June 2008 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 12 Coldplay release their 4th studio album " Viva la Vida or Death" (winner of 3 Grammys)

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
  • Jun 13 "Viva la Vida" single released by Coldplay, - their 1st US No. 1, (Grammy Song of the Year)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 29 Glastonbury music festival in England; Leonard Cohen the highlight singing ""Hallelujah"

Singer-songwriter and writer Leonard Cohen
Singer-songwriter and writer
Leonard Cohen

Weddings in Music

  • Jun 9 "Tommy Tutone" band lead singer Tommy Heath weds longtime girlfriend Lisa Scholtz in Lake Tahoe, California
  • Jun 14 Country singer Sara Evans (37) weds former University of Alabama quarterback Jay Barker (35) in Franklin, Tennessee
  • Jun 22 Record producer Timbaland (37) weds Monique Idlett (33) in Aruba

HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 30 Singer-actress Olivia Newton-John (59) weds natural-health businessman John Easterling (56) in Florida's Jupiter Island

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 2 Bo Diddley, American musician (b. 1928)
  • Jun 8 Šaban Bajramović, Serbian Romani musician (b. 1936)
  • Jun 14 Jamelão, Brazilian samba singer (b. 1913)
  • Jun 14 Esbjörn Svensson, Swedish jazz pianist (b. 1964)
  • Jun 17 Cyd Charisse [Tula Finklea], American dancer and actress (Singin' in the Rain), dies at 86