12 One-Hit Wonders


"Don't Worry, Be Happy" by Bobby McFerrin (1988)

From the album Simple Pleasures, this upbeat song was featured in the Tom Cruise movie Cocktail. The song stayed at number one for two weeks, making it the first a cappella song to top Billboard's Hot 100 chart. McFerrin continues to enjoy a successful career as a jazz musician, and "Don't Worry, Be Happy" lives on in television and movies.