Most Memorable 90s Songs by a Female Singer


The Top Ten

1 I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston

Whitney, Whitney, Whitney. Girl, you had it all and then some! The world was at your fingertips and you lost it all because of drugs. RIP now, and it's the sad truth, but Krissy will be with you soon enough.

I just have to say this because it's weighing heavily on me at the moment... People, I know a lot of you are young on here and I'll warn you of this. Middle and High School are some of the most challenging times in your life. Most of the time, it either makes or breaks you. There will be drug use and wild parties practically every weekend (no lie), and you'll probably want to try weed once. It's normal. Just don't let yourselves slide down that slope. I mean, look at people like Whitney Houston, she had everything and drug abuse took it away from her. Just don't lose yourselves. - theOpinionatedOne

Few vocalists could get away with opening a song with 45 unaccompanied seconds of singing, but Houston's powerhouse version of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You" is a tour de force

Rest in peace Whitney Houston but you was the best female singer of all time in the nineties. She ran and paved the way for a lot of these singers out here. You had a lot of great hits but I'll always love you ran the charts. You will always be my favorite of all time, go for Whitney Houston!

Biggest Pop Hit Single of All Time performed by the Best Female Performer of all Time, the incomparable Whitney Houston.

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2 My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion


It's not my personal favourite, but it's an excellent song and it goes with an excellent movie and it's sung by one of the best artists, all combined, that makes this song number 1!

One of the strongest most memorable ballads of all time, its success, and the way Celine's voice erupts in its powerhouse form towards the end makes this song timeless

The biggest song of all time by a female artist!

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3 Vogue - Madonna

A very old song that still sounds modern!

A Madonna classic is always top ten

Best Madonna song I've heard!

Great song by an icon.

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4 Un-Break My Heart - Toni Braxton

Very touching lyrics and amazing vocal abilities from Toni Braxton made this song a legendary hit - Irina2932

It was all you heard from 96'-97'

I Will Always Cherish This Song Even When I Grow Older

Amazing song one you can come back to again and again

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5 Fantasy - Mariah Carey

The remix to this song changed music forever! There would be no 'favorite rapper on your favorite pop singers song' without that remix!

Come on, how do. Ya'll not know this song!

It changed music that's's why there are a lot of FEATURED artists!

Mariah is the best female singer of the 90s BY FAR.

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6 Torn - Natalie Imbruglia

I love it, it's a great song.

I loved it from the moment I heard it. Fantastic song that should be better known. So great to se it here.

She is hot. Song is hot

This song is the 90s!

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7 You're Still the One - Shania Twain

Shania Your Beautiful Sometimes I Think You're Singing To Me

My all time favorite!

Marriage song

Love this song ❤

8 Man! I Feel Like a Woman! - Shania Twain

Really memorable hit with memorable lyrics - Irina2932

I'm not a country fan and I loved this song - Szonana

Shania slayed in the mid to late 90s


9 Believe - Cher

What the hell is auto tune? Cher sounds exactly the same.
There is NO such thing as auto tune it was just made up as hate.

Cher's use of auto tune in this song led us done a lane of now pathetic singers using it to cover up their crappy voices, but this song is just catchy and Cher's voice is amazing

You really rock woman.

The One And Only Fantastic Song Writer And Singer

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10 Hero - Mariah Carey

This is just the song that will take The tissues in your bag

God I This Song I Always Wanted To Be Mariah's Hero


Best meaning

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The Contenders

11 Nothing Compares 2 U - Sinéad O'Connor


This Is Always My Favorite every time I Hear This Song Always Brings Tears To My Eyes And Out Of Breath


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12 Ironic - Alanis Morissette

Probably the most popular song by Alanis Morissette - Irina2932

This was like one of the biggest pop hits of the 90s, she is a creative artist

The best song ever, insightful beyond it’s time

13 ...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears

I love Brittany spears I would love to see her in real life and I am a huge fan love you Brittany Love Nicole Mary Francis Dell

Britney always the best

...Baby One More Time Will Always Be One Of My Favorite Songs Of All Time

Britney is queen

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15 I'm the Only One - Melissa Etheridge


16 Genie In a Bottle - Christina Aguilera

I Always Had A Crush Her She's Not The Only One

This song was just so fun to listen to.

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17 Frozen - Madonna

A memorable ode to electronica, and Madonna's best song, vocally and musically. I have to listen to it at least once a day. - theOpinionatedOne

Memorable Gothic track from Madonna - very dark, intriguing, mysterious - Irina2932

One of the Queen of Pop most famous piece of work

18 That Don't Impress Me Much - Shania Twain

Unlike the song, Shania has impressed us achieving in four albums what many couldn't achieve with a whole decades worth of musical material

This hit impressed me very much. Shania is gorgeous artist - Irina2932

I just need a song to sing for linsy talent show dor

19 I Have Nothing - Whitney Houston

An incredible song and also very difficult to sing. For me it's like one of the biggest hits Whitney had.

Another vocally brilliant ballad from W. Houston - Irina2932

Absolutely love her and her music, this one's a hit for me.

Hitting at spot 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, this song was one of the mega-hits from the Bodyguard soundtrack. it had an excellent climax

20 Bitch - Meredith Brooks

Catchy upbeat and true great song.

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21 Let's Get Loud - Jennifer Lopez

What a great song to close the 90s era.. Also the song for the new millenium era.

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22 One In a Million - Aaliyah

Aaliyah was one in a million!

She is a great singer

This song change the sound of R&B.

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24 If You Had My Love - Jennifer Lopez

Love this song!

I Always Have A Crush Jeninifer You Will Always Be Number One To Me

25 Cambino Dolor - Natalia Oreiro

Combino Dolor is music of serial wild angel. Natalia Oreiro is part wild girl style to fighter boy. Natalia Oreiro is good part to beautiful girl Milagros.
Good music!

26 Criminal - Fiona Apple

Best of the 23 I've seen so far

love it

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27 Vision of Love - Mariah Carey

Queen of vocals

28 Crush - Jennifer Paige UListen to Sample
29 Sometimes - Britney Spears

Sometimes I Wish Britney Didn't Change Just By Looking At Her I Was 19 At The Time And I Always Had A Crush On Her She Is Amazing

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30 Kind and Generous - Natalie Merchant

She is the best of the 63 I've seen followed by fiona apple

The BEST 90'S female singer.

I love love love her voice from the second I heard it, been in love with her ever since!

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31 That's the Way Love Goes - Janet Jackson

Janet Fantastic Song And I Always Love Your Brother Michael He And You Will Always My Angel

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32 I'm Your Baby Tonight - Whitney Houston

Love this song reminds me of WHEN I was younger. #Good Times

Whitney is the first lady one this list with 3 top twentys

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34 Angel - Sarah McLachlan UListen to Sample
35 Estoy Aquí - Shakira

Great song!

36 Come to My Window - Melissa Etheridge

Great tune.. Easy to karaoke to.

Melissa Knows How To Write A Love Story In A Song

That was my favorite song.

37 Take a Bow - Madonna

Madonna Has Always Been Favorite She Could Be The Next Marlin Monro

38 Soda Pop - Britney Spears

It was such a fun song.

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39 You're Makin' Me High - Toni Braxton


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40 Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover - Sophie B. Hawkins

No words can describe this song, melody nor lyrics!

I Always Love This Song

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41 Waiting For Tonight - Jennifer Lopez

I Was 19 Years Old When This Came Out I Really Loved Your Performance

Wow I like this song

42 Secret - Madonna
43 Rush Rush - Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul Is A Fascinating Female Artist And It's Her Voice That Makes Her Famous And Her Fans

Awesome song! Great memories...

No doubt this song is so good

Great song from bakk N the dayz

44 (You Drive Me) Crazy - Britney Spears


You Will Always Drive Me Crazy Hot Hot Hot Music Video

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46 Because You Loved Me - Celine Dion

This Will Always Be One Of My Favorite Songs Of All Time

One of the best Celine's song

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47 Always Be My Baby - Mariah Carey

Still a hit until now. It's always being played in the radio

This Is A Great Hit She Still Has It

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48 Honey - Mariah Carey

Just like Honey

49 My Love Is Your Love - Whitney Houston

I adore this song. R.I.P. Whitney

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50 This Used to Be My Playground - Madonna

Best Madonna ballad... ever.

I Give This Song A 100 Percent Number One

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Top Remixes (5)

1. Genie In a Bottle - Christina Aguilera
2. I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
3. Let's Get Loud - Jennifer Lopez
1. Bitch - Meredith Brooks
2. Frozen - Madonna
3. Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
1. I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston
2. My Heart Will Go On - Celine Dion
3. Fantasy - Mariah Carey

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