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We know them as successful solo artists but did you know they were once in a group? See if you can name that band.
Lionel Ritchie made his solo debut over 30 years' ago but with which Motown group did he cut his craft?
From the mid-70s until the early 1980s, the soul icon was co-lead singer of the successful funk/soul band called Commodores. Their biggest hits included 'Easy', 'Three Times a Lady' and 'Nightshift'.
One of the most successful female British artists in UK music history, Annie Lenox's career spans almost three decades. Which group brought her fame until her solo debut in 1992?
Annie Lennox and David A Stewart formed the Eurythmics in 1981 after splitting from their former band The Tourists. They went on to achieve global recognition with their second album, which featured the iconic 80s track 'Sweet Dreams (Are Made of These)'.
The multi-award winning artist got a lucky break in the 1980s when he performed as part of which popular duo?
As fate would have it, Andrew Ridgeley and George Michael debut on Top of the Pops only happened by chance. The band scheduled before them pulled out unexpectedly offering their duo called Wham! the chance to shine. They did and the rest is history.
Known by some as the original diva, Diana Ross has achieved solo success for over 40 years but she was once part of which best-selling Motown vocal group?
With 12 number one hits on the Billboard Hot 100, the Supremes once rivalled the Beatles in the mid-60s and continued to produce singles after Ross' departure in 1970.
The former child actor once played percussion on the George Harrison song 'Art of Dying' but with which band did he make his big break?
Phil Collins was the drummer for five years of this 70s band before taking over lead vocals after Peter Gabriel's decided to go solo in 1975. Collins followed suit in 1981 but has continued to work with Genesis throughout his career.
With an album released in late 2014, the Great British Songbook Artist is winning over a new audience. Who did she originally climb up the charts with in the 1980s?
The British synth pop duo may have been relatively short-lived but they achieved worldwide success with three top 10 hit singles and