2003 in British music

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2000s in music in the UK
Number-one singles
Number-one albums
Best-selling singles
Best-selling albums
Events
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
Charts
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
1999 2010
Top 10 singles
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
1999 2010

This is a summary of 2003 in music in the United Kingdom.

Events[edit]

Classical music[edit]

Both Andrew Glover and Peter Maxwell Davies produced several new orchestral/instrumental works. British film score composer Rachel Portman produced an opera, The Little Prince, commissioned by the Houston Opera and premièred in the USA.

Michael Nyman, during his period as Composer-in-Residence at Badisches Staatstheater in Karlsruhe, Germany, produced his Violin Concerto and an opera Man and Boy: Dada, with libretto by Michael Hastings. It was premièred at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe in the following year.

Other classical works[edit]

Opera[edit]

Film and incidental music[edit]

Musical films[edit]

Deaths[edit]

Music awards[edit]

BRIT Awards[edit]

The 2003 BRIT Awards winners were:

Ivor Novello Awards[edit]

The winners of the Ivor Novello Awards were:

Mercury Music Prize[edit]

The 2003 Mercury Music Prize was awarded to Dizzee RascalBoy in Da Corner.

Popjustice £20 Music Prize[edit]

The 2006 Popjustice £20 Music Prize was awarded to Girls Aloud for their song No Good Advice from the album Sound of the Underground.

The Record of the Year[edit]

The Record of the Year was awarded to "Mandy" by Westlife.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "'Priceless' Beatles tapes discovered". BBC. January 10, 2003. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  3. ^ Wiederhorn, Jon; Vineyard, Jennifer (January 13, 2003). "Pete Townshend Arrested In Child Porn Investigation". MTV. Retrieved February 23, 2013. 
  4. ^ Ivan Hewett, "Momentum: The Music of Mark-Anthony Turnage: Barbican, London EC2, Jan 18-19", The Times (January 18, 2003): 10; Richard Morrison, "Blood on the Floor", The Times (January 20, 2003): 17.
  5. ^ Wilson, Jamie (May 8, 2003). "Pete Townshend put on sex offenders register". The Guardian. Retrieved February 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Jemini's dressing room attacked at Eurovision". BBC. 2003-05-25. Retrieved 2009-01-13. 
  7. ^ Osbourne 'stable' after accident, BBC News, December 9, 2003.
  8. ^ Stones frontman becomes Sir Mick, BBC News, December 12, 2003.
  9. ^ Rebecca Leung (11 February 2009). "Spreading Good Cheer". CBS News. Retrieved 2011-07-22. 
  10. ^ "Music Obituary: Sir John Tavener". The Daily Telegraph. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013. 
  11. ^ Graham Waterhouse Kammerkonzert. Gasteig. 5 October 2003. 
  12. ^ CandiottI, Susan (16 January 2003). "Gibb autopsy cites twisted intestine". CNN. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  13. ^ "Matthew Jay plunges from window". Virgin Megamagazine. 1 October 2003. Retrieved 30 June 2007. 
  14. ^ Singer Robert Palmer dies BBC. Retrieved 19 April 2012