Many artists and performers have withstood the check of time and remained on the high of the charts regardless of a number of reinventions.

However then there are additionally one-hit wonders who stand the check of time of their approach — by by recording one superb tune after which disappearing into the shadows. 

Listed here are the highest ten one-hit wonders chances are you’ll or might not bear in mind.

Mambo No. 5 – Lou Bega, 1999

Damaso Perez Prado, a Cuban artist, is alleged to have written the tune. He recorded it in 1949 and was profitable with it. Nevertheless, it didn’t obtain the identical degree of success as Lou Bega’s 1999 cowl.

Dangerous Day – Daniel Powter, 2005

“Dangerous Day” had its most spectacular run on Billboard’s Grownup High 40, spending 19 weeks on the high. Not solely that, however it additionally landed outstanding positions on plenty of international music charts.

Macarena – Los Del Rio, 1993


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Any person That I Used to Know – Gotye feat. Kimbra, 2011

Gotye apparently didn’t need to create the tune as a duet, however it advanced into one as he labored on it.

The tune reached the highest of the charts in 27 international locations and offered over 10 million copies worldwide. Although he nonetheless has a big following in Australia, Gotye’s success is restricted to at least one single.

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Pumped Up Kicks – Foster The Folks, 2010

The tune was by no means printed as a single, however it was posted on the band’s official web site earlier than making its approach across the web and finally getting picked up by radio stations.

The tune topped the charts all around the world and offered over 7 million copies.

Torn – Natalie Ibruglia, 1997

Those that grew up within the Nineteen Nineties acknowledged this as their theme tune – the melancholy pop tune of the 12 months.

“Torn” has been streamed over 230 million instances on Spotify up to now.

Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Deep Blue One thing, 1995

The band launched this romantic pop tune in 1995. Sadly, the band has since pale into obscurity.

This tune has been utilized in plenty of movies from the Nineteen Nineties by the 2000s, and it is a terrific bop.

Gangnam Type – Psy, 2012

This tune altered the course of the sport. Following its debut, the music video acquired 5 million views on YouTube on its first day, leading to a monumental second for music and viral phenomenon.

This was the platform’s first video to obtain 1 billion views.

Barbie Woman – Aqua, 1997

The band is well-known for promoting over 33 million albums and singles, in addition to creating the tune “Barbie Woman.”

Followers solely know one tune by Aqua, regardless of a spell producing music for Sliding Doorways.

Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) – Silento, 2015

The primary single spent six non-consecutive weeks on the high of the Billboard charts and likewise reached the highest of different nations’ charts.

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A viral video on YouTube propelled the tune and dance to prompt fame. Silento, then again, is solely identified for one tune.

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