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Although she is currently on tour in Australia, Oceania, Connie Francis is able to appear on tv show American Bandstand in a videotaped performance.
Lee Jackson is born in Austin, Texas, USA. He will find success as a composer, musician, voice actor and video game audio designer/director/producer. He should not be confused with 60s rock artist Python Lee Jackson.
She's A Mod by Ray Columbus And The Invaders reaches No1 in the Australian pop singles chart.
The Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, is pre-taped for the first time in its history, to allow for video-taping of The Country Music Association Awards show which will be shown in NBC-tv on October 30.
Paul McCartney begins two days of filming the video for his single, Coming Up, at Ewart Television Studios, London, England, UK, Europe. In the video, McCartney plays the roles of all the members of his band.
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Devo present the first "video-synchronised" rock concert in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, at the start of a US tour. For much of the show they perform in front of and inter-act with a huge rear-projection screen showing animation, computer-graphics, song lyrics and filmed sequences.
Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson spend the second of four days filming in Los Alamos, California, to make a promo video for their newly released single, Say, Say, Say.
Michael Jackson's Thriller video, which cost over $1m to make, is premiered at the Metro Theater [now the Majestic Crest Theatre], Westwood, California, USA.
Michael Jackson's Thriller video, which cost over $1m to make, is premiered at The Metro Theater, Westwood, California, USA.
Herbie Hancock wins in the categories for Best Concept Video, Most Experimental Video, Best Special Effects, Best Art Direction and Best Editing at the first VMA Awards.
Duran Duran release the single The Wild Boys in the UK.
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Freddie Mercury of Queen spends the first of three days at Limehouse Studios, London, England, UK, Europe, making a video for his solo single I Was Born To Love You
A new pop video programme, The Max Headroom Show, begins on Channel 4 tv in the UK. The show's gimmick is that it is hosted by a computer-generated presenter, the titular Max Headroom.
On the last of seven days of recording in Reflections Sound Studio, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, R.E.M. film a video for the song So. Central Rain.
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The video The Making Of Dancing On The Ceiling by Lionel Richie is certified platinum by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Two videos by The Doors, Dance On Fire and Live, are certified as having achieved gold status in Canada.
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.
Faith Hill wins in four categories - Single Record and Video of the Year for This Kiss; Top Female Vocalist and Vocal Event (shared with Tim McGraw) for Just To Hear You Say That You Love Me - at the 34th annual Academy of Country Music awards in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The four-day long Larmer Tree Festival begins near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe. Acts appearing over the weekend include Jools Holland, Black Umfolosi, Lunasa, Jackie Leven, Martyn Bennett and Pronghorn.
Melvern Noll, owner of Fun Land amusement park in Highland, Illinois, USA, reports to local police that he has seen a brightly illuminated UFO "about the size of a football field" above his parking lot at 4.00am. The sighting is confirmed by other observers, including police officers, later that morning. The incident will inspire Sufjan Stevens to write his 2005 song Concerning The UFO Sighting Near Highland, Illinois.
Mariah Carey releases a video for her song We Belong Together.
Tokio Hotel shoot their first music video, Durch Den Monsun, on Neustaedter See, a small lake near the River Elbe, in Heideweg, Magdeburg, Germany, Europe.
Boyz N da Hood and The Killers are among the artists attending Hotel Victor in Miami, Florida, USA, during the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards.
Lost Alone spend the second of two days making a video for their upcoming single, Blood Is Sharp, in Devizes, Wiltshire, UK.
Pomplamoose release the album VideoSongs as a digital download on ShadowTree Music.
Black Eyed Peas' manager Polo Molina clashes with celebrity blogger Perez Hilton at the MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto, Canada. He is charged with assault after allegedly punching Hilton during a confrontation over remarks he had made about Peas star Fergie and the band's new record The E.N.D.
Dr Conrad Murray, the physician accused of killing Michael Jackson, places a brief video on YouTube thanking friends for their support, but says he is unable to return phone calls or emails because of death threats.
The Black Eyed Peas shoot videos for the songs Imma Be and Rock That Body on a desert road in Lancaster, California, USA. Filming, directed by Rich Lee, is briefly halted when an unexpected gust of sand sweeps the set, making it unsafe for the artists and crew.
It is announced by the R.I.A.A. that Beyonce is the most successful musician of the past decade in the USA. This is based on R.I.A.A, statistics showing that since the start of the new millennium, Miss Knowles has secured 64 gold and platinum certifications for sales of albums and videos and 19 for ringtones.
Beyonce films a promo video for the song Why Don't You Love Me, near her home in the exclusive Mount Olympus community in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA.
A mere thirty years after their international No1 hit single Video Killed The Radio Star, the original line-up of The Buggles play their first full live gig, a fundraising show at The Supperclub, London W10, England, UK, supported by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark aka OMD.
Band Of Horses' music video for their song Dilly is premiered exclusively on IMDb. This is the first time IMDb has premiered a music video.
Friday, by previously unknown teenage singer Rebecca Black, peaks at No9 in the Billboard Social 50 Chart in the USA. The video for the song has already racked up over 30m views, but criticism of the song's lyrics, the use of Auto-Tune on Black's vocals, and the content of the video, have combined to make it the most disliked video on YouTube.
Justin Bieber, Beyonce, Adele, Lady Gaga, Britney Spears, Selena Gomez and Katy Perry are among the artists attending the VMAs [Video Music Awards] in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Overnight, an internet video clip of Walk Off The Earth and Sarah Blackwood performing Somebody That I Used To Know [originally by Gotye and Kimbra] generates another 4m-plus views bringing it to a total of 15,339,711 views in just 6 days. (2012)
Overnight, an internet video clip of Walk Off The Earth and Sarah Blackwood performing Somebody That I Used To Know [originally by Gotye and Kimbra] generates another 4m-plus views bringing it to a total of 15,339,711 views in just 6 days. (2012)
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.
A six-minute-long sex tape of UK singer Tulisa Contostavlos giving oral sex to her former boyfriend MC Ultra [real name Justin Edwards] goes online, available to download for £3.90.
UK singer Tulisa Contostavlos, states via her Twitter account that she is the woman in a six-minute-long sex video tape on the internet, showing her giving oral sex to her former lover MC Ultra. She accuses Ultra [real name Justin Edwards] of having put the tape online.
Neil Diamond pays a surprise visit to Fenway Park Baseball Stadium, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, taking the field during a Red Sox game to lead the crowd in a sing-along of his classic hit, Sweet Caroline. Diamond's 1969 song has been played at every Fenway game since 2002, so the singer's visit took on added poignancy in the wake of the recent Boston Marathon bombings.
South Korean boy band Shinee release a DVD of their recent Shinee World Tour in Japan, Asia.
Goldfrapp release a new video for their song Thea, through Mute Records in the UK.
Kylie Minogue releases the video for her upcoming single Crystallize.
Having notched up nearly 500m plays, Katy Perry's hit single Dark Horse ft. Juicy J tops the YouTube chart of the most popular music videos for 2014 (so far). The full Top Ten list is :

1. Katy Perry - Dark Horse ft. Juicy J

2. Shakira - Can't Remember to Forget You ft. Rihanna

3. Shakira - La La La (Brazil 2014) ft. Carlinhos Brown

4. We Are One (Ole Ola) [The Official 2014 FIFA World Cup Song] (Olodum Mix)

5. Enrique Iglesias - Bailando (Español) ft. Descemer Bueno, Gente De Zona

6. The Chainsmokers - #SELFIE

7. Iggy Azalea - Fancy ft. Charli XCX

8. Frozen Soundtrack - Let It Go

9. Jason Derulo - Wiggle ft. Snoop Dogg

10. Enrique Iglesias - El Perdedor ft. Marco Antonio Sol

Marmozets release a video for their second single, Born Young And Free, which was released in 2013 in the UK
Invader Girl releases the official video for the song Starting Fires.
Justin Bieber uploads a video to Instagram showing showing a 'random' encounter between him and Adam Sandler on the street in Los Angeles, California, USA, earlier in the day.
A$AP Ferg releases the official video for his track New Level, which was released as a single one month earlier.
One Direction release the official video for their single History on their Vevo channel on YouTube.
The Unguided release the offical video for their song Enraged, which is the lead track from their upcoming album Lust And Loathing.