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Arcade Fire - Oddly, The Suburbs lost Best Alternative Music Album, which it was expected to win, to the Black Keys' album Brothers.What band was such a surprise winner for the 2011 Album of the Year Grammy that some confused the album's name, The Suburbs, with the band's name?


Convoy - The song was about CB radios.What 1970s novelty song somehow inspired a Sam Peckinpah movie starring Kris Kristofferson?


Every Breath You Take - The actual record for most weeks at #1 is 16 weeks set by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men's One Sweet Day.This song, the biggest hit of 1983, spent 8 weeks at #1.


Lionel Ritchie - He is as popular among Israelis as he is among Arabs and Persians.What singer is adored throughout the Middle East, so much so that Truly is a popular song when brides walk down the aisle?


Stealers Wheel - The line 'Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right' refers to Dylan's use of clowns and jokes in his lyrics.What Gerry Rafferty band recorded Stuck in the Middle With You as a parody of Bob Dylan's singing style and lyrics?


LMFAO - The band had two huge hits in 2011 - Party Rock Anthem and Sexy and I Know It.What band is made up of Skyler Gordy (aka Sky Blu) and his uncle Stefan Gordy (aka Redfoo)?


Hanson - Their biggest hit was MMMBop.What almost forgotten 90s band came back in 2011 with a new India pale ale called MMMhop?


David Hasselhoff - It was a cover of a German song, which explains why it was a hit in German countries. Also, Germans love David Hasselhoff.Who was "Looking for Freedom", per the song that went number 1 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland?


Haiti - He had failed to meet the eligibility requirements. In 2011 he was shot in the head in Port-au-Prince.In 2010, Wyclef Jean, who once sang "If I Was President", was ruled ineligible to run for what country's presidency?


Michael Jackson - It was the second single from the Jacksons' ill-fated 'comeback reunion' album.Who was too busy to appear in the 1984 video for the song Torture and instead was replaced by a wax dummy?


Rihanna - In the video, Megan Fox and Dominic Monaghan set fire to each other.What victim of domestic violence sings "I like the way it hurts" in Eminem's Love the Way You Lie, a song all about domestic violence?


Killing Joke - You can argue the Damned had the riff first on 'Life Goes On'. Either way Dave Grohl made up for it by playing on a Killing Joke album years later.What post-punk band dropped its lawsuit after Kurt Cobain died, even though it was convinced that Nirvana's "Come As You Are" took a riff from their "Eighties"?


It was nothing but silence - Pete Doherty, the Kooks, Billy Bragg, Imogen Heap, Orbital and others 'recorded' John Cage's 4'33.A supergroup called Cage Against the Machine hoped to have the number 1 British Christmas hit in 2010. What was odd about their single?


Jane Bainter - Ferrell and Eric Avery formed Jane's Addiction out of a common love for Joy Division and the Velvet Underground.Perry Ferrell named his band after his heroin-addicted roommate. What was her name?


Get enough - The songs were both called Just Can't Get Enough.According to singles by Depeche Mode and Black Eyed Peas, what is it they just can't do?



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