American Music Awards
This Day in Music
2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Ba2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band of a Basque musician, Fermin Muguruza, who was a candidate for the now illegal Batasuna political party.
2003 - Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan and Olga Tanon lead a tribute to the late Celia Cruz during the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards. Also taking part in the homage are Arturo Sandoval, India, Victor Manuelle, El General and the Fania All-Stars.
2003 - It is a clean sweep for Colombian heartthrob Juanes at the fourth annual Latin Grammy Awards. The singer-songwriter, who comes in with five nominations, wins every category in which he is nominated, including prestige trophies for album of the year for his long-running chart buster "Un Dia Normal" (A Normal Day); song of the year for "Es Por Ti," which he wrote; and record of the year, also for "Es Por Ti."
2002 - Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world.
2002 - Russian Space Agency officials terminate Lance Bass' space flight training because his sponsors reportedly fail to fulfill the conditions of their contract. Bass had been training for some time to make a flight to the International Space Station.
2001 - A free concert intended to be a gift from hard rock act System Of A Down to its fans in Los Angeles turns into a stage-swarming, speaker-tossing melee that results in six arrests and leaves some police officers with minor injuries.
2000 - A family emergency forces Sonic Youth's husband-and-wife tandem Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon to scrap the band's opening set for Pearl Jam at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.
1999 - Bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue is arrested at a show in Raleigh, N.C., on charges of inciting a riot at a Greensboro concert in October 1997. Sixx is charged with felony rioting and three misdemeanor charges of inciting a riot, assault, and disorderly conduct.
1999 - The Virgin Megastore Web site gets more than it bargained for over the Labor Day weekend, when a half-price sale forces the site to temporarily shut down for most of the day, after being clogged by customers in record-breaking numbers.
1978 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``Boogie Oogie Oogie,'' A Taste of Honey. The group wins a Grammy as best new artist.
1970 - Al ``Blind Owl'' Wilson of Canned Heat dies in Topanga Canyon, Calif., at age 27.
1966 - ``The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet'' television series ends after 14 years.
1942 - Al Jardine of the Beach Boys is born in Lima, Ohio.