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Music in the News - story archive

March 2003
26th March Madonna re-edits video
12th March George Michael says forget anti-war song

February 2003
26th February Mel C says there'll be no Spice Girls reunion
14th February Madonna protests about war

January 2003
29th January Britney stalker says he didn't
15th January Bee Gees legend Maurice Gibb dies
2nd January Clash star Joe Strummer dies

December 2002
18th December Glastonbury in doubt after licence refused
4th December Liam 'could face two years in prison'

November 2002
20th November Big drop in sales of music singles
6th November US rapper shot dead in New York

October 2002
22nd October Prince Charles gets fashion tips from Gareth
9th October Robbie Williams signs record deal

September 2002
25th September Ms Dynamite's album blasts away competition

August 2002
29th August N'Sync's Lance makes first test space flight
14th August Hundreds queue to become Russian Pop stars

July 2002
31st July Kids say new Kylie waxwork is not too hot
17th July "T" in the Park feels the heat
3rd July Glastonbury will be back next year

June 2002
19th June Elvis rocks in at number one
6th June Robbie voted 'greatest man in music'

May 2002
23rd May Jessica gets Eurovision tips
9th May Slipknot fans mad about knitting grannies

April 2002

25th April UK acts drop out of American charts
11th April Celine Dion's CD can crash computers

March 2002

28th March £1m deal for a nine-year-old
14th March Amateur singer scores a global hit

February 2002
28th February Music Directory Special: Brits 2002
14th February Ageing rockers bank the most in 2001

January 2002
31st January Blur song goes into space
17th January Brits nominations met with dismay
3rd January Steps split up

December 2001
13th December Britney Spears to appear in anti-fur campaign

November 2001

29th November Imbruglia CD sparks complaints
15th November Berlin Love Parade will go ahead
1st November Latin Grammies finally revealed

October 2001
18th October The UK's most popular music show still tops
4th October EMI to share music with online rival

September 2001
20th September Jackson's new record to aid attack victims
6th September The world's longest music performance

August 2001
30th August Craig David aims to repeat Mobo success

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