On This Day

May 17, 2015 in Music History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music

Music releaseAlbum Release

"Blurryface," 4th studio album by Twenty One Pilots is released (1st album ever to have every track gold-certified)

Singer-Songwriter Tyler Joseph
Tyler Joseph

Music awardsMusic Awards

24th Billboard Music Awards: Taylor Swift wins top artist & 7 other awards

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Taylor Swift

Deaths in Music

  • Chinx [Lionel Pickens], American rapper (Coke Boys), dies in a drive-by shooting at 31
2015 in Music