Musical Acts by Letter - C

Guess the musical acts that performed these songs. All the answers start with C.
Going by first names and ignoring "the"
Years active starts with their first major commercial release
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Last updated: February 19, 2020
First submittedFebruary 2, 2013
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Years Active
Country
Songs
Band or Artist
2018 -
Havana | Señorita
Camila Cabello
2011 -
3005 | This is America
Childish Gambino
2000 -
Yellow | Every Teardrop is a Waterfall
Coldplay
1999 -
Genie in a Bottle | Candyman
Christina Aguilera
1995 -
Forget You | Closet Freak
Cee Lo Green
1994 -
Lovefool | My Favourite Game
The Cardigans
1994 -
Gangsta's Paradise | C U When U Get There
Coolio
1983 -
Girls Just Want to Have Fun | Time After Time
Cyndi Lauper
1982 -
Karma Chameleon | Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Culture Club
1981 -
My Heart Will Go On | Ne partez pas sans moi
Celine Dion
1978 - 1988
My Best Friend's Girl | Drive
The Cars
1978 -
I'm Every Woman | Ain't Nobody
Chaka Khan
1977 - 1986
Should I Stay or Should I Go | Rock the Casbah
The Clash
1974 -
Three Times a Lady | Too Hot ta Trot
Commodores
1969 - 1983
(They Long to Be) Close to You |
We've Only Just Begun
The Carpenters
1969 -
Southern Cross | Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
Crosby, Stills & Nash
1968 - 1972
Fortunate Son | Proud Mary
Creedence Clearwater
Revival
1966 - 1968
Sunshine of Your Love | Crossroads
Cream
1965 -
If I Could Turn Back Time | Believe
Cher
1955 - 2017
Johnny B. Goode | Roll Over Beethoven
Chuck Berry
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Level 70
Apr 4, 2013
Good quiz
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Level 85
Apr 4, 2013
Chaka Khan? Chaka Khan? Chaka Khan, let me rock you, let me rock you, Chaka Khan. Let me rock you, that's all I wanna do.
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Level 63
Apr 1, 2016
Good tune... think that is when she was with rufus when she released that single
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Level 81
Jan 5, 2020
Good God.
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Level 43
Oct 26, 2013
Artists shouldn't be listed by their first name. You don't look up Cindi Lauper by C, you find her under L.
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Level ∞
Dec 21, 2013
That approach leads to problems. For example, where does Beyonce go?
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Level 79
Jun 27, 2019
B?
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Level 81
Jan 5, 2020
Well, I guess that actually does explain it.
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Level ∞
Feb 19, 2020
No it doesn't explain it at all. It could go under K for Knowles. Then you get people like Post Malone. Does it go under P or M. Is Post Malone even a name?
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Level 63
Feb 25, 2020
Post is actually his last name. Going by the artists stage name is the best apporach imo: Beyoncé without her last name so it belongs under B, Cyndi Lauper in full, not just Cyndi or just Lauper so it belongs under C.
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Level 79
Feb 29, 2020
Not as many problems as your preferred alternative.
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Level 70
May 14, 2020
Just go into a music shop and look up how artists are sorted there.
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Level 78
May 1, 2014
Great quiz, I think it's fine to use first or last names or band names. I hate Coldplay, though.
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Level 83
Oct 15, 2014
Tried to guess "Cranberries" ended up with Chuck Berry. Thank you.
+6
Level 55
Oct 16, 2015
Yo Chuck, it's your cousin Marvin...Marvin Berry. You know that new sound you've been looking for? Well listen to this! Facepalm! How could I not remember his name!
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Level 51
Nov 9, 2016
I tried "Marty McFly" for that clue, but his name didn't begin with a C.
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Level 79
Oct 16, 2015
No Chubby Checker?
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Level 55
Oct 22, 2015
I was thinking Boy George, Boy George... Which group was he in again? Couldn't find it. I'm getting old.
+4
Level 57
Jul 29, 2018
Need to add Chicago, Carrie Underwood and The Cure. Thank you for not including Chris Brown.
+2
Level 66
May 14, 2020
I saw Close to You and thought Close to Me
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Level 74
Feb 20, 2020
no cannibal corpse?
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Level 82
Feb 20, 2020
I know he wasn't as big in the US, but Cliff Richard would be a solid addition here.
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Level 82
Mar 4, 2020
Definitely need Chicago. There was no bigger band between the Woodstock and disco era. Guess the same person who compiled the list also is on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame selection committee.
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Level 70
May 14, 2020
In trying to put Commodores, I put Communards instead and wondered why that didn't work. But yeah, those, the Cranberries and Cliff Richard are all good shouts that could be added.
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Level 56
May 14, 2020
Just realized I'm old. Got them all from Coolio to Chuck Berry but none of the first six.
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Level 45
May 15, 2020
Maybe a teensy bit of grace spelling Christina’s last name? I went through several variations (I was sure there was a double letter pairing in there!) but had to resort to looking up the spelling.
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Level 44
Jun 11, 2020
Consider CSN for Crosby Stills and Nash?
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Level 44
Jun 11, 2020
Karma karma karma karma karma chameleon