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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1971, David Bowie released his fourth album Hunky Dory.

In 2005, U2 had the top-grossing tour of 2005, according to Billboard.

LAS VEGAS, NV – SEPTEMBER 23: (L-R) (EDITORS NOTE: Image has been digitally converted to black and white.) Recording artists The Edge, Bono and Adam Clayton of U2 perform onstage at the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 23, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

In 2012, Adele was named Billboard’s top artist of 2012.

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 12: Recording artist Adele performs onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS)