On This Day

June 2021 in Music History

Events in Music

Music awardsCMT Music Awards

Jun 9 55th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood with John Legend, Kane Brown, and Gabby Barrett win

Singer Carrie Underwood
Carrie Underwood
Singer-Songwriter John Legend
John Legend

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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"

Pop Star Britney Spears
Pop Star
Britney Spears

Deaths in Music

  • Jun 11 John Gabriel [Jack Monkarsh], American stage and screen actor (Ryan's Hope), singer, lyricist, and producer, dies at 90
  • Jun 21 Pat Lupo, American rock bassist (Beaver Brown Band, 1972-94 - "On The Dark Side"; "Tough All Over"), dies at 66
  • Jun 23 Ellen McIlwaine, American blues singer-songwriter, and slide guitarist ("Honky Tonky Angel"; β€œIn My Time of Dying"), dies of esophageal cancer at 75
  • Jun 26 Johnny Solinger, American rock singer-songwriter (Skid Row, 1999 to 2015), dies of liver failure at 55
  • Jun 26 Frederic Rzewski, American concert pianist, and composer (Spacecraft), dies of a heart attack at 83
  • Jun 29 John Lawton, British rock singer (Lucifer's Friend, 1970-76, 1981-82, 2014–21; Uriah Heep, 1977-79), dies at 74