Music Trivia and Answers

Hard

In 2008, which artist broke the record for the youngest ever to win a Grammy for Album of the Year?

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Answer: Taylor Swift
In 2008 Taylor Swift became the youngest artist ever to win Album of the Year for her 2008 sophomore release, "Fearless", at 20 years of age.

VeryHard

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is situated in which US State?

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Answer: Ohio
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame sits on the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio.

Medium

Which well-known Hollywood actor claims he turned down an opportunity to be a member of the Backstreet Boys?

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Answer: Ryan Gosling
Considering the success he has achieved as a leading male actor in Hollywood, it is unlikely the Ryan Gosling - who is reputed to be a better vocalist than even Justin Timberlake - regretted his decision not to join the Backstreet Boys.

Easy

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.

Hard

The Redlands drug bust was a famous 1960's incident involving which band?

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Answer: The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones grew in popularity after police raided Keith Richards' mansion in West Wittering, England - known as "Redlands" - and arrested he and Mick Jagger for possession of hash and amphetamines.

Hard

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.

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
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

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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