Remember these one-hit wonders?

Posted: 11:25 PM EST Nov 19, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Jul 11, 2016

Success in the music industry can be fleeting. Just ask these one-hit wonders who scored a Top 40 hit in America but found it impossible to repeat the feat.

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Success in the music industry can be fleeting. Just ask the following artists who scored a Top 40 hit in America but found it impossible to repeat the feat. While this list isn't even close to being complete, the selected songs are listed in reverse order from their peak spots on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, counting down from a couple unforgettable No. 40 hits to 20 artists who became one-hit wonders with No. 1 songs.

 
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