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]

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. Fall Out Boy From Under The Cork Tree 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

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]

  1. ^ Robertson, Jessica (January 17, 2006). "Eminem Remarries Kim". Rolling Stone. Retrieved April 21, 2013. 
  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. 
  13. ^ Sams, Christine (November 12, 2006). "Feathered Kylie's fans tickled pink". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved April 19, 2008. 
  14. ^ Microsoft. "Microsoft to Put Zune Experience in Consumers’ Hands on Nov. 14". [permanent dead link]
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  16. ^ Holland, Dexter (November 27, 2006). "Recording (Dexter)". The Offspring. Archived from the original on March 2, 2008. Retrieved April 19, 2008. 
  17. ^ "Joyce Hatto (obituary)". Daily Telegraph. London. 2006-07-28. Retrieved 2007-09-30. 

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