30 Most Successful One-Hit Wonders of All Time

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One catchy song can launch musicians’ careers and create a lasting cultural impact. But sometimes a musical act just can’t replicate the success of that lone, chart-topping ditty. Though no one tries to be "just another one-hit wonder," one popular tune it all it takes to cement a musician’s legacy.

In addition to sales figures and Billboard positions, we’ve looked at streams, downloads, views, and media appearances to determine which songs are the most successful one-hit wonders of all time. Read on to find out if your favorite ‘90s jam or a yesteryear ballad snags the top spot. 

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