On This Day

November 2020 in Music History

Events in Music

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Nov 13 Singer Harry Styles becomes the first-ever solo male cover star for US Vogue

Singer Harry Styles
Harry Styles

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Nov 13 Kylie Minogue becomes the first woman to top the UK album chart over five consecutive decades with "Disco"

Pop Star & Singer Kylie Minogue
Pop Star & Singer
Kylie Minogue

Deaths in Music

  • Nov 2 Baron Wolman, American photographer, founding chief photographer for Rolling Stone, dies of ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) at 83
  • Nov 4 Ken Hensley, English songwriter and rock keyboardist (Blackfoot, Uriah Heep), dies at 75
  • Nov 6 Barbara York, Canadian composer (A Butterfly in Time), dies of pulmonary fibrosis at 71 
  • Nov 7 Cándido Camero, Cuban American percussionist (congo drum) and bandleader, dies at 99 [1]
  • Nov 14 Des O'Connor, British television presenter, singer and comedian, dies at 88 [1]
  • Nov 23 Hal Ketchum, American country singer (Small Town Saturday Night), dies at 67