August 2001 in Music

Events in Music

  • Aug 21 "How You Remind Me" single released by Nickelback (Billboard Song of the Year 2002)
  • Aug 25 Singer Aaliyah and 8 others killed in an air crash in the Bahamas

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 2 Ron Townson, American singer (The 5th Dimension), dies of kidney failure at 68
  • Aug 4 Lorenzo Music, American writer, actor and voice actor (Carlton-Rhoda,Garfield), dies at 64
  • Aug 19 Betty Everett, American singer and pianist (b. 1939)
  • Aug 24 Raymond Wilding-White, American composer, dies at 78
  • Aug 25 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, dies in a plane crash in the Bahamas at 22
  • Aug 25 Philippe LĂ©otard, French actor and singer (b. 1940)
  • Aug 29 Graeme "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks), TV and radio star (b. 1952)