January 2009 in Music

Events in Music


Music releaseMusic Single

Jan 26 "Blame It (On the Alcohol)" single released by Jamie Foxx featuring T-Pain (Billboard Song of the Year 2009)

Actor and Singer-Songwriter Jamie Foxx
Actor and Singer-Songwriter
Jamie Foxx

Weddings in Music

  • Jan 9 High School Musical actress KayCee Stroh (24) weds Ben Higginson (24) at Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah

HeartWedding of Interest

Jan 10 "The Black Eyed Peas" singer fergie (33) weds actor Josh Duhamel (36) at Church Estate Vineyards in Malibu, California

  • Jan 31 "Stay" singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb (40) weds Late Night with Conan O'Brien music supervisor Roey Hershkovitz (30) at Manhattan restaurant in New York City

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 3 Olga San Juan, American actress, dancer and comedian (Variety Girl, 1 Touch of Venus), dies at 81
  • Jan 6 Ron Asheton, The Stooges guitarrist (b. 1948)
  • Jan 6 Vivienne Della Chiesa, American lyric soprano who sang on US radio during the 1940s and early 1950s (The American Album of Familiar Music, The Standard Hour), dies at 93
  • Jan 9 Dave Dee, British musician (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich), dies of cancer at 67
  • Jan 13 Mansour Rahbani, Lebanese composer and lyricist (b. 1925)
  • Jan 20 David Newman, American jazz musician, nicknamed "Fathead" (b. 1933)
  • Jan 24 GĂ©rard Blanc, French singer (b. 1947)
  • Jan 28 Billy Powell, American musician and keyboardist (Lynyrd Skynyrd-That Smell, Freebird), dies at 56
  • Jan 29 John Martyn, British singer songwriter, dies at 60