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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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160 80
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muzziac added Guns N' Roses
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144 69
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muzziac added Nirvana
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166 85
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141 68
Enter Sandman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 90s Music Videos
bigolooch added Metallica
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137 66
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muzziac added Pearl Jam
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152 79
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140 77
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Heart Shaped Box
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74 28
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ElijahKaganer added Alice in Chains
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140 78
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Weezer, Rivers Cuomo
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124 69
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64 24
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-1455240958251 added R.E.M.
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105 57
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muzziac added Nine Inch Nails
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98 52
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muzziac added The Smashing Pumpkins
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113 69
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California Love (feat. Dr. Dre)
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108 65
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85 46
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Benjamin Vozzo added TLC
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59 25
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ElijahKaganer added The Verve
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92 54
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75 40
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muzziac added The Smashing Pumpkins
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94 57
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muzziac added Green Day
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93 58
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I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That) by Meat Loaf
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80 47
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muzziac added Nirvana
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74 42
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muzziac added The Smashing Pumpkins
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105 71
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