On This Day

April 2010 in Music History

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Apr 18 45th Academy of Country Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, and Miranda Lambert win

Singer Carrie Underwood
Singer
Carrie Underwood
Country Singer Brad Paisley
Country Singer
Brad Paisley
Country Music Singer-Songwriter Miranda Lambert
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Miranda Lambert

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Dusan Radic, Serbian composer, dies at 80

Person of interestMalcolm McLaren

Apr 8 Malcolm McLaren, British music manager and musician, dies of cancer at 64

Band Manager and Pioneer of Punk Malcolm McLaren
Band Manager and Pioneer of Punk
Malcolm McLaren
  • Apr 8 Teddy Scholten, Dutch singer (b. 1926)
  • Apr 14 Peter Steele [Petrus Ratajczyk], American heavy metal singer-songwriter, and bassist (Type O Negative), dies of sepsis at 48
  • Apr 19 Keith "Guru" Elam, American rapper (b. 1966)
  • Apr 21 Gustav Lorentzen, Norwegian singer-songwriter (b. 1947)
  • Apr 29 Johannes Fritsch, German composer, dies at 68