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"Jingle Bells" is one of the best-known winter songs in the world, but what was its original title in 1857?
This song lists a series of increasingly grand gifts given on, how many days of Christmas?
Which British band released the song, Last Christmas, in 1984?
Who wrote ´Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!´?
"Do They Know it´s Christmas" by Bob Geldof refers to a famine in 1984 - where?
The Puerto Rican singer-songwriter José Feliciano wrote a Christmas song in 1970 - which one?
In 1943 a song sung by Bing Crosby joined "White Christmas" to become one of America's most popular Christmas songs - which song?
In this Christmas song from 1952 I saw someone kissing Santa Claus - who?
In which year was the popular Christmas song "Jingle Bell Rock" first released?
This popular Christmas song from 1958 is Rockin´ Around something, but what?
What's the colour of Rudolph, the reindeer's nose?
This Christmas song from 1953 is sung by a woman who wants the most extravagant gifts, which song?
Where was the first commercial Christmas card produced in 1843?
From whom originates the Advent calendar?
The Advent calender printed by Gerhard Lang in 1908, had what?
What was the title of Charles Dickens´ famous Christmas novel?
Who wrote the novel ´A Christmas Carol´?
Who haunts Ebenezer Scrooge in ´A Christmas Carol´?
The capital of Colombia is Bogotá. At which altitude does it lie?
Which country in South America is the only to have both a Caribbean and a Pacific coast?
How many people live in Colombia?
What were the first words that Neil Armstrong uttered from the moon to the control tower on Earth?
Operation Barbarossa was the code name for Nazi-Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II. Who was it named after?
Under which flag did Ferdinand Magellan sail for the first recorded circumnavigation of Earth?
How many of the original fleet of five ships that made up the Magellan expedition made the completely circumnavigation in the end?
What happened on 6 May 1937 when the Hindenburg-disaster struck in New Jersey?
What was the sister ship of the airship LZ 129 Hindenburg called?
Which country invaded Egypt in connection with the nationalisation of the Suez Canal in 1956?
With whom had Israel already struck an agreement before the country invaded the Gaza strip and the Sinai peninsula on 29 October 1956?
Which Welsh singer was originally named Gaynor Hopkins?
What is the name of the singer behind "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and "It's a Heartache"?
In which country was Bonnie Tyler born?
Which band did Cliff Richard perform with from the 50's onwards?
What name was Cliff Richard given at birth?
This singer was born October 14, 1940, in India. Who is he?
Which British singer has topped the charts with the song Congratulations?
Who is known for the songs "I Won't Let The Sun Go Down on Me" and "Wouldn't It Be Good"?
In what decade did Nik Kershaw have a number of hit songs?
What is the name of the Scottish guitarist who helped found the Dire Straits?
Which country is the guitarist of the Dire Straits, Mark Knopfler, from?
What instrument did Mark Knopfler play in the Dire Straits?
Which singer started the band Eurythmics with Dave Steward?
In 1980, Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart started a band together -- which one?
Which country is the singer Annnie Lennox from?
What is the name of the male singer of Eurythmics?
This band had their major popular breakthrough with their second album "Sweet Dreams" from 1983. What is their name?
Which pop duo did George Michael have his breakthrough with?
Which artist or group recorded the song "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go"?
Which artist has the birth name Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou?
Which year was the singer and songwriter George Michael born?
Who wrote the song Moonlight Shadow, which was sung by Maggie Reilly?
What kind of music does Mike Oldfield mostly play?
Which Scottish singer sang the Mike Oldfield song "Moonlight Shadow"?
Which singer was given the name Farookh Bulsara when he was born on the island of Zanzibar?
What did the singer and songwriter Freddie Mercury die of?
Which year did Freddie Mercury, the lead singer of Queen, die?
What was the name of the guitarist of the rock band Queen?
What was the name of Queen's debut album, which was released in 1973?
Which well-known rock band was behind the song "Bohemiam Rhapsody"?
Which rock band made the song "We Are The Champions" in 1977?
John Deacon was the bass player of which band?
Which year was the rock band Queen formed?
The artist Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner performs under a stage name. What is it?
What instrument did the lead singer of The Police, Sting, play?
What was the name of Stings first solo album from 1985?
In what band was Sting the lead singer before launching his solo career in 1985?
What musical genre do The Sex Pistols play?
Which British punk band had its music banned by the BBC after releasing a single with a provocative title?
The band The Cure is often associated with a particular subculture. Which one?
Which band did Alan Lancaster and Francis Rossi start in 1962?
What did The Specters change their name to in 1970?
In what decade did the band Spandau Ballet have its heyday?
What British girl band made the song "Pure Shores" for the movie "The Beach"?
Which country are most of the members of the girl band All Saints from?
How many albums has the girl band All Saints released?
Who formed the duo Tears for Fears in 1983?
What was the name of the Sugababes' debut album from 2000?
Which is the most successful duo in British music history?
Which instrument did Phil Collins initially play in the band Genesis?
In what decade was Fleetwood Mac formed?
What is the name of the lead singer of Def Leppard?
What is the biggest and best-known hit by Deep Purple?
This band is named after Harry Dean Stanton's character Travis Henderson in the film "Paris, Texas". What is their name?
Which country is the band Travis from?
Which band released the single "God Save the Queen" in 1977?
Which band released the album "Machine Head" in 1972?
Which band recorded the songs "Why Does It Always Rain On Me" and "Sing"?
Which band did brothers Richard and Fred Fairbrass start in 1989?
The name of this band was taken from the title of a 1962 hit song by Bernard Cribbins. What is it?
Which band has made the songs "Don't Talk Just Kiss" and "Deeply Dippy"?
Which band did Mike Rutherford play in before starting "Mike & the Mechanics"?
Which band made the song "All I need Is A Miracle"?
Which band did the lead guitarist of Genesis, Mike Rutherford, form in 1984?
Which band made the songs "Lullaby" and "Just Like Heaven"?
In which rock band is Robert Smith the lead singer?
Which band is known for its cover version of "Dancing In The Moonlight"?
This band was formed in 1997, and featured Joseph Washbourn as its vocalist. What was its name?
Which artist originally recorded the hit song "Dancing In The Moonlight", which was later covered by Toploader?
Which British band released the record Love with tracks such as "She Sells Sanctuary" in 1985?
In which band was Mick Hucknall the lead singer?
Which artist was the lead singer of Bananarama before starting the band "Shakespears Sister" in 1988?
They released their greatest hit "Stay" in 1992, but are also known for their song "Hello". What is the name of the band?
In which pop group from 1988 was Irish Siobhan Fahey the lead singer?
Which pop duo was founded by Vince Clarke and Andy Bell in 1985?
Which pop duo released the hit song "Always" in 1994?
Vince Clark founded Erasure in 1985. In 1980, he helped found another well-known band. Which one?
Which song by "Wet Wet Wet" was used in the film "Four Weddings and a Funeral"?
From which country is the band Wet Wet Wet?
Which British band from 1978 made the hit song "Rio"?
Which band made the title song to the James Bond film "A View To A Kill"?
When did the Animals release their interpretation of the folk song "House of the Rising Sun"?
Which band had Eric Burdons as vocalist, and Alan Prices on the electric organ?
In which city did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart die?
At what age did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart die?
At which English stadium did the charity event of Live Aid take place in 1985?
The original goal of Live Aid was to raise £1 million. How much money was actually raised?
Which of the following voices is not a womens voice?
Which of the following voices is not a male voice?
Which member of Boyzone died in 2009 during a vacation in Spain?
What year was New Kids On The Block reunited?
Which boyband has Mark Wahlberg been a member of?
In 1984 the producer Maurice Starr gathered five white suburban teenagers and formed what band?
Who is known as "the King of Rock'n'Roll"?
Who wrote the song "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)" for the FIFA World Cup 2010 in South Africa?
The guitarist Keith Richards plays in which band?
Better known as "the biggest rock and roll band in the world" is the band?
Which famous rock musician is part of the band 'The E Street Band'?
What well-known jazz musician recorded the theme song "All The Time In The World" to the James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service"?
Louis Armstrong recorded the theme song to the James Bond movie "On Her Majesty's Secret Service." What is the name of that song?
Which American was also known as "The Godfather of Soul"?
This American singer was born in South Carolina in 1933, and was behind hit songs like "Sex Machine" and "I Feel Good." What was his name?
Among others, the American singer-songwriter Tom Petty wrote the hit song "Into The Great Wide Open," as well as one of the following. Which one?
Who wrote the song "Another Brick in the Wall"?
In 1965, Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard Wright and Syd Barrett formed the rock band Pink Floyd. What were they doing at the time?
What band did the university students Roger Waters, Nick Mason, Richard Wright and Syd Barrett form in 1965?
What Italian term refers to polyphonic vocal music without instrumental accompaniment?
Which of the following is not a sub-genre of heavy metal?
Which band from Manchester was originally named "The Rain" after a Beatles album?
Which band released the album "The Final Frontier" in 2010?
What is the name of Iron Maiden's first studio album from 1980?
What did Mick Jagger become in 2003?
Which British rock musician has appeared in the movies "Performance" (1968) and "Ned Kelly" (1970)?
Sumatra is the fourth most inhabited island in world. In ancient times it was known as Swarnadwīpa. What does it mean?
The name of this album is "History", and it was released by the record company Epic in 1995. What is the name of the artist?
This artist's debut album was called "Got to Be There" and was released in 1971 by the record company Motown. What is his or her name?
What is the volcano called which is located south of Quito and which with its 5897 metres is the highest summit in Ecuador?
In what year was the Eurovision Song Contest organised for the first time?
What is the maximum length of a song in the Eurovision Song Contest?
Which of the following artists has never participated in the Eurovision Song Contest?
Which year did Denmark, Austria and the UK join the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time?
What African country has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest?
What country has won the Eurovision Song Contest the most times?
How many times has the UK won the Eurovision Song Contest?
With what song did Sweden win the Eurovision Song Contest in 1984?
What country has received the highest number of points in the Eurovision Song Contest when adding all the final scores together?
What singer has won the Eurovision Song Contest twice?
What country has come second most times in the Eurovision Song Contest?
What are "The Big Four" when it comes to the Eurovision Song Contest?
What country has participated most times in the Eurovision Song Contest?
Why did Lebanon withdraw from the Eurovision Song Contest in 2005?
What country did the media in Jordan insist had won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1978 instead of Israel?
Which of the Nordic countries has won the Eurovision Song Contest the most times?
Which country had most national qualification rounds and semi-finals in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011?
Which country has come last most times in the Eurovision Song Contest?
When was the change made from a jury alone to a telephone voting system in the Eurovision Song Contest?
Who won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009?
Who is the oldest winner ever of the Eurovision Song Contest?
Who is the youngest person ever to have won the Eurovision Song Contest?
How old was Sandra Kim when she won the final in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986?
What song was voted the best ever in the Eurovision Song Contest?
What historical person is mentioned in "Waterloo"?
What title is the song "Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu" by Domenico Modugno better known by?
In what year did the Central and Eastern European countries first participate in the Eurovision Song Contest?
How many performers were allowed to be on the stage at the same time in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011?
When did France last win the Eurovision Song Contest?
What two countries made their debut in the Eurovision Contest in 2008?
What country has been the least successful in the Eurovision Song Contest?
In the Eurovision Song Contest in 1980, the Dutch singer Maggie MacNeal sang about a city - which one?
The Canadian singer Céline Dion won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1988 with the song "Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi". What country did she represent?
What famous singer hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 1997 alongside Carrie Crowley?
Who amongst these famous people has not been on the stage at the Eurovision Song Contest?
What group has not participated in the Eurovision Song Contest?
From what country came the man who unexpectedly jumped onto the stage whilst Spain was performing in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2010?
Why did Spain perform their song twice in 2010 Eurovision Song Contest final?
What was Cliff Richard's contribution for the UK to the 1968 Eurovision Song Contest called?
What number of points cannot be awarded at the Eurovision Song Contest?
In what country was the Eurovision Song Contest's 50th anniversary held?
What combination of factors statistically has the highest winning odds in the Eurovision Song Contest?
Which language was the most popular to perform in and had the most winning entries in the years 1956-1998 in ESC?
Which of the four statements is true?
In what decade did a group win the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time?
In which of the following buildings has the Eurovision Song Contest never been hosted?
How many people watched the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009?
All these songs have silly titles, but nevertheless, all but one won the Eurovision Song Contest. Which one didn't?
German singer Nicole surprised when she won the ESC final in 1982 with the song "Ein bisschen Frieden". What did she do?
What was Norway's entry for the ESC 1980 about?
What country has won the Eurovision Song Contest with the biggest points margin?
What country has received 12 points most times in a Eurovision Song Contest final?
What international singer participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1970?
Julio Iglesias sang for Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1970. What job did he have before he became a singer?