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On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at the T In The Park Festival, Balado, Kinross, Scotland, UK.
Buddy Greco plays at The Auditorium, Grimsby, UK.
Carlos Santana proposes to his drummer, Cindy Blackman, onstage during a concert at the Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Tinley Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Cindy accepts.
Joan Jett and Hole play at LeBreton Flats, Ottawa, Canada.
The three-day-long Marlbourgh Jazz Festival 2010 begins in Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK. Acts appearing over the three days of the event include The Birmingham Blues Friends, featuring Steve "Big Man" Clayton, Led Bib, The Red Stripe Band, Teddy White's Pignose, The Kit Downes Trio, Lemongrove, Gabby Young, The Shez Raja Collective, YolanDa Brown and her Trio, The Eduardo Niebla Trio, The Jive Aces, Bulawayo, Chimanimani, The Filthy Six, Umdumo Wesizwe, New Tricks, The Beats and Pieces Big Band, and The Charlotte Glasson Quintet.
Cheryl Cole, suffering from malaria contracted while holidaying in Tanzania, Africa, is discharged from intensive care at University College, London, England, UK, and transfers to a private clinic.
The Ornette Coleman Quartet, Norah Jones, The Pat Metheny Group, Tower Of Power, Marcus Miller, Earth Wind And Fire, Corinne Bailey Rae and others play on the first day of the three-day-long North Sea Jazz festival, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Snoop Dogg plays at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
Following protests from the Cyprus Action Network of America, Jennifer Lopez cancels an upcoming politically-sensitive concert at the opening of the Cratos Premium Hotel in Cyprus, Europe. Her action will provoke threats of a $40 million lawsuit from the hotel management.
Half-year figures for 2010 published by Pollstar reveal Bon Jovi as the most successful touring act in North America, having played 38 shows selling more than a half million tickets with a total gross of $52.8m.
Rickie Lee Jones plays at The Union Chapel, London, England, UK.
Justin Timberlake goes out jogging in the West Village, New York City, USA, wearing a Grateful Dead t-shirt.
China's Ministry of Culture issues a notice listing 68 online music sites which have violated the ministry's regulations and failed to obtain the necessary operating license. Before the end of the month, more than twenty of the sites listed will close down.
US financial magazine Forbes reports that Jay-Z is the world's wealthiest rapper with an estimated income of $35m during the past year.
Lady Gaga plays the last of three nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Jon Bon Jovi tears a calf muscle during a concert at New Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, but manages to complete the set, including an encore of Livin' On A Prayer.
Carole King and James Taylor play at The United Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Sonisphere '10 festival, a two-day event, begins at Getafe Open Air, Madrid, Spain, Europe. Artists appearing on this, the first day include Faith No More, Slayer, Saxon, W.A.S.P., Porcupine Tree and Bullet For My Valentine.
Deftones, Gossip, Hurts, Jet, The Manic Street Preachers, Mão Morta, Skunk Anansie, The Bloody Beetroots, The Gossip and The Maccabees play on the second of three days of the Optimus Alive 2010 festival, Passeio Marítimo de Algés, Oeiras, Portugal, Europe.
U.S. District Judge Nancy Gertner rules that Joel Tenenbaum, a Boston University student ordered to pay $675,000 for copyright infringement, need only pay one tenth of that fine. The judge states that the fine was "unconstitutionally excessive." . Tenenbaum had downloaded and shared music files to millions of people by uploading the files onto P2P networks including Napster and Limewire.
It is reported that, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the single track download market in the USA dropped by 0.2% to 597.4m units in the first half of the year.
Pete Doherty is photographed while out enjoying the sunshine in Paris, France, Europe, with friends. The photgraphs cause quite a stir because the night before, Doherty had cancelled a solo gig at the Theatre De Verdure De Nice, in Nice, France, claiming that he had been admitted to hospital.
Air play in the Summer Series at Somerset House, London, England, UK.
All Ends, Amy's Ashes, Degraded, DevilDriver, Grand Magus, Jorn, Meshuggah, Motorhead, Mustasch, Overkill, Raised Fist, Sonic Syndicate, The Generals and The Quireboys play on the second of three days of The Getaway Rock Festival 2010, Gasklockorna, Gävle, Sweden, Europe.
During his 20Ten Tour, Prince plays at Arras Citadel, France, Europe.
On their Circle Tour, Bon Jovi play at New Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA, supported by Train, Gavin DeGraw, OneRepublic and Kid Rock.
Lady Gaga performs live on NBC's Today tv show in New York City, USA.
Rihanna, Ke$ha and Travie McCoy play at The Verizon Arena, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.
Echo And The Bunnymen, Eminem, Faithless, Julian Casablancas, Mumford And Sons, Newton Faulkner, Paolo Nutini, The Prodigy, Thirty Seconds to Mars and We Are Scientists play in The Oxegen Festival, Punchestown Racecourse, Naas, Ireland, Europe.