On This Day

November 2010 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Nov 10 44th Country Music Association Award: Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Nov 10 Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken
  • Nov 13 Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 21 37th American Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
  • Nov 28 24th Soul Train Music Awards: Ron Isley, Anita Baker win

Music releaseMusic Single

Nov 29 "Rolling in the Deep" single is released by Adele (Billboard Song of the Year 2011, Grammy Award for Record of the Year and Song of the Year 2012)

Singer-songwriter Adele

Divorces in Music

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Nov 16 Singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne (25) divorces "Sum 41" lead singer and guitarist Deryck Whibley (29) due to irreconcilable differences after 3 years of marriage

Pop Singer and Songwriter Avril Lavigne
Pop Singer and Songwriter
Avril Lavigne

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 3 Jerry Bock, American musical theatre composer (b. 1928)
  • Nov 3 James "Jim" Clench, Canadian bassist and songwriter (April Wine and Bachman-Turner Overdrive), dies of lung cancer at 61
  • Nov 4 Michelle Nicastro, American actress and singer (b. 1960)
  • Nov 5 Shirley Verrett, American operatic mezzo-soprano (b. 1931)
  • Nov 12 Henryk Górecki, Polish composer (Symphony No. 3 - Symphony of Sorrowful Songs), dies from complications arising from a lung infection at 76
  • Nov 12 John MacIvor Perkins, American composer, dies at 75
  • Nov 23 James Tyler, American musicologist and author (b. 1940)
  • Nov 25 Peter Christopherson English musician and video director/designer (b. 1955)
  • Nov 30 Peter Hofmann, Czech-born German operatic tenor (b. 1944)
  • Nov 30 Monty Sunshine, British jazz clarinetist and bandleader (Petite Fleur), dies at 82