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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.
Auction house Sotheby's files a lawsuit against Michael Jackson
for non-payment on a purchase of two paintings. Sotheby's allege that Jackson's company, MJJ Productions, successfully bid $1.3m on two artworks by French painter William Adolphe Bouguereau at an October auction, but the bill remains unpaid.
play at Barrowland, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
play at The University Of Northumbria, Newcastle, England, UK.
play at The Newport Centre, Newport, Wales, UK.
play at The Astoria, London, England, UK, with Raging Speedhorn.
play at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK.
play at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
play at The University, Newcastle, England, UK.
play at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
play at The Astoria, Charing Cross, London, England, UK.
play at ClubFryday, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, with Frederik Teige.
The Tennessee General Assembly issues a decree honouring country singer-songwriter Darryl Worley
for his support of American troops. The resolution specifically hails his post-9/11 composition Have You Forgotten?
The 1968 album Johnny Cash
At Folsom Prison is certified triple platinum by the RIAA
in the USA for having sold over three million units.
play at Hyde Park, London, England, UK.
In an interview on BBC Radio 1, Robbie Williams
blames his recent bout of depression on abuse of the drug ecstasy.
play the first of two nights at Liberty Park, New York City, USA.
guitarist Steve Hackett
plays the second of two nights at The Stables, Milton Keynes, UK.
play at the MCI Center, Washington, D.C., USA.
plays at The Stables, Milton Keynes, UK.
While in London, UK, to promote their new compilation album, In Time, R.E.M.
play a ten-song show to just 250 people at the tiny Bush Hall.
enters the UK albums chart for the first time with his second album, Twentysomething
, which will become the fastest-selling jazz album in British chart history, peaking at No5 during a nine-week run.
Rickie Lee Jones
plays a live acoustic set on Morning Becomes Eclectic, KCRW Radio, Santa Monica, California, USA.
, the composer, conductor and orchestral arranger who worked with many rock acts including Pink Floyd
, Eric Clapton
, Queen, David Bowie
, dies aged 55 of a heart attack in London, England, UK, Europe. He had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997. Kamen was also a founding member of the innovative classical crossover band the New York Rock And Roll Ensemble in the late 1960s.
The Nation Of Islam issues a statement denying that it has taken over any of Michael Jackson
's business affairs, or that it is taking a central role in his defence strategy over recent child molestation charges.