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The Moons, Dora Mervin, Mendel And Mack, Frank Ferez, Monroe, Brady And Hamilton, Hines And Kimball and Hinrich's Orchestra are providing the entertainment at Fischer's Concert House, San Francisco, California, USA.
Louis Robie's Big Show, Knickerbockers, featuring "A Bevy Of Beautiful Burlesque Belles" is playing at The Standard Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Louis Robie's Big Show, Knickerbockers, featuring "A Bevy Of Beautiful Burlesque Belles" is playing at The Standard Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The musical comedy revue Hands Up, billed as featuring a "stage gorged with pretty girls and elaborate costumes", is playing at The 44th Street Theatre, New York City, USA.
The Six Brown Brothers record Bull Frog Blues (In Foxtrot Time) for Victor Records in Camden, New Jersey, USA.
Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra record Jalousie and Begin The Beguine for Victor Records in New York City, USA.
Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra, with vocalist Frank Sinatra, begin a fourteen-week engagement at the Astor Hotel, New York City, USA.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra play in the open-air ballroom of The Casino, Lake Chautauqua, Bemus Point, New York City, USA.
Kay Kyser And His Orchestra, with vocalist Ginny Simms, record The Bad Humor Man (Ting-a-ling) for Columbia Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The movie musical An American In Paris, starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant and Charles Guetary, opens at cinemas in Uruguay, South America.
Art Sheridan of Chance Records, Chicago, Illinois, USA, buys nine tracks, including Hold 'Em Joe, With You and Sleeping By Yourself, recorded by recently-deceased Detroit-based pianist and blues singer Kitty Stevenson, originally recorded for Old Swing-Master Records. None of the tracks will be released until 1977.
The Wink Westerners, led by Roy Orbison, play at the Graduation Dance in Wink High School, Wink, Texas.
Luke Morley, guitarist of British metal band Thunder is born in Camberwell, London, UK.
Little Willie John, Sonny Boy Williamson II, The Upsetters, The Sheppards and Savannah Churchill play the penultimate night in a week-long engagement at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Maynard Ferguson Orchestra records Saturday Night, Blues For Kapp and other tracks in New York City, USA.
Norman Suppria is born in Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean. He will find success as 90s rapper Snagga Puss.
The Four Tops, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Lovin' Spoonful, The Temptations, Martha And The Vandellas, Brenda Holloway, Patti LaBelle And The Bluebelles and The Beau Brummels play the fifth night of a ten day season, promoted by top radio DJ Murray The K, at the Brooklyn Fox Theatre, New York City, USA.
Gladys Knight And The Pips, Stevie Wonder, Deon Jackson, Robert Knight, Bobbie Gentry and The Cowsills appear on Robin Seymour's New Year's Eve Show on KKLW-TV 9 in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The highest new entry in the CashBox magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA, is If You Can Want by Smokey Robinson And The Miracles entering at No55.
Sly and the Family Stone play the fourth of six nights at Radio City Music Hall, New York City, USA.
Tina Turner plays at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Vogue by Madonna begins the third of five weeks at No1 in the Australian Top 40 Singles chart.
On her Rhythm Nation tour, Janet Jackson plays the second of three nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Massimiliano Viganò is born in Milan, Italy, Europe. he will find success as DJ and producer Masswees.
Michael Jackson reveals during an interview that he doesn't like pop music. The revelation comes in the wake of Jackson having purchased some classical music CDs during a shopping trip in Berlin, Germany, Europe.
On their Destiny Fulfilled tour, Destiny's Child play the first of two nights at The Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Hilary Duff plays at The Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
Craig David enters the UK pop singles chart at No3 with All The Way. James Blunt remains at No1 with You're Beautiful.
Rihanna and Justin Bieber play at The Pepsi Super Bowl Fan Jam in Miami, Florida, USA.
Ke$ha releases her debut album, Animal in Argentina, South America.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The Petersen Events Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
La Toya Jackson attends the Jackson Family donation event at the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA, along with Michael Jackson's children, Paris, Prince and Blanket.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The Palacio de los Deportes, Mexico City, Mexico.
On her California Dreams tour Katy Perry plays in The Chacara do Jockey, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America.
While out on the town, Chris Brown unexpectedly takes to the stage of the Beacher's Madhouse nightspot at the Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA, to show off his breakdancing moves.
The UK's massive HMV Group posts a pre-tax loss of £38.6m for the 12 months ending in April 2012, compared to a flat figure the year before. Overall like-for-like sales are down 12.1%, as physical music value fell 19%.
Exs And Ohs by Elle King is declared to have achieved 3x Platinum Digital Download status in Canada.
Iggy Azalea releases her debut album The New Classic in Australia and New Zealand.
Prince And 3RDEYEGIRL open their Hit and Run Tour - Part II at The LG Arena, Birmingham, UK.
It is reported that Robin Thicke's latest album, Paula, has sold a meagre 530 copies during its first week on sale in the UK, struggling to No200 on the Official Albums midweek chart. In the USA it has already sold 250,000 copies.
Justin Timberlake plays at Baltimore Arena, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Stevie Wonder performs his classic album Songs In The Key Of Life in its entirety at TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Beyonce unexpectedly fails to appear at at Tom Ford's Autumn/Winter 2015 womenswear collection presentation in Los Angeles, California, USA, because, according to a spokesperson, "Beyoncé had a huge wardrobe malfunction at the show. Her dress ripped all the way up the back and she had to run backstage to find something else to wear."
A$AP Rocky performs at Drai's Beach Club - Nightclub in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Singer/songwriter Linda Perry, formerly of 4 Non Blondes, takes to social media to criticize Lady Gaga's recent Academy Awards mention for collaborating with Diane Warren on the song Til It Happens to You. Perry claims she has it on good authority that Gaga simply performed the song, and did not deserve a writing credit.
Ellie Goulding plays at The Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lil Wayne is admitted to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, USA, after being found unconscious in his Westin Hotel room following multiple seizures. He is obliged to cancel his gig later that night at Drai's Beachclub in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
During his aftershow party at The Marquee Nightclub, Sydney, Australia, Oceania, Drake stops his performance to tell a male fan in the crowd to "stop touching girls" or I will "come out there and fuck you up".