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Singer and actor Cy Grant, the first black person to have been featured regularly on television in the United Kingdom, dies aged 90 in Highgate, London, England, UK, Europe. He was perhaps best-known for his frequent appearances on the BBC current affairs show Tonight. He was also a political activist, working to increase recognition of the achievements and rights of black people. In 1974, he set up the Drum Arts Centre in London, to provide a springboard and a national centre for black artistic talent.
On her Nothing But Love world tour, Whitney Houston plays the second of three nights at the Saitama Super Arena, Tokyo, Japan.
Imogen Heap plays at The O2 Academy2, Birmingham, UK.
Tik Tok by Ke$ha reaches No1 in the European Hot 100 Singles chart.
Need You Now, the second studio album by country-rock trio Lady Antebellum reaches No1 in the Billboard US 200 Albums Chart for the first of three times.
Mariah Carey plays at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Two people in a pick-up truck are killed when a tour bus carrying country star Trace Adkins' band crashes into it while en route to Bossier City, Louisiana, USA. Adkins, already in Louisiana, goes to the scene immediately after hearing about the crash. Adkins also cancels the band's next live show.
Nearly 100 artworks including thirty large paintings from The Drawn Blank Series by Bob Dylan are the subject of an art exhibition which opens at the Halcyon Gallery, London, UK.
Eric Clapton and Jeff Beck play at The O2, London, UK.
Calypso singer Cy Grant, remembered by millions for his frequent appearances singing topical songs on BBC tv show Tonight in the 50s and 60s, dies aged 90, in London, UK.
Ringo Starr of The Beatles sings She Loves You at the bedside of Doug Fieger, leader of 70s hitmakers The Knack, who is dying of cancer, in Woodland Hills, California, USA.
Aston Merrygold of boyband JLS holds his 22nd birthday party at the nightclub Alto in Soho, London, UK. Guests at the party include Rochelle Wiseman of girl group The Saturdays.
Kelly Osbourne's friend, the stylist Brooke Dulien, is injured by the shattering of a glass door while she and Osbourne are partying in The Boom Boom Room, New York City, USA.
B.B. King plays at the Circus Maximus Theatre at Caesars Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
C.W.Stoneking And His Primitive Horn Orchestra play the second of two nights at the Spiegeltent, Adelaide, Australia.
Tegan and Sara play at The Orpheum, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
On their Black Ice world tour, AC/DC play the second of three nights at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
OK Go play a free show at The Midland, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Al Stewart plays at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California, USA.
Foreigner play at the AT And T Centre, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Dale Hawkins, composer of the rock classic Suzie Q, dies of cancer in Little Rock, Arkansas, aged 73.
Mew play at Sentrum Scene, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Trivium play at the PhilSports Arena, Pasig, Philippines, Asia.
On their The E.N.D. World Tour, The Black Eyed Peas play at The BJCC Arena, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.