Usher And Alicia's 'Boo' Still Strong At No. 1
Usher starts his sixth week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 with "My Boo" featuring Alicia Keys. That gives Usher a total of 28 weeks at No. 1 in 2004; last week, he became the only artist ever to topUsher starts his sixth week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 with "My Boo" featuring Alicia Keys. That gives Usher a total of 28 weeks at No. 1 in 2004; last week, he became the only artist ever to top the Hot 100 for more than half a year.
Still a strong contender for the top slot, Snoop Dogg's "Drop It Like It's Hot" featuring Pharrell continues in second place for the fourth week. In the week that Snoop's Doggy Style/Geffen/Star Trax album "R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece" draws a No. 6 entry on The Billboard 200, "Drop It" also adds a third week at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks and Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay and a fourth atop the Hot Rap Tracks list.
Back on the Hot 100, Nelly's "Over and Over" featuring Tim McGraw moves up to No. 3 after a two-week stint at No. 4. The song trades places with Destiny's Child's "Lose My Breath."
Mario's "Let Me Love You" shoots 9-5, while Ja Rule's "Wonderful" featuring R. Kelly and Ashanti drops 5-6. Trick Daddy's "Let's Go" featuring Lil Jon and Twista and Kelly Clarkson's "Breakaway" stay in their respective No. 7 and No. 8 spots for a second week.
Ciara grabs her second Hot 100 top 10 hit as "1, 2 Step" featuring Missy Elliott jumps 13-9. Her former No. 1, "Goodies" featuring Petey Pablo, rounds out the top tier with a 6-10 drop.
The Hot 100's greatest airplay gainer is Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz' "Lovers and Friends," which makes a 36-17 move. The chart's fastest growing song at retail is Keyshia Cole's "I Changed My Mind" featuring Shyne, which jumps 77-72.
Brad Paisley leads three country debuts on the Hot 100 with "Mud on the Tires" at No. 70, followed by Keith Urban's "You're My Better Half" and Alan Jackson's "Monday Morning Church" at No. 73 and No. 75, respectively. Xzibit's "Hey Now (Mean Muggin)" rounds out a sparse debut week at No. 93.
On Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart, Jimmy Eat World's "Pain" climbs one to the top, replacing U2's "Vertigo," which falls to No. 3 after four weeks at No. 1. On the Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, Velvet Revolver celebrates a ninth week at the summit with "Fall To Pieces."
Gary Allan's "Nothing on But the Radio" rises one to the top of Billboard's Hot Country Singles & Tracks list as last week's No. 1, Lonestar's "Mr. Mom," slides to No. 3.