Music Trivia and Answers

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Who is the first artist known for utilizing the infamous Auto-Tune vocal distortion technique?

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Answer: Cher
Cher's 1998 hit "Believe" was the first song to use Antares Audio Technologies' Auto-Tune technology.

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Which music legend was sentenced to six years in prison in 1988?

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Answer: James Brown
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.

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This musician is often referred to as the fifth Beatle.

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Answer: Pete Best
Pete Best was the drummer for The Beatles from 1960-1962; he was later replaced by Ringo Starr.

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The classic dance song "Electric Boogie" (aka Electric Slide) was written by which iconic songwriter?

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Answer: Bunny Wailer
Neville "Bunny Wailer" Livingston's songwriting skills extend beyond just reggae, as he also penned the hit American dance song "Electric Boogie".

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In 2008, which artist broke the record for the youngest ever to win a Grammy for Album of the Year?

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Answer: Taylor Swift
In 2008 Taylor Swift became the youngest artist ever to win Album of the Year for her 2008 sophomore release, "Fearless", at 20 years of age.

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Michael Jackson's Thriller was produced by which iconic music producer?

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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).

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Which famous rock band was founded by Lars Ulrich and James Hetfield?

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Answer: Metallica
Formed in California in 1981, Metallica's timelessness is manifest in the band producing an album, "Hardwired… to Self-Destruct", which debuted at number-one on the Billboard 200 approximately 35 years later and was their sixth-consecutive album to do so.

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What is the name of Nirvana's debut album?

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Answer: Bleach
"Bleach" debuted in 1989 and the main recording sessions took place at Reciprocal Recording in Seattle, Washington between 1988 and 1989.

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Kelly Rowland was once a fellow band mate of which other famous singer?

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Answer: Beyoncé
After an ultra-popular run in the early part of the century Destiny's Child, headlined by Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland, disbanded in 2006, though they occasionally do reunion shows.



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