It's every musician's dream to have a wildly successful song, but not all career successes have good outcomes. In fact, for several singers and bands, their biggest hits turned out to be more of a curse than an achievement. For some, the pressure of fame became too immense, while for others, their songs turned them into national punchlines.
As their hit songs rose to the top of the charts, their private lives went into shambles — and the strange thing about it all? Most people had no idea. Below, all the times having a hit song had unfortunate consequences.