Halen-for the Gulf War’s Desert Storm troops. January 26. Surface’s “Th e First Time” (Columbia) begins a two-week stay atop the Hot 100. February 9. C & C Music Factory peak at number one on the pop charts with “Gonna Make You Sweat (Every-
body Dance Now),” remaining there for two weeks. February 10. Lisa Stansﬁ eld creates a media ﬂ ap when she becomes the only winner (Best British Female Artist)
at the tenth annual Brit Awards ceremony to allude to the Gulf War in her acceptance speech. Status Quo demonstrate a more hollow anti-establishment gesture by discarding regulation black tie formal wear to reveal to the jeans/t-shirt uniform typifying hard rock acts when honored with Outstanding Contribution to the British Music Industry.