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Question: Which Rolling Stones album was the best-selling album in the Netherlands in 2023?

Answer: Hackney Diamonds

Q: Which British band is Chris Martin the lead singer of?

Answer: Coldplay

Q: Which American singer is called The Boss?

Answer: Bruce Springsteen

Q: About which British artist was the documentary Moonage Daydream released?

Answer: David Bowie

Q: What is the last name of the singer Beyoncé?

Answer: Knowles

Q: As of the 2023 update, who is No. 1 on the American magazine Rolling Stone's list of best singers ever?

Answer: Aretha Franklin

Q: With which Tony did Amy Winehouse record a duet?

Answer: Tony Bennett

Question: Which Frisian band scored a hit with In nije dei?

Answer: De Kast

Q: Which American jazz singer's nickname was Lady Day?

Answer: Billie Holiday

Question: Which singer will be performing a concert at the Johan Cruijff ArenA on June 17 and 18, 2023, as part of her Renaissance World Tour?

Answer: Beyonce

Q: In which European city does the Sónar music festival take place?

Answer: Barcelona

Q: What is the term used for the most popular, proprietary style of French singing?

Answer: Chanson

Q: Who set the record for most streams in one day again on Christmas Eve 2023. All I Want for Christmas Is You?

Answer: Mariah Carey

Question: Who sang the song Pastorale with Ramses Shaffy?

Answer: Liesbeth List

Q: Which well-known song begins with the lyrics A long, long time ago, I can still remember. How that music used to make me smile

Answer: Amrican Pie (Don McLean)

Q: What was the name of Michael Jackson's estate?

Answer: Neverland

Question: By what stage name is Alex van der Zouwen better known?

Answer: Kraantje Pappie

Question: In which Dutch city does the Soenda festival take place?

Answer: Utrecht

Q: Which Motown star released the album Innervisions in 1973?

Answer: Stevie Wonder

Question: From which Dutch song do we know the sentence 'In een discotheek, zat ik van de week, en ik voelde mij daar zo alleen'?

Answer: Een beetje verliefd (Andre Hazes)

Q: Which American rock band had a hit with "Eye of the Tiger" in the 1980s?

Answer: Survivor

Question: As part of the Pink Friday 2 World Tour, which rapper and singer will have a show at the Ziggo Dome on June 2, 2024?

Answer: Nicki Minaj

Q: In which country does the Sziget festival take place?

Answer: Hungary

Q: Which James was nicknamed Mr. Dynamite?

Answer: James Brown

Question: Which well-known violinist will perform Christmas performances at the MECC in Maastricht on December 14 and 15, 2024?

Answer: André Rieu

Q: What instrument did Phil Collins play when he was a member of Genesis?

Answer: Drums

Q: From which English city are the Beatles from?

Answer: Liverpool

Q: Which band do we know from Shine on you crazy diamond and Another brick in the wall, among others?

Answer: Pink Floyd

Q: Which American rock band released the album American Idiot in 2004?

Answer: Green Day

Q: Which newwave band with hits like Just Like Heaven and A Fortest is Robert Smith the singer of?

Answer: The Cure

Q: Which band made the album A Night at the Opera (1975)

Answer: Queen

Q: From which band do we know the songs Self Esteem and Pretty Fly (for a white guy)?

Answer: The Offspring

Q: In what year did the legendary (original) Woodstock festival take place?

Answer: 1969

Q: Which Pink Floyd album contains the iconic songs Money and Time?

Answer: The Dark Side of the Moon

Q: From which song do we know the lyrics I, I wish you could swim. Like the dolphins, like dolphins can swim?

Answer: Heroes (David Bowie)

Q: Which American rapper is known as Slim Shady and Marshall Mathers?

Answer: Eminem

Question: Which French singer was also called La môme?

Answer: Edith Piaf

Q: What is the largest paid music festival in the Netherlands and the largest motocross in the world?

Answer: Zwarte Cross

Q: Which band sang about Belle Helene, Nederwiet and Doris Day?

Answer: Doe Maar

Q: The Gibb brothers founded what successful band?

Answer: The Bee Gees

Q: Which Spice girl was Melanie Chisholm (Mel C)?

Answer: Sporty spice

Question: Which Dutch comedian who died in April 2023 is known, among other things, for the song "Het touwtje uit de brievenbus" and was awarded the Medal of Honor for Arts and Sciences in 2008?

Answer: Paul van Vliet

Q: Who was the music producer who was also called The Fifth Beatle?

Answer: George Martin

Q: Which Kate Bush song received renewed attention in 2022 after being featured in Stranger Things?

A: Running up that hill

Q: Which singer was the movie Rocketman made about?

Answer: Elton John

Q: What is the name of English singer Adele's 2008 debut album?

Answer: 19

Question: Which Rolling Stones drummer died in 2021?

Answer: Charlie Watts

Q: Which singer made Amazing Grace, the best-selling gospel album ever?

Answer: Aretha Franklin

Q: OK Computer is a well-known album by the band Nirvana, true or false?

Answer: Not true (it is an album by Radiohead)

Q: Which guitarist was the founder of Queen?

Answer: Brian May

Q: What bond do the two sisters Suzanne and Monique Klemann form?

Answer: Loïs Lane

Q: Which well-known song begins with the lyrics Hello darkness, my old friend. I've come to talk with you again

Answer: The Sounds of Silence (Simon & Garfunkel)

Q: Which American rapper released the song Thrift Shop in 2013?

Answer: Macklemore

Q: What band is Barry Gibb known from?

Answer: Bee Gees

Q: Which Song begins with the words I hear the drums echoing tonight, But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation?

Answer: Africa (Toto)

Q: What is the common name for the textbook of an opera, operetta, ballet or musical?

Answer: Libretto

Q: What is the name of the backing band Herman Brood performed with?

Answer: Wild Romance

Q: Which harmonica player do we know from the film score from Turkish Fruit?

Answer: Toots Thielemans

Question: who sang There are nine million bicycles in Beijing?

Answer: Katie Melua

Q: What was on Nirvana's iconic album Nevermind?

Answer: A naked baby in a pool chasing a dollar bill

Question: in 2018, who released the Album Goed Jaar, with his own or translated songs?

Answer: Paul De Munnik

Q: Which Canadian singer broke through with her album Jagged Little Pill (1995)?

Answer: Alanis Morissette

Q: Which American musician was nicknamed Satchmo?

Answer: Louis Armstrong

Q: What is the name of R.E.M.'s album that includes the songs Nightswimming and Everybody Hurts?

Answer: Automatic for the People

Q: In which US state does the festival Burning Man take place?

Answer: Nevada

Q: Who sang Toen ik je Zag under the alias Hero?

Answer: Anthony Kamerling

Q: Which Eddie provided the soundtrack for the movie Into the Wild?

Answer: Eddie Vedder

Question: From which Dutch song do we know the time and date 3 a.m. Jan. 7?

Answer: Stiekem gedanst (Toontje Lager)

Question: Which 3 members formed The Fugees?

Answer: Wyclef Jean, Pras, Lauren Hill

Q: Which German singer do we know from the songs Jeanny and Der Kommissar, among others?

Answer: Falco

Q: Which band released the album Brothers in Arms in 1985?

Answer: Dire Straits

Question: Which Dutch singer achieved success in the 1980s with hits such as Banger Hart and Alles Wat Ademt?

Answer: Rob de Nijs

Question: In which Dutch city can you find pop venue VERA?

Answer: Groningen

Question: What is the name of the front man of the band De Dijk?

Answer: Huub van der Lubbe

Q: Which British band wrote the rock opera Tommy (1969)?

Answer: The Who

Q: Which band made the song Video Killed The Radio Star? (1980)

Answer: The Buggles

Q: In 1994, the Elton John song "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" was released. Which Disney movie from the same year featured this song?

Answer: The Lion King

Q: Which Fleetwood Mac album contains hits like Go Your Own Way and Dreams?

Answer: Rumours

Q: By what name is singer Caroline Esmeralda van der Leeuw better known?

Answer: Caro Emerald

Q: Which Lou had a mega hit with the song Mambo no 5?

Answer: Lou Bega

Q: At what location did the last Beatles performance take place?

Answer: on the roof of the Apple building in London

Q: Which British band scored a big hit with their cover of the song Tainted Love?

Answer: Soft Cell

Q: Whose songs are Life on Mars, Let's Dance & Sound & Vision?

Answer: David Bowie

Q: Which band from England released the album Origin of Symmetry in 2001, with hits such as Plug In Baby and New Born?

Answer: Muse

Q: Who was the producer of Michael Jackson's album Thriller?

Answer: Quincy Jones

Q: Which singer was known as The Voice and Ol' Blue Eyes?

Answer: Frank Sinatra

Q: Whose first hit was Wuthering Heights?

Answer: Kate Bush

Q: Who was the drummer of The Who and died in 1978?

Answer: Keith Moon

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Q: By what alias is David Howell Evans, the guitarist of the Irish band U2, better known?

Answer: The Edge

Q: What is an instrumental piece of music played before the beginning of an opera, oratorio, ballet or play called?

Answer: An Overture

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