On This Day

Year 1977 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 4 "Rumours" 11th studio album by Fleetwood Mac is released (Grammy Album of the Year)
  • Apr 2 Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours" album goes to No. 1 & stays atop charts for 31 weeks
  • May 27 The Sex Pistols release "God Save the Queen", sparking major controversy and leading to a ban on the song by the BBC
  • Oct 15 Debbie Boone's "You Light Up My Life" goes #1 & stays #1 for 10 weeks
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Music Awards in 1977

  • Jan 31 4th American Music Awards: Olivia Newton-John & Elton John win
  • Feb 19 19th Grammy Awards: "This Masquerade"and Starland Vocal Band win
  • Feb 24 12th Academy of Country Music Awards: Mickey Gilley and Crystal Gayle win
  • May 7 22nd Eurovision Song Contest: Marie Myriam for France wins singing "L'oiseau et l'enfant" in London
  • Oct 10 11th Country Music Association Award: Ronnie Milsap wins

Musicians Married in 1977

  • Aug 27 "Coral Reefer Band" singer Jimmy Buffett (30) weds Jane Slagsvol

Musicians Divorces in 1977