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Why Psychologists Care About Blind Melon and Shania Twain

The artists may not have much in common, but they are useful for researchers

(Newser) - In 1992, Blind Melon’s “No Rain” shot up the Billboard Hot 100 and drove impressive sales of the band's debut album. Around the same time, a little-known Shania Twain released her second album, including her breakout hit, “Any Man of Mine.” Per writer Derek Thompson...

11 Surprising One-Hit Wonders
 11 Surprising One-Hit Wonders 

11 Surprising One-Hit Wonders

We all love Norah Jones, but she's still on this list

(Newser) - You would never guess, but Jimi Hendrix was technically a one-hit wonder. Yep, the definition of the term is “an artist or band who only has one song make the top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart,” regardless of album sales or performance on other charts,...

Top One-Hit Wonders
 Top One-Hit Wonders 
Decade in Review

Top One-Hit Wonders

Songs you've heard constantly, artists you've never heard from again

(Newser) - Musicians don’t always get a full 15 minutes of fame; sometimes, they have to settle for three or four. Billboard took a look back at some of the top one-hit wonders of the decade, acts that got one and only one song onto the Hot 100’s Top 10...

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