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
743 265
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Tainted Love Soft Cell - Soft Cell

3
695 303
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4
720 303
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Come on Eileen Dexy's Midnight Runners

5
538 233
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richerb added My Sharona The Knack

6
611 288
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Walking On Sunshine Katrina and the Waves

7
550 300
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Spirit In The Sky Norman Greenbaum

8
459 258
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9
549 339
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10
513 349
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Mickey Toni Basil - Toni Basil

11
533 331
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12
422 336
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Coolza added Baby Got Back Sir Mix-a-Lot - Sir Mix-a-Lot

13
547 336
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Kung-Fu Fighting Carl Douglas

14
339 314
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Fooled Around and Fell in Love Elvin Bishop - Elvin Bishop

The Best Pop Songs About Cheating

15
306 199
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16
323 236
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Tubthumping Chumbawamba

17
304 323
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Hold Your Head Up Argent - Argent

18
453 435
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Ice Ice BabyVanilla Ice Vanilla Ice - Vanilla Ice

19
275 156
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
272 104
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looksharp added 867-5309/Jenny

21
311 174
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Dream Weaver Gary Wright

The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time

22
246 173
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I Touch Myself Divinyls

23
278 152
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Whip It Devo

24
282 208
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Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Frankie Goes to Hollywood

25
207 109
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RobinGallego added Our House Madness, Madness

26
264 78
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RobinGallego added Don't You (Forget About Me) (Simple Minds) Massachusetts Institute of Technology Logarhythms

27
216 82
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RobinGallego added The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band

28
405 423
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I'm Too Sexy Right Said Fred - Right Said Fred

The Best Pop Songs About Alcohol

29
164 120
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RobinGallego added Black Velvet Alannah Myles

30
196 210
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ElizabethKistner added Turning Japanese The Vapors - The Vapors

31
290 339
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Groove Is In The Heart Deee-Lite - Deee-Lite

32
178 111
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RobinGallego added funky town

33
209 191
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Mambo No 5 Lou Bega  

34
221 224
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35
224 294
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Rose Garden Lynn Anderson - Lynn Anderson

15 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

36
254 202
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37
353 243
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JohannSchinner added War Edwin Starr - Edwin Starr

38
324 285
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Torn Natalie Imbruglia 

39
195 85
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RobinGallego added bette davis eyes

40
205 179
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Keep Your Hands to Yourself The Georgia Satellites

41
182 82
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laustcawz added Hooked on a Feeling Blue Swede

42
277 159
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Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) Looking Glass - Looking Glass

The Scariest Clown Movies in Film History

43
164 141
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The Warrior Patty Smyth, Scandal

44
223 270
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Coolza added No Rain Blind Melon

45
200 138
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Afternoon Delight Starland Vocal Band

46
169 81
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RobinGallego added Centerfold The J. Geils Band

47
149 250
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Who Let the Dogs Out Baha Men - Baha Men

48
172 182
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In a Big Country Big Country

49
260 217
Rock On is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Pop Songs by One-Hit Wonders
CharleyCvercko added Rock On David Essex

50
170 232
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Coolza added Mmm Mmm Mmm Crash Test Dummies - Crash Test Dummies