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  • From the album 'Come On Over', this song won two Grammys!

    Number one from May 11, 1998 to May 17, 1998 | May 4, 1998 to May 10, 1998 | May 18, 1998 to May 31, 1998

  • From the album 'Postcards From Heaven'. Australia was the only country the British duo have charted at number one.

    Number one from Aug 31, 1998 to Sep 6, 1998

  • From the album 'Love Always', the single also went #1 in US, has become one of the most popular wedding songs of all time!

    Number one from Jun 8, 1998 to Jun 14, 1998

  • The song was nominated for both an Academy Award for Best Song and a Razzie Award for Worst Original Song! From the soundtrack to 'Armageddon'.

    Number one from Nov 2, 1998 to Nov 8, 1998 | Sep 28, 1998 to Oct 4, 1998 | Sep 21, 1998 to Sep 27, 1998 | Oct 12, 1998 to Oct 18, 1998 | Sep 7, 1998 to Sep 13, 1998 | Oct 19, 1998 to Oct 25, 1998 | Sep 14, 1998 to Sep 20, 1998 | Oct 5, 1998 to Oct 11, 1998 | Oct 26, 1998 to Nov 1, 1998

  • Twin sisters Edele and Keavy Lynch have a brother Shane Lynch who was in the band Boyzone! This track is taken from B*Witched's self titled album.

    Number one from Nov 9, 1998 to Nov 22, 1998

  • 1 week at number one  (about this song)

    The release of this song coincided with a minor line dancing craze in the UK at the time! This appeared on the album 'Step One'.

    Number one from Jun 1, 1998 to Jun 7, 1998

  • The band clams that this song ridicules people who are immersed in hip-hop culture not because they truly love it, but because it is 'trendy'. The song appears on the 'Americana' album.

    Number one from Dec 14, 1998 to Dec 20, 1998 | Jan 11, 1999 to Jan 17, 1999 | Dec 28, 1998 to Jan 10, 1999 | Dec 7, 1998 to Dec 13, 1998 | Dec 21, 1998 to Dec 27, 1998

  • 7 weeks at number one  (about this song)

    From Aqua's album 'Aquarium'. The video for the song is a parody of the 'Indiana Jones' film trilogy!

    Number one from Dec 22, 1997 to Dec 28, 1997 | Feb 2, 1998 to Feb 8, 1998 | Jan 5, 1998 to Jan 18, 1998 | Jan 26, 1998 to Feb 1, 1998 | Jan 19, 1998 to Jan 25, 1998 | Dec 29, 1997 to Jan 4, 1998

  • From the soundtrack to the top grossing box office film 'Titanic', starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio!

    Number one from Feb 16, 1998 to Feb 22, 1998 | Feb 9, 1998 to Feb 15, 1998 | Mar 2, 1998 to Mar 8, 1998 | Feb 23, 1998 to Mar 1, 1998

  • Released alongside Ricky's single 'Maria', 'Cup of Life' was the theme tune to the 1998 soccer world cup! This was the highest selling single of the year, from his self-titled album.

    Number one from Jun 22, 1998 to Jul 12, 1998 | Jun 15, 1998 to Jun 21, 1998 | Jul 20, 1998 to Jul 26, 1998 | Jul 13, 1998 to Jul 19, 1998

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