Your favorite song? Hit-makers? Or, a song you cannot get enough of?
How much do you know about music and your favorite musicians?
In this article, we cover some of the best music trivia questions for you to polish your knowledge of music and the music world, alone or with your friends.
Do you want to know the highest-grossing music of all time? Or perhaps the oldest musical instrument that is still in use today? And maybe the real names of your famous music celebrities?
Well, lets dive in.
Easy Music Trivia Questions and Answers
1. “I Kissed a Girl”
Trivia Questions: Which musician became famous for the hit song “I Kissed a Girl”?
Answer: Katy Perry
2. Violin Strings
Trivia Questions: How many strings are there in a standard Violin?
3. Bruno Mars
Trivia Questions: Which musician has his real name as Peter Gene Hernandez?
Answer: Bruno Mars
4. Call me Maybe Song
Trivia Questions: The 2012 global hit song “Call Me Maybe” was sung by a musician from which country?
Answer: Carly Rae, Canadian
5. Ed Sheeran Albums
Trivia Questions: Ed Sheeran music albums are named after mathematical symbols. Which of these symbols is not one of them: + – × ÷?
Answer: The symbol (-)
6. Complete the Lyrics
Trivia Question: Finish the lyrics: To the left, to the left…
Everything you own in the box to the left
In the closet that’s my stuff, yes
If I bought it please don’t touchBeyonce
7. The US National Anthem
Trivia Question: Who composed the US national anthem?
Answer: Francis Scott Key
Francis Scott Key composed the lyrics of the national anthem. Its melody was sang by John Stafford Smith.
8. The Shortest Song on Record
Trivia Question: What is the shortest song ever recorded in modern history?
Answer: You Suffer
It is a song by Napalm Death. You suffer is 1.316 seconds long and it is still the shortest song ever recorded according to the Guinness Book or Records.
9. The Longest Song Ever
Trivia Question: What is the longest song to have ever been recorded in modern history?
Answer: The Rise and Fall of Bossanova
It was recorded by Michael and Kelly Bostwick back in 2016. The Rise and fall of Bossanova is 13 hours 23 minutes 32 seconds long.
10. Largest Rock Band
Trivia Question: Which band had the highest number of members?
Also known by the name Parliament Funkadelic. The band has had a total of 189 members in it.
11. The Swedish House Mafia Band
Trivia Question: The Swedish House Mafia is a band from Sweden: True or False?
12. Gotye Hit Songs
Trivia Question: Which hit song is the Aussie star Gotye best know for?
Answer: Somebody that I used to Know
13. Righteous Side of Hell
Trivia Question: Which rock band sang about “Wrong Side of Heaven and Righteous Side of Hell”?
Answer: Five Finger Death Punch
14. Music Records Sold
Trivia Question: Which Austrian musician outsold Beyonce, Adele, and Drake in the number of CDs sold in 2016?
Answer: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozzart
15. Feeling Nothing Towards Music
Trivia Question: Some people feel nothing towards music: True or False?
Some people have no feelings at all towards music!
16. Largest Music Concert
Trivia Question: Which is the largest music concert on record?
Answer: Modena Park Concert (2017) by Vasco Rossi is the largest ticketed concert in the world’s music history with 225,000 people in attendance.
While the largest free concert was the 850th Anniversary of Moscow (1997) where Jean-Michel Jarre was the lead artist with a record attendance of 3.5 million people.
17. Metal Rock Band Country
Trivia Question: Which country has the highest concentration of metal rock bands?
The country has 56.7 bands for every 1000 people.
18. The Jingle Bells
Trivia Question: What was the Jingle Bells song initially called?
Answer: The One Horse Open Sleigh
19. Oldest Musical Instrument
Trivia Question: What is the oldest musical instrument in use to this day?
20. The Best Rapper in the World
Trivia Question: Which rapper holds the world record for the most words per minute?
Answer: Eminem and Nicki Minaj
Eminem holds the record with 7.5 words per second and Nicki Minaj 6.5 words per second according to Guinness World Records.
21. Shaved Head Photo
Trivia Question: Which female musician’s shaved head photo sold for $500,000 back in 2007?
Answer: Britney Spears
22. Brian Jones’ Rolling Stones
Trivia Question: What is the name of the band founded by Brian Jones?
Answer: Rolling Stones
23. Female Hip-hop Rap Star
Trivia Question: Which hip-hop rap star artist has real names as Onika Miraj?
Answer: Nicki Minaj
24. Who is Stafani Germanotta?
Trivia Question: Stafani Germanotta is the real name for which music superstar?
Answer: Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga is her stage name.
25. Most Valuable Music Band
Trivia Question: Which band is so important to their country’s economy in that it cannot be allowed to fall?
Forbes reported that the band BTS contributed $4.7 billion to the South Korean GDP in a single year.
26. Most Number One Hits in the Billboard
Trivia Question: Which musician has had the most number-one hits in The Billboard ranking?
Answer: The Beatles, 20
27. Longest Running Song in the Billboard
Trivia Question: What is the longest-running song on the Billboard?
Answer: Old Town Road by Billy Ray Cyrus; 17 consecutive weeks.
28. Music Trivia Lyrics
Trivia Question: “I am too good to you. I am way too good to you,” are lyrics from a hit song by which hip hop superstar?
29. Who are the BTS?
Trivia Question: K-pop took the international music scene by storm back in 2010 with their signature band BTS. What does BTS stand for?
Answer: Bulletproof Boy Scouts. It’s a Korean translation.
30. Mannequin Challenge
Trivia Question: When Mannequin Challenge was trending back in 2016, which song accompanied it?
Answer: Black Beatles song by Rae Sremmurd
31. 50 Shades of Grey Soundtrack
Trivia Question: Which musician has most of his songs featured in the X-rated movies like, “The 50 Shades of Grey”?
Answer: The Weeknd
32. Cardi B Song Lyrics
Trivia Question: Which of the Cardi B song has these lyrics, “You in the club just to party. I’m there, I get paid a fee”?
Answer: Bodak Yellow
33. BTS Band Members
Trivia Question: How many members make up the megaband BTS?
Answer: Seven Members
34. Deported and Banned for Life
Trivia Question: What is the name of the musician who was deported and banned from entering Japan because of possessing [email protected]?
Answer: Paul McCartney
35. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Trivia Question: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is found in which US state?
Answer: Ohio, Cleveland
36. Easy Music Trivia II
Trivia Question: Who is the rapper in Usher’s hit song, “Yeah”?
37. Movies Acting Musicians
Trivia Question: Which musicians have had successful careers in the movie industry?
Answer: Will Smith, Rihanna, Justin Timberlake, Jennifer Lopez
38. The Material Girl
Trivia Question: ‘The material girl’ is a name associated with which music superstar?
39. Easy Music Trivia III
Trivia Question: Which hip-hop musician has her real name as Robyn Fenty?
40. Hard Music Trivia I
Trivia Question: Which pop musician has her real name as Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar?
Answer: Cardi B
Cardi B is the stage name for the music superstar Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar.
41. The Rise to Fame
Trivia Question: Cardi B rose to fame back in 2015 when she first appeared on which TV show?
Answer: Love and Hip Hop, New York
42. Ed Sheeran’s Hit Song
Trivia Question: Who did a duet with Ed Sheeran on his hit song, “Perfect Duet”?
43. Easy Music Trivia IV
Trivia Question: Who sang the international hit song, Miss Independent?
44. Romantic Lyrics
Trivia Question: Which DJ-Musician is known for the most romantic lines at the start of every song he is featured in?
Answer: DJ Khaled
45. Music Trivia Question
Trivia Question: Which two musicians won the Nobel Peace Prize?
Answer: Bob Dylan (2016) and Rabindranath Tagore (1913)
46. Shakira’s Home Country
Trivia Question: Which country does Shakira come from?
47. Hip Hop Superstar Tattoos
Trivia Question: Which popular hip hop superstar has a tattoo of Jesus on one of his eyes?
Answer: Lil Wayne
48. Marvin Gaye
Trivia Question: What is the name of the artist featured in Charlie Puth’s song, “Marvin Gaye”?
Answer: Meghan Trainor
49. Backstreet Boys Founders
Trivia Question: Who are the founding members of the group Backstreet Boys?
Answer: Nick Carter, Howie Dorough, AJ McLean, Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson
50. The First RAP Music
Trivia Question: In which year was the first rap music recorded?
It the song Personality Jock by King Tim III. It was released almost the same time as Sugarhill Gang’s song called Rapper’s Delight from where the name rap originated from.
There you have your music trivia questions. I hope you enjoyed.
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