80s Music Trivia


 So you think you know your 80s Music Trivia?

80s Music Trivia: The 1980s saw the reinvention of Michael Jackson and the emergence of Madonna and Whitney Houston, which arguably were the most powerful musicians during the time. Their videos became a permanent fixture on MTV and gained a worldwide mass audience. Michael Jackson’s Thriller album from 1982 is considered to be the best-selling album of all time; though sales figures for the 

80s Music Triviaalbum vary, it is cited as selling as many as 110 million copies worldwide. Despite all the controversy surrounding Jackson during that period, he was indisputably the biggest star of the 1980s.

By 1980, the disco production of the 1970s, largely dependent on orchestras, is replaced by a lighter synthpop production. In the second half of the 1980s teen pop has its first wave. Bands and artists include New Kids on the Block, Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, Tommy Page, New Edition, Stacey Q, The Bangles, Madonna and others.

Prominent American Urban pop acts of the 1980s include Tina Turner, Lionel Richie, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Deniece Williams.

American artists such as Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Bon Jovi, Prince and Janet Jackson ruled the charts throughout the decade and achieved tremendous success worldwide. Their fame and commercial success lasts up to date.

So you think you know? 80s Music Trivia!

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"Do they know it's Christmas?" by Band Aid.
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Jordan Knight, Donnie Wahlberg, Joey McIntyre, Jonathon Knight, and Danny Wood
Bay City, Michigan,  on  August 16, 1958