Song of the Year 1958
Billboard Top 40 of 1958
Domenico Modugno - Volare
Top Billboard Albums of 1958
1. MY FAIR LADY Original Cast
The Grammy's 1958
Record of the Year: Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu, Domenico Modugno
Album of the Year: The Music From Peter Gunn, Henry Mancini, The Music From Peter Gunn
Song of the Year: Nel Blu Dipinto di Blu - Domenico Modugno, songwriter
Best Vocal Performance, Male: Catch a Falling Star - Perry Como
Best Vocal Performance, Female: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Song Book, Ella Fitzgerald
Best Performance By a Vocal Group or Chorus: That Old Black Magic - Louis Prima and Keely Smith
Best Rhythm and Blues Performance: Tequila - Champs
Best Jazz Performance, Individual: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song Book, Ella Fitzgerald
Best Jazz Performance, Group: Basie, Count Basie
Best Performance By a Dance Band: Basie, Count Basie
Best Country and Western Performance: Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio
Best Performance By an Orchestra: Billy May's Big Fat Brass, Billy May
Best Arrangement: The Music From Peter Gunn, Henry Mancini, arranger
Best Soundtrack Album - Dramatic Picture Score or Original Cast, Gigi, André Previn
Best Comedy Performance: The Chipmunk Song - David Seville
Best Performance, Documentary or Spoken Word: The Best of the Stan Freberg Shows, Stan Freberg
Best Recording for Children: The Chipmunk Song - David Seville
Best Album Cover: Only the Lonely, Frank Sinatra
The Tony's (Musicals) 1958
Music News 1958
Dick Dale invents "surf music" with "Let's Go Trippin"
WINS suspends Alan Freed for causing a riot in Boston, he quits Alan Freed joins WABC (New York City) radio
The Iranian government bans rock & roll because they claim that the form of music is against the concepts of Islam and also a health hazard. Iranian doctors warned of the risk of injuries to the hips from the "extreme gyrations" of rock & roll dances.
Billie Holiday is given a year's probation by a Philadelphia court following her arrest and guilty plea on narcotics possession charges in 1956.
Elvis Presley enters the U.S. Army.
Billboard magazine debuts its "Hot 100" singles chart, with Ricky Nelson's "Poor Little Fool" as the No. 1 record.
Rhythm & Blues 1958
Country & Western 1958
Folk Music 1958
Rock & Roll 1958
The Year That Was
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