Music Trivia and Answers

If you're a music lover, music trivia is the fit for you. TriviaQN has sifted through the internet and found only the best quality for our site. From the classic oldies to new age pop these trivia questions put your knowledge to the ultimate test. TriviaQN has music trivia for all ages ranging in difficulty and genre so no one is left out of the fun.

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Easy

What was Jimi Hendrix's real name?

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Answer: James Marshall Hendrix

Hard

Who was the first female singer to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

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Answer: Aretha Franklin
In 1987, the late Aretha Franklin (1942 - 2018) became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

VeryHard

Which group holds the distinction of starring in the first music video ever aired on MTV?

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Answer: The Buggles
On 1 August 1981 a music video by the Buggles', ironically entitled "Video Killed the Radio Star", became the first one ever aired on MTV.

VeryHard

Musician Peter Tork died on 21 February 2019. Which band was he a part of?

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Answer: The Monkees
Peter Tork was a founding member of the Monkees, a 1960's band that is famous for producing hit music as well as starring in a very-popular television show.

Hard

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

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

Hard

In 2009, which artist set the record for the longest leap to number-one in Billboard Hot 100 history?

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Answer: Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson's 2009 hit "My Life Would Suck Without You" jumped from number-97 to number-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the course of a week and set a record for such in the process. Clarkson also set the record back in 2002 with "A Moment Like This", which jumped from 52nd to 1st place.

Easy

The Grateful Dead's highly-devoted fanbase are known as what?

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Answer: Deadheads
Rock musicians are known for having the most-loyal fanbases of all genres of music, and amongst these none are more distinguishable than the Grateful Dead's Deadheads, who were known to travel from city-to-city following the band.

Medium

Which singer began her rise to superstardom actually as a dancer on a sketch-comedy television program?

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Answer: Jennifer Lopez
Before she was an accomplished singer or actress, Jennifer Lopez was actually a dancer on the Wayans Brothers' television program In Living Color during the early 1990's.



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