1. Elton John, "Candle in the Wind" (1973)

John rewrote his Marilyn Monroe tribute in 1997 to commemorate Princess Diana. It topped the Hot 100 for 14 consecutive weeks.

2. Eric Clapton, "Tears in Heaven" (1992)

Following the tragic death of his 4-year-old son Conor, who fell from a window, "Tears" spent four weeks at No. 2 on the Hot 100.

3. Puff Daddy, "I'll Be Missing You" (1997)

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