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2000s Music Trivia #1

Answer these questions about music from the years 2000-2009.
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First submittedFebruary 2, 2015
Last updatedFebruary 5, 2017
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Who brought sexy back?
Justin Timberlake
Who dropped out of college, but then had a late registration and eventually graduated?
Kanye West
What country singer was Taylor Swift's first hit named after?
Tim McGraw
Who won the first season of "American Idol"?
Kelly Clarkson
What 17-year old rapper had a #1 hit with "Crank That"?
Soulja Boy
Who was Rihanna's abusive boyfriend?
Chris Brown
Who was the lead singer of Matchbox Twenty?
Rob Thomas
What famous singer still considered herself "Jenny from the Block"?
Jennifer Lopez
What rapper survived nine gunshot wounds?
50 Cent
Complete the "Hey Ya!" lyrics: Shake it like a ________ _______
Polaroid Picture
What girl group sang "Bootylicious"?
Destiny's Child
Who died in Los Angeles on June 25, 2009?
Michael Jackson
What rapper was the best-selling artist of the 2000s?
Eminem
If you liked it then you should have put a what on it?
Ring
What genre of rock was beloved by hipsters?
Indie Rock
What Australian country singer did Nicole Kidman marry?
Keith Urban
What pitch-correcting program was famously used by T-Pain?
Auto-Tune
What band finally released its album "Chinese Democracy" after 10 years in development?
Guns N' Roses
What three-letter musical genre was exemplified by "Jimmy Eat World" and "Fall Out Boy"?
Emo
What singer's album, "19", was named after her age when writing it?
Adele
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level 44
Mar 24, 2015
I though Keith Urban was from New Zealand..?
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level 56
Mar 25, 2015
FWIW -- from Wikipedia -- "Keith Lionel Urban was born in Whangarei, New Zealand,[2] the son of Marienne and Robert "Bob" Urban. From the age of 13 he attended Sir Edmund Hillary College in Otara, South Auckland, New Zealand, by the age of 17 he lived with his parents in Caboolture, Queensland, Australia. " So he is an Australian that was born in New Zealand . . . .
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level 71
Mar 24, 2015
You really ought to accept GNR for Guns 'n' Roses.
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level ∞
Feb 4, 2017
Okay
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level 73
Feb 15, 2017
FINALLY!!!
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level 34
Mar 24, 2015
I had no idea how to spell Soulja Boy
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level 70
Mar 24, 2015
Neither does he.
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level 61
Jan 2, 2017
14/20 not bad considering I know very little about millennial music.
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level 76
Feb 16, 2017
Emo is a type of music? I had no idea.
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level 60
Sep 8, 2017
It is, but it's really a term of convenience rather than a genre of music. Lots of emo bands sound nothing alike, but they have some common elements...superficial lyrics about failed romance, self-indulgence, whiny, nasal vocals, and a tenuous connection to punk rock without any of the elements that actually make punk rock interesting. Jimmy Eat World is emo in the sense that they have all of those elements, but musically, they are miles above any of their "emo" contemporaries...Fall Out Boy, Dashboard Confessional, New Found Glory, and so on.
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level 49
Sep 9, 2017
What you've described isn't real emo and neither are any of the bands you listed.
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level 60
Sep 8, 2017
Wow! It's been 8 years since he died? I would've never thought.
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level 56
Sep 8, 2017
Don't hipsters also like post-rock?
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level 38
Sep 8, 2017
was thinking the same, indie rock is also heavy stuff like "the kooks", but everything with post at the beginning is so classical hipster was on a post-rock few years ago, everyone was just quiet, staring and whyning, what a mess
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level 72
Aug 16, 2018
And Blackpool rock?
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level 79
Sep 8, 2017
If you like music themed quizzes, click on my name and try my Backing Bands series, or my Who Did That Multi-Platinum Album series!
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level 27
Mar 29, 2018
fall out boy and jimmy eat are not EMO
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level 34
Dec 17, 2018
I just learned today about 50 Cent's 9 gunshot wounds. Quite amazing.