Events in Music in 2010

  • Jan 31 52nd Grammy Awards: Use Somebody, Zac Brown Band wins

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Mar 24 The World Health Organization appoints Craig David as a Goodwill Ambassador against tuberculosis on World Tuberculosis Day

Singer-songwriter Craig David
Singer-songwriter
Craig David

Music awardsMusic Awards

Apr 18 45th Academy of Country Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, and Miranda Lambert win

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May 1 Canadian singer Bryan Adams is given the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for his 30 years of contributions to the arts

Singer Bryan Adams
Singer
Bryan Adams

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May 10 Flavor Flav guest hosts the wrestling show WWE Raw

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav

Music releaseMusic Single

May 28 "Un-Thinkable (I'm Ready)" single released by Alicia Keys (Billboard Song of the Year 2010)

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys
Singer-songwriter
Alicia Keys
  • May 29 55th Eurovision Song Contest: Lena for Germany wins singing "Satellite" in Oslo
  • Jun 9 44th CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert & Keith Urban wins

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jun 18 "Recovery" 7th studio album by Eminem is released (best selling album worldwide 2010)

Rapper Eminem
Rapper
Eminem

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jul 6 Brandon Boyd announces the release of his debut solo album, "The Wild Trapeze"

Musician Brandon Boyd
Musician
Brandon Boyd
  • Jul 23 One Direction is formed during the X Factor show as Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson join together

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 12 27th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Eminem">Eminem win

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga
Rapper Eminem
Rapper
Eminem

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 24 "The Social Network" directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake premieres at the New York Film Festival

Actor Andrew Garfield
Actor
Andrew Garfield
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake

Music releaseAlbum Release

Oct 25 "Speak Now" 3rd studio album by Taylor Swift is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2011)

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
  • Nov 10 44th Country Music Association Award: Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins

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Nov 10 Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Disney Composer Alan Menken
Disney Composer
Alan Menken
  • Nov 13 Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 21 37th American Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Singer-Songwriter
Lady Gaga
  • Nov 28 24th Soul Train Music Awards: Ron Isley, Anita Baker win

Music releaseMusic Single

Nov 29 "Rolling in the Deep" single is released by Adele (Billboard Song of the Year 2011, Grammy Award for Record of the Year and Song of the Year 2012)

Singer-songwriter Adele
Singer-songwriter
Adele