Top Ten One Hit Wonders


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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


Aqua is not a one hit wonder but I vote for "Barbie Girl" because I like it. "Dr. Jones" was also a very famous song by Aqua, "My Oh My" and so on.
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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
A masterpiece. Barbie girl is number 2?!?!?! This makes me lose faith in humanity.

Alex12345269 of the greatest band hit wonder to some.
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

11No Rain - Blind Melon
Awesome song. Kicks all other one hit wonders (except Goanna and GANGajang)


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12Cum on Feel the Noize - Quiet Riot Listen to sample

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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18Come 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
This song is just too addicting. Love it!
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19867-5309 / 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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20Bad Day - Daniel Powter Listen to sample

21Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
Ether this or Gangnam Style. This is one of the best songs in the 80's.


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22California - Phantom Planet Listen to sample

23Forever Young - Alphaville Listen to sample

24Bleeding Love - Leona Lewis Listen to sample

25Romeo's Tune - Steve Forbert Listen to sample

26Torn Between Two Lovers - Mary MacGregor

27Gangnam Style - PSY Listen to sample

28I've Never Been to Me - Charlene Listen to sample

29Baby Got Back - Sir Mix-A-Lot
Name one other song by them, without googling it, please

30Tubthumping - 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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31Closing Time - Semisonic Listen to sample

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

36Bulletproof - La Roux Listen to sample

37At Seventeen - Janis Ian Listen to sample

38The Safety Dance - Men Without Hats Listen to sample

39Rapper's Delight - The Sugar Hill Gang Listen to sample

40I Am the One and Only - Chesney Hawkes

41Gordon is a Moron - Jilted John
1. The song is called Jilted John by Jilted John.

2. Fantastic song and no over hits were made because it was so good.

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

42Wolf Like Me - Tv On the Radio Listen to sample

43State of the Nation - Industry

44Jerk it Out - Caesars Listen to sample

4599 Luft Balloons - Nena Listen to sample

46The Ketchup Song - Las Ketchup

47Unbelievable - EMF
A good song, but I Believe is their best.


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48Mickey - Toni Basil Listen to sample

49Make '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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50Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus Listen to sample

51Trouble - Shampoo

52A Thousand Miles - Vanessa Carlton Listen to sample

53Racks - YC Listen to sample

54Tempted 2 Touch - Rupee
Great singer but let's face it rupee hasn't had a hit since this song came out
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55Rock Me Amadeus - Falco Listen to sample

56Downtown - Petula Clark Listen to sample

57Venus - Shocking Blue Listen to sample

58Born to Be Alive - Patrick Hernandez Listen to sample

59Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm - Crash Test Dummies
Deep voice and strange lyrics... Who does make a better one hit wonder?
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60My Sharona - The Knack
Awesome Song! Why is this not on the list already?
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61Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye Listen to sample

62Teenage Dirtbag - Wheatus Listen to sample

63Smokin' In the Boys Room - Brownsville Station Listen to sample

64Flag Song - Rock N Roll Soldiers

65Solid Rock - Goanna Listen to sample

66Sounds of Then (This Is Australia) - Gangajang

67Spaceman - Babylon Zoo

68Cupid Shuffle - Cupid Listen to sample

69Flava In Ya Ear - Craig Mack Listen to sample

70Music Sounds Better With You - Stardust

71Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas Listen to sample

72Venus - Bananarama Listen to sample

73I Wanna Be Bad - Willa Ford Listen to sample

74It Feels So Good - Sonique

75Blue (Da Ba Dee) - Eiffel 65 Listen to sample

76Axel F - Crazy Frog Listen to sample

77Move Ya Body - Nina Sky Listen to sample

78The Way - Fastball Listen to sample

79The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) - Ylvis Listen to sample

80You Get What You Give - The New Radicals Listen to sample

81Do the John Wall - Troop 41 Listen to sample

82Lunatic Fringe - Red Rider Listen to sample

83Teach Me How to Dougie - Cali Swag District Listen to sample

84Hot Action Cop - Fever To The Flava

85Whine Up - Kat Deluna Listen to sample

86Stereo Love - Edward Maya & Vika Jigulina Listen to sample

87Sail - AWOLNATION Listen to sample

88How Bizarre - OMC Listen to sample

89I Love You Always Forever - Donna Lewis Listen to sample

90She's So High - Tal Bachman Listen to sample

91Never Leave You - Lumidee Listen to sample

92Obsession - Frankie J Listen to sample

93All Gold Everything - Trinidad James Listen to sample

94I Like That - Houston Listen to sample

95Right Thurr - Chingy Listen to sample

96No Letting Go - Wayne Wonder Listen to sample

97Turn Me On - Kevin Lyttle Listen to sample

98Work - Asap Ferg Listen to sample

99I Don't Like - Chief Keef Listen to sample

100I Melt With You - Modern English
I think it is great. Should've already been there
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This list was created 7 years, 22 days ago and has been voted on over 900 times. This top ten list contains 108 items.

Updated Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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