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's album Ray Of Light is certified as 6x platinum in the UK. Her hits compilation, The Immaculate Collection, is certified as 12x platinum in the UK.
releases a new LP, Earth To King, which includes a song entitled The True Story Of Harold Shipman
. In the song, King suggests that Shipman, by far the most prolific serial killer in English criminal history, was a victim of police and media malpractices. It is clear however that King is, in fact, attempting to compare his own conviction with Shipman's.
Convicted paedophile, former pop star and record producer,
play at The Guildhall, Portsmouth, England, UK.
play at Sheffield Arena, Sheffield, England, UK.
triggers a major poltical incident when she declares the band's opposition to the imminent invasion of Iraq and states, "Just so you know, we're ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas."
At a live show in London, England, UK, Europe, Natalie Maines of Texan country-rock trio The
play at The Anson Rooms, Bristol, England, UK.
The stage musical Cliff, based on the life of Cliff Richard
, opens in London, UK.
play at The Astoria, Charing Cross, London, England, UK.
Terminally ill with cancer, Warren Zevon
is recording material for his final album, The Wind
, in his home studio.
releases his comeback album, Straight From The Heart
in record stores in California, USA. Carlos first found critical success as guitarist with Los Angeles-based blues outfit Top Jimmy And The Rhythm Pigs
before relocating to San Francisco, California, USA, where he spent several years scraping a living as a street busker on the corner of 16th and Mission.
When Walter Trout
plays at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe, the show is recorded and will be released as the album Relentless.
receives his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On his Anger Management tour, Eminem
plays the first of three sold out nights at The National Bowl, Milton Keynes, England, UK.
makes his last ever live performance when he plays at the Carter Ranch (aka Carter Family Fold), Hiltons, Virginia, USA.
film the promo video to their song Someday in their hometown of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Jazz saxophone star Benny Carter
dies from complications of bronchitis, aged 95, in Cedars-Sinai Hospital, Los Angeles, California, USA.
and the Dandy Warhols
play at Thunderbird Stadium, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Thom Yorke of Radiohead
guests briefly with R.E.M.
release a new album, 12 Memories, in the UK on Epic Records.
Jose Carreras, Charlotte Church
and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra play at the The
Hong Kong Harbour Fest, part of a government-underwritten HK$1 billion program of high profile concerts running for almost a month, intended to help revive the economy of Hong Kong after the SARS epidemic.
Texas and Dizzee Rascal perform live on UK tv show Later With Jools Holland
Gigi Leung, Yumiko Cheng, Boy'z, Candy Lo, Shine and SE7EN play at The Hong Kong Harbour Fest, part of a government-underwritten HK$1 billion program of high profile concerts running for almost a month, intended to help revive the economy of Hong Kong after the SARS epidemic.
Gary Valenciano plays at The Hong Kong Harbour Fest, part of a government-underwritten HK$1 billion program of high profile concerts running for almost a month, intended to help revive the economy of Hong Kong after the SARS epidemic.
Rickie Lee Jones
plays a live acoustic set on Morning Becomes Eclectic, KCRW Radio, Santa Monica, California, USA.
The Rolling Stones
play the first of two nights at the The
Hong Kong Harbour Fest. The festival is part of a government-underwritten HK$1 billion program of high profile concerts running for almost a month, intended to help revive the economy of Hong Kong after the SARS epidemic.
and his attorney fly by XtraJet from Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, to Santa Barbara, California, where Jackson is arrested on child abuse charges, and then freed on $3m bail. He immediately returns to Las Vegas, where he is filming a video. An unauthorised videotape of Jackson speaking with his attorney on this flight will subsequently be offered for sale to the highest bidder.
does an in-store promotional appearance at Borders, State Street, Chicago, Illinois, USA, for Just An American Boy
, a documentary film about his career.