2012 – Paul McCartney debuts his new songs live on an iTunes stream on This Day in Rock Music History! Paul McCartney will debut the songs at 10pm EST Thrusday. Songs will include selections from his new album “Kisses on the Bottom” in This free live performance on iTunes. The performce takes place at the […]
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2011 – Grammy award winners for 2011… Lady Gaga gives and eggstra special red carpet walk! Nominees and Winners list complete at: http://www.grammy.com/nominees Album of the Year: “The Suburbs,” Arcade Fire Record of the Year: “Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum Song of the Year: “Need You Now,” Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley and Hillary […]
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2008 – Oasis singer Liam Gallagher married his long-term partner, the ex-All Saints singer Nicole Appleton at a civil ceremony in London. The venue, Westminster Register Office, was where Gallagher married his first wife, Patsy Kensit, in 1997. Oasis musician Liam Gallagher has married his long-term partner, former All Saints singer Nicole Appleton. The pair […]
2007 – winners at the 27th annual Brit Awards at London’s Earls Court included Muse who won Best British Live Act, British Breakthrough Act went to The Fratellis. Winner of the Best International Breakthrough Act was Orson. Take That won the first-ever live vote, when they took home the Best British Single for ‘Patience.’ Arctic […]
2006 – Kaiser Chiefs win Best British Group, Best British Rock Act and Best Live Act at the BRIT Awards in London. Best British album is Coldplay’s X&Y. The band’s Chris Martin sparks split rumors by saying, “People are fed up with us and so are we.”
2006 – Willie Nelson chooses Valentine’s Day to release the gay-themed song “Cowboys are Secretly, Frequently (Fond of Each Other).” The country music icon premieres the track on Howard Stern’s Sirius Satellite Radio show as it is being made exclusively available via Apple’s iTunes music store.
2006 – British R&B singer Lynden David Hall dies after a two-year fight with cancer. He is 31. Lynden David Hall (7 May 1974 – 14 February 2006) was a singer, songwriter, arranger, and producer. Born in Wandsworth, South London, he won the ‘best newcomer’ accolade at the 1998 MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards. […]
2005 – Kerrang! magazine announced the results of its readers’ poll for the best British rock albums ever. The Top 10 were: No.1, Black Sabbath’s Black Sabbath; No.2, Iron Maiden’s Number Of The Beast; No.3 Sex Pistols’ Never Mind the Bollocks; No. 4, Led Zeppelin’s IV; No.5, Black Sabbath’s Paranoid; No.6, Muse’s Absolution; No.7, The […]
2004 – Dave Holland, former drummer with Judas Priest was jailed for eight years for indecent assault and the attempted rape of a 17-year old boy. The youth, who had learning difficulties, had been taking drum lessons from Holland.
2003 – David Bowie played to a sold-out 35,000 strong crowd at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.