Sean Paul's "Get Busy" leads Billboard's Hot 100 for a third straight week. Even so, the reggae-influenced track still has its work cut out for it as 50 Cent's "21 Questions" is close behind at No. 2, and continues to best "Get Busy" on Billboard's R&B/hip-hop charts. "21 Questions" leads the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally and the Hot Rap Tracks chart for a fourth-straight week.
A judge tentatively declined Monday to issue a temporary restraining order barring the Doors members Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger from using the band's name on their concert tour, but withheld a final ruling in the case.
Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will reactivate his Bad Boy Records label with the soundtrack to the film "Bad Boys II." Due July 15, the set is led by the Jay-Z single "La-La-La," and will boast cuts by 50 Cent, Nelly, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, and Will Smith, one of the film's co-stars.
Tori Amos has confirmed a slate of North American summer tour dates, set to kick off July 26 in Redmond, Wash. Nearly all of the shows on the 25-date run will be held in outdoor amphitheaters. The trip, which will feature Ben Folds opening, is slated to close Sept. 3 in Orlando, Calif.
2002 - Nellie Shabalala, wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo leader Joseph, is shot to death in the township of Claremont, near Durban, South Africa. She is 49. Her husband is shot in the arm in the same incident.
Rumors continue to swirl about the status of the new band featuring three ex-members of Guns N' Roses. And while the project, said to be named Reloaded and featuring Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland on vocals, remains shrouded in mystery, a few details have come to light.