2006 in music

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2006.

List of years in music (table)

Specific locationsEdit

Specific genresEdit

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

November–DecemberEdit

UndatedEdit

Bands formedEdit

Returning performersEdit

Bands disbandedEdit

Bands reformedEdit

Take That (4 out of 5 original members reunited after the group disbanded in 1996)

Albums releasedEdit

Top 10 best-selling albums of 2006Edit

No. Artist Album Copies sold
1. High School Musical cast Soundtrack 8,500,000
2. Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds 8,350,000
3. Nelly Furtado Loose 8,200,000
4. Red Hot Chili Peppers Stadium Arcadium 7,900,000
5. Carrie Underwood Some Hearts 6,900,000
6. Pink I'm Not Dead 6,500,000
7. Beyoncé B'Day 5,700,000
8. The Beatles Love 5,650,000
9. Daughtry Daughtry 4,900,000
10. Taylor Swift Taylor Swift 4,500,000

Songs released in 2006Edit

Date Song Artist
January 12 Ridin' Chamillionaire featuring Krazie Bone
January 17 Pump It The Black Eyed Peas
February 13 Far Away Nickelback
February 14 S.O.S. Rihanna
February 28 Hips Don't Lie Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean
March 13 Crazy Gnarls Barkley
March 14 World Wide Suicide Pearl Jam
March 18 The Best of Both Worlds Hannah Montana
If We Were a Movie
March 21 Do It to It Cherish featuring Sean Paul of YoungBloodZ
April 11 No Hay Igual Nelly Furtado
April 25 Promiscuous Nelly Furtado featuring Timbaland
May 2 Unfaithful Rihanna
May 12 Maneater Nelly Furtado
May 29 Mas que Nada Sérgio Mendes featuring The Black Eyed Peas
June 6 Ain't No Other Man Christina Aguilera
Chasing Cars Snow Patrol
June 20 A Little Less Sixteen Candles, a Little More "Touch Me" Fall Out Boy
July 18 SexyBack Justin Timberlake
July 19 I Don't Feel Like Dancin' Scissor Sisters
July 24 Lips of an Angel Hinder
Too Little Too Late JoJo
August 7 Lying Is the Most Fun a Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off Panic! at the Disco
August 11 Hurt Christina Aguilera
August 21 We Ride Rihanna
October 3 Unappreciated Cherish
October 24 My Love Justin Timberlake featuring T.I.
October 30 Pick of Destiny Tenacious D
October 31 Say It Right Nelly Furtado
November 13 Break it Off Rihanna
November 17 All Good Things (Come to an End) Nelly Furtado
November 22 The Metal Tenacious D

Top hits on record in the worldEdit

United StatesEdit

Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 Hits
Billboard Hot 100 Hits – Singles which have ranked within Top 20

Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 2006

United KingdomEdit

The Official UK No. 1 Singles
The Official UK Hit Singles – Singles which have ranked within Top 20

AustraliaEdit

Australian ARIA Hit Singles – Singles which have ranked within Top 20

Classical musicEdit

OperaEdit

JazzEdit

Musical theaterEdit

Musical filmEdit

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

January–FebruaryEdit

March–AprilEdit

May–JuneEdit

July–AugustEdit

September–OctoberEdit

November–DecemberEdit

Awards and contestsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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