Answer: Phil Collins
More information: The most notable track on Urban Renewal, a tribute album to Phil Collins, was Brandy and Ray J's rendition of "Another Day in Paradise".
More information: Ice Cube, member of N.W.A., defended their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by stating, "You goddamn right we rock n' roll."
Answer: Kelly Clarkson
More information: 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.
Answer: Space Jam
More information: The soundtrack of Space Jam - a 1996 film featuring basketball star Michael Jordan and cartoon star Bugs Bunny - included Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly", perhaps the most-inspirational song to come out in the 1990's.
More information: Wham!'s 1985 visit to and concerts in China were both firsts by a Western pop act in that country.
Answer: The Rolling Stones
More information: The opening sequence to the hilarious Get a Life featured the memorable rock song "Stand" by R.E.M.
Answer: James Brown
More information: James Brown received a six-year sentence in May of 1988 for a number of charges, most notable perhaps being leading police on a car case through two states, though he only spent two years in prison for the charges.
Answer: Green Day
More information: Green Day performed - and then perished - at the beginning of this animated movie based on the long-running television show by the same name.
Answer: Christina Aguilera
More information: Despite having an Ecuadorian father, Christina Aguilera did not know any Spanish when she began recording 2000's Mi Reflejo, which translates as "my reflection".