September 1999 in Music

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 9 16th MTV Video Music Awards: Lauryn Hill & Will Smith win

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith

Music awardsMusic Awards

Sep 22 33rd Country Music Association Award: Shania Twain, Martina McBride & Tim McGraw wins

Singer Shania Twain
Singer
Shania Twain

Weddings in Music

  • Sep 26 Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers' basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 5 Katie Webster [Kathyrne Jewel Thorne], American boogie pianist (The Swamp Boogie Queen), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • Sep 8 Moondog, American composer, musician and poet (b. 1916)
  • Sep 10 Alfredo Kraus, Spanish tenor (b. 1927)
  • Sep 17 Frankie Vaughan, British singer (b. 1928)
  • Sep 19 Ed Cobb, American musician, song-writer and producer (Tainted Love), dies at 61
  • Sep 30 Anna Mae Winburn, African American band leader of all female band (International Sweethearts of Rhythm), dies at 86