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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2007.
- January 1 - George Shearing is knighted for services to music in the Queen's New Year Honours List. Evelyn Glennie becomes a Dame. Imogen Cooper, John Rutter and Rod Stewart are awarded the CBE.
- January 30 - Following rumours that The Police will reunite for a tour after 23 years to mark the 30th anniversary of the release of "Roxanne", the band announce that they will perform at the opening of the 49th annual Grammy Awards on February 11 and subsequently announce The Police Reunion Tour.
- 2007 Timbaland plagiarism controversy: Rumours circulate that Timbaland may have appropriated his ringtone Block Party and the related beat to Nelly Furtado's "Do It."
- Lebanese-born UK popstar Mika's music career begins after signing to Universal Records UK.
- February 11 — the 49th Grammy Awards are presented at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Christina Aguilera performs "It's Man's Man's Man's World" a tribute to the Godfather of Soul James Brown. Dixie Chicks became the biggest winners of the night with five award, including big three: Record of the Year, Album of the Year and Song of the Year. Red Hot Chili Peppers won four awards for their 2006 rock hit Dani California and the album Stadium Arcadium. Shakira performed for the first time ever at the Grammys with the biggest hit of 2006 Hips Don't Lie featuring Wyclef Jean. The Police reunited and performed for the first time in the 21st century.
- February 16 — Chris Cornell leaves Audioslave because of "musical differences".
- February 20 — Christina Aguilera began her second leg of her Back to Basics Tour in the US. The tour would go on to become the highest grossing tour for a female artist in 2007.
- February 27 — American rock parody band Tenacious D release their movie, Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny on DVD.
- February 28 — It is announced that the American early 1980s punk band Circle Jerks have released a new song, titled "I'm Gonna Live", which can also be heard on their Myspace page. Rumors are swirling that the band is also supposedly gearing up to release their follow-up to 1995's Oddities, Abnormalities and Curiosities.
- March 1 — Angela Hacker is voted by viewers the 2007 champion of the televised singing competition Nashville Star. Her prize is a record deal with Warner Bros. Records.
- March 12
- March 16 — Bad Religion reveal that their new album will be called New Maps of Hell.
- March 21 — Toshimitsu Deyama announces that he has been recording with Yoshiki after a gap of ten years.
- March 25 — Elton John plays Madison Square Garden for the 60th time, to celebrate his 60th birthday. The concert sets the record for most performances by an artist at the venue. Longtime songwriting partner Bernie Taupin makes an appearance, as well as celebrities Whoopi Goldberg and Robin Williams and former President Bill Clinton. John performs songs from his back catalogue, including "Ballad of a Well-Known Gun" and "Roy Rogers".
- April 3 – Hilary Duff releases her first album in 3 years, Dignity. The album explores electronic and dance, and was praised by critics for its lyrics, musical style, and its time of release. Dignity proved to be a big influence on the subsequent "electronic" music movement.
- April 7 — Joss Stone's third studio album Introducing Joss Stone debuts at number two on the U.S. Billboard 200, becoming the highest debut entry by a British female solo artist on the U.S. chart; the record was previously held by Amy Winehouse's Back to Black, which had debuted at number seven the previous week.
- April 8 — Japanese street musician Koichi Toyama is one of the candidates in the election for governor of Tokyo. He finished 8th out of a field of 14.
- April 10 — Beyoncé launches The Beyoncé Experience in Tokyo, Japan.
- April 19 — Joey Jordison of Slipknot becomes a session member of KoЯn.
- April 22 — Patrick Wolf announces his retirement from the music business. However, he later revokes this, saying that he will merely be on hiatus.
- April 23
- April 27 – April 29 — Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California.
- April 29 — The first precollege music conservatory for the Arab-speaking population of Israel opens in Shfaram.
- May 11 — Guitarist Chickn creates a post via MySpace confirming that D.I. will finally release the long-awaited first reunion album On the Western Front on August 7. This would be their first official album featuring new material since 1994's State of Shock.
- May 12 — The Eurovision Song Contest 2007 is held in Helsinki, Finland, and is won by Serbia.
- May 15 — Minutes to Midnight by Linkin Park sells more than 600,000 copies in the USA and more than 1,000,000 worldwide and is the third best selling album in the first week.
- May 16 – May 20 — The European Festival of Youth Choirs is held in Basel, Switzerland.
- May 19 — The Los Angeles radio station KROQ airs the fifteenth annual Weenie Roast. Bands featured include Linkin Park, 30 Seconds to Mars, Incubus, Rise Against, Korn, Bad Religion, Social Distortion, Interpol, Queens of the Stone Age, The Bravery, Silversun Pickups, Tim Armstrong, Peter Bjorn and John, Tiger Army, and the Plain White T's.
- May 23 — Jordin Sparks of Arizona wins Season 6 of American Idol.
- May 25 – May 28 — Salzburg Festival
- May 26 – May 27 — Sasquatch! Music Festival
- May 30 – June 5 — The Peel Bay Festival (Isle of Man)
- June – Mikael Åkerfeldt Returns to Bloodbath and the Band also Hires Per Eriksson.*June 4 — Yoshiki announces that X Japan will reunite for a new tour and a single.
- June 8 – June 10 — Download Festival
- June 14 — Daft Punk came back in Paris for a show, ten years after their last performance in the French capital.
- June 22–23 — Radio Expres Festival – the first music festival of Slovak radio station Rádio Expres
- June 22–25 — Glastonbury Festival
- June 28 — Spice Girls announce their reunion at the O2 in London in a press conference televised worldwide.
- June 29 – July 1 — Heineken Open'er Festival takes place in Babie Doły military airport, Gdynia, Poland. Confirmed bands that will play there are: Beastie Boys, Björk, Muse, The Roots, Sonic Youth, Bloc Party, LCD Soundsystem, Groove Armada, Dizzee Rascal, Laurent Garnier, Crazy P, The Strike Boys, Freeform Five.
- July 1 — The Concert for Diana takes place at Wembley Stadium in London. Performers include Duran Duran, Elton John, Fergie, Joss Stone, Kanye West, Nelly Furtado, Rod Stewart, and Tom Jones.
- July 7 — Live Earth, worldwide series of concerts to initiate action against global warming. Acts include: Sarah Brightman, Linkin Park, Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Bon Jovi, Fall Out Boy, Shakira, John Mayer, Rihanna, Beastie Boys, Duran Duran, Madonna, Foo Fighters, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Eyed Peas, Spinal Tap, Jack Johnson, Lenny Kravitz, Metallica as well as the reunited bands The Police, Genesis, The Smashing Pumpkins and Crowded House.
- July 7–8 — T In The Park, Oxegen 2007
- July 17 — Joe Payne joins Divine Heresy.
- July 27 — Adam Willard leaves The Offspring and is replaced by former Face to Face and Saves the Day drummer Pete Parada.
- August 4 – August 11 — The Three Choirs Festival is held at Gloucester.
- August 5 – 2007 Karaj Rock Concert incident: 230 Iranian musicians and fans are arrested by the government at an illegal rock concert.
- August 11 – August 12 — The eighth annual Summer Sonic Festival is held. Bands that play include: Arctic Monkeys, Avenged Sevenfold, Bloc Party, The Horrors, Interpol, The Offspring, Sum 41, Metallica and We Are Scientists.
- August 24 – August 26 — Carling Weekend—Reading and Leeds Festivals
- August 30 - "Gimme More", Britney Spears' comeback single from the Blackout album, makes its official radio debut. Within 24 hours, it is one of the most requested songs on air. The single was certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America, selling 1,000,000 copies shortly after its release.
- August 31 – September 2 — Electric Picnic 2007
- August Bank Holiday (last weekend in August) — Bryn Terfel's Faenol Festival
- September 3 — My Chemical Romance lead singer, Gerard Way, marries Mindless Self Indulgence bassist, Lyn-Z, backstage at Projekt Revolution in Denver, Colorado
- September 4 — Small Faces and Don Arden plaque unveiled at 52–55 Carnaby Street, London, England
- September 8 — "Weird Al" Yankovic performs his 1,000th live show at Idaho Falls, Idaho.
- September 9 - Britney Spears opens the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards held in the Palms Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- September 12 – October 1 — Prague Autumn International Music Festival
- September 20 – September 23 — 4th annual Decibel Festival, Seattle
- September 22 – September 29 — 35th North Wales International Music Festival is held at St Asaph.
- September 23 - Prashant Tamang wins Season 3 of Indian Idol.
- September 24 — Patrick Watson's album Close to Paradise wins the Canadian Polaris Music Prize for 2007.
- Delta Goodrem releases her single "In This Life", which becomes her eighth #1 in Australia.
- Placebo's drummer Steve Hewitt leaves the band, citing "personal and musical differences" as the cause of the split.
- The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra announces the appointment of Runnicles as its next Chief Conductor.
- October 1 – Jonny Greenwood, guitarist of Radiohead, announces on the band's site that they will release the new album In Rainbows in ten days, which consumers could pay whatever price they wanted for.
- October 4 — Fred Mascherino announces his departure from Taking Back Sunday, to pursue his solo career called The Color Fred.
- October 15 – Reggae musician Burning Spear is awarded the Jamaican Order of Distinction in the Officer class.
- October 20 – Brett Anderson Live at Queen Elizabeth Hall concert is recorded.
- October 22 — X Japan performs for the first time in ten years and announces a concert in Tokyo in spring, followed by a world tour.
- October 27
- Interpol, Yo La Tengo, The Whitest Boy Alive, The Horrors, TeddyBears and other bands appear in the Manifest Festival at Mexico City.
- Singapore Hit Awards 2007 ceremony is held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
- 10th Annual electronic dance music festival Monster massive, held at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena.
- November 1 — The MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 take place at the Olympiahalle in Munich, Germany
- November 9 — Carnatic vocalist Sikkil Gurucharan and Western Classical pianist Anil Srinivasan première tracks from their collaborative album Colour of Rain.
- November 12 — OneRepublic breaks the Top 40 Radio airplay record in the USA with "Apologize".
- November 25 — Natalie Gauci becomes the winner of Australian Idol 2007 at the Sydney Opera House, beating Matt Corby to the title. Gauci's winning single "Here I Am" will debut at Number 2 – the first Australian Idol single not to reach Number 1.
- November 27 — Harmonia reunite for their first concert since 1976 in Berlin.
- December 2 – Spice Girls open their reunion tour in Vancouver, Canada.
- December 8–9 — The Los Angeles radio station KROQ airs the eighteenth annual Acoustic Christmas. Bands that played are: Linkin Park, Bad Religion, Angels & Airwaves, Rise Against, Avenged Sevenfold, Serj Tankian, Paramore, Modest Mouse, Jimmy Eat World, Spoon, Feist, The Shins, Silversun Pickups and Muse.
- December 9 – Evanescence finish touring for The Open Door, and part ways with hired musicians, Will Hunt and Troy McLawhorn.
- December 10
- See Musical groups established in 2007
- The Eagles (first studio album since 1979)
- Kevin Ayers (first studio album since 1992)
- Buck-O-Nine (first studio album since 1999)
- Buffalo Tom (first album since 1998)
- Shellac (first album since 2000)
- Smashing Pumpkins (first album since 2000)
- Avril Lavigne (first album since 2004)
- Enrique Iglesias (first album since 2003)
- Marilyn Manson (first album since 2003)
- Mandy Moore (first album since 2003)
- Britney Spears (first album since 2003)
- Radiohead (first studio album since 2003)
- Linkin Park (first studio album since 2003)
- Dimension Zero (Swedish band) (first studio album since 2003)
- Dimmu Borgir (first studio album since 2003)
- See Musical groups disestablished in 2007
- Ace of Base
- All Saints
- At The Gates (a few European summer festivals in 2008)
- Boyzone (one-off performance)
- Breach (one-off performance)
- Crazy Town
- Crowded House
- The Dismemberment Plan (two-performance reunion)
- Dispatch (three-performance reunion)
- Element Eighty
- Eve 6
- Finch (two-performance reunion)
- Héroes del Silencio
- Hot Water Music (reunion tour)
- The Jesus and Mary Chain
- Hombres G (Spain)
- Kris Kross
- Led Zeppelin (one-off performance)
- Leftover Salmon (two-performance reunion)
- Luna Sea (one-off performance)
- The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
- My Bloody Valentine
- No Angels
- Oblivion Dust
- The Police
- Rage Against the Machine
- Sex Pistols
- Siam Shade (one performance)
- Sixpence None the Richer
- Soda Stereo (tour through Latin America and the US)
- Spice Girls
- Spinal Tap
- Squirrel Nut Zippers
- Suffokate (members of All Shall Perish and Legacy of Pain)
- Trust Company
- Van Halen
- The Verve
- White Lion
- Yellow Magic Orchestra
- X Japan
Bands on hiatus
- Allister (hiatus)
- Damiera (on hiatus in April 2007, reformed with new members in June 2007)
- The Early November (indefinite hiatus)
- Evanescence (indefinite hiatus)
- Gerling (indefinite hiatus)
- Los Hermanos (indefinite hiatus)
- Matchbook Romance (indefinite hiatus)
- Nickel Creek (hiatus)
- Sparta (indefinite hiatus)
- Yourcodenameis:milo (indefinite hiatus)
- Dr. Dre (hiatus)
- Eminem (hiatus)
Best-selling albums globally
Position Album Title Artist 1 The Best Damn Thing Avril Lavigne 2 Carnival Ride Carrie Underwood 3 Back to Black Amy Winehouse 4 Noël Josh Groban 5 Long Road Out Of Eden The Eagles 6 Minutes to Midnight Linkin Park 7 As I Am Alicia Keys 8 Call Me Irresponsible Michael Bublé 9 Life In Cartoon Motion Mika 10 Not Too Late Norah Jones
Top Hits on Record
- Irreplaceable - Beyoncé (7 weeks)
- Say It Right - Nelly Furtado (1 week)
- What Goes Around...Comes Around Justin Timberlake (1 week)
- This Is Why I'm Hot - Mims (2 weeks)
- Glamorous - Fergie feat. Ludacris (2 weeks)
- Don't Matter - Akon (2 weeks)
- Give It To Me - Timbaland feat. Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado (2 weeks)
- Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne (1 week)
- Makes Me Wonder - Maroon 5 (3 weeks)
- Buy U a Drank (Shawty Snappin') - Yung Joc feat. T-Pain (1 week)
- Umbrella - Rihanna feat. Jay-Z (7 weeks)
- Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's (2 weeks)
- Beautiful Girls - Sean Kingston (4 weeks)
- Big Girls Don't Cry - Fergie (1 week)
- Crank That (Soulja Boy) - Soulja Boy Tell 'Em (3 weeks)
- Stronger - Kanye West (1 week)
- Kiss Kiss - Chris Brown feat. T-Pain (3 weeks)
- No One - Alicia Keys (5 weeks)
- Lera Auerbach – Symphony No. 1 "Chimera"
- Lorenzo Ferrero
- Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2
- Fantasy Suite
- Nigel Hess – Piano Concerto
- Claude Ledoux - Canto a due for Bb clarinet and cello
- Karlheinz Stockhausen –
- Balance, for flute, English horn, and bass clarinet
- Glück (Bliss), for oboe, English horn, and bassoon
- Hoffnung (Hope), for violin, viola, and cello
- Glanz (Brilliance), for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and viola
- Treue (Fidelity), for E-flat clarinet, basset horn, and bass clarinet
- Erwachen (Awakening), for soprano saxophone, trumpet, and cello
- Man-Ching Donald Yu - Nebula for Organ and Chamber Orchestra
- Karlheinz Stockhausen – Cosmic Pulses, electronic music
Vocal music with electronic music
- Karlheinz Stockhausen –
- Havona, for bass voice and electronic music
- Orvonton, for baritone and electronic music
- Jerusem, for tenor and electronic music
- Urantia, for soprano and electronic music
Instrumental music with electronic music
- Karlheinz Stockhausen –
- Havona, for bass voice and electronic music
- Orvonton, for baritone and electronic music
- Uversa, for basset-horn and electronic music
- Nebadon, for horn and electronic music
- Jerusem, for tenor and electronic music
- Urantia, for soprano and electronic music
- Edentia, for soprano saxophone and electronic music
- Paradies (Paradise), for flute and electronic music
- Unsuk Chin – Alice in Wonderland
- Ryan Conarro, William Todd Hunt – Arctic Magic Flute
- Victor Davies – Transit of Venus
- Anthony Davis – Wakonda's Dream
- Jonathan Dove – The Adventures of Pinocchio
- Lorenzo Ferrero – Le piccole storie – ai margini delle guerre
- Philip Glass – Appomattox
- Ricky Ian Gordon – The Grapes of Wrath
- Hans Werner Henze – Phaedra
- James MacMillan – The Sacrifice
- Richard Mills – The Love of the Nightingale
- Fabio Vacchi – Teneke
- Lorenzo Ferrero – Franca Florio, regina di Palermo
- The musical, Sweeney Todd, was adapted as a major motion picture (under the title Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street) by Tim Burton featuring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee, Alan Rickman and Sacha Baron Cohen in key roles. It was released December 21, 2007.
- Hairspray – an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, itself adapted from John Waters' 1988 comedy film. It was released July 20, 2007.
- Across the Universe a musical which tells a love story during war times, using adapted versions of music from The Beatles. It was widely released October 12, 2007.
- The film Once a self proclaimed modern-musical is released. It would go on to win the Academy Award for Best Song for the song Falling Slowly
- Curtains (Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb Book: Rupert Holmes) Broadway production opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on March 22
- High School Musical 2 starring Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, and Ashley Tisdale premiered on the Disney Channel, it went on to become one of the most successful television movies ever.
- January 1 - Miguel Gallego Arámbula, first son of the Latin superstar Luis Miguel
- September 15 – Nathan Glenn and Alex Jacob Robertson, twin sons of Orli Shaham and David Robertson
- January 1 — Del Reeves, American country singer, 74
- January 3 — János Fürst, Hungarian conductor and violinist, 71
- January 6 — Pete Kleinow, American guitarist (Flying Burrito Brothers), 72
- January 8 — Mercedes Murciano, Cuban singer (Miami Sound Machine), 49
- January 13 — Michael Brecker, American jazz saxophonist, 57 (leukemia)
- January 16 — Thornton "Pookie" Hudson, American singer (The Spaniels), 73
- January 17 — Uwe Nettlebeck, German producer and multi-instrumentalist (Faust), 67
- January 18 — Brent Liles, American punk bassist (Social Distortion), 43 (road accident)
- January 19 — Denny Doherty, Canadian singer (The Mamas & the Papas), 66
- January 21 — Mina Foley, New Zealand coloratura soprano, 76
- January 22 — Disco D, American music producer and composer, 26 (suicide by hanging)
- January 28 — Karel Svoboda, composer, 68
- January 31 — Kirka Babitzin, Finnish singer, 56
- February 1 — Gian Carlo Menotti, composer, 95
- February 4 — Ilya Kormiltsev, Russian songwriter, 47 (spinal cancer)
- February 6
- February 8 — Joe Hunter, American pianist (The Funk Brothers), 79
- February 15 — Ray Evans, American songwriter, 92
- February 18 — John "Bam Bam" Lane, American drummer (Bill Haley & His Comets), 76
- February 19 — Janet Blair, American actress and singer, 85
- February 22 — Edgar Evans, Welsh operatic tenor, 94
- February 23
- February 24 — Bryan Balkwill, English pianist and orchestral conductor, 84
- February 28 — Billy Thorpe, British-born Australian rock performer, 60
- March 7 — Frigyes Hidas, Hungarian composer, 88
- March 9 — Brad Delp, American singer (Boston), 55 (suicide)
- March 11 — Betty Hutton, American singer and actress, 86
- March 19 — Luther Ingram, American singer, 69
- March 30 — Marcel Merkès, French operatic tenor, 86
- April 5 — Mark St. John, American guitarist (Kiss, White Tiger), 51
- April 9 — Egon Bondy, Czech songwriter (Plastic People of the Universe), 77
- April 10 — Dakota Staton, American jazz vocalist, 74
- April 14 — Don Ho, Hawaiian musician, 76
- April 17 — Kitty Carlisle, American singer, 96
- April 20 — Andrew Hill, American jazz pianist, 75
- April 25 — Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer 69
- April 26 — San Fadyl, American drummer (The Ladybug Transistor), 31
- April 27 — Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor, 80
- April 30
- May 6 — Đorđe Novković, Croatian songwriter, 63
- May 20 — Ben Weisman, American pianist, 95
- May 27 — Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (Zard), 40
- June 1 — Tony Thompson, American singer (Hi-Five), 31 (freon overdose)
- June 2 — John Pyke, American drummer (Ra Ra Riot), 23
- June 4 — Freddie Scott, American singer, 74
- June 8 — Nellie Lutcher, American jazz and pop singer and pianist, 94
- June 13 — Oskar Morawetz, Canadian composer, 90
- June 18 — Hank Medress, American singer (The Tokens), 67
- June 24 — Natasja, Danish reggae singer, 33 (car accident)
- June 29 — George McCorkle, American guitarist (Marshall Tucker Band), 60
- July 2
- July 3 — Boots Randolph, American saxophonist, 80
- July 4 — Bill Pinkney, American vocalist (The Drifters), 81
- July 5 — George Melly, British Jazz vocalist, 80
- July 8 — Jindřich Feld, Czech composer, 82
- July 11 — Rod Lauren, American singer, 67
- July 15 — Kelly Johnson, British guitarist (Girlschool), 49
- July 23 — Ron Miller, American songwriter and producer, 74
- July 29 — Trevor Hudson, American bassist (Bottom of the Hudson), 27 (car accident)
- July 28 — Theo Altmeyer, German classical tenor, 76
- August 4 — Lee Hazlewood, American singer and songwriter, 78
- August 10 — Anthony Wilson, British record executive (Factory Records), 57
- August 12 — Merv Griffin, American singer, television producer and land developer, 82
- August 16 — Max Roach, American jazz drummer, 83
- September 3 — Carter Albrecht, American keyboardist (Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians), 34 (shot)
- September 6 — Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor, 71
- September 9 — Hughie Thomasson, American guitarist, 55 (heart attack)
- September 10]] — Thomas Hansen, Norwegian musician, 31 (drug-related)
- September 11
- September 12 — Bobby Byrd, American soul singer, 73
- September 15 — Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan composer, pianist and conductor, 79
- September 25 — Patrick Bourque, Canadian bassist (Emerson Drive), 29
- October 9 – Jacqueline "Lady Jaye" Breyer, British experimental musician (Psychic TV), 38
- October 16 — Toše Proeski, Macedonian singer, 26 (car accident)
- October 17 — Teresa Brewer, American singer, 76
- October 18 — Lucky Dube, South African reggae musician, 43 (shot)
- October 20 — Paul Raven, British bassist (Killing Joke) 46 (heart attack)
- October 24 — Petr Eben, Czech composer, 78
- October 28 — Porter Wagoner, American country singer, 80
- October 30 – Robert Goulet, American singer, 73
- November 2 – Witold Kiełtyka, Polish drummer, 23 (bus accident)
- November 6 – Hank Thompson, American country singer and guitarist, 82
- November 11 – John Petersen, American drummer (The Beau Brummels, Harpers Bizarre), 65
- November 12 – Peter "Cool Man" Steiner, Swiss singer, 90
- November 16 – Grethe Kausland, Norweigen singer, 60
- November 19
- November 20 – Ernest "Doc" Paulin, American jazz musician, 100
- November 23 – Frank Guarrera, American singer, 83
- November 24 – Casey Calvert, American guitarist (Hawthorne Heights) 26 (drug overdose)
- November 27 – Cecil Payne, American saxophonist, 84
- November 28
- November 29 — Jim Nesbitt, American country singer, 75
- November 30 – Patrick Mason, American bassist Arsonists Get All the Girls, 21
- December 3 — Sergio Gomez, Mexican singer (K-Paz de la Sierra), 34
- December 4 — Pimp C, American rapper (UGK), 33 (drug-related)
- December 5 — Karlheinz Stockhausen, German avant-garde composer, 79
- December 12 — Ike Turner, American guitarist, 76
- December 16
- December 21 — Ruth Wallis, American singer, 87
- December 22 — Joe Ames, American singer (Ames Brothers), 88
- December 23
- December 25 — Pat Kirkwood, English actress and singer, 86
- December 26 — Joe Dolan, Irish singer, 68
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- Timeline of musical events
- ^ The Police reunion?, Sputnikmusic, March 1, 2006
- ^ Rumors swirl about possible Police reunion, MSNBC, retrieved 11/01/06
- ^ Police reunite to open Grammy awards, Inthenews. Retrieved February 1, 2007.
- ^ "Brand new Circle Jerks song streaming". Punknews.org. February 28, 2007. http://www.punknews.org/article/22459. Retrieved March 1, 2007.
- ^ "Matchbook Romance (1997–2007)". Punknews.org. March 12, 2007. http://www.punknews.org/article/22691. Retrieved March 13, 2007.
- ^ "Bad Religion to release "New Maps Of Hell" on July 10th ". Pitchfork Media. March 16, 2007. http://www.punknews.org/article/22768. Retrieved March 16, 2007.
- ^ "Patrick Wolf announces his retirement…". http://patrickwolf.proboards37.com/index.cgi?board=pw&action=display&thread=1176968699&page=5#1177265579.
- ^ "…and then denies it.". Archived from the original on April 29, 2007. http://web.archive.org/web/20070429031536/http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/news/42602-exclusive-patrick-wolf-explains-his-retirement.
- ^ Ben Zeev (April 29, 2007)
- ^ "D.I. name reunion album". Tartarean Desire. May 11, 2007. http://www.tartareandesire.com/news/D.I._name_reunion_album/8276/. Retrieved May 15, 2007.
- ^ "KROQ Weenie Roast Lineup Announced". Ultimate-Guitar.com. May 1, 2007. http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/upcoming_tours/kroq_weenie_roast_lineup_announced.html. Retrieved May 10, 2007.
- ^ "Iran detains scores at "satanic" rock gig: media". Reuters. August 4, 2007. http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSL0423282220070804.
- ^ "Offspring Confirm Summer Gig". Ultimate-Guitar.com. March 16, 2007. http://www.punknews.org/article/22459. Retrieved April 9, 2007.
- ^ Westminster honours Small Faces and Don Arden with Green Plaque
- ^ "Weird Al" Yankovic: Live Performances
- ^ Out of the Shadows :: The Amy Lee Campaign to End Epilepsy
- ^ IFPI – 50 Top Selling Albums 2007
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