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Pop Music Trivia

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Easy
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Which soul singer is part of 'Sir Duke' lyrics?

Ella Fitzgerald Click to see the answer

What is Hanson's signature hit?

MMMBop

Tony Hadley is frontman for which band?

Spandau Ballet

What is Audrey Faith Perry's screen name?

Faith Hill

Don't Speak was a hit for which band in 1998

No Doubt

Who had the first UK Number 1 hit of the 1990's?

New Kids On The Block

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Easy
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Which of these DJs is French?

David Guetta Click to see the answer

What is Sting's real name?

Gordon Sumner

What is John Denver's first name?

John Henry

What is Cher's biggest selling recording titled?

Believe

Monday, Monday' was a hit for what group?

The Mamas & the Papas

Which disco singer popularized 'I Will Survive'?

Gloria Gaynor

U2 hail from which European country?

Ireland

What was John Denver's cause of death?

Plane Accident

What is the name of Harry Styles' group?

One Direction

Questions: 12
Difficulty: Easy
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Who gave the nickname 'Snoop' to Snoop Dog?

Mother Click to see the answer

Hot Chip released which of these songs in 2008?

Ready for the Floor

Who was the lead guitarist with Guns N Roses?

Slash

Where did the Bangles 'go down to' in the 1980's?

Liverpool

Who first recorded 'Are You Lonesome Tonight?'?

Al Jolson

In 2004, who had a number one hit with 'Toxic'?

Britney Spears

Which Donna Summer song was banned by BBC?

Love to Love You Baby

Singer Beyonce Knowles was born in which year?

1981

Where do the pop group Stereophonics come from?

Wales

What was the cause John Bonham's death?

Alcohol Overdose

Which Irish boy band covered 'Words'?

Boyzone

Who starred in & released 8 Mile?

Eminem

Questions: 15
Difficulty: Easy
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Who performed the Bond theme for Skyfall?

Adele Click to see the answer

Alison Moyet was a former member of which duo?

Yazoo

In what year did Michael Jackson pass away?

2009

Who released the album Believe in 2012?

Justin Bieber

Blondie had a No.1 with this girl ...?

Maria

Who performed the single 'Smile'?

Lily Allen

Where did Phil Collins' 'Sussudio' filmed?

London

Who was the lead singer with Thin Lizzy?

Phil Lynott

What was the Monkees' only UK Number One single?

I'm a Believer

Name Gwen Stefani's band?

No Doubt

Which year was Prince's hit song '1999' released?

1983

What are Justin Bieber's fans known as?

Beliebers

Godley & Creme were former members of which band?

10cc

To whom Mick Jagger wrote 'Wild Horses'?

Marianne Faithfull

Which of these is a real band?

The Chemical Brothers

Questions: 26
Difficulty: Easy
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Marc Bolan was the lead singer of which group?

T. Rex Click to see the answer

Which of these bands is American?

Green Day

Which of these Beatles hits was released first?

A Hard Day's Night

What is the middle initial of Burt Bacharach?

F

Who had a child with rapper Jay-Z in 2012?

Beyonce

Which of these is a real pop singer?

Britney Spears

Which artist recorded the album 'Simply in Love'?

Tony Christie

What is Don McLean's signature song?

American Pie

Nena sang about '99 Red ...'?

Balloons

Adele sang the theme tune to which Bond film?

Skyfall

Simon and Garfunkel was originally called what?

Tom and Jerry

Where was AC - DC's guitarist Angus Young born?

Glasgow, Scotland

Who had a 1962 hit with 'Right Said Fred'?

Bernard Cribbins

Which of these singers was a twin?

Elvis Presley

What is BeeGees' Robin Gibb' twin name?

Maurice Gibb

How is rapper, Tramar Dillard, better known?

Flo Rida

Which group had a chart hit with 'ABC'?

The Jackson Five

Take My Breath Away' featured in which film?

Top Gun

Which of these was a Beatles hit?

Ticket to Ride

Who wrote 'Me and Mrs. Jones'?

Gamble and Huff

Man in Black' is a 1971 album by which singer?

Johnny Cash

What does B.T.O. stand for?

Bachman Turner Overdrive

Stewart Copeland played drums in which band?

The Police

Bob Geldof was the lead singer with which band?

Boomtown Rats

Who duetted with Robbie Williams on 'Kids'?

Kylie

Where was Bob Dylan born?

Duluth, Minnesota

Questions: 6
Difficulty: Medium
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In 1999 Lenny Kravitz covered what Guess Who song?

American Woman Click to see the answer

Who did Jimmy Page replace as a member of The Yardbirds?

Eric Clapton

When did the woman left in James Taylor's 'Fire and Rain'?

Yesterday Morning

Which of these instruments does a lyre most resemble?

Harp

Which instrument was most associated with George Formby?

Ukulele

Phil Collins played which instrument with Genesis?

Drums

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Medium
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End Of The Road' was a hit for which boy band in 1992?

Boyz II Men Click to see the answer

Ben' by Michael Jackson was originally written for whom?

Donny Osmond

What was the name of the Beatles' long-time record producer?

George Martin

The Dolly Parton theme park 'Dollywood' is in which US state?

Tennessee

End Of The Road was a hit for which boy band in 1992?

Boyz II Men

The Best' was a hit for which artist in the 1980's?

Tina Turner

Which is Billy Crystals' babysitter when he was a child?

Billie Holiday

Maroon 5 and who had the hit single 'Moves Like Jagger'?

Christina Aguilera

Which song became an animated television special in 1978?

Puff The Magic Dragon

Questions: 12
Difficulty: Medium
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In the cockney song what did 'My old man' do for a living?

Dustman Click to see the answer

Complete the Simple Minds hit: 'Don't You Forget About...'?

Me

Simon Le Bon was the singer with which 80s British band?

Duran Duran

Which American duo had a top ten hit with 'Mrs Robinson'?

Simon & Garfunkel

Which female band released the album 'We Are Family' in 1979?

Sister Sledge

Which instrument dominated Elton John's 'Crocodile Rock'?

Farfisa

Who adopted 'Bobby and I sang the Blues' into another song?

Don McLean

Who wrote 'Eye of the Tiger' for the film 'Rocky'?

Survivor

Which US singer wrote the autobiography 'Moon River and Me'?

Andy Williams

Who first 'twerked' at the MTV Music Awards in 2013?

Miley Cyrus

Which Rat Pack member had a hit with 'The Candy Man'?

Sammy Davis, Jr.

Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie is better known as who?

Lulu

Questions: 15
Difficulty: Medium
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What is the name of the female singer in Eurythmics?

Annie Lennox Click to see the answer

What was the nationality of two of the original Three Tenors?

Spanish

Sex On Fire was a massive hit for which US rock band?

Kings of Leon

In the Elton John song 'Daniel', where is Daniel heading?

Spain

How long did it take to record 'House of the Rising Sun'?

15

Which song earned Ray Charles his first gold record?

What'd I Say

Which song Paul McCartney said 'the killer song of all time'?

Without You

Stefani Germanotta is the real name of which singer?

Lady Gaga

Tin Pan Alley is a phrase associated with which industry?

Music

Which UK band released the album 'Under the Iron Sea' in 2006?

Keane

Phil Oakey is the lead singer with which British group?

The Human League

The Wind Cries Mary' was a hit song for what group?

Jimi Hendrix Experience

Unchained Melody' was a hit for which of these groups?

Righteous Brothers

Which 70s glam rock band was fronted by Marc Bolan?

T.Rex

Alesha Dixon was married to which So Solid Crew member?

Harvey

Questions: 35
Difficulty: Medium
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Brown Eyed Girl' became a hit in 1967 for what songwriter?

Van Morrison Click to see the answer

The cornet and tuba belong to which family of instruments?

Brass

Which of these UK Eurovision entries was the first to win?

Puppet on a String

Which ABBA song is a palindrome, as is their name?

SOS

Which Goo Goo Doll song is part of City of Angels' soundtrack?

Iris

The song 'Danny Boy' is set to the tune of which anthem?

Londonderry Air

Which area in Britain are the Gallagher brothers from?

Manchester

Which band began as a troupe of burlesque dancers?

Pussycat Dolls

Which of these 'American Idol' contestants has won an Oscar?

Jennifer Hudson

According to Wham!, drinks at 'Club Tropicana' are what?

Free

Which of these Michael Jackson albums was released first?

Off The Wall

Which British band released the album Babel in 2012?

Mumford & Sons

Roy Orbison was born in 1936 in Texas. Which year did he die?

1988

Freddie Mercury was the singer with which British rock band?

Queen

Who is the first rock star to be arrested while on stage?

Jim Morrison

Who wrote the Sinead O'Connor song 'Nothing Compares 2 U'?

Prince

What genre of music best describes momford & Sons?

Folk rock

Which country did the Human League sing about in the 80's?

Lebanon

What is the name of the album released by Blink-182 in 2011?

Neighborhoods

Who had a breakthrough single with 'Whenever, Wherever'?

Shakira

Which famous actor's daughter had a hit with 'Whip My Hair'?

Will Smith

Which female artist has won the most Grammy awards?

Alison Krauss

Which group was formed by Don Henley and Glenn Frey in 1971?

Eagles

The Pretenders are fronted by what female singer?

Chrissie Hynde

What was the first pop video that was released in 1975?

Bohemian Rhapsody

Which of these was a famous album released by the Beatles?

Sergeant Pepper

How many Grammy Awards did Alicia Keys win in 2002?

5

In 1980, which group had a Top 10 hit with 'Echo Beach'?

Martha & The Muffins

Which Diana Ross hit did Phil Collins also has a rendition?

You Can't Hurry Love

Where was lead singer of the Doors, Jim Morrison born?

Melbourne, Florida

Which song gave the Spice Girls their first Christmas No. 1?

2 Become 1

Which American soul singer was born Jamesetta Hawkins?

Etta James

Which record launched the Virgin Record label in 1973?

Tubular Bells

Gwyneth Paltrow married which singer before 'un-coupling'?

Chris Martin

Who was the lead singer & bass player with The Police?

Sting

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Difficulty: Hard
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Which Spice Girl used to be a hostess on a Turkish TV game show?

Geri Click to see the answer

Which singer features on Lady Gaga's Number One hit 'Telephone'?

Beyoncé

Which pop star endorsed the perfumes 'Circus Fantasy' and 'Curious'?

Britney Spears

Which type of animal would you associate with jazzman Charlie Parker?

A bird

This Fleetwood Mac album went to #1 in 1977 What was it called?

Rumours

Music artist Reginald Kenneth Dwight is better known by what name?

Elton John

Questions: 9
Difficulty: Hard
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The 2010 duet by Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow was called what?

Shame Click to see the answer

Which Fleetwood Mac album has now sold over 40 million copies?

Rumours

What is Zac Efron's character's secret in High School Musical?

That he loves to sing

The song 'Greensleeves' is most associated with which monarch?

Henry VIII

When did the Beach Boys inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

1988

Which Australian band had a hit with 'Beds are Burning' in 1987?

Midnight Oil

Which album by Cheap Trick had multi-platinum success in 1979?

At Budokan

Anthony Kiedis, Flea & John Fascinate are all in which US rock band?

Red Hot Chili Peppers

Which Queen song starts: 'I've paid my dues - time after time''?'

We Are The Champions

Questions: 12
Difficulty: Hard
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The musician Kenny G is most associated with which instrument?

Saxophone Click to see the answer

Which composer wrote 'Rhapsody in Blue' and 'An American in Paris'?

George Gershwin

Which song was made famous by the 1972 motion picture 'Deliverance'?

Dueling Banjos

Which comedy team had a chart hit with 'Black Pudding Bertha'?

The Goodies

In 2009, Coldplay won a Grammy for Song of the Year with which song?

Viva la Vida

Wipe Out' was an instrumental song recorded in 1962 by what group?

Surfaris

Which Martha & The Vandellas' song inspired Janet Jackson's Escapade?

Nowhere To Run

The title song of which James Bond film was performed by Duran Duran?

A View to a Kill

Which Evanescence track has haunting words for the film Daredevil?

Bring Me To Life

Who was the first country music star to win an MTV Video Music Award?

Taylor Swift

Talent show judge Danny O'Donoghue is the singer in what Irish band?

The Script

The song 'Houses of the Holy' appears on which Led Zeppelin album?

Physical Graffiti

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Difficulty: Hard
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The opera 'The Capulets and the Montagues' is about which lovers?

Romeo and Juliet Click to see the answer

Which of these names is a giant in the world of hi-fi speakers?

Mission

Which Oscar-winning actor sang on the Kanye West hit 'Gold Digger'?

Jamie Foxx

Who had a Christmas Number One in 1976 with 'When A Child Is Born'?

Johnny Mathis

What is the last name of the Australian brothers who formed AC/DC?

Young

Which dance style featured in Mr. Mister's 'Broken Wings' video?

Tango

Who wrote 'Papa was a Rollin' Stone' alongside with Barrett Strong?

Norman Whitfield

Which season did Simon Garfunkel write 'Bridge Over Troubled Water'?

Summer

Where did the Bee Gees recorded 'How Can You Mend a Broken Heart'?

London

Which day of the week was a jovial Manchester band of the 1990's?

Happy Mondays

What was the official verdict on Amy Winehouse's cause of death?

Alcohol poisoning

From what album was Thin Lizzy's song 'The Boys Are Back in Town'?

Jailbreak

Listen Without Prejudice: Volume One' is an album by which singer?

George Michael

Which stage name did Ernest Evans take as a tribute to Fats Domino?

Chubby Checker

The album entitled 'The Beatles' is better known by what name?

The White Album

Where was it 'fun to stay' according to the Village People in 1978?

Y.M.C.A.

Three members of which band were killed in a 1977 plane crash?

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Which group had a Number One hit in 1975 with 'I'm Not in Love'?

10cc

Worm' and 'jackhammer' are moves performed in what style of dance?

Breakdance

Which Mariah Carey song spent 16 weeks at the top of the U.S. charts?

One Sweet Day

Who co-hosts an annual 'White Tie and Tiara' fundraising ball?

Elton John

Which of these groups would you most associate with Diana Ross?

The Supremes

Which is NOT part of the original 'Huey Lewis and the News' member?

Ron Stallings

Jean Genie' and 'Life On Mars' were '70s hits for which singer?

David Bowie

Which pop group have the surnames Merrygold, Gill, Humes and Williams?

JLS

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