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Reggae DJ King Stitt dies at his home in Nannyville, Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean. He had recently been in hospital but the cause of his death is not disclosed.
Duran Duran play at The Columbiahalle, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Wishbone Ash play at Freiheiz, Munich, Germany, Europe.
The Dropkick Murphys play at The Gasometer, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
Lana Del Rey releases her second album, Born To Die worldwide.
Jimmy Buffett plays at The Veterans' Memorial Arena, Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Reel Big Fish play at The Garage, Glasgow, Scotland.
Leonard Cohen releases his 12th studio album, Old Ideas, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Lenny Kravitz plays at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Leslie West, [best-known as guitarist for Mountain[, and Uli Jon Roth [of Scorpions fame] play at the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in New York City, USA. West is touring despite having recently had a leg amputated due to complications from diabetes.
Panic! At The Disco play at The O2 Academy, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
GZA/Genius plays at The O2 Academy, Islington, London, UK.
Kanye West plays at The Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne, Australia, Oceania.
M.I.A. releases her new single, Bad Girls, worldwide. The track originally appeared on her mixtape, Vicki Leekz, but has now been re-recorded for release as a single.
Snow Patrol play at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, UK.
Bonnie Prince Billy plays at Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland.
As he begins his conquest of America, Ed Sheeran plays the second of two high profile sold out showcase performances at The Mercury Lounge, New York City, USA.
Snow Patrol play at The Echo Arena, Liverpool, England, UK, Europe.
Attack Attack! play at People's CourtrnDes Moines, Iowa, USA.
Lee 'Scratch' Perry plays at The Band On The Wall, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Wilco play at The Fox Theatre, Oakland, California, USA.
The Black Keys play at the Maag Event Hall, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
The Mountain Goats play at The Visulite Theatre, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
We Were Promised Jetpacks play at Kulturzentrum Lagerhaus, Bremen, Germany, Europe.
It is announced that Conor Maynard has won MTV's Brand New for 2012 Award, having received approximately 48% of the public vote.
Skrillex plays at Webster Hall, New York City, USA.
Ryan Adams plays at The Peabody Opera House, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Katy Perry's single The One That Got Away, from her album Teenage Dream, becomes her sixth No1 on the Billboard Pop Songs chart in the USA. This topples the previous record of Pop Songs Chart hits from one album.
Incubus play at The Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand.
On their Suck It And See tour, The Arctic Monkeys play at The Casino De Paris, Paris, France, Europe.
The Larry Carlton Quartet plays at Rockefeller Music Hall, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
Feeder play at KOKO, London, England, UK, Europe.
Laura Veirs plays at The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham, London, England, UK, Europe.
Rio Caraeff, CEO of online music video service Vevo announces, at a conference in Dana Point, California, USA, that the company earned $150m in revenue during 2011.
Henry Rollins plays at Huxleys Neue Welt, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
A bright red 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe 2.0 Turbo, autographed by Justin Bieber, sells for $40,000 on e-Bay. Proceeds of the sale will be used to fix up the skateboard park in Bieber's hometown of Stratford, Ontario, Canada.
Ringo Starr releases a new album, Ringo 2012.
Kaiser Chiefs play at G-Live, Guildford, Surrey, UK.
Rod Stewart plays at The Plenary Hall, Jakarta Convention Centre, Jakarta, Indonesia, Asia.
Tonight's edition of the tv series Glee is a Michael Jackson Special, which is watched by a massive 9m viewers.