Untitled – Mike McColl Jones Read By Mark Mitchell

Posted: March 9th, 2018 under CD.

This article needs additional citations for verification. This is untitled – Mike McColl Jones Read By Mark Mitchell list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2000.

British composer John Tavener is knighted in the New Year’s Honours List. Sharon Osbourne quits as manager of Smashing Pumpkins after only three months. In a brash press release she announces she had to resign “for medical reasons: Billy Corgan was making me sick. Singer Whitney Houston is caught with 15.

2 grams of marijuana in her bag at a Hawaii airport. She boards her flight to San Francisco before police can arrive to arrest her. Rolling Stone reveals that the two children of Melissa Etheridge and her partner, Julie Cypher, were fathered by David Crosby. Spencer Goodman is executed by lethal injection in Huntsville, Texas, for the 1991 kidnap and murder of the wife of ZZ Top manager Bill Ham in 1991. Ham is present at the execution. Diana Ross divorces Arne Næss, Jr. The Silver Tassie, an opera by Mark-Anthony Turnage, receives its première at the London Coliseum, performed by the English National Opera.

At the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards, Santana wins a record 8 Grammys in one night tying Michael Jackson who won 8 in 1984. Italian motorcycle manufacturing company Aprilia wins a lawsuit filed against the Spice Girls over a sponsorship deal that fell apart when Geri Halliwell left the group. Foxy Brown is injured in a car accident in Brooklyn, New York, in which her car hit a fence. Police discover that Brown was driving with a suspended driver license and order her to appear in court in April. Brown’s license was suspended for failing to appear in court for a parking violation. 11 Day concert at Tower Records in the French Quarter of New Orleans. After violating a prior probation agreement by getting drunk, Ol’ Dirty Bastard is ordered to undergo a 90-day diagnostic evaluation at the California Institute For Men in Chino, California.

Ted Nugent angers Hispanic groups in Texas after onstage remarks he makes during a concert at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, in which he says that those who did not speak English should get out of America. He is banned from the venue as a result. Mick Jagger attends the opening of an arts center named after him at Dartford Grammar School in southeast England. 8 million civil fraud lawsuit is filed against Neil Young in Los Angeles Superior Court by a former Village Voice writer.

The lawsuit charges that Young broke an agreement to have a biography written about him when he blocked the book’s publication. 75-year-old tenor Carlo Bergonzi makes his final professional appearance at Carnegie Hall, in a concert performance of Otello. After two acts, he is replaced by an understudy. Rod Stewart undergoes an hour-long throat operation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to remove a growth on his thyroid, which turns out to be benign. John Mellencamp receives an honorary Doctor of Music degree as the commencement speaker for Indiana University’s Class of 2000. Dickey Betts is kicked out of The Allman Brothers Band and replaced with Warren Haynes. He had been known as an unpronounceable symbol, since 1993.

50 Cent is shot nine times in Queens. After spending time in hospital he returns to recording and performing. Eddie Van Halen begins treatment for prevention of tongue cancer at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Michael Jackson and Mariah Carey are named the Best Selling Male and Female artist of the millennium at the World Music Awards in Monaco. Sinéad O’Connor comes out as a lesbian in an interview with Curve magazine. I Did It Again World Tour, her first world tour, visiting North America, Europe and Brazil in support her sophomore album, Oops! The Experience Music Project, now the EMP Museum, opens in Seattle.