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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.
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.
play at the Empress Ballroom, Blackpool, England, UK.
Ian Brown plays at The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
plays the second of two nights at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
plays at The Mean Fiddler, London, England, UK.
Entering at No16, Girl
by Destiny's Child
is the highest new entry in the New Zealand Top 40 Singles Chart.
play at The Agora Theatre, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
, 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.
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.
play at Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, Colorado, USA.
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.
The iTunes Music Store in Japan, Asia, officially opens with one million songs available.
, USA. The evening is billed as Songs I Wish I’d Written and Some I’m Glad I Did.
Tom T. Hall plays the second of three concerts as artist-in-residence at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in
, 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.
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.
play at The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
play at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA.