Events in Music in 2014

Music concertMusic Concert

Jan 11 During a concert in Maui, Mick Fleetwood announces that Christine McVie would be rejoining Fleetwood Mac

Rock vocalist Christine McVie
Rock vocalist
Christine McVie
Musician Mick Fleetwood
Musician
Mick Fleetwood

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 26 56th Grammy Awards: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Lorde, and Daft Punk win

Singer Lorde
Singer
Lorde

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 19 BRIT Awards: David Bowie, Ellie Goulding and Arctic Monkeys win

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
Singer-Songwriter
David Bowie
  • Apr 6 49th Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Jason Aldean, and Miranda Lambert win

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Apr 11 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel, Hall & Oates, KISS, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens

Singer and songwriter Cat Stevens
Singer and songwriter
Cat Stevens
Rocker Kurt Cobain
Rocker
Kurt Cobain

Music releaseMusic Single

Apr 27 Ariana Grande's first single from her second debut album, "Problem" featuring Iggy Azalea, is released

  • May 10 59th Eurovision Song Contest: Conchita Wurst for Austria wins singing "Rise Like a Phoenix" in Copenhagen

Music releaseMusic Premiere

May 23 "Pauline" a chamber opera by Margaret Atwood and Tobin Stokes premieres at the York Theatre in Vancouver

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 8 Audra McDonald wins a Tony for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar And Grill"

Actress and Singer Audra McDonald
Actress and Singer
Audra McDonald
Jazz Musician Billie Holiday
Jazz Musician
Billie Holiday

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jun 19 "Transformers: Age of Extinction" directed by Michael Bay and starring Mark Wahlberg premieres in Hong Kong. Highest grossing film of 2014 ($1.104 billion)

Actor & Former Rapper Mark Wahlberg
Actor & Former Rapper
Mark Wahlberg
  • Oct 8 The Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra is awarded the $1 million Birgit Nilsson Prize

Music releaseAlbum Release

Oct 10 Taylor Swift releases her 5th studio album “1989” (2015 Billboard Album of the Year, Grammy Award for Album of the Year 2016)

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift
  • Nov 5 48th CMT Music Awards: Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton, and Miranda Lambert win

Music releaseMusic Single

Nov 10 "Uptown Funk" single released by Bruno Mars (Billboard Song of the Year 2015, Grammy Record Of The Year, Grammy Song of the Year 2016)

Singer Bruno Mars
Singer
Bruno Mars

Music awardsMusic Awards

Nov 23 41st American Music Awards: One Direction, Sam Smith and Katy Perry win

Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry
Singer Harry Styles
Singer
Harry Styles
Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
Singer-songwriter
Zayn Malik