Top Ten Shocking Music Moments

The Top Ten
1 John Lennon's Assassination

How is a clearly self distructive popstars overdoas more shocking then one of the greatest musicians of all time being shot dead by a nut job. Saddest moment too

There will never be another John Lennon, and that's all I have to say about that.

Lennon's influence was far beyond music. Truly a citizen of the Earth.

Go to hell mark chapmen

2 Michael Jackson's Death

Wasn't expecting it in the slightest. Came as a huge shock.

My BFF waited 6 hours in line juss 4 The This is it concert... and well... bam he died

Laugh out loud How is this not number one, that's odd

He was a great singer

3 Kurt Cobain Committing Suicide

Amazing artist who was distinguished in his prime... Sadly, by himself. But he leaves behind truly monumental and timeless music.

When kurt cobain commit suicide the 90s rock was silence. when kurt cobain did not suicide NIRVANA was the best rock band ever!

There were some people who killed themselves too over this. Was a major moment in music.

this was such a great loss. he was such a great artist left us too soon.

4 The Death of Freddie Mercury

Surprised this isn't Top 5 at the very least.

He was a singer. He was an amazing performer. He was a LEGEND.R.I.P. freddie.

5 The Notorious B.I.G.'s Death
6 Cliff Burton's Death

I feel like this should be higher than Taylor Swift’s VMA speech being interrupted as stupid as it was no one died or was injured.

Thinking what difference would have been made in the legacy that Metallica have made and the level that he would have taken the genre of heavy/thrash metal sends chills down my spine. If he was alive, he would possibly have been one of the best songwriters of today. On that tragic day the heavy metal genre(the whole art of music in general) had lost a priceless Jewel before he could even reach the pinnacle of his song writing.

7 Kanye West Interrupting Taylor Swift's VMA Speech

Sorry for Taylor Swift. Kanye! What were you thinking!? Go somewhere else... I agree with you Beyoncé having a great video but that!? Are you even crazy!?


8 Tupac Alive Death Rumors
9 Jay-Z Leaving Roc A Fella
10 Elvis Presley's Death
The Contenders
11 Lil Wayne In Jail

Who cares about Lil Wayne in jail. He put himself into that situation anyway.

What the heck is a "Lil Wayne"?

12 Lil Kim & Nicki Minaj Beef

I'm gonna be honest, if this feud didn't exist, then Stupid Hoe wouldn't exist.

13 Fantasia Tries to Commit Suicide
14 Bon Scott's Death
15 Dimebag Darell Assassinated
16 The Rev's Death

He deserved the songs dedicated to him and more. Just not death. RIP

He was a great drummer. R.I.P. Rev foREVer

17 Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens & The Big Bopper Killed In a Plane Crash
18 Chester Bennington's Suicide
19 Swizz Beatz Leaves Wife for Alicia Keys
20 Jason Newstead Leaving Metallica

WHAT?!? I only just found out this... Oh that is awful I almost cried when I saw this, I wish he didn't leave :'( poor james what that was random

21 Milli Vanilli Exposed as Lip Synchers
22 John Lennon's "More Popular Than Jesus" Remark
23 John Lennon & Yoko Ono Two Virgins Album Cover

I cannot believe (even still to this day) that I saw John Lennon naked!
John I love you, but you went too far this time.

24 Marvin Gaye Shot Dead by Father
25 Rick Allen Car Crash
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