Tag: Adam and the Ants

24-Feb

This Day In Music, February 24th

On this day in 1982: The Police won best British group at the Brit Awards held in London. Adam And The Ants won best album for ‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’, Cliff Richard won for Best British Male Solo Artist, Randy Crawford won for Best British Female Solo Artist, British Breakthrough Act went to The […]

24-Jan

This Day In Music, January 24th

On this day in 1981: Adam and the Ants started a 10-week run at #1 on the U.K. album chart with their album ‘Kings Of The Wild Frontier’. ‘Kings of the Wild Frontier’ is the second album by English new wave band Adam and the Ants. It was released in November 1980 by CBS Records International. […]

09-May

This Day In Music, May 9th

On this day in 1980: ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ by The Boomtown Rats won the best pop song and outstanding British lyric categories at the 25th Ivor Novello Awards. Boomtown Rats lead singer Bob Geldoff was inspired to write the song after reading about the tragic shooting spree where 16-year-old Brenda Spencer killed two people and […]

Top