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How much do you know about R&B music 2009?


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  • 1. 

    Which artist had three singles in the Billboard Hot R&B Top 10 in February 2009?

    • A.

      Jamie Foxx

    • B.

      Lil Wayne

    • C.

      Beyonce

    • D.

      Ciara

    Correct Answer
    A. Jamie Foxx
    Explanation
    Jamie Foxx had three singles in the Billboard Hot R&B Top 10 in February 2009.

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  • 2. 

    What was the first single release from Ciara's 2009 album "Fantasy Ride"?

    • A.

      Ahh

    • B.

      Never Ever

    • C.

      Fantasy

    • D.

      Go Girl

    Correct Answer
    B. Never Ever
    Explanation
    "Never Ever" was the first single release from Ciara's 2009 album "Fantasy Ride". This song features rapper Young Jeezy and was well-received by both critics and fans. It showcases Ciara's smooth vocals and incorporates elements of R&B and hip-hop. The song's lyrics revolve around a troubled relationship and the decision to end it. "Never Ever" achieved commercial success, reaching the top 10 on various music charts. Its release marked the beginning of the promotional campaign for "Fantasy Ride" and helped generate anticipation for the album's release.

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  • 3. 

    Colby O'Donis and Kardinal Offishall are featured on which 2009 Akon single?

    • A.

      Day Dreaming

    • B.

      I'm So Paid

    • C.

      Dreamgirl

    • D.

      Beautiful

    Correct Answer
    D. Beautiful
    Explanation
    Colby O'Donis and Kardinal Offishall are featured on the 2009 Akon single "Beautiful."

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  • 4. 

    Which R&B diva went on tour in 2009 as "Sasha Fierce"?

    • A.

      Keyshia Cole

    • B.

      Ciara

    • C.

      Christina Milian

    • D.

      Beyonce

    Correct Answer
    D. Beyonce
    Explanation
    In 2009, Beyonce went on tour as "Sasha Fierce." Beyonce adopted this alter ego for her third studio album, "I Am... Sasha Fierce," which was released in 2008. The album showcased a more aggressive and confident side of Beyonce's personality, hence the alter ego. The tour was highly successful and featured performances of songs from the album, as well as some of Beyonce's previous hits.

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  • 5. 

    Who co-wrote and is featured on Ciara's 2009 single "Love Sex Magic"?

    • A.

      Justin Timberlake

    • B.

      Usher

    • C.

      Chris Brown

    • D.

      Will.i.am

    Correct Answer
    A. Justin Timberlake
    Explanation
    Justin Timberlake co-wrote and is featured on Ciara's 2009 single "Love Sex Magic."

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  • 6. 

    Who performed "Higher Ground" with Usher and Shakira at the "We Are One" concert in 2009?

    • A.

      Bruce Springsteen

    • B.

      Bono

    • C.

      Stevie Wonder

    • D.

      John Mellencamp

    Correct Answer
    C. Stevie Wonder
    Explanation
    Stevie Wonder performed "Higher Ground" with Usher and Shakira at the "We Are One" concert in 2009.

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  • 7. 

    R&B artist Chris Brown was arrested in February 2009 after allegedly assaulting whom?

    • A.

      His Father

    • B.

      Kanye West

    • C.

      Bow Wow

    • D.

      Rihanna

    Correct Answer
    D. Rihanna
    Explanation
    In February 2009, R&B artist Chris Brown was arrested for allegedly assaulting Rihanna. This incident received widespread media attention and caused a significant controversy in the music industry. The assault led to a highly publicized legal case and had a lasting impact on both artists' careers.

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  • 8. 

    Whose "Miss Independent" won the 2009 Best R&B Male Vocal Grammy award?

    • A.

      Ne-Yo

    • B.

      Chris Brown

    • C.

      Trey Songz

    • D.

      Eric Benet

    Correct Answer
    A. Ne-Yo
    Explanation
    Ne-Yo won the 2009 Best R&B Male Vocal Grammy award for his song "Miss Independent."

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  • 9. 

    Keyshia Cole channeled "Jerry Maguire" with which 2009 single release?

    • A.

      You Complete Me

    • B.

      Show Me The Money

    • C.

      I Love Black People

    • D.

      You Had Me At Hello

    Correct Answer
    A. You Complete Me
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "You Complete Me." This answer is correct because it directly refers to the question, which mentions Keyshia Cole channeling "Jerry Maguire" with a single release. "You Complete Me" is a famous line from the movie "Jerry Maguire," and it is also the title of a single released by Keyshia Cole in 2009.

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  • 10. 

    Who released her debut album "In A Perfect World..." in March 2009?

    • A.

      Cassie

    • B.

      Keyshia Cole

    • C.

      Keri Hilson

    • D.

      Chrisette Michele

    Correct Answer
    C. Keri Hilson
    Explanation
    Keri Hilson released her debut album "In A Perfect World..." in March 2009. This album marked her introduction as a solo artist, showcasing her unique sound and style. Keri Hilson gained recognition for her hit singles such as "Knock You Down" and "Turnin Me On," solidifying her presence in the music industry. Her debut album received positive reviews and established her as a talented singer-songwriter.

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  • 11. 

    In 2009, Christina Milian announced a change of name for her fourth studio album to what?

    • A.

      Dream In Color

    • B.

      Milian

    • C.

      Myspace

    • D.

      Elope

    Correct Answer
    D. Elope
    Explanation
    In 2009, Christina Milian announced a change of name for her fourth studio album to "Elope". This suggests that she intended to convey the theme of elopement or running away to get married in her album. The word "elope" typically refers to a secret or sudden marriage, which could indicate a shift in Milian's music towards themes of love, relationships, or personal experiences. This choice of album name may have also been a reflection of Milian's personal life or a metaphorical representation of her desire to break free from societal expectations.

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  • 12. 

    Which R&B star won "Best International Male Solo Artist" at the 2009 Brit Awards?

    • A.

      Usher

    • B.

      Kanye West

    • C.

      Ne-Yo

    • D.

      Chris Brown

    Correct Answer
    B. Kanye West
    Explanation
    Kanye West won "Best International Male Solo Artist" at the 2009 Brit Awards.

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  • 13. 

    Which "American Idol" alumnus vowed to "Fight For Love" in 2009?

    • A.

      Elliott Yamin

    • B.

      Clay Aiken

    • C.

      Taylor Hicks

    • D.

      Ruben Studdard

    Correct Answer
    A. Elliott Yamin
    Explanation
    Elliott Yamin is the correct answer because in 2009, he released a single called "Fight For Love." He gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of "American Idol" in 2006 and continued his music career after the show.

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  • 14. 

    Which "American Idol" alumna won the 2009 Grammy for Best R&B Album?

    • A.

      Fantasia Barrino

    • B.

      Jennifer Hudson

    • C.

      Ruben Studdard

    • D.

      Elliott Yamin

    Correct Answer
    B. Jennifer Hudson
    Explanation
    Jennifer Hudson won the 2009 Grammy for Best R&B Album. As an "American Idol" alumna, she gained recognition for her powerful vocals and soulful performances. Her debut self-titled album, released in 2008, received critical acclaim and commercial success. The album featured hit singles like "Spotlight" and "If This Isn't Love," showcasing Hudson's talent and versatility in the R&B genre. Her exceptional vocal abilities and the success of her album made her a deserving winner of the Best R&B Album Grammy in 2009.

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  • 15. 

    Who announced he would co-headline a six-week tour with Jennifer Hudson in 2009?

    • A.

      Elliott Yamin

    • B.

      Usher

    • C.

      Justin Timberlake

    • D.

      Robin Thicke

    Correct Answer
    D. Robin Thicke
    Explanation
    Robin Thicke announced in 2009 that he would co-headline a six-week tour with Jennifer Hudson.

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  • 16. 

    What did R&B singer Maxwell describe as "Pretty" in his 2009 single release?

    • A.

      Wings

    • B.

      Girl

    • C.

      Boy

    • D.

      Eyes

    Correct Answer
    A. Wings
    Explanation
    In his 2009 single release, R&B singer Maxwell described "Wings" as "Pretty".

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  • 17. 

    Which R&B artist signed Christina Milian to his Radio Killa label in 2009?

    • A.

      Kanye West

    • B.

      Ghostface Killah

    • C.

      The-Dream

    • D.

      R. Kelly

    Correct Answer
    C. The-Dream
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The-Dream. In 2009, The-Dream signed Christina Milian to his label, Radio Killa. The-Dream is an R&B artist and producer known for his hit songs such as "Falsetto" and "Shawty Is a 10." He has also collaborated with other popular artists like Rihanna and Beyoncé. Signing Christina Milian to his label was a significant career move for both artists, as it allowed them to work together and further their musical careers.

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  • 18. 

    Which sometime Destiny's Child member supplied vocals for French DJ David Guetta in 2009?

    • A.

      Kelly Rowland

    • B.

      Michelle Williams

    • C.

      LeToya Luckett

    • D.

      Beyonce Knowles

    Correct Answer
    A. Kelly Rowland
    Explanation
    Kelly Rowland supplied vocals for French DJ David Guetta in 2009. As a member of Destiny's Child, she gained recognition for her powerful vocals and stage presence. Rowland collaborated with Guetta on the hit single "When Love Takes Over," which became a chart-topping success worldwide. The song showcased Rowland's versatility as a singer and further established her as a solo artist.

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  • 19. 

    Which R&B artist asked for a "Last Chance" in 2009?

    • A.

      Maxwell

    • B.

      Usher

    • C.

      Ginuwine

    • D.

      Justin Timberlake

    Correct Answer
    C. Ginuwine
    Explanation
    In 2009, Ginuwine released a single titled "Last Chance," in which he asked for one final opportunity in a relationship. This song showcased his R&B style and was well-received by fans. Therefore, Ginuwine is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 20. 

    R. Kelly featured on which rapper's 2009 release "Do What It Do"?

    • A.

      Lil Wayne

    • B.

      50 Cent

    • C.

      Busta Rhymes

    • D.

      Snoop Dogg

    Correct Answer
    B. 50 Cent
    Explanation
    R. Kelly featured on 50 Cent's 2009 release "Do What It Do".

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  • 21. 

    What did Trey Songz "Need", according to the first song from his 2009 album "Ready"?

    • A.

      Inspiration

    • B.

      Time

    • C.

      Therapy

    • D.

      A Girl

    Correct Answer
    D. A Girl
    Explanation
    In the first song from his 2009 album "Ready," Trey Songz expressed his desire for a girl. This implies that he was seeking companionship, love, and possibly a romantic relationship.

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  • 22. 

    Which Diddy protege collaborated with him on 2009's "Must Be Love"?

    • A.

      Larissa Jae

    • B.

      Cassie

    • C.

      Jordan McCoy

    • D.

      Danity Kane

    Correct Answer
    B. Cassie
    Explanation
    Cassie is the correct answer because she collaborated with Diddy on the song "Must Be Love" in 2009. As a protege of Diddy, Cassie has worked closely with him on various music projects, including this particular song.

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  • 23. 

    Which R&B group announced they were disbanding in January 2009?

    • A.

      Cherish

    • B.

      Destiny's Child

    • C.

      Pussycat Dolls

    • D.

      Danity Kane

    Correct Answer
    D. Danity Kane
    Explanation
    Danity Kane announced their disbandment in January 2009. This R&B group was formed on the reality TV show "Making the Band" and gained popularity with hits like "Show Stopper" and "Damaged." However, internal conflicts and creative differences led to their breakup. Despite attempts at a reunion in later years, the group ultimately decided to disband in 2009.

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  • 24. 

    Which former member of R&B group Danity Kane appeared on the March 2009 "Playboy" cover?

    • A.

      Shannon Bex

    • B.

      Dawn Richard

    • C.

      Aubrey O'Day

    • D.

      Aundrea Fimbres

    Correct Answer
    C. Aubrey O'Day
    Explanation
    Aubrey O'Day is the correct answer because she appeared on the March 2009 "Playboy" cover.

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  • 25. 

    Which sometime Destiny's Child member released the single "Not Anymore" in 2009?

    • A.

      LeToya Luckett

    • B.

      Michelle Williams

    • C.

      Kelly Rowland

    • D.

      Beyonce

    Correct Answer
    A. LeToya Luckett
    Explanation
    LeToya Luckett is the correct answer because she was a former member of Destiny's Child. She released the single "Not Anymore" in 2009 as a solo artist.

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