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December, 1998

Week of  December 5, 1998:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
“The Power of goodbye” #30 (8 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
“Ray of light” #61 (38 weeks/31,000 copies/2,492,000 total 

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Ray of light” #65 (22 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “The power of goodbye” #22 (8 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “The power of goodbye” #45 (10 weeks) 
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Frozen” #28 (37 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Ray of light” #13 (23 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “The power of goodbye” #24 (6 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “The power of goodbye” #18 (11 weeks)
TOP 40 TRACKS: “The power of goodbye” #21 (2 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
“The power of goodbye” #6 (DEBUT)

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
“Ray of light” #34 (39 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “Believe” CHER
#2 “Thank you” ALANIS MORISSETTE
#3 “Crush” JENNIFER PAIGE
#4 “Outside” GEORGE MICHAEL
#5 “Sweetest thing” U2
#6 “I’m your angel” CELINE DION & R. KELLY
#7 “I don’t want to miss a thing” AEROSMITH
#8 “The power of goodbye” MADONNA (6 weeks)
#9 “No matter what” BOYZONE
#10 “Doo-Wop (That thing)” LAURYN HILL

Week of  December 12, 1998:
12/11/1998: “Ray of light” Album is certified 3xPlatinum

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
“The Power of goodbye” #30 (9 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
“Ray of light” #70 (39 weeks/36,000 copies/2,528,000 total 

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Ray of light” #63 (23 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “The power of goodbye” #24 (9 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “The power of goodbye” #51 (11 weeks) 
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Frozen” #23 (38 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Ray of light” #13 (24 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “The power of goodbye” #22 (7 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “The power of goodbye” #22 (12 weeks)
TOP 40 TRACKS: “The power of goodbye” #24 (3 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
“The power of goodbye” #17 (2 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
“Ray of light” #33 (40 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “Believe” CHER 
#2 “Thank you” ALANIS MORISSETTE
#3 “The power of goodbye” MADONNA (7 weeks) 
#4 “Outside” GEORGE MICHAEL
#5 “Sweetest thing” U2 
#6 “I’m your angel” CELINE DION & R. KELLY 
#7 “Crush” JENNIFER PAIGE 
#8  “I don’t want to miss a thing” AEROSMITH
#9 “No matter what” BOYZONE 
#10 “Doo-Wop (That thing)” LAURYN HILL

Week of  December 19, 1998:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
“The Power of goodbye” #31 (10 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
“Ray of light” #69 (40 weeks/36,000 copies/2,564,000 total 

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Ray of light” #63 (24 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “The power of goodbye” #26 (10 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “The power of goodbye” #50 (12 weeks) 
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Frozen” #21 (39 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Ray of light” #14 (25 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “The power of goodbye” #21 (8 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “The power of goodbye” #27 (13 weeks)
TOP 40 TRACKS: “The power of goodbye” #26 (4 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
“The power of goodbye” #25 (3 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
“Ray of light” #26 (41 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “Believe” CHER 
#2 “Thank you” ALANIS MORISSETTE
#3 “The power of goodbye” MADONNA (8 weeks) 
#4 “I’m your angel” CELINE DION & R. KELLY  
#5 “Sweetest thing” U2 
#6 “Outside” GEORGE MICHAEL
#7 “Crush” JENNIFER PAIGE 
#8  “I don’t want to miss a thing” AEROSMITH
#9 “No matter what” BOYZONE 
#10 “My favorite game” CARDIGANS

Week of  December 26, 1998:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
“The Power of goodbye” #41 (11 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
“Ray of light” #67 (41 weeks/48,000 copies/2,612,000 total 

BILLBOARD COMPREHENSIVE CHARTS:
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Ray of light” #55 (25 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “The power of goodbye” #27 (11 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “The power of goodbye” #55 (13 weeks) 
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Frozen” #28 (40 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Ray of light” #17 (26 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “The power of goodbye” #17 (9 weeks)
TOP 40 MAINSTREAM: “The power of goodbye” #34 (14 weeks)
TOP 40 TRACKS: “The power of goodbye” #28 (5 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK SINGLES TOP 100: 
“The power of goodbye” #32 (4 weeks)

OFFICIAL UK ALBUMS TOP 100: 
“Ray of light” #15 (42 weeks)

UNITED WORLD CHART (TRACKS):
#1 “Believe” CHER 
#2 “The power of goodbye” MADONNA (9 weeks) 
#3  “Thank you” ALANIS MORISSETTE
#4 “I’m your angel” CELINE DION & R. KELLY  
#5 “When you believe” MARIAH CAREY & WHITNEY HOUSTON 
#6 “Sweetest thing” U2
#7   “Outside” GEORGE MICHAEL 
#8  “Goodbye” SPICE GIRLS
#9 “Big big world” EMILIA
#10 “Crush” JENNIFER PAIGE

1998 BILLBOARD YEAR END CHART:

Top Pop Artists: #14
Top Billboard 200 Albums: Ray of Light #18
Top Billboard 200 Album Artists: #18
Top Billboard 200 Album Artists – Female: #5
Hot 100 Singles Artists: #12
Hot 100 Singles Artists – Female: #5
Hot 100 Singles: “Frozen” #32
Hot 100 Singles: “Ray of Light” #75
Hot 100 Singles Sales: “Frozen” #48
Hot 100 Singles Sales: “Ray of Light” #65
Hot 100 Singles Airplay: “Frozen” #37
Hot Dance Club Play Artists: #1
Hot Dance Club Play Singles: “Ray of Light” #1
Hot Dance Club Play Singles: “Frozen” #5
Hot Dance Maxi-Singles Sales Artists: #4
Hot Dance Maxi-Singles Sales: “Ray of Light” #4
Hot Dance Maxi-Singles Sales: “Frozen” #8
Top Video Sales: Evita #72
Top Video Sales: “Madonna: Ray of Light” #92

UNITED WORLD CHART COUNTDOWN FOR 1998:

#1 “My heart will go on” CELINE DION
#2 “The boy is mine” BRANDY & MONICA
#3 “I don’t want to miss a thing” AEROSMITH
#4 “Together again” JANET JACKSON
#5 “Frozen” MADONNA”
#6 “Truly, madly, deeply” SAVAGE GARDEN
#7 “Torn” NATALIE IMBRUGLIA
#8 “Crush” JENNIFER PAIGE
#9 “Believe” CHER
#10 “Life” DES’REE
#11 “You’re still the one” SHANIA TWAIN
#12 “All my life” KC & JO JO
#13 “Come with me” PUFF DADDY FEAT. JIMMY PAGE
#14 “Ghetto supastar” PRAS MICHEL FEAT. OL’ DIRTY BASTARD & MYA
#15 “Viva forever” SPICE GIRLS
#16 “Thank you” ALANIS MORISSETTE
#17 “Ray of light” MADONNA
#18 “My all” MARIAH CAREY
#19 “Getting jiggy with it” WILL SMITH
#20 “Outside” GEORGE MICHAEL 

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