Flashback Friday: 18 Awesome Photos of Musicians From the 1990s

From Nirvana to Mariah Carey, see which musicians left their mark and defined the '90s era!

The emergence of alternative rock and grunge bands like Nirvana and Pearl Jam replaced '80s glam metal, influencing the rock scene in the '90s. 

Hip-hop continued to grow -- and so did the drama! The East Coast-West Coast hip hop rivalry between Notorious B.I.G. and Tupac Shakur was in full force. 

Meanwhile, Madonna and Mariah Carey helped pop continue well into the era, as newcomers like Britney Spears and 'N Sync took over in the late '90s.

Here, see photos of 18 musicians who make us want to party like it’s 1999!

Nirvana

Nirvana

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam

Paul Bergen/Redferns

Bush

Bush

Mick Hutson/Redferns

Madonna

Madonna

Michel Linssen/Redferns

Notorious B.I.G.

Notorious Big

David Corio/Redferns

The Beastie Boys

The Beastie Boys

Paul Natkin/WireImage

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

Simon Ritter/Redferns

Radiohead

Radiohead

Jim Steinfeldt/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

R.E.M.

R.E.M.

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic

TLC

TLC

Michel Linssen/Redferns

Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur

Ron Galella/WireImage

'N Sync

'N Sync

Bob Berg/Getty Images

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Paul Natkin/WireImage

Britney Spears

Britney Spears

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic, Inc

Blink 182

Blink 182

Jim Steinfeldt/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Sublime

Sublime

Steve Eichner/WireImage

Backstreet Boys

Backstreet Boys

Tim Roney/Getty Images

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera

James Devaney/WireImage

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