Are You the Ultimate Fan of 90s Pop?


By: Jouviane Alexandre

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Oops... We did it again! We're dropping another quiz meant to prove whether you're the ultimate '90s fan like you claim to be!

When you think back to the music of the '90s, you're probably fangirling or fanboying over the boy band movement. Groups like Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, and 98 Degrees came with their harmonies and dance moves.

Before you fall into the choreography of "Bye, Bye, Bye," who could forget the best-selling female group of all time, Spice Girls? This pop group got their roots in England but went on to take the entire world by storm!

While we love all of the groups, we have to give the solo artists their props! The '90s also brought the immersion of the pop princesses! How could you forget Britney Spears dancing in a uniform or Christina Aguilera's "Genie in a Bottle?" 

The decade also brought about the rise of Latin stars like Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin. Cher had you believing in life after love, and you were "MMMBop"ing to the tune of three brothers.

The '90s was a huge and iconic decade in pop music, but could you make it as a pop star? Were you just a fan or would we find you singing all the lyrics on a stage? Let's find out what kind of '90s pop fan you are!

What was the name of Britney Spears' first album?

Britney Spears released her first album in January 1999 and it went on to sell over 30 million copies worldwide.


Which artist sings these lyrics: "I, I got a new life. You would hardly recognize me, I'm so glad."

The band Ace of Base released "The Sign" in the US in December 1993. The song went on to spend 6 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.


Who was the lead singer of the group No Doubt?

Although all of these options were lead singers to groups that were active in the 90s, Gwen Stefani was the lead singer of No Doubt.


On which Spice Girls album was the song "Wannabe" on?

"Wannabe" was the very first single released off of the Spice Girls' debut album "Spice." The song went on to top the charts all around the world and became the best selling debut single of all time.


"I'll Be There For You" by The Rembrandts was the theme song to what popular TV show?

"I'll Be There For You" was the theme song to the NY-based show, "Friends." The stars of the show also made appearances in the music video.


What is the name of the single that made Natalie Imbruglia famous?

In 1997, Natalie Imbruglia released re-make of Ednaswap's 1995 song "Torn," which gave the song it's biggest recognition.


Which artist sings the songs "Journey to the Past," "One in a Million," and "Are You That Somebody?"

Aaliyah began her career in 1994 and had great success until her early death in 2001.


What is the name of the UK group that released the 1995 single "Wonderwall?"

"Wonderwall" was the third single released on Oasis' album "(What's the Story) Morning Glory?"


Which Mariah Carey song begins with the lyrics: "We were as one babe / For a moment in time / And it seemed everlasting / That you would always be mine."

"Always Be My Baby" was the third single released on Mariah Carey's 1996 album "Daydream." At the time, this was Carey's 11th chart topper which tied her with Madonna and Whitney Houston.


Who sings the classic song "My Heart Will Go On?"

"My Heart Will Go On" was performed by Celine Dion for the 1997 film "Titanic." The song is one of the best-selling hits of all time and the best-selling single of 1998.


What is the name of the first single that Sinead O'Connor released in the 90s?

In 1990, Sinead O'Connor remade the Prince song "Nothing Compares 2 U." The song went to #1 all around the world and is O'Connor's biggest single to date.


What was the first single released off of Christina Aguilera's debut album?

"Genie in a Bottle" was the first single off of self-titled album "Christina Aguilera." The song reached the top of the charts all around the world.


The songs "You Oughta Know" and "Ironic" were performed by which artist?

Alanis Morissette released the album "Jagged Little Pill" in 1995. The album was so popular and not only holds the record for the best-selling debut album worldwide, but also is the second best-selling album by a female artist.


What is the name of the music video where Shania Twain is wandering around the desert?

"That Don't Impress Me Much" was the third single on Shania Twain's album "Come On Over." The album is the best-selling studio album by a female artist.


What is the name of the artist that released the song "I'll Never Break Your Heart?"

"I'll Never Break Your Heart" was the second single released off of the Backstreet Boy's debut album "Backstreet Boys" in 1998.


Which of these songs did Elton John not release in the 90s?

All of these songs were released in 90s with the exception of "Blue Eyes," which was released in the early 80s.


What was the name of Sheryl Crow's first album?

In August 1993, Sheryl Crow released her first album with the hit "All I Wanna Do."


Which artists first single was "I Want You Back?"

NSYNC released their debut single "I Want You Back" on their self-titled album in 1996.


What was BBMak's first single?

BBMak released their very first single "Back Here" in 1999 from their album "Sooner or Later."


Rich Cronin was the lead singer of what group?

Rich Cronin was the lead singer of LFO. They were popular for the hit song "Summer Girls."


What was the name of Hanson's debut studio album?

In 1995 and 1996, Hanson released two demo albums, Boomerang and MMMBop, respectively. They released their official debut studio album in 1997.


Which of these singles did Cher release in 1998?

Cher's second most successful song ("If I Could Turn Back Time") was released in 1989 while "Believe," her most successful song, was released in 1998 on the same-titled album.


What was the name of Jennifer Lopez's first album?

Jennifer Lopez released her first album "On the 6" in 1999. The album included singles like "If You Had My Love," "Waiting for Tonight," and "Let's Get Loud."


Which single brought the rise of Savage Garden's career in the US?

Savage Garden had two major hits in their career. Their first was "Truly Madly Deeply" that made it to the top of the charts in 1997. This was followed by "I Knew I Loved You" which was released in 1999.


Jo, Bradley, Hannah, and Rachel were some of the members in which group?

S Club 7 was a pop group that rose in popularity with their television show as well as with their hits "S Club Party" and "Never Had a Dream Come True."


What album did Mariah Carey release in 1990?

Mariah Carey released her debut self-titled album in 1990 with the song "Vision of Love" as the leading single.


Which artist released the single "Step by Step" in the early 90s?

In 1990, New Kids on the Block released their best selling single ever, "Step by Step."


What is the name of the song 98 Degrees released featuring Stevie Wonder from the album "98 Degrees and Rising?"

98 Degrees and Stevie Wonder joined forces in 1998 to record "True to Your Heart" for the Disney movie "Mulan."


Which artist was featured on the song "Smooth" by Santana?

"Smooth" (featuring Rob Thomas) was one of Santana's most popular songs. The single went on to win three Grammy Awards which were Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.


Which artist sings these lyrics: She's into superstitions / Black cats and voodoo dolls?"

"Livin' La Vida Loca" is the first single off of Ricky Martin's debut English album. The album went on to be one of the best selling albums of all time.


Which artist does Elton John collaborate with for the popular 90s rendition of "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me?"

The first version of this song was released in 1974. In 1991, Elton John released the live version featuring George Michael. The song topped the charts in the US and UK.


Which pop rock group released the album "Dizzy Up the Girl" in the late 90s?

The Goo Goo Dolls rose incredibly in popularity with their 1998 album "Dizzy Up the Girl." The album featured their classic hits, "Iris," "Slide," and "Black Balloon."


Victoria, Emma, Geri, and Melanie were members of which group?

The Spice Girls had 5 members, two of whom were named Melanie. The Spice Girls are the best-selling female group of all time.


Who sings the classic song "Closing Time?"

Although they didn't release many singles, Semisonic released "Closing Time" in 1998 which brought them mainstream fame.


Which of these singles did Michael Jackson release in the 90s?

Michael Jackson released "You Are Not Alone" in August of 1995. It was his last #1 song during his lifetime.


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