2007 in music

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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2007.

Contents


Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Bands formed

  • See Musical groups established in 2007

Returning performers

Bands disbanded

  • See Musical groups disestablished in 2007

Bands re-formed

Bands on hiatus

Albums released

Best-selling albums globally

The best-selling records in 2007 according to IFPI:[17]

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

Classical music

Instrumental works

  • Lera AuerbachSymphony No. 1 "Chimera"
  • Lorenzo Ferrero
    • Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2
    • Fantasy Suite
  • Nigel HessPiano 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

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

Opera

Ballet

Musical film

  • 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.

Musical theater

Musical television

Births

Deaths

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

See also

References

  1. ^ The Police reunion?, Sputnikmusic, March 1, 2006
  2. ^ Rumors swirl about possible Police reunion, MSNBC, retrieved 11/01/06
  3. ^ Police reunite to open Grammy awards, Inthenews. Retrieved February 1, 2007.
  4. ^ "Brand new Circle Jerks song streaming". Punknews.org. February 28, 2007. http://www.punknews.org/article/22459. Retrieved March 1, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Matchbook Romance (1997–2007)". Punknews.org. March 12, 2007. http://www.punknews.org/article/22691. Retrieved March 13, 2007. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "Patrick Wolf announces his retirement…". http://patrickwolf.proboards37.com/index.cgi?board=pw&action=display&thread=1176968699&page=5#1177265579. 
  8. ^ "…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. 
  9. ^ Ben Zeev (April 29, 2007)
  10. ^ "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. 
  11. ^ "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. 
  12. ^ "Iran detains scores at "satanic" rock gig: media". Reuters. August 4, 2007. http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSL0423282220070804. 
  13. ^ "Offspring Confirm Summer Gig". Ultimate-Guitar.com. March 16, 2007. http://www.punknews.org/article/22459. Retrieved April 9, 2007. 
  14. ^ Westminster honours Small Faces and Don Arden with Green Plaque
  15. ^ "Weird Al" Yankovic: Live Performances
  16. ^ Out of the Shadows :: The Amy Lee Campaign to End Epilepsy
  17. ^ IFPI – 50 Top Selling Albums 2007

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