The Greatest One-Hit Wonders of All Time

Stardom can be fleeting–take it from artists like Dexys Midnight Runners and Lou Bega. In fact, September 25th is National One-Hit Wonder Day.

And so, to honor all those artists that entered the spotlight just as soon as they left it, we’ve created a list of all the time greatest one-hit wonders. Let’s enjoy this bit of nostalgia and take it back to the times of “Everlasting Love” and “Good Vibrations,” because these songs are all just “Somebody that [we] Used to Know”…

The Macarena – Los De Río (1993)

If you’re a 90s kid, this was undoubtedly part of your childhood memories. The Macarena quickly became an unstoppable dance craze and entrenched itself into pop culture just as fast as the artist Los De Río was soon forgotten.


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