Take another quiz >

First Names of Male Singers

Guess the first names of these famous male singers.
If multiple answers fit, guess the most famous
Quiz by Quizmaster
Rate:
First submittedNovember 16, 2015
Last updatedNovember 16, 2015
Times taken26,997
Rating3.70
4:00
Enter answer here
0
 / 24 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
First Name
Last Name
Bruno
Mars
Frank
Sinatra
David
Bowie
Marvin
Gaye
Adam
Levine
Otis
Redding
Bruce
Springsteen
Chris
Cornell
First Name
Last Name
Julio
Iglesias
Enrique
Luciano
Pavarotti
Art
Garfunkel
Michael
Bublé
Lionel
Richie
Peter
Gabriel
Luther
Vandross
First Name
Last Name
Gavin
Rossdale
Robert
Goulet
Leonard
Cohen
Tony
Bennett
John
Denver
Bob
Seger
Willie
Nelson
Ed
Sheeran
+2
level 83
Nov 17, 2015
Although I'm ashamed to admit it, the only answer I could think of for Nelson was Ricky.
+1
level 78
Nov 17, 2015
I'm not ashamed to admit it, I thought the same - and Cliff Bennett (with the Rebel Rousers, "Gotta Get You Into My Life"), showing our age now!
+2
level 76
Nov 19, 2015
+1
+3
level 50
Dec 8, 2015
I tried that first, too!
+3
level 64
Apr 2, 2016
Me, too. Quizmaster - please accept Ricky for Nelson clue.
+2
level 57
Aug 19, 2016
Ricky popped into my head first too. Oddly enough I'm not much of a Ricky fan but I totally love Willie.
+1
level 83
Apr 6, 2016
Agree - totally depends on how much of an old fart you are (Old vs. Ancient), as to which would be more famous.
+1
level 79
Jun 18, 2018
You want to hear old, when I say Cohen, I thought George M. Okay, I finally realized the spelling was different - Cohen not Cohan, but still that's really old. In my defense it was between Goulet and Bennett.
+1
level 52
Apr 6, 2016
Yes me too! Please accept Ricky!
+1
level 44
Apr 6, 2016
that's all i could think of too and then hung my head in shame when I saw willie
+1
level 56
Apr 6, 2016
Agreed. Ricky should be accepted.
+1
level 38
Dec 8, 2016
Same here.
+1
level 66
Dec 24, 2016
Me too.
+3
level 76
Oct 14, 2017
"Horatio" was the first name that popped into my head.
+1
level 70
Nov 24, 2017
Yep, "Ricky" popped into my head instantly. To be sure, Willie is really famous. But it's awfully tough to make the case that Ricky is/was not equally as famous.

I think the above comments offer pretty persuasive testimony to support this.
+1
level 57
Jun 7, 2018
I'm not ashamed. But the funny thing is, although I like Willie better, Ricky popped right into my head.
+1
level 74
Nov 18, 2015
Could Ricky Nelson be made acceptable, along with Don Cornell from early in Sinatra's time?
+3
level 79
Dec 24, 2015
I saw 'Garfunkel' and instinctively typed 'Simon'. I was puzzled for a second when it didn't accept it, then it dawned on me! *Facepalm*
+2
level 66
Apr 6, 2016
same for me.
+2
level 63
Apr 6, 2016
Me too haha
+2
level 64
Apr 6, 2016
so glad I wasn't the only one
+2
level 61
May 16, 2017
I bet that's what 90% of us did.
+1
level 67
Nov 16, 2017
Glad to see so many people did this by reflex, and that it wasn't just me.
+1
level 45
May 10, 2019
ditto
+1
level 66
Jan 5, 2016
Only one I missed was Cornell. Could not, for the life of me, think of the name. When I saw the answer, I realized it's because it isn't familiar to me at all. :D
+2
level 66
Apr 7, 2016
So... you couldn't answer a question because you didn't know the answer to that question!?!? That's unbelievable!!! :-)
+1
level 61
Jan 2, 2017
From Soundgarden.
+1
level 67
Nov 16, 2017
Also from Audioslave.
+1
level 82
Apr 6, 2016
Ricky, Matthew and Gunnar should all be acceptable answers for Nelson.
+1
level 50
Apr 7, 2016
Only after the rain will Matthew and Gunnar be accepted.
+1
level 67
Apr 6, 2016
I have to agree, Ricky should be acceptable for Nelson.
+1
level 60
Apr 6, 2016
It clearly says on it, 'if multiple answers fit, guess the most famous'
+1
level 65
Apr 6, 2016
Ricky Nelson was more famous to me.
+2
level 67
Apr 6, 2016
Willie is way more famous. He's released more albums than Ricky has singles. He's been musically relevant longer than Ricky was alive.
+1
level 70
Nov 24, 2017
Ricky starred in a hit TV show, which Willie never had. Fame-advantage: Ricky.

"Way more famous"....wow, that's your "argument"? Seriously?
+1
level 72
Jul 25, 2018
It's a statement, a very solid one.
+1
level 76
Apr 6, 2016
Tried to type Pete for Seger (Seeger), and got Peter Gabriel. No idea who Gabriel is, even after googling him. I don't remember Genesis in the 1970s.
+2
level 72
Apr 6, 2016
He had a pretty extensive solo career after Genesis. Big Time was a huge hit. Salibury Hill, Games Without Frontiers, pretty popular mainstream artist. And I don't really do mainstream
+3
level 77
Aug 11, 2016
don't forget Sledgehammer!
+3
level 61
Jan 2, 2017
Shock the Monkey!
+1
level 57
Nov 29, 2017
In Your Eyes!
+1
level 62
Apr 7, 2016
I have never heard of Luther Vandross. I'm surprised that I'm in a 40% minority there.
+1
level 44
Apr 7, 2016
You need to have Ricky Nelson as acceptable an answer
+1
level 48
Apr 11, 2016
I would add to those petitioning for Ricky. If this were a quiz asking for last names, then I think 'Willie' would definitely get you to Nelson. However, the other way around, 'Nelson' was not only Ricky, but also the name of the band by his sons. This family name, to me, increases the level of fame (which is an arbitrary measure at best). ...or change it to 'Humperdink' and eliminate the argument altogether.
+1
level 66
May 8, 2017
Could "Juan" be added to the Gabriel list? That news of his passing was a big deal and that was my first thought over "Peter".
+2
level 72
Dec 15, 2017
I am very curious about what world people live in where Ricky Nelson is objectively more famous and has more pop cultural cachet than Willie. If the quiz had the notice "if there's more than one, name the one who's the most non-threateningly cute heartthrob," then sure, but otherwise no. Also, it's like ok if your first thought isn't accepted as the correct answer! You can try other names!
+2
level 67
Sep 4, 2018
Who the heck is Ricky Nelson, he seems to be very popular here but I've never heard of him. Also never heard of Goulet, but I know all the others. Good quiz. Nice mix of answers.
+1
level 67
Sep 4, 2018
Just Googled Goulet, still none the wiser. He must not have made it across the pond or else I just missed him.
+1
level 43
Jul 21, 2018
Accepting DON Cornell would be nice. He was a very popular singer in the 40's and 50's.
+1
level 23
Nov 19, 2018
Pete Seeger
+1
level 43
May 7, 2019
In the late 40s and Fifties there was a singer named Don Cornell
+1
level 21
May 13, 2019
I'm 13 years old and I knew it was Willie Nelson right away... what has become of me
+1
level 21
May 13, 2019
Hah no one knows who don cornell is chris cornell was very famous for being in audioslave and soundgarden