Famous Singers in History (Part 2)

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-01-03 "Surviving R. Kelly" docuseries investigating sexual abuse by R&B singer R. Kelly premieres on Lifetime in the US

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-01-25 Documentary "Leaving Neverland" detailing singer Michael Jackson's relationship with two boys premieres at the Sundance Film Festivval

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 2019-02-02 American singer R. Kelly arrested after turning himself in on ten counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, including with three minors
  • 2019-02-14 Singer Ryan Adams accused of sexual misconduct towards younger upcoming female singers in a report by "The New York Times"
  • 2019-03-12 K-pop and Big Bang singer Seungri is arrested for procuring prostitutes, retires to fight the charges in South Korea
  • 2019-03-19 Singer Sam Smith comes out as non-binary in interview on Jameela Jamil’s Instagram show

Music releaseAlbum Release

2019-03-29 Singer-songwriter Billie Eilish releases her debut studio album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?"

Singer-Songwriter Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish

Film release premierFilm Premier

2019-05-16 "Rocketman" film based on life of singer Elton John starring Taron Egerton premieres at the Cannes Film Festival

Singer Elton John
Elton John
  • 2019-05-30 Singer R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault and abuse in Chicago

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019-08-02 Singer songwriter Ed Sheeran's Divide tour becomes the most attended and highest grossing tour of all time overtaking U2 after 893 days on the road

Singer-Songwriter Ed Sheeran
Ed Sheeran

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2020-01-08 US singer Justin Bieber reveals he has Lyme disease, an infectious disease spread by ticks

Pop Star Justin Bieber
Pop Star
Justin Bieber

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 4,348

  • 1898-10-18 Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • 1898-11-01 Sippie Wallace [Beulah Belle Thomas], American blues singer, (Women Be Wise), born in Plumb Bayou, Arkansas (d. 1986)
  • 1899-03-23 Dora Gerson, German-Jewish actress, cabaret singer, and Holocaust victim (Caravan of Death), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1943)
  • 1899-06-25 Arthur Tracy, American radio personality (The Street Singer), born in Kamenetz-Podolsky, Russian Empire (d. 1997)
  • 1899-07-01 Cavan O'Connor, British singer (I'm Only a Strolling Vagabond), born in Nottingham, England (d. 1997)
  • 1899-09-11 Jimmie Davis, American singer and songwriter (You Are My Sunshine), born in Quitman, Louisiana (d. 2000)
  • 1899-10-14 Red McKenzie, American jazz singer (played comb-with-tissue-paper), born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1948)
  • 1899-11-22 Hoagland "Hoagy" Carmichael, American composer, singer and actor (In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening), born in Bloomington, Indiana (d. 1981)
  • 1899-12-05 Sonny Boy Williamson II [Aleck Miller], American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, born in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi (d. 1965) (year of birth disputed)

Person of interestNoël Coward

1899-12-16 Noël Coward, English playwright (Hay Fever, Private Lives), director (In Which We Serve-1942 Academy Award), actor and singer, born in London (d. 1973)

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • 1900-03-01 Donald Keith Falkner, singer
  • 1900-04-14 Salvatore Baccaloni, Italian opera singer and actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby), born in Rome, Italy (d. 1969)
  • 1900-07-10 [Elsie] Evelyn Laye, English singer & actress (Bitter Sweet, Merry Widow), born in London, England (d. 1996)
  • 1900-08-02 Helen Morgan [Riggins], American singer and actress (Applause, Show Boat), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 1941)
  • 1900-08-23 Malvina Reynolds, American folk singer and songwriter (Morningtown Ride), born in San Francisco, California (d. 1978)
  • 1901-05-05 Blind Willie McTell, American ragtime singer and guitarist, born in Thomson, Georgia (d. 1959)
  • 1901-06-22 Jack Whiting, American actor and singer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1961)
  • 1901-07-28 Rudy Vallee, American singer and one of the earliest crooners (Vagabond Dreams, My Time Is Your Time), born in Island Pond, Vermont (d. 1986)

Person of interestLouis Armstrong

1901-08-04 Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer (Hello Dolly), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1971)

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • 1901-11-14 Morton Downey, Wallingford Ct, singer (Star of the Family)

Person of interestMarlene Dietrich

1901-12-27 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress and singer (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1992)

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich
  • 1902-04-03 Henri Garat, French actor and singer (Les dieux s'amusent, Congress Dances), born in Paris, France (d. 1959)
  • 1902-07-18 Chill Wills, American singer and actor (Fronteir Circus, Rounders), born in Seagoville Texas (d. 1978)
  • 1902-07-20 Jimmy Kennedy, Irish singer-songwriter (Teddy Bears' Picnic, My Prayer), born in Omagh, Ireland (d. 1984)
  • 1902-08-03 Judson Laire, American actor and singer (Papa-Mama, Adm Broadway Revue), born in NYC, New York (d. 1979)
  • 1902-09-11 Alice Tully, American singer and patroness (Carnegie Hall), born in Corning, New York (d. 1993)
  • 1902-09-14 Giorgos Papasideris Greek country singer, composer and lyricist, born in Salamis Island, Greece (d. 1977)
  • 1902-12-31 Lionel Daunais, Quebec singer and composer, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1982)
  • 1903-02-08 Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1977)
  • 1903-04-29 Frank Parker, American singer (Arthur Godfrey Show, Masquerade Party), born in NYC, New York (d. 1999)

Person of interestBing Crosby

1903-05-03 Bing Crosby [Harry Lillis Crosby], American actor and singer (White Christmas, Going My Way), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1977)

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • 1903-06-18 Jeanette MacDonald, American actress and singer (When I'm Calling You), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1965)
  • 1903-08-18 Lucienne Boyer, French singer (Parlez-moi d'amour), born in Paris (d. 1983)
  • 1903-08-26 Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer
  • 1904-04-23 Leslie French, British actor and singer (Death in Venice, More than a Miracle), born in Bromley, Kent, England (d. 1999)
  • 1904-05-04 Umm Kulthum [Ibrahim], Egyptian singer and actress, born in Tummāy al-Zahāyrah, Egypt (d. 1975)

Person of interestFats Waller

1904-05-21 Fats Waller [Thomas Wright], American jazz singer and composer (Ain't Misbehavin', Hot Chocolate), born in NYC, New York (d. 1943)

Jazz Musician and Songwriter Fats Waller
Jazz Musician and Songwriter
Fats Waller
  • 1904-05-26 George Formby, British singer and comedian, born in Wigan, Lancashire, England (d. 1961)
  • 1904-06-11 Clarence "Pinetop" Smith, American jazz pianist and singer (Boogie Woogie Piano), born in Troy, Alabama (d. 1929)
  • 1904-06-23 Willie Mae "Mother" Smith, gospel singer/evangelist folk artist
  • 1904-06-24 Phil Harris [Wonga Philip], American actor and singer (Anything Goes, Robin Hood), born in Linton, Indiana (d. 1995)
  • 1904-11-14 Dick Powell [Richard Ewing Powell], American singer, actor, producer and director (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater), born in Mountain View, Arkansas (d. 1963)
  • 1904-12-07 Konstantin Sokolsky, Russian singer, born in Saint Petersburg, Russia (d. 1991)
  • 1904-12-18 Wilf Carter, Canadian country and western singer, born in Port Hilford, Nova Scotia (d. 1996)
  • 1904-12-24 Daniel K Womack, American singer & guitarist, born in Danville, Virginia (d. 1996)
  • 1905-01-26 Maria Augusta von Trapp, Austrian singer who inspired the "Sound of Music", born in Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1987)
  • 1905-03-23 Lale Andersen [Elisabeth Bunnenberg], German singer and actress (Der Pott), born in Bremerhaven, Germany (d. 1972)
  • 1905-03-27 Leroy Carr, blues singer-songwriter, born in Nashville, Tennessee (d. 1935)
  • 1905-08-24 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup, American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist (That's Alright), born in Forest, Mississippi (d. 1974)
  • 1905-11-14 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (d. 1964)
  • 1905-11-24 Ireene Wicker, American singer and actress (Singing Lady), born in Quincy, Illinois (d. 1987)
  • 1906-01-12 Tex Ritter, American country singer (5 Star Jubilee, Wayward Wind), born in Murvaul, Texas (d. 1974)
  • 1906-01-19 Lanny Ross, radio singer (Show Boat, The Swift Show), born in Seattle, Washington
  • 1906-03-03 Donald Novis, British singer and actor (Monte Carlo, The Singing Plumber), born in Hastings, East Sussex, England (d. 1966)
  • 1906-03-24 Klavdiya Shulzhenko, Soviet singer (d. 1984)
  • 1906-03-25 Jean Sablon, French singer-songwriter, born in Nogent-sur-Marne, near Paris (d. 1994)
  • 1906-05-28 Phil Regan, American actor and singer (My Wild Irish Rose), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • 1906-06-20 Bob Howard, American singer and pianist (Sing it Again), born in Newton, Massachusetts (d. 1986)
  • 1906-07-18 Belle Stewart, Scottish traditional singer, born in Caputh, Blairgowrie, Scotland (d. 1997)
  • 1906-07-28 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, born in Ölbronn-Dürrn (d. 1994)
  • 1906-09-16 Johanna Sophia Hermes, Dutch singer, born in Hilversum, Netherlands (d. 1995)
  • 1906-11-13 Conrad Thibault, American singer (Jacques Fray Music Room), born in Northbridge, Massachusetts (d. 1987)
  • 1907-02-13 Katy de la Cruz, Filipino singer (d. 2004)
  • 1907-02-27 Mildred Bailey [Rinker], American jazz singer known as "The Queen of Swing" (Rockin' Chair, Please Be Kind), born in Teoka, Washington (d. 1951)
  • 1907-03-15 Zarah Leander, Swedish actress and singer, born in Karlstad, Värmland County, Sweden (d. 1981)
  • 1907-04-21 Beatrice Kay, American singer and actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & Col), born in NYC, New York (d. 1986)
  • 1907-04-29 Tino Rossi, French singer (Deux Amours, Marlene), born in Ajaccio, Corsica, France (d. 1983)
  • 1907-05-01 Kate Smith, American singer (God Bless America), born in Greenville, Virginia (d. 1986)
  • 1907-06-11 Marino Barreto, Cuban pianist and singer, born in Havana, Cuba (d. 1995)
  • 1907-09-09 Truman "Pinky" Tomlin, American singer and actor (Sing While You're Able, With Love and Kisses), born in Eros, Arkansas (d. 1987)
  • 1907-09-29 Gene Autry, American singer, songwriter, actor, musician, performer and business tycoon (owner LA/California/Anaheim Angels MLB team 1961-97), born in Near Tioga, Texas (d. 1998)
  • 1907-10-05 Mrs. Miller [Elva Ruby Connes], American singer (A Lover's Concerto), born in Joplin, Missouri (d. 1997)
  • 1907-10-14 Allan Jones, American actor and singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), born in Old Forge, Pennsylvania (d. 1992)

Person of interestJane Froman

1907-11-10 Jane Froman, American singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen), born in St Louis, Missouri (d. 1980)

Singer Jane Froman
Jane Froman
  • 1907-12-03 Connee Boswell, American jazz singer (The Boswell Sisters; Pete Kelly's Blues), born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 1976)
  • 1907-12-30 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, Dutch model/singer (Haghezangers)
  • 1908-07-01 Peter Anders, German opera singer, born in Essen, Germany (d. 1954)
  • 1908-07-06 Léonce Grass, Flemish singer and conductor, born in Borgerhout, Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1993)
  • 1908-08-30 Willie Bryant, American singer (Sugar Hill Times), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1964)
  • 1908-10-09 Lee Wiley, American jazz singer (Night in Manhattan), born in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma (d. 1975)
  • 1908-10-10 Johnny Green, American singer (Body and Soul) and film score composer who won 5 Academy Awards, born in NYC, New York (d. 1989)
  • 1908-10-20 Stuart Hamblen, American singer and composer (This Ole House), born in Kellyville, Texas (d. 1989)
  • 1909-02-01 George Beverly Shea, American gospel singer, born in Winchester, Ontario
  • 1909-02-27 Elisabeth Welch, American born British-based singer (Stormy Weather, Over the Moon), born in Englewood, New Jersey (d. 2003)
  • 1909-03-26 Chris[tiaan R] Reumer, Dutch opera singer

Person of interestMaybelle Carter

1909-05-10 Maybelle Carter, American country singer (Johnny Cash Show), born in Nickelsville, Virginia (d. 1978)

Country Singer Maybelle Carter
Country Singer
Maybelle Carter
  • 1909-06-14 Burl Ives, American folk singer and actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), born in Hunt City, Illinois (d. 1995)
  • 1909-07-18 Harriet Nelson [Peggy Lou Snyder], American singer and actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, Follow the Fleet), born in Des Moines, Iowa (d. 1994)
  • 1909-08-25 Ruby Keeler, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer (Dames, 42nd Street), born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia (d. 1993)
  • 1909-09-07 Natalia Dmitrevna Shpiller, Russian singer (d. 1995)
  • 1909-12-28 Billy Williams, singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Waco, Texas
  • 1910-05-23 Scatman Crothers [Benjamin], American actor, singer, dancer and musician (Chico and the Man, The Shining), born in Terre Haute, Indiana (d. 1986)
  • 1910-06-16 Ilona Massey, actress and singer (Ilona Massey Show), born in Budapest, Hungary (d. 1974)
  • 1910-06-17 Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Blue Lick, Kentucky (d. 1968)
  • 1910-09-02 Bruce Boyce, singer/teacher
  • 1910-09-19 Arthur Mullard, English actor, comedian and singer (Romany Jones), born in London (d. 1995)
  • 1910-10-09 Phil Hanna, American singer (Once Upon a Tune), born in River Forest, Illinois (d. 1957)
  • 1910-12-13 Lillian Roth [Rutstein], American singer and actress (Animal Crackers), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1980)
  • 1910-12-26 Imperio Argentina, Argentine actress and singer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina (d. 2003)
  • 1911-01-22 Suzanne Danco, Belgian opera singer

Weddings in Music

Weddings 101 - 200 of 396

LoveWedding of Interest

1982-11-21 Singer Joni Mitchell (39) weds bassist Larry Klein in Malibu, California

LoveWedding of Interest

1983-06-17 Singer and actor Glenn Frey (34) weds Janie Beggs

Rock Vocalist Glenn Frey
Rock Vocalist
Glenn Frey

LoveWedding of Interest

1984-02-14 Singer Elton John marries Renate Blauel in Sydney Australia

Singer Elton John
Elton John

LoveWedding of Interest

1984-03-22 Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber (36) weds singer/dancer Sarah Brightman (23) in Hampshire, England

  • 1984-07-07 Singer Frankie Valli (50) marries Randy Clohessy (24)

LoveWedding of Interest

1984-09-07 Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) weds fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21)

  • 1984-10-27 "Jessie's Girl" singer Rick Springfield (35) weds Barbara Porter in Australia

LoveWedding of Interest

1984-12-14 Singer and actress Bette Midler (39) weds Martin Von Hasselberg at Starlight Chapel in Las Vegas

Actress and Singer Bette Midler
Actress and Singer
Bette Midler

LoveWedding of Interest

1984-12-15 Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John marries 1st husband actor Matt Lattanzi

Singer and actress Olivia Newton-John
Singer and actress
Olivia Newton-John

LoveWedding of Interest

1985-06-01 Country singer Merle Haggard (48) weds fourth wife Debbie Parret

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard

LoveWedding of Interest

1985-08-16 Singer Madonna weds actor Sean Penn on her 27th birthday

Pop Star Madonna
Pop Star
Actor and Political Activist Sean Penn
Actor and Political Activist
Sean Penn

LoveWedding of Interest

1986-02-01 Singer Diana Ross marries Norwegian businessman Arne Naess in Switzerland

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
  • 1986-05-03 Actress-singer Annette Funicello (43) weds harness racing horse breeder and trainer Glen Holt

LoveWedding of Interest

1986-05-24 Country singer Garth Brooks marries songwriter Sandy Mahl

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Garth Brooks
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Garth Brooks

LoveWedding of Interest

1986-06-04 Legendary singer Bob Dylan (45) weds his backup singer Carolyn Dennis (32)

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan

LoveWedding of Interest

1986-06-21 The Boomtown Rats singer Bob Geldof (34) weds broadcaster and writer Paula Yates (27) in Las Vegas

Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist Bob Geldof
Singer-Songwriter and Political Activist
Bob Geldof
  • 1987-01-03 Singer/Miss America Vanessa Williams marries Ramon T Hervey in NYC

LoveWedding of Interest

1987-10-11 Rock and blues singer Joe Cocker (43) weds Pam Baker

Rocker Joe Cocker
Joe Cocker

LoveWedding of Interest

1987-11-16 Actress Lisa Bonet marries singer Lenny Kravitz

Musician Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz

LoveWedding of Interest

1988-08-12 Country singer John Denver (44) weds actress Cassandra Delaney

Country Singer John Denver
Country Singer
John Denver

LoveWedding of Interest

1989-02-14 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (24) weds vocalist James Moreland

Singer-Songwriter Courtney Love
Courtney Love
  • 1989-04-29 Rock band Bon Jovi lead singer Jon Bon Jovi (27) weds Dorothea Hurley (26) at Graceland Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 1989-06-03 Country singer Rebe McEntire weds her manager Narvel Blackstone at Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, Nevada
  • 1989-08-23 "The Cars" lead singer and guitarist Ric Ocasek (40) weds model Paulina Porizkova (24)

LoveWedding of Interest

1989-09-04 Tennis star Björn Borg (33) weds rock singer Loredana Berte (39) in a civil wedding

Tennis Player Björn Borg
Tennis Player
Björn Borg

LoveWedding of Interest

1989-09-16 Singer Natalie Cole marries record producer Andre Fisher

Singer and Songwriter Natalie Cole
Singer and Songwriter
Natalie Cole

LoveWedding of Interest

1990-05-12 Singer Patti Page (62) weds Jerry Filiciotto

Singer Patti Page
Patti Page

LoveWedding of Interest

1990-07-01 Country singer-songwriter Hank Williams Jr (41) weds model Mary Jane Thomas at a Congregational church near his ranch in Missoula, Montana

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Hank Williams Jr
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Hank Williams Jr
  • 1991-05-03 American singer Andy Williams weds 2nd wife Debbie Hass
  • 1991-06-07 Singer Jimmy Osmond weds Michelle Larson

LoveWedding of Interest

1991-06-09 Bruce Springsteen weds his backup singer Patty Scialfa

Singer-Songwriter Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen

LoveWedding of Interest

1991-07-06 Folk singer Mary Travers (54) weds restaurateur Ethan Robbins

Folk Singer Mary Travers
Folk Singer
Mary Travers

LoveWedding of Interest

1991-09-16 Country singer Willie Nelson (58) weds Annie D'Angelo in Nashville, Tennessee

Country Singer Willie Nelson
Country Singer
Willie Nelson
  • 1991-10-20 Actress Lisa Hartman weds country singer Clint Black
  • 1991-10-27 "Thompson Twins" singer Tom Bailey weds Alannah Currie at Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas
  • 1991-10-30 Singer Clint Black (34) weds actress Lisa Hartman (29)
  • 1992-02-24 Singer-songwriter Courtney Love (27) weds lead singer Kurt Cobain (25) on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • 1992-04-11 Country singer Lee Greenwood weds Miss Tennessee 1989 (Kimberly Payne)

LoveWedding of Interest

1992-04-11 "Superman" actor Christopher Reeve (39) weds actress and singer Dana Morosini (31) in Williamstown, Massachusetts

LoveWedding of Interest

1992-05-29 Actor Robert Downey Jr (27) weds actress and singer Deborah Falconer (26)

LoveWedding of Interest

1992-06-27 Singer-songwriter Andrea Bocelli (34) weds Enrica Cenzatti

Italian Tenor Andrea Bocelli
Italian Tenor
Andrea Bocelli

LoveWedding of Interest

1992-07-18 Singers Whitney Houston (28) & Bobby Brown (23) marry

  • 1992-09-05 Rock singer John Mellencamp (40) weds model Elaine Irwin (23) in Indiana
  • 1993-04-17 "The Bangles" lead singer Susanna Hoffs (34) weds "Austin Powers" director Jay Roach (35)

LoveWedding of Interest

1993-06-05 Singer Mariah Carey weds Tommy Mottola, CEO (Sony Music)

Singer Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey

LoveWedding of Interest

1993-06-27 Actress Julia Roberts (25) weds country singer Lyle Lovett (36) at St. James Lutheran Church in Marion, Indiana

Actress Julia Roberts
Julia Roberts
  • 1993-09-11 Country singer Merle Haggard (56) weds fifth wife Theresa Ann Lane at his ranch near Redding, California
  • 1993-09-16 Singer Karen Akers (48) weds businessman Kevin Powers (41)

LoveWedding of Interest

1993-12-28 Country singer Billy Ray Cyrus (32) weds Leticia Finley (26)

Country Singer-Songwriter Billy Ray Cyrus
Country Singer-Songwriter
Billy Ray Cyrus
  • 1993-12-30 Singer Deni Hines (22) weds INXS guitarist Kirk Pengilly (35)
  • 1994-04-09 Singer Wayne Newton (52) weds attorney Kathleen McCrone (30)

LoveWedding of Interest

1994-04-16 Singer Harry Connick Jr (26) weds model Jill Goodare (30) at St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana

  • 1994-05-21 Country singer Trisha Yearwood (29) weds Robert Reynolds (32)
  • 1994-07-18 "The Cranberries" lead singer Dolores O'Riordan (22) weds Don Burton (32) in Ireland

LoveWedding of Interest

1994-08-30 R&B singer R. Kelly (25) weds Aaliyah (15) illegally in Rosemont, Illinois (later annulled)

R&B Singer R. Kelly
R&B Singer
R. Kelly
  • 1994-09-17 "Stone Temple Pilots" lead singer Scott Weiland 26) weds Janina Castenada

LoveWedding of Interest

1995-04-30 Country singer Rosanne Cash (39) weds record producer John Leventhal (42)

Country Singer Rosanne Cash
Country Singer
Rosanne Cash
  • 1995-05-20 "Eagles" singer Don Henley (47) weds model Sharon Summerall (33) in Malibu
  • 1995-06-10 Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles
  • 1995-09-09 Singer Chynna Phillips weds actor William Baldwin

LoveWedding of Interest

1996-02-14 Singer Prince Rogers Nelson (37) weds belly dancer Mayte Garcia (22) in Minneapolis

  • 1996-04-16 Singer Judy Collins (57) weds industrial designer Louis Nelson (59) at Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City
  • 1996-05-25 Actress Kelley Menighan (29) weds actor-singer Jon Hensley (31) in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1996-06-16 Soap opera actress-singer Kassie Wesley (35) weds James De Paiva (39) in Morganfield, Kentucky

LoveWedding of Interest

1996-10-06 American country singer Faith Hill (29) weds singer and actor Tim McGraw (45) in Rayville, Louisiana

Country Singer Faith Hill
Country Singer
Faith Hill

LoveWedding of Interest

1996-10-25 Singer-dancer Paula Abdul (33) weds sportswear designer Brad Beckerman (30) at Beverly Hills Four Seasons Hotel

Singer & Judge of American Idol Paula Abdul
Singer & Judge of American Idol
Paula Abdul
  • 1996-11-16 "What Part of No" country singer Lorrie Morgan (37) weds singer Jon Randall (29) in Nashville

LoveWedding of Interest

1996-12-21 Famous singer Lionel Richie (47) weds clothing designer Diane Alexander (30) at Metropolitan Club in New York

  • 1997-01-04 "Smothers Brothers" actor-singer Dick Smothers (58) weds Denby Franklin (47) in Las Vegas

LoveWedding of Interest

1997-02-22 Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (27) weds Ojani Noa on the grounds of a friend's Miami home

Singer and Actress Jennifer Lopez
Singer and Actress
Jennifer Lopez

LoveWedding of Interest

1997-06-01 Grammy Award-winning singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia

Country Singer Kenny Rogers
Country Singer
Kenny Rogers

LoveWedding of Interest

1997-09-05 TV and radio host Larry King (64) weds singer Shawn Southwick (38) at the hospital room in Los Angeles, California

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King

LoveWedding of Interest

1997-09-27 Grammy Award winning singer-rapper Coolio (34) weds Los Angeles DJ Josefa Salinas (37) in Las Vegas

Rapper Coolio
  • 1998-02-22 Singer-songwriter Tori Amos (34) weds British sound engineer Mark Hawley (34) in West Wycombe, England

LoveWedding of Interest

1998-04-30 Boyzone singer Ronan Keating (21) weds model Yvonne Connolly at the Caribbean isle of Nevis

  • 1998-05-03 "Jekyll & Hyde" lead singer Linda Eder (37) weds composer Frank Wildhorn (38) at their new 8-acre estate in North Salem, New York

LoveWedding of Interest

1998-07-01 Eight-time Grammy Award-winning singer Barbra Streisand (57) weds actor James Brolin (58) in Malibu

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand

LoveWedding of Interest

1998-09-13 "Spice Girls" pop singer Melanie Brown (23) weds Jimmy Gulzar in Little Marlow, Buckinghamshire

  • 1998-12-19 Actress Vivica A. Fox (34) weds singer Christopher Harvest at the Park Plaza in Los Angeles, California
  • 1999-05-01 "Dixie Chicks" singer Emily Erwin (26) weds singer-songwriter Charlie Robison (34) at Lone Star State in Texas

LoveWedding of Interest

1999-07-04 Los Angeles Galaxy soccer star player David Beckham (24) weds Spice Girls singer Victoria Beckham (25) at the 560-acre Luttrellstown Castle outside Dublin, Ireland

Singer and Fashion Designer Victoria Beckham
Singer and Fashion Designer
Victoria Beckham
  • 1999-09-26 Actress-singer and former beauty queen Vanessa L Williams (36) weds Los Angeles Lakers' basketball player Rick Fox (30) at Church of the Holy Trinity in New York

LoveWedding of Interest

1999-10-02 "Matchbox Twenty" lead singer Rob Thomas (27) weds model Marisol Maldonado in Santa Ynez, California

Rocker Rob Thomas
Rob Thomas
  • 2000-03-10 Country singer Vince Gill (42) weds christian pop singer Amy Grant (39) in Nashville, Tennessee
  • 2000-05-09 Puerto Rican actress and former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres (25) weds singer-songwriter Marc Anthony (31) in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

2000-12-02 Mexican singer Thalia (29) weds co-owner of Casablanca Records Tommy Mottola (51) at St. Patrick

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Thalía
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
  • 2000-12-22 Pop singer Madonna (42) weds film director Guy Ritchie (32) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

LoveWedding of Interest

2001-02-10 Singer-comedian Weird Al Yankovic (41) weds Suzanne Krajewski

Parody Singer and Comedian Weird Al Yankovic
Parody Singer and Comedian
Weird Al Yankovic
  • 2001-05-06 Actress-singer Billie Piper (18) weds media mogul Chris Evans (35) at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas

LoveWedding of Interest

2001-09-01 Singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder (51) marries for second time fashion designer Kai Millard Morris

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder
  • 2001-09-29 Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez (32) weds dancer/choreographer Cris Judd (32) in Calabasas, California
  • 2001-10-05 "The Golden Boy" professional boxer Oscar De La Hoya (28) weds Puerto Rican pop singer Millie Corretjer (27) in a secret ceremony held at "El Invernino" in San Juan
  • 2001-10-12 Singer Natalie Cole marries Kenneth H. Dupree
  • 2001-12-31 Singer Prince Rogers Nelson (43) weds Manuela Testolini
  • 2002-02-23 "Blue" country and pop singer LeAnn Rimes (19) weds backup dancer Dean Sheremet (21) at Perkins Chapel in Dallas, Texas
  • 2002-06-09 "In Your Eyes" singer Peter Gabriel (51) weds Meah Flynn at Li Capanni Hotel in Italy
  • 2002-07-20 ABC's World News Tonight co-host Elizabeth Vargas (39) weds singer-songwriter Marc Cohn (43) at the Council on Foreign Relations

LoveWedding of Interest

2002-09-14 No Doubt lead vocalist Gwen Stefani (42) weds lead singer and rhythm guitarist "Bush" Gavin Rossdale (46) at St. Paul's Church in London, England

Singer Gwen Stefani
Gwen Stefani

LoveWedding of Interest

2002-10-26 American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (22) weds singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (28) at Riverbend Church in Austin, Texas

Pop Star Jessica Simpson
Pop Star
Jessica Simpson
  • 2003-01-11 "The Sixth Sense" actress-singer Toni Collette (30) weds musician Dave Galafassi in a Buddhist ceremony near Sydney, Australia

Divorces in Music

Deaths in Music

Deaths 101 - 200 of 1,488

  • 1961-05-19 Joe Howard, singer (Gay Nineties Revue), dies at 94
  • 1961-10-05 Don Barbour, American singer (The Four Freshmen), dies at 34
  • 1961-12-16 Cato Engelen-Sewing, Dutch soprano singer, prima donna, dies at 93
  • 1962-10-08 Solomon Linda, South African singer and composer
  • 1962-12-13 Harry Barris, American popular singer (b. 1905)
  • 1963-01-02 Dick Powell [Richard Ewing Powell], American singer, actor, producer and director (Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater), dies from cancer at 58
  • 1963-03-05 Hawkshaw Hawkins, country singer (Ozark Jubilee), dies at 41

Person of interestPatsy Cline

1963-03-05 Patsy Cline, country singer (Crazy), dies in a plane crash at 30

Country Music Singer Patsy Cline
Country Music Singer
Patsy Cline
  • 1963-03-05 Cowboy Copas, American singer (b. 1913)
  • 1963-06-22 Maria Tănase, Romanian singer of traditional and popular music (b. 1913)

Person of interestEdith Piaf

1963-10-11 Édith Piaf, French singer (No, I don't regret anything), dies of liver cancer at 47

Singer Edith Piaf
Edith Piaf
  • 1963-12-14 Dinah Washington, American singer (What a Difference a Day Makes), dies of sleeping pill overdose at 39
  • 1964-01-15 Weldon John "Jack" Teagarden, US jazz trombonist/singer, dies at 58
  • 1964-02-09 Willie Bryant, American singer (Sugar Hill Times), dies at 55
  • 1964-07-31 Jim Reeves, American country singer and actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim), dies in air crash at 39
  • 1964-08-14 Johnny Burnette, American rockabilly singer-songwriter-guitarist (Train Kept A-Rollin', You're Sixteen), drowns at 30
  • 1964-08-31 Carole Coleman, singer (Make Mine Music), dies at 42
  • 1964-11-03 John Henry Barbee, American guitarist and singer (b. 1905)
  • 1964-12-11 Sam Cooke, American singer and entrepreneur described as "the inventor of soul music" (You Send Me), shot to death at 33

Person of interestNat King Cole

1965-02-15 Nat King Cole, American singer (Unforgettable, Mona Lisa), dies of cancer at 49

Musician Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole
  • 1965-05-25 Sonny Boy Williamson II [Aleck Miller], American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, dies at 65
  • 1965-06-20 Ira Louvin, country singer (Louvin Brothers), dies at 41
  • 1965-10-21 Marie McDonald, American singer and actress known as "The Body Beautiful" (Promises Promises), dies of an accidental drug overdose at 42
  • 1966-02-09 Sophie Tucker [Kalish] "last of the red hot mammas", Russian-born American singer/actress (My Yiddish Mama), dies at 79
  • 1966-06-06 Claudette Orbison, wife of singer Roy, dies in a motorcyle crash
  • 1966-06-12 Thomas Chalmers, American opera singer, actor, and filmmaker (Blind Alleys, Outrage), dies at 81
  • 1966-07-18 Bobby Fuller, American rock singer and guitarist (I Fought the Law), found dead at 23
  • 1966-07-23 Donald Novis, British singer and actor (Monte Carlo, The Singing Plumber), dies at 60
  • 1966-09-28 Lucky Millinder, American R&B bandleader and singer, dies at 56
  • 1966-10-07 Smiley Lewis [Overton Amos Lemons], American singer (The Bells Are Ringing, I Hear You Knocking), dies at 46
  • 1966-10-26 Alma Cogan, English singer (b. 1932)
  • 1966-11-02 Mississippi John Hurt, American blues singer and guitarist, dies at 73
  • 1966-11-26 Harold Burrage, American singer/pianist (Got to Find a Way), dies at 35
  • 1967-03-18 Jimmy Blaine, singer (Stop the Music), dies at 42
  • 1967-04-29 J. B. Lenoir, African American blues guitarist and singer-songwriter, active in the 1950s, dies from injuries sustained in a car crash at 38
  • 1967-05-08 Laverne Andrews, American singer (Andrews Sisters), dies at 55
  • 1967-10-03 [Woodrow Wilson] Woody Guthrie, American folk singer (This Land Is Your Land), dies of Huntington's disease at 55
  • 1967-12-08 John Mills, Sr., American singer (Mills Brothers) (b. 1889)

Person of interestOtis Redding

1967-12-10 Otis Redding, American singer-songwriter (Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay), dies in a plane crash at 26

Singer-Songwriter and Producer Otis Redding
Singer-Songwriter and Producer
Otis Redding
  • 1968-02-07 Stuart Foster, American singer (Galen Drake Show), dies at 49
  • 1968-02-15 Little Walter [Marion Walter Jacobs], American blues singer-songwriter and harmonica player, dies as the result of a fight at 37
  • 1968-02-27 Frankie Lymon, American rock and roll/rhythm and blues singer (The Teenagers), dies at 25 of a heroin overdose
  • 1968-04-20 Marion Weeks, singer/actress, dies of stroke at 81
  • 1968-05-26 William E "Little Willie" John, US R&B-singer (Fever), dies at 30)
  • 1968-09-19 Red Foley, American country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 58
  • 1968-12-01 Dario Moreno, Turkish-Jewish singer (b. 1921)
  • 1969-02-02 Giovanni Martinelli, opera singer (NY Met), dies at 83
  • 1969-02-27 John Boles, American singer and actor (Stella Dallas, Curly Top), dies at 73
  • 1969-06-13 Ken Errair, American singer (Four Freshmen), dies in a plane crash at 39
  • 1969-06-14 Wynonie Harris, American rhythm and blues singer, dies of cancer at 53

Person of interestJudy Garland

1969-06-22 Judy Garland, American singer and actress (The Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose

Actress Judy Garland
Judy Garland
  • 1969-06-29 Shorty Long [Frederick Earl Long], American soul singer/pianist (Here Comes the Judge), dies at 29
  • 1969-07-20 Roy Hamilton, American singer (You'll Never Walk Alone), dies at 40
  • 1969-10-04 Natalino Otto, Italian singer (b. 1912)
  • 1969-10-22 Giovanni Martinelli, Italian opera singer (NY Met), dies on 84th birthday
  • 1969-12-01 Magic Sam, American blues guitarist and singer (b. 1937)
  • 1969-12-31 Salvatore Baccaloni, Italian opera singer and actor (Merry Andrew, Rock-a-Bye Baby), dies at 69
  • 1970-01-17 Billy Stewart, singer (I Do Love You), dies in auto-accident at 32
  • 1970-03-01 Lucille Hegamin, American singer and entertainer (b. 1894)
  • 1970-03-13 Rick Besoyan, American singer, actor, playwright, composer and director (Little Mary Sunshine), dies of internal hemorrhages at 45
  • 1970-03-16 Tammi Terrell, American soul singer (You're All I Need), dies of a brain tumor at 24
  • 1970-03-16 Mary Ann Ganser, pop singer (The Shangri-Las), dies at 22
  • 1970-06-11 Earl Grant, American musician and singer (b. 1931)
  • 1970-07-19 Barry Wood, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies at 61
  • 1970-09-23 Bourvil [André Robert Raimbourg], French actor and singer (Le Corniaud, La Grande Vadrouille), dies of Kahler's syndrome at 53

Person of interestJanis Joplin

1970-10-04 Janis Joplin, American rocker and blues singer-songwriter (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27

Singer-Songwriter Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin
  • 1970-11-18 Hal Dickinson, American singer (Modernaires), dies at 56
  • 1971-06-09 Harold Lloyd Jr, American actor, singer and son of famous silent film actor Harold Lloyd sr (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 40
  • 1971-06-26 Inia Te Wiata, opera singer, dies

Person of interestJim Morrison

1971-07-03 Jim Morrison, American singer-songwriter (The Doors) and poet, dies of heart failure at 27

Poet and Rocker Jim Morrison
Poet and Rocker
Jim Morrison
  • 1971-07-04 Don McPherson, American R&B singer (The Main Ingredient) dies of leukemia at 29

Person of interestLouis Armstrong

1971-07-06 Louis Armstrong, American jazz trumpeter and singer (Hello Dolly), dies of a heart attack at 69

Jazz Musician Louis Armstrong
Jazz Musician
Louis Armstrong
  • 1971-07-17 Cliff Edwards "Ukulele Ike", American singer (54th Street Revue, When You Wish Upon a Star), dies at 76
  • 1971-09-03 Dave Street [Patrick Devlin], American actor and singer (Moonrise, I Surrender Dear, Broadway Open House), dies of cancer at 53
  • 1971-10-02 Bola de Nieve [Ignacio Jacinto Villa Fernández], Cuban singer, pianist and songwriter, dies at 60
  • 1971-11-18 [Herman] Junior Parker, American blues singer and musician (Mystery Train), dies during brain operation at 39
  • 1972-01-01 Jane Morgan, American singer & actress (Mrs Margaret Davis-Our Miss Brooks), dies at 91
  • 1972-01-01 Maurice A Chevalier, French actor & singer (Can Can, Gigi), dies at 83
  • 1972-01-16 David Seville, singer (Alvin & Chipmunks), dies at 52

Person of interestMahalia Jackson

1972-01-27 Mahalia Jackson, gospel singer (He Got the Whole World), dies at 60

Gospel Singer Mahalia Jackson
Gospel Singer
Mahalia Jackson
  • 1972-06-08 Jimmy Rushing, US blues singer, dies at 68
  • 1972-06-13 Clyde McPhatter, American R&B singer (Drifters-Treasure My Love), dies at 39
  • 1972-06-23 Elton Britt, country singer (Sat Night Jamboree), dies at 54
  • 1972-08-07 Joi Lansing [Joyce Brown], American model, film and television actress, and nightclub singer (Touch of Evil, Bob Cummings Show), dies of cancer at 43
  • 1972-08-29 Lale Andersen [Elisabeth Bunnenberg], German singer and actress (Der Pott), dies at 67
  • 1972-09-27 Rory Storm, lead singer (Rory Storm & Hurricane), commits suicide
  • 1972-10-17 Billy Williams, American singer (b. 1910)

Person of interestNoël Coward

1973-03-26 Noël Coward, English playwright (Hay Fever, Private Lives), director (In Which We Serve-1942 Academy Award), actor and singer, dies of heart failure at 73

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward
  • 1973-05-21 Vaughn Monroe, singer/orchestra leader (Vaughn Monroe Show), dies at 61
  • 1973-05-29 P. Ramlee, Malaysian film actor, director, singer and songwriter. (b. 1929)
  • 1973-06-29 Tin-Tan [Germán Valdés], Mexican actor, singer and comedian (Spanish dubbing of The Jungle Book, The Aristocats), dies from cancer at 57

Person of interestBetty Grable

1973-07-02 Betty Grable, American singer, dancer, pin-up girl and actress (I Wake Up Screaming, How to Marry a Millionaire, Gay Divorcee), dies of lung cancer at 56

Film actress Betty Grable
Film actress
Betty Grable
  • 1973-07-24 Mary Frasca, singer/actress, dies in NYC
  • 1973-08-17 Paul Williams, American baritone singer and choreographer (The Temptations - Cloud Nine), commits suicide at 32
  • 1973-11-10 Stringbean, country singer/comedian/banjoist (Hee Haw), dies at 58
  • 1973-11-20 Allan Sherman, American parody singer and songwriter (Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah), dies from emphysema at 48
  • 1973-12-20 Bobby Darin [Walden Robert Cassotto], American singer (Mack the Knife), dies of a heart attack at 37
  • 1974-01-02 Tex Ritter, American country singer (5 Star Jubilee), dies at 67
  • 1974-03-02 Barbara Ruick, American actress and singer (Jerry Colonna Show), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 43
  • 1974-03-07 Alberto Rabagliati, Italian singer and actor (b. 1906)