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New York City's legendary punk rock night club CBGB
's (home to The Ramones
, Television, Talking Heads
etc) launches its own commemorative chocolate bar, plus a 16-piece truffle collection – the CBGB
's Punk Rock Box.
is given the ASCAP Founders Award at ASCAP's twenty-second annual Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA. Also attending the event is Mariah Carey
M.C. Hammer, N.W.A., Ice-T
, Young M.C., Above the Law, Tone-Loc, Digital Underground and Michel'le - under the name of The West Coast Rap All-Stars - release a collaborative anti-gang violence single, We're All In The Same Gang
, in the USA.
To mark the release of the album Motown
Remixed, a launch party is held at the Zanzibar club, Santa Monica, California, USA. The event is attended by legendary Motown
songwriters and producers including Eddie And Brian Holland, Kenneth Gamble And Leon Huff and Norman Whitfield And Micky Stevenson, plus artists including Otis Williams
and Mable John.
play at The Zodiac, Oxford, England, UK.
The Black Crowes
re-union tour plays at Metropolis, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Bradford-on-Avon band Blackbud
win The Battle of The Bands at the Merlin Theatre in Frome, Somerset, and their prize is an opportunity to play at Glastonbury Festival
, Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK..
Actress/singer Rebecca Pidgeon
signs a two album deal with Fuel Records at her home in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Rising from No20 to No9, Lonely No More
by Rob Thomas
is the Greatest Gainer on the New Zealand Singles Chart. Moonshine by Savage and Akon remains at No1.