Originally created 03/09/99

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Weekly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music as they appear in next week's issue of Billboard magazine. 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: Believe, Cher.

TOP POP ALBUM: Fanmail, TLC.

HOT R&B SINGLE: Heartbreak Hotel, Whitney Houston (feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price).

TOP R&B ALBUM: Fanmail, TLC.

HOT COUNTRY SINGLE/TRACK: You Were Mine, Dixie Chicks.

TOP COUNTRY ALBUM: Wide Open Spaces, Dixie Chicks.

TOP VIDEO RENTAL: There's Something About Mary.

TOP VIDEO SALE: Mulan.

TOP MUSIC VIDEO: 'N the Mix with 'N Sync, 'N Sync.

Billboard Hot 100: Top 20

1. Believe, Cher. Warner Bros. (Platinum)

2. Angel of Mine, Monica. Arista. (Platinum)

3. Heartbreak Hotel, Whitney Houston (feat. Faith Evans & Kelly Price). Arista. (Platinum)

4. Angel, Sarah McLachlan. Arista.

5. All I Have To Give, Backstreet Boys. Jive. (Gold)

6. I Still Believe, Mariah Carey. Columbia.

7. Nobody's Supposed To Be Here, Deborah Cox. Arista. (Platinum)

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

9. Every Morning, Sugar Ray. Lava.

10. No Scrubs, TLC. LaFace.

11. Slide, Goo Goo Dolls. Warner Bros.

12. (God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time on You, 'N Sync. RCA.

13. You, Jesse Powell. Silas.

14. Kiss Me, Sixpence None the Richer. Squint.

15. Have You Ever? Brandy. Atlantic.

16. Faded Pictures, Case (feat. Joe). Def Jam.

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

18. It Ain't My Fault 1 & 2, Silkk the Shocker (feat. Mystikal). No Limit.

19. Miami, Will Smith. Columbia.

20. Jumper, Third Eye Blind. Elektra.

Top Albums

1. Fanmail, TLC. LaFace.

2. The Slim Shady LP, Eminem. Web.

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

4. Things Fall Apart, The Roots. MCA.

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

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

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

8. 1999 Grammy Nominees, Various Artists. Grammy.

9. Believe, Cher. Warner Bros.

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

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

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

13. Flesh of My Flesh Blood of My Blood, DMX. Ruff Ryder. (Platinum)

14. Whitey Ford Sings the Blues, Everlast. Tommy Boy. (Platinum)

15. Greatest Hits, 2Pac. Amaru.

16. World Wrestling Federation: WWF the Music Volume 3, Various Artists. Koch. (Gold)

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

18. No Exit, Blondie. Beyond.

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

20. 400 Degreez, Juvenile. Cash Money. (Gold)