“Together Again”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Together Again” The one hundred fourteenth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Together Again” by Janet Jackson. This track was the singer’s sixth and final No. 1 hit of the ’90s, following “Escapade” and “Black Cat” in 1990, “Love Will Never Do (Without You)” in 1991, and “That’s The Way…

“Truly Madly Deeply”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Truly Madly Deeply” The one hundred thirteenth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Truly Madly Deeply” by Savage Garden, the only Australian act to have a U.S. No. 1 hit in the ’90s. The duo first garnered attention in America with their debut release, “I Want You,” which peaked at…

1997 in Music: The Wrap-Up

We have now reviewed each of the singles that reached No. 1 in 1997, a year that started and ended with hits by British artists Spice Girls and Elton John, was generally dominated by Puff Daddy’s production influence, was curiously peppered with a brief Hanson infestation, and remains to this day a year whose chart history…

“4 Seasons Of Loneliness”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “4 Seasons Of Loneliness” The one hundred eleventh No. 1 song of the 1990s was “4 Seasons Of Loneliness” by Boyz II Men. This track would turn out to be the quartet’s fifth and final trip to No. 1, ending a very impressive chart run over a five-year period during which…

“Honey”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Honey” The one hundred tenth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Honey” by Mariah Carey. This track was the first single off Carey’s fifth non-holiday studio album, Butterfly, which is still often cited by critics as the apex of her recording career. The CD saw Carey take what still stands…

“Mo Money Mo Problems”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Mo Money Mo Problems” The one hundred ninth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Mo Money Mo Problems” by The Notorious B.I.G. f/ Puff Daddy and Mase (and Kelly Price, un-credited). The track was the second release off The Notorious B.I.G.’s album Life After Death, and with its ascension to…