On This Day

Events in Music in May 2015

  • May 5 "Traveller" debut album by Chris Stapleton is released (Grammy Award Best Country Album 2016, Billboard Album of the Year 2016)
  • May 17 "Blurryface," 4th studio album by Twenty One Pilots is released (1st album ever to have every track gold-certified)

Music awardsMusic Awards

May 17 24th Billboard Music Awards: Taylor Swift wins top artist & 7 other awards

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 21 Flavor Flav is arrested near Las Vegas on charges including speeding and driving under the influence

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

Music releaseAlbum Release

May 22 Daniel Johns releases “Talk”, his debut album as a solo artist

Musician Daniel Johns
Musician
Daniel Johns
  • May 23 60th Eurovision Song Contest: Mans Zelmerlow for Sweden wins singing "Heroes" in Vienna