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  1. Which singer had a hit in 1997 from the Titanic soundtrack with the song 'My Heart Will Go On'?

    Celine Dion

    Song was number one all over the world, including the United States, Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom and Australia.

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  2. Which Brooklyn-born musician had hits in the 1970s and 80s with songs like 'I Wanna Do It With You', and 'Can't Smile Without You', and was inducted into the songwriters hall of fame in 2002?

    Barry Manilow

    Manilow is a graduate of the Juilliard school of music in New York. Real name Barry Pincus.

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  3. What was the name of the song Susan Boyle sang on a 2009 edition of 'Britain's Got Talent', making made her world-famous almost overnight?

    I Dreamed a Dream

    The song comes from the musical 'Les Miserables'

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  4. In 2014, which female singer became the first solo artist to have an album at the top of the US Billboard chart in six different decades when her album 'Partners' reached number one?

    Barbra Streisand

    It was, overall, her 10th number one album

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  5. Which British singer recorded singles including 'Take Me Home' and 'Murder On The Dancefloor', both hits in 2001, and also reached the final of 'Strictly Come Dancing' in 2013?

    Sophie Ellis-Bextor

    Sophie-Ellis Bextor finished that year's 'Strictly' in fourth place.

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  6. Whose surname is Adkins but is best known by her first name only, and has sold over 40 million albums?

    Adele

    Full name Adele Laurie Blue Adkins

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  7. Which young British female singer had sold 4 million albums in the UK by the time of her death on 23rd July 2011?

    Amy Winehouse

    She was only 27 years old

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  8. Which female singer has won MTV Video of the Year in 2014 and PETA's 'Sexiest Vegetarian Celebrity' of 2015?

    Miley Cyrus

    Video was 'Wrecking Ball'. Sexy vegetairan awarded by PETA

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  9. What is the name of the singer and lead guitarist with Dire Straits, born in 1949 in Glasgow?

    Mark Knopfler

    FLIP S2 HM0529 - Born in Glasgow, Knopfler moved to Newcastle-Upon-Tyne as a child and did most of his growing up there.

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  10. What nationality is the singer Celine Dion?

    Canadian

    Or French-Canadian, if you prefer.

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  11. Which English rock band have a singer called Tom Meighan and released an album titled 'For Crying Out Loud' in 2017?

    Kasabian

    The album was their 7th studio album and their 6th UK number 1.

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  12. What does the initial `P` stand for in the singer P. J. Harvey`s name?

    Polly

    full name Polly Jean Harvey (MBE)

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  13. Which female British singer has had number one hits in the uk singles chart called 'Burn' and 'Love Me Like You Do'?

    Ellie Goulding

    in 2013 and 2015

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  14. Which English band have had six numbero ne albums since the mid-nineties, all with a singer named Damon Albarn?

    Blur

    First no.1 album was 'Parklife' in 1994.

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  15. What seven-letter word was the title of three different songs which were charts hits for Madonna in 1984, Green Day in 2005, and Dizzee Rascal in 2010?

    Holiday

    The only one of the three to reach number one was Dizzee Rascal

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  16. Which city has a graveyard where you can visit the graves of Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison?

    Paris

    Pere Lachaise cemetry which has 3.5 million visitors per year and can claim to be the most visited cemetry in the world.

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  17. Which female pop singer, born in 1979, started having hits in 2000 and has had number one songs including 'Just Like A Pill' and 'So What'?

    Pink

    real name Alecia Moore

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  18. Which singer and actor's film roles in the 1960s included Danny Ocean and Tony Rome?

    Frank Sinatra

    Danny Ocean in 'Ocean's Eleven' (1960) and Tony Rome in 'Tony Rome' (1967) and 'Lady In Cement' (1968).

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