The Ultimate Guess the Singer Quiz

Can you guess the name of a singer from one small song lyric or a cryptic clue? The questions are based on music artists throughout the decades from singers big and small. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some musical quizzing.

Round 1 – 60s

1 – This singer is best known for her 1958 Christmas hit ‘Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree’?

2 – Who started his singing career with the band ‘Tommy Scott with the Senators’?

3 – Who kicked off her solo career with the song Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)?

4 – Which Motown singer was shot dead by his father in 1984?

5 – This singer is best known for her hit song ‘Son Of A Preacher Man’?

6 – Which member of the Beatles was kicked out and later replaced with Ringo Starr?

7 – Which member of ‘The Supremes’ went on to sell more than 75 million records worldwide?

8 – Ernest Evans sang ‘The Twist’ but what was his stage name?

9 – Which singer’s rendition of Otis Redding’s Respect won her two Grammy awards?

10 – Which singer’s birth name is Harry Rodger Webb?

Round 2 – 70s

1 – Who was the lead singer of ‘The Pips’?

2 – Which sunglass-wearing Motown singer won 12 Grammy Awards between 1970 and 1979?

3 – Which singer’s birth name is Angela Trimble?

4 – Which singer’s birth name is Reg Dwight?

5 – Which singer released a 1977 album entitled ‘I Remember Yesterday’?

6 – Name the two remaining founder members of The Rolling Stones?

7 – Who sang the James Bond theme song ‘Nobody Does It Better’, in 1977?

8 – Which singer’s birth name is Farrokh Bulsara?

9 – Who represented the UK in 1974 at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Long Live Love’?

10 – Who is referred to as ‘The Godfather of Soul’?

Round 3 – 80s

1 – Who is often referred to as the ‘Queen of Pop’?

2 – Who won the Academy Award for Best Original Song Score with the song ‘Purple Rain’?

3 – Name one of the three members of the girl band ‘Salt-N-Pepa’?

4  – Which member of the Jackson 5 had a 1981 hit with the song ‘Do What You Do’?

5 – Who was the female half of the ‘Eurythmics’?

6 – Who was the lead singer of the band ‘Black Sabbath’?

7 – Which American singer-songwriter is best known for the Chart hit ‘Fast Car’?

8 – Who was the lead singer for the band Simply Red?

9 – Who sang the soundtrack for the 1985 film ‘The Goonies’?

10 – Who released his debut solo album in 1981 entitled ‘Never Too Much’?

Round 4 – 90s

1 – Which singer married Columbia Records executive Tommy Mottola in 1993?

2 – Who was the lead singer of the band ‘The Verve’?

3 – Which Icelandic singer began her music career at the age of 11?

4 – Who sang the 1994 hit ‘Cornflake Girl’?

5 – Which singer’s birth name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr?

6 – Which female RnB singer has two albums featured on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time list?

7 – Which singer is best known for his 1995 Grammy Award-winning hit ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’?

8 – Which iconic 90s female singer is now known as ‘Shuhada Sadaqat’?

9 – What is the stage name of controversial singer Brian Hugh Warner?

10 – Which singer released the album Jagged Little Pill in 1995?

Round 5. 2000s

1 – Name both brothers from the band ‘Oasis’?

2 – Which Spanish singer topped the UK charts with the song ‘Hips Don’t Lie’?

3 – Which rapper released an album in 2018 named ‘Kamikaze’?

4 – Which spice girl married actor Eddie Murphy?

5 – Who is the founding member and lead singer of the band ‘Papa Roach’?

6 – What is the stage name of singer ‘Alecia Beth Moore’?

7 – Which singer wrote the 2013 hit ‘All of Me’ for his wife?

8 – Which former member of The Pussycat Dolls is a judge on X-Factor?

9 – Which Scottish singer write and recorded the 2019 song ‘Someone You Loved’?

10 – Which Canadian singer/songwriter’s real name is ‘Eilleen Regina Edwards’?




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