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17 Burning Questions We Have For Teens About Popular Music

We need to know what's hot, what's not, and what the deal is with Justin Bieber.

1. Alright, what music is ACTUALLY cool to listen to?


We NEED to know!

2. And what music would you NEVER be caught dead listening to?


Again, we need to know!

3. What constitutes "good" or "cool" music?


A hip artist? A sick beat? The fact that your parents aren't listening to it? TELL US!!!

4. Who are some of your favorite under-the-radar music acts?


Flume, Banks, Ryn Weaver? Let's hear it!

5. Which popular artists/acts actually are cool? Why?


Rihanna is cool, right? PLEASE TELL ME RIHANNA IS COOL.

6. And which ones are NOT actually cool? Why?


Spill the beans!

7. What music do adults think is cool, but really isn't cool?


Moms love Maroon 5...but are they *really* cool?

8. What music genres would you consider popular right now? What ones AREN'T? Why?


EDM? Country? Rap?

9. How do you REALLY feel about One Direction?



10. Also, who REALLY is the best member of 1D?

Is it Niall?

11. How do you feel about Britney Spears?


For some generations, she's an icon. But what about to teens?

12. In the "Bad Blood" War between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift, who emerges victorious?

Big Machine

Nothing like a good old-fashioned diva-off, right?

13. What "old school" music do you love listening to?


And what is "old school" really?

14. And is there any "older" music that you just DON'T get why it was so appealing?


Music is universal, unless it isn't!

15. How do you discover new music?

Young Money

Spotify? The radio? Your friends?

16. What are your thoughts on Coachella and other big music festivals?

17. Finally, what's the deal with Justin Bieber?

Comedy Central

You guys know, right?

Leave your answers in the comments section below — along with ANYTHING else we need to know about music, artists, and your listening habits — and you could be featured in a BuzzFeed post!

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