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Where Are They Now? 1994’s Biggest Pop Acts

Catch up with the Cranberries, Coolio, Ace of Base, Lisa Loeb and All-4-One

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Nobody realized it at the time, but 1994 was a real transitionary year for popular music. Kurt Cobain‘s suicide in April effectively put an end to the grunge revolution, and new acts like Green Day and Weezer were breaking very big. A massive gig celebrating Woodstock’s 25th anniversary was held that summer, introducing artists like Sheryl Crow and Nine Inch Nails to a mass commercial audience for the first time. Some of these acts went on to have long careers, while others crapped out with stunning speed. Here’s a look at some of the artists that broke in 1994 but didn’t quite make it out of the Nineties in one piece. 

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