2001 in music

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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2001.

3.2 billion units were sold with a value of US$33.7 billion. DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD first rose to prominence in 2001, with approximately 600 titles available in these formats.[1] Portable music grew in popularity after Apple Inc. released the iTunes media library on January 9[2] and the first iPod music player device on October 23.[3] Worldwide, the best-selling albums were Hybrid Theory (2000) by Linkin Park, No Angel (1999) by Dido, and Survivor (2001) by Destiny's Child.[4] The best-selling non-English album was Cieli di Toscana (transl.Tuscan Skies; 2001) by Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, which topped the charts in the Netherlands and Sweden[5] and was the 23rd best-selling album globally.[4]

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  • March 1Collin Raye is awarded the Artist Humanitarian Award from Country Radio Broadcasters. The award was given in recognition of Raye's work on behalf of a number of different charitable organizations including Childhelp USA, USA Weekend's Make A Difference Day and the Native American organization Hecel Oyakapi.
  • March 8Melanie C announces she does not intend to do any more work with the Spice Girls. Although the group denies it is splitting, it would not be active again until 2007.[7]
  • March 9
    • Janet Jackson's single "All for You" becomes the first song to be added to every station in three mainstream radio formats within its first week of release.[8] It was also the highest debut for a single not commercially available in both the United States and France.[9]
    • Eric Singer replaces Peter Criss as the drummer for Kiss as the band continues its farewell tour in Yokohama, Japan. Singer dons the "Catman" make-up, ending the band's tradition of creating new make-up and personas for replacement members.
  • March 13Janet Jackson is honored as the first ever MTV Icon. The televised tribute became the highest rated show of the night.
  • March 14 – The Court of Appeals in Rome finds Michael Jackson "not guilty" of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that Jackson's "Will You Be There" was a copy of his song "I Cigni Di Balaka."
  • March 16Sean "Puffy" Combs is acquitted on all charges stemming from a December 1999 nightclub shooting in Manhattan. However, an artist on his Bad Boy Records label, Shyne, is convicted of two counts of assault as well as reckless endangerment and gun possession.[10]
  • March 20Toadies release Hell Below/Stars Above, the band's first album in nearly seven years. The band announces irts break-up five months later.[11]
  • March 24John Connolly of Sevendust marries Lori Kirkley.
  • March 26
    • Gorillaz release their first studio album Gorillaz. The album reached number three in the UK, and was an unexpected hit in the US, hitting number 14 and selling over seven million copies worldwide by 2007. It earned the group an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Successful Virtual Band.
    • Aerosmith release their thirteenth studio album, Just Push Play, charting at No. 2 in the US Billboard 200.
  • March 28
  • March 31 – Couple Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown were thrown out and banned for life from Hollywood's Bel Air Hotel and arrested and jailed after destroying their room. Property that was allegedly damaged included a TV and two doors. According to hotel workers, the walls and carpets were also stained by alcohol. The hotel closed down the room for five days for repairs.








  • November 1
    • The governing body of the UK Singles Chart, Chart Information Network Ltd. (CIN), changes its name to The Official UK Charts Company.
    • Britney Spears starts her Dream Within a Dream Tour, in support her self-titled third studio album. The tour was accompanied by many extravagant special effect including a water screen that pumped two tons of water into the stage during the encore. The tour was commercial success, all the venues on the 2001 leg are largely sold out and grossed $43.7 million from 68 show.
  • November 5 – In the UK, BMG becomes the first major label to release a compact disc with copy protection, Natalie Imbruglia's White Lilies Island. Within two weeks BMG announces they will re-issue the disc without the copy protection, due to complaints from consumers who were unable to play the CDs in their personal computers.[23]
  • November 6
    • Britney Spears' third album, Britney debuts at #1, making her the first female artist to have her first three albums enter the US charts at #1.
    • Nu-Metal Band Dope release their second studio album Life.
    • The soundtrack album of the Nickelodeon movie Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius is released.
  • December 1Mike Turner quits Our Lady Peace.
  • December 4 – Gospel music singer Yolanda Adams releases her eighth studio album Believe.
  • December 12 – Surviving Nirvana members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl sue Courtney Love in an effort to oust her from the board controlling the management of the band's affairs, calling her "irrational, mercurial, self-centered, unmanageable, inconsistent and unpredictable." The legal battle over the band's legacy has blocked the release of a planned Nirvana box set containing the unreleased track "You Know You're Right".[24]

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Date Album Artist Notes
1 Çà et là du Japon Pizzicato Five -
9 The Houseman Cometh! Theryl DeClouet Debut
Oz Various Artists TV Soundtrack
16 Alcohol Fueled Brewtality Black Label Society -
Azure Ray Azure Ray -
From Long Beach 2 Fillmoe Daz Dillinger & J.T. the Bigga Figga -
22 Crystal Empire Freedom Call -
Hush! Ana Popović Solo debut
Things We Lost in the Fire Low -
23 J.Lo Jennifer Lopez -
Little Sparrow Dolly Parton -
2000 Years of Human Error Godhead -
Anthology Obituary Compilation
Carnival Diablos Annihilator -
Day of the Death Death by Stereo -
The Donnas Turn 21 The Donnas -
It Was All a Dream Dream -
O-Town O-Town -
The Very Best of Daryl Hall & John Oates Hall & Oates Compilation
The World According to Gob Gob -
29 Nuclear Fire Primal Fear Germany
30 The Best of Tevin Campbell Tevin Campbell Compilation
Dog in the Sand Frank Black and the Catholics -
I Need You LeAnn Rimes -
More Vitamin C -
You Don't Have to Be Blood to Be Family Throwdown -
1 Brushfire Fairytales Jack Johnson -
Lucy Ford: The Atmosphere EP's Atmosphere EP
5 The Anthology... So Far Ringo Starr Live
6 Dither Moe -
End Is Forever The Ataris -
Greatest Hits Vol. II Gloria Estefan Compilation
Risen O.A.R. -
Samra Faudel -
Simply Mortified BS 2000 -
Sing Loud, Sing Proud! Dropkick Murphys -
604 Ladytron -
Today's Empires, Tomorrow's Ashes Propagandhi -
You Had It Coming Jeff Beck -
12 Hits II: Ganked & Gaffled Spice 1 Compilation
13 Conquering Ruler The Specials Covers album
Firestarr Fredro Starr -
Stephen Malkmus Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks -
To Record Only Water for Ten Days John Frusciante -
Road Movies Land -
15 Toki no Tsubasa Zard -
19 Another Late Night: Fila Brazillia Fila Brazillia -
20 Compuphonic Echo Image Debut
Girls Can Tell Spoon -
Music Box The Monkees Box Set
A Predator's Portrait Soilwork -
Standards Tortoise -
Wasted Days The Slackers -
26 Believe in Nothing Paradise Lost -
Any Other City Life Without Buildings -
Sleepwalking Rae & Christian -
Teen Spirit A*Teens -
27 American Hi-Fi American Hi-Fi Debut
A Bum Note and a Bead of Sweat Baboon Live
Cydonia The Orb -
Everyday Dave Matthews Band -
My World, My Way Silkk the Shocker -
Phantom Moon Duncan Sheik -
The Professional 2 DJ Clue? -
Self Titled Zao -
Who I Am Jessica Andrews -
? Only Time Knows Bearfoot Bluegrass Debut album
1 Another Late Night: Rae & Christian Rae & Christian Compilation
B.P. Empire Infected Mushroom -
Crime as Forgiven by Against Me! Against Me! EP
2 Death's Design Diabolical Masquerade -
5 Reptile Eric Clapton -
The Optimist LP Turin Brakes LP
When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear Up Snow Patrol -
6 Katy Hudson Katy Perry Debut album
Accepted Eclectic Aceyalone -
Anarchists of Good Taste Dog Fashion Disco -
ANThology Alien Ant Farm -
Dark Assault Iron Savior -
From Wisdom to Hate Gorguts -
Fat Music Volume 5: Live Fat, Die Young Various Artists Compilation
Feel Good Lost Broken Social Scene -
Identity Crisis Thrice -
Insanity Darkane -
Just Push Play Aerosmith -
Loco Fun Lovin' Criminals -
Mars/Venus Koffee Brown -
Musipal Wagon Christ -
Quiet Is the New Loud Kings of Convenience -
Scorpion Eve -
SGNL 05 Isis EP
Unwind Oleander -
7 Insomnia Chihiro Onitsuka -
Jumping into the World BoA EP
9 Group Sounds Rocket from the Crypt -
One Nil Neil Finn -
12 Awakening the World Lost Horizon Sweden
Back to the Blues Gary Moore -
Blackwater Park Opeth -
Discovery Daft Punk -
Human Rod Stewart -
Regeneration The Divine Comedy -
Sunny Border Blue Kristin Hersh -
Superstars and Cannonballs Savage Garden VHS/DVD
Timeless Departure Skyfire -
13 All About Chemistry Semisonic -
Gourmandises Alizée -
Let It Fall Sean Watkins -
Trick Pony Trick Pony -
19 456132015 De Facto EP
Ease Down the Road Bonnie 'Prince' Billy -
Know Your Enemy Manic Street Preachers -
Terra Incognita Gojira Debut
20 EP 2 Zero 7 EP
Exit Wounds: The Album Various Artists Soundtrack
Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards Lars Frederiksen and the Bastards -
The Gift Bizzy Bone -
Healing Ünloco Debut
Hypothetical Threshold -
Nation Sepultura -
New Killer America Skrape Debut
Part III 112 -
Hell Below/Stars Above Toadies -
The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most Dashboard Confessional -
Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia Dimmu Borgir -
Satellite Rides Old 97's -
Thugs Are Us Trick Daddy -
Thug by Nature L-Burna -
Unleashed Memories Lacuna Coil -
23 Itse Ajattara -
26 Angel of Mine Frank Duval Compilation
Gorillaz Gorillaz -
Natural History I Am Kloot Debut
27 Acoustic Soul India.Arie -
Another Perfect World Peter Cetera -
Drops of Jupiter Train -
Endangered Species Big Pun Compilation
Every Six Seconds Saliva -
Greatest Hits Billy Idol Compilation
How I Loved You Angels of Light -
Kiss tha Game Goodbye Jadakiss -
Live from Mars Ben Harper 2xCD; Live
Live in New York City Bruce Springsteen Live
The Moon is Down Further Seems Forever -
Musicforthemorningafter Pete Yorn -
Roll On The Living End -
The Sneak Attack KRS-One -
Time Bomb Buckcherry -
Until the End of Time 2Pac -
Whole New You Shawn Colvin -
28 A Best Ayumi Hamasaki Compilation
Distance Hikaru Utada -
? Echo Echo Carbon Leaf -
Beto Vázquez Infinity Beto Vázquez Infinity -


Date Album Artist Notes
2 45 rpm: The Singles, 1977–1979 The Jam Box Set
Clarence Park Chris Clark -
Mutter Rammstein -
No More Shall We Part Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds -
3 Arrival Journey US
Blood Sweat and Years JT Money -
Crown Royal Run-D.M.C. -
From Here to Infirmary Alkaline Trio -
I Don't Care That You Don't Mind Crash Test Dummies -
The Life Ginuwine -
Now That's What I Call Music! 6 (U.S. series) Various Artists Compilation
Poets and Madmen Savatage -
Room Service Roxette -
The Swimming Hour Andrew Bird -
Unholy Terror W.A.S.P. -
The Yin and the Yang Cappadonna -
9 Jessico Babasónicos -
Now That's What I Call Music! 48 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
10 Covered With Ants Guttermouth -
For the Stars Elvis Costello and Anne Sofie von Otter -
The Hogyssey Spacehog -
Isolation Drills Guided by Voices -
Live Frogs Set 1 Colonel Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade Live
Old Ramon Red House Painters -
Revelling/Reckoning Ani DiFranco -
Rock the Plank Mad Caddies -
Surfer NOFX EP
Full Collapse Thursday -
16 Colossus of Destiny Melvins Live
A Girl Like Me Emma Bunton -
17 6.0 Sister Machine Gun -
Just Enough Education to Perform Stereophonics -
Leaves Turn Inside You Unwound -
Live Insurrection Halford Live
Olivia Olivia -
One for the Kids Yellowcard First album with Ryan Key on lead vocals
Psychopharmacology Firewater -
Songs from the Earth Son of Sam -
Steers & Stripes Brooks & Dunn -
Super Hits New Kids on the Block Compilation
Up Close and Personal Angie Martinez -
The Very Best of Elvis Costello Elvis Costello Compilation
21 Abulum Glen Phillips -
23 Simple Things Zero 7 UK
Free All Angels Ash -
Echo Park Feeder -
In America Kenny G Compilation
24 All for You Janet Jackson -
Digimortal Fear Factory -
Dizzy Spells The Ex -
Going Somewhere Colin Hay -
Idiology Mouse on Mars -
Man in the Moon L.A. Guns -
Mutiny on the Bay Dead Kennedys Live
Sad Sappy Sucker Modest Mouse -
Set This Circus Down Tim McGraw -
Streethawk: A Seduction Destroyer -
This Is Where I Came In Bee Gees -
Underground Network Anti-Flag -
The Unraveling Rise Against -
Wide Awake Bored Treble Charger -
25 Wages of Sin Arch Enemy -
30 45 rpm: The Singles, 1980–1982 The Jam Box Set
Confield Autechre -
Rock Action Mogwai -
? Brilliant Career Film School -
1 Carrying On Montgomery Gentry -
Dillinger & Young Gotti Tha Dogg Pound -
Mechanical Wonder Ocean Colour Scene -
PeteStrumentals Pete Rock -
Popstars Eden's Crush -
Survivor Destiny's Child -
Trouble in Shangri-La Stevie Nicks -
Ultimate Collection Buju Banton Compilation
5 Complete 'B' Sides Pixies Compilation
7 Asleep In The Back Elbow -
Truth Be Told Shed Seven -
Wingspan: Hits and History Paul McCartney Compilation
8 All Killer No Filler Sum 41 -
Awakening the World Lost Horizon -
Ayeshteni Natacha Atlas -
Best of B-Boy Records Boogie Down Productions Compilation
Bridge Blues Traveler -
The Crusher Amon Amarth -
Dare To Dream Billy Gilman -
Deltron 3030: The Instrumentals Deltron 3030 -
Falconer Falconer -
Field Songs Mark Lanegan -
Hi-Teknology Hi-Tek -
Last Fair Deal Gone Down Katatonia -
Lions The Black Crowes -
Live on the Black Hand Side Danzig Live
Look into the Eyeball David Byrne -
Moulin Rouge! Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film Various Artists Soundtrack
Voodoo Child: The Jimi Hendrix Collection Jimi Hendrix Compilation
XX Mushroomhead -
9 Sexual Healing E-Rotic -
14 Acoustica Scorpions Live
Exciter Depeche Mode -
Reveal R.E.M. -
Sexual Healing E-Rotic -
Subject to Change Vanessa-Mae -
To Be Frank Nik Kershaw -
15 Anoraknophobia Marillion -
Beautiful Fantastic Plastic Machine -
Brand New History Econoline Crush -
The Cold Vein Cannibal Ox -
God Bless The Go-Go's The Go-Go's -
Lateralus Tool -
Meet Joe Mac Joey McIntyre -
Miss E… So Addictive Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott -
Open Cowboy Junkies -
Seventh Key Seventh Key -
Shoulda Been Home Robert Cray -
Sweet Tea Buddy Guy -
A Tribute to Jim Reeves Charley Pride Jim Reeves tribute
Weezer Weezer "The Green Album"
The World Needs a Hero Megadeth -
17 Same Girl, New Songs The All-American Rejects EP
21 200 Po Vstrechnoy t.A.T.u. -
4Lyn 4Lyn -
Can Our Love... Tindersticks -
Genetic World Télépopmusik -
The Merry Sisters of Fate Lunasa -
Scream if You Wanna Go Faster Geri Halliwell -
22 All This and Puppet Stew The Dickies -
Blacktrash: The Autobiography of Kirk Jones Sticky Fingaz -
Bliss, Please Blackmail -
Break the Cycle Staind -
Flowers Echo & the Bunnymen -
Everybody Got Their Something Nikka Costa -
Hawthorne, CA The Beach Boys Compilation
Here and Now Ike Turner
How I Spent My Summer Vacation The Bouncing Souls -
Lechuza Fenix*TX -
Lucero Lucero -
Machine Static-X -
Malpractice Redman -
Mediocre Generica Leftöver Crack -
My God Flotsam and Jetsam
One Wild Night Live 1985–2001 Bon Jovi Live
Pneumonia Whiskeytown -
Put Yo Hood Up Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz -
Quest for Fire: Firestarter, Vol. 1 Kardinal Offishall -
Rising Again Donovan Live
The Renaissance EP MxPx EP
Stabbing Westward Stabbing Westward -
23 Lovebeat Yoshinori Sunahara -
28 10 000 Hz Legend Air -
Pause Four Tet UK
29 10 Years of Abuse (and Still Broke) Eyehategod Live
Irresistible Jessica Simpson -
Part II Brad Paisley -
4 Amnesiac Radiohead -
Faerie Stories Peatbog Faeries -
Angel Delivery Service Emil Bulls -
5 Are You Man Enough? Betty Blowtorch -
Aura Asia -
Bodily Functions Herbert -
Curse of the Hidden Mirror Blue Öyster Cult -
The Economy of Sound Seven Mary Three -
Essence Lucinda Williams -
A Flight and a Crash Hot Water Music -
Free City St. Lunatics -
Full Bluntal Nugity Ted Nugent Live
Idle Will Kill Osker -
Inside Out Trisha Yearwood -
Loser Anthems Matthew Good Band EP
The Merry Sisters of Fate Lunasa US
The Pleasure and the Greed Big Wreck -
Poses Rufus Wainwright -
Punk-O-Rama Vol. 6 Various Artists Compilation
Shine Like It Does: The Anthology (1979–1997) INXS Compilation
Sinner Drowning Pool -
Somewhere Over The Slaughter House Buckethead -
Songs in A Minor Alicia Keys Debut
Styx World: Live 2001 Styx Live
Swordfish:The Album Paul Oakenfold Soundtrack
8 Myra Myra -
11 The Invisible Band Travis -
Organik Robert Miles -
Vocal Studies + Uprock Narratives Prefuse 73 [25]
12 9 Lives AZ -
Archive The Specials Compilation
Beneath the Encasing of Ashes As I Lay Dying -
The Best of Eighteen Visions Eighteen Visions Compilation
Love Session Silk -
Perhaps, I Suppose... Rufio -
PS You Love Me Kid 606 -
Rainbow Connection Willie Nelson -
Recordings Porcupine Tree Compilation
Sugar Ray Sugar Ray -
Take off Your Pants and Jacket Blink-182 -
Under the Influence Warrant Covers album +2 original tracks
Zoom Electric Light Orchestra -
13 Document 8 Pg. 99 -
15 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Various Artists Soundtrack
18 Beat 'Em Up Iggy Pop -
Origin of Symmetry Muse UK
Outrospective Faithless -
19 !!! !!! -
2001 Warped Tour Compilation Various Artists Compilation
Alive in an Ultra World Steve Vai Live
Cuts for Luck and Scars for Freedom Mystic -
Devil's Night D12 -
Don't Tell the Band Widespread Panic -
Far from Over Edwin McCain -
From Chaos 311 -
GQ on the EQ++ Kid 606 -
Greatest Fits Ministry Compilation
I'm Already There Lonestar -
Just Like Gravity CPR -
Land of the Free? Pennywise -
Live in San Francisco Joe Satriani Live
Live, Loud and Loose Loverboy Live
Luther Vandross Luther Vandross -
Mandy Moore Mandy Moore -
No Nose Job: The Legend of Digital Underground Digital Underground Compilation
Oh, Inverted World The Shins -
Return of Dragon Sisqo -
Shangri-La Dee Da Stone Temple Pilots -
This Ain't a Game Ray J -
Tongues Esham LP
Trust No One Dave Navarro -
The Tyranny of Distance Ted Leo and the Pharmacists -
The World Won't End Pernice Brothers -
20 Beyond Good and Evil The Cult -
Friends & Family, Vol. 2 Suicidal Tendencies, Various Artists Compilation
Worldchanger Jorn -
21 Mercuric Element Eighty -
22 Dil Chahta Hai[26] Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy -
25 Ridgeriders Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings and Chris While -
Go Plastic Squarepusher -
26 Based on a True Story Lil' Mo -
Episode II Safri Duo -
Horror Show Iced Earth -
Jagged Little Thrill Jagged Edge -
Life Is Good LFO -
Madhouse: The Very Best of Anthrax Anthrax Compilation
The Reason Beanie Sigel -
Rooty Basement Jaxx -
? Jennie Bomb Sahara Hotnights -


Date Album Artist Notes
1 Nearly Lost You Screaming Trees Compilation
Tales of the Inexpressible Shpongle -
2 Blowback Tricky -
Kerrang! Various artists Compilation
Rock and Roll: an Introduction to The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground Compilation
3 Brothers and Sisters, Are You Ready? Big Sugar -
Endless Summer Fennesz -
Lil' Romeo Lil' Romeo Debut
Live at L'Olympia Jeff Buckley Live
Tales from the B-Side Biohazard Compilation
White Blood Cells The White Stripes -
X.O. Experience Tha Liks -
9 Karma Kamelot -
Ensiferum Ensiferum Debut
4.35am Gemma Hayes EP
11:11 Regina Spektor -
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Yeah Yeah Yeahs EP
10 Anakonda Akinyele -
The Director's Cut Fantômas Covers album
Ancient Melodies of the Future Built to Spill -
Blood Red Cherry Jann Arden -
Camino Palmero The Calling -
Dream Street Dream Street -
Fires at Midnight Blackmore's Night -
King of da Ghetto Z-Ro -
Long Distance Ivy US; released in Japan in Nov. 2000
The Metal Opera Avantasia -
Priesthood Killah Priest -
The Saga Continues... P. Diddy & the Bad Boy Family -
Skin Melissa Etheridge -
Space Boogie: Smoke Oddessey Kurupt -
Standfast Standfast Sweden; Debut
Stay What You Are Saves The Day -
14 Three Chord Opera Neil Diamond
16 Hot Shots II The Beta Band UK
Song Yet to Be Sung Perry Farrell -
This Is Rock'n'Roll The Quireboys -
17 Aaliyah Aaliyah -
Broken Silence Foxy Brown -
Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Box Set
1st Born Second Bilal -
Origin of Symmetry Muse -
Pleased to Meet You James -
Tales from the Lotus Pod Dark Lotus LP
What I Learned About Ego, Opinion, Art & Commerce Goo Goo Dolls Compilation
21 Ryden Dirtay Psychopathic Rydas LP
23 Rings Around the World Super Furry Animals -
24 Bleed American Jimmy Eat World retitled Jimmy Eat World after 9/11
The Butterfly Collection The Nerve Agents -
Celebrity NSYNC -
Choreographed Man of War Robert Pollard and the Soft Rock Renegades -
Comfort Eagle Cake -
Contact! Eiffel 65 -
Global a Go-Go Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros -
Greatest Hits Alice in Chains Compilation
Live Frogs Set 2 Les Claypool's Frog Brigade Live
Love Is a Battlefield Hi-Standard EP
Plan B Huey Lewis and the News -
Prowler in the Yard Pig Destroyer -
The Realness Cormega -
Shakedown! theSTART Debut
Sounding the Seventh Trumpet Avenged Sevenfold -
Tiger Army II: Power of Moonlite Tiger Army -
25 Jessico Babasonicos -
29 Elv1s Elvis Presley Compilation
30 Beetroot Cast -
Captain Easychord Stereolab EP
First Contact Roger Sanchez -
Is This It The Strokes Australia
Now That's What I Call Music! 49 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
31 2002 Tha Dogg Pound Compilation
Blake Shelton Blake Shelton -
Both Worlds *69 Gangsta Boo -
Demolition Judas Priest -
Duces 'N Trayz: The Old Fashioned Way Tha Eastsidaz -
Girl Eskimo Joe -
Losing All Hope Is Freedom Evergreen Terrace -
Megaton Shotblast De Facto EP
Now That's What I Call Music! 7 (U.S. series) Various Artists Compilation
So Blu Blu Cantrell -
Take-Offs and Landings Rilo Kiley -
Time (The Revelator) Gillian Welch -
Tweekend The Crystal Method -
The Very Best of Prince Prince Compilation
6 Crow Sit on Blood Tree Graham Coxon -
In Search Of... N.E.R.D. Europe release
Secrets The Human League -
The Tokyo Showdown Live In Japan 2000 In Flames Live
7 8701 Usher -
Eternal The Isley Brothers feat. Ronald Isley, aka Mr. Biggs -
Funk All Y'all Detroit Grand Pubahs -
Get Down or Lay Down Philly's Most Wanted -
GodMusic Chocolate Genius -
Gravitational Forces Robert Earl Keen -
Kiss tha Game Goodbye Jadakiss -
Mechanized Warfare Jag Panzer -
Oh Aaron Aaron Carter -
True Carnage Six Feet Under -
8 Actual Size Mr. Big -
Warmness on the Soul Avenged Sevenfold EP
9 Cockroach Danger Danger -
10 Pull My Chain Toby Keith -
13 How It Works Bodyjar -
14 Change Is a Sound Strike Anywhere -
Exit 263 Chamberlain -
Jump5 Jump5 -
Lifer Lifer Debut
Live by Request k.d. lang Live
New Favorite Alison Krauss -
No Self Control The Planet Smashers -
Now Maxwell -
Ozzfest 2001: The Second Millennium Various Artists Live
The Spirit Room Michelle Branch -
Supernova Lisa Lopes Debut
Too Bad You're Beautiful From Autumn to Ashes -
16 Beautiful Creatures Beautiful Creatures -
20 Intensify Way Out West -
21 10 Years of Chaos and Confusion Hypocrisy -
Adema Adema -
The Best of the Early Years: 1990–1995 Buju Banton Compilation
Choices: The Album Three 6 Mafia -
Closer Better Than Ezra -
Compression Billy Sheehan -
Danse Macabre The Faint -
Deepcut to Nowhere Graham Parker -
Die Hards The Casualties -
Just Be Free Christina Aguilera Recorded 1994–'95
Live Plus One ALL/Descendents Live
Mother Earth Within Temptation -
Nice Rollins Band -
Project English Juvenile -
Rock and Roll Part Three Ozma -
Start Static Sugarcult -
The Sword of God Quasi -
The War of Art American Head Charge -
27 All Is Dream Mercury Rev -
Deep Shadows and Brilliant Highlights HIM -
Get Ready New Order -
Grave Disorder The Damned -
Read My Lips Sophie Ellis-Bextor -
Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Live Forever Explosions in the Sky -
Trouble – Norwegian Live EP Coldplay Live EP
Vespertine Björk -
28 Alien Youth Skillet -
The Anatomy of the Tongue in Cheek Relient K -
Anghellic Tech N9ne -
Anyone for Doomsday? Powerman 5000 -
Circulatory System Circulatory System -
Come Clean Puddle of Mudd -
The Creepy EP Relient K EP
Digital Bullet RZA -
Flirting with Twilight Kurt Elling -
Gangland Kool & the Gang -
Iowa Slipknot -
It's a Wonderful Life Sparklehorse -
No More Drama Mary J. Blige -
Sound-Dust Stereolab -
Superhero Brian McKnight -
Thug On Da Line Krayzie Bone -
30 Live at Java Joe's Jason Mraz -
31 Bath maudlin of the Well -
Leaving Your Body Map maudlin of the Well -
1 All The Footprints You've Ever Left And The Fear Expecting Ahead Envy Japan
The Herd The Herd Debut
3 Cold Frontier Show of Hands -
A Funk Odyssey Jamiroquai -
If You've Never Been Embrace -
Morning Star Entombed -
Mutilated Genitals Dog Fashion Disco EP
Sound-Dust Stereolab -
4 A-Town Blues Wayne Hancock -
Almost Heathen Karma to Burn -
Back to the Mansion April Wine -
Jane Doe Converge -
Know by Heart The American Analog Set -
Silence Sonata Arctica -
The Tokyo Showdown In Flames Live
Toxicity System of a Down -
United by Fate Rival Schools -
10 Magnification Yes UK
Plaguewielder Darkthrone -
Wonderland The Charlatans -
11 And the Word Became Flesh Professor Griff -
Bayleaf Stone Gossard Debut
The Blueprint Jay-Z -
The Brotherhood of the Bomb Techno Animal -
The Coast Is Never Clear Beulah -
The Convincer Nick Lowe -
Des Visages des Figures Noir Désir -
Dig Boz Scaggs -
Face 2 Face Babyface -
5:30 Saturday Morning Lennon -
Ghetto Fabolous Fabolous -
Glitter Mariah Carey Soundtrack
The Glow Pt. 2 The Microphones -
The Goat of Mendes Akercocke -
God Hates Us All Slayer -
Halfway Tree Damian Marley -
Hamilton Ironworks John Hartford -
Live in a Dive: No Use for a Name No Use for a Name Live
Live Scenes from New York Dream Theater Live
Love and Theft Bob Dylan -
Mediocre Generica Leftöver Crack -
Mink Car They Might Be Giants -
The Moldy Peaches The Moldy Peaches -
Rockin' the Suburbs Ben Folds -
Satellite P.O.D. -
Scars Soil -
Silver Side Up Nickelback -
The Tiki Bar Is Open John Hiatt -
Toilet Böys Toilet Böys -
Tomcats Screaming Outside Roland Orzabal US
Uncivilization Biohazard -
Wonders of the World Long Beach Dub Allstars -
Worship Michael W. Smith Live
12 Southern Rock Opera Drive-By Truckers -
14 Revolutionary Vol. 1 Immortal Technique -
17 EP+6 Mogwai UK; Compilation
Let It Come Down Spiritualized -
Strange Little Girls Tori Amos -
18 The Attraction to All Things Uncertain Tweaker -
The Dirty Story: The Best of Ol' Dirty Bastard Ol' Dirty Bastard Compilation
Dragontown Alice Cooper -
The Golden Hum Remy Zero -
Greatest Hits Martina McBride Compilation
Here's to Shutting Up Superchunk -
The Id Macy Gray -
In Search of Truth Evergrey -
Jhazmyne's Lullaby 7 Angels 7 Plagues -
Labor Days Aesop Rock -
The Look of Love Diana Krall -
Nailed Place of Skulls -
Positively Somewhere Jennifer Paige -
The Power Station Years: The Unreleased Recordings Jon Bon Jovi Compilation
Rain on Lens Smog -
Revolution Revolución Ill Niño -
Room for Squares John Mayer -
Seven Year Itch Collective Soul Compilation
Shameless Therapy? -
V Live -
Vertigo René Marie -
Yankee Hotel Foxtrot Wilco -
19 Souljacker Eels -
21 Miranda Lambert Miranda Lambert -
22 Kristnihald undir Jökli Quarashi -
24 Building the Machine Glenn Hughes -
Resonance Anathema Compilation
Souljacker Eels UK
25 AArt Acoustic Alchemy -
Baldhead Slick & Da Click Guru -
The Best of Bruce Dickinson Bruce Dickinson Compilation
Days of the New (red) Days of the New -
Dead Yuppies Agnostic Front -
Declaration Steven Curtis Chapman -
Everywhere and His Nasty Parlour Tricks Modest Mouse EP
Gold Ryan Adams -
Humanistic Abandoned Pools -
Killing Ground Saxon -
Live Evolution Queensrÿche Live
Love Makes the World Carole King -
Manic Moonlight King's X -
Nivea Nivea -
Songs from Call Me Claus Garth Brooks Christmas
Songs in Red and Gray Suzanne Vega -
Steal This Record The Suicide Machines -
Tenacious D Tenacious D -
Underneath The Verve Pipe -
Violent Revolution Kreator -
A Wild-Eyed Christmas Night 38 Special Christmas
World of Glass Tristania -
26 Built from Scratch The X-Ecutioners -
27 Symphony for the Devil Witchery -


Date Album Artist Notes
1 Amélie Yann Tiersen Soundtrack
Beautiful Garbage Garbage -
Fever Kylie Minogue -
Songs from the West Coast Elton John UK
Trouble Every Day Tindersticks Soundtrack
Victoria Beckham Victoria Beckham -
2 All Back to the Mine Moloko Compilation
Alright Guy Gary Allan -
Burning the Process Pressure 4-5 Debut
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Box Set Creedence Clearwater Revival Box Set
The Fallout Default -
Fantasies & Delusions Billy Joel -
Go Forth Les Savy Fav -
Greatest Hits Live: Vancouver 1986 Donovan Live
Instructions Jermaine Dupri -
Other Animals Erase Errata -
Pain Is Love Ja Rule -
Pass Out of Existence Chimaira -
Supercharger Machine Head -
Total Devastation: The Best of Busta Rhymes Compilation
The Very Best of Winger Winger Compilation
6 Nothing New for Trash Like You Against All Authority -
8 Born into Trouble as the Sparks Fly Upward The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band -
Deep in the Hole Masters of Reality -
The Fake Sound of Progress Lostprophets Re-release
Love Is Here Starsailor -
Neon Lights Simple Minds -
Secret of the Runes Therion -
9 1942 Soul-Junk EP
Bridge Across Forever Transatlantic -
Christina Milian Christina Milian -
Chrome Trace Adkins -
Dark Days, Bright Nights Bubba Sparxxx -
D.F.F.D. The Dictators -
Direct Action: Day 21 Sham 69 -
Enchantment Charlotte Church -
Epitaph Front Line Assembly -
Falling into Place Finch EP
Field Commander Cohen: Tour of 1979 Leonard Cohen Live
A Fine Day to Exit Anathema -
Gerardo: Fame, Sex y Dinero Gerardo -
Hidden Stash II: The Kream of the Krop Kottonmouth Kings -
I'm Serious T.I. -
Is This It The Strokes US
No World Order Gamma Ray -
Not All Who Wander Are Lost Chris Thile -
The Photo Album Death Cab for Cutie -
Stupid Fat Americans Zebrahead -
Sweet Home Transylvania The Bronx Casket Co. -
Ten New Songs Leonard Cohen -
Together Again For The First Time Pulley -
Your Favorite Weapon Brand New -
15 The DVD Napalm Death Live DVD
Gold: Greatest Hits Steps Compilation
The Very Best of Bananarama Bananarama Compilation
16 1 Less G n Da Hood Blaze Ya Dead Homie LP
Armageddon Through Your Speakers Bionic Jive -
The Argument Fugazi -
Three Days Pat Green -
Atomic Lit -
Bootleg Series Volume 1: The Quine Tapes The Velvet Underground Live
Cuttin' Heads John Mellencamp -
Down to Earth Ozzy Osbourne -
The Essential Journey Journey Compilation
Feminist Sweepstakes Le Tigre -
God Bless America LeAnn Rimes Compilation
Here to Heaven Jamie-Lynn Sigler -
The Interzone Mantras The Tea Party -
Invitation to the Dance 40 Below Summer -
John P. Kelly Mr. Cheeks -
Live in L.A. (Death & Raw) Death Live
On the Line Various Artists Soundtrack
Mahogany Soul Angie Stone US
Pretty Together Sloan -
17 Wanderland Kelis -
18 Disposable Arts Masta Ace -
21 A Bad Brains Reunion Live from Maritime Hall Bad Brains Live
Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & Demise Emperor -
22 Cryptic Collection Vol. 2 Twiztid LP
drukqs Aphex Twin -
The Grave Digger Grave Digger Germany
M-16 Sodom -
We Love Life Pulp -
Your New Favourite Band The Hives Compilation
23 Audiodog Bruce Kulick -
Bi-Polar Vanilla Ice LP
California Crossing Fu Manchu -
Change The Dismemberment Plan -
The Complete Limelight Sessions Shania Twain Compilation
The Egg Shiner -
Everynight Fire Works Hey Mercedes -
Expansion Team Dilated Peoples -
Feeding the Wheel Jordan Rudess -
First Strike Still Deadly Testament -
Golden State Bush -
The Great Depression DMX -
The Greatest Fits Headstones Compilation
Greatest Hits Volume III: I'm a Survivor Reba McEntire Compilation
The Hits: Chapter One Backstreet Boys Compilation +1 new song
Kingsize Five -
Live in Chicago 12.19.98 Dave Matthews Band Live
The Melancholy Collection Millencolin US; Compilation
Morning View Incubus -
A New Morning, Changing Weather The (International) Noise Conspiracy -
Novakane Outlawz -
Now That's What I Call Christmas! (U.S. series) Various Artists Compilation
Snowflakes Toni Braxton Christmas
Understand This Grand Puba -
Wake Up and Smell the Coffee The Cranberries -
Won As Friends Rust -
29 Into The Rasmus -
The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid Stars of the Lid -
Turn to Me Vanessa Amorosi -
30 8 Days of Christmas Destiny's Child Christmas
The Audio of Being Matthew Good Band -
Cuts from the Crypt The Misfits Compilation
Escape Enrique Iglesias -
Greatest Hits, Vol. 2 Clint Black Compilation
Invincible Michael Jackson -
Legacy: The Greatest Hits Collection Boyz II Men Compilation
Lenny Lenny Kravitz -
Life Is Full of Possibilities Dntel -
The National The National -
Oracle Kittie -
Through the Eyes Flaw -
Tomahawk Tomahawk -
Versus Kings of Convenience Remix
White Knuckled Substance Vendetta Red -
31 Britney Britney Spears Japan
Give Blood Bane -
? Polen Lynda Thomas -
5 All Hits All Saints Compilation
Are You Are Missing Winner The Fall -
Best of The Corrs The Corrs Compilation
Echoes: The Best of Pink Floyd Pink Floyd Compilation
Premium Quality... Serve Loud! Peter Pan Speedrock -
White Lilies Island Natalie Imbruglia -
6 Alive 1997 Daft Punk Live
Best of SWV SWV Compilation
Britney Britney Spears US
Diary Of A Sinner: 1st Entry Petey Pablo -
Faithfully Faith Evans -
Life Dope -
Momentum tobyMac -
Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady By Lovage -
Party Music The Coup -
Playin' with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues Tony Bennett -
Relative Ways ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead EP
The Road Less Traveled George Strait -
Seul... avec vous Garou Live
They Might Be Giants In...Holidayland They Might Be Giants Christmas EP
Warts and All: Volume 1 Moe Live
9 Blueprint for a Sunrise Yoko Ono -
Level Five King Crimson EP
11 Swing When You're Winning Robbie Williams -
They Don't Know So Solid Crew Debut
12 Driving Rain Paul McCartney -
I Might Be Wrong Radiohead Live
Kerrang! 2 The Album Various artists Compilation
Play It Like That Bardot -
Work to a Calm Gemma Hayes EP
World of Our Own Westlife Europe
13 25 & Alive Boneshaker Motörhead DVD
Animosity Sevendust -
Bad Dreams Swollen Members -
Bulletproof Wallets Ghostface Killah -
C! True Hollywood Stories Canibus -
Cunt Blood Duster -
Destination Unknown Mest -
Dirty Money UGK -
Disc One: All Their Greatest Hits Barenaked Ladies Compilation
The Dreadful Hours My Dying Bride -
GHV2 Madonna Compilation
Greatest Hits – HIStory Volume I Michael Jackson Compilation
Here at the Mayflower Barry Manilow -
I Get Wet Andrew W.K. -
International Superhits! Green Day Compilation
Laundry Service Shakira -
Live on the Edge of Forever Symphony X Live
Love, Shelby Shelby Lynne -
Mis Romances Luis Miguel -
Motherland Natalie Merchant -
Rain of a Thousand Flames Rhapsody EP
Rebirth Angra -
Scarecrow Garth Brooks -
Simple Things Zero 7 US
The Sinister Urge Rob Zombie -
Sunny Days Allure -
This Way Jewel -
14 Rusty Medals and Broken Badges Over My Dead Body -
15 Trading Snakeoil for Wolftickets Gary Jules -
16 Here & Now: The Best of Human Nature Human Nature Compilation
Root Fire Bedouin Soundclash -
Trading Snakeoil for Wolftickets Gary Jules -
Supergott Caramell -
Violence Has Arrived GWAR -
Whatever Green Velvet -
19 Insignificance Jim O'Rourke -
Légende du Scorpion à Quatre Queues De Facto EP
The Mother and the Enemy Lux Occulta -
Not for Beginners Ronnie Wood -
Now That's What I Call Music! 50 (UK series) Various Artists Compilation
Span Thang Basement Jaxx EP
Whatever Gets You Through The Day Lighthouse Family UK
Some Things Lasgo Belgium
20 ...All This Time Sting Live
The Beginning of All Things to End Mudvayne -
The Box Set Kiss Box Set
Bright Flight Silver Jews -
Cappadonna Hits Cappadonna Compilation
Cocky Kid Rock -
Even in Darkness Dungeon Family -
Fractures in the Facade of Your Porcelain Beauty Atreyu EP
Goddess in the Doorway Mick Jagger -
Hoobastank Hoobastank -
Indecent Proposal Timbaland & Magoo -
Is This Room Getting Smaller Onesidezero Debut
Josh Groban Josh Groban -
Missundaztood Pink -
Now That's What I Call Music! 8 (U.S. series) Various Artists Compilation
The Rainbow Children Prince -
Revival Petra -
Rotten Apples The Smashing Pumpkins Compilation
Songs for the Front Row Ocean Colour Scene Compilation
Washed Up and Through the Ringer Catch 22 -
Weathered Creed -
Young Lust: The Aerosmith Anthology Aerosmith Compilation
21 Greatest Hits The Cure Compilation
22 Cover Up UB40 -
26 All Rise Blue -
1 Fischerspooner -
7 Worlds Collide Neil Finn Live
Arcana Edenbridge -
Heartbreak in Stereo Pencey Prep -
"Ridgeriders" In Concert Phil Beer, Ashley Hutchings and Chris While Live
Sunshine S Club 7 -
27 Dark Genesis Iced Earth Box Set
Eudora The Get Up Kids Compilation
Genesis Busta Rhymes -
Marc Lavoine Marc Lavoine -
Mandrake Edguy -
Smash Mouth Smash Mouth -
Ultra.Chilled 01 Various Artists -
Word of Mouf Ludacris -
1 Biro Funk Braintax -
3 Będę silna Patrycja Markowska -
Kollapse Breach -
Rescue Me John Rich -
4 AOI: Bionix De La Soul -
B-Sides Ultra James Compilation
Bang or Ball Mack 10 -
Big Boi and Dre Present... Outkast Outkast Compilation
Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.) Fat Joe -
Music and Me Nate Dogg -
New Old Songs Limp Bizkit Remix
Stiff Upper Lip Live AC/DC VHS/DVD
Stoned Raiders Cypress Hill -
Tears The Crüxshadows EP
Where Sleeplessness Is Rest from Nightmares Arma Angelus -
5 Perception of Reality Takara -
7 Paws Four Tet EP
Twilight Erben der Schöpfung Debut
10 BlueBOB David Lynch Debut
Deep Blue Something Deep Blue Something -
Live Rounds in Tokyo The Haunted -
11 Better Days Joe -
Cannon to a Whisper Breaking Pangaea -
Freak of Nature Anastacia -
How High: The Soundtrack Method Man & Redman -
Infamy Mobb Deep -
Les Indispensables Celine Dion Compilation
The Return of the Regulator Warren G -
Rock Steady No Doubt -
12 G Sides Gorillaz B-Sides
14 2 Florent Pagny Cover album
18 Doggy Bag Bow Wow -
Dreams Can Come True, Greatest Hits Vol. 1 Gabrielle Compilation
Forgotten Freshness Volume 3 Insane Clown Posse Compilation
Game Face Master P -
Idiot Road The Arrogant Worms -
Iron Flag Wu-Tang Clan -
Jay-Z: Unplugged Jay-Z Live
More Fast and Furious: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture The Fast and the Furious Various Artists Soundtrack
Stillmatic Nas -
21 A Call to Arms Bandits of the Acoustic Revolution EP
Versão Acústica Emmerson Nogueira
23 For the Kids Gym Class Heroes -

Release date unknown[edit]

Top 5 Selling Albums of Billboard Year[edit]

  1. Hybrid TheoryLinkin Park
  2. 1The Beatles
  3. InvincibleMichael Jackson
  4. All That You Can't Leave BehindU2
  5. AaliyahAaliyah

Top 10 Best Selling Albums 2001 (Soundscan)[edit]

  1. Hybrid Theory by Linkin Park ~ 4,810,000[27]
  2. Hot Shot by Shaggy ~ 4,520,000
  3. Celebrity by NSYNC ~ 4,420,000
  4. A Day Without Rain by Enya ~ 4,410,000
  5. Break the Cycle by Staind ~ 4,240,000
  6. Songs in A Minor by Alicia Keys ~ 4,100,000
  7. Survivor by Destiny's Child ~ 3,720,000
  8. Weathered by Creed ~ 3,580,000
  9. O Brother, Where Art Thou? Soundtrack ~ 3,460,000
  10. Now That's What I Call Music! 6 ~ 3,130,000

Popular songs[edit]

Classical music[edit]

  • John Adams
  • Louis Andriessen
    • Passeggiata in tram in America e ritorno, for female Italian voice, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, electric guitar, electric violin, double bass, piano, and percussion
    • De vleugels van de herinnering, for voice and piano
    • Fanfare om te beginnen, for sx groups of horns
  • Georges Aperghis
    • Le petit chaperon rouge, for chamber ensemble
    • Rasch, for violin and viola
  • Milton BabbittA Lifetime or So, for tenor and piano
  • Leonardo Balada – Cello Concerto No. 2 New Orleans
  • Osvaldas Balakauskas – Symphony No. 5
  • Gerald Barry
    • Dead March, for large ensemble
    • God Save the Queen, for solo boy's voice, choir, and large ensemble
    • Snow is White, for piano quartet
    • String Quartet No. 3 (Six Marches)
  • George BenjaminShadowlines, for piano
  • Luciano Berio – Sonata, for piano
  • Christophe Bertrand
    • Dikha, for clarinet/bass clarinet and electronics
    • Ektra, for solo flute
    • Full, for four vibraphones, piano, and eight amplified voices
  • Frank Michael BeyerKlangtore, for orchestra
  • Harrison Birtwistle
    • Fanfare, for brass and percussion
    • Saraband, for piano
    • The Shadow of Night, for orchestra
    • Tenebrae David, for brass ensemble
  • Pierre BoulezIncises, for piano (revised version)
  • Elliott Carter
    • Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
    • Figment II, for cello
    • Hiyoku, for two clarinets
    • Quartet, for oboe, violin, viola, and cello
    • Steep Steps, for bass clarinet
  • Anna Clyne
    • Arclight, for tape
    • Manipura, for chamber ensemble
    • One, for tape
    • Wish, for voice or voices
  • John CoriglianoSymphony No. 2 for String Orchestra
  • George CrumbUnto the Hills for soprano, percussion quartet and piano
  • Peter Maxwell DaviesSymphony No. 8 (Antarctic Symphony)
  • Alexandra du Bois
    • Júdica Me, for a cappella chorus
    • Preludes to Solitude, for guitar
    • String Quintet: A Requiem for the Living for two violins, viola and two double basses
    • Songs (4), for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
  • Joël-François DurandAthanor for orchestra
  • Péter EötvösSnatches of a Conversation, for ensemble
  • Brian Ferneyhough
    • In nomine à 3, for piccolo, oboe, and clarinet
    • Stelae for Failed Time, for 12 voices and live electronics
  • Lorenzo Ferrero
    • Two Cathedrals in the South concertino for trumpet and orchestra
    • Moonlight Sonata for five percussion instruments
  • Michael FinnissyThe History of Photography in Sound
  • Alexandra Fol
    • Concerto for violin and orchestra
    • Requiem No. 1, for chorus and orchestra, Op. 19
  • Joep FranssensHarmony of the spheres, for mixed choir and string orchestra
  • Frans Geysen
    • City of Smiles, twenty solos for one recorder player, playing soprano to bass
    • Ehrung an M.C.E. (E=mc2), for alto recorder
    • Met vel, rand en tand, for three percussionists
    • Met zijn twaalven, for twelve recorders
    • Möbiusband 15, for string quartet
    • Op de fles, for four players on 16 bottles
  • Philip GlassConcerto, for cello and orchestra
  • Friedrich Goldmann
    • Concerto a 8 (Octet), for two oboes, two clarinets, two horns, and two bassoons
    • Drei Strophen, for clarinet and violin
    • Study, for two pianos
    • Tombeau (in memoriam Iannis Xenakis), for bass clarinet, bassoon, trombone, piano, viola, and cello
  • Howard GoodallIn Memoriam Anne Frank
  • Georg Friedrich Haas
    • Blumenstück
    • De terrae fine, for violin solo
    • Flow and Friction, for sixteenth-tone piano four-hands
    • Sodass ich's hernach mit einem Blick gleichsam wie ein schönes Bild... im Geist
    • Übersehe
  • Jeff HamburgAychah, for choir and orchestra
  • Jonathan HarveyThe Summer Cloud's Awakening, for choir, flute, cello, and electronics
  • York Höller
    • Ex tempore, for flute, oboe, clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), percussion, violin, viola, cello, harp, and piano
    • Trias, for alto saxophone, percussion, and piano
    • Der ewige Tag, for chorus, orchestra, and electronics
  • Mauricio Kagel – Piano Trio No. 2
  • Wojciech KilarFanfare for the Society of Polish Surgeons
  • Helmut LachenmannGrido (string quartet)
  • György LigetiÉtudes, Book 3, for piano
  • James MacMillan
    • The Birds of Rhiannon, for orchestra with optional chorus
    • O Bone Jesu, for SSAATTBB choir with soli
  • Robin MaconieSongs for The Caucasian Chalk Circle (15), after Brecht
  • Frederik MagleThe Hope for brass band, choir, organ and percussion.
  • Mesías MaiguashcaLa noche cíclica, for violin, cello, piano, marimba, and 4 envelope followers
  • Tomás MarcoLaberinto marino, for cello and orchestra
  • Anna Mikhailova –
    • Sonata for piano
    • Songs (4), for baritone and piano
  • Stuart MitchellSeven Wonders Suite, for choir and orchestra
  • Onutė Narbutaitė – Symphony No. 2
  • Olga Neuwirth
    • Ecstaloop, for soprano, speaker, sampler, and ensemble
    • Incidental music for Abenteuer in Sachen Haut, after Dylan Thomas, by Peter Carp
    • Locus...doublure...solus, for piano and orchestra (or chamber ensemble)
  • Michael Obst
    • Piano Trio No. 1
    • Transit, for orchestra
  • Henri Pousseur
    • Berceuses (4), for unaccompanied voice or unison choir
    • Eclipticare, ou les périples constellés, for one, two, or three instruments, surrounded or not, each a "consort"
    • Sursauts, for violin (doubling viola), trombone, and piano
  • Jaime ReisEstátua de Pessanha, piano, bass flute, and real-time video
  • Wolfgang Rihm
    • Jagden und Formen, for chamber orchestra
    • Sechs Gedichte von Friedrich Nietzsche, for voice and piano
  • Peter RuzickaTrans – Requiem für Giuseppe Sinopoli
  • Vahram SargsyanLuys Zvart [Joyful Light], for female chorus
  • Bright Sheng
    • Distant Birthday Bells, for piano
    • Tibetan Dance, for violin, clarinet, and piano
  • Stuart Saunders Smith
    • And Cold for xylophone/narrator
    • Breath for mezzo-soprano and orchestra bells (glockenspiel)
    • Family Portraits: Ligeia (Daughter) for soprano voice and piano
    • Light Dew for solo double bass
    • Madness for xylophone/narrator
    • Minor for solo violin
    • Pond for xylophone/narrator
    • Sometime Then for xylophone/narrator
  • Juan María Solare
    • Les atavismes du crépuscule [Atavisms of twilight], for clarinet, alto saxophone, and trombone
    • Blind Date, for two bass clarinets (with theatral elements)
    • Blues en mí [Blues in E / Blues in Me], for piano
    • Fastango for piano
    • Icarus, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
    • Pasaje Seaver, tango for piano
    • RED: A Deconstructed Blues (Music for Marcel Worms) for piano
    • Winchmore Hill for piano
  • Karlheinz StockhausenStop und Start, for six instrumental groups, Nr. 1823
  • Dennis Tobenski
    • The Passionate Shepherd to His Love, for mixed choir
    • Three Poems of Thomas Hardy, for voice and piano
  • Stephen Truelove –
    • Broken Song, for solo horn
    • Preludium and Chakratour, for string quartet
    • Three Songs to Poems by Frank Anderton, for soprano and piano
  • Michel van der AaHere [to Be Found], for soprano, chamber orchestra, and soundtrack
  • Kevin Volans
    • Concerto for Double Orchestra
    • Zeno at 4 am, theatre piece for shadow puppets, actors, bass, string quartet, and chorus
  • Dafina Zeqiri
    • Dialog for violin and piano
    • My Mother for mixed chorus
  • Walter Zimmermann
    • Clinamen I–IV, for six orchestral groups
    • La fleur Inverse, for organ
    • Schatten der Ideen 6, 'Blaupause', for piano
    • Die Sorge geht über den Fluss, for solo violin
    • Umbræ Idearum (Schatten der Ideen 4), for piano and string quartet
  • Ellen Taaffe ZwillichOpenings



Musical theater[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Musical television[edit]




ARIA Music Awards[edit]

Country Music Association Awards[edit]

Grammy Awards[edit]

Juno Awards[edit]

Eurovision Song Contest[edit]

Mercury Music Prize[edit]

MTV Video Music Awards[edit]

See also[edit]


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