90s The Best Slow Dance Songs from Every '90s School Dance  

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Let's set the mood for this list of '90s slow jam high school dance songs: It’s your first dance. The lights go down, and everyone is stuck against the gymnasium wall. No matter what the book says, there are no perks to being a wallflower. Something needs to happen to get everybody grooving. You can’t do it with the chicken dance, and everyone hates the limbo. Every DJ worth his salt knows the one sure thing to get any party started is a slow jam from the '90s. You can’t fight it, so you might as well give in. No matter what you do, these songs make are going to make you a slave to the rhythm, and you’ll be out on the dance floor until ten minutes past curfew. Try and not get freaky while you check out this list of the ultimate '90s slow dance songs.

Admit it, you can’t resist dancing and singing along to songs like “Pony,” “No Diggity,” and “Are You That Somebody.” When those beats hit the speakers, it’s humanly impossible to not bust even the smallest of grooves. If the tracks on this list don’t at least make you bob your head then you may need to get your pulse checked - no anti-R&B zombies up in here. Why are you still reading this when there’s a list of '90s top dance hits percolating for you after the jump?

Which slow jam makes you bump 'n' grind the hardest?

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268 60
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Boyz II Men

2
264 71
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K-Ci & Jo Jo

3
198 68
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TLC

4
221 82
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5
227 86
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6
189 65
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Ginuwine

7
194 68
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Mariah Carey

8
191 67
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Montell Jordan

9
202 74
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Blackstreet, Dr. Dre

10
186 65
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TLC

11
180 64
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12
168 71
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Bone Thugs N Harmony

13
162 81
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R. Kelly

14
146 71
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Usher

15
136 66
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16
137 70
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Monica, Brandy

17
135 69
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18
114 55
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Usher

19
145 79
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Color Me Badd

20
121 62
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Monica

21
126 68
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22
115 60
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23
121 65
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Keith Sweat

24
132 75
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Toni Braxton

25
70 26
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