Events in Music on November 18

  • 1911 Opera "Lobetanz" first American performance
  • 1919 H Tierney & J McCarthy's musical "Irene" premieres in NYC

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1930 Musical "Smiles" with Bob Hope and Fred Astaire premieres in NYC

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
Entertainer Bob Hope
Entertainer
Bob Hope

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1945 Arnold Schoenberg's Prelude for orchestra & mixed choir, premieres

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1961 "Gay Life" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 113 performances
  • 1961 "Kwamina" closes at 54th St Theater NYC after 32 performances
  • 1975 "Rufus featuring Chaka Khan" 4th studio album by Rufus is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1976)
  • 1984 "3 Musketeers" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 9 performances

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1985 Paul McCartney releases "Spies Like Us"

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney
  • 1990 "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 241 performances
  • 1993 Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder arrested for public drunkiness

Music releaseAlbum Release

1997 Metallica release the album "ReLoad"

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted
Metallica Rocker James Hetfield
Metallica Rocker
James Hetfield
  • 1997 "Titanic: Music from the Motion Picture" album is released by Sony Music Soundtrax

Music releaseAlbum Release

2002 "Up!" 4th studio album by Shania Twain is released (Billboard Album of the Year 2003)

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain

Music awardsMusic Awards

2007 34th American Music Awards: Fergie, Justin Timberlake & Carrie Underwood win

Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Singer Carrie Underwood
Singer
Carrie Underwood
Singer Fergie Duhamel
Singer
Fergie Duhamel

Music releaseAlbum Release

2011 "The X Factor" group One Direction release their debut album "Up All Night" in Ireland and the UK

Singer Harry Styles
Singer
Harry Styles
Singer-songwriter Zayn Malik
Singer-songwriter
Zayn Malik

Music awardsMusic Awards

2012 39th American Music Awards: Katy Perry & Justin Bieber win

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber
Pop Star Katy Perry
Pop Star
Katy Perry

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2017 Shawn Mendes is the first singer under 18 to get three No. 1 singles on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart

Singer-Songwriter Shawn Mendes
Singer-Songwriter
Shawn Mendes