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March, 1998

Week of  March 7, 1998:
03/07/1998: “Ray of light Album” is released. “Frozen” Hits #1 in the UK

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Frozen” #12 (2 weeks)
ADULT TOP 40: “Frozen” #30 (DEBUT)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Frozen” #29 (DEBUT)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Frozen” #16 (DEBUT)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#1 ”Frozen” MADONNA (DEBUT/1 week at #1/1 week at Top 10)
#2 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION
#3 “Brimful of Asha” CORNERSHOP
#4 “The Ballad of Tom Jones”  SPACE WITH CERYS OF CATALONIA
#5 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#6 “Doctor Jones” AQUA
#7 “How do I live” LEANN RIMES
#8 “Show me love” ROBYN
#9 “Be alone no more” ANOTHER LEVEL
#10 “Who am I Sim Simma” BEENIE MAN

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION
#2 “Together again” JANET JACKSON
#3 “Torn” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA
#4 “Gettin’ jiggy with it” WILL SMITH
#5 “Too much” SPICE GIRLS
#6 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#7 “My graduation” SPEED
#8 “Frozen” MADONNA (DEBUT)
#9 “Doctor Jones” AQUA
#10 “Never ever” ALL SAINTS

Week of  March 14, 1998:
“Ray of light” debuts at #1 in the UK Charts

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Frozen” #10 (3 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Frozen” #28 (DEBUT)
ADULT TOP 40: “Frozen” #23 (2 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Frozen” #27 (2 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Frozen” #10 (2 weeks)

POP CATALOG ALBUMS:
“The Immaculate Collection” #46 (Re-entry/83 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#1 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION 
#2 “Big mistake” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA
#3 ”Frozen” MADONNA (2 weeks/2 weeks at Top 10) 
#4 “When the lights go out” FIVE 
#5 “Everlasting love” CAST FROM CASUALTY 
#6 “Brimful of Asha” CORNERSHOP 
#7 “The Ballad of Tom Jones”  SPACE WITH CERYS OF CATALONIA 
#8 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#9 “How do I live” LEANN RIMES
#10 “Doctor Jones” AQUA

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100:
#1 “Ray of light” MADONNA (DEBUT/1 week at #1/1 week at Top 10)  
#2 “Titanic” SOUNDTRACK
#3 “Let’s talk about love” CELINE DION
#4 “Urban Hymns” VERVE
#5 “Life thru a lens” ROBBIE WILLIAMS
#6 “Maverick a strike” FINLEY QUAYE
#7 “Melting pot” CHARLATANS
#8 “All saints” ALL SAINTS
#9 “Left of the middle” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA
#10 “Aquarium” AQUA

#27 “Bedtime Stories” MADONNA (Re-entry/26 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION
#2 “Together again” JANET JACKSON
#3 “Frozen” MADONNA (2 weeks) 
#4 “Gettin’ jiggy with it” WILL SMITH
#5 “Torn” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA 
#6 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#7 “Too much” SPICE GIRLS 
#8 “Never ever” ALL SAINTS 
#9 “Doctor Jones” AQUA

#10 “Cossa della vita” EROS RAMAZZOTTI & TINA TURNER

Week of  March 21, 1998:
“Frozen” debuts in the Hot 100 at #8
“Ray of light” debuts at #2 in Billboard with 370,000 copies and holds at #1 in the UK

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Gettin’ jiggy with it” WILL SMITH
#2 “Nice and slow” USHER
#3 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION
#4 “No, no, no” DESTINY’S CHILD
#5 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#6 “What you want” MASE FEAT. TOTAL
#7 “Gone till November” WYCLEF JEAN
#8 “Frozen” MADONNA (DEBUT/1 week at Top 10)
#9 “Together again” JANET JACKSON
#10 “Swing my way” K.P & ENVYI

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Titanic” SOUNDTRACK

#2 “Ray of light” MADONNA (DEBUT/370,683 copies/1 week at Top 10) 
#3 “Let’s talk about love” CELINE DION 
#4 “My homies” SCARFACE
#5 “Savage garden” SAVAGE GARDEN
#6 “Charge it 2 Da Game” SILKK THE SHOCKER
#7 “Love always” K-CI
#8 “Backstreet boys” BACKSTREET BOYS
#9 “The wedding singer” SOUNDTRACK

#10 “My way” USHER

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Frozen” #17 (DEBUT)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Frozen” #8 (4 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Frozen” #23 (2 weeks)

ADULT TOP 40: “Frozen” #21 (3 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Frozen” #17 (3 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Frozen” #6 (3 weeks)

POP CATALOG ALBUMS:
“The Immaculate Collection” #13 (84 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#1 “It’s like that” RUN DMC VS JASON NEVINS 
#2 “Stop” SPICE GIRLS 
#3 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION  
#4 “Insane/Say what you want” TEXAS FEAT. WU-TANG CLAN
#5 ”Frozen” MADONNA (3 weeks/3 weeks at Top 10)
#6 “Big mistake” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA 
#7 “When the lights go out” FIVE
#8 “Brimful of Asha” CORNERSHOP  
#9 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#10 “Uh La La La” ALEXIA 

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100:
#1 “Ray of light” MADONNA (2 weeks at #1/2 weeks at Top 10)  
#2 “Titanic” SOUNDTRACK
#3 “Tin Planet “SPACE
#4 “Life thru a lens” ROBBIE WILLIAMS
#5 “Let’s talk about love” CELINE DION
#6 “Pilgrim” ERIC CLAPTON
#7 “Urban Hymns” VERVE
#8 “Maverick a strike” FINLEY QUAYE
#9 “Left of the middle” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA
#10 “Return to the last chance saloon” BLUETONES

#60 “Bedtime Stories” MADONNA (FINAL WEEK/27 weeks)
#65 “The Immaculate Collection” MADONNA (Re-entry/143 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION
#2 “Frozen” MADONNA (3 weeks)  
#3 “Gettin’ jiggy with it” WILL SMITH
#4 “Together again” JANET JACKSON
#5 “Torn” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA 
#6 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#7 “Never ever” ALL SAINTS  
#8 “Too much” SPICE GIRLS 
#9 “Cossa della vita” EROS RAMAZZOTTI & TINA TURNER 

#10 “Doctor Jones” AQUA

Week of  March 28, 1998:
“Frozen” climbs to #5 in Billboard
“Ray of light” holds at #2 & sells over 500,000 copies in just 2 weeks

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Gettin’ jiggy with it” WILL SMITH

#2 “Nice and slow” USHER
#3 “No, no, no” DESTINY’S CHILD
#4  “My heart will go on” CELINE DION
#5 “Frozen” MADONNA (2 weeks/2 weeks at Top 10) 
#6 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN 
#7 “Let’s ride” MONTELL JORDAN 
#8 “Gone till November” WYCLEF JEAN
#9 “DejaVu (Uptown baby)” LORD TARIK & PETER GUNZ

#10 “What you want” MASE FEAT. TOTAL

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Titanic” SOUNDTRACK

#2 “Ray of light” MADONNA (2 weeks/2 weeks at Top 10/224,000 copies/595,000 total) 
#3 “Let’s talk about love” CELINE DION 
#4 “Pilgrim” ERIC CLAPTON  
#5 “Savage garden” SAVAGE GARDEN
#6 “Love always” K-CI
#7 “The wedding singer” SOUNDTRACK 
#8 “Backstreet boys” BACKSTREET BOYS
#9 “My homies” SCARFACE

#10 “Left of the middle” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Frozen” #14 (2 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Frozen” #8 (5 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUP PLAY: “Frozen” #38 (DEBUT)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Frozen” #14 (DEBUT)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Frozen” #21 (3 weeks)

ADULT TOP 40: “Frozen” #19 (4 weeks)
RHYTHMIC TOP 40: “Frozen” #15 (4 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “Frozen” #5 (4 weeks)

POP CATALOG ALBUMS:
“The Immaculate Collection” #21 (85 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
#1 “It’s like that” RUN DMC VS JASON NEVINS 
#2 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION  
#3 “Let me entertain you” ROBBIE WILLIAMS 
#4  “Stop” SPICE GIRLS
#5 “No, no, no” DESTINY’S CHILD 
#6 ”Frozen” MADONNA (4 weeks/4 weeks at Top 10)
#7 “Here’s where the story ends” TIN TIN OUT FEAT. SHELLEY NELSON
#8 “Angel street” M PEOPLE
#9 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#10 “Father” LL COOL J

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
#1 “Let’s talk about love” CELINE DION  

#2 “Titanic” SOUNDTRACK
#3  “Ray of light” MADONNA (3 weeks/3 weeks at Top 10)
#4 “Life thru a lens” ROBBIE WILLIAMS 
#5 “Truly-The Love Songs” LIONEL RITCHIE
#6 “Urban Hymns” VERVE 
#7 “Left of the middle” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA
#8 “Pilgrim” ERIC CLAPTON
#9 “Tin Planet “SPACE 

#10 “Postcards from heaven” LIGHTHOUSE FAMILY
#55 “The Immaculate Collection” MADONNA (144 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION
#2 “Frozen” MADONNA (4 weeks)  
#3 “It’s like that” RUN DMC VS JASON NEVINS  
#4 “Gettin’ jiggy with it” WILL SMITH 
#5 “Together again” JANET JACKSON 
#6 “Torn” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA  
#7 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN 
#8 “Never ever” ALL SAINTS
#9 “Stop” SPICE GIRLS 

#10 “Cossa della vita” EROS RAMAZZOTTI & TINA TURNER

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