November 2005 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 15 39th Country Music Association Award: Keith Urban & Gretchen Wilson wins

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 15 Carrie Underwood releases her debut album “Some Hearts” (2006 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Award Best New Artist 2007)

  • Nov 17 Italy's choice of national anthem, Il Canto degli Italiani, becomes official in law for the first time, almost 60 years after it was provisionally chosen following the birth of the republic.

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 22 32nd American Music Awards: Gwen Stefani, Will Smith and Kelly Clarkson win

Weddings in Music

HeartWedding of Interest

Nov 19 Singer and actress Christina Aguilera (28) weds music executive Jordan Bratman (32) under a mountainside tent at the Staglin Family Vineyards in Rutherford, California

  • Nov 19 "KISS" lead singer Paul Stanley (53) weds Erin Sutton at The Ritz-Carlton, Huntington Hotel and Spa in Pasadena, California

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 1 Skitch Henderson, English-born bandleader (b. 1918)
  • Nov 4 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • Nov 5 Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (b. 1912)
  • Nov 6 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress, dies of leukemia at 38
  • Nov 6 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)
  • Nov 14 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, dies at 103
  • Nov 20 Chris Whitley, American musician (b. 1960)
  • Nov 20 James King, American singer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 23 Beverly Tyler, American singer and actress (Fireball, The Youngest Profession, Big Town), dies at 78
  • Nov 27 Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)