Juvenile Offender: 'Slow' Hits No. 1
Juvenile's "Slow Motion" featuring Soulja Slim jumps into the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 this week. In its 15th week on the chart, the rapper's single trades positions with last week's chart-toJuvenile's "Slow Motion" featuring Soulja Slim jumps into the No. 1 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 this week. In its 15th week on the chart, the rapper's single trades positions with last week's chart-topper, Usher's "Confessions Part II," which drops to No. 2.
With the the track from his latest Cash Money/Universal album "Juve the Great" ascending to the top, Juvenile becomes only the second artist to interrupt Usher's non-consecutive 21-week reign on the Hot 100. Earlier this month, season three "American Idol" winner Fantasia bounced Usher's "Burn" from the top slot with her debut single "I Believe." This week, "Burn" slides 3-8, the biggest plunge of its 22-week stint on the chart.
"Slow Motion" also replaces "Confessions Part II" at the top of Billboard's Hot 100 Airplay chart, where the third single from Usher's latest LaFace/Zomba set "Confessions" drops to No. 2.
Back on the Hot 100, Terror Squad's "Lean Back" moves up one into third place, with Nina Sky right behind, jumping two to No. 4 with "Move Ya Body" featuring Jabba. Alicia Keys' "If I Ain't Got You" holds steady at No. 5 for the fifth week while Kevin Lyttle's "Turn Me On" featuring Spragga Benz climbs 8-6.
Christina Milian rises three spots to No. 7 with "Dip it Low" as Hoobastank falls 7-9 with "The Reason." Up four spots to close out the top 10 is Lil' Flip's "Sunshine," which is the chart's greatest gainer at radio.
Houston is still racking up sales and is the Hot 100's greatest gainer at retail for a third week straight. His single, "I Like That" featuring Chingy, Nate Dogg & I-20, moves up three spots to No. 15.
Also making notable gains this week is Avril Lavigne's "My Happy Ending" (70-46), R. Kelly's "U Saved Me" (77-57) and T.I.'s "Let's Get Away" (82-61).
The Black Eyed Peas have the Hot 100's top debut with "Let's Get it Started" at No. 52. The cut is the latest single from the group's A&M album, "Elephunk," which is No. 24 in its 57th week on The Billboard 200.
Three country titles are introduced to the Hot 100 chart this week, led by Alan Jackson's "Too Much of a Good Thing" at No. 66. Also new to the list are Gretchen Wilson's "Here for the Party" (No. 69) and Sara Evans' "Suds in the Bucket" (No. 75).
Also debuting this week is Crossfade's "Cold" (No. 95), while Alanis Morissette's "Everything" and Patti LaBelle's "New Day" re-enter the chart at No. 97 and No. 98, respectively.
Veteran vocalist Reba McEntire takes over the No. 1 position on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart with "Somebody." After 30 weeks on the chart, the single climbs 3-1 this week to end the three-week reign of Tim McGraw's "Live Like You Were Dying," which drops to No. 2.
Velvet Revolver's "Slither" shows no signs of giving up the top slot of Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks tally as the single enjoys its eighth week ahead of the pack. Three Days Grace's "Just Like You" jumps from No. 3 to take over the lead on the Modern Rock Tracks chart as Modest Mouse's "Float On" drops to 1-3.