2007 in music

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

List of years in music (table)

Specific locationsEdit

Specific genresEdit

people

Albums releasedEdit

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

Bands formedEdit

Returning performersEdit

Bands disbandedEdit

Bands re-formedEdit

Bands on hiatusEdit

Albums releasedEdit

Best-selling albums globallyEdit

The best-selling records in 2007 according to IFPI:[24]

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 USEdit

Billboard's Top Sellers 2007.[25]

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 recordEdit

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

Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 2007

Other international hitsEdit

Classical musicEdit

Instrumental worksEdit

  • Kalevi Aho – Oboe Concerto
  • Lera Auerbach – Symphony No. 1 "Chimera"
  • Brice Pauset – Vier variationen, for flute, percussion, piano and string trio
  • Michael DaughertyDeus ex Machina
  • Lorenzo FerreroFantasy Suite, for flute, violoncello and piano
  • Sofia Gubaidulina
    • Ravvedimento, for cello and four guitars
    • In Tempus Praesens, concert for violin and orchestra
  • Nigel Hess – Piano Concerto
  • Wojciech Kilar – Symphony No. 5 Advent Symphony, for choir and orchestra or instrumental ensemble
  • Claude LedouxCanto a due for B clarinet and cello
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen
    • Balance, for flute, English horn, and bass clarinet
    • Glück (Bliss), for oboe, English horn, and bassoon
    • Hoffnung (Hope), for violin, viola, and cello
    • Glanz (Brilliance), for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, tuba, and viola
    • Treue (Fidelity), for E-flat clarinet, basset horn, and bass clarinet
    • Erwachen (Awakening), for soprano saxophone, trumpet, and cello
  • Martijn PaddingAnd Trees Would Sing, for counter tenor/high tenor and trombone quartet

Electronic musicEdit

Vocal music with electronic musicEdit

Instrumental music with electronic musicEdit

OperaEdit

BalletEdit

Musical filmEdit

Musical theaterEdit

Musical televisionEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

January–FebruaryEdit

March–AprilEdit

May–JuneEdit

July–AugustEdit

September–OctoberEdit

November–DecemberEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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