January 2010 in Music

Events in Music

  • Jan 31 52nd Grammy Awards: Use Somebody, Zac Brown Band wins

Weddings in Music

  • Jan 2 "American Idol" singer Jason Castro (22) weds Mandy Mayhall near Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 9 Food writer and former fashion model Sophie Dahl (32) weds British jazz singer Jamie Cullum (30) in Hampshire, England

Deaths in Music

  • Jan 4 Sandro, Argentine songwriter (b. 1945)
  • Jan 7 Willie Mitchell, American soul singer (b. 1928)
  • Jan 10 Mano Solo [Emmanuel Cabut], French singer, dies from multiple aneurisms at 46
  • Jan 11 Mick Green, British guitarist (b. 1944)
  • Jan 13 Teddy Pendergrass, American R&B singer (b. 1950)
  • Jan 13 Jay Reatard, American garage punk musician (b. 1980)
  • Jan 18 Kate McGarrigle, Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, dies at 63
  • Jan 21 Paul Quarrington, Canadian novelist, playwright, screenwriter, filmmaker, musician and educator (b. 1953)
  • Jan 24 Pernell Roberts, American actor & singer, last surviving star of Bonanza (b. 1928)
  • Jan 31 Jürg Baur, German composer, dies at 91