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In 2015, a song by which artist became the only song to have sold over a million downloads in just a single week?

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Answer: Adele
More information: With over 1.1 million copies sold during its debut week, Adele's "Hello" reigns well above the second track on the list - Flo Rida's "Right Round" - for the song to sell the most downloads in a single week.

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

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Answer: Jennifer Lopez
More information: 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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Which group holds the distinction of starring in the first music video ever aired on MTV?

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Answer: The Buggles
More information: 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 theme song to the 1990's Fox Network television sitcom Get a Life was performed by which band?

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Answer: R.E.M.
More information: The opening sequence to the hilarious Get a Life featured the memorable rock song "Stand" by R.E.M.

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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.

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Legendary rock band AC/DC actually originate from which country?

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Answer: Australia
More information: AC/DC was founded in 1973 in Sydney, Australia by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

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Which heavy metalist is reputed to have bitten the head off of a dove?

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Answer: Ozzy Osbourne
More information: Former Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne did so in 1981, reportedly in intoxicated celebration of signing his first solo deal.

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Which band's debut album was entitled "Appetite for Destruction"?

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Answer: Guns N' Roses
More information: Guns N' Roses hit the music scene in 1987 with their debut album "Appetite for Destruction" which eventually hit number-one on the Billboard 200, albeit a year after its release.

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

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Answer: The Monkees
More information: 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.



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