Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1997. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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Date Artist - Title Weeks
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December 1 1996 – February 15 1997 Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart 11
February 16 – March 15 1997 Spice Girls - Wannabe 4
March 16 – April 26 1997 Puff Daddy feat. Mase - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down 6
April 27 – May 17 1997 Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize 3
May 18 – June 7 1997 Hanson - MMMBop 3
June 8 – August 23 1997 Puff Daddy and Faith Evans feat. 112 - I'll Be Missing You 11
August 24 – September 6 1997 Notorious B.I.G. feat. Puff Daddy and Mase - Mo Money Mo Problems 2
September 7 – 27 1997 Mariah Carey - Honey 3
September 28 – October 4 1997 Boyz II Men - 4 Seasons of Loneliness 1
October 5 1997 – January 10 1998 Elton John - Candle in the Wind 1997 / Something About the Way You Look Tonight 14
Source: Billboard Magazine

10 different songs hit number one in the US during 1997.

Top 5 Songs of 1997

Number One Song of 1997: Elton John  - Candle In The Wind 1997
  1. Elton John - Candle In The Wind 1997
  2. Jewel - Foolish Games / You Were Meant For Me
  3. Puff Daddy and Faith Evans - I'll Be Missing You
  4. Toni Braxton - Un-Break My Heart
  5. Puff Daddy - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1997.