Adeli’s Music Blog

Ten Years Ago This Week

Posted in music by adeli on July 13, 2009

This week in 1999, songs from Destiny’s Child, Jennifer Lopez, Christina Aguilera, and Ricky Martin kept us dancing into the new millennium. 1999 was the year that both Christina and Ricky made their debuts on the pop charts. While Ricky Martin had been on the Spanish charts for years, it was his self-titled English-language album debut that catapulted him into super stardom. (For more on Ricky Martin go here.)

Below are the Top 5 Songs this week in 1999:

#5 Livin’ La Vida Loca” – Ricky Martin

#4 “Genie In A Bottle” – Christina Aguilera

#3 “Last Kiss” – Pearl Jam

#2 “If You Had My Love” – Jennifer Lopez

In the #1 spot:

Bills, Bills, Bills” – Destiny’s Child