On This Day

Events in Music in August 2020

Music Single

Aug 7 Cardi B releases single "WAP", featuring Megan Thee Stallion, debuts at No. 1 on Billboard Hot 100

Rapper Cardi B
Rapper
Cardi B
Rapper and Singer-Songwriter Megan Thee Stallion
Rapper and Singer-Songwriter
Megan Thee Stallion

Music History

Aug 8 Music mogul Simon Cowell breaks his back riding an electric exercise bike

Recording Executive Simon Cowell
Recording Executive
Simon Cowell

Music Single

Aug 21 Koreon pop group BTS releases single "Dynamite,"; becomes 1st video to be watched more than 100 million times in 24 hours on YouTube

K-Pop Star Jimin
K-Pop Star
Jimin
  • Aug 31 Singer Akon lays first stone for Akon city, futuristic solar-powered city to be built in Senegal, saying will be real-life version of Wakanda in "Black Panther"