One Hit Wonders of the 80s: Is MTV To Blame?

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Next week we’re counting down the 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s. That means Haircut 100, JJ Fad, Swing Out Sister, Taco, Yello, and The Outfield are about to enter your life. We’ll be showing clips from all the music videos, and of course we’ve got pop pundits and wiseacre comedians (as well as some of the era’s artists themselves) commenting on all the relevant subjects. Check the clip above to see how the advent of MTV drove lots action in One Hit Wonder land.

Hit the comments field with your choice of the songs that should make the top 10!

Watch 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s each night, starting Tuesday, March 31 – Friday April 3.

Watch our A-Z playlist of music videos from the 80s.