Music Trivia and Answers

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Which artist(s) did US President George W. Bush once call "the biggest threat to American youth since polio"?

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Answer: Eminem
In 2001, President Bush directed this unflattering comment to none other than Eminem whose brash, froward lyrics were at the time turning the American music industry on its head.

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Which popular singer is affectionately referred to as "the Boss"?

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Answer: Bruce Springsteen
Bruce "the boss" Springsteen is most-widely known for his 1984 classic "Born in the U.S.A.".

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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.

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The Band-Aid supergroup was formed in 1984 to raise money for famine relief in what troubled African nation?

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Answer: Ethiopia
Band-Aid consisted of mostly British and Irish acts such as U2, Wham! and Culture Club, who were committed to alleviating poverty in the East African nation of Ethiopia.

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Who is the first artist known for utilizing the infamous Auto-Tune vocal distortion technique?

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Answer: Cher
Cher's 1998 hit "Believe" was the first song to use Antares Audio Technologies' Auto-Tune technology.

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Which artist(s) won the Grammy Award for Best New Artist in 1990?

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Answer: Milli Vanilli
The infamous Milli Vanilli won this award in 1990 for their outstanding debut album "Girl You Know It's True", though they later returned it after it was revealed they didn't actually perform any of the vocals.

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Michael Jackson's 1982 album "Thriller" featured a duet with which other legendary artist?

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Answer: Paul McCartney
The only duet featured on the entirety of "Thriller" is Jackson's classic duet with Paul McCartney on the song "The Girl Is Mine".

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"Hallelujah" is a song written by which Canadian recording artist?

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Answer: Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen was a not only a Canadian singer, but also a songwriter, musician, poet, novelist, and painter.



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