The title track of Ciara's debut album is beginning a seventh week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo is the lead single from the artist's Sho'nuff/Music Line/LaFace album of the same name. Usher and Alicia Keys' "My Boo" remains the biggest threat on the Hot 100, where it is No. 2 for the third week.
Teen popster JoJo, who enjoyed a summer hit with the single "Leave (Get Out)," is in talks to make her feature film debut opposite Nickelodeon star Emma Roberts ("Unfabulous") in the mermaid comedy "Aquamarine."
Industry speculation that Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand would embark on a co-headlining tour in 2005 appears to be incorrect, according to a Diamond spokesperson. While no details are finalized, an earlier version of this story reported industry talk was heating up regarding Streisand and Diamond hitting the road.
Due to a reporting error from a mass merchant, Nielsen SoundScan has reprocessed The Billboard 200, reversing the order of the top two titles from the chart reported earlier today (Oct. 13). George Strait's "50 Number Ones" is now No. 1 with 343,000 copies sold, while Usher's "Confessions" is No. 2 with 336,000.