Acts

1936
January 04: Billboard publishes the first musical ranking

1940
July 20: Billboard publishes its first list of musical popularity

1956
May 24: First broadcast of the Eurovision Song Contest (o Song Festival)

1957
July 06: Paul McCartney and John Lennon meet at a party in Woolton (England)

1959
May 04: The first Grammy ceremony is performed

1970
April 10: Paul McCartney announces his departure from the group «The Beatles»
April 17: Paul McCartney releases his first solo studio album called «McCartney»
December 31: Paul McCartney filed a lawsuit for the formal dissolution of the group «The Beatles»

1971
May 28: Paul McCartney releases his first studio album with his wife Linda McCartney called «RAM»
December 07: Paul McCartney releases his first studio album with the Wings group called «Wild Life»

1972
January 24: Michael Jackson releases his first studio album called «Got To Be There»
August 04: Michael Jackson releases his second studio album called «Ben»

1973
April 13: Michael Jackson releases his third studio album called «Music and Me»
May 04: Paul McCartney releases his second studio album with the Wings group called «Red Rose Speedway»
December 07: Paul McCartney releases his third studio album with the Wings group called «Band on the Run»

1975
January 09: An English court legally dissolved «The Beatles»
January 16: Michael Jackson releases his fourth studio album called «Forever, Michael»
May 30: Paul McCartney releases his fourth studio album with the Wings group called «Venus and Mars»
December 25: The rock band «Iron Maiden» is founded

1976
March 26: Paul McCartney releases his fifth studio album with the Wings group called «Wings at the Speed of Sound»
December 10: Paul McCartney releases his first live album with the Wings group called «Wings Over America»

1977
April 29: Paul McCartney releases his studio album called «Thrillington»

1978
March 31: Paul McCartney releases his sixth studio album with the Wings group called «London Town»
September 02: Married by Emilio Estefan and Gloria Fajardo, going on to be called Gloria Estefan
December 01: Paul McCartney releases his second live album with the Wings group called «Wings Greatest»

1979
June 08: Paul McCartney releases his seventh studio album with the Wings group called «Back to the Egg»
August 10: Michael Jackson releases his fifth studio album called «Off the Wall»

1980
April 14: Iron Maiden releases its first studio album called «Iron Maiden»
May 16: Paul McCartney releases his second solo studio album called «McCartney II»

1981
February 02: Iron Maiden releases his second studio album called «Killers»
August 01: MTV starts broadcasts in the US
November 10: Mötley Crüe releases his first studio album called «Too Fast For Love»

1982
March 29: Iron Maiden releases his third studio album called «The Number of the Beast»
April 05: Mecano releases its first studio album called «Mecano»
April 26: Paul McCartney releases his third solo studio album called «Tug of War»
September 14: The Norwegian group A-ha is formed
November 30: Michael Jackson releases his sixth studio album called «Thriller»

1983
March 14: Europe releases its first studio album called «Europe»
April 20: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is founded in Cleveland, Ohio – United States
May 16: Iron Maiden releases his fourth studio album called «Piece of Mind»
May 30: Mecano releases his second studio album called «¿Dónde está el país de las hadas?»
July 27: Madonna releases her first studio album called «Madonna»
September 26: Mötley Crüe releases his second studio album called «Shout at the Devil»
October 14: Cyndi Lauper releases her first studio album called «She’s So Unusual»
October 31: Paul McCartney releases his fourth solo studio album called «Pipes of Peace»

1984
January 01: Europe releases its second studio album called «Wings of Tomorrow»
September 03: Iron Maiden releases its fifth studio album called «Powerslave»
September 14: The first MTV Video Music Awards ceremony is broadcast live
October 16: Mecano releases its third studio album called «Ya viene el Sol»
October 22: Paul McCartney releases his first Soundtrack album called «Give My Regards To Broad Street»
November 12: Madonna releases her second studio album called «Like a Virgin»

1985
January 01: VH1 starts transmissions
January 28: The song «USA for Africa» is recorded
March 07: The song «USA for Africa» is published and arrives in stores
April 01: Modern Talking releases its first studio album called «The 1st Album»
April 05: More than 5,000 stations played «USA for Africa» simultaneously
June 21: Mötley Crüe releases his third studio album called «Theater of Pain»
July 13: Live Aid takes place – 2 simultaneous concerts in Wembley (London) and Philadelphia (USA)
October 14: Iron Maiden releases its first live album called «Live After Death»
October 14: Modern Talking releases its second studio album called «Let’s Talk About Love»

1986
January 01: Europe releases its third studio album called «The Final Countdown»
May 26: Modern Talking releases its third studio album called «Ready for Romance»
June 17: Mecano releases its fourth studio album called «Between the sky and the ground»
June 29: Iron Maiden releases its sixth studio album called «Somewhere In TIme»
June 30: Madonna releases her third studio album called «True Blue»
September 01: Paul McCartney releases his fifth solo studio album called «Press to Play»
November 10: Modern Talking releases its fourth studio album called «In the Middle of Nowhere»

1987
April 11: Iron Maiden releases his seventh studio album called «Seventh Son of a Seventh Son»
May 15: Mötley Crüe releases her fourth studio album called «Girls, Girls, Girls»
June 08: Modern Talking releases its fifth studio album called «Romantic Warriors»
July 21: Guns N ‘Roses releases their first studio album called «Appetite for Destruction»
August 31: Michael Jackson releases his seventh studio album called «Bad»
November 02: Paul McCartney releases his sixth solo studio album called «All The Best!»
November 30: Modern Talking releases its sixth studio album called «In The Garden Of Venus»

1988
May 24: Mecano releases its fifth studio album called «Descanso Dominical»
August 09: Europe releases its fourth studio album called «Out of This World»
October 31: Paul McCartney releases his seventh solo studio album called «Снова B СССР»
December 06: Guns N ‘Roses releases their second studio album called «G N’ R Lies»

1989
March 21: Madonna releases her fourth studio album called «Like a Prayer»
June 05: Paul McCartney releases his eighth solo studio album called «Flowers in the Dirt»
June 15: Nirvana releases his first studio album called «Bleach»
September 01: Mötley Crüe releases his fifth studio album called «Dr. Feelgood»

1990
October 01: Iron Maiden releases its eighth studio album called «No Prayer for the Dying»
October 20: MTV Brasil starts broadcasting
November 05: Paul McCartney releases his first solo live album called «Tripping The Live Fantastic»
November 26: Paul McCartney releases his second solo live album called «Tripping The Live Fantastic – Highlights!»

1991
May 13: Paul McCartney releases his third solo live album called «Unplugged (The Official Bootleg)»
June 14: Mecano releases its sixth studio album called «Aidalai»
August 31: Europe releases its fifth studio album called «Prisioners in Paradise»
September 17: Guns N ‘Roses releases their third studio album (double) called «Use Your Illusion I» & «Use Your Illusion II»
September 24: Nirvana releases his second studio album called «Nevermind»
October 07: Paul McCartney releases his first album of classical music called «Liverpool Oratorio»
November 26: Michael Jackson releases his eighth studio album called «Dangerous»

1992
May 12: Iron Maiden releases his ninth studio album called «Fear of the Dark»
October 01: Paul McCartney releases his second album of classical music called «Selections From Liverpool Oratorio»
October 20: Madonna releases her fifth studio album called «Erotica»
December 24: Japanese MTV starts broadcasting

1993
February 01: Paul McCartney releases his ninth solo studio album called «Off the Ground»
October 01: MTV Latin America starts broadcasting
September 21: Nirvana releases his third studio album called «In Utero»
November 01: Paul McCartney releases his first studio album with the group The Fireman called «Strawberries Oceans Ships Forest»
November 15: Paul McCartney releases his fourth solo live album called «Paul Is Live»
November 23: Guns N ‘Roses releases their fourth studio album called «The Spaghetti Incident?»
December 01: Paul McCartney releases his tenth solo studio album called «Off The Ground – The Complete Works»

1994
March 15: Mötley Crüe releases its sixth studio album called «Mötley Crüe»
October 25: Madonna releases her sixth studio album called «Bedtime Stories»
November 24: The first ceremony of the MTV Europe Music Awards is held

1995
June 21: Michael Jackson releases his ninth studio album called «HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I»
September 01: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame museum opens its doors
October 02: Iron Maiden releases its tenth studio album called «The X Factor»

1996
August 01: MTV2 Starts Transmissions

1997
May 05: Paul McCartney releases his 10th solo studio album called «Flaming Pie»
May 20: Michael Jackson releases his tenth studio album called «Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix»
June 24: Mötley Crüe releases his seventh studio album called «Generation Swine»
September 29: Paul McCartney releases his third album of classical music called «Standing Stone»

1998
March 03: Madonna releases her seventh studio album called «Ray of Light»
March 23: Iron Maiden releases its tenth studio album called «Virtual XI»
March 30: Modern Talking releases its seventh studio album called «Back For Good»
September 21: Paul McCartney releases his second studio album with the group The Fireman called «Rushes»
October 27: Paul McCartney releases his second studio album with his wife Linda McCartney (Postumo) called «Wide Prairie»

1999
February 19: Modern Talking releases its eighth studio album called «Alone»
October 04: Paul McCartney releases his twelfth solo studio album called «Run Devil Run»
October 18: Paul McCartney releases his fourth album of classical music called «Working Classical»

2000
February 28: Modern Talking releases its ninth studio album called «Year Of The Dragon»
May 08: VH1 Classic starts transmissions
May 29: Iron Maiden releases its twelfth studio album called «Brave New World»
July 11: Mötley Crüe releases his eighth studio album called «New Tattoo»
August 21: Paul McCartney releases his thirteenth solo studio album called «Liverpool Sound Collage»
September 10: MTV starts broadcasting in Spain
September 19: Madonna releases her eighth studio album called «Music»

2001
March 19: Modern Talking releases its tenth studio album called «America»
May 07: Paul McCartney releases his eighth studio album with the Wings group called «Wingspan Hits And History»
October 30: Michael Jackson releases his eleventh live studio album called «Invincible»
November 12: Paul McCartney releases his fourteenth solo studio album called «Driving Rain»

2002
March 18: Modern Talking releases its tenth studio album called «Victory»
October 24: The first MTV Latin America Awards ceremony is held
November 26: Paul McCartney releases his fifth solo live album called «Back In The US»

2003
March 31: Modern Talking releases its twelfth studio album called «Universe»
April 21: Madonna releases her ninth studio album called «American Life»
September 08: Iron Maiden releases his thirteenth studio album called «Dance of death»

2004
April 01: VH1 Latino starts transmissions
September 22: Europe releases its sixth studio album called «Start from the Dark»
October 10: The first ceremony of the UK Music Hall of Fame is organized

2005
February 06: MTV2 is relaunched
June 13: Paul McCartney releases his first electronic music album with Freelance Hellraiser called «Twin Freaks»
August 24: Emilio Estefan and rapper P.Diddy announce the creation of the «Bad Boy Latino» record label
September 12: Paul McCartney releases his fifteenth solo studio album called «Chaos and Creation in the Backyard»
November 15: Madonna releases her tenth studio album called «Confessions on a Dance Floor»

2006
August 25: Iron Maiden releases his fourteenth studio album called «A Matter of Life and Death»
October 25: Europe launches its seventh studio album called «Secret Society»
September 25: Paul McCartney releases his fifth album of classical music called «Ecce Cor Meum»
November 14: The UK Music Hall of Fame awards its last prize and the ceremony is not organized again

2007
June 04: Paul McCartney releases his sixteenth solo studio album called «Memory Almost Full»
November 20: Paul McCartney releases his sixth solo live album called «Amoeba’s Secret»

2008
March 01: MTV Hits Latin America starts transmissions
April 19: Madonna releases her tenth studio album called «Hard Candy»
May 12: Iron Maiden releases its compilation album called «Somewhere Back in Time – The Best of: 1980 – 1989»
June 17: Mötley Crüe releases his ninth studio album called «Saints of Los Angeles»
November 23: Guns N ‘Roses releases their fifth studio album called «Chinese Democracy»
November 24: Paul McCartney releases his third studio album with the group The Fireman called «Electric Arguments»

2009
September 09: Europe releases its eighth studio album called «Last Look at Eden»
December 01: VH1 HD starts transmissions
December 04: Paul McCartney releases his seventh solo live album called «Good Evening New York City»

2010
January 17: Paul McCartney releases his eighth solo live album called «Live In Los Angeles»
February 01: VH1 Mega Hits starts transmissions in Brazil
August 16: Iron Maiden releases its fifteenth studio album called «The Final Frontier»
November 01: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the studio album with the Wings group called «Band on the Run»
December 10: Michael Jackson releases his first post-album called «Michael»

2011
May 23: Iron Maiden releases its compilation album called «From Fear to Eternity: The Best of 1990 – 2010»
June 14: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the solo studio album called «McCartney»
June 14: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the solo studio album called «McCartney II»
October 03: Paul McCartney releases his sixth classical music album called «Ocean’s Kingdom»

2012
February 07: Paul McCartney releases his seventeenth solo studio album called «Kisses on the Bottom»
March 06: Paul McCartney releases his ninth solo live album called «ITunes Live From Capitol Studios»
March 26: Madonna releases her twelfth studio album called «MDNA»
April 18: Europe releases its ninth studio album called «Bag of Bones» in Japan
April 25: Europe releases its ninth studio album called «Bag of Bones» in Sweden
April 30: Europe releases its ninth studio album called «Bag of Bones» in the United Kingdom
May 22: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the studio album with his wife Linda McCartney called «RAM»
November 26: Paul McCartney releases his eighteenth solo studio album called «Kisses On The Bottom – Complete Kisses»

2013
May 27: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the studio album with the Wings group called «Wings Over America»
July 16: The first installment of the Mtv Millennial Awards (MTV MIAW) is broadcast online
July 28: The first installment of the Mtv Millennial Awards (MTV MIAW) is broadcast on TV
September 30: MTV Brazil ceases broadcasts
October 14: Paul McCartney releases his 19th solo studio album called «NEW»

2014
May 13: Michael Jackson releases his second post-album called «Xscape»
October 27: Paul McCartney releases his 20th solo studio album called «NEW – Collector’s Edition»
November 03: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the live album with the Wings group called «Venus And Mars»
November 03: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the studio album with the Wings group called «At The Speed Of Sound»

2015
March 02: Europe releases its tenth studio album called «War of Kings» in the United Kingdom
March 04: Europe releases its tenth studio album called «War of Kings» in Japan
March 06: Europe releases its tenth studio album called «War of Kings» in Europe
March 10: Europe releases its tenth studio album called «War of Kings» in the United States
March 10: Madonna releases her thirteenth studio album called «Rebel Heart»
September 04: Iron Maiden releases its sixteenth studio album called «The Book Of Souls»
October 02: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the solo studio album called «Tug Of War»
October 02: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the solo studio album called «Pipes Of Peace»

2016
January 08: David Bowie’s latest studio album «Blackstar» is released
June 10: Paul McCartney releases his twenty-first solo studio album called «Pure McCartney»
August 01: VH1 Classic ceases transmissions
August 01: MTV Classic starts broadcasts (replacing VH1 Classic)

2017
March 24: Paul McCartney launches a remastering of the solo studio album called «Flowers In The Dirt»
June 16: Modern Talking releases its thirteenth studio album called «Back for Gold»
October 20: Europe launches its tenth studio album called «Walk the Earth»

2018
September 07: Paul McCartney releases his twenty-second solo studio album called «Egypt station»