Popular One Hit Wonders of 1997: Pop Songs Trivia and Lists

1997 One Hit Wonders & Artists Known For One Song

All For You
Sister Hazel
Sister Hazel is an alternative rock band from Gainesville, Florida, named after a local nun who ran a homeless shelter.
Another You, Another Me
Brady Seals
Brady Seals is a country musician known for his tenure as the keyboardist/vocalist in the band Little Texas.
As We Lay
Dana is an Irish singer who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1970.
Barbie Girl
Aqua is a Danish-Norwegian eurodance group that gained popularity during the mid-late 1990s.
Barely Breathing
Duncan Sheik
Duncan Sheik is a Grammy-winning singer-songwriter who later achieved success on Broadway.
Peggy Scott-Adams
Peggy Scott-Adams is a soul and R&B singer who first gained popularity in the 1960s.
Meredith Brooks
Meredith Brooks is a Grammy-nominated artist and her hit song “Bitch” was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance.
Ben Folds Five
Ben Folds Five is a trio, not a quintet, known for their unconventional structure; they created a “punk rock for sissies” style.
Butterfly Kisses
Bob Carlisle, Raybon Brothers
Both artists are known for their version of this song. Bob Carlisle is a Contemporary Christian singer, and the Raybon Brothers are a country music duo.
Can’t Let Go
Laurnea is a soul and R&B singer who was a British group Loose Ends member in the early ’90s.
Coco Jamboo
Mr. President
Mr. President is a German eurodance project best known for this hit single.
Come On Eileen
Save Ferris
Save Ferris is a ska punk band formed in Southern California in 1995.
Fiona Apple
Fiona Apple, a critically acclaimed singer-songwriter, won a Grammy for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance for the song “Criminal”.
Da’ Dip
Freak Nasty
Freak Nasty is a hip-hop artist known for his Atlanta-based Southern rap.
Deja Vu (Uptown Baby)
Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz
This rap duo from The Bronx, New York, is known for this hit single, which samples Steely Dan’s “Black Cow”.
Forest For The Trees
Forest for the Trees is a musical project by singer-songwriter Carl Stephenson.
Drink, Swear, Steal and Lie
Michael Peterson
Michael Peterson is a country music artist known for this hit song, which peaked at #3 on the Billboard Country Chart.
Far From Yours
O.C. is an American rapper who has been a member of the hip hop collective D.I.T.C.
Fire Starter
Prodigy is an English electronic dance music band, known for their combination of techno, breakbeat hardcore, rave and industrial music.
Fired up!
Funky Green Dogs
Funky Green Dogs was an American electronic music group from Miami.
Four Leaf Clover
Abra Moore
Abra Moore is a folk-styled rock singer-songwriter known for this song, which was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance.
Fulton Street
Leschea is an R&B and hip hop artist from Brooklyn, New York.
Get Your Groove On
Gyrl is an R&B girl group that consisted of sisters Jamila and Jihan Sabir, and rapper Miyoko Chilombo.
Have A Little Mercy
4.0 is a R&B group from the late ’90s.
Squirrel Nut Zippers
Squirrel Nut Zippers is a band known for their fusion of Delta blues, gypsy jazz, 1930s–era swing, klezmer, and other genres.
Here’s Your Sign (Get The Picture)
Bill Engvall
Bill Engvall is a comedian and actor known for his work as a stand-up comic and as a Blue Collar Comedy group member.
Hip Hop Drunkies
Tha Alkaholiks
Tha Alkaholiks, also known as Tha Liks, is a hip hop trio from Los Angeles.
How Bizarre
OMC, short for Otara Millionaires Club, was a New Zealand music group. The group’s frontman, Pauly Fuemana, was of Maori and Niuean descent.
I Care ‘Bout You
Milestone is an R&B group composed of K-Ci & JoJo and their Hailey brothers.
I Don’t Ever Want To See You Again
Uncle Sam
Uncle Sam is an R&B singer from Detroit, Michigan, who is best known for this hit song.
I Like It Like That
Blackout Allstars
The Blackout Allstars was a supergroup composed of Latin musicians assembled by producer and musical director Sergio George.
If Tomorrow Never Comes
Joose is an R&B group known for their smooth harmonies and romantic ballads.
If U Stay Ready
Suga Free
Suga Free is a Pomona, California rapper known for his fast, pimp-themed lyrics.
If You Could Only See
Tonic is a rock band that hit big in the late ’90s with their album “Lemon Parade”.
Faithless is a British electronica band known for their dance tracks and introspective lyrics.
It’s Alright, It’s OK
Leah Andreone
Leah Andreone is an American musician who achieved success in the mid-1990s with her debut album, “Veiled”.
Jock Jam
ESPN Presents
ESPN Presents released the “Jock Jams” compilation albums, which were a series of mixes with crowd-pleasing pop and dance hits.
Just The Way You Like It
Tasha Holiday
Tasha Holiday is an R&B singer known for her soulful, sultry vocals.
Legend Of A Cowgirl
Imani Coppola
Imani Coppola is an American singer-songwriter and violinist known for her eclectic style and colorful music videos.
Let Me Clear My Throat
DJ Kool
DJ Kool is a rapper and DJ known for his work in the go-go genre, a type of funk music popular in the Washington, D.C. area.
Love II Love
Damage is a British R&B boy band who achieved success in the ’90s.
The Cardigans
The Cardigans are a Swedish band known for their melodic pop hits and the distinct vocals of their lead singer, Nina Persson.
Luchini aka (this is it)
Camp Lo
Camp Lo is a hip hop duo from The Bronx, known for their eclectic, jazz-infused style.
My Baby Mama
QT is a hip hop artist known for this single.
My Body
LSG is an R&B supergroup composed of Gerald Levert, Keith Sweat, and Johnny Gill.
My BabyDaddy
B-Rock & The Bizz
B-Rock & The Bizz is a rap group known for this single, which has been frequently used in media and pop culture.
My Love Is The Shhh!
Somethin’ For The People with Trina & Tamara
Somethin’ For The People is an R&B group from Los Angeles. Trina & Tamara are an R&B duo and sisters of singer Jesse Powell.
Naked Eye
Luscious Jackson
Luscious Jackson is an alternative rock group from New York City, named after former Philadelphia 76ers player Lucious Jackson.
Need Your Love
Big Bub
Big Bub is an R&B singer known for his soulful vocals and was a former member of the R&B group Today.
No One But You
Veronica is a dance music singer from New York.
No Tengo Dinero
Los Umbrellos
Los Umbrellos was a Danish group known for their unique fusion of pop, dance, and reggae music.
On My Own
Peach Union
Peach Union, previously known as Peach, is a UK-based electronic music trio.
One Headlight
The Wallflowers
The Wallflowers is an American rock band led by Jakob Dylan, son of music legend Bob Dylan.
K5 is an American electronic music project led by producer/artist ‘K5’.
Relax and Party
Ivory is a singer known for her smooth R&B sound and this single.
Return of the Mack
Mark Morrison
Mark Morrison is a British R&B singer known for this song, which was a Top 10 hit on the Billboard Hot 100.
Rhythm Of Love
DJ Company
DJ Company is a German Eurodance group.
Sho Nuff
Tela is a rapper from Memphis, Tennessee, who was associated with the rap collective Suave House Records.
So Help Me Girl
Gary Barlow
Gary Barlow is an English singer, songwriter, and producer, known as the lead vocalist of the pop group Take That.
Song 2
Blur is an English rock band known for their contributions to the Britpop movement of the ’90s.
Stand Up
Love Tribe
Love Tribe is an American house music duo.
Stop The Gunfight
Trapp is a rapper known for this single and for his collaborations with other artists in the hip hop genre.
Sugar Honey Ice Tea
Goodfellaz is a R&B group known for this single, which was a minor hit on the US Billboard R&B chart.
The Sundays
The Sundays are an English alternative rock band known for the ethereal vocals of lead singer Harriet Wheeler.
Sunny Came Home
Shawn Colvin
Shawn Colvin is an American singer-songwriter known for her folk-inspired songs. “Sunny Came Home” won Song of the Year and Record of the Year at the 1998 Grammy Awards.
Take It To The Streets
Rampage is a rapper associated with the Flipmode Squad, a hip-hop group led by Busta Rhymes.
Take Your Time
Tre is a singer known for his distinctive voice and this single.
That’s Right
DJ Taz
DJ Taz is a hip-hop artist and DJ known for his Southern-style rap.
The Freshmen
The Verve Pipe
The Verve Pipe is an American rock band known for their post-grunge sound.
The Impression That I Get
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones are a ska punk band known for their energetic performances and unique fusion of ska and punk rock.
The Theme (It’s Party Time)
Tracey Lee
Tracey Lee is a rapper known for this song, which was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Rap Singles chart.
Chumbawamba was a British band known for their anarchist political views. “Tubthumping” was their biggest hit.
Your Woman
White Town
White Town is a British musical project by Jyoti Prakash Mishra. “Your Woman” was a number-one hit in the UK Singles Chart.
You’re Not Alone
Olive is an English electronic music trio. “You’re Not Alone” was a number-one hit on the UK Singles Chart.


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