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  • Jan 8 "Music City Miracle", in AFC Wild Card Playoff, Tennessee Titans defeat Buffalo Bills 22-16 in last 16 seconds with Kevin Dyson, running length of the field for a game-winning touchdown

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jan 17 27th American Music Awards: Shania Twain & Will Smith win

Music awardsMusic Awards

Feb 23 42nd Grammy Awards: Smooth, Christina Aguilera wins

Music awardsMusic Awards

Mar 4 14th Soul Train Music Awards: Prince, Whitney Houston, DMX & Mary J. Blige win

Singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige
Singer-songwriter
Mary J. Blige
Singer and Actress Whitney Houston
Singer and Actress
Whitney Houston
  • Mar 21 NSYNC release their 4th studio album “No Strings Attached” (2000 Billboard Album of the Year)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Apr 14 Metallica file a lawsuit against P2P sharing phenomenon Napster. This law-suit eventually leads the movement against file-sharing programs.

Heavy Metal Musician Jason Newsted
Heavy Metal Musician
Jason Newsted

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 1 Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli sings for Pope John Paul II in Rome

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli
264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • May 13 45th Eurovision Song Contest: Olsen Brothers for Denmark wins singing "Fly on the Wings of Love" in Stockholm

Music releaseAlbum Release

May 23 Eminem releases 3rd studio album 'The Marshall Mathers LP', is fastest ever selling studio album (Grammy - Best Rap Album 2001)

Rapper Eminem
Rapper
Eminem

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 25 53rd Cannes Film Festival: "Dancer in the Dark" directed by Lars von Trier and starring Björk (Best Actress) wins the Palme d'Or

Singer Björk
Singer
Björk

Music awardsMusic Awards

Jun 14 34th Country Weekly Presents the TNN Music Awards: George Strait & Faith Hill wins

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill
  • Jun 29 Eminem's mother goes to court claiming defamation of character in a $10 million civil suit, after taking exception to the line "My mother smokes more dope than I do" from her son's single 'My Name Is'

Music releaseAlbum Release

Jul 10 Coldplay release their debut album "Parachutes" (Grammy Award Best Alternative Album 2002)

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
  • Aug 16 "Hanging by a Moment" single released by Lifehouse (Billboard Song of the Year 2001)
  • Sep 7 17th MTV Video Music Awards: Eminem & Aaliyah win
  • Sep 10 The musical Cats closes on Broadway
  • Oct 4 34th Country Music Association Award: Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill & Tim McGraw wins

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Oct 18 Zack de la Rocha announces he is leaving rock band Rage Against the Machine

Guitarist Tom Morello
Guitarist
Tom Morello

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 7 "TP-2.com" 4th studio album by R. Kelly is released (American Music Awards Favorite Male Soul/R&B Artist 2001, Billboard Album of the Year 2001)

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
  • Nov 13 The Beatles release their compilation album “1” (2001 Billboard Album of the Year)

Music releaseAlbum Release

Nov 14 Geddy Lee releases his first solo album, “My Favourite Headache”

Singer-Songwriter Geddy Lee
Singer-Songwriter
Geddy Lee