List of years in music (table)

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2007.

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Bands formed

Returning performers

Bands disbanded

Bands re-formed

Bands on hiatus

Albums released

Best-selling albums globally

The best-selling records in 2007 according to IFPI:[23]

Position Album Title Artist
1 The Best Damn Thing Avril Lavigne
2 Carnival Ride Carrie Underwood
3 Back to Black Amy Winehouse
4 Noël Josh Groban
5 Long Road Out of Eden The Eagles
6 Minutes to Midnight Linkin Park
7 As I Am Alicia Keys
8 Call Me Irresponsible Michael Bublé
9 Life in Cartoon Motion Mika
10 Not Too Late Norah Jones

Best selling albums in the USA

Billboard's Top Sellers 2007.[24]

Position Album Title Artist
1 Daughtry Daughtry
2 Konvicted Akon
3 The Dutchess Fergie
4 Hannah Montana Various Artists
5 Some Hearts Carrie Underwood
6 All the Right Reasons Nickelback
7 FutureSex/LoveSounds Justin Timberlake
8 High School Musical 2 Various Artists
9 Now 23 Various Artists
10 Minutes to Midnight Linkin Park
11 B'Day Beyoncé
12 Graduation Kanye West
13 Me and My Gang Rascal Flatts
14 Love The Beatles
15 The Sweet Escape Gwen Stefani
16 Hannah Montana 2 Various Artists
17 Awake Josh Groban
18 Not Too Late Norah Jones
19 Taylor Swift Taylor Swift
20 Kingdom Come Jay-Z

Top Hits on record

Singles which have ranked within Top 25 within the Billboard Hot 100 Hits

Other international hits

Classical music

Instrumental works

Electronic music

Vocal music with electronic music

Instrumental music with electronic music

  • Keith KirchoffThe Adventures of Norby, for piano and electronics
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen
    • Havona, for bass voice and electronic music
    • Orvonton, for baritone and electronic music
    • Uversa, for basset-horn and electronic music
    • Nebadon, for horn and electronic music
    • Jerusem, for tenor and electronic music
    • Urantia, for soprano and electronic music
    • Edentia, for soprano saxophone and electronic music
    • Paradies (Paradise), for flute and electronic music

Opera

Ballet

Musical film

  • Hairspray – an adaptation of the Tony Award-winning 2002 Broadway musical of the same name, itself adapted from John Waters' 1988 comedy film. It was released July 20, 2007.
  • Across the Universe a musical which tells a love story during war times, using adapted versions of music from The Beatles. It was widely released October 12, 2007.

Musical theater

Musical television

Births

Deaths

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

See also

References

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  2. ^ Rumors swirl about possible Police reunion, MSNBC. Retrieved January 11, 2006
  3. ^ Police reunite to open Grammy awards, Inthenews. Retrieved February 1, 2007.
  4. ^ James Inverne 'I did it for my wife' Joyce Hatto exclusive, William Barrington-Coupe confesses Gramophone 26 February 2007
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  15. ^ 3 Choirs Festival 2007: Programme. Retrieved 14 Oct 2012
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  18. ^ http://www.apeshit.org/news/darkane-vocalist-resigns-after-seven-years/
  19. ^ Bryn Terfel's Faenol Festival 2007
  20. ^ Westminster honours Small Faces and Don Arden with Green Plaque
  21. ^ "Weird Al" Yankovic: Live Performances
  22. ^ Out of the Shadows :: The Amy Lee Campaign to End Epilepsy
  23. ^ IFPI – 50 Top Selling Albums 2007
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