2007 in music

Specific locations

Specific genres

people

Albums released

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Bands formed

  • See Musical groups established in 2007

Returning performers

Bands disbanded

  • See Musical groups disestablished in 2007

Bands re-formed

  • See Category:Musical groups reestablished in 2007

Bands on hiatus

Albums released

Best-selling albums globally

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

PositionAlbum TitleArtist
1The Best Damn ThingAvril Lavigne
2Carnival RideCarrie Underwood
3Back to BlackAmy Winehouse
4NoëlJosh Groban
5Long Road Out of EdenThe Eagles
6Minutes to MidnightLinkin Park
7As I AmAlicia Keys
8Call Me IrresponsibleMichael Bublé
9Life in Cartoon MotionMika
10 Not Too LateNorah Jones

Best-selling albums in the US

Billboard's Top Sellers 2007.[25]

PositionAlbum TitleArtist
1DaughtryDaughtry
2KonvictedAkon
3The DutchessFergie
4Hannah MontanaVarious Artists
5Some HeartsCarrie Underwood
6All the Right ReasonsNickelback
7FutureSex/LoveSoundsJustin Timberlake
8High School Musical 2Various Artists
9Now 23Various Artists
10 Minutes to MidnightLinkin Park
11 B'DayBeyoncé
12 GraduationKanye West
13 Me and My GangRascal Flatts
14LoveThe Beatles
15 The Sweet EscapeGwen Stefani
16 Hannah Montana 2Various Artists
17 AwakeJosh Groban
18 Not Too LateNorah Jones
19 Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift
20 Kingdom ComeJay-Z

Top Hits on record

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

Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 2007

Other international hits

Classical music

Instrumental works

  • 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

Electronic music

Vocal music with electronic music

Instrumental music with electronic music

Opera

Ballet

Musical film

Musical theater

Musical television

Births

Deaths

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

See also

References

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