20 BEST Pop Music Quiz Questions and Answers

From the kings & queens of pop to the most astonishing records, this pop music quiz will be sure to challenge even the biggest fans!

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Whether it’s cruising in the car, singing in the shower, or dancing in the club, pop music supplies the soundtrack to the best moments of our lives. 

And while the reputation of pop music may not be as cool as rock or hip-hop, it’s still what everyone wants to listen to! At its core, pop music is carefree, catchy, and fun. 

Put simply, pop music is popular music, so many different artists can break through and achieve mainstream success.

Looking for the best pop music trivia?

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How much do you really know about pop music?

Who are some of your favorite pop stars? Lady Gaga? Taylor Swift? Lizzo? Beyonce? Harry Styles? BTS? This round of pop music trivia will put your knowledge of these superstars to the test!

We’ll look at some unbelievable records held by the most popular artists including the best-selling album of all time, the most Grammy wins and the most consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard chart.

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It’s time to put your music knowledge to the test!

And if current pop music isn’t your thing, don’t worry, we have a mix of questions from pop music past, all the way back to the 1960s and the most popular band of all-time.

Do you think you have what it takes to ace this pop music quiz? Strap on your thinking cap, get into the groove, and settle in for this pop music trivia challenge!

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Right, who’s ready for some questions about pop music!?

Pop Music Quiz

Who is known as the Queen of Pop?

What boy band consists of members Joey, JC, Justin, Lance and Chris?

What pop song holds the record for most consecutive weeks at #1?

The duet The Boy is Mine paired what two pop stars?

Who is known as the King of Pop?

Who has the most #1 hits on the Billboard chart with 20?

Who was the first winner of American Idol?

What artist was the first to use autotune in a popular song?

What pop group was the first group to win the X factor in 2011?

What music video was the first on YouTube to reach 1 billion views?

What artist has the most Grammy wins of all-time?

T-Boz, Left Eye and Chilli are the members of what pop group?

Stefani Germanotta is the real name of what pop star?

What female artist holds the record for most Album of the Year awards at the Grammys?

What pop star's album 30 was the best-selling album of 2021?

What is the best-selling album of all-time?

What female artist achieved 5 #1's from a single album?

Who is known as the Princess of Pop?

What was the first music video played on MTV?

What pop star is the best-selling artist ever from Barbados?


Plan your own quiz night

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If you’re looking for some recommendations, these are a few of our favorite quiz books to buy. We use these when planning fun trivia nights with family and friends!

  1. Ultimate Quiz Night
  2. Quiz Master
  3. The Big Pub Quiz

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How did you get on? Did you get everything right?

Did you ace our quiz? Are you a converted Swiftie now? Either way, we hope you enjoyed our pop music quiz questions and answers!

Don’t forget, if you liked this quiz, why not try our Harry Styles quiz or Eurovision quiz? Both are really good fun, and we’ve got loads of other music quizzes too.

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