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Patty Loveless performs on the Grand Ole Opry for the first time since having undergone corrective throat surgery.
Liverpudlian singer, songwriter and author Julian Cope plays at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK, Europe.
Billboards, a ballet based on the works of Prince and devised by The Joffrey Ballet, is premiered at Hancher Auditorium, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.
Michael Jackson's half-time performance in the SuperBowl XXV11 at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California, brings the event its highest ever ratings. Garth Brooks performs the US National Anthem at the same show.
Paul McCartney records an MTV live concert at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City, USA, during which he plays songs he has never before performed live, including Penny Lane.
When The Faces re-unite for a one-off set at the thirteenth annual British Music Awards (BRITS) in Alexandra Palace, London, UK, Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman joins them on bass. R.E.M. win the Best International Group award. Brett Anderson of Britpop band Suede causes some embarrassment by repeatedly slapping his bum with his microphone. Prince wins in the Best International Solo Artist category.
Dangerous by Michael Jackson is certified as a US five-times platinum album by the R.I.A.A.
The Sultans Of Ping play at the Duchess Of York, Leeds, UK, supported by Radiohead.
Patti LaBelle receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Christians enter the UK singles chart with The Bottle, which will peak at No39 during a three-week run.
Australian band Godstar record Look-A-Like, When The Sun Goes Down, Smothered and Doubledecker Bus at at Stuffhouse Studio, Glasgow, Scotland. The tracks will appear on the EP Glasgow on Rugger Bugger Discs. The band's line up at this time includes guitarist Eugene Kelly of The Vaselines and Eugenius, plus bassist Dee Bahl, who will go on to manage Biffy Clyro.
Mick Ronson, guitarist for Mott The Hoople, David Bowie, and Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Review band, dies aged 46 of cancer, in London, England, UK, Europe.
Five Live, an EP featuring Queen and George Michael recorded at the 1992 Concert For Life, enters the UK chart at No1.
Michael Jackson wins three awards (World's Best-Selling Recording Artist of the Year, World's Best-Selling Recording Artist of the Era and Best-Selling American Artist of the Year) at the 1993 World Music Awards in the Salle Des Etoiles, Sports Club of Monaco, Monte Carlo.
John Michael Montgomery secures the first Billboard No1 single of his career with I Love The Way You Love Me.
Visionary jazz pianist, composer and bandleader Sun Ra dies of pneumonia in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, aged 79.
Johnny Cash plays at The Wayne Newton Theatre, Branson, Missouri, USA, during a lengthy series of concerts at the venue.
Aerosmith begin their Get A Grip tour at Landon Arena, Kansas Expo Center, Topeka, Kansas, USA.
When Bob Dylan headlines the Fleadh Festival in London, UK, Van Morrison joins him onstage for the song One Irish Rover.
Blues singer, songwriter and guitarist John Campbell dies of heart disease, aged 41, in New York City, USA.
Lorayn Brox of The Brox Sisters, stars of Vaudeville, Broadway, films and radio, dies of natural causes in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Blyth Power play at the The Arts Centre, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK, Europe.
While in London, UK, making a promo video for the song Blood In My Eyes, Bob Dylan takes some time to check out the prices of houses in Camden Town.
Chart-topping pop vocalist Cher Lloyd is born in Malvern, Worcestershire, UK.
Max Jones, a celebrated jazz critic for UK music paper Melody Maker, dies.
Johnny Cash plays at Memorial Field, Sandpoint, Idaho, USA.
Johnny Cash plays at Alpenrose Dairy, Portland, Oregon, USA.
John Denver's 1963 Porsche is stopped by police in Aspen, Colorado, USA, after it is seen weaving erratically along a city street. Denver tells arresting officers that he drank two glasses of wine while dining with friends at a local restaurant but, with a blood-alcohol reading of 0.14, he is charged with driving under the influence.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of two nights at the Taipei Municipal Stadium, Taipei, Taiwan, Asia.
Suede win the Mercury Music Prize in London for their eponymous debut album.
The Tragically Hip play at The Vic Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Mariah Carey's single Dreamlover ascends to the Billboard No1 slot in the USA and refuses to be budged for a solid eight weeks. On the same day, her third album Music Box enters the UK charts at No1.
Lenny Kravitz plays at The Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Los Angeles Police Department say they have issued an 'open invitation' for Michael Jackson to report to them at any time to help clear up the child sex allegations which have been made against him.
The Hoax, play at the Boar's Head, Wickham, UK, as support to Smokin' Joe Kubek.
The new Nirvana album, In Utero, debuts at the No1 position on the UK charts.
The US Postal Service issues a set of 29c stamps honouring four important country music performers - Hank Williams, The Carter Family, Patsy Cline and Bob Wills.
Willie Nelson is inducted into the Country Music Hall Of Fame at the CMA Awards in the USA.
Liverpool singer Cilla Black enters the UK albums chart with Through The Years, which will peak at No42 during a two-week run.
Compilation LP The Hits 2 by Prince peaks at UK No5 and US No54.
Johnny Cash plays at The Country Fair, San Rafael, California, USA.
Liverpool hitmakers Frankie Goes To Hollywood release the double-CD compilation Bang! The Greatest Hits Of Frankie Goes To Hollywood.
On his Dangerous World Tour, Michael Jackson plays the first of five nights at the Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico.
Samuel Jackson, the grandfather of Michael Jackson, dies aged 90 in a nursing home in Phoenix, Arizona.
With Michael Jackson's career in jeopardy, the superstar's lawyer announces that Jackson is under treatment for addiction to painkillers and is "barely able to function adequately on an intellectual level."
Sony Music release a statement in support of Michael Jackson who is currently mired in child sex allegations. The statement says, "Michael Jackson's unique position as a world-class artist and humanitarian is as important to Sony Music as to the tens of millions around the globe who have been touched by his art and faith."
Prince performs the second of two Thanksgiving dates at Paisley Park Studios, 7801 Audubon Road, Chanhassen, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
Elton John plays the last of four nights at The Superbowl, Sun City, South Africa, accompanied by percussionist Ray Cooper.
Johnny Cash plays at The Landmark Theatre, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
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