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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1970, Elton John released his self titled second studio album which included his breakthrough single ‘Your Song’. The album was nominated for the Grammy Award for Album of the Year the following year.

In 1985, Madonna kicked off her very first North American tour by playing the first of three nights at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle, Washington.

In 1994, Over 5,000 fans attended a US public memorial service for Kurt Cobain at the Seattle Flag Pavilion.

In 2005, The final episode of The Osbournes was aired on MTV in the UK. The show reached a peak audience of eight million at it’s height during a three year run.

 

In 2015, All Time Low were at number 1 on the UK album chart with their sixth studio album Future Hearts. The American rock band also reach number 2 in the US, giving them their highest placing on the US album chart to date.

Born on this day in 1984, Mandy Moore. American singer, songwriter and actress, who had the 2000 UK number 6 single ‘Candy’.