Published On: Nov 19 2013 10:25:56 PM CSTUpdated On: Apr 22 2015 01:00:00 AM CDT
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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