Pop Music The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders  

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List Rules Pop songs by one-hit artists only.

A list of the greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders. Are you looking for that special song to play for a special occasion? Browse through this list of the greatest pop songs by one-hit wonders, and you may just find that one special nostalgic song that you haven’t heard in a long time. Ranked in order of the most popular one-hit pop song wonders to the least popular, you can see which pop songs are favorites by viewers just like you. Feel free to place your votes for your favorite one-hit pop songs as well, and see them get raised to a higher position on the list. You can also copy and paste from the list to make your own list of favorite songs.

Do you not see your favorite one-hit pop song on the list? Go ahead and add it to the list so that others can listen to it as well. There are many different types of music in the world, and some song artists have fared better than others. Although the artists with one-hit wonders may not have been able to repeat their performance with other songs, many of these great one-hit pop song artists have made a lasting impact on their fans.

 Sometimes it is hard to believe that these artists only had one big hit. From popular hits like “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinead O’Connor to “Torn” by Natalie Imbruglia, these songs and artists are so well know that we would imagine them as having many top hits. However, even though none of their other songs made the top 40 list, they still have some great albums that have been enjoyed by many. So go ahead and look for some new favorite music from the list of greatest pop songs by one-hit wonders.
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1,078 372
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A-Ha
2
815 350
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3
870 308
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Soft Cell
Soft Cell
4
834 366
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Dexy's Midnight Runners
5
629 359
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Norman Greenbaum
6
656 282
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richerb added The Knack
7
732 331
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Katrina and the Waves
8
654 386
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9
552 292
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10
637 385
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11
626 398
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Toni Basil
Toni Basil
12
511 403
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Coolza added Sir Mix-a-Lot
Sir Mix-a-Lot
13
368 241
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14
649 385
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Carl Douglas
15
372 105
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RobinGallego added Massachusetts Institute of Technology Logarhythms
16
389 298
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Chumbawamba
17
436 258
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gamedemon24 added The Proclaimers
18
389 361
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Elvin Bishop
Elvin Bishop
19
264 148
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RobinGallego added Madness, Madness
20
511 515
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Vanilla Ice
21
348 135
867 5309 Jenny is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
looksharp added
22
351 368
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Argent
Argent
23
351 192
Video Killed the Radio Star is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Buggles
Buggles
24
294 218
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Divinyls
25
338 195
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Devo