100 Greatest Rock Albums Of The 1990s

  1. Nevermind - Nirvana (1991)
  2. Ten - Pearl Jam (1991)
  3. Ok Computer - Radiohead (1997)
  4. The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill - Lauryn Hill (1998)
  5. Automatic For The People - R.E.M. (1992)
  6. Achtung Baby - U2 (1991)
  7. The Chronic - Dr. Dre (1992)
  8. Metallica (a.k.a. The Black Album) - Metallica (1991)
  9. Jagged Little Pill - Alanis Morissette (1995)
10. Dookie - Green Day (1994)
11. Blood Sugar Sex Magik - Red Hot Chili Peppers (1991)
12. (What's the Story) Morning Glory - Oasis (1995)
13. Ready To Die - The Notorious B.I.G. (1994)
14. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness - Smashing Pumpkins (1995)
15. Downward Spiral - Nine Inch Nails (1994)
16. The Score - Fugees (1996)
17. Superunknown - Soundgarden (1994)
18. CrazySexyCool - TLC (1994)
19. Illmatic - Nas (1994)
20. The Low End Theory - A Tribe Called Quest (1991)
21. In Utero - Nirvana (1993)
22. Rage Against The Machine - Rage Against The Machine (1992)
23. Siamese Dream - Smashing Pumpkins (1993)
24. Out of Time - R.E.M. (1991)
25. Dirt - Alice In Chains (1992)
26. Odelay - Beck (1996)
27. All Eyez on Me - 2pac (1996)
28. Fear Of A Black Planet - Public Enemy (1990)
29. The Bends - Radiohead (1995)
30. Definitely Maybe - Oasis (1994)
31. Aquemini - Outkast (1998)
32. Enter the Wu-tang (36 Chambers) - Wu-Tang Clan (1993)
33. MTV Unplugged in New York - Nirvana (1994)
34. Weezer - Weezer (1994)
35. Urban Hymns - The Verve (1997)
36. The Slim Shady LP - Eminem (1999)
37. Life After Death - The Notorious B.I.G. (1997)
38. Grace - Jeff Buckley (1994)
39. I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got - Sinead O'Connor (1990)
40. AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted - Ice Cube (1990)
41. Ritual De Lo Habitual - Jane's Addiction (1990)
42. Use Your Illusion I - Guns N' Roses (1991)
43. Use Your Illusion II - Guns N' Roses (1991)
44. Ill Communication - Beastie Boys (1994)
45. Doggystyle - Snoop Doggy Dogg (1993)
46. Vitalogy - Pearl Jam (1994)
47. Aenima - Tool (1996)
48. Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers (1999)
49. 3 Years, 5 Months, & 2 Days in the Life of... - Arrested Development (1992)
50. Vs. - Pearl Jam (1993)
51. Tragic Kingdom - No Doubt (1995)
52. Supernatural - Santana (1999)
53. Unplugged - Eric Clapton (1992)
54. Check Your Head - Beastie Boys (1992)
55. Violator - Depeche Mode (1990)
56. Cypress Hill - Cypress Hill (1991)
57. Throwing Copper - Live (1994)
58. Baduizm - Erykah Badu (1997)
59. BadMotorFinger - Soundgarden (1991)
60. Tuesday Night Music Club - Sheryl Crow (1993)
61. August and Everything After - Counting Crows (1993)
62. Sublime - Sublime (1996)
63. Supa Dupa Fly - Missy Elliott (1997)
64. Parklife - Blur (1994)
65. Ray of Light - Madonna (1998)
66. Hello Nasty - Beastie Boys (1998)
67. Live Through This - Hole (1994)
68. Battle of Los Angeles - Rage Against the Machine (1999)
69. What's the 411? - Mary J. Blige (1992)
70. Time Out of Mind - Bob Dylan (1997)
71. Me Against the World - 2pac (1995)
72. Blue Lines - Massive Attack (1991)
73. Post - Björk (1995)
74. Slanted and Enchanted - Pavement (1992)
75. Loveless - My Bloody Valentine (1991)
76. Exile in Guyville - Liz Phair (1993)
77. Dummy - Portishead (1994)
78. Smash - Offspring (1994)
79. Mellow Gold - Beck (1994)
80. Cracked Rear View - Hootie and the Blowfish (1994)
81. Please Hammer Don't Hurt 'Em - MC Hammer (1990)
82. Screamadelica - Primal Scream (1991)
83. Reasonable Doubt - Jay-Z (1996)
84. Debut - Björk (1993)
85. Play - Moby (1999)
86. Vulgar Display of Power - Pantera (1992)
87. Different Class - Pulp (1995)
88. The Fat of the Land - Prodigy (1997)
89. Devil Without a Cause - Kid Rock (1998)
90. Little Earthquakes - Tori Amos (1992)
91. To Bring You My Love - PJ Harvey (1995)
92. Suede - Suede (1993)
93. Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J (1990)
94. Korn - Korn (1994)
95. Temple of the Dog - Temple of the Dog (1991)
96. II - Boyz II Men (1994)
97. Dig Your Own Hole - Chemical Brothers (1997)
98. My Life - Mary J. Blige (1994)
99. Shake Your Money Maker - Black Crowes (1990)
100. Daydream - Mariah Carey (1995)

101. Yourself or Someone Like You - Matchbox 20 (1996)
102. Music Box - Mariah Carey (1993)
103. Garbage - Garbage (1995)
104. Last Splash - Breeders (1993)
105. Black Sunday - Cypress Hill (1993)
106. Monster - R.E.M. (1994)
107. Endtroducing - DJ Shadow (1996)
108. You've Come a Long Way, Baby - Fatboy Slim (1998)
109. Apocalypse '91 - Public Enemy (1991)
110. Blur - Blur (1997)
111. Pills 'n' Thrills and Bellyaches - Happy Mondays (1990)
112. Pinkerton - Weezer (1996)
113. The Man Who - Travis (1999)
114. Midnight Marauders - A Tribe Called Quest (1993)
115. Everything Must Go - Manic Street Preachers (1996)
116. Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We - Cranberries (1992)
117. Human Clay - Creed (1999)
118. Live 1966 - Bob Dylan (1998)
119. Foo Fighters - Foo Fighters (1995)
120. Psalm 69 - Ministry (1992)
121. Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain - Pavement (1994)
122. Ragged Glory - Neil Young & Crazy Horse (1990)
123. Dangerous - Michael Jackson (1991)
124. Core - Stone Temple Pilots (1992)
125. 12 Play - R. Kelly (1993)
126. Get a Grip - Aerosmith (1993)
127. Black on Both Sides - Mos Def (1999)
128. Maxinquaye - Tricky (1995)
129. Homework - Daft Punk (1997)
130. Death Certificate - Ice Cube (1991)
131. Very - Pet Shop Boys (1993)
132. Mule Variations - Tom Waits (1999)
133. ATLiens - Outkast (1996)
134. Under the Table and Dreaming - Dave Matthews Band (1994)
135. 2001 - Dr. Dre (1999)
136. Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space - Spiritualized (1997)
137. Homogenic - Björk (1997)
138. Things Fall Apart - Roots (1999)
139. The Soft Bulletin - Flaming Lips (1999)
140. Southern Harmony & Musical Companion - Black Crowes (1992)
141. Evil Empire - Rage Against the Machine (1996)
142. Antichrist Superstar - Marilyn Manson (1996)
143. Angel Dust - Faith No More (1992)
144. Follow the Leader - Korn (1998)
145. Moon Safari - Air (1998)
146. On How Life Is - Macy Gray (1999)
147. Fanmail - TLC (1999)
148. Mezzanine - Massive Attack (1998)
149. Wu-Tang Forever - Wu-Tang Clan (1997)
150. Sixteen Stone - Bush (1994)
151. Luck of the Draw - Bonnie Raitt (1991)
152. Behaviour - Pet Shop Boys (1990)
153. O.G. Original Gangster - Ice-T (1991)
154. Vauxhall and I - Morrissey (1994)
155. Mariah Carey - Mariah Carey (1990)
156. Cooleyhighharmony - Boyz II Men (1991)
157. Under the Pink - Tori Amos (1994)
158. Elastica - Elastica (1995)
159. Rid of Me - PJ Harvey (1993)
160. Laughing Stock - Talk Talk (1991)
161. The Colour and the Shape - Foo Fighters (1997)
162. Goo - Sonic Youth (1990)
163. Bossanova - Pixies (1990)
164. The La's - The La's (1990)
165. Jar of Flies - Alice In Chains (1994)
166. Brown Sugar - D'Angelo (1995)
167. Music for the Jilted Generation - The Prodigy (1994)
168. Enema of the State - Blink 182 (1999)
169. People's Instinctive Travels - A Tribe Called Quest (1990)
170. If You're Feeling Sinister - Belle and Sebastian (1996)
171. The Writing's on the Wall - Destiny's Child (1999)
172. Leftism - Leftfield (1995)
173. Summerteeth - Wilco (1999)
174. Midnite Vultures - Beck (1999)
175. Toni Braxton - Toni Braxton (1993)
176. Deserter's Songs - Mercury Rev (1998)
177. New Adventures in Hi-Fi - R.E.M. (1996)
178. Dirty - Sonic Youth (1992)
179. Mama Said - Lenny Kravitz (1991)
180. The Holy Bible - Manic Street Preachers (1994)
181. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx - Raekwon (1995)
182. No Need to Argue - Cranberries (1994)
183. Dry - PJ Harvey (1992)
184. Remedy - Basement Jaxx (1999)
185. In the Aeroplane Over the Sea - Neutral Milk Hotel (1998)
186. The Carnival - Wyclef Jean (1997)
187. Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde - Pharcyde (1992)
188. Funky Divas - En Vogue (1992)
189. Savage Garden - Savage Garden (1997)
190. Seal - Seal (1991)
191. De la Soul Is Dead - De la Soul (1991)
192. Spiderland - Slint (1991)
193. The Fragile - Nine Inch Nails (1999)
194. I Should Coco - Supergrass (1995)
195. The Predator - Ice Cube (1992)
196. Images and Words - Dream Theater (1992)
197. Hard Knock Life, Vol. 2 - Jay-Z (1998)
198. Harvest Moon - Neil Young (1992)
199. Diary - Sunny Day Real Estate (1994)
200. No Code - Pearl Jam (1996)

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Last Updated: 2009-01-06
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Criteria: These '90s Albums were chosen for their immediate and lasting popularity, impact, influence, originality, and acclaim from critics and musicians. (This list does not include 'Greatest Hits' albums.)