VH1′s ’100 Greatest Songs of the 90s;’ Nirvana ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Tops VH1 ’100 Greatest Songs of the 90s’

It’s time to dig out your Hammer pants and do the Macarena, VH1 is counting down the 100 Greatest Songs of the ’90s. VH1′s 100 Greatest Songs Of The ’90s premieres Monday-Friday, December 17 – 21 at 10 PM* each night. Nirvana’s Seattle grudge classic ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ will take top honors during next week’s big countdown. Complete list and a few vids after the jump. What was your favorite song from the nineties?

The network has released the following statement on next week’s series:

VH1′s “100 Greatest Songs of the 90s” will let viewers reminisce with the top 100 songs that have had the greatest influence and effect on music and pop culture, leaving a lasting impact. Nirvana’s “Smell Like Teen Spirit” takes the honor of being the number one song on the countdown. The 1991 song not only propelled the Seattle grunge group to stardom, but
allowed alternative music to hit the mainstream charts. This five-night event of “block-rockin’ beats” will not only count down your favorite 90s jams, it will also reveal the story behind each tune and bring you up to date on what the decade’s greatest stars are doing today with all new and exclusive interviews.

100 GREATEST SONGS OF THE 90S

1 Nirvana Smells Like Teen Spirit
2. U2 One
3. Backstreet Boys I Want It That Way
4. Whitney Houston I Will Always Love You
5. Madonna Vogue
6. Sir Mix-A-Lot Baby Got Back
7. Britney Spears … Baby One More Time
8. TLC Waterfalls
9. R.E.M. Losing My Religion
10. Sinead O’Connor Nothing Compares 2 U
11. Pearl Jam Jeremy
12. Alanis Morissette You Oughta Know
13. Dr. Dre (featuring Nuthin’ but a “G” Thang
Snoop Doggy Dogg)
14. Mariah Carey Vision of Love
15. Red Hot Chili Peppers Under the Bridge
16. MC Hammer U Can’t Touch This

17. Destiny’s Child Say My Name
18. Metallica Enter Sandman
19. Beastie Boys Sabotage
20. Hanson MMMBop
21. Celine Dion My Heart Will Go On
22. Beck Loser
23. Salt-N-Pepa with En Vogue Whatta Man
24. House of Pain Jump Around
25. Soundgarden Black Hole Sun
26. Eminem My Name Is
27. Counting Crows Mr. Jones
28. Ricky Martin Livin’ la Vida Loca
29. Vanilla Ice Ice Ice Baby
30. *NSYNC Tearin’ Up My Heart

31. Radiohead Creep
32. BLACKstreet No Diggity
33. Spice Girls Wannabe
34. Third Eye Blind Semi-Charmed Life
35. Oasis Wonderwall
36. C+C Music Factory Gonna Make You Sweat
(Everybody Dance Now)
37. Green Day Good Riddance (Time of
Your Life)
38. Christina Aguilera Genie In A Bottle

39. Goo Goo Dolls Iris
40. Color Me Badd I Wanna Sex You Up
41. Spin Doctors Two Princes
42. Collective Soul Shine
43. En Vogue My Lovin’ (You’re Never
Gonna Get It)
44. The Fugees Killing Me Softly With His Song
45. Hootie & the Blowfish Only Wanna Be With You
46. Shania Twain You’re Still the One

47. Marky Mark and The Good Vibrations
Funky Bunch
48. Matchbox Twenty 3 AM
49. Jewel Who Will Save Your Soul
50. Alice in Chains Man in the Box
51. Tupac (featuring Dr. California Love
Dre and Roger Troutman)
52. Sugar Ray Fly
53. Naughty by Nature O.P.P.
54. Joan Osborne One of Us
55. Fiona Apple Criminal
56. L.L. Cool J Mama Said Knock You Out
57. Jay-Z featuring Amil Can I Get A
and Ja Rule

58. Sophie B. Hawkins Damn, I Wish I Was Your Lover
59. Weezer Buddy Holly
60. Bell Biv DeVoe Poison
61. Sheryl Crow All I Wanna Do
62. Live I Alone
63. The Notorious B.I.G. Mo Money Mo Problems
featuring Mase & Puff Daddy
64. The Presidents of the Peaches