2001 in music

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Events

January

February

March

  • March 1Collin Raye is awarded the Artist Humanitarian Award from Country Radio Broadcasters. The award was given in recognition of Raye's work on behalf of a number of different charitable organizations including Childhelp USA, USA Weekend's Make A Difference Day and the Native American organization Hecel Oyakapi.
  • March 8Melanie Chisholm announces she does not intend to do any more work with the Spice Girls. Although the group denies it is splitting, it would not be active again until 2007.[2]
  • March 9
    • Janet Jackson's single "All for You" breaks several airplay records, becoming the first song to be added to every station in three mainstream radio formats within its first week of release.[3] It was also the highest debut for a single not commercially available in both the United States and France, and the highest debut and largest opening airplay figure on the Radio Songs chart.[4]
    • Eric Singer replaces Peter Criss as the drummer for Kiss as the band continues its farewell tour in Yokohama, Japan. Singer dons the "Catman" make-up, ending the band's tradition of creating new make-up and personas for replacement members.
  • March 14 – The Court of Appeals in Rome finds Michael Jackson "not guilty" of plagiarism, reversing a decision made in 1999 by a lower court. Italian songwriter Albano Carrisi had claimed that Jackson's "Will You Be There" was a copy of his song "I Cigni Di Balaka."
  • March 16Sean "Puffy" Combs is acquitted on all charges stemming from a December 1999 nightclub shooting in Manhattan. However, an artist on his Bad Boy Records label, Shyne, is convicted of two counts of assault as well as reckless endangerment and gun possession.[5]
  • March 24John Connolly of Sevendust marries Lori Kirkley.
  • March 26Gorillaz release their first studio album Gorillaz. The album reached number three in the UK, and was an unexpected hit in the US, hitting number 14 and selling over seven million copies worldwide by 2007. It earned the group an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the Most Successful Virtual Band.
  • March 28
  • March 31 – Couple Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown were thrown out and banned for life from Hollywood's Bel Air Hotel and arrested and jailed after destroying their room. Property that was allegedly damaged included a TV and two doors. According to hotel workers, the walls and carpets were also stained by alcohol. The hotel closed down the room for five days for repairs.

April–May

June

July

August

September

October

November–December

  • November 1
    • The governing body of the UK Singles Chart, Chart Information Network Ltd. (CIN), changes its name to The Official UK Charts Company.
    • Britney Spears starts her Dream Within a Dream Tour, in support her self-titled third studio album. The tour was accompanied by many extravagant special effect including a water screen that pumped two tons of water into the stage during the encore. The tour was commercial success, all the venues on the 2001 leg are largely sold out and grossed $43.7 million from 68 show.
  • November 5 – In the UK, BMG becomes the first major label to release a compact disc with copy protection, Natalie Imbruglia's White Lilies Island. Within two weeks BMG announces they will re-issue the disc without the copy protection, due to complaints from consumers who were unable to play the CDs in their personal computers.[17]
  • November 6
  • December 1Mike Turner quits Our Lady Peace.
  • December 4 – Gospel music singer Yolanda Adams releases her eighth studio album Believe.
  • December 12 – Surviving Nirvana members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl sue Courtney Love in an effort to oust her from the board controlling the management of the band's affairs, calling her "irrational, mercurial, self-centered, unmanageable, inconsistent and unpredictable." The legal battle over the band's legacy has blocked the release of a planned Nirvana box set containing the unreleased track "You Know You're Right".[18]

Also in 2001

Bands formed

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Bands disbanded

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Bands reformed

Albums released

January–March

Date Album Artist Notes
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1 Çà et là du JaponPizzicato Five-
8 Light of Day, Day of DarknessGreen Carnation-
9 OzVarious ArtistsTV Soundtrack
16 Alcohol Fueled BrewtalityBlack Label Society-
Azure RayAzure Ray-
From Long Beach 2 FillmoeDaz Dillinger & J.T. the Bigga Figga-
Little SparrowDolly Parton-
J.LoJennifer Lopez-
22 Crystal EmpireFreedom Call-
Hush!Ana PopovićSolo debut
Things We Lost in the FireLow-
23 AnthologyObituaryCompilation
Carnival DiablosAnnihilator-
Day of the DeathDeath by Stereo-
The Donnas Turn 21The Donnas-
It Was All a DreamDream-
O-TownO-Town-
2000 Years of Human ErrorGodhead-
The Very Best of Daryl Hall & John OatesHall & OatesCompilation
The World According to GobGob-
29 Believe in NothingParadise Lost-
Nuclear FirePrimal FearGermany
30 The Best of Tevin CampbellTevin CampbellCompilation
Dog in the SandFrank Black and the Catholics-
I Need YouLeAnn Rimes-
MoreVitamin C-
You Don't Have to Be Blood to Be FamilyThrowdown-
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1 Brushfire FairytalesJack Johnson-
Lucy Ford: The Atmosphere EP'sAtmosphereEP
5 The Anthology... So FarRingo StarrLive
6 DitherMoe-
End Is ForeverThe Ataris-
Greatest Hits Vol. IIGloria EstefanCompilation
RisenO.A.R.-
Simply MortifiedBS 2000-
Sing Loud, Sing Proud!Dropkick Murphys-
604Ladytron-
Today's Empires, Tomorrow's AshesPropagandhi-
You Had It ComingJeff Beck-
8 Katy HudsonKaty Perry-
12 Hits II: Ganked & GaffledSpice 1Compilation
13 Conquering RulerThe SpecialsCovers album
FirestarrFredro Starr-
Stephen MalkmusStephen Malkmus and the Jicks-
To Record Only Water for Ten DaysJohn Frusciante-
Road MoviesLand-
15 Toki no TsubasaZard-
16 FlowersEcho & the Bunnymen-
19 Another Late Night: Fila BrazilliaFila Brazillia-
KarmaKamelot-
20 Girls Can TellSpoon-
Music BoxThe MonkeesBox Set
A Predator's PortraitSoilwork-
StandardsTortoise-
Wasted DaysThe Slackers-
26 Any Other CityLife Without Buildings-
DiscoveryDaft Punk-
Sleepwalking Rae & Christian
Teen SpiritA*Teens-
27 American Hi-FiAmerican Hi-Fi-
Blackwater ParkOpeth-
A Bum Note and a Bead of SweatBaboonLive
CydoniaThe Orb-
EverydayDave Matthews Band-
My World, My WaySilkk the Shocker-
Phantom MoonDuncan Sheik-
The Professional 2DJ Clue?-
Self TitledZao-
Who I AmJessica Andrews-
? Only Time KnowsBearfoot BluegrassDebut album
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1 Crime as Forgiven by Against Me!Against Me!EP
Another Late Night: Rae & ChristianRae & ChristianCompilation
B.P. EmpireInfected Mushroom-
2 Death's DesignDiabolical Masquerade-
5 The Optimist LPTurin BrakesLP
When It's All Over We Still Have to Clear UpSnow Patrol-
6 Accepted EclecticAceyalone-
Anarchists of Good TasteDog Fashion Disco-
ANThologyAlien Ant Farm-
Dark AssaultIron Savior-
From Wisdom to HateGorguts-
Fat Music Volume 5: Live Fat, Die YoungVarious ArtistsCompilation
Feel Good LostBroken Social Scene-
Identity CrisisThrice-
InsanityDarkane-
Just Push PlayAerosmith-
LocoFun Lovin' Criminals-
Mars/VenusKoffee Brown-
MusipalWagon Christ-
Quiet Is the New LoudKings of Convenience-
ScorpionEve-
SGNL 05IsisEP
UnwindOleander-
7 InsomniaChihiro Onitsuka-
Jumping into the WorldBoAEP
9 Group SoundsRocket from the Crypt-
One NilNeil Finn-
12 Awakening the WorldLost HorizonSweden
Back to the BluesGary Moore-
HumanRod Stewart-
RegenerationThe Divine Comedy-
Sunny Border BlueKristin Hersh-
Superstars and CannonballsSavage GardenVHS/DVD
Timeless DepartureSkyfire-
13 All About ChemistrySemisonic-
DiscoveryDaft Punk-
GourmandisesAlizée-
Let It FallSean Watkins-
ReptileEric Clapton-
Trick PonyTrick Pony-
18 SpinDarren HayesAustralia
19 456132015De FactoEP
Ease Down the RoadBonnie 'Prince' Billy-
Know Your EnemyManic Street Preachers-
20 EP 2Zero 7EP
Exit Wounds: The AlbumVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Lars Frederiksen and the BastardsLars Frederiksen and the Bastards-
The GiftBizzy Bone-
HealingÜnloco-
HypotheticalThreshold-
NationSepultura-
Part III112-
The Places You Have Come to Fear the MostDashboard Confessional-
Puritanical Euphoric MisanthropiaDimmu Borgir-
Satellite RidesOld 97's-
Thugs Are UsTrick Daddy-
Unleashed MemoriesLacuna Coil-
23 ItseAjattara-
26 Angel of MineFrank DuvalCompilation
GorillazGorillaz-
Natural HistoryI Am KlootDebut
27 Acoustic SoulIndia.Arie-
Another Perfect WorldPeter Cetera-
Drops of JupiterTrain-
Endangered SpeciesBig PunCompilation
Every Six SecondsSaliva-
Greatest HitsBilly IdolCompilation
How I Loved YouAngels of Light-
Kiss tha Game GoodbyeJadakiss-
Live from MarsBen Harper2xCD; Live
Live in New York CityBruce SpringsteenLive
The Moon is DownFurther Seems Forever-
MusicforthemorningafterPete Yorn-
Roll OnThe Living End-
The Sneak AttackKRS-One-
Time BombBuckcherry-
Until the End of Time2Pac-
Whole New YouShawn Colvin-
28 A BestAyumi HamasakiCompilation
DistanceHikaru Utada-
29 10 Years of Abuse (and Still Broke)EyehategodLive
31 Echo EchoCarbon Leaf-

April–June

Date Album Artist Notes
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2 45 rpm: The Singles, 1977–1979The JamBox Set
Clarence ParkChris Clark-
MutterRammstein-
No More Shall We PartNick Cave and the Bad Seeds-
3 ArrivalJourneyUS
Blood Sweat and YearsJT Money-
Crown RoyalRun-D.M.C.-
From Here to InfirmaryAlkaline Trio-
I Don't Care That You Don't MindCrash Test Dummies-
The LifeGinuwine-
Now That's What I Call Music! 6 (U.S. series)Various ArtistsCompilation
Poets and MadmenSavatage-
Room ServiceRoxette-
The Swimming HourAndrew Bird-
Unholy TerrorW.A.S.P.-
The Yin and the YangCappadonna-
9 JessicoBabasónicos-
Now That's What I Call Music! 48 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
10 Covered With AntsGuttermouth-
For the StarsElvis Costello and Anne Sofie von Otter-
The HogysseySpacehog-
Isolation DrillsGuided by Voices-
Live Frogs Set 1Colonel Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog BrigadeLive
Old RamonRed House Painters-
Revelling/ReckoningAni DiFranco-
Rock the PlankMad Caddies-
SurferNOFXEP
16 Colossus of DestinyThe MelvinsLive
Free All AngelsAsh-
A Girl Like MeEmma Bunton-
17 Just Enough Education to PerformStereophonics-
Leaves Turn Inside YouUnwound-
Live InsurrectionHalfordLive
OliviaOlivia-
One for the KidsYellowcard-
PsychopharmacologyFirewater-
6.0Sister Machine Gun-
Songs from the EarthSon of Sam-
Steers & StripesBrooks & Dunn-
Super HitsNew Kids on the BlockCompilation
Up Close and PersonalAngie Martinez-
The Very Best of Elvis CostelloElvis CostelloCompilation
21 AbulumGlen Phillips-
23 Echo ParkFeeder-
In AmericaKenny GCompilation
Simple ThingsZero 7UK
24 All for YouJanet Jackson-
DigimortalFear Factory-
Dizzy SpellsThe Ex-
Going SomewhereColin Hay-
IdiologyMouse on Mars-
Man in the MoonL.A. Guns-
Mutiny on the BayDead KennedysLive
Sad Sappy SuckerModest Mouse-
Set This Circus DownTim McGraw-
Streethawk: A SeductionDestroyer-
This Is Where I Came InBee Gees-
Underground NetworkAnti-Flag-
The UnravelingRise Against-
Wide Awake BoredTreble Charger-
25 Wages of SinArch Enemy-
27 All RiseBlue-
30 45 rpm: The Singles, 1980–1982The JamBox Set
ConfieldAutechre-
Rock ActionMogwai-
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1 Carrying OnMontgomery Gentry-
Dillinger & Young GottiTha Dogg Pound-
Mechanical WonderOcean Colour Scene-
PeteStrumentalsPete Rock-
PopstarsEden's Crush-
SurvivorDestiny's Child-
Trouble in Shangri-LaStevie Nicks-
Ultimate CollectionBuju BantonCompilation
5 Complete 'B' SidesPixiesCompilation
7 Asleep In The BackElbow-
Truth Be ToldShed Seven-
Wingspan: Hits and HistoryPaul McCartneyCompilation
8 All Killer No FillerSum 41-
Awakening the WorldLost Horizon-
AyeshteniNatacha Atlas-
Best of B-Boy RecordsBoogie Down ProductionsCompilation
BridgeBlues Traveler-
The CrusherAmon Amarth-
Dare To DreamBilly Gilman-
Deltron 3030: The InstrumentalsDeltron 3030-
FalconerFalconer-
Field SongsMark Lanegan-
Hi-TeknologyHi-Tek-
Last Fair Deal Gone DownKatatonia-
LionsThe Black Crowes-
Live on the Black Hand SideDanzigLive
Look into the EyeballDavid Byrne-
Moulin Rouge! Music from Baz Luhrmann's FilmVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Voodoo Child: The Jimi Hendrix CollectionJimi HendrixCompilation
XXMushroomhead-
9 Sexual HealingE-Rotic-
14 AcousticaScorpionsLive
ExciterDepeche Mode-
RevealR.E.M.-
Sexual HealingE-Rotic-
Subject to ChangeVanessa-Mae-
To Be FrankNik Kershaw-
15 AnoraknophobiaMarillion-
BeautifulFantastic Plastic Machine-
Brand New HistoryEconoline Crush-
God Bless The Go-Go'sThe Go-Go's-
LateralusTool-
Meet Joe MacJoey McIntyre-
Miss E… So AddictiveMissy "Misdemeanor" Elliott-
OpenCowboy Junkies-
Shoulda Been HomeRobert Cray-
Sweet TeaBuddy Guy-
A Tribute to Jim ReevesCharley PrideJim Reeves tribute
WeezerWeezer"The Green Album"
The World Needs a HeroMegadeth-
17 Same Girl, New SongsThe All-American RejectsEP
21 200 Po Vstrechnoyt.A.T.u.-
Can Our Love...Tindersticks-
Genetic WorldTélépopmusik-
The Merry Sisters of FateLunasa-
Scream if You Wanna Go FasterGeri Halliwell-
4Lyn4Lyn-
22 All This and Puppet StewThe Dickies-
Blacktrash: The Autobiography of Kirk JonesSticky Fingaz-
Bliss, PleaseBlackmail-
Break the CycleStaind-
Everybody Got Their SomethingNikka Costa-
Hawthorne, CAThe Beach BoysCompilation
How I Spent My Summer VacationThe Bouncing Souls-
LechuzaFenix*TX-
LuceroLucero-
MachineStatic-X-
MalpracticeRedman-
Mediocre GenericaLeftöver Crack-
My GodFlotsam and Jetsam
One Wild Night Live 1985–2001Bon JoviLive
PneumoniaWhiskeytown-
Put Yo Hood UpLil Jon & the Eastside Boyz-
Quest for Fire: Firestarter, Vol. 1Kardinal Offishall-
Rising AgainDonovanLive
The Renaissance EPMxPxEP
Stabbing WestwardStabbing Westward-
23 LovebeatYoshinori Sunahara-
28 10 000 Hz LegendAir-
PauseFour TetUK
29 IrresistibleJessica Simpson-
Part IIBrad Paisley-
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4 AmnesiacRadiohead-
Faerie StoriesPeatbog Faeries-
Angel Delivery ServiceEmil Bulls-
5 Are You Man Enough?Betty Blowtorch-
AuraAsia-
Bodily FunctionsHerbert-
Broken SilenceFoxy Brown-
Curse of the Hidden MirrorBlue Öyster Cult-
The Economy of SoundSeven Mary Three-
EssenceLucinda Williams-
A Flight and a CrashHot Water Music-
Free CitySt. Lunatics-
Full Bluntal NugityTed NugentLive
Idle Will KillOsker-
Inside OutTrisha Yearwood-
Loser AnthemsMatthew Good BandEP
The Merry Sisters of FateLunasaUS
The Pleasure and the GreedBig Wreck-
PosesRufus Wainwright-
Punk-O-Rama Vol. 6Various ArtistsCompilation
Shine Like It Does: The Anthology (1979–1997)INXSCompilation
SinnerDrowning Pool-
Somewhere Over The Slaughter HouseBuckethead-
Songs in A MinorAlicia Keys-
Styx World: Live 2001StyxLive
Swordfish:The AlbumPaul OakenfoldSoundtrack
8 MyraMyra-
11 The Invisible BandTravis-
OrganikRobert Miles-
Vocal Studies + Uprock NarrativesPrefuse 73[19]
12 9 LivesAZ-
ArchiveThe SpecialsCompilation
Beneath the Encasing of AshesAs I Lay Dying-
The Best of Eighteen VisionsEighteen VisionsCompilation
Love SessionSilk-
Perhaps, I Suppose...Rufio-
PS You Love MeKid 606-
Rainbow ConnectionWillie Nelson-
RecordingsPorcupine TreeCompilation
Sugar RaySugar Ray-
Take off Your Pants and JacketBlink-182-
Under the InfluenceWarrantCovers album +2 original tracks
ZoomElectric Light Orchestra-
13 Document 8Pg. 99-
15 Lara Croft: Tomb RaiderVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
18 Beat 'Em UpIggy Pop-
Jonathan DavidBelle & SebastianSingle
Origin of SymmetryMuseUK
OutrospectiveFaithless-
19 !!!!!!-
Alive in an Ultra WorldSteve VaiLive
Cuts for Luck and Scars for FreedomMystic-
Devil's NightD12-
Don't Tell the BandWidespread Panic-
Far from OverEdwin McCain-
From Chaos311-
GQ on the EQ++Kid 606-
Greatest FitsMinistryCompilation
I'm Already ThereLonestar-
Just Like GravityCPR-
Land of the Free?Pennywise-
Live in San FranciscoJoe SatrianiLive
Live, Loud and LooseLoverboyLive
Mandy MooreMandy Moore-
No Nose Job: The Legend of Digital UndergroundDigital UndergroundCompilation
Oh, Inverted WorldThe Shins-
Return of DragonSisqo-
Shangri-La Dee DaStone Temple Pilots-
TonguesEshamLP
Trust No OneDave Navarro-
2001 Warped Tour CompilationVarious ArtistsCompilation
The Tyranny of DistanceTed Leo and the Pharmacists-
The World Won't EndPernice Brothers-
Luther VandrossLuther Vandross-
This Ain't a GameRay J-
20 Beyond Good and EvilThe Cult-
Friends & Family, Vol. 2Suicidal Tendencies, Various ArtistsCompilation
WorldchangerJorn-
21 MercuricElement Eighty-
25 RidgeridersPhil Beer, Ashley Hutchings and Chris While-
26 Based on a True StoryLil' Mo-
Episode IISafri Duo-
Horror ShowIced Earth-
Jagged Little ThrillJagged Edge-
Life Is GoodLFO-
Madhouse: The Very Best of AnthraxAnthraxCompilation
The ReasonBeanie Sigel-
RootyBasement Jaxx-
? Jennie BombSahara Hotnights-

July–September

Date Album Artist Notes
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1 Nearly Lost YouScreaming TreesCompilation
Tales of the InexpressibleShpongle-
2 BlowbackTricky-
Kerrang!Various artistsCompilation
Rock and Roll: an Introduction to The Velvet UndergroundThe Velvet UndergroundCompilation
3 Brothers and Sisters, Are You Ready?Big Sugar-
Endless SummerFennesz-
Lil' RomeoLil' Romeo-
Live at L'OlympiaJeff BuckleyLive
Tales from the B-SideBiohazardCompilation
White Blood CellsThe White Stripes-
X.O. ExperienceTha Liks-
9 4.35amGemma HayesEP
11:11Regina Spektor-
Yeah Yeah YeahsYeah Yeah YeahsEP
10 AnakondaAkinyele-
The Director's CutFantômasCovers album
Ancient Melodies of the FutureBuilt to Spill-
Blood Red CherryJann Arden-
Camino PalmeroThe Calling-
Dream StreetDream Street-
Fires at MidnightBlackmore's Night-
King of da GhettoZ-Ro-
Long DistanceIvyUS; released in Japan in Nov. 2000
The Metal OperaAvantasia-
PriesthoodKillah Priest-
The Saga Continues...P. Diddy & the Bad Boy Family-
SkinMelissa Etheridge-
Space Boogie: Smoke OddesseyKurupt-
Stay What You AreSaves The Day-
16 Hot Shots IIThe Beta BandUK
Song Yet to Be SungPerry Farrell-
17 AaliyahAaliyah-
Buffalo SpringfieldBuffalo SpringfieldBox Set
1st Born SecondBilal-
Origin of SymmetryMuse-
Pleased to Meet YouJames-
Tales from the Lotus PodDark LotusLP
What I Learned About Ego, Opinion, Art & CommerceGoo Goo DollsCompilation
21 Ryden DirtayPsychopathic RydasLP
23 Rings Around the WorldSuper Furry Animals-
24 Bleed AmericanJimmy Eat Worldretitled Jimmy Eat World after 9/11
The Butterfly CollectionThe Nerve Agents-
CelebrityNSYNC-
Choreographed Man of WarRobert Pollard and the Soft Rock Renegades-
Comfort EagleCake-
Contact!Eiffel 65-
Global a Go-GoJoe Strummer & The Mescaleros-
Greatest HitsAlice in ChainsCompilation
Live Frogs Set 2Les Claypool's Frog BrigadeLive
Love Is a BattlefieldHi-StandardEP
Plan BHuey Lewis and the News-
Prowler in the YardPig Destroyer-
The RealnessCormega-
Sounding the Seventh TrumpetAvenged Sevenfold-
Tiger Army II: Power of MoonliteTiger Army-
25 JessicoBabasonicos-
29 Elv1sElvis PresleyCompilation
30 BeetrootCast-
Captain EasychordStereolabEP
First ContactRoger Sanchez-
Is This ItThe Strokes-
Now That's What I Call Music! 49 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
31 Both Worlds *69Gangsta Boo-
DemolitionJudas Priest-
Duces 'N Trayz: The Old Fashioned WayTha Eastsidaz-
GirlEskimo Joe-
Losing All Hope Is FreedomEvergreen Terrace-
Megaton ShotblastDe FactoEP
Now That's What I Call Music! 7 (U.S. series)Various ArtistsCompilation
Blake SheltonBlake Shelton-
So BluBlu Cantrell-
Take-Offs and LandingsRilo Kiley-
Time (The Revelator)Gillian Welch-
TweekendThe Crystal Method-
2002Tha Dogg PoundCompilation
The Very Best of PrincePrinceCompilation
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6 Crow Sit on Blood TreeGraham Coxon-
In Search Of...N*E*R*D-
SecretsThe Human League-
The Tokyo Showdown Live In Japan 2000In FlamesLive
7 8701Usher-
EternalThe Isley Brothers feat. Ronald Isley, aka Mr. Biggs-
Funk All Y'allDetroit Grand Pubahs-
Get Down or Lay DownPhilly's Most Wanted-
GodMusicChocolate Genius-
Gravitational ForcesRobert Earl Keen-
Kiss tha Game GoodbyeJadakiss-
Mechanized WarfareJag Panzer-
Oh AaronAaron Carter-
True CarnageSix Feet Under-
8 Actual SizeMr. Big-
Warmness on the SoulAvenged SevenfoldEP
9 CockroachDanger Danger-
10 Pull My ChainToby Keith-
13 How It WorksBodyjar-
14 Change Is a SoundStrike Anywhere-
Exit 263Chamberlain-
Jump5Jump5-
Live by Requestk.d. langLive
New FavoriteAlison Krauss-
No Self ControlThe Planet Smashers-
Ozzfest 2001: The Second MillenniumVarious ArtistsLive
The Spirit RoomMichelle Branch-
SupernovaLisa LopesDebut
16 Beautiful CreaturesBeautiful Creatures-
20 IntensifyWay Out West-
21 AdemaAdema-
The Best of the Early Years: 1990–1995Buju BantonCompilation
Choices: The AlbumThree 6 Mafia-
CloserBetter Than Ezra-
CompressionBilly Sheehan-
Danse MacabreThe Faint-
Die HardsThe Casualties-
Just Be FreeChristina AguileraRecorded 1994–'95
Live Plus OneALL/DescendentsLive
Mother EarthWithin Temptation-
NiceRollins Band-
Project EnglishJuvenile-
Rock and Roll Part ThreeOzma-
Start StaticSugarcult-
10 Years of Chaos and ConfusionHypocrisy-
Too Bad You're BeautifulFrom Autumn To Ashes-
The War of ArtAmerican Head Charge-
27 All Is DreamMercury Rev-
Deep Shadows and Brilliant HighlightsHIM-
Get ReadyNew Order-
Grave DisorderThe Damned-
Read My LipsSophie Ellis-Bextor-
Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Die, Those Who Tell the Truth Shall Live ForeverExplosions in the Sky-
Trouble – Norwegian Live EPColdplayLive EP
VespertineBjörk-
28 Alien YouthSkillet-
The Anatomy of the Tongue in CheekRelient K-
AnghellicTech N9ne-
Anyone for Doomsday?Powerman 5000-
Circulatory SystemCirculatory System-
Come CleanPuddle of Mudd-
The Creepy EPRelient KEP
Digital BulletRZA-
Flirting with TwilightKurt Elling-
GanglandKool & the Gang-
IowaSlipknot-
It's a Wonderful LifeSparklehorse-
No More DramaMary J. Blige-
Sound-DustStereolab-
SuperheroBrian McKnight-
Thug On Da LineKrayzie Bone-
30 Live at Java Joe'sJason Mraz-
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1 All The Footprints You've Ever Left And The Fear Expecting AheadEnvyJapan
3 Cold FrontierShow of Hands-
A Funk OdysseyJamiroquai-
If You've Never BeenEmbrace-
Morning StarEntombed-
Mutilated GenitalsDog Fashion DiscoEP
Sound-DustStereolab-
4 A-Town BluesWayne Hancock-
Almost HeathenKarma to Burn-
Back to the MansionApril Wine-
Jane DoeConverge-
SilenceSonata Arctica-
The Tokyo ShowdownIn FlamesLive
ToxicitySystem of a Down-
10 MagnificationYesUK
WonderlandThe Charlatans-
11 And the Word Became FleshProfessor Griff-
The BlueprintJay-Z-
The Coast Is Never ClearBeulah-
The ConvincerNick Lowe-
DigBoz Scaggs-
Face 2 FaceBabyface-
5:30 Saturday MorningLennon-
Ghetto FabolousFabolous-
GlitterMariah CareySoundtrack
The Goat of MendesAkercocke-
God Hates Us AllSlayer-
Halfway TreeDamian Marley-
Live in a Dive: No Use for a NameNo Use for a NameLive
Live Scenes from New YorkDream TheaterLive
Love and TheftBob Dylan-
Mediocre GenericaLeftöver Crack-
Mink CarThey Might Be Giants-
The Moldy PeachesThe Moldy Peaches-
Rockin' the SuburbsBen Folds-
SatelliteP.O.D.-
ScarsSoil-
Silver Side UpNickelbackDebut
The Tiki Bar Is OpenJohn Hiatt-
Toilet BöysToilet Böys-
Tomcats Screaming OutsideRoland OrzabalUS
UncivilizationBiohazard-
Wonders of the WorldLong Beach Dub Allstars-
WorshipMichael W. SmithLive
12 Southern Rock OperaDrive-By Truckers-
14 Revolutionary Vol. 1Immortal Technique-
17 EP+6MogwaiUK; Compilation
Let It Come DownSpiritualized-
Strange Little GirlsTori Amos-
18 The Attraction to All Things UncertainTweaker-
The Dirty Story: The Best of Ol' Dirty BastardOl' Dirty Bastard-
DragontownAlice Cooper-
VLive-
The Golden HumRemy Zero-
Greatest HitsMartina McBrideCompilation
Here's to Shutting UpSuperchunk-
The IdMacy Gray-
In Search of TruthEvergrey-
Labor DaysAesop Rock-
The Look of LoveDiana Krall-
Positively SomewhereJennifer Paige-
The Power Station Years: The Unreleased RecordingsJon Bon JoviCompilation
Rain on LensSmog-
Revolution RevoluciónIll Niño-
Room for SquaresJohn Mayer-
Seven Year ItchCollective SoulCompilation
ShamelessTherapy?-
VertigoRené Marie-
19 SouljackerEels-
21 Miranda LambertMiranda Lambert-
22 Kristnihald undir JökliQuarashi-
24 Building the MachineGlenn Hughes-
ResonanceAnathemaCompilation
SouljackerEelsUK
25 AArtAcoustic Alchemy-
Baldhead Slick & Da ClickGuru-
The Best of Bruce DickinsonBruce DickinsonCompilation
Days of the New (red)Days of the New-
Dead YuppiesAgnostic Front-
DeclarationSteven Curtis Chapman-
Everywhere and His Nasty Parlour TricksModest MouseEP
The Glow Pt. 2The Microphones-
GoldRyan Adams-
HumanisticAbandoned Pools-
Killing GroundSaxon-
Live EvolutionQueensrÿcheLive
Love Makes the WorldCarole King-
Manic MoonlightKing's X-
NiveaNivea-
Songs from Call Me ClausGarth BrooksChristmas
Songs in Red and GraySuzanne Vega-
Steal This RecordThe Suicide Machines-
Tenacious DTenacious D-
UnderneathThe Verve Pipe-
Violent RevolutionKreator-
A Wild-Eyed Christmas Night38 SpecialChristmas
World of GlassTristania-
26 Built from ScratchThe X-Ecutioners-
27 Symphony for the DevilWitchery-

October–December

Date Album Artist Notes
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1 AmélieYann TiersenSoundtrack
BeautifulgarbageGarbage-
FeverKylie Minogue-
Songs from the West CoastElton JohnUK
Trouble Every DayTindersticksSoundtrack
Victoria BeckhamVictoria Beckham-
2 All Back to the MineMolokoCompilation
Alright GuyGary Allan-
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Box SetCreedence Clearwater RevivalBox Set
Fantasies & DelusionsBilly Joel-
Go ForthLes Savy Fav-
Greatest Hits Live: Vancouver 1986DonovanLive
InstructionsJermaine Dupri-
Pain Is LoveJa Rule-
Pass Out of ExistenceChimaira-
SuperchargerMachine Head-
Total Devastation: The Best ofBusta RhymesCompilation
The Very Best of WingerWingerCompilation
6 Nothing New for Trash Like YouAgainst All Authority-
8 Born into Trouble as the Sparks Fly UpwardThe Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra & Tra-La-La Band-
Deep in the HoleMasters of Reality-
The Fake Sound of ProgressLostprophetsRe-release
Love Is HereStarsailor-
Neon LightsSimple Minds-
Secret of the RunesTherion-
9 Bridge Across ForeverTransatlantic-
ChromeTrace Adkins-
Dark Days, Bright NightsBubba Sparxxx-
D.F.F.D.The Dictators-
Direct Action: Day 21Sham 69-
EnchantmentCharlotte Church-
EpitaphFront Line Assembly-
Falling into PlaceFinchEP
Field Commander Cohen: Tour of 1979Leonard CohenLive
A Fine Day to ExitAnathema-
Gerardo: Fame, Sex y DineroGerardo-
Hidden Stash II: The Kream of the KropKottonmouth Kings-
I'm SeriousT.I.-
Christina MilianChristina Milian-
1942Soul-JunkEP
No World OrderGamma Ray-
Not All Who Wander Are LostChris Thile-
The Photo AlbumDeath Cab for Cutie-
Stupid Fat AmericansZebrahead-
Sweet Home TransylvaniaThe Bronx Casket Co.-
Ten New SongsLeonard Cohen-
Together Again For The First TimePulley-
Your Favorite WeaponBrand New-
13 Thug By NatureL-Burna-
15 The DVDNapalm DeathLive DVD
Gold: Greatest HitsStepsCompilation
The Very Best of BananaramaBananaramaCompilation
16 Armageddon Through Your SpeakersBionic Jive-
The ArgumentFugazi-
Three DaysPat GreenDebut
AtomicLit-
Bootleg Series Volume 1: The Quine TapesThe Velvet UndergroundLive
Cuttin' HeadsJohn Mellencamp-
Down to EarthOzzy Osbourne-
The Essential JourneyJourneyCompilation
Feminist SweepstakesLe Tigre-
God Bless AmericaLeAnn Rimes-
Here to HeavenJamie-Lynn Sigler-
The Interzone MantrasThe Tea Party-
John P. KellyMr. Cheeks-
Live in L.A. (Death & Raw)DeathLive
On the LineVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
1 Less G n Da HoodBlaze Ya Dead HomieLP
Mahogany SoulAngie StoneUS
Pretty TogetherSloan-
17 WanderlandKelis-
18 Disposable ArtsMasta Ace-
Full CollapseThursday-
21 A Bad Brains Reunion Live from Maritime HallBad BrainsLive
Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire & DemiseEmperor-
22 Cryptic Collection Vol. 2TwiztidLP
drukqsAphex Twin-
The Grave DiggerGrave DiggerGermany
We Love LifePulp-
Your New Favourite BandThe HivesCompilation
23 AudiodogBruce Kulick-
Bi-PolarVanilla IceLP
California CrossingFu Manchu-
ChangeThe Dismemberment Plan-
The EggShiner-
The Complete Limelight SessionsShania TwainCompilation
8 Days of ChristmasDestiny's ChildChristmas
Expansion TeamDilated Peoples-
Feeding the WheelJordan Rudess-
First Strike Still DeadlyTestament-
Golden StateBush-
The Great DepressionDMX-
Greatest FitsThe HeadstonesCompilation
Greatest Hits Vol. 3: I'm a SurvivorReba McEntireCompilation
The Hits: Chapter OneBackstreet BoysCompilation +1 new song
KingsizeFive-
Live in Chicago 12.19.98Dave Matthews BandLive
The Melancholy CollectionMillencolinUS; Compilation
Morning ViewIncubus-
A New Morning, Changing WeatherThe (International) Noise Conspiracy-
NovakaneOutlawz-
Now That's What I Call Christmas! (U.S. series)Various ArtistsCompilation
SnowflakesToni BraxtonChristmas
Understand ThisGrand Puba-
Wake Up and Smell the CoffeeThe Cranberries-
29 IntoThe Rasmus-
The Tired Sounds of Stars of the LidStars of the Lid-
Turn to MeVanessa Amorosi-
30 The Audio of BeingMatthew Good Band-
Cuts from the CryptThe MisfitsCompilation
EscapeEnrique Iglesias-
Greatest Hits, Vol. 2Clint BlackCompilation
InvincibleMichael Jackson-
Legacy: The Greatest Hits CollectionBoyz II MenCompilation
LennyLenny Kravitz-
Life Is Full of PossibilitiesDntel-
The NationalThe National-
OracleKittie-
Through the EyesFlaw-
TomahawkTomahawk-
VersusKings of ConvenienceRemix
White Knuckled SubstanceVendetta Red-
31 Give BloodBane-
? PolenLynda Thomas-
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5 All HitsAll SaintsCompilation
Are You Are Missing WinnerThe Fall-
Best of The CorrsThe CorrsCompilation
Echoes: The Best of Pink FloydPink FloydCompilation
The FalloutDefault-
Premium Quality... Serve Loud!Peter Pan Speedrock-
White Lilies IslandNatalie Imbruglia-
6 Alive 1997Daft PunkLive
Best of SWVSWVCompilation
BritneyBritney Spears-
Diary Of A Sinner: 1st EntryPetey Pablo-
FaithfullyFaith Evans-
LifeDope-
MomentumtobyMac-
Music to Make Love to Your Old Lady ByLovage-
Party MusicThe Coup-
Playing with my friends: Bennett Sings The BluesTony Bennett-
Relative Ways...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of DeadEP
The Road Less TraveledGeorge Strait-
Seul... avec vousGarouLive
They Might Be Giants In...HolidaylandThey Might Be GiantsChristmas EP
Warts and All: Volume 1MoeLive
Word of MoufLudacris-
9 Blueprint for a SunriseYoko Ono-
11 Swing When You're WinningRobbie Williams-
They Don't KnowSo Solid CrewDebut
12 Driving RainPaul McCartney-
I Might Be WrongRadioheadLive
Kerrang! 2 The AlbumVarious artistsCompilation
Play It Like ThatBardot-
Work to a CalmGemma HayesEP
World of Our OwnWestlifeEurope
13 AnimositySevendust-
Bad DreamsSwollen Members-
Bulletproof WalletsGhostface Killah-
C True Hollywood StoriesCanibus-
CuntBlood Duster-
Destination UnknownMest-
Dirty MoneyUGK-
Disc One: All Their Greatest HitsBarenaked LadiesCompilation
The Dreadful HoursMy Dying Bride-
GHV2MadonnaCompilation
Greatest Hits – HIStory Volume IMichael JacksonCompilation
Here at the MayflowerBarry Manilow-
I Get WetAndrew W.K.-
International Superhits!Green DayCompilation
Laundry ServiceShakira-
Live on the Edge of ForeverSymphony XLive
Love, ShelbyShelby Lynne-
Mis RomancesLuis Miguel-
MotherlandNatalie Merchant-
Rain of a Thousand FlamesRhapsodyEP
RebirthAngra-
ScarecrowGarth Brooks-
Simple ThingsZero 7US
The Sinister UrgeRob Zombie-
This WayJewel-
25 & Alive BoneshakerMotörheadDVD
14 Rusty Medals and Broken BadgesOver My Dead Body-
15 Trading Snakeoil for WolfticketsGary Jules-
16 Here & Now: The Best of Human NatureHuman NatureCompilation
Root FireBedouin Soundclash-
Trading Snakeoil for WolfticketsGary Jules-
Violence Has ArrivedGWAR-
WhateverGreen Velvet-
19 InsignificanceJim O'Rourke-
The Mother and the EnemyLux Occulta-
Légende du Scorpion à Quatre QueuesDe FactoEP
Not for BeginnersRonnie Wood-
Now That's What I Call Music! 50 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
Span ThangBasement JaxxEP
Whatever Gets You Through The DayLighthouse FamilyUK
20 ...All This TimeStingLive
The Beginning of All Things to EndMudvayne-
The Box SetKissBox Set
Bright FlightSilver Jews-
Cappadonna HitsCappadonnaCompilation
CockyKid Rock-
Fractures in the Facade of Your Porcelain BeautyAtreyuEP
Goddess in the DoorwayMick Jagger-
HoobastankHoobastank-
Indecent ProposalTimbaland & Magoo-
MissundaztoodPink-
Now That's What I Call Music! 8 (U.S. series)Various ArtistsCompilation
The Rainbow ChildrenPrince-
Rotten ApplesThe Smashing PumpkinsCompilation
Songs for the Front RowOcean Colour SceneCompilation
Washed Up and Through the RingerCatch 22-
WeatheredCreed-
Young Lust: The Aerosmith AnthologyAerosmithCompilation
21 Greatest HitsThe CureCompilation
22 Cover UpUB40-
23 NobisJoel KanningDebut
26 ArcanaEdenbridge-
1Fischerspooner-
Even in DarknessDungeon Family-
I'm Waking Up to UsBelle & SebastianSingle
"Ridgeriders" In ConcertPhil Beer, Ashley Hutchings and Chris WhileLive
7 Worlds CollideNeil FinnLive
SunshineS Club 7-
27 Dark GenesisIced EarthBox Set
EudoraThe Get Up KidsCompilation
GenesisBusta Rhymes-
Marc LavoineMarc Lavoine-
MandrakeEdguy-
Smash MouthSmash Mouth-
Ultra.Chilled 01Various Artists-
28 The Houseman Cometh!Theryl DeClouetDebut
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1 Biro FunkBraintax-
3 KollapseBreach-
Rescue MeJohn Rich-
4 AOI: BionixDe La Soul-
B-Sides UltraJamesCompilation
Bang or BallMack 10-
Big Boi and Dre Present...OutKastOutKastCompilation
Jealous Ones Still Envy (J.O.S.E.)Fat Joe-
Music and MeNate Dogg-
New Old SongsLimp BizkitRemix
Rock SteadyNo Doubt-
Stiff Upper Lip LiveAC/DCVHS/DVD
Stoned RaidersCypress Hill-
TearsThe CrüxshadowsEP
7 PawsFour TetEP
TwilightErben der SchöpfungDebut
10 Live Rounds in TokyoThe Haunted-
BlueBOBDavid LynchDebut
11 Better DaysJoe-
Cannon to a WhisperBreaking Pangaea-
Freak of NatureAnastacia-
How High: The SoundtrackMethod Man & Redman-
InfamyMobb Deep-
Les IndispensablesCeline DionCompilation
The Return of the RegulatorWarren G-
12 G SidesGorillazB-Sides
14 2Florent PagnyCover album
Beto Vázquez InfinityBeto Vázquez Infinity-
15 The Cold VeinCannibal Ox-
18 Doggy BagBow Wow-
Dreams Can Come True, Greatest Hits Vol. 1GabrielleCompilation
Forgotten Freshness Volume 3Insane Clown PosseCompilation
Game FaceMaster P-
Idiot RoadThe Arrogant Worms-
Iron FlagWu-Tang Clan-
Jay-Z: UnpluggedJay-ZLive
More Fast and Furious: Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture The Fast and the FuriousVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
StillmaticNas-
21 A Call to ArmsBandits of the Acoustic RevolutionEP
Versão AcústicaEmmerson Nogueira
23 For the KidsGym Class Heroes-

Release date unknown

Top 5 Selling Albums of Billboard Year

  1. Hybrid TheoryLinkin Park
  2. 1The Beatles
  3. InvincibleMichael Jackson
  4. All That You Can't Leave BehindU2
  5. Aaliyah (album)Aaliyah

Top 10 Best Selling Albums 2001 (Soundscan)

  1. J.Lo / Jennifer Lopez ~ 11,056,985
  2. Invincible / Michael Jackson ~ 6,500,000
  3. Hybrid Theory / Linkin Park ~ 5,000,000
  4. Hot Shot / Shaggy ~ 4,507,568
  5. Celebrity / NSYNC ~ 4,421,231
  6. A Day Without Rain / Enya ~ 4,410,053
  7. Distance / Hikaru Utada ~ 4,404,290[20]
  8. A Best / Ayumi Hamasaki ~ 4,248,640[21]
  9. Break the Cycle / Staind ~ 4,242,507
  10. Songs in A Minor / Alicia Keys ~ 4,102,482
  11. J.Lo / Jennifer Lopez ~ 4,056,985

Classical music

  • John Adams
  • Louis Andriessen
    • Passeggiata in tram in America e ritorno, for female Italian voice, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, electric guitar, electric violin, double bass, piano, and percussion
    • De vleugels van de herinnering, for voice and piano
    • Fanfare om te beginnen, for sx groups of horns
  • Georges Aperghis
    • Le petit chaperon rouge, for chamber ensemble
    • Rasch, for violin and viola
  • Milton BabbittA Lifetime or So, for tenor and piano
  • Leonardo Balada – Cello Concerto No. 2 New Orleans
  • Osvaldas Balakauskas – Symphony No. 5
  • Gerald Barry
    • Dead March, for large ensemble
    • God Save the Queen, for solo boy's voice, choir, and large ensemble
    • Snow is White, for piano quartet
    • String Quartet No. 3 (Six Marches)
  • George BenjaminShadowlines, for piano
  • Luciano Berio – Sonata, for piano
  • Christophe Bertrand
    • Dikha, for clarinet/bass clarinet and electronics
    • Ektra, for solo flute
    • Full, for four vibraphones, piano, and eight amplified voices
  • Frank Michael BeyerKlangtore, for orchestra
  • Harrison Birtwistle
    • Fanfare, for brass and percussion
    • Saraband, for piano
    • The Shadow of Night, for orchestra
    • Tenebrae David, for brass ensemble
  • Pierre BoulezIncises, for piano (revised version)
  • Elliott Carter
    • Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
    • Figment II, for cello
    • Hiyoku, for two clarinets
    • Quartet, for oboe, violin, viola, and cello
    • Steep Steps, for bass clarinet
  • Anna Clyne
    • Arclight, for tape
    • Manipura, for chamber ensemble
    • One, for tape
    • Wish, for voice or voices
  • John CoriglianoSymphony No. 2 for String Orchestra
  • George CrumbUnto the Hills for soprano, percussion quartet and piano
  • Peter Maxwell DaviesSymphony No. 8 (Antarctic Symphony)
  • Alexandra du Bois
    • Júdica Me, for a cappella chorus
    • Preludes to Solitude, for guitar
    • String Quintet: A Requiem for the Living for two violins, viola and two double basses
    • Songs (4), for mezzo-soprano and orchestra
  • Joël-François DurandAthanor for orchestra
  • Péter EötvösSnatches of a Conversation, for ensemble
  • Brian Ferneyhough
    • In nomine à 3, for piccolo, oboe, and clarinet
    • Stelae for Failed Time, for 12 voices and live electronics
  • Lorenzo Ferrero
    • Two Cathedrals in the South concertino for trumpet and orchestra
    • Moonlight Sonata for five percussion instruments
  • Michael FinnissyThe History of Photography in Sound
  • Alexandra Fol
    • Concerto for violin and orchestra
    • Requiem No. 1, for chorus and orchestra, Op. 19
  • Joep FranssensHarmony of the spheres, for mixed choir and string orchestra
  • Frans Geysen
    • City of Smiles, twenty solos for one recorder player, playing soprano to bass
    • Ehrung an M.C.E. (E=mc2), for alto recorder
    • Met vel, rand en tand, for three percussionists
    • Met zijn twaalven, for twelve recorders
    • Möbiusband 15, for string quartet
    • Op de fles, for four players on 16 bottles
  • Philip GlassConcerto, for cello and orchestra
  • Friedrich Goldmann
    • Concerto a 8 (Octet), for two oboes, two clarinets, two horns, and two bassoons
    • Drei Strophen, for clarinet and violin
    • Study, for two pianos
    • Tombeau (in memoriam Iannis Xenakis), for bass clarinet, bassoon, trombone, piano, viola, and cello
  • Howard GoodallIn Memoriam Anne Frank
  • Georg Friedrich Haas
    • Blumenstück
    • De terrae fine, for violin solo
    • Flow and Friction, for sixteenth-tone piano four-hands
    • Sodass ich's hernach mit einem Blick gleichsam wie ein schönes Bild... im Geist
    • Übersehe
  • Jeff HamburgAychah, for choir and orchestra
  • Jonathan HarveyThe Summer Cloud's Awakening, for choir, flute, cello, and electronics
  • York Höller
    • Ex tempore, for flute, oboe, clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), percussion, violin, viola, cello, harp, and piano
    • Trias, for alto saxophone, percussion, and piano
    • Der ewige Tag, for chorus, orchestra, and electronics
  • Mauricio Kagel – Piano Trio No. 2
  • Wojciech KilarFanfare for the Society of Polish Surgeons
  • Helmut LachenmannGrido (string quartet)
  • György LigetiÉtudes, Book 3, for piano
  • James MacMillan
    • The Birds of Rhiannon, for orchestra with optional chorus
    • O Bone Jesu, for SSAATTBB choir with soli
  • Robin MaconieSongs for The Caucasian Chalk Circle (15), after Brecht
  • Frederik MagleThe Hope for brass band, choir, organ and percussion.
  • Mesías MaiguashcaLa noche cíclica, for violin, cello, piano, marimba, and 4 envelope followers
  • Tomás MarcoLaberinto marino, for cello and orchestra
  • Anna Mikhailova
    • Sonata for piano
    • Songs (4), for baritone and piano
  • Stuart MitchellSeven Wonders Suite, for choir and orchestra
  • Onutė Narbutaitė – Symphony No. 2
  • Olga Neuwirth
    • Ecstaloop, for soprano, speaker, sampler, and ensemble
    • Incidental music for Abenteuer in Sachen Haut, after Dylan Thomas, by Peter Carp
    • Locus...doublure...solus, for piano and orchestra (or chamber ensemble)
  • Michael Obst
    • Piano Trio No. 1
    • Transit, for orchestra
  • Henri Pousseur
    • Berceuses (4), for unaccompanied voice or unison choir
    • Eclipticare, ou les périples constellés, for one, two, or three instruments, surrounded or not, each a "consort"
    • Sursauts, for violin (doubling viola), trombone, and piano
  • Jaime ReisEstátua de Pessanha, piano, bass flute, and real-time video
  • Wolfgang Rihm
    • Jagden und Formen, for chamber orchestra
    • Sechs Gedichte von Friedrich Nietzsche, for voice and piano
  • Peter RuzickaTrans – Requiem für Giuseppe Sinopoli
  • Vahram SargsyanLuys Zvart [Joyful Light], for female chorus
  • Bright Sheng
    • Distant Birthday Bells, for piano
    • Tibetan Dance, for violin, clarinet, and piano
  • Stuart Saunders Smith
    • And Cold for xylophone/narrator
    • Breath for mezzo-soprano and orchestra bells (glockenspiel)
    • Family Portraits: Ligeia (Daughter) for soprano voice and piano
    • Light Dew for solo double bass
    • Madness for xylophone/narrator
    • Minor for solo violin
    • Pond for xylophone/narrator
    • Sometime Then for xylophone/narrator
  • Juan María Solare
    • Les atavismes du crépuscule [Atavisms of twilight], for clarinet, alto saxophone, and trombone
    • Blind Date, for two bass clarinets (with theatral elements)
    • Blues en mí [Blues in E / Blues in Me], for piano
    • Fastango for piano
    • Icarus, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano
    • Pasaje Seaver, tango for piano
    • RED: A Deconstructed Blues (Music for Marcel Worms) for piano
    • Winchmore Hill for piano
  • Karlheinz StockhausenStop und Start, for six instrumental groups, Nr. 18⅔
  • Dennis Tobenski
    • The Passionate Shepherd to His Love, for mixed choir
    • Three Poems of Thomas Hardy, for voice and piano
  • Stephen Truelove –
    • Broken Song, for solo horn
    • Preludium and Chakratour, for string quartet
    • Three Songs to Poems by Frank Anderton, for soprano and piano
  • Michel van der AaHere [to Be Found], for soprano, chamber orchestra, and soundtrack
  • Kevin Volans
    • Concerto for Double Orchestra
    • Zeno at 4 am, theatre piece for shadow puppets, actors, bass, string quartet, and chorus
  • Dafina Zeqiri
    • Dialog for violin and piano
    • My Mother for mixed chorus
  • Walter Zimmermann
    • Clinamen I–IV, for six orchestral groups
    • La fleur Inverse, for organ
    • Schatten der Ideen 6, 'Blaupause', for piano
    • Die Sorge geht über den Fluss, for solo violin
    • Umbræ Idearum (Schatten der Ideen 4), for piano and string quartet
  • Ellen Taaffe ZwillichOpenings

Opera

Jazz

Musical theater

Musical films

Births

Deaths

Awards

ARIA Music Awards

Grammy Awards

Juno Awards

Eurovision Song Contest

Mercury Music Prize

MTV Video Music Awards

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