“Stay (I Missed You)”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Stay (I Missed You)” The eighty-first No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Stay (I Missed You)” by Lisa Loeb & Nine Stories. This was the first release for Loeb and her three-man backing band, Nine Stories. After the surprise success of this chorus-less song from the film Reality Bites, Loeb…

“I Swear”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “I Swear” The eightieth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “I Swear” by All-4-One. This ballad, the second-most successful single of 1994 behind “The Sign,” was so popular that All-4-One is often miscast as a One Hit Wonder. But, in fact, the group reached No. 5 a couple months prior to “I Swear,” with a beautiful…

“Bump N’ Grind”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Bump N’ Grind” The seventy-ninth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Bump N’ Grind” by R. Kelly. This bedroom slow jam was Kelly’s first No. 1 single, following four moderately popular entries in 1992-93 with the group Public Announcement, as well as his debut single, “Sex Me (Parts I & II),” which…