Musicians Who Died in 2021

Here are some of the famous musicians who sadly died in 2021 from different types of genres.

Guitarist of The Animals

Jazz keyboardist and fusionist

Synth pioneer and Stevie Wonder collaborator

Former Slipknot drummer

ZZ Top bassist

The Rolling Stones drummer

  • Drakeo the Ruler, 28 (December 19, 2021)

Amerikan Rapper

  • Wanda Young, 78 (December 15, 2021)

Amerikan Singer

What about 2022?

People listened to lots of music. Consequently, the commercial recorded music industry grew by 7.4%. Even though the growth rate was below the percentage of 2018 and 2019 which was 11%, it was better than 2020 which was 7%. According to Will Page the total value of music increased by $2.1 billion USD to the new total value of $31.6 billion. For the new year, there are lots of artists who are planning to make albums, EP’s and tours. Some of them are;

  • Abba

ABBA have reunited and announced they will be hosting a special concert in which they will send digital avatars of themselves to perform to accompany their newly revealed album, Voyage. The tour will begin on 27 May, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London.

  • Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish will tour again introducing the hit, new album Happier Than Ever. The tour begins 3 June, SSE Arena Belfast.

  • Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses announced they will make an EP, containing two new songs – Hard Skool and Absurd. After 30 years GNR will release new songs. The EP is going to be released on February 25th.

  • Arctic Monkeys

The band announced that they will be touring in August and September. The tour is going to start on 13th August in Romania then, the band will be headed to Hungary on 15th, Switzerland on 23th, France on 25th, Spain on 1th, Portugal 2th.


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