Archive for category 03. MARCH 1997

March, 1997

Week of  March 1, 1997:
“Don’t cry for me Argentina” peaks at #8 in Billboard Hot 100

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS
#2 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#3 “Can’t nobody hold me down” PUFF DADDY
#4 “I believe I can fly” R KELLY
#5 “Foolish games/You were meant for me” JEWEL
#6 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE
#7  “In my bed” DRU HILL
#8 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (2 weeks/1 week at Top 10)
#9 “Nobody” KEATH SWEAT FEAT ATHENA CAGE
#10 “Everytime I close my eyes” BABYFACE
#49 “You must love me” MADONNA (16 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Unchained Melody/The early years” LEANN RIMES 
#2 “Baduizm” ERYKAH BADU
#3 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT 
#4 “Pieces of you” JEWEL  
#5 “Secrets” TONI BRAXTON  
#6 “Spice” SPICE GIRLS 
#7  “Falling into you” CELINE DION

#8 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (14 weeks/8 weeks at Top 10) 
#9 “Romeo + Juliet” SOUNDTRACK
#10  “Blue” LEANN RIMES

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” #29 (16 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #11 (DEBUT)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #7 (10 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY:
“Don’t cry for me Argentina” #6 (7 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #1 (2 weeks/1 week at #1)

ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #21 (3 weeks)

TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #7 (8 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #21 (7 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #14 (6 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#51 ”Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (10 weeks) 

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#1 “Attack of the grey lantern” MANSUN 
#2 “The Smurfs Hits ’97-Volume 1” SMURFS 
#3 “Spice” SPICE GIRLS   
#4 “Blur” BLUR  
#5 “Tragic Kingdom” NO DOUBT
#6 “White on blonde” TEXAS   
#7 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (17 weeks/9 weeks at Top 10)
#8 “Drawn to the deep end” GENE 
#9 “Ocean Drive” LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY
#10 “Blue is the color” BEAUTIFUL SOUTH

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Don’t speak” NO DOUBT 

#2 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#3 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE 
#4 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (4 weeks) 
#5 “Discotheque” U2
#6 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS
#7  “Step by step” WHITNEY HOUSTON

#8 “Can’t nobody hold me down” PUFF DADDY
#9 “I believe I can fly” R KELLY
#10 “One and one” ROBERT MILES

Week of  March 8, 1997:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS

#2 “Can’t nobody hold me down” PUFF DADDY 
#3 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#4 “Foolish games/You were meant for me” JEWEL 
#5 “I believe I can fly” R KELLY 
#6  “In my bed” DRU HILL 
#7 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE

#8 “Everytime I close my eyes” BABYFACE 
#9 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (3 weeks/2 weeks at Top 10) 
#10 “Nobody” KEATH SWEAT FEAT ATHENA CAGE
#60 “You must love me” MADONNA (17 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#19 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (15 weeks) 

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” #38 (17 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #16 (2 weeks)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #8 (11 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #9 (8 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #2 (3 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #21 (4 weeks)

TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #7 (9 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #23 (8 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #17 (7 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#62 ”Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (11 weeks) 

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#14 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (18 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Don’t speak” NO DOUBT 

#2 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#3 “Can you celebrate?” NAMIE AMURO 
#4 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE  
#5 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (5 weeks) 
#6 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS
#7  “Discotheque” U2 

#8 “Can’t nobody hold me down” PUFF DADDY
#9 “I believe I can fly” R KELLY
#10 “Step by step” WHITNEY HOUSTON

Week of  March 15, 1997:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS

#2 “Can’t nobody hold me down” PUFF DADDY 
#3 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#4 “Foolish games/You were meant for me” JEWEL 
#5 “In my bed” DRU HILL  
#6  “I believe I can fly” R KELLY  
#7 “Everytime I close my eyes” BABYFACE  

#8 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE 
#9 “For you I will” MONICA 
#10 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (4 weeks/3 weeks at Top 10)
#68 “You must love me” MADONNA (18 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#26 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (16 weeks) 

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” #50 (18 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #20 (3 weeks)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #10 (12 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #12 (9 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #2 (4 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #22 (5 weeks)

TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #8 (10 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #28 (9 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #21 (8 weeks)

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

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#1 “Pop” U2
#2 “Spice” SPICE GIRLS
#3 “Everything must go” MANIC STREET PREACHERS
#4 B-sides, Seasides and freerides” OCEAN COLOR SCENE
#5 “Ocean Drive” LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY
#6 “The very best of” BEE GEES
#7 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (19 weeks/10 weeks at Top 10)
#8 “Dreamland” ROBERT MILES
#9 “Older” GEORGE MICHAEL
#10 “The healing game” VAN MORRISON

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Don’t speak” NO DOUBT 

#2 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#3 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (6 weeks)  
#4 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE  
#5 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS
#6 “I believe I can fly” R KELLY
#7   “Can’t nobody hold me down” PUFF DADDY 

#8 “Step by step” WHITNEY HOUSTON
#9 “Can you celebrate?” NAMIE AMURO 
#10 “Discotheque” U2 

Week of  March 22, 1997:

BILLBOARD HOT 100: 
#13 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” (5 weeks)
#76 “You must love me” (19 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#40 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (17 weeks) 

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” #61 (19 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #28 (4 weeks)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #19 (13 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #33 (FINAL WEEK/10 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #3 (5 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” (DID NOT CHART)

TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #16 (11 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #34 (10 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #23 (9 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#18 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (20 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Don’t speak” NO DOUBT 

#2 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#3 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (7 weeks)  
#4 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE  
#5 “I believe I can fly” R KELLY 
#6 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS
#7   “Can’t nobody hold me down” PUFF DADDY 

#8 “Mama” SPICE GIRLS 
#9 “Fireball” B’Z
#10 “Step by step” WHITNEY HOUSTON

Week of  March 29, 1997:

BILLBOARD HOT 100: 
#29 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” (6 weeks)
#81 “You must love me” (FINAL WEEK/20 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#41 “Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (18 weeks) 

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “You must love me” (DID NOT CHART)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #33 (5 weeks)

HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #24 (14 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #5 (6 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #30 (FINAL WEEK/6 weeks)

TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #19 (12 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #39 (FINAL WEEK/11 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Don’t cry for me Argentina” #24 (10 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#1 “Mama/Who do you think you are” SPICE GIRLS
#2 “I believe I can fly” R KELLY
#3 “Don’t speak” NO DOUBT
#4 “Anywhere for you” BACKSTREET BOYS
#5 “Flash” B.B.E.
#6 “Encore une fois” SASH
#7  “Another suitcase in another hall” MADONNA (DEBUT)
#8 “Isn’t it a wonder” BOYZONE
#9 “A red letter day” PET SHOP BOYS
#10 “Freash” GINA G

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#22 ”Evita, The Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack” MADONNA (21 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS)
#1 “Don’t speak” NO DOUBT 

#2 “Un-break my heart” TONI BRAXTON
#3 “Don’t let go (Love)” EN VOGUE   
#4 “Don’t cry for me Argentina” MADONNA (8 weeks)  
#5 “I believe I can fly” R KELLY 
#6 “Can’t nobody hold me down” PUFF DADDY  
#7 “Wannabe” SPICE GIRLS  

#8 “Step by step” WHITNEY HOUSTON 
#9 “Time to say goodbye” ANDREA BOCELLI & SARAH BRIGHTMAN
#10 “Mama” SPICE GIRLS 

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