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Seventy year old singer Lou Rawls marries his 33 year old flight attendant girlfriend Nina Malek in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. The wedding ceremony is conducted by Shelby County Mayor A C Wharton.
plays at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK.
Calypso star Lord Pretender, (born Aldric Farrell) dies in Port Of Spain, Trinidad.
Folk-blues singer-songwriter Dave Van Ronk
dies in New York City, from complications arising from colon cancer.
appears on US tv show Saturday Night Live. At an aftershow
party in New York City's Tribeca district, she is seen baring her
The NME/Carling Awards are held in London, with results as below:
- Band Of The Year - The Strokes
- Album Of The Year - The Strokes - Is This It
- Single Of The Year - Ash - Burn Baby Burn
- Best Solo Artist - Ian Brown
- Best New Act - The Strokes
- Best Music Video - Radiohead - Pyramid Song
- Best Live Act - U2
- Best Live Venue - Brixton Academy, London
- Musical Event Of The Year - Carling Weekend
- Best Radio Show - Evening Session
- Best hip-hop act - Missy Elliott
- Best R&B - Aaliyah
- Best Dance Act - Basement Jaxx
- Best Metal Group - Lost Prophets
- Best Pop Act - Kylie Minogue
- Philip Hall On Award - The Coral
- Godlike Genius - Nick Kent / Pennie Smith
- Outstanding Contribution To NME - The Charlatans.
's album Love And Theft wins a Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album. At the awards ceremony, Dylan performs Cry a While.
The Osbournes, a fly-on-the-wall documentary series about life with Ozzy Osbourne
, has its first edition shown on MTV in the USA. The show attracts 3.2m viewers making it MTV's most successful premiere ever.
Leaked documents reveal that although deceased rock star Michael Hutchence of INXS
earned $30m in his career, and was estimated to be worth over $14m when he died, he has left just $22,000.
When Liam Gallagher of Oasis
is ejected from The Met Bar in London for "upsetting fellow customers", he punches a bouncer. Girlfriend Nicole Appleton leaves the bar in tears.
It is announced that, after ninteen years together, Megadeth
has broken up because guitarist Dave Mustaine has suffered an injury to his left arm and hand that has left him unable to play.
makes an unannounced appearance at the annual graduation ceremony in New York University, from which he had dropped out in 1962.
It is reported that Jay-Z
has decided against buying a $6.5m New York City, USA, penthouse after posters about his criminal record were put up in the building.
An exhibition of paintings by Sir Paul McCartney
is opened at the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK.
When Cooper Temple Clause
play at Hultsfred Festival
in Sweden, keyboardist Kieran Mahon breaks two fingers after punching an acrobat during a game of football. On the same day, Pulp begin a tour of woodland areas of the UK sponsored by the Forestry Commission. The first date is at Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire.
appears in Cook County Circuit Court, Chicago, Illinois, USA, to face child pornography charges. He pleads not guilty.
The Baha Men
release a new album, Who Let The Dogs Out, on S-Curves Records in the UK.
The Official Dedication and Grand Opening of ragtime pianist and composer J.W. Blind Boone
's newly-restored home is held on 4th Street, Columbia, Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA.
While out celebrating his 42nd birthday, country singer Doug Supernaw is arrested for having attacked five police officers during a scuffle outside a bar in Brenham, Texas, USA. He is held on an $11,150 bond on charges of assault, public intoxication and resisting arrest.
plays an unannounced show at Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, after an advance screening of 8 Mile
, his soon to be released movie.
, the first winner of tv talent show Pop idol, releases his debut album, From Now On, in the UK. It will reach No1 in the UK Album Chart, having sold 187,350 copies in its first week of sales.
testifies in court in California, during a $21m lawsuit filed against him by a promoter claiming to have lost substantial moneys when Jackson bailed on two millennium concerts.
is honoured with the Pop Artist of the Millennium award at the Bambi Awards in Berlin, Germany, Europe.
play at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK, supported by Blindside.
Magnum play at The Zodiac, Oxford, England, UK.
The Darkness play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK.
, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and The Kills play at Brixton Academy, London, England, UK.
The Darkness play at The Met Lounge, Peterborough, England, UK.
Wiltshire band Blackbud play their first ever gig, at the Black Cat at The Riverside, Bradford-on-Avon