February 2002 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Feb 17 'Always On Time' by R&B artist Ja Rule featuring Ashanti starts a two-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart.

Rapper Ja Rule
Rapper
Ja Rule

Music awardsMusic Awards

Feb 27 44th Grammy Awards: Walk On, Alicia Keys wins

Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys
Singer-songwriter
Alicia Keys

Weddings in Music

  • Feb 23 "Blue" country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (19) weds backup dancer Dean Sheremet (21) at Perkins Chapel in Dallas, Texas

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 1 Hildegard Knef, German actress, singer, and writer (Touch of Class, Mozambique), dies at 76
  • Feb 2 Paul Baloff, American singer (Exodus) (b. 1960)
  • Feb 9 Vicente Sardinero, Spanish baritone (b. 1937)
  • Feb 10 Dave Van Ronk, American folk singer/songwriter (b. 1936)
  • Feb 13 Waylon Jennings, American country singer and guitarist (Ramblin' Man), dies of diabetic complications at 64
  • Feb 16 Billy Ward, American singer and songwriter (Billy Ward and his Dominoes), dies at 80
  • Feb 24 Arthur Lyman, American jazz vibraphone and marimba player (b. 1932)
  • Feb 24 Leo Ornstein, Russian-American composer and pianist, (born about 1893)
  • Feb 28 Helmut Zacharias, German violinist (b. 1920)