87 Fun and Interesting Music Trivia Questions and Answers


Fun Music Trivia

Interesting Music Facts

Music is a language the soul understands and as the saying goes, “where words fail, music speaks”. Despite the different genres of music we have, these music trivia questions below are set to test your knowledge like never before and appreciate the world of music even better;

1. Trivia Question: What is the name of the musician that was deported from Japan in the 1980s due to his possession of marijuana?

Paul McCartney

2. Trivia Question: Elvis Presley’s first hit in 1956 was titled what?

“Heartbreak Hotel”

3. Trivia Question: What is the name of the lead singer for Pearl Jam?

Eddie Vedder

4. Trivia Question: Which pop singer was nicknamed the “Material Girl”?

Madonna

5. Trivia Question: What is the name of the Beatle that had dyslexia?

John Lennon

6. Trivia Question: Warsaw was the original name of which band?

Joy Division

7. Trivia Question: Which band had a debut album titled “Can’t buy a thrill”?

Steely Dan

8. Trivia Question: Robyn Fenty is the name of which pop singer?

Rihanna

9. Trivia Question: What is the name of the pop star that played 27 different instruments on their debut album “For You”?

Prince

10. Trivia Question: Which year did MTV make its debut?

August 1, 1981.

11. Trivia Question: What is the name of Spice Girls’ debut album in 1996?

Spice

12. Trivia Question: What is the name of the American rapper that goes by the name Lesane Parish Crooks?

Tupac

13. Trivia Question: At the 2018 Billboard Music Awards, who won the award for the top R&B male artist?

Bruno Mars

14. Trivia Question: “Tonight Tonight” was a hit song recorded by which pop artist?

Hot Chelle Rae

15. Trivia Question: Otis Redding died in which manner?

Plane Accident

16. Trivia Question: Taylor Swift was unearthed in 2005 having performed at which Nashville Avenue?

The Bluebird Café

17. Trivia Question: The Italian musical term ”Adagio” means what?

Slow

18. Trivia Question: Tina Turner in 1985, won the Grammy Award for the record of the year for which song?

“What’s Love Got To Do With It”

19. Trivia Question: What is the name of Michael Jackson’s album that achieved five chart-topping singles?

Bad

20. Trivia Question: The band Rascal Flatt had how many members?

Three

21. Trivia Question: What is the name of the lead guitarist of Queen?

Brian Harold May

22. Trivia Question: Kelly Clarkson’s debut song was titled what?

Miss Independent

23. Trivia Question: What is the name of the artist that sang a duet with Ed Sheeran on the song “Perfect”?

Beyonce

24. Trivia Question: “Ruby Tuesday” was a hit song released by which band in 1967?

The Rolling Stones

25. Trivia Question: Elvis Presley’s middle name was called what?

Aaron

26. Trivia Question: Pat Smear belonged to which band?

Foo Fighters

27. Trivia Question: What is the name of the festival in the US that hosted over 350,00 music fans in 1969?

Woodstock

28. Trivia Question: What is the name of the person that released the country album titled ”Rearview Town”?

Jason Aldean

29. Trivia Question: Which popular singer is often referred to as “The Boss”?

Bruce Springsteen

30. Trivia Question: Which musician won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016?

Bob Dylan

31. Trivia Question: What is the name of the contemporary pop singer that has a tattoo of Jesus Christ on one of his calves?

Justin Bieber

32. Trivia Question: The Amati family is known for what?

Their Violins

33. Trivia Question: The hit single “Meet Virginia” was recorded by who in 2000?

Train

34. Trivia Question: What is the name of the Beatle that worked on
James Bond themed song?

Paul McCartney

35. Trivia Question: Beyonce’s alter ego is called what?

Sasha Fierce

36. Trivia Question: What is the name of the music producer that produced Michael Jackson’s thriller?

Quincy Jones

37. Trivia Question: Which artist is often referred to as the Queen of pop?

Madonna

38. Trivia Question: Which artist released the song “Video Games” in 2012?

Lana Del Rey

39. Trivia Question: The song “Good Life” was released by which artist?

One Republic

40. Trivia Question: The hit single “Car Wash” was recorded by who in 1977?

Rose Royce

41. Trivia Question: Which artist performed at the halftime show at Super Bowl L?

Coldplay

42. Trivia Question: According to the Billboards, what is the name of the top-selling album artist of the 1970s?

Elton John

43. Trivia Question: What is the name of the first country artist to sell over 10 million copies of an album?

Garth Brooks

44. Trivia Question: The title “Prince of Darkness” was associated with which Jazz trumpeter?

Miles Davis

45. Trivia Question: What is the name of the original lead singer with the Supremes?

Diana Ross

46. Trivia Question: Justin Timberlake started his Music career as a member of which band?

NSYNC

47. Trivia Question: The tragic deaths of which artists were deemed as the day music died?

Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper.

48. Trivia Question: Which artist is being referred to as “The Vocal Bible”?

Brandy

49. Trivia Question: What is the name of the classical composer that was deaf?

Ludwig Von Beethoven

50. Trivia Question: The term “Terror Twins” was associated with which rockstars?

Steve Clark and Phil Collen of Def Leppard.

51. Trivia Question: Which word does Lady Gaga use in describing her fans?

Little Monsters

52. Trivia Question: Which reality show did Cardi B star in?

Love & Hip Hop

53. Trivia Question: How many languages can Shakira speak?

Six (English, Spanish, Arabic, French, Italian and Portuguese).

54. Trivia Question: Who has won the most Grammy awards to date?

Sir Georg Solti (31)

55. Trivia Question: What is the name of Post Malone‘s favorite restaurant?

Olive Garden

56. Trivia Question: What is the name of the marvel movie soundtrack that won two Grammy awards?

Black Panther

57. Trivia Question: What was the name of Elton John’s longtime lyricist?

Bernie Taupin

58. Trivia Question: Which artist recorded two of their best-selling albums while they were behind bars?

Johnny Cash

59. Trivia Question: What is the name of the artist whose world tour of 2013 was named “The Mrs. Carter Show”?

Beyonce

60. Trivia Question: How many keys can be found on the baby grand piano?

88

61. Trivia Question: What is the name of the singer that had a hit in 1970 with his song “Piano Man”?

Billy Joel

62. Trivia Question: Which decade is often referred to as the Jazz age?

1920s

63. Trivia Question: Miles Davis was known for playing which instrument?

Trumpet

64. Trivia Question: Which artist introduced the vibraphone?

Lionel Hampton

65. Trivia Question: Michael Jackson debuted his moon walk dance in which song?

Billie Jean

66. Trivia Question: Shaggy won a Grammy in 1995 for which song?

Bombastic

67. Trivia Question: Who won the Eurovision song contest in 1974?

ABBA

68. Trivia Question: R. Kelly featured Space Jam in which of his songs?

I believe I can fly

69. Trivia Question: Which rap artist was featured in the movie 8 miles?

Eminem

70. Trivia Question: What is the name of the artist that sang Keep Ya Head Up?

Tupac

71. Trivia Question: Which artist sang Empire State of mind?

Jay-Z

72. Trivia Question: Mary J. Blige is often referred to as what?

Queen of hip-hop soul

73. Trivia Question: Christopher George Latore Wallace’s stage name is called what?

The Notorious B.I.G

74. Trivia Question: Who was usually referred to as Texas cannonball?

Freddie King

75. Trivia Question: What is the name of the guitarist that gave up playing the guitar after been attacked and injured?

Pinetop Perkins

76. Trivia Question: Big Mama Thornton played which instrument on stage?

The Harp

77. Trivia Question: Who is usually considered the father of Blues?

William Christopher Handy

78. Trivia Question: An oud is what type of instrument?

Stringed Instrument

79. Trivia Question: Which music genre is often associated with Jamaica?

Reggae

80. Trivia Question: The Rubab originated from where?

Persia

81. Trivia Question: Music that originates from Scotland, Ireland, and Wales is called what?

Celtic Music

82. Trivia Question: What type of music is based on Ragas?

Indian Classical Music

83. Trivia Question: Pandit Ravi Shankar played which instrument?

The Sitar

84. Trivia Question: After breaking up with Britney Spears in 2002, Justin Timberlake dropped which hit song?

Cry me a river.

85. Trivia Question: In 1986, David Bowie was featured in which cult movie?

Labyrinth

86. Trivia Question: True or False: David Platinumz had the highest number of views for an African song on YouTube in 2020?

True (One billion views)

87. Trivia Question: True or False: Angelique Kidjo has won six Grammy Awards?

False

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3 thoughts on “87 Fun and Interesting Music Trivia Questions and Answers

  • 19/09/2021 at 5:48 PM
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    • 23/10/2021 at 10:59 PM
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      You misspelled Miles DAVIS (not David) twice and Ludwig VON Beethoven (not van).

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      • 24/10/2021 at 11:34 PM
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        Thanks for pointing the misspellings out. All have been corrected. Hope you enjoyed the trivia questions.

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