Popular One Hit Wonders of 1996: Pop Songs Trivia and Lists

1996 One Hit Wonders & Artists Known For One Song

5 O’ Clock
Nonchalant is an American rapper, best known for her hit single “5 O’Clock”, which peaked at number 24 on the Billboard Hot 100.
All Cried Out
Denine is a freestyle music artist best known for hits in the 1990s such as “I Remember You” and “All Cried Out”.
All I Know
Screaming Trees
Screaming Trees was a rock band formed in Washington State in 1985, notable for its distinct blend of grunge and psychedelic rock.
Angeline is Coming Home
The Badlees
The Badlees are a roots rock band that rose to national attention in the mid 1990s.
The Refreshments
The Refreshments are an alternative rock band from Tempe, Arizona known for their southwestern sound and witty lyrics.
Barely Breathing
Duncan Sheik
Duncan Sheik is a Grammy and Tony Award-winning American singer-songwriter and composer.
Beware Of My Crew
L.B.C. Crew
The L.B.C. Crew (Long Beach City Crew) were a collective of Long Beach-based rappers, who were affiliated with Snoop Dogg.
Amanda Marshall
Amanda Marshall is a Canadian pop-rock singer noted for her powerful vocal style.
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Braids
The Braids were an American female R&B duo, known for their cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody”.
Bound For The Floor
Local H
Local H is an American rock band, originally formed as a quartet, now performs as a duo.
Breakfast At Tiffany’s
Deep Blue Something
Deep Blue Something is an American rock band best known for their hit single “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”.
C’Mon N’ Ride It (The Train)
Quad City DJ’s
Quad City DJ’s is an American music group, known for their hit song “C’mon N’ Ride It (The Train)”.
Tina Arena
Tina Arena is an Australian singer-songwriter, musician, and record producer who is one of Australia’s highest selling artists.
Change My Mind
John Berry
John Berry is a Grammy Award-nominated country singer known for his rich voice and detailed story songs.
Closer To Free
The BoDeans are an American rock band that formed in 1983.
Counting Blue Cars
Dishwalla is an American alternative rock band from Santa Barbara, California.
Seven Mary Three
Seven Mary Three was an American rock band from Williamsburg, Virginia.
DJ Girl
Katalina is a dance artist who reached #1 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart in 1996.
Devone is a dance music artist known for his uptempo tracks.
Ever Since You Went Away
Art N’ Soul
Art N’ Soul was an American R&B group from Los Angeles, California, known for their smooth vocal harmonies.
Everybody Be Somebody
Ruffneck is a house music act, best known for their track “Everybody Be Somebody”.
Jars Of Clay
Jars of Clay is a Christian rock band from Nashville, Tennessee. They have received several Grammy and Dove Awards.
Forever More
Puff Johnson
Puff Johnson was an American singer-songwriter known for her soulful, emotive voice.
Get Ready, Here It Comes ( It’s The Choo–Choo)
Southside B.O.I.Z
Southside B.O.I.Z. are a hip-hop group from Atlanta, Georgia.
Give Me…A Reason
Buffy is an R&B singer who is known for her single “Give Me…A Reason”.
Gravity Kills
Gravity Kills is an American industrial rock band known for their dark, synth-heavy sound.
Have I Ever
Few Good Men
Few Good Men were an American R&B group from Atlanta.
Crucial Conflict
Crucial Conflict is an American hip hop group from Chicago.
Here In Your Bedroom
Goldfinger is an American punk rock and ska punk band from Los Angeles, California.
I Do
Paul Brandt
Paul Brandt is a Canadian country music artist who has won numerous awards in his country.
I Like It
The Blackout Allstars
The Blackout Allstars was a supergroup composed of several main Latin music performers.
I Love You Always Forever
Donna Lewis
Donna Lewis is a Welsh singer-songwriter and record producer, known for her pop, dance, and jazz-tinged sounds.
I Luv U Baby
The Original
The Original is a house music group from England.
I Was Wrong
Social Distortion
Social Distortion is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Fullerton, California.
I Will Survive
Chantay Savage
Chantay Savage is an American R&B and soul singer and songwriter.
In The Meantime
Spacehog is an English rock band formed in 1994. Their music was heavily influenced by David Bowie, Queen, and T. Rex.
Jann Arden
Jann Arden is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She is known for her emotive soprano voice and her insightful song lyrics.
Patti Rothberg
Patti Rothberg is an American singer-songwriter and painter.
Crush is a British pop band, best known for their song “Jellyhead”.
Just Between You And Me
dc Talk
dc Talk is a Christian rap and rock trio. They were one of the most popular musical acts of the 1990s in Christian music circles.
LeFlaur LeFlash Eshkoshka
The Fab 5
The Fab 5 is a hip-hop collective from Brooklyn, New York, associated with the Boot Camp Clik.
Los Del Mar
Los del Mar is a Spanish music duo, best known for their hit cover of the dance single “Macarena”.
Mightly K.C.
For Squirrels
For Squirrels was an alternative rock band from Florida. Their promising career was cut short by a tragic car accident.
Mother Mother
Tracy Bonham
Tracy Bonham is an American alternative rock musician and a two-time Grammy nominee.
Merril Bainbridge
Merril Bainbridge is an Australian pop music singer and songwriter. She has been compared to Alanis Morissette and Sheryl Crow.
My Boo
Ghost Town DJ’s
Ghost Town DJ’s is an American hip-hop group best known for their hit song “My Boo”.
Natural One
Folk Implosion
Folk Implosion was an American indie rock/lo-fi band formed in the early 1990s by Lou Barlow and John Davis.
No More Games
Skindeep was an American hip-hop group known for their hit single “No More Games”.
Nobody Knows
The Tony Rich Project
The Tony Rich Project is a Grammy-award-winning R&B artist known for his hit debut single “Nobody Knows”.
Novocaine For The Soul
Eels is an American rock band, formed in California in 1995 by singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Mark Oliver Everett.
Ooh Aah Just A Little Bit
Gina G
Gina G is an Australian dance artist who represented the United Kingdom in the 1996 Eurovision Song Contest.
One More Try
Kristine W
Kristine W is an American singer and songwriter. She has been named one of Billboard’s “Dance Artists of All Time”.
One Of Us
Joan Osborne
Joan Osborne is an American singer-songwriter best known for her soulful vocal style. She has been nominated for multiple Grammy Awards.
Butthole Surfers
Butthole Surfers are an American rock band known for their chaotic and experimental sound.
Nada Surf
Nada Surf is an American alternative rock band that first came to prominence in the 1990s.
Ready To Go
Republica is an English alternative rock band, formed in 1994. Their sound was described as “techno-pop punk rock”.
Ridin’ Low
L.A.D. (Lafayette Afro Rock Band) is a funk and disco group from France, known for their sample-friendly music.
‘Round We Go
Big Sister
Big Sister was a dance music act from the UK, known for their hit track “‘Round We Go”.
Scooby Snacks
Fun Lovin’ Criminals
Fun Lovin’ Criminals is an American band from New York City, known for their eclectic blend of hip hop, rock, and jazz.
The Nixons
The Nixons are an American post-grunge band, known for the radio hits “Sister” and “Wire”.
So Many Ways
The Braxtons
The Braxtons are an American R&B singing group, consisting of sisters Toni, Traci, Towanda, Trina, and Tamar Braxton.
Standing Outside A Broken Phone Booth With Money In My Hand
Primitive Radio Gods
Primitive Radio Gods is an American alternative rock band. Their song “Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand” became a surprise hit.
Stayin Alive
n-Trance is a British electronic music group, who were formed in 1989.
Sucked Out
Superdrag is an American alternative rock group from Knoxville, Tennessee.
Charm FARM
Charm Farm is an electronic music group from Detroit, known for their techno-pop style.
That Thing You Do
The Wonders
The Wonders is a fictional band created for the 1996 movie “That Thing You Do!”.
The Child (Inside)
Qkumba Zoo
Qkumba Zoo is a dance music trio from Johannesburg, South Africa.
Tres Delinquentes
Delinquent Habits
Delinquent Habits is an American hip hop group, formed in Los Angeles in 1991.
Visions Of A Sunset
Shawn Stockman
Shawn Stockman is a member of the acclaimed R&B group Boyz II Men.
Whoever You Are
Geggy Tah
Geggy Tah is an American band, known for their quirky lyrics and sound.
Nathan Morris
Nathan Morris is best known as a member of the Grammy Award-winning R&B group Boyz II Men.
RZA is a member of the influential hip-hop group the Wu-Tang Clan and has had a successful career as a solo artist and producer.


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