No 'Questions': 50 Cent Remains Singles King
50 Cent's "21 Questions" featuring Nate Dogg isn't showing any sign of slowing down, as it leads the airplay charge in mainstream and urban markets. This week the track logs its third-straight week on50 Cent's "21 Questions" featuring Nate Dogg isn't showing any sign of slowing down, as it leads the airplay charge in mainstream and urban markets. This week the track logs its third-straight week on top of Billboard's Hot 100 and its seventh at No. 1 on the magazine's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and Hot Rap Tracks charts.
On the Hot 100, the main contenders for "21 Questions" are still a few slots away. Lil' Kim's "Magic Stick," which also features 50 Cent, is up this week 8-5. The Hot 100's fastest-growing track at radio, Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" featuring Jay-Z, jumps 13-8 in just its fourth week on the chart. The cut also moves 10-7 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally.
Young R&B singer Amanda Perez has the Hot 100's fastest-growing track at retail with "Angel," from her Virgin album of the same name. Even though sales of the single increased, radio play decreased and the title slips 36-42 on the chart.
The top debut on the Hot 100 is Fabolous' "Into You" featuring Ashanti, which enters the chart at No. 67. The cut is No. 47 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally. Meanwhile, his "Can't Let You Go" holds steady at No. 4 on the Hot 100.
Other notable Hot 100 entries include "Where's the Love?" from the Black Eyed Peas (No. 69), Thalia's "I Want You" featuring Fat Joe (No. 71), Ginuwine's "In Those Jeans" (No. 72), Brad Paisley's "Celebrity" (No. 74), and Aaliyah's "Come Over" (No. 75).
Toby Keith's duet with Willie Nelson, "Beer for My Horses," jumps 3-1 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks roundup, displacing Diamond Rio's "I Believe," which slides to No. 4. Lonestar's "My Front Porch Looking In" moves 6-2, and Rascal Flatts' "Love You Out Loud" skirts up 4-3.
Metallica's "St. Anger" bows at No. 2 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks tally, the metal act's 21st song to reach the chart. "St. Anger" is the highest entry on the chart since Van Halen's "Without You" debuted at No. 1 in March 1998. It trails only Audioslave's "Like a Stone," which leads the tally for a ninth-straight week.
Over on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart, Trapt's "Headstrong" maintains its lead for a third-consecutive week. "St. Anger" enters this chart at No. 17. Elsewhere on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, Jane's Addiction's "Just Because" enters at No. 27, the pioneering rock act's first entry on the survey since a live version of "Jane Says" reached No. 25 in 1998.