A Blast From The Past! 90s week. (#2)

Hello everyone,

Welcome back to day two of 90s week, we are fast approaching the end of 90s week, so today I will share a brand new album/music video. Let’s get started!

ALBUM

The album I chose as number 2 is “Millennium” by the Backstreet Boys. The album was released in May 1999 and it sold 13,300,000 copies. The album consists of fun and upset pop tracks, catchy dance moves and high many ballad songs. The album was nominated for Grammy Awards for the Album of the year and for Best pop vocal album. In 2000 their song “Show me the meaning of being lonely” was nominated for Grammy award for Best pop performance and “I want it that way” was nominated for Record of the year. Up to this day this album is considered one the best works released by the Backstreet Boys, I used replay this album day after day!

MUSIC VIDEO

The music video I chose as number 2 is “Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears. The song was released on September 30, 1998 and this became the anthem of the late teen pop era. The single received 3x platinum certification in Australia, 3x gold certification in Germany, 2x platinum certification in Norway and a platinum certification in the US. The single reached the number one spot on the Hot 100 Singles Sales and it reminded number one for four weeks. The single reached number on the US Pop Songs chart, the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and in many other countries. To this day this is my favorite song from the 90s.

Enjoy and see you tomorrow!

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A Blast From The Past! 90s week. (# 1)

Hello everyone,

Welcome to the final day of 90s week, today I will reveal the number one album and music video of the week. Let’s get started.

ALBUM

The album I chose as number 1 is “Jagged Little Pill” by Alanis Morissette. The album was released in June 1995 and it sold 19,000,000 copies. Alanis received a Grammy award for Album of the years, best rock album, best rock song “You Oughta Know” and best female rock vocal performance “You Oughta Know”. One of my favorite songs from this album is “Ironic”.

MUSIC VIDEO

The music video I chose as number 1is “Black or White” by Michael Jackson. The song was released on November 11, 1991 and it was composed by Michael Jackson and Bill Bottrell. The single earned a platinum certification in the US, a 2x platinum certification in Australia and a gold certification is Germany. “Black or White” peaked at number one in many countries and it also landed a number one spot on the US Billboard Hot 100. The single also remained number one for seven weeks and I can see why because this song is amazing.

This concludes 90s week, I hope everyone enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed posting everyday. It was a lot of fun, but it was also hard to make some of the choices because there are so many great albums and music videos from the 90s. If you enjoyed 90s week, let me know in the comments below if you wish to see an 80s week or 2000s week. I have one particular music week in mind, but that will be a surprise. Music Monday is returning next Monday, July 8.

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A Blast From The Past! 90s week. (# 3)

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Welcome back to day three of 90s week, today I have a brand new album/music video to show you, so let’s started.

ALBUM

The album I chose as number 3 is “Let’s Talk About Love” by Celine Dion. The album was released in November 1997 and it sold 11,800,000 copies. Celine Dion collaborated with many popular musicians for this album, such as Barbara Streisand, Luciano Pavarotti, the Bee Gees and Carole King. These musicians were a wonderful addition to the album, but let’s not forget Celine’s powerful vocal abilities. She once again showcased how talented she is and for this she received a much deserved Grammy Awards. She won a Grammy for Record of the year, song of the year, best female pop vocal performance and best song written for motion picture or television. Her most popular song from this album is “My Heart Will Go On” the love theme from Titanic.

MUSIC VIDEO

The music video I chose as number 3 is “Maria Maria” by Santana ft. The Product G&B. The song was released on November 23, 1999 and it earned a number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for ten weeks. The song also earned a number one spot on the US Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop song charts. The single won a Grammy for Best pop performance by a duo or group with vocal. The song earned a platinum certification in the States as well as in Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland and a gold certification in Sweden. I am a huge fan of this song and used listened to it a lot when I was child. This is definitely a classic.

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A Blast From The Past! 90s week. (# 4)

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Welcome to day four of 90s week, today I have one album and one music video to share with you all, so let’s get started.

ALBUM

The album I chose as number 4 is “Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears. The album was released in January 1999 and it sold 13,900,000 copies. This album defined the late 90s teen pop era and established Britney Spears as a pop sensation. The songs from her album are energetic and catchy, but she also has calm and mellow songs. Some of her energetic songs are “(You Drive Me) Crazy” and “Baby One More Time” and some of her more mellow songs are “From The Bottom Of My Broken Heart” and “I Will Still Love You”. There is a mix of bubblegum pop, a little bit of rap and dance inflections. This is one of my favorite albums by the Queen of Pop.

MUSIC VIDEO

The music video I chose as number 4 is “Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child. The song was released on November 7, 1999 in the States and it is considered as one their signature songs. The single earned a gold certification in the United States, a silver certification in France and 2x platinum certification in Australia. The single landed a number one spot on the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and also on the Billboard Hot 100. Their hit single also won two Grammy awards for Best R&B performance by a duo or group with vocals and for Best R&B Song.

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A Blast From The Past! 90s week. (# 6 & 5)

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Welcome to day three of 90s week, today I have two albums and music videos to share with you, so let’s get started.

ALBUMS

The album I chose as number 6 is “All Eyez On Me” by 2PAC. The album was released in February 1996 and it sold 8,100,000. This is the first double album of original material in hip-hop history and it reached the top of the Billboard 200 album charts. To this day I consider this album a classic and an important part of hip-hop music history. The album was nominated for a Grammy for Best rap album. A well known hit song from this album is “California Love”.

The album I chose as number 5 is “Toni Braxton” by Toni Braxton. The album was released in July 1993 and it sold 8,100,000 copies. Thanks to this album, Toni Braxton won three Grammy awards for Best new artists and for Best female R&B vocal performance for her song “Breathe Again”. This album quickly made it’s way to the top of the Billboard 200 and also it had Top 10 singles. Some of these singles were “Another Sad Love Song”, “Breathe Again” and “You Mean The World To Me”.

MUSIC VIDEOS

The music video I chose as number 6 is “Wonderland” by the English band, Oasis. The song was released on October 30, 1995 and it was written by the band’s guitarist and the main songwriter Noel Gallagher. The song reached number two on the UK Singles Charts and it sold 1.26 million copies in the UK. In the States, the song peaked at number 1 on the Modern Rock Tracks for ten weeks and it reached number two on the Billboard Hot 100. The single reached number one in New Zealand, Australia and Spain. The band were nominated for Best rock vocal performance by a duo or group.

The music video I chose as number 5 is “Vogue” by Madonna. The song was released on March 20, 1990. The single reached number one in over 30 countries making it Madonna’s biggest hit. The single was certified double platinum by the Records Industry Association of America for sales of 2,000,000 copies. “Vogue” became a hit in Europe as well for landing a number on spot on the Eurochart Hot 100 Singles for eight weeks.

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RIP The King of Pop

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Today marks the four year death anniversary of Michael Jackson. When I heard the news I couldn’t believe the legendary singer passed away, he is truly irreplaceable and one of kind. Michael Jackson left behind his music, so he still lives through his masterpieces. Today I want to share with you all some of my favorite Michael Jackson music videos.

King of Pop

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A Blast From The Past! 90s week. (# 8 & 7)

Hello everyone,

Welcome to day two of 90s week, today I have two albums and music videos to share with you, so let’s get started.

ALBUMS

The album I chose as number 8 is the Lion King Soundtrack, which was released in July 1994 and it sold 10,300,000 copies. This album is my next pick because to me this movie soundtrack is a classic and it is the decade’s second biggest selling soundtrack album. The album is best known for composer Elton John who won a Grammy for Best pop vocal performance, lyricist Tim Rice and the orchestra work of the brilliant Hans Zimmer. The album also received a Grammy for Best musical album for children, some of the best well known songs from this album are “Circle of Life”, ” I Just Can’t Wait To Be King”, “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” and many more. This soundtrack is a huge part of my childhood!

The album I chose as number 7 is “Fanmail” by TLC.The album was released in February 1999 and it sold 6,300,000 copies. The album reached number one on the Billboard charts as soon as it was released and the album won a Grammy for Best R&B album and for Best R&B performance by a duo or group with vocal – No Scrubs. This has to be my favorite album by TLC!

MUSIC VIDEOS

The music video I chose as number 8 is “U Can’t Touch This” by MC Hammer. The song was released on January 13, 1990 and up to this day it is considered as one the most popular song of the 90s. This is a fun, upbeat with song with an iconic catchphrase “Stop, Hammer time!” The track receive 5x platnum and it reach number one on the Billboard charts.

The music video I chose as number 7 is “Virtual Insanity” by Jamiroquai. The single was released on August 16, 1996 and it reached number 3 on the UK Singles Charts. Jamiroquai won awards for his single for Breakthrough Video and the Best Video of the Year. To this day I still consider this music video very unique!

Enjoy and see you tomorrow!