The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s Bands/Musicians

The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

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List Criteria: Best musicians who were active in the 1990s, judged on the quality of their '90s projects.

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    #1 on the original list
    Rock music, Grunge, Alternative rock

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  2. 2

    #3 on the original list
    Classic rock, Jazz-funk, Rock music

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  3. 3

    #7 on the original list
    Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

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  4. 4

    #2 on the original list
    Rock music, Grunge, Post-grunge

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  5. 5
    Shania Twain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #70 on the original list
    Shania Twain Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

  6. 6
    Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #23 on the original list
    Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

  7. 7

    #19 on the original list
    Pop punk, New Wave, Pop music

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  8. 8

    #5 on the original list
    Shoegazing, Gothic rock, Alternative rock

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  9. 9
    R.E.M. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #10 on the original list
    R.E.M. Jangle pop, Alternative rock, College rock

  10. 10
    Jane's Addiction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #59 on the original list
    Jane's Addiction Rock music, Grunge, Heavy metal

  11. 11

    #41 on the original list
    Alternative hip hop, Dance-pop, Jazz

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  12. 12
    Prince is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #53 on the original list
    Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

  13. 13

    #12 on the original list
    Crossover thrash, Nu metal, Political hip hop

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  14. 14

    #47 on the original list
    Pop music, Rock music, Pop rock

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  15. 15
    Guns N' Roses is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #17 on the original list
    Guns N' Roses Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

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    Lenny Kravitz is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #58 on the original list
    Ballad, Neo soul, Rock music

  17. 17
    Dr. Dre is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #67 on the original list
    Dr. Dre Hip hop music, Rap music, Gangsta rap

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    Fatboy Slim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #105 on the original list
    Fatboy Slim Rave music, Electronic music, Electronic dance music

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    Aerosmith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #22 on the original list
    Aerosmith Glam metal, Blues-rock, Rock music

  20. 20

    #107 on the original list
    Melodic Rock, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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    #26 on the original list
    Pop punk, Ska punk, Rock music

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  22. 22
    Celine Dion is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #129 on the original list
    Celine Dion Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Rock music

  23. 23

    #141 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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    Alanis Morissette is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #28 on the original list
    Alanis Morissette Pop music, Rock music, Experimental rock

  25. 25
    Depeche Mode is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #52 on the original list
    Depeche Mode Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic music

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    The Notorious B.I.G. is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #79 on the original list
    The Notorious B.I.G. Hip hop music, Hardcore hip hop, East Coast hip hop

  27. 27
    Bob Dylan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #106 on the original list
    Bob Dylan Blues-rock, Rock music, Folk music

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    Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #31 on the original list
    Whitney Houston Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

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    #112 on the original list
    Adult contemporary music, Pop music, House music

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  30. 30
    Sheryl Crow is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #64 on the original list
    Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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    Elton John is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #86 on the original list
    Elton John Pop music, Rock music, Piano rock

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    Peter Gabriel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #126 on the original list
    Peter Gabriel New Wave, Pop music, Rock music

  33. 33

    #42 on the original list
    Dubstep, Nu metal, Industrial metal

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  34. 34
    Goo Goo Dolls is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #46 on the original list
    Goo Goo Dolls Jangle pop, Classic rock, Heartland rock

  35. 35

    #90 on the original list
    Noise rock, Grunge, Pop rock

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  36. 36
    Bryan Adams is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #93 on the original list
    Bryan Adams Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Heartland rock

  37. 37

    #84 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Political hip hop

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    Janet Jackson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #127 on the original list
    Janet Jackson Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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    George Michael is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #135 on the original list
    George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

  40. 40

    #162 on the original list
    Bubblegum pop, Pop music, Teen pop

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    #85 on the original list
    Rock music, Folk rock, Acoustic music

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    Sarah McLachlan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #95 on the original list
    Sarah McLachlan Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Piano rock

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    #60 on the original list
    Noise rock, Shoegazing, Rock music

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    Sting is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #89 on the original list
    Sting Medieval music, Classic rock, New Wave

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    Blink-182 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #30 on the original list
    Blink-182 Pop punk, Rock music, Skate punk

  46. 46
    Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #51 on the original list
    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Blues-rock, New Wave, Classic rock

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    #102 on the original list
    Adult contemporary music, Bubblegum pop, Pop music

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  48. 48

    #103 on the original list
    Hip hop music, Nu metal, Rock music

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  49. 49

    #122 on the original list
    Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

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  50. 50
    David Bowie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Musical Artists of the '90s

    #29 on the original list
    David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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