It was the decade of boy bands and The Spice Girls, rave and grunge, with rockers like Nirvana and Pearl Jam selling millions of albums. The three top-charting acts of the 90s though were Celine Dion (#3), Madonna (#2) and Mariah Carey (#1). And if you look at the most successful singles of the era, it was the big ballads of blockbuster movie soundtracks that really swept people away in the decade that launched the internet – remember dial-up modems?
Steve Hawtin consulted 205 record charts and compiled a list of the 100 biggest hits of the 90s. You can see the whole list here, but we’d like to know which one of the top 20 hits is your favourite favourite.
Yep, things have changed. That’s why you’ll really enjoy this trip back to the hot trends of the decade that gave us Friends, Frazier, Seinfeld and The Simpsons:
And if you want to party like it’s 1999, just click on “Playlist”: