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List of the top Nirvana songs, as voted on by fans like you. Led by rock icon Kurt Cobain, Nirvana was one of the best-loved (not to mention critically-adored) bands of the ‘90s. In releasing one of the greatest albums ever, Nevermind, perhaps no one else did more to bring alternative rock into the limelight and make grunge a household word. All of Nirvana’s radio staples are here, but true fans know there are plenty of classic album cuts and rarities that are worthy of your votes.

Music videos and audio videos are included next to each track name, so if you haven't heard a song you can listen to it right here on this page. Is one of your favorite Nirvana songs missing from this poll? Add it to the list so it has a chance to rise to the top.

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329 90
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Bleach

2
404 134
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In Utero

3
401 109
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Nevermind

4
334 75
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In Utero

5
361 98
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In Utero

6
363 130
Smells Like Teen Spirit is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nirvana Songs

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319 95
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brandon31577 added Orange & Blue

8
95 4
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Chorversa added Sliver single/ Incesticide

9
332 101
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10
262 82
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James Ferguson added In Utero

11
232 62
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12
103 6
Where Did You Sleep Last Night is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nirvana Songs
Chorversa added MTV Unplugged in New York

13
97 6
Sappy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nirvana Songs
Chorversa added No Alternative

14
294 109
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Nevermind

15
150 48
Aneurysm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nirvana Songs
Elenel added

16
57 3
I Hate Myself and Want to Die is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nirvana Songs
Chorversa added The Beavis & Butt-Head Experience

17
182 72
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Nevermind

18
221 103
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Nevermind

19
167 78
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brandon31577 added

20
67 5
The Man Who Sold the World is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nirvana Songs
Chorversa added MTV Unplugged in New York

21
151 57
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Bleach

22
162 85
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Nevermind

23
156 68
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24
154 87
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25
113 42
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Bleach, Nevermind