The Most Popular Song Every Year Since 1970

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1995
> Most popular song: Blues Traveler – Run-Around
> Hot 100 debut: March 25, 1995
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 8
> Weeks on Hot 100: 49
> Runner-up song: Dionne Farris – I Know

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1996
> Most popular song: The Tony Rich Project – Nobody Knows
> Hot 100 debut: Dec. 16, 1995
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 2
> Weeks on Hot 100: 47
> Runner-up song: Gin Blossoms – Follow You Down/Til I Hear It From You

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1997
> Most popular song: Jewel – Foolish Games/You Were Meant For Me
> Hot 100 debut: Nov. 30, 1996
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 2
> Weeks on Hot 100: 65
> Runner-up song: Duncan Sheik – Barely Breathing

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1998
> Most popular song: Savage Garden – Truly Madly Deeply
> Hot 100 debut: Dec. 6, 1997
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 1
> Weeks on Hot 100: 52
> Runner-up song: Next – Too Close

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1999
> Most popular song: 702 – Where My Girls At?
> Hot 100 debut: May 1, 1999
> Peak Hot 100 position: No. 4
> Weeks on Hot 100: 42
> Runner-up song: Goo Goo Dolls – Slide