On This Day

November 2012 in Music History

Events in Music

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 1 46th Country Music Association Award: Blake Shelton & Miranda Lambert wins

Country Singer Blake Shelton
Country Singer
Blake Shelton
Country Music Singer-Songwriter Miranda Lambert
Country Music Singer-Songwriter
Miranda Lambert

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 18 39th American Music Awards: Katy Perry & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry

Music awardsSoul Train Music Awards

Nov 25 26th Soul Train Music Awards: Miguel, Beyoncé win


Deaths in Music

  • Nov 4 Ted Curson, American jazz trumpeter, dies from a heart attack at 77
  • Nov 5 Elliott Carter, American composer, dies from natural causes at 103
  • Nov 7 Cleve Duncan, American rocker (The Penguins-Earth Angel), dies at 78
  • Nov 9 Major Harris, American R&B singer (Love Won't Let Me Wait), dies from congestive heart and lung failure at 65
  • Nov 18 Philip Ledger, British organist, composer, conductor, and academic (King's College Cambridge), dies of cancer at 74
  • Nov 24 Christopher "Chris" Stamp, British music producer, psychodrama therapist and manager (The Who, Jimi Hendrix), dies of cancer at 70
  • Nov 27 Mickey Baker, American guitar player ("Love is strange"), dies at 87
  • Nov 27 Jan Maegaard, Danish composer and musicologist (Triptykon), dies at 86
  • Nov 28 Franco Ventriglia, American opera singer, dies at 90