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    29 Songs That Were Hits Around The World That 99% Of The American Population Have No Idea Even Exist

    Justice for Nicola Roberts's solo album!

    The following is a list of songs, artists, and albums that were popular worldwide, but not so much in the US. I know most of them weren't actually released in the US, but they really should have been!

    1. "Call My Name" by Cheryl

    Cheryl gave America a shot and we turned her down. For that, as the God Warrior once said: "I think I'm gonna vomit."

    2. "Fight for This Love" by Cheryl

    Another pop masterpiece by the second best member of Girls Aloud. See the best member in #3.

    3. Nicola Roberts's perfect album, Cinderella Eyes

    One of the greatest pop albums of all time!

    4. "Maybe" by Emma Bunton

    The best solo song by a Spice Girl, and I stand by that!

    5. Kylie's Aphrodite album.


    Perfect from start to finish.

    6. Most Zara Larsson songs

    There is no excuse why "All the Time" shouldn't have been the song of summer last year.

    7. Everything made in Sweden, in general

    But for brevity, we'll just have Robyn as the representative.

    8. "Born to Make You Happy" by Britney Spears

    It was never released in the US, but IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN.

    9. "Overprotected" by Britney Spears

    The album version was a huge hit worldwide, but in the US, the Darkchild remix basically flopped. Trash American taste at it again!

    10. "Push the Button" by the Sugababes

    Anything by the Sugababes could be on this list, tbh.

    11. "Scandalous" by Mis-Teeq

    A very minor "hit" in the US, and there's no reason It shouldn't have been bigger.

    12. "Lost Without You" by Delta Goodrem

    It's a true failure of the American system that it couldn't even chart here.

    13. "Hot" by Avril Lavigne

    One of Avril's best songs and worst wigs ever!

    14. "Playing with Fire" by BlackPink

    Gorgeous, stunning, should have been a huge hit, etc.

    15. "Release Me" by Agnes

    An anthem.

    16. "When Love Takes Over" by Kelly Rowland & David Guetta

    Kelly Rowland in 2009–2011 is EDM's cultural peak.

    17. "Black Magic" or "Touch" or "Move," or anything by Little Mix

    Stream "Holiday."

    18. The Saturdays

    "Work," "Forever Is Over," "Higher," etc. I could go on forever.

    19. "The Fear" by Lily Allen

    A social commentary so blistering, the American public couldn't even take it.

    20. "Sweet Dreams My LA Ex" by Rachel Stevens

    Iconic for the fact that Britney Spears turned this song down...but it's also a good song.

    21. "Walking On Air" by Kerli

    Queen of Estonia.

    22. "Ugly Heart" by G.R.L.

    Justice for G.R.L.

    23. "Ka-Ching!" by Shania Twain

    A huge worldwide hit for Shania that should have been an even bigger hit in the US.

    24. "The Tide Is High" by Atomic Kitten

    The highlight of the Lizzie McGuire movie soundtrack.

    25. "Murder on the Dancefloor" by Sophie Ellis-Bextor

    Released more than 20 years ago and still as beautiful as ever.

    26. "Remedy" by Little Boots

    Little Boots deserves better.

    27. "Euphoria" by Loreen

    Eurovision queen.

    28. "Sweet Talk" by Samantha Jade

    A cute bop I would like to see charting on iTunes.

    29. And the entire Girls Aloud discography.

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    The greatest musical group of all time. Period.

    And here's the Spotify playlist:

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