An American writer Steve Maraboli says Country music is the poetry of the American spirit. The country is a genre of popular music that initiated with blues, old-time music, and several types of American traditional music.
The term country music is used today to portray many styles and subgenres. The roots of country music are found in the folk music of working-class Americans and blue-collar American life. This article is full of country music trivia for those who live, love and, breathe country music.
Country music trivia
1) When did the term country music gain popularity?
2) Where did country music roots get popularized origination?
3) Who was the first country star to have a major hit record?
4) When did Country musicians start recording boogie?
5) Where did The Country Music Association (CMA) was established in 1958?
6) What were the two prominent components of country music fashion?
7) Who was the first black star performer in the Grand Ole Opry in 1927?
8) Which song of Darius Rucker is one of the most-played country songs ever?
9) How many country radio stations are there in the United States?
10) Who was the biggest-selling digital country artist in history?
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2017 country music trivia questions and answers
11) Where was the alt-country band of Horses (Horses) formed?
12) In 1986, with whom Willie Nelson recorded “To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before”?
13) Which country song of 2016 released by Kane Brown?
14)Where did Country Jam 2018 take place?
15) Dierks Bentley is famous for which country song?
16) The country song “One Number Away” was released by whom?
17) What music label is Morgan Wallen on?
18) In 2017 which Album got the honor of the album of the Year?
19) What is the Song of the Year in 2017?
20) Who has got the Female Vocalist of the Year in 2017?
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90s country music trivia
21) The first commercial country record was made by whom in 1922 on the Victor Records label?
22) Which female singer of the 90s released her first hit song I Don’t Want To Be A One Night Stand in 1976?
23) In which year Reba recapped about 21 songs which 11 of them reached #1 on Billboard and other publications?
24) Who won the five Grammy Awards; four for Best Female Country Vocal Performance and the fifth for Best Country Album?
25) When did Lee Ann Womack release her first album which signaled the neotraditional country music sound?
26) Which song of Reba McEntire was contrary to the common theme of a loveless relationship?
27) Which song of Mary Chapin Carpenter is about fulfilling the societal mold of what it means to be a wife and a mother?
28) When Carpenter will release her 13th studio album?
29) Whose, “Letter to Mom” sings a powerfully perceptive message of encouragement to victims of sexual abuse in this song from 1996?
30) Jo Dee Messina, “Bye Bye” No stranger to feminine anthems, who recorded “Bye Bye” back in 1998?
Modern country music trivia questions
31) Who has got the Musician of the Year in the year 2017?
32) In Shedaisy’s “Little Good-Byes,” who send a cheeky farewell to a lethargic man in their lives?
33) What was LeAnn Rimes, “One Way Ticket (Because I Can)” about?
34) Which river became a crossroad for country music?
35) When did The Mountain City Fiddlers convention hold on, which helped inspire modern country music?
36) In the 20s which artist produced mostly recorded Blues songs?
37) In which era the most popular ‘Barn Dance’ radio show used to be ‘Grand Ole Opry’?
38) Who is known as the King of the so-called ‘Singing Cowboys’?
39) The first country musician Bob Wills was known to add which musical instrument to his band?
40) What are the main instruments in honky-tonk country music?
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Country music trivia 2018
41) Who was the first artist to play the electric guitar at the ‘Grand Ole Opry’?
42) After which historical event was there a desire to return to the old values of rock and roll?
43) Arizona Dranes was the first to introduced ragtime to which music?
44) For which gospel Mahalia Jackson popularly known as the queen?
45) What genre did The Long Ryders and Mojo Nixon belong to?
46) When did Johnny Cash write the iconic ‘Rings of Fire’?
47) ‘Hello, I’m Dolly’ was the first album of whom?
48) How old was Dolly Parton when she wrote her first song?
49) Whose ‘I Fall to Pieces’ was the first release under Decca?
50) Who wrote the record album ‘Friends in Low Places?
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Guess the singers of these classic country music songs trivia questions and answers.
51) Who was the singer of “I Walk the Line”?
52) Who has sung “Rhinestone Cowboy”?
53) “Stand by Your Man” is the song of which singer?
54) “He’ll Have to Go” sung by whom?
55) Who sang “Harper Valley PTA”?
56) “Back in the Saddle Again” was the song of whom?
57) Who has given the vocals to “The Coal Miner’s Daughter”?
58) “Crazy” got the vocals of which singer?
59) Who sung the “Walking the Floor Over You”?
60) The song”Foggy Mountain Breakdown” was sung by whom?
Classic country music trivia questions and answers
61) In which musical form was Country music originated?
62) Who was famous for his yodeling style and is recognized as the father of country music?
63) Country music is associated with the western cowboy lifestyle and there is a sub-genre called what?
64) When did country music have a bawdy, rowdy aspect, unlike the later more mellow sound?
65)When did a patent medicine called Crazy Water Crystals was a big country music and artist sponsor?
66) What was the name of the first American country music video cable channel?
67) ‘Austin’ was the first single of which famous singer?
68) How many times has Loretta Lynn been nominated for the Grammy Awards?
69) A famous mural celebrating country legends is in which city?
70) Who is the best-selling female artist in country music history?