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The Hardest Pop Music Trivia Quiz You’ll Ever Take

It's not enough to know the lyrics.

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    "Our Song"

    Taylor Swift originally wrote “Our Song” for her ninth grade talent show.

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    Avril Lavigne's "Sk8r Boi"

    In 2003, Paramount Pictures purchased the rights to Avril Lavigne’s “Sk8r Boi” and had plans to turn it into a feature-length film.

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    Two songs from Hilary Duff’s first album Metamorphosis were used as theme songs by MTV reality shows; “Come Clean” was the intro to Laguna Beach and “Sweet Sixteen” was the opening tune for My Super Sweet Sixteen.

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    "Don't Let Me Be The Last To Know"

    Britney Spears' 2000 pop ballad, “Don’t Let Me Be the Last to Know,” was co-written by Shania Twain. The song was produced and also co-written by Shania’s then-husband, Robert “Mutt” Lange.

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    A magazine editor

    The Spice Girls did not come up with their own nicknames, the names were actually a fluke: they were dreamed up by an editor for the UK teeny bopper magazine Top of the Pops and just happened to stick.

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    An interviewer once mistook her for Amy Winehouse.

    Lady Gaga dyed her dark hair blonde after an interviewer confused her with Amy Winehouse. "I want to be known for my own look," she later explained to People magazine.

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    Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball”

    “Pretty Hurts,” “Diamonds,” and “Perfume” were all written by Sia. Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” was not.

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    Britney Spears

    Hitmakers The-Dream and Tricky Stewart wrote “Umbrella” for Britney Spears and offered the track to Mary J. Blige before ultimately giving it to Rihanna.

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    Scarlett Johansson

    Scarlett Johansson’s lips inspired Katy Perry to write “I Kissed a Girl.”

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    Avril Lavigne's Let Go

    Kelly Clarkson’s single “Breakaway” was originally written for Avril Lavigne’s first album, Let Go.

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    Iggy Azeala's "Black Widow"

    Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora’s collaboration “Black Widow” was co-written by Katy Perry.

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    "The Time Of Our Lives"

    Kesha co-wrote the title track from Miley's EP The Time of Our Lives

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    Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift became the first female artist to replace herself at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in November 2014 when “Blank Space” overtook “Shake It Off” for the top spot.

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    Jennifer Lopez

    According to former MTV exec Van Toffler, before Madonna and MTV settled on Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Lopez was also in the mix.

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    Mariah Carey

    The wedding dress Mariah Carey wears in the “We Belong Together” music video is the same one she wore during her 1993 wedding to Tommy Mottola.