2007 in music

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


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[edit] Best-selling albums globally

The best-selling records in 2007 according to IFPI[16]:

Position Album Title Artist
1 High School Musical 2 (soundtrack) High School Musical 2
2 Back to Black Amy Winehouse
3 Noël Josh Groban
4 The Best Damn Thing Avril Lavigne
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

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[edit] 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.

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[edit] References

  1. ^ The Police reunion?, Sputnikmusic, 01-03-2006
  2. ^ Rumors swirl about possible Police reunion, MSNBC, retrieved 11/01/06
  3. ^ Police reunite to open Grammy awards, Inthenews, retrieved February 1, 2007
  4. ^ "Smashing Pumpkins Reveal Album Title, Release Date". Pitchfork Media. 2007-02-07. http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/page/news/41006/Smashing_Pumpkins_Reveal_Album_Title_Release_Date#41006. Retrieved on 2007-02-07. 
  5. ^ "Brand new Circle Jerks song streaming". Punknews.org. 2007-02-28. http://www.punknews.org/article/22459. Retrieved on 2007-03-01. 
  6. ^ "Matchbook Romance (1997–2007)". Punknews.org. 2007-03-12. http://www.punknews.org/article/22691. Retrieved on 2007-03-13. 
  7. ^ "Bad Religion to release "New Maps Of Hell" on July 10th". Pitchfork Media. 2007-03-16. http://www.punknews.org/article/22768. Retrieved on 2007-03-16. 
  8. ^ "Patrick Wolf announces his retirement…". http://patrickwolf.proboards37.com/index.cgi?board=pw&action=display&thread=1176968699&page=5#1177265579. 
  9. ^ "…and then denies it.". http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/news/42602-exclusive-patrick-wolf-explains-his-retirement. 
  10. ^ "D.I. name reunion album". Tartarean Desire. 2007-05-11. http://www.tartareandesire.com/news/D.I._name_reunion_album/8276/. Retrieved on 2007-05-15. 
  11. ^ "KROQ Weenie Roast Lineup Announced". Ultimate-Guitar.com. 2007-05-01. http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/news/upcoming_tours/kroq_weenie_roast_lineup_announced.html. Retrieved on 2007-05-10. 
  12. ^ "Offspring Confirm Summer Gig". Ultimate-Guitar.com. 2007-03-16. http://www.punknews.org/article/22459. Retrieved on 2007-04-09. 
  13. ^ Westminster honours Small Faces and Don Arden with Green Plaque
  14. ^ "Weird Al" Yankovic: Live Performances
  15. ^ [1]
  16. ^ IFPI - 50 Top Selling Albums 2007

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