April 1989 in Music

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Apr 10 24th Academy of Country Music Awards: Hank Williams Jr, George Strait, and K.T. Oslin win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • Apr 12 3rd Soul Train Music Awards: Anita Baker, Bobby Brown win
  • Apr 13 "Welcome to the Club" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • Apr 22 "Welcome to the Club" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • Apr 27 "Starmites" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 60 performances

Birthdays in Music

  • Apr 8 Hitomi Takahashi, Japanese singer
  • Apr 8 Matty Healy [Matthew Healy], British vocalist and guitarist (The 1975), born in London, England
  • Apr 19 Fiona MacGillivray, Canadian vocalist (The Cottars)

Weddings in Music

  • Apr 29 Rock band Bon Jovi lead singer Jon Bon Jovi (27) weds Dorothea Hurley (26) at Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 12 Herbert Mills, American Singer (The Mills Brothers), dies at 77
  • Apr 18 Julia Smith, American composer, pianist, and author on musicology (Aaron Copland), dies at 84