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Quiz about Hit Songs of 2013
Quiz about Hit Songs of 2013

Hit Songs of 2013 Trivia Quiz


What songs made it big in 2013? Here are some of them.

A multiple-choice quiz by elainehendrix. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
366,928
Updated
Apr 30 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
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Question 1 of 10
1. This single known for its looping saxophone melody took the number one spot in Billboard magazine's yearend countdown for 2013. In addition, this hip hop hit made it to number one in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France and a lot more countries. What is the title of this song about buying clothes from a second-hand store that gave Macklemore and Ryan Lewis two Grammy awards in 2014? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Placing number one at the American Top 40 year-end chart for 2013, this single broke the 19-year-old record for radio audience with more than 240 million listeners, according to Interscope. What is the title of this song by Robin Thicke which featured Pharrell Williams and T.I.? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. The Song of the Year winner at the 2014 Grammy awards was a number one hit in Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Iceland, Italy and a host of other countries. What is the title of this song by New Zealand's Lorde? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. This song by the Swedish duo Avicii landed in the number one position in the singles charts in more than 20 countries around the world. What is the title of this single which features the (uncredited) vocals of Aloe Blacc? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Aside from becoming the highest ranking single in the Billboard Hot 100 by a Norwegian artist in three decades, this song spawned the top trending video for 2013 in YouTube. What is the title of this novelty hit by Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker, otherwise known as Ylvis? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which single by P!nk featuring fun.'s Nate Ruess hit number one in 20 countries including Mexico, Luxembourg and Lebanon and also won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Which of the following is NOT a song by Bruno Mars that made it to the music charts in 2013? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which dance pop single by Swedish duo Icona Pop and Britain's Charli XCX was certified double platinum in the United States and went on to amass more than 2.5 million downloads? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. What single which includes the lyrics "I got the eye of the tiger" became Katy Perry's eighth US number one song and went on to top the charts in other countries like South Korea, Israel, Croatia and Australia? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What single by Russian-German electronic music producer Zedd and British singer Foxes hit number one in "Billboard" magazine's Hot Dance Club Songs chart in 2013 and won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording in 2014? Hint



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1. This single known for its looping saxophone melody took the number one spot in Billboard magazine's yearend countdown for 2013. In addition, this hip hop hit made it to number one in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France and a lot more countries. What is the title of this song about buying clothes from a second-hand store that gave Macklemore and Ryan Lewis two Grammy awards in 2014?

Answer: Thrift Shop

On March 7, 2014, "Thrift Shop" was named as the top performing rap song in the past 25 years by Billboard on the 25th anniversary celebration of its Hot Rap Songs chart.
2. Placing number one at the American Top 40 year-end chart for 2013, this single broke the 19-year-old record for radio audience with more than 240 million listeners, according to Interscope. What is the title of this song by Robin Thicke which featured Pharrell Williams and T.I.?

Answer: Blurred Lines

"Blurred Lines" also stirred a lot of controversy. The song's video was replaced after being pulled down for showing topless female models.
3. The Song of the Year winner at the 2014 Grammy awards was a number one hit in Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Iceland, Italy and a host of other countries. What is the title of this song by New Zealand's Lorde?

Answer: Royals

Lorde's real name is Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor. With "Royals", Lorde became the first solo artist from New Zealand to have a number one single in the United States.
4. This song by the Swedish duo Avicii landed in the number one position in the singles charts in more than 20 countries around the world. What is the title of this single which features the (uncredited) vocals of Aloe Blacc?

Answer: Wake Me Up

Avicii is the stage name of Swedish disc jockey Tim Bergling.
5. Aside from becoming the highest ranking single in the Billboard Hot 100 by a Norwegian artist in three decades, this song spawned the top trending video for 2013 in YouTube. What is the title of this novelty hit by Vegard and Bård Ylvisåker, otherwise known as Ylvis?

Answer: What Does the Fox Say?

The official title of the song is "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?)". It took only 35 days for "The Fox" to hit 100 million views on YouTube, as compared to 51 days by PSY's "Gangnam Style".
6. Which single by P!nk featuring fun.'s Nate Ruess hit number one in 20 countries including Mexico, Luxembourg and Lebanon and also won the MTV Video Music Award for Best Collaboration?

Answer: Just Give Me a Reason

P!nk is properly written as "P!nk" while fun. is written as "fun.".
7. Which of the following is NOT a song by Bruno Mars that made it to the music charts in 2013?

Answer: Will it Rain?

"Locked Out of Heaven" was the number one song in the American Top 40 for the whole month of January, 2013. Bruno Mars did not have a hit entitled "Will it Rain?" but rather "It Will Rain", which was part of the soundtrack of the film "Breaking Dawn: Part 1".
8. Which dance pop single by Swedish duo Icona Pop and Britain's Charli XCX was certified double platinum in the United States and went on to amass more than 2.5 million downloads?

Answer: I Love It

Icona Pop is composed of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo, both from Stockholm, Sweden.
9. What single which includes the lyrics "I got the eye of the tiger" became Katy Perry's eighth US number one song and went on to top the charts in other countries like South Korea, Israel, Croatia and Australia?

Answer: Roar

"Roar" has sold ten million downloads, making it Katy Perry's second best selling digital single behind "Firework."
10. What single by Russian-German electronic music producer Zedd and British singer Foxes hit number one in "Billboard" magazine's Hot Dance Club Songs chart in 2013 and won the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording in 2014?

Answer: Clarity

Zedd's real name is Anton Zaslavski while Foxes' is Louisa Rose Allen in real life.
Source: Author elainehendrix

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