Test your knowledge about Hollywood and the music industry’s young Christian stars! Jot down your answer to these ten questions, then see how many you answered right with the answer key at the bottom of the questions.
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1. This Christian, originally from Canada, was discovered via YouTube in 2008 and has grown to be one of the biggest pop stars in the U.S. today. This young heartthrob says that he deals with temptation in the “tried-and-true way”: by turning to a Higher Power.
2. This American singer, musician, actor and dancer grew up Christian with his two brothers and got his start acting in a Disney series as the character Joseph Lucas.
3. She just released her third album in June of 2011 along with her band. The name of the album is”When The Sun Goes Down”.
4.This blond and beautiful Grammy award-winning singer was born March 10, 1983. She’s an animal lover and a vegetarian and has publicly credited her then-fiance (now husband) with helping her “walk with God”.
5. This American Idol season 3 contestant can now be seen singing back up vocals for Jennifer Hudson. His song “A Brighter Day” contains these lyrics: Believe that there will be a brighter day / Situations tend to weigh us down / And its easy to let ’em steal your joy away its always when you are the closest / To almost getting through change seems far away.
6. The name of this Christian rock band is derived from a surfing term: “We all love to surf and have been surfing all our lives so to us, the name made sense. To switch your feet means to take a new stance facing the opposite direction. It’s about change and movement, a different way of approaching life and music.”
7. This Idaho-native Christian is the lead singer of the band, The Fray who produced the pop hit, “How to Save a Life”.
8. This Christian pop artist’s hit song “Stronger” contained these lyrics: Try and do the best you can / Hold on and let Him hold your hand / And go on and fall into the arms of Jesus / Oh, lift your head it’s gonna end / God’s right there…
9. This American acoustic/folk-pop/contemporary Christian singer-songwriter made the switch from being a mainstream artist to a Christian music artist. He confessed to the Christian Post: “I was so tired all the time, I didn’t even have the energy to reach out to God, and I started having this longing for more God in my life,” he explained. “And I wanted more God in my music. Everyday, I can count on connecting with him there.”
10. She is the lead singer of the band Paramore.
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