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. Thunderstruck - AC/DC
7. More Than Words - Extreme
8. Man In The Box - Alice In Chains
9. Vision of Love - Mariah Carey
10. Wind of Change - Scorpions
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. What's Up - 4 Non Blondes
Top Ten Songs From 1993

1. Loser - Beck
2. Heart-Shaped Box - Nirvana
3. Gin & Juice - Snoop Doggy Dogg
4. Mr. Jones - Counting Crows
5. C.R.E.A.M. - Wu Tang Clan
6. Insane in the Brain - Cypress Hill
7. Linger - Cranberries
8. What Is Love - Haddaway
9. Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
10. That's the Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson
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. Hallelujah - Jeff Buckley
10. Big Poppa - The Notorious B.I.G.
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. Ironic - Alanis Morissette
9. Bullet With Butterfly Wings - Smashing Pumpkins
10. Fantasy - Mariah Carey
Top Ten Songs From 1996

1. Killing Me Softly - The Fugees
2. No Diggity - BLACKstreet
3. Wannabe - Spice Girls
4. Lovefool - Cardigans
5. Firestarter - Prodigy
6. What I Got - Sublime
7. Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton
8. I Believe I Can Fly - R. Kelly
9. Ready or Not - The Fugees
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. I Don't Want to Miss a Thing - Aerosmith
5. Believe - Cher
6. Hard Knock Life - Jay Z
7. Intergalactic - Beastie Boys
8. The Boy Is Mine - Brandy and Monica
9. Freak On A Leash - Korn
10. Changes - 2pac
Top Ten Songs From 1999

1. My Name Is - Eminem
2. Smooth - Santana and Rob Thomas
3. Say My Name - Destiny's Child
4. No Scrubs - TLC
5. Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. I Want It That Way - Backstreet Boys
7. Still D.R.E. - Dr. Dre
8. All The Small Things - Blink 182
9. Scar Tissue - Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. All Star - Smash Mouth

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Last Updated: 2022-05-13

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.