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Who Sang It? Match the power ballad to its artist

Die-hard fan or guilty pleasure?

SHOW US SOMEONE who doesn’t have a soft spot for at least one power ballad, and we’ll show you a spoofer.

Whether you’re loud and proud about your love for the PB or they’re a guilty pleasure found only on shuffle, some power ballads just get under your skin; simple as. 

But how well do you know them and the artists that sang them? Let’s find out.

1. Turn around/ Every now and then I get a little bit lonely/ And you're never coming 'round.
Mariah Carey
Celine Dion

Whitney Houston
Bonnie Tyler
2. This Romeo is bleeding, but you can't see his blood / It's nothing but some feelings / That this old dog kicked up.
Bon Jovi
Bryan Adams

Whitney Houston
Mariah Carey
3. Share my life/ Take me for what I am /'Cause I'll never change / All my colours for you.
Whitney Houston
Mariah Carey

Bon Jovi
Celine Dion
4. I could stay awake just to hear you breathing/ Watch you smile while you are sleeping/ While you're far away dreaming.
Celine Dion
Aerosmith

Bryan Adams
Whitney Houston
5. It's a long road / When you face the world alone / No one reaches out a hand / For you to hold.
Aerosmith
Mariah Carey

Whitney Houston
Guns N' Roses
6. When I look into your eyes / I can see a love restrained / But darlin' when I hold you / Don't you know I feel the same.
Guns N' Roses
Mariah Carey

Bryan Adams
Celine Dion
7. There were nights when the wind was so cold / That my body froze in bed if I just listened to it / Right outside the window.
Whitney Houston
Celine Dion

Aerosmith
Bryan Adams
8. Search your heart/ Search your soul / And when you find me there, you'll search no more.
Guns 'N Roses
Aerosmith

Bryan Adams
Bon Jovi
9. Each day I live / I want to be / A day to give / The best of me.
Whitney Houston
Mariah Carey

Bryan Adams
Bon Jovi
10. Some days it don't come easy/ Some days it don't come hard / Some days it don't come at all, and these are the days that never end.
Bryan Adams
Meatloaf

Bon Jovi
Guns N' Roses
Answer all the questions to see your result!
You scored out of !
You scored 100%
You bought those power ballad CDs off those infomercials back in the day, didn't you?
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You scored out of !
You scored 90%
No shame in your game.
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You scored out of !
You scored 80%
A fine score!
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You scored out of !
You scored 70%
You count some of those songs among your favourites, don't you?
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You scored out of !
You scored 60%
A very worthy score.
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You scored out of !
You scored 50%
Half right, half wrong. A pretty decent result.
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You scored out of !
You scored 40%
Not too bad, to be fair.
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You scored out of !
You scored 30%
Hmmm... you weren't too sure of yourself here, were you?
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You scored out of !
You scored 20%
Well, this wasn't great.
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You scored out of !
You scored 10%
It was a guess, wasn't it?
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You scored out of !
You scored 0%
OK, so you have heard of power ballads, right...?
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Niamh McClelland

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