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: 10 Million
More information: An album or single must have sold at least 10 million copies before it receives diamond certification from the RIAA.
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.
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: The Rolling Stones
More information: 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.
Answer: Destiny's Child
More information: Although the term "bootylicious" existed before Destiny's Child's 2001 song of the same name, its popularity derived from the track helped propel it into being accepted by the esteemed Oxford English Dictionary.
Answer: The Edge
More information: David Evans is better known by his stage name, the Edge, as he serves as lead guitarist for Irish rock band U2.
Answer: Justin Bieber
More information: Although his overall popularity likely played a role, Justin Beiber was apparently good enough at ice hockey to have been offered a contract by a mid-level professional team based in California back in 2012.
Answer: Simon & Garfunkel
More information: "The Concert in Central Park", which attracted a whopping half-a-million spectators, featured the short-lived reunion of Simon & Garfunkel after the pair had disbanded approximately a decade earlier.
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.
More information: The opening sequence to the hilarious Get a Life featured the memorable rock song "Stand" by R.E.M.