor Dayne.

Songs which peaked at number 3 were "Sweat (A La La La La Long)" by Inner Circle, "December 1963 (Oh What A Night) (Remix) by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, "Two Princes" by Spin Doctors, "How Do You Talk To An Angel" by The Heights, "If I Can't Have You" by Kim Wilde, "Freak Me" by Silk, "You Ain't Thinking (About Me)" by Sonia Dada and "Accidentally Kelly Street" by Frente!.

Other major hits (with peak positions noted) included "House Of Love" (4) by East 17, "Give In To Me" (4) by Michael Jackson, "Dreams" (4) by Gabrielle, "The Key:The Secret" (4) by Urban Cookie Collective, "Would I Lie To You?" (4) by Charles and Eddie, "Oh Carolina" (4) by Shaggy, "The Floor" (5) by Johnny Gill, "Creep" (6) by Radiohead and "Everybody Hurts" (6) by R.E.M..

Hits by Australasian artists also included "I Want You" and "In Your Room" both by Toni Pearen, "You're So Vain" by Chocolate Starfish, "Funky Junky" by Peter Andre and "The Weight" by Jimmy Barnes and The Badloves.

1994

  1. DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince - "Boom! Shake The Room"
  2. :January 15 for 1 week
  3. Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart and Sting - "All for One"
  4. :January 22 for 2 weeks
  5. Cut 'N' Move - "Give It Up"
  6. :February 5 for 4 weeks
  7. East 17 - "It's Alright"
  8. :March 5 for 7 weeks
  9. Céline Dion - "The Power Of Love"
  10. :April 23 for 1 week
  11. Ace of Base - "The Sign"
  12. :April 30 for 4 weeks
  13. Prince - "The Most Beautiful Girl In The World"
  14. :May 28 for 2 weeks
  15. Crash Test Dummies - "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm"
  16. :June 11 for 3 weeks
  17. Wet Wet Wet - "Love Is All Around"
  18. :July 2 for 6 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  19. All 4 One - "I Swear"
  20. :August 13 for 5 weeks
  21. Kylie Minogue - "Confide in Me"
  22. :September 17 for 4 weeks
  23. Boyz II Men - "I'll Make Love To You"
  24. :October 15 for 2 weeks
  25. Silverchair - "Tomorrow"
  26. :October 29 for 6 weeks
  27. Sheryl Crow - "All I Wanna Do"
  28. :December 10 for 1 week
  29. The Cranberries - "Zombie"
  30. :December 17 for 3 weeks and 5 weeks in 1995

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "Tomorrow" - Silverchair
  2. "Confide in Me" - Kylie Minogue
  3. "Chains" - Tina Arena
  4. "Mountain" - Chocolate Starfish
  5. "Lonely"/"Bizarre Love Triangle" - Frente!

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number two were "Always" by Bon Jovi, "Right In The Night (Fall In Love With Music)" by Jam & Spoon featuring Plavka, "Shoop" by Salt-N-Pepa, "Breathe Again" by Toni Braxton, "7 Seconds" by Youssou N'dour and Neneh Cherry, "Said I Loved You, But I Lied" by Michael Bolton, "Absolutely Fabulous" by Absolutely Fabulous (Pet Shop Boys) and "Around The World" by East 17.

Songs which peaked at number 3 were "100% Pure Love" by Crystal Waters, "Swamp Thing" by The Grid, "Without You" by Mariah Carey, "Endless Love" by Mariah Carey and Luther Vandross, "Whatta Man" by Salt-N-Pepa, "Stay" by Eternal and "One" by Metallica.

Other major hits (with peak positions noted) included "Chains" (4) by Tina Arena, "Streets of Philadelphia" (4) by Bruce Springsteen, "Closer" (4) by Nine Inch Nails, "Doop" (4) by Doop, "Secret" (5) by Madonna, Moving On Up" (5) by M People, "Stay (I Missed You)" (5) by Lisa Loeb, "Things Can Only Get Better" (7) by and "Come Out and Play" (8) by The Offspring.

Hits by Australasian artists also included "Hands Out Of My Pocket" by Cold Chisel, "The Winner Is" by South End, "More Wine Waiter Please" by The Poor, "Snake Skin Shoes" by The Black Sorrows and "Gimme" by Boom Crash Opera.

1995

  1. The Real McCoy - "Another Night"
  2. :February 4 for 6 weeks
  3. Hocus Pocus - "Here's Johnny"
  4. :March 25 for 6 weeks
  5. Take That - "Back for Good"
  6. :May 6 for 2 weeks
  7. Merril Bainbridge - "Mouth"
  8. :May 20 for 6 weeks.
  9. Bryan Adams - "Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?"
  10. :July 1 for 1 week
  11. U2 - "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me"
  12. :July 8 for 6 weeks
  13. Jann Arden - "Insensitive"
  14. :August 19 for 1 week
  15. Seal - "Kiss From A Rose"
  16. :August 26 fo 6 weeks
  17. Mariah Carey - "Fantasy"
  18. :October 7 for 1 week
  19. N-Trance - "Stayin' Alive"
  20. :October 14 for 1 week
  21. Coolio - "Gangsta's Paradise"
  22. :October 21 for 11 weeks and 2 weeks in 1996. Highest selling single of the year.

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "Mouth" - Merril Bainbridge
  2. "Let's Groove" - CDB
  3. "Tomorrow" - Silverchair
  4. "Mysterious Girl" - Peter Andre
  5. "Under the Water" - Merril Bainbridge

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number two were "Here Comes The Hotstepper" by Ini Kamoze, "Total Eclipse of the Heart" by Nicki French, "Alice, Who the F..K is Alice?" by The Steppers, "Think Twice" by Céline Dion, "Let's Groove" by CDB, "Excalibur" by FCB, "Pure Massacre" by Silverchair, "Scream"/"Childhood" by Michael Jackson, "Where The Wild Roses Grow" by Nick Cave and Kylie Minogue and "Merkinball (I Got ID)" by Pearl Jam.

Songs which peaked at number 3 were "Boom Boom Boom" by The Outhere Brothers, "Waterfalls" by TLC, "Stay Another Day" by East 17, "Shy Guy" by Diana King, "Sukiyaki" by 4 P.M., "Strong Enough" by Sheryl Crow and "Ode To My Family" by The Cranberries.

Other major hits (with peak positions noted) included "You Oughta Know" (4) by Alanis Morissette, "Somebody's Crying" (4) by Chris Isaak, "Don't Stop (Wiggle Wiggle)" (4) by The Outhere Brothers, "Short Dick Man" (4) by 20 Fingers featuring Gillette, This Ain't a Love Song (4) by Bon Jovi, "Under the Water" (4) by Merril Bainbridge, "Cotton Eye Joe" (5) by Rednex, "One Sweet Day" (5) by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men, "It's Alright" (5) by Deni Hines, "Self Esteem" (6) by The Offspring and "A Girl Like You" by Edwyn Collins.

Hits by Australasian artists also included "Sorrento Moon" by Tina Arena and "Put Yourself In My Place" by Kylie Minogue.

1996

  1. George Michael - "Jesus To A Child"
  2. :January 20 for 2 weeks
  3. Shaggy - "Boombastic"
  4. :February 3 for 1 week and February 17 for 4 weeks
  5. Oasis - "Wonderwall"
  6. :February 10 for 1 week
  7. Joan Osborne - "One Of Us"
  8. :March 16 for 4 weeks
  9. OMC - "How Bizarre"
  10. :April 13 for 5 weeks
  11. George Michael - "Fastlove"
  12. :May 18 for 2 weeks and June 8 for 2 weeks
  13. Metallica - "Until It Sleeps"
  14. :June 1 for 1 week
  15. The Fugees - "Killing Me Softly"
  16. :June 22 for 7 weeks
  17. Céline Dion - "Because You Loved Me"/"The Power Of The Dream"
  18. :August 10 for 3 weeks
  19. Los del Río - "Macarena"
  20. :August 31 for 9 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  21. Spice Girls - "Wannabe"
  22. :November 2 for 9 weeks and 2 weeks in 1997

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "How Bizarre" - OMC
  2. "I Want You" - Savage Garden
  3. "Just A Little Bit" - Gina G
  4. "Get Down On It" - Peter Andre featuring Past To Present
  5. "Apple Eyes" - Swoop

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number two were "Return Of The Mack" by Mark Morrison, "You're Making Me High" by Toni Braxton, "Missing" by Everything But The Girl, "I Love You Always Forever" by Donna Lewis, "X-Files Theme" by Triple X, "Spaceman" by Babylon Zoo, "What's Love Got to Do With It?" by Warren G., "Nobody Knows" by Tony Rich Project, "Macarena" by Los del Mar, "Theme From "Mission: Impossible"" by Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen and "Where Do You Go" by No Mercy.

Songs which peaked at number 3 were "Just A Girl" by No Doubt, "Give Me One Reason" by Tracy Chapman, "Be My Lover" by La Bouche, "I'll Be There For You" by The Rembrandts, "Ironic" by Alanis Morissette, "California Love" by 2Pac and "Breakfast At Tiffany's" by Deep Blue Something.

Other major hits (with peak positions noted) included "I Want You" (4) by Savage Garden, "Father and Son" (4) by Boyzone, "Sometimes When We Touch" (5) by Newton, "Ooh Aah Just A Little Bit" (5) by Gina G, "Children" (5) by Robert Miles, "Mother Mother" (5) by Tracy Bonham, "Glycerine" (5) by Bush, "That Girl" (7) by Maxi Priest, "Lump" (7) by The Presidents of the United States of America and "Blue" (10) by LeAnn Rimes.

Hits by Australasian artists also included "Get Down On It" by Peter Andre, "Apple Eyes" by Swoop, "Lover Lover" by Jimmy Barnes, "Have A Little Faith In Me" by John Farnham, and "Wishes" by Human Nature.

1997

  1. Savage Garden - "To The Moon And Back"
  2. :January 19 for 1 week
  3. Silverchair - "Freak"
  4. :January 26 for 2 weeks
  5. No Doubt - "Don't Speak"
  6. :February 9 for 8 weeks
  7. Savage Garden - "Truly Madly Deeply"
  8. :April 6 for 8 weeks
  9. Hanson - "MMMBop"
  10. :June 1 for 9 weeks
  11. Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112 - "I'll Be Missing You"
  12. :August 3 for 5 weeks
  13. Will Smith - "Men In Black"
  14. :September 7 for 4 weeks
  15. Elton John - "Something About The Way You Look Tonight"/"Candle In The Wind 1997"
  16. :October 5 for 6 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  17. Aqua - "Barbie Girl"
  18. :November 16 for 3 weeks
  19. Chumbawamba - "Tubthumping"
  20. :December 7 for 3 weeks
  21. Aqua - "Doctor Jones"
  22. :December 28 for 1 week and 6 weeks in 1998

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "Truly Madly Deeply" - Savage Garden
  2. "To The Moon And Back" - Savage Garden
  3. "Freak" - Silverchair
  4. "Every Time You Cry" - John Farnham and Human Nature
  5. "Burn" - Tina Arena

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number two were "Breathe" by The Prodigy, "Bitch" by Meredith Brooks, "Where's The Love" by Hanson, "Your Woman" by White Town, "2 Become 1" by Spice Girls, "I Finally Found Someone" by Barbra Streisand and Bryan Adams, "Break My Stride" by Unique II, "Last Night" by Az Yet, "Don't Let Go" by En Vogue, "You Were Meant For Me" by Jewel, "When I Die" by No Mercy, "I Will Come To You" by Hanson and "Burn" by Tina Arena.

Songs which peaked at number 3 were "How Do I Live" by Trisha Yearwood, "Pony" by Ginuwine, "When Doves Cry" by Quindon Tarver, "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?" by N-Trance and "Song 2" by Blur.

Other major hits (with peak positions noted) included "Even When I'm Sleeping" (4) by Leonardo's Bride, "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)" (4) by Backstreet Boys, "Every Time You Cry" (4) by John Farnham and Human Nature, "How Come, How Long" (5) by Babyface and Stevie Wonder, "Blood On The Dancefloor" (5) by Michael Jackson, "Sexy Eyes" (6) by Whigfield, "Alone" (6) by Bee Gees, "Lovefool" (7) by The Cardigans and "Semi-Charmed Life" (8) by Third Eye Blind.

Hits by Australasian artists also included "Break Me, Shake Me" by Savage Garden, "Don't Say Goodbye" by Human Nature, "Abuse Me" and "Cemetery" by Silverchair,"Calypso" by Spiderbait, "All I Wanna Do" by Dannii Minogue and "Did It Again" by Kylie Minogue.

1998

  1. Céline Dion - "My Heart Will Go On"
  2. :February 15 for 4 weeks
  3. Run-D.M.C. vs Jason Nevins - "It's Like That"
  4. :March 15 for 1 week
  5. All Saints - "Never Ever"
  6. :March 22 - for 7 weeks
  7. Shania Twain - "You're Still the One"
  8. :May 10 for 4 weeks
  9. Steps - "5,6,7,8"
  10. :June 7 for 1 week
  11. K-Ci and JoJo - "All My Life"
  12. :June 14 for 1 week
  13. Ricky Martin - "The Cup of Life"/"María"
  14. :June 21 for 6 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  15. The Goo Goo Dolls - "Iris"
  16. :August 2 for 5 weeks
  17. Lighthouse Family - "High"
  18. :September 6 for 1 week
  19. Aerosmith - "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing"
  20. :September 13 for 9 weeks
  21. B*Witched - "Rollercoaster"
  22. :November 15 for 2 weeks
  23. Jennifer Paige - "Crush"
  24. :November 29 for 2 weeks
  25. The Offspring - "Pretty Fly (for a White Guy)"
  26. :December 12 for 3 weeks and 3 weeks in 1999

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "Second Solution"/"Prisoner of Society" - The Living End
  2. "Buses and Trains" - Bachelor Girl
  3. "Torn" - Natalie Imbruglia
  4. "Big Mistake" - Natalie Imbruglia
  5. "Sway" - Bic Runga

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number two were "From This Moment On" by Shania Twain, "Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are)" by Pras Michel featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard and introducing Mya, "Viva Forever" by Spice Girls, "The Boy Is Mine" by Brandy and Monica, "As Long As You Love Me" by Backstreet Boys, "Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)" by Green Day, "Torn" by Natalie Imbruglia and "If You Could Read My Mind" by Stars on 54.

Songs which peaked at number 3 were "When The Lights Go Out" by 5ive, "Lollipop (Candyman)" by Aqua, "Buses and Trains" by Bachelor Girl and "Finally Found" by Honeyz.

Other major hits (with peak positions noted) included "Second Solution"/"Prisoner Of Society" (4) by The Living End, "Together Again" (4) by Janet Jackson, "All I Have To Give" (4) by Backstreet Boys, "Music Sounds Better With You" (4) by Stardust, "Last Thing On My Mind" (5) by Steps, "Stop" (5) by Spice Girls, "Frozen" (5) by Madonna, "Under The Bridge"/"Lady Marmalade" (5) by All Saints, "Everybody Get Up" (6) by 5ive, "Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It" (6) by Will Smith, "Big Mistake" (6) by Natalie Imbruglia, "This Is How We Party" (6) by S.O.A.P., "You Make Me Wanna" (7) by Usher, "Walking On The Sun" (7) by Smash Mouth and "Life" (8) by Des'ree.

Hits by Australasian artists also included "Pash" by Kate Ceberano, "Polyester Girl" by Regurgitator, "Cruel" by Human Nature, "The Things I Love In You" by Cold Chisel "Pushing Buttons" by Grinspoon, "I Don't Like It" by Pauline Pantsdown, "Now I Can Dance" by Tina Arena, "Cry" by The Mavis's and "Addicted to Bass" by Josh Abrahams and Amiel Daemion.

1999

  1. Cher - "Believe"
  2. :January 24 for 5 weeks
  3. Britney Spears - "...Baby One More Time"
  4. :February 28 for 9 weeks
  5. TLC - "No Scrubs"
  6. :May 2 for 7 weeks
  7. Sixpence None the Richer - "Kiss Me"
  8. :June 20 for 3 weeks
  9. Jennifer Lopez - "If You Had My Love"
  10. :July 11 for 3 weeks
  11. Pearl Jam - "Last Kiss"
  12. :August 1 for 7 weeks
  13. Lou Bega - "Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)"
  14. :September 19 for 8 weeks. Highest selling single of the year.
  15. Eiffel 65 - "Blue (Da Ba Dee)"
  16. :November 14 for 7 weeks and 2 weeks in 2000

Top 5 singles by Australian and New Zealand artists

  1. "Don't Call Me Baby" - Madison Avenue
  2. "The Animal Song" - Savage Garden
  3. "I Knew I Loved You" - Savage Garden
  4. "Sisters" - Sister2Sister
  5. "Anthem for the Year 2000" - Silverchair

Other hits
Songs which peaked at number two were "That Don't Impress Me Much" by Shania Twain, "Sometimes" by Britney Spears, "Genie in a Bottle" by Christina Aguilera, "When You Say Nothing At All" by Ronan Keating, "If Ya Gettin' Down" by 5ive, "I Want It That Way" by Backstreet Boys, "Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom" by Vengaboys and "Don't Call Me Baby" by Madison Avenue.

Songs which peaked at number three were "Smooth" by Santana featuring Rob Thomas, "Anthem For The Year 2000" by Silverchair, "Jackie" by Joanne (BZ), "When You're Gone" by Bryan Adams and Melanie C., "I Knew I Loved You" by Savage Garden, "Man! I Feel Like a Woman!" by Shania Twain, "Larger Than Life" by Backstreet Boys, "Look at Me" by Geri Halliwell, "Bring It All Back" by S Club 7, "Goodbye" by Spice Girls and "Unpretty" by TLC.

Other major hits (with peak positions noted) included "No Matter What" (4) by Boyzone, "The Animal Song" (4) by Savage Garden, "Livin' La Vida Loca" (4) by Ricky Martin, "2 Times" (4) by Ann Lee, "This Kiss" (4) by Faith Hill, "Touch It" (5) by Monifah, "All Star" (5) by Smash Mouth, "Lullaby" (6) by Shawn Mullins, "Beautiful Stranger" (6) by Madonna, "Sweet Like Chocolate" (6) by Shanks & Bigfoot, "Doo Wop (That Thing)" (6) by Lauryn Hill, "Honey To The Bee" (6) by Billie Piper, "Wild Wild West" (8) by Will Smith with Dru Hill and Kool Mo Dee, "Fly Away" (8) by Lenny Kravitz, "Silence" (9) by Delerium featuring Sarah McLachlan and "Thank ABBA For The Music" (9) by B*Witched, Steps, Cleopatra, Tina Cousins and Billie Piper.

Hits by Australasian artists also included "Weir" by Killing Heidi, "Eternal Flame"/"Shake You Outta My Head", "Don't Cry" and "Last To Know" by Human Nature, "Have A Look" by Vanessa Amorosi and "Everywhere You Go" by Taxiride.

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