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On The Self-Titled Tour, Paramore play at Roy Wilkins Auditorium, Minneapolis, USA.
Run The Jewels play in The Ready Room, St. Louis, Missouri, USA,
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Do They Know It's Christmas? by Band Aid 30 goes to No1 in the Official UK Singles Chart, with 312,000 copies sold so far. The single is an all-star charity fund-raiser to raise money to fight the Ebola crisis in Western Africa.
Take That release a new single, These Days, on Polydor Records in the UK.
The British Country Music Awards take place in The Concorde Suite, Crane Lodge Road, Heathrow, London, UK, with winners including some of Britain’s rising new wave of country acts including Raintown, The Shires, Ward Thomas and Luke And Mel.
The Wands play at Lupita Del Raval, Barcelona, Spain, Europe.
Clive Palmer, the original banjo player of The Incredible String Band, dies.
One Direction collect awards for artist of the year, favourite album and favourite group at the American Music Awards (AMAs) in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The full list of winners is as follows :

New artist of the year : 5 Seconds of Summer

Single of the year : Dark Horse, Katy Perry feat. Juicy J

Dick Clark Award of Excellence : Taylor Swift

Favorite male artist - pop/rock : Sam Smith

Favorite female artist - pop/rock : Katy Perry

Favorite band, duo or group - pop/rock : One Direction

Favorite album - pop/rock: Midnight Memories, One Direction

Favorite male artist - country : Luke Bryan

Favorite female artist - country : Carrie Underwood

Favorite band, duo or group - country : Florida Georgia Line

Favorite album - country : Just As I Am, Brantley Gilbert

Favorite artist - rap/hip-hop : Iggy Azalea

Favorite album - rap/hip-hop : The New Classic, Iggy Azalea

Favorite male artist - soul/R&B : John Legend

Favorite female artist - soul/R'n'B : Beyonce

Favorite album - soul/R'n.B : Beyonce

Favorite artist - adult contemporary : Katy Perry

Favorite artist - contemporary inspirational : Casting Crowns

Favorite artist - electronic dance music: Calvin Harris

Favorite artist - Latin : Enrique Iglesias

Favorite soundtrack: Frozen

John Grant, accompanied by The Royal Northern Sinfonia, plays at Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Katy Perry posts a Twitter message criticising Australian papparazzi and, in particular, Jamie Fawcett, for harassing her recently on Obelisk Beach in Sydney, Australia.
On their The Who Hits 50 Tour, The Who play at du Arena, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Asia.
Bob Dylan plays a gig for an audience of just one person - superfan Fredrik Wikingsson - at The Academy Of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The concert is part of an ongoing Swedish film series called Experiment Ensam (Experiment Alone), in which people experience, completely alone, things that are usually reserved for large crowds.
Four, the fourth studio LP by One Direction, reaches No1 in the Official Albums Chart in the UK, on first-week sales of 142,000 copies.