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When popular singer Adelaide Hall appears at the Radiolympia Variety Show in London, England, UK, her performance is recorded by kinescope. This will become the earliest surviving telerecording as kinescope with video and audio in the UK.
Julien Andrew Temple is born in Kensington, London, England, UK. He will find success as film, documentary and music video director Julien Temple, working on such major projects as The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle, Absolute Beginners and a documentary about Glastonbury.
Cynthia Bell of RCA recording duo The Bell Sisters records a Lux Soap commercial for the tv show Lux Video Theatre in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Popular singer and actor Gordon McRae appears in the role of Barry O'Day on Eileen, an episode of the tv series The Lux Video Theater, in the USA.
Jim Croce is awarded a US gold disc by the R.I.A.A. for his hit single Bad Bad Leroy Brown. On the same day, Led Zeppelin play at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Queen play at The Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany, Europe.
Duran Duran play at the Capitaine Video Club, Paris, France, Europe.
Michael Jackson, plus 25 dancers and 50 gang members, begins filming the $150,000 video for Beat It on Skid Row, east of Hollywood, California.
Paul McCartney begins three days of filming a video for his song Only Love remains, at Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, UK.
The video for Peter Gabriel's single Sledgehammer wins in ten of the twenty award categories at the MTV Video Awards ceremony.
Tom Petty spends the first of two days at Pinewood Studios near London, England, UK, Europe, filming a video for his upcoming single I Won't Back Down. He is joined during the shoot by two former members of The Beatles, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
Whitney Houston opens the Welcome Home Heroes concert at the Naval Air Station in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, by singing The Star Spangled Banner. The concert is filmed and will be released as Houston's first ever solo televised concert and DVD/video release.
Pet Shop Boys release Performance, a video document of their previous year's tour.
Dave Stewart of Eurythmics acts as director on Bob Dylan's promo video for Blood In My Eyes, which is shot on Camden High Street in North London.
The BRIT Awards Ceremony is held in London, UK, with winners as follows :rnBest British Male Artist - Robbie WilliamsBest British Female Artist - DidornBest British Group - TravisBest British Album - DidornBest British Newcomer - BluernBest British Single - S Club 7rnBest British Video - So Solid CrewrnBest British Dance Act - Basement JaxxrnBest International Male - ShaggyBest International Female - Kylie MinoguernBest International Group - Destiny's ChildBest International Album - Kylie MinoguernBest International Newcomer - The StrokesrnPop Act - WestlifernOutstanding Contribution - Sting.
R. Kelly issues yet another public denial, stating that he is not the man who appears in the pornographic videotapes which have embroiled him in a major sex scandal.
The domain name www.youtube.com is activated, and will become in due course a massively important online outlet for music videos and news.
Pop duo Every Little Thing releases a new DVD, Every Little Thing Commonplace Tour 2004 - 2005, in Japan, Asia.
Adam Bizanski's animated video for The Shins single Pink Bullets, depicting a love story between two soulful paper-made cows, is chosen as one of the first five videos to demonstrate iTunes music store's new capability to sell videos
System Of A Down film the official video for their song Hypnotize during their concert at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA.
The Bob Dylan documentary No Direction Home wins a Grammy Award for Long Form Music Video.
Pomplamoose release the album VideoSongs as a digital download on ShadowTree Music.
Rapper, singer, songwriter, keyboardist and bassist Chilly B dies following a stroke, aged 47, in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is best-remembered as a founder member of 1980s electro-rap group, Newcleus.
Katy Perry films the video for her song Teenage Dream in Santa Barbara, California, USA.
Erykah Badu pays a $500 fine and is given six months of probation for stripping during a music video shoot for her song Window Seat, at Dealey Plaza in Dallas, Texas, USA, where President John F. Kennedy was assasinated in 1963.
Shakira draws crowds and stops traffic when she films a video at the famed Pla de Palau fountain, in Barcelona, Spain, Europe. During filming, Shakira dances in the fountain and also rides a motor bike without wearing a safety helmet. Local authorities are reported to be considering fining the singer because she failed to get the necessary permissions to carry out filming.
Singer Alice Offley, formerly with the band The Mentalists, makes a video for her new single, Something Beautiful, on location in her home town of Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers shoot a video for The Adventures of Rain Dance Maggie on a rooftop in Venice, California, USA.
Robert Plant And The Band of Joy release a new performance DVD and Blu-Ray, Live From The Artists Den, on UMG in the UK.
Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot lose an appeal against an internet ban on their music videos, including one featuring a protest song for which three of the bands members were jailed. The Moscow City Court upholds the ban, meaning that the group's videos cannot be shown on the internet.
During a South American tour, Lacuna Coil play at Teatro Galpon, Montivideo, Uruguay.
Teenage pop singer-songwriter Tich releases he debut single in the UK.
San Francisco-based musician and video artist Jack Conte [one half of Pomplamoose] delivers a master class on online music-making, via Google Hangout, to students at The University of Northampton, Northampton, UK. Conte makes his music in his home studio, with no labels, no publishing companies and no intermediaries. His recent DaftPunkSkrillex remix received over 2m views in just two weeks.
Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell, reaches No1 in the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA.
Winners at The CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, include Carrie Underwood scoring video of the year for See You Again and The Band Perry earning group video of the year for Done.
Coldplay are filming the video for their song True Love in the Los Angeles theater, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Owl City releases the official video for his song This Isn't The End, drawn from his recently released EP Ultraviolet.
Tricky, featuring Tirzah, releases the official video for his song Sun Down.
Royksopp and Robyn release the official video for their collaboration Monument (The Inevitable End Version).
Maroon 5 release the official video for their single Animals.
Howling Bells release a new single, Original Sin, on Birthday Records.
The music video for Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran is premiered.
Taylor Swift unexpectedly removes her music from Spotify. It is later revealed that her YouTube views jumped 92% in the succeeding few days.
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Metric release the official video for their song The Shade.
A$AP Ferg releases the official video for his track New Level, which was released as a single one month earlier.
Because the band is currently without a label deal, Def Leppard become the first artist ever to debut a new music video through the long-running video game series Guitar Hero. The video is for their track Dangerous.
Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Drake are among the artists performing live at the Brit Awards 2016 in The O2 Arena, London, England, UK, Europe. Adele collects four awards, One Direction scoop the British Artist Video Of The Year award.