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The Top 90 One-Hit Wonders Of The 2000s

The 2000s were a very weird time in music.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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79. "It's About Time" by Lillix

Released: 2003

Peak: N/A

Random note: Apparently they're kind of popular in Japan.

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.

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75. "Cameltoe" by Fannypack

Released: 2003

Peak: N/A

Random note: You may know this song from Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle.

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

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Released: 2005

Peak: #1

Random note: The sample in the song is New Edition's "Candy Girl."

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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.

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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57. "Damn!" by Youngbloodz

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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.

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55. "Girlfight" by Brooke Valentine

Released: 2005

Peak: #23

Random note: IT'S ABOUT TO BE A WHAAAAT???? <----- iconic lyric

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.

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50. "Some Cut" by Trillville

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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.

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45. "Right Now" by SR-71

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Released: 2000

Peak: N/A

Random note: The lead singer provided the inspiration for Kate Gosselin's 2009 haircut.

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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.

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39. "I Do!!" by Toya

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Released: 2001

Peak: #16

Random note: She's on Twitter.

37. "Angel" by Amanda Perez

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Released: 2002

Peak: #20

Random note: She released a song in 2013 called "Freak for the Weekend."

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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

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Released: 2008

Peak: #37

Random note: Apparently people really like their first album, Flobots Presents... Platypus.

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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.

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

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Released: 2004

Peak: N/A

Random note: This is one of those songs that you probably totally forgot about.

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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

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Released: 2001

Peak: #20

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

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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.

21. "Listen to Your Heart" by D.H.T.

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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.

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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

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Released: 2006

Peak: #12

Random note: THIS. SONG. IS. SO. GOOD. And very 2006.

17. "Oops (Oh My)" by Tweet

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Released: 2002

Peak: #7

Random note: Apparently this song is about masturbation.

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15. "Addictive" by Truth Hurts feat. Rakim

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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

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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.

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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

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Released: 2003

Peak: #11

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

8. "I Don't Wanna Know" by Mario Winans

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Released: 2004

Peak: #2

Random note: The song samples Enya's "Boadicea." That's why it's so good.

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4. "Fuck It" by Eamon

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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.

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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

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Released: 2003

Peak: #3

Random note: Uh-oooh, uh-oooh.

1. "Me & U" by Cassie

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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.