Number one this week in… 1999


We’re all nostalgic at heart, aren’t we? So as well as bringing you the latest on your pop faves, we thought we’d also take you on a trip through memory lane. That’s why it’s been my job to find out what was number one in the UK and USA this week in 1999. Serious journalism at it’s best.


The UK’s number one single this week in 1999


This time exactly seventeen years ago was Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)’. Nope, us neither.



The USA’s number one single the week in 1999


Whilst the UK were learning how to wear sunscreen, the USA were learning about Ricky Martin whose single ‘Livin La Vida Loca’ was number one this week in 1999.



The UK’s number one album this week in 1999




The USA’s number one album this week in 1999




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