Music Trivia and Answers

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Hard

Which famous rock band was founded by Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield?

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Answer: Metallica
More information: Formed in California in 1981, Metallica's timelessness is manifest in the band producing an album, "Hardwired… to Self-Destruct", which debuted at number-one on the Billboard 200 approximately 35 years later and was their sixth-consecutive album to do so.

Medium

Justin Timberlake was the former lead singer of which famous boy band?

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Answer: NSYNC
More information: Justin Timberlake left NSYNC when the group disbanded in 2002 and went on to become one of the top-selling musicians in history on his own.

Easy

"All Shook Up" is a song that topped the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 in 1957. Who was the singer?

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Answer: Elvis Presley
More information: Elvis Presley was known as "The King of Rock and Roll" and had other famous songs like, "Can't Help Falling in Love" and "Heartbreak Hotel".

Medium

An album or single is certified diamond by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) if it has sold at least how many copies?

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Answer: 10 Million
More information: An album or single must have sold at least 10 million copies before it receives diamond certification from the RIAA.

Medium

A member of which heavy metal band wrote a popular book about his conversion to Christianity in 2007?

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Answer: Korn
More information: Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch released Save Me From Myself in 2007 which detailed his conversion to Christianity, overcoming drug addiction and leaving the music industry, though he later rejoined Korn in 2013.

Medium

How many keys are on most baby grand pianos?

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Answer: 88
More information: The Piano is a stringed musical instrument invented around the year 1700, in which the strings are struck by hammers.

Medium

The late Michael Jackson is widely known as the "King of Pop". But who is considered the "Queen of Pop"?

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Answer: Madonna
More information: Madonna's influence on American and indeed global music is undeniable, thus earning her the generally-accepted title of "Queen of Pop".

Hard

Which of the following famous singers is actually godmother to Elton John's two sons?

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Answer: Lady Gaga
More information: After being impressed with her skills in managing his eldest son, Zachary, Elton John also named Lady Gaga the godmother of the younger, Elijah.

Easy

In 2018, Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke were ordered to pay approximately $5 million to the estate of which late musician?

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Answer: Marvin Gaye
More information: A judge ruled that Thicke's 2013 hit "Blurred Lines", which featured and was produced by Pharrell William, was a ripoff of Marvin Gaye's 1977 track "Got to Give It Up".

Medium

In early 2019, Ariana Grande held the top three spots on the Billboard Hot 100. Who is the only other artist(s) to have achieved this feat prior to her?

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Answer: The Beatles
More information: The Beatles actually possessed all top-5 positions on the Billboard Hot 100 for the week dated 4 April 1964.



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