The year 2018 is going to end in 1 more month. Let’s take a look at 8 music moments in the past from 2010-2017 that we will never forget.
2010: Lady Gaga wore a meat dress at the MTV Video Music Awards
Lady Gaga attended MTV VMA in 2010 as the most nominated artist where she shocked the world by wearing a meat dress. Explaining her motivations behind the dress, Gaga said “If we don’t stand up for what we believe in and if we don’t fight for our rights, pretty soon we’re going to have as much rights as the meat on our bones. And, I am not a piece of meat.” Lady Gaga is the world’s most famous pop star, and the dress was on display at the 2011 Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame.
2011: The first Indie band won the “Album of the year” at Grammys
The Suburbs is the third studio album by Canadian indie rock band Arcade Fire, released on August 2, 2010. Coinciding with its announcement, the band released a limited edition 12-inch single containing the title track and “Month of May”.The album debuted at No. 1 on the Irish Albums Chart, the UK Albums Chart, the US Billboard 200 chart,and the Canadian Albums Chart.
The album won both Album of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2011, as well as the Album of the Year at the 53rd Grammy Awards, and earned a nomination for Best Alternative Music Album.
2012: Whitney Houston, US singer and actress died at the age of 48
American soul singer and actress Whitney Houston, one of the most decorated female artists of all time, has died aged 48.
Houston was one of the world’s best-selling artists at her peak in the 80s and 90s, selling more than 170 million albums.
2013: Miley Cyrus Twerks With Robin Thicke at the 2013 VMAs
The show featured Miley Cyrus and Robin Thicke’s raunchy and sexually-driven performance for the medley of their songs “We Can’t Stop” and “Blurred Lines”, which received negative reactions from critics and mixed reactions from fans and fellow celebrities. Her performances caused Disney to discontinue for her series Hannah Montana.
2014: Kesha sues producer Dr. Luke
In October 2014, Kesha sued Dr. Luke for sexual assault and battery, sexual harassment, gender violence, emotional abuse, and violation of California business practices which had occurred over 10 years working together. She states that Dr. Luke repeatedly drugged her, had sexual contact with her, with and without her consent, and that his abuse caused her eating disorder.
2015: Zayn Malik quits One Direction
Zayn Malik’s decision to leave the band permanently surprised fans and colleagues who love this boy band. The singer made his announcement of departure on March 25, 2015 and frankly said that he never had the ambition to become an entertainment star when he attended the audition of the X Factor competition. His last performance with the group was in Hong Kong on 18 March.
In a joint statement, the remaining members of One Direction said: “We’re really sad to see Zayn go, but we totally respect his decision and send him all our love for the future.
“The past five years have been beyond amazing, we’ve gone through so much together, so we will always be friends. The four of us will now continue.
“We’re looking forward to recording the new album and seeing all the fans on the next stage of the world tour.”
2016: David Bowie died at 69, Prince died at 57
During his music career, the British singer David Bowie has constantly performed new and innovative experiments. A rock star with a bisexual style in the 1970s-1980s is a memorable highlight of him.
Prince earned seven GRAMMY Awards and 37 nominations over his career. Among his wins were two for Purple Rain, Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal and Best Album Of Original Score Written For A Motion Picture Or Television Special, as well as for Best Rhythm & Blues Song for Khan’s “I Feel For You,” all of which were for 1984. “Kiss” won Best R&B Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocal for 1986. Both Purple Rain and Sign ‘O’ The Times were nominated for Album Of The Year. The 1982 album 1999 and Purple Rain were inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame in 2008 and 2011, respectively. He also won the Music (Original Song Score) Oscar in 1984 for Purple Rain and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004.
2017: Ariana Grande’s concert was terrorized, and Chester Bennington committed suicide
On 22 May 2017, an Islamist extremist suicide bomber detonated a shrapnel-laden homemade bomb as people were leaving the Manchester Arena following a concert by American singer Ariana Grande.
Also, on July 20, 2017, Bennington was found dead by his housekeeper at his home in Palos Verdes Estates, California.His death was ruled a suicide by hanging.Bandmate and close friend Mike Shinoda confirmed his death on Twitter, writing, “Shocked and heartbroken, but it’s true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.
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