Section 2: The Top 40

Collective Soul hit the Top 40 with “Shine,” “December” and “The World I Know”

Edwyn Collins went retro for the Empire Records soundtrack with the song, “A Girl Like You” which peaked at #36.

Phil Collins hit the Top 40 with “I Wish It Would Rain Down” “Do You Remember?” “Something Happened on the Way To Heaven” “Hang in Long Enough” “Both Sides of the Story” “Everyday” and “You’ll Be In My Heart.”

Tyler Collins had one top 10 hit with “Girls Nite Out.”

Color Me Badd are the 26th ranked artist of the decade thanks to Top 40 hits like, “I Wanna Sex You Up” “I Adore Mi Amor” “All 4 Love” “Thinkin’ Back” “Slow Motion” “Forever Love” “Time and Chance” “Choose” and “The Earth, The Sun, The Rain.”

Shawn Colvin’s only hit “Sunny Came Home” got her Grammys for record and song of the year.

Concrete Blonde’s “Joey” rose to #19 on the charts in 1990.

Coolio was one of the biggest rappers of the decade thanks to Top 40 hits like “Fantastic Voyage” “Gangsta’s Paradise” “Too Hot” “1,2,3,4 (Sumpin’ New)” “It’s All the Way Live (Now)” and “C U When U Get There”

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