Regional Hits of 1996

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The standard page for 1996 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

The most distinctive songs of 1996 (that is the hits that only charted in one place) has been calculated.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Moves -3 Moves -13 Spice Girls Wannabe Moves -1 Moves -2 The Fugees Killing Me Softly With His Song 1
2 Los Del Rio Macarena Moves 0 Moves 0 Los Del Rio Macarena Moves -3 Moves 1 Spice Girls Wannabe 2
3 Alanis Morissette Ironic Moves -6 Moves -61 The Fugees Killing Me Softly With His Song Moves 2 Moves -8 Babylon Zoo Spaceman 3
4 Eric Clapton Change the World Moves -9 Moves 3 Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Moves -43 Moves -4 Robert Miles Children 4
5 Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Moves -34 Moves -1 Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart Moves -4 Moves 3 Los Del Rio Macarena 5
6 Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart Moves 1 Moves -1 Everything But The Girl Missing Moves -1 Moves -14 Fool's Garden The Lemon Tree 6
7 Everything But The Girl Missing Moves 1 Moves -19 Oasis Wonderwall Moves -10 Moves 1 Everything But The Girl Missing 7
8 Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Moves -15 Moves -96 Robert Miles Children Moves 4 Moves -22 Michael Jackson They Don't Care About Us 8
9 Joan Osborne One of Us Moves -1 Moves 6 Alanis Morissette Ironic Moves -15 Moves 4 Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart 9
10 Celine Dion It's All Coming Back to Me Now Moves -11 Moves 1 Joan Osborne One of Us Moves -34 Moves -17 The Prodigy Breathe 10
11 Alanis Morissette You Learn Moves -25 Moves -100 Babylon Zoo Spaceman Moves 8 Moves -1 George Michael Jesus to a Child 11
12 The Smashing Pumpkins 1979 Moves -21 Moves -47 George Michael Jesus to a Child Moves 1 Moves -25 Robert Miles One & One 12
13 Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Tha Crossroads Moves -18 Moves 9 Eric Clapton Change the World Moves -100 Moves -1 Spice Girls Say You'll Be There 13
14 Spice Girls Wannabe Moves 13 Moves -14 Spice Girls Say You'll Be There Moves 1 Moves -29 Faithless Insomnia 14
15 Merril Bainbridge Mouth Moves -19 Moves -37 OMC How Bizarre Moves -6 Moves -14 Take That How Deep is Your Love? 15
16 Donna Lewis I Love You Always Forever Moves 0 Moves 0 Donna Lewis I Love You Always Forever Moves -23 Moves -9 Mr President Coco Jamboo 16
17 Madonna You Must Love Me Moves -33 Moves -26 George Michael Fast Love Moves -5 Moves 10 Oasis Wonderwall 17
18 Toni Braxton You're Makin' Me High Moves -14 Moves -22 2Pac & Dr Dre California Love Moves -15 Moves -22 The Prodigy Firestarter 18
19 BLACKstreet & Dr Dre No Diggity Moves -3 Moves -20 No Mercy Where Do You Go? Moves -1 Moves -7 Metallica Until it Sleeps 19
20 Tony Rich Project Nobody Knows Moves -15 Moves -100 Fool's Garden The Lemon Tree Moves 14 Moves 1 No Mercy Where Do You Go? 20

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