Top Ten Songs
Of Each Year 1990-1999

Top Ten Songs From 1990

1. Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinéad O'Connor
2. Enjoy The Silence - Depeche Mode
3. U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer
4. Vogue - Madonna
5. Groove Is In The Heart - Deee-Lite
6. Man In The Box - Alice In Chains
7. Vision of Love - Mariah Carey
8. Mama Said Knock You Out - LL Cool J
9. Gonna Make You Sweat - C & C Music Factory
10. Been Caught Stealing - Jane's Addiction
Top Ten Songs From 1991

1. Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana
2. Losing My Religion - R.E.M.
3. One - U2
4. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
5. Jeremy - Pearl Jam
6. Enter Sandman - Metallica
7. Come As You Are - Nirvana
8. Alive - Pearl Jam
9. November Rain - Guns N' Roses
10. Black or White - Michael Jackson
Top Ten Songs From 1992

1. Nuthin' But a "G" Thang - Dr. Dre
2. Creep - Radiohead
3. Tears In Heaven - Eric Clapton
4. Jump Around - House of Pain
5. Killing In The Name - Rage Against The Machine
6. It Was a Good Day - Ice Cube
7. Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-a-Lot
8. Everybody Hurts - R.E.M.
9. Friday I'm in Love - The Cure
10. No Rain - Blind Melon
Top Ten Songs From 1993

1. Loser - Beck
2. Heart-Shaped Box - Nirvana
3. Gin & Juice - Snoop Doggy Dogg
4. Dreamlover - Mariah Carey
5. Mr. Jones - Counting Crows
6. C.R.E.A.M. - Wu Tang Clan
7. All I Wanna Do - Sheryl Crow
8. Today - Smashing Pumpkins
9. Insane in the Brain - Cypress Hill
10. Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
Top Ten Songs From 1994

1. Waterfalls - TLC
2. Black Hole Sun - Soundgarden
3. Sabotage - Beastie Boys
4. Regulate - Warren G
5. Zombie - The Cranberries
6. Juicy - The Notorious B.I.G.
7. Basket Case - Green Day
8. Buddy Holly - Weezer
9. Closer - Nine Inch Nails
10. Creep - TLC
Top Ten Songs From 1995

1. Gangsta's Paradise - Coolio
2. Wonderwall - Oasis
3. California Love - 2Pac (feat. Dr. Dre)
4. You Oughta Know - Alanis Morissette
5. 1979 - Smashing Pumpkins
6. Don't Speak - No Doubt
7. Dear Mama - 2Pac
8. Tha Crossroads - Bone Thugs 'n' Harmony
9. Ironic - Alanis Morissette
10. Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins
Top Ten Songs From 1996

1. Killing Me Softly - The Fugees
2. No Diggity - BLACKstreet
3. I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly
4. Firestarter - Prodigy
5. What I Got - Sublime
6. Lovefool - Cardigans
7. Crash into Me - Dave Matthews Band
8. Where It's At - Beck
9. Woo-Hah!! Got You All In Check - Busta Rhymes
10. Bulls on Parade - Rage Against The Machine
Top Ten Songs From 1997

1. Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve
2. Song 2 - Blur
3. Paranoid Android - Radiohead
4. Everlong - Foo Fighters
5. Hypnotize - The Notorious B.I.G.
6. Karma Police - Radiohead
7. Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
8. Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
9. I'll Be Missing You - Puff Daddy
10. Mo Money Mo Problems - The Notorious B.I.G.
Top Ten Songs From 1998

1. Doo Wop (That Thing) - Lauryn Hill
2. Iris - Goo Goo Dolls
3. Baby One More Time - Britney Spears
4. Hard Knock Life - Jay Z
5. I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
6. Intergalactic - Beastie Boys
7. The Boy Is Mine - Brandy and Monica
8. Freak On A Leash - Korn
9. Ray Of Light - Madonna
10. Believe - Cher
Top Ten Songs From 1999

1. My Name Is - Eminem
2. Smooth - Santana and Rob Thomas
3. Say My Name - Destiny's Child
4. All The Small Things - Blink 182
5. Scar Tissue - Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. No Scrubs - TLC
7. I Try - Macy Gray
8. Still D.R.E. - Dr. Dre
9. Drive - Incubus
10. Forgot About Dre - Dr. Dre featuring Eminem

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Last Updated: 2017-04-30

Criteria: Songs listed are from Rock 'n' Roll and related sub-genres. Rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity and on acclaim received from critics and musicians.