11 Flop Star Groups Time Forgot (But We Never Will)
Stardom’s a rare dish, and sometimes you only get a tiny slice of the pie rather than the entire thing. (It’s like the Good Book says: “For every Timberlake, there is a Kirkpatrick.”)
As much as we love pop’s minor divas, starlets, dudes and dreams, there’s a special place on our heart-charts for the star power-pooling acts where two — or three, four or more — weren’t better than one.
11. Las Ketchup
Debut album: Hijas del Tomate (2002)
Best Single: “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)”
Billboard Hot 100 Peak: 54
Their Secret Weapon: The world’s love of powerful, poetic lyrics that stir the soul and speak eternal truths.
Their Most Eloquent YouTube Defender: “The most annoying thing about this music video is that they’re acting like they’re hot numbers, but they look like slapped cunts.”
10. The Moffatts
Debut album: It’s A Wonderful World (1994)
Best Single: “Misery”
Billboard Hot 100 Peak: n/a
Their Secret Weapon: Being Canada’s answer to Hanson, eh.
Their Most Eloquent YouTube Defender: “moffats’s song bring my teenage dream”
Debut album: Blaque (1999)
Best Single: “808 (Remix)”
Billboard Hot 100 Peak: 8
Their Secret Weapon: At last: an anthem putting the world’s bad-at-boinking triflin’ hos on blast…”babe!”
Their Most Eloquent YouTube Defender: “Well this is bullshit….I just about threw my back out from tryin to twerk to dis shit…..mmmm hmmmm….shit still sound good. Now, if you’ll excuse me….I need to get some Ben-Gay……”