Timeline of musical events

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This page indexes the individual year in music pages.

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Timeline of musical events
List of popular music genres

2010s

2000s

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

List of 10 best-selling albums of the 2000s

  1. The Beatles - 1 - 31 million[3] - 2000
  2. Norah Jones - Come Away with Me - 26 million[4] - 2002
  3. Backstreet Boys - Black & Blue - 24 million[5][6] - 2000
  4. Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory - 24 million[7] - 2000
  5. Britney Spears - Oops!... I Did It Again - 20 million[8] - 2000
  6. Usher - Confessions - 20 million[9] - 2004
  7. Eminem - The Eminem Show - 19 million[10] - 2002
  8. Eminem - The Marshall Mathers LP - 19 million[10][11] - 2000
  9. Avril Lavigne - Let Go - 17 million[12] - 2002
  10. Evanescence - Fallen - 17 million[13] - 2003

1990s

List of 10 best-selling albums of the 1990s

  1. Whitney Houston / Various artists - The Bodyguard - 45 million[18][19] - 1992
  2. Backstreet Boys - Millennium - 30 million[20][21] - 1999
  3. Shania Twain - Come On Over - 40 million[22] - 1997
  4. Alanis Morissette - Jagged Little Pill - 33 million[23] - 1995
  5. Mariah Carey - Music Box - 32 million[24] - 1993
  6. Celine Dion - Falling into You - 32 million[25] - 1996
  7. Michael Jackson - Dangerous - 32 million[26][27] - 1991
  8. Celine Dion - Let's Talk About Love - 31 million[28] - 1997
  9. Madonna - The Immaculate Collection - 30 million[29][30] - 1990
  10. Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time - 30 million[31][32] - 1999

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References

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  2. Hung Up
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  29. "Girl gone wild: is it time for Madonna to grow up?". The Irish Times. 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2012-09-21.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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External links

  • Music Timeline A Chronology Of Music From Prehistory To The Present Day.