2016 Pop Music Quiz2016 Pop Music Trivia Questions
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Which of the following rock songs won the Best Rock Performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards?
a. Something From Nothing
b. Don't Wanna Fight
c. Moaning Lisa Smile
d. What Kind of Man
Don't Wanna Fight - Recorded by Alabama Shakes, Don't Wanna Fight was issued as the lead single from the band's second studio album 'Sound and Color'.
Justin Bieber had three of the top five songs on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for January 2nd, 2016. Sorry, Love Yourself and...?
a. What Do You Mean?
b. I'll Show You
d. The Feeling
What Do You Mean? - Justin's fan base largely consists of early to mid-adolescent girls.
What did Mike Posner take in Ibiza to show Avicii he was cool?
Pill - From Mike's 2016 hit song 'I Took a Pill in Ibiza'.
Which artist had hits with the songs "When We Were Young" and "Hello" in 2016?
a. Lady Gaga
c. Ariana Grande
Adele - Both hits are from Adele's third studio album 25.
Canadian singer and songwriter Abel Makkonen Tesfaye is better known as?
a. Wiz Khalifa
d. The Weeknd
The Weeknd - The Weeknd released his debut studio album 'Kiss Land' in 2013.
Finish the title to this hit song recorded by Shakira for the 2016 Walt Disney film Zootopia - "Try...".
Everything - The song is heard during the end credits to the movie.
Disturbed had a hit in March of 2016 with a cover of a Simon and Garfunkel song from 1964. Name it.
a. Bridge over Troubled Water
b. The Sound Of Silence
c. I Am a Rock
d. Mrs. Robinson
The Sound Of Silence - Disturbed is an American heavy metal band from Chicago, Illinois.
Which of the following songs won the Song of the Year at the 2016 Grammy Awards?
a. Thinking Out Loud
b. Girl Crush
c. Blank Space
Thinking Out Loud - Recorded by English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud also won the Best Pop Solo Performance Grammy.
Which of the following albums, recorded by the rock band "The Cult," was released in 2016?
a. Hidden City
b. Born into This
c. Choice of Weapon
d. Beyond Good and Evil
Hidden City - The Cult formed in Bradford, West Yorkshire, England in 1983.
Dave Grohl is the lead singer for which American rock band?
a. Pearl Jam
d. Foo Fighters
Foo Fighters - During their career, four of the eight albums they have released have won Grammy Awards for Best Rock Album.
Which English rock star released his 25th studio album "Blackstar" on January 8, 2016, just two days before he died of cancer?
a. Iggy Pop
b. Billy Idol
c. David Bowie
d. Lou Reed
David Bowie - Bowie died two days after his 69th birthday of liver cancer.
Released in January of 2016, the album "Dystopia" was recorded by which trash metal band?
Megadeth - Megadeth formed in Los Angeles, California in 1983.
Name the DNCE debut single that opens with the lyric - "Oh no! See you walking 'round like it's a funeral. Not so serious, girl"?
a. Boat by the Ocean
b. House by the Ocean
c. Girl by the Ocean
d. Cake by the Ocean
Cake by the Ocean - Cake by the Ocean is the lead single from their debut album SWAAY.
Which Canadian rapper had Billboard hits with the songs "Hotline Bling" and "Summer Sixteen" in 2016?
a. Rich Kidd
Drake - Drake played the role of Jimmy Brooks on the television series Degrassi - The Next Generation.
Which of these songs was a 2016 hit for Barbadian singer Rihanna?
a. Needed Me
b. Lost Boy
c. New Romantics
d. Same Old Love
Needed Me - Rihanna's full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty.
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