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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 236 quizzes and 2,360 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Anagrammed Artists

Match up these UK number one hit albums to their anagrammed artists.
Average (10 qns)
darksplash
Nov 15 16
249 plays
2
Now That's What We Call Music

This quiz focuses on CDs 1-10 in the "Now That's What I Call Music" series, U.S. version. Match the artist with the song.
Average (10 qns)
nmerr
Nov 09 16
168 plays
3
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)
PDAZ
5103 plays
4
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)
guitargoddess
789 plays
5
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)
robbieh
10575 plays
6
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)
shipyardbernie
822 plays
7
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)
Vera2012
1869 plays
8
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)
shipyardbernie
591 plays
9
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)
1nn1
Aug 22 16
414 plays
10
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)
UKMikeyA
Apr 14 16
699 plays
11
Billboard's All-Time Top songs 31-40

Billboard.com 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)
sunrayz99
3897 plays
12
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)
workisboring
1275 plays
13
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?
Average (10 qns)
CmdrK
Oct 16 16
375 plays
14
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)
fredsixties
2784 plays
15
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.
Easy (10 qns)
dcpddc478
Sep 10 16
510 plays
16
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)
dantecmdy
3696 plays
17
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)
shipyardbernie
456 plays
18
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)
Musicmonkeyman
8019 plays
19
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)
dcpddc478
Jun 03 16
702 plays
20
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)
EnglishJedi
Feb 18 16
2064 plays
21
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)
fredsixties
687 plays
22
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)
Christinap
681 plays
23
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)
workisboring
864 plays
24
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)
lonely-lady
333 plays
25
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)
pollucci19
Mar 25 16
432 plays
26
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)
dixiechicklet
5067 plays
27
Name the Singer

Name the artists who popularized these hit singles from the 1950s through the 1980s.
Average (10 qns)
nyirene330
3660 plays
28
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)
salami_swami
492 plays
29
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)
shipyardbernie
Jul 21 16
378 plays
30
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)
MikeMaster99
2499 plays
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