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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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muzziac added Nirvana

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muzziac added Nirvana

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muzziac added Guns N' Roses

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124 59
Enter Sandman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
bigolooch added Metallica

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muzziac added Pearl Jam

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Weezer, Rivers Cuomo

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ElijahKaganer added Alice in Chains

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Heart Shaped Box

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Benjamin Vozzo added TLC

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87 46
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muzziac added The Smashing Pumpkins

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107 64
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muzziac added Nine Inch Nails

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84 48
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muzziac added Green Day

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California Love (feat. Dr. Dre)

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96 60
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-1455240958251 added R.E.M.

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

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muzziac added Nirvana

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muzziac added The Smashing Pumpkins

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ElijahKaganer added The Verve

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No Scrubs by TLC

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muzziac added The Smashing Pumpkins

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Creep (album version)

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muzziac added R.E.M.

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muzziac added Beck Hansen

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54 35
Smack My Bitch Up is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
bigolooch added The Prodigy

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Gin and Juice

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muzziac added Today The Smashing Pumpkins

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muzziac added Guns N' Roses

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muzziac added Pearl Jam

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38 25
Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Pet... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
-1455240958251 added Mary Jane's Last Dance Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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Whatta Man - Salt N Pepa Ft En... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
-1455240958251 added Whatta Man - Salt N Pepa Ft En Vogue

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-1455240958251 added Blur

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Blackstreet, Dr. Dre

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Kyle Buranday added No Doubt

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muzziac added Foo Fighters

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55 49
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Dustin Rambo Moore added Metallica

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muzziac added Radiohead

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56 51
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29 21
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ElijahKaganer added Alice In Chains

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27 20
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ElijahKaganer added Alice In Chains

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muzziac added Pearl Jam

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muzziac added Garbage

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muzziac added Radiohead