Can you match the song to the pop star?

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Isadora Teich

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What's cool in pop changes almost on the daily, with hitmakers falling into obscurity just as fast as they hit it big. See if your pop knowledge is on top with this HowStuffWorks quiz!

________ sings the song "Firework."

This U.S. chart-topper sold over seven million copies. It went gold, platinum and diamond around the world.

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Who sings the song "Oops!...I did it again"?

This song was one of the biggest hits for young Britney Spears. She initially struck it big with her flirtatiously innocent good girl persona.

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Who is behind the song "SexyBack"?

This 2006 song was a major smash from Justin Timberlake. Justin Timberlake first hit it big in pop as a member of the boy band 'NSYNC.

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Who sang "Thriller"?

"Thriller" is off Michael Jackson's 1982 album of the same name. To date, it is the best-selling album worldwide of all time.

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Who sings the surprise hit "Call Me Maybe"?

Carley Rae Jepson got her start on "Canadian Idol." Even though she did not win, this song made her one of the most successful and high-charting contestants ever.

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Which pop star is behind "Poker Face"?

The 2008 Grammy-nominated song is one of Lady Gaga's biggest hits. It helped to cement her as a force in the pop world.

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Who sings the song "What Do You Mean"?

Canadian megastar Justin Bieber has been churning out hits for years. It was his first ever No. 1 hit on the Hot 100.

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Who sings the song "Just Like A Prayer"?

This 1989 song about a girl in love with God is full of innuendo. It was a critical and commercial success that even academics could get behind.

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"Bad Romance" was performed originally by which pop star?

This song was written, produced and sung by Lady Gaga herself. The song was certified platinum 11 times and critically acclaimed.

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"Tik Tok" is by which artist?

This monster hit was the first No.1 on the Hot 100 this decade, kicking off the 2010s. It went multiplatinum all over the world, in countries like America, New Zealand, Italy, Canada and Australia.

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Who sings "Rolling in the Deep"?

This massively successful song by Adele came out in 2011. It took home the Grammy for Song of the Year.

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The song "Genie in a Bottle" is by which artist?

"Genie in a Bottle" was a chart-topper in America. Globally, this 1999 song is one of the best-selling singles of all time.

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Who sings "We Belong Together"?

This is Mariah Carey's biggest hit, having spent 14 weeks atop the Hot 100 in 2005. She has the most No. 1 hits of any solo artist with 18.

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Which artist originally sang "We Can't Stop"?

This 2013 hit was by Miley Cyrus, and it was partially what made her come under fire for cultural appropriation. The song was originally written for Rihanna.

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Who sings the smash hit "Umbrella"?

This 2007 song is considered by many to be one of the best modern pop songs. This award-winning song topped charts around the world and was one of the most played songs on the radio of the 2000s.

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Which pop act sings "Moves Like Jagger."

This 2010 hit was a pop smash. It features Christina Aguilera.

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"Super Bass" is by:

This song is from Nicki Minaj's 2010 album "Pink Friday." The song charted at No. 3 in the United States and New Zealand.

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Which pop star sings "Halo"?

"Halo" charted around the world and went double platinum in the U.S. and Spain. It nabbed a Grammy for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance.

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"Blank Space" is a song by ______.

This song is off of Swift's 2014 album titled "1989." It topped charts around the world, including in America.

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"Livin La Vida Loca" was originally recorded by:

The No. 1 hit was released by Ricky Martin in 1999. It was his first English album after several in Spanish.

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Who sings "Thinking Out Loud"?

This song topped the U.K. charts and performed highly in charts worldwide. In autumn 2015, it became the first song ever to be streamed more than 500 million times on Spotify.

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Which pop star sings "I Kissed A Girl"?

This 2008 song was co-written by Katy Perry. Some found its subject matter controversial.

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"Ordinary People" is a song by __________.

This 2004 song took home a Grammy. It charted around the world and was certified gold in the U.K.

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"Shake It Off" is sung by which pop artist?

This song is off of Swifts 2014 album "1989." She co-wrote it.

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"Hotline Bling" is by which artist?

This song charted at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it Drake's highest charting song in the U.S. The music video features a cameo by Nicki Minaj.

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___________ sings "Someone like You."

This song topped charts across Europe, Australia and New Zealand. It's from her album "21."

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Who is behind the song "Careless Whisper"?

This 1984 hit was by English singer-songwriter George Michael. It made waves on both sides of the ocean.

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"Starboy" is by which artist?

This 2016 single is from The Weeknd's album of the same name. It went multiplatinum around the world.

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Who sings the song "Formation"?

This 2016 song is off of Beyonce's groundbreaking visual album "Lemonade." This album was criticized for its political messages by detractors.

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Who sings "I Took a Pill in Ibiza"?

This 2015 track is Grammy-nominated. It charted highly around the world.

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Which artist sang "Let's Dance"?

This song was off of Bowie's 1983 album "Let's Dance." It was his last song to top the charts in America.

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"Good For You" is sung by:

This 2015 single was co-written by Selena Gomez. It was her third Top 10 single in the U.S.

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Which artist sings the song "Royals"?

Lorde's debut single judges the excessive lifestyles of modern pop icons. She was the first pop solo act from New Zealand to top the Hot 100 in the U.S.

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"Can't Feel My Face" is sung by _____?

This 2015 song by The Weeknd was nominated for two Grammy's. It topped charts in both the U.S. and Canada.

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__________ sings "Material Girl."

This 1985 single of Madonna's charted around the world. Many consider it to be what partially established her as an icon.

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