'Candy Shop' Spends 6th Sweet Week At No. 1
50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia is showing no signs of giving up its singles throne, which is No. 1 for sixth week on Billboard's Hot 100. It also notches an eighth week atop the Hot Digital S50 Cent's "Candy Shop" featuring Olivia is showing no signs of giving up its singles throne, which is No. 1 for sixth week on Billboard's Hot 100. It also notches an eighth week atop the Hot Digital Songs chart, a fifth on the Hot Rap Tracks list and a fourth on the Hot 100 Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay charts.
But making a play for the top of the Hot 100 are cuts from Kelly Clarkson and the Game. The latter also happens to feature 50 Cent, whose name is on a total of four top 10 tracks.
Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone," moves 4-2 this week, making it the first pop song by a solo female artist to reach the top two in 2005. The track also starts a third week as the Pop 100 No. 1 and a second atop the Pop 100 Airplay tally.
For a third week in a row, the Game's "Hate It or Love It" featuring 50 Cent is the Hot 100's greatest airplay gainer and takes a 6-3 jump. 50's own "Disco Inferno" falls one to No. 6 while the Game's "How We Do" featuring 50 slips 8-9.
Frankie J's "Obsession (No Es Amor)" featuring Baby Bash drops a rung to No. 4. As reported yesterday, the artist's "The One" (Columbia) debuts at No. 3 this week on The Billboard 200 with an opening sales tally of 130,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Although Green Day's "Boulevard of Broken Dream" finally slip a bit on the Hot 100, dropping 2-5, the band also enters the chart at No. 98 with new single "Holiday." After a 13-week reign on Billboard's Mainstream Rock Tracks list, "Boulevard" falls to No. 2 there, trading places with Audioslave's "Be Yourself," which also ascends to the summit of the Modern Rock Tracks chart as Beck's "E-Pro" drops to No. 2.
Back on the Hot 100, Mario's "Let Me Love You" remains at No. 7 for a second week, Usher's "Caught Up" climbs 9-8 and Gwen Stefani's "Rich Girl" featuring Eve is No. 10 for the third week to close out the top 10.
Marching toward the top tier is Akon's "Lonely," which makes a 15-12 move and is the chart's greatest digital gainer. The song also takes a 14-7 leap on Billboard's Hot Digital Songs tally.
Nine Inch Nails has the Hot 100's top debut with "The Hand That Feeds" opening at No. 31. The track is also a contender for the top slot on the Modern Rock Tracks chart, where it takes an 8-5 jump.
The new Hot 100 also sports the first appearance by Stevie Wonder since 1995, as "So What the Fuss" featuring Prince and En Vogue arrives at No. 96. The artist's last track to hit this chart was "For Your Love," which peaked at No. 53 in 1995.
Juanes' "La Camisa Negra" finishes off this week's Hot 100 debuts at No. 97. The cut also moves up two slots to take over the lead on Billboard's Hot Latin Tracks chart.
On the Hot Country Singles & Tracks list, Craig Morgan's "That's What I Love About Sunday" is No. 1 for the third week. George Strait's "You'll Be There" is the top debut on that tally, entering at No. 30.