Can You Guess the Singer From a Single Sentence?


By: Jouviane Alexandre

6 Min Quiz

Image: YouTube

About This Quiz

When it comes to our favorite singers, we can probably name all the major details of their life. Whether its a pop singer from the U.K. or an R&B diva, can you guess these best-selling singers from a single sentence? Let's find out!

This pop singer might've been singing about ex-boy band boyfriend in her 2003 single "Toxic."

Hailing from Mississippi, Britney Spears began her career on the Mickey Mouse Club before blooming into her solo career. The singer has released single after single which include "Oops!... I Did It Again," "Lucky," and "Toxic."


A country queen from Ontario, Canada, this "You're Still the One" singer" has five Grammy Awards.

Country singer, Shania Twain, was born Eileen Edwards. The singer hails from Ontario, Canada and has a slew of hit singles which include "Man! I Feel Like a Woman," "You're Still the One," and "From this Moment On."


This R&B singer had a lot of "Confessions" to make after his breakup with singer Chilli from girl group, TLC.

R&B singer, Usher Raymond IV hails from Dallas, Texas. The singer began his career in 1994 with his debut album. Winning his first Grammy in 2002, the singer now has a total of 8 Grammy Awards.


This "King of Pop" moonwalked his ways to 13 Grammys.

One of the best-selling artists of all time, Michael Jackson was born in Gary, Indiana. Starting out as a member of his familial group, Jackson 5, the singer branched out to a solo career. His 1982 album "Thriller" is the best-selling album of all time.


This purple loving singer-songwriter has won eight Grammy's and just wants your "kiss."

Prince Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota and is well known for breaking the barriers of androgyny. The singer-songwriter has an impressive list of awards and singles which include "When Doves Cry," "Let's Go Crazy," "Purple Rain," and "Kiss."


This former R&B girl group singer let the world know that girls run the world.

A highly decorated singer, Beyonce got her start in the group Girl's Tyme before becoming the lead singer of Destiny's Child. In 2003, the singer pursued a solo career which has since gained her 19 more Grammy Awards.


Although this musician/singer lacks his vision, his talent is surely signed, sealed, and delivered!

Stevie Wonder was born Stevland Hardway Judkins in 1950 in Michigan. The singer went blind at a young age but that didn't stop him from putting out numerous hits as well as learning to play numerous instruments such as the piano, harmonica, and drum.


This disco queen could definitely be heard "On the Radio" before and after her give Grammy Awards.

Born LaDonna Gaines, Donna Summer began her career in 1968. Throughout her career, the singer won five Grammy Awards and put out numerous hits which include "Hot Stuff," "Last Dance," and "On the Radio." The singer passed away in 2012 from lung cancer.


This R&B singer from New York only wants one thing for Christmas, and it's you!

R&B singer Mariah Carey released her debut self-titled album in 1990. Currently, the singer has had 18 #1 singles as well as her single "One Sweet Day" with Boyz II Men tying for song that has spent the most weeks at #1 (16).


This Bronx "Piano Man" was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 and has six Grammy Awards.

Born William Joel, Billy Joel hails from the Bronx, New York. With numerous singles that include "Piano Man," "Uptown Girl," and "We Didn't Start the Fire."


This "Believe" singer was definitely moonstruck after her 1987 film.

Cher, born Cheriyn Sarkisian, began her music career in the duet group Sonny & Cher. The singer went on to win an Academy Award for Best Actress for her 1988 film "Moonstruck" and received a Grammy for the 2000 song "Believe."


A native Hawaiian, this singer might catch a grenade for you.

Hailing from Honolulu, Bruno Mars began his music career in the early 2000s. He first appeared on the track "Nothin' on You" before making a name as a soloist with his album "Doo-Wops & Hooligans." The artist currently has 5 Grammy Awards.


The leader of the Rhythm Nation, you might call this singer by her last name if you're nasty.

Janet Jackson is an R&B singer and the sister of King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Having started her career in 1973, the singer is known for multiple hits which include "Nasty," "Together Again," and "Rhythm Nation." The singer has also acted on the TV shows "Good Times," "Diff'rent Strokes" and she also appeared in the films "Poetic Justice" and "For Colored Girls."


This Canadian singer helped our hearts go on after Jack's death in "Titanic."

Born in Quebec, Canada, Celine Dion began her singing career as a teenager. The singer has has many hits in both English and French. The singer has 5 Grammy Awards.


Often called the "Queen of Soul," this Tennessee native was made to feel like "A Natural Woman."

Born in 1941, Aretha Franklin began her musical career in 1956. The singer is well known for singles such as "Respect," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," and "Think." The singer has won an impressive 17 Grammy Awards over the time of her career.


Born in Tennessee, you might find this soul singer "rollin' on a river."

Born in 1939, Tina Turner was born Anna Mae Bullock. The singer has appeared in TV and film but is widely recognized for her music career. The singer is known for hits like "What's Love Got to Do with It," "Simply the Best," and "Proud Mary."


If you send a "Candle in the Wind," it might reach this Sir over the pond in England.

Born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, Elton John began his musical career in 1963. The singer-songwriter has had numerous singles throughout his long career. These songs include "Candle in the Wind," "Bennie and the Jets," and "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me (with George Michael)."


Never one to shy from the spotlight, this "Like a Prayer" singer was once excommunicated from the Catholic Church.

Madonna hails from Bay City, Michigan and began her career in 1979. The singer is known for singles like "Vogue," "Like a Virgin," and "Papa Don't Preach." Although she is widely recognized for her music contributions, the singer has also acted in films such as "A League of their Own" and "Who's That Girl."


In her 1992 film, you'll find this singer telling her bodyguard that she will always love him.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Whitney Houston is one of the best-selling artists of all time. Having appeared in film such as "The Bodyguard," "Waiting to Exhale," "The Preacher's Wife," and "Cinderella," Whitney Houston is known for #1 hits "I Will Always Love You," "How Will I Know," and "Greatest Love of All."


This young Canadian singer might ask you to "Belieb" in him, and it would be completely appropriate to ask him "What Do You Mean?"

Justin Bieber was first discovered on YouTube before he gained international success. The singer has many hits which include three #1 singles from his most recent album, "Purpose."


Prior to his solo career, you'd find this native Alabaman leading his group, the Commodores.

Born in 1949, Lionel Richie began his musical career in 1968. Together with the Commodores, Richie had hits which include "Three Times a Lady" and "Brick House." Following the release of his debut solo album in 1982, the singer has had other successful hits which include "Endless Love" (with Diana Ross), "All Night Long (All Night)," "Hello," and "Say You, Say Me."


You might recognize this "Funny Girl" as one of the few EGOT winners.

Barbra Streisand was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1942. The singer has an extensive resume and an equally extensive list of achievements. She is one of the few people to become an EGOT winner meaning she has been awarded with an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony.


Born in Jamaica, this singer was all about "One Love."

Born in 1945, Bob Marley began his music career in 1962. The singer's hits include "No Woman No Cry," "Redemption Song," "One Love," and "I Shot the Sheriff." The singer's career was cut short by his death in 1981.


Born in Oklahoma, you might find this country man singing about "friends in low places."

Garth Brooks began his career in 1984 and has since become one of the best-selling artists of all time. With two Grammy Awards under his belt, his hits include "Friends in Low Places," "If Tomorrow Never Comes," and "What She's Doing Now."


Hailing from Barbados, this singer is a good girl gone bad.

Born in Barbados, Rihanna began her musical career in 2003. Since then, she has become one of the best-selling artists of all time and some of the singles that helped catapult her career include "SOS," "Umbrella," and "Diamonds."


For this Manhattan native, we think her little monsters are the only ones who can see past her "Poker Face."

Born Stefani Germanotta, Lady Gaga hails from Manhattan. The singer's career was catapulted in 2007 with her single "Just Dance." Since then, the singer has put out numerous hits which include "Bad Romance" and "Born This Way." The latter has lead to her Born This Way foundation and the singer is an active advocate for LGBT rights.


Heartbreak didn't slow down this London native because she was dedicated to finding "Someone Like You."

Hailing from across the pond in London, England, Adele began her musical career in 2006. With the release of her three albums (as of January 2018), the singer has had four #1 hits as well as 15 Grammy Awards.


A native of New Jersey, you might find yourself calling this singer-songwriter "The Boss."

Bruce Springsteen is a singer-songwriter that hails from New Jersey. One of the best-selling artists of all time, he is highly decorated with 20 Grammys as well as a 1999 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Wham! This late singer's smooth voice will wake you up before you go-go.

Born in England as Georgios Panayiotou, George Michael firs gained fame as the duo Wham! With hits like "Last Christmas" and "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go," the singer went on to have a successful solo career with his single "Careless Whisper." The singer passed away in 2016.


This Pennsylvania native moved to Nashville to tell the world about the teardrops on her guitar.

Hailing from Pennsylvania, Taylor Swift moved to Nashville as a teenager to begin her country/pop career. The singer at the age of 28 already has an impressive 10 Grammy Awards which includes two Album of the Year awards.


Although he was only born 10 years prior, this "Summer of '69" singer might ask "Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman?"

Bryan Adams is a Canadian rock singer who is known for hits like "Summer of '69" and "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You." The singer is also well known for his philanthropy.


This "Sweet Caroline" folk singer from Brooklyn, New York was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011.

Neil Diamond is one of the best-selling artists of all time with over 100 million claimed sales. The singer has had over 10 #1 hits.


Born in England, this singer-songwriter's music might make you want to swing from tree to tree like Tarzan.

Born in 1951 in London, England, Phil Collins began his musical career in 1968. He began as the lead singer for the group Genesis before branching into his solo career. Some of his hits include "In the Air Tonight" and Against All Odds." The singer-songwriter is also known for composing the music for the Disney film "Tarzan."


Getting his start as a folk singer, this musician knew what it was like to live "Like a Rolling Stone."

Born in Minnesota, Bob Dylan got his start as a folk singer in 1959. In addition to "Blowin' in the Wind," the singer is also known for hits like "The Time They Are a-Changin'" and "Like a Rolling Stone." Dylan was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988.


This "King of Country" has had over 61 #1 singles on the country charts.

George Strait is often referred to as the "King of Country." The singer has consistently topped the country charts and has sold over 100 million singles and albums.


Explore More Quizzes

About Zoo

Our goal at is to keep you entertained in this crazy life we all live.

We want you to look inward and explore new and interesting things about yourself. We want you to look outward and marvel at the world around you. We want you to laugh at past memories that helped shape the person you’ve become. We want to dream with you about all your future holds. Our hope is our quizzes and articles inspire you to do just that.

Life is a zoo! Embrace it on