90s The Best 90s Music Videos  

Music Videos
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List Rules Music videos that were released between 1990 and 1999.

The 90s were such an awesome time to be alive. Sure there was a booming economy, but the most important thing about that decade was that MTV still played music videos. There were countless classic 90's music videos. This list has the absolute best music videos from the 1990s.

You've got classic rap songs "Gin And Juice" and "California Love." You've got early nineties ballads - thankfully they don't make 'em like that anymore. We're looking at you Mariah Carey, Bryan Adams, and Toni Braxton. We've got some alternative classics like Weezer's "Buddy Holly," and the Beastie Boys' classic "Sabotage." This list has boy bands like Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch, and his brother Donny's band New Kids On The Block. There was a real clear trajectory in the nineties music video. It had been majorly focused on pop tunes and pop ballads, but moved towards a mix of pop with hip hop and alternative rock.

It was a different time back then, where you could flip on the television after school, and watch music videos until dinner. Record labels invested millions to making the coolest videos. For a while after the reprogramming of MTV it was thought that the art of the music video had been lost forever, but YouTube has become a platform for new filmmakers to watch these classics, and come up with ideas for their latest productions.

Vote up your favorite 90's music videos below, and relive those glory days of the art of the music video.

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Enter Sandman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
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muzziac added Come as You Are Nirvana

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muzziac added November Rain Guns N' Roses

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muzziac added Smells Like Teen Spirit Nirvana

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muzziac added Jeremy Pearl Jam

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Heart Shaped Box

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Buddy Holly by Weezer Weezer, Rivers Cuomo

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ElijahKaganer added Man in the Box Alice in Chains

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muzziac added 1979 The Smashing Pumpkins

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Benjamin Vozzo added Waterfalls TLC

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muzziac added Closer Nine Inch Nails

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muzziac added Basket Case Green Day

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I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf

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California Love (feat. Dr. Dre)

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muzziac added In Bloom Nirvana

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muzziac added Tonight, Tonight The Smashing Pumpkins

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No Scrubs by TLC

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muzziac added Bullet With Butterfly Wings The Smashing Pumpkins

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ElijahKaganer added Bittersweet Symphony The Verve

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Creep (album version)

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muzziac added Loser Beck Hansen

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muzziac added Everybody Hurts R.E.M.

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Smack My Bitch Up is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
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Gin and Juice

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muzziac added Today The Smashing Pumpkins

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Whatta Man - Salt N Pepa Ft En... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
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muzziac added Don't Cry Guns N' Roses

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muzziac added Even Flow Pearl Jam

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Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Pet... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
-1455240958251 added Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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muzziac added Big Me Foo Fighters

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No Diggity by BlackSTREET Blackstreet, Dr. Dre

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muzziac added Paranoid Android Radiohead

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Dustin Rambo Moore added The Unforgiven Metallica

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muzziac added Alive Pearl Jam

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ElijahKaganer added Would? Alice In Chains

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One Week by Barenaked Ladies Barenaked Ladies

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ElijahKaganer added Rooster Alice In Chains

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Good Vibrations by Marky Mark

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muzziac added Karma Police Radiohead