Remember these? You will now. These songs were released in the first decade of the 2000s and made it onto the Billboard top 40, but the artists who created them never made it into the top 40 again. In 20 years, these are going to be played every so often on the oldies stations, but for now, we can all celebrate the fact that the fads that some of these songs represent are gone.
All of our measurements are based on the Billboard Hot 100 top 40 (meaning that some bands/artists will have more than one song in the top 100, but not in the top 40). This article doesn't include solo efforts, either.
Honorable mentions are songs by artists who had limited success elsewhere in the industry, but never made it into the top 40 overall again. We've provided links to the songs on Youtube.com, please use your discretion.
"Absolutely (Story of a Girl)" by Ninedays reached #6 (They released only two other albums after the success of this single.)
"Liar" by Profyle reached #14 (The group consisted of two brothers and their cousins.)
"Blue (Da ba dee)" by Eifel 65 (#6)
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