On This Day

September 2016 in Music

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 8 Billy Corgan announces a new solo album, recorded with producer Rick Rubin, via a Facebook live video

Musician Billy Corgan
Musician
Billy Corgan

Music releaseAlbum Release

Sep 23 Shawn Mendes releases his album "Illuminate", debuts at No. 1 US Billboard 200

Singer-Songwriter Shawn Mendes
Singer-Songwriter
Shawn Mendes

Weddings in Music

  • Sep 3 Former Sugababes singer Heidi Range (33) weds Alex Partakis in Tuscany, Italy
  • Sep 10 Actress and singer Anna Camp (33) weds Pitch Perfect co-star Skylar Astin (29) in a vineyard wedding at Sunstone Winery in Santa Ynez, California

Deaths in Music

  • Sep 4 David Brown, American guitarist (Santana), dies at 53
  • Sep 8 Prince Buster [Cecil Bustamente Campbell], Jamaican-born reggae musician and producer (Madness), dies at 78
  • Sep 10 Knut Wiggen, Norwegian computer music pioneer and composer, dies at 89
  • Sep 21 Ben Cauley, musician (The Bar-Kays) and plane crash survivor, dies at 67
  • Sep 21 John D. Loudermilk, American country singer and songwriter (Tobacco Road), dies at 82
  • Sep 25 Jean Shepard, American country singer (Ozark Jubilee), dies of Parkinson's disease at 82
  • Sep 30 Oscar Brand, Canadian-born American folk vocalist (Draw Me a Laugh), dies at 96