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Name the Singer or the Band: match the song to the artist! Quizzes about song titles with something in common are in the Song Titles sub-category (see link below).   

There are 237 quizzes and 2,370 trivia questions in this category.
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Are You Smarter than a Rock Star?

Actually not just rock stars -- these are popular musicians from different genres who are over-educated for their chosen profession.
Average (10 qns)
5151 plays
So Young and So Peerless - Music Prodigies

A quiz on ten musicians, from various genres and time periods, who achieved success in childhood or adolescence.
Average (10 qns)
807 plays
Rock Legends-Do You Remember?

There are musical legends that will never be forgotten, the rock and roll icons, the inspiration for generations of artists. For this quiz I've concentrated on American artists.
Easy (10 qns)
10632 plays
Dead Singers Society USA

Some singers are remembered, some are long forgotten but we will always have the music. Can you guess who these singers from the '50s and '60s are? US chart:Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles. UK chart:Guinness book of British Hit Singles.
Average (10 qns)
837 plays
OK, Who Was It Then?

Here is a mixed bunch of questions about singers, singing actors and even some of their relatives too. Can you sort them out?
Average (10 qns)
603 plays
Flick Your Bic! This Concert Rocks!

I've been to a lot of concerts in the U.S. (mostly rock) that have had some amazing special effects. I will describe what I saw, name a song or two, and you name the performer(s).
Average (15 qns)
1881 plays
Rock and Roll Minimalists: Three Piece Rock Bands

Rock and Roll bands need a guitarist, a bassist and a drummer. Then someone usually has to double up and sing. This quiz is a tribute to the minimalist rock groups that make as much noise as rock bands with more personnel...
Average (10 qns)
Aug 22 16
429 plays
You Are The Apple of My Eye

At one time, telling or saying that someone was the apple of your eye meant that you loved them. Here are ten love songs. Can you match them up to their singers? Most of them will be a little bit older.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 10 16
543 plays
The "Kings" And "Queens" Of Music

I'll give you the honorific title. It's up to you to give me the name of the artist.
Easy (10 qns)
Apr 14 16
735 plays
Billboard's All-Time Top songs 31-40 released their list of top 100 songs. Let's see if you can remember who sang 31-40 on the list. These are based off the chart's first 50 years - August 1958 through July 2008. Have fun!
Average (10 qns)
3909 plays
Artists with Number One Hits Solo and in a Group

This quiz celebrates performers who sang on number one hits on the United States Billboard Hot 100 both as a solo artist and in a group.
Average (15 qns)
1293 plays
Tinged With Love

Here are ten hit songs all with some version of the word "love" in the title. Some are happy and some are sad. Most would be heard on a classic rock station. Let's take a musical walk down memory lane.
Easy (10 qns)
Jun 03 16
732 plays
I Only Need One Name

Some past artists of rock and roll were recognizable by a single word name. Here are ten of them for your enjoyment. See how many you remember. The range is 1960s through 1980s. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
2787 plays
From "Superstar" To "Solo" Act

Be it dueling egos, artisic differences, or seeking new horizons. Every artist in this quiz sought one dream in the beginning. Some stayed solo, and others jumped on the lucrative reunion train, but they all achieved fame their own way. Enjoy.
Average (10 qns)
3702 plays
Lay Down Your Weary Tune

This quiz is about musicians whose lives ended earlier than they might have. Some were solo musicians and some were part of a group. Can you match the person with some of their songs?
Easy (10 qns)
Oct 16 16
405 plays
Dead Singers Society UK

Some singers are remembered, some are long forgotten but we will always have the music. Can you guess who these singers from the '50s and '60s are. UK chart:Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart:Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.
Average (10 qns)
459 plays
Pop Music - Who Are We?

Can you detect the pop artists (singer or group) from the clues; real names, song titles, etc? It's my first quiz. Hope you enjoy it!
Average (10 qns)
8049 plays
I Hate The Beatles

The Beatles may not be my favourite group, but they did write some great songs that were covered by other people. Here's a small selection. All chart placings are UK Singles Chart and Billboard Hot 100.
Tough (10 qns)
687 plays
I Sang "Initially"

All these well known recording artists had at least one popular hit on the Billboard Charts during the 1960s and 1970s. They all used initials as part of their recording names. Can you name them?
Average (10 qns)
690 plays
Who is the Artist?

I'll offer you four groups founded in a specific year during the 1960s, one question for each year. I'll tell you the titles of a couple of albums and single releases. Just identify the artist.
Average (10 qns)
2220 plays
The Great Pretender

"The Great Pretender" is one of my favourite songs and I was surprised to find out just how many artists have released versions of it. This quiz is about ten of them.
Average (10 qns)
333 plays
Acts Who Had a Solo Hit, a Hit Duet and a Hit Trio

This quiz is about musical artists who had solo hits, hit duets and where part of a hit trio.
Easy (15 qns)
885 plays
A Band of Red

Some of these bands are either red hot or will want to make you want to run a red light, please don't, enjoy the quiz instead. Good luck.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 25 16
444 plays
Rock - Who Am I?

Well..long story short, I will pretend I am a band, or artist (rock related), and you tell me who I am! Oh...and watch out for song titles, for clues!
Average (10 qns)
5067 plays
Name the Singer

Name the artists who popularized these hit singles from the 1950s through the 1980s.
Average (10 qns)
3660 plays
Nice Video, Shame About the Song

Sometimes, a song becomes a great hit, but their music video makes it even better. Of course, some music videos are great, but the song might not have performed so well on the charts. Here are ten.
Average (10 qns)
495 plays
Whose First UK Chart Hit Am I?

Match the singer/group with their first hit on the UK singles chart. UK chart: Guinness book of British Hit Singles. US chart: Joel Whitburn's Billboard book of Top Pop Singles.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 21 16
378 plays
Cold as Fire, Hot as Ice

This quiz is all about those song titles or common phrases in songs that are enigmatic, if not downright strange! Your task is to identify the pop diva responsible for the song from the clues provided. Have fun!
Easy (10 qns)
2550 plays
Classic Rock Concert Potpourri

I have been to many concerts for over 25 years. Your mission is to determine the artist by the songs and albums they have put out over the years. Good luck!
Easy (10 qns)
1878 plays
Just Name the Band...

Simply identify the band from the picture and the other clues given...
Average (10 qns)
Jan 19 17
492 plays
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