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No perfect scores this time.

From the entrants that scored 9 out of 10 correct,

Railyn from Central PA was closest on the tie-breaking question and will receive a cool and comfortable Songfacts t-shirt. :coolio:

Here are the answers:

1. Who was the first black artist to win five MTV Video Music Awards?

Herbie Hancock

Not only was he the first but he also got all five from the same song in the same year.

The song was "Rockit."

2. What famous, still-active band has a lightening bolt in their logo that is used on their album covers?

AC/DC

3. What singer with at least five #1 U.S. Adult Contemporary hits was once in a rock band with a future Kiss member?

Michael Bolton

He was in a band called Blackjack with guitarist Bruce Kulick, who later joined Kiss.

4. What '80s hit is about a scientist seduced by an Asian secretary?

"She Blinded Me With Science" by Thomas Dolby

5. What traditional Mexican folk song became a #1 U.S. Hot 100 hit when it was used in a movie?

"La Bamba"

The version by Los Lobos from the 1987 movie La Bamba starring Lou Diamond Phillips.

6. What popular '90s band formed with three female members plus a male guitarist?

Hole

The Corrs

7. Who was the first artist with four #1 hits on the U.S. Hot 100 in a single year?

Usher

The songs, "Yeah!," "Burn," "My Boo" and "Confessions Part II" all peaked at #1 in 2004.

They all came from his 2004 album, Confessions.

8. What band was created by two human men, but consists of four animated primates?

Gorillaz

Created by Jamie Hewlett and Damon Albarn.

9. Who recorded the first U.S. Hot 100 #1 single written by Bob Dylan?

The Byrds - "Mr. Tambourine Man"

They took the song to #1 in 1965.

10. What rapper had a #2 U.S. Hot 100 hit with a song that sampled a Prince song?

MC Hammer - "Pray" sampled "When Doves Cry".

Congratulations to Railyn and thanks to all who entered this month's Mighty Songfacts Trivia Quiz. :thumbsup:

Click on the quiz link from any Songfacts page to take our newest quiz. :headphones:

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