On This Day

August 2000 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Aug 16 "Hanging by a Moment" single released by Lifehouse (Billboard Song of the Year 2001)

Birthdays in Music

  • Aug 9 Arlo Parks [Anaïs Marinho], British singer-songwriter (Collapsed in Sunbeams - 2021 Mercury Prize)
  • Aug 13 Jaemin [Na Jae-min], South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter, (NCT; NCT Dream), and actor (Method To Hate You), born in Jeonju, South Korea

Lil Pump

Aug 17 Lil Pump [Gazzy Garcia], American rapper (Gucci Gang), born in Miami, Florida

  • Aug 29 Domas Žeromskas, Lithuanian jazz pianist, born in Vilnius, Lithuania

Weddings in Music

Dave Matthews

Aug 10 American singer-songwriter Dave Matthews (33) weds Jennifer Ashley Harper

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 11 Jean Papineau-Couture, Canadian composer, dies at 83
  • Aug 12 Patrick Peter Sacco, American composer, dies at 71
  • Aug 13 Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer-songwriter, lawyer and social activist known as "Queen of Pop" in South Asia, dies of lung cancer at 35
  • Aug 16 Alan Caddy, English musician (The Tornados), dies at 60
  • Aug 25 Jack Nitzsche, American composer, arranger, music producer, keyboardist (Rolling Stones; Neil Young), and songwriter ("Up Where We Belong"), dies at 63
  • Aug 26 [Douglas] Allen Woody, American bassist (The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule), dies at 44