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The 999th UK No1 single is re-issue of Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley, which previously reached No1 in 1955. The song is also Elvis's 19th UK No1, and sold 21,262 copies in this week.
For the first time in twenty years, all four members of Abba are seen together in public when they attend the Swedish-language premiere of the Abba musical Mamma Mia! at the Cirkus Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden, Europe.
Efterklang play at Cactus, Brugge, Belgium, Europe.
In a press conference at Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto, Canada, it is announced that r'n'b vocalist Ashanti has been appointed as the new spokesperson for Herbal Essences hair products.
Razorlight play at the Empress Ballroom, Blackpool, England, UK.
The Ga Ga's play at The Brickyard, Carlisle, England, UK, supported by Zen Motel.
Ian Brown plays at The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Porcupine Tree play at Wulfrun Hall, Wolverhampton, UK.
Alicia Keys plays the second of two nights at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Avril Lavigne plays at Challenge Stadium, Perth, Australia, Oceania.
The Decemberists play at The Mill, Iowa City, Iowa, USA.
Robin Trower plays at The Mean Fiddler, London, England, UK.
Nanci Griffith plays at The City Hall, Newcastle, UK.
Tears For Fears play at The Apollo, Manchester, England, UK.
Entering at No16, Girl by Destiny's Child is the highest new entry in the New Zealand Top 40 Singles Chart.
Garbage play at The Agora Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Oasis play at Alcatraz, Milan, Italy, Europe.
Eddie Barclay, the French jazz pianist who founded the influential Barclay Records, dies aged 84 in Ambroise-Pare Hospital, Paris, France, Europe, of a pulmonary infection following recent heart surgery.
Queen And Paul Rogers play at Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK.
Judas Priest play at Zepp Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan, Asia.
Foo Fighters, Black Eyed Peas and Mariza perform live on UK tv show Later With Jools Holland.
M.C. Hammer, N.W.A., Ice-T, Young M.C., Above the Law, Tone-Loc, Digital Underground and Michel'le - under the name of The West Coast Rap All-Stars - release a collaborative anti-gang violence single, We're All In The Same Gang, in the USA.
Bono and Adam Clayton of U2 attend a 50th birthday/housewarming party for photographer and video director Anton Corbijn in The Hague, Netherlands, Europe. Bono sings Radar Love during the party.
Jack White of The White Stripes marries British model Karen Elson in a canoe on the Amazon River, with the ceremony being conducted by a Shaman priest. The wedding is followed with a more conventional blessing by a catholic priest in a cathedral in Manaus, Brazil, South America.
Beck plays at Carling Apollo, Manchester, England, UK.
Todd Rundgren, Joe Jackson and The Ethel String Quartet play at Hammersmith Apollo, London, England, UK.
The single Don’t Phunk With My Heart by the Black Eyed Peas is awarded gold status in the USA by the R.I.A.A.
From First To Last play at El Torreon, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Wilco play at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
Basement Jaxx play at Barrowlands, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Rod Stewart plays at The NEC Arena, Birmingham, England, UK.
The Robert Cray Band plays at The Pavilion, Bournemouth, UK.
The Gap Band plays in Chene Park, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
It is reported that Avril Lavigne has become engaged to Deryck Whibley, vocalist of Sum 41.
On her Greatest Hits tour, Donna Summer plays the first of two nights at Caesar's, Atlantic City, New jersey, USA.
Clor release their self-titled debut album in the UK.
The iTunes Music Store in Japan, Asia, officially opens with one million songs available.
Tom T. Hall plays the second of three concerts as artist-in-residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The evening is billed as Songs I Wish I’d Written and Some I’m Glad I Did.
On her Living Room tour, Carole King plays at The Mountain Winery, Saratoga, California, USA.
Oasis, Weezer, Kasabian, Yellowcard, The Others, Black Crowes, Public Enemy, Him, Inme, Bullet For My Valentine, Fightstar, The Las, Teenage Fanclub, Bloc Party, Death Cab For Cutie, Roddy Frame, Eighteen Visions, Alexisonfire and others play at the Summer Sonic Festival in Chiba Marine Stadium, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
My Chemical Romance release a new single, Helena, in Australia, Oceania.
Destiny's Child play at The Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Iron Maiden release a new live DVD, Death On The Road, in the UK.
Avril Lavigne plays at The Metro Centre, Halifax, Canada.
Elton John plays at The Wachovia Centre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
When Robert Gordon and Chris Spedding play at The Paradiso, Amsterdam, Holland, Europe, the concert is recorded and will be released as the live album Rockin' The Paradiso.
Green Day play at The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
Circa Survive release their debut album, Juturna, in the UK on Equal Vision Records.
Coldplay play at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.
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