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101 Music Trivia Questions That Will Get Your Groove On

“Without music, life would B-flat.”

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June 23, 2022

Take this music quiz to prove just how much of a melomaniac you really are! Music has been a staple of human life since the beginning of history. From the big bands of backdoor speakeasies to the TikTok stars of the pandemic, artists and their music are directly influenced by the culture of the time and evolve as our society does.

Now, we can play every artist catalog known to man, which means that there’s no excuse not to be well-versed in music of all types. Is your Spotify Wrapped genre-fluid? These music trivia questions and answers will test your knowledge and leave you singing along to your favorite tunes!

Are you looking for more trivia questions? Check out our boy bands quiz, hip hop/rap questions, and rock and roll trivia. If you’re a movie buff, top it off with some soundtrack trivia.

1. What music genre is most often associated with Donna Summer?

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2. What rock singer's real name is William Bailey?

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3. What composer is often referred to as the father of modern music?

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4. What one-hit wonder is known for the 1983 song 'The Safety Dance'?

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5. What group or artist released the critically acclaimed album 'The Joshua Tree'?

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6. Mariah Carey was introduced by which of the following at the Live 8 concert in London?

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1. What did Bobby Darin have 'Eighteen' of in his 1963 hit?

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2. The song 'An Englishman in New York' was about which man?

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3. What time was a hit for Matchbox?

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4. Kurt Cobain was from which US state?

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5. What band is known for the song 'London Calling'?

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6. What is the name of Britney Spears' 1998 debut single that went platinum?

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1. One of the most downloaded singles of all time on iTunes is 'Love Story'. Who made it?

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2. The song 'Put It Down', which features Drake, was by which rapper?

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3. What genre of music does Asfalt band play?

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4. What language was Souad Massy's song about freedom in?

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5. Norman Cook co-wrote which 1990 chart-topper?

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6. What is the full name of singer Amer Al Khuffash?

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1. What song features the line, 'Oh please say to me you'll let me be your man'?

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2. What compilation album did Algerian star Khaled release in 2009?

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3. What kind of '... Grass' was a 1975 novelty chart-topper?

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4. What nationality was the composer Gustav Holst?

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5. What is the birth name of Egyptian singer Ruby?

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6. Saudi Arabia's Abdulaziz Abdulrahman won which TV show?

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1. Lionel Richie sang on which 1978 hit?

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2. What is Canadian country pop singer Shania's surname?

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3. What rapper performed the song 'Lollipop'?

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4. Nigel Kennedy is famous for playing which instrument?

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5. What song was originally titled 'Scrambled Eggs'?

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6. Niall, Zayn, Liam, Harry and Louis are members of which band?

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1. Mickey Finn was a member of which rock group of the 60's and 70's?

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2. What song features the line, 'Oh but I still get my pleasure; still get my greatest treasure'?

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3. In which year was the musician Bono born?

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4. What song was released by Yellowcard in 2004?

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5. In which year did John Mayer found the John Mayer Trio?

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6. What song features the line, 'Are you happy, are you satisfied? How long can you stand the heat'?

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1. The Russian composer Alexander Borodin had which other job?

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2. What rap band is Lisa 'Left eye' Lopez from?

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3. What music group sings: 'It's fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A,' in the chorus of one of their songs?

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4. Robbie Williams was on 'The Road To ..' where in his 2001 No.1 hit song?

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5. Musician Alecia Moore goes by which stage name?

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6. What color was Katy Perry's hair in the 'Wide Awake' video?

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1. In which city is the Experience Music Project which features classic rock musicians?

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2. What subject did Bahraini singer Khaled Al Sheikh study at University?

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3. What does the Jukebox Musical use for its production?

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4. What instrument does Bashar El Sarhan play?

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5. What singer had a big hit in the 1970s with 'Do Ya Think I'm Sexy'?

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6. The song 'How To Handle a Woman' came from which stage musical?

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1. What smash hit did Maya Diab record with Lebanese star Ramy Ayach?

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2. What kind of garden did country star Lynn Anderson sing about in 1971?

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3. In which of the following years did Oasis release the single 'Morning Glory' in the UK?

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4. In which category did Drake win at the 2010 Soul Train Music Awards?

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5. What do Siobhan Magnus do for living before American Idol?

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6. What kind of 'House ...' was a hit for Madness?

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1. Love,Angle,Music Baby is an album released by whom?

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2. Lebanese star Carol Sakr started singing in the '80's in which language?

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3. Name the painter whose work included Garçon à la pipe?

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4. What singer-songwriter's real name is Steveland Judkins?

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5. What band released the hit album 'Hysteria' in 1987?

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6. Maya Nasri's second film Khareg 'ala Alqanon grossed how many Egyptian pounds in its first week?

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1. In which year was the US artist Beyonce born?

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2. What group started the so-called British Invasion in 1963 with the song 'I Want to Hold Your Hand'?

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3. On which 1967 album did the song 'Within You Without You' first feature?

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4. What country were the Bee Gees originally from?

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5. What did Destiny's Child want you to say in 1999?

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6. What nationality was the classical composer Edward Elgar?

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1. In which position did Morocco's Dounia Batma finish on Arab Idol?

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2. What famous quintet made the number-one hit single 'I'll Be There'?

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3. In which of these cities was there not an audition during season three of 'The X Factor USA'?

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4. Singularly speaking, where was George Michael in his self-deprecating single of 1998?

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5. Legendary guitar maker Les Paul teamed up with which crooner on the US chart-topper 'It's Been A Long Long Time'?

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6. What did Badi'a Mosabny do after she retired?

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1. What artist do you associate with the abbreviation TAFKAP?

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2. Mr Brightside was a 2005 release by which band?

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3. Rod Stewart's hit 'You Wear It Well' was taken from which of his albums?

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4. In which country was Shakira born in.

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5. What is the name of the Diana Ross and Lionel Richie duet that begins with: 'My love - There's only you in my life - The only thing that's right'?

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6. Louis Armstrong is well-known for playing which instrument?

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1. What group or artist released the legendary album 'Who's Next'?

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2. What one-hit wonder is known for the 1976 song 'Afternoon Delight'?

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3. In which year did the original Woodstock Festival take place?

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4. What is the surname of Algerian star Faudel?

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5. What song features the line, 'There are plenty of ways you can hurt a man and bring him to the ground'?

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6. My Heart Belongs to Me' and 'You Don't Bring Me Flowers' are songs by which singer?

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1. In which year did Madonna first reach No.1 on the Hot 100 with 'Vogue'?

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2. Pain is Love was a 2001 album by which artist?

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3. What artist is often referred to as the 'First Lady of Song'?

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4. In which city is the world famous concert venue Madison Square Gardens?

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5. The Standells song 'Dirty Water' was about what city?

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6. Nathan Morris is a member of which boy band?

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1. What does the band Hoobastank's name refer to?

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2. On what work by William Shakespeare is Leonard Bernstein's musical 'West Side Story' based?

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3. Name the song that was a UK No.1 for Elvis for weeks after his death?

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4. In which of these animated films has Drake voiced a character?

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5. What female singer was backed by The Pips?

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6. What group or artist released the critically acclaimed album 'Sticky Fingers'?

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1. What song features the line, 'Dynamite with a laser beam'?

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2. What magazine branded The Beatles as the best artists of all time, in 2004?

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3. What did Go West 'Close' in their 1985 UK hit single?

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4. Nick Lachey was a member of which U.S boyband?

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5. What group made the song 'I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For'?

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