Originally created 01/19/99

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

Billboard Magazine Chart Leaders

HOT POP SINGLE: Have You Ever?, Brandy.

TOP POP ALBUM: Flesh of My Flesh Blood of My Blood, DMX.

HOT R&B SINGLE: Nobody's Supposed to be Here, Deborah Cox.

TOP R&B ALBUM: Flesh of My Flesh Blood of My Blood, DMX.

HOT COUNTRY SINGLE/TRACK: Wrong Again, Martina McBride.

TOP COUNTRY ALBUM: Double Live, Garth Brooks.

TOP VIDEO RENTAL: Armageddon.

TOP VIDEO SALE: Armageddon.

TOP KIDS VIDEO: Lion King II: Simba's Pride.

Billboard Hot 100: Top 20

1. Have You Ever?, Brandy. Atlantic.

2. Nobody's Supposed to be Here, Deborah Cox. Arista. (Platinum)

3. ...Baby One More Time, Britney Spears. Jive. (Platinum)

4. I'm Your Angel, R. Kelly & Celine Dion. Jive. (Platinum)

5. Save Tonight, Eagle-Eye Cherry. WORK.

6. Hands, Jewel. Atlantic.

7. Lullaby, Shawn Mullins. SMG.

8. Lately, Divine. Pendulum. (Platinum)

9. Doo Wop (That Thing), Lauryn Hill. Ruffhouse. (Gold)

10. Slide, Goo Goo Dolls. Warner Bros.

11. Trippin', Total (feat. Missy Elliott). Bad Boy. (Gold)

12. Jumper, Third Eye Blind. Elektra.

13. Angel, Sarah McLachlan. Arista. (Gold)

14. Take Me There, BLACKstreet & Mya (feat. Mase & Blinky Blink). Interscope.

15. From this Moment On, Shania Twain. Mercury (Nashville).

16. Love Like This, Faith Evans. Bad Boy. (Gold)

17. Because of You, 98 Degrees. Motown. (Platinum)

18. Miami, Will Smith. Columbia.

19. Can I Get A ..., Jay-Z (feat. Amil of Major Coinz and Ja). Def Jam.

20. Iris, Goo Goo Dolls. Warner Sun.

The Billboard 200 Top Albums: Top 20

1. Flesh of My Flesh Blood of My Blood, DMX. Ruff Ryder.

2. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, Lauryn Hill. Ruffhouse. (Platinum)

3. Greatest Hits, 2Pac. Amaru.

4. Americana, The Offspring. Columbia. (Platinum)

5. Vol. 2 ... Hard Knock Life, Jay-Z. Roc-A-Fella. (Platinum)

6. 'N Sync, 'N Sync. RCA. (Platinum)

7. Spirit, Jewel. Atlantic. (Platinum)

8. (NU) 1's, Mariah Carey. Columbia. (Platinum)

9. Double Live, Garth Brooks. Capitol Nashville. (Platinum)

10. Now, Various Artists. PolyGram.

11. Wide Open Spaces, Dixie Chicks. Monument. (Platinum)

12. Come on Over, Shania Twain. Mercury. (Platinum)

13. R., R. Kelly. Jive. (Platinum)

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

15. Whitey Ford Sings The Blues, Everlast. Tommy Boy. (Gold)

16. E.L.E.: Extinction Level Event: The Final World Front, Busta Rhymes. FlipMode. (Platinum)

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

18. Ghetto Fabulous, Mystikal. No Limit.

19. Never S-A-Y Never, Brandy. Atlantic. (Platinum)

20. It's Dark and Hell Is Hot, DMX. Ruff Ryder. (Platinum)