We have compiled a list of artists who’ve gone down in history with their top tunes.
Look through the list and you may just find a nostalgic song that you haven’t heard in a long time.
1. Plain White T’s, “Hey There Delilah”
Plain White T’s released their hit song “Hey There Delilah” during 2006. Over the following year, it reached No.1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in July 2007. The song was a double 2008 Grammy Award nominee for song of the year.The real-life Delilah was a graduate from Columbia University. Tom Higgenson, the band’s frontman wrote the song about Delilah, but the two had never dated. He said he just wanted to impress her.The real Delilah attended the Grammy Award show in 2008 as Higgenson’s guest.
2. Gotye feat. Kimbra, “Somebody That I Used to Know”
“Somebody That I Used to Know” was a smash hit. The duo, Gotye and Kimbra won multiple Grammys for the song and the hit single stayed at the top of the charts for eight full weeks. Gotye had everyone belting the lyrics to “Somebody That I Used to Know” back then. He hasn’t released a follow-up album since his last, which was in 2011 “Making Mirrors”. Making Mirrors didn’t make it as big as his hit single featuring Kimbra.Kimbra, on the other hand, is still making music, but her album sales hasn’t come anywhere close to the level of success she had when she collaborated with Gotye.Gotye has indeed become somebody that we used to know. Ironic!
3. Oujia Boy, “Crank That”
The American rapper, Soulja Boy released “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” during 2007 as his debut single. The song introduced one of the trendiest dances of the 2000s.Soulja’s hit single spent seven weeks at the number one on the Billboard Hot 100 during 2007. The song received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Song.
4. Desiigner, “Panda”
Brooklyn rapper, Desiigner help influenced the trap-rap culture of today. He bought “Panda’s” trap beat for 200 USD off YouTube in 2014. The track was even sampled by Kanye West on The Life of Pablo song “Pt. 2.” The single received a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Performance in 2017 and was also nominated for Best Hip-Hop Video at the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards.
5. Far East Movement feat. The Cataracs and Dev, “Like A G6”
“Like a G6” was the No. 1 single on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, ruling the chart for two consecutive weeks. This made Far East Movement the first Asian American musical group to occupy the No. 1 position.
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