The List of VH1s 100 Greatest Songs of the '90s. Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit" (1991, #6 US) U2 - "One" (1991, #10 US) Backstreet Boys - "I Want It That Way" (1999, #6 US) Whitney Houston - "I Will Always Love You" (1992, #1 US) Madonna - "Vogue" (1990, #1 US)
The grunge band Pearl Jam became popular in the 1990s. Rap music was popular in the '90s. Flannel shirts were popular among 90s musicians. In the 1990s, country music became a huge force in the music industry. Many credit Seattle as the birthplace of grunge music that became popular in the 1990s.