Music Trivia and Answers

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Hard

Which pop music duo held a free concert in New York City's Central Park in 1981 that attracted about half a million fans?

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Answer: Simon & Garfunkel
More information: "The Concert in Central Park", which attracted a whopping half-a-million spectators, featured the short-lived reunion of Simon & Garfunkel after the pair had disbanded approximately a decade earlier.

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.

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.

Hard

Who was the first female artist in history to have four consecutive singles from one album reach the top-5 in the Billboard Hot 100?

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Answer: Cyndi Lauper
More information: Cyndi Lauper's 1983 classic She's So Unusual produced a number of hits, most notably amongst them being "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and "Time After Time".

VeryHard

The classic dance song "Electric Boogie" (aka Electric Slide) was written by which iconic songwriter?

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Answer: Bunny Wailer
More information: Neville "Bunny Wailer" Livingston's songwriting skills extend beyond just reggae, as he also penned the hit American dance song "Electric Boogie".

Easy

Who was the lead singer of the band "Queen"?

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Answer: Freddie Mercury
More information: Freddie Mercury was a British singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band "Queen".

Medium

Which reality TV star was a cowriter of TLC's 1999 hit "No Scrubs"?

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Answer: Kandi Burruss
More information: Being more than a reality TV star, Kandi Burruss is also an accomplished musician, earning a Grammy Award for her writing contributions to "No Scrubs".

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.



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