On This Day

June 2013 in Music History

Events in Music

Music releaseMusic Single

Jun 3 Lorde releases her debut single "Royals" (2014 Grammy Song of the Year)

Singer Lorde
  • Jun 5 47th Country Music Association Award: George Strait, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jun 5 47th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 17 Dance hit "Wake Me Up" released by Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii with vocals by Aloe Blacc

DJ and Record Producer Avicii
DJ and Record Producer

Music releaseTheater Premiere

Jun 26 Peter Ustinov's "The Moment of Truth" opens at Southwark Playhouse in London starring Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)

Actress Bonnie Wright
Bonnie Wright

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 1 Singer Diana DeGarmo (26) weds singer Ace Young (33) at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in Los Angeles

  • Jun 1 Napster founder Sean Parker (33) weds singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas at the Ventana Inn in Big Sur, California

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 2 Mario Bernardi, Canadian pianist and conductor, dies at 82
  • Jun 19 Slim Whitman, American country singer (Rose Marie), dies from heart failure at 90
  • Jun 19 Filip Topol, Czech singer-songwriter (Psí vojáci - Dog Soldiers), dies at 48
  • Jun 23 Bobby Bland, American blues and soul singer, dies at 83
  • Jun 24 Alan Myers, American rock drummer (Devo), dies of cancer at 58