Can You Name the 70s Artist from their Biggest Hits?

Jouviane Alexandre

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"No time for losers. 'Cause we are the champions." If you find yourself belting these lyrics after a victory, this might be just the quiz to prove if you're a champion! From the biggest hits to the most significant artists of the '70s, can you come out on top?

The '70s was an iconic time in music. If you weren't grooving to disco, you were jamming out to Rock & Roll. This iconic decade in music bred some of the biggest stars music has ever seen. The Bee Gees were keeping Saturday Nights hot in the disco while Donna Summer wanted to dance one last time. The world was calming down from the '60s "Beatlemania" from the English rock band to welcome Elton John.

While these are some of the biggest names to ever come across a musical catalog, how well could you recognize them when given their biggest hits? A list of "Take a Chance on Me" and "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" might be confusing, but not when "Dancing Queen" or "Mamma Mia" are added to the group! Which talented musician was singing about "Superstition" and a lovely woman?

The '70s was a decade of hit after hit, and with all the tunes gracing the airwaves, could you recognize all the talent from their biggest hits? Will you take the mic and sing that you're the champion of the world, or will your voice and score crack under pressure? Prove that you're the QUEEN or king of this quiz!

Which artist/group had the hits: "God Save the Queen," "C'mon Everybody," and "Anarchy in the U.K.?"

Although the Sex Pistols were only active for three years in the 70s (1975-1978), they still made a huge impact in the rock scene and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

Which artist/group had the hits: "I'll Be There," "ABC," and "Blame It on the Boogie?"

The Jackson 5 formed in the early-60s and after joining Motown gained massive success. In 1997 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Brown Sugar," "Angie," and "Miss You?"

Having been around since the 1960s, The Rolling Stones have sold over 250 million albums.

Which artist/group had the hits: "You've Got a Friend," "Fire and Rain," and "Sweet Baby James?"

James Taylor started his musical career in the 60s and since then has won five Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Happy Xmas," "Imagine," and "Working Class Hero?"

John Lennon first became famous with the British band "The Beatles." After he went on a solo career, he sold over 14 million records.

Which artist/group had the hits: "September," "Shining Star," and "Reasons?"

Having done exceptionally well since their start in 1971, Earth, Wind, & Fire have since won 6 Grammy Awards, have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and have sold over 100 million records.

Which artist/group had the hits: "You're the First, the Last, My Everything," "Can't Get Enough of Your Love,Babe," and "Never Never Gonna Give Ya Up?"

Barry White began his career in 1960 and has since become one of the best-selling artists with over 100 million records sold.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Paranoid," "Iron Man," and "War Pigs?"

Starting in the late-60s, Black Sabbath bcame known for leading heavy metal. They have sold over 70 million records and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Brick House," "Three Times a Lady," and "Easy?"

Started in the late 60s, the Commodores got their first taste of fame towards the latter years of the 70s. They have since sold over 25 million records.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Bohemian Rhapsody," "We Will Rock You," and "Somebody to Love?"

Formed in the early 70s with Freddie Mercury leading the vocals, Queen has become one of the best-selling music artists and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Get Up Offa That Thing," "The Payback," and "Papa Don't Take No Mess?"

James Brown got his start in the early 50s and was inducted into both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Which artist/group had the hits: "No Woman No Cry," "One Love," and "Three Little Birds?"

Bob Marley has had a significant impact on music since his start in the early 60s. He sold more than 75 million records.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Landslide," "Go Your Own Way," and "Rhiannon?"

Fleetwood Mac got their start 1967 and have since sold more than 100 million records and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Stayin' Alive," "How Deep Is Your Love," and "Night Fever?"

Since their formation in 1958, the Bee Gees became one of the best-selling music artists of all time with over 220 million records sold. In 1997, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Bridge Over Troubled Water," "Respect," and "Think?"

Since the start of her career, Aretha Franklin has sold over 75 million records. In 1987 she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has won 18 Grammy Awards.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Stairway to Heaven," "Kashmir," and "Black Dog?"

Led Zeppelin was active for 12 years, starting in 1968. Since their start, they sold over 200 million records and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Space Oddity," "Fame," and "Golden Years?"

Throughout his iconic career, David Bowie sold over 140 million records and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Let's Get It On," "Heard It Through the Grapevine," and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough?"

Marvin Gaye gained success towards the end of the 70s and since his early death in 1984 has posthumously receive Grammy Awards and an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Hot Stuff," "Last Dance," and "I Feel Love?"

Since her start in the disco era, Donna Summer won 5 Grammy Awards and sold over 140 million records.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Dream On," "Walk This Way," and "Sweet Emotion?"

Throughout their career, Aerosmith has sold more than 150 million records as well as winning four Grammy Awards. In 2001 they were inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Hotel California," "Take It Easy," and "Desperado?"

Since their start in 1971, The Eagles have sold over 150 million records, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time. In 1998 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Superstition," "Isn't She Lovely," and "Sign, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours?"

Since his start in 1961, Stevie Wonder has become the most awarded male solo artists with 25 Grammy Awards. He has also sold over 100 million records.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Have You Ever Seen the Rain," "Proud Mary," and "Bad Moon Rising?"

Creedance Clearwater Revival has sold over 26 million album in the United States since their start in the late 60s. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Your Song," "Rocket Man," and "Tiny Dancer?"

Having one of the most successful careers of any musical artist, Elton John has sold more than 300 million records and has won 5 Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe, and a Tony Award.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Papa Was a Rolling Stone," "Just My Imagination," and "Ain't Too Proud to Beg?"

Having sold over 10 million albums, The Temptations were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 and won 7 Grammy Awards.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Baba O'Riley," "Who are You," and "Won't Get Fooled Again?"

Since their formation in 1964, The Who have sold over 100 million records and in 1990, they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Should I Stay or Should I Go," "Rock the Casbah," and "London Calling?"

The Clash was active for 10 years starting in 1976. In 2003 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Both Sides Now," "Big Yellow Taxi," and "River?"

Joni Mitchell rose to prominence in the late 70s and has won 9 Grammy Awards throughout her career.

Which artist/group had the hits: "I Was Made For Lovin' You," "Rock and Roll All Nite," and "Beth?"

KISS got their start in the early 70s. Since then they have sold more than 100 million records and were inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Sweet Home Alabama," "Free Bird," and "Simple Man?"

Originally formed in 1964 Lynryd Skynyrd has since sold over 28 million albums in the US and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy," "I Don't Want to Talk About It," and "Hot Legs?"

Rod Stewart has sold over 100 million records since the beginning of his career in 1961. He has been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. His first induction was as a solo artist in 1994 and in 2012 he was inducted as a member of the band Faces.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)," "Money," and "Any Colour You Like?"

Pink Floyd started in the mid-60s and since their start have sold more than 250 million records. The Dark Side of the Moon (1973) and The Wall (1979) are currently two of the best-selling albums of all time.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Old Man," "Heart of Gold," and "The Needle and the Damage Done?"

Neil Young got his start in 1960 and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice. He was first inducted in 1995 as a solo artist and then again in 1997 as a member of Buffalo Springfield.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Dancing Queen," "Mamma Mia," and "S.O.S.?"

ABBA got their start in the early 70s. In 2010 they were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and have sold over 380 million records.

Which artist/group had the hits: "Ain't No Mountain High Enough," "I'm Coming Out," and "Touch Me in the Morning?"

As a member of the Supremes and from her solo work, Diana Ross has sold over 100 million records. She was named the most successful female artist in 1993 by Guinness for having 70 hit singles between her work with the Supremes and her solo work.

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