On This Day

March 2000 in Music History

Events in Music

Hall of Fame

Mar 6 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Eric Clapton; Earth, Wind, and Fire; Lovin' Spoonful; The Moonglows; Bonnie Raitt; James Taylor; Nat King Cole; Billie Holiday; Hal Blaine; "King" Curtis; James Jamerson; Scotty Moore; Earl Palmer; and Clive Davis

  • Mar 21 NSYNC release their 4th studio album “No Strings Attached” (2000 Billboard Album of the Year)

Birthdays in Music

  • Mar 20 Hyunjin [Hwang Hyun-jin], South Korean dancer and K-pop rapper (Stray Kids - "Grow Up"), born in Seoul, South Korea
  • Mar 27 Halle Bailey, American R&B singer (Chloe X Halle - Ungodly Hour), and actess (Grown-ish), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Weddings in Music

Vince Gill

Mar 10 Country singer Vince Gill (42) weds christian pop singer Amy Grant (39) in Nashville, Tennessee

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 3 Toni Ortelli, Italian composer ("La Montanara" (The Song of the Mountains), conductor, and alpinist, dies at 95
  • Mar 5 Lolo Ferrari [Eve Valois], French adult actress and dancer, dies from an overdose of prescription drugs at 37
  • Mar 7 Pee Wee King [Julius Frank Kuczynski], American country singer, accordionist, and songwriter ("Tennesee Waltz"; "Slow Poke"), dies of a heart attack at 84
  • Mar 9 Ivo Robić, Croatian singer and songwriter (b. 1923)
  • Mar 20 Gene Eugene [Andrusco], Canadian-American actor, singer-songwriter (Adam Again; Lost Dogs), and record producer, dies of a brain aneurysm at 38
  • Mar 20 Vivian Fine, American composer (Women in the Garden), dies after a car accident at 86
  • Mar 24 Al Grey, American jazz trombonist (Snap Your Fingers), dies aged 74
  • Mar 27 Ian Dury, English rock musician (The Blockheads) and actor (Judge Dredd), dies at 57
  • Mar 30 Beryl McBurnie, Trinidadian dancer (Little Carib Theatre), dies at 84