March 2015 in Music

Events in Music


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Mar 10 The family of Marvin Gaye win a record $7.3 million lawsuit for music copyright infringement against Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams, and T.I.

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Mar 10 "See You Again" released by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth commissioned by film "Furious 7" as tribute to Paul Walker (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

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Mar 25 British musician Zayn Malik announces he is leaving the band One Direction

Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
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Zayn Malik
Singer Harry Styles
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Harry Styles

Weddings in Music

  • Mar 21 Country music singer Jason Aldean (38) weds former American Idol contestant Brittany Kerr (27) in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico
  • Mar 21 Country music star Randy Travis (55) weds longtime girlfriend Mary Davis in Texas

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 1 Orrin Keepnews, American Jazz record label executive and producer (Riverside records), dies at 91
  • Mar 8 Lew Soloff, American jazz trumpeter (Blood, Sweat and Tears), dies at 71
  • Mar 13 Daevid Allen [Christopher David], Australian musician and performance artist (Soft Machine, Gong), dies of cancer at 77
  • Mar 15 Michael "Mike" Porcaro, American rock bassist affiliated with Toto (Stranger In Town), dies from Lou Gehrig’s disease at 59
  • Mar 16 Andy Fraser, English bass guitarist (Free), dies at 62
  • Mar 19 Michael Brown, American musician and songwriter (Don't Walk Away Renee), dies at 65
  • Mar 21 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, dies at 74
  • Mar 26 John Renbourn, English folk guitarist and songwriter (Pentangle), dies of a heart attack at 70