Events in Music on January 9

  • 1929 Buddy DeSylva & Lew Brown's musical "Follow Thru" premieres in NYC
  • 1946 "Would-Be Gentleman" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • 1947 "Street Scene" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 148 performances
  • 1947 Roger Sessions' 2nd Symphony premieres in San Francisco
  • 1948 Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston
  • 1965 The Beatles' 65 album goes #1 & stays #1 for 9 weeks
  • 1971 "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" closes at Majestic NYC after 19 performances
  • 1976 C. W. McCall CB song "Convoy" hits #1 on the country music charts
  • 1977 "Porgy & Bess" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 122 performances
  • 1984 Rock band Van Halen release their most successful album "1984"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997 Heart attacks sends Frank Sinatra back to hospital

Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
  • 2001 Apple announced iTunes at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco, for organizing and playing digital music and videos

Music awardsMusic Awards

2002 Michael Jackson receives the Artist of the Century award at the American music awards

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson

Music awardsMusic Awards

2002 29th American Music Awards: Janet Jackson & Lenny Kravitz win

  • 2006 "If You're Going Through Hell (Before the Devil Even Knows)" single released by Rodney Atkins (Billboard Song of the Year 2006)
  • 2012 "Time is Love" single released by Josh Turner (Billboard Song of the Year 2012)