4 FEBRUARY 2017.- Black Sabbath play the final concert of their farewell tour at the Genting Arena in their English home city of Birmingham. Their final song of the night, “Paranoid,” is streamed live on Facebook so fans around the world can witness the historic moment onstage.
3 FEBRUARY 2015.- Former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight is rushed to the hospital after pleading not guilty in his connection with a fatal hit-and-run just days before. His friend Terry Carter was killed in the incident and actor Cle Denyale Sloan was injured during an altercation over the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton. […]
2 FEBRUARY 2019.- Marshmello performs a virtual concert inside the online game Fortnite that is seen by an estimated 10 million gamers. To pull it off, he is rigged to a body-motion suit that transfers his movements to the screen. It’s the first large-scale integration of a concert within a video game.
1 FEBRUARY 2016.- Skillet’s 2009 track “Monster” goes double platinum with more than 2.6 million sales and streams, making it the biggest digital single in Christian music history.
31 JANUARY 2017.- Deke Leonard of Man dies at age 72.
30 JANUARY 2015.- Record producer Suge Knight is arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of murder the day after he was involved in a hit-and-run that killed his friend Terry Carter and injured actor Cle Denyale Sloan. Knight was on the set of the N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton when he allegedly argued with the […]
29 JANUARY 2015.- Shakira gives birth to her second child, baby boy Sasha, with Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique.
28 JANUARY 2018.- Shakira’s El Dorado wins the Grammy Award for Best Latin Pop album, making her the first female performer to receive two trophies in that category. The first was for her 2001 live album, MTV Unplugged.
27 JANUARY 2014.- Pete Seeger dies at age 94.
26 JANUARY 2019.- Composer Michel Legrand, who won an Oscar for “The Windmills Of Your Mind,” dies at 86.
25 JANUARY 2016.- Neil Young performs “Till the Morning Comes” live for the first time in his career while playing a private concert for French billionaire Édouard Carmignac. Young does the song as a medley with “Cripple Creek Ferry.”
24 JANUARY 2019.- Weezer release The Teal Album, a collection of covers featuring their hit rendition of “Africa.” Selections include “Take On Me,” “No Scrubs” and “Billie Jean.”