1995 – Led Zeppelin receives the International Artists Award at the American Music Awards. Michael Jackson and Rod Stewart are the only others to have previously received the honor.
1995 – Boyz II Men nail three awards at the 22nd annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Ace of Base, Michael Bolton and Reba McEntire each score two victories.
1995 – At Paul McCartney’s Mill Studio in England, Yoko Ono records “Hiroshima Sky is Always Blue” with Paul and Linda McCartney and their children.
1995 – Joni Mitchell makes a rare concert appearance at the Gene Autry Western Heritage Museum theater in Los Angeles. Highlighting material from her new album Turbulent Indigo, she is broadcast to over 150 radio stations across the United States.
1995 – David Cole producer, keyboards, C & C Music Factory died of meningitis aged 32. (1991 UK No.4 single ‘Things That Make You Go Hmmm…’, 1991 US No.1 single ‘Gonna Make You Sweat’. Produced Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston and Aretha Franklin.
1995 – Balance (Van Halen) is released this day in rock history! Release date: 1995-01-24
1995 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Creep,” TLC.
1995 – Courtney Love appears in Australian court on charges of abusing a flight attendant. The singer admits to responding with an obscenity when a Quantas flight attendant told her to take her feet down from the airplane cabin wall. Love is sentenced to one month of good behavior.
1995 – Alan Jackson’s No. 1 country single “Gone Country” reaches the top of Chart Toppers’s country chart in its 23rd week on the countdown. It’s the longest amount of time for any country single or track to reach the top.
1995 – Jerry Garcia crashes a rented BMW into a guardrail near Mill Valley, Calif. He emerges unscathed.
1995 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “On Bended Knee,” Boyz II Men.