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The following is a list of notable events and releases in 2009 in music. Susan Boyle's album I Dreamed a Dream became the biggest selling album in the world for 2009, selling 8.3 million copies in five weeks of release.[1][2][3][4] The death of American music icon Michael Jackson triggered a surge in posthumous sales making him the best selling artist of the year, with 35 million albums sold worldwide in the months following his death.[5][6]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

  • January 8 – Lady Gaga's debut single "Just Dance" hit number one on the Billboard Hot 100 after 22 weeks – the second longest climb to number one, since Creed "With Arms Wide Open" in November 2000 (27 weeks).[7] Just Dance also reaches number 1 on the UK Singles Chart three days later, a week after it debuted at number 3.
  • January 18 – As part of the inaugural celebration of US President Barack Obama, an inaugural concert "We Are One" was held at the Lincoln Memorial.
  • January 20 – Reel Big Fish published the album Fame, Fortune and Fornication (all Cover songs)
  • January 28 – Kelly Clarkson breaks record for the biggest jump to number-one on the Billboard Hot 100 when her single "My Life Would Suck Without You" soars from number 97 to number one fueled by 280,000 digital downloads in the first week of release.[8]
  • January 29 – Madonna announces that she will extend her record-breaking Sticky & Sweet Tour during summer of 2009, to visit cities that were excluded during the first run. The tour will kick-off in The O2, London on July 4. The extension will take Sticky & Sweet Tour to a total of over 80 shows, putting it among the top five tours of all time.[9]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 1 – Lady Gaga becomes the first artist since Christina Aguilera in 1999/2000 to reach the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with their first two chart entries ("Just Dance" and "Poker Face").
  • April 4 – Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney perform together (for the first time since 2002) at the Radio City Music Hall for the David Lynch Foundation.
    • The 2009 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place, welcoming new inductees Little Anthony & The Imperials, Bobby Womack, Jeff Beck as a solo artist, Run-D.M.C., and Metallica. Metallica, citing the drama surrounding Blondie, Black Sabbath, and Van Halen's inductions, includes Cliff Burton and Jason Newsted both former bassists for the band in the induction.[24] Newsted also performs with band in its first rendition as a 5-piece band featuring two bass guitarists.[25]
  • April 5 – Carrie Underwood wins the ACM Entertainer of the Year award, becoming only the 7th female to do so in the history of the ceremony's 44 years.
  • April 11 – Susan Boyle's version of the song "I Dreamed a Dream" from the musical Les Misérables on Britain's Got Talent becomes a worldwide sensation, as it is seen over 200 million times on YouTube and other video outlets.
  • April 12 – Carrie Underwood's song "I Told You So" from her album Carnival Ride topped the country songs chart as her tenth straight number one and became the only country artist in history to have their first 10 singles hit number one off their first two albums.
  • April 17–19 – Coachella 2009
  • April 21 – Heavy metal band Iron Maiden releases a motion picture documentary of their current Somewhere Back in Time World Tour, titled Flight 666.
  • April 26 – UK grime rapper Tinchy Stryder's collaboration with N-Dubz, "Number 1", goes to the No.1 spot, shifting 72,000 copies in its first week. Stryder's single was the only ever song entitled "Number One" to reach the No.1 spot – even though there have been 23 other songs with the same name.
  • April 28 – A side project by Burton C. Bell & Dino Cazares from weeks prior changes into Fear Factory rehiring Dino and hiring Gene Hoglan.

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

  • August 7–9 – Lollapalooza 2009
  • August 14–16 – Bloodstock Open Air Festival, Derbyshire, UK
  • August 20–22 – Hip Hop Kemp in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
  • August 21 – Vocalist Jim Lindberg announces his departure from Pennywise.[28]
  • August 21–23 – The Green Festival in New Brunswick, Canada[29]
  • August 28 – After another fight with his brother Liam, Noel Gallagher leaves Oasis. Initial reports shortly afterwards suggested that Oasis had broken up, but Liam later stated that they have not broken up. The remaining members of Oasis eventually decide to discontinue the band name and start recording under a new name, Beady Eye.
  • August 28–31 – Greenbelt Festival in Cheltenham, UK
    • The Black Eyed Peas Malaysian concert in celebration of beer giant Guinness's 250th anniversary in Kuala Lumpur is restricted to only non-Muslims since the sponsor is an alcoholic brand and it is considered inappropriate for Muslims to attend the concert which scheduled in September.[30]
  • August 30 – ICS Vortex & Mustis are fired from Dimmu Borgir.

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Bands formed[edit]

Bands reformed[edit]

Returning performers[edit]

Bands disbanded[edit]

Bands on hiatus[edit]

Albums[edit]

Best-selling albums globally and in the U.S.[edit]

The best-selling records in 2009 in the world according to IFPI:[82]

Position Album Title Artist
1 I Dreamed a Dream Susan Boyle
2 The E.N.D. The Black Eyed Peas
3 This Is It Michael Jackson
4 Fearless Taylor Swift
5 The Fame Lady Gaga
6 Crazy Love Michael Bublé
7 No Line on the Horizon U2
8 Thriller Michael Jackson
9 Number Ones Michael Jackson
10 My Christmas Andrea Bocelli

The best-selling records in 2009 in the US according to Nielsen Soundscan:[83]

Position Album Title Artist
1 Fearless Taylor Swift
2 I Dreamed a Dream Susan Boyle
3 Number Ones Michael Jackson
4 The Fame Lady Gaga
5 My Christmas Andrea Bocelli
6 Hannah Montana: The Movie (soundtrack) Hannah Montana
7 The E.N.D. The Black Eyed Peas
8 Relapse Eminem
9 The Blueprint 3 Jay-Z
10 Only by the Night Kings of Leon

Top hits on record in the world[edit]

Canada[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

UK Official Top 75 No. 1 Hits

UK Official Top 75 Hits – Singles which have ranked within Top 20

United States[edit]

Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 Hits

Billboard Hot 100 Hits – Singles which have ranked within Top 20

Classical music[edit]

See 2009 in classical music

Opera[edit]

Operas which premiered in 2009 include:

Musical films[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January–February[edit]

March–April[edit]

May–June[edit]

July–August[edit]

September–October[edit]

November–December[edit]

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