February 2017 in Music

Events in Music

  • Feb 5 Heavy metal band Black Sabbath play their last concert in their home town Birmingham, England

Music awardsMusic Awards

Feb 12 59th Grammy Awards: Adele wins Best Song "Hello" and Best Album "25"

Singer-songwriter Adele
Singer-songwriter
Adele

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Feb 22 Jay-Z becomes 1st rapper to be inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame alongside Max Martin, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z

Weddings in Music

  • Feb 27 Gossip Girl's star Penn Badgley (30) weds singer Domino Kirke in New York

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 1 Desmond Carrington, British radio host (The Music Goes Round), dies at 90
  • Feb 4 Gervase de Peyer, British clarinetist, dies at 89
  • Feb 8 Nicolai Gedda, Swedish opera tenor (Opera Two to Six), dies at 91
  • Feb 11 Harvey Lichtenstein, American head of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, dies at 87
  • Feb 12 Al Jarreau, American jazz singer (Moonlighting), dies at 76
  • Feb 17 Alan Aldridge, British artist, graphic designer and illustrator whose artwork was used in record covers for The Beatles and The Who, dies at 73
  • Feb 19 Larry Coryell, American jazz guitarist (11th House), dies at 73
  • Feb 21 Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, Polish-born classical conductor and composer, dies at 93
  • Feb 26 Dimiter Khristov, Bulgarian composer, dies at 83
  • Feb 26 James E. Sellars, American composer, dies at 76