Who Sings It 90s Edition is easy to play with or without contestants. It takes advantage of the play-along attraction of interactive games.
Before you begin, follow the guidelines for playing games in the Game Strategy section here.
Then, choose the best method to play this game based on your show and how you’ll use the game.
And finally, follow the specific guidelines for playing Who Sings It here.
How to Play Who Sings It 90s Edition
The premise is simple: Play a hook or a small part of a song. Contestants (or listeners if using it as a feature) guess who sings it. Describe the song or provide some lyrics if you want to give a clue.
In every instance, play the song after announcing the answer.
Here are some examples, including facts about the song that can be used as a clue when asking the question or when introducing the song:
“Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice (1990) – White rapper Vanilla Ice topped the charts with this hip-hop track sampling Queen and David Bowie.
“Tennessee” by Arrested Development (1992) – Hip hop group Arrested Development saw this socially conscious track hit #6, their only Top 40 hit.
“Steal My Sunshine” by Len (1999) – Canadian band Len cracked the Top 10 with this bubbly pop single off their album You Can’t Stop the Bum Rush.
“Flagpole Sitta” by Harvey Danger (1997) – Seattle alt rock band Harvey Danger took this paranoid alt-rock track to #3 on the Modern Rock charts.
“MMMBop” by Hanson (1997) – Though young brothers Hanson had other hits, this bubbly pop/rock debut single was by far their biggest, spending 3 weeks at #1.
“Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child (1999) – This Grammy-winning R&B track was the debut single for what would become the best-selling female group ever.
“Unbelievable” by EMF (1991) – British indie dance band EMF scored their only big hit in the US with this funky track sampling Andrew Dice Clay.
“Here Comes the Hotstepper” by Ini Kamoze (1994) – Jamaican dancehall artist Ini Kamoze landed this reggae-influenced #1 hit on the US Alternative chart.
“Fly” by Sugar Ray (1997) – Rock band Sugar Ray had their first mainstream hit by changing direction to reggae with this mellow summer tune.
“Are You Jimmy Ray?” by Jimmy Ray (1998) – British pop singer Jimmy Ray saw this bubblegum pop track hit #13 on the Billboard Hot 100.
“Better Days” by Citizen King (1999) – The Wisconsin alt-rock band found success with this mix of edgy guitars and hip hop beats that landed at #25 on the Hot 100.
“Missing” by Everything but the Girl (1994) – Though British duo Everything but the Girl had previous success, this hypnotic remix broke them in the US mainstream.
“Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” by Spin Doctors (1992) – Rock band Spin Doctors saw their signature hit with this harmonica-accented, blues-infused Top 20 single.
“Two Princes” by Spin Doctors (1993) – Also their only other major hit, this pop-rock anthem served as Spin Doctors’ follow-up single to “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong.”
“Jump Around” by House of Pain (1992) – Irish American hip hop trio House of Pain had their one smash with this raucous, mosh pit-friendly rap track.
“What’s Up?” by 4 Non Blondes (1993) – Led by singer Linda Perry, alt rock group 4 Non Blondes saw their gritty pop hit reach #1 on the Modern Rock chart.
“Damn I Wish I Was Your Lover” by Sophie B. Hawkins (1992) – Singer-songwriter Sophie B. Hawkins scored her only big radio hit with this sultry, blues-inflected pop song.
“Sex and Candy” by Marcy Playground (1997) – Grunge-influenced trio Marcy Playground saw their alt-rock hit peak at #8 on the Billboard charts.
“Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)” by The Offspring (1998) – Punk rockers The Offspring struck an ironic tone with this riff-driven tongue-in-cheek track about white suburban posers.
“Just a Girl” by No Doubt (1995) – Ska punk band No Doubt broke through with this attitude-filled title track off their third album Tragic Kingdom.
“You Get What You Give” by New Radicals (1998) – Though short-lived, alt rock band New Radicals landed their sole hit with this anthemic, piano-driven power pop gem.
“Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba (1997) – British alt-rock band Chumbawamba took this upbeat, accordion-infused track to #6 on the Billboard charts, but it remained their only US hit.
“Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 (1999) – This heavily Auto-Tuned Europop track topped charts worldwide in 1999, though Italian group Eiffel 65 remained a one-hit wonder in the US.
“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” by Deep Blue Something (1995) – Texas pop rock band Deep Blue Something saw their only big single with this laidback ode to romance and Audrey Hepburn.
“Closing Time” by Semisonic (1998) – Minnesota rock trio Semisonic peaked at #11 on the Hot 100 with this melodic, bittersweet track.
“One Week” by Barenaked Ladies (1998) – Canadian pop-rock group Barenaked Ladies cracked the Top 10 with this rapid-fire, lyric-stuffed single.
“Torn” by Natalie Imbruglia (1997) – Though a cover song, Australian singer Natalie Imbruglia’s version of this Ednaswap track became a defining ’90s alt-rock hit
“Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot (1992) – This hip hop track celebrating curvy women was controversial but reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
“Whoomp! (There It Is)” by Tag Team (1993) – Miami hip hop duo Tag Team reached #2 on the charts with this energetic, repetitive party anthem.