One Hit Wonders of the 2000s

One Hit Wonders of the 2000s

  The music scene of the new millennium wasn’t bereft of one-hit wonders, especially on the American charts, which they used to lord over for a time. While some one-hit wonders vanished, others managed to find ways to stay relevant in the business. Here are the one-hit wonders of the 2000s who … Read more

One Hit Wonders of the 1980s

one hit wonders of the 1980s

  The term “one-hit wonder” refers to an artist who enjoys a hit on the national US chart — most specifically the Billboard Hot 100’s Top 40. Other factors such as hits on Billboard’s genre-specific charts, success in other regions or countries, or membership in more prominent acts won’t affect an artist’s … Read more

One Hit Wonders of the 1990s

one hit wonders of the 90s

  For almost all artists, having a hit on the US Billboard charts (most importantly the Hot 100 or pop chart) is a dream come true. The one-hit wonders may not have been able to duplicate their earlier successes, but at least they have had a hit on the Billboard Top 40, and … Read more

One Hit Wonders of the 70s

One Hit Wonders of the 70s

  The 1970s was an amazing decade for music. There was disco, funk, progressive rock, soft rock, and punk rock. The decade launched hugely successful artists who reached the peak of fame and set the musical trends of the era. But of course, the music scene isn’t complete without the one-hit wonders … Read more

Music of the 1970s

Music of the 1970s

  In the 1970s, even though there were still protests, things in the United States began settling down from the way things were during previous decade. Although the scandal of Watergate further disillusioned the country, people found solace in music which continued to evolve with new music genres becoming popular during these … Read more

Music of the 1960s

music of the 1960s

    The 1960s was a time of change for the United States. It was known as the era of counterculture and changes were seen in clothing, beliefs, education and entertainment – especially in the music of the decade. The United States during the 1960s After the post-war economic recovery during the … Read more

Music of the 1950s

Music of the 1950s

    The 1950s evokes many thoughts in people’s minds. Those can range from the golden age of Americana to final years of segregation in America. One things is for sure the music scene began to significantly change. The United States during the 1950s America experienced an economic boom after the Second … Read more

Top Artists and Bands of the 60s

Top Artists and Bands of the 60s

  The 1960s saw a revolution in popular music with such bands as the Beatles and Rolling Stones leading the British Invasion. Marvin Gaye – See Our Profile Born: April 2, 1939, Washington, DC, United States Died: April 1, 1984, Los Angeles, CA, United States Member of: The Marquees, The Moonglows Genres: … Read more

Top Artists and Bands of the 80s

Top Artists and Bands of the 80s

    The 1980s saw the rise of pop music and heavy metal and the beginnings of rap.  Check out these top artists and bands of the 80s dude! Def Leppard Formed: November 1977, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom Members: Joe Elliott (vocals), Rick Savage (bass), Pete Willis (guitar, 1977-82), Tony Kenning … Read more