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Timberlake Still Unstoppable On Billboard Charts
Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" secures a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100, just as its parent album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" (Jive) remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second frame. "SexyBack"Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" secures a fifth week atop the Billboard Hot 100, just as its parent album "FutureSex/LoveSounds" (Jive) remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for a second frame. "SexyBack" also leads the Pop 100 and Hot Digital Songs charts for a fourth week. Meanwhile, Timberlake's second single, "My Love" featuring T.I., is the Hot 100's greatest airplay gainer, rising 29-25.
On the Hot 100, Ludacris' "Money Maker" featuring Pharrell holds at No. 2 while the Fray's "How To Save a Life" rises 7-3 to reach a new peak and is the chart's greatest sales gainer. The 4-6 slots remain occupied, respectively, by Fergie's "London Bridge," Hinder's "Lips of an Angel" and Snow Patrol's "Chasing Cars."
JoJo's "Too Little Too Late" falls 3-7, Jibbs' "Chain Hang Low" sticks to No. 8 and Chingy's "Pullin' Me Back" featuring Tyrese reenters the top tier, ascending 15-9 to become his fourth top 10 hit. However, the Chingy track is unseated on Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs, falling 1-3 as Janet Jackson and Nelly's "Call on Me" reclaims the peak position. It's the first of Jackson's 15 No. 1s on this chart to reclaim the honor after falling from the summit.
Rounding out the Hot 100's top 10, the Pussycat Dolls' "Buttons" featuring Snoop Dogg holds at No. 10, while Sugarland's "Want To" is the chart's top debut at No. 41. It's the highest Hot 100 entry for a country act since the Dixie Chicks' "Not Ready To Make Nice" opened at No. 28 in late April.
Also new are Rob Thomas' "Streetcorner Symphony" (No. 76), Fergie's "Fergalicious" featuring will.i.am (No. 79), Mat Kearney's "Nothing Left To Lose" (No. 93), Akon's "Smack That" featuring Eminem (No. 95), Alan Jackson's "Like Red on a Rose" (No. 96), Mary J. Blige's "Take Me As I Am" (No. 97) and Brown Boy's "Superman" (No. 99).
Paulina Rubio's "Ni Una Sola Palabra" notches a second week atop Hot Latin Songs while Natasha Bedingfield's "Unwritten" fronts Adult Contemporary for a fourth frame. George Strait's "Give It Away" maintains the pole position on Hot Country Songs for a second.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Tell Me" remains No. 1 on the Modern Rock chart for a third week and Stone Sour's "Through Glass" holds atop Mainstream Rock for the same span.