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No one got all 10 answers correct, so with 8 answers correct:

Eric from Los Angeles wins a cool and comfortable

Songfacts t-shirt. :coolio:

Here are the answers to the quiz:

1. Excluding Earth, what was the biggest U.S. Hot 100 hit with a planet in the title?

Venus

Frankie Avalon took the song to #1 in 1959 where it spent 5 weeks in the #1 position and a total of 14 weeks in the Top 40.

2. Which duo's first single from their first studio album spent the most weeks at #1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart?

Kriss Kross

Their song "Jump" spent 8 weeks @ #1 in 1992.

3. What famous band mentions a "slave ship" in the first line of one of their songs?

The Rolling Stones

The song is "Brown Sugar" (Gold coast slave ship bound for cotton fields...)

4. What currently married Canadian couple each had a #1 hit in Canada?

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger

The two Canadians wed in July 2013.

Lavigne had Canadian #1 hits with "Complicated" in 2002 and also with "Girlfriend" in 2007.

Kroeger had a Canadian #1 hit in 2002 with "Hero".

5. What popular female singer recorded songs by both David Bowie and The Beatles on her 1984 album?

Tina Turner

She recorded "1984" and "Help!" on her album Private Dancer.

6. What popular band's 2013 album has three songs ending in a question mark (?)

Arctic Monkeys

Their album titled AM includes the songs:

"Do I Wanna Know?", "R U Mine?" and "Why'd You Only Call Me When You're High?"

7. What singer who had a million-selling album in 2012 was born with the first name Elizabeth?

Lana Del Rey

She was born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant and the album was titled Born To Die.

8. What is the best-selling British band to release a song with a title just one letter long?

Black Sabbath

They released a song titled "I" on their 1992 album Dehumanizer.

9. What popular band shares the name of an Austrian historical figure?

Franz Ferdinand

10. What song charted on the U.S. Hot 100 in 2013 and has the name of a famous painter in the title?

Picasso Baby by Jay-Z

Congratulations to Eric and thanks to all entrants of this month's Mighty Songfacts Trivia Quiz. :thumbsup:

Take our newest quiz by clicking on the Quiz Link on any Songfacts page. :headphones:

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