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This page indexes the individual year in music pages.

2010s

2000s

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

List of 10 most sold albums of the 2000s

  1. The Beatles 1 - 31 million - 2000
  2. Linkin Park Hybrid Theory - 30 million - 2000
  3. Backstreet Boys Black & Blue - 24 million[1][2] - 2000
  4. Britney Spears Oops I Did It Again - 23 million - 2000
  5. U2 All That You Can't Leave Behind - 22 million - 2000
  6. Norah Jones Come Away with Me - 22.5 million - 2002
  7. Usher Confessions - 20 million - 2004
  8. Shakira Laundry Service - 20 million - 2001
  9. Eminem The Eminem Show - 19 million - 2002
  10. Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP - 19 million - 2000

1990s

List of 10 most sold albums of the 90s

  1. Whitney Houston / Various artists The Bodyguard - 42 million[6] - 1992
  2. Backstreet Boys Millennium - 40 million[1][2] - 1999
  3. Shania Twain Come On Over - 39 million[7] - 1997
  4. Alanis Morissette Jagged Little Pill - 33 million[8] - 1995
  5. Michael Jackson Dangerous - 32 million[9][10] - 1991
  6. Mariah Carey Music Box - 32 million[11] - 1993
  7. Celine Dion Falling into You - 32 million[7] - 1996
  8. Celine Dion Let's Talk About Love - 31 million[7]- 1997
  9. James Horner Titanic - 30 million[7] - 1997
  10. Britney Spears Baby One More Time -30 million[12] - 1999
  11. Backstreet Boys Backstreet's Back - 28 million[2] - 1997

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  • 1540 in music - Thomas Tallis begins writing his first works for the Latin church service.

1530s

  • 1539 in music -
  • 1538 in music - printing of the first Protestant hymn-book, Ein Hubsch new Gesangbuch; publication of the first book of madrigals by Maddalena Casulana, the first printed book of music by a woman in European history.
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  • 1525 in music - birth of Palestrina
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  • 1522 in music - death of Jean Mouton (c. 1459 – October 30, 1522)
  • 1521 in music - death of Josquin
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  • 1501 in music - publication of Harmonice Musices Odhecaton by Ottaviano Petrucci, the first printed collection of polyphonic music
  • 1500 in music -

Early history

References

  1. ^ a b "The boys are back". Windsor Star. 2008-08-07. http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/art/2008/10/143_17992.html. Retrieved 2008-08-21. 
  2. ^ a b c "Taking It Back". Daily Record. 26 Oct 2007. http://hwww.dailyrecord.co.uk/entertainment/music/music-news/2007/10/26/taking-it-back-86908-20012113/. Retrieved 21 Nov 2008. [dead link]
  3. ^ Putti, Laura (2001-08-24). "Il nuovo Michael Jackson fa un tuffo nel passato". La Repubblica. http://ricerca.repubblica.it/repubblica/archivio/repubblica/2001/08/24/il-nuovo-michael-jackson-fa-un-tuffo.html. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  4. ^ Michael Jackson
  5. ^ a b MTV - Michael Jackson Biography
  6. ^ "Whitney Houston". Music Fix, MSN. http://music.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=345798. Retrieved 2008-06-04. 
  7. ^ a b c d "Record-Breakers and Trivia - Albums". Everyhit.com. http://www.everyhit.com/recordalb.html. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  8. ^ "Glen Ballard: Biography". Glen Ballard Official Site. http://www.glenballard.com/bio.html. Retrieved 2008-05-03. 
  9. ^ Bidasio, Claudia (2008-05-19). "Gli imperdibili di Michel Jackson". MenStyle.it. http://www.menstyle.it/cont/musica/musica-r/0805/1900/dangerous-8.asp#. Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  10. ^ "Michael Jackson sulla sedia a rotelle". Affari Italiani. 2008-07-11. http://www.affaritaliani.it/entertainment/micheal-jackson110708.html. Retrieved 2009-05-10. 
  11. ^ Cashmere, Paul (24 April 2008). "Mariah Carey Has the Right Energy in E=MC2". Undercover Pty., Ltd.. http://www.undercover.com.au/News-Story.aspx?id=4687. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  12. ^ 1999 in music
  13. ^ Keylock, Myles. "Michael Jackson - Thriller". Channel 24. http://www.channel24.co.za/Content/Music/AlbumReviews/ClassicAlbum/649/51173c76279e4f0db107db8b0c160cab//Michael_Jackson_-_Thriller. Retrieved 2009-02-17. 

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