Billboard Music Awards
This Day in Music
2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer portrays slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane.2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer portrays slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane.
2002 - Actress, writer and musician carrie Hamilton, daughter of actress Carol Burnett, dies of Cancer. She is 38.
2001 - Pianist and conductor Stan Freeman dies at his L.A. home from emphysema. He is 80.
1999 - Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, on probation for a 1997 heroin case, is arrested and faces a hearing for failing to provide a urine sample to his live-in drug treatment center.
1998 - A multimedia exhibit featuring more than 250 covers from Rolling Stone magazine and artifacts from the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame kicks of a free tour of U.S. colleges at New York University in New York.
1996 - Singer and Guitarist, Buster Benton dies at the age of 64.
1988 - The Beach Boys, the Beatles, the Drifters, Bob Dylan and the Supremes are among those inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1987 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``At This Moment,'' Billy Vera & the Beaters. The song takes off after being featured in several episodes of the NBC-TV show ``Family Ties.''
1977 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ``I Wish,'' Stevie Wonder. The song is the first single from the album ``Songs in the Key of Life,'' which is only the third album to debut at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Pop Albums chart.
1965 - Alan Freed, the disc jockey who coined the term ``rock `n' roll,'' dies.
1960 - Elvis Presley is promoted to sergeant in the U.S. Army.
1926 - Composer David Tudor is born.