Events in Music in 2007

Music awardsMusic Awards

Feb 11 49th Grammy Awards: Not Ready To Make Nice, Carrie Underwood wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 10 21st Soul Train Music Awards: Jermaine Dupri, Jennifer Hudson win

Actress and Singer Jennifer Hudson
Actress and Singer
Jennifer Hudson

Music releaseMusic Single

Mar 29 Rihanna releases her hit single "Umbrella" featuring Jay-Z - stays 7 weeks at No.1 on US Billboard Hot 100

Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna
Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z
  • Apr 16 41st CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood & Kenny Chesney wins
  • May 12 52nd Eurovision Song Contest: Marija Serifovic wins singing "Molitva" in Helsinki
  • May 15 42nd Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Brad Paisley win
  • May 31 Rihanna releases her breakthrough album "Good Girl Gone Bad"

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Jun 8 Jazz legend Oscar Peterson is forced to cancel his appearance at the Carnegie Hall all-star performance (held in his honour), owing to illness

Jazz Musician Oscar Peterson
Jazz Musician
Oscar Peterson

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Jun 29 Enya receives an honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland, Galway

Singer-Songwriter Enya
Singer-Songwriter
Enya
  • Jul 7 Worldwide performances by charity event Live Earth.
  • Sep 9 24th MTV Video Music Awards: Rihanna f/ Jay-Z, Fergie & Justin Timberlake win

Music releaseAlbum Release

Oct 23 "Raising Sand" a collaborative album by rock singer Robert Plant and bluegrass singer Alison Krauss is released

Country Singer and Musician Alison Krauss
Country Singer and Musician
Alison Krauss
Rock Vocalist Robert Plant
Rock Vocalist
Robert Plant

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 9 Alicia Keys releases her 3rd studio album “As I Am” (Grammy Award Best Female R&B Vocal Performance 2008, 2008 Billboard Album of the Year)

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys
Singer-songwriter
Alicia Keys

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 18 34th American Music Awards: Fergie, Justin Timberlake & Carrie Underwood win

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Singer Carrie Underwood
Singer
Carrie Underwood
Singer Fergie Duhamel
Singer
Fergie Duhamel
  • Nov 26 "Like You'll Never See Me Again" single released by Alicia Keys (NAACP Image Awards Outstanding Music Video, Outstanding Song 2008, Billboard Song of the Year 2008)