At TriviaQN we have a sweet spot for music in general. The pop and rock music we have all lived through has expressed the signs o' the times and we have loved it for it. We'll always love it for providing the soundtrack of our day to day. But, in addition to the soundtrack this music has also provided a huge amount of its back stages as trivia for us to marvel and to sometimes be shocked at. We are confident you know all of it. Or at least most of it. Don't you?
Answer: Whitney Houston
Starting in 1985 with "Saving All My Love For You" and ending in 1988 with "Where Do Broken Hearts Go", the late Whitney Houston (1963 - 2012) had seven consecutive number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100.
Cher's 1998 hit "Believe" was the first song to use Antares Audio Technologies' Auto-Tune technology.
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.
Answer: Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars is not a product of North America but was actually born in Honolulu, the capitol of Hawaii, to a Puerto Rican / Jewish father and a Filipino / Spanish mother.
Answer: Lady Gaga
After being impressed with her skills in managing his eldest son, Zachary, Elton John also named Lady Gaga the godmother of the younger, Elijah.
Answer: Quincy Jones
Quincy Jones is widely regarded as one of the greatest music producers of all time. In addition to Thriller, Jones also produced MJ's prior album, Off the Wall (1979).
Queen's 1984 song "Radio Ga Ga", about the rising dominance of television over radio, is where Stefani Germanotta, aka Lady Gaga, derived her stage name from.
Answer: Boney M.
Though originally sung by reggae group the Melodians in 1970, it was Boney M.'s rendition of "Rivers of Babylon" which became a hit, especially in the UK where it is one of top-10 selling singles of all-time.
Answer: Eric Clapton
As of 2018 Eric Clapton is the only artist to have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame three times - once as a member of the Yardbirds (1992), another as a member of Cream (1993) and finally as a solo artist in 2000.
Answer: Aretha Franklin
In 1987, the late Aretha Franklin (1942 - 2018) became the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.