April 2017 in Music

Events in Music


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Apr 1 Bob Dylan receives his Nobel Prize for Literature at a private ceremony in Stockholm

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Apr 7 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts Electric Light Orchestra, Joan Baez, Yes, Tupac Shakur, Journey, and Pearl Jam

Rapper Tupac Shakur
Rapper
Tupac Shakur

Weddings in Music

  • Apr 13 "New Girl" actress Hannah Simone (36) weds musician Jesse Giddings in a secret ceremony
  • Apr 15 Country music singer and songwriter Sam Hunt (32) weds Hannah Lee Fowler in Cedartown, Georgia

Deaths in Music

  • Apr 3 Kishori Amonkar, Indian classical Hindustani singer, dies at 84
  • Apr 10 Banner Thomas, American rocker (Molly Hatchet), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • Apr 11 J. Geils [John Warren Geils Jr], American rock guitarist (J. Geils Band - Centerfold), dies at 71
  • Apr 15 Allan Holdsworth, British guitarist, dies at 70
  • Apr 20 Cuba Gooding Sr., American singer (Everybody Plays the Fool), dies at 72