2005 in music

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            List of years in music       (table)
... 1995 . 1996 . 1997 . 1998 . 1999 . 2000 . 2001 ...
2002 2003 2004 -2005- 2006 2007 2008
... 2009 . 2010 . 2011 . 2012 . 2013 . 2014 . 2015 ...
Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Philosophy . Science +...

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July–August[edit]

September–October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Also in 2005[edit]

Bands formed[edit]

See Category:Musical groups established in 2005

Bands disbanded[edit]

See Category:Musical groups disestablished in 2005

Bands reformed[edit]

Albums released[edit]

January – March[edit]

DateAlbumArtistNotes
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1Tage MahalJon Oliva's Pain
4OsirusOl' Dirty Bastard
10Enemy of GodKreator
GemstonesAdam GreenEurope
11A Brief History...The Waifs
Coach Carter: Music from the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
EPThe Fiery FurnacesEP
Live from CBGB'sLiving ColourLive
Live! Thirty Days AgoPhoenixLive; UK
PREfectionCass McCombs
RebeldeRBD
The Seven Autumn FlowersTrembling Blue Stars
GoldAerosmithCompilation; re-issue of Young Lust: The Aerosmith Anthology
17The Last SupperGrave Digger
Pepper's GhostArena
18All That RemainsFozzy
Black MountainBlack Mountain
The DocumentaryThe Game
19Signs of LifePoets of the FallDebut, IFPI-certified Platinum
24AeronauticsMasterplan
ApocalypticaApocalyptica
Before the Dawn Heals UsM83
CharacterDark Tranquillity
EmohLou Barlow
LCD SoundsystemLCD Soundsystem
The Secret MigrationMercury Rev
25Be as You Are (Songs from an Old Blue Chair)Kenny Chesney
Before the PoisonMarianne Faithfull
Controversy SellsChamillionaire & Paul Wall
CurtainsJohn Frusciante
Digital Ash in a Digital UrnBright Eyes
Far AwayLasgo
The FoundationGeto Boys
The Great DestroyerLow
Happiness in MagazinesGraham Coxon
I'm Wide Awake, It's MorningBright Eyes
Knuckle DownAni DiFranco
Life Begins AgainJimmy Chamberlin Complex
NightbirdErasure
Push the ButtonThe Chemical Brothers
Rocked, Wired & Bluesed: The Greatest HitsCinderellaCompilation
Side OneAdrian Belew
Soul MoverGlenn Hughes
SuperwolfBonnie 'Prince' Billy and Matt Sweeney
The Way UpPat Metheny Group
This WomanLeAnn Rimes
Worlds Apart...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead
31OctaneSpock's Beard
Pushing The SensesFeeder
Rapt. Dept.yourcodenameis:miloEP
TouristAthlete
The Very Best of East SeventeenEast 17Compilation
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1Best of SweetboxSweetboxCompilation
Blessed Black WingsHigh on Fire
Brazilian GirlsBrazilian Girls
CurtainsJohn Frusciante
¿Dónde Está La Luz?WarCry
Here's to the MourningUnwritten Law
I Am a Bird NowAntony and the Johnsons
Never Take Friendship PersonalAnberlin
Red, White & CrüeMötley CrüeCompilation +3 new tracks
Ultimate KylieKylie MinogueCompilation
2Love SongsHarry Watters
Silent AlarmBloc Party
8Almost HereThe Academy Is...
Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of EggsAndrew Bird
Feel Like Jumping! Greatest Hits Live!Bad MannersLive
GeminiBrian McKnight
The Golden RepublicThe Golden Republic
It's TimeMichael Bublé
Lifesblood for the DowntroddenCrowbar
Room NoisesEisley
Seventeen Days3 Doors Down
There's More Where That Came FromLee Ann Womack
13Raw Treasures Volume 1SweetboxCompilation of previously unreleased material
14The Best Party EverThe Boy Least Likely To
Silent AlarmBloc Party
15Disconnection NoticeGoldfinger
The FeedingAmerican Head Charge
Here Come the ABCsThey Might Be Giants
Mercy NowMary Gauthier
Señor SmokeElectric Six
21Some CitiesDoves
221984Roger Miret and the Disasters
Ashes to DustWilliam Elliott Whitmore
Atticus: ...dragging the lake, Vol. 3Various ArtistsCompilation
Awake Is the New SleepBen Lee
The BeekeeperTori Amos
Bone BrothersBone Brothers
Burn the FlagsBy Night
Burn the PriestBurn the Priestband changed name to Lamb of God
The Cosmic GameThievery Corporation
Dignity and ShameCrooked Fingers
Master of the Flying GullotineJumpsteady
The Metropolitan HotelChely Wright
OOmarion
PictureKino
Real Illusions: ReflectionsSteve Vai
SolarizedIan Brown
Stairs and ElevatorsHeartless Bastards
Transistor RadioM. Ward
The TruthTRU
What to Do When You Are DeadArmor For Sleep
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1Angel of RetributionJudas Priest
Back to MeKathleen Edwards
Frances the MuteThe Mars Volta
Honeysuckle SweetJessi Alexander
In Between DreamsJack Johnson
RebirthJennifer Lopez
Strong TowerKutless
3The Massacre50 Cent
4Chapter V: Unbent, Unbowed, UnbrokenHammerFall
7AnniemalAnnieUK; released in Norway September '04
EmploymentKaiser Chiefs
Warnings/PromisesIdlewild
8Drake & Josh: Songs from and inspired by the hit TV showVarious ArtistsCompilation
GratitudeGratitude
MafiaBlack Label Society
MeltdownAsh
My Kind of Livin'Craig Morgan
The Story of My LifeDeana Carter
Warts and All: Volume 4Moe.Live
Who's Your New ProfessorSam Prekop
9MusicMika Nakashima
Withering to Death.Dir en grey
14The Alternative to LoveBrendan Benson
15AlienStrapping Young Lad
The Best Little Secrets Are KeptLouis XIV
Chain LetterBrooke Valentine
Devil's PlaygroundBilly Idol
DishwallaDishwalla
Everything's OKAl Green
Hearts on ParadeAmerican Hi-Fi
HotelMoby
Human After AllDaft Punk
KeroseneMiranda Lambert
Language. Sex. Violence. Other?Stereophonics
Lullabies to ParalyzeQueens of the Stone Age
Now That's What I Call Music! 18 (U.S. series)Various ArtistsCompilation
Of Hands and Hearts: Music for the Tsunami Disaster FundVarious Artists2-Disc Compilation
Origin Vol. 1The Soundtrack of Our Lives
Prince of DarknessOzzy OsbourneBox Set
Soundtrack to a HeadrushEmanuel
Strange and BeautifulAqualung
True ParallelsTrust Company
17Paradise LostParadise Lost
21A Hyperactive Workout for the Flying SquadOcean Colour Scene
Now That's What I Call Music! 60 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
22ArularM.I.A.
Fine Upstanding CitizenMaia Sharp
It's Me AgainTweet
The OneFrankie J
PicaresqueThe Decemberists
Redemption SongsJars of Clay
Road FoolsAnybody Killa
Songs About MeTrace Adkins
The Truest Shit I Ever SaidC-Murder
28DeadwingPorcupine Tree
Waiting for the Sirens' CallNew Order
29The B. ComingBeanie Sigel
Beauty and the BeatEdan
The BraveryThe Bravery
Choices II: The SetupThree 6 Mafia
Elements of PersuasionJames LaBrie
The EverglowMae
GasolineTheory of a Deadman
GueroBeck
If We Could Only See Us NowThrice
LifehouseLifehouse
Live at Earls CourtMorrisseyLive
Lost and FoundWill Smith
Joe PerryJoe Perry
Pleasure & Pain112
Songs Not to Get Married ToReggie and the Full Effect
West Coast ResurrectionThe Game
31VivianVivian Green

April – June[edit]

DateAlbumArtistNotes
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2Live on KUCIThe Littlest Man BandLive
4Counting Down the DaysNatalie Imbruglia
Open SeasonBritish Sea Power
We Have SoundTom Vek
5Animal LoverThe Residents
Are You ReadyBlue Rodeo
Avant que l'ombre...Mylène Farmer
Black Sheep BoyOkkervil River
ElevatorHot Hot Heat
Faso LatidoA Static Lullaby
The First LadyFaith Evans
Girl's MindPlayCompilation
In Case We DieArchitecture in Helsinki
In the Arms of GodCorrosion of Conformity
Now WhatLisa Marie Presley
OdysseyFischerspooner
Open SeasonBritish Sea Power
PlanetsAdema
...Something to BeRob ThomasSolo debut
Suspended AnimationFantômas
Unlikely EmergencySerena Ryder
We're Not Happy 'til You're Not HappyReel Big Fish
11Beautiful IntentionsMelanie C
Gods and MonstersI Am Kloot
12Against All Authority / Common RiderAgainst All Authority and Common RiderSplit EP
AlligatorThe National
Jann ArdenJann Arden
Before the RobotsBetter Than Ezra
Bleed Like MeGarbage
The Emancipation of MimiMariah Carey
Hearts on ParadeAmerican Hi-Fi
Lost and FoundMudvayne
Martha WainwrightMartha Wainwright
Matter + FormVNV Nation
The New NormalCog
Safety Second, Body LastThe LocustCDEP
Silver RainMarcus Miller
The Sunlandic TwinsOf Montreal
15PromAmy Ray
17Two ShoesThe Cat Empire
18Ignotoyourcodenameis:milo
19Blinking Lights and Other RevelationsEels2-Disc
Cold RosesRyan Adams and the Cardinals2-Disc
Greetings from Cairo, IllinoisStace England
Here Come the ChoppersLoudon Wainwright III
The Milk of Human KindnessCaribou
OhmworkGZR
Outlaw 4 Life: 2005 A.P.Outlawz
Twilight Tales from the Prairies of the SunSteel Train
UntiltedAutechre
Who Is Mike Jones?Mike Jones
Wreck of the DayAnna Nalick
25Mighty ReArrangerRobert Plant and the Strange Sensation
PresentVan der Graaf Generator
26Atomic SoulRussell Allen
Blinking Lights and Other RevelationsEels
Delicious SurpriseJo Dee Messina
Devils & DustBruce Springsteen
The Essential Barry ManilowBarry ManilowCompilation
Family Guy: Live in VegasFamily GuyTV Soundtrack
Ghetto BillMaster P
If God Had CurvesDavid Usher
Ocean of Confusion: Songs of Screaming Trees 1989-1996Screaming TreesCompilation
Paper TigersCaesars
PhantomsAcceptance
Same !@#$ Different DayLyrics Born
Songs for SilvermanBen Folds
The Sunset TreeThe Mountain Goats
Trouble Is RealJohnathan Rice
27RobynRobyn
29In Search of Sunrise 4: Latin AmericaTiëstoCompilation
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2The CollectionAtomic KittenCompilation
LichtgestaltLacrimosa
Man-MadeTeenage Fanclub
The Ultra SelectionSpandau BalletCompilation
3A Sides Win: Singles 1992–2005SloanCompilation
ComplicatedNivea
The Forgotten ArmAimee Mann
From Under the Cork TreeFall Out Boy
Oceans ApartThe Go-Betweens
PerceptionBlessid Union of Souls
Pretty in BlackThe Raveonettes
Rock of Ages...Hymns and FaithAmy Grant
Separation SundayThe Hold Steady
Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the SithJohn WilliamsSoundtrack
The Unquestionable Truth (Part 1)Limp Bizkit
The WeddingOneida
With TeethNine Inch Nails
10Big Bang TheoryStyxCovers
Fate is the HunterKate Earl
Get Right with the ManVan Zant
Gimme FictionSpoon
ItstrumentalPrince Paul
Late Night Tales: The Flaming LipsThe Flaming Lips
Live @ The FillmoreLucinda WilliamsLive
Make BelieveWeezer
Pray for the Soul of BettyPray for the Soul of Betty
See You Next TuesdayFannyPack
Stand UpDave Matthews Band
State of DiscontentThe Unseen
What I Really MeanRobert Earl Keen
You Can't See MeJohn Cena & Tha Trademarc
11Make ProgressNami Tamaki
16A Certain TriggerMaxïmo Park
17534Memphis Bleek
Album IIKem
The CalmInsane Clown PosseEP
NatalieNatalie
Hello, Good FriendThe Rocket Summer
Honkytonk UniversityToby Keith
Loco MotiveCowboy Troy
Magic TimeVan Morrison
MezmerizeSystem of a Down
Rock of Ages: The Definitive CollectionDef Leppard2-CD Compilation
Year of the BeastC-Rayz Walz
19Live from the N.E.C.Spandau Ballet
22Whatever Will BeTammin Sursok
23The Best of Natacha AtlasNatacha AtlasCompilation
Demon DaysGorillaz
L'Heure d'étéMarc Lavoine
Tyranny of SoulsBruce Dickinson
2411:11Maria Taylor
All or NothingFat Joe
BeCommon
Can'tneverdidnothin'Nikka Costa
CrimsonAlkaline Trio
Karma and EffectSeether
Motown RemixedVarious ArtistsRemix
NakedMarques Houston
Out of ExileAudioslave
Rebel, SweetheartThe Wallflowers
A Retrospective: 1995–2000Son VoltCompilation
Suit YourselfShelby Lynne
TwentyRobert Cray
Warriors of the Rainbow BridgeMolly Hatchet
The WoodsSleater-Kinney
25BluestarsPretty Ricky
30Bang Bang Rock & RollArt Brut
Don't Believe the TruthOasis
31Catch ThirtythreeMeshuggah
The Dead 60sThe Dead 60s
Dust Off and DanceTiffany
Everything EcstaticFour Tet
A River Ain't Too Much To LoveSmog
Rock SwingsPaul AnkaJazz covers of pop/rock songs
Stereo-Typical: A's, B's and RaritiesThe SpecialsCompilation
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6Here Come the TearsThe Tears
Here I AmMarion RavenSolo debut
LipserviceGotthard
PassionGeri Halliwell
Rock & Roll Is DeadThe Hellacopters
Tales from Turnpike HouseSaint Etienne
We Are MonsterIsolée
X&YColdplay
7AnastaciaAnastacia
Charge!!The Aquabats
Chavez RavineRy Cooder
Choose LoveRingo Starr
City of EvilAvenged Sevenfold
Commit This to MemoryMotion City Soundtrack
Death for LifeDeath by Stereo
DemanufactureFear FactoryRereleased/Remastered
Fijación Oral Vol. 1ShakiraSpanish-language
Get Behind Me SatanThe White Stripes
Monkey BusinessThe Black Eyed Peas
OctavariumDream Theater
PanicMxPx
Say Hello to SunshineFinch
Sleeping in the NothingKelly Osbourne
That's What I SayJohn Scofield
13Dirty WordsThe Departure
Jagged Little Pill AcousticAlanis MorissetteAcoustic compilation
MultiplyJamie Lidell
14Another Day on EarthBrian Eno
Blame the VainDwight Yoakam
BloomEric Johnson
Broken ValleyLife of Agony
GoldEric B. & RakimCompilation
HoursFuneral for a Friend
In Your HonorFoo Fighters2-Disc
Never GoneBackstreet Boys
Start a WarStatic-X
Twelve Year SilenceDark New Day
Yes to Everything54•40
20DynamiteJamiroquai
21Angel MilkTélépopmusik
Blink the BrightestTracy Bonham
Boyz n da HoodBoyz n da Hood
Catch Without ArmsDredg
De NovaThe Redwalls
TheFutureEmbraceBilly CorganSolo debut
Greatest HitsThe OffspringCompilation
Haunted CitiesTransplants
Humming by the Flowered VineLaura Cantrell
Look at All the Love We FoundVarious ArtistsTribute to Sublime
Master of DisasterJohn Hiatt
Mind ControlCanibus
Robot Hive/ExodusClutch
The Warrior's CodeDropkick Murphys
The Way It IsKeyshia Cole
24Back 2 BasicsSway & King Tech
Girls on TopBoA
27L.A. State of MindMelanie Brown
Layers of LiesDarkane
Teen Dance OrdinanceA
28The CurseAtreyuRe-release
SuperbeautifulmonsterBif Naked
Hannicap CircusBizarre
WantedBow Wow
I'm a HustlaCassidy
Live at the Greek TheatreChicago and Earth, Wind & FireConcert DVD
An Answer Can Be FoundCKY
Undoing RuinDarkest Hour
Wikked Lil' GrrrlsEsthero
Out-of-State PlatesFountains of Wayne2-disc rarities compilation
Somewhere Down in TexasGeorge Strait
Ever SinceLesley Gore
25 to LifeP$C
Every Kind of LightThe Posies
One Step CloserThe String Cheese Incident
R.I.D.E.Trick Pony
Man's Myth Vol. 1Twiztid
U.S.A. (United State of Atlanta)Ying Yang Twins

July – September[edit]

DateAlbumArtistNotes
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4The Essential Iron MaidenIron MaidenCompilation
Give BloodBrakes
NymphoArmand van Helden
Stars of CCTVHard-Fi
The UnderstandingRöyksopp
Young for EternityThe Subways
5The CookbookMissy Elliott
IllinoisSufjan Stevens
The Other FootKick Horns
ShadowboxThe CrüxshadowsDVD+EP
TP.3 ReloadedR. Kelly
11Tissues and IssuesCharlotte Church
12Already PlatinumSlim Thug
Brandi CarlileBrandi Carlile
Covering the BasesBronson ArroyoEP
The Day After YesterdayRick SpringfieldCovers album
Forged by FireFirewind
FusedTony Iommiwith Glenn Hughes
Hustle & Flow: Music From and Inspired by the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
If These Streets Could TalkJust Surrender
The Living Room TourCarole King2-disc; Live
Move AlongThe All-American Rejects
Permanent Record: The Very Best of Violent FemmesThe Violent FemmesCompilation
Side TwoAdrian Belew
WantedBow Wow
18DevotedKristy Lee
Speak for YourselfImogen Heap
Who You Fighting For?UB40
19B5B5
El Sexto SentidoThalía
HoneycombFrank Black
Listen to Your HeartD.H.T.
Moonlight SerenadeCarly Simon
Now That's What I Call Music! 19 (U.S. series)Various ArtistsCompilation
20There's a FireLongwave
24All We Know Is FallingParamore
25The Back RoomEditors
Crazy HitsCrazy Frog
Drawing Restraint 9BjörkSoundtrack
Now That's What I Call Music! 61 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
TrainwreckBoys Night Out
26American ApathyDope
Before the BlackoutAllister
Body of SongBob Mould
Doomsday MachineArch Enemy
This Godless EndeavorNevermore
Grown & SexyBabyface
I Gotta Make ItTrey Songz
LayourbattleaxedownThe ConcretesCompilation
Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101Young Jeezy
Mr. A-ZJason Mraz
Mutant Vol. 2Twiztid
Twelve Eighteen, Pt. 1Lil Rob
Unleash the FuryYngwie Malmsteen
29Angels & Vampires - Volume ISananda MaitreyaOnly available through Webshop
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2A Collection of Short StoriesHouston Calls
CountrymanWillie Nelson
Dirty DiamondsAlice Cooper
Early 21st Century BluesCowboy Junkies
FirefliesFaith HillHill's fourth consecutive album to reach no. 1
LegacyMadball
Mr. Hollywood Jr., 1947Michael Penn
NymphoArmand van Helden
Platinum UndergroundVanilla Ice
Roc-A-Fella Presents: Teairra MaríTeairra Marí
UnwrittenNatasha Bedingfield
4Peace, Love & TruthJohn LennonCompilation
8OdysseyHayley Westenra
Why Should the Fire Die?Nickel Creek
9Chapter VStaind
ChimairaChimaira
Front Parlour BalladsRichard Thompson
The FusePennywise
Killer Queen: A Tribute to QueenVarious ArtistsTribute to Queen
Looking for LuckyHootie & the Blowfish
Made in ChinaJuliana Hatfield
Man Alive!Stephen Stills
Searching for Jerry GarciaProof
Tommyland: The RideTommy Lee
War Profiteering Is Killing Us AllThe Suicide Machines
11Doomsday MachineArch Enemy
15Capture/ReleaseThe Rakes
Road to RouenSupergrass
16A Beautiful LieThirty Seconds to Mars
Blue-Sky ResearchTaproot
The Dangermen Sessions Vol. 1MadnessCover album
Den of ThievesThe Trews
Discovering the WaterfrontSilverstein
Don't Tread on Me311
FuriousSoopa Villainz
Greetings from Imrie HouseThe Click Five
Into the RushAly & AJ
Livin' in the CityFun Lovin' Criminals
Most WantedHilary DuffCompilation +3 new tracks
RebornStryper
Reflection of SomethingTodd Agnew
RuinerA Wilhelm Scream
Time Well WastedBrad Paisley
Win Lose or DrawPras
22HowlBlack Rebel Motorcycle Club
Love KraftSuper Furry Animals
SupernatureGoldfrapp
23BaysideBayside
BulletproofHush
DeuceBeautiful Creatures
Everything in TransitJack's Mannequin
Found in the FloodThe Bled
Harlem: Diary of a SummerJim Jones
If You Speak Any FasterJune
Lava GroundI Wayne
Rebirth of a NationPublic Enemy
Sixty Six StepsLeo Kottke and Mike Gordon
So Long, ScarecrowScarling.
TransgressionFear Factory
Twin CinemaThe New Pornographers
We Are the RadioThe Brian Jonestown Massacre
Year of MeteorsLaura Veirs
29GenerationsJourney
Ghost ReveriesOpeth
Silent Alarm RemixedBloc Party
WonderlandMcFlyAlso available as limited edition
30Abandon Your FriendsFrom Autumn to Ashes
Back HomeEric Clapton
Blue GuitarsChris Rea
A Different Kind of PainCold
Healthy in Paranoid TimesOur Lady Peace
Hillbilly DeluxeBrooks & Dunn
KeziaProtest the Hero
Late RegistrationKanye West
LifesongCasting Crowns
Means to an EndBiohazard
Music of the SunRihannaDebut
Oh NoOK Go
PlansDeath Cab for Cutie
RedbirdHeather Nova
Sisters of the Red DeathVendetta Red
Strange GeometryThe Clientele
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1Our Bodies, Ourselves, Our Cybernetic ArmsJonathan CoultonEP
2Clothes DropShaggy
Heartbeats - Chris Rea's Greatest HitsChris ReaJapan, Compilation
La Vie ThéodoreAlain Souchon
5StratovariusStratovarius
6AwesomerBlood on the Wall
A.W.O.L.AZ
Before AfterHeaven 17
A Bigger BangThe Rolling Stones
Childish ThingsJames McMurtry
Destination UnknownRon Sexsmith & Don Kerr
How Late Do U Have 2BB4UR Absent?George Clinton & the P-Funk All-Stars2-Disc
Restless SoulThe Proclaimers
Searching for a Former ClarityAgainst Me!
7Kimi to no DistanceZard
Naked TruthSarah Hudson
9…Waltzing AloneThe Guggenheim Grotto
12Black & White 050505Simple Minds
Chaos and Creation in the BackyardPaul McCartney
Life in Slow MotionDavid Gray
NoimaPeggy Zina
Pocket RevolutiondEUS
Welcome to JamrockDamian Marley
13Apollo SunshineApollo Sunshine
Are You Thinking What I'm Thinking?The Like
¡Bastardos!Blues Traveler
Clap Your Hands Say YeahClap Your Hands Say Yeah
Coming HomeLonestar
Cripple CrowDevendra Banhart
Dark AgesSoulfly
Distort YourselfInstitute
Fresh Wine for the HorsesRob Dickinson
Hau RockKMFDM
How To Save A LifeThe Fray
Jasper CountyTrisha Yearwood
The Minstrel ShowLittle Brother
The Naked TruthLil' Kim
Nice Talking to MeSpin Doctors
Nothing Is SoundSwitchfoot
Odditorium or Warlords of MarsThe Dandy Warhols
PCDPussycat Dolls
Return of the ChampionsQueen
Runaway BridesBrides of Destruction
Someone in ControlTrapt
Souls AlikeBonnie Raitt
Takk...Sigur Rós
'Til the End of ForeverMichael BoltonEurope
TrillBun B
Welcome to JamrockDamian Marley
What the Game's Been Missing!Juelz Santana
Where You LiveTracy Chapman
14Real Live ThingKingston Wall
19Are You Dead Yet?Children of Bodom
Safe as FuckGoldie Lookin Chain
Sideshow SymphoniesArcturus
Tender ButtonsBroadcast
20BBC Live & In-SessionMotörheadLive Compilation
Bring 'Em InBuddy Guy
CertifiedDavid Banner
Good Apollo, I'm Burning Star IV, Volume One: From Fear Through the Eyes of MadnessCoheed and Cambria
Guilty PleasuresBarbra Streisandwith Barry Gibb
Have a Nice DayBon Jovi
IlluminationEarth, Wind & Fire
Live - Friday the 13thMaroon 5Live
Set FreeThe American Analog Set
SiberiaEcho & the Bunnymen
Ten Thousand FistsDisturbed
The Weight is a GiftNada Surf
You Stand WatchingRyan Cabrera
25Alice's InfernoForever Slave
26Catching TalesJamie Cullum
ExodusUtadaUK
Give Me the FearTokyo Dragons
Piece by PieceKatie Melua
27All Jacked UpGretchen Wilson
Apologies to the Queen MaryWolf Parade
Ça IraRoger Waters
A CollisionDavid Crowder Band
Dark LightHIM
A Fever You Can't Sweat OutPanic at the Disco
Hefty FineBloodhound Gang
In SpaceBig Star
Jacksonville City NightsRyan Adams
LibraToni Braxton
Live It OutMetric
NexterdayRic Ocasek
Ogre TonesKing's X
The Peoples ChampPaul Wall
Prairie WindNeil Young
RaydiationRay J
TelegraphDrake BellDebut
The TrinitySean Paul
WildflowerSheryl Crow
30FallShakra
Mission No. XU.D.O.

October – December[edit]

DateAlbumArtistNotes
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3Electric BlueAndy Bell
Judgement DaysMs. Dynamite
RelentlessJo O'Meara
SinglesNew Order2-Disc Compilation
Witching HourLadytron
Working Class Hero: The Definitive LennonJohn LennonCompilation
4All the Right ReasonsNickelback
Anywhere but HereChris Cagle
Back to BedlamJames Blunt
Broken Social SceneBroken Social Scene
Christmas FantasyAnita BakerChristmas
The Day AfterTwista
Extraordinary MachineFiona Apple
Glamorest LifeTrina
LimelightColin James
Nuestro AmorRBD
Real Fine PlaceSara Evans
Shovel Headed Kill MachineExodus
Somebody's MiracleLiz Phair
Stories of a StrangerO.A.R.
Throw Down Your ArmsSinéad O'Connor2-discs; Reggae covers
Under CoverOzzy OsbourneCovers album
We Three KingsThe Reverend Horton HeatChristmas
You Could Have It So Much BetterFranz Ferdinand
ZMy Morning Jacket
5Seven SealsPrimal Fear
7UnpluggedAlicia KeysLive
10The All-Star SessionsRoadrunner United
Un Monde parfaitIlona Mitrecey
Taller in More WaysSugababes
XLiberty X
11As Is NowPaul Weller
Cheetah-licious ChristmasThe Cheetah GirlsChristmas
Dangerous and Movingt.A.T.u.
Hope and DesireSusan TedeschiCovers
In the Mid-Nite HourWarren G
In the Wake of DeterminationStory of the Year
LifeRicky Martin
The Mouse and the MaskDanger DoomDanger Mouse and MF Doom collaboration
NextSevendust
One Thing RemainsDefault
The Runners FourDeerhoof
Several Arrows LaterMatt Pond PA
Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1Jackson BrowneLive
Those Were The DaysDolly PartonCovers
Tough All OverGary Allan
UltimatumThe Long WintersEP
12Come and Get ItRachel Stevens
14IntrospectivoClare Fischer
Super Extra GravityThe Cardigans
VerminOld Man's Child
17Black OneSun O)))
The Campfire HeadphaseBoards of Canada
SimplifiedSimply RedRe-recordings +4 new tracks
18The Black Rob ReportBlack Rob
DistortionRev Run
Downtown ScienceBlockhead
FeelsAnimal Collective
Greatest Hits: The Road Less TraveledMelissa EtheridgeCompilation
The Greatest Holiday ClassicsKenny GHoliday compilation
I Am MeAshlee Simpson
Once Was NotCryptopsy
PhotographsMest
Playing the AngelDepeche Mode
Tanglewood NumbersSilver Jews
Thanks for the Memory: The Great American Songbook, Volume IVRod StewartCovers
A Time to LoveStevie Wonder
TimelessMartina McBrideCovers
VheissuThrice
What I Really Want for ChristmasBrian WilsonChristmas
19Lyudi Invalidyt.A.T.u.
21EcdysisMiho Hatori
24?Neal Morse
Intensive CareRobbie Williams
25The Beauty of Letting GoSocialburn
Bette Midler Sings the Peggy Lee SongbookBette MidlerPeggy Lee covers album
This Bird Has Flown - A 40th Anniversary Tribute to the Beatles' Rubber SoulVarious ArtistsRubber Soul tribute album
Enter the ChickenBuckethead
A Faithful ChristmasFaith EvansChristmas
GrandmastersDJ Muggs vs. GZA
The Hard and the EasyGreat Big Sea
The Legend of Johnny CashJohnny CashCompilation
#1'sDestiny's ChildCompilation
Rehearsing My ChoirThe Fiery Furnaces
Rockin' the JointAerosmithLive
This Could Be a PossibilityValencia
31All the Way to the SunTNT
CroftworkPeatbog Faeries
Face to FaceWestlife
Keeper of the Seven Keys - The LegacyHelloween
RosenrotRammstein
WolfmotherWolfmother
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1All That I AmSantana
At This TimeBurt Bacharach
Christmas SongsDiana KrallChristmas
For the Love of ItBradley Joseph
Greatest HitsBlink-182Compilation
Life Goes OnTerri Clark
The Long Road HomeJohn FogertyCompilation
Lost at SeaBounding Main
9.0: LiveSlipknotLive
Now That's What I Call Music! 20 (U.S. series)Various ArtistsCompilation
Rapture of the DeepDeep Purple
ResolveLagwagon
ShineTrey Anastasio
Tiny CitiesSun Kil Moon
Wherever You AreThird Day
2Hardcore SuperstarHardcore Superstar
4AnalogueA-ha
Who's Got the Last Laugh Now?Scooter
6Ma VéritéJohnny Hallyday
7AerialKate BushDouble CD
The Mission BellDelirious?
8Apathetic EPRelient KEP
The Body AcousticCyndi LauperAcoustic compilation +2 new tracks
Get Rich or Die Tryin': Music from and Inspired by the Motion PictureVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
Greatest HitzLimp BizkitCompilation
Horses/Horses Legacy EditionPatti SmithRe-issue with 2005 live performance on second CD
Hurricane Katrina: We Gon Bounce Back504 Boyz
Live in São PauloSepulturaLive
The Road and the RadioKenny Chesney
Schizo DeluxeAnnihilator
Ultimate CollectionEurythmicsCompilation
11Stormblåst MMVDimmu Borgirre-recording
Those Once LoyalBolt Thrower
Wallstreet VoodooRoine StoltDouble album
14BoxedEurythmicsBox Set
One WorldUniting Nations
15Bullet in a BibleGreen DayLive
Comin' to Your CityBig & Rich
Confessions on a Dance FloorMadonna
Fire and GloryKardinal OffishallCanada
GoldSublimeCompilation
Kicking Television: Live in ChicagoWilco2-Discs; Live
Money Is Still a Major IssuePitbullRemix
The CollectionAlanis MorissetteCompilation
Some HeartsCarrie Underwood
Vertically ChallengedLady SovereignEP
Walk the Line: Original Motion Picture SoundtrackVarious ArtistsSoundtrack
The Warriors EP, Volume 2P.O.D.EP
21NeverlessRoedelius & Morgan Fisher
2212 SongsNeil Diamond
AmarantineEnya
B in the Mix: The RemixesBritney SpearsRemix Album
The Great DivideScott Stapp
Hurricane Relief: Come Together NowVarious Artists2-disc benefit album
HypnotizeSystem of a Down
LiveThe Bouncing SoulsLive
My LivesBilly JoelRarities box set
Now That's What I Call Music! 62 (UK series)Various ArtistsCompilation
Over the Years and Through the WoodsQueens of the Stone AgeLive
Rarities 1971–2003The Rolling StonesCompilation
The Rising TiedFort Minor
The Sound of RevengeChamillionaireEP
23Son of a PlumberSon of a Plumber
25KineticViolent Silence
28One Way Ticket to Hell... and BackThe Darkness
SwitchINXS
29Chris BrownChris Brown
Forgotten Freshness Volume 4Insane Clown PosseCompilation
Living Legend: Certified D-BoyMaster P
Oral Fixation Vol. 2Shakira
Weekend on the RocksDave Matthews Band2-discs; Live
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1Ta Prota ChroniaPeggy ZinaCompilation
2Duets: The Final ChapterThe Notorious B.I.G.Duets
5A Little More Personal (Raw)Lindsay Lohan
Un Autre UniversTina Arena
SuperJunior05 (TWINS)Super Junior
6Tha Carter IILil Wayne
Curtain Call: The HitsEminemCompilation +3 new tracks
Our New Orleans: A Benefit Album for the Gulf CoastVarious ArtistsBenefit album
Rappa Ternt SangaT-Pain
See You On The Other SideKorn
Walking with a GhostThe White StripesEP
12A Place I've Never BeenKate DeAraugo
13Ain't Nobody Worryin'Anthony Hamilton
Barrio Fino en DirectoDaddy Yankee
Ev'rybody Know MeYoungbloodz
GuerolitoBeckRemix
KilladelphiaLamb of GodLive
The Real ThingBo Bice
1929Ryan Adams
20The BreakthroughMary J. Blige
27UnpredictableJamie Foxx

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Glenn Gould Prize[edit]

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