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Music Trivia Quiz – 50 Music Quiz Questions

1. Name all five members of One Direction

 

2. Who was the original drummer for The Beatles?

 

3. How many members are there in Korean boy band – BTS?

 

4. In which year did the Spice Girls release Wannabe?

 

5. Which singer ‘can’t stop staring at those ocean eyes’?

 

6. Will.i.am is best known for being part of which hip hop group?

 

7. Who had a No.1 hit with “Ice Ice Baby”?

 

8. What is the best-selling single of all-time worldwide?

 

9. Name the band that Phil Collins is a part of.

 

10. In which video did Michael Jackson first perform his famous moonwalk in 1983?

 

11. Who is the best-selling female artist of all time?

 

12. At 99 years old, who become the oldest person to top the UK Singles Chart in 2020?

 

13. ‘Getting to Know You’ is one of the best known songs from which musical?

 

14. With which Cuban-American singer did Shawn Mendes team up with on the track “Señorita”?

 

15. Stormzy collaborated with Burna Boy and which other British musician on ‘Own It’?

 

16. Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin are members of which band?

 

17. ‘Children’ was a 1996 instrumental hit for which DJ?

 

18. Which synth-pop duo reached UK number one with ‘West End Girls’ in 1986?

 

19.Which female artist had her first hit in 1957 with ‘Walkin after Midnight’?

 

20.Which Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars track spent 14 weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 in 2015? a) Marry You b) 24K Magic c) Uptown Funk?

 

21. Which musical is based on the 1992 film of the same name which starred and featured songs by Whitney Houston

 

22. In which Mama and Papas song are: “all the leaves are brown and the sky is grey”?

 

23.Which American hip hop duo had a 1986 hit with ‘Push It’?

 

24.‘I got sunshine on a cloudy day’ is the opening line to which Temptations song?

 

25. The Barbadian singer Robyn Fenty is better known by her middle name of what?

 

26. Björn Again is a tribute band for which world-famous pop group?

 

27. Which American pop star had back to back 2015 chart success with singles ‘Sorry’ and ‘Love Yourself’?

 

28. American singer Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is best known by which stagename?

 

29. In 2017 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee topped the chart in 47 countries with which song?

 

30. In which song did Queen sing: “I’ve fallen in love / I’ve fallen in love for the first time”?

 

31. Beyonce rose to stardom as part of which girl band?

 

32. Who went solo in 1987 with the song ‘Faith’?

 

33. In what decade was American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis born?

 

34. Which band had hits with ‘Atomic’ and ‘Call Me’?

 

35. Which Drake song broke records in 2016?

 

36. In which song did Elvis Presley sing: “A little more bite and a little less bark / A little less fight and a little more spark”

 

37. Who sang with the Wailers?

 

38. Which artist is also known as Slim Shady?

 

39. Immigrant Song was a hit for which band in 1970?

 

40. Which artist has the best-selling album ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’?

 

41. ‘Hotel California’ was a hit for which American band?

 

42. Celine Dion had a hit with ‘My Heart Will Go On’ from the soundtrack of which movie?

 

43. ‘Bad Blood’, ‘Love Story’, and ‘Cardigan’ are hits for which best-selling American singer?

 

44. Name the debut hit from Britney Spears released in 1999.

 

45. Which rapper co-founded Roc-a-Fella Records in 1995?

 

46. Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith, and John Frusciante founded which American rock band?

 

47. “We’ve Only Just Begun” and “(They Long to Be) Close to You” were hits for which duo?

 

48. Which Shania Twain hit namecheck’s Brad Pitt?

 

49. ‘The Emancipation of Mimi’ was a hit for which singer?

 

50. ‘Blinding Lights’ is the longest-charting song in Billboard history and a hit for which singer?

Music Trivia Quiz 50 Questions and Answers

Music Trivia Quiz – 50 Music Quiz Answers

1. Name all five members of One Direction

Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik

2. Who was the original drummer for The Beatles?

Pete Best

3. How many members are there in Korean boy band – BTS?

Seven.

4. In which year did the Spice Girls release Wannabe?

1996

5. Which singer ‘can’t stop staring at those ocean eyes’?

Billie Eilish

6. Will.i.am is best known for being part of which hip hop group?

Black Eyed Peas

7. Who had a No.1 hit with “Ice Ice Baby”?

Vanilla Ice

8. What is the best-selling single of all-time worldwide?

White Christmas by Bing Crosby

9. Name the band that Phil Collins is a part of.

Genesis

10. In which video did Michael Jackson first perform his famous moonwalk in 1983?

Billie Jean

11. Who is the best-selling female artist of all time?

Madonna

12. At 99 years old, who become the oldest person to top the UK Singles Chart in 2020?

Captain Sir Thomas Moore

13. ‘Getting to Know You’ is one of the best known songs from which musical?

The King and I

14. With which Cuban-American singer did Shawn Mendes team up with on the track “Señorita”?

Camila Cabello

15. Stormzy collaborated with Burna Boy and which other British musician on ‘Own It’?

Ed Sheeran

16. Guy Berryman, Jon Buckland, Will Champion, Chris Martin are members of which band?

Coldplay

17. ‘Children’ was a 1996 instrumental hit for which DJ?

Robert Miles

18. Which synth-pop duo reached UK number one with ‘West End Girls’ in 1986?

Pet Shop Boys

19.Which female artist had her first hit in 1957 with ‘Walkin after Midnight’?

Patsy Cline.

20.Which Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars track spent 14 weeks on top of the Billboard Hot 100 in 2015? a) Marry You b) 24K Magic c) Uptown Funk?

c) Uptown Funk

21. Which musical is based on the 1992 film of the same name which starred and featured songs by Whitney Houston

The Bodyguard

22. In which Mama and Papas song are: “all the leaves are brown and the sky is grey”?

California Dreamin

23.Which American hip hop duo had a 1986 hit with ‘Push It’?

Salt-N-Pepa

24.‘I got sunshine on a cloudy day’ is the opening line to which Temptations song?

My Girl

25. The Barbadian singer Robyn Fenty is better known by her middle name of what?

Rihanna

26. Björn Again is a tribute band for which world-famous pop group?

Abba

27. Which American pop star had back to back 2015 chart success with singles ‘Sorry’ and ‘Love Yourself’?

Justin Bieber

28. American singer Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is best known by which stagename?

Lady Gaga

29. In 2017 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee topped the chart in 47 countries with which song?

Despacito

30. In which song did Queen sing: “I’ve fallen in love / I’ve fallen in love for the first time”?

I Want To Break Free

31. Beyonce rose to stardom as part of which girl band?

Destiny’s Child

32. Who went solo in 1987 with the song ‘Faith’?

George Michael

33. In what decade was American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis born?

1920s

34. Which band had hits with ‘Atomic’ and ‘Call Me’?

Blondie

35. Which Drake song broke records in 2016?

One Dance

36. In which song did Elvis Presley sing: “A little more bite and a little less bark / A little less fight and a little more spark”

A Little Less Conversation

37. Who sang with the Wailers?

Bob Marley

38. Which artist is also known as Slim Shady?

Enimem

39. Immigrant Song was a hit for which band in 1970?

Led Zeppelin

40. Which artist has the best-selling album ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’?

Elton John

41. ‘Hotel California’ was a hit for which American band?

Eagles

42. Celine Dion had a hit with ‘My Heart Will Go On’ from the soundtrack of which movie?

Titanic

43. ‘Bad Blood’, ‘Love Story’, and ‘Cardigan’ are hits for which best-selling American singer?

Taylor Swift

44. Name the debut hit from Britney Spears released in 1999.

Hit My Baby One More Time

45. Which rapper co-founded Roc-a-Fella Records in 1995?

Jay-Z

46. Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith, and John Frusciante founded which American rock band?

Red Hot Chilli Peppers

47. “We’ve Only Just Begun” and “(They Long to Be) Close to You” were hits for which duo?

The Carpenters

48. Which Shania Twain hit namecheck’s Brad Pitt?

That Don’t Impress Me Much

49. ‘The Emancipation of Mimi’ was a hit for which singer?

Mariah Carey

50. ‘Blinding Lights’ is the longest-charting song in Billboard history and a hit for which singer?

The Weeknd

 

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