August 2003 in Music

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Aug 28 20th MTV Video Music Awards: Missy Elliott, Beyoncé and Justin Timberlake win

Singer Beyoncé Knowles
Singer
Beyoncé Knowles
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Singer-songwriter
Justin Timberlake
Rapper Missy Elliott
Rapper
Missy Elliott

Weddings in Music

  • Aug 9 Former "New Kids on the Block" singer Joey McIntyre (30) weds real estate agent Barrett Williams (25) in New York City's Plaza Hotel

Deaths in Music

  • Aug 3 Roger Voudouris, American singer and songwriter (b. 1954)
  • Aug 8 Maki Ishii, Japanese composer, dies at 66
  • Aug 9 Gregory Hines, American actor and dancer, dies of liver cancer at 57
  • Aug 9 Chester Ludgin, American baritone (b. 1925)
  • Aug 10 Carmita Jiménez, Puerto Rican singer
  • Aug 13 Ed Townsend, American songwriter and producer (b. 1929)
  • Aug 15 Gösta Sundqvist, Finnish songwriter and singer (heart attack) (b. 1957)
  • Aug 18 Tony Jackson, English musician (The Searchers) (b. 1938)
  • Aug 21 Wesley Willis, American musician (b. 1963)
  • Aug 22 Imperio Argentina, Argentinian singer and actress (b. 1906)