Music Throwback: The Most Popular Dance Hits of the ‘90s

Hosting a ‘90s themed party or just want to reminisce the days when smartphones are not yet a necessity? Here’s the list of the most popular dance hits that should be playing in your stereo sets:

1. “Vogue” – Madonna (1990)
– topped the charts in over 30 countries and became the world’s best-selling single of 1990 selling over six million copies.

“Vogue” – Madonna (1990)
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2. “Gonna Make You Sweat” – C+C Music Factory (1991)
– reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 for two weeks and topped various music charts such as Billboard’s Top R&B Singles, Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles Sales.

“Gonna Make You Sweat” – C+C Music Factory (1991)
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3. “Get Ready for This” – 2 Unlimited (1992)
– was an immediate success throughout Europe with notable peaks worldwide including Australia and The US.

“Get Ready for This” – 2 Unlimited (1992)
Photo Credit: http://www.2unlimited.eu

4. “Macarena” – Los Del Rio (1993)
– was ranked the “#1 Greatest One-Hit Wonder of all Time” by VH1 in 2002. It ranked number 7 on Billboard’s All Time Top 100 and ranked number one on Billboard’s All Time Latin Songs.

“Macarena” – Los Del Rio (1993)
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5. “I Like to Move It” – Reel 2 Real (1994)
– reached number 5 on the UK Singles Chart, was a number one hit in the Netherlands and was a number 8 hit on the US Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart.

“I Like to Move It” – Reel 2 Real (1994)
Photo Credit: http://www.allmusic.com

6. “This is How We Do It” – Montell Jordan (1995)
– peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and R&B singles chart for seven weeks.

“This is How We Do It” – Montell Jordan (1995)
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7. “Wannabe” – Spice Girls (1996)
– became the best-selling single by a female group in the world and was named by Billboard as “Pop Culture Smash” in 2015.

“Wannabe” – Spice Girls (1996)
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8. “MMMBop” – Hanson (1996)
– was nominated for two Grammys at the 40th Annual Grammy Awards and the band’s most successful single to date. It reached number one in 27 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, and Mexico.

“MMMBop” – Hanson (1996)
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9. “Barbie Girl” – Aqua (1997)
– was a number one hit for three weeks in Australia and the United Kingdom and remains to be Aqua’s most popular work and their only song to reach the top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100.

“Barbie Girl” – Aqua (1997)
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10. “Livin’ La Vida Loca” – Ricky Martin (1999)
– received various Grammy Awards nomination and ranked 28 on the list of 100 Greatest Songs of the ‘90s by VH1 and became Ricky Martin’s signature song.

“Livin’ La Vida Loca” - Ricky Martin (1999)
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Do you have more ‘90s dance hit on your playlist? You can share them in the comments section below.

Source: Wikipedia

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