Are You An Expert On Female Music Artists?

Known as the princesses and queens of entertainment, these ladies have all been to the top of charts. If you think you’re a chart-topper expert, see if you can answer the questions below without peeking! Trivia should be solvable—those tidbits of information stored in the back of your brain—but we’re full of offbeat information about your favorite pop icons. Test your knowledge and learn a little extra with WTF Trivia!

Which singer’s real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta?

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lady gaga

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Her name may be known around the world today as Lady Gaga, but the famous singer-songwriter began life as Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. Born in 1986, the star has since sold an estimated 27 million albums since becoming Gaga.

Lady Gaga derived her stage name from a song performed by which band?

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freddie mercury

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Queen’s 1984 hit “Radio Ga Ga” was the inspiration behind her professional stage name. Among her many influences, Gaga lists Freddie Mercury, David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, and Madonna!

Kingston, Zuma, and Apollo are the sons of which female pop star?

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gwen stefani

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Gwen Stefani had her three kids with ex-husband Gavin Rossdale. Despite juggling a career as a multi-platinum singer and television star, Stefani still makes room for her kids and their passions. Kingston made it onto GQ’s Most Stylish Men list at just five years old, and Zuma helped his mom launch a teen eyewear collection!

Taylor Swift grew up on what type of farm?

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christmas tree farm

Before moving to Nashville at 14, Taylor Swift did grow up on an 11-acre Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania. Her father, Scott, worked as a stockbroker and purchased the farm from a client and tended to it in his spare time. Taylor’s job was to pick out the praying-mantis pods so they wouldn’t hatch inside people’s homes.

Which of the Spice Girls was not an original member of the group?

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spice girls

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Emma Bunton, better known as Baby Spice, was not an original member of the Spice Girls. She came on board after Michelle Stephenson, left in 1994. Believe It or Not!, the Spice Girls got their nicknames in a fluke, chosen for them by teeny-bopper magazine Top of the Pops.

What celebrity was the victim of an infamous “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show?

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janet jackson

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Janet Jackson’s infamous wardrobe malfunction took place during the 2004 Super Bowl while she was performing on stage with Justin Timberlake. CBS was initially fined half a million dollars for the incident, though the charges were eventually dismissed by the Supreme Court.

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake turned up to the American Music Awards in 2001 wearing outfits made out of what?

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denim jeans

Justin Timberlake has said he deeply regrets the matching denim outfits he and Britney Spears wore to the 2001 American Music Awards. Saying, “I’d probably pay good money to get some of those pictures off the internet.”

What Broadway belter has had their dog cloned… twice?

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pair of dogs

Barbara Streisand had her late dog Samantha cloned twice! Her dogs, Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett were cloned from cells taken from the original Coton de Tulear’s mouth and stomach.

What show fostered young talents like Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera?

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mickey mouse

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The Mickey Mouse Club has fostered popular singers and stars beyond Just Britney and Aguilera. Both Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling were in the Club as well.

What country is Shakira originally from?

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Though she was born in Colombia, Shakira’s father is Lebanese, while her mother is Spanish-Italian. Believe It or Not!, Shakira speaks Spanish, English, Italian, and Portuguese fluently.

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