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?
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.
Answer: Phil Collins
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".
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.
Latin supergroup Santana won eight Grammy Awards in 2000, tying the record set by Michael Jackson, which as of 2019 has yet to be broken.
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: Kandi Burruss
Being more than a reality TV star, Kandi Burruss is also an accomplished musician, earning a Grammy Award for her writing contributions to "No Scrubs".
Answer: The Monkees
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.
Sade Adu hails from the city of Ibadan, located in the West African country of Nigeria.
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).
Madonna's influence on American and indeed global music is undeniable, thus earning her the generally-accepted title of "Queen of Pop".