“Gangsta’s Paradise”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Gangsta’s Paradise” The ninety-second No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio, featuring L.V., from the soundtrack to the Michelle Pfeiffer movie┬áDangerous Minds. This track was Coolio’s only chart-topper, as well as L.V.’s, and was the No. 1 single of the year. After spending one week waiting on…

“You Are Not Alone”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “You Are Not Alone” The ninety-first No. 1 song of the 1990s was “You Are Not Alone” by Michael Jackson.┬áThe ballad, written by R. Kelly, was the second of Jackson’s two No. 1 singles during the decade, following “Black Or White” four years earlier. It holds the distinction of being the…

“Kiss From A Rose”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Kiss From A Rose” The ninetieth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Kiss From A Rose” by Seal. This track was the British singer’s only chart-topper in the United States, spending one week atop the Billboard Hot 100 due partly to exposure in the terrible film Batman Forever. Prior to…

“Waterfalls”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Waterfalls” The eighty-ninth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Waterfalls” by TLC. This track was the second of TLC’s four No. 1 hits in the ’90s, and it remains their longest-running and best-known chart-topper. It was the third single off CrazySexyCool and helped propel the CD to 11 million in…