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 Rhyt50 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.
The Hot 100's No. 2 for a second week is the Game's "Hate It or Love It" featuring 50 Cent. While it's still gunning for the summit there, it takes over the lead from "Candy Shop" on the Hot Rap Tracks chart with a 2-1 move and maintains its standing on top of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay charts for a second week.
Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" is No. 3 for a second week on the Hot 100 and tops the Pop 100 and Pop 100 Airplay charts for a fifth and fourth week, respectively. The songstress also debuts a new track, "Behind These Hazel Eyes," at No. 87 on the Hot 100.
Akon's "Lonely" gains 5-4, switching places with Frankie J's "Obsession (No Es Amor)" featuring Baby Bash. Green Day's "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" stays in place at No. 6 for a second week, while 50 Cent's "Disco Inferno" notches a second week at No. 7.
Taking a 16-8 leap, Amerie's "1 Thing" becomes the singer's first top 10 on the Hot 100. Following a retail release of the single, taken from her upcoming Richcraft/Sony Urban Music set, "Touch," the song also moves 5-2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart.
Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas earns his first Hot 100 top 10 with one of his own solo tracks, as "Lonely No More" moves 13-9. In 1999, Thomas spent 12 weeks at No. 1 as the featured artist on Santana's "Smooth."
Rounding out the Hot 100's upper echelon is Gwen Stefani's "Hollaback Girl," the chart's greatest digital gainer, which rockets 37-10. The cut also gains 17-4 on the Hot Digital Songs tally, where Weezer's "Beverly Hills" takes over the lead with a 5-1 jump.
That title, which sold 40,500 downloads, moves 25-13 on the Hot 100 in its second week, giving Weezer by far its biggest career hit on the chart. The band's only previous appearance on the Hot 100 came with 1994's "Undone (The Sweater Song)," which topped out at No. 57. Weezer's new album, "Make Believe," is due May 10 via Geffen.
The Hot 100's fastest-growing track at radio is Ciara's "Oh" featuring Ludacris, which moves 23-17. After three years away, the Backstreet Boys return to the Hot 100 with the chart's hot shot debut, as "Incomplete" enters at No. 55. The quintet last had a hit on the tally with 2001's "Drowning," which peaked at No. 28.
Also debuting this week is Keith Urban's "Making Memories of Us" (No. 90), George Strait's "You'll Be There" (No. 96) and the Black Eyed Peas' "Don't Phunk With My Heart" (No. 97). R Kelly's "In the Kitchen" reenters the list at No. 92.
Kenny Chesney grabs the eighth No. 1 of his career on Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart with "Anything But Mine." The cut replaces Craig Morgan's "That's What I Love About Sunday," which falls to No. 2 after four weeks on top.
Audioslave's "Be Yourself" is No. 1 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks and Mainstream Rock Tracks lists for a third week. On the Hot Latin Tracks chart, Juanes takes over the lead with "La Camisa Negra" as Intocable's "Aire" falls to No. 2 after one week on top.