12 One-Hit Wonders

Los del Rio
The musical duo, Antonio Romero Monge and Rafael Ruiz of Los del Rio, famous for their song, "Macarena" pose for a photocall at the La Farga de L'Hospitalet on Feb. 28, 2010 in Barcelona, Spain. Robert Marquardt/Getty Images

Who knows why an artist scores a hit once but never again. In some cases, the hit makers weren't even recording artists in the first place. Even if you weren't alive when some of these songs enjoyed their five minutes of fame, chances are you've heard them.

Head on over to the next page, where we start our list of 12 one-hit wonders.*

*Artists deemed one-hit wonders in the United States based on song positions on Billboard magazine's Hot 100 chart.