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Totally Nostalgic 2014 Music Quiz!

This time the music time capsule is taking us back to 2014! See if you can remember what the charts were like ten years ago!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:ย  January 21st 2024

We're back in the music time machine, and this time we're headed to the year 2014! It was a breakthrough year for a lot of artists, including Sam Smith, Lorde, Iggy Azalea and Meghan Trainor - but how much do you remember? See if you can reach the top of the charts!

For more musical memory quizzes, try this 2015 music quiz, this 2010s quiz, or Lady Gaga lyrics!


Who sang Chandelier?


Who did the rap verse on "Bang Bang" with Ariana Grande and Jessie J?


Who released the hit "Best Day Of My Life"?

Meghan Trainor |

Meghan Trainor's top hit of the year was called "All About That _____"


Which film was Pharrell Williams' hit "Happy" written for?


Which superhero movie's soundtrack was the 8th best-selling album of the year?


What was Ed Sheeran's top-selling 2014 album called?


Which ancient city did Bastille sing about in their smash-hit single, which was the 12th best-selling single of the year?

Taylor Swift |

Which is these is NOT a lyric from Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off?


What was Lorde's breakthrough hit?

Taylor Swift |

Oops - not so hot on 2014 trivia! Don't worry, isn't it a great excuse to go and listen to it all, then try again?

Sia |

Hey, not bad - you know a thing or two about 2014! Well done! Why not come back, have another go and see if you can bring your score up?

Meghan Trainor |

Good stuff - you know 2014 music pretty well! Well done! We bet you can get a perfect score though - why not try again and see?

Pharrell Williams |

Wow, a perfect score! You're top of the charts for 2014 - well done!