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March, 1995

Week of  March 4, 1995:
Madonna Tops The Hot 100 Chart!

BILLBOARD HOT 100: 
#1 “Take a bow” MADONNA (12 weeks/8 weeks at Top 10/2 weeks at #1)  
#2 “Creep” TLC  
#3   “On bended knee” BOYZ II MEN  
#4 “Candy rain” SOUL FOR REAL 
#5 “Baby” BRANDY
#6   “Another night” REAL MCCOY 
#7 “You gotta be” DES’REE  
#8  “If you love me” BROWNSTONE
#9 “Strong enough” SHERYL CROW

#10  “Always” BON JOVI
#50 “Secret” MADONNA (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/22 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200: 
#14 “Bedtime stories” MADONNA (17 weeks)

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS: 
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Secret” #61 (21 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Take a bow” #4 (11 weeks) 

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Secret” #69 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/22 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Take a bow” #1 (12 weeks/3 weeks at #1) 

ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Secret” #29 (22 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Take a bow”  #1 (10 weeks/3 weeks at #1)

HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Take a bow” #25 (10 weeks)  
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Take a bow” #1 (12 weeks/2 weeks at #1)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Take a bow” #4 (12 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Take a bow” #40 (5 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES SALES: “Take a bow” #17 (5 weeks)    

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100:  
#8 “Bedtime story” (2 weeks)        

OFFICIAL UK TOP 100 ALBUMS:   
#34 “Bedtime stories” (18 weeks)
#43 “Like a prayer”  (Re-entry/68 weeks)
#49 “True blue” (Re-entry/83 weeks) 

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS): 
#1  “Take a bow” MADONNA (10 weeks at Top 10/1 week at #1)
#2  “Here comes the hotstepper” INI KAMOZE  
#3  “Zombie” CRANBERRIES”
#4  “Creep” TLC  
#5    “Always” BON JOVI 
#6 On bended knee” BOYZ II MEN 
#7  “Another night” REAL MCCOY 
#8 “No more I love you’s” ANNIE LENNOX 
#9  “Short dick man” 20 FINGERS Feat. GILLETTE 
#10 “Think twice” CELINE DION

Week of  March 11, 1995: 
Madonna spends a third week at #1 on The Hot 100!

BILLBOARD HOT 100: 
#1 “Take a bow” MADONNA (13 weeks/8 weeks at Top 10/3 weeks at #1)  
#2 “Creep” TLC  
#3   “Candy rain” SOUL FOR REAL  
#4 “Baby” BRANDY 
#5 “You gotta be” DES’REE   
#6   “Another night” REAL MCCOY 
#7 “On bended knee” BOYZ II MEN   
#8  “If you love me” BROWNSTONE
#9 “Strong enough” SHERYL CROW

#10  “Hold my hand” HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH

BILLBOARD 200: 
#15″Bedtime stories” MADONNA (18 weeks)

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS: 
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Secret” #70 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/22 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Take a bow” #5 (12 weeks) 

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Take a bow” #1 (13 weeks/4 weeks at #1) 

HOT 100 RECURRENT SINGLES: “Secret” #3 (DEBUT)
HOT 100 RECURRENT AIRPLAY: “Secret” #12 (DEBUT)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Secret” #30 (23 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Take a bow”  #1 (11 weeks/4 weeks at #1)

 HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Bedtime story” #48 (DEBUT)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Take a bow” #42 (11 weeks)  
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Take a bow” #1 (13 weeks/3 weeks at #1)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Take a bow” #6 (13 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Take a bow” #40 (6 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES SALES: “Take a bow” #14 (6 weeks)    

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100:  
#21 “Bedtime story” (3 weeks)        

OFFICIAL UK TOP 100 ALBUMS: 
#37 “Bedtime stories” (19 weeks)
#32 “Like a prayer”  (69 weeks)
#39 “True blue” (84 weeks)
#60 “You can dance” (15 weeks) 

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS): 
#1  “Take a bow” MADONNA (11 weeks at Top 10/2 weeks at #1)
#2  “Here comes the hotstepper” INI KAMOZE  
#3  “Zombie” CRANBERRIES”
#4  “Creep” TLC  
#5    “Always” BON JOVI 
#6 “Believe” ELTON JOHN
#7  “Candy rain” SOUL FOR REAL
#8 “No more I love you’s” ANNIE LENNOX 
#9   “Think twice” CELINE DION
#10 “Cotton eye Joe” REDNEX

Week of  March 18, 1995: 
Madonna spends a fourth week at #1 on The Hot 100.
03/16/1995: The Immaculate Collection is certified 6xPlatinum 

BILLBOARD HOT 100: 
#1 “Take a bow” MADONNA (14 weeks/9 weeks at Top 10/4 weeks at #1)  
#2  “Candy rain” SOUL FOR REAL   
#3  “Creep” TLC  
#4 “Baby” BRANDY 
#5 “Red light special” TLC
#6  “Big Poppa/Warning”  THE NOTORIOUS BIG
#7 “Strong enough” SHERYL CROW 
#8  “If you love me” BROWNSTONE
#9  “You gotta be” DES’REE   

#10 “On bended knee” BOYZ II MEN

BILLBOARD 200: 
#18 “Bedtime stories” MADONNA (19 weeks)

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS: 
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Take a bow” #6 (13 weeks) 
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Take a bow” #1 (14 weeks/5 weeks at #1) 

HOT 100 RECURRENT SINGLES: “Secret” #4 (2 weeks)
HOT 100 RECURRENT AIRPLAY: “Secret” #14 (2 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Secret” #? (24 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Take a bow”  #1 (12 weeks/5 weeks at #1)

 HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Bedtime story” #31 (2 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Take a bow” #44 (12 weeks)  
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Take a bow” #1 (14 weeks/4 weeks at #1)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Take a bow” #6 (14 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Take a bow” #43 (7 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES SALES: “Take a bow” #18 (7 weeks)    

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100:  
#41 “Bedtime story” (4 weeks)        

OFFICIAL UK TOP 100 ALBUMS: 
#47 “Bedtime stories” (20 weeks)
#63 “Like a prayer”  (FINAL WEEK/70 weeks)
#67 “True blue” (FINAL WEEK/85 weeks)
#73 “You can dance” (FINAL WEEK/16 weeks) 

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS): 
#1  “Take a bow” MADONNA (12 weeks at Top 10/3 weeks at #1)
#2  “Here comes the hotstepper” INI KAMOZE  
#3  “Zombie” CRANBERRIES”
#4  “Creep” TLC  
#5  “Believe” ELTON JOHN 
#6  “Always” BON JOVI 
#7  “Candy rain” SOUL FOR REAL
#8 “Strong enough” SHERYL CROW
#9   “You gotta be” DES’REE
#10 “Cotton eye Joe” REDNEX

Week of  March 25, 1995: 
Madonna spends a fifth week at #1 on The Hot 100

BILLBOARD HOT 100: 
#1 “Take a bow” MADONNA (15 weeks/10 weeks at Top 10/5 weeks at #1)  
#2  “Candy rain” SOUL FOR REAL   
#3  “Creep” TLC  
#4 “Red light special” TLC
#5 “Strong enough” SHERYL CROW 
#6  “Big Poppa/Warning”  THE NOTORIOUS BIG
#7 “You gotta be” DES’REE   
#8   “Baby” BRANDY 
#9   “If you love me” BROWNSTONE

#10 “Run away” REAL McCOY

BILLBOARD 200: 
#17 “Bedtime stories” MADONNA (20 weeks)

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS: 
POP CATALOG ALBUMS: “The Immaculate Collection” #26 (DEBUT)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Take a bow” #8 (14 weeks) 
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Take a bow” #1 (15 weeks/6 weeks at #1) 

HOT 100 RECURRENT SINGLES: “Secret” #7 (3 weeks)
HOT 100 RECURRENT AIRPLAY: “Secret” #16 (3 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Secret” #? (25 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Take a bow”  #1 (13 weeks/6 weeks at #1)

 HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Bedtime story” #21 (3 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Take a bow” #41 (FINAL WEEK/13 weeks)  
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Take a bow” #1 (15 weeks/5 weeks at #1)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Take a bow” #6 (15 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Take a bow” #51 (8 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP-HOP SINGLES SALES: “Take a bow” #19 (8 weeks)    

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100:  
#61 “Bedtime story” (5 weeks)        

OFFICIAL UK TOP 100 ALBUMS: 
#57 “Bedtime stories” (21 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS): 
#1  “Take a bow” MADONNA (13 weeks at Top 10/4 weeks at #1)
#2  “Here comes the hotstepper” INI KAMOZE  
#3  “Creep” TLC  
#4   “Believe” ELTON JOHN 
#5  “Zombie” CRANBERRIES”
#6   “Candy rain” SOUL FOR REAL 
#7 “Strong enough” SHERYL CROW
#8 “Wow war tonight” H JUNGLE WITH T
#9   “Cotton eye Joe” REDNEX
#10 “Always” BON JOVI 

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