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plays at Caja Magica, Madrid, Spain, Europe.
A federal judge in New York City, USA, dismisses a lawsuit
between the estate of Bob Marley
and the Universal Music Group
without prejudice. The lawsuit had been over rights to key recordings by Marley and alleged underpayment of royalties from digital downloads.
play at The O2 Academy, Oxford, UK.
play at KOKO, London, England, UK, Europe.
's Rolling In The Deep
becomes the biggest-selling digital song of all time by a woman in the USA - and the second-biggest overall. With 99,000 copies sold in the week ending February 26, Rolling In The Deep's cumulative sales rise to 6.68m, overtaking Lady Gaga
's Poker Face [6.62m].
The Drums play at the O2 Academy, Liverpool, UK.
release their first new album in eight years, Wonky, in the UK.
play at Hotel Street, London, UK.
is being sued by VMG Salsoul for copyright infringement, on the grounds that string and horn parts of The Salsoul Orchestra
's 1977 song Ooh I Love It [Love Break]
were buried in the mix of her hit single Vogue
The sample is said to have been purposely buried in the mix to avoid detection and was only detected through the use of sophisticated software analysis.
It is announced that
The soundtrack to pop movie The Sapphires
, based on the career of Australian 60s soul quartet The Sapphires
, is released by Sony Music in Australia.
play at The Allstate Arena, Rosemont, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Two people are killed and eight injured following a lightning strike at a music festival attended by more than 55,000 people in Nagai Park in Osaka, Japan, featuring J-pop acts including Exile and Every Little Thing
On their first tour together in over twenty years, the surviving members of The Beach Boys
play at Gaishi Hall, Nagoya, Japan, Asia.
Puddle of Mudd
frontman Wes Scantlin is arrested following an allegedly drunken altercation with a flight attendant
during a Jet Blue flight from Boston, Massachusetts, to Los Angeles, California, USA. Scantlin's arrest causes the flight to divert and make a landing in Austin, Texas. Scantlin will counter-claim that he was wrongfully arrested, and that police roughed him up in the process.
plays at The House Of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
Poetry/music collective Little Machine
play at The Manchester Litfest, Manchester, UK.
releases his fourth solo album, We Don't Even Live Here, in the USA, on Rhymesayers Entertainment.
plays at The Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, UK.
play at La Maroquinerie, Paris, France, Europe.
play at The Columbia Halle, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Trombone Shorty And Orleans Avenue play at The Fillmore, San Francisco, California, USA.