2000 In British Music
This is a summary of 2000 in music in the United Kingdom, including the official charts from that year.
2000 saw many British acts dominate the charts. The year saw how competitive the industry had become over the 1990s with numerous new releases out each week. 2000 holds the record for the most number one singles in one particular calendar year, with 43 singles holding the number one spot, if you include the Westlife number one single spanning over from Christmas in 1999. The year was particularly successful for Britney Spears, Moby, Eminem, Travis and The Beatles.
Famous quotes containing the words british and/or music:
“Swans moulting die, snow melts to tears,
Roses do blush and hang their heads,”
—Henry Noel, British poet, and William Strode, British poet. Beauty Extolled (attributed to Noel and to Strode)
“We may live without poetry, music and art;
We may live without conscience, and live without heart;
We may live without friends; we may live without books;
But civilized man cannot live without cooks.”
—Owen Meredith (18311891)