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On This Day In Music History

On this day in 1980, U2 kicked off their ‘11 O’Clock Tick Tock’ tour at The Hope & Anchor in London.

In 2005, Dave Matthews Band were at number 1 on the US album chart with ‘Stand Up.’ The album entered the chart at number 1 with sales of 465,000 copies. The album features the singles ‘American Baby,’ ‘Dreamgirl,’ and ‘Everybody Wake Up.’

 

In 2014, Fleetwood Mac’s Christine McVie was honored with a lifetime achievement award. McVie played with Fleetwood Mac for 28 years and wrote some of their most famous songs, including ‘Don’t Stop’ and ‘Little Lies’.

In 2017, Drake beat Adele’s record for the most wins at the Billboard Music Awards after the Canadian rapper picked up 13 prizes, beating Adele by one.