"That’s The Way Love Goes" - Janet Jackson (May 15 - July 3, 1993) :
Off Jackson’s fifth studio album, janet., "That’s The Way Love Goes" is her biggest hit to date in the United States, spending 8 weeks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and 10 weeks on the Hot 100 Airplay. The song introduces a sultry side to Jackson and has been created by Britney Spears and Nelly Furtado as early influences. The song later received a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, as well as multiple Billboard awards and the BMI Pop Awards for Most Played Song. The video for the song also features a then unknown Jennifer Lopez as a backing dancer, Lopez's first single "If You Had My Love" would later spend several weeks at number 1 in the Summer of 1999.