2007 in music

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List of years in music (table)
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  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2007.

    Specific locations

    Specific genres

    Albums released

    Events

    January

    February

    March

    April

    May

    June

    July

    August

    September

    October

    November

    December

    Bands formed

    Returning performers

    Bands disbanded

    Bands re-formed

    Bands on hiatus

    Albums released

    Best-selling albums globally

    The best-selling records in 2007 according to IFPI:[24]

    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

    Best selling albums in the USA

    Billboard's Top Sellers 2007.[25]

    Position Album Title Artist
    1 Daughtry Daughtry
    2 Konvicted Akon
    3 The Dutchess Fergie
    4 Hannah Montana Various Artists
    5 Some Hearts Carrie Underwood
    6 All the Right Reasons Nickelback
    7 FutureSex/LoveSounds Justin Timberlake
    8 High School Musical 2 Various Artists
    9 Now 23 Various Artists
    10 Minutes to Midnight Linkin Park
    11 B'Day Beyoncé
    12 Graduation Kanye West
    13 Me and My Gang Rascal Flatts
    14 Love The Beatles
    15 The Sweet Escape Gwen Stefani
    16 Hannah Montana 2 Various Artists
    17 Awake Josh Groban
    18 Not Too Late Norah Jones
    19 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift
    20 Kingdom Come Jay-Z

    Top Hits on record

    Singles which have ranked within Top 25 within the Billboard Hot 100 Hits

    Other international hits

    Classical music

    Instrumental works

    Electronic music

    Vocal music with electronic music

    Instrumental music with electronic music

    • Keith KirchoffThe Adventures of Norby, for piano and electronics
    • 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

    Musical theater

    Musical television

    Births

    Deaths

    January–February

    March–April

    May–June

    July–August

    September–October

    November–December

    See also

    References

    1. ^ Gene Weingarten, "Pearls Before Breakfast" The Washington Post, April 8, 2007 Page W10. Archived June 9, 2010, at WebCite
    2. ^ The Police reunion?, Sputnikmusic, March 1, 2006
    3. ^ Rumors swirl about possible Police reunion, MSNBC. Retrieved January 11, 2006
    4. ^ Police reunite to open Grammy awards Archived June 16, 2013, at the Wayback Machine., Inthenews. Retrieved February 1, 2007.
    5. ^ James Inverne 'I did it for my wife' Joyce Hatto exclusive, William Barrington-Coupe confesses Gramophone 26 February 2007
    6. ^ "Brand new Circle Jerks song streaming". Punknews.org. February 28, 2007. Archived from the original on March 3, 2007. Retrieved March 1, 2007. 
    7. ^ http://legacy.roadrunnerrecords.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=68048[permanent dead link]
    8. ^ "Matchbook Romance (1997–2007)". Punknews.org. March 12, 2007. Retrieved March 13, 2007. 
    9. ^ "Bad Religion to release "New Maps Of Hell" on July 10th ". Pitchfork Media. March 16, 2007. Archived from the original on March 19, 2007. Retrieved March 16, 2007. 
    10. ^ "Patrick Wolf announces his retirement…". Retrieved July 11, 2008. 
    11. ^ "…and then denies it". Archived from the original on April 29, 2007. 
    12. ^ Ben Zeev (April 29, 2007)
    13. ^ "D.I. name reunion album". Tartarean Desire. May 11, 2007. Retrieved May 15, 2007. 
    14. ^ "KROQ Weenie Roast Lineup Announced". Ultimate-Guitar.com. May 1, 2007. Retrieved May 10, 2007. 
    15. ^ "2007 (22–24 June)". History. Glastonbury Festival. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
    16. ^ 3 Choirs Festival 2007: Programme. Retrieved 14 Oct 2012 Archived August 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
    17. ^ "Iran detains scores at "satanic" rock gig: media". Reuters. August 4, 2007. Retrieved August 27, 2010. 
    18. ^ "Offspring Confirm Summer Gig". Ultimate-Guitar.com. March 16, 2007. Archived from the original on March 3, 2007. Retrieved April 9, 2007. 
    19. ^ http://www.apeshit.org/news/darkane-vocalist-resigns-after-seven-years/
    20. ^ Bryn Terfel's Faenol Festival 2007
    21. ^ Westminster honours Small Faces and Don Arden with Green Plaque
    22. ^ "Weird Al" Yankovic: Live Performances Archived November 13, 2006, at the Wayback Machine.
    23. ^ Out of the Shadows :: The Amy Lee Campaign to End Epilepsy
    24. ^ IFPI – 50 Top Selling Albums 2007 Archived April 11, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
    25. ^ "'Daughtry' Named Billboard Top Seller in '07". Entertainment Weekly. December 18, 2007. 
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