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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
Flashes

There have been some pretty flashy musicians over the years, some of them have even sung about it. Can you match the artist to the name of their 'flashy' song given the album it was on and the year it was released?
Not Rated (10 qns)
pagea
Today!
0 plays
2
Match the B Song with the Artist

Please match the title of the song with the artist known for singing it. The songs all start with the letter "B" and were released in the 1960s to the 1980s. Good luck!
Very Easy (10 qns)
PootyPootwell
Apr 23 17
306 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
5184 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
819 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
10674 plays
6
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
438 plays
7
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
846 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
609 plays
9
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
774 plays
10
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
1890 plays
11
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)
dcpddc478
Sep 10 16
558 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
1311 plays
13
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
3909 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
2796 plays
15
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
759 plays
16
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
414 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
462 plays
18
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
3705 plays
19
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
8088 plays
20
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
693 plays
21
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.
Average (10 qns)
Christinap
690 plays
22
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
2379 plays
23
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
24
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
450 plays
25
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
900 plays
26
Name the Singer

Name the artists who popularized these hit singles from the 1950s through the 1980s.
Average (10 qns)
nyirene330
3714 plays
27
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
5070 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
501 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
381 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
2595 plays
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