Ah, the ’80s. The decade when people donned their finest spandex and hair stuck up to the skies, the 1980s will go down as the most diverse, eclectic and extravagant decade in recent cultural history.
In terms of pop and rock music, the 1980s was a huge decade. Michael Jackson ’80s pop stars. Their iconic music videos revolutionized the way people consumed music. While the merits of their respective widespread fame and acclaim can be debated, no one can doubt or diminish their achievements as some of the most widely known and remembered stars of the 1980s. Some of the decade’s biggest pop artists have endured to the present day. Bon Jovi, Journey, and the late Whitney Houston are examples of ’80s musicians whose music was able to endure and are considered classics from that time period.
How many of these larger-than-life singers from the decade of shoulder pads and big hairdos can you remember? Take this quiz and see if you can identify these iconic artists of the ’80s.