The Top 90 One-Hit Wonders Of The 2000s

The 2000s were a very weird time in music.

90. “Tell Me” by Smilez and Southstar


Released: 2002
Peak: #34
Random note: Their first single, which flopped, featured Kelis.

89. “Amazing” by Josh Kelley


Released: 2003
Peak: #79
Random note: If you liked John Mayer, then you probably liked Josh Kelley.

88. “Everything U R” by Lindsay Pagano


Released: 2001
Peak: N/A
Random note: This was the theme song for an AOL commercial. Lol.

87. “F.U.R.B.” by Frankee


Released: 2004
Peak: #29
Random note: The song went #1 in the U.K. knocking Eamon’s version from the #1 spot. ~Karma~

86. “So in Love with Two” by Mikaila


Released:2001
Peak: #25
Random note: You probably heard this song on Radio Disney.

85. “Corona and Lime” by Shwayze


Released: 2008
Peak: #23
Random note: Cisco Adler co-wrote this song/half of the album.

84. “Ice Cream Paint Job” by Dorrough


Released: 2009
Peak: #27
Random note: Dorrough’s real name is Dorwin Demarcus Dorrough.

83. “I Love College” by Asher Roth


Released: 2009
Peak: #12
Random note: The original version of the song sampled Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So,” but Weezer wouldn’t let him use it.

82. “Addicted” by Saving Abel


Released: 2008
Peak: #20
Random note: In case you were wondering, which I know you were, the band’s name comes from the biblical story of Cain and Abel.

81. “Shoulder Lean” by Young Dro feat. T.I.


Released: 2006
Peak: #10
Random note: Young Dro does a ton of features. You can see a bunch of them here.

80. “8th World Wonder” by Kimberley Locke

Released: 2004
Peak: #49
Random note: Kimberly came in third on her season of American Idol. Ruben Studdard and Clay Aiken were the ones that beat her.

79. “It’s About Time” by Lillix


Released: 2003
Peak: N/A
Random note: Apparently they’re kind of popular in Japan.

78. “Pop, Lock, & Drop It” by Huey


Released: 2006
Peak: #6
Random note: His name isn’t even Huey.

77. “Wasting My Time” by Default


Released: 2001
Peak: #13
Random note: They’ve had a bunch of hits in Canada but haven’t really broken through again in the U.S.

76. “About Us” by Brooke Hogan

Released: 2006
Peak: #33
Random note: Brooke Hogan has a grill in this video.

75. “Cameltoe” by Fannypack


Released: 2003
Peak: N/A
Random note: You may know this song from Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.

74. “Chain Hang Low” by Jibbs


Released: 2006
Peak: #7
Random note: Jibbs is an excellent name.

73. “Girl Next Door” by Saving Jane


Released: 2005
Peak: #31
Random note: There’s a really weird version of this song in Simlish.

72. “Laffy Taffy” by D4L

Released: 2005
Peak: #1
Random note: The sample in the song is New Edition’s “Candy Girl.”

71. “Scandalous” by Miss-Teeq


Released: 2004
Peak: #35
Random note: Miss-Teeq was fairly popular in the U.K. They had seven top 10 hits there.

70. “The Ketchup Song” by Las Ketchup


Released: 2002
Peak: #54
Random note: This song went to #1 in 26 countries.

69. “Chicken Noodle Soup” by Webstar


Released: 2006
Peak: #45
Random note: Kidz Bop covered it.

68. “Start the Commotion” by The Wiseguys


Released: 1999 but it became popular in 2001
Peak: #31
Random note: The song gained a second life in 2001 because of a car commercial. It was also in Zoolander.

67. “No More” by Ruff Endz


Released: 2000
Peak: #39
Random note: They released a new song in 2013 called “Wine You & Dine You.”

66. “Smooth Criminal” by Alien Ant Farm


Released: 2001
Peak: #23
Random note: They played this song in American Pie 2 when Jim superglues his hand to his penis.

65. “Take Me Away” by Fefe Dobson


Released: 2003
Peak: #87
Random note: Fefe has had a few hits in Canada. Her song “Stuttering” is great.

64. “Don’t Think I’m Not” by Kandi

Released: 2000
Peak: #24
Random note: If you’re like me, then your mind is blown that this song was by Kandi from Real Housewives.

63. “Faded” by SoulDecision


Released: 2000
Peak: #1 in Canada
Random note: You might know their second single, called “Ooh It’s Kind of Crazy,” if you watched TRL.

62. “Where’d You Go” by Fort Minor feat. Holly Brook and Jonah Matranga


Released: 2006
Peak: #4
Random note: Holly Brook released her own solo version of the song.

61. “On The Way Down” by Ryan Cabrera


Released: 2004
Peak: #15
Random thing: Ryan Cabrera for real has a Ryan Gosling tattoo.

60. “Love Me or Hate Me” by Lady Sovereign


Released: 2006
Peak: #45
Random note: There’s a remix with Missy Elliott.

59. “Dance with Me” by Debelah Morgan


Released: 2000
Peak: #8
Random note: She has also recorded three gospel albums.

58. “Party Like a Rockstar” by Shop Boyz


Released: 2007
Peak: #2
Random note: Serious from Flava of Love is in this video.

57. “Damn!” by Youngbloodz

Released: 2003
Peak: #4
Random note: IF YOU DON’T GIVE A DAMN WE DON’T GIVE A FUCK.

56. “Crazy for This Girl” by Evan And Jaron


Released: 2000
Peak: #15
Random note: In 2006, Evan and Jaron were on American Inventor with their Pit Port invention. A Pit Port is a container for discarded seeds and pits in various fruits and nuts.

55. “Girlfight” by Brooke Valentine


Released: 2005
Peak: #23
Random note: IT’S ABOUT TO BE A WHAAAAT???? <——- iconic lyric

54. “My Neck, My Back (Lick It)” by Khia

Released: 2002
Peak: #42
Random note: She is known as Queen Khia on Twitter.

53. “Lips of an Angel” by Hinder


Released: 2006
Peak: #3
Random note: Hinder has had other success on the modern rock charts, but they have yet to even come close to matching the success of “Lips of an Angel.”

52. “Say Hey (I Love You)” by Michael Franti & Spearhead


Released: 2009
Peak: #18
Random note: Michael Franti is the lead singer and he started the band Michael Franti & Spearhead. This song is also summer incarnated.

51. “Tempted to Touch” by Rupee

Released: 2004
Peak: N/A
Random note: Rupee is from Barbados. You know who else is from Barbados? Rihanna.

50. “Some Cut” by Trillville

Released: 2004
Peak:: #14
Random note: Otherwise known as “the bed song.”

49. “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” by Jet


Released: 2004
Peak: #23
Random note: Jet had a couple other hits on the modern rock charts (“Cold Hard Bitch”), but “Are You Gonna Be My Girl” is, by far, their best known song and biggest hit.

48. “This Is Why I’m Hot” by MiMS


Released: 2007
Peak: #1
Random note: MiMS had one other minor hit, “Like This.”

47. “Around the World (La La La La La)” by ATC

Released: 2000
Peak: #28
Random note: There is a Disney version of this song and it is fairly terrifying. It’s on Spotify.

46. “Don’t Mess with My Man” by Nivea

Released: 2002
Peak: #8
Random note: The song features two of the guys from Jagged Edge.

45. “Right Now” by SR-71

Released: 2000
Peak: N/A
Random note: The lead singer provided the inspiration for Kate Gosselin’s 2009 haircut.

44. “Look at Us” by Sarina Paris

Released: 2000
Peak: N/A
Random note: She’s on Twitter with ~160 followers.

43. “For You I Will (Confidence)” by Teddy Geiger

Released: 2006
Peak: #29
Random note: Kristen Cavallari is in this music video, which is weird and funny.

42. “Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol


Released: 2007
Peak: #5
Random note: It’s the most played song of the decade in the U.K.

41. “American Boy” by Estelle


Released: 2008
Peak: #9
Random note: The song won a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

40. “Heaven” by Los Lonely Boys


Released: 2004
Peak: #16
Random thing: The song won a Grammy for Best Pop Performance by a Duo Group.

39. “I Do!!” by Toya

Released: 2001
Peak: #16
Random note: She’s on Twitter.

38. “Just The Girl” by The Click 5

Released: 2005
Peak: #11
Random note: The song was on the John Tucker Must Die soundtrack.

37. “Angel” by Amanda Perez

Released: 2002
Peak: #20
Random note: She released a song in 2013 called “Freak for the Weekend.”

36. “Still Fly” by Big Tymers

Released: 2002
Peak: #11
Random note: Gator boots.

35. “Collide” by Howie Day


Released: 2004
Peak: #11
Random note: He was arrested for locking a fan in the bathroom of his tour bus and destroying another fan’s phone in 2004.

34. “Heaven” by DJ Sammy


Released: 2002
Peak: #8
Random note: The ballad version is (arguably) better.

33. “Handlebars” by Flobots

Released: 2008
Peak: #37
Random note: Apparently people really like their first album, Flobots Presents… Platypus.

32. “Get Over Youself” by Eden’s Crush

Released: 2001
Peak: #8
Random note: Nicole Scherzinger was a member.

31. “Lean Back” by Terror Squad


Released: 2004
Peak: #1
Random note: Terror Squad is a hip-hop collective started in 1998 consisting of Fat Joe, Cool & Dre, DJ Khaled, and K.A.R. The more you know.

30. “Because I Got High” by Afroman


Released: 2001
Peak: #13
Random note: A teenager was once forced by a Massachusetts District Court judge to listen to the song and write a report about it.

29. “A Bay Bay” by Hurricane Chris


Released: 2007
Peak: #7
Random note: He says “a bay bay” 67 times.

28. “Rock Ya Body Mic Check 1 2” by M.V.P.

Released: 2004
Peak: N/A
Random note: This is one of those songs that you probably totally forgot about.

27. “Days Go By” by Dirty Vegas


Released: 2001
Peak: #14
Random note: You probably hated this song after hearing it 10,000 times in that Mitsubishi Eclipse commercial.

26. “Stacy’s Mom” by Fountains of Wayne


Released: 2003
Peak: #21
Random note: According to Wikipedia, it was one of the first songs to reach #1 in the iTunes music store.

25. “1 Thing” by Amerie


Released: 2005
Peak: #8
Random note: She had a few other minor successes before “1 Thing” but nothing quite as popular as that.

24. “Breathless” by The Corrs

Released: 2001
Peak: #20
Random note: This song was a huge hit worldwide and their only U.K. #1.

23. “Ridin’” by Chamillionaire


Released: 2005
Peak: #1
Random note: He had another minor hit called “Turn It Up,” but “Ridin’” is definitely his biggest hit.

22. “Tipsy” by J-Kwon


Released: 2004
Peak: #2
Random note: This will always be Kanye West’s favorite song.

21. “Listen to Your Heart” by D.H.T.

Released: 2006
Peak: #8
Random note: There were about a million remixes of this song.

20. “Hit ‘Em Up Style (Oops)” by Blu Cantrell


Released: 2001
Peak: #2
Random note: Blu Cantrell was last in the news when Beyoncé had her baby and people thought Beyoncé named her baby after her.

19. “Bad Day” by Daniel Powter


Released: 2006
Peak: #1
Random note: It was the biggest song of 2006, and you are probably still sick of it today.

18. “Do It to It” by Cherish feat. Sean Paul

Released: 2006
Peak: #12
Random note: THIS. SONG. IS. SO. GOOD. And very 2006.

17. “Oops (Oh My)” by Tweet

Released: 2002
Peak: #7
Random note: Apparently this song is about masturbation.

16. “Butterfly” by Crazytown


Released: 2000
Peak: #1
Random note: At one time, DJ AM was in Crazytown.

15. “Addictive” by Truth Hurts feat. Rakim

Released: 2002
Peak: #9
Random note: Truth Hurts was sued for $500 million for using the Hindi sample.

14. “It’s Going Down” by Yung Joc

Released: 2006
Peak: #3
Random note: Yung Joc is featured on T-Pain’s “Buy U a Drank.”

13. “Absolutely (Story of a Girl)” by Nine Days


Released: 2000
Peak: #6
Random note: Apparently people thought this song was by 3 Doors Down or Third Eye Blind because of early mislabeled MP3s on illegal music downloading services.

12. “Kiss Kiss” by Stella Soleil


Released: 2001
Peak: N/A
Random note: In 2011, she released an album called Eskimo.

11. “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley


Released: 2006
Peak: #2
Random note: The song was #1 on Rolling Stone’s 2009 “Best Songs of All Time” list.

10. “No Letting Go” by Wayne Wonder

Released: 2003
Peak: #11
Random note: The song uses the Diwali Riddim clapping rhythm, which was really popular in 2002. Think: Lumidee.

9. “Hotel” by Cassidy feat. R. Kelly


Released: 2003
Peak: #4
Random note: Cassidy has another song called “The Condom Song.”

8. “I Don’t Wanna Know” by Mario Winans

Released: 2004
Peak: #2
Random note: The song samples Enya’s “Boadicea.” That’s why it’s so good.

7. “Flavor of the Weak” by American Hi-FI


Released: 2001
Peak: #41
Random note: She’s too stoned. Nintendo.

6. “Move Ya Body” by Nina Sky


Released: 2004
Peak: #4
Random note: She’s also featured on “Oye Me Canto,” which is a jam.

5. “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” by The Darkness


Released: 2003
Peak: N/A
Random note: The band broke up from 2006–2011.

4. “Fuck It” by Eamon

Released: 2003
Peak: #16
Random note: F.U.R.B. is one of the greatest things to come out of this song. Also the edited version was very annoying.

3. “He Loves You Not” by Dream


Released: 2000
Peak: #2
Random note: I debated putting Dream on the list because they had one other minor hit, “This Is Me,” which is a JAM.

2. “Never Leave You” by Lumidee

Released: 2003
Peak: #3
Random note: Uh-oooh, uh-oooh.

1. “Me & U” by Cassie

Released: 2006
Peak: #3
Random note: Cassie released a mixtape in 2013 and it’s VERY good. If you haven’t heard it, check it out here. Here’s to hoping she finally gets another hit!

Note: All chart positions are from Wikipedia, so take them with a grain of salt. Also these are one-hit wonders from the U.S.. I understand that The Darkness,The Corrs, and others had hits in the UK and worldwide.

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