April 2007 in Music

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 3 Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denies saying he smoked his father's ashes in an interview with NME

Guitarist and Songwriter Keith Richards
Guitarist and Songwriter
Keith Richards

Music awardsMusic Awards

Apr 16 41st CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood & Kenny Chesney wins

Weddings in Music

  • Apr 21 Pop singer sensation Anastacia (38) weds her bodyguard Wayne Newton at the Quinta Real Huatulco in Huatulco, Mexico
  • Apr 30 "Timbiriche" pop singer Paulina Rubio (35) weds Spanish public relations executive Nicolas "Colate" Vallejo Najera in Cancun, Quintana Roo

Divorces in Music

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 11 "Dynasty" actress Heather Locklear (45) divorces rock-star Richie Sambora (47) due to irreconcilable differences after 11 years of marriage

Rock guitarist Richie Sambora
Rock guitarist
Richie Sambora

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Apr 24 Recording artist and the most-awarded female act of all-time Whitney Houston (43) divorces R&B singer-songwriter Bobby Brown (38) due to irreconcilable differences after 14 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 5 Mark St. John, American musician (Kiss)(b. 1956)
  • Apr 10 Dakota Staton, American jazz singer, dies at 76
  • Apr 14 Don Ho, American musician (b. 1930)
  • Apr 20 Andrew Hill, American jazz composer and pianist (b. 1931)
  • Apr 21 Lobby Loyde, Australian guitarist and songwriter (b. 1941)
  • Apr 25 Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer-songwriter (Monster Mash), dies from leukemia at 69
  • Apr 27 Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (b. 1927)
  • Apr 28 Tommy Newsom, American bandleader (b. 1929)
  • Apr 30 GrĂ©gory Lemarchal, French singer, dies of health complications while waiting for a lung transplant at 23
  • Apr 30 Zola Taylor, American singer (b. 1938)