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  1 Brimful Of Asha 12     Jan 1998  
  Cornershop  
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  Brimful Of Asha was the only rock top 20 hit for Cornershop. The group received minor radio airplay with other songs, like Born Disco. The song was from album When I Was Born For The 7th Time.  

  2 Sugar Cane 14     Jan 1998  
  Space Monkeys  
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  Sugar Cane borrowed from Bring The Noise by Public Enemy. This song was the only rock top 20 hit for Space Monkeys. The group received slight radio airplay with other songs, like Blowing Down The Stylus. The song was from album The Daddy Of Them All.  

  3 Are You Jimmy Ray? 9   Feb 1998  
  Jimmy Ray  
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  Are You Jimmy Ray was the only top 20 song for Jimmy Ray. This song was a fast riser on the charts, but Jimmy Ray did not have another noticeable song out. The song Are You Jimmy Ray? was from album Jimmy Ray.  

  4 I Don't Ever Want To See You Again 13   Feb 1998  
  Uncle Sam  
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  A few months before I Don't Ever Want To See You Again became the only top 20 hit for Uncle Sam, he received minor soul radio airplay with Can You Feel It. The song was from album Uncle Sam.  

  5 The Mummers' Dance 22 5   Feb 1998  
  Loreena McKennitt  
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  The Mummers' Dance was the only top 20 hit and was also a rock top 20 near-miss for Loreena McKennitt. She did not received noticeable airplay with any other song.  

  6 Ain't That Just The Way 27   Mar 1998  
  Lutricia McNeal  
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  This was the only top 30 song and by far the most popular tune by Lutricia McNeal.  

  7 Bitter Sweet Symphony 2 3   Mar 1998  
  The Verve  
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  Bitter Sweet Symphony borrowed from The Last Time by Andrew Oldham Orchestra, which was originally by The Rolling Stones. Due to a lawsuit against The Verve, the copyright holder received 75% of the royalties. This song was the greatest pop and rock hit by The Verve and one of two rock top 20 hits. This The Verve song was from album Urban Hymns.  

  8 Swing My Way 21   Mar 1998  
  K.P. & Envyi  
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  Swing My Way was the only popular song by duo K.P. & Envyi.  

  9 Southampton 11   Mar 1998  
  James Horner  
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  The instrumental song Southampton was the only top 20 song by James Horner. He had no other songs that received significant airplay. The song was from the movie The Titanic.  

  10 Deja Vu (Uptown Baby) 29   Mar 1998  
  Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz  
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  Deja Vu (Uptown Baby) was the only popular song by Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz.  

  11 Torn 21 1   Apr 1998  
  Natalie Imbruglia  
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  Torn was a number one one hit wonder for Natalie Imbruglia, who later had two songs that just missed the top 20. This song was from album Left Of The Middle.  

  12 From Your Mouth 17     Apr 1998  
  God Lives Underwater  
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  From Your Mouth was the only rock top 20 hit for God Lives Underwater. The group received slight radio airplay with other songs too, like Don't Know How To Be. The song From Your Mouth was from album Life In The So-Called Space Age.  

  13 Surfer Girl   Apr 1998  
  Home Grown  
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  Surfer Girl was the most popoular song for alternative group Homegrown. The group received very slight radio airplay with other songs too, like When It All Comes Down. The song Surfer Girl was from album Act Your Age.  

  14 Sex And Candy 1 1   Apr 1998  
  Marcy Playground  
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  Although Sex And Candy was the only pop top 20 hit for Marcy Playground, the group had two more rock top 20 hits. This song was from album Marcy Playground.  

  15 Romeo And Juliet 29   Apr 1998  
  Sylk-E. Fyne Featuring Chill  
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  Romeo And Juliet was the most popular song by Sylk-E. Fyne. She never received appreciable airplay for another song.  

  16 Make Em' Say Uhh! 20   May 1998  
  Master P Featuring Fiend, Silkk The Shocker, Mia X, And Mystikal  
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  Make Em' Say Uhh was a one hit wonder for featured artists Fiend and Mia X.  

  17 Jump Right In 4     Jun 1998  
  The Urge  
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  Jump Right In was the only rock top 20 song for The Urge. However, 311 singer, Nick Hexum, sang Jump Right In, and The Urge soon followed with Too Much Stereo which received some video exposure. The song Jump Right In was from album Master Of Styles.  

  18 This Is How We Party 19   Jun 1998  
  S.O.A.P.  
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  This Is How We Party was the only top 20 hit for S.O.A.P. The group did not have another noticeable song on the airwaves.  

  19 Sin So Well   Jun 1998  
  Rebekah  
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  Sin So Well was a minor hit for Rebekah. She received no noticeable airplay with any other song.  

  20 Get 'Em Outta Here 20     Jul 1998  
  Sprung Monkey  
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  Get 'Em Outta Here was a rock top 20 one hit wonder for Sprung Monkey. The next year, the gorup received moderate rock airplay with Super Breakdown. The song Get 'Em Outta Here was from album Mr. Funny Face.  

  21 Say It 26   Jul 1998  
  Voices Of Theory  
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  Say It was a top 30 one hit wonder for soul group Voices Of Theory. The song Wherever You Go was quite popular the next year.  

  22 What I Didn't Know 10     Jul 1998  
  Athenaeum  
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  What I Didn't Know was the only rock top 20 hit for Athenaeum, and the only song by the group that received noticeable airplay. The song was from album Radiance.  

  23 Cleopatra's Theme   Aug 1998  
  Cleopatra  
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  Cleopatra's Theme was by far the most popular song by Cleopatra.  

  24 High 9     Aug 1998  
  Feeder  
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  High was the only rock top 20 for Feeder. A few months earlier, the group received some rock play with Cement. The song High was from album Polythene.  

  25 Closing Time 1 2   Aug 1998  
  Semisonic  
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  Although Closing Time was the only pop top 20 hit for Semisonic, the group had a few other popular rock songs. This song was from album Feeling Strangely Fine.  

  26 When The Lights Go Out 9   Aug 1998  
  Five  
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  27 Flagpole Sitta 1 4   Aug 1998  
  Harvey Danger  
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  Flagpole Sitta was the only pop top 20 hit for alternative group Harvey Danger. The group produced two more rock top 20 songs later. The song was from album Where Have All The Merrymakers Gone.  

  28 Crush 1   Aug 1998  
  Jennifer Paige  
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  29 Daydreamin' 24   Sep 1998  
  Tatyana Ali  
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  Daydreamin' was a top 20 near miss for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air actress and soul singer Tatyana Ali, whose other songs received only slight notice.  

  30 Can't We Try 17   Sep 1998  
  Rockell With Collage  
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  In 1994, Collage made the classic dance song I'll Be Loving You. In 1998, Rockell had a top 20 near miss song with In A Dream. A few months later, the two combined to make a top 20 one hit wonder with this remake of the 1987 number one Dan Hill/Vonda Shepard song.  

  31 Splackavellie   Sep 1998  
  Pressha  
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  Splackavellie was the only song by rapper Pressha that received mentionable radio airplay.  

  32 Everything's Gonna Be Alright 12   Oct 1998  
  Sweetbox  
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  Everything's Gonna Be Alright was the only top 20 hit for Sweetbox. The group did not have any other songs that received mentionable airplay.  

  33 Westside   Oct 1998  
  TQ  
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  Westside was by far the most popular song for rapper and soul singer TQ.  

  34 Hooch 9 20   Oct 1998  
  Everything  
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  Hooch was the only pop or rock top 20 hit for Everything. The group received no noticeable radio airplay with any other song. The song was from album Super Natural.  

  35 How Deep Is Your Love 11   Oct 1998  
  Dru Hill Featuring Redman  
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  This slow groove was the only top 20 song for popular rapper Redman.  

  36 Lately 14   Nov 1998  
  Divine  
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  Lately was the only top 20 hit for teen soul music group Divine.  

  37 Save Tonight 13 1   Nov 1998  
  Eagle-Eye Cherry  
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  Eagle Eye Cherry was the brother of Neneh Cherry. This song was from album Desireless. This song was written by Eagle-Eye Cherry.  

  38 Lullaby 11 1   Nov 1998  
  Shawn Mullins  
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  The number one song Lullaby was the only pop or rock top 20 hit for Shawn Mullins. Eight years later, he received some radio airplay with Beautiful Wreck.  

  39 Let The Music Heal Your Soul 18   Nov 1998  
  Bravo All Stars  
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  Bravo All Stars included Backstreet Boys, Aaron Carter, The Moffatts, Mr. President, 'NSYNC, and Sarah Brightman. This combined effort was a top 20 one hit wonder side project for these stars.  

  40 Touch It 4   Nov 1998  
  Monifah  
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  Touch It was a number one song and the only top 20 hit for soul singer Monifah.  

  41 Chocolate Salty Balls   Dec 1998  
  Chef  
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  Chocolate Salty Balls received moderate alternative airplay. Chef did not receive noticeable airplay in the US with any other song.  


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1998 Top Pop One Hit Wonders

1Torn
 Natalie Imbruglia
2Crush
 Jennifer Paige
3Lullaby
 Shawn Mullins
4Save Tonight
 Eagle-Eye Cherry
5Closing Time
 Semisonic
6Sex And Candy
 Marcy Playground
7Bitter Sweet Symphony
 The Verve
8Flagpole Sitta
 Harvey Danger
9Touch It
 Monifah
10The Mummers' Dance
 Loreena McKennitt
11When The Lights Go Out
 Five
12Are You Jimmy Ray?
 Jimmy Ray
13Southampton
 James Horner
14Everything's Gonna Be Alright
 Sweetbox
15How Deep Is Your Love
 Dru Hill Featuring Redman
16I Don't Ever Want To See You Again
 Uncle Sam
17Lately
 Divine
18Let The Music Heal Your Soul
 Bravo All Stars
19This Is How We Party
 S.O.A.P.
20Can't We Try
 Rockell With Collage

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Welcome to the chart archive

Tunecaster Music Encyclopedia and Chart Archive includes one hit wonder pages for every year from 1960 through 2000 including 1998. One Hit Wonders are songs which are the most popular by an artist. There are different views on what qualifies a song for a One Hit Wonder. A One Hit Wonder could be an artist that had only one song in the top 10, top 20, or even top 40. On these pages, strictly speaking, an artist is a One Hit Wonder if the artist had exactly one song make the pop or rock top 20. No artist can be considered a One Hit Wonder who made the top 20 twice. This strict definition may create some strange results where a super group like Metallica makes the Pop Top 20 charts once, despite a long list of rock number one songs. Superstar side projects with temporary or transient names may be technical One Hit Wonders.
Additionally, a One Hit Wonder listed on this 1980 page may be a song that is significantly more popular than other songs by the same artist, even though it did not make the top 20. Is it really a one hit wonder? You decide.