Top 40 Hits of 1991 by ShampooCell

Champion(s):

AnthonyBianca
The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.


Runner(s)-Up:

DGibson
I think we should destroy the bogus capitalist process that is destroying youth culture.


Quiz Description

All references to a chart position refer to the US Billboard Hot 100 unless specifically noted otherwise.

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Money Value (% Incorrect): 61 44 61 57 87 22 96 44 74 35 27 48
1 AnthonyBianca 480 97 15
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2 DGibson 462 93 15
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74
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27
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48
3 cummingsj 413 89 00
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27
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4 Tarn 402 84 15
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5 Jsemleslie 385 80 15
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6 KreitzerJ 373 76 15
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7 RigsbyD 363 71 00
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8 Matto 358 67 00
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87
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9 SteveWilliams 337 63 15
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48
10 casketromance 292 56 00
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10 MilesTeg 292 56 15
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12 LasiterK 287 50 15
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48
13 DixonD 285 45 15
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22
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48
14 GoodmanDL 220 41 00
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22
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35
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15 BringMoreLegos 142 36 00
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27
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16 PipkeR 116 32 00
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17 TheLuggage 94 28 00
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27
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18 DFisher 79 23 00
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19 bmrafferty 52 19 00
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20 KPope 42 15 00
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27
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21 AmmermanA 37 10 00
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22
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22 SokolM 0 4 00
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22 DouglasLovesVixey 0 4 00
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Questions:

Ingrid Chavez, a poet and songwriter, had to sue for a songwriting credit alongside Lenny Kravitz on what song that peaked at #1 during the first week of 1991? The song was already mired in controversy for its music video and for Kravitz having used an unauthorized sample from Public Enemy's "Security of the First World" on its drum track.

(Neither Kravitz nor Chavez is the song's credited performer.)

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"Justify My Love"

What appropriately-acronymed hip-hop group of school kids from Atlanta was "coolin' at the playground, ya know" on a Top 10 single?

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Another Bad Creation

Though many listeners of this song assumed it to be about a romantic relationship, the artist explains the following in the liner notes of the 5x platinum album that contains it: "This song is dedicated to [my daughter] Millie, whose six-week-old face was my inspiration."

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"Baby Baby"

First hitting the charts in 1989 by featuring on a single with house group D Mob, what British singer successfully broke into a solo career with the Top 10 hits "Touch Me (All Night Long)" and "Too Many Walls"?

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Cathy Dennis

Though he charted a few more singles across Europe, whose only entry into the US charts was the #10 single "The One And Only"?

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Chesney Hawkes

What ballad became the first - and to date, the only - Hot 100 entry by heavy metal band Queensr├┐che?

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"Silent Lucidity"

What one-hit wonders made good on their name, repeating the title of their only hit "My Heart Is Failing Me" 11 times in its lyrics in a memorable, singable fashion?

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Riff

Having scored a breakthrough the previous year with the Prince-penned "Round & Round," what young hip-pop singer had his first Top 10 single with "Tell Me What You Want Me To Do"?

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Tevin Campbell

Speaking of Prince, he wrote four songs on what 22-year-old singer's sophomore album, the biggest hit of which was "Love...Thy Will Be Done"?

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Martika

Name the Top 10 single by Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch that sampled a Lou Reed song and was not titled "Good Vibrations."

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"Wildside"

Singer-turned-actress Nia Peeples had the biggest hit of her career with "Street Of Dreams," which appeared on the soundtrack of what ice skating rom-com?

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The Cutting Edge

What did LaTour assure us that people were still doing in his only Hot 100 hit?

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having sex