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Artist of the Week VI – Quiz #21

May 22, 2022

Exceptional Artist of the Week VI Series logo by Sarca @ caughtmegaming

2022 Artists of the Week (so far):

Bush, Katy Perry, Keith Richards, Wu-Tang Clan, John Mellencamp, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Salt-n-Pepa, The Stone Roses, Tom Jones, Jack Johnson, Patti Smith, Boyz II Men, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Linkin Park, Gordon Lightfoot, Maroon 5, Al Green, INXS, Anne Murray, Bob Seger


My thanks to all who have participated in the “Artist of the Week” quizzes so far.

All are welcome to join at any time during the year.

Congrats to all those who correctly identified Bob Seger (and the Silver Bullet Band) last week.

The results after 20 weeks (as of Friday evening – results submitted after that time will be added to next week’s spreadsheet):



Ready for Quiz #21?

Show Me!


Quiz Rules/Format
(Same as last year, feel free to skip to the quiz if you know the rules already)

Your Task: Name the mystery Artist, ideally with as few clues as possible.

Correctly guess the artist on the first clue? 500 points.

After scrolling down to the second clue? 400 points.

Still don’t know after the fifth clue? 0 points, but a crisp high-five for participating.

I’ll use google translate to put the correct answer at the bottom in Arabic (if you read Arabic, that’s fantastic, but no cheating by reading ahead!) and you can translate it back to the language of your choice to confirm your answer.

In the comments, please enter your POINTS earned (not the artist name) and I’ll keep track of the running totals in a spreadsheet.

In addition to eternal bragging rights, the winner at the end of the year may even get something as prestigious as a digital certificate.

Here goes!


Artist of the Week #21
Record POINTS Earned (Not Artist Name) in the comments
(scroll down for additional clues)


500 points………………..American artist, born in Ohio in 1978.

His birth surname is Stephens & he is a member of the EGOT (Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Tony) winners club.

He earned the ‘O’ for Best Original Song (his collaboration with Common, Glory, from the film, Selma) at the 87th Academy Awards.






400 points………………..Over the years, he has also collaborated with artists such as Alicia Keys / Jay Z / The Roots, in addition to his success has a solo artist (with his US R&B/HH chart-topping albums Evolver, Once Again, and Get Lifted)







300 points……………………Not to mention his mid-2010s chart-topping single, All of Me.






200 points………………..Feel like you’re Getting Nowhere with the clues so far?

Don’t worry, not Everybody Knows this artist yet.

But hopefully you’ll find this clue to be slightly more Magnificent than the previous ones!






100 points………………..The artist is J_____ L________




Answer: أسطورة جون

(Please post your points earned in the comments section)

Thanks for playing!


Verbalize the Positive

I enjoyed his appearance in Master of None!

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  1. John Lennon! 500 please!

  2. A dismal 200

  3. 0. Still no idea

  4. 500 each for me and Mika.

  5. Harrison permalink

    never heard of him, but I’ll take 300 please.

    • I’m pleased the photo clues helped earn the points despite not actually knowing the artist, Harrison!

      • Harrison permalink

        It’s a good reflection on the clue-writer.

  6. 400. Bit of a blind spot for me, it looks like – I had to some educated guessing on the 400 clue.

  7. Jack Lemmon? 😁

    Yikes, never heard of this artist, but 200 points from the pic clue.

  8. 300 and thank god for your pictures! lol

  9. Zack permalink

    I’m embarrassed I only got 300 for a fellow Ohioan, but I don’t think I’ve ever listened to his music.

    • Not to worry, Zack – If Chrissie Hynde is an artist at some point, you can redeem yourself with a perfect Ohioan 500 score then!

  10. 300 points for me! Good thing I saw that movie during my freshman year of college. Thanks for the quiz, Geoff!

  11. Yikes! 200.

  12. jprobichaud permalink

    300 for me. Little late getting to this week’s quiz, what with the power outage and all…

  13. 200 please.

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