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November[edit]

December[edit]

Also in 2005[edit]

Bands formed[edit]

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Bands disbanded[edit]

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Bands reformed[edit]

Albums released[edit]

January – March[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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4 Osirus Ol' Dirty Bastard
10 Enemy of God Kreator
Gemstones Adam Green Europe
11 A Brief History... The Waifs
Coach Carter: Music from the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack
EP The Fiery Furnaces EP
Live from CBGB's Living Colour Live
PREfection Cass McCombs
Rebelde RBD
The Seven Autumn Flowers Trembling Blue Stars
Gold Aerosmith Compilation; re-issue of Young Lust: The Aerosmith Anthology
17 The Last Supper Grave Digger
Pepper's Ghost Arena
18 All That Remains Fozzy
Black Mountain Black Mountain
The Documentary The Game
19 Signs of Life Poets of the Fall Debut, IFPI-certified Platinum
24 Aeronautics Masterplan
Apocalyptica Apocalyptica
Before the Dawn Heals Us M83
Character Dark Tranquillity
Emoh Lou Barlow
LCD Soundsystem LCD Soundsystem
Push the Button The Chemical Brothers
The Secret Migration Mercury Rev
Soul Mover Glenn Hughes
25 Be as You Are (Songs from an Old Blue Chair) Kenny Chesney
Before the Poison Marianne Faithfull
Controversy Sells Chamillionaire & Paul Wall
Digital Ash in a Digital Urn Bright Eyes
Far Away Lasgo
The Foundation Geto Boys
The Great Destroyer Low
I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning Bright Eyes
Knuckle Down Ani DiFranco
Life Begins Again Jimmy Chamberlin Complex
Nightbird Erasure
Rocked, Wired & Bluesed: The Greatest Hits Cinderella Compilation
Side One Adrian Belew
Superwolf Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and Matt Sweeney
This Woman LeAnn Rimes
Worlds Apart ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
31 Pushing The Senses Feeder
Rapt. Dept. yourcodenameis:milo EP
Tourist Athlete
The Very Best of East Seventeen East 17 Compilation
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1 Best of Sweetbox Sweetbox Compilation
Blessed Black Wings High on Fire
Brazilian Girls Brazilian Girls
Curtains John Frusciante
¿Dónde Está La Luz? WarCry
Here's to the Mourning Unwritten Law
I Am a Bird Now Antony and the Johnsons
Never Take Friendship Personal Anberlin
Octane Spock's Beard
Red, White & Crüe Mötley Crüe Compilation +3 new tracks
Ultimate Kylie Kylie Minogue Compilation
2 Love Songs Harry Watters
Silent Alarm Bloc Party
8 Almost Here The Academy Is...
Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs Andrew Bird
Feel Like Jumping! Greatest Hits Live! Bad Manners Live
Gemini Brian McKnight
The Golden Republic The Golden Republic
It's Time Michael Bublé
Lifesblood for the Downtrodden Crowbar
Room Noises Eisley
Seventeen Days 3 Doors Down
There's More Where That Came From Lee Ann Womack
13 Raw Treasures Volume 1 Sweetbox Compilation of previously unreleased material
14 The Best Party Ever The Boy Least Likely To
Silent Alarm Bloc Party
15 Disconnection Notice Goldfinger
The Feeding American Head Charge
Here Come the ABCs They Might Be Giants
Mercy Now Mary Gauthier
Señor Smoke Electric Six
21 Some Cities Doves
22 1984 Roger Miret and the Disasters
Ashes to Dust William Elliott Whitmore
Atticus: ...dragging the lake, Vol. 3 Various Artists Compilation
Awake Is the New Sleep Ben Lee
The Beekeeper Tori Amos
Bone Brothers Bone Brothers
Burn the Flags By Night
Burn the Priest Burn the Priest band changed name to Lamb of God
The Cosmic Game Thievery Corporation
Dignity and Shame Crooked Fingers
Master of the Flying Gullotine Jumpsteady
The Metropolitan Hotel Chely Wright
O Omarion
Picture Kino
Real Illusions: Reflections Steve Vai
Solarized Ian Brown
Stairs and Elevators Heartless Bastards
Transistor Radio M. Ward
The Truth TRU
What to Do When You Are Dead Armor For Sleep
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1 Angel of Retribution Judas Priest
Back to Me Kathleen Edwards
Frances the Mute The Mars Volta
Honeysuckle Sweet Jessi Alexander
In Between Dreams Jack Johnson
Rebirth Jennifer Lopez
Strong Tower Kutless
3 The Massacre 50 Cent
4 Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, Unbroken HammerFall
7 Anniemal Annie UK; released in Norway September '04
Employment Kaiser Chiefs
Warnings/Promises Idlewild
8 Drake & Josh: Songs from and inspired by the hit TV show Various Artists Compilation
Gratitude Gratitude
Mafia Black Label Society
Meltdown Ash
My Kind of Livin' Craig Morgan
The Story of My Life Deana Carter
Warts and All: Volume 4 Moe. Live
Who's Your New Professor Sam Prekop
9 Music Mika Nakashima
Withering to Death. Dir en grey
14 The Alternative to Love Brendan Benson
15 Alien Strapping Young Lad
The Best Little Secrets Are Kept Louis XIV
Chain Letter Brooke Valentine
Devil's Playground Billy Idol
Dishwalla Dishwalla
Everything's OK Al Green
Hearts on Parade American Hi-Fi
Hotel Moby
Human After All Daft Punk
Kerosene Miranda Lambert
Language. Sex. Violence. Other? Stereophonics
Lullabies to Paralyze Queens of the Stone Age
Now That's What I Call Music! 18 (U.S. series) Various Artists Compilation
Of Hands and Hearts: Music for the Tsunami Disaster Fund Various Artists 2-Disc Compilation
Origin Vol. 1 The Soundtrack of Our Lives
Soundtrack to a Headrush Emanuel
Strange and Beautiful Aqualung
True Parallels Trust Company
17 Paradise Lost Paradise Lost
21 A Hyperactive Workout for the Flying Squad Ocean Colour Scene
Now That's What I Call Music! 60 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
22 Arular M.I.A.
Fine Upstanding Citizen Maia Sharp
It's Me Again Tweet
The One Frankie J
Picaresque The Decemberists
Prince of Darkness Ozzy Osbourne Box Set
Redemption Songs Jars of Clay
Road Fools Anybody Killa
Songs About Me Trace Adkins
The Truest Shit I Ever Said C-Murder
28 Deadwing Porcupine Tree
Waiting for the Sirens' Call New Order
29 The B. Coming Beanie Sigel
Beauty and the Beat Edan
The Bravery The Bravery
Choices II: The Setup Three 6 Mafia
Elements of Persuasion James LaBrie
The Everglow Mae
Gasoline Theory of a Deadman
Guero Beck
If We Could Only See Us Now Thrice
Lifehouse Lifehouse
Live at Earls Court Morrissey Live
Lost and Found Will Smith
Joe Perry Joe Perry
Pleasure & Pain 112
Songs Not to Get Married To Reggie and the Full Effect
West Coast Resurrection The Game
31 Vivian Vivian Green

April – June[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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2 Live on KUCI The Littlest Man Band Live
4 Counting Down the Days Natalie Imbruglia
Open Season British Sea Power
We Have Sound Tom Vek
5 Animal Lover The Residents
Are You Ready Blue Rodeo
Avant que l'ombre... Mylène Farmer
Black Sheep Boy Okkervil River
Elevator Hot Hot Heat
Faso Latido A Static Lullaby
The First Lady Faith Evans
Girl's Mind Play Compilation
In Case We Die Architecture in Helsinki
In the Arms of God Corrosion of Conformity
Now What Lisa Marie Presley
Odyssey Fischerspooner
Open Season British Sea Power
Planets Adema
...Something to Be Rob Thomas Solo debut
Suspended Animation Fantômas
Unlikely Emergency Serena Ryder
We're Not Happy 'til You're Not Happy Reel Big Fish
11 Beautiful Intentions Melanie C
Gods and Monsters I Am Kloot
12 Against All Authority / Common Rider Against All Authority and Common Rider Split EP
Alligator The National
Jann Arden Jann Arden
Before the Robots Better Than Ezra
Bleed Like Me Garbage
The Emancipation of Mimi Mariah Carey
Hearts on Parade American Hi-Fi
Lost and Found Mudvayne
Martha Wainwright Martha Wainwright
Matter + Form VNV Nation
The New Normal Cog
Safety Second, Body Last The Locust CDEP
Silver Rain Marcus Miller
The Sunlandic Twins Of Montreal
15 Prom Amy Ray
17 Two Shoes The Cat Empire
18 Ignoto yourcodenameis:milo
19 Blinking Lights and Other Revelations Eels 2-Disc
Cold Roses Ryan Adams and the Cardinals 2-Disc
Greetings from Cairo, Illinois Stace England
Here Come the Choppers Loudon Wainwright III
The Milk of Human Kindness Caribou
Ohmwork GZR
Outlaw 4 Life: 2005 A.P. Outlawz
Twilight Tales from the Prairies of the Sun Steel Train
Untilted Autechre
Who Is Mike Jones? Mike Jones
Wreck of the Day Anna Nalick
25 Mighty ReArranger Robert Plant and the Strange Sensation
Present Van der Graaf Generator
26 Atomic Soul Russell Allen
Blinking Lights and Other Revelations Eels
Delicious Surprise Jo Dee Messina
Devils & Dust Bruce Springsteen
The Essential Barry Manilow Barry Manilow Compilation
Family Guy: Live in Vegas Family Guy TV Soundtrack
Ghetto Bill Master P
If God Had Curves David Usher
Ocean of Confusion: Songs of Screaming Trees 1989-1996 Screaming Trees Compilation
Paper Tigers Caesars
Phantoms Acceptance
Same !@#$ Different Day Lyrics Born
Songs for Silverman Ben Folds
The Sunset Tree The Mountain Goats
Trouble Is Real Johnathan Rice
27 Robyn Robyn
29 In Search of Sunrise 4: Latin America Tiësto Compilation
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2 The Collection Atomic Kitten Compilation
Lichtgestalt Lacrimosa
Man-Made Teenage Fanclub
The Ultra Selection Spandau Ballet Compilation
3 A Sides Win: Singles 1992–2005 Sloan Compilation
Complicated Nivea
The Forgotten Arm Aimee Mann
From Under the Cork Tree Fall Out Boy
Oceans Apart The Go-Betweens
Perception Blessid Union of Souls
Pretty in Black The Raveonettes
Rock of Ages...Hymns and Faith Amy Grant
Separation Sunday The Hold Steady
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith John Williams Soundtrack
The Unquestionable Truth (Part 1) Limp Bizkit
The Wedding Oneida
With Teeth Nine Inch Nails
10 Big Bang Theory Styx Covers
Fate is the Hunter Kate Earl
Get Right with the Man Van Zant
Gimme Fiction Spoon
Itstrumental Prince Paul
Late Night Tales: The Flaming Lips The Flaming Lips
Live @ The Fillmore Lucinda Williams Live
Make Believe Weezer
Pray for the Soul of Betty Pray for the Soul of Betty
See You Next Tuesday FannyPack
Stand Up Dave Matthews Band
State of Discontent The Unseen
What I Really Mean Robert Earl Keen
You Can't See Me John Cena & Tha Trademarc
11 Make Progress Nami Tamaki
16 A Certain Trigger Maxïmo Park
17 534 Memphis Bleek
Album II Kem
The Calm Insane Clown Posse EP
Natalie Natalie
Hello, Good Friend The Rocket Summer
Honkytonk University Toby Keith
Loco Motive Cowboy Troy
Magic Time Van Morrison
Mezmerize System of a Down
Rock of Ages: The Definitive Collection Def Leppard 2-CD Compilation
Year of the Beast C-Rayz Walz
19 Live from the N.E.C. Spandau Ballet
22 Whatever Will Be Tammin Sursok
23 The Best of Natacha Atlas Natacha Atlas Compilation
Demon Days Gorillaz
L'Heure d'été Marc Lavoine
Tyranny of Souls Bruce Dickinson
24 11:11 Maria Taylor
All or Nothing Fat Joe
Be Common
Can'tneverdidnothin' Nikka Costa
Crimson Alkaline Trio
Karma and Effect Seether
Motown Remixed Various Artists Remix
Naked Marques Houston
Out of Exile Audioslave
Rebel, Sweetheart The Wallflowers
A Retrospective: 1995–2000 Son Volt Compilation
Suit Yourself Shelby Lynne
Twenty Robert Cray
Warriors of the Rainbow Bridge Molly Hatchet
The Woods Sleater-Kinney
25 Bluestars Pretty Ricky
30 Bang Bang Rock & Roll Art Brut
Don't Believe the Truth Oasis
31 Catch Thirtythree Meshuggah
The Dead 60s The Dead 60s
Dust Off and Dance Tiffany
Everything Ecstatic Four Tet
A River Ain't Too Much To Love Smog
Rock Swings Paul Anka Jazz covers of pop/rock songs
Stereo-Typical: A's, B's and Rarities The Specials Compilation
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6 Here Come the Tears The Tears
Here I Am Marion Raven Solo debut
Lipservice Gotthard
Passion Geri Halliwell
Rock & Roll Is Dead The Hellacopters
Tales from Turnpike House Saint Etienne
We Are Monster Isolée
X&Y Coldplay
7 Anastacia Anastacia
Charge!! The Aquabats
Chavez Ravine Ry Cooder
Choose Love Ringo Starr
City of Evil Avenged Sevenfold
Commit This to Memory Motion City Soundtrack
Death for Life Death by Stereo
Demanufacture Fear Factory Rereleased/Remastered
Fijación Oral Vol. 1 Shakira Spanish-language
Get Behind Me Satan The White Stripes
Monkey Business The Black Eyed Peas
Octavarium Dream Theater
Panic MxPx
Say Hello to Sunshine Finch
Sleeping in the Nothing Kelly Osbourne
That's What I Say John Scofield
13 Dirty Words The Departure
Jagged Little Pill Acoustic Alanis Morissette Acoustic compilation
Multiply Jamie Lidell
14 Another Day on Earth Brian Eno
Blame the Vain Dwight Yoakam
Bloom Eric Johnson
Broken Valley Life of Agony
Gold Eric B. & Rakim Compilation
Hours Funeral for a Friend
In Your Honor Foo Fighters 2-Disc
Never Gone Backstreet Boys
Start a War Static-X
Twelve Year Silence Dark New Day
Yes to Everything 54•40
20 Dynamite Jamiroquai
21 Angel Milk Télépopmusik
Blink the Brightest Tracy Bonham
Boyz n da Hood Boyz n da Hood
Catch Without Arms Dredg
De Nova The Redwalls
TheFutureEmbrace Billy Corgan Solo debut
Greatest Hits The Offspring Compilation
Haunted Cities Transplants
Humming by the Flowered Vine Laura Cantrell
Look at All the Love We Found Various Artists Tribute to Sublime
Master of Disaster John Hiatt
Mind Control Canibus
Robot Hive/Exodus Clutch
The Warrior's Code Dropkick Murphys
The Way It Is Keyshia Cole
24 Back 2 Basics Sway & King Tech
Girls on Top BoA
27 L.A. State of Mind Melanie Brown
Layers of Lies Darkane
Teen Dance Ordinance A
28 The Curse Atreyu Re-release
Superbeautifulmonster Bif Naked
Hannicap Circus Bizarre
Wanted Bow Wow
I'm a Hustla Cassidy
Live at the Greek Theatre Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire Concert DVD
An Answer Can Be Found CKY
Undoing Ruin Darkest Hour
Wikked Lil' Grrrls Esthero
Out-of-State Plates Fountains of Wayne 2-disc rarities compilation
Somewhere Down in Texas George Strait
Ever Since Lesley Gore
25 to Life P$C
Every Kind of Light The Posies
One Step Closer The String Cheese Incident
R.I.D.E. Trick Pony
Man's Myth Vol. 1 Twiztid
U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta) Ying Yang Twins

July – September[edit]

Date Album Artist Notes
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4 The Essential Iron Maiden Iron Maiden Compilation
Give Blood Brakes
Nympho Armand van Helden
Stars of CCTV Hard-Fi
The Understanding Röyksopp
Young for Eternity The Subways
5 The Cookbook Missy Elliott
Illinois Sufjan Stevens
The Other Foot Kick Horns
Shadowbox The Crüxshadows DVD+EP
TP.3 Reloaded R. Kelly
11 Tissues and Issues Charlotte Church
12 Already Platinum Slim Thug
Brandi Carlile Brandi Carlile
Covering the Bases Bronson Arroyo EP
The Day After Yesterday Rick Springfield Covers album
Forged by Fire Firewind
Fused Tony Iommi with Glenn Hughes
Hustle & Flow: Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack
If These Streets Could Talk Just Surrender
The Living Room Tour Carole King 2-disc; Live
Move Along The All-American Rejects
Permanent Record: The Very Best of Violent Femmes The Violent Femmes Compilation
Side Two Adrian Belew
Wanted Bow Wow
18 Devoted Kristy Lee
Speak for Yourself Imogen Heap
Who You Fighting For? UB40
19 B5 B5
El Sexto Sentido Thalía
Honeycomb Frank Black
Listen to Your Heart D.H.T.
Moonlight Serenade Carly Simon
Now That's What I Call Music! 19 (U.S. series) Various Artists Compilation
20 There's a Fire Longwave
24 All We Know Is Falling Paramore
25 The Back Room Editors
Crazy Hits Crazy Frog
Drawing Restraint 9 Björk Soundtrack
Now That's What I Call Music! 61 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
Trainwreck Boys Night Out
26 American Apathy Dope
Before the Blackout Allister
Body of Song Bob Mould
Doomsday Machine Arch Enemy
This Godless Endeavor Nevermore
Grown & Sexy Babyface
I Gotta Make It Trey Songz
Layourbattleaxedown The Concretes Compilation
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 Young Jeezy
Mr. A-Z Jason Mraz
Mutant Vol. 2 Twiztid
Twelve Eighteen, Pt. 1 Lil Rob
Unleash the Fury Yngwie Malmsteen
29 Angels & Vampires - Volume I Sananda Maitreya Only available through Webshop
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2 A Collection of Short Stories Houston Calls
Countryman Willie Nelson
Dirty Diamonds Alice Cooper
Early 21st Century Blues Cowboy Junkies
Fireflies Faith Hill Hill's fourth consecutive album to reach no. 1
Legacy Madball
Mr. Hollywood Jr., 1947 Michael Penn
Nympho Armand van Helden
Platinum Underground Vanilla Ice
Roc-A-Fella Presents: Teairra Marí Teairra Marí
Unwritten Natasha Bedingfield
4 Peace, Love & Truth John Lennon Compilation
8 Odyssey Hayley Westenra
Why Should the Fire Die? Nickel Creek
9 Chapter V Staind
Chimaira Chimaira
Front Parlour Ballads Richard Thompson
The Fuse Pennywise
Killer Queen: A Tribute to Queen Various Artists Tribute to Queen
Looking for Lucky Hootie & the Blowfish
Made in China Juliana Hatfield
Man Alive! Stephen Stills
Searching for Jerry Garcia Proof
Tommyland: The Ride Tommy Lee
War Profiteering Is Killing Us All The Suicide Machines
11 Doomsday Machine Arch Enemy
15 Capture/Release The Rakes
Road to Rouen Supergrass
16 A Beautiful Lie Thirty Seconds to Mars
Blue-Sky Research Taproot
The Dangermen Sessions Vol. 1 Madness Cover album
Den of Thieves The Trews
Discovering the Waterfront Silverstein
Don't Tread on Me 311
Furious Soopa Villainz
Greetings from Imrie House The Click Five
Into the Rush Aly & AJ
Livin' in the City Fun Lovin' Criminals
Most Wanted Hilary Duff Compilation +3 new tracks
Reborn Stryper
Reflection of Something Todd Agnew
Ruiner A Wilhelm Scream
Time Well Wasted Brad Paisley
Win Lose or Draw Pras
22 Howl Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Love Kraft Super Furry Animals
Supernature Goldfrapp
23 Bayside Bayside
Bulletproof Hush
Deuce Beautiful Creatures
Everything in Transit Jack's Mannequin
Found in the Flood The Bled
Harlem: Diary of a Summer Jim Jones
If You Speak Any Faster June
Lava Ground I Wayne
Rebirth of a Nation Public Enemy
Sixty Six Steps Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon
So Long, Scarecrow Scarling.
Transgression Fear Factory
Twin Cinema The New Pornographers
We Are the Radio The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Year of Meteors Laura Veirs
29 Generations Journey
Ghost Reveries Opeth
Silent Alarm Remixed Bloc Party
Wonderland McFly Also available as limited edition
30 Abandon Your Friends From Autumn to Ashes
Back Home Eric Clapton
Blue Guitars Chris Rea
A Different Kind of Pain Cold
Healthy in Paranoid Times Our Lady Peace
Hillbilly Deluxe Brooks & Dunn
Kezia Protest the Hero
Late Registration Kanye West
Lifesong Casting Crowns
Means to an End Biohazard
Music of the Sun Rihanna Debut
Oh No OK Go
Plans Death Cab for Cutie
Redbird Heather Nova
Sisters of the Red Death Vendetta Red
Strange Geometry The Clientele
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1 Our Bodies, Ourselves, Our Cybernetic Arms Jonathan Coulton EP
2 Clothes Drop Shaggy
Heartbeats - Chris Rea's Greatest Hits Chris Rea Japan, Compilation
La Vie Théodore Alain Souchon
5 Stratovarius Stratovarius
6 Awesomer Blood on the Wall
A.W.O.L. AZ
Before After Heaven 17
A Bigger Bang The Rolling Stones
Childish Things James McMurtry
Destination Unknown Ron Sexsmith & Don Kerr
How Late Do U Have 2BB4UR Absent? George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars 2-Disc
Restless Soul The Proclaimers
Searching for a Former Clarity Against Me!
7 Kimi to no Distance Zard
Naked Truth Sarah Hudson
9 …Waltzing Alone The Guggenheim Grotto
12 Black & White 050505 Simple Minds
Chaos and Creation in the Backyard Paul McCartney
Life in Slow Motion David Gray
Noima Peggy Zina
Pocket Revolution dEUS
Welcome to Jamrock Damian Marley
13 Apollo Sunshine Apollo Sunshine
Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking? The Like
¡Bastardos! Blues Traveler
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Coming Home Lonestar
Cripple Crow Devendra Banhart
Dark Ages Soulfly
Distort Yourself Institute
Fresh Wine for the Horses Rob Dickinson
Hau Rock KMFDM
How To Save A Life The Fray
Jasper County Trisha Yearwood
The Minstrel Show Little Brother
The Naked Truth Lil' Kim
Nice Talking to Me Spin Doctors
Nothing Is Sound Switchfoot
Odditorium or Warlords of Mars The Dandy Warhols
PCD Pussycat Dolls
Return of the Champions Queen
Runaway Brides Brides of Destruction
Someone in Control Trapt
Souls Alike Bonnie Raitt
Takk... Sigur Rós
'Til the End of Forever Michael Bolton Europe
Trill Bun B
Welcome to Jamrock Damian Marley
What the Game's Been Missing! Juelz Santana
Where You Live Tracy Chapman
14 Real Live Thing Kingston Wall
19 Are You Dead Yet? Children of Bodom
Safe as Fuck Goldie Lookin Chain
Sideshow Symphonies Arcturus
Tender Buttons Broadcast
20 BBC Live & In-Session Motörhead Live Compilation
Bring 'Em In Buddy Guy
Certified David Banner
Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness Coheed and Cambria
Guilty Pleasures Barbra Streisand with Barry Gibb
Have a Nice Day Bon Jovi
Illumination Earth, Wind & Fire
Live - Friday the 13th Maroon 5 Live
Set Free The American Analog Set
Siberia Echo & the Bunnymen
Ten Thousand Fists Disturbed
The Weight is a Gift Nada Surf
You Stand Watching Ryan Cabrera
25 Alice's Inferno Forever Slave
26 Catching Tales Jamie Cullum
Exodus Utada UK
Give Me the Fear Tokyo Dragons
Piece by Piece Katie Melua
27 All Jacked Up Gretchen Wilson
Apologies to the Queen Mary Wolf Parade
Ça Ira Roger Waters
A Collision David Crowder Band
Dark Light HIM
A Fever You Can't Sweat Out Panic at the Disco
Hefty Fine Bloodhound Gang
In Space Big Star
Jacksonville City Nights Ryan Adams
Libra Toni Braxton
Live It Out Metric
Nexterday Ric Ocasek
Ogre Tones King's X
The Peoples Champ Paul Wall
Prairie Wind Neil Young
Raydiation Ray J
Telegraph Drake Bell Debut
The Trinity Sean Paul
Wildflower Sheryl Crow
30 Fall Shakra
Mission No. X U.D.O.

October – December[edit]

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3 Electric Blue Andy Bell
Judgement Days Ms. Dynamite
Relentless Jo O'Meara
Singles New Order 2-Disc Compilation
Witching Hour Ladytron
Working Class Hero: The Definitive Lennon John Lennon Compilation
4 All the Right Reasons Nickelback
Anywhere but Here Chris Cagle
Back to Bedlam James Blunt
Broken Social Scene Broken Social Scene
Christmas Fantasy Anita Baker Christmas
The Day After Twista
Extraordinary Machine Fiona Apple
Glamorest Life Trina
Limelight Colin James
Nuestro Amor RBD
Real Fine Place Sara Evans
Shovel Headed Kill Machine Exodus
Somebody's Miracle Liz Phair
Stories of a Stranger O.A.R.
Throw Down Your Arms Sinéad O'Connor 2-discs; Reggae covers
Under Cover Ozzy Osbourne Covers album
We Three Kings The Reverend Horton Heat Christmas
You Could Have It So Much Better Franz Ferdinand
Z My Morning Jacket
5 Seven Seals Primal Fear
7 Unplugged Alicia Keys Live
10 The All-Star Sessions Roadrunner United
Un Monde parfait Ilona Mitrecey
Taller in More Ways Sugababes
X Liberty X
11 As Is Now Paul Weller
Cheetah-licious Christmas The Cheetah Girls Christmas
Dangerous and Moving t.A.T.u.
Hope and Desire Susan Tedeschi Covers
In the Mid-Nite Hour Warren G
In the Wake of Determination Story of the Year
Life Ricky Martin
The Mouse and the Mask Danger Doom Danger Mouse and MF Doom collaboration
Next Sevendust
One Thing Remains Default
The Runners Four Deerhoof
Several Arrows Later Matt Pond PA
Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1 Jackson Browne Live
Those Were The Days Dolly Parton Covers
Tough All Over Gary Allan
Ultimatum The Long Winters EP
12 Come and Get It Rachel Stevens
14 Introspectivo Clare Fischer
Super Extra Gravity The Cardigans
Vermin Old Man's Child
17 Black One Sun O)))
The Campfire Headphase Boards of Canada
Simplified Simply Red Re-recordings +4 new tracks
18 The Black Rob Report Black Rob
Distortion Rev Run
Downtown Science Blockhead
Feels Animal Collective
Greatest Hits: The Road Less Traveled Melissa Etheridge Compilation
The Greatest Holiday Classics Kenny G Holiday compilation
I Am Me Ashlee Simpson
Once Was Not Cryptopsy
Photographs Mest
Playing the Angel Depeche Mode
Tanglewood Numbers Silver Jews
Thanks for the Memory: The Great American Songbook, Volume IV Rod Stewart Covers
A Time to Love Stevie Wonder
Timeless Martina McBride Covers
Vheissu Thrice
What I Really Want for Christmas Brian Wilson Christmas
19 Lyudi Invalidy t.A.T.u.
21 Ecdysis Miho Hatori
24 ? Neal Morse
Intensive Care Robbie Williams
25 The Beauty of Letting Go Socialburn
Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee Songbook Bette Midler Peggy Lee covers album
This Bird Has Flown - A 40th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles' Rubber Soul Various Artists Rubber Soul tribute album
Enter the Chicken Buckethead
A Faithful Christmas Faith Evans Christmas
Grandmasters DJ Muggs vs. GZA
The Hard and the Easy Great Big Sea
The Legend of Johnny Cash Johnny Cash Compilation
#1's Destiny's Child Compilation
Rehearsing My Choir The Fiery Furnaces
Rockin' the Joint Aerosmith Live
This Could Be a Possibility Valencia
31 All the Way to the Sun TNT
Croftwork Peatbog Faeries
Face to Face Westlife
Keeper of the Seven Keys - The Legacy Helloween
Rosenrot Rammstein
Wolfmother Wolfmother
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1 All That I Am Santana
At This Time Burt Bacharach
Christmas Songs Diana Krall Christmas
For the Love of It Bradley Joseph
Greatest Hits Blink-182 Compilation
Life Goes On Terri Clark
The Long Road Home John Fogerty Compilation
Lost at Sea Bounding Main
9.0: Live Slipknot Live
Now That's What I Call Music! 20 (U.S. series) Various Artists Compilation
Rapture of the Deep Deep Purple
Resolve Lagwagon
Shine Trey Anastasio
Tiny Cities Sun Kil Moon
Under Cover Ozzy Osbourne Cover Album
Wherever You Are Third Day
2 Hardcore Superstar Hardcore Superstar
4 Analogue A-ha
Who's Got the Last Laugh Now? Scooter
6 Ma Vérité Johnny Hallyday
7 Aerial Kate Bush Double CD
The Mission Bell Delirious?
8 Apathetic EP Relient K EP
The Body Acoustic Cyndi Lauper Acoustic compilation +2 new tracks
Get Rich or Die Tryin': Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture Various Artists Soundtrack
Greatest Hitz Limp Bizkit Compilation
Horses/Horses Legacy Edition Patti Smith Re-issue with 2005 live performance on second CD
Hurricane Katrina: We Gon Bounce Back 504 Boyz
Live in São Paulo Sepultura Live
The Road and the Radio Kenny Chesney
Schizo Deluxe Annihilator
Ultimate Collection Eurythmics Compilation
11 Stormblåst MMV Dimmu Borgir re-recording
Those Once Loyal Bolt Thrower
Wallstreet Voodoo Roine Stolt Double album
14 Boxed Eurythmics Box Set
One World Uniting Nations
15 Bullet in a Bible Green Day Live
Comin' to Your City Big & Rich
Confessions on a Dance Floor Madonna
Fire and Glory Kardinal Offishall Canada
Gold Sublime Compilation
Kicking Television: Live in Chicago Wilco 2-Discs; Live
Money Is Still a Major Issue Pitbull Remix
The Collection Alanis Morissette Compilation
Some Hearts Carrie Underwood
Vertically Challenged Lady Sovereign EP
Walk the Line: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Various Artists Soundtrack
The Warriors EP, Volume 2 P.O.D. EP
21 Neverless Roedelius & Morgan Fisher
22 12 Songs Neil Diamond
Amarantine Enya
B in the Mix: The Remixes Britney Spears Remix Album
The Great Divide Scott Stapp
Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now Various Artists 2-disc benefit album
Hypnotize System of a Down
Live The Bouncing Souls Live
My Lives Billy Joel Rarities box set
Now That's What I Call Music! 62 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
Over the Years and Through the Woods Queens of the Stone Age Live
Rarities 1971–2003 The Rolling Stones Compilation
The Rising Tied Fort Minor
The Sound of Revenge Chamillionaire EP
23 Son of a Plumber Son of a Plumber
25 Kinetic Violent Silence
28 One Way Ticket to Hell... and Back The Darkness
Switch INXS
29 Chris Brown Chris Brown
Forgotten Freshness Volume 4 Insane Clown Posse Compilation
Living Legend: Certified D-Boy Master P
Oral Fixation Vol. 2 Shakira
Weekend on the Rocks Dave Matthews Band 2-discs; Live
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1 Ta Prota Chronia Peggy Zina Compilation
2 Duets: The Final Chapter The Notorious B.I.G. Duets
5 A Little More Personal (Raw) Lindsay Lohan
Un Autre Univers Tina Arena
SuperJunior05 (TWINS) Super Junior
6 Tha Carter II Lil Wayne
Curtain Call: The Hits Eminem Compilation +3 new tracks
Our New Orleans: A Benefit Album for the Gulf Coast Various Artists Benefit album
Rappa Ternt Sanga T-Pain
See You On The Other Side Korn
Walking with a Ghost The White Stripes EP
12 A Place I've Never Been Kate DeAraugo
13 Ain't Nobody Worryin' Anthony Hamilton
Barrio Fino en Directo Daddy Yankee
Ev'rybody Know Me Youngbloodz
Guerolito Beck Remix
Killadelphia Lamb of God Live
The Real Thing Bo Bice
19 29 Ryan Adams
20 The Breakthrough Mary J. Blige
27 Unpredictable Jamie Foxx

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Billboard Top 200 number-one albums[edit]

Other international hit singles[edit]

Classical music[edit]

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Musical theater[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January–February[edit]

March–April[edit]

May–June[edit]

July–August[edit]

September–October[edit]

November–December[edit]

Awards[edit]

Glenn Gould Prize[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Linkin Park Refuses To Record For Warner". Blabbermouth.net. May 2, 2005. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  3. ^ Harris, Chris; Aswad, Jem (July 6, 2005). "Lil' Kim Gets A Year And A Day In Prison". MTV. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ Lamb, Bill. "Eminem in Rehab". About.com. Retrieved April 5, 2013. 
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  9. ^ UNESCO: Urtiin Duu: Traditional Folk Long Song
  10. ^ Nicola Benedetti (IMG Artist)
  11. ^ "NoobMusic Bayside Biography". 

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