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Gloryhammer play at The Garage, Saarbrucken, Germany, Europe, supported by Nekrogoblikon and Wind Rose.
Car avan Palace play at Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland, Europe.
On her Madame X tour, Madonna plays the fifth of seven shows at The Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
During an interview on the tv show Good Morning America, Ozzy Osbourne reveals that he was diagnosed with a type of Parkinson's disease after suffering health complications due to a life-threatening fall in his bathroom in 2019.
The Cavemen play at Churchill's, Miami, Florida, USA.
5 years ago
On their Drones World Tour, Muse play the second of two nights at Centre Bell, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Elle King performs live on tv's The Graham Norton Show at the London Studios, south London, England, UK.
Demi Lovato is photographed with Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, during an event in Iowa City, Iowa, USA.
The Chainsmokers play at the Billboard Winterfest, Park City Live!, Park City, Utah, USA.
LL Cool J is awarded the 2,571st Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood, California, USA. Sean "Diddy" Combs and Queen Latifah attend the event.
Fiona Apple plays at the Film Independent Live Read of Dr. Strangelove at the Bing Theatre at LACMA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Andra Day plays at The Theatre at The Ace Hotel Downtown LA, Los Angeles, California, USA.
W.E.T. play live on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on tv in the USA.
Sting is among the celebrities attending the premiere of Sky Ladder: The Art Of Cai Guo-Qiang Premiere during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival at The Marc Theatre, Park City, Utah, USA.
Joanna Newsom plays at Sydney Opera House, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
Singer-songwriter Don McLean posts a statement on Twitter declaring, "This last year and especially now have been hard emotional times for my wife my children and me. What is occurring is the very painful breakdown of an almost 30-year relationship." The statement is in response to his recent arrest on charges of domestic violence in Camden, Maine, USA, where he has a home with his wife, Patrisha.
FOXOS play a sold-out show at Seidensticker Halle, Bielefeld, Germany, Europe.
Ellie Goulding begins her Delirium World Tour with a show at The Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
Mariah Carey becomes engaged to to Australian billionaire James Packer in New York City, USA. Forbes magazine lists Packer's net worth at $3.5-bn, making him the fourth richest person in Australia.
Rapper Young Dro is arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance (Xanax) after a police search at Atlanta airport, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
It is announced that Billy Joel has pledged $1m to help prevent Long Island High School For The Arts from closing, on condition that the education authorities commit to keeping it open for three years.
Prince plays a solo piano concert at at Paisley Park, Chanhassen, Minnesota, USA.
Daughter play a sold-out gig at The Albert Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Radio Moscow play at The Authentic, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, South America.
Blackstar by David Bowie premiers at No1 in the Billboard 200 Albums chart in the USA, giving him his first ever American No1 album. Overall, Bowie has ten albums in this week's Billboard 200.
It is reported that terrorist organisation Islamic State (ISIS) has used Justin Bieber's hashtag to post a 15 minute video with horrific and graphic images, with the intention of bringing its message to the attention of at least some of Bieber's 74m Twitter followers.
During a private dinner attended by close friends in New York City, USA, Australian billionaire James Packer asks singer Mariah Carey to become his wife. She accepts and they become engaged shortly after.
Lisa Fischer plays at The Blue Note, New York City, USA.
10 years ago
The movie Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera opens in Brazil, Ecuador, Uruguay and South Africa.
Jory Nash, Lori Cullen, Ron Nigrini, James Keelaghan, The Good Brothers, Gregory Hoskins, Elizabeth Shepherd, Twilight Hotel, Ariana Gillis, Matt Barber and others play in the Gordon Lightfoot Tribute, at Hugh's Room, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The funeral of singer-songwriter Gerry Rafferty takes place at St Mirin's Cathedral in his home town of Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. About 400 people attend the Requiem Mass, including The Proclaimers, Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond and artist John Byrne. Best known for his hit single Baker Street, Rafferty died two weeks earlier at the age of 63.
Adele releases her second album, 21, on XL Recordings in the UK, Austria, Australia, Germany, The Netherlands and Switzerland.
Amanda Palmer releases a new album, Amanda Palmer Goes Down Under, in the USA.
Rihanna releases a new single, S And M, in the USA. The track is drawn from her album Loud.
Slash plays at The Cotillion Ballroom, Wichita, Kansas, USA.
Korn play at The Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City, USA. Also on the same bill are Disturbed, Sevendust and In This Moment.
The Deftones play at The Big Day Out, in Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand.
Steve Forbert plays at The Iron Horse, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo play at The Crest Theatre, Sacramento, California, USA.
On his OMG Tour, Usher plays at The Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
On their Hurricane tour, 30 Seconds To Mars play at The Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Robert Plant And The Band Of Joy play at The Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
Singer-songwriter Tift Merritt and classical pianist Simone Dinnerstein launch their collaborative album, Night, with a live performance at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, USA.
Mr. Big release their seventh LP, What If... on Frontiers Records in Europe.
Trailblazing female jazz tenor saxophonist Betty Smith dies aged 81 in Baron's Court nursing home in Kirby Muxloe, Leicestershire, England, UK, Europe. Known as "the girl with sax appeal" she led her own Quintet for many years. She also impressed Ella Fitzgerald, played Fly Me To The Moon for astronaut Neil Armstrong and cheered up the famously morose comic actor Tony Hancock.
Ed Sheeran signs a six album deal with Atlantic/Asylum Records at his parents’ home in Framlingham, Sussex, England, UK, Europe. Later in the day, he celebrates with Ben Cook (UK President, Atlantic), Stuart Camp (manager) and Ed Howard (A+R manager, Asylum) over a beer at his local pub, The Station Hotel, Framlingham.
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25 years ago
Wynonna Judd marries Arch Kelley at Christ Church in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, then holds the reception at Trilogy, a restaurant owned by her mother.
50 years ago
John Lennon and Yoko Ono are interviewed by Tariq Ali and Robin Blackburn for the radical left wing publication, Red Mole, in their Tittenhurst Park home near Ascot, Berkshire, England, UK, Europe. The next day, inspired by the ideas put forward in the interview, Lennon will write his song Power To The People.
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