February 2008 in Music

Events in Music


Music awardsMusic Awards

Feb 10 50th Grammy Awards: Amy Winehouse wins 5 awards including song "Rehab", Herbie Hancock wins Album of the Year

Singer Amy Winehouse
Singer
Amy Winehouse
Musician and Composer Herbie Hancock
Musician and Composer
Herbie Hancock

Weddings in Music

  • Feb 2 Singer-actress Katharine McPhee (23) weds producer Nick Cokas (42) at the Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church in Beverly Hills, California

HeartWedding of Interest

Feb 2 23rd French Republic President Nicolas Sarkozy (53) weds supermodel-turned-singer Carla Bruni (39) at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France

President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France
Nicolas Sarkozy
  • Feb 14 Oasis singer Liam Gallagher (35) weds All Saints singer Nicole Appleton (33) at Westminster Register Office in London

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 7 Leona Wood, American painter and dancer dies aged 86
  • Feb 9 Scott Halpin, a one time drummer of The Who.
  • Feb 13 Roger Voisin, Trumpet player, Boston Symphony (b. 1918)
  • Feb 13 Henri Salvador, French Caribbean singer, dies at 90
  • Feb 19 Yegor Letov, Russian song writer and singer (b. 1964)
  • Feb 19 Natalia Bessmertnova, Soviet ballerina (Bolshoi, Lenin Prize 1970), dies at 66
  • Feb 24 Larry Norman, American musician and pioneer of Christian rock music (Why Should the Devil Have All the Good Music?), dies at 60
  • Feb 25 Static Major, American singer (b. 1974)
  • Feb 26 Buddy Miles, American rock drummer (The Electric Flag), dies of congestive heart disease at 60
  • Feb 28 Mike Smith, English musician (The Dave Clark Five) (b. 1943)