Beyonce, Jay-Z Still 'Crazy' On Singles Chart
Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z posts a second week as the No. 1 track on Billboard's Hot 100. The track saw the biggest gain in airplay on the singles tally, where it is in its ninth week.Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z posts a second week as the No. 1 track on Billboard's Hot 100. The track saw the biggest gain in airplay on the singles tally, where it is in its ninth week. "Crazy" comes from the Destiny's Child frontwoman's solo debut, "Dangerously In Love" (Columbia), which last week opened on top of The Billboard 200.
Once again, "Crazy in Love" holds off the advances of Lil' Kim's "Magic Stick" featuring 50 Cent, which is No. 2 for a second straight week. Nonetheless, Kim and 50 can celebrate a fifth week at No. 1 on the Hot Rap Tracks chart.
Up one into the third position on the Hot 100 is Ashanti's "Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)." As reported yesterday, her sophomore Murder Inc./Def Jam album, "Chapter II," takes the top spot on The Billboard 200 this week, relegating Beyonce's "Dangerously in Love" to No. 2.
The Hot 100's fastest growing track at retail is Chingy's "Right Thurr," which jumps 9-4 on the tally. Bouncing up behind it is matchbox twenty's "Unwell," which makes a two-position jump to No. 5.
Also making strides on the tally is Kelly Clarkson's "Miss Independent" (12-9), Lumidee's "Never Leave You - Uh Ooh, Uh Oooh!" (15-10) and Black Eyed Peas' "Where Is the Love?" (25-16). The chart's top debut is R. Kelly's "Thoia Thoing" at No. 70.
Over on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart, Monica's "So Gone" remains on top, holding Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" to No. 2. "So Gone" is No. 12 on the Hot 100.
Toby Keith and Willie Nelson's duet on "Beer for My Horses" is No. 1 for a sixth straight week on the Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, where the only newcomer to the top-5 is Brad Paisley's "Celebrity," which is up one to No. 5.
On Billboard's rock airplay charts, the White Stripes have a second week on top of the Modern Rock Tracks tally with "Seven Nation Army." Also notching a second week at No. 1 is Chevelle, whose "Send the Pain Below" tops the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.
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