Top 40 Most Iconic MTV Spring Break Performances

All I want to do is watch Fashionably Loud right now.

40. “Touch Me” by Cathy Dennis, 1991

Great song tbh.

39. “Glamorous” by Fergie, 2006

“If you ain’t got no money take your broke ass home” was basically the motto for the late 2000s.

38. “Irresistable” by Jessica Simpson, 2000

This was a performance on the show Celebrity Dream Date. The guy who won was wearing a puka shell necklace.

37. “Short Short Man” by Gillette, 1995

Basically the epitome of mid-’90s one-hit-wonders.

36. “Butterfly” by Crazytown, 1999

Introduced by the legendary supergroup, Dream, this is PEAK Crazytown (lol).

35. “Can’t Get You Out Of My Head” by Kylie Minogue, 2002

One of the few popstars who actually sang live on spring break shows.

34. “Bug-A-Boo” by Destiny’s Child, 1999

Farrah Franklin LOL bye.

33. “Love Fool” by The Cardigans, 1996

Introduced by Daisy Fuentes as “America’s favorite love song.” That is the truth.

32. “My Own Worst Enemy” by Lit, 1999

Peak Lit.

31. “Spiderwebs” by No Doubt, 1996

There is nothing better than mid-90s No Doubt.

30. “Wild Thing” by Tone Loc, 1989

There is ton of fist pumping in this video.

29. “Dammit” by Blink-182, 2000

The epitome of 2000s ~ pop punk ~.

28. “Sweet Dreams” by La Bouche, 1996

RIP Labouche.

27. “Knock Me Down” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers, 1991

Apparently they were lip-syncing and walked off stage because “they hated it.” Those outfits though.

26. “Angel” by Shaggy, 1999

“Heeeeeere’s Shaggy!!!”

25. “Bawitdaba” by Kid Rock, 1999

Featuring the late Joe C. RIP.

22. “Blue Monday” by Orgy, 1998

Remember Orgy?

21. “Mamma Said Knock You Out” by LL Cool J, 1991

1991 was just a good spring break year.

20. “Glycerine” by Bush, 1996

According to the always accurate YouTube description, this was voted most romantic concert experience on TV.

19. “What’s Luv” by Fat Joe and Ashanti, 2000


18. “Nice N Slow” by Usher, 1998

Usher is seriously adorable.

17. “Feel Me Flow” by Naughty By Nature, 1994

Live on the legendary, The Grind.

16. “Slide” by the Goo Goo Dolls, 1999

Introduced by Carson Daly AND Britney Spears!!!

15. “O.P.P.” by Naughty By Nature, 1993

Live from Daytona Beach!

14. “No No No” by Destiny’s Child, 1999

Featuring LeToya and slightly scary camo designs by Miss Tina!

13. “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice, 1991

Did you know that Vanilla Ice hosts an Amish home improvement TV series?

12. “Work It”/”Gossip Folks” by Missy Elliott, 2003

This will make you miss Missy Elliott more than you already did.

11. “As Long As You Love Me” by the Backstreet Boys, 1998

Perfect spring break backstreet vibes. MY BOYS!

10. “One In A Million” by Aaliyah, 1997

Every Aaliyah performance feels like a gift.

9. “Say My Name” by Destiny’s Child, 1999

Basically one of Beyonce’s first “solo” performances featuring Mandy Moore as a runway model.

8. “Pony” by Ginuwine, 1997

Those pants and that shirt. I’m so wet right now.

7. “Whatta Man” by Salt-N-Pepa, 1994


6. “Just A Girl” by No Doubt, 1996

Everything about this is flawless.

5. “What About Your Friends” by TLC, 1991

These outfits are hard to comprehend but TLC <3<3<3

4. “My Name Is” by Eminem, 1999

Never forget those sweatpants.

3. “Wannabe” by The Spice Girls, 1997

Legit classic Spice Girls. Those outfits!!!

2. “Tearin Up My Heart” by NSYNC, 1999

Chris Kirkpatrick’s pineapple head and all of their cargo shorts make this a perfect NSYNC performance.

1. “Big Poppa” by The Notorious B.I.G., 1995

BIGGIE on the BARGE. It doesn’t get more iconic than this.

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