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Events

  • January 7
  • January 11 - During the American Music Awards, Billy Joel is awarded the Special Award of Merit for his "inspired songwriting skills" and "exciting showmanship."
  • January 12 - Britney Spears releases her debut album, ...Baby One More Time, which would go on to sell 24 million copies. The album hits number one on the charts. The title track and first single released from the album, also hits number one on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1999.
  • January 26 - Foxy Brown releases her second album, Chyna Doll, and becomes the first female rapper to debut an album at number 1.
  • February 14 - Elton John appears as himself in a special episode of the animated series The Simpsons
  • February 15 - "Rolling Stones Day" is declared in Minnesota by Governor (and former Rolling Stones bodyguard) Jesse Ventura
  • Rapper Big L is killed in Harlem.
  • February 19 - Marilyn Manson files a defamation countersuit against former Spin Magazine editor Craig Marks, in response to a multi-million dollar lawsuit that Marks filed in January against the singer, the record label Nothing/Interscope, and Manson's bodyguard agency.
  • February 20 - Trace Adkins performs his first concert following surgery for tendon damage and a broken ankle. Contrary to doctors orders, Adkins does not remain seated during the performance.
  • February 23- Eminem's The Slim Shady LP is released.
  • February 25 - The Artist Formerly Known as Prince files a lawsuit against nine Web sites for copyright and trademark infringement, claiming that the websites sell bootlegged recordings and offer unauthorized song downloads.
  • March - The Bee Gees end their One Night Only tour in Sydney, Australia
  • March 1 - Sony Music Distribution raises wholesale prices on audio Compact Discs by 8 cents
  • March 2 - The House of Blues in Las Vegas, 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 5 - Trauma 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 10 - Hikaru Utada released her debut album First Love, selling 2,026,870 in its debut week. Two months later, First Love became the Japan's best-selling album of all time.
  • March 15 - Marilyn 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 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.
  • Alice Cooper released a box set of his career, dedicating it to his late friend Glen Buxton.
  • April 10 - A charity tribute concert for Linda McCartney is held at the Royal Albert Hall in London. Here, There and Everywhere: A Concert For Linda, features performances by Paul McCartney, Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders, Elvis Costello, Sinéad O'Connor, and George Michael. Proceeds raised at the event went to animal rights causes.
  • April 19 - Neil Young performs at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Due to a mistake by a Madison Square Garden staff member, the marquee read "Bob Dylan, Tonight at 8pm". Young jokingly introduced one of his guitar players as Bob Dylan during the show.
  • April 20 - Billy Joel performs at the Meadowlands in New Jersey. Joel announces that this would be his last public pop music concert. Joel also announces plans on devoting his future efforts to classical music.
  • April 20 - Columbine High School massacre takes place in Jefferson County, Colorado. It sparks a widespread moral panic that ultimately tries to place the blame on violent media, including music perceived to be violent and/or connected to the newly demonized goth culture. American rocker Marilyn Manson receives the brunt of the blame, despite evidence that neither of the shooters were fans of his, and recludes, only to address the issue in the form of his fourth studio album. The finger is also pointed at German industrial metal acts Rammstein and KMFDM, of whom the shooters were fans. This sensationalism gradually wanes in the years following, and all three music acts ironically achieve more mainstream acceptance in the U.S. than they had prior to the massacre.
  • April 28 - Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • April 30 - Columbine High School massacre: Aerosmith visits Columbine High School shooting victim Lance Kirklin in a Colorado hospital before a concert in Denver, Colorado. Kirklin was one of 24 wounded in the April 20 shooting, 13 others were killed.
  • May 1 - "The Paintings of Paul McCartney" exhibit opens at the Lyz Art Forum in Siegen, Germany. The exhibit features around 70 paintings created by the former Beatle.
  • May 1 - Musical group Atari Teenage Riot starts a riot in Berlin with their anti-consumer and anti-government lyrics. The riot was stopped with concert goers pleading for peace from the Swat crew ruthlessly beating down pedestrians. This band is under the label Digital Hardcore Recordings.
  • May 18 - The American music group, the Backstreet Boys release their multi-platinum 3rd studio album Millennium, that spawned four Top 40 Billboard singles, and would go on to be the best selling album of 1999. The album up to today has sold over 40 million copies and is one of the top selling 100 albums of all-time.
  • June 1 - The American actress Jennifer Lopez releases her debut album On the 6, and the first single "If You Had My Love" peaked at one in U.S., Canada, and Australia.
  • June 2 - Backstreet Boys smashes the old first-week sales record of Garth Brooks' 1.08 million, with (Millennium) which sold over 1.13 million in its first week and was the first album to sell over 500,000 copies at least 2 weeks. The album holds at No. 1 first-weeks sales record of the 90's.
  • June 13 S Club 7 debut at #1 on the UK singles chart with their first single "Bring It All Back" and become the largest vocal group to enter at the top.
  • June 15 Santana releases his best selling album Supernatural with the number one hits "Smooth" and "Maria Maria".
  • June 22 - Limp Bizkit releases their second studio album titled Significant Other
  • June 29 - Slipknot releases their debut studio album Slipknot.
  • July 1 - The new Scottish Parliament is formally opened with a rock concert in the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and is headlined by Garbage, of which, lead singer Shirley Manson, is at the time one of the biggest music stars from Scotland.
  • July 1 - The American actress Jennifer Lopez releases her debut album On the 6, and the first single "If You Had My Love" peaked at one in U.S., Canada, and Australia.
  • July 3 - Indie rock icon Mark Sandman collapses on stage at the Giardini del Principe in Palestrina, Latium, Italy (near Rome) while performing with Morphine. He is soon pronounced dead of a heart attack at the age of 46. Morphine immediately disbands.
  • July 12 - Gregg Alexander issues a press release dissolving the New Radicals.
  • July 23-25 - The highly anticipated Woodstock 99 festival takes place in Rome, New York.
  • August 24 - Christina Aguilera releases her self titled debut album. The album and first single, "Genie in a Bottle", both went to number one on the charts.
  • 27–29 August - The third Terrastock festival is held in London.
  • 21 September - Trent Reznor releases the fourth Nine Inch Nails album, The Fragile after a five year hiatus to great critical acclaim.
  • October 19 - Eurythmics releases first album in 10 years, Peace.
  • November
  • November 15 - Korn performs their entire Issues album at the Apollo Theater in New York city becoming the first rock band ever to perform at the Apollo.
  • November 16 - Dr. Dre releases his second album, 2001; Korn releases their fourth studio album Issues.
  • December 14 - BMI announces the most played songs on American radio and television in the 20th century [1] (full list)
  • December 25 - "Smooth" by Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas becomes the final number-one single of the millennium.

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Bands formed

Bands reformed

Bands disbanded

Albums released

Contents: TopJanuaryFebruaryMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugustSeptemberOctoberNovemberDecember

January

Day Album Artist Notes
1 A Song for XX Ayumi Hamasaki Debut album
7 Black the Sun Alex Lloyd -
9 The Fortune Interscope -
11 Unification Iron Savior -
12 By Your Side The Black Crowes -
It's a Beautiful Thing Keith Murray -
...Baby One More Time Britney Spears Debut album
Knock Knock Smog -
The Power Vanessa Amorosi -
14:59 Sugar Ray -
19 The '90s Suck and So Do You Angry Samoans -
Inside Out Anthrax EP
I See a Darkness Bonnie 'Prince' Billy -
Live at Luther College Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds Live
25 Are You Shpongled? Shpongle -
26 Chyna Doll Foxy Brown -
How to Measure a Planet? The Gathering -
Colin James and the Little Big Band II Colin James -
Dreaming Neon Black Nevermore -
Apocalypse Dudes Turbonegro -
27 Theater of Salvation Edguy -
Clarity Jimmy Eat World -
29 Science Fiction blackmail -

February

Day Album Artist Notes 1 Dialogue Blondie -
1 Dialogue Four Tet -
2 Keep It Like a Secret Built to Spill -
X-Ray Sierra Tom Cochrane -
9 Rare & Fatty Bad Manners Compilation
Dosage Collective Soul -
Sam Prekop Sam Prekop -
Good Morning Spider Sparklehorse US
15 Anima Animus The Creatures -
16 Greatest Hits New Kids on the Block Greatest Hits
17 Apple Venus Volume 1 XTC -
Eien Zard -
22 The Dirtchamber Sessions Volume One The Prodigy Compilation
23 ALL ALL EP
The Slim Shady LP Eminem -
Live at the Fillmore East Jimi Hendrix Live
A Place in the Sun Lit -
February Son Oleander -
Things Fall Apart The Roots -
The Hot Rock Sleater-Kinney -
Blue Plate Specials Live The Specials Live
FanMail TLC -
Suicaine Gratifaction Paul Westerberg -
24 Dance Classics of Chaka Khan Chaka Khan Compilation
25 Eureka Jim O'Rourke -
27 Volume 1 CKY -

March

Day Album Artist Notes
1 Live and Enhanced Tonic Live
2 Spiritual Black Dimensions Dimmu Borgir -
Universal Madness Madness Live
8 Slow Riot for New Zerø Kanada Godspeed You! Black Emperor EP
Live at the Hardback Hot Water Music Live
Peasants, Pigs & Astronauts Kula Shaker -
Neon Ballroom Silverchair -
Performance and Cocktails Stereophonics -
9 Ravenous (OST) Damon Albarn and Michael Nyman Soundtrack
Gedida Natacha Atlas -
Pistolero Frank Black and the Catholics -
If I Could Turn Back Time: Cher's Greatest Hits Cher Greatest Hits
Fuse Joe Henry -
Back on Top Van Morrison -
Everything Louder Than Everyone Else Motörhead Live
Have a Nice Day Roxette -
Summerteeth Wilco -
10 First Love Hikaru Utada -
15 13 Blur -
Axxess & Ace Songs: Ohia -
Band on the Run: 25th Anniversary Edition Wings -
16 Who Else! Jeff Beck -
Modern Life EB3 -
Libido Buck-O-Nine -
Shades 1968-1998 Deep Purple Box Set
The Ideal Crash dEUS -
100% Ginuwine Ginuwine -
Stay the Same Joe McIntyre Solo debut
Burning London: The Clash Tribute Various Artists Tribute
22 Windowlicker Aphex Twin EP
23 Hempstead High A+ -
The Original Bad Company Anthology Bad Company Compilation +4 new songs
Finally BLACKstreet -
Super Hits Brooks & Dunn Compilation
Tonight Silk -
Give Yourself a Hand Crash Test Dummies -
Strange Behaviour Duran Duran Remix Compilation
Instrument Soundtrack Fugazi Soundtrack
Red Voodoo Sammy Hagar -
Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida Elton John -
Savage Land Mob Rules -
@#!* Pulley -
Wisconsin Death Trip Static-X -
New Way to Be Human Switchfoot -
Labour of Love III UB40 Covers
25 The Art of Storytelling Slick Rick -
29 Power Plant Gamma Ray -
Come on Die Young Mogwai UK
Now That's What I Call Music! 42 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
30 No Gods, No Managers Choking Victim -
The Matrix: Music from the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack

April

Day Album Artist Notes
4 Voices Of Transgression - A 90's Retrospective Kreator Compilation
6 Heated Big Sugar US
Buckcherry Buckcherry -
Utopia Parkway Fountains of Wayne -
We Kill Everything GWAR -
15 Minutes Nik Kershaw -
Jordan Knight Jordan Knight Solo debut
Thug Mentality 1999 Krayzie Bone -
Tight Mindless Self Indulgence -
I Am… Nas -
Stupid Dream Porcupine Tree -
Throttle Junkies Soil -
9 Fat Music Volume 4: Life in the Fat Lane Various Artists Compilation
12 Carboot Soul Nightmares on Wax -
Rides Reef -
13 Blue Skies, Broken Hearts...Next 12 Exits The Ataris -
Eye II Eye Scorpions -
18 Tracks Bruce Springsteen -
Dysfunction Staind -
16 What Are You Going to Do with Your Life? Echo & the Bunnymen -
19 Bury the Hatchet The Cranberries -
20 Monsters and Robots Buckethead -
The Cars: Deluxe Edition The Cars Compilation
The Life and Crimes of Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Box Set
Snuffbox Immanence Ghost -
Adios KMFDM -
Endorama Kreator -
Six Mansun US
Greatest Hits 1984-1987 Reggie and the Full Effect -
Holy Roller The Reverend Horton Heat Compilation
4 Nights at the Palais Royale Sloan Live
The Earth Pressed Flat 10,000 Maniacs -
Mule Variations Tom Waits -
Tune In, Turn On, Free Tibet Ghost -
26 Hatebreeder Children of Bodom -
Fantômas Fantômas -
27 Black Sails EP AFI EP
Take Your Shoes Off Ben Folds Five -
The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner Robert Cray -
Implode Front Line Assembly -
Playing My Game Lene Marlin -
Soundbombing II Various Artists Compilation

May

Day Album Artist Notes
4 Sonic Brew Black Label Society -
Hopeless Romantic The Bouncing Souls -
Point No. 1 Chevelle -
The Matrix: Original Motion Picture Score Don Davis Soundtrack
The Warriors EP P.O.D. -
Undeniable Raven Symoné -
10 Remedy Basement Jaxx UK
11 Ricky Martin Ricky Martin
Top Dogg Snoop Dogg -
17 The Maggot The Melvins -
The Only Reason I Feel Secure Pedro the Lion EP
18 Black Sails in the Sunset AFI -
Millennium Backstreet Boys -
If Looks Could Kill, I'd Watch You Die Death By Stereo -
Stop Staring At Me! Jerky Boys -
Bigger than the Devil Stormtroopers of Death -
Freedumb Suicidal Tendencies -
The Hush Texas -
Helldorado W.A.S.P. -
Thug Ride White Dawg -
21 Stairway to Fairyland Freedom Call -
Colony In Flames -
24 Saltwater Chicane -
25 A New Kind of Army Anti-Flag -
Innamoramento Mylène Farmer -
The Amazing Jeckel Brothers Insane Clown Posse -
This Moment Is Mine Chanté Moore -
30 Leitmotif dredg -
31 Mike + The Mechanics Mike + The Mechanics -

June

Day Album Artist Notes
1 Blaque Blaque -
Enema of the State Blink-182 - 1st album to feature Travis Barker on drums
No Angel Dido -
1011 Woodland The Fixx -
Gorgeous Guttermouth -
Venni Vetti Vecci Ja Rule -
Shrinking Violet L.A. Guns -
On the 6 Jennifer Lopez -
Play Moby -
Straight Ahead Pennywise -
Here Comes the Bride Spin Doctors -
Short Music for Short People Various Artists Compilation
3 The Siket Disc Phish Internet
6 Cowboy Bebop Remixes: Music for Freelance Various Artists Compilation
7 Crowning of Atlantis Therion -
8 Her Wallpaper Reverie The Apples in Stereo -
New World Disorder Biohazard -
Stereo * Type A Cibo Matto -
Get Skintight The Donnas -
Synkronized Jamiroquai -
In a Reverie Lacuna Coil -
Dark Side of the Spoon Ministry -
Terror Twilight Pavement -
Californication Red Hot Chili Peppers -
Astro Lounge Smash Mouth -
Triptych The Tea Party -
The Gathering Testament -
15 Erase the Slate Dokken -
Schizophonic Geri Halliwell -
Liquid Tension Experiment 2 Liquid Tension Experiment -
Double Up Mase -
Messenger Edwin McCain -
Mirrorball Sarah McLachlan Live
Supernatural Santana -
[R]evolution Sister Machine Gun -
This or That Sway & King Tech -
Everything You Want Vertical Horizon -
The White Stripes The White Stripes -
20 Euphoria Def Leppard -
21 Beware the Heavens Sinergy -
Judgement Anathema -
22 A2G Blackalicious EP
Surrender Chemical Brothers -
Da Real World Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott -
The Soft Bulletin The Flaming Lips -
Hypocrisy Hypocrisy -
Significant Other Limp Bizkit -
Tuesday's Child Amanda Marshall -
The RZA Hits RZA Compilation
Paintin' the Town Brown: Ween Live 1990-1998 Ween Live
Punk-O-Rama Vol. 4 Various Artists Compilation
29 Nothing Safe: Best of the Box Alice in Chains Compilation
Classics in the Key of G Kenny G Covers album
One Guitar, No Vocals Leo Kottke -
Soundpieces: Da Antidote Lootpack -
Supersonic and Demonic Relics Mötley Crüe Rarities Compilation
No Mercy No Remorse RBX -
Slipknot Slipknot -
Brave New World Styx -
Running With Scissors "Weird Al" Yankovic -

July

Day Album Artist Notes
4 Act of Depression Underøath -
5 How I Learned to Love the Bootboys The Auteurs -
On How Life Is Macy Gray UK
6 The Very Best of Dokken Dokken Greatest Hits
Fenix*TX Fenix*TX -
Can't Get There from Here Great White -
Live at Woodstock Jimi Hendrix Live
Ratt Ratt -
7 Fun 9 Takako Minekawa
12 Before The Calm Witness UK; Debut album
13 Full Clip: A Decade of Gang Starr Gang Starr Compilation
Blue Green Orange I Mother Earth -
California Mr. Bungle -
Beware the Heavens Sinergy -
Can't Stay Away Too Short -
18 Trepanation American Head Charge -
Long Tall Weekend They Might Be Giants Internet
20 Burning Bridges Arch Enemy -
Life of the Party The Planet Smashers -
Tonight the Stars Revolt! Powerman 5000 -
27 Vaya At the Drive-In EP
The Blues Eric Clapton Compilation
The Writing's On The Wall Destiny's Child US
Ignorance is Bliss Face to Face -
Guerrilla Warfare Hot Boys -
Alive in Athens Iced Earth Live
At the Show MxPx Live
Staying Power Barry White -
'Til the Medicine Takes Widespread Panic -
Now That's What I Call Music! 2 (US series) Various Artists Compilation
29 Beneath the Surface GZA -
The Melancholy Collection Millencolin Sweden; Compilation
30 The Ego Has Landed Robbie Williams Compilation

August

Day Album Artist Notes
3 Awesome Mix Tape vol. 6 The Pietasters -
The Coming of Age Memphis Bleek -
Do the Collapse Guided by Voices -
Fly the Flag Down by Law -
Forget About It Alison Krauss -
10 The Burning Red Machine Head -
Liberate Te Ex Inferis Zao -
The Most Beautifullest Hits Keith Murray Compilation
No Division Hot Water Music -
13 Echo Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers -
16 Juxtapose Tricky -
17 The 10 Year Limited Edition Anniversary Box Set Blur Box set
Before You Were Punk 2 Various Artists Compilation
Eden Sarah Brightman -
Mary Mary J. Blige -
Rough Harvest John Mellencamp -
23 The Bootlicker The Melvins -
J-Tull Dot Com Jethro Tull -
24 A Little Bit of Mambo Lou Bega -
The Austin Sessions Kris Kristofferson -
Christina Aguilera Christina Aguilera US
Bitter Me'shell Ndegeocello -
Bring Your Own Stereo Jimmie's Chicken Shack -
Forever Puff Daddy -
The Fundamental Elements of Southtown P.O.D. -
LFO LFO -
The Muse Elton John Soundtrack
Oh! The Grandeur Andrew Bird's Bowl of Fire -
Slap-Happy L7 -
Title of Record Filter -
The Vault: Old Friends 4 Sale Prince Compilation
30 The Abba Generation A*Teens Sweden
A Secret History... The Best of the Divine Comedy The Divine Comedy Greatest Hits
Yesterday Went Too Soon Feeder -
31 Fly Dixie Chicks -
Greatest Hits SWV Greatest Hits
Live aus Berlin Rammstein Live
Risk Megadeth -
Vitamin C Vitamin C -

September

Day Album Artist Notes
2 The Avenger Amon Amarth -
3 Au Cœur Du Stade Celine Dion Live
6 Only Yazoo Yazoo Compilation
7 Riot, Riot, Upstart Agnostic Front -
Chamber Music Coal Chamber -
69 Love Songs The Magnetic Fields Box Set
Ecliptica Sonata Arctica -
The Ultra Zone Steve Vai -
8 Beyond the Veil Tristania -
9 Gettin' High on Your Own Supply Apollo 440 UK
12 Between the Bridges Sloan -
13 Yellow Submarine Songtrack The Beatles Soundtrack
One From The Modern Ocean Colour Scene -
Sang pour sang Johnny Hallyday -
14 Felons & Revolutionaries Dope -
Beautiful Midnight Matthew Good Band -
Nigga Please Ol' Dirty Bastard -
Avenue B Iggy Pop -
Q2K Queensrÿche -
Ruff Ryders' First Lady Eve (rapper) -
A Single History: 1991–1997 Unwound Compilation
20 Blazing the Crop Rae & Christian Compilation
Metalhead Saxon UK
The Ladder Yes UK
21 To Venus and Back Tori Amos Double Album:1 Studio, 1 Live
The Greatest Hits - Volume 1 The Beach Boys Compilation
The Greatest Hits - Volume 2 The Beach Boys Compilation
Tightrope Brooks & Dunn -
Euphoria Morning Chris Cornell -
The Sweetest Punch Elvis Costello and Bill Frisell -
Live at the Wiltern CPR Live
Burn to Shine Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals -
I'll Take Care Of You Mark Lanegan -
The Fragile Nine Inch Nails -
Happiness...Is Not a Fish That You Can Catch Our Lady Peace Canada
Stan and Judy's Kid Adam Sandler -
Going for Gold Shed Seven Greatest Hits
Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night Stereolab -
22 King of the Nordic Twilight Luca Turilli -
Inside Wants Out John Mayer EP
Melvin Flynt - Da Hustler Noreaga -
Time Third Day -
Underground Vol. 2: Club Memphis Three 6 Mafia -
Beaucoup Fish Underworld -
27 A Different Beat Gary Moore -
28 Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool Tony Bennett -
Garth Brooks in ... The Life of Chris Gaines Garth Brooks -
Human Clay Creed -
Calculating Infinity The Dillinger Escape Plan -
Temperamental Everything but the Girl -
Something To Write Home About The Get Up Kids -
Lost and Gone Forever Guster -
Come On Now Social Indigo Girls -
Reload Tom Jones -
Blackout! Method Man & Redman -
The Time Machine Alan Parsons -
Ghost Town Live The Specials Live
Brand New Day Sting -
Black Diamond Angie Stone US
Balance Swollen Members -
XXX ZZ Top -
29 Awake and Breathe B*Witched -
Supergrass Supergrass -

October

Day Album Artist Notes
1 No Time for Love Eighteen Visions EP
Now That's What I Call Music! 43 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
4 Hooray for Boobies The Bloodhound Gang Europe
'hours...' David Bowie -
From Here to Eternity: Live The Clash Live
I Hate Myself Interscope -
Run Devil Run Paul McCartney -
S Club S Club 7 -
Showbiz Muse -
5 All Hallow's EP AFI EP
Synchronistic Wanderings Pat Benatar Compilation
Breakdown Melissa Etheridge -
Colour Moving and Still Chantal Kreviazuk -
The Distance to Here Live -
More Betterness! No Use for a Name -
Christmas the Cowboy Way Riders in the Sky Christmas
Golden Arms Redemption U-God -
11 Nightlife Pet Shop Boys -
12 Clapton Chronicles: The Best of Eric Clapton Eric Clapton Compilation
BBC Sessions Cocteau Twins -
Total Abandon: Live in Australia Deep Purple Live
The Marshall Suite The Fall -
Black On Both Sides Mos Def -
Immortalized Spice 1 -
In Reverse Matthew Sweet -
Soundsystem 311 -
I Want It All Warren G -
The Private Years Yanni Compilation
Against Da Grain YoungBloodZ -
13 Millionaires James -
18 Rise Gabrielle UK
Solo Journey Bradley Joseph -
Still Life Opeth -
I Wanna Be Santa Claus Ringo Starr Christmas
Suicide Pact - You First Therapy? UK
19 Honey to the B Billie -
Peace Eurythmics -
Bloodthirst Cannibal Corpse -
Washed Up! Catch 22 EP
Los grandes éxitos en español Cypress Hill -
Symphony No. 1 Joe Jackson -
Internal Affairs Pharoahe Monch -
Nothing Gold Can Stay A New Found Glory -
This Christmas 98 Degrees Christmas
Modified Save Ferris -
God Save the Smithereens The Smithereens -
Rock Art and the X-Ray Style Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros -
Keith Urban Keith Urban -
Give 'Em the Boot II Various Artists Compilation
25 Sunday 8PM / Saturday 3AM Faithless -
Turn It on Again: The Hits Genesis Compilation
Leaders Not Followers Napalm Death EP
Live from a Shark Cage Papa M -
Xeneizes Quarashi -
Steptacular Steps -
26 Aktapuss Akinyele -
The Aquabats! vs. the Floating Eye of Death! The Aquabats! -
The Science of Things Bush -
Looking Forward Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young -
The Lost Files Digital Underground Compilation
Emergency & I The Dismemberment Plan -
Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory Dream Theater -
Make Yourself Incubus -
Hidden Stash Kottonmouth Kings -
A Guided Tour of Chicago The Lawrence Arms -
The Days of Our Nights Luna -
Only God Can Judge Me Master P -
RéCréation Florent Pagny Double cover album
LeAnn Rimes LeAnn Rimes -
All Systems Go 2 Rocket from the Crypt -
No. 4 Stone Temple Pilots -
Tiger Army Tiger Army -
American Made Music to Strip By Rob Zombie Remix
28 Tokyo Warhearts Children of Bodom Live

November

Day Album Artist Notes
1 Ether~Electrified Porch Music Carbon Leaf -
Blank-Wave Arcade The Faint -
Of Someday Shambles Jebediah -
Wonderful Madness -
Paul McCartney's Working Classical Paul McCartney -
Westlife Westlife -
Fire and Skill: The Songs of the Jam Various Artists Tribute
2 It All Comes Down to This Bane -
Bleach Bleach -
Rainbow Mariah Carey -
This Desert Life Counting Crows -
6:66 Satan's Child Danzig -
Scream for Me Brazil Bruce Dickinson Live
There Is Nothing Left To Lose Foo Fighters -
Making the Road Hi-Standard -
Joy: A Holiday Collection Jewel Christmas
Tha Block Is Hot Lil Wayne -
Shapeshifter Marcy Playground -
Northern Star Melanie C -
The Battle of Los Angeles Rage Against the Machine -
Dirty Harriet Rah Digga -
The Roots Come Alive The Roots Live
Love and the Russian Winter Simply Red -
8 Magic Hour Cast -
Invincible Five UK
There Is Nothing Left to Lose Foo Fighters -
Glastonbury 90 Hawkwind Live
Choose Your Masques: Collectors Series Volume 2 Hawkwind Live
Greatest Hits III Queen Compilation
Abbamania Various Artists Tribute
9 It Just Gets Worse Anal Cunt -
When the Pawn... Fiona Apple -
The Gift of Game Crazy Town -
The Exchange Against All Authority/The Criminals Split EP
Darrin's Coconut Ass: Live from Omaha Goldfinger Live
Metal Jukebox Helloween Covers
Breathe Faith Hill -
marillion.com Marillion -
Alanis Unplugged Alanis Morissette Live
Rave Un2 the Joy Fantastic Prince -
Affirmation Savage Garden -
Greatest Hits Sublime Greatest Hits
Live at Sturgis 38 Special Live
Sugar Tonic -
10 Loveppears Ayumi Hamasaki -
12 The Corrs Unplugged The Corrs Live
The Last Tour on Earth Marilyn Manson Live
15 The Road to Hell: Part 2 Chris Rea -
16 Return of the Killer A's Anthrax Compilation
To the Teeth Ani DiFranco -
Timeless: The Classics Vol. 2 Michael Bolton Covers album
All the Way… A Decade of Song Celine Dion Greatest Hits
2001 Dr. Dre -
Greatest Hits of the 20th Century Béla Fleck and the Flecktones Compilation
Reload Tom Jones -
Faith: A Holiday Album Kenny G Holiday
Issues Korn -
Tha Streetz Iz a Mutha Kurupt -
Love Liberty Disco Newsboys -
Immobilarity Raekwon -
Cut Carefully and Play Loud Rocket from the Crypt EP
Willennium Will Smith -
SYR4: Goodbye 20th Century Sonic Youth -
The Chosen Ones Stratovarius Compilation
Ödemarkens Son Vintersorg -
19 Sweet Kisses Jessica Simpson -
20 1999 Remixes Jamiroquai Box Set
22 Now That's What I Call Music! 44 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
23 The Sounds of Science Beastie Boys Compilation
Midnite Vultures Beck -
Garth Brooks and the Magic of Christmas Garth Brooks Christmas
IX Equilibrium Emperor -
Live Era: '87-'93 Guns N' Roses Live
Enrique Enrique Iglesias -
Early Days: Best of Led Zeppelin Volume One Led Zeppelin Compilation
Alchemy Yngwie Malmsteen -
Listener Supported Dave Matthews Band Live
S&M Metallica Live
Nastradamus Nas -
The Decline NOFX EP
Amplified Q-Tip -
Live They Might Be Giants Live
Blue Third Eye Blind -
Viva Wisconsin Violent Femmes Live
29 Complete '79: Collectors Series Volume 1 Hawkwind Live
30 The Greatest Hits Cher Greatest Hits
The Fragile Art of Existence Control Denied -
The Mystery of the Whisper The Crüxshadows -
Europop Eiffel 65 US
The Master Rakim -
Unleash the Dragon Sisqo -

December

Day Album Artist Notes
7 Sheryl Crow and Friends: Live from Central Park Sheryl Crow Live
Mimosa Fun Lovin' Criminals Compilation
At the Heart of Winter Immortal -
Kaleidoscope Kelis -
Magnolia Aimee Mann Soundtrack
So Real Mandy Moore -
Resurrection Vice Squad -
Now That's What I Call Music! 3 (US series) Various Artists Compilation
9 Born Again Notorious B.I.G. -
13 Tha G-Code Juvenile -
Songs from the Last Century George Michael Covers album
14 Don't Mind If I Do Culture Club -
Still I Rise 2Pac and Outlawz -
21 ...And Then There Was X DMX -
World Party Goodie Mob -
Best of the Specials The Specials Compilation
Everything Is Healing Nicely Frank Zappa -
28 Singles of the 90s Ace of Base Compilation
Vol. 3: Life and Times of S. Carter Jay-Z -

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Biggest hit singles

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

# Artist Title Year Chart Entries
1 Britney Spears Baby One More Time 1999 UK 1 - Feb 1999, US BB 1 of 1999, Holland 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, Éire 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
2 Lou Bega Mambo No 5 (A Little Bit of ...) 1999 UK 1 - Sep 1999, Holland 1 - Jun 1999, Austria 1 - May 1999, Switzerland 1 - May 1999, Norway 1 - Jun 1999, Germany 1 - May 1999, Éire 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
3 Eiffel 65 Blue (Da Ba Dee) 1999 UK 1 - Sep 1999, Holland 1 - Jul 1999, Sweden 1 - Aug 1999, Austria 1 - Aug 1999, Switzerland 1 - Jul 1999, Norway 1 - Aug 1999, Germany 1 - Jul 1999, Éire 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
4 Ricky Martin Livin' La Vida Loca 1999 US BB 1 of 1999, Éire 1 - May 1999, New Zealand 1 for 2 weeks Apr 1999, Australia 1 for 7 weeks Aug 1999, UK 3 - Apr 1999, Holland 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
5 Bloodhound Gang The Bad Touch 1999 Sweden 1 - Oct 1999, France 1 - Sep 1999, Norway 1 - Nov 1999, Germany 1 - Jan 2000, Éire 1 - May 2000, Austria 3 - Sep 1999, UK 4 - Apr 2000, Switzerland 4 - Sep 1999, Italy 15 of 2000, Holland 17 - Oct 1999, US BB 18 of 2000, POP 18 of 2000, Poland 24 - Oct 1999, Australia 41 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 Singles

See also: Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1999

Top 10 selling albums of the year in USA

  1. Backstreet Boys - Millennium
  2. Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time
  3. Shania Twain - Come on Over [1]
  4. 'N Sync - *NSYNC
  5. Ricky Martin - Ricky Martin
  6. Limp Bizkit - Significant Other
  7. Santana - Supernatural
  8. TLC - FanMail
  9. Christina Aguilera - Christina Aguilera
  10. Kid Rock - Devil Without a Cause

Classical music

Opera

Musical theater

Deaths

Awards

Grammy Awards

Country Music Association Awards

Eurovision Song Contest

Mercury Music Prize

MTV Video Music Awards

Glenn Gould Prize

Charts

Triple J Hottest 100

References

  1. ^ Billboard.com - Year End Charts - Year-end Albums - The Billboard 200







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