80s

Second Songs From One-Hit-Wonders That Prove They Really Only Had One Song In Them

Getting a hit song is not easy. There are millions of people out there in the world who hope to become the next singing sensation. Obviously not everyone can succeed, but when they do it's quite the big moment. There is a moment of relief that likely accompanies the release of a hit song, followed by the immediate dread of trying to follow it up. No artist goes into the recording studio expecting to be a one-hit-wonder, but unfortunately it happens a lot. Because they had already recorded the album in full, their less successful songs just sit there, with

70s

The True Story Of Love And Obsession That Inspired The One Hit Wonder 'My Sharona'

Some songs seem to last for ever. They are such a hit that they are completely timeless and people will love them no matter how old they are. My Sharona is one of those songs. CapitolThe classic rock band The Knacks may have been a 'one-hit-wonder', but their one hit was pretty epic. But did you ever wonder if there really was a 'Sharona'? Turns out, the story behind the song is just as good as the song itself! It's pretty crazy how the whole thing went down. Check out the whole story below! The Knack was composed of four

90s

Their Songs Defined The 90s, But Where Are Our Favorite One Hit Wonders Now?

There are so many one hit wonders in the world. It's kind of sad to think about, because they worked hard on that song and it's not really their fault that they didn't stay popular. People's tastes change so quickly, it's almost impossible to keep up. But what happens to these people? When you have a huge song, what do you do after that? Do you go back to work? Do you just live off the money you earned in the 90s? Well, let's take a look at some of our favorite 90s one hit wonders and see what happened

90s

15 Actors We Thought Were Destined For Fame, But We Literally Haven't Thought About Them Since

Just like music has "one-hit wonders", Hollywood has their own version when it comes to actors who make a huge splash on the big screen before disappearing into obscurity. You will likely recognize most of these artists for their iconic (or borderline iconic) roles, but find yourself wondering what ever happened to them.1. Dakota Fanning Indie WireDakota Fanning was a huge success as a child actor with staring roles in I Am Sam, War of the Worlds, Man on Fire, and Charlotte's Web. She hasn't been nearly as successful as an adult. After her appearances in the Twilight saga

90s

It's Been 25 Years Since Sir Mix-A-Lot Was Hooked And Couldn't Stop Staring, But Where Did He Go?

There are few singers who are quite as iconic as Sir Mix-a-Lot. His song "Baby Got Back" came out all the way back in 1992, but it's still well known to this day. The thing is, does anyone know where he actually went? Sure, we still hear the song, but when was the last time you actually saw him? Def AmericanSir Mix-a-Lot is actually named Anthony Ray. He was born in Washington in 1963, and it was in the 80s when he developed his love of hip-hop music. He joined forces with Nasty Nes in 1983, and at only 20