2006 in music

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List of years in music (table)

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2006.

Specific locations[edit]

Specific genres[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November–December[edit]

Undated[edit]

Bands formed[edit]

Returning performers[edit]

Bands disbanded[edit]

Bands reformed[edit]

Albums released[edit]

Top 10 best-selling albums of 2006[edit]

No. Artist Album Copies sold
1. High School Musical cast Soundtrack 8,500,000
2. Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds 8,350,000
3. Nelly Furtado Loose 8,200,000
4. Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium 7,900,000
5. Carrie Underwood Some Hearts 6,900,000
6. Pink I'm Not Dead 6,500,000
7. Beyoncé B'Day 5,700,000
8. The Beatles Love 5,650,000
9. Daughtry Daughtry 4,900,000
10. Taylor Swift Taylor Swift 4,500,000

Song released in 2006[edit]

Date Song Artist
January 12 Ridin' Chamillionaire featuring Krazie Bone
January 17 Pump It The Black Eyed Peas
February 13 Far Away Nickelback
February 14 S.O.S. Rihanna
February 28 Hips Don't Lie Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean
March 13 Crazy Gnarls Barkley
March 18 The Best of Both Worlds Hannah Montana
If We Were a Movie
March 21 Do It to It Cherish featuring Sean Paul of YoungBloodZ
April 11 No Hay Igual Nelly Furtado
April 25 Promiscuous Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland
May 2 Unfaithful Rihanna
May 12 Maneater Nelly Furtado
May 29 Mas que Nada Sérgio Mendes featuring The Black Eyed Peas
June 6 Ain't No Other Man Christina Aguilera
June 20 A Little Less Sixteen Candles, a Little More "Touch Me" Fall Out Boy
July 18 SexyBack Justin Timberlake
July 19 I Don't Feel Like Dancin' Scissor Sisters
July 24 Lips of an Angel Hinder
Too Little, Too Late JoJo
August 7 Lying Is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off Panic! at the Disco
August 21 We Ride Rihanna
October 3 Unappreciated Cherish
October 24 My Love Justin Timberlake featuring T.I.
October 30 Pick of Destiny Tenacious D
October 31 Say It Right Nelly Furtado
November 13 Break it Off Rihanna
November 17 All Good Things (Come to an End) Nelly Furtado
November 22 The Metal Tenacious D
December 27 Mermaid Train

Top hits on record in the world[edit]

United States[edit]

Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 Hits
Billboard Hot 100 Hits – Singles which have ranked within Top 20

United Kingdom[edit]

The Official UK No. 1 Singles
The Official UK Hit Singles – Singles which have ranked within Top 20

Australia[edit]

Australian ARIA Hit Singles – Singles which have ranked within Top 20

Classical music[edit]

Opera[edit]

Jazz[edit]

Musical theater[edit]

Musical film[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January–February[edit]

March–April[edit]

May–June[edit]

July–August[edit]

September–October[edit]

November–December[edit]

Awards and contests[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ cjmarsicano (January 31, 2006). "Break-ups: Champion". Punknews.org. Archived from the original on March 11, 2008. Retrieved April 14, 2008.
  3. ^ "Eminem Files for Divorce – Again". People. April 5, 2006. Retrieved April 21, 2013.
  4. ^ anonymous (n.d.). "Thanks Jimi Festival 2006" (in Polish and English). cichonski.art.pl. Archived from the original on March 31, 2008. Retrieved April 15, 2008.
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  6. ^ Karlheinz Stockhausen, 2006 Stockhausen-Kurse Kürten: Programm zu den Interpretations- und Kompositionskursen und Konzerten der Musik von / Programme for the Interpretation and Composition Courses and Concerts of the Music of Karlheinz Stockhausen, 8. Juli bis 16. Juli 2006 in Kürten / from July 8 to 16, 2006 in Kuerten (Kürten: Stockhausen-Verlag, 2006), 19 & 39.
  7. ^ "Top of the Pops bows out". Blabbermouth.net. July 30, 2006. Retrieved April 21, 2013.
  8. ^ "Eddie Van Halen Says He Is Open To Playing With David Lee Roth Again". Blabbermouth.net. September 8, 2006. Retrieved April 21, 2013.
  9. ^ Semuels, Alana (October 7, 2006). "Tower Records to Sell Off Inventory". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 21, 2013.
  10. ^ "Nelly Furtado Guest Stars on 'Floribella' : Soul Shine Magazine". Soulshine.ca. Retrieved February 20, 2011.
  11. ^ TMZ Staff (November 7, 2006). "Britney Spears Files for Divorce". TMZ. Retrieved 2013-04-21.
  12. ^ unattributed (April 18, 2008). "Justin Timberlake". mariah-charts.com. Archived from the original on May 1, 2008. Retrieved April 19, 2008.
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  17. ^ "Joyce Hatto (obituary)". Daily Telegraph. London. 2006-07-28. Retrieved 2007-09-30.

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