1995 in Music: The Wrap-Up

We’ve now finished reviewing every song that reached No. 1 in 1995 as part of our ’90s No. 1s Revisited series. Of the 11 songs that went to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 during the year, our favorites were “Creep,” “Take A Bow” and “Waterfalls.” The year was significant for legendary ’80s acts…

“One Sweet Day”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “One Sweet Day” The ninety-fifth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “One Sweet Day” by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men. This track is the longest-running No. 1 in the history of the Billboard Hot 100 as of this writing; it enjoyed 16 weeks (112 days!) at the summit, starting…

“Exhale (Shoop Shoop)”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” The ninety-fourth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Exhale (Shoop Shoop)” by Whitney Houston, off the soundtrack to Houston’s film Waiting To Exhale. The track, written and produced by Babyface, debuted at No. 1 and spent just one week there before being knocked out by “One Sweet…

“Fantasy”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Fantasy” The ninety-third No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey. This upbeat single was the ninth of Carey’s 18 chart-toppers, and the lead off Carey’s fourth non-holiday studio album,¬†Daydream.¬†“Fantasy” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at No. 1, becoming the second single in history to do so,…