The other song on their Christmas 1999 no.1, Seasons In The Sun was still missing from any of their albums but there were a total of 18 songs, virtually all of them ballads.Craig David was a home grown UK R&B artist to compete with the best that America could offer. He was playing regular club gigs when at the end of 1999 he was the guest vocalist on The Artful Dodger single, Re-Rewind The Crowd Say Bo Selecta which was a big selling no.2 hit through the turn of the millennium.
Robbie Williams entered the new century with his third solo album, having become a major success without the need of a boy-band as comfort.
Eminem always claimed the media took him too seriously and his violence, sex and drug references were part of the act.
His debut album, The Slim Shady LP had originally peaked at no.12 in April 1999 at the time of its first hit single, My Name Is and finally reached no.10 in August 2000 after Guilty Conscience had been released as a single and also hit the top 10.
His own solo singles followed, Fill Me In and 7 Days, both of which reached no.1 and another collaboration with Artful Dodger on the hit Woman Trouble.
When his album Born To Do It was released, it hit no.1 for two weeks in August and spent 23 weeks in the top 10, ending 2000 as the 6 best selling album of the year.