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?
More information: Wham!'s 1985 visit to and concerts in China were both firsts by a Western pop act in that country.
Answer: Mick Jagger
More information: Not only does the Rolling Stones' Mick Jagger regularly practice ballet to keep fit for his stage routines - which require him covering miles during his performances - but his most recent child was born to ballerina Melanie Hamrick, whom he is currently developing a Rolling Stones'-based ballet with.
More information: Selling over six-million copies, Queen's 1981 "Greatest Hits" album is the top seller in UK history.
More information: ABBA, hailing from Sweden, is one of the most-successful groups in music history.
Answer: The Eurythmics
More information: "Sweet Dreams", a song about the unfulfilled ambitions of men, was released by the British duo the Eurythmics in 1983.
Answer: Sinead O'Connor
More information: While appearing on sketch-comedy show Saturday Night Live in October of 1992, Sinead O'Connor made international headlines after ripping up a picture of Pope John Paul II and other actions to disgrace the global figure.
More information: 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.
More information: At the tender age of 16, Lavigne signed her first recording contract during a trip to New York after impressing the legendary music executive, L.A. Reid.
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.
Answer: Ed Sheeran
More information: The highly-successful Ed Sheeran was declared Baron of Sealand, an independent state comprised of an oil rig off the coast of England, in December of 2012.