On This Day

September 2010 in Music History

Events in Music

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

Sep 12 27th MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga & Eminem win

Singer-Songwriter Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga
Rapper and Songwriter Eminem
Rapper and Songwriter

Film release premierFilm Premier

Sep 24 "The Social Network" directed by David Fincher and starring Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberlake premieres at the New York Film Festival

Actor Andrew Garfield
Andrew Garfield
Singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake

Weddings in Music

LoveWedding of Interest

Sep 8 Grammy nominated singer Jenni Rivera (41) weds MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza (38) at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley, California

Singer Jenni Rivera
Jenni Rivera
  • Sep 18 Pearl Jam singer Eddie Vedder (45) weds model Jill McCormick (32) in Hawaii

Divorces in Music

  • Sep 3 Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 3 Mike Edwards [Swami Deva Pramada], English musician (ELO), killed by a rolling hay bale at 62
  • Sep 8 Rich Cronin, American singer-songwriter (Lyte Funkie Ones) dies of cancer aged 36
  • Sep 15 Arrow [Alphonsus Cassell], Montserratian soca singer-songwriter ("Hot, Hot, Hot"), dies of cerebral cancer at 60
  • Sep 15 Guido Turchi, Italian composer (Invettiva), dies at 93
  • Sep 20 Leonard Skinner, American high school gym teacher; namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd (b. 1933)
  • Sep 22 Eddie Fisher, American singer (b. 1928)
  • Sep 28 Dolores Wilson, American opera singer (b. 1928)