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2010 in British music


This is a summary of 2010 in music in the United Kingdom.

Contents

  • Events 1
  • UK charts 2
  • Groups reformed 3
  • Groups disbanded 4
  • Classical music 5
    • New works 5.1
    • Opera 5.2
    • Albums 5.3
  • Musical films 6
  • British music awards 7
    • BRIT Awards 7.1
    • Classical BRIT Awards 7.2
    • Ivor Novello Awards 7.3
    • Mercury Prize 7.4
    • Popjustice £20 Music Prize 7.5
    • British Composer Awards 7.6
    • Record of the Year 7.7
  • Deaths 8
  • References 9

Events

UK charts

Groups reformed

Groups disbanded

Classical music

New works

Opera

Albums

  • Nicola Benedetti - Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto op35; Bruch: Violin Concerto 1
  • Tasmin Little - Elgar: Violin Concerto / Polonia / Interlude from the Crown of India
  • Bryn Terfel - Carols & Christmas Songs
  • Roderick Williams - Butterworth: Shropshire Lad (Songs From A Shropshire Lad/ Folk Songs From Sussex)

Musical films

British music awards

BRIT Awards

The 2010 BRIT Awards were hosted by Peter Kay on 16 February 2010.

Classical BRIT Awards

The Classical BRIT Awards were hosted by Myleene Klass on 13 May 2010.

Ivor Novello Awards

The 55th Ivor Novello Awards were held on 20 May 2010 at Grosvenor House, London.[13]

Mercury Prize

The 2010 Mercury Prize was awarded on 7 September 2010 to The xx for their album xx.[14]

Popjustice £20 Music Prize

The 2010 Popjustice £20 Music Prize was awarded on 7 September 2010 to Example for his song "Kickstarts".

British Composer Awards

The 8th British Composer Awards were held on 30 November 2010 at Stationers' Hall, London. BBC Radio 3 presenters Sara Mohr-Pietsch and Andrew McGregor hosted the awards, which were presented by Jude Kelly.

Record of the Year

The Record of the Year was awarded on 10 December 2010 to Owl City for their song "Fireflies".[15]

Deaths

References

  1. ^
  2. ^
  3. ^ 2010 Festival
  4. ^ BBC - Proms - 2010 Season. Accessed 14 April 2013
  5. ^ BBC - Proms - Archive. Accessed 14 April 2013
  6. ^ Chester Novello: a table of noises, Simon Holt. Accessed 14 April 2013
  7. ^ Three Choirs Festival website
  8. ^ Schott Music
  9. ^ BBC 2010 Proms Composer Portraits
  10. ^ BBC - The Proms - Last Night of the Proms 2010. Accessed 14 April 2013
  11. ^
  12. ^ , 10 April 2010The Telegraph"Prince Charles commissions classical concert to celebrate Highgrove gardens", . Accessed 19 April 2014
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  14. ^
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  16. ^ Alistair Hulett, 1951–2010: musician, activist, socialist Socialist Worker, 2 February 2010. Accessed 4 February 2010.
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