Billboard #1 Albums (1990s)

Can you name the albums or artists that reached #1 on the Billboard 200 in the 1990s, when given a notable song from the album?

Notable SongAlbum and ArtistHit #1
'Another Day in Paradise'1/6/90
'Blame It on the Rain'1/13/90
'Straight Up'2/3/90
'Thing Called Love'4/7/90
'Nothing Compares 2 U'4/28/90
'U Can't Touch This'6/9/90
'Step by Step'6/30/90
'Ice Ice Baby'11/10/90
'Vision of Love'3/2/91
'Losing My Religion'5/18/91
'When a Man Loves a Woman'5/25/91
'Rush Rush'6/8/91
'Alwayz into Somethin'6/22/91
'Monkey Business'6/29/91
'Right Now'7/6/91
'Enter Sandman'8/31/91
'The River'9/28/91
'Knockin' on Heaven's Door'10/5/91
'Mysterious Ways'12/7/91
'Black or White'12/14/91
'Smells Like Teen Spirit'1/11/92
'Bohemian Rhapsody' (Soundtrack)4/4/92
'Let's Get Rocked'4/18/92
'Achy Breaky Heart'6/13/92
'Learning to Live Again'10/10/92
'Reach Out I'll Be There'11/21/92
'It Was a Good Day'12/5/92
'I Will Always Love You' (Soundtrack)12/12/92
'Tears in Heaven' (Live Album)3/13/93
'I Feel You'4/10/93
'Livin' on the Edge'5/8/93
'That's the Way Love Goes'6/5/93
'Luck Be a Lady'7/17/93
'Stay (Faraway, So Close!)'7/24/93
'Insane in the Brain'8/7/93
'Back in the Saddle Again' (Soundtrack)8/21/93
'All About Soul'8/28/93
'Ain't Going Down ('Til the Sun Comes Up)'9/18/93
'Heart-Shaped Box'10/9/93
'I'd Do Anything for Love (But I Won't Do That)'10/30/93
'Gin and Juice'12/11/93
'Don't Follow'2/12/94
'Be My Baby Tonight'2/19/94
'Another Sad Love Song'2/26/94
'Black Hole Sun'3/26/94
'All That She Wants'4/2/94
'5 Minutes Alone'4/9/94
'Love Sneakin' Up on You'4/16/94
'Lost for Words'4/23/94
'Don't Take the Girl'5/21/94
'Burn' (Soundtrack)6/4/94
'Interstate Love Song'6/25/94
Notable SongAlbum and ArtistHit #1
'Hakuna Matata' (Soundtrack)7/16/94
'I'll Make Love to You'9/17/94
'How Long Blues'10/1/94
'What's the Frequency, Kenneth?'10/15/94
'Murder Was the Case (Remix)' (Soundtrack)11/5/94
'The Man Who Sold the World' (Live Album)11/19/94
'Desperado' (Live Album)11/26/94
'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas'12/10/94
'Friends in Low Places' (Greatest Hits)1/7/95
'Can't Stop Lovin' You'2/11/95
'Streets of Philadelphia' (Greatest Hits)3/18/95
'Dear Mama'4/1/95
'Lightning Crashes'5/6/95
'Friday' (Soundtrack)5/13/95
'Only Wanna Be with You'5/27/95
'Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)' (Live Album)6/24/95
'Scream' (Greatest Hits and Studio Album)7/8/95
'Colors of the Wind' (Soundtrack)7/22/95
'Dreaming of You'8/5/95
'Tha Crossroads'8/12/95
'Gangsta's Paradise' (Soundtrack)9/2/95
'You Oughta Know'10/7/95
'One Sweet Day'10/21/95
'Tonight, Tonight'11/11/95
'Let's Play House'11/18/95
'Heaven Beside You'11/25/95
'Down Low (Nobody Has to Know)'12/2/95
'Free As a Bird' (Anthology)12/9/95
'Exhale (Shoop Shoop)' (Soundtrack)1/20/96
'California Love'3/2/96
'Real Love' (Anthology)4/6/96
'Bulls on Parade'5/4/96
'Old Man & Me (When I Get to Heaven)'5/11/96
'Killing Me Softly'5/25/96
'Until It Sleeps'6/22/96
'If I Ruled the World (Imagine That)'7/20/96
'Stressed Out'8/17/96
'Off He Goes'9/14/96
'Hit Me Off'9/28/96
'It's All Coming Back to Me Now'10/5/96
'Lithium' (Live Album)10/19/96
'A Long December'11/2/96
'Panama' (Greatest Hits)11/9/96
'The Long and Winding Road' (Anthology)11/16/96
'To Live & Die in L.A.'11/23/96
'Snoop's Upside Ya Head'11/30/96
'Greedy Fly'12/7/96
'Don't Speak'12/21/96
'Wanted Dead or Alive' (Soundtrack)2/15/97
'Blue Moon of Kentucky' (Anthology)3/1/97
'Lakini's Juice'3/8/97
'The Great American Nightmare' (Soundtrack)3/15/97
'Ya' Money Or Ya' Life'3/29/97
'Falling in Love (Is Hard on the Knees)'4/5/97
'Mo Money Mo Problems'4/12/97
'I Can Love You'5/10/97
Notable SongAlbum and ArtistHit #1
'Today My World Slipped Away'5/17/97
'Butterfly Kisses'6/28/97
'Men in Black' (Soundtrack)7/26/97
'It's All About the Benjamins'8/9/97
'Look Into My Eyes'8/16/97
'Landslide' (Live Album)9/6/97
'Make 'Em Say Uhh!'9/20/97
'How Do I Live'9/27/97
'A Song for Mama'10/11/97
'Together Again'10/25/97
'Firm Biz'11/8/97
'Feel So Good'11/15/97
'Tell Him'11/29/97
'The Unforgiven II'12/6/97
'Longneck Bottle'12/13/97
'My Heart Will Go On'1/17/98
'My Heart Will Go On' (Soundtrack)1/24/98
'Don't Drink the Water'5/16/98
'The Thunder Rolls' (Anthology)5/23/98
'Ruff Ryders' Anthem'6/6/98
'Iris' (Soundtrack)6/13/98
'Make 'Em Say Uhh Part 2'6/20/98
'I Don't Want to Miss a Thing' (Soundtrack)7/18/98
'Still a G Thang'8/22/98
'Freak on a Leash'9/5/98
'Doo Wop (That Thing)'9/12/98
'The Dope Show'10/3/98
'Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem)'10/17/98
'Thank U'11/21/98
'Much Too Young (To Feel This Damn Old)' (Live Album)12/5/98
'(You Drive Me) Crazy'1/30/99
'Somebody Like Me'2/6/99
'Hot Spot'2/13/99
'No Scrubs'3/13/99
'Hate Me Now'4/24/99
'Ryde or Die'5/15/99
'Please Remember Me'5/22/99
'Livin' la Vida Loca'5/29/99
'I Want It That Way'6/5/99
'Genie in a Bottle'9/11/99
'Goodbye Earl'9/18/99
'Love Is Blind'10/2/99
'Into the Void'10/9/99
'With Arms Wide Open'10/16/99
'Sleep Now in the Fire'11/20/99
'Falling Away from Me'12/4/99
'Because You Loved Me' (Greatest Hits)12/11/99
'Notorious B.I.G.'12/25/99
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  • Live albums, soundtracks, greatest hits compilations, and anthologies are noted in parentheses.
  • 'Hit #1' indicates the date that the album first reached the #1 slot on the Billboard 200.
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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2017
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