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Year 2021 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Feb 7 The Weeknd becomes the first Canadian solo artist to headline the Super Bowl half time show (Super Bowl LV)
  • Mar 2 Dolly Parton receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine she gave $1 million to help develop
  • Mar 14 63rd Grammy Awards: Beyoncé breaks record for most Grammys won by a singer (28), Taylor Swift win Album of the Year and Billie Eilish Record of the Year
  • Apr 26 Kanye West's Nike Air Yeezy 1 Prototype trainers sell for a record $1.8 million in a private sale at Sotheby's
  • May 22 Eurovision Song Contest won by Italian metal band Maneskin with 524 points in Rotterdam
  • Jun 9 55th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood with John Legend, Kane Brown, and Gabby Barrett win
  • Jun 23 Britney Spears requests a judge end her court-ordered conservatorship, states "I think this conservatorship is abusive. I don't think I can live a full life"
  • Aug 3 Singer Tony Bennett celebrates his 95th birthday with Lady Gaga in the first of 2 "farewell" performances at Radio City Music Hall, NYC
  • Aug 4 Rihanna named the world's wealthiest female musician worth $1.7 billion by Forbes [1]
  • Aug 5 Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts (80) announces he will be unable to accompany the band on its 2021 U.S. tour, based on medical advice; American Steve Jordan tapped to fill in
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Music Awards in 2021

Musicians Married in 2021

  • Mar 27 Rapper Jeezy marries TV fashion expert Jeannie Mae Jenkins at home in Atlanta
  • May 15 American pop star Ariana Grande (28) weds realtor Dalton Gomez (25) at home in Montecito, California
  • Jul 3 American pop singer and TV personality Gwen Stefani (51) weds American country singer and TV personality Blake Shelton (45) at Shelton's ranch in Tishomingo, Oklahoma

Musicians Divorces in 2021


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