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Rapper Nas is hospitalised with a severe case of vertigo after landing in New York City, USA, for an appearance on the tv show Live! With Kelly and Michael.
H₂O play at Le Bataclan, Paris, France, Europe.
The Zac Brown Band plays The Star-Spangled Banner before the NFC Championship Game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Paramore release a new single, Now, in the USA.
Thrift Shop, the debut single by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz, reaches No1 in the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA.
On their Changed tour, Rascal Flatts play at The Veterans Memorial Arena, Spokane, Washington, USA.
Crystal Lake play at Cyclone, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Rob Cottingham releases the album Captain Blue on Heavy Right Foot Records in the UK.
Barry Gibb, formerly of The Bee Gees, plays at Sydney Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia.
Frightened Rabbit play at the HMV Institute, Birmingham, UK.
Frightened Rabbit play at The Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth, UK.
Wampire, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Foxygen play at One-Eyed Jacks, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Yes set off on a North American tour, the first leg of an international trek in which they will play three complete albums each night for the first time - The Yes Album, Close to the Edge and Going for the One. The first show is played at The Peppermill Concert Hall, West Wendover, Nevada, USA. The tour is scheduled to end in Detroit, Michigan, on April 12.
Bobby Rogers, singer-songwriter and a founding member of Motown Records' vocal group The Miracles, dies aged 73 of complications from diabetes, in Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Award-winning blues band King King play at Bootleggers, Kendal, UK.
Justin Bieber plays at Pavilhao Atlantico, Lisbon, Portugal, Europe.
Kenny Rogers plays at The Table Mountain Casino, Friant, California, USA.
On her Red Tour, Taylor Swift plays the first of three nights at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA. Her support acts are Ed Sheeran and Florida Georgia Line.
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On their English Electric tour, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [OMD] play at The Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, duo Fine Times release their self-titled debut album on Light Organ Records in the UK.
Envy release the single Am I Wrong in Norway and Finland, Europe. It will become a major worldwide hit in 2014, after the group changes its name to Nico And Vinz.
Award-winning blues band King King play at Rother Blues Stage, Roth, Germany, Europe.
Chrissy Amphlett, singer with Australian group Divinyls, dies at her home in New York, USA, at the age of 53 after battling breast cancer and multiple sclerosis. Divinyls are best-known for their worldwide 1991 hit I Touch Myself.
On her Diamonds World Tour, Rihanna plays at The Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
On tour in support of their fourth LP Heart Of Nowhere, Noah And The Whale play the first show of their Month Of Sundays Residency at The Palace Theatre, London, UK.
Fleetwood Mac play at The Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
It is reported that Morrissey, former front man of The Smiths, has joined a call for an independent inquiry into disturbing evidence of animal suffering at an animal research laboratory belonging to Imperial College London, UK. Former ICL student Brian May, guitarist of Queen, has already spoken out against the reports of cruelty, and called for a fully independent inquiry.
On their English Electric tour, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [OMD] play at The Academy, Manchester, UK.
On their English Electric tour, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [OMD] play at The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland.
Daft Punk release their fourth studio album, Random Access Memories on Daft Life/Columbia Records in France and the UK.
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers play the fourth of five nights at The Beacon Theatre, New York City, USA.
In the face of severe storm conditions, Kings Of Leon are obliged to cancel their headlining slot at The Governor's Ball Festival, Randall's Island, New York State, USA. However, they return the next morning to play a 45 minute set for the fans who have remained on site despite the weather.
Aufgang play at Volksbuhne, Berlin, Germany, Europe.
Kenny Rogers plays at the LG Arena, Birmingham, UK.
Rammstein play at Rock In Roma, Rome, Italy, Europe.
Kenny Rogers plays at The Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.
Rascal Flatts are interviewed live on BBC tv show Breakfast in Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
On their Live And Loud tour, Rascal Flatts, supported by The Band Perry and Cassadee Pope, play at Cheyenne Frontier Days, Cheyenee, Wyoming, USA.
George Duke, Grammy-winning keyboardist/ composer/ arranger/ producer, dies in hospital in Los Angeles, California, USA, at the age of 67, following a battle against chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL).
Popular British/Australian entertainer and hit-maker Rolf Harris is arrested for a second time on suspicion of sexual offences being investigated by the Operation Yewtree investigation in the UK.
Trivium play at Rock Planet, Pinarella, Cervia, Italy, Europe.
Bastille release Things We Lost In The Fire, the sixth single from their debut studio album Bad Blood, on Virgin Records in the UK.
Ray Dolby, the billionaire audio engineer who pioneered noise reduction in audio recordings and founded Dolby Laboratories, dies aged 80, having suffered from Alzheimer's disease for several years, in San Francisco, California, USA.
Miley Cyrus is a guest on NBC's Today tv show in New York City, USA.
On his Splinter tour Gary Numan plays at The O2 Academy, Oxford, UK.
Blues guitar virtuoso Matt Schofield plays at The Caves, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Billboard magazine reports that Bon Jovi scored the biggest tour gross of the year, grossing $205,158,370 for 90 sellout shows. In second place was Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour by Cirque Du Soleil ($157,299,100 for 205 shows) and third was Pink ($147,947,543 for 114 shows).
Flosstradamus play at The Riviera Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.