Pop 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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Take On Me A-Ha

2
734 254
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Tainted Love Soft Cell - Soft Cell

3
685 300
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4
709 298
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Come on Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners

5
528 226
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richerb added My Sharona The Knack

6
600 284
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Walking On Sunshine Katrina and the Waves

7
539 298
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Spirit In The Sky Norman Greenbaum

8
454 251
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9
541 332
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10
505 345
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Mickey Toni Basil - Toni Basil

11
524 326
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12
411 332
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Coolza added Baby Got Back Sir Mix-a-Lot - Sir Mix-a-Lot

13
539 334
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Kung-Fu Fighting Carl Douglas

14
336 309
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Fooled Around and Fell in Love Elvin Bishop - Elvin Bishop

The Best Pop Songs About Death

15
298 196
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16
301 319
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Hold Your Head Up Argent - Argent

17
312 231
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Tubthumping Chumbawamba

18
445 426
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Ice Ice BabyVanilla Ice Vanilla Ice - Vanilla Ice

19
271 149
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
242 166
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I Touch Myself Divinyls

21
306 169
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Dream Weaver Gary Wright

The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

22
263 101
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looksharp added 867-5309/Jenny

23
272 146
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Whip It Devo

24
278 202
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Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

25
258 73
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RobinGallego added Don't You (Forget About Me) (Simple Minds) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Logarhythms

26
199 106
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RobinGallego added Our House Madness, Madness

27
398 417
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I'm Too Sexy Right Said Fred - Right Said Fred

28
208 80
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RobinGallego added The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band

The Best Pop Songs About Cheating

29
160 115
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RobinGallego added Black Velvet Alannah Myles

30
192 204
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ElizabethKistner added Turning Japanese The Vapors - The Vapors

31
286 333
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Groove Is In The Heart Deee-Lite - Deee-Lite

32
172 106
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RobinGallego added funky town

33
201 187
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Mambo No 5 Lou Bega  

34
219 219
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35
223 288
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Rose Garden Lynn Anderson - Lynn Anderson

Great One Hit Wonder Artists of the '90s

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249 196
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37
322 278
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Torn Natalie Imbruglia 

38
346 240
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JohannSchinner added War Edwin Starr - Edwin Starr

39
191 80
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RobinGallego added bette davis eyes

40
201 174
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Keep Your Hands to Yourself The Georgia Satellites

41
175 78
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laustcawz added Hooked on a Feeling Blue Swede

42
197 133
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Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band

14 Celebrities Who Are Heirs

43
272 155
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Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) Looking Glass - Looking Glass

44
159 137
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The Warrior Patty Smyth, Scandal

45
216 265
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Coolza added No Rain Blind Melon

46
145 242
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Who Let the Dogs Out Baha Men - Baha Men

47
157 79
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RobinGallego added Centerfold The J. Geils Band

48
168 177
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In a Big Country Big Country

49
167 227
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Coolza added Mmm Mmm Mmm Crash Test Dummies - Crash Test Dummies

50
193 210
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richerb added Amie Pure Prairie League