Timeline of musical events

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This page indexes the individual year in music pages.

2010s[edit]

2000s[edit]

Live 8 concerts took place in 9 countries worldwide during 2005.

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

  1. The Beatles1 – 31 million[5] – 2000
  2. Norah JonesCome Away with Me – 26 million[6] – 2002
  3. Backstreet BoysBlack & Blue – 24 million[7][8] – 2000
  4. Linkin ParkHybrid Theory – 24 million[9] – 2000
  5. Britney SpearsOops!... I Did It Again – 20 million[10] – 2000
  6. UsherConfessions – 20 million[11] – 2004
  7. EminemThe Eminem Show – 19 million[12] – 2002
  8. EminemThe Marshall Mathers LP – 19 million[12][13] – 2000
  9. Avril LavigneLet Go – 17 million[14] – 2002
  10. EvanescenceFallen – 17 million[15] – 2003

1990s[edit]

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

  1. Whitney Houston / Various artists – The Bodyguard – 45 million[20][21] – 1992
  2. Shania TwainCome on Over – 40 million[22] – 1997
  3. Alanis MorissetteJagged Little Pill – 33 million[23] – 1995
  4. Mariah CareyMusic Box – 32 million[24] – 1993
  5. Celine DionFalling into You – 32 million[25] – 1996
  6. Michael JacksonDangerous – 32 million[26][27] – 1991
  7. Celine DionLet's Talk About Love – 31 million[28] – 1997
  8. MadonnaThe Immaculate Collection – 30 million[29][30] – 1990
  9. Britney Spears...Baby One More Time – 30 million[31][32] – 1999
  10. Backstreet BoysMillennium – 30 million[33][34] – 1999

1980s[edit]

1970s[edit]

1960s[edit]

1950s[edit]

1940s[edit]

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]

1560s[edit]

1550s[edit]

1540s[edit]

1530s[edit]

1520s[edit]

1510s[edit]

1490s and 1500s[edit]

Early history[edit]

15th century[edit]

14th century[edit]

13th century[edit]

12th century[edit]

Ancient music[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bring Me the Horizon on how divorce and trauma shaped new album 'Amo': 'Everything boils down to love in the end'". August 25, 2018.
  2. ^ "Maynard James Keenan says Tool's new album is coming in 2019". September 10, 2018.
  3. ^ Madonna Breaks iTunes Pre-Order Record With 'MDNA' | Prefix Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Hung Up
  5. ^ Lewis, Randy (April 8, 2009). "Beatles' catalog will be reissued September 9 in remastered versions". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved May 2, 2009.
  6. ^ Brown, Helen (April 23, 2012). "Norah Jones Little Broken Hearts CD review". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved April 27, 2012.
  7. ^ "The boys are back". Windsor Star. August 7, 2008. Retrieved August 21, 2008.
  8. ^ "Taking It Back". Daily Record. October 26, 2007. Archived from the original on April 20, 2013. Retrieved November 21, 2008.
  9. ^ "Linkin Park headlines Live Earth Tokyo". Live Earth, LLC. May 25, 2007. Archived from the original on March 6, 2012. Retrieved May 3, 2008.
  10. ^ "The Evolution of Britney Spears: 2000 – Oops... she did it again". MSN. May 12, 2011. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  11. ^ "Usher Confessions part II Video". Black Entertainment Television. Retrieved June 23, 2012.
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  13. ^ Raide, Stephanie (June 8, 2011). "Eminem – the Fast Rising Rapper". The Independent. London. Archived from the original on October 22, 2012. Retrieved May 10, 2012.
  14. ^ "Avril Lavigne Ends North American Run of Shows with Two Dates in Washington Beginning May 9". transworldnews.com. May 4, 2008. Archived from the original on December 5, 2008. Retrieved May 29, 2008.
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  16. ^ Putti, Laura (August 24, 2001). "Il nuovo Michael Jackson fa un tuffo nel passato". La Repubblica. Retrieved May 10, 2009.
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  19. ^ Sex
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  21. ^ "Adele's 21 Closing in on Billboard Charts Record". Black Entertainment Television. January 26, 2012. Retrieved June 30, 2012.
  22. ^ Blakeley, Kiri (May 10, 2011). "Why Shania Twain Can't Sing". Forbes. Retrieved August 23, 2012.
  23. ^ Montgomery, James (February 1, 2010). "'You Oughta Know': The Story Behind Beyonce's Grammy Cover". MTV. MTV Network. Retrieved May 3, 2008.
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  26. ^ Bidasio, Claudia (May 19, 2008). "Gli imperdibili di Michel Jackson". MenStyle.it. Retrieved May 9, 2009.
  27. ^ "Michael Jackson sulla sedia a rotelle". Affari Italiani. July 11, 2008. Archived from the original on August 22, 2008. Retrieved May 10, 2009.
  28. ^ Anderson, Jason (June 15, 2009). "Learning to Love Celine Dion". The Globe and Mail. Toronto. Retrieved December 27, 2009.
  29. ^ "Girl gone wild: is it time for Madonna to grow up?". The Irish Times. March 23, 2012. Retrieved September 21, 2012.
  30. ^ Kawaguchi, Judith (October 23, 2007). "Words to Live by: Goh Hotoda". The Japan Times. Toshiaki Ogasawara. Retrieved December 2, 2009.
  31. ^ "With dreams in her heart". The Telegraph. April 28, 2001. Retrieved September 22, 2012.
  32. ^ dsussman (February 11, 2010). "The Top 10 Worst Albums that Went Platinum". Spike. Retrieved September 22, 2012.
  33. ^ Grossberg, Josh (July 25, 2007). "Backstreet Boys Unite!". E! Entertainment Television. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  34. ^ "Liz the 'Fame' Dame". BBC News. February 15, 2000. Retrieved January 7, 2012.
  35. ^ Lubkin, Gregory (Summer 2002). "Review: Music and Patronage in the Sforza Court, by Paul A. Merkley and Lora L. M. Merkley" Archived February 14, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. Journal of the American Musicological Society, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 346–353. Retrieved via JSTOR February 8, 2016 (subscription required).

External links[edit]

  • Music Timeline A Chronology of Music From Prehistory to the Present Day.