Posted May 13, 2011 by Global Vito in News

This Day in Global History May 13th

This Day in Global History May 13th

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This Day in Urban Music May 13th

1971, On his twenty- first birthday Stevie Wonder received all his childhood earnings. Despite having earned $30 million so far, he received only $1 million.

2001, Destiny’s Child started a two-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Survivor’.

2002, Dionne Warwick was arrested at Miami International Airport for possession of marijuana after authorities found 11 joints in a lipstick case in the singer’s hand luggage. The charges were dropped after she completed a drug program and made a contribution to charity.

2003, Michael Jackson launched a court case suing Motown Records. Jacko filed the lawsuit in LA, saying he hadn’t been paid royalties due for the music he did with the Jackson Five in the 60s and 70s. The singer also claimed his music has been used in TV ads without his permission.

2007, Ne-Yo was at No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Because of You’ the US R&B singers second No.1. The album featured the title track, a US No.2 and UK No.4 hit single