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10 One-Hit Wonders That Are the Most Well-Known

A song is considered a one-hit-wonder when it is the only single by a band to make the top 10 of the ‘Billboard’ Hot 100 chart.
In honor of National One-Hit Wonder Day, , here are 10 of the most popular one-hit wonders to ever be released.
1. “Bust A Move” - Young MC: Released by Young MC in 1989, the song reached number seven on the Hot 100 chart.
2. “(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life” - Bill Medley: The 1987 song peaked at the number one spot.
3. “Come on Eileen” - Dexys Midnight Runners: Released in 1982, it wasn’t until 1983 that it hit the number one chart spot.
4. “Take on Me” - A-ha: First released in 1984 by the Norwegian band, the release of the second version in 1985 is what propelled the song to a number one spot.
5. Lou Bega - “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of…)”: The hit song successfully made it to the number three spot on the chart in 1999.
6. “Bad Day”- Daniel Powter: First released in 2005, the track later ranked number one on the Hot 100 chart in 2006.
7. “You’re Beautiful” - James Blunt: Originally released in 2004, the song didn’t take the number one spot until 2006.
8. Vanessa Carlton - “A Thousand Miles”: Carlton’s debut song ranked number five on the chart in 2002.
9. “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” - Eiffel 65: Released in 1998, it didn’t reach number six on the ‘Billboard’ chart until early 2000.
10. “Pumped Up Kicks” - Foster The People: The song found success a year after its release, reaching the number three spot on the Hot 100 chart in 2011.