On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1983, MTV made its way over to the West Coast after being picked up by Group W Cable, Los Angeles.

In 2012, Adele broke an American chart record that has stood for years and ran for number 1 at 16 consecutive weeks; beating out the Beatles and Pink Floyd whose albums only clocked for 15 weeks! 

In 2015, Rihanna won a legal battle against the UK brand, Topshop over a t-shirt bearing her image. A ban was put on the store selling the shirt due to them using Rihanna’s image without her permission

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 22: Rihanna accepts the President’s Award onstage during the 51st NAACP Image Awards, Presented by BET, at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)

Born on this day in 1949, Steve Perry. Former lead singer of the rock band, Journey!