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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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Take On Me A-Ha

2
736 255
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Tainted Love Soft Cell - Soft Cell

3
687 300
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4
711 298
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Come on Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners

5
530 227
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richerb added My Sharona The Knack

6
603 284
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Walking On Sunshine Katrina and the Waves

7
542 298
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Spirit In The Sky Norman Greenbaum

8
455 251
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9
543 332
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10
506 346
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Mickey Toni Basil - Toni Basil

11
527 326
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12
412 333
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Coolza added Baby Got Back Sir Mix-a-Lot - Sir Mix-a-Lot

13
541 334
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Kung-Fu Fighting Carl Douglas

14
337 309
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Fooled Around and Fell in Love Elvin Bishop - Elvin Bishop

The Best Pop Songs About Death

15
301 197
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302 320
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Hold Your Head Up Argent - Argent

17
315 231
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Tubthumping Chumbawamba

18
446 428
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Ice Ice BabyVanilla Ice Vanilla Ice - Vanilla Ice

19
272 150
Video Killed the Radio Star is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
Video Killed the Radio Star Buggles - Buggles

20
308 170
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Dream Weaver Gary Wright

21
242 167
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I Touch Myself Divinyls

The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

22
264 102
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looksharp added 867-5309/Jenny

23
272 147
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Whip It Devo

24
278 203
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Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

25
201 106
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RobinGallego added Our House Madness, Madness

26
258 74
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RobinGallego added Don't You (Forget About Me) (Simple Minds) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Logarhythms

27
399 417
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I'm Too Sexy Right Said Fred - Right Said Fred

28
209 81
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RobinGallego added The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band

The Best Pop Songs About Cheating

29
161 116
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RobinGallego added Black Velvet Alannah Myles

30
193 205
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ElizabethKistner added Turning Japanese The Vapors - The Vapors

31
287 333
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Groove Is In The Heart Deee-Lite - Deee-Lite

32
173 107
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RobinGallego added funky town

33
201 188
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Mambo No 5 Lou Bega  

34
220 219
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35
224 288
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Rose Garden Lynn Anderson - Lynn Anderson

Great One Hit Wonder Artists of the '90s

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250 198
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322 279
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Torn Natalie Imbruglia 

38
347 241
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JohannSchinner added War Edwin Starr - Edwin Starr

39
192 80
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RobinGallego added bette davis eyes

40
201 175
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Keep Your Hands to Yourself The Georgia Satellites

41
176 79
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laustcawz added Hooked on a Feeling Blue Swede

42
198 133
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Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band

14 Celebrities Who Are Heirs

43
160 137
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The Warrior Patty Smyth, Scandal

44
272 156
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Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) Looking Glass - Looking Glass

45
217 265
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Coolza added No Rain Blind Melon

46
145 243
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Who Let the Dogs Out Baha Men - Baha Men

47
158 79
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RobinGallego added Centerfold The J. Geils Band

48
169 177
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In a Big Country Big Country

49
167 228
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Coolza added Mmm Mmm Mmm Crash Test Dummies - Crash Test Dummies

50
256 215
Rock On is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
CharleyCvercko added Rock On David Essex