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This page indexes the individual year in music pages.

2010s[edit]

Main article: 2010s in music

2000s[edit]

Main article: 2000s in music
Live 8 concerts took place in 9 countries worldwide during 2005.

List of 10 best-selling albums of the 2000s[edit]

  1. The Beatles - 1 - 31 million[3] - 2000
  2. Norah Jones - Come Away with Me - 26 million[4] - 2002
  3. Backstreet Boys - Black & Blue - 24 million[5][6] - 2000
  4. Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory - 24 million[7] - 2000
  5. Britney Spears - Oops!... I Did It Again - 20 million[8] - 2000
  6. Usher - Confessions - 20 million[9] - 2004
  7. Eminem - The Eminem Show - 19 million[10] - 2002
  8. Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP - 19 million[10][11] - 2000
  9. Avril Lavigne - Let Go - 17 million[12] - 2002
  10. Evanescence - Fallen - 17 million[13] - 2003

1990s[edit]

Main article: 1990s in music

List of 10 best-selling albums of the 1990s[edit]

  1. Whitney Houston / Various artists - The Bodyguard - 45 million[18][19] - 1992
  2. Backstreet Boys - Millennium - 30 million[20][21] - 1999
  3. Shania Twain - Come On Over - 40 million[22] - 1997
  4. Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill - 33 million[23] - 1995
  5. Mariah Carey - Music Box - 32 million[24] - 1993
  6. Celine Dion - Falling into You - 32 million[25] - 1996
  7. Michael Jackson - Dangerous - 32 million[26][27] - 1991
  8. Celine Dion - Let's Talk About Love - 31 million[28] - 1997
  9. Madonna - The Immaculate Collection - 30 million[29][30] - 1990
  10. Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time - 30 million[31][32] - 1999

1980s[edit]

Main article: 1980s in music

1970s[edit]

Main article: 1970s in music

1960s[edit]

Main article: 1960s in music

1950s[edit]

Main article: 1950s in music

1940s[edit]

Main article: 1940s in music

1930s[edit]

1920s[edit]

1910s[edit]

1900s[edit]

1890s[edit]

1880s[edit]

1870s[edit]

1860s[edit]

1850s[edit]

1840s[edit]

1830s[edit]

1820s[edit]

1810s[edit]

1800s[edit]

1790s[edit]

1780s[edit]

1770s[edit]

1760s[edit]

1750s[edit]

1740s[edit]

1730s[edit]

1720s[edit]

1710s[edit]

1700s[edit]

1690s[edit]

1680s[edit]

1670s[edit]

1660s[edit]

1650s[edit]

1640s[edit]

1630s[edit]

1620s[edit]

1610s[edit]

1600s[edit]

1590s[edit]

1580s[edit]

1570s[edit]

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1550s[edit]

1540s[edit]

1530s[edit]

1520s[edit]

1510s[edit]

1500s[edit]

Early history[edit]

15th Century[edit]

14th Century[edit]

13th Century[edit]

12th Century[edit]

Ancient Music[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Madonna Breaks iTunes Pre-Order Record With 'MDNA' | Prefix
  2. ^ Hung Up
  3. ^ Lewis, Randy (8 April 2009). "Beatles' catalog will be reissued September 9 in remastered versions". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2009-05-02. 
  4. ^ Brown, Helen (2012-04-23). "Norah Jones Little Broken Hearts CD review". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-04-27. 
  5. ^ "The boys are back". Windsor Star. 2008-08-07. Retrieved 2008-08-21. 
  6. ^ "Taking It Back". Daily Record. 26 Oct 2007. Retrieved 21 Nov 2008. [dead link]
  7. ^ "Linkin Park headlines Live Earth Tokyo". Live Earth, LLC. 25 May 2007. Retrieved 2008-05-03. 
  8. ^ "The Evolution of Britney Spears: 2000 -- Oops... she did it again". MSN. 2011-05-12. Retrieved 2012-05-03. 
  9. ^ "Usher Confessions part II Video". Black Entertainment Television. Retrieved June 23, 2012. 
  10. ^ a b Byrne, Ciar (August 18, 2005). "The real Slim Shady stands up the fans on his European tour". London: The Independent. Archived from the original on May 14, 2009. Retrieved May 10, 2012. 
  11. ^ Raide, Stephanie (2011-06-08). "Eminem — the Fast Rising Rapper". The Independent. London. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 
  12. ^ "Avril Lavigne Ends North American Run of Shows with Two Dates In Washington Beginning May 9". transworldnews.com. May 4, 2008. Retrieved May 29, 2008. 
  13. ^ "Evanescence Biography". Artistdirect. Retrieved 2012-09-23. 
  14. ^ Putti, Laura (2001-08-24). "Il nuovo Michael Jackson fa un tuffo nel passato". La Repubblica. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  15. ^ Michael Jackson
  16. ^ a b MTV - Michael Jackson Biography
  17. ^ Sex (book)
  18. ^ Hlavaty, Craig (February 13, 2012). "Whitney Houston: An Overview of Her Films". Houston Press. Retrieved June 30, 2012. 
  19. ^ "Adele's 21 Closing in on Billboard Charts Record". Black Entertainment Television. January 26, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2012. 
  20. ^ Grossberg, Josh (2007-07-25). "Backstreet Boys Unite!". E! Entertainment Television. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  21. ^ "Liz the 'Fame' Dame". BBC News. 2000-02-15. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 
  22. ^ Blakeley, Kiri (2011-05-10). Why Shania Twain Can't Sing. Forbes. Retrieved 2012-08-23. 
  23. ^ Montgomery, James (2010-02-01). "'You Oughta Know': The Story Behind Beyonce's Grammy Cover". MTV (MTV Network). Retrieved 2008-05-03. 
  24. ^ Cashmere, Paul (24 April 2008). "Mariah Carey Has the Right Energy in E=MC2". Undercover Pty., Ltd. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  25. ^ Reporter, Metro (2010-03-08). "Oscars 2010 special: Avatar v The Hurt Locker v Inglourious Basterds v Up In The Air". Metro.co.uk (Associated Newspapers). Retrieved 2010-03-23. 
  26. ^ Bidasio, Claudia (2008-05-19). "Gli imperdibili di Michel Jackson". MenStyle.it. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  27. ^ "Michael Jackson sulla sedia a rotelle". Affari Italiani. 2008-07-11. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  28. ^ Anderson, Jason (2009-06-15). "Learning to Love Celine Dion". Toronto: The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2009-12-27. 
  29. ^ "Girl gone wild: is it time for Madonna to grow up?". The Irish Times. 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2012-09-21. 
  30. ^ Kawaguchi, Judith (2007-10-23). "Words to Live by: Goh Hotoda". The Japan Times (Toshiaki Ogasawara). Retrieved 2009-12-02. 
  31. ^ "With dreams in her heart". The Telegraph. 2001-04-28. Retrieved 2012-09-22. 
  32. ^ dsussman (2010-02-11). "The Top 10 Worst Albums that Went Platinum". Spike. Retrieved 2012-09-22. 

External links[edit]

  • Music Timeline A Chronology Of Music From Prehistory To The Present Day.