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2015 in Music

This topic covers notable events and articles related to 2015 in music.

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Albums released

Awards

2015 Billboard Music Awards
Artist of the Year: Taylor Swift - New Artist of the Year: Sam Smith - Top Hot 100 Song: All About That Bass - Top Billboard 200 Album: 1989
57th Japan Record Awards
Grand Prix: "Unfair World" (ja) by Sandaime J Soul Brothers from Exile Tribe o Best Singer: Seiko Matsuda o Best New Artist: Magnolia Factory o Best Song: several
2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards
Artist of the Year: Big Bang o Album of the Year: Exodus by Exo o Song of the Year: "Bang Bang Bang" by Big Bang o Best Music Video: Bae Bae by Big Bang
MTV Video Music Awards
Video of the Year: Bad Blood - Best Male Video: Uptown Funk - Best Female Video: Blank Space - Artist to Watch: Fetty Wap
MTV Europe Music Awards
Best Song: Bad Blood - Best Video: Downtown - Best Female: Rihanna - Best Male: Justin Bieber
The 3rd V Chart Awards
Top Male Artist : Vision Wei with By Your Side o Top Female Artist: Jane Zhang with You Are Mine (?) o Top Group: Top Combine with Large Pear () o Top New Artist: Henry Huo

Bands formed

Bands reformed

Bands disbanded

Deaths

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September

  • 29 - Phil Woods (83), American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, bandleader and composer.[23]

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December

Scott Weiland on stage--2009-07

See also

References

  1. ^ "Matthew Cogley dead: The Inbetweeners musician passes away on New Year's Day", Mirror, 3 January 2015
  2. ^ "PERCIVAL - Deaths Announcements - Telegraph Announcements".
  3. ^ "R.I.P Margot Moir Of The Moir Sisters 1959-2015 - Noise11.com".
  4. ^ "New Romantic pioneer Steve Strange dies". The Guardian. 2015-02-12. Retrieved .
  5. ^ Keepnews, Peter (2015-02-22). "Clark Terry, Master of Jazz Trumpet, Dies at 94". New York Times. Retrieved .
  6. ^ Stendahl, Bjørn (2015-03-04). "Nekrolog: Erik Amundsen". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved .
  7. ^ Escudero, Victor M. (2015-03-22). "Eurovision winner Jørgen Ingmann died". Eurovision. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Dave Ball passed away".
  9. ^ "Multifaceted Music Critic Andrew Porter Dies At 86".
  10. ^ "Veteran writer Ronald Hambleton dies at 97 - Toronto Star".
  11. ^ "Brian Couzens: Businessman who founded the Chandos record label and". 26 April 2015.
  12. ^ Leopold, Todd (2015-05-16). "Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89". CNN. Retrieved .
  13. ^ Stutz, Colin (2015-05-20). "Bob Belden, Jazz Saxophonist & Renaissance Man, Dead at 58". Billboard. Retrieved .
  14. ^ Stedman, Alex (2015-05-24). "Marcus Belgrave, Famed Detroit Jazz Trumpeter, Dies at 78". Variety. Retrieved .
  15. ^ Curtin, Kevin (2015-06-01). "Slim Richey 1938-2015: Austin's jazz maverick peaces out". CNN. Retrieved .
  16. ^ Ratliff, Ben (2015-06-11). "Ornette Coleman, Saxophonist Who Rewrote the Language of Jazz, Dies at 85". New York Times. Retrieved .
  17. ^ "Monica Lewis, Actress Who Sang in Chiquita Banana Cartoons, Dies at 93". Variety. 2015-06-12. Retrieved .
  18. ^ Kozinn, Allan (2015-06-21). "Gunther Schuller Dies at 89; Composer Synthesized Classical and Jazz". The New York Times. Retrieved .
  19. ^ McKie, David; Bowen, Meirion (2 July 2015). "Edward Greenfield obituary" – via The Guardian.
  20. ^ "RIP Eric Wrixon - Music - News - Hot Press".
  21. ^ "News - About - Saint Thomas Church".
  22. ^ "Music industry manager Jazz Summers dies". 15 August 2015.
  23. ^ La Rosa, David (2015-09-29). "Alto Sax Legend Phil Woods Has Died At 83". TheJazzLine.com. Retrieved .
  24. ^ Gans, Charles J. (2015-10-10). "Larry Rosen, music producer and label founder, dies at 75". The Washington Post. Retrieved .
  25. ^ Tamarkin, Jeff (2015-10-23). "Vocalist Mark Murphy dies at 83". JazzTimes. Retrieved .
  26. ^ Hustad, Helge Voll (2015-11-06). "Norwegians mourn Brockstedt's death". NewsInEnglish.no. Retrieved .
  27. ^ Andersen, Arild; Stendahl, Bjørn (2015-03-04). "Nekrolog: Svein Christiansen". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved .
  28. ^ Cohen, Sandy; Fekadu, Mesfin (2016-01-01). "Natalie Cole, Grammy winning singer, has died". Associated Press. Retrieved .

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