On This Day

Events in Music in December 2005

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Dec 1 Musical "The Color Purple" based on the book by Alice Walker opens on Broadway produced by Oprah Whitney starring LaChanze (Tony Award Best Actress in a Musical)

Novelist Alice Walker
Novelist
Alice Walker

Music releaseAlbum Release

Dec 20 "The Breakthrough" 7th studio album by Mary J. Blige is released

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Singer-songwriter
Mary J. Blige
  • Dec 21 Civil Partnership Act comes into force in the UK, with singer Elton John and David Furnish one of the first couples to form a same-sex civil union