2000 in Music History

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Events in Music

Events 1 - 12 of 10

Jan 17th - 27th American Music Award: Shania Twain & Will Smith win
Jan 17th - 27th American Music Award: Shania Twain & Will Smith win
Feb 23rd - 42nd Grammy Awards: Smooth, Christina Aguilera wins
Mar 4th - 14th Soul Train Music Awards: Prince, Whitney Houston, DMX & Mary J. Blige win
Apr 14th - Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich files a lawsuit against P2P sharing phenomenon Napster. This law-suit eventually leads the movement against file-sharing programs.
May 23rd - Eminem releases 3rd studio album 'The Marshall Mathers LP', is fastest ever selling studio album (Grammy - Best Rap Album 2001)
May 30th - 35th Academy of Country Music Awards: Shania Twain, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw wins
May 30th - 35th Academy of Country Music Awards: Shania Twain, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw wins
Jun 29th - Eminem's mother goes to court claiming defamation of character in a $10 million civil suit, after taking exception to the line "My mother smokes more dope than I do" from her son's single 'My Name Is'
Sep 7th - 17th MTV Awards: Eminem & Aaliyah wins
Sep 10th - The musical Cats closes on Broadway.
Oct 4th - 34th Country Music Association Award: Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw wins

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 2 of 2

Aug 5th - Maya Bond, American singer and musician
Nov 20th - Connie Talbot, English singer

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 55 of 55

Jan 2nd - Nat Adderley, American musician and composer (b. 1931)
Jan 16th - Will "Dub" Jones, American singer (The Coasters) (b. 1928)
Jan 16th - John Morris Rankin, musical entertainer (b. 1959)
Jan 17th - Philip Jones, British trumpeter (b. 1928)
Jan 27th - Friedrich Gulda, Austrian pianist (b. 1930)
Feb 4th - Doris Coley, American singer (Shirelles) (b. 1941)
Feb 7th - Big Pun, Puerto Rican-American rapper (b. 1971)
Feb 7th - Dave Peverett, English musician (Foghat, Savoy Brown) (b. 1943)
Feb 12th - Screamin' Jay Hawkins, American musician (b. 1929)
Feb 12th - Andy Lewis, Australian musician (b. 1967)
Feb 12th - Oliver, American pop singer (b. 1945)
Feb 23rd - Ofra Haza, Israeli singer (b. 1957)
Mar 1st - Dennis Danell, American guitarist (Social Distortion) (b. 1961)
Mar 3rd - Toni Ortelli, Italian composer and alpinist (b. 1904)
Mar 7th - Pee Wee King, American country music songwriter and musician (b. 1914)
Mar 9th - Ivo Robić, Croatian singer and songwriter (b. 1923)
Mar 20th - Gene Eugene, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1961)
Mar 27th - Ian Dury, English musician (b. 1942)
Apr 11th - Diana Darvey, British actress, singer and dancer (b. 1945)
Apr 19th - Louis Applebaum, Canadian conductor and composer (b. 1918)
Apr 21st - Neal Matthews, Jr., American singer (b. 1929)
Apr 27th - Vicki Sue Robinson, American singer (b. 1954)
May 10th - Dédé Fortin, Quebec singer and songwriter (Les Colocs) (b. 1962)
May 18th - Stephen M. Wolownik, Russian musician and arranger (b. 1946)
May 20th - Jean Pierre Rampal, French flutist (b. 1922)
May 30th - Tex Beneke, American bandleader and musician (b. 1914)
May 31st - Tito Puente, American musician (b. 1923)
May 31st - Johnnie Taylor, American singer (b. 1938)
Jun 14th - Paul Griffin, American session musician and pianist, dies at 62
Jun 21st - Alan Hovhaness, American composer (b. 1911)
Aug 11th - Jean Papineau-Couture, Canadian composer (b. 1916)
Aug 13th - Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer (b. 1965)
Sep 2nd - Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (b. 1905)
Sep 12th - Stanley Turrentine, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1934)
Sep 26th - Baden Powell, Brazilian guitarist (b. 1937)
Oct 1st - Robert Allen, American pianist and songwriter (b. 1928)
Oct 3rd - Benjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (The Cars) (b. 1947)
Oct 18th - Julie London, American singer and actress (b. 1926)
Oct 18th - Gwen Verdon, American dancer and actress (b. 1925)
Oct 19th - Hortense Ellis, Jamaican reggae singer (b. 1941)
Oct 28th - Carlos Guastavino, Argentine composer (b. 1912)
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve AllenTV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen (Oct 30th)
Oct 30th - Steve Allen, American comedian, author, and composer (b. 1921)
Oct 31st - , tanabe Kazuki Japanese musician (Raphael) (b. 1981)
Nov 5th - Jimmie Davis, singer and politician (b. 1899)
Nov 12th - Franck Pourcel, French popular orchestra leader (b. 1913)
Nov 16th - Joe C., American rapper (b. 1974)
Dec 3rd - Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (b. 1922)
Dec 18th - Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter (b. 1959)
Dec 19th - Rob Buck, American guitarist (10,000 Maniacs) (b. 1958)
Dec 19th - Milt Hinton, American jazz double bassist (b. 1910)
Dec 19th - Pops Staples, American singer (The Staple Singers) (b. 1915)
Dec 23rd - Victor Borge, Danish-born comedian and pianist (b. 1909)
Dec 23rd - Noor Jehan, Indian singer and actress (b. 1926)
Dec 24th - Nick Massi, American singer (The Four Seasons) (b. 1935)
Dec 31st - José Greco, Italian-born American flamenco dancer and choreographer (b. 1918)

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