2001 in British music

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2000s in music in the UK
Number-one singles
Number-one albums
Best-selling singles
Best-selling albums
Events
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Charts
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
1999 2010
Top 10 singles
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
1999 2010

This is a summary of 2001 in music in the United Kingdom.

Events[edit]

Classical music[edit]

Summary[edit]

Russell Watson came to the fore in 2001, with the release of his best-selling album The Voice. Another hit album was the score from Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Stephen Warbeck. Karl Jenkins "mass for peace", entitled The Armed Man, went quickly into the Classic FM top 300 annual chart, making him the highest-placed living composer.

Works[edit]

Opera[edit]

Albums[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Film scores and incidental music[edit]

Music awards[edit]

BRIT Awards[edit]

The 2001 BRIT Awards winners were:

Mercury Music Prize[edit]

The 2001 Mercury Music Prize was awarded to PJ HarveyStories from the City, Stories from the Sea.

Record of the Year[edit]

The Record of the Year was awarded to "Don't Stop Movin'" by S Club 7.

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mel C 'not quitting Spices'". BBC News. March 8, 2001. Retrieved November 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ The Scotsman, 11 July 2001
  3. ^ "Lawrence Leonard obituary". Music and Vision. Retrieved 2006-09-01. 
  4. ^ The Dead Rock Stars Club 2001. Thedeadrockstarsclub.com. Retrieved on 2013-01-04.
  5. ^ Hodgson, Brian (7 July 2001). "Obituary: Delia Derbyshire". Guardian Unlimited. 
  6. ^ Obituary of Norman Lumsden, 2 December 2001 in The Daily Telegraph
  7. ^ Mike Wade, Autopsy shows star was drunk at time of suicide, The Scotsman, 26 January 2002.

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