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2010s Music Trivia

Answer these questions about music from the decade of 2010-present.
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First submittedNovember 14, 2015
Last updatedOctober 18, 2017
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Who "shook off" country music to become a pop singer?
Taylor Swift
What does the D stand for in EDM?
Dance
Who are the best-selling boy band of the decade?
One Direction
What song by Psy was the first YouTube video to be viewed 1 billion times?
Gangnam Style
What Cuban-American rapper introduces himself as "Mister Worldwide"?
Pitbull
What two female singers have recorded the most U.S. #1 hits during the decade?
Katy Perry
Rihanna
What song by Sam Smith sounded like "I Won't Back Down" by Tom Petty?
Stay With Me
What dance move did Miley Cyrus famously perform at the Video Music Awards?
Twerking
Who was mocked for the awkward dance moves in his video "Hotline Bling"?
Drake
What band, named after a French prison, recorded the song "Things We Lost in the Fire"?
Bastille
What is the real name of rapper Childish Gambino?
Donald Glover
What PBR&B singer recorded the song "Can't Feel My Face"?
The Weeknd
Who is the lead singer of Maroon 5?
Adam Levine
What 2015 song by Adele debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts?
Hello
What female singer's last name is something that you can order at Starbucks?
Ariana Grande
Complete the lyric from the singer Sia: I'm gonna swing from the __________
Chandelier
Where does Hozier want you to take him?
Church
What headphones company, co-founded by Dr. Dre, was purchased by Apple?
Beats
What song by Mark Ronson dominated the radio airwaves during the spring of 2015?
Uptown Funk
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level 83
Nov 19, 2015
The song by Adele debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts. The box office generally refers to movies, not music.
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level 59
Nov 25, 2015
...but it's a music quiz.
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level 77
Nov 29, 2015
That doesn't mean the question uses correct terminology.
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level ∞
Dec 13, 2015
Fixed
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level 59
Nov 20, 2015
Relatable and immensly fun quiz!
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level 76
Dec 12, 2015
Uptown funk dominated radio in winter and spring. Not summer
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level ∞
Dec 13, 2015
I suppose you're right. Changed to spring.
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level 45
Oct 22, 2017
actually in UK it was number 1 Christmas 2014 so it wasn't 2015 at all
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level 60
Jan 16, 2016
I got the Hozier one, but I tried 'to church' first and it wasn't accepted. I think it should be.
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level 56
Jan 16, 2016
Same
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level 76
Jan 16, 2016
I only got four, but that's better than I have been doing with this decade, so I'm learning. I was wondering why anyone would name a music group Papillon, then realized it wasn't the answer. I smacked myself when I saw it was Bastille. Shoulda got it.
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level 45
Jan 16, 2016
Great quiz really easy thought but fun!!!
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level 35
Jan 17, 2016
I only got "Hello" because my crazy sister loves that song and I hate it
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level 43
Jan 18, 2016
lets be real, everbody loves hello
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level 50
Jan 19, 2016
no, not everybody
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level 61
Jan 18, 2016
I know the Weeknd but I never heard of PBR&B before. For anyone who wants to know: PBR is a hipster beer (Pabst Blue Ribbon) so it's hipster R&B or indie R&B.
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level 50
Jan 19, 2016
that would then be PBR R&B and that beer really sucks, but I guess that's why they drink it...for the irony in this time of craft beer popularity.
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level 66
Jan 18, 2016
It's 'I'm gonna swing from...' not 'I want to swing from...'
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level ∞
Jan 19, 2016
Fixed
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level 66
Jan 19, 2016
is it bad that i put "troy barnes" for childish gambino's real name
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level 39
Jan 19, 2016
Who is Cool for the summer?
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level 55
Nov 20, 2016
Well, there it is. I'm officially old.
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level 59
Aug 28, 2017
So I guess Daft Punk isn't a French prison then.
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level 73
Oct 17, 2017
You're gonna want to change the most watched YouTube video question to Despacito. (I know...)
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level ∞
Oct 18, 2017
Changed the question a little.