Various Artists

Now That's What I Call 90s Pop

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Now That's What I Call 90s Pop boasts some of the most popular songs of the decade, from New Kids on the Block's biggest hit, 1990's "Step by Step," all the way to Backstreet Boys' 1999 smash, "I Want It That Way." Mainstream pop/hip-hop crossovers from Will Smith ("Gettin' Jiggy wit It"), Salt-N-Pepa and En Vogue ("Whatta Man"), TLC ("Waterfalls"), and Brandy and Monica ("The Boy Is Mine") bridge the generational gap with new jack swing hits by Bell Biv DeVoe ("Poison"), Bobby Brown ("Humpin' Around"), and Boyz II Men ("Motownphilly"). One-hit wonders from Hanson, Montell Jordan, Wreckx-N-Effect, Everything But the Girl, and C+C Music Factory amp the nostalgia while debut singles from Sheryl Crow, Britney Spears, and Christina Aguilera hint at what was to come. This collection should please fans of all ages, whether they remember actual mixtapes or prefer streaming playlists.

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