Events in Music on April 29

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1784 Premiere of Mozart's Sonata in B flat, K454 (Vienna)

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music releaseMusic Single

1967 "Respect" single released by Aretha Franklin (Billboard Song of the Year 1967)

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • 1968 "Hair" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 1750 performances
  • 1969 "Trumpets of the Lord" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 7 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1982 17th Academy of Country Music Awards: Alabama, Merle Haggard, and Barbara Mandrell win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • 1984 "Oliver!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1990 "Change in the Heir" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1991 "Our Country's Good" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1991 "Don't Rock the Jukebox" single released by Alan Jackson (ASCAP Award Country Song of the Year 1992, Billboard Song of the Year 1991)
  • 1992 "Falsettos" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 487 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

1992 27th Academy of Country Music Awards: Garth Brooks and Reba McEntire win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks
  • 1992 Country singer Doug Stone, 35, undergoes quadruple bypass surgery

Film release premierFilm Release

1996 "Rent", starring Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs, opens at Nederlander Theater NYC

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Actress/Singer
Idina Menzel
  • 1997 "Candide" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 103 performances

Music releaseAlbum Release

2016 "Views" 4th studio album by Drake is released

Singer-Songwriter Drake
Singer-Songwriter
Drake
  • 2016 "H.O.L.Y" single released by Florida Georgia Line (Billboard Song of the Year 2016)