Here are the yearly charts for the nation's best-selling recorded music for the year 1993 as they appear in Billboard magazine. Reprinted with permission.


1. "I Will Always Love You" (from "The Bodyguard"), Whitney Houston (Arista)

2. "Whoomp! (There It Is)," Tag Team (Life)

3. "Can't Help Falling in Love" (from "Sliver"), UB40 (Virgin)

4. "That's the Way Love Goes," Janet Jackson (Virgin)

5. "Freak Me," Silk (Keia)

6. "Weak," SWV (RCA)

7. "If I Ever Fall in Love," Shai (Gasoline Alley)

8. "Dreamlover," Mariah Carey (Columbia)

9. "Rump Shaker," Wreckx-N-Effect (MCA)

10. "Informer," Snow (EastWest)

11. "Nuthin' but a G Thang," Dr. Dre (Death Row)

12. "In the Still of the Nite" (from "The Jacksons"), Boyz II Men (Motown)

13. "Don't Walk Away," Jade (Giant)

14. "Knockin' Da Boots," H-Town (Luke)

15. "Lately," Jodeci (Uptown)

16. "Dazzey Duks," Duice (TMR)

17. "Show Me Love," Robin S. (Big Beat)

18. "A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)," Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle (Columbia)

19. "If," Janet Jackson (Virgin)

20. "I'm So Into You," SWV (RCA)

1993, Billboard-Soundscan Inc.-Broadcast Data Systems


1. "The Bodyguard," soundtrack (Arista)

2. "Breathless," Kenny G (Arista)

3. "Unplugged," Eric Clapton (Duck/Reprise)

4. "janet.," Janet Jackson (Virgin)

5. "Some Gave All," Billy Ray Cyrus (Mercury)

6. "The Chronic," Dr. Dre (Death Row/Interscope)

7. "Pocket Full of Kryptonite," Spin Doctors (Epic)

8. "Ten," Pearl Jam (Epic)

9. "The Chase," Garth Brooks (Liberty)

10. "Core," Stone Temple Pilots (Atlantic)

11. "Timeless (The Classics)," Michael Bolton (Columbia)

12. "Love Deluxe," Sade (Epic)

13. "Pure Country" (soundtrack), George Strait (MCA)

14. "Get a Grip," Aerosmith (Geffen)

15. "Vs.," Pearl Jam (Epic)

16. "It's About Time," SWV (RCA)

17. "In Pieces," Garth Brooks (Liberty)

18. "Sleepless in Seattle," soundtrack (Epic Soundtrax)

19. "It's Your Call," Reba McEntire (MCA)

20. "Aladdin," soundtrack (Walt Disney)

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1. "Chattahoochee," Alan Jackson (Arista)

2. "What's It To You," Clay Walker (Giant)

3. "Can't Break It to My Heart," Tracy Lawrence (Atlantic)

4. "Thank God For You," Sawyer Brown (Curb)

5. "One More Last Chance," Vince Gill (MCA)

6. "Easy Come, Easy Go," George Strait (MCA)

7. "Ain't Going Down (Til the Sun Comes

Up)," Garth Brooks (Liberty)

8. "It Sure Is Monday," Mark Chesnutt (MCA)

9. "I Love the Way You Love Me," John Michael Montgomery ( Atlantic)

10. "Why Didn't I Think of That," Doug Stone (Epic)

11. "In the Heart of a Woman," Billy Ray Cyrus (Mercury)

12. "Blame It on Your Heart," Patty Loveless (Epic)

13. "Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox (If I Die)," Joe Diffie (Epic)

14. "Alibis," Tracy Lawrence (Atlantic)

15. "Ain't That Lonely Yet," Dwight Yoakam (Reprise)

16. "Holdin' Heaven," Tracy Byrd (MCA)

17. "A Thousand Miles From Nowhere," Dwight Yoakam (Reprise)

18. "Money in the Bank," John Anderson (BNA)

19. "A Bad Goodbye," Clint Black with Wynonna (RCA)

20. "No Time to Kill," Clint Black (RCA)

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1. "Love Is," Vanessa Williams & Brian McKnight (Giant)

2. "I Don't Wanna Fight," Tina Turner (Virgin)

3. "I'll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me)," Expose' (Arista)

4. "I See Your Smile," Gloria Estefan (Epic)

5. "Have I Told You Lately," Rod Stewart (Warner Bros.)

6. "A Whole New World," Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle (Columbia)

7. "Fields of Gold," Sting (A&M)

8. "Forever in Love," Kenny G (Arista)

9. "The River of Dreams," Billy Joel (Columbia)

10. "Don't Take Away My Heaven," Aaron Neville (A&M)

11. "When She Cries," Restless Heart (RCA)

12. "Tell Me What You Dream," Restless Heart & W. Hill (Novus)

13. "Simple Life," Elton John (MCA)

14. "Angel," Jon Secada (SBK)

15. "By the Time the Night Is Over," Kenny G & Peabo Bryson (Arista)

16. "Dreamlover," Mariah Carey (Columbia)

17. "I Have Nothing," Whitney Houston (Arista)

18. "I Will Always Love You," Whitney Houston (Arista)

19. "Never A Time," Genesis (Atlantic)

20. "I'm Free," Jon Secada (SBK)

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1. "I Will Always Love You" (from "The Bodyguard"), Whitney Houston (Arista)

2. "Knockin' Da Boots," H-Town (Luke)

3. "That's the Way Love Goes," Janet Jackson (Virgin)

4. "Freak Me," Silk (Keia)

5. "If I Ever Fall In Love," Shai (Gasoline Alley)

6. "Weak," SWV (RCA)

7. "I'm So Into You," SWV (RCA)

8. "Don't Walk Away," Jade (Giant)

9. "Whoomp! (There It Is)," Tag Team (Life)

10. "Rump Shaker," Wreckx-N-Effect (MCA)

11. "Nuthin' But A G Thang," Dr. Dre (Death Row/Interscope)

12. "Lately," Jodeci (Uptown)

13. "Something's Goin' On," UNV (Maverick/Sire)

14. "So Alone," Men At Large (EastWest)

15. "Another Sad Love Song," Toni Braxton (LaFace)

16. "Just Kickin' It," Xscape (So So Def)

17. "Right Here (Human Nature)/Downtown," SWV (RCA)

18. "Cry No More," II D Extreme (Gasoline Alley)

19. "Hey Mr. D.J.," Zhane (Flavor Unit)

20. "Dreamlover," Mariah Carey (Columbia)

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(While other charts are based on retail sales, this list is compiled from radio station airplay reports.)

1. "Regret," New Order (Qwest)

2. "No Rain," Blind Melon (Capitol)

3. "Break It Down Again," Tears For Fears (Mercury)

4. "Creep," Radiohead (Capitol)

5. "Feed the Tree," Belly (Sire)

6. "Soul to Squeeze," Red Hot Chili Peppers (Warner Bros.)

7. "Pets," Porno For Pyros (Warner Bros.)

8. "Candy Everybody Wants," 10,000 Maniacs (Elektra)

9. "Walking in My Shoes," Depeche Mode (Mute/Sire)

10. "Heart-Shaped Box," Nirvana (DGC)

11. "Cannonball," The Breeders (4 A.D.)

12. "My Sister," The Juliana Hatfield Three (Mammoth)

13. "I Feel You," Depeche Mode (Mute/Sire)

14. "Are You Gonna Go My Way," Lenny Kravitz (Virgin)

15. "Dogs of Lust," The The (Epic)

16. "The Devil You Know," Jesus Jones (SBK)

17. "Low," Cracker (Virgin)

18. "Plush," Stone Temple Pilots (Atlantic)

19. "Human Behaviour," Bjork (Elektra)

20. "Believe," Lenny Kravitz (Virgin)

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(While other charts are based on retail sales, this list is compiled from radio station airplay reports.)

1. "Me Estoy Enamorando," La Mafia (Sony Discos)

2. "Mi Tierra," Gloria Estefan (Epic)

3. "Castillo Azul," Ricardo Montaner (Rodven)

4. "Nunca Voy A Olvidarte," Cristian (Melody)

5. "Muchacha Triste," Los Fantasmas Del Caribe (Rodven)

6. "Ayer," Luis Miguel (WEA Latino)

7. "Sentir," Jon Secada (SBK)

8. "Piel Adentro," Ricardo Montaner (Rodven)

9. "Un Corazon Hecho Pedazos," Ednita Nazario (EMI Latin)

10. "Lastima Que Seas Ajena," Vincente Fernandez (Sony Discos)

11. "Hast Que Me Olvides," Luis Miguel (WEA Latino)

12. "Mio," Paulina Rubio (EMI Latin)

13. "No Debes Jugar," Selena (EMI Latin)

14. "Cree En Nuestro Amor," Jon Secada (SBK)

15. "Veleta," Lucero (Melody)

16. "Tres Deseos," Ednita Nazario (EMI Latin)

17. "40 Y 20," Jose Jose (Ariola)

18. "El Costo de la Vida," Juan Luis Guerra Y 4.40 (Karen)

19. "Guadalupe," Jose Y Durval (Polygram Latino)

20. "Exxtasis," Chayanne (Sony Latin)

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1. "So Near, So Far," Joe Henderson (Verve)

2. "Invitation," Joe Sample (Warner Bros.)

3. "Perfectly Frank," Tony Bennett (Columbia)

4. "Take a Look," Natalie Cole (Elektra)

5. "25," Harry Connick Jr. (Columbia)

6. "Homage to Duke," Dave Grusin (GRP)

7. "Letter to Evan," David Benoit (GRP)

8. "It's Got to Be Funky," Horace Silver (Columbia)

9. "I Heard You Twice the First Time," Branford Marsalis (Columbia)

10. "Joshua Redman," Joshua Redman (Warner Bros.)

11. "Live at Montreux," Miles Davis & Quincy Jones (Warner Bros.)

12. "Haunted Heart," Charlie Haden Quartet West (Verve)

13. "Bye Bye Blackbird," Keith Jarell Trio (ECM)

14. "Love Songs," Diane Schuur (GRP)

15. "Rendezvous," Michel Carnilo (Columbia)

16. "You Must Believe in Spring," Frank Morgan (Antilles)

17. "Devil's Got Your Tongue," Abbey Lincoln (Verve)

18. "A Single Woman," Nina Simone (Elektra)

19. "Portrait of the Blues," Lou Rawls (Manhattan)

20. "Rhythm of the Earth," Jackie McLean (Antilles)

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1. "If You Love Me," Cecilia Bartoli (London)

2. "Gorecki: Symphony No. 3," Upshaw, London Sinfonietta (Nonesuch)

3. "In Concert," Carreras, Domingo, Pavarotti (London)

4. "Tous Les Matins Du Monde," Jordi Savall (Valois)

5. "An English Ladymass," Anonymous Four (Harmonia Mundi)

6. "Baroque Duet," Kathleen Battle, Wynton Marsalis (Sony Classical)

7. "Kathleen Battle at Carnegie Hall," Kathleen Battle

8. "Philip Glass: Low Symphony," Brooklyn Philharmonic (Point Music)

9. "Rossini Heroines," Cecila Bartoli (London)

10. "Horowitz: Discovered Treasures," Vladimir Horowitz (Sony Classical)

11. "Opera's Greatest Moments," Various Artists (RCA)

12. "Heavy Classix," Various Artists (Angel)

13. "Mozart: Arias," Cecilia Bartoli (London)

14. "Shostakovich: 24 Preludes and Fugues," Keith Jarrell (ECM)

15. "Amore," Luciano Pavorotti (London)

16. "The Reiner Sound," CSO/Reiner (RCA)

17. "Brahams: Cello Sonatas," Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax (Sony Classical)

18. "Sensual Classics," Various Artists (Teldec)

19. "The Last Recital for Israel," Artur Rubinstein (RCA)

20. "It Ain't Necessarily So," Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg (EMI Classics)

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1. "We Walk By Faith," John P. Kee & New Life Community Choir (Tyecot)

2. "I'm Going Through," the Rev. Clay Evans (Savoy)

3. "I Sing Because I'm Happy," Georgia Mass Choir (Savoy)

4. "When the Music Stops," Daryl Coley (Sparrow)

5. "U Know," the Anointed Pace Sisters (Savoy)

6. "My Mind Is Made Up," the Rev. Milton Brunson & the Thompson Commuinty Singers (Word)

7. "It Remains to Be Seen," Mississippi Mass Choir (Malaco)

8. "Send Your Anointing," TM Mass Youth Choir

9. "A Songwriter's Point of View," Tri-City Singers (Gospo-Centric)

10. "I'll Never Forget," Dr. Charles G. Hayes/Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir (Savoy)

11. "He's Working It Out For You," Shirley Caesar (Word)

12. "Another Chance," D.F.W. Mass Choir (Savoy)

13. "In Living Color - Live," Melvin Williams (Blackberry)

14. "He's All Over Me," Bishop Jeff Banks and the Rivival (Savoy)

15. "A Holy Ghost Take-Over," Ricky Dillard & the New Generation Chorale (Malaco)

16. "Live in Toronto," Hezekiah Walker/Fellowship Crusade Choir (Benson)

17. "Better Days Ahead," Dorothy Norwood (Malaco)

18. "Live in Memphis," the Canton Spirituals (Blackberry)

19. "Live With the Southwest Louisiana Mass Choir," Ruby Terry (Malaco)

20. "Kirk Franklin & Family," Kirk Franklin and Family (Gospo-Centric)

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1. "Free At Last," D.C. Talk (Forefront)

2. "Change Your World," Michael W. Smith (Reunion)

3. "Great Adventure," Steven Curtis Chapman (Sparrow)

4. "The Basics of Life," 4 Him (Benson)

5. "Hope," Michael English, (Warner Alliance)

6. "Heart That Knows You," Twila Paris (Starsong)

7. "Levoyage," Sandi Patti (Word)

8. "Absolute Best," Carman (Sparrow)

9. "Hymns: A Portrait of Christ," Steve Green (Sparrow)

10. "Mercy," Bryan Duncan (Myrrh)

11. "Lift Him Up with Ron Kenoly," Ron Kenoly (Integrity)

12. "Angels of Mercy," Susan Ashton (Sparrow)

13. "Michael English," Michael English (Warner Alliance)

14. "Not Ashamed," Newsboys (Starsong)

15. "The Shape of Grace," Out of the Grey (Sparrow)

16. "Addicted to Jesus," Carman (Benson)

17. "How Time Flies," Wayne Watson (DaySpring)

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18. "Once in a Lifetime," David Meece (Starsong)

19. "Soul," Margaret Becker (Sparrow)

20. "Moments for the Heart," Ray Boltz (Diadern)

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