#1 Song June 30 1997

3 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song June 30 1997

The #1 Song on June 30, 1997

On June 30, 1997, the music world was grooving to the tune of...

"I'll Be Missing You" by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans

This song, a tribute to the late Notorious B.I.G., was sitting at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart on June 30, 1997. The song, which features a sample of The Police's "Every Breath You Take," was a massive hit, staying at #1 for 11 weeks.

What Made This Song So Special?

"I'll Be Missing You" was more than just a song - it was a tribute to a fallen friend and fellow artist. The song was written and recorded by Puff Daddy, Faith Evans, and 112, with the goal of honoring the life and legacy of The Notorious B.I.G., who was tragically murdered in March 1997. The song's heartfelt lyrics and soaring vocals resonated with fans around the world, making it an instant classic.

A Look Back at the Chart

Here's a look at the top 5 songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on June 30, 1997:

1. "I'll Be Missing You" by Puff Daddy and Faith Evans

2. "MMMBop" by Hanson

3. "Say You'll Be There" by Spice Girls

4. "Bitch" by Meredith Brooks

5. "G.H.E.T.T.O.U.T." by Changing Faces

The Legacy of "I'll Be Missing You"

"I'll Be Missing You" won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group in 1998, and its impact extends far beyond its chart performance. The song has become an anthem for those who have lost loved ones, and its message of love, loss, and remembrance continues to resonate with listeners to this day.

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