On This Day

September 2000 in Music History

Events in Music

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

Sep 7 17th MTV Video Music Awards: Eminem & Aaliyah win

Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter
  • Sep 10 The musical Cats closes on Broadway

Weddings in Music

  • Sep 2 "The Backstreet Boys" lead vocalist Brian Littrell (25) weds actress Leighanne Wallace (31) at Peachtree Christian Church in Atlanta, Georgia

Divorces in Music

  • Sep 22 Actress Patsy Kensit (32) divorces Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (28) due to unreasonable behaviour after 3 years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 2 Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (b. 1905)
  • Sep 4 David Brown, American guitarist (Santana) dies of liver and kidney failure at 53
  • Sep 12 Stanley Turrentine, American jazz saxophonist (Wonderland), dies at 66
  • Sep 21 Bengt Hambraeus, Swedish Canadian composer and organist, dies at 72
  • Sep 26 Baden Powell, Brazilian guitarist (b. 1937)