2006 – My Chemical Romance are dissapointed as their massively hyped album The Black Parade is beaten to the No.1 spot by the soundtrack to TV’s Hannah Montana. Disney has the power!
2006 – Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish Music Awards, held at Copenhagen’s KB Hall.
2005 – Due to a display of incorrect phone numbers at the end of an “American Idol” performance episode, the entire public vote is scrapped with plans to redo voting the following night. American Idol are forced to have a re-vote after the right person doesn’t win … we mean, when they display the […]
2005 – MTV airs the final episode of The Osbournes. The dysfunctional metal family get paid a visit from TV guru Dr. Phil.
2004 – “American Idol” semi-finalist Donnie Williams is arrested in Danville, Calif. for DUI, forcing producers of the latest competition to pull him from the show.
2003 – Joan Jett appears on TV’s Crossing Over With John Edward. The “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll” singer serves as a psychic conduit for friends to hear from their daughter, who recently passed away.
2003 – The TRL audience think, “Who’s that old man?” when Ringo Starr makes an appearance in the studio. When Carson Daly asks the Beatle’s drummer how he writes songs, he replies, “Slowly. In English.”
2003 – Jaered Andrews, a contestant on Fox’s American Idol, is charged with simple assault following a Nov. 2002 fight that ended in one man’s death. He is dropped from the show.
2002 – The Strokes get into a fistfight with a record executive in Paris. The RCA employee was trying to force the exhausted group to appear on a TV show when singer Julian Casablancas whacked him.
1999 – Lenny Kravitz scored his first UK No.1 single with ‘Fly Away.’ The track had been used on a TV ad for cars.
1991, The Simpsons were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Do The Bartman.’ “Do the Bartman” is a song from The Simpsons’ 1990 album The Simpsons Sing the Blues. The song leads off the album as the first track and the first single released from it. Shonen Knife released a Japanese language cover […]
1986 – MTV celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Monkees by airing “Pleasant Valley Sunday,” a 22-hour broadcast of Monkees TV episodes.