Music Trivia Questions #44Printable Music Trivia Quiz
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Known for his powerful baritone vocals, Eddie Vedder is the lead singer with which American rock band?
a. Alice In Chains
c. Foo Fighters
d. Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam - Pearl Jam formed in Seattle, Washington in 1990.
How many weeks did Whitney Houston spend at the top of the US Billboard Charts with "I Will Always Love You"?
14 - I Will Always Love You was written and originally recorded by Dolly Parton in 1974.
The "Well Tempered Clavier" is a work by which composer?
Bach - The Well-Tempered Clavier was composed for solo keyboard.
Charlie Watts plays drums in which English rock band?
a. The Rolling Stones
b. Pink Floyd
c. The Kinks
d. The Animals
The Rolling Stones - Watts was ranked number 12 on Rolling Stone's 2016 '100 Greatest Drummers of All Time' list.
Written by Ray Davies, "Sunny Afternoon" was a hit for which English rock band?
a. The Kinks
b. The Rolling Stones
c. The Beatles
d. The Animals
The Kinks - Released in 1966 on the album Face to Face.
Which pop boy band released "Up All Night" as their debut album in November of 2011?
a. One Direction
c. Backstreet Boys
d. 5 Seconds of Summer
One Direction - Up All Night bore four singles and was a huge success.
What was the title of Marie N's 2002 Eurovision winning song?
a. I Can
b. I'm Gonna
c. I Have To
d. I Wanna
I Wanna - Marie N was representing Latvia at the contest.
Released on the album "Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends", Viva La Vida was a hit song for which band in 2008?
a. Bon Jovi
Coldplay - Viva La Vida was the Coldplay's first number-one single in both the US and the UK.
Fronted by the Wilson sisters, which of the following albums was Heart's debut?
a. Little Queen
b. Dog and Butterfly
c. Dreamboat Annie
Dreamboat Annie - Dreamboat Annie was released in August of 1975.
Which female singer and songwriter was featured on Jay Z's 2009 hit "Run This Town"?
a. Alicia Keys
b. Gwen Stefani
Rihanna - Rihanna is one of the best-selling artists of all time with sales exceeding 200 million records worldwide.
"With Teeth" and "Year Zero" were hit albums in the 2000s for which band?
a. Nine Inch Nails
b. The Killers
c. All American Rejects
d. Fall Out Boy
Nine Inch Nails - Nine Inch Nails were founded by Trent Reznor in 1988.
What group hit number-one in 1955 with the song "The Great Pretender"?
a. The Clovers
b. The Platters
c. The Cadillacs
d. The Dominoes
The Platters - The song was voted 360th greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine in 2004.
Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford were the founders of which band in 1974?
a. Crowded House
c. The Troggs
d. Split Enz
Squeeze - The group formed in Deptford, London.
The best performing single on the Billboard Top 100 for 2015, "Uptown Funk" was recorded by which artist(s)?
a. Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
b. Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars
c. Kendrick Lamar
d. Justin Bieber
Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk spent 14 weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100.
Which of the following Madonna Billboard Top 100 hits did not reach number one?
a. Who's That Girl
b. Papa Don't Preach
c. Live To Tell
d. Material Girl
Material Girl - Material Girl's top position on the chart was at number two (1985).
Who is the only artist in Grammy history to win five or more awards on three separate nights?
a. Kanye West
b. Paul McCartney
c. Quincy Jones
d. Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder - As of 2016, Stevie has won 25 Grammy Awards.
What Beatles' song opens with the lyric "Oh yeah I tell you something, I think you'll understand. When I say that something..."?
a. In My Life
b. She Loves You
c. I Want To Hold Your Hand
d. Hello, Goodbye
I Want To Hold Your Hand - Released in 1963 on the album Meet the Beatles.
Which of the following songs was not recorded by Willie Nelson?
a. Always on my Mind
b. On the Road Again
c. Forever Young
d. Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain
Forever Young - Forever Young was recorded by Bob Dylan in 1974.
Lita Ford, Sandy West, Jackie Fox, Joan Jett, and Cherie Currie made up which 1970s all-female rock band?
a. The Donnas
b. The Go-Go's
c. The Runaways
d. The Bangles
The Runaways - Active from 1975 to 1979, the Runaways released four studio albums.
Zarnocay Jr. was the birth name of which popular artist from the 1950s?
a. Sammy Kaye
b. Nat King Cole
c. Perry Como
d. Dean Martin
Sammy Kaye - Sammy's tag line was 'Swing and sway with Sammy Kaye'.
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