Top Ten Worst Days In Music History

The Top Ten

1 2/3/1959

This terrible day held the deaths of legends Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens, who only was in the plane because of a very unlucky coin toss win. Big Booper (29), Buddy Holly (22), and Ritchie Valens (17). This is the date we come to know as the Day the music died, and it very well did. - Beatlesboy9

Gotta go with this one because not only did it take 1 musical legend away from us, but 2 others, as well. So heartbreaking... - Donut

Death Of Buddy Holly - FettiMC

The song American Pie was written about this day. Some of the greatest died. And the sad part is one of Valen's biggest fears was of flying and you know how the story ends - happyhappyjoyjoy

2 4/8/1994

Kurt Cobain killed himself because he predicted Justin Bieber's future.

That was on the 27th of April of '94.

Death Of Kurt Cobain - FettiMC

3 3/1/1994

This is so funny because the others here were deaths and his is the only one listed as birth Yes, this is one of the worst days in music history. If only that particular day didn't exist at all...

Right! Birth of Justin beiber - frankjackson

Birth of the death of pop. - ToptenPizza

Ten days exactly before I was born. - AnonymousChick

4 12/8/1980

Death Of John Lennon - FettiMC

By far the worst day in the history of music. - Beatlesboy9

This is proof that crazed fans can commit such evil and terrible things.

I don't know - Moyachhka

5 6/25/2009

This is number 1 for worst day in music, no this is the worst day on the whole calendar for all celebrities MJ is the best person in the world he is better than everyone else!

If you disagree that this day isn't sad then go jump off a cliff into a pit of anacondas; TO SHOW NICKI MINAJ WHAT REAL MUSIC IS.

The day the King of Pop died:( why did this have to happen? - nintendofan126

Why Michael Jackson and not Justin Beiber?

6 9/13/1996

Death Of Tupac Shakur - FettiMC

7 8/16/1977

Death Of Elvis Presley - FettiMC

8 3/9/1997

Death of Biggie Smalls

Death Of The Notorious B.I.G - FettiMC

9 9/18/1970

Death Of Jimi Hendrix - FettiMC

10 5/11/1981

Death Of Bob Marley - FettiMC

The Contenders

11 3/31/1995

Selenas death

12 11/24/1991

Death of Freddie Mercury. - allamassal

13 12/8/2004

Death of former Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell who was shot and killed by a crazy man while performing live

Assassination of dimebag darrel

14 11/29/2001

This was my first birthday O.o

On my birthday? Damn... - Limeyy

15 1/18/2010

The most annoying song was released, further proving that music had died :( - MrCoolC

16 4/21/2016

I swear, this day was June 25th 2009 all over again...

Death of Prince, one of the best musicians ever.

17 4/20/2018

One of the greatest musicians of our time, Avicii, died

18 05/17/2017
19 07/20/2017

Death of Chester Bennington - Aha223

20 10/20/77

Skynyrd plane crash

21 3/26/1995

Death of Eazy E

22 12/28/2009

Death of James Owen Sullivan aka The Reverend of Avenged Sevenfold

23 3/19/2012
24 3/20/2012
25 3/23/2012
26 3/24/2012
27 25/08/2013

Vmas 2013, Miley Cyrus and robin thickle show, no more words

28 09/27/1998

The death of Cliff Burton R.I.P. - JAE29

29 12/13/2001

Death of chuck schuldiner

30 7/3/1969

Death of Brian Jones', co-founder of The Rolling Stones. - MontyPython

31 8/25/2001
32 4/25/2002
33 7/3/1971
34 7/31/1976

The EXACT DAY Chicago released their grand sell-out single, "If You Leave Me Now". As Stan Lee always puts it, enough said.

35 8/25/2013

The day of the VMAs, featuring the twerk that ruined EVERYTHING.

36 8/12/1985

Day "Dancing In The Street" by Mick Jagger & David Bowie was released - westofohio

37 9/27/1986
38 23/11/1992

Born of Miley Cyrus

39 12/25/2006
40 6/10/2016

The day Christina Grimmie was assassinated, I can't believe it, we'll never forget that.

41 04/05/2002
42 10/2/2002

Jacob Sartorius was born - Aha223

43 12/20/2011

Stupid Hoe released, making it the day music officially died. - allamassal

44 1/10/2016

David Bowie died to cancer

R.I.P. Starman

45 7/10/2018

This was when Drake released In My Feelings. - allamassal

46 4/7/2011

Nicki Minaj released Did It On ‘Em

47 8/31/2017

Lil Pump releases “Gucci Gang” >:( - Aha223

48 5/8/1996

Birth of 6ix9ine - Aha223

49 12/8/2019

The day rapper & hop hop artist Juice WRLD died. He was 21 & suffered a seizure prior to his death from a medical condition. R.I.P. Juice WRLD 1998-2019.

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