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90s Hits – Billboard #1s

 
     

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Set adrift on memory bliss with all the hit songs of the 90s. Whether you liked the love songs of the 90s, the slow jams, the boy bands, hip hop or all of the above, we have the complete rundown Billboard's hit songs of the 90s. The Billboard charts of all the number one songs are shown below, broken down by year. We have included links to music videos where possible. Scroll down through the whole decade or jump to a specific year using the links above. The 90s started off in 1990 with 80s holdovers like Phil Collins and Janet Jackson and finished up in 1999 with the likes of Ricky Martin and Britney Spears. We'll forgive the middle part when the Macarena spent 3 months in the #1 spot in 1996 – ouch.

 

So, tell us what you want, what you really, really want! I wanna, I wanna, I wanna – the hit songs of the 90s!

1990 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

Another Day In Paradise

Phil Collins

December 23, 1989 - January 13, 1990

How Am I Supposed To Live Without You

Michael Bolton

January 20 - February 9

Opposites Attract

Paula Abdul with The Wild Pair

February 10 - March 2

Escapade

Janet Jackson

March 3 - March 23

Black Velvet

Alannah Myles

March 24 - April 6

Love Will Lead You Back

Taylor Dayne

April 7 - April 13

I'll Be Your Everything

Tommy Page

April 14 - April 20

Nothing Compares 2 U

Sinead O'Connor

April 21 - May 18

Vogue

Madonna

May 19 - June 8

Hold On

Wilson Phillips

June 9 - June 15

It Must Have Been Love

Roxette

June 16 - June 29

Step by Step

New Kids on the Block

June 30 - July 21

She Ain't Worth It

Glenn Medeiros featuring Bobby Brown

July 21 - August 3

Vision of Love

Mariah Carey

August 4 - August 31

If Wishes Came True

Sweet Sensation

September 1 - September 7

Blaze of Glory

Jon Bon Jovi

September 8 - September 14

Release Me

Wilson Phillips

September 15 - September 29

(Can't Live Without Your) Love & Affection

Nelson

September 29 - October 5

Close to You

Maxi Priest

October 6 - October 12

Praying for Time

George Michael

October 13 - October 19

I Don't Have the Heart

James Ingram

October 20 - October 26

Black Cat

Janet Jackson

October 27 - November 2

Ice Ice Baby

Vanilla Ice

November 3 - November 9

Love Takes Time

Mariah Carey

November 10 - November 30

I'm Your Baby Tonight

Whitney Houston

December 1 - December 7

Because I Love You (The Postman Song)

Stevie B

December 8, 1990 - January 4, 1991

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1991 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

Because I Love You (The Postman Song)

Stevie B

December 8, 1990 - January 4, 1991

Justify My Love

Madonna

January 5 - January 18

Love Will Never Do (Without You)

Janet Jackson

January 19 January 25

The First Time

Surface

January 26 - February 8

Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)

C&C Music Factory featuring Freedom Williams

February 9 - February 22

All the Man That I Need

Whitney Houston

February 23 - March 8

Someday

Mariah Carey

March 9 - March 23

One More Try

Timmy T.

March 23 - March 29

Coming out of the Dark

Gloria Estefan

March 30 - April 12

I've Been Thinking About You

Londonbeat

April 13 - April 19

You're in Love

Wilson Phillips

April 20 - April 26

Baby Baby

Amy Grant

April 27 - May 10

Joyride

Roxette

May 11 - May 17

I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)

Hi-Five

May 18 - May 24

I Don't Wanna Cry

Mariah Carey

May 25 - June 7

More Than Words

Extreme

June 8 - June 14

Rush, Rush

Paula Abdul

June 15 - July 19

Unbelievable

EMF

July 20 - July 26

(Everything I Do) I Do It for You

Bryan Adams

July 27 - September 23

The Promise of a New Day

Paula Abdul

September 14 - September 20

I Adore Mi Amor

Color Me Badd

September 21 - October 4

Good Vibrations

Marky Mark & the Funky Bunch featuring Loleatta Holloway

October 5 - October 11

Emotions

Mariah Carey

October 12 - November 1

Romantic

Karyn White

November 2 - November 8

Cream

Prince & the New Power Generation

November 9 - November 22

When a Man Loves a Woman

Michael Bolton

November 23 - November 29

Set Adrift on Memory Bliss

PM Dawn

November 30 - December 6

Black Or White

Michael Jackson

December 7, 1991 - January 24, 1992

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1992 Billboard #1 Hit Songs 

Song

Artist

Date

Black Or White

Michael Jackson

December 7, 1991- January 24, 1992

All 4 Love

Color Me Badd

January 25 - January 31

Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me

George Michael/Elton John

February 1 - February 7

I'm Too Sexy

Right Said Fred

February 8 - February 28

To Be With You

Mr. Big

February 29 - March 20

Save the Best For Last

Vanessa Williams

March 21 - April 24

Jump

Kris Kross

April 25 - June 19

I'll Be There

Mariah Carey

June 20 - July 3

Baby Got Back

Sir Mix-A-Lot

July 4 - August 7

This Used To Be My Playground

Madonna

August 8 - August 14

End of the Road

Boyz II Men

August 15 - November 13

How Do You Talk To An Angel

The Heights

November 14 - November 28

I Will Always Love You

Whitney Houston

November 29, 1992 - March 5, 1993

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1993 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

I Will Always Love You

Whitney Houston

November 29, 1992 - March 5, 1993

A Whole New World (Aladdin's Theme)

Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle

March 6 - March 12

Informer

Snow

March 13 - April 30

Freak Me

Silk

May 1 - May 14

That's The Way Love Goes

Janet Jackson

May 15 - July 9

Weak

SWV (Sisters With Voices)

July 10 - July 23

(I Can't Help) Falling In Love With You

UB40

July 24 - September 11

Dreamlover

Mariah Carey

September 11 - November 5

I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)

Meat Loaf

November 6 - December 10

Again

Janet Jackson

December 11 - December 24

Hero

Mariah Carey

December 25 - January 21

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1994 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

Hero

Mariah Carey

December 25 - January 21

All For Love

Bryan Adams/Rod Stewart/Sting

January 22 - February 11

Power of Love

CÚline Dion

February 12 - March 11

The Sign

Ace of Base

March 12 - April 15

Bump N' Grind

R. Kelly

April 16 - May 20

I Swear

All-4-One

May 21 - August 5

Stay (I Missed You)

Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories

August 6 - August 26

I'll Make Love To You

Boyz II Men

August 27 - December 2

On Bended Knee

Boyz II Men

December 3, 1994 - January 13, 1995

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1995 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

On Bended Knee

Boyz II Men

December 3, 1994 - January 13, 1995

Here Comes the Hotstepper

Ini Kamoze

January 14 - January 27

Creep

TLC

January 28 - February 24

Take A Bow

Madonna

February 25 - April 14

This Is How We Do It

Montell Jordan

April 15 - June 2

Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?

Bryan Adams

June 3 - July 7

Waterfalls

TLC

July 8 - August 25

Kiss From A Rose

Seal

August 26 - September 1

You Are Not Alone

Michael Jackson

September 2 - September 8

Gangsta's Paradise

Coolio

September 9 - September 29

Fantasy

Mariah Carey

September 30 - November 24

Exhale (Shoop Shoop)

Whitney Houston

November 25 - December 1

One Sweet Day

Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men

December 2, 1995 - March 22, 1996

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1996 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

One Sweet Day

Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men

December 2, 1995 - March 22, 1996

Because You Loved Me

Celine Dion

March 23 - May 3

Always Be My Baby

Mariah Carey

May 4 - May 17

Tha Crossroads

Bone Thugs N Harmony

May 18 - July 12

How Do U Want It

2Pac featuring K-Ci and JoJo

July 13 - July 26

You're Makin' Me High

Toni Braxton

July 27 - August 2

Macarena (bayside boys remix)

Los Del Rio

August 3 - November 9

No Diggity

Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre

November 9 - December 6

Un-Break My Heart

Toni Braxton

December 7, 1996 - February 21, 1997

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1997 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

Un-Break My Heart

Toni Braxton

December 7, 1996 - February 21, 1997

Wannabe

Spice Girls

February 22 - May 21

Can't Nobody Hold Me Down

Puff Daddy and Mase

March 22 - May 2

Hypnotize

The Notorious B.I.G.

May 3 - May 23

MMMBop

Hanson

May 24 - June 13

I'll Be Missing You

Puff Daddy/Faith Evans/112

June 14 - August 30

Mo' Money, Mo' Problems

The Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy and Mase

August 30 - September 12

Honey

Mariah Carey

September 13 - October 3

4 Seasons of Loneliness

Boyz II Men

October 4 - October 10

Candle In The Wind 1997

Elton John

October 11 - January 16, 1998

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1998 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

Candle In The Wind 1997

Elton John

October 11 - January 16, 1998

Truly Madly Deeply

Savage Garden

January 17 - January 30

Together Again

Janet Jackson

January 31 - February 13

Nice & Slow

Usher

February 14 - February 27

My Heart Will Go On

CÚline Dion

February 28 - March 13

Gettin' Jiggy Wit' It

Will Smith

March 14 - April 3

All My Life

K-ci and JoJo

April 4 - April 24

Too Close

Next

April 25 - May 29

My All

Mariah Carey

May 30 - June 5

The Boy Is Mine

Brandy & Monica

June 6 - September 4

I Don't Want To Miss A Thing

Aerosmith

September 5 - October 2

The First Night

Monica

October 3 - November 6

One Week

Barenaked Ladies

November 7 - November 13

Doo Wop (That Thing)

Lauryn Hill

November 14 - November 27

Lately

Divine

November 28 - December 4

I'm Your Angel

R. Kelly & CÚline Dion

December 5 - January 15

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1999 Billboard #1 Hit Songs

Song

Artist

Date

I'm Your Angel

R. Kelly & CÚline Dion

December 5 - January 15

Have You Ever

Brandy

January 16 - January 29

...Baby One More Time

Britney Spears

January 30 - February 7

Angel Of Mine

Monica

February 13 - March 12

Believe

Cher

March 13 - April 9

No Scrubs

TLC

April 10 - May 7

Livin' La Vida Loca

Ricky Martin

May 8 - June 4

If You Had My Love

Jennifer Lopez

June 5 - July 16

Bills, Bills, Bills

Destiny's Child

July 17 - July 23

Wild Wild West

Will Smith featuring Dru Hill and Kool
Moe Dee

July 24 - July 30

Genie In A Bottle

Christina Aguilera

July 31 - September 3

Bailamos

Enrique Iglesias

September 4 - September 17

Unpretty

TLC

September 18 - October 8

Heartbreaker

Mariah Carey featuring Jay-Z

October 9 - October 22

Smooth

Santana featuring Rob Thomas

October 23, 1999 - January 14, 2000

 

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