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The Fifties

Pop On Trial is the series which delivers the verdict on pop’s most important, influential and entertaining decade.

The results are in.
The 70s is the winning decade, decided by the jury on the finale.
Check out the top ten for the decade below as voted for by you.

The 90s Advocatecontract


Caitlin Moran

Caitlin was a home-educated teenage prodigy from Wolverhampton. She wrote a novel, The Chronicles of Narmo, at the age of just 16.

She was immediately snapped up by the Melody Maker, where she found herself reporting from the frontline of 90s rock and pop, where Grunge and Britpop battled for the nation's ears. She also got a gig with Channel 4, presenting Naked City, a late night music show, alongside Johnny Vaughan.

These days she continues to take no nonsense from anyone, mostly as a columnist for The Times.

The Top 10 of the 90sexpand

The Critics Top 50contract

Montage of top 50 Artists

TLC - No Scrubs (1999)

UK chart position: 3

US chart position: 1

TLC made sophisticated R and B with attention-grabbing lyrics. We gained a whole new vocabulary from this song, which described the kind of men who didn't stand a chance with T-Boz, Left Eye and Chili.


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