Can you I.D. these famous musicians by their nicknames?

Earning one of these made you eternally famous – can you prove it?

Michael Jackson. David Bowie. Sting. These are the names of musicians that have solidified their place in history. When you hear their music, you know the song in an instant. Sometimes, you even know the album and the year it was released. Musicians are tasked with creating songs that will resonate with their fans, and we've gathered a list of memorable acts to identify. 

However, we don't want to know their names. We want to know if you can I.D. these famous musicians by their nicknames. It's going to take a real music whiz to get even 10/15 of these correct, so turn on your tunes and get ready; it's a nickname quiz!

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  1. Who is known as the "King of Rock 'N Roll"?
  2. Who is known as the "Queen of Soul"?
  3. Who is known as "The Man in Black"?
  4. Who earned the nickname "Satchmo"?
  5. Adoring fans simply call her "The Voice". Who are they referring to?
  6. There were known as "The Fab Four". Who were they?
  7. Who is referred to as the "Goddess of Pop"?
  8. He was known as either "The Genuis" or "The High Priest of Soul." Do you know who we're talking about?
  9. Who is "The Boss"?
  10. She was known as "The Coal Miner's Daughter." What's her real name?
  11. They call him "Slowhand". Who are "they" talking about?
  12. These three female voices have been called "The Vocal Trinity". Which three individual singers were included in this nickname?
  13. He was once said to have the most nicknames of any musician. These included "Mr. Dynamite", "Godfather of Soul", "Soul Brother No. 1", and "The Hardest-Working Man in Show Business." Who is he?
  14. He has the sinister name, "The Prince of Darkness." Who is this person?
  15. What is Ella Fitzgerald's nickname?

Can you I.D. these famous musicians by their nicknames?

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kathyo 14 hours ago
13/15 not bad.... being that i guessed most of them...lol
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DawnGraham 2 days ago
13/15, Never heard Cher be called "the goddess of pop"
thedude1500 2 days ago
12 is just plain wrong. The three autotuned pre-packaged pop hacks would be more like it.
CDB_at_MeTV 3 days ago
I am a 15/15 Nickname Genius!...unlike Ray Charles, who was "The Genuis" ;-)
DouglasMorris 4 days ago
12/15! missed numbers 9, 11 and 12.
cperrynaples 4 days ago
After some thought, it came to me that 5 is a dubious question! Maybe Whitney Houston's fans called her "The Voice", but that name goes back at least to Caruso! Among other singers with that nickname are Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra!
JeffTanner 5 days ago
''You got 10 out of 15'' ------------We'll call you the Knower of Nicknames-there's hardly a name you don't know!
KellyShort 5 days ago
13/15 Cher "GODDESS OF POP" ?????????????????
thedude1500 KellyShort 2 days ago
As Bevis and Butthead said, she likes young guys and she has tattoos on her butt (heh, heh; heh, heh!)
Kevin 5 days ago
Missed one, but so glad METV put a border around the correct answer. Now I, being color blind, can actually see the correct answer.
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