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Music Trivia

Music is one of life's most important elements. Whether you're a jazz fan, metalhead or country lover; music unites us in ways nothing else can and it always has time for me during my morning commute because hey - there isn't anything better than some good tunes to brighten up your day! When you're not listening to music, you're probably thinking about it, and that's why you should test your knowledge (maybe even against your friends) with our music trivia quiz. We've got music trivia questions from every genre under the sun and from times past and present. How well do you know your favorite artists?

There's only one way to find out, press the start button below and see how you perform on our music trivia quiz!

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NSync brought which singer-songwriter into the spotlight?

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Which rapper appears on-screen at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport to welcome people to his home city of Atlanta?

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Nuclear Blast Entertainment signed which prog rock band in 2016?

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Van Halen was discovered by which artists?

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Which state was the home of Green Day?

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Which Queen song was famously in Wayne's World?

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Which star got her start on Nickelodeon show 'Victorious'

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What was the very first song Taylor Swift ever wrote?

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Who reached the top ten with 'Lola'?

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Which Lynyrd Skynyrd song was also a movie with Reese Witherspoon?

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Of which of these bands was Ian Gillan NEVER a member?

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Whose song is 'Born to be Wild'?

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Who produced 'Touch The Sky'?

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Which of these is not a stage name of Sean Combs?

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Who was the first singer for Black Sabbath

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Music Trivia Questions
  • Which song was based on the story of Brenda Ann Spencer?
  • Brothers Eddie and Alex played drum and guitar for which band that bore their name?
  • And what is Ringo Starr’s real name?
  • “Build Me Up, Buttercup” was recorded by:
  • Which Australian classic rock band had Scottish roots?
  • Who sang the soft rock classic ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’ with Elton John?
  • Of which of these bands was Ian Gillan NEVER a member?
  • Which Beatles song was the title of a movie in 1970?
  • Which of these ISN’T a Beatles song?
  • Where in England did the Rolling Stones begin?
  • Glenn Frey wrote The Eagles’ ‘Take it Easy’ with who else?
  • Where is Rush from originally?
  • Whose song is ‘Born to be Wild’?
  • Who was the first singer for Black Sabbath
  • Which Lynyrd Skynyrd song was also a movie with Reese Witherspoon?
  • Which group performed ‘Eye of the Tiger’?
  • Who reached the top ten with ‘Lola’?
  • Who was the youngest Beatle?
  • What is Paul McCartney’s real first name?
  • Van Halen was discovered by which artists?
  • “Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)” was a 1973 hit for which band?
  • Which group is responsible for ‘Pictures of Lily’?
  • Which of these is NOT a Panic! At The Disco song title?
  • Actor Jared Leto is also a founding member of which band?
  • Which rock band has performed covers of songs from different genres including Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’?
  • What flower is the namesake of a Shinedown album?
  • Nuclear Blast Entertainment signed which prog rock band in 2016?
  • Daniel Gildenlöw is the lead vocalist, songwriter, guitarist, and lyricist for which Swedish prog rock band?
  • Which band became one of the few ever allowed to perform at the Pyramids of Giza in 2019?
  • Linkin Park have been on hiatus since 2017, but what year did the band form?
  • Which film franchise inspired the name of Bring Me The Horizon?
  • Which alt rock band recorded a song for Frozen 2?
  • Amy Lee is a member of which band?
  • Nirvana’s drummer Dave Grohl went on to form another band in the 90s. What band was it?
  • Which band has Armenian roots?
  • Which folk rock band headlined at Glastonbury in 2013?
  • Which band reunited in 2005 for a benefit for tsunami victims?
  • Which state was the home of Green Day?
  • Which hard rock/heavy metal band took its name from a biblical quote from Genesis?
  • Which band has a record number of fifteen number ones on the ‘Billboard’ Hot Mainstream Rock chart?
  • Which is credited with inspiring the ‘Twilight’ series?
  • Who ISN’T a member of Two Door Cinema Club?
  • Which member of Imagine Dragons is the drummer?
  • Which band is most well known for their 2012 hit ‘Radioactive’?
  • Breaking Benjamin released a 2017 album called what?
  • Which Korn member produced the soundtrack for Queen of the Damned?
  • Which member of My Chemical Romance went on to write ‘The Umbrella Academy’?
  • Which Queen song was famously in Wayne’s World?
  • Which is not a Kansas song?
  • Which band hosts vocalist Steven Tyler?
  • She usually goes by her first name, but which singer has the surname “Adkins”?
  • Boy George provided lead vocals for which 80s pop group?
  • Complete the lyric: “I’m never gonna dance again-“
  • In what song did Michael Jackson first perform the Moonwalk?
  • Who sings ‘All About That Bass?’
  • Jay-Z’s first album was called:
  • Which of these is not by female rap act Salt-N-Pepa?
  • Which popular West End musical used rap to tell its story?
  • Jay-Z is married to which famous woman?
  • Which rapper played important roles in ‘Hamilton’ and ‘The Get Down’?
  • Which rapper appears on-screen at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport to welcome people to his home city of Atlanta?
  • Which rapper was internet famous for the ‘Yo Dawg’ meme?
  • Which rapper worked with 30 Seconds to Mars on ‘Hurricane 2.0’?
  • Who produced ‘Touch The Sky’?
  • Which Dr. Dre collaboration was covered by Anna Kendrick in ‘Pitch Perfect’?
  • The Documentary was the debut studio album of which artist?
  • What was the name of the obsessed fan in Eminem’s eponymous single?
  • Complete the lyric from ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’: “Everybody’s runnin’-“
  • The man who performs as Childish Gambino shot to fame in which television show?
  • O’Shea Jackson is the real name of which rap artist?
  • Which of these was performed by Dana Dane?
  • Which ISN’T a Mobb Deep album?
  • Which of these is not a name that has been used by Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.?
  • Ludacris started his career in Atlanta, Georgia, but from which state did he originally hail?
  • What year does Jay-Z mention in ’99 Problems’?
  • Dr. Dre’s real name is?
  • Which of these isn’t the name of one of Snoop Dogg’s children?
  • Who is Christopher Wallace?
  • Which of these is not a stage name of Sean Combs?
  • Rapper TI was born in which year?
  • Who wanted everyone to leave Britney alone?
  • Billy Ray is the father of which pop star?
  • Which artist appeared in the movie ‘Battleship’?
  • Which girl group was the origin of Beyoncé?
  • In which state was Madonna born?
  • British band Duran Duran originated in which English city?
  • Which Ed Sheeran song touches on addiction and prostitution?
  • What was the very first song Taylor Swift ever wrote?
  • What is the famous dance-pop hit Macarena about?
  • Who ‘kissed a girl’ in 2008?
  • NSync brought which singer-songwriter into the spotlight?
  • Which was not a Spice Girl?
  • What year did Michael Jackson die?
  • Which song was not recorded by ABBA?
  • What isn’t a response when the Backstreet Boys ask you to “Tell Me Why?”
  • Which star got her start on Nickelodeon show ‘Victorious’
  • Which one of these does Bruno Mars not mention that he’d do for ya in ‘Grenade’?
  • Stefani Germanotta is better known as who?
  • Which is not a Kelly Clarkson song?
  • What is the twist at the end of the music video for ‘Call Me Maybe’?