How to Dance - Bingo Boys Don't Walk Away - Jade Kissing You - Keith Washington The Weakness in Me - Keisha White Crazy Love - Sunshine Anderson Romantic - Karyn White Games - Chuckii Booker Givin' Me a Rush - Tyra B Magic Remaster - Pilot Cat's in the Cradle - Harry Chapin Dream Weaver - Gary Wright Slow Ride 45 Version - Foghat Stay with Me - Lorraine Ellison Midnight at the Oasis - Maria Muldaur Only One Woman - The Alien No artist can be considered a One Hit Wonder who made the top 20 twice.
This strict definition may create some strange results where a super group like Metallica makes the Pop Top 20 charts once, despite a long list of rock number one songs. To qualify, an artist had to have - or sing on - just one national Top 40 Hit. The rank was based on a point system I devised several years ago, weighted along with whether a song it 1 on Billboard or Cash Box, weeks at 1, total weeks on the Top and if the song still stands the test of time based on a rank of current airplay, Charts were surveyed from - figuring that an artist having one hit after the year could potentially still have another one.
Stranger On The Shore - Mr. Artists who are classed as one-hit wonders within the past twelve months are not yet added to the list, as they may still follow-up their number one with another hit.
A one-hit wonder from earlier who now goes on to score another hit will be removed from this list. This list is the opposite to the "Collaborations classified as one-hit wonders list" as this is artists who went to number one on their own with their only solo hit, however their only additional chart entries were with other artists.
The following collaborations are classified as "one-hit wonders" by Guinness Hit Singles because each of these particular combinations of artists had a single 1 hit with no other chart entries in this particular configuration.
However, in each case, each of the participating artists had at least one additional hit separately. The latter editions of the Guinness Hit Singles book omitted this list. Examples of titles which were eligible for inclusion include the following.
The following is a list of aggregate ensemble groups. These are usually put together for charity purposes. The ones listed below are one-hit wonders in their respective line-ups, but most are primarily made up of several chart artists. The following line-ups have all reached number one in their only hit under these umbrella group names:.
As the contestants in the ITV show The X Factor were different every year, the group of finalists were different each year as well, despite keeping the same name. In a similar manner, there have been a few different collaborations under the name "Various Artists", which have charted, none of which match the one singing "Perfect Day" as listed above, which is why they are eligible for inclusion on this list. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikipedia list article. Official Charts Company.
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