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2000 in British music: Quiz


Question 1: Welsh band, the Manic Street Preachers scored their second UK #1 single, with a limited availability release "The Masses Against the Classes" after a successful performance at ________ on millennium night.

Question 2: This was in part due to Radiohead's radical musical departure from the rock driven OK Computer, with Kid A dominated by electronica akin to that of ________ and Autechre.
26 Mixes for CashSelected Ambient Works Volume IIAphex TwinSelected Ambient Works 85–92

Question 3: The major event of the classical music year was the launch of the Faenol Festival in North Wales by opera singer ________.
Bass-baritoneBryn TerfelCharles MackerrasThomas Allen (baritone)

Question 4: He accumulated his first two of many chart toppers with singles "________" and "Stan".
Lose YourselfEminemThe Real Slim ShadyWithout Me

Question 5: ________ followed up her chart topper from 1999 with three more singles from her eponymous debut album.
Back to Basics (Christina Aguilera album)Christina AguileraChristina Aguilera discographyBeautiful (Christina Aguilera song)

Question 6: ________ made the Top 10 of the UK charts with "Still D.R.E" for the first time since his chart debut in 1994.
Aftermath EntertainmentThe ChronicSnoop DoggDr. Dre

Question 7: The year was particularly successful for ________, Moby, Eminem, Travis and The Beatles.
...Baby One More TimeBritney SpearsCircus (Britney Spears album)In the Zone

Question 8: The 2000 ________ was awarded to Badly Drawn Boy - The Hour of Bewilderbeast.
BritpopElectronicaMercury PrizeShortlist Music Prize

Question 9: "Can We Fix It" by ________ became 2000's Christmas #1 single.
Bob the BuilderTeletubbiesJay Jay the Jet PlaneThomas and Friends

Question 10: ________ also topped the UK charts with their new release, Crush, from which the first single "It's My Life" hit #3.
Jon Bon JoviBon JoviBon Jovi discographyBon Jovi (album)


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