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January 2nd, 2011 2:00pm EST
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Rock Quiz 2010

The last 12 months have been a rollercoaster ride for our favorite pop stars, country singers, rockers and rappers but have you been paying attention?

Do you know your Mileys from your Demis, your Eminems from your Kanyes? Did you catch Bieber Fever or were you too caught up in the miracle of Bret Michaels' survival?

Put your knowledge to the test with WENN's head-scratching quiz and see how clued up you are on all things pop from a jam-packed 2010:

1. Which aging rocker will be taking a seat as a judge next to producer Randy Jackson and Jennifer Lopez on the upcoming season of American Idol?
a) Mick Jagger
b) Rod Stewart
c) Sting
d) Steven Tyler

2. Which teenage singer/actress went wild with her album Can't Be Tamed?
a) Selena Gomez
b) Miley Cyrus
c) Demi Lovato
d) Miranda Cosgrove

Perry Farrell-PRN-034803.jpg3. Which bassist became a member of Perry Farrell's Jane's Addiction in March before quitting six months later?
a) Duff McKagan
b) Nikki Sixx
c) Flea
d) Slash

4. This R&B/soul great died in January, leaving behind such classics as Love TKO, Close the Door and Wake Up Everybody.
a) Curtis Mayfield
b) Isaac Hayes
c) James Brown
d) Teddy Pendergrass
5. This British pop star kept the 'Faith' while serving time for possession of cannabis and driving under the influence of drugs in September.
a) Martin Kemp
b) Matt Goss
c) George Michael
d) Boy George

6. This singer and mother-of-one shocked the pop world when she split from her husband Jordan Bratman in October.
a) Britney Spears
b) Brandy
c) Mandy Moore
d) Christina Aguilera

7. Which singer celebrated her 27th birthday by picking up four top honors, including Album of the Year for Revolution at the Country Music Association Awards in November?
a) Taylor Swift
b) Miranda Lambert
c) Kelly Clarkson
d) Carrie Underwood

8. This blonde beauty sealed her romance with Canadian hockey star Mike Fisher when they wed in Georgia in July.
a) Carrie Underwood
b) Hilary Duff
c) LeAnn Rimes
d) Taylor Swift

9. These hip-hop heavyweights are teaming up for a joint album in 2011.
a) T.I. & Lil Wayne
b) Sean 'Diddy' Combs & Jay-Z
c) Eminem & 50 Cent
d) Jay-Z & Kanye West

10. Michael Jackson's first posthumous album, Michael, hit music retailers this month - but what was the name of the first official single?
a) Hold My Hand
b) Heal The World
c) Invincible
d) Monster

11. This veteran rocker gained his first ever driving license this year - at the grand old age of 62.
a) Keith Richards
b) Ozzy Osbourne
c) Paul McCartney
d) Paul Weller

Lady Gaga-BBC-016576.jpg12. Lady Gaga famously donned a dress made out of slabs of meat at the MTV Video Music Awards, but which pop icon did she ask to hold her meat purse?
a) Cyndi Lauper
b) Debbie Harry
c) Cher
d) Dolly Parton

13. Which country star turned busker and staged an impromptu performance at New York's Penn Station before boarding a train and serenading commuters on a Philadelphia-bound Amtrak shuttle?
a) Blake Shelton
b) Brad Paisley
c) Vince Gill
d) Keith Urban

14. Which Latin hunk 'came out' as a homosexual in March?
a) Enrique Iglesias
b) Juanes
c) Ricky Martin
d) Marc Anthony

15. She 'Kissed A Girl' and found herself 'Waking Up In Vegas', but this pop star gave up life as a bachelorette to become Mrs. Russell Brand in October.
a) Natasha Bedingfield
b) Katy Perry
c) Ke$ha
d) Kelly Clarkson

16. This singing sensation became only one of three artists to ever top both the U.S. and U.K. album charts in the same week with the release of The Gift in November.
a) Susan Boyle
b) Justin Bieber
c) Eminem
d) Kanye West

17. Which teenage superstar made his acting debut in an episode of hit crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in September?
a) Jaden Smith
b) Nick Jonas
c) Justin Bieber
d) Greyson Chance

18. Alicia Keys welcomed her first child with her producer husband Swizz Beatz in October. Name him.
a) Brooklyn
b) Egypt
c) India
d) Asia

19. Jay-Z and Eminem played their Home and Home set of gigs at New York's Yankee Stadium and which other sports arena?
a) New Meadowlands Stadium in New Jersey
b) Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles
c) Bank Stadium in Chicago, Illinois
d) Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan

Lady_Antebellum20. Country trio Lady Antebellum scored their biggest hit to date with this lead single from their second studio album, which also served as the disc's title track.
a) Need You Now
b) Need To Know
c) Love Story
d) American Honey

21. Who won Britain's prestigious Mercury Music Prize this year?
a) Paul Weller
b) Vampire Weekend
c) The xx
d) Dizzee Rascal

22. This rock frontman was left bedridden for two months after undergoing emergency back surgery in May.
a) Bono
b) Sting
c) Bret Michaels
d) Ozzy Osbourne

23. Which rocker announced in August he is to become a father for the eighth time in 2011?
a) Rod Stewart
b) Sting
c) Dave Stewart
d) Mick Jagger

24. This hip-hop star's political aspirations were cut short in August when he was ruled ineligible to run for office as the president of his native Haiti.
a) Kanye West
b) Russell Simmons
c) Wyclef Jean
d) Pras Michel

25. Beady Eye is the name of the new group founded by which moody British rocker?
a) Noel Gallagher
b) Liam Gallagher
c) Fran Healy
d) Jarvis Cocker

26. This artist looks set to dominate the 2011 Grammy Awards after landing a stunning 10 nominations.
a) Bruno Mars
b) Jay-Z
c) Justin Bieber
d) Eminem

27. Which bad boy rocker hit the headlines after hailing his ex-girlfriend Jessica Simpson as "sexual napalm" in a Playboy magazine interview?
a) Tommy Lee
b) Benji Madden
c) Gavin Rossdale
d) John Mayer

28. Which two boybands are teaming up to relive their 1990s heyday in a joint tour for 2011?
a) 'N Sync & Backstreet Boys
b) New Kids On The Block & Backstreet Boys
c) Take That & 'N Sync
d) Backstreet Boys & 'N Sync

Celine Dion -JKZ-005021.jpg29. Celine Dion celebrated the addition of twin boys to her family in October- but what were their names?
a) Charles and Rene
b) Rene and Eddie
c) Eddy and Nelson
d) Michael and Max

30. Which artist missed out on being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2011?
a) Bon Jovi
b) Alice Cooper
c) Tom Waits
d) Neil Diamond

 

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