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#1 Songs That Rang In The New Year: The 1990s [VIDEOS]

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As Bob Dylan sang in 1964, ‘The Times They Are A-Changing,’ and changing they were as we rolled into the 1990′s. Before the decade would end words like ‘World Wide Web,’ ‘The Internet’ and ‘Y2K’ would be part of our everyday language.

We would see grunge and hip-hop make it’s place in music history and Thursday Nights on NBC really was the home of ‘Must See TV.’Let’s roll back the clock and take a look and the songs that kicked off each year in what would be the final decade of the 20th century.

Trivia Question: According to the Billboard Hot 100 Charts the biggest hit from 1955-2008 came from the 1990′s. Can you guess which one of the following #1s held this honor? Your answer is below.

 

1990 Phil Collins – Another Day In Paradise

1991 Madonna – Justify My Love

1992 Michael Jackson – Black Or White

1993 Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

1994 Mariah Carey – Hero

1995 Boyz II Men – On Bended Knee

1996 Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men – One Sweet Day

1997 Tony Braxton – Un-Break My Heart

1998 Elton John – Something About The Way You Look Tonight/

Candle In The Wind 1997

1999 R. Kelly & Celine Dion – I’m Your Angel

Trivia Question Answer: Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men’s ‘One Sweet Day’ held down the #1 spot for a total of 16 Weeks. A one-hit wonder group would be part of a four way tie at #2 for the same time period of 1955- 2008. (14 Weeks Los Del Rio – Macarena)

In case you missed it, be sure to check out the #1 Songs That Rang In The New Year: The 1980s.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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