2010 in Music History

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Events in Music

Events 1 - 11 of 11

Jan 31st - 52nd Grammy Awards: Use Somebody, Zac Brown Band wins
Apr 18th - 45th Academy of Country Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, and Miranda Lambert win
May 1st - Canadian singer Bryan Adams is given the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts
May 29th - 55th Eurovision Song Contest: Lena for Germany wins singing "Satellite" in Oslo
Jun 9th - 44th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Keith Urban wins
Sep 12th - 27th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Eminem win
Nov 10th - 44th Country Music Association Award: Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins
Nov 10th - Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Nov 13th - Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage
Nov 21st - 37th American Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win
Nov 28th - 24th Soul Train Music Awards: Ron Isley, Anita Baker win

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 73 of 73

Jan 4th - Sandro, Argentine songwriter (b. 1945)
Jan 7th - Willie Mitchell, American soul singer (b. 1928)
Jan 11th - Mick Green, British guitarist (b. 1944)
Jan 13th - Teddy Pendergrass, American R&B singer (b. 1950)
Jan 13th - Jay Reatard, American garage punk musician (b. 1980)
Jan 18th - Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, dies at 63
Jan 21st - Paul Quarrington, Canadian novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, musician and educator (b. 1953)
Jan 24th - Pernell Roberts, American actor & singer, last surviving star of Bonanza (b. 1928)
Feb 13th - John Reed, British singer of Gilbert & Sullivan (b. 1916)
Feb 14th - Doug Fieger, American musician The Knack (b. 1952)
Mar 4th - Johnny Alf, Brazilian singer and composer (b. 1929)
Mar 4th - Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
Mar 4th - Lolly Vegas, American singer (b. 1939)
Mar 4th - Fred Wedlock, British folk musician (b. 1942)
Mar 17th - Alex Chilton, American musician (b. 1950)
Mar 17th - Charlie Gillett, British musicologist and radio presenter (b. 1942)
Mar 21st - Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (b. 1919)
Mar 24th - Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939)
Apr 8th - Malcolm McLaren, British music manager and musician (b. 1946)
Apr 8th - Teddy Scholten, Dutch singer (b. 1926)
Apr 14th - Peter Steele, American musician. (b. 1968)
Apr 19th - Keith "Guru" Elam, American rapper (b. 1966)
Apr 21st - Gustav Lorentzen, Norwegian singer-songwriter (b. 1947)
May 1st - Rob McConnell, Canadian jazz composer/arranger and valve trombonist (b. 1935)
May 9th - Lena Horne, American singer and actress (b. 1917)
May 16th - Ronnie James Dio, American heavy metal vocalist (b. 1942)
May 16th - Hank Jones, American jazz pianist (b. 1918)
May 24th - Anneliese Rothenberger, German operatic lyric soprano (b. 1926)
May 24th - Petr Muk, Czech composer, musician, performer, and singer (b. 1965)
May 24th - Paul Gray, American bassist (Slipknot) (b. 1972)
May 25th - Siphiwo Ntshebe, South African opera singer (b. 1975)
May 31st - Benjamin Lees, American composer (b. 1924)
Jun 6th - Marvin Isley, American Musician The Isley Brothers (b. 1953)
Jun 7th - Stuart Cable, Welsh musician (b. 1970)
Jun 26th - Sergio Vega, Mexican Banda singer (b.1969)
Jun 28th - Bill Aucoin, American rock band manager (b. 1943)
Jun 30th - Park Yong-ha, Korean actor and singer (b. 1977)
Jul 11th - Walter Hawkins, Gospel music singer
Jul 12th - Paulo Moura, Brazilian clarinetist and saxophonist (b. 1932)
Jul 13th - Manohari Singh, Indian saxophonist and part of R.D. Burman's band (b. 1931)
Jul 14th - Gene Ludwig, American jazz organist (b. 1937)
Aug 12th - Richie Hayward, American musician (Little Feat) (b. 1946)
Sep 8th - Rich Cronin, US singer-songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones) dies of cancer aged 36
Sep 15th - Arrow, Montserratian soca musician (b. 1949)
Sep 20th - Leonard Skinner, American high school gym teacher; namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd (b. 1933)
Sep 22nd - Eddie Fisher, American singer (b. 1928)
Sep 28th - Dolores Wilson, American opera singer (b. 1928)
Oct 4th - Sir Norman Wisdom, English comedian, singer-songwriter and actor (b. 1915)
Oct 5th - Steve Lee, Swiss musician and vocalist (Gotthard) (b. 1963)
Oct 6th - Antonie Kamerling, Dutch actor and singer (b. 1966)
Oct 6th - Colette Renard, French actress and singer (b. 1924)
Oct 7th - T Lavitz, American musician (b. 1956)
Oct 10th - Solomon Burke, American singer (b. 1940)
Oct 10th - Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (b. 1926)
Oct 16th - Eyedea, American rapper (Eyedea & Abilities) (b. 1981)
Oct 18th - Marion Brown, American jazz musician (b. 1931)
Oct 25th - Gregory Isaacs, Jamaican musician (b. 1951)
Nov 3rd - Jerry Bock, American musical theatre composer (b. 1928)
Nov 3rd - Jim Clench, Canadian bassist (April Wine and Bachman-Turner Overdrive) (b. 1949)
Nov 4th - Michelle Nicastro, American actress and singer (b. 1960)
Nov 5th - Shirley Verrett, American operatic mezzo-soprano (b. 1931)
Nov 12th - Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (b. 1933)
Nov 23rd - James Tyler, American musicologist and author (b. 1940)
Nov 25th - Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)
Nov 30th - Peter Hofmann, Czech-born German operatic tenor (b. 1944)
Dec 9th - James Moody, American jazz musician (b. 1925)
Dec 13th - Enrique Morente, Spanish flamenco singer (b. 1942)
Dec 17th - Captain Beefheart, American musician (b. 1941)
Dec 19th - Trudy Pitts, American jazz organist, pianist, and vocalist (b. 1932)
Dec 24th - Eino Tamberg, Estonian composer (b. 1930)
Dec 26th - Teena Marie, American singer and composer (b. 1956)
Dec 28th - Billy Taylor, American musician (b. 1921)
Dec 30th - Bobby Farrell, Aruban singer (Boney M) (b. 1949)

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