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February, 1997

Week of  February 1, 1997:

“Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” Hits #2 in Billboard and #1 in the UK

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
“You must love me” #33 (12 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT
#2 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (10 weeks/4 weeks at Top 10) 
#3 “Romeo + Juliet” SOUNDTRACK
#4 “Falling into you” CELINE DION
#5 “Space Jam” SOUNDTRACK
#6 “Secrets” TONI BRAXTON 
#7  “The Preacher’s wife” SOUNDTRACK
#8 “Blue” LEANN RIMES
#9 “The Don Killuminatti” MAKAVELI
#10 “Razorblade Suitcase” BUSH

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” #15 (12 weeks)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #8 (6 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #16 (3 weeks)

ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “You must love me” #25 (12 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #11 (4 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #23 (3 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #25 (2 weeks)

POP CATALOG CHART: 
“The Immaculate Collection” #45 (80 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#12 ”Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (6 weeks) 

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#1 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (13 weeks/5 weeks at Top 10) 
#2 “Spice” SPICE GIRLS
#3 “Blue is the color” BEAUTIFUL SOUTH
#4 “Razorblade Suitcase” BUSH 
#5 “Falling into you” CELINE DION  
#6 “Ocean Drive” LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY  
#7 “Travelling without moving” JAMIROQUAI
#8 “Homework” DAFT PUNK 
#9 “Older” GEORGE MICHAEL
#10 “Greatest Hits” SIMPLY RED

Week of  February 8, 1997:
“Don’t cry for me Argentina” Hits #5 in the Airplay Chart

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
“You must love me” #32 (13 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT
#2 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (11 weeks/5 weeks at Top 10) 
#3 “Romeo + Juliet” SOUNDTRACK
#4 “Falling into you” CELINE DION
#5 “Space Jam” SOUNDTRACK
#6 “Secrets” TONI BRAXTON 
#7  “Blue” LEANN RIMES 

#8 “The Preacher’s wife” SOUNDTRACK
#9 “The Don Killuminatti” MAKAVELI
#10 “Razorblade Suitcase” BUSH

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” #16 (13 weeks)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #5 (7 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #10 (4 weeks)

ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “You must love me” #24 (13 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #8 (5 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #18 (4 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #21 (3 weeks)

POP CATALOG CHART: 
“The Immaculate Collection” #43 (81 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#21 ”Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (7 weeks) 

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#1 “Glow” REEF 
#2 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (14 weeks/6 weeks at Top 10)  
#3 “Spice” SPICE GIRLS 
#4 “Blue is the color” BEAUTIFUL SOUTH
#5 “Coming up” SUEDE 
#6 “Ocean Drive” LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY  
#7 “Older” GEORGE MICHAEL 
#8 “Falling into you” CELINE DION
#9 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT
#10 “Travelling without moving” JAMIROQUAI

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#2 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE
#3 “Don’t speak” NO DOUBT
#4 “One and One” ROBERT MILES
#5 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS
#6 ”Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (DEBUT)
#7  “I believe I can fly” R. KELLY
#8 “No diggity” BLACKSTREET FEAT. DR. DRE
#9 “Say you’ll be there” SPICE GIRLS
#10 “Quit playing games” BACK STREET BOYS

Week of  February 15, 1997:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
“You must love me” #40 (14 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Gridlock D” SOUNDTRACK 
#2 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT 
#3 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (12 weeks/6 weeks at Top 10) 
#4 “Falling into you” CELINE DION
#5 “Secrets” TONI BRAXTON  
#6 “Blue” LEANN RIMES 
#7  “Romeo + Juliet” SOUNDTRACK

#8 “West Coast Bad Boyz” VARIOUS ARTISTS
#9 “Space Jam” SOUNDTRACK
#10 “Pieces of you” JEWEL

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” #20 (14 weeks)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #5 (8 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #4 (5 weeks)

ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “You must love me” #29 (FINAL WEEK/14 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #26 (DEBUT)

TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #8 (6 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #14 (5 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #16 (4 weeks)

POP CATALOG CHART: 
“The Immaculate Collection” #45 (FINAL WEEK/82 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#34 ”Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (8 weeks) 

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#1 “White on blonde” TEXAS 
#2 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (15 weeks/7 weeks at Top 10)  
#3 “Glow” REEF  
#4 “Spice” SPICE GIRLS  
#5 “Placebo” PLACEBO 
#6 “Earthling” DAVID BOWIE 
#7 “Blue is the color” BEAUTIFUL SOUTH
#8 “Coming up” SUEDE
#9 “Ocean Drive” LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY   
#10 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT

Week of  February 22, 1997:
“Don’t cry for me Argentina” debuts in Billboard Hot 100

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
“You must love me” #45 (15 weeks)
“Don’t cry for me Argentina” #17 (DEBUT) 

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT 
#2 “Gridlock D” SOUNDTRACK 
#3 “Secrets” TONI BRAXTON  
#4 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (13 weeks/7 weeks at Top 10)  
#5 “Falling into you” CELINE DION
#6 “Spice” SPICE GIRLS 
#7  “Pieces of you” JEWEL 

#8 “Blue” LEANN RIMES
#9 “Ixnay of the hombre” THE OFFSPRING
#10 “Romeo + Juliet” SOUNDTRACK

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” #26 (15 weeks)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #6 (9 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #1 (6 weeks/1 week at #1)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #22 (DEBUT)

ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #21 (2 weeks)

TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #7 (7 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #18 (6 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #14 (5 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#35 ”Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (9 weeks) 

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#1 “Blur” BLUR 
#2 “White on blonde” TEXAS  
#3 “Spice” SPICE GIRLS   
#4 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (16 weeks/8 weeks at Top 10)  
#5 “The Smurfs Hits ’97-Volume 1” SMURFS
#6 “Blue is the color” BEAUTIFUL SOUTH
#7 “Glow” REEF  
#8 “Ocean Drive” LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY
#9 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT
#10 “Older” GEORGE MICHAEL 

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