Mariah Carey, Coolio & More: Listen to Our 'This Week in 1995' Charts Playlist

Kicking off our "This Week in …" biweekly playlist series, we’re taking it back to this week’s top twenty-five charting songs in 1995. 

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Twenty years ago on Nov. 13, Mariah Carey found herself in the No. 1 slot with her unforgettable "Fantasy," while Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise" and Janet Jackson's "Runaway" landed close behind in the No. 2 and 3 spots. While escapism seems to be the common thread here, we're happy to dive right back into the golden era of alternative and R&B.

Follow the "This Week in 1995" playlist here and Billboard on Spotify here.  

Stay tuned for our upcoming "This Week in…" playlists where we reminisce on the popular music of the past, one year at a time!