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"100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the 80s" is an episode of VH1's The Greatest. It counts down the 100 greatest one-hit wonders of the 1980s. It is hosted by Judah Friedlander and originally aired from March 30 through April 3, 2009.

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Inclusion of artists not one-hit wondersEdit

The special notably included artists who do not meet the one-hit wonder criteria in the United States (scoring one top forty hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; see one-hit wonder). A total of 44 artists do not meet the criteria. Examples of these artists included artists who had scored two or more top forty hits on the Billboard Hot 100. These artists included:

Songs of some artists featured in the special failed to even crack the top 40 of the Hot 100, yet alone chart on the Hot 100, and cannot be considered one-hit wonders. These artists included:

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