Top Ten One Hit Wonders


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The Top Ten

The Final Countdown - Europe
Best song of the 1980s!


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2Barbie Girl - Aqua
This is, by far, one of the most misunderstood songs in history. The dumb general public didn't get that Aqua was making a social comment. Instead, they took this song way too literally. It deserves a better reputation than the one it has.


stupid cheerleader-type people made this band die because of one misinterpreted song


Not a one hit wonder. They topped the UK billboards 3 times and have sold 33 million albums. They are the mot succesfull Danish band of all time!
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3I Love To Love - Tina Charles Listen to sample

4Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
Worst song ever topped off by the beat was stolen from queens "under pressure. " but still his only "hit" song.
Even vanilla ice hated it. Also, ripped off one of the best songs ever
This song is so comically stupid lol


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5A-ha - Take On Me of the greatest band hit wonder to some.

A masterpiece. Barbie girl is number 2?!?!?! This makes me lose faith in humanity.


number1 all the way! #:^()-+=l%


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6Macarena - Los Del Rio Listen to sample

7Tainted Love - Soft Cell

I listed to this song about 10000000000 times. I wist they made more hits

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8Who Let the Dogs Out - Baha Men

possibly the weirdest song ever made


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9What Is Love? - Haddaway
i have listend to this song around 14,983,637 times...i am still not bored with it.


Do you know any other song from them? Nope: one hit wonder. Best stuff only if you love night at the roxbury though


I can't listen to this without trying to do the head bob from night at the Roxbury. Pure disco.
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10Cars - Gary Numan

I have this song on my IPOD and waste 3/4 of the battery listening to this song! I do like Tainted Love too... in algebra I can synchronize my heartbeat to this song. XD


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The Contenders

11Cum on Feel the Noize - Quiet Riot Listen to sample

12No Rain - Blind Melon

Awesome song. Kicks all other one hit wonders (except Goanna and GANGajang)


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13Art of Letting Go - Mikaila

14Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...) - Lou Bega
Why is Nena with 2 songs here (kinda like that)?
This song is sure to entertain you a lot!
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1599 Red Balloons - Nena Listen to sample

16A**hole - Dennis Leary

17Crank That - Soulja Boy
Soon most people will be laughing at the fact that most of us actually used to like this bullcrap. Thankfully I never liked it and always thought soulja boy was garbage but I rember almost everyone liked this junk but this is really so horrible its funny.
Hate to break it to you guys, but this is not a one hit wonder. A one hit wonder is an artist who has only one popular hit. Soulja boy had like 8 hits in total. Have y'all heard "soulja girl", "donk", "yah", "bird walk", "turn my swag on", "Gucci bandana", "shopping spree", "pretty boy swag", "blowing me kisses", "mean mug", and "speakers going hammer"? So yea, one hit wonder MY ASS
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18867-5309 / Jenny - Tommy Tutones

How could this not be on the list as always is considered one of the most awesome 1 hit wonders


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19Bad Day - Daniel Powter Listen to sample

20California - Phantom Planet Listen to sample

21Forever Young - Alphaville Listen to sample

22Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
This is definitely on the best one hit wonders list of all time. Gotta love the beat to this song, so catchy


Come on Eileen is the best song ever! It's so upbeat a happy and I love it
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23Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis Listen to sample

24Eye of the Tiger - Survivor Listen to sample

25Romeo's Tune - Steve Forbert Listen to sample

26Torn Between Two Lovers - Mary MacGregor

27I've Never Been to Me - Charlene Listen to sample

28Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
Name one other song by them, without googling it, please

29Gangnam Style - PSY Listen to sample

30Closing Time - Semisonic Listen to sample

31Tubthumping - Chumbawamba
Yes, this song is VERY repetitive, and all over the place, but it's a good motivational song, and a fantastic song to work out to... I just can't believe it's so low on the list, and I am astounded that Kung Fu Fighting is even lower. I expected that song to at least be in the top ten!
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32Inside - Stiltskin

33Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band Listen to sample

34I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) - The Proclaimers Listen to sample

35Ridin' - Chamillionaire Listen to sample

36At Seventeen - Janis Ian Listen to sample

37The Safety Dance - Men Without Hats Listen to sample

38Rapper's Delight - The Sugar Hill Gang Listen to sample

39I Am the One and Only - Chesney Hawkes

40Wolf Like Me - Tv On the Radio Listen to sample

41State of the Nation - Industry

42Jerk it Out - Caesars Listen to sample

4399 Luft Balloons - Nena Listen to sample

44The Ketchup Song - Las Ketchup

45Bulletproof - La Roux Listen to sample

46Gordon is a Moron - Jilted John

Hilarious song, great tune too, too bad he didn't have any other hits, because this one was great.

47Mickey - Toni Basil Listen to sample

48Make 'Em Say Ugh - Master P

What a terrible song. I think master p and the rest of the garbage at no limit records work at McDonalds at this time.

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49Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus Listen to sample

50Trouble - Shampoo

51Unbelievable - EMF Listen to sample

52A Thousand Miles - Vanessa Carlton Listen to sample

53Racks - YC Listen to sample

54Rock Me Amadeus - Falco Listen to sample

55Downtown - Petula Clark Listen to sample

56Venus - Shocking Blue Listen to sample

57Born to Be Alive - Patrick Hernandez Listen to sample

58Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm - Crash Test Dummies
Deep voice and strange lyrics... Who does make a better one hit wonder?
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59My Sharona - The Knack
Awesome Song! Why is this not on the list already?
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60Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye Listen to sample

61Smokin' In the Boys Room - Brownsville Station Listen to sample

62Flag Song - Rock N Roll Soldiers

63Solid Rock - Goanna Listen to sample

64Sounds of Then (This Is Australia) - Gangajang

65Spaceman - Babylon Zoo

66Cupid Shuffle - Cupid Listen to sample

67Flava In Ya Ear - Craig Mack Listen to sample

68Music Sounds Better With You - Stardust

69Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas Listen to sample

70Venus - Bananarama Listen to sample

71I Wanna Be Bad - Willa Ford Listen to sample

72It Feels So Good - Sonique

73Blue (Da Ba Dee) - Eiffel 65 Listen to sample

74Axel F - Crazy Frog Listen to sample

75Tempted 2 Touch - Rupee Listen to sample

76Move Ya Body - Nina Sky Listen to sample

77The Way - Fastball Listen to sample

78The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) - Ylvis Listen to sample

79You Get What You Give - The New Radicals Listen to sample

80Do the John Wall - Troop 41 Listen to sample

81Lunatic Fringe - Red Rider Listen to sample

82Teach Me How to Dougie - Cali Swag District Listen to sample

83Hot Action Cop - Fever To The Flava

84Whine Up - Kat Deluna Listen to sample

85Stereo Love - Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina Listen to sample

86Sail - AWOLNATION Listen to sample

87How Bizarre - OMC Listen to sample

88I Love You Always Forever - Donna Lewis Listen to sample

89She's So High - Tal Bachman Listen to sample

90Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus Listen to sample

91Turn the Beat Around - Vicki Sue Robinson Listen to sample

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Updated Saturday, April 19, 2014

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