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Do You Know the Opening Lyrics For These '90s Songs?
by Jouviane Alexandre

"Oh baby, baby, how was I supposed to know..." that this was the right quiz for you! From all the popular hits of the '90s, can you pick out the opening lyrics to these chart-toppers?

Just like the previous decade, the 1990s was an iconic period in music. While Rock & Roll dominated the '80s, the music industry was opening up even more to a variety of different genres. 

Newcomer Mariah Carey debuted in 1990 and helped make R&B mainstream with 14 #1 singles. Rappers, Tupac Shakur, and The Notorious B.I.G., changed and shaped the world of hip-hop. The end of the decade brought the rise of newcomer Britney Spears and the boy bands of Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC.

With all these popular artists of the decade, they released hit after hit. Can you pick out the opening lyrics to their '90s classics? Mariah Carey might've started off "Hero" easily with the lyrics "There's a hero," but can you remember the opening line to her debut single, "Vision of Love?"

*NSYNC was singing "You're all I ever wanted" at the start of their 1997 track "I Want You Back," but how did they start off "Tearin' Up My Heart?" From songs like "No Diggity" to "Wannabe," could you belt out the opening lyrics to these '90s hits or would you flop in a karaoke battle?

Mics at the ready!

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