Mario's 'Love' Still No. 1 On Hot 100
Billboard's Hot 100 remains suffused with Mario's love as his "Let Me Love You" notches a fourth week at No. 1. The track also spends a fourth week atop Billboard's Hot 100 Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-HoBillboard's Hot 100 remains suffused with Mario's love as his "Let Me Love You" notches a fourth week at No. 1. The track also spends a fourth week atop Billboard's Hot 100 Airplay, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay, Rhythmic Airplay and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks lists.
The Hot 100's greatest airplay gainer is Ciara's "1, 2 Step" featuring Missy Elliott, which continues to nip at Mario's heels for a third week in the No. 2 slot. The cut also trails Mario on the Hot 100 Airplay chart.
Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz's "Lovers and Friends" featuring Usher and Ludacris moves a step closer to the Hot 100 summit with a 4-3 move. The song trades places with Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot" featuring Pharrell, which drops one to No. 4. "Lovers and Friends" also enters its second week atop the Hot Rap Tracks tally.
Destiny's Child's "Soldier" is No. 5 on the Hot 100 for a third week, while Usher and Alicia Keys' "My Boo" and Nelly's "Over and Over" featuring Tim McGraw stake a fourth week at No. 6 and No. 7, respectively.
50 Cent's "Disco Inferno" is steady at No. 8 for the second week, but the G-Unit leader helps fellow rapper the Game's move into the top tier as a featured artist on "How We Do It," which is up 11-9 this week.
The theme song to the WB series "One Tree Hill," Gavin DeGraw's "I Don't Want To Be," also makes its way into the top 10 with a 12-10 boost. The chart also manages to takeover the lead on Billboard's Mainstream Top 40 chart with a 2-1 gain.
Hot 100 Hot Shot Debut honors go to Jennifer Lopez's "Get Right," the first single from her upcoming album "Rebirth," which enters the tally at No. 53. As previously reported, "Rebirth" is due March 1 via Epic and features a guest appearance by Lopez' husband, Marc Anthony, as well as cameos by Fabolous and Fat Joe.
Also debuting this week on the Hot 100 are Omarion's "O" (No. 68), Josh Gracin's "Nothin' To Lose" (No. 70), Fantasia's "Truth Is" (No. 73), T.I.'s "U Don't Know Me" (No. 77), Fabolous' "Baby" featuring Mike Shorey (No. 83) and Trick Daddy's "Sugar (Gimme Some)" featuring Ludacris, Lil' Kim & Cee-Lo (No. 100).
On the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, Darryl Worley's "Awful, Beautiful Life" makes a 3-1 leap, ending the four-week reign of Blake Shelton's "Some Beach," which falls to No. 2 this week.
Green Day's "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" continues to dominate both the Modern Rock Tracks and Mainstream Rock Tracks lists for the seventh and third weeks, respectively.