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Who are your top 10 favourite artists from the ‘90s?

Asked by NerdyKeith (5439points) April 16th, 2016
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NerdyKeith's avatar

So this is my top 10 list. I based it on the top 10 artists from the 90s that I listened to the most.

10. Red Hot Chilli Peppers
09. Spice Girls
08. Foo Fighters
07. Nirvana
06. Blur
05. Green Day
04. Five
03. The Stereophonics
02. The Backstreet Boys
01. The Offspring

jaytkay's avatar

Looking at what iTunes has labeled 90s Music in my collection, here are some albums that I still listen to and love (with one cut in case anyone cares).

Beck – Loser
De La Soul – De La Soul is Dead
Don Byron – Bug Music
Emmylou Harris – Wrecking Ball
Fiona Apple – Tidal
Foo Fighters – The Color and the Shape
Gillian Welch – Revival
Los Lobos – Kiko

And I gotta gotta go, I have to be someplace. Suffice to say there’s plenty more after “L” in the alphabet.

Except I can’t forget Lucinda Williams – Car Wheels on a Gravel Road

What a great album!! That might be my favorite from that time!

DoNotKnowMuch's avatar

Probably not going to be able to rank them, and many of the bands/musicians have spanned different decades. So, in no particular order (anything that pops into my head at the moment):

- Modest Mouse
– The Breeders
– Neutral Milk Hotel
– Tom Waits
– Nine Inch Nails
– Beck
– A Tribe Called Quest
– Beastie Boys
– R.E.M.
– Sparklehorse

I’ll stop here, because I’m old (44) and kept listing things that were from the 80s, like The Pixies, early Ministry, etc that may have had 90s releases, but I don’t think really count. or something

ragingloli's avatar

I do not remember any

RedDeerGuy1's avatar

@ragingloli Me too. I like Weird Al Yankovic

johnpowell's avatar

I will go by year according to most listened by iTunes.

1990 : Bad Religion
1991 : Pennywise
1992 : Pinhead Gunpowder
1993 : Rancid
1994 : Blink 182
1995 : Less Than Jake
1996 : N.W.A
1997 : Pinhead Gunpowder
1998 : Against Me!
1999 : Blink 182

ARE_you_kidding_me's avatar

Guided by voices
poster children
dream theater
matthew sweet
Janes addiction
Bonus: radiohead

CWOTUS's avatar

I think Who are my favorite band from the 70s.

jca's avatar

Biggie, Puffy, En Vogue, Beastie Boys, INXS, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Backstreet Boys, Salt n Peppa, No Doubt.

dammitjanetfromvegas's avatar

Pearl Jam
Stone Temple Pilots
Smashing Pumpkins
Alice In Chains
Rage Against The Machine
Cypress Hill
Marilyn Manson
Jane’s Addiction

anniereborn's avatar

You can go ahead and laugh at some of these, I am used to it :p
These are the ones I listened to IN the 90s, most of these have fallen by the wayside now.

Depeche Mode
Counting Crows
Hootie and the Blowfish
Celine Dion
Alanis Morissette

I still listen to some of those once in awhile for nostalgia.
The bands that had music in the 90s that I listen to NOW:

Nine Inch Nails
Peter Murphy
Porcupine Tree
Depeche Mode
The Cure

I think my taste in 90s music is a ton better now!

jca's avatar

I liked Creed a lot. I also liked The Cult but I’m not sure if they were 90’s or 80’s.

Pineapplebush's avatar

3 Doors Down
Marcy’s Playground
The President’s of the United States of America
Marilyn Manson
Rob Zombie
Matchbox 20
Eve 6

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