Can You Match the One-Hit Wonder to Their Song?

By: Heather Cahill
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About This Quiz

It is every artist's dream to make it to the top of the charts, but once they do, much is expected of them to produce more number one hits. Many of them have attempted to do so, and while there are people who have succeeded, most of them have not, leaving fans disappointed who then go on to say that the hit was a fluke.

From "Kung Fu Fighting" in the late 1970s to "Take on Me" in the 1980s to the "I'm Too Sexy" in the 1990s to "Who Let the Dogs Out" in the year 2000 - these songs all made it to the top of the music charts for weeks on end, some of them even winning multiple awards. The artists who sang those songs instantly became a household name and were booked on every major late night show as well as at every major award shows. 

Do you remember these songs which every time you heard, you either broke out into song and dance or blocked your ears because you were so tired of hearing them? Are you able to correctly match it to the person who sang it? The only way to find out is to take this awesome quiz!

Which artist's biggest hit was 'Funkytown?'

Lipps Inc.'s biggest hit is 'Funkytown.' The song went to number one in multiple countries and it was the song that catapulted Lipps Inc. into the spotlight.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Come On Eileen?'

Dexy's Midnight Runners biggest hit is 'Come On Eileen.' The song charted at number one in multiple countries. The song has been covered and used in many films.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Achy Breaky Heart?'

Billy Ray Cyrus' biggest hit is 'Achy Breaky Heart.' The song was a smash hit worldwide. Billy Ray Cyrus succeeded in other areas aside from music such as television.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Ice Ice Baby?'

Vanilla Ice has a hit called 'Ice Ice Baby.' Although Vanilla Ice released more music, 'Ice Ice Baby' was the song that skyrocketed into the mainstream. He has also started other endeavors including television.

Which artist's biggest hit was 'Got To Be Real?'

Cheryl Lynn's biggest hit is 'Got To Be Real.' Cheryl Lynn released many songs, but none of them reached the global heights that 'Got To Be Real' achieved.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Life Is A Highway?'

Tom Cochrane's biggest hit is 'Life Is A Highway.' The song was covered by Rascal Flatts and did very well in both Canada and the United States.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'I'm Too Sexy?'

Right Said Fred's biggest hit is 'I'm Too Sexy.' The song charted very well in multiple countries earning Platinum and Gold certifications.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'What Is Love?'

Haddaway's biggest hit is 'What Is Love.' The song was a huge hit worldwide and skyrocketed Haddaway to fame. Unfortunately, his later music although popular in Europe, didn't quite reach the heights that 'What Is Love' did.

Which artist's biggest hit was 'Rapper's Delight?'

The Sugarhill Gang's biggest hit is 'Rapper's Delight.' None of the group's songs ever hit number one on the charts, but 'Rapper's Delight' was their highest charting song.

Which artist's biggest hit was 'Take On Me?'

a-ha's biggest song is 'Take On Me.' The song massive in Europe and charted very high. It also hit number 1 on the United States charts.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Who Let the Dogs Out?'

The biggest hit for The Baha Men is 'Who Let the Dogs Out.' The Baha Men had a few songs that charted throughout their career, but nothing quite hit the mark as well as 'Who Let the Dogs Out.'

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Bad Day?'

Daniel Powter's biggest hit is 'Bad Day.' It has been certified gold and platinum in countless countries. The song has become the most recognized song by Daniel Powter.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Baby Got Back?'

Sir Mix-a-Lot's biggest hit is 'Baby Got Back.' The song did extremely well on the charts and won over the hearts of millions due to its love and appreciation for underrepresented women in the media.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Jump?'

Kriss Kross' biggest hit is 'Jump.' The song sold 2 million copies in the United States and still stand as the most memorable song from the duo.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Stacy's Mom?'

Fountains of Wayne's biggest hit is 'Stacy's Mom.' The song is the band's most memorable song despite the many albums that they put out.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'This Is Why I'm Hot?'

Mims biggest hit is 'This Is Why I'm Hot.' Mims other tracks never quite compared to the heights that 'This Is Why I'm Hot' was able to reach. The song skyrocketed Mims into the spotlight.

Which artist's biggest song is 'Bust A Move?'

Young MC's biggest song is 'Bust A Move.' The song won a few awards and made a large impact around the world on music charts. It's been used multiple times in television and film as well.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Shake It?'

Metro Station's biggest hit is 'Shake It.' The song went triple platinum in Canada and won a few awards. When most people think of Metro Station's music, this is the song that comes to mind.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'American Boy?'

Estelle's biggest hit is 'American Boy.' The song was a massive hit worldwide and featured Kanye West. Although Estelle has been releasing music, it hasn't made a large worldwide impact like 'American Boy' did.

Which artist's biggest hit was 'I Want Candy?'

Bow Wow Wow's biggest hit is 'I Want Candy.' The song was on an album of the same name and it charted in multiple countries.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Torn?'

Natalie Imbruglia's biggest hit was 'Torn.' The song was a hit worldwide and although she released music after, nothing quite reached the heights that 'Torn' was able to reach.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Mambo No.5?'

Lou Bega's biggest hit is 'Mambo No.5.' The song was a massive success worldwide and it has had a massive impact being covered countless times.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Hit Em' Up Style (Oops!)?'

Blu Cantrell's biggest hit is 'Hit Em' Up Style (Oops!)' The song was released in 2001 and reached worldwide success. Her follow up was successful outside of the United States, but never reached the status of her most memorable song.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Just a Friend?'

Biz Markie's biggest hit is 'Just a Friend.' The song was a big hit in the United States and has been sampled as well as used in television and film.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'I Touch Myself?'

The Divinyls biggest hit is 'I Touch Myself.' The song did very well worldwide and it was covered by numerous artists. It was also used in television and film.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'My Sharona?'

The Knack's biggest hit is 'My Sharona.' The song was inspired by a girlfriend of Doug's named Sharona, and it was the debut song for the band. It was the song that shot them into the spotlight.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Video Killed the Radio Star?'

The Buggles' biggest hit was 'Video Killed the Radio Star.' The song is also renowned for being the first ever music video to be played on MTV. The song is the most memorable song from The Buggles.

Which artist's biggest hit is '99 Luftballoons?'

Nena's biggest hit is '99 Luftbaloons.' There are two versions of this song, a German version as well as an English version. The German version was a huge success outside of the United States going number one in multiple countries.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'The Safety Dance?'

Men Without Hats' biggest song is 'The Safety Dance.' The song slowly picked up momentum throughout the world until it became a smash hit, the only one of this status from the band.

Which artist's biggest song is 'The Final Countdown?'

Europe's biggest song is 'The Final Countdown.' The song was a worldwide hit, reaching the number one spot in many countries. It is found on an album of the same name.

Which artist's biggest hit was 'Play That Funky Music?'

Wild Cherry's biggest hit is 'Play That Funky Music.' A few of the bands songs did chart, but 'Play That Funky Music' was the only one to go number one.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Barbie Girl?'

Aqua's biggest hit is 'Barbie Girl.' The song is what the band is most remembered for and reached massive success worldwide. The song is cemented into pop culture history.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Eye of the Tiger?'

Survivor made the hit 'Eye of the Tiger.' Although they had some other songs that charted well, 'Eye of the Tiger' was the song that gave them the most traction and the track that they will always be remembered for.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'I Believe In A Thing Called Love?'

The Darkness' biggest hit is 'I Believe In A Thing Called Love.' The song did well worldwide and was covered by countless artists. It did especially well in the United Kingdom.

Which artist's biggest hit is 'Kung Fu Fighting?'

Carl Douglas' biggest hit is 'Kung Fu Fighting.' The song went number one in many different countries and the album 'Kung Fu Fighting and Other Great Love Songs' went number one on the US R&B chart.

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