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Natalie Cole plays at The Tropicana Hotel And Casino, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Yusuf, formerly known as Cat Stevens, plays the first of two nights at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane, Australia, Oceania.
Maxwell plays at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
Christina Aguilera reaches No1 in the European Top 100 Albums Chart with Bionic.
Simon Neil, frontman of Biffy Clyro, injures his leg when he jumps from atop a speaker and lands awkwardly on the stage, during a 'secret' gig at The Park, Glastonbury Festival, Pilton, Somerset, UK.
The Sonisphere '10 festival, a three-day event, continues in BJK Inonu Stadi, Istanbul, Turkey, Asia. Artists appearing on this, the second day include Manowar and Volbeat.
The Sonisphere '10 festival, a three-day event, continues at Romexpo, Bucharest, Romania, Europe. Artists appearing on this, the second day, include Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer and Anthrax.
During his Up And Coming Tour, Paul McCartney plays at The Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales, UK.
Stevie Wonder plays in Hyde Park, London, England, UK, supported by Corinne Bailey Rae and James Morrison.
Joe Elliott, best known as singer with Def Leppard, begins presenting 'My ReGeneration', a six part radio series on the radio station Planet Rock.
Bob Dylan plays at the Azkena Rock Festival, Vitoria, Spain, Europe.
The Hold Steady play at The Academy 2, Manchester, UK.
Glastonbury Festival 2010 has its fourth day at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, UK. Acts appearing today include Muse, Shakira, Scissor Sisters, Dead Weather, Jackson Browne, Laura Marling, Lightining Seeds, The Pet Shop Boys, The Cribs, Imogen Heap, Coheed And Cambria, The National, The xx, Field Music, George Clinton with Parliament/Funkadelic, Imelda May, Nick Lowe, Midlake and others.
PRS for Music which collects royalties on behalf of song writers in the UK announces that that the use (i.e. plays, performances or reproduction) of Michael Jackson's music has increased by 70% in the year since his death.
Bon Jovi play the last gig of a twelve-night residency at The O2 Arena, London, England, UK.
The Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010, organised by Eric Clapton, takes place at Toyota Park, Chicago, Illinois, USA. As well as Clapton, the day-long musical celebration features The Allman Brothers Band, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, John Mayer, Sheryl Crow, Steve Winwood, Vince Gill, ZZ Top and more.
M.I.A. plays at The Creators Project all-day event at Milk Studios, New York City, USA.
During a five-date UK tour, The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, under the direction of Wynton Marsalis, plays at The Sage, Gateshead, England.
Christina Aguilera reaches No1 in the Billboard 200 Albums Chart in the USA with Bionic, with first-week sales of 110,000 copies.
Gomez play at The Venue, Derby, England, UK.
The Swarovski-crystal-studded glove worn by Michael Jackson during his 1984 Victory Tour sells for $190,000 [£127,000] in an auction at Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Pink's Funhouse Summer Carnival Tour plays at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Tom Petty And the Heartbreakers play the second of two nights at The Summerfest, Marcus Amphitheatre, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Green Day play at Parc Des Princes, Paris, France, Europe, supported by Paramore and Billy Tallent.