2000 – Santana started a nine week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with, ‘Maria Maria.’ Lyrics: Ladies and gents turn up your sound system to the sound of carlos santana and the GMB (Surprada) Ghetto people- from the Refugee Gang oh Maria Maria She reminds me of a west side story Growing […]
2000 – Santana started a two-week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with ‘Supernatural.’
2000 – Christina Aguilera started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘What A Girl Wants.’ She ended Santana’s 12- week run at No.1 with ‘Smooth.’
2000 – Carlos Santana’s remarkable 1999 comeback receives further validation when the veteran Latin rocker is nominated for 10 Grammy Awards, including album of the year for his Arista set “Supernatural.”
1999 – Rumors leak to the press that record executive Clive Davis is about to be removed from Arista, the label he founded, after a power struggle with Arista’s owner. However, Davis, who produced Santana’s comeback record Supernatural, stays on to the end of his contract.
1999 – Veteran rock band Santana sees its newest release “Supernatural” jump to the top spot at the nation’s retailers. It’s the Carlos Santana-led group’s first No. 1 release in 28 years.
1998 – Carlos Santana’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is unveiled near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and La Brea.
1996 – Madonna, Mariah Carey and Carlos Santana are honored with special honors at the Chart Toppers Music Awards. Madonna receives Chart Toppers’s artist achievement award which recognizes popularity, record sales and career achievement. Carey is honored for setting a new chart record with her single “One Sweet Day,” a duet with Boyz II Men. […]
1994 – On the 25th anniversary of the original Woodstock Festival, Santana performs at Woodstock II.
1991 – Rock promoter Bill Graham dies in a helicopter crash after a Huey Lewis concert in Concord, Calif. He was 60. Among the events produced by Graham were the Live Aid concert, Amnesty International tour and US Festival. At times he managed the careers of the Grateful Dead, Van Morrison and Santana.
1991 – Carlos Santana is arrested in Houston on charges of marijuana possession.
1986 – To celebrate his 39th birthday, Carlos Santana plays a reunion concert with the original members of his band.