Originally created 07/21/98

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Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in next week's issue of Billboard magazine. Reprinted with permission. (Platinum signifies more than 1 million copies sold; Gold signifies more than 500,000 copies sold.:

TOP SINGLES

1. The Boy Is Mine, Brandy & Monica (Atlantic) (Platinum)

2. You're Still the One, Shania Twain (Mercury) (Platinum)

3. My Way, Usher (LaFace) (Gold)

4. Come With Me, Puff Daddy featuring Jimmy Page (Epic)

5. Adia, Sara McLachlan (Arista) (Gold)

6. Too Close, Next (Arista) (Platinum)

7. Make It Hot, Nicole featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott & Mocha (The Gold Mine, Inc.) (Gold)

8. Ray of Light, Madonna (Warner)

9. My All, Mariah Carey (Columbia) (Platinum)

10. Say It, Voices of Theory (H.O.L.A.-Red Ant) (Gold)

11. Everybody (Backstreet's Back), Backstreet Boys (Jive) (Platinum)

12. All My Life, K-Ci & Jojo (MCA)

13. Never Ever, All SaintS (Island)

14. They Don't Know, Jon B. (Yab Yum-550 Music) (Platinum)

15. When the Lights Go Out, Five (Arista)

16. Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are), Pras Michel featuring Ol' Dirty B------ (expletive deleted) & Introducing Mya (Interscope)

17. Friend of Mine, Kelly Price (Island)

18. Truly Madly Deeply, Savage Garden (Columbia) (Gold)

19. Sex and Candy, Marcy Playground (Capitol)

20. Nobody Does It Better, Nate Dogg featuring Warren (Dogg Foundation-Epic)

TOP ALBUMS

1. Armageddon -- The Album, (Columbia)

2. City of Angels soundtrack, (Warner Sunset) (Platinum)

3. Stunt, Barenaked Ladies (Reprise-Warner)

4. Never S-a-y Never, Brandy (Atlantic) (Platinum)

5. Am I My Brother's Keeper? Kane & Abel (No Limit-Priority)

6. Hope Floats soundtrack, (Capitol) (Platinum)

7. MP Da Last Don, Master P (No Limit-Priority)

8. Big Willie Style, Will Smith (Columbia) (Platinum)

9. Embrya, Maxwell (Columbia)

10. Dr. Dolittle -- The Album Soundtrack, (Atlantic)

11. Backstreet Boys, Backstreet Boys (Jive) (Platinum)

12. El Nino, Def Squad (Def Jam)

13. Come On Over, Shania Twain (Mercury) (Platinum)

14. Godzilla -- The Album Soundtrack, (Epic) (Platinum)

15. Bulworth soundtrack, (Interscope) (Gold)

16. Yourself or Someone Like You, Matchbox 20 (LavaAtlantic) (Platinum)

17. Zoot Suit Riots, Cherry Poppin' Daddies, (Universal)

18. It's Dark and Hell Is Hot, DMX (Def Jam) (Platinum)

19. Capital Punishment, Big Punisher (Loud) (Gold)

20. Let's Talk About Love, Celine Dion (550 Music) (Platinum)

COUNTRY SINGLES

1. I Can Still Feel You, Collin Raye (Epic)

2. Now That I Found You, Terri Clark (Mercury)

3. To Make You Feel My Love, Garth Brooks (Capitol Nashville)

4. There's Your Trouble, Dixie Chicks (Monument)

5. There Goes My Baby, Trisha Yearwood (MCA)

6. From This Moment On, Shania Twain with Bryan White (Mercury)

7. A Man Holdin' On (To A Woman Lettin' Go), Ty Herndon (Epic)

8. Happy Girl, Martina McBride (RCA)

9. Just To Hear You Say That You Love Me, Faith Hill (with Tim McGraw) (Warner Bros.)

10. The Shoes You're Wearing, Clint Black (RCA)

11. That's Why I'm Here, Kenny Chesney (BNA)

12. Texas Size Heartache, Joe Diffie (Epic)

13. I'm Alright, Jo Dee Messina (Curb)

14. I Said a Prayer, Pam Tillis (Arista Nashville)

15. True, George Strait (MCA Nashville)

16. If You Ever Have Forever In Mind, Vince Gill (MCA Nashville)

17. Things Change, Dwight Yoakam (Reprise)

18. The Hole, Randy Travis (Dreamworks)

19. I Just Want to Dance With You, George Strait (MCA Nashville)

20. If You See Him-If You See Her, Reba, Brooks & Dunn (MCA Nashville-Arista Nashville)

R&B SINGLES

1. The Boy Is Mine, Brandy & Monica (Atlantic) (Platinum)

2. Friend of Mine, Kelly Price (Island)

3. Make It Hot, Nicole featuring Missy Misdemeanor Elliott & Mocha (The Gold Mine, Inc.) (Gold)

4. They Don't Know-Are U Still Down, Jon B. (Yab Yum-550 Music) (Platinum)

5. Too Close, Next (Arista) (Platinum)

6. My Way, Usher (LaFace) (Gold)

7. Still Not a Player, Big Punisher featuring Joe (Loud)

8. Ghetto Supastar (That Is What You Are), Pras Michel featuring Ol' Dirty B------ (expletive deleted) & Introducing Mya (Interscope)

9. My All-Breakdown, Mariah Carey (Columbia) (Platinum)

10. I Get Lonely, Janet featuring Backstreet (Virgin)(Gold)

11. Say It, Voices of Theory (H.O.L.A.-Red Ant) (Gold)

12. Horse & Carriage, Cam'Ron featuring Mase (Poke & Tone)

13. Money Ain't a Thang, JD featuring Jay-Z (So So Def)

14. It's All About Me, Mya and Sisqo (Interscope) (Gold)

15. The Arms of the One Who Loves You, Xscape (So So Def) (Gold)

16. Destiny, Myron (Island)

17. Do Your Thing, 7 Mile (Crave)

18. How Do I Say I'm Sorry, Tami Davis (Red Ant)

19. Whatcha Gone Do? Link (Relativity)

20. All My Life-Don't Rush (Take Love Slowly), K-Ci & Jojo (MCA)

MODERN ROCK TRACKS

1. Iris, Goo Goo Dolls (Warner Sunset)

2. Inside Out, Eve 6 (RCA)

3. Flagpole Sitta, Harvey Danger (Slash-London-Island)

4. Shimmer, Fuel (550 Music)

5. One Week, Barenaked Ladies (Reprise)

6. Closing Time, Semisonic (MCA)

7. Intergalactic, Beastie Boys (Grand Royal)

8. Saint Joe on the School Bus, Marcy Playground (Capitol)

9. Ava Adore, The Smashing Pumpkins (Virgin)

10. The Way, Fastball (Hollywood)

11. Truly, Truly, Grant Lee Buffalo (Warner Bros.)

12. Walking After You, Foo Fighters (Capitol-Elektra-EEG)

13. Stay (Wasting Time), Dave Matthews Band (RCA)

14. What I Didn't Know, Athenaeum (Atlantic)

15. Perfect, The Smashing Pumpkins (Virgin)

16. I Will Buy You a New Life, Everclear (Capitol)

17. Get 'Em Outta Here, Sprung Monkey (SurfdogHollywood)

18. Jump Right In, The Urge (Immortal)

19. Hooch, Everything (Sire)

20. Push It, Garbage (Almo Sounds-Interscope)