Many staples of 90s stereos and cassettes are still present in 2022, some, if not all, have achieved iconic or legendary status with the influence they have had on the new generation of singers. .
Here are ten musical artists from the 1990s who are still making waves this year.
Mariah Carey is essentially the artist who was big in the 90s and is now one of the most revered music icons of the 21st century. In 2021, his iconic “All I Want for Christmas Is You” still topped various charts from different countries, proving his iconic status in the music scene.
Celine DionThe powerful voice of has spawned a long list of power ballads rocking the audition tapes of countless music competitions around the world. The 53-year-old legend continues to fill arenas and stadiums with his concerts.
Considered a rap icon, every time Snoop Dogg appears as a featured artist on one track, the single is a chart shoo-in. Snoop recently purchased 2Pac’s former label “Death Row Records”, attempting to revive it for future artists.
Dr.DreHis influence on nearly every new generation rapper and music producer makes him an icon himself. He proved he was still in command of the stage by performing at the Super Bowl Arena with rap heavyweights Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J. Blige and Kendrick Lamar.
The 47-year-old queen of alternative rock Alanis Morrisette continues to make her one of the most revered musical artists of her genre. She’s set to embark on a world tour this year for her iconic 1995 album “Jagged Little Pill,” featuring Garbage.
Sir Elton John has always been a queer icon over the past decades until now. In 2021, he proved his influence hasn’t waned since by bringing together pop giants like Miley Cyrus, Nicki Minaj, Dua Lipa and Ed Sheeran on his latest album, “Lockdown Sessions.”
Recently recognized by the iHeart Radio Awards 2022 as Icon of the Year, Jennifer Lopez is still one of the greatest performers of all time. In 2020, she and Shakira proved they still had the chops with their iconic performance during the Super Bowl halftime performance.
Hailed as the highest paid rapper of 2021, Jay ZNet worth in 2022 jumps to $1.8 billion, second only to Kanye West. Having risen to prominence in the 90s for his rapping, he now owns the biggest hip-hop talent management agency, Roc Nation.
Considered the “queen of hip-hop soul”, Mary J. Blige was one of the biggest African-American talents of the 90s. Last month, Blige released his fourteenth studio album “Good Morning Gorgeous”, which included collaborations with Anderson .Paak, Fivio Foreign and Usher.
Janet Jackson remains one of the most iconic pop singers still making waves in 2022. Her timeless tracks keep her headlining at various festivals around the world. She recently released her documentary, which sampled her new track “Luv I Luv.”
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