True One Hit Wonders on the Australian ARIA Singles Charts

There have been 26 true One Hit Wonders on the official Australian singles charts. A true One Hit Wonder is an artist that reaches #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart without any preceding or subsequent Top 50 singles.

(please note: there is no official video presence for One Dance)

True One Hit Wonders:

One Dance — (Drake,) Wizkid & Kyla (2016)
I Hate U, I Love U — Gnash & Olivia O’Brien (2016)
Never Be Like You — (Flume &) Kai (2016)
Fast Car — (Jonas Blue &) Dakota (2016)
Downtown — (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis,)  Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee & Grandmaster Caz (2015)
How Deep Is Your Love — (Calvin Harris &) Disciples (2015)
You Don’t Own Me — Grace (& G-Eazy) (2015)
Say Something — A Great Big World (& Christina Aguilera) (2014)
Harlem Shake — Baauer (2013)
Somebody That I Used To Know — Gotye & Kimbra (2010)
Jai Ho! (You Are My Destiny) — AR Rahman (& The Pussycat Dolls & Nicole Scherzinger) (2009)
Bubbly — Colbie Caillat (2007)
FURB — Frankee (2004)
The Ketchup Song (Aserejé) — Las Ketchup (2002)
Because I Got High — Afroman (2001)
Bloke — Chris Franklin (2000)
Groovejet (If This Ain’t Love) — Spiller (& Sophie Ellis-Bextor) (2000)
Crush — Jennifer Paige (1998)
How Bizarre — OMC (1996)
Insensitive — Jann Arden (1995)
Amigos Para Siempre (Friends for Life) — Jose Carreras & Sarah Brightman (1992)
Falling — Julee Cruise (1991)
Sucker DJ — Dimples D (1991)
What A Wonderful World — Louis Armstrong (1988)
Perfect — Fairground Attraction (1988)
Don’t Worry Be Happy — Bobby McFerrin (1988)

Last One Hit Wonder to be removed from this list (invalidating single):

You Don’t Own Me — (Grace &) G-Eazy (Me, Myself & I)

Notes:

  • Artists listed in brackets achieved other charting singles as solo artists.
  • This list does not include featured artists in minor parts of songs. Its focus is on lead artists and co-artists.
  • Madden Brothers achieved a #1 single with We Are Done. Whilst not charting another single under that name, both members of Madden Brothers charted singles as members of Good Charlotte.
  • Hocus Pocus achieved a #1 single with Here’s Johnny. Whilst not charting another single under that name, Hocus Pocus charted singles under its other name Doop.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s