2008 in British music

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2000s in music in the UK
Number-one singles
Number-one albums
Best-selling singles
Best-selling albums
Events
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Charts
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
1999 2010
Top 10 singles
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
1999 2010

This is a summary of 2008 in music in the United Kingdom.

Events[edit]

UK Charts[edit]

Classical music[edit]

Opera[edit]

Music awards[edit]

Brit Awards[edit]

Popjustice £20 Music Prize[edit]

The 2008 Popjustice £20 Music Prize was awarded to Girls Aloud - "Call the Shots"

Record of the Year[edit]

British Composer Awards[11][edit]

Ivor Novello Awards[12][edit]

Deaths[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Anon., "Top Music Award for Morpeth Girl", The Morpeth Herald (January 31, 2008).
  2. ^ BBC News: "Two GCap digital stations closed", 11 February 2008. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  3. ^ unattributed (May 5, 2008). "Material Girls Aloud". metro.co.uk. Retrieved August 26, 2008. 
  4. ^ (unattributed) (May 16, 2007). "It may not have a name, but it certainly has a purpose". NME/IPC Media. Retrieved May 23, 2008. 
  5. ^ unattributed (2008). "O2 Wireless Festival". Live Nation (Music) UK Limited. Archived from the original on June 5, 2008. Retrieved September 1, 2008. 
  6. ^ "On Sound and Music". ISSUU. Retrieved 28 June 2014. 
  7. ^ "News: Stockhausen Tribute in the UK", Computer Music Journal 33, no. 2 (2009): 6.
  8. ^ Peter Dobrin, "After 23 Years, a Return to Phila.", The Philadelphia Inquirer (November 8, 2008): E04.
  9. ^ Paine, Andre. "Blur Reuniting, Unveils London Show Plans". billboard.com. December 9, 2008.
  10. ^ "Blur confirm massive outdoor show". BBC. December 9, 2008. Archived from the original on December 12, 2008. Retrieved December 10, 2008. 
  11. ^ British Composer Awards: Ceremony Archive. Accessed 2 February 2013
  12. ^ MusicRadar: "2008 Ivor Novello Awards winners announced." Accessed 2 February 2013
  13. ^ Anonymous obituary, The Times (November 22,): Features, p. 89.