On This Day

Events in Music in June 2019

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Jun 3 Jay-Z named the world's first billionaire rapper by Forbes magazine

Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z

Music awardsCMT Music Awards

Jun 5 53rd CMT Music Awards: Carrie Underwood, and Kane Brown win

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Jun 9 73rd Tony Awards: "Hadestown" best musical, "The Ferryman" best play, Bryan Cranston and Elaine May win

  • Jun 9 Ali Stroker becomes the first actress in a wheelchair to win a Tony award for musical "Oklahoma!"

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Jun 11 "The New York Times" reveals an estimated 500,000 song titles, including masters of Chuck Berry, Louis Armstrong, and Ella Fitzgerald, lost in 2008 warehouse fire on Universal backlot in Los Angeles

Jazz Musician Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician
Ella Fitzgerald
Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Chuck Berry
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Chuck Berry

Music concertGlastonbury Festival

Jun 26 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: American rock band The Killers headline; Kylie Minogue plays the Pyramid stage 14 years after cancer forced her to cancel; other performers include Bastille, Hozier, and Mavis Staples

Pop Star & Singer Kylie Minogue
Pop Star & Singer
Kylie Minogue