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  • March 1Sony Music Distribution raises wholesale prices on audio compact discs by 8 US cents.
  • March 2
    • Cher's song "Believe" reaches number one on the Billboard Hot 100, making Cher the oldest female artist (at the age of 52) to perform this feat. Cher also set the record for the longest hit-making career span, with 33 years between the release of her first and last Billboard Hot 100 #1 singles (1965 and 1999).
    • The House of Blues in Paradise, Nevada at the Mandalay Bay Resort. Bob Dylan performs a concert at the club and is joined by U2's lead singer Bono for an encore of "Knockin' on Heaven's Door".
  • March 5Trauma Records files a $40 million breach-of-contract lawsuit against the members of Bush for failing to deliver a new album.
  • March 6 – A 67-year-old George Jones is seriously injured in a car accident while on his way home. Jones' Lexus crashed into a bridge at about 1:30 p.m. It is later revealed that alcohol was a factor in the accident.
  • March 15Marilyn Manson is injured when he slips and falls during a concert at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. Manson's performance is cut short.
  • March 16 – The Recording Industry Association of America introduces a new certification level, Diamond, for albums or singles selling ten million units and the first Radio Disney Jams volume gets released on CD and cassette for the very first time.
  • March 17Namie Amuro's mother Emiko Taira is murdered.
  • March 21 – Irish girl band B*Witched score their fourth consecutive #1 with Blame It On The Weatherman on the UK singles chart. They become the first band to have all their first four singles enter at the top simultaneously and set a new record. It is broken a year later by Irish boy band Westlife.
  • March 23Green Day release Nice Guys Finish Last, the lead track as well as the fourth and final single off their 1997 album Nimrod, and was their last single to be released in the 20th century.
  • March 27 – The Bee Gees end their One Night Only tour in Sydney, Australia.



  • May 1
    • "The Paintings of Paul McCartney" exhibit opens at the Lyz Art Forum in Siegen, Germany. The exhibit features around 70 paintings by the former Beatle.
    • Musical group Atari Teenage Riot starts a riot in Berlin with their anti-consumer and anti-government lyrics.







Will Smith releases his second solo studio album Willennium

  • November 23University of Oregon student Jeffrey Levy, having downloaded MP3s without permission, is the first person ever convicted for copyright infringement under the NET Act of 1997. He is sentenced to two years of probation and a limit on Internet access.[6]



  • Vocalist Lawrence Mackrory quits Darkane. The band hires by Andreas Sydow as his replacement after.

Bands formed

  • See Musical groups established in 1999

Bands reformed

Bands disbanded

  • See Musical groups disestablished in 1999

Albums released


Date Album Artist Notes
1 A Song for ××Ayumi HamasakiDebut album
5 In Your AreaHawkwind-
7 Black the SunAlex Lloyd-
11 Hawkwind 1997HawkwindLive
UnificationIron Savior-
12 14:59Sugar Ray-
...Baby One More TimeBritney SpearsDebut album
By Your SideThe Black Crowes-
Knock KnockSmog-
16 A Day and a Thousand YearsWalls of JerichoEP
19 I See a DarknessBonnie 'Prince' Billy-
Inside OutAnthraxEP
Live at Luther CollegeDave Matthews & Tim ReynoldsLive
Made ManSilkk the Shocker-
Up Up Up Up Up UpAni DiFranco-
25 1999Cassius-
26 Apocalypse DudesTurbonegro-
Chyna DollFoxy Brown-
Colin James and the Little Big Band IIColin James-
Dreaming Neon BlackNevermore-
MoontowerDan Swanö-
Unnatural SelectionFlotsam and Jetsam-
27 Theater of SalvationEdguy-
29 Science Fictionblackmail-
1 DialogueFour Tet-
No ExitBlondie-
2 Extremely CoolChuck E. Weiss-
Keep It Like a SecretBuilt to Spill-
Rushmore: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
X-Ray SierraTom Cochrane-
9 DosageCollective Soul-
Good Morning SpiderSparklehorseUS
Hedwig and the Angry Inch Original Cast AlbumCast of Hedwig and the Angry InchOriginal cast recording
Rare & FattyBad MannersCompilation
Sam PrekopSam Prekop-
15 Anima AnimusThe Creatures-
16 Da Next LevelMr. Serv-On-
Greatest HitsNew Kids on the BlockCompilation
17 Apple Venus Volume 1XTC-
19 The '90s Suck and So Do YouAngry Samoans-
Eatin' DustFu Manchu-
22 The Dirtchamber Sessions Volume OneThe ProdigyCompilation
Rusted AngelDarkane-
Blue Plate Specials LiveThe SpecialsLive
Can You Still Feel?Jason Falkner-
ClarityJimmy Eat World-
February SonOleander-
The Hot RockSleater-Kinney-
Live at the Fillmore EastJimi HendrixLive
The MountainSteve Earle and the Del McCoury Band-
A Place in the SunLit-
A Prince Among ThievesPrince Paul-
The SebadohSebadoh-
The Slim Shady LPEminemLP
Old School Vs. New SchoolVarious Artists-
Suicaine GratifactionPaul Westerberg-
Things Fall ApartThe Roots-
What I DeserveKelly Willis-
24 Dance Classics of Chaka KhanChaka KhanCompilation
25 EurekaJim O'Rourke-
27 Volume 1CKY-
28 At the Heart of WinterImmortal-
1 Live and EnhancedTonicLive
2 Reich RemixedSteve ReichRemix
Spiritual Black DimensionsDimmu Borgir-
Universal MadnessMadnessLive
8 Live at the HardbackHot Water MusicLive
Neon BallroomSilverchair-
Peasants, Pigs & AstronautsKula Shaker-
Performance and CocktailsStereophonics-
Slow Riot for New Zerø KanadaGodspeed You! Black EmperorEP
9 Back on TopVan Morrison-
Everything Louder Than Everyone ElseMotörheadLive
FuseJoe Henry-
The Gang's All HereDropkick Murphys-
GedidaNatacha Atlas-
Have a Nice DayRoxette-
If I Could Turn Back Time: Cher's Greatest HitsCherCompilation
The MovementHarlem World-
PistoleroFrank Black and the Catholics-
RavenousDamon Albarn and Michael NymanSoundtrack
10 First LoveHikaru Utada-
15 Axxess & AceSongs: Ohia-
16 Burning London: The Clash TributeVarious ArtistsTribute
The Ideal CrashDeus-
Voice of an AngelCharlotte Church-
100% GinuwineGinuwine-
Shades 1968-1998Deep PurpleBox Set
Stay the SameJoe McIntyreSolo debut
Who Else!Jeff Beck-
22 Social DancingBis-
WindowlickerAphex TwinEP
23 @#!*Pulley-
Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume OneThe Olivia Tremor Control-
The N.W.A Legacy, Vol. 1: 1988–1998N.W.A-
CaledoniaShana MorrisonSolo Debut
Elton John and Tim Rice's AidaElton John-
Foolish soundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Give Yourself a HandCrash Test Dummies-
Hempstead HighA+-
Instrument SoundtrackFugaziSoundtrack
Labour of Love IIIUB40Covers
New Way to Be HumanSwitchfoot-
The 'Original' Bad Co. AnthologyBad CompanyCompilation +4 new songs
Red VoodooSammy Hagar-
Savage LandMob Rules-
Strange BehaviourDuran DuranRemix Compilation
Super HitsBrooks & DunnCompilation
Traveling MilesCassandra Wilson-
Wisconsin Death TripStatic-X-
29 Come on Die YoungMogwaiUK
Now That's What I Call Music! 42 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
Power PlantGamma Ray-
30 Go: Music from the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
The Matrix: Music from the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
No Gods, No ManagersChoking Victim-
The PJs: Music from & Inspired by the Hit Television SeriesVarious ArtistsTV Soundtrack
31 Under the InfluenceStatus Quo-


Date Album Artist Notes
4 T.O.P.Shinhwa-
Voices of Transgression – A 90s RetrospectiveKreatorCompilation
5 The Middle of NowhereOrbital-
6 15 MinutesNik Kershaw-
HeatedBig SugarUS
I Am...Nas-
Jordan KnightJordan KnightSolo debut
Life in the Fat LaneVarious ArtistsCompilation
Stupid DreamPorcupine Tree-
Throttle JunkiesSoil-
Thug Mentality 1999Krayzie Bone-
Utopia ParkwayFountains of Wayne-
We Kill EverythingGWAR-
7 InnamoramentoMylène Farmer-
10 I Am Shelby LynneShelby Lynne-
12 Carboot SoulNightmares on Wax-
Fun in the DarkGroovie Ghoulies-
13 18 TracksBruce Springsteen-
Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 ExitsThe Ataris-
Burn the PriestBurn the Priestband changed name to Lamb of God
EchoTom Petty and the Heartbreakers-
Eye II EyeScorpions-
I've Got a Right to CryMandy Barnett-
KarmaRick Springfield-
Love SongsYanniCompilation
Tal BachmanTal Bachman-
16 What Are You Going to Do with Your Life?Echo & the Bunnymen-
19 Bury the HatchetThe Cranberries-
20 AdiosKMFDM-
Chopper City in the GhettoB.G.-
The Earth Pressed Flat10,000 Maniacs-
4 Nights at the Palais RoyaleSloanLive
Greatest Hits 1984-1987Reggie and the Full Effect-
Holy RollerThe Reverend Horton HeatCompilation
The Life and Crimes of Alice CooperAlice CooperBox Set
Monsters and RobotsBuckethead-
Mule VariationsTom Waits-
Snuffbox ImmanenceGhost-
Street FaërieCree Summer-
TightMindless Self Indulgence-
Tune In, Turn On, Free TibetGhost-
23 MiamiBabasónicos-
26 FantômasFantômas-
HatebreederChildren of Bodom-
27 Black Sails EPAFIEP
ImplodeFront Line Assembly-
Suge Knight Represents: Chronic 2000Various Artists-
Murda MuzikMobb Deep-
Nineteen Naughty Nine: Nature's FuryNaughty by Nature-
Playing My GameLene Marlin-
Soundbombing IIVarious ArtistsCompilation
Take Your Shoes OffRobert Cray-
The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold MessnerBen Folds Five-
28 HostParadise Lost-
1 Hybrid TheoryLinkin ParkEP
3 Head MusicSuede-
4 The Ego Has LandedRobbie WilliamsCompilation
First Come, First ServedKool KeithAs Dr. Dooom
Hopeless RomanticThe Bouncing Souls-
A Place in the SunTim McGraw-
Point No. 1Chevelle-
The Matrix: Original Motion Picture ScoreDon DavisSoundtrack
Sonic BrewBlack Label Society-
Times of GraceNeurosis-
The Warriors EPP.O.D.EP
10 RemedyBasement JaxxUK
11 I'd Rather Eat GlassBijou Phillips-
No Limit Top DoggSnoop Dogg-
Ricky MartinRicky Martin-
60 Second Wipe OutAtari Teenage Riot-
14 IntimitésMiss Kittin & The HackerEP
17 Grande RockThe Hellacopters-
The MaggotThe Melvins-
The Only Reason I Feel SecurePedro the LionEP
18 Bigger than the DevilStormtroopers of Death-
Black Sails in the SunsetAFI-
FreedumbSuicidal Tendencies-
The HushTexas-
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You DieDeath By Stereo-
MillenniumBackstreet Boys-
Thug RideWhite Dawg-
WhereaboutsRon Sexsmith-
21 ColonyIn Flames-
Stairway to FairylandFreedom Call-
24 Beach House on the MoonJimmy Buffett-
GuitarsMike Oldfield-
SkydancerDark TranquillityReissue
25 The Amazing Jeckel BrothersInsane Clown Posse-
The Art of StorytellingSlick Rick-
InnamoramentoMylène Farmer-
A New Kind of ArmyAnti-Flag-
This Moment Is MineChanté Moore-
You Can't Stop the Bum RushLen-
31 Mike + The MechanicsMike + The Mechanics-
1 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me – Music from the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Barefoot on the BeachMichael Franks-
Da Crime FamilyTRU-
Enema of the Stateblink-182-
Here Comes the BrideSpin Doctors-
No AngelDido-
On the 6Jennifer LopezDebut
Short Music for Short PeopleVarious ArtistsCompilation
Shrinking VioletL.A. Guns-
Straight AheadPennywise-
1011 WoodlandThe Fixx-
Venni Vetti VecciJa Rule-
3 The Siket DiscPhishInternet
5 Greatest HitsAlien Ant Farm-
6 Cowboy Bebop Remixes: Music for FreelanceVarious ArtistsCompilation
7 Crowning of AtlantisTherion-
Leisure NoiseGay Dad-
8 Astro LoungeSmash Mouth-
Buena Vista Social Club Presents Ibrahim FerrerIbrahim Ferrer-
CalifornicationRed Hot Chili Peppers-
Dark Side of the SpoonMinistry-
EuphoriaDef Leppard-
The GatheringTestament-
Get SkintightThe Donnas-
Her Wallpaper ReverieThe Apples in Stereo-
In a ReverieLacuna Coil-
New World DisorderBiohazard-
Stereo * Type ACibo Matto-
Terror TwilightPavement-
TriptychThe Tea Party-
When I Look in Your EyesDiana Krall-
10 Songs from the HeartYanniCompilation
12 Ágætis byrjunSigur Rós-
14 GuerrillaSuper Furry Animals-
15 Double UpMase-
Erase the SlateDokken-
Everything You WantVertical Horizon-
HeavyHeavy D-
Liquid Tension Experiment 2Liquid Tension Experiment-
MessengerEdwin McCain-
MirrorballSarah McLachlanLive
No Boundaries: A Benefit for the Kosovar RefugeesVarious Artists-
RevolutionSister Machine Gun-
SchizophonicGeri HalliwellSolo Debut
South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut – Music from and Inspired by the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
This or ThatSway & King Tech-
The White StripesThe White StripesDebut
21 The Beta BandThe Beta BandUK
Beware the HeavensSinergy-
22 A2GBlackaliciousEP
Da Real WorldMissy "Misdemeanor" Elliott-
It's RealK-Ci & JoJo-
Paintin' the Town Brown: Ween Live 1990-1998WeenLive
Punk-O-Rama Vol. 4Various ArtistsCompilation
The RZA HitsRZACompilation
The Soft BulletinThe Flaming Lips-
Significant OtherLimp Bizkit-
SurrenderChemical Brothers-
Tuesday's ChildAmanda Marshall-
28 Classics in the Key of GKenny GCovers album
29 Brave New WorldStyx-
Electric HoneyLuscious Jackson-
Freaks of NatureDrain STH-
No Mercy No RemorseRBX-
Nothing Safe: Best of the BoxAlice in ChainsCompilation
One Guitar, No VocalsLeo Kottke-
Running with Scissors"Weird Al" Yankovic-
Soundpieces: Da AntidoteLootpack-
Supersonic and Demonic RelicsMötley CrüeRarities Compilation


Date Album Artist Notes
4 Act of DepressionUnderøath-
5 How I Learned to Love the BootboysThe Auteurs-
On How Life IsMacy GrayUK
6 Can't Get There from HereGreat White-
The Golden BandThe American Analog Set-
Live at WoodstockJimi HendrixLive
Street LifeFiend-
7 Fun 9Takako Minekawa-
CaliforniaMr. Bungle-
12 Before The CalmWitnessUK; Debut album
13 Beware the HeavensSinergy-
Blue Green OrangeI Mother Earth-
Can't Stay AwayToo $hort-
Full Clip: A Decade of Gang StarrGang StarrCompilation
Night and DayWillie Nelson-
The Wonderful World of Cease A LeoLil' Cease-
18 TrepanationAmerican Head Charge-
19 Long Tall WeekendThey Might Be GiantsInternet
Now That's What I Call Music! 43 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
20 Burning BridgesArch Enemy-
Jewels for SophiaRobyn Hitchcock-
Life of the PartyThe Planet Smashers-
There's a Poison Goin' OnPublic Enemy-
This TimeLos Lobos-
TimbreSophie B. Hawkins-
Tonight the Stars Revolt!Powerman 5000-
Without ConditionGinny OwensDebut
Where We StandYellowcard-
23 Watoosh!PezzLater changed name to Billy Talent
27 Alive in AthensIced EarthLive
At the ShowMxPxLive
The BluesEric ClaptonCompilation
A Cheap and Evil GirlBree SharpDebut
Guerrilla WarfareHot Boys-
Ignorance Is BlissFace to Face-
Jaws of DeathPrimal Fear-
Now That's What I Call Music! 2 (US series)Various ArtistsCompilation
Staying PowerBarry White-
'Til the Medicine TakesWidespread Panic-
VayaAt the Drive-InEP
The Verve PipeThe Verve Pipe-
The Writing's On The WallDestiny's ChildUS
29 Beneath the SurfaceGZA-
The Melancholy CollectionMillencolinSweden; Compilation
3 Awesome Mix Tape vol. 6The Pietasters-
The Coming of AgeMemphis Bleek-
Detroit Rock City: Music from the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Do the CollapseGuided by Voices-
Fly the FlagDown by Law-
Forget About ItAlison Krauss-
Here I StandOysterband-
PhiladelphonicG. Love & Special Sauce-
The Process of Self-DevelopmentCandiria-
10 Black Elvis/Lost in SpaceKool Keith-
Violator: The AlbumVarious Artists-
The Burning RedMachine Head-
Come Pick Me UpSuperchunk-
Liberate Te Ex InferisZao-
The Most Beautifullest HitsKeith MurrayCompilation
No DivisionHot Water Music-
Edge of ForeverLynyrd Skynyrd-
16 JuxtaposeTricky-
17 Before You Were Punk 2Various ArtistsCompilation
MaryMary J. Blige-
Rough HarvestJohn Mellencamp-
Steal the SkyYanniSoundtrack
Teenage Snuff FilmRowland S. Howard-
The 10 Year Limited Edition Anniversary Box SetBlurBox set
23 The BootlickerThe Melvins-
J-Tull Dot ComJethro Tull-
24 The Austin SessionsKris Kristofferson-
BitterMeshell Ndegeocello-
Bring Your Own StereoJimmie's Chicken Shack-
Christina AguileraChristina AguileraDebut
ForeverPuff Daddy-
The Fundamental Elements of SouthtownP.O.D.-
A Little Bit of MamboLou Bega-
Mock TudorRichard Thompson-
Monarch (Lay Your Jewelled Head Down)Feist-
The MuseElton JohnSoundtrack
Oh! The GrandeurAndrew Bird's Bowl of Fire-
Title of RecordFilter-
The Vault: Old Friends 4 SalePrinceCompilation
27 Au cœur du stadeCeline DionLive
30 The Abba GenerationA*TeensSweden
A Secret History... The Best of the Divine ComedyThe Divine ComedyCompilation
Yesterday Went Too SoonFeeder-
31 Days of the NewDays of the New2nd album
FlyDixie Chicks-
The M-Pire Shrikez BackO.G.C.-
Greatest HitsSWVCompilation
Live aus BerlinRammsteinLive
Tonight's DecisionKatatonia-
Vitamin CVitamin C-
Sound AsleepEvanescenceEP
2 The AvengerAmon Amarth-
6 Only YazooYazooCompilation
Beyond the VeilTristania-
Gettin' High on Your Own SupplyApollo 440UK
7 August EverywhereBlinker the Star-
Chamber MusicCoal Chamber-
EclipticaSonata ArcticaDebut
Nasty Little ThoughtsStroke 9-
One Part LullabyThe Folk Implosion-
Riot, Riot, UpstartAgnostic Front-
Risin' OutlawHank Williams IIISolo Debut
Seven Year Itch: 1982-1989Platinum BlondeCompilation
ShowbizMuse Debut album
69 Love SongsThe Magnetic FieldsBox Set
Somewhere Between Heaven and EarthCindy Bullens-
The Ultra ZoneSteve Vai-
ZygoteJohn Popper-
12 Between the BridgesSloan-
13 The Contino SessionsDeath in Vegas-
Liquid SkinGomez-
One From The ModernOcean Colour Scene-
Sang pour sangJohnny Hallyday-
Wide AngleHybrid-
Yellow Submarine SongtrackThe BeatlesSoundtrack
14 AfterglowDot AllisonSolo Debut
Amarte Es Un PlacerLuis Miguel-
Avenue BIggy Pop-
Beautiful MidnightMatthew Good Band-
Breakfast in New Orleans, Dinner in TimbuktuBruce Cockburn-
Felons & RevolutionariesDope-
Marc AnthonyMarc AnthonyEnglish-language debut
Nigga PleaseOl' Dirty Bastard-
Ruff Ryders' First LadyEve-
Winter LightYanniCompilation
A Single History: 1991–1997UnwoundCompilation
20 Blazing the CropRae & ChristianCompilation
The LadderYesUK
21 A Love Like OursBarbra Streisand-
Hey YouJack Ingram-
Back at OneBrian McKnight-
Burn to ShineBen Harper and the Innocent Criminals-
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky NightStereolab-
Euphoria MorningChris Cornell-
The FragileNine Inch Nails-
Going for GoldShed SevenCompilation
The Greatest Hits – Volume 1The Beach BoysCompilation
The Greatest Hits – Volume 2The Beach BoysCompilation
Happiness...Is Not a Fish That You Can CatchOur Lady PeaceCanada
I'll Take Care Of YouMark Lanegan-
Live at the WilternCPRLive
Stan and Judy's KidAdam Sandler-
The Sweetest PunchElvis Costello and Bill Frisell-
TightropeBrooks & Dunn-
To Venus and BackTori AmosDouble Album: 1 Studio, 1 Live
World Coming DownType O Negative-
22 Beaucoup FishUnderworld-
Inside Wants OutJohn MayerEP
King of the Nordic TwilightLuca Turilli-
Melvin Flynt - Da HustlerNoreaga-
TimeThird Day-
Underground Vol. 2: Club MemphisThree 6 Mafia-
27 A Different BeatGary Moore-
28 AmenPaula Cole-
American FootballAmerican Football-
BalanceSwollen Members-
Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & CoolTony Bennett-
Black DiamondAngie StoneUS
Blackout!Method Man & Redman-
Brand New DaySting-
Calculating InfinityThe Dillinger Escape Plan-
Come On Now SocialIndigo Girls-
DeconstructionMeredith Brooks-
Garth Brooks in ... The Life of Chris GainesGarth Brooksas Chris Gaines
Ghost Town LiveThe SpecialsLive
Human ClayCreed-
LB IV LifeLost Boyz-
Lost and Gone ForeverGuster-
The Luxury of TimeDavid MeadDebut
Right BackLong Beach Dub AllstarsDebut
Something To Write Home AboutThe Get Up Kids-
TemperamentalEverything but the Girl-
The Time MachineAlan Parsons-
World War IIIMac-


Date Album Artist Notes
1 No Time for LoveEighteen VisionsEP
Now That's What I Call Music! 43 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
4 From Here to Eternity: LiveThe ClashLive
The Grass Is BlueDolly Parton-
HoursDavid Bowie-
Run Devil RunPaul McCartney-
S ClubS Club 7-
5 All Hallow's EPAFIEP
BreakdownMelissa Etheridge-
Christmas the Cowboy WayRiders in the SkyChristmas
Colour Moving and StillChantal Kreviazuk-
The Distance to HereLive-
Golden Arms RedemptionU-God-
More Betterness!No Use for a Name-
Synchronistic WanderingsPat BenatarCompilation
8 NightlifePet Shop Boys-
12 Against Da GrainYoungBloodZ-
American GirlJuice Newton-
BBC SessionsCocteau Twins-
Black On Both SidesMos Def-
Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric ClaptonEric ClaptonCompilation
ImmortalizedSpice 1-
In ReverseMatthew Sweet-
I Want It AllWarren G-
Live OnKenny Wayne Shepherd-
The Marshall SuiteThe Fall-
The Private YearsYanniBox set
Total Abandon: Live in AustraliaDeep PurpleLive
Where I Wanna BeDonell Jones-
13 MillionairesJames-
17 Empires Jimi Jamison Germany
18 Awake and BreatheB*WitchedUK
Flying Without WingsWestlifeUK
I Wanna Be Santa ClausRingo StarrChristmas
Solo JourneyBradley Joseph-
Still LifeOpeth-
Suicide Pact - You FirstTherapy?UK
19 AntipopPrimus-
BloodthirstCannibal Corpse-
A Christmas to RememberAmy GrantChristmas
Give 'Em the Boot IIVarious ArtistsCompilation
God Save the SmithereensThe Smithereens-
Honey to the BBillie-
Internal AffairsPharoahe Monch-
Keith UrbanKeith Urban-
Los grandes éxitos en españolCypress HillCompilation with Spanish lyrics
ModifiedSave Ferris-
Nothing Gold Can StayA New Found Glory-
Rock Art and the X-Ray StyleJoe Strummer & The Mescaleros-
Smoke ThisLynch Mob-
So... How's Your Girl?Handsome Boy Modeling School-
Symphony No. 1Joe Jackson-
This Beautiful LifeBig Bad Voodoo Daddy-
This Christmas98°Christmas
Washed Up!Catch 22EP
25 As Time Goes ByBryan Ferry-
Leaders Not FollowersNapalm DeathEP
Live from a Shark CagePapa M-
Sunday 8PM / Saturday 3AMFaithless-
Turn It on Again: The HitsGenesisCompilation
26 AktapussAkinyele-
All Systems Go 2Rocket from the Crypt-
Forever: Rich Thugs, Book OneAbove the Law-
American Made Music to Strip ByRob ZombieRemix
The Aquabats! vs. the Floating Eye of Death!The Aquabats!-
The Days of Our NightsLuna-
Emergency & IThe Dismemberment Plan-
A Guided Tour of ChicagoThe Lawrence Arms-
Hidden StashKottonmouth Kings-
Introducing IMxIMx-
LeAnn RimesLeAnn Rimes-
Looking ForwardCrosby, Stills, Nash & Young-
The Lost FilesDigital UndergroundCompilation
Make YourselfIncubus-
Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a MemoryDream Theater-
No. 4Stone Temple Pilots-
Only God Can Judge MeMaster P-
RéCréationFlorent PagnyDouble covers album
The Science of ThingsBush-
State SongsJohn Linnell-
Tiger ArmyTiger Army-
Under the InfluenceAlan Jackson-
27 Vision Creation NewsunBoredoms-
28 Tokyo WarheartsChildren of BodomLive
Twenty Four SevenTina Turner-
1 Blank-Wave ArcadeThe Faint-
Ether~Electrified Porch MusicCarbon Leaf-
Fire and Skill: The Songs of the JamVarious ArtistsTribute
Love This CityThe Whitlams-
Of Someday ShamblesJebediah-
Paul McCartney's Working ClassicalPaul McCartney-
2 The Battle of Los AngelesRage Against the Machine-
Tha Block Is HotLil Wayne-
Dirty HarrietRah Digga-
End of Days Original Movie SoundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
It All Comes Down to ThisBane-
Joy: A Holiday CollectionJewelChristmas
Love and the Russian WinterSimply Red-
Making the RoadHi-Standard-
Northern StarMelanie C-
RainbowMariah Carey-
The Roots Come AliveThe RootsLive
Scream for Me BrazilBruce DickinsonLive
ShapeshifterMarcy Playground-
6:66 Satan's ChildDanzig-
This Desert LifeCounting Crows-
There Is Nothing Left to LoseFoo Fighters-
Through Being CoolSaves The Day-
8 AbbamaniaVarious ArtistsTribute
Choose Your Masques: Collectors Series Volume 2HawkwindLive
Glastonbury 90HawkwindLive
Greatest Hits IIIQueenCompilation
Magic HourCast-
9 AffirmationSavage Garden-
Temple of Hiphop Kulture: Criminal-Justice from Darkness to LightVarious Artists-
Alanis UnpluggedAlanis MorissetteLive
BreatheFaith Hill-
Darrin's Coconut Ass: Live from OmahaGoldfingerLive
The ExchangeAgainst All Authority/The CriminalsSplit EP
The Gift of GameCrazy Town-
Greatest HitsSublimeCompilation
It Just Gets WorseAnal Cunt-
Live at Sturgis38 SpecialLive
Metal JukeboxHelloweenCovers
Rave Un2 the Joy FantasticPrince-
When the Pawn...Fiona Apple-
10 LoveppearsAyumi Hamasaki-
12 The Corrs UnpluggedThe CorrsLive
The Last Tour on EarthMarilyn MansonLive
13 SpitKittieDebut
15 Charlotte ChurchCharlotte Church-
My Guardian AngerLux Occulta-
The Road to Hell: Part 2Chris Rea-
16 All the Way... A Decade of SongCeline DionCompilation
The Chosen OnesStratovariusCompilation
Coping with the Urban CoyoteUnida-
Cut Carefully and Play LoudRocket from the CryptEP
Faith: A Holiday AlbumKenny GHoliday
Greatest Hits of the 20th CenturyBéla Fleck and the FlecktonesCompilation
The House of Atreus Act IVirgin Steele-
Live... With a Little Help from Our FriendsGov't MuleLive
Love Liberty DiscoNewsboys-
Ödemarkens SonVintersorg-
ReloadTom Jones-
Return of the Killer A'sAnthraxCompilation
SYR4: Goodbye 20th CenturySonic Youth-
Tha Streetz Iz a MuthaKurupt-
Timeless: The Classics Vol. 2Michael BoltonCovers album
To the TeethAni DiFranco-
2001Dr. Dre-
WillenniumWill Smith-
19 Sweet KissesJessica SimpsonDebut album
20 1999 RemixesJamiroquaiBox set
22 Don't Mind If I DoCulture Club-
Now That's What I Call Music! 44 (UK series)Various artistsCompilation
23 AlchemyYngwie Malmsteen-
BlueThird Eye Blind-
The DeclineNOFXEP
Early Days: Best of Led Zeppelin Volume OneLed ZeppelinCompilation
EnriqueEnrique IglesiasEnglish-language debut
Friends AgainVarious ArtistsTV Soundtrack
Garth Brooks and the Magic of ChristmasGarth BrooksChristmas
Grey DawnOctober Tide-
Hampton Comes AlivePhishLive
Listener SupportedDave Matthews BandLive
Midnite VulturesBeck-
IX EquilibriumEmperor-
LiveThey Might Be GiantsLive
Live Era: '87-'93Guns N' RosesLive
S&MMetallica with the San Francisco SymphonyLive
The Sounds of ScienceBeastie BoysCompilation +1 new track
Viva WisconsinViolent FemmesLive
26 The Millennium BellMike Oldfield-
29 Complete '79: Collectors Series Volume 1HawkwindLive
30 EuropopEiffel 65US
The Fragile Art of ExistenceControl Denied-
The Greatest HitsCherCompilation
The MasterRakim-
The Mystery of the WhisperThe Crüxshadows-
Unleash the DragonSisqo-
7 Born AgainNotorious B.I.G.-
MagnoliaAimee MannSoundtrack
Methods of MayhemMethods of Mayhem-
MimosaFun Lovin' CriminalsCompilation
ResurrectionVice Squad-
Sheryl Crow and Friends: Live from Central ParkSheryl CrowLive
So RealMandy MooreDebut
Tha G-CodeJuvenile-
13 Still I Rise2Pac and Outlawz-
Songs from the Last CenturyGeorge MichaelCovers album
14 Speak Kindly of Your Volunteer Fire DepartmentRobert Pollard and Doug Gillard-
21 ...And Then There Was XDMX-
Best of the SpecialsThe SpecialsCompilation
Everything Is Healing NicelyFrank Zappa-
World PartyGoodie Mob-
28 Singles of the 90sAce of BaseCompilation
Vol. 3: Life and Times of S. CarterJay-Z-

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Programs Releasing this Year

January 1 Franny's Feet PBS Kids
March 30 Only 4 the K People The Chemical Brothers
April 19 Mambo No. 5 Lou Bega
April 26 Brothers & Sisters Coldplay
May 27 It's All About You (Not About Me) Tracie Spencer
May 31 Hey Boy Hey Girl The Chemical Brothers
August 2 Let Forever Be The Chemical Brothers featuring Noel Gallagher
August 30 I Got a Girl Lou Bega
October 11 Out of Control The Chemical Brothers
October 26 Sandstorm Darude
December 7 Tricky, Tricky Lou Bega

Biggest hit singles

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1999.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1Britney Spears...Baby One More Time1999UK 1 – Feb 1999, US BB 1 of 1999, Netherlands 1 – Jan 1999, Sweden 1 – Jan 1999, Austria 1 – Mar 1999, Switzerland 1 – Feb 1999, Norway 1 – Feb 1999, Australia 1 of 1999, Germany 1 – Feb 1999, Republic of Ireland 1 – Feb 1999, New Zealand 1 for 4 weeks Feb 1999, Australia 1 for 9 weeks Jun 1999, Poland 3 – Mar 1999, France 6 – Jan 1999, Italy 7 of 1999, US BB 29 of 1999, POP 29 of 1999, Germany 41 of the 1990s, Scrobulate 91 of upbeat, RYM 95 of 1998, OzNet 814, Acclaimed 875
2Lou BegaMambo No 5 (A Little Bit of ...)1999UK 1 – Sep 1999, Netherlands 1 – Jun 1999, Austria 1 – May 1999, Switzerland 1 – May 1999, Norway 1 – Jun 1999, Germany 1 – May 1999, Republic of Ireland 1 – Aug 1999, New Zealand 1 for 6 weeks Sep 1999, Australia 1 for 8 weeks Jan 2000, Australia 3 of 1999, Italy 3 of 1999, POP 3 of 1999, Poland 4 – Jul 1999, US BB 4 of 1999, US BB 4 of 1999, Party 04 of 1999, Sweden 5 – Aug 1999, Germany 11 of the 1990s, RYM 189 of 1999
3Eiffel 65Blue (Da Ba Dee)1999UK 1 – Sep 1999, Netherlands 1 – Jul 1999, Sweden 1 – Aug 1999, Austria 1 – Aug 1999, Switzerland 1 – Jul 1999, Norway 1 – Aug 1999, Germany 1 – Jul 1999, Republic of Ireland 1 – Sep 1999, New Zealand 1 for 1 weeks Nov 1999, Australia 1 for 9 weeks Mar 2000, Poland 1 for 2 weeks Jan 2000, US BB 6 of 2000, Italy 16 of 1999, Australia 20 of 1999, Germany 20 of the 1990s, US BB 32 of 1999, Party 103 of 1999, RYM 185 of 1998
4TLCNo Scrubs1999US BB 1 of 1999, Republic of Ireland 1 – May 1999, New Zealand 1 for 2 weeks Apr 1999, Australia 1 for 7 weeks Aug 1999, UK 3 – Apr 1999, Netherlands 3 – Mar 1999, Australia 4 of 1999, Switzerland 5 – Apr 1999, Germany 5 – Apr 1999, France 6 – Mar 1999, Norway 7 – Apr 1999, US BB 12 of 1999, Sweden 19 – Mar 1999, Poland 21 – Apr 1999, Austria 30 – May 1999, Italy 30 of 1999, POP 33 of 1999, Scrobulate 52 of rnb, RYM 55 of 1999, Acclaimed 268, Germany 302 of the 1990s, RIAA 361
5Backstreet BoysI Want It That Way1999Sweden 1 – Oct 1999, France 20 – Sep 1999, Norway 1 – Nov 1999, Germany 1 – Jan 2000, Republic of Ireland 1 – May 2000, Austria 1 – Sep 1999, UK 1 – Apr 2000, Switzerland 1- Sep 1999, Italy 1 of 2000, Netherlands 1 – Oct 1999, US BB 18 of 2000, POP 18 of 2000, Poland 24 – Oct 1999, Australia 25 of 2000, RYM 41 of 1999, US BB 52 of 2000, Scrobulate 66 of fun, Germany 98 of the 1990s, Party 98 of 1999

Top 10 selling albums of the year in USA

  1. Backstreet BoysMillennium
  2. Britney Spears...Baby One More Time
  3. Shania TwainCome on Over[9]
  4. 'N Sync*NSYNC
  5. Ricky MartinRicky Martin
  6. Christina AguileraChristina Aguilera
  7. SantanaSupernatural
  8. TLCFanMail
  9. Kid RockDevil Without a Cause
  10. EminemThe Slim Shady LP

Classical music



Musical theater

Musical films




Grammy Awards

Country Music Association Awards

Eurovision Song Contest

Mercury Music Prize

MTV Video Music Awards

Glenn Gould Prize


Triple J Hottest 100

See also


  1. https://www.metal-archives.com/artists/Fredrik_Johansson/6180
  2. "Prince Sells Off Memorabilia At Charity Yard Sale". MTV. August 16, 1999. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
  3. Kara Manning (September 20, 1999). "Eminem Sued By His Mother For $10 Million". MTV. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
  4. Cummings, Sue (1999-09-22). "The Flux in Pop Music Has a Distinctly Download Beat to It". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-11-01.
  5. Inc, Nielsen Business Media (30 October 1999). "Billboard". Nielsen Business Media, Inc. via Google Books.
  6. Jennifer Sullivan (November 24, 1999). "MP3 Pirate Gets Probation". Wired. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
  7. Lyall, Sarah (December 31, 1999). "George Harrison Stabbed in Chest by an Intruder". The New York Times. Retrieved September 26, 2012.
  8. "Top Five New Year's Gigs". Rolling Stone. Rolling Stone LLC (834): 26. February 17, 2000.
  9. "Billboard.com – Year End Charts – Year-end Albums – The Billboard 200".
  10. Sir Compton Mackenzie; Christopher Stone (1999). The Gramophone. C. Mackenzie. p. 8.
  11. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (20 November 1999). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. p. 103. ISSN 0006-2510.
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