UK Hit Albums 2 - Answers

Published: Wednesday 30th June 2021A free quiz about hit albums and artists in the UK.
  1. In which year was the first album in the "Now That's What I Call Music" series released? 1983
  2. Which album by Pink Floyd is the seventh best-selling UK album despite never reaching the number one spot? "Dark Side of the Moon".
  3. What was the title of U2's third studio album, their first to top the charts? "War".
  4. With 13, which British artist joined Elvis in 2019 as the solo artist with the most number one albums? Robbie Williams.
  5. What was the title of Bob Dylan's 1965 album, his first UK number one? "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan".
  6. Who recorded the album "Kings of the Wild Frontier", the best-selling album of 1981? Adam and the Ants.
  7. "Alone With Everybody" was the first solo album by which member of The Verve? Richard Ashcroft.
  8. Whose UK debut album in 2010 was entitled "Doo-Wops and Hooligans"? Bruno Mars.
  9. What was the title of One Direction's 2011 debut album? "Up All Night".
  10. Which album of The Beatles was the best selling of the 1960s? "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
  11. Who recorded "Chasing Dreams", which in 2016 became the fastest selling debut album by a British artist? Bradley Walsh.
  12. What was the title of Blue's 2002 debut album that topped the UK charts? "All Rise".
  13. Which original album contained more top ten singles than any other? "Divide" by Ed Sheeran.
  14. Who released the number 1 album "Tarkus" in 1971? Emerson,Lake and Palmer.
  15. Who in 2008 became the first UK artist to debut at number one with a debut album? Leona Lewis.
  16. Whose 2009 chart topping debut album was called "The Fame"? Lady Gaga.
  17. Which band released albums entitled "Nobody Else" (1995), "Beautiful World" (2006) and "Wonderland" (2017)? Take That.
  18. What was the title of Kate Bush's 1980 album, her first to hit the top of the charts? "Never for Ever".
  19. Who in 1972 at age 12 years old became the youngest person to top the UK album charts? Neil Reid.
  20. Which artist released albums entitled "Late Registration" (2005), "Yeezus" (2013) and "Jesus is King" (2019)? Kanye West.

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