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Music trivia questions for the best quiz night!

Music Trivia Questions


  1. Which Marvin Gaye song begins: ‘I bet you’re wonderin’ how I knew ‘bout your plans to make me blue’?

  2. ‘Thinking Out Loud’ was a 2014 hit single for which English singer?

  3. Who is lead singer of the American rock band REM?

  4. Which member rejoined the Backstreet Boys in 2012?

  5. Complete the title of the Beatles’ song: ‘Lucy in the Sky with…’?

  6. Who sang ‘Boombastic’ and ‘It Wasn’t Me’?

  7. Who was crowned winner of American Idol in 2014?

  8. Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Timothy B. Schmit are members of which band?

  9. Who had a hit song in the 1990s with 'Everyday is a Winding Road'?

  10. Which two songs by Adele reached number 1 position in the US during 2011?

  1. What year did Bruce Springsteen release an album called 'Born in the USA'?

  2. What is the opening line to Bon Jovi's 'Livin' on a Prayer'?

  3. Which famous girl group was originally known as The Primettes?

  4. Which 1980’s boy band was known as NKOTB?

  5. Taylor Swift dated which member of One Direction?

  6. Which song by Europe begins: ‘We’re leaving together, but still it’s farewell’?

  7. Which boy band did Justin Timberlake join in 1995?

  8. Who had a hit a song called 'American Boy' featuring Kanye West?

  9. Which 1984 song by Prince spent several weeks at number 1 in the US?

  10. Which song by Destiny’s Child features on the 1997 Men in Black movie soundtrack?