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  • 99 red balloons
    • mushroom
      Well, that was a German song translated to English. But it did top the charts in several countries.
  • Komm Gib Mir Deine Hand (I Want to Hold Your Hand) by the Beatles. It has a wonderful sound in German even if you don't speak the language.
  • Je'taime, by Serge gainsbourg.
  • Sorry, I misread the question. but my answer is still there (even though it doesn't answer the question) ------------ A song called 'Dragostea Din Tei' by Ozone was a Romanian song that was #1 on the singles charts in Australia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragostea_din_tei
  • rammstein, enya, tatu
  • 1) "All of these songs were popular in America, but were not sung in English. An accomplishment that is very hard to reach indeed." "La Bamba Just Another Band From East L.A.... Los Lobos 2:55 Mi Tierra Mi Tierra Gloria Estefan 4:38" "Feliz Navidad Feliz Navidad Jose Feliciano 3:02" "Pata Pata Live Miriam Makeba 2:46" "Oye Como Va Santana`s Greatest Hits Santana 4:20 [Glósóli] Takk... Sigur Ros 6:15 Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be) Fresh Sly & The Family Stone 5:12 La Vie En Rose The Voice Of The Sparrow: Very Best Of Edith Piaf Edith Piaf 3:06 Der Kimmissar 2000 Out Of The Dark (Into The Light) Falco 3:50 99 Luftballons Wanna Be Me Pretty Pink 2:59 Macarena Hits Of The 90s Los Del Rio 3:44 Heaven (En Espanol) Heaven (En Espanol) Los Lonely Boys 3:57" Source and further information: http://www.musiclibre.org/ymuplaylists/viewer/ymusic/276E4E99-48B7-4D4C-86EA-E64FF4A44EEF 2) "September 1, 1958 "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)" Domenico Modugno" "December 7, 1963 "Dominique" The Singing Nun" "August 3, 1996 "Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" Los del Rio" Source and further information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_songs_by_European_artists_which_reached_number_one_on_the_Hot_100_(US%29 3) Further information: O-Zone - Dragostea Din Tei http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGLMALvtjBc Ofra Haza - Im Nin'Alu [1978] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2xNTzlFSk0 Las-Ketchup-Asereje http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFzyYYZsxGc Kaoma - Lambada http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AfTl5Vg73A
  • Sadness, Part I - Enigma. (click video link)
  • Girl from Ipanema. even though the one with english lyrics was a bugger hit, the portugese lyrics versions did well too. Rock Me Amadeus did well even in the German version.
  • "Born in the USA" did fairly well in the charts, but not sure if it was actually translated to other languages. BTW, people went crazy over this and also "Born to Run," neither of which actually had a particularly positive message.
  • Here are 12. I really wish I could watch videos on my phone but I can't. https://m.mic.com/articles/102002/12-legendary-english-songs-that-are-even-more-beautiful-in-other-languages

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