50 Cent Has 'Candy' Everybody Wants

50 Cent Has 'Candy' Everybody Wants

50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia continues its reign as Billboard's Hot 100 chart-topper for the eighth consecutive week. The song also remains in the No. 1 slot on the Hot 100 Airplay and Rhythmic Airplay lists. This week's Hot 100 also features career best chart positions for Weezer and matchbox twenty frontman Rob Thomas (as a solo artist).
POP 100

POP 100

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D'Angelo Pleads Guilty To Drug Possession

D'Angelo Pleads Guilty To Drug Possession

Michael Eugene Archer, better known as R&B star D'Angelo, has pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana and driving under the influence of alcohol after a January traffic stop.
The National Fights To The Top On New Album

The National Fights To The Top On New Album

The National guitarist Aaron Dessner will remember the era of "Alligator" fairly well in the future. As the band wrote, recorded and rehearsed its newest album (and debut for Beggars Banquet), Dessner suffered a collapsed lung, wrecked his sister's car and his back gave out.
Switchfoot Leads Gospel Award Winners

Switchfoot Leads Gospel Award Winners

Switchfoot, the Crabb Family and Casting Crowns were the big winners at the 36th annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, held last night (April 13) at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House.
Xzibit Headed To The 'Gridiron'

Xzibit Headed To The 'Gridiron'

Xzibit is in final negotiations to join Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in the Columbia Pictures drama "Gridiron Gang." The rapper-turned-actor will play Malcolm, the assistant coach of the team in the film, which is formed by a probation officer portrayed by Johnson.
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This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2003 - R&B singer Angie Stone makes her Broadway debut when she joins the cast of "Chicago," starting with an April 14 performance. Stone is replacing B.J. Crosby in the role of Jail warden Matron "Mama" Morton, portrayed in the hit film version of "Chicago" by Queen Latifah.
One New System Album Done, One To Go

One New System Album Done, One To Go

System Of A Down premiered "Mezmerize," the first of two new albums it will release this year, for journalists last night (April 13) in New York. Due May 17 via American Recordings/Columbia, the set picks right up where 2002's "Toxicity" left off, with SOAD's unique brand of metal instantly familiar and intact.

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