Best '90s Songs

Best '90s Songs

Looking back fondly in one of the favorite human activities, and many in the preset generation would agree with me that the 90s was the best time of their lives. One of the aspects that made this decade good was the music. Let's look at some of the best songs that came out in this decade...
There are still some things which I feel that were good about the '90s'. There were not too many unfortunate incidents happening back then. I still remember that I was in school back then, so it's obvious that the decade of the '90s' holds a special place for me. Most of you might agree that school days are some of the best days of your lives. The heartbreaks, the sports, the teachers―there was so much to learn and enjoy. For every incident, good or bad, in my life, I have a song linked to it.

Best '90s' Hip Hop Songs

These songs will definitely take you back to time when hip hop was not about only 'shine' and 'bling'. This was the golden age, where great songs and music were being made. So let's have a look at some of the best 90s songs in the hip hop genre.
  1. Flava In Ya Year ~ Craig Mack
  2. Respiration ~ Blackstar
  3. On & On ~ Erykah Badu
  4. The Most Beautiful Thing in This World ~ Keith Murray
  5. Award Tour ~ A Tribe Called Quest
  6. M.E.T.H.O.D. Man ~ Wu-Tang Clan
  7. All-Night Long ~ Common featuring Erykah Badu
  8. 1st of Da of the Month ~ Bone Thugs & Harmony
  9. F**k You ~ 50 Cent
  10. Who Am I (What's My Name) ~ Snoop Doggy Dogg
  11. Today Was a Good Day ~ Ice Cube
  12. Me and My Bitch ~ Notorious B.I.G
  13. It's All About You ~ Tupac Shakur
  14. Right Here ~ Pharoahe Monch
  15. Straight From The Sewer ~ Das EFX
Alternative

Many artists produced excellent alternative songs that are still fresh in my mind. Here are some of them:
  1. Last Kiss ~ pearl Jam
  2. The Man who sold the World ~ Nirvana
  3. The Way ~ Fast Ball
  4. Iris ~ Goo Goo Dolls
  5. Plush ~ Stone Temple Pilots
  6. Follow You Down ~ Gin Blossoms
  7. If You Could Only See ~ Tonic
  8. Disco 2000 ~ Pulp
  9. Walk On The Ocean ~ Toad the Wet Sprocket
  10. 3 a.m. ~ Matchbox Twenty
  11. The Freshmen ~ The Verge Pipe
  12. All For You ~ Sister Hazel
  13. You Get What You Give ~ The New Radicals
  14. I Will Buy A New Life ~ Everclear
  15. Closing Time ~ Semisonic
  16. Inside Out ~ Eve 6
  17. Absoultely (Story of a Girl) ~ Nine Days
  18. Barely Breathing ~ Duncan Sheikh
  19. One Headlight ~ The Wallflowers
Rock

Rock is a genre that suits every mood. These songs always involve extreme emotions. It's here or there, nowhere in between. Have a look at some of the classic rock songs of the '90s.
  1. All Apologies ~ Nirvana
  2. Keep the Faith ~ Bon Jovi
  3. Enter Sandman ~ Metallica
  4. Man In The Box ~ Alice In Chains
  5. Black ~ Pearl Jam
  6. Two Princess ~ Spin Doctors
  7. Vision of Love ~ Mariah Carey
  8. Karma Police ~ Radio Head
  9. Something To Talk About ~ Bonnie Raitt
  10. Bullet With Butterfly Wings ~ Smashing Pumpkins
  11. Ray of Light ~ Madonna
  12. Intergalactic ~ Beastie Boys
  13. Jump Around ~ House of Pain
  14. Give It Away ~ Red Hot Chili Peppers
  15. Baby Got Back ~ Sir-Mix-A-Lot
  16. Real Love ~ Mary J. Blinge
  17. Black Or White ~ Michael Jackson
  18. Mr. Jones ~ Counting Crows
  19. Everything I Do (I Do It For You) ~ Bryan Adams
100 Best '90s Songs

After listing songs from the hip hop, alternative and rock genre, here is my choice of the 100 greatest songs of the '90s.
  1. I Want It That Way ~ Backstreet Boys
  2. My Heart Will Go On ~ Celine Dion
  3. Truly Madly Deeply ~ Savage Garden
  4. Hit Me Baby One More Time ~ Britney Spears
  5. I Will Always Love You ~ Whitney Houston
  6. The Way You Make Me Feel ~ Michael Jackson
  7. Smooth Criminal ~ Michael Jackson
  8. Man On The Moon ~ R.E.M.
  9. Right Here Right Now ~ Jesus Jones
  10. No Diggity ~ Blackstreet
  11. Don't Speak ~ No Doubt
  12. Everything You Want ~ Vertical Horizon
  13. Come Down ~ Bush
  14. Stay ~ Lisa Loeb
  15. Quit Playing Games With My Heart ~ Backstreet Boys
  16. Words ~ Boyzone
  17. To The Moon and Back ~ Savage Garden
  18. My Name Is ~ Eminem
  19. Livin la Vida Loca ~ Ricky Martin
  20. Ice Ice baby ~ Vanilla Ice
  21. Tearin' Up My Heart ~ NSYNC
  22. Tennessee ~ Arrested Development
  23. Run Around ~ Blues Traveler
  24. Jump ~ Kris Kross
  25. Sex and the Candy ~ Marcy Playground
  26. Bailamos ~ Enrique Iglesias
  27. Breakfast at Tiffany's ~ Deep Blue Something
  28. Whoomp, There It Is ~ Tag Team
  29. Achy Breaky Heart ~ Billy Ray Cyrus
  30. Barely Breathing ~ Duncan Sheikh
  31. The Humpty Dance ~ Digital Underground
  32. One of Us ~ Joan Osborne
  33. Groove Is In The Heart ~ Deee Lite
  34. Peaches ~ The President Of The United States of America
  35. Criminal ~ Fiona Apple
  36. Blue ~ The Jayhawks
  37. Wonderwall ~ Oasis
  38. Lucky Denver Mint ~ Jimmy Eat World
  39. Brick Ben Folds Five
  40. What Is Love ~ Haddaway
  41. Insensitive ~ Jann Arden
  42. Can't Knock This Hustle ~ Jay-Z
  43. November Rain ~ Guns N' Roses
  44. Divorce Song ~ Liz Phair
  45. Can You Feel The Love Tonight ~ Elton John
  46. Baby Can I Hold You ~ Boyzone
  47. Milk ~ Garbage
  48. All That She Wants ~ Ace of Base
  49. Relax ~ Frankie Goes to Hollywood
  50. This Is How We Do It ~ Montell Jordan
  51. As Long As You Love Me ~ Backstreet Boys
  52. The best ~ Tina Turner
  53. Tears in Heaven ~ Eric Clapton
  54. Gangsta's Paradise ~ Coolio
  55. Hey Leonardo (She Likes Me for Me) ~ Blessid Unions of Soul
  56. Knock on Wood ~ The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
  57. Man, I Feel Like a Woman ~ Shania Twain
  58. All I Wanna Do ~ Sheryl Crow
  59. The Freshmen ~ The Verve Pipe
  60. Semi-Charmed Life ~ Third Eye Blind
  61. Who Will Save Your Soul ~ Jewel
  62. The Hanukkah Song ~ Adam Sandler
  63. Praise You ~ Fatboy Slim
  64. 911 Is A Joke ~ Public Enemy
  65. The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) ~ Missy Elliot
  66. Careless Whisper ~ Freedom 90
  67. Barbie Girl ~ Aqua
  68. Getting Jiggy With It ~ Will Smith
  69. Vogue ~ Madonna
  70. Informer ~ Snow
  71. Get Off ~ Prince & The New Power Generation
  72. Animal Song ~ Savage Garden
  73. No Matter What ~ Boyzone
  74. Black Hole Sun ~ Soundgarden
  75. Escapade ~ Janet Jackson
  76. U Can't Touch This ~ M.C. Hammer
  77. Epic ~ Faith No More
  78. Nothing Compares 2 U ~ Sinead O' Connor
  79. Poison ~ Bell Biv Dance
  80. All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You ~ Heart
  81. Would I Lie To You ~ Charles & Eddie
  82. Another Sad Love Song ~ Tony Braxton
  83. Kiss ~ Prince
  84. I've Got A Little Something For You ~ Mn8
  85. Suicide Blonde ~ Inxs
  86. She Bangs ~ Ricky Martin
  87. Genie In a Bottle ~ Christina Aguilera
  88. I Wanna Sex You Up ~ Color Me Badd
  89. Mama Said Knock You Out ~ L.L. Cool J
  90. I Don't Want to Wait ~ Paula Cole
  91. Mayonnaise ~ Smashing Pumpkins
  92. You Oughta Know ~ Alanis Morissette
  93. You're Still The One ~ Shania Twain
  94. My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) ~ En Vogue
  95. Maria ~ Ricky Martin
  96. I'm Slim Shady ~ Eminem
  97. O.P.P. ~ Naughty By Nature
  98. 3 A.M. ~ Matchbox Twenty
  99. I Alone ~ Live
  100. Freak On A Leash ~ Korn
There can be many more best songs that can be mentioned in this article. I have listed my favorite; if you think some more should be added, feel free to comment.
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