On This Day

Year 1982 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

  • Nov 6 Sowelu, Japanese pop singer, born in Tokyo, Japan
  • Nov 8 Sam Sparro [Falson], Australian producer, singer, songwriter (Boombox Eternal), and former child actor, born in Sydney
  • Nov 11 Lil' Dave [Davis Shelton], American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 13 Koda Kumi [Kumiko Kōda], Japanese singer (Butterfly), born in Fushimi, Kyoto
  • Nov 14 Joy Williams, American singer-songwriter (the Civil Wars), born in West Branch, Michigan
  • Nov 21 Ryan Starr, American singer
  • Nov 22 Charlene Choi Cheuk Yin, Hong Kong singer (Twins)
  • Dec 1 Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed, British-Pakistani actor (The Night Of), rapper (Swet Shop Boys) and activist, born in Wembley, London
  • Dec 2 Pizon [Michael Scala], Italian-American rapper and producer, born in Queens, New York
  • Dec 3 Jaycee Chan, American-born Hong Kong singer and actor, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 5 Keri Hilson, American singer and songwriter (The Way I Are), born in Decatur, Georgia

Person of interestNicki Minaj

Dec 8 Nicki Minaj, Trinidadian-American rapper and singer (Super Bass, Starships), born in Saint James, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Rapper & Singer Nicki Minaj
Rapper & Singer
Nicki Minaj
  • Dec 8 Chrisette Michele [Payne], American R&B and soul singer-songwriter ("Be OK"; "Epiphany"), born in Central Islip, New York,
  • Dec 9 Vincent Accardi, American guitarist (Brand New), born in Wantagh, New York,
  • Dec 9 Vincent Accardi, American rock guitarist (Brand New), born in Wantagh, New York
  • Dec 10 Tim Deegan, Canadian MuchMusic VJ, born in Oshawa, Ontario
  • Dec 13 Anthony Callea, Australian singer and songwriter, born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Dec 14 Anthony Way, English singer and actor, born in London
  • Dec 17 Onur Ozsu, Turkish music artist, born in Izmir
  • Dec 18 Dave Luetkenhoelter, American bassist (Kutless)
  • Dec 20 David Cook, American singer and American Idol winner, born in Houston, Texas
  • Dec 24 Aiba Masaki, Japanese singer & actor, born in Chiba, Japan
  • Dec 24 Robert Schwartzman, American actor & musician, born in Los Angeles, California
  • Dec 25 Shystie [Chanel Cali], British rapper-songwriter, born in London Borough of Hackney, United Kingdom
  • Dec 27 James Mead, American guitarist (Kutless)
  • Dec 27 Terji Skibenæs, Faroese guitarist, (Týr)
  • Dec 29 Gabrielle Destroismaisons, Québécois singer, born in Québec, Canada

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music