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March 2003 in Music History

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 1 17th Soul Train Music Awards: LL Cool J, Mariah Carey & Nelly win

Actor and Rapper LL Cool J
Actor and Rapper
LL Cool J
Singer Mariah Carey
Singer
Mariah Carey
  • Mar 10 "My Front Porch Looking In" single released by Lonestar (Billboard Song of the Year 2003)

Weddings in Music


LoveWedding of Interest

Mar 25 Actress-model Liv Tyler (25) weds rock band vocalist Royston Langdon (30) at a private villa in St James, Barbados

Actress Liv Tyler
Actress
Liv Tyler

Deaths in Music

  • Mar 2 Hank Ballard [John Henry Kendricks], American rocker (The Midnighters - "The Twist" - pre-Chubber Checker), dies at 75
  • Mar 2 Malcolm Williamson, Australian composer, dies at 71
  • Mar 3 Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (Beatitudines), dies at 98
  • Mar 8 Adam Faith, English singer and actor (b. 1940)
  • Mar 13 Enriko Josif, Serbian composer and pedagogue (Lyric Symphony), dies at 78
  • Mar 28 Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer (b. 1923)
  • Mar 31 Tommy Seebach, Danish musician and singer (Sir Henry and his Butlers), dies at 53
  • Mar 31 Emmanuel Ghent, Canadian American electronic music composer (Phosphones), dies at 77