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 Los Del Rio Macarena Moves 0 Moves 0 Los Del Rio Macarena Moves -4 Moves -2 The Fugees Killing Me Softly With His Song 1
2 Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Moves -2 Moves -12 Spice Girls Wannabe Moves 0 Moves 0 Spice Girls Wannabe 2
3 Eric Clapton Change the World Moves -11 Moves -89 The Fugees Killing Me Softly With His Song Moves 2 Moves -9 Babylon Zoo Spaceman 3
4 Alanis Morissette Ironic Moves -5 Moves 2 Celine Dion Because You Loved Me Moves -38 Moves -3 Robert Miles Children 4
5 Tracy Chapman Give Me One Reason Moves -34 Moves -1 Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart Moves -4 Moves 4 Los Del Rio Macarena 5
6 Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart Moves 1 Moves -2 Everything But The Girl Missing Moves -1 Moves -15 Fool's Garden The Lemon Tree 6
7 Mariah Carey Always Be My Baby Moves -17 Moves -92 Robert Miles Children Moves 3 Moves 1 Everything But The Girl Missing 7
8 Everything But The Girl Missing Moves 2 Moves -24 Oasis Wonderwall Moves -10 Moves -23 Michael Jackson They Don't Care About Us 8
9 Joan Osborne One of Us Moves -1 Moves 5 Alanis Morissette Ironic Moves -17 Moves 4 Toni Braxton Un-Break My Heart 9
10 Celine Dion It's All Coming Back to Me Now Moves -12 Moves 1 Joan Osborne One of Us Moves -36 Moves -18 The Prodigy Breathe 10
11 Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Tha Crossroads Moves -14 Moves -59 George Michael Jesus to a Child Moves 0 Moves 0 George Michael Jesus to a Child 11
12 The Smashing Pumpkins 1979 Moves -21 Moves -100 Babylon Zoo Spaceman Moves 9 Moves -22 Robert Miles One & One 12
13 Madonna You Must Love Me Moves -32 Moves -20 Spice Girls Say You'll Be There Moves 0 Moves 0 Spice Girls Say You'll Be There 13
14 Spice Girls Wannabe Moves 12 Moves 11 Eric Clapton Change the World Moves -103 Moves -12 Take That How Deep is Your Love? 14
15 Merril Bainbridge Mouth Moves -27 Moves -2 Donna Lewis I Love You Always Forever Moves -22 Moves -25 Faithless Insomnia 15
16 BLACKstreet & Dr Dre No Diggity Moves -4 Moves -37 George Michael Fast Love Moves -5 Moves -7 Mr President Coco Jamboo 16
17 Donna Lewis I Love You Always Forever Moves 2 Moves -48 OMC How Bizarre Moves -5 Moves -89 Kelly Family I Can't Help Myself 17
18 Toni Braxton You're Makin' Me High Moves -14 Moves -20 2Pac & Dr Dre California Love Moves -13 Moves 10 Oasis Wonderwall 18
19 Alanis Morissette You Learn Moves -24 Moves -17 No Mercy Where Do You Go? Moves -1 Moves -10 Metallica Until it Sleeps 19
20 Quad City DJs C'Mon Ride the Train Moves -55 Moves 4 BLACKstreet & Dr Dre No Diggity Moves -60 Moves 1 No Mercy Where Do You Go? 20

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