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The following is a list of notable events and releases that happened in Scandinavian music in 2016.
(Go to last year in Scandinavian music or next year in Scandinavian music.)

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Contents

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SeptemberEdit

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NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

  • 6 - Danish band Lukas Graham are nominated for three Grammy Awards, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year for their single "7 Years".[48]

Albums releasedEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

date unknownEdit

New classical worksEdit

Eurovision Song ContestEdit

DeathsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  53. ^ "Kalle Kalima - High Noon - CD". ACT Music. Retrieved 2016-02-13.
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  89. ^ "Torun Eriksen – Grand White Silk". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2017-01-05.
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  128. ^ "Dansbandsdrottningen Carina Jaarnek död" (in Swedish). Aftonbladet. 2016-01-17. Retrieved 2016-02-21.
  129. ^ Komponist Leif Solberg (101) er død Archived January 26, 2016, at the Wayback Machine ‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)
  130. ^ Virve Rissanen (2016-02-04). "Kapellimestari Ulf Söderblom on kuollut". Helsingin Samonat. Retrieved 2016-02-06.
  131. ^ Devold måtte gi tapt for kreften ‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)
  132. ^ Musikeren Ole Erling er død 77 år gammel ‹See Tfd›(in Danish)
  133. ^ Bøffen fra Olsen Banden er død ‹See Tfd›(in Danish)
  134. ^ Josefin Nilsson är död ‹See Tfd›(in Swedish)
  135. ^ Disco-legendaren Sydney Onayemi död ‹See Tfd›(in Swedish)
  136. ^ Olle Ljungström (54) er død Archived 2016-05-06 at the Wayback Machine ‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)
  137. ^ Riki Sorsa on kuollut (in Finnish)
  138. ^ Lasse Mårtenson har avlidit ‹See Tfd›(in Swedish)
  139. ^ Jazzmusikern Fredrik Norén död ‹See Tfd›(in Swedish)
  140. ^ [1] ‹See Tfd›(in Swedish)
  141. ^ Terje Fjærn er død ‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)
  142. ^ NEKROLOG: En stor original i dansk musik er død ‹See Tfd›(in Danish)
  143. ^ Dansk sangerinde er død af kræft ‹See Tfd›(in Danish)
  144. ^ Finnish composer Rautavaara dies at 87
  145. ^ [2] ‹See Tfd›(in Swedish)
  146. ^ Nekrolog: Lilleba Lund Kvandal ‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)
  147. ^ Jacques Werup död ‹See Tfd›(in Swedish)
  148. ^ Arnie «Skiffle Joe» Norse er død ‹See Tfd›(in Norwegian)
  149. ^ Laulaja Päivi Paunu on kuollut (in Finnish)