Greatest Artists and Bands of the 90s


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101 Pavement

The indie-rock band to rule them all. From Slanted and Enchanted to Terror Twilight, each of pavements 5 albums is a masterpiece. Lyrically complex, musically innovative, they are unquestionably the best band of the 90's.

Great band. They are really quite mis-understood though. People sometimes don't give them a chance. But, those are also the people who have never heard of (or don't like because they also never gave a chance) sonic youth, Dinosaur Jr, Yo La Tengo, MBV and Built to Spill.

102 Nickelback Nickelback Nickelback is a Canadian rock band formed in 1995 in Hanna, Alberta, Canada. The band is composed of guitarist and lead vocalist Chad Kroeger, guitarist, keyboardist and backing vocalist Ryan Peake, bassist Mike Kroeger, and drummer Daniel Adair.

They started in mid 90's they were going to be a thing if they just kept playing that way

There a great band

103 Take That Take That Take That are an English pop group from Manchester, formed in 1989. The group currently consists of Gary Barlow, Howard Donald, and Mark Owen. V 1 Comment
104 311 311 311 is an American rock band from Omaha, Nebraska. The band was formed in 1988 by vocalist and guitarist Nick Hexum, lead guitarist Jim Watson, bassist Aaron "P-Nut" Wills.

Loved that piccolo snare sound

105 Collective Soul Collective Soul Collective Soul is an American rock band originally from Stockbridge, Georgia. Now based in Atlanta, the group consists of lead vocalist Ed Roland, rhythm guitarist Dean Roland, bassist Will Turpin, drummer Johnny Rabb and lead guitarist Jesse Triplett.

Excellent band. Revolutionary.

106 Janet Jackson Janet Jackson Janet Jackson is a singer and dancer who is well known for her sexually graphic records, iconic performances, and slightly weak voice. She is regarded as a sex symbol through her songs and videos.

Great music, tours, videos, dancing. She was everything back then.

Notable hits: "That's the Way Love Goes", "Together Again", "Runaway", "I Get Lonely", "Again", "If", "Love Will Never Do (Without You)", "Black Cat", "Come Back to Me", "Any Time, Any Place"

107 Mary J. Blige Mary J. Blige V 1 Comment
108 Disturbed Disturbed Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois . The band comprises vocalist David Draiman, bassist John Moyer, guitarist Dan Donegan, and drummer Mike Wengren . They are known for songs like "Down With the Sickness" and "Stricken" .

I think there one of the best bands of the 90s

109 Foo Fighters Foo Fighters Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle in 1994. It was founded by Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of his previous band. The band consists of obviously Dave Grohl (lead vocalist, songwriter), Pat Smear (lead guitarist, pianist), Nate Mendel more. V 1 Comment
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111 New Kids On the Block New Kids On the Block New Kids on the Block is an American boy band from Boston, Massachusetts. The band currently consists of brothers Jordan and Jonathan Knight, Joey McIntyre, Donnie Wahlberg, and Danny Wood.

Best boy band ever! In 1990-1991 nobody was above them, not even MJ or Madonna. They were the idols of millions of teenagers around the world and there is a reason for that: they were that good. Jordan's voice is simply from another galaxy. They still got the right stuff!

Hit the pinnacle of their carreer in 1990 with step by step, catchy tunes and nice lyrics.

112 Dr. Dre Dr. Dre Andre Romelle Young, better known by his stage name Dr. Dre, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is the founder and current CEO of Aftermath Entertainment and Beats Electronics.
113 Toni Braxton Toni Braxton Toni Michele Braxton was October 7th 1967 in Severn, Maryland the oldest of six siblings.She has sold 67 million records worldwide. She is been named the ''Queen of R&B'' and has one of the most distinctive voices of the late 20th century.

Come on guys, Toni Braxton is one of the greatest artists from the 90's. Musical critics and many experts can easily prove my statement. Her amazing vocal is not just recognizable, it's unique!

Hits - "Un-Break My Heart", "You're making' Me High", "Breathe Again", "Another Sad Love Song", "You Mean the World to Me", "Let It Flow", "How Could an Angel Break My Heart", "I Don't Want To", "You're making' Me High"

114 The Pixies The Pixies The Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. The group disbanded in 1993 in acrimonious circumstances, but reunited in 2004. The group currently consists of founders Black Francis, Joey Santiago, and David Lovering.

Influenced the decade, Nirvana, and the end of music as we previously knew it. Who influenced the pixies? That fact that it is so hard to pinpoint makes them so damn transcendent.

Not my thing but The Pixies should be well into the top 50

115 Sex Pistols Sex Pistols The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1975. Although they initially lasted just two and a half years and produced only four singles and one studio album, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols, they are considered one of the most influential acts in the history more.

Sex pistols released their only album in the 70s why are they on this list?

116 Hole Hole Hole was an American alternative rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California in 1989 by singer and guitarist Courtney Love and lead guitarist Eric Erlandson.
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118 Portishead

One of my favourite 90's bands... Paved the way for bands like Nero today. Dummy is a masterpiece. Brilliant artists

Debut album Dummy, won prestigious mercury award.
Band consists of: Beth Gibbons, Geoff Barrow and Adrian Utley
Other albums are; P, ortishead by Portishead and Third

119 Alicia Keys Alicia Keys Alicia Augello Cook, known by the pseudonym Alicia Keys, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

Alicia was NOT in the 90's. Get your facts straight

120 Deftones Deftones Deftones are an American alternative metal band from Sacramento, California. The band, which was founded in 1988, consists of Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Frank Delgado, Abe Cunningham and Sergio Vega.
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