#1 Song May 29 1998

2 min read Jun 11, 2024
#1 Song May 29 1998

The #1 Song on May 29, 1998

On May 29, 1998, the music charts were topped by a song that would become a classic of the late 1990s. The #1 song on May 29, 1998 was...

"Too Close" by Next

"Too Close" was a debut single by American R&B group Next, from their debut album "Rated Next". The song was written by group members Terry "T-Low" Brown, Raphael "Raphael Brown" Brown, and Robert "RL" Lavelle Huggar, along with additional writing credits from James Harris III and Terry Lewis.

The song's catchy melody and smooth harmonies propelled it to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, where it stayed for five weeks. "Too Close" was a slow-burning R&B jam that showcased the group's vocal talents and became a staple of late 90s R&B.

Chart Performance

  • Peaked at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart on May 29, 1998
  • Stayed at #1 for 5 weeks
  • Also reached #1 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart


"Too Close" remains one of the biggest R&B hits of the late 1990s and is still widely remembered and beloved today. The song's influence can be heard in many subsequent R&B and hip-hop tracks, and it continues to be a fan favorite.

So there you have it - the #1 song on May 29, 1998 was "Too Close" by Next!

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