November 2013 in Music

Events in Music

  • Nov 8 27th Soul Train Music Awards: Miguel, Tamar Braxton win

Music releaseMusic Single

Nov 21 "Happy" single is released by Pharrell Williams (Billboard Song of the Year 2014, Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance 2015)

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 24 40th American Music Awards: Taylor Swift & Justin Timberlake win

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
  • Nov 25 Disney release “Frozen: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” (Grammy Award for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 2015, 2014 Billboard Album of the Year)

Film release premierFilm Release

Nov 27 "Frozen", the highest-grossing animated film of all time, starring Idina Menzel and Kristen Bell, is released

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 12 John Tavener, British composer, dies from complications from Marfan syndrome at 69
  • Nov 12 Allan Blank, American composer, dies at 87
  • Nov 30 Tabu Ley Rochereau [Pascal-Emmanuel Sinamoyi Tabu], African musician (Orchestre Afrisa International), dies at 76