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- Posted on Sep 30th 2009 4:34PM by Scott Tomford
On a cultural level, the two key movements that stand out in '90s music are Lilith Fair and the mainstreaming of hip-hop and rap. Founded in 1996 by singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan, the traveling festival was one of the most successful concert series of the decade. More importantly, it signaled a new generation of folk-oriented singer-songwriters, including Lisa Loeb, Liz Phair, and Jewel. Meanwhile, rap quickly ascending to the epitome of mainstream music, with radio stations devoted to hip-hop growing at an astonishing rate throughout the '90s. Artists like the Notorious B.I.G., 2Pac, Snoop Dogg, Will Smith, Vanilla Ice and Outkast made the genre accessible to every demographic in the country.
The top-selling albums of '90s music included Nirvana's 'Nevermind,' Green Day's 'Dookie,' Shania Twain's 'Come on Over,' Notorious B.I.G.'s 'Ready to Die.' The most popular artists of '90s music included Nirvana, 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G., Pearl Jam, the Backstreet Boys, Alanis Morissette, and Green Day.
Popular Styles of '90s Music
Top Albums in '90s Music
Nirvana, 'Nevermind' (1991)
Green Day, 'Dookie' (1994)
Alanis Morissette, 'Jagged Little Pill' (1995)
The Notorious B.I.G., 'Ready to Die' (1994)
Lauryn Hill, 'The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' (1998)
Red Hot Chili Peppers, 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik' (1991)
Shania Twain, 'Come on Over' (1997)
Hootie and the Blowfish, 'Cracked Rear View' (1994)
Will Smith, 'Big Willie Style' (1997)
Ace of Base, 'Happy Nation' (1993)
Top Artists in '90s Music
Rage Against the Machine
Online Radio Stations for '90s Music
'90s Alternative Radio
'90s Pop Radio
'90s Hip Hop Radio
'90s R&B Radio
'90s Country Radio
Top Music Videos of the '90s
Weezer, 'Buddy Holly'
Beastie Boys, 'Sabotage'
Sir Mix-A-Lot, 'Baby Got Back'
blink-182, 'All the Small Things'
Blind Melon, 'No Rain'
Nirvana, 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'
Jamiroquai, 'Virtual Insanity'
Notorious B.I.G. feat. Diddy and Mase, 'Mo' Money, Mo' Problems'
Fatboy Slim, 'Praise You' (1999)