On This Day

November 2006 in Music

Events in Music

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 6 40th Country Music Association Award: Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood & Keith Urban wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 21 33rd American Music Awards: Kelly Clarkson, Sean Paul & Rascal Flatts win

  • Nov 21 Daughtry release their debut album “Daughtry” (2007 Billboard Album of the Year, American Music Awards Favorite Pop-Rock Album 2007)

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 21 "Kingdom Come" 9th studio album by Jay-Z is released

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer

Divorces in Music

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 2 Rocker Rod Stewart (58) divorces model Rachel Hunter (33) due to irreconcilable differences

Singer Rod Stewart
Rod Stewart
  • Nov 27 "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 27 Actress Selma Blair (34) divorces actor-rocker Ahmet Zappa (32) due to irreconcilable differences after more than 2 years of marriage

Actress Selma Blair
Selma Blair

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 3 Paul Mauriat, French musician (Love Is Blue), dies at 81
  • Nov 8 Basil Poledouris, American film score composer, dies of cancer at 61
  • Nov 10 Gerald Levert, American singer (b. 1966)
  • Nov 16 John Veale, English composer, dies at 84
  • Nov 17 Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (won Sanremo Music Festival-Viale d'autunno), dies at 82
  • Nov 17 Ruth Brown, American actress and singer sometimes known as the "Queen of R&B" (So Long, Teardrops from My Eyes), dies at 78
  • Nov 21 Robert Lockwood Jr., American blues guitarist, dies at 91
  • Nov 23 Betty Comden [Basya Cohen], American lyricist (On The Town; Just In Time), dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Anita O'Day, American singer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 24 Juice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (b. 1950)
  • Nov 25 Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (b. 1920)
  • Nov 25 Valentin Elizalde, Mexican singer (b. 1979)
  • Nov 25 Bobby Byrne, American orchestra leader (Club Seven), dies at 88
  • Nov 27 Don Butterfield, American tuba player (b. 1923)
  • Nov 29 Nina Milkina, Russian British pianist, dies at 87
  • Nov 30 Elhadi Adam, Sudanese poet and lyricist (b. 1927)