What do names like the Spice Girls, Nirvana, Backstreet Boys, TLC, Hootie & The Blowfish, Nas, Madonna, Snoop Dog, and 2Pac all have in common? They were all some of the top music artists of the ‘90s. The ‘90s saw various music genres, and it was hard for people to stick to just one of them. The songs were popular, but it almost seems as if they have grown in popularity now more than ever. Nostalgia is bigger than ever and people are obsessed with some of these hits from the ‘90s, even now.

Here are some songs from that era (in no particular order) that are sure to put you in a ‘90s mood:

  1. I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston

Still popular, Whitney Houston definitely set the bar high with these notes.

  1. Say My Name – Destiny’s Child

With Beyonce as the lead in this group, this song is both relatable and the best ear worm.

  1. Poison – Bell Biv DeVoe

This one is a mix of R&B, Hip Hop, and Swing, which made it popular among a wide audience.

  1. Maria – Blondie

One that is still catchy today, this song got Blondie back on the charts after many years.

  1. Strong Enough – Cher

While gaining most of its popularity overseas, Strong Enough stayed on the charts for a whopping 12 weeks.

  1. Macarena – Los Del Rio

A dance that most of the millennial generation and older can never forget, it will the highlight of wedding receptions and parties for a long time to come. 

  1. Truly Madly Deeply – Savage Garden

Being the only song of its time to stay inside the top 30 for the first 52 weeks of its release, it will surely bring back some memories.

  1. MMMBop – Hanson

Whether you are looking for royalty free music for videos or simply something to add to your ‘90s playlist, this one you can’t leave out.

  1. I’ll Be There For You – The Rembrandts

Best known today for being the theme song for the American TV sitcom Friends, this song was topping the charts in the ‘90s.

  1. Baby Got Back – Sir Mix-A-Lot

Anytime anyone says “Oh My God” slowly, you can’t help but to continue singing the song.

  1. Barbie Girl – Aqua

Popular amongst many girls, this was not only a party song but also one to enjoy every day.

  1. Bailamos – Enrique Iglesias

A mix of Spanish and English lyrics, this song gained popularity both among people who spoke the language and those that didn’t.

  1. That Don’t Impress Me Much – Shania Twain

A country pop single that you can’t help but dance to, even today!

  1. Achy Breaky Heart – Billy Ray Cyrus

This was Billy Ray Cyrus’ first successful song and one that he is best known for – apart from being Miley Cyrus’ dad.

  1. Livin’ La Vida Loca – Ricky Martin

One of Ricky Martin’s biggest hits, this song is still popular for dancing, singing and just putting you in the right mood.

  1. I’ll Be Missing You – Puff Daddy ft. Faith Evans & 112

Topping the charts in the U.S. along with many other countries around the world, this song is still a go-to for many people who have lost someone and need some music.

  1. Wannabe – Spice Girls

A hit that many people can’t forget

  1. Simply The Best – Tina Turner

Use this song as royalty free music for videos or enjoy singing to the top of your lungs with your friends.

  1. I Want It That Way – Backstreet Boys

One of the most popular boy bands of the ‘90s, this song can’t disappoint.

  1. A Whole New World

This song of  Regina Belle, Peabo Bryson grew in popularity by being a part of the Aladdin soundtrack.

  1. I’ll Make Love To You

Great for everyday listening, karaoke, this song of Boyz II Men is one of the top hits of the ‘90s.

  1. The Man Who Sold The World – Nirvana

Between the lyrics, the mix of guitar and drums, this song is a hit that you can’t forget.

  1. Nothing Else Matters – Metallica

This is a song that Metallica is most popular for and it is a song that is a staple for their performances.

  1. Black or White – Michael Jackson

Popular for many songs, Black or White was just one of the hits from the era.

  1. Believe – Cher

You can’t help but dance to this song. A techno beat that works.

These songs will surely have you reminiscing about the ‘90s. If you are looking for royalty-free music, sign up with us today to start creating!

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