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Thirteen Senses play live during an appearance at The Virgin Megastore, London, UK.
Celine Dion, announces that she will donate all the proceeds – expected to total over $1m - from her Mother’s Day performance in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, to UNICEF for Tsunami relief.
Erasure release a new album, Nightbird, on Mute Records in the UK.
Tracy Chapman plays at The Royal Theatre, Canberra, Australia, Oceania.
Elvis Costello plays at Colston Hall, Bristol, UK
On their Ahoi Tour, Rammstein play in The Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria, Europe.
Biffy Clyro play at The Music Hall, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK.
Blues guitarist and singer Sean Costello plays at Tipitina's, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
In a press conference at Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto, Canada, it is announced that r'n'b vocalist Ashanti has been appointed as the new spokesperson for Herbal Essences hair products.
On her Bonez Tour, Avril Lavigne plays the second of two nights at The Budokan, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Queens of the Stone Age release a new album, Lullabies to Paralyze, on Interscope Records.
It is revealed that multi-millionaire Donald Trump has approached Michael Jackson about a contract to perform on a long-term basis at The New Frontier Hotel And Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
It is revealed that The Killers’ former drummer is suing the band, claiming that he wrote the hit single Mr Brightside.
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Alicia Keys plays the second of two nights at The Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Terrorvision begin a UK tour at The UEA, Norwich, England.
British folk songwriter and performer Cyril Tawney, composer of Sally Free And Easy, Sammy's Bar and many others, dies in Exeter, Devon, UK, after a long illness associated with a bacterial infection.
Green Day play at Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, supported by My Chemical Romance.
The Dave Matthews Band plays at Roseland Ballroom, New York City, USA.
Snow Patrol play at The Quest, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, supported by Embrace.
Switch by Will Smith reaches No1 in the Australian Singles chart.
DuelJewel play at Shinjuku Loft, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Joni Mitchell is honoured at the Lieutenant Governor's Centennial Gala in her home town of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Maria Taylor releases her solo debut album, 11:11 on Saddle Creek Records in the USA.
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The Bravery play three shows in one day by taking a helicopter from the Homelands Festival in Winchester to a Duran Duran concert in Birmingham City Football Ground before ending the day with a sold-out show at The Astoria in London, England, UK.
The Foo Fighters play at The Metro Theatre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Oceania.
Avril Lavigne plays in The T-Mobile Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe.
The Dears, supported by The Shout Out Louds, play at Paradise, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Rapper Cassidy surrenders to police in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, where he is wanted on murder charges.
Glory Defined by Building 429 wins the Best Song Award at the BMI Christian Music Awards in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Billy Corgan releases a new album, The Future Embraces, in the UK on WEA Records. The album features a guest appearance by Robert Smith of The Cure, performing backup vocals on a version of To Love Somebody by The Bee Gees.
At Benaroya Hall, Seattle, Washington, USA, Bob Dylan performs live in a one-off webcast concert celebrating the 10th anniversary of internet retailer Amazon.com.
Bright Eyes play at The Apolo, Barcelona, Spain, Europe, supported by The Faint.
Queens Of The Stone Age play at The Palace (Entertainment Complex), St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oceania.
Danish duo The Raveonettes release their third album, Pretty In Black, on Columbia Records in the UK.
On her Living Room tour, Carole King plays at The Saenger Theatre, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Rod Stewart plays the first of two nights at The NEC Arena, Birmingham, England, UK.
The third day of the Cambridge Folk Festival at Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, England, UK., features Lucinda Williams, Blind Boys Of Alabama, Jimmy Webb, Kate Rusby, Altan and others.
Guillemots play at Hoxton Bar And Grill, London, England, UK.
Craig David enters the UK pop singles chart at No3 with All The Way. James Blunt remains at No1 with You're Beautiful.
Jerry Soto the founder/owner of Soto Sound Studios in Chicago, Illinois, USA, dies of a heart attack, aged 53. In his acclaimed career, he worked with artists including Buddy Guy, Fred Anderson, Peter Tork (of The Monkees), Walter "Sweetness" Payton, Eddie "The Chief" Clearwater, Lefty Dizz and Carey Bell.
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.
The Stooges perform their classic album Fun House at Hammersmith Apollo, London, England, UK.
Destiny's Child play at Oakland Arena, Oakland, California, USA.
Martha Wainwright plays at Tilly’s Devine Café Gallery, Canberra, Australia, Oceania.
Irish/American virtuoso acoustic guitarist and recording artist Eric Roche dies in his sleep, in Haverhill, Suffolk, England, UK, after a year-long battle with cancer.
Ben Folds plays at Nakano Sun Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Heather Nova plays at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London, England, UK.
Jamie Cullum's second album, Catching Tales, enters the UK album chart at No4, a feat unequalled by any previous jazz artist.
On their World Violation tour, Depeche Mode play at The Messehall, Hanover, Germany, Europe.