Music Trivia Questions #41Printable Music Trivia Quiz
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Her third studio effort, which artist released the album "True Blue" in 1986?
a. Kylie Minogue
c. Jennifer Lopez
d. Mariah Carey
Madonna - Featuring the hit 'Papa Don't Preach,' True Blue was released on June 30, 1986.
Which Dolly Parton song contains the lyric - "Your beauty is beyond compare with flaming locks of auburn hair, with ivory skin and eyes of emerald green"?
b. Coat of Many Colors
c. I Will Always Love You
d. To Know Him is to Love Him
Jolene - Released in October of 1973, Jolene can be found on Parton's studio album of the same name.
Which of the following songs recorded by Adele reached the highest position on Billboard's Hot 100 chart?
a. Rumour Has It
b. When We Were Young
d. Rolling In the Deep
Rolling In the Deep - On the Billboard Hot 100 for 24 weeks, Rolling in the Deep peaked at position one.
As of 2016, Paris Hilton has had only one song hit the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Name it.
a. Stars Are Blind
b. Nothing in the World
d. Fightin' Over Me
Stars Are Blind - Peaking at number eighteen on the Billboard Hot 100, Stars Are Blind was released on Hilton's debut album 'Paris' in 2006.
One of the world's best-selling rock bands, who is the lead singer for Def Leppard?
a. Rick Allen
b. Phil Collen
c. Joe Elliott
d. Rick Savage
Joe Elliott - Def Leppard have sold more than 100 million records worldwide.
Which American singer-songwriter traditionally began his concerts with his signature "Folsom Prison Blues"?
a. Elvis Presley
b. Willie Nelson
c. Kris Kristofferson
d. Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash - Some of Johnny's best-known songs are 'I Walk the Line', 'Ring of Fire' and 'Man in Black'.
Which artist became the youngest woman ever to be included on Forbes' "100 Most Powerful Women" list in 2015?
a. Ariana Grande
b. Katy Perry
c. Lady Gaga
d. Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift - She ranked number 64.
Which pop artist starred as "Miley Stewart" in the Disney Channel TV series "Hannah Montana" in 2006?
b. Katy Perry
c. Miley Cyrus
d. Ariana Grande
Miley Cyrus - Miley has had five number-one records on the U.S. Billboard 200.
Recorded in 1984, what Prince song opens with the lyric - "Dig if you will the picture, of you and I engaged in a kiss. The Sweat of ..."?
a. Purple Rain
b. Let's Go Crazy
d. When Doves Cry
When Doves Cry - When Doves Cry was the lead single from Prince's 1984 album 'Purple Rain'.
Formed by Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney, which blues rock band's commercial breakthrough came in 2010 with the album "Brothers"?
a. The Black Crowes
b. The Black Keys
c. The Arcs
d. The Flaming Lips
The Black Keys - Their six studio album, Brothers won three Grammy Awards including Best Alternative Music Album in 2011.
After an outburst at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, this artist was criticized by many celebrities, including President Barack Obama, who called him a "jackass".
a. Lil Wayne
b. Jay Z
d. Kanye West
Kanye West - As of 2016, Kanye has won a total of 21 Grammy Awards.
Which of the following Christina Aguilera's albums was released before the others?
c. Mi Reflejo
d. Back to Basics
Mi Reflejo - Mi Reflejo is Christina's second studio album, which was released on September 12, 2000.
Which classic rock band had hits with the songs "Call Me," "The Tide is High" and "Heart of Glass"?
b. The B-52's
c. The Pretenders
d. The Romantics
Blondie - Blondie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.
Composed of four of country's biggest artists, "The Highwaymen" were Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and whom?
a. Neil Young
b. Willie Nelson
c. Charlie Daniels
d. Merle Haggard
Willie Nelson - The Highwaymen were active from 1985 to 1995.
As of 2016, who is the best-selling solo artist of all-time with record sales of approximately 600 million units worldwide?
a. Michael Jackson
b. Elton John
c. Garth Brooks
d. Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley - The Beatles hold the record for best-selling group of all-time.
Which of the following classic rock bands has sold the most records?
a. The Rolling Stones
c. Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin - As of 2016, Led Zeppelin has sold approximately 300 million albums.
This American pop and soul artist's first acting role was as the star of the 1992 film "The Bodyguard".
a. Whitney Houston
b. Dionne Warwick
c. Janet Jackson
d. Mariah Carey
Whitney Houston - The Bodyguard soundtrack is one of the best-selling soundtracks of all time.
Active from 1972 to 1983, which popular pop band was formed in Stockholm, Sweden?
a. Modern Talking
c. Bjorn Again
d. Bee Gees
ABBA - ABBA was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in March of 2010.
A five-time Grammy Award winner, who gained prominence during the disco era of the late-1970s with hits like "MacArthur Park" and "Hot Stuff"?
a. Donna Summer
b. Diana Ross
c. Tina Turner
d. Gloria Gaynor
Donna Summer - Donna died in May 17 of 2012 from lung cancer at the age of 63.
Sung by Cliff Edwards in the character of Jiminy Cricket, the song "When You Wish Upon a Star" is from which Disney film?
c. Sleeping Beauty
Pinocchio - The American Film Institute ranked "When You Wish upon a Star" seventh in their 100 Greatest Songs in Film History.
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