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  • 1. 

    Brian McKnight sang a duet called "Love Is" with what performer in 1993?

    • A.

      Vanessa Williams

    • B.

      Janet Jackson

    • C.

      Whitney Houston

    • D.

      Mariah Carey

    Correct Answer
    A. Vanessa Williams
    Explanation
    In 1993, Brian McKnight collaborated with Vanessa Williams to create the duet "Love Is." This song was a notable hit and showcased the vocal talents of both artists.

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  • 2. 

    Which Brian McKnight album was nominated for an American Music Award in 1999?

    • A.

      Anytime

    • B.

      Bethlehem

    • C.

      Superhero

    • D.

      Back At One

    Correct Answer
    A. Anytime
    Explanation
    "Anytime" is the correct answer because it was the Brian McKnight album that was nominated for an American Music Award in 1999. The other albums listed, Bethlehem, Superhero, and Back At One, were not nominated for this award in that year.

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  • 3. 

    Brian McKnight's older brother is a member of what musical group?

    • A.

      Mint Condition

    • B.

      The Winans

    • C.

      Take 6

    • D.

      Boyz II Men

    Correct Answer
    C. Take 6
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight's older brother, Claude McKnight, is a founding member of the a cappella group Take 6. Take 6 is known for their intricate vocal harmonies and innovative arrangements, blending elements of jazz, gospel, and R&B. They have received numerous awards and accolades for their musical talents and have been active in the music industry since the late 1980s.

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  • 4. 

    In what city and state was Brian McKnight born?

    • A.

      Buffalo, New York

    • B.

      Albany, New York

    • C.

      Amherst, New York

    • D.

      New York, New York

    Correct Answer
    A. Buffalo, New York
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight was born in Buffalo, New York.

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  • 5. 

    Who collaborated with Brian McKnight on "You Should Be Mine"?

    • A.

      Mase

    • B.

      Notorious B.I.G.

    • C.

      Puff Daddy

    • D.

      Master P

    Correct Answer
    A. Mase
    Explanation
    Mase collaborated with Brian McKnight on "You Should Be Mine".

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  • 6. 

    What Brian McKnight song appeared on the "Beverly Hills 90210" soundtrack?

    • A.

      Love Is

    • B.

      Still In Love

    • C.

      After The Love

    • D.

      Crazy Love

    Correct Answer
    A. Love Is
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Love Is." This song by Brian McKnight appeared on the "Beverly Hills 90210" soundtrack.

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  • 7. 

    Who collaborated with Brian McKnight on "What's It Gonna Be"?

    • A.

      Timbaland

    • B.

      R. Kelly

    • C.

      Mase

    • D.

      Jermain Dupri

    Correct Answer
    D. Jermain Dupri
    Explanation
    Jermain Dupri collaborated with Brian McKnight on "What's It Gonna Be".

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  • 8. 

    What American Music Award did Brian McKnight win in 2001?

    • A.

      Song Of The Year

    • B.

      Favorite Male R&B/Soul Artist

    • C.

      Album Of The Year

    • D.

      Best Male Vocalist

    Correct Answer
    B. Favorite Male R&B/Soul Artist
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight won the American Music Award for Favorite Male R&B/Soul Artist in 2001. This award recognizes his exceptional talent and popularity in the R&B/Soul genre during that year. It acknowledges his contributions as a male artist in this specific genre, highlighting his unique vocal abilities and musical style.

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  • 9. 

    For which album did Brian McKnight win an Image Award in 2000?

    • A.

      Back At One

    • B.

      Superhero

    • C.

      Anytime

    • D.

      Brian McKnight

    Correct Answer
    A. Back At One
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight won an Image Award in 2000 for his album "Back At One".

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  • 10. 

    Which album won Brian McKnight a "Soul Train" award in 1999?

    • A.

      Superhero

    • B.

      Anytime

    • C.

      I Remember You

    • D.

      Back At One

    Correct Answer
    B. Anytime
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight won a "Soul Train" award in 1999 for his album "Anytime". This album was highly successful and received critical acclaim for its soulful R&B sound and McKnight's smooth vocals. The title track "Anytime" was one of the standout singles from the album, and it became a hit on the R&B charts. The album showcased McKnight's talent as a singer-songwriter and solidified his position as a prominent figure in the R&B genre.

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  • 11. 

    What is a well-known nickname for Brian McKnight?

    • A.

      Velvet Soul

    • B.

      Sexypants

    • C.

      Vocal Sex

    • D.

      Vocal Love

    Correct Answer
    C. Vocal Sex
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight is well-known for his smooth and soulful vocals, which have earned him the nickname "Vocal Sex." This nickname highlights his ability to deliver passionate and seductive performances through his singing. It emphasizes his talent for creating an intimate and sensual atmosphere with his voice, making him a popular choice for romantic and love-themed songs.

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  • 12. 

    Brian McKnight signed his first record deal at the age of 19 with what label?

    • A.

      Mercury Records

    • B.

      Elektra

    • C.

      A & M

    • D.

      Arista

    Correct Answer
    A. Mercury Records
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight signed his first record deal at the age of 19 with Mercury Records.

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  • 13. 

    Brian McKnight plays basketball for what American Basketball Association team?

    • A.

      Ontario Warriors

    • B.

      Texas Tycoon

    • C.

      Portland Reign

    • D.

      Long Beach Jam

    Correct Answer
    A. Ontario Warriors
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight plays basketball for the Ontario Warriors in the American Basketball Association.

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  • 14. 

    Which Brian McKnight album was nominated for a Grammy Awardin 1997?

    • A.

      Anytime

    • B.

      Brian McKnight

    • C.

      Superhero

    • D.

      Back At One

    Correct Answer
    A. Anytime
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight's album "Anytime" was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1997.

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  • 15. 

    What was the name of the high school that Brian McKnight attended?

    • A.

      Fillmore High School

    • B.

      John F. Kennedy High School

    • C.

      Sweet Home High School

    • D.

      Amherst High School

    Correct Answer
    C. Sweet Home High School
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight attended Sweet Home High School.

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  • 16. 

    What Brian McKnight song is sung entirely in falsetto?

    • A.

      Still In Love

    • B.

      Anytime

    • C.

      One More Cry

    • D.

      Love Of My Life

    Correct Answer
    D. Love Of My Life
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Love Of My Life." This song is sung entirely in falsetto, which is a vocal technique used by male singers to sing in a higher register than their natural voice. In falsetto, the singer's vocal cords are stretched and thinned, creating a lighter and more airy sound. Brian McKnight showcases his impressive falsetto range in this song, making it a standout track in his discography.

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  • 17. 

    What Brian McKnight album was released on the Warner Brothers record label?

    • A.

      Brian McKnight

    • B.

      Ten

    • C.

      Back At One

    • D.

      Superhero

    Correct Answer
    B. Ten
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Ten." This album by Brian McKnight was released on the Warner Brothers record label.

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  • 18. 

    What is on the album cover of Brian McKnight's album, "Bethlehem"?

    • A.

      Brian Praying

    • B.

      A Church Organ

    • C.

      A Blue Guitar

    • D.

      A Desert Scene

    Correct Answer
    A. Brian Praying
    Explanation
    The album cover of Brian McKnight's album, "Bethlehem," features Brian praying. This suggests that the album may have a religious or spiritual theme, as prayer is often associated with these aspects. The image of Brian praying also adds a personal and intimate touch to the album cover, potentially reflecting the emotional depth of the music within.

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  • 19. 

    Brian McKnight was a celebrity guest on what television show?

    • A.

      Dancing With The Stars

    • B.

      The Bachelor

    • C.

      Celebrity Duets

    • D.

      American Idol

    Correct Answer
    C. Celebrity Duets
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight was a celebrity guest on the television show "Celebrity Duets". This can be inferred from the fact that "Celebrity Duets" is listed as one of the options and it is the correct answer.

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  • 20. 

    In what year was singer/songwriter Brian McKnight born?

    • A.

      1968

    • B.

      1969

    • C.

      1970

    • D.

      1981

    Correct Answer
    B. 1969
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight was born in 1969.

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  • 21. 

    At least how many instruments can Brian McKnight play?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    D. Nine
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight can play at least nine instruments.

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  • 22. 

    How old was Brian McKnight when he signed his first record deal?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      19

    • C.

      18

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    B. 19
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight signed his first record deal at the age of 19.

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  • 23. 

    In what show did Brian McKnight make his Broadway debut in 2007?

    • A.

      Movin' Out

    • B.

      Phantom Of The Opera

    • C.

      Miss Saigon

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    D. Chicago
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight made his Broadway debut in 2007 in the show "Chicago".

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  • 24. 

    What is the title of Brian McKnight's 1998 Christmas album?

    • A.

      What Child Is This

    • B.

      Bethlehem

    • C.

      I'll Be Home For Christmas

    • D.

      Yuletide

    Correct Answer
    B. Bethlehem
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight's 1998 Christmas album is titled "Bethlehem".

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  • 25. 

    Who collaborated with Brian McKnight on "I'll Take Her"?

    • A.

      DJ Casanova

    • B.

      Afrika Boombata

    • C.

      Grandmaster Flash

    • D.

      Ill Al Skratch

    Correct Answer
    D. Ill Al Skratch
    Explanation
    Ill Al Skratch collaborated with Brian McKnight on "I'll Take Her".

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  • 26. 

    Who collaborated with Brian McKnight on "To You"?

    • A.

      Earth, Wind & Fire

    • B.

      Parliament

    • C.

      Blood, Sweat & Tears

    • D.

      War

    Correct Answer
    A. Earth, Wind & Fire
    Explanation
    Earth, Wind & Fire collaborated with Brian McKnight on the song "To You".

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  • 27. 

    Through 2008, how many platinum or multi-platinum albums had Brian McKnight had?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    C. Three
    Explanation
    Brian McKnight had three platinum or multi-platinum albums through 2008.

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  • 28. 

    Who collaborated with Brian McKnight on "When We Were Kings"?

    • A.

      Diana Ross

    • B.

      Debbie Harry

    • C.

      Diana King

    • D.

      Aretha Franklin

    Correct Answer
    C. Diana King
    Explanation
    Diana King collaborated with Brian McKnight on the song "When We Were Kings".

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