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This is a summary of 2008 in music in the United Kingdom.

List of years in British music

Contents

EventsEdit

UK ChartsEdit

Classical musicEdit

OperaEdit

Music awardsEdit

Brit AwardsEdit

Popjustice £20 Music PrizeEdit

The 2008 Popjustice £20 Music Prize was awarded to Girls Aloud - "Call the Shots"

Record of the YearEdit

British Composer Awards[11]Edit

Ivor Novello Awards[12]Edit

DeathsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Anon., "Top Music Award for Morpeth Girl", The Morpeth Herald (January 31, 2008).
  2. ^ BBC News: "Two GCap digital stations closed", 11 February 2008. Retrieved 10 October 2012.
  3. ^ unattributed (5 May 2008). "Material Girls Aloud". metro.co.uk. Retrieved 26 August 2008.
  4. ^ (unattributed) (16 May 2007). "It may not have a name, but it certainly has a purpose". NME/IPC Media. Retrieved 23 May 2008.
  5. ^ unattributed (2008). "O2 Wireless Festival". Live Nation (Music) UK Limited. Archived from the original on 5 June 2008. Retrieved 1 September 2008.
  6. ^ "On Sound and Music". ISSUU. Retrieved 28 June 2014.
  7. ^ "News: Stockhausen Tribute in the UK", Computer Music Journal 33, no. 2 (2009): 6.
  8. ^ Peter Dobrin, "After 23 Years, a Return to Phila.", The Philadelphia Inquirer (November 8, 2008): E04.
  9. ^ Paine, Andre. "Blur Reuniting, Unveils London Show Plans". billboard.com. December 9, 2008.
  10. ^ "Blur confirm massive outdoor show". BBC. 9 December 2008. Archived from the original on 12 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.
  11. ^ British Composer Awards: Ceremony Archive. Accessed 2 February 2013
  12. ^ MusicRadar: "2008 Ivor Novello Awards winners announced." Accessed 2 February 2013
  13. ^ Anonymous obituary, The Times (22 November): Features, p. 89.